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 […]

Lebanon plans brief special meeting Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019

Lebanon town officials will meet for a special brief meeting at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019, to finalize 2018 budget year-end fund transfers.

The board also will affirm the release of the first installment of payments under the Community Development Block Grant for the Kriemhild Dairy butter plan expansion to the Partnership for […]

As the president declares a national emergency, Utica joins national protests

On Feb. 18, 2019, Indivisible Mohawk Valley and Central NY Citizen Action held a demonstration at the Oneida Square Roundabout on Genesee Street in Utica.

The Utica protest was just one of many held across the nation on Monday to protest the President’s declaration of a national emergency, ostensibly to gain funding for a […]

Free tax prep appointments still available

Avoid the high fees of a commercial tax preparer – beginning in February, appointments are available Tuesday and Thursday evening in Wampsville through Volunteer Income Tax Assistance at the Madison County Department of Social Services and several other locations throughout Madison County.

Residents who earned less than $54,000 in 2018 can work with trained […]

City of Oneida announces holiday hours

All city of Oneida Offices and the Oneida City Court will be closed Monday, Feb. 18, 2019, for Presidents Day.

Madison County issues a travel advisory; county offices will close at 3 p.m.

Due to the winter storm and the expectation of freezing rain Madison County Sheriff Todd Hood has issued a ‘no unnecessary travel’ advisory for Madison County beginning at 3 p.m. to 7 a.m. Feb. 13, 2019.

The county will update this advisory if needed.

The advisory does not restrict travel but urges motorists to […]

PAC 99 schedule week of Feb. 10, 2019

Tuesday, Feb. 12

9 a.m., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.: Oneida Common Council Meeting of Feb. 511:14 a.m., 4:14 p.m. and 9:14 p.m.: Eaton Day, 2014: Matt Urtz – Madison County Industry in World War Two

Wednesday, Feb. 13

9 a.m., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.: Town of Sullivan Board – State of the […]

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U.S. Senator Kamala Harris issues statement before State of the Union

For the past two years under this Administration, the people in power have tried to convince us that the villain in the American story is each other.

That is not our story. That is […]

Shoes for admission: the perfect pair

The Great Swamp Conservancy of Canastota has collected 17 bags (25 pairs in each bag) of gently worn, used and new shoes for a major fundraiser that will provide funds for GSC environmental programming and in turn, will help support families in developing nations to start micro enterprises (mini businesses) that will create a […]

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Gillibrand invites decorated transgender Navy lieutenant commander to State of the Union Address

Lieutenant Commander Blake Dremann has been deployed 11 times and won the Navy’s highest logistics award

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, announced that […]