Stirpe: School resource officers help students learn in a safe environment

The last place a child should ever feel threatened is at school. Our schools should be safe and intellectually nurturing, but tragedies in places like Parkland, Fla., make it clear that we’re not doing enough to make this a reality.

While outlandish ideas such as arming our teachers have been proposed, there are commonsense […]

Madison County Office for the Aging and the Alzheimer’s Association offer free workshop

On Thursday, April 25, 2019, the Madison County Office for the Aging and the Alzheimer’s Association will present a free workshop on “Understanding Alzheimer’s/Dementia and “Dementia Conversations.”

Join us for an informative workshop that will help provide and enhance the care and support for all those affected.

Registration begins at 9:30 a.m.; the program […]

Canastota Alumni Association begins announcing raffle winners

The winner of the first of six $500 raffle drawings sponsored by the Canastota Alumni Association is Anthony Fenter from Bellingham, Mass. Shown drawing the ticket is Amanda Montalbano of NBT Bank, Canastota (right), while Association President Elizabeth Garafolo looks on. Monthly drawings continue through June of 2019.

The second winner of the Canastota […]

Le Moyne College announces December 2018 graduates and dean’s list recipients

Le Moyne College has named several December 2018 graduates to its fall 2018 dean’s list.

Among them are Matthew Carinci of Oneida, bachelor of arts in psychology; and Julianna Grover of Chittenango, bachelor of science in biology.

To make the list, students must achieve a GPA of 3.5 or greater.

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MOBOCES hosts first senior career fair

Madison-Oneida BOCES will host its first-ever Senior Career Fair March 1, 20192, to help connect June 2019 graduates of our Career and Technical Education programs with local employers and potential openings right in the Mohawk Valley.

The CTE Career Fair will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday, March 1, at the Rossetti […]

Gabrielle Babowicz of Oneida named to president’s list at Western New England University

Gabrielle M. Babowicz of Oneida has been named to the president’s list at Western New England University for the fall 2018 semester.

Babowicz is working toward a bachelor of science in health sciences.

Students are named to the president’s list for achieving a semester grade point average of 3.80 or higher.

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Cazenovia Public Library news

Highland Winds Clarinet Quartet

The Cazenovia Public Library invites music enthusiasts of all ages to the Community Room for a concert by The Highland Winds Clarinet Quartet on Friday, March 1 at 7 pm. The event is presented as part of the Library’s “Warming up to Winter” program series.

The Quartet is comprised of […]

Le Moyne College fall 2018 dean’s list

Le Moyne College has announced its fall 2018 dean’s list. To make the list, students must achieve a GPA of 3.5 or above.

Nicolle Ablan, a Senior Theatre Arts and Communications major from KirkvilleRachel Ablan, a Junior Psychology and Communications major from KirkvilleCaden Ackerman, a First-Year Business major from CazenoviaJordan Bourgeois, a Senior Psychology […]

Drone event sees record growth

CNY Drones announced a major milestone for the 2019 Forest Fury Team Drone Challenge. The annual indoor competition, for students age 11 to 18, will host a record 17 high school teams from New York state and Connecticut April 7, 2019, in the SUNY Polytechnic Institute Wildcat Field House; registration for the event is […]

Rogers Center hosts ice harvest demonstration Feb. 23

Visitors can travel back in time Saturday, Feb. 23 as the Rogers Environmental Education Center hosts a demonstration of old-time ice harvesting on Cunningham Ice Pond.

The pond was the site of ice harvesting well into the first half of the 20th century, as workers gathered to hand-cut blocks of ice for use in […]

Students recognized for academic excellence at Tufts University

Tufts University recently announced the dean’s list for the fall 2018 semester. Among students earning dean’s list honors are:

Lawrence Ojugbeli of Chittenango

Kevin Schult of Hamilton

Julie Silverman of Cazenovia

Sophie von Muench of Hamilton

Dean’s list honors at Tufts University require a semester grade point average of 3.4 or greater.

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SUNY Geneseo announces dean’s list for fall 2018 semester

The State University of New York at Geneseo has announced its dean’s list for the fall 2018 semester. The following local students are included on the dean’s list:

Marie Moren of SherburneHannah Ali of OneidaCaitlin Williams of OneidaGriffin Rose of HamiltonJosephine Chiarello of New WoodstockTulpen Hansen-Schwoebel of DeRuyterLillie Becker of ChittenangoSwarnima Das of ChittenangoCalista […]