Stirpe: Assembly budget proposal prioritizes needs of Central New York

As budget season is in full swing, my colleagues and I continue to discuss the issues facing New Yorkers and find solutions that will make our state stronger and safer for all. I’ve held several budget town hall meetings where I’ve had the opportunity to hear from many residents about their priorities and now, […]

Greater Oneida Chamber Business After Hours RSVP deadline March 19

The Greater Oneida Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 21, 2019. RSVP to by March 19.

This month’s event will be hosted by Oneida Lake Brew Haus, 6266 Lakeshore Road South, Verona.

Business After Hours are open to the public and free for […]

Oneida City Democratic Committee to host fundraiser for candidates

The Oneida City Democratic Committee will hold a candidate fundraiser from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 21, at the Owl’s Club, 130 Vanderbilt Ave., Oneida.

The public is invited to meet Democratic candidates running for Oneida mayor, Oneida Common Council and the Madison County Board of Supervisors.

Pizza, wings, finger foods and a […]

Brindisi, Joyce work across the aisle to support dairy farmers, strengthen and expand dairy workforce

Brindisi and Joyce work together to expand H2-A visa program to include dairy workers

Congressman Anthony Brindisi (NY-22) and Congressman John Joyce (PA-13) introduced bipartisan legislation to help Upstate New York dairy farmers hire the workforce they need to run their farms and dairy operations efficiently. The Dairy and Sheep H-2A Visa Enhancement Act […]

Rally for education funding and campaign finance reform

Indivisible Mohawk Valley and Central NY Citizen Action are putting a spotlight on two state budget issues everyone is concerned about: the influence of big money in elections and the adequate funding of public schools. On Friday, March 15, 2019, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the State Office Building in Utica, activists and speakers […]

Brindisi announces March town hall in Madison County

Congressman Anthony Brindisi

Congressman Anthony Brindisi (NY-22) announced today he will hold his March town hall at 3 p.m. Saturday, March 23, at Cazenovia High School, 31 Emory Ave, Cazenovia.

This event is free and open to all members of the community.

This will be Brindisi’s third town hall as a member of Congress. […]

Earlville Troop 5 holds Scout and Scouter awards banquet

Pictured from left are Earlville Troop 5 Assistant Scout Leader Barney Misch, Earlville Troop 5 Boy Scout Maxwell Collins, Scouter of the Year Monte Bennett and Earlville Troop 5 Scout Leader Charles Perkins.

On Sunday, March 10, 2019, the Earlville Troop 5 Boy Scouts held their annual Scout and Scouter celebration; the event recognizes […]

PAC 99 schedule week of March 10, 2019

Tuesday, March 12

9 a.m., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.: Inventing Gerrit Smith: “A Playwright’s Journey” with Kyle Bass10 a.m., 3 p.m. and 8 p.m.: Village of Canastota Board of Trustees meeting of March 4

Wednesday, March 13

9 a.m., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.: Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum Tuesday Talks: Joe DiGiorgio […]

Senator Rachel May (SD-53) To Hold Town Hall at Lyncourt School

Rachel May

Saturday, March 2nd, Senator Rachel May (SD-53) will host a town hall at Lyncourt School from 11 a.m. to noon in conjunction with Fair Elections for New York.

The town hall will begin with a conversation about recent elections reforms and highlight additional measures that need to be taken to improve voter […]

Wampsville Department of Motor Vehicles closed for construction

The state Department of Motor Vehicles in Wampsville will close at 3 p.m. Friday, March 1, 2019, and will remain closed all day Monday, March 4, due to construction at the County Office Building.

The DMV will reopen for its regular hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 5.

“We are sorry […]

PAC 99 schedule for the week of Feb. 24, 2019

Tuesday, Feb. 26

9 a.m., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.: Village of Canastota Board of Trustees meeting of Feb. 199:14 a.m., 2:14 p.m. and 7:14 p.m.: Oneida Common Council meeting of Feb. 19

Wednesday, Feb. 27

9 a.m., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.: Town of Sullivan Board meeting of Feb. 209:48 a.m., 2:48 p.m. […]

Notes from the town of Hamilton February meeting

By Chris Rossi

The meeting opened with Hamilton Area Anti-Racism Coalition representatives submitting a request that the town adopt a resolution against hate and intolerance. The village of Hamilton is in the process of amending a similar resolution at the urging of HAARC, which they had adopted years previous. The resolution presented to the […]