The Arc of Madison Cortland Welcomes a Change in Leadership

Pictured from left are Karen Manser – chief financial officer, Perry Courto – executive director, and Chris Evans – associate executive director at The Arc of Madison Cortland.

The Arc of Madison Cortland is pleased to announce Perry Courto as the new executive director of the nonprofit devoted to providing support and services to […]

Community Memorial Adds New Family Medicine Physician

The Hamilton Family Health Center adds a physician, Sheila Ramanathan, DO to Community Memorial Healthcare.

Dr. Ramanathan is a Family Medicine Physician with an interest in rural medicine and women’s health.  Born and raised in northeastern Pennsylvania, Dr. Ramanathan attended Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and following her mother’s professional path, decided to attend […]

Stirpe: 2019 session delivers major environmental wins

Al Stirpe

Future generations of New Yorkers deserve to inherit a beautiful planet where they can take advantage of all nature has to offer. But the dangers of climate change have put this future in jeopardy, and it’s critical that we take action now to combat it. Before the legislative session came to an […]

Brindisi Fights to Protect Access to Health Care for Seniors and Children

Rep. Anthony Brindisi

Congressman Holds Washington Bureaucrats Accountable for Threatening Care for Upstate New Yorkers 

Congressman Anthony Brindisi (NY-22) stood up for Upstate seniors and children today. Brindisi called on the Office of Management and Budget to back off their proposed plan to kick many Upstate New Yorkers off their health care.

The OMB […]

I’m MAD! I’m GLAD! I’m SAD—Let’s Talk!

Everywhere we turn, we learn of the burgeoning mental health issues among our youngest and most vulnerable population—our children. These issues cross all socio-economic lines. The Canastota Public Library and Sylvia Skinner-DeFrancisco, an experienced local counselor, want to help make a difference in your kids’ lives.

This summer, we’ve paired up to offer […]

Top ten tips for healthy grilling and barbecuing

Add a healthier twist to your 4th of July celebration

Grilling is a fun and flavorful way to cook, especially during the summer holiday season! Who doesn’t love to cook together with friends outdoors?

The best part is that grilling can be one of the healthiest ways to cook! Just follow our top ten […]

Long work hours associated with increased risk of stroke

People who worked long hours had a higher risk of stroke, especially if they worked those hours for 10 years or more, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Stroke.

Researchers reviewed data from CONSTANCES, a French population-based study group started in 2012, for information on age (18-69), sex, smoking and work hours […]

Fourth-grader honored for fundraising efforts

Pictured with Jayden from left are his mother Megan Zuccaro, Principal Christine Flansburg and Superintendent Douglas Premo.

American Heart Association thanks the Mohawk Valley’s top fundraising student

The American Heart Association honored the top student fundraiser in the Mohawk Valley on Tuesday.

Jayden Zuccaro, a fourth grader at Glenfield Elementary School in Glenfield, raised […]

Bipartisan bill Introduced to crack down on robocall violators

Rep. Anthony Brindisi

Brindisi joins bipartisan group of lawmakers to try to end predatory robocalls

A bipartisan group of House members introduced the Locking Up Robocallers Act of 2019, which directs the Federal Communications Commission to provide evidence of unlawful robocall violations to the Attorney General. This would strengthen enforcement of current robocall laws […]

Caz Forum June 14: Filming the Stories of Refugees in Utica

Refugees are bringing new life and hope to Utica, a city that lost nearly half its population between the 1960s and now. The “town that loves refugees” has been welcoming people from Eastern Europe, Africa and Asia since the 1990s and, in return, the refugees’ presence has led to a cultural and economic revitalization […]

Attorney General James cracks down on pharmacies failing to comply with drug pricing transparency law

More than 40 pharmacies failed to post drug prices, leaving consumers in the dark

Attorney General Letitia James

Attorney General Letitia James announced the conclusion of an investigation into pharmacies across New York State that found many have failed to post the costs of drugs to consumers, as required by law. As a result […]

Move More Celebration gives you the chance to get active

WHAT:  Free fitness classes – Turbo Kick and TRX – at the Move More Celebration sponsored by the Boilermaker

WHEN:  Sunday, June 23, 2019; Registration begins at 10 a.m. Classes run from 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (second hour dependent on registration totals)

WHERE: Carbone Athletics at the […]