Brookfield Central School District announces honor rolls

Brookfield Central Schools recently announced students included on the honors lists for the first marking period of the 2019-20 school year. Those included are as follows:

High School

High Honor Roll

Grade 7

Stephenie BreanJordan DiBrangoTrinity KampfDelaney KarnElizabeth McFaddenEmily OwenLily Vleer-Elliott

Grade 8

Kylee CucciCorrine EldredAllysa MillerEden OndrakoJessie RoeEmily Turcotte

Grade 9

Alexis DePasqualeKatherine […]

Students, volunteers conduct Canastota Creek fish survey

On the chilly afternoon of Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019, some three dozen adventurous souls – including Cazenovia College environmental biology students, members of the CNY Chapter of the North Country Trail Association and assorted young teenagers – donned rubber boots and waders to participate in a fish survey in Canastota Creek. They waded in […]

SUNY Morrisville veteran exhibits work in college library

An exhibit showcasing art created by SUNY Morrisville student and United States Army veteran Christopher Richards, of Eaton, is on display now through January in the Donald Butcher Library at the SUNY Morrisville campus.

Richards, who served as a combat medic, is an individual studies (pre-nursing) student. His work features charcoal and pencil, and […]

Girl Scouts Break Ground on New Solar STEM Lab/Classroom at Amahami Adventure Center in Deposit

Pictured from left are Randy Hay – Builder, Randy Hay Construction, Inc.; Charles “Lad” McKenzie – President and Director, Robinson Broadhurst Foundation; Alexis Savidge – Community Initiatives Associate, United Way Broome County; Michael Sabo – Board Member, GSNYPENN & IBM retiree; Elizabeth Davidson – Architect; and Julie Dale – CEO, GSNYPENN.

Girl Scouts of […]

Caz Forum November 15: “The Adolescent Brain: What Parents Need to Know”

Adolescence can be a tough time for everybody: adolescents themselves, their parents and all adults who care about seeing young people make the transition into adulthood. Michael Nerney, who has been working with adolescents for more than 39 years, will share his insights on the issue at the next Cazenovia Forum on Friday, November […]

Utica Zoo opens contest to name red panda cubs

Since July, the newborn Red Panda cubs have been seen by millions of people online, visited by thousands on International Red Panda Day, and the wholesome social media content everyone has needed. Now is the time for the community to get their chance to voice their opinions and help name the cubs!

The Utica […]

Dollar General literacy donation

Bonnie Malek, store manager of the Canastota Dollar General Store, and Mindy Robiner-Kling, store training manager, of Dollar General recently visited the Canastota Public Library to present a check for $5,000 from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation to the library.

Library Director Liz Metzger, who received the grant on behalf of the library, said […]

Financial aid workshop Nov. 6, 2019

Confused about college financial aid? Don’t miss Herkimer College’s second Financial Aid Workshop. The workshop will take place at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019, in the Academic Support Center, located on the second floor of the Ronald F. Williams Library Building.

Herkimer College is offering its assistance to any college-bound students and […]

Chenango Bird Club news

Owls of New York State

The Chenango Bird Club presents “Owls of New York State” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, at Rogers Environmental Education Center’s Visitor Center. Our presenter, Fred von Mechow, is a longtime member of the Chenango Bird Club and has been a New Jersey Audubon World Series of Birding […]

Great Swamp news

TONIGHT (Oct. 30, 2019): Bats and Climate Change; also, reservations for the Harvest Dinner are required by Oct. 30; $20/person

Oct. 30, 2019, 5:30 to 7 p.m.: Bats and How Climate Change Effects Bats

Lecture by state Department of Environmental Conservation Educator Betsy Ukeritis about the bats of New York and how climate change […]

Trick-or-treat with the animals at Zoo Boo Oct. 19, 20, 26 and 27

The Rosamond Gifford Zoo is turning into a “kooky, not spooky” Halloween haunt for two weekends before Halloween with Zoo Boo.

Zoo Boo is a popular fall event that whole families often wear costumes to attend. Friends of the Zoo and several sponsors offer 10 treat stations throughout the zoo, including non-candy alternatives like […]

Utica Zoo celebrates spooky season at the 33rd annual Spooktacular Harvest Festival

The 33rd annual Utica Zoo Spooktacular Harvest Festival has returned! The fun happens from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019, and Sunday, Oct. 20. Bring the whole family for a weekend of fall fun and spooky good times! Live music, fall favorite treats, autumn avenue vendor market, food trucks, trick-or-treating, games […]