Councilman Fritz Scherz to hold 10th annual town-wide holiday party

File photo, 2017.

Fred “Fritz” Scherz, Jr., councilman on the Verona Town Board, will hold his 10th annual holiday party for all town of Verona residents from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, at the Verona Fire Hall, 5555 Volunteer Ave., Verona.

“The last nine years I’ve held this community event, it’s […]

Friends of Rogers news

Join Blueox Energy and Gilligan’s to support Friends of Rogers on #GivingTuesday

Friends of Rogers will once again participate in #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide.

Occurring this year on Dec. 3, #GivingTuesday is held on […]

Christmas at Lorenzo Dec. 10 through 15

This December, from the 10th through the 15th, Lorenzo State Historic Site will be having its annual Christmas celebration.

The mansion is decorated for the holidays, and we will have guided tours available from Dec. 10 through 13. On the evenings of the 12th and the 13th and the afternoons of the 14th and […]

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 […]

Route 20 Series Road Challenge announces results of 22nd annual Eaton 5K Run/Walk

Organizers for the 22nd annual Eaton 5K Run/Walk Oct. 19, 2019, announced the following results from the Oct. 19, 2019 event. Following is the list of runners followed by their division and time:

Kyle Brier, M40, 22:04Paul Cianfrocca, M55, 22:15Bill Kosina, M59, 22:53Elizabeth Fish, F31, 23:54Mike Neidhart, M53, 24:48Chris LeFever, M45, 25:07Mike Green, M66, […]

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 […]

BAR-20 Cowboy Shoot and Turkey Dinner Oct. 12, 2019

We welcome all our Cowboy Action and IDPA, Rimfire shooters (and husbands, wives, girlfriends, boyfriends) to our annual Dish-To-Pass Turkey Dinner Saturday Oct. 12, 2019.

We will shoot our cowboy stages before sitting down together to share some Turkey and friendly conversation at noon.

You are not required to shoot the cowboy stages; BAR-20 provides […]

ICYMI: The Utica Zombie Walk returns to celebrate 10th anniversary

The Utica Zombie Walk will return from a three-year hiatus Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, to celebrate its 10th anniversary.

The walk will take place at the Uptown Theatre, located at 2014 Genesee St., Utica

It is free to the public and open to all ages. Participants under the age of 18 are asked to […]

The Wild announces Halloween fun

The Wild Animal Park is gearing up for their first-ever Flashlight Safari & Halloween Nights – a family fun Halloween event where kids can dress up, enjoy bounce houses under the lights and see the zoo’s animals when they are most active.

The event will be held at The Wild, 7621 Lakeport Road, Chittenango, from […]

OCC announces October events at SRC Arena and campus

The following events are scheduled for the month of October at the SRC Arena. Event-related interviews are available in advance upon request.

Saturday, October 5, 2019

MDA Muscle Walk of Syracuse

9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Join us for the MDA Muscle Walk of Syracuse! Registration begins at 9 a.m. with the walk starting […]

Erie Canalway Photo Contest winners announced

First place, Sims Store on the Canal (Camillus) by Marcia Bower, Syracuse

Winning images to be featured in 2020 calendar

Twelve images that capture the beauty and character of the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor have been selected as winners of the 14th annual Erie Canalway Photo Contest. Judges selected first-, second- and third-place […]

LETTER: Join us for grand reopening, park rededication

To the Editor:

I would like to encourage you to cover the Chittenango Village Board of Trustees as we celebrate the grand opening of the new playground equipment at Kirschenheiter Park. I hope that you will join us at 10 a.m. this Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019.

The playground we are celebrating would not have […]