Eighth annual mum sale underway

The Oneida Improvement Committee’s 8th annual mum sale order deadline is Sept. 3

We have reserved a large quantity of potted mums in several colors to choose from. Prices are 1 for $15, 2 for $20 and 3 for $25.  Color choices are red, yellow, purple and orange.

Mail your order to OIC, P.O. […]

Walking on Sunshine fundraiser planned for Sept. 22, 2019

Mary Cariola’s Children’s Center will host its largest fundraising even, Walking on Sunshine, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, at Veterans Memorial Park, 3100 Atlantic Ave., Penfield.

Don’t miss the fun, food and family-friendly environment.

Grab friends, form a team and with your support, we’ll be able to purchase specialized […]

Online New York canal map helps travelers navigate to New York’s canals

Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor, with support from the NYS Canal Corporation and I LOVE NEW YORK, has released a new online map to help residents and visitors navigate their way to New York’s canals. NYCanalMap.com brings together the power of mapping tools with a wealth of information on hundreds of places of interest, […]

Fritz’s Polka Band gig rescheduled

The Fritz’s Polka Band gig originally scheduled for Aug. 6, 2019, at Pulaski Park in New York Mills has been rescheduled to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019.

It was rescheduled due to inclement weather.


Salka to hold back-to-school ice cream social

Assemblyman John Salka

Assemblyman John Salka (R,C,Ref-Brookfield) will host a back-to-school ice cream social at his district office (214 Farrier Ave., Oneida) from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9, 2019. Rain or shine, the event is aimed at bringing together parents, teachers and officials to discuss the needs of our local schools and […]

Mohican Model A Ford Club to host car show in Wampsville Sept. 8

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The Mohican Model A Ford Club will hold its 59th annual Antique Automobile Show and Flea Market at the Wampsville Firemen’s Field from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019. There is no admission charge for visitors, but they are encouraged to contribute toward show expenses by purchasing raffle tickets […]

Raffle tickets available now

The Hamilton Community Wellness Center’s “Historic Route 20 Fine Dining Corridor” raffle tickets are now available. Tickets may be purchased at the Hamilton Farmer’s Market Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon through Sept. 14, and the Center located in the S&S Appliance Store Plaza, 173 Utica St., Hamilton, or by calling the CWC at […]

Fifth annual Hop Harvest Smoke Out Festival Sept. 1, 2019 at Ray Brothers BBQ

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The fifth annual Hop Harvest Smoke Out will be held from 4 to 9 p.m. Sept. 1, 2019, at The Yard Amphitheater at Ray Brothers BBQ, located in Bouckville.

What began as a small event behind the restaurant has turned into a daylong festival with vendors, multiple stages, […]

Thursdays on the Village Green presents West End Blend Aug. 15

The fifth and final installment of our 2019 concert series takes place Aug. 15 on Hamilton’s Village Green. In addition to performances, each night includes family-friendly events arranged by the Hamilton Public Library as part of their 2019 Summer Reading Program. The rain location for the series is Hamilton’s Palace Theater at 19 Utica […]

Tuesday Night Big Band in Concert Aug. 6

The Remsen Arts Center presents a concert by “Tuesday Night Big Band” at 7 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, at 9627 Main St., Remsen.

General admission $10, members $8, students $5.

The band is a jazz ensemble performing music from the early 20th Century “Big Band Era” plus more recent compositions. Most of the music played by […]

New York Sea Grant Announces Updated Invasive Species Website

New York Sea Grant has updated the New York Invasive Species Information Clearinghouse website at nyis.info to include iMapInvasive maps that allow for real-time information, watercraft inspection, and more user-friendly navigation.

The nyis.info site provides users with the latest information on terrestrial and aquatic plant, animal, and insect invasive species; pathogens; and parasites. This enhanced resource […]

ICYMI: Whitelaw to hold 61st Old Home Day Aug. 3

The Whitelaw Old Home Day welcomes back Karl and Maurita Smith as the judges of the Homemade Hat Contest, which will be held at 5 p.m. Aug. 3, with sign-ups starting at 4 p.m.

Their company, That ‘Lil Hat, has won numerous awards at The Saratoga Race Course, including first place this year in the “Fashionably Saratoga” division and first and second place in 2018 […]