Health Care for All of Us: A Community Conversation about the New York Healthcare Act

What is the value of good health? Would your life change if you were guaranteed healthcare without exception?

Come to the Hamilton Public Library at 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, March 20, to learn how the New York Health Act will cover the diverse health care needs of everyone living in New York. Light refreshments will […]

LETTER: Seventh-grader wants tobacco ads removed from local haunts

To the Editor:

Recently my family and I stopped for gas and snacks at a Circle K. On the window, I noticed two big tobacco signs.  They were colorful and attention-grabbing. My sister saw them and asked what they were. I had to explain to my 7-year-old sister that JUUL is a vape and […]

Thaddeus Karaman named to the Gettysburg College dean’s honor list

Thaddeus Karaman of Sherburne has been placed on the Gettysburg College Dean’s Honor list for outstanding academic achievement in the fall 2018 semester.

Students with a quality point average of 3.60 or higher (on a 4.0 scale) for a semester’s work are placed on the college’s dean’s honor list.


North Brookfield resident among employees added to HCR staff

HCR Home Care has added new employees to its Onondaga County operations.

Debra Harrison, RN case manager, of North BrookfieldTanya LeMessurier, patient service coordinator, of Liverpool

Anna Kempf attends 2019 Empire 8 Conference Summit

Five student-athletes from Elmira College recently participated in the annual Empire 8 Conference Summit, held at the Woodcliff Hotel and Spa in Fairport, New York, to learn more about leadership, teamwork, and community service.

Anna Kempf of New Woodstock was one of five student-athletes from Elmira College who recently participated in the annual Empire […]

Oneida volunteer with New York Guard state defense force receives promotion to new rank

Major General Raymond F. Shields, the Adjutant General for the state of New York, announces recent promotions for members of the New York Guard state defense force for their continuing commitment to serve community, state and nation as part of New York State’s Military Forces.

Kimberly Ann Haley from Oneida, serving with the 10th […]

Understanding Alzheimer’s and dementia

On Monday, April 8, at 5:30 p.m., the Utica Public Library will host the Alzheimer’s Association as they present “Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia” in the library gallery.

This program will examine the impact of Alzheimer’s, the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia, stages and risks and current research and resources; the purpose is to provide […]

Joe DiGiorgio to present “Take a Walk Back in History”

Talk covers Canastota’s contributions to the Erie Canal, commerce, industry and agriculture April 6

The Madison County Historical Society is proud to present Joe DiGiorgio’s program, “Take a Walk Back in History- Canastota’s contributions to the Erie Canal, commerce, industry and agriculture,” at 1 p.m. April 6 at the Historical Society, 435 Main St., […]

Community Bank funds scholarship for Oneida High School

Pictured from left are Oneida High School Principal Brian Gallagher and Community Bank N.A. Oneida Main St.Vice President, Branch Manager Cindy Lindauer.

Community Bank N.A. recently presented Oneida High School with a $500 donation to fund the Community Bank N.A. Principals Leadership Award. This scholarship is given to two seniors each year who demonstrate […]

Earlville Troop 5 Boy Scout leaders receive Wood Badge training awards

Pictured from left are Fran Bialy, Wood Badge Course Troop Guide; Barney Misch, Earlville Troop 5 Assistant Scoutmaster; Charles Perkins, Earlville Troop 5 Scoutmaster; George Bullock, Unit Commissioner; and Jamie Saroka, Wood Badge Course Scoutmaster.

On Sunday, March 10, Earlville Troop 5 Scoutmaster Charles Perkins and Assistant Scoutmaster Barney Misch received awards for completion […]

Nelson Odeon presents Danielle Miraglia April 6

Danielle Miraglia comes armed with a strong steady thumb on an old Gibson, an infectious stomp-box rhythm and harmonica with tunes ranging from heart-felt to socially conscious that will move both your heart and hips. Her latest “All My Heroes Are Ghosts,” touches on a lot of what might be on your mind these […]

Stirpe: Assembly budget proposal prioritizes needs of Central New York

As budget season is in full swing, my colleagues and I continue to discuss the issues facing New Yorkers and find solutions that will make our state stronger and safer for all. I’ve held several budget town hall meetings where I’ve had the opportunity to hear from many residents about their priorities and now, […]