Cazenovia Public Library to present lecture on life in World War I training camps

Cazenovia Public Library to present lecture on life in World War I training camps

The Cazenovia Public Library will continue its program series, “America During World War I,” with a special presentation by history instructor Tim La Goy. The lecture, titled “Becoming Doughboys: Life in the Training Camps of World War […]

Two arrested on drug charges following a vehicle and traffic stop in Syracuse

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Two arrested on drug charges following a vehicle and traffic stop in Syracuse

On Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, Troopers conducted a vehicle and traffic stop on Onondaga Avenue in the city of Syracuse. Investigation revealed the front seat passenger, identified as Christie L. Menkins, 43, of Phoenix, was in […]

Hanna endorses Brindisi for Congress

Anthony Brindisi addresses the Madison County Democratic Committee at the Colgate Inn. File photo courtesy Bruce Moseley

Hanna endorses Brindisi for Congress

Richard Hanna, the Republican former Congressman who represented New York’s 22nd District from 2011 through 2017, endorsed Anthony Brindisi for Congress last night in front of a crowd of more […]

State Police conclude third annual seminar to combat sexual assault on college campuses

State Police conclude third annual seminar to combat sexual assault on college campuses

The New York State Police Campus Sexual Assault Victims Unit hosted its third annual Campus Sexual Assault Seminar in Albany this week. The seminar is part of the CSAVU’s annual outreach and training program, which is part of the unit’s mission […]

Brindisi meets with state Rural Electric Association representatives

Brindisi meets with state Rural Electric Association representatives

Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi of Utica recently welcomed representatives of New York’s Rural Electric Cooperatives to his district office, where he presented them with signed copies of legislation he sponsored that recently was signed into law.

The legislation modernizes and simplifies 70-year-old regulations for the co-ops, allowing their […]

Protect your child from lead poisoning

Protect your child from lead poisoning

If you have an infant, toddler, preschooler, or young child in your life, it’s important to know how to protect that child from lead poisoning. Lead is a toxin found in our environment, and it does not belong in our blood. There is no safe […]

Vernon Center UMC to host ham and scalloped potato dinner

Vernon Center UMC to host ham and scalloped potato dinner

The Vernon Center United Methodist Church Hall, 5815 Youngs Road, Vernon Center, at the Route 26 circle will host a ham and scalloped potato dinner from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 27.

The menu includes sliced ham, scalloped potatoes, squash, green beans, applesauce, roll with […]

Lt. Col. Shawn Shutts to take command of Syracuse-based New York National Guard Battalion on Oct. 20

U.S. Army Lt. Col. Shawn J. Shutts, deputy commander of the 369th Sustainment Brigade (SB), and Maj. Navin Kalicharan, operations officer of the 369th SB, New York Army National Guard, are presented the Shield of Saint Christopher by Col. Stephen Bousquet, commander of the 369th SB, during a ceremony at Camp Smith, N.Y., June […]

PACNY’s relaunched threatened properties list includes Georgetown’s Spirit House

PACNY’s relaunched threatened properties list includes Georgetown’s Spirit House

Georgetown’s Spirit House (Brown’s Hall) earned a spot on the Preservation Association of Central New York’s threatened properties list, renamed the Eight That Can’t Wait, for its role in Central and Western New York’s mid-19th-century period of religious fervor.

Spirit House, 916 NY 26, […]

LETTER: Supports Judge Elizabeth Burns on Democratic line for NYS Supreme Court Justice

LETTER: Supports Judge Elizabeth Burns on Democratic line for NYS Supreme Court Justice

To the Editor:

On Nov. 6, Judge Elizabeth Burns will be on the Democratic ballot line for the office of state Supreme Court Justice for the Sixth Judicial District. The Judicial Convention to select the Democratic […]

BLOTTER: Oneida Police Department

BLOTTER: Oneida Police Department

Oct. 11, 2018

Samantha F. Wheeler, 34, 118 Madison St., Oneida, was charged under the NYS Corrections Law for failure to report change (sex offender).

Oct. 12, 2018

Dustin J. Forward, 33, 3431 Crow Hill Rd., Bouckville, was charged with petit larceny. Tanya J. Millington, 28, 3431 Crow Hill Rd., Bouckville, […]

Youth clean-up at Sylvan Beach finds drastic reduction of cigarette butts on the playground

Rocco Pizzutto, Bailey Foster, Josh Drake, Hailey Bernet, Rachel Mennig and Amelie Rohlin collected 769 cigarette butts along with some other tobacco litter and stuffed them in a carved pumpkin to demonstrate that just as tobacco should not be a part of a child’s fun activity such as carving and decorating pumpkins, neither should […]