Kids Winter Wonderland fun

Kids can join in on Christmas Fun at the Great Swamp Conservancy of Canastota Dec. 14, 2019, from 1 to 3 p.m.

Come and make holiday crafts (a gift for mom or someone special – wrapping provided). Ages 5 to 12 can attend five Christmas stations with a variety of hands-on crafts. Coloring contest […]

Utica Climate Strike Dec. 6

On Friday, December 6, a coalition of climate justice organizations will host a rally at the intersection of Genesee Street and Memorial Parkway as part of the National Climate Strike.

The coalition of organizations is made up of Citizen Action Central New York, Extinction Rebellion Mohawk Valley, the Hamilton College Feminists of Color Collective, […]

Brindisi-backed bill to crack down on robo-callers passes House

Rep. Anthony Brindisi

Congressman Includes Key Provisions from His Locking Up Robocallers Act in Historic TRACED Act

Brindisi’s Bill to Refer Unlawful Robocallers to Attorney General Included in Package

Brindisi: Robocalls are unwanted, intrusive, and fraudulent and now we can fight back

Congressman Anthony Brindisi lead House Democrats and Republicans to pass legislation to […]

Oneida Police respond to bank robbery at NBT

On Dec. 3, 2019, at about 2 p.m., the Oneida Police Department was dispatched to the NBT Bank located at 118 Genesee St. for what was reported to be a bank robbery that had just occurred.

Upon initial investigation, it was learned that a lone male had entered the bank and had made a […]

In 2018, Professional Fundraisers Pocketed Nearly $370 Million

Attorney General Letitia James

Attorney General James reports professional fundraisers retain nearly a third of charitable campaign donations – some retain more than half

New “Pennies for Charity” report details costs of fundraising campaigns conducted by professional fundraisers, offers key tips for donors: Be careful with charitable giving

Attorney General James today released the […]

New York producers reminded to sign up for MFP by Dec. 6, 2019

Producers previously deemed ineligible for MFP in 2018 because they had an average AGI level higher than $900,000 may now be eligible for 2018 MFP benefits

USDA reminds producers in New York that the nationwide deadline to sign up for the Market Facilitation Program is Dec. 6, 2019. MFP payments are aimed at assisting […]

LETTER: Supports Tenney for Congress

To the Editor:

I very much agree with a letter I recently received from the Tenney for Congress Campaign. She states while Anthony Brindisi is in Washington cozying up to the D.C. elite and liberal billionaires, she has been busy talking to Upstate New Yorkers about the real issues that concern them.

Time and time […]

Three-time Grammy-winner performed with Fritz’s Polka Band in Cleveland, Ohio

Pictured from left are Frank Buda (special guest accordionist) and Fritz Scherz performing Nov. 29, 2019, at the Thanksgiving Polka Weekend in Cleveland, Ohio. Frank also was a special guest during the button-box tunes during FPB’s set Nov. 30.Pictured from left are Rocko Dorsey (special guest guitarist), Fritz Scherz (FPB namesake and founding member), […]

PAC 99 schedule week of Dec. 1, 2019

Tuesday, Dec. 3

2 p.m. and 7 p.m.: Historic Insights – Madison County Historian Matt Urtz interviews WW II U.S. Army veteran and POW Robert Jackson10:09 a.m., 3:09 p.m. and 8:09 p.m.: Historic Insights – Madison County Historian Matt Urtz interviews Leonard “Scoop” Ressegger – North Africa through Italy in WW II

Wednesday, Dec. […]

RSVP by Dec. 6 for Greater Oneida Chamber of Commerce “Chamber Cheer” holiday after hours party Dec. 19, 2019

The Greater Oneida Chamber of Commerce Chamber will hold their annual “Chamber Cheer” holiday after hours party from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, at Vernon Downs Hotel and Casino, 4229 Stuhlman Road, Vernon.

This event is open to the public.

It will be an evening of fun, networking, celebration and holiday cheer. […]

Morrisville Public Library news

By Michelle A. Rounds, Library Manager

Our second annual Silent Auction ENDS FRIDAY at 8pm. Over 100 items will be available for bidding. Several businesses have donated some great things and we have handmade items, toys and more. There is something for everyone. Stop in and bid today. Shop for your loved ones at […]

Senator Rachel May to continue pushing encore entrepreneurship effort

Senator Rachel May

Senator Rachel May (D-Onondaga, Madison, Oneida) expressed disappointment in Governor Andrew Cuomo’s veto of “encore entrepreneurship” legislation that would help support New Yorkers age 50 and older seeking to launch a new business venture.

The bill (S.4575), introduced by Senator May and passed unanimously by the Senate and Assembly this past […]