Cazenovia resident earns first academic honors from Clark University

Jamie R. Joseph of Cazenovia has been named to first honors on the Clark University Dean’s List. This selection marks outstanding academic achievement during the fall 2019 semester.

To be eligible for first honors, students must have a grade point average of 3.8 or higher, of a maximum of 4.3 (all A+s).


Scholarships for future teachers available

High school seniors considering a career in teaching are invited to apply for an Andrew D. Rossetti Scholarship Award. The Rossetti Scholarship Awards are named in honor of the late Andrew D. Rossetti, who devoted more than 34 years of his life to the field of education.

This year, two $2,500 scholarships will be […]

Madison Board of Education appoints Jason Mitchell as new superintendent

The Madison Central School District Board of Education appointed Jason Mitchell as its next superintendent at a board meeting Nov. 19, 2019. The board selected Mitchell after a multi-step review of candidates and thoughtful deliberation.

Mitchell was recently appointed deputy superintendent in the Canastota Central School District, following five years there as the assistant […]

Gabriel Linden performs in Hamilton College spring dance concert

Gabriel Linden of Madison recently performed in the Hamilton College Dance and Movement Studies Department’s annual spring dance concert.

The performance was choreographed by Hamilton faculty Elaine Heekin, Sandra Stanton-Cotter, Bruce Walczyk and Paris Wilcox, along with guest choreographer Ashely McQueen of Smashworks Dance in New York.

Music featured included pieces by Martin Kohlstedt, […]

Sunrise Movement Hamilton College rally challenges board of trustees to address climate crisis

On Friday, March 6, 2020, Sunrise Movement Hamilton College hosted a rally outside the college’s administration building, Buttrick Hall, to demand that the college take action against the climate crisis. About 50 students attended the rally. Demands included divesting the college’s endowment from fossil fuels, reinvesting that same amount of money into renewable energy, […]

GSC presents ‘All About Bluebirds’

John Rogers

Get a bird’s eye view about New York’s official state bird, the Eastern bluebird at 1 p.m. March 14, 2020, at the Great Swamp Conservancy of Canastota.

Presenter John Rogers, co-founder of the New York State Bluebird Society and a life member of the North American Bluebird Society, maintains hundreds of nest […]

Local students named to RIT’s dean’s list for 2019 fall semester

The following local residents made the dean’s list at Rochester Institute of Technology for the 2019 fall semester:

Owen Albanese of Canastota, who is in the civil engineering technology programVinny Albertina of Sherburne, who is in the mechanical engineering programTina Chen of Bridgeport, who is in the biomedical sciences programKyle Cole of Sherburne, who […]

Latest raffle winner announced

Canastota Alumni Association Raffle Chairwoman Lynne Stagnitti Ahnert looks on as Elsa Snyder, Canastota Public Library clerk, draws the second of six monthly winning tickets for the 2020 raffle sponsored by the Canastota Alumni Association. And the winner is … Anne Milmoe Trachtenberg of Manlius.

Congratulations, Anne! Raffle ticket owners watch for next month’s […]

Deadline for music scholarship is April 1, 2020

The Oneida Area Civic Chorale is offering a $500 scholarship to an area high school senior who has shown outstanding achievement in music, has participated in school and community performances and has plans to continue to study music beyond high school as a music major or in extracurricular activities.

Applicants must submit a completed […]

SUNY Canton receives military-friendly honor from G.I. Jobs Magazine

SUNY Canton is continuing its tradition of being among an elite group of schools that have earned a military-friendly endorsement from G.I. Jobs magazine.

The organization announced Feb. 11, 2020, the college has earned the designation for the ninth consecutive year, primarily due to its outstanding support services. Military and Veterans Student Services Director […]

Elmira College announces 63 student-athletes on E8 fall president’s list

The Empire 8 Conference recognized 64 Soaring Eagles on its semi-annual president’s list, which honors student-athletes who achieved a grade-point of 3.75 or higher during the fall term.

The Empire 8 Conference recognized 64 Soaring Eagles on its semi-annual president’s list, which honors student-athletes who achieved a grade-point of 3.75 or higher during the […]

Charles Ax named to SUNY Morrisville dean’s list

SUNY Morrisville recently announced that Charles Ax of Munnsville was named to the dean’s list for the fall 2019 semester.

Charles is an agricultural business program major.

To be named to the dean’s list, a student must achieve an average of 3.0 to 3.99 for the semester and complete 12 credit hours.