Buy Madison County launches one-stop site for residents to Think. Stop. And Buy Local during COVID-19

Buy Madison County in collaboration with Madison County Tourism, Cornell Cooperative Extension, C&D Advertising, and other community partners has put together a one-stop shop for our community to research local buying options throughout Madison County during COVID-19.

Earlier this month, Governor Andrew Cuomo ordered “non-essential” businesses to close, with an exception for those offering […]

Brindisi and Schumer worked to negotiate emergency money for 22nd Congressional District

Rep. Anthony BrindisiCounty Executive Anthony PicenteU.S. Senator Charles Schumer Madison and Oneida counties to received coronavirus help in the amounts of $2.2 million and $11 million, respectively

Congressman Anthony Brindisi joined County leaders to announce major funding to help Counties on the frontline combat the coronavirus and specifically called on the Senate to act […]

SNACK sites shut down

Madison County senior nutrition centers shutting down due to coronavirus concerns

As a preventative, proactive measure to halt or slow the spread of the corona virus in the vulnerable senior population, the Madison County Office for the Aging, Inc. (OFA) has temporarily closed all congregate Senior Nutrition and County Kitchen (SNACK) sites for the […]

NOAA announces Skywarn Classes – NWS Binghamton

The National Weather Service at Binghamton announced the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association will offer Skywarn classes this spring. The training is free for anyone wishing to participate.

Skywarn offers a unique opportunity for the general public to engage with Weather Service meteorologists and learn all about severe weather; they are offering 11 classes […]

Working Families Party endorses Corey Mosher in bid For NY Assembly 121st District

The endorsement from the WFP is the second major endorsement for Mosher

On Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, the Working Families Party of New York announced its endorsement of Corey Mosher in his bid to unseat incumbent John Salka. This move marks the second major endorsement for Mosher after he was endorsed by the Oneida […]

PAC 99 schedule for the week of March 8, 2020

Tuesday, March 10

2 p.m. and 7 p.m.: Village of Canastota Board of Trustees meeting of March 29:48 a.m., 2:48 p.m. and 7:48 p.m.: Oneida Common Council meeting of March 310:11 a.m., 3:11 p.m. and 8:11 p.m.: Historic Insights: County Historian Matt Urtz Interviews WW II Army Veteran Harold Wood, Aug. 7, 2014

Wednesday, […]

Stirpe: Prepare, don’t panic, in face of coronavirus

Assemblyman Al Stirpe

Ever since it was first identified in December, the number of 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases has been on the rise; however, while the virus is indeed a serious public health issue, it is important that people not panic. The way we are going to get through this is by taking […]

Madison County Department of Solid Waste news

Agency launches new online sorting game to help celebrate 30 years of recycling

The Madison County Department of Solid Waste is celebrating its 30th year of recycling in 2020. To help promote recycling education within the community, the department is launching their new online waste sorting game. The ‘RePlay Game’ tests resident’s knowledge on […]

CNY residents launch campaign to elect Bernie Sanders

At a news conference in Utica March 9, 2020, an independent grassroots organization – CNY for Bernie – launched the local Bernie Sanders for President campaign; its major focus will be to help Bernie win the New York state primary April 28.

Group members announced they will be conducting a major grassroots mobilization to […]

Tenney endorsed by Oneida County GOP

The Oneida County GOP Committee announced their endorsement of Claudia Tenney for Congress in NY-22. The Oneida County GOP joins Herkimer, Madison and Oswego county GOP committees in endorsing Tenney.

“The Oneida County Republican Committee is excited to endorse Claudia Tenney for Congress,” Chairman Pete Sobel said. “Claudia has a strong track record of […]

Petition information for school board candidates

Individuals wishing to run for the Canastota Central School Board of Education may pick up a petition between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. beginning March 16, 2020, in the District Office located at the Roberts Street Middle School.


Canastota Public Library, Chamber to host meet-the-candidates night

The Canastota Chamber of Commerce and the Canastota Public Library will host a candidate’s night at Canastota High School in the auditorium at 7 p.m. Monday, March 9, 2020.

Everyone running for the offices of mayor and trustee are invited to take part. Janet Schmidt, a former member of the League of Women Voters, […]