Stirpe: Safeguarding our water is critical for our families’ health

Al Stirpe

Stirpe: Safeguarding our water is critical for our families’ health

August is National Water Quality Month, an important time to remember what we can do to protect ourselves from harmful toxins that can compromise the quality of our drinking water and natural resources. By being proactive, we can keep ourselves safe from […]

Your Pregnancy: Protecting Baby Starts Now

Your Pregnancy: Protecting Baby Starts Now

National Immunization Awareness Month is a reminder that we all need vaccines throughout our lives

By Chrystal Johnson

From the moment you found out you were pregnant, you started protecting your baby. You might have started taking a prenatal vitamin, researching the kind of car seat you’ll use, or […]

Roosevelt Residences to close pre-application window

Roosevelt Residences to close pre-application window

The Municipal Housing Authority of the City of Utica announced today that it will accept pre-applications for its Roosevelt Residences affordable housing development until Friday, Aug. 24, 2018. The lottery to choose applicants is open to the public and will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018, at 2 […]

GUEST COLUMN: Accident facts in Madison County: Are you a safe and sober driver?

GUEST COLUMN: Accident facts in Madison County: Are you a safe and sober driver?

By Landon Biehl

With summer winding down and the new school year just around the corner, people are planning Labor Day celebrations and trying to squeeze in one last family getaway before summer comes to an end.

During these last […]

HCR Home Care adds employees to Central New York operations 

HCR Home Care adds employees to Central New York operations

HCR Home Care has added the following new employees to its Central New York operations.

Lauren Alexander, dietician in Cortland County (Homer) Ketlene Clerger, home health aide in Onondaga County (Syracuse) Brad Miller, RN case manager in Oswego County (Fulton) […]

American Red Cross Seeking Nominations for Real Heroes Breakfast

American Red Cross Seeking Nominations for Real Heroes Breakfast

Deadline for nominations is Friday, Aug. 31

The American Red Cross of Central New York is seeking nominations for its 20th annual Real Heroes Breakfast, which will be held Wednesday, Dec. 5, at the Oncenter in Syracuse.

The […]

New tools, old rules: limit screen-based recreational media at home

New tools, old rules: limit screen-based recreational media at home

Screen time from computers, phones, tablet computers, video games, TV and other screen-based devices is associated with an increased amount of sedentary behavior in children and teens, according to a new scientific statement released by the American Heart Association and published in its journal Circulation.

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Come interview with us Aug. 8 at Open Interview Day

Come interview with us Aug. 8 at Open Interview Day

The Arc of Madison Cortland will hold an Open Interview Day from 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8, from at the Harvey G. Bancroft Building located in Oneida. Direct support professional positions are available with extensive training, flexible work schedules and excellent benefits.

Make […]

Free Hatha Yoga classes at Utica Library

Utica Library

Free Hatha Yoga classes at Utica Library

The Utica Public Library is offering Hatha Yoga with Kristy Caruso on Mondays, Sept. 10, 17, and 24 at 6:30 p.m.

Hatha Yoga is a practical philosophy that incorporates physical postures, breath work and meditation to bring balance and harmony to the mind/body. This ancient […]

Take advantage of “Early Bird” registration for the third annual “Wild Goose Chase”

“Goose Chasers” await a starting “honk” signaling the start of a previous ‘Wild Goose Chase’ at Rogers Environmental Education Center. Registration is now open for this year’s event, which will take place Sept. 15. Photo courtesy Friends of Rogers

Take advantage of “Early Bird” registration for the third annual “Wild Goose Chase”

Go on […]

Healthgrades names Community Memorial a Five-Star recipient for total knee replacement

Pictured is the Five-Star Total Knee Replacement Team at Community Memorial: Diane Chase, senior director of clinical services; Yvonne Betts, surgical services nurse manager; Scott Weibel, radiology manager; Kelly Coates, care coordinator; Missy Bohnert, R.N., surgical services; Sean Fadale, president and CEO; Esther Hooftallen, surgical services; Christy Berry, R.N., med/surg; and Julie Dunckel, rehab […]

The Arc of Madison Cortland presents Founders Humanitarian Award to Cathy Merkel

David is a Janitor at Crouse Community Center (left) who works closely with Cathy Merkel daily.

The Arc of Madison Cortland presents Founders Humanitarian Award to Cathy Merkel

The Arc of Madison Cortland presented the Founders Humanitarian Award to Cathy Merkel who works at Crouse Community Center in Morrisville.

Merkel was unable to attend […]