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, […]

Senators Rachel May and Andrew Gounardes, Assemblymember Sean Ryan hold press event on refugee resettlement funding

Pictured from left are Assemblymember Sean Ryan, Senator Andrew Gounardes, Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR Ben Stiller and Senator Rachel May.

Senators Rachel May and Andrew Gounardes, and Assemblymember Sean Ryan held a press event to advocate for increased funding for the New York State Enhanced Services to Refugees Program. Legislators and advocates were joined […]

Village of Canastota GOP announces Republican caucus results

On Jan. 27, 2020, with more than 100 registered village Republican voters in attendance, the Village of Canastota Republican Party held its caucus and designated Republican candidates for the March 18 village elections for mayor and trustees, according to Chairman Todd Rouse.

With several potential candidates seeking the endorsement for mayor and two trustee […]

PAC 99 schedule week of March 1, 2020

Tuesday, March 3

9 a.m., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.: Madison County in the First World War – with County Historian Matt Urtz at Hamilton Library, May 20, 20179:58 a.m., 2:58 p.m. and 7:58 p.m.: CMS and You – “Fraud, Waste and Abuse”

Wednesday, March 4

9 a.m., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.: Canastota […]

FROM TOWN HALL: Notes from the Feb. 13, 2020, meeting of the Hamilton Town Council

Submitted by Jim Leach

Battling colds and flu, the Hamilton Town Council convened for its regularly scheduled meeting Feb. 13 at the village of Hamilton Courthouse.

During public comments, Earlville Trustee Gerry “Doc” Hayes reported that Earlville, town of Hamilton, Earlville Free Library, Town of Sherburne, Partnership for Community Development and Upstate Institute are […]

Oneida Common Council meets March 3, 2020

Oneida City Clerk Susan Pulverenti announced the agenda for the March 3, 2020, regular meeting of the Oneida Common Council.

The meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. in Common Council Chambers in the Municipal Building at 109 N. Main St., Oneida.

The agenda is as follows:

Call to OrderPledge of AllegianceRoll callPUBLIC HEARING: […]

MHA hosts open house for new visually/hearing impaired

The Utica Municipal Housing Authority announced it will hold an open house for a newly constructed three-bedroom duplex apartment for hearing and visually impaired persons from 2 to 5 p.m. Thursday, March 5, 2020, at 1202 Seymour Ave., Utica (at the corner of Eagle Street).

Rental apartment viewings and rental applications will be available.


Notice of Sale



Pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale duly filed on November 7, 2019, I, the undersigned Referee will sell at public auction at the […]

‘They’re going to Disney World!’

Chittenango resident wins spot with 2020 Disney Dreamers Academy

Matthew Roberson of Chittenango is one of 100 teens selected from among thousands for the 2020 Disney Dreamers Academy, an all-expenses-paid mentoring experience of a lifetime.

Walt Disney World Resort revealed this week the 100 extraordinary high school students from across the nation who will […]

Community Bank 2019 donations total more than $2.6 million

Pictured from left are Wendy Matters, Community Bank Branch Manager of Oneida 585 Main St.; Perry Courto, executive director of the Madison Cortland Arc; and Cindy Lindauer, Branch Manager of Oneida 182 Main St.

Throughout its more than 150-year history, Community Bank N.A has remained committed to giving back to the communities it serves. In 2019, […]

Voters must register by March 6 for March 18 village elections

The Madison County Board of Elections says if you wish to vote in the Canastota, Chittenango or Earlville village elections to be held Wednesday, March 18, 2020, you must be registered by March 6.

Anyone who has moved since they last registered must re-register. Registration forms are available from the Madison County Board of Elections […]