North Country Quilting Guild Donates to CHJC

North Country Quilting Guild Donates to CHJC

North Country Quilting Guild’s Helen Tyler, chairperson of the group’s Caring and Sharing Outreach Project, recently delivered several donated handmade quilts to the Children’s Home of Jefferson. The Guild has been donating quilts to the Children’s Home for many years.

CHJC Residential and Therapeutic Crisis Respite Youth select […]

Parkway Center is seeking vendors for Senior Health & Fitness Day

Parkway Center is seeking vendors for Senior Health & Fitness Day The Parkway Center is holding a Senior Health & Fitness Day event on Wednesday May 30th from 10am-1pm at the Parkway Center. The goal of this day is to help keep older Americans healthy & fit. Parkway Center will be holding a day-long health […]

Herkimer County 4-H members attend STARR Leadership Conference

Herkimer County 4-H members attend STARR Leadership Conference

Autumn Borek and Katie Livingston represented Herkimer County 4-H at the STARR Leadership Conference, held at the New York State Fairgrounds. 4-H educator, Wendy Richardson accompanied them as their chaperone. STARR, also known as the State Teen Action Reps Retreat, is an annual […]

KeyBank Foundation gives $25k to support Nature in the City in Syracuse school classrooms

Pictured from left are Dana Corcoran, Supervisor of Science and Technology, Syracuse City School District, Becky Wilson, Education Manager, Baltimore Woods Nature Center, Jaime Alicea, Superintendent, Syracuse City School District, Whitney Lash-Marshall, Executive Director, Baltimore Woods Nature Center, Tom Breed, Vice President, KeyBank, and Linda Mulvey, Chief Academic Officer, Syracuse City School District.

KeyBank […]

Elmont man arrested for possession of forged bank cards, bank card embosser and a card skimming device

Elmont man arrested for possession of forged bank cards, bank card embosser and a card skimming device subsequent to a traffic stop

On April 12, 2018, at approximately 3:25 a.m., State Police stopped a vehicle on I-87, in the town of Coeymans for a moving violation. During the interview of the driver for the traffic […]

Watertown Urban Mission hosts 10th annual fundraising auction

Watertown Urban Mission hosts 10th annual fundraising auction

Event features unique, rare and valuable keepsakes, designer purses, jewelry, and extravagant gift baskets made by local churches; celebrity auctioneers Johnny Spezzano, Bunny Gorman and Brian Ashley will conduct the live auction

All year, the most unique donations from the Impossible Dream thrift store have been placed […]

UPDATE: 15th annual “Taste of the Town” Saturday, April 7, in a new location with a new partnership

UPDATE: Organizers announce and thank Taste of the Town participant Ives Hill Country Club for graciously offering to cover the admission cost for all attendees at tomorrow’s Taste of the Town event, in its new location at JCC. Attendees need only purchase tasting tickets.

15 annual “Taste of the Town” this Saturday, April 7, […]

UPDATE: State Police seek public assistance with identifying two individuals in surveillance photo

Bennett, Charles

Benson, Devin

Arrests made in purse, credit card theft

On April 5, 2018, State Police in Lysander arrested 26-year-old Charles R. Bennett of Sterling and 20-year-old Devin L. Benson of Red Creek on charges of fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property and second-degree identity theft (both class E felonies) and […]

Speak Out CNY to hold rally demanding Tenney oppose cuts to food security programs in proposed Farm Bill

Speak Out CNY to hold rally demanding Tenney oppose cuts to food security programs in proposed Farm Bill

Advocates to call on Tenney to stop taking food from children and seniors to pay for massive tax breaks for the wealthy

Speak Out Central New York will gather local residents and advocates […]

BLOTTER: New York State Police investigate accidental deaths

Jefferson County man killed in agricultural accident

On April 4, 2018, at approximately 8:34 p.m., State Police responded to 14014 Case Road in Lyme for a reported agricultural accident.

Investigation revealed 68-year-old Reginald J. Schweitzer was applying grease lubricant to the bottom points under the raised bed of a personally owned dump truck, which was […]

State Police seek public assistance regarding vandalism case in Oswego County

State Police seek public assistance regarding vandalism case in Oswego County

The New York State Police in Pulaski are investigating a criminal mischief to the Village of Mexico Cemetery on Academy Street, Mexico. Numerous head stones were pushed over and damaged. This occurred between March 31 and April 1, 2018, in the historic area […]

14 year-old student charged after school threat investigation in Hannibal

14 year-old student charged after school threat investigation in Hannibal

On April 2, 2018, State Police arrested a 14-year-old male juvenile for third-degree falsely reporting an incident, a class A misdemeanor.

On Monday, a Hannibal Middle School student reported seeing a threatening message written on the wall of the boy’s bathroom to a teacher, who […]