BOCES announces February school lunch menus

BOCES has announced the February school lunch menus for area school – click on the link to access your menu:

Alternative-EdDownload CamdenDownload CanastotaDownload Oneida-City-SchoolsDownload Stockbridge-ValleyDownload Vernon-Verona-SherrillDownload […]

STOP-DWI joins SUNY Morrisville men’s hockey Saturday night

The SUNY Morrisville men’s hockey team will host a STOP-DWI Madison County event Saturday night as they face the Buffalo State Bengals at 7 p.m. The game will be preceded by a ceremonial puck-drop in honor of Kane Buss, an Oneida resident who died in 2015 as the victim of a drunken driving crash.


Understanding Alzheimer’s and dementia

If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, it’s time to learn the facts. This program provides information on detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment and much more.

This interactive Alzheimer’s Association workshop features video clips of people with Alzheimer’s disease and their families sharing […]

RSVP to offer tai chi for arthritis workshop

A tai chi for arthritis workshop will be held at 11:30 a.m. Mondays March 16 through Aug. 24, 2020, at Gorman Senior Place, 1081 Northside Shopping Center, Oneida.

Certified Retired and Senior Volunteer Program volunteers Chris Crandall and Josie Howlett will lead the free sessions. This is an evidence-based program designed to help with […]

Morrisville men’s hockey to Drop the Puck on DWI Saturday

Each day in the United States, 30 lives are lost due to drivers who choose to get behind the wheel of their vehicle while their ability is impaired. In 2018, that translated to 10,511 people being killed in alcohol-related vehicle accidents.

In effort to broaden awareness of these and other fact related to the influences […]

Wintry roads increase possibility of driving fatalities

New AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety data analysis finds that almost half a million crashes and over 2,000 deaths occur during severe weather and hazardous road conditions annually. This is especially true in the northeastern part of the United States. AAA recommends that all drivers take extra caution and avoid all distractions when driving […]

Randell J. Denton appointed Liberty Affordable Housing executive director

The Liberty Affordable Housing, Inc., Board of Directors has formally announced the appointment of a new executive director, Randell Denton.

Denton graduated with honors from Clarkson University with a degree in engineering and has extensive experience in real estate, property development, management and business.

He is responsible for providing leadership and assistance to the […]

Brindisi announces more than $7 million in housing assistance grants for New York’s 22nd District

Rep. Anthony Brindisi

Congressman Anthony Brindisi announced more than $7 million in federal funds for housing assistance across Upstate and Central New York. The grant dollars, administered by the Department of Housing and Urban Development, will be used to combat homelessness in the region.

“Organizations across our district work hard every day to combat […]

Community Wellness Partners announces promotions and new hires

Community Wellness Partners – the affiliation of LutheranCare and Presbyterian Homes & Services – is pleased to announce the following career placements on both campuses:

Amy Krause has been named to the position of Director of Nursing on the LutheranCare campus of Community Wellness Partners.  Amy earned her nursing diploma from St. James Mercy […]

Alzheimer’s Association names volunteer chairs for Walk TO End Alzheimer’s


Nicole Hoover and Katie Mannella have been named the volunteer co-chairs for the 2020 Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s–Utica/Rome.

As co-chairwomen, Hoover and Mannella will work with their staff partners to recruit, retain and coach walkers and teams participating in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s, which takes place April 26 at SUNY Polytechnic […]

MADISON COUNTY: January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

The most important thing a woman can do to help prevent cervical cancer is to get screened regularly starting at age 21. Cervical cancer is highly preventable with regular screening tests and appropriate follow-up care. It also can be cured when found early and treated. The Pap test is one of the most reliable […]

Utica Homeless Street Outreach Program Funded for 2nd Year

Utica, New York:  The Utica Municipal Housing Authority (UMHA) announced today that it will begin the second year of its Homeless Street Outreach program to serve the City of Utica.

Funded by the City of Utica Emergency Solutions HUD grant in the amount of $21,249, the program is our area’s first homeless street outreach […]