Herkimer College to bring esports to campus in fall 2020

Herkimer County Community College will be bringing competitive video game playing to campus in fall 2020 with a soft launch of its official esports athletics program.

Herkimer College has been exploring the idea of creating esports at both the club and varsity levels for the past year. College representatives have visited several other colleges […]

Understanding Alzheimer’s and dementia

If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, it’s time to learn the facts. This program provides information on detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment and much more.

This interactive Alzheimer’s Association workshop features video clips of people with Alzheimer’s disease and their families sharing […]

RSVP to offer tai chi for arthritis workshop

A tai chi for arthritis workshop will be held at 11:30 a.m. Mondays March 16 through Aug. 24, 2020, at Gorman Senior Place, 1081 Northside Shopping Center, Oneida.

Certified Retired and Senior Volunteer Program volunteers Chris Crandall and Josie Howlett will lead the free sessions. This is an evidence-based program designed to help with […]

BLOTTER: Utica Police Department

Jan. 22, 2020

Stabbing assault Brinckerhoff Avenue

On Jan. 22, 2020, at about 8:55 p.m., Utica police were dispatched to 1627 Brinckerhoff Ave. for a stabbing investigation.

Upon arrival, they located a male victim suffering from a severe stab wound to the abdomen.  The male was conscious and alert and was immediately transported by […]

Morrisville men’s hockey to Drop the Puck on DWI Saturday

Each day in the United States, 30 lives are lost due to drivers who choose to get behind the wheel of their vehicle while their ability is impaired. In 2018, that translated to 10,511 people being killed in alcohol-related vehicle accidents.

In effort to broaden awareness of these and other fact related to the influences […]

BLOTTER: New York State Police

Troop D Oneida

Jan. 2, 2020

Baldwinsville man charged in shooting incident outside an apartment complex in Oswego County

State Police in Fulton arrested Bennie L. Jackson, 30, of Baldwinsville, for first-degree assault, a class B felony.

On Dec. 27, 2019, at 4:23 a.m., state police responded to SUNY Upstate Medical University for a […]

Wintry roads increase possibility of driving fatalities

New AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety data analysis finds that almost half a million crashes and over 2,000 deaths occur during severe weather and hazardous road conditions annually. This is especially true in the northeastern part of the United States. AAA recommends that all drivers take extra caution and avoid all distractions when driving […]

PAC 99 schedule week of Jan. 19, 2020

Wednesday, Jan. 22

Town of Sullivan Board meeting of Jan. 1410:05 a.m., 3:05 p.m. and 8:05 p.m.: Madison County Board of Supervisors meeting of Jan. 1610:11 a.m., 3:11 p.m. and 8:11 p.m.: Sam Rogers announces for state Senate election

Thursday, Jan. 23

9 a.m., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.: Tomorrow’s World: “What Happens when […]

Annual Nicaragua mission organizers announce fundraiser

The Oneida First Presbyterian Church, 304 Broad St., Oneida, is hosting a spaghetti dinner fundraiser for the Nicaragua mission from 4 to 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020.

Menu includes spaghetti, meatball/sausage, bread and butter, salad, drink and dessert.

Admission is $8 donation for adults and $5 donation for children 12 and under. Children […]

Randell J. Denton appointed Liberty Affordable Housing executive director

The Liberty Affordable Housing, Inc., Board of Directors has formally announced the appointment of a new executive director, Randell Denton.

Denton graduated with honors from Clarkson University with a degree in engineering and has extensive experience in real estate, property development, management and business.

He is responsible for providing leadership and assistance to the […]

Madison County students learn to ‘Hang Up and Drive’

During the week of Jan. 13 to 17, approximately 1,500 high school students in eight districts from Madison County were fortunate to hear Jacy Good and Steve Johnson, public speakers and advocates for phone-free roads. Phones are claiming 15 lives per day on United States roadways and injuring more than 1,000 lives every day.  It […]

Brindisi announces more than $7 million in housing assistance grants for New York’s 22nd District

Rep. Anthony Brindisi

Congressman Anthony Brindisi announced more than $7 million in federal funds for housing assistance across Upstate and Central New York. The grant dollars, administered by the Department of Housing and Urban Development, will be used to combat homelessness in the region.

“Organizations across our district work hard every day to combat […]