May to host Madison County senior citizens’ information fair Oct. 25

Senator Rachel May

State Senator Rachel May (53rd District) will host a senior information fair for Madison County residents from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, at Canastota High School, 101 Roberts St. The fair, which is free and open to all, will take place in the school’s Dimao Gymnasium, located near […]

Canastota Bone Builders celebrate 9th anniversary

Pictured from left, standing, are Merle Maxey, Beatta Schenk, Mary Murray and leader Chris Crandall; seated are Ann Hodgins, Cynthia Bertolero and Donna Knapp Walrath. Photos courtesy Madison County RSVP. Working on leg lifts at the Canastota Bone Builders program are, from left, Cynthia Bertolero, Diane Reichel and Janet Feldt.Mary Murray, left, and RSVP […]

Fire Prevention Week: Red Cross Says Practice Escape Plans, Test Smoke Alarms

Red Cross Home Fire Campaign Installed 8,600 Free Smoke Alarms in Western and Central New York Over Five Years

National Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 6 to 12, 2019, and the American Red Cross urges everyone to practice their home fire escape plan and test their smoke alarms.

“During Fire Prevention Week, prepare your […]

OCC announces October events at SRC Arena and campus

The following events are scheduled for the month of October at the SRC Arena. Event-related interviews are available in advance upon request.

Saturday, October 5, 2019

MDA Muscle Walk of Syracuse

9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Join us for the MDA Muscle Walk of Syracuse! Registration begins at 9 a.m. with the walk starting […]

Brindisi announces grants for Upstate New York firefighters

Rep. Anthony Brindisi

Brindisi: This funding will help keep first responders safe on the job 

Congressman Anthony Brindisi announced nearly $500,000 in Assistance to Firefighters Grants for Upstate New York fire departments. The Department of Homeland Security grant program helps supplement state and local budgets to ensure first responders and emergency service workers have the […]

Teen assessment survey released in Madison County

The Madison County Youth Bureau released results for the 2018 Teen Assessment Project survey. The TAP survey was administered in December 2018 to students attending nine Madison County’s school districts: Canastota, Cazenovia, Chittenango, DeRuyter, Hamilton, Madison, Morrisville-Eaton, Oneida and Stockbridge Valley and programs at Madison-Oneida BOCES.

The survey asked questions relating to student […]

County announces conference for businesses on improving workforce health

Don’t miss the Oct. 15, 2019, Central New York Healthy Workforce Conference to explore new ideas and strategies to improve employee health and wellness; the conference at the White Eagle Conference Center in Hamilton includes keynote addresses by two professionals, three tracks (leadership, wellness/well-being and safety) and nine sessions.

Join national experts and local […]

Active duty military suicides surge to five-year record

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

Gillibrand calls for Senate Armed Services Personnel Subcommittee to hold hearing

Following a U.S. Department of Defense report released yesterday that showed a spike in military suicides, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Ranking Member of the Senate Armed Services Personnel Subcommittee, called for a Senate hearing on suicides among service members and […]

Salka to host drug take-back day Oct. 7

Assemblyman John Salka

Assemblyman John Salka (R,C,Ref-Brookfield) will host a prescription drug take-back day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Oct. 7, in conjunction Madison County Sheriff Todd Hood and Sharp Needles and Drug Disposal.

The event will be held in the Oneida Towers main lobby at 226 Farrier Ave., Oneida. The purpose […]

CWC announces Historic Route 20 Fine Dining Corridor raffle winners

Pictured from left are Wendy and Ron Bono with Paul Gunther.Pictured are Stephanie Fadale (right) and Joanne A. Schneider.

The Community Wellness Center of Hamilton, a component of the Community Memorial Hospital, is pleased to announce the winners of the Historic Rte. 20 Fine Dining Corridor raffle. The winner of the Route 20 west […]

Brindisi fights for Bainbridge Clinic, presses VA head to keep clinic open

Rep. Anthony Brindisi Brindisi: this is a win for rural Veterans; I will fight to ensure they have access to the care they need

Congressman Anthony Brindisi fought to protect the Bainbridge VA clinic in Chenango County at a House Veterans’ Affairs Health Subcommittee hearing yesterday and confirmed with Dr. Richard Stone of the […]

Climate strike action comes to Utica Friday

Visual display from pedestrian bridge at noon

The climate is in crisis, and area activists will draw attention to the calamity faced by future generations today (Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, from noon to 1 p.m. with a visual call for action.

A rally will follow at 1:30 p.m. on the Clinton Village Green.

Indivisible […]