CSEA endorses Milman-Barris and Nichols for Madison County supervisor seats

Margaret Milman-Barris and John Nichols, candidates for the two Madison County supervisor seats representing Oneida Wards 1-2-3, have been endorsed by the Civil Service Employees Association; the union represents many Madison County government employees.

“I’m proud to have received the endorsement of the CSEA Central Region 5, and I am a strong supporter of […]

Cold Case Tuesday: State police continue investigating 36-year-old Oneida County homicide

On Jan. 15, 1983, at 9:30 a.m., Hector Ambrosi was found dead in a room at the Ramada Inn on Burrstone Road in New Hartford.

Investigation revealed Ambrosi was shot to death in the room, and jewelry was taken from the victim. Ambrosi was involved in the used-car business; he also had connections to […]

Stockbridge Valley FFA alumni to host Peterson Farm Brothers

Have you heard? The Peterson Farm Brothers are coming to Stockbridge Valley at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019.

The brothers will be presenting “I’m Farming and I Grow It,” an AgVocating success story. They will explain how they got started making the videos, where the videos have taken them and even perform some […]

FuzeHub announces 2019 Commercialization Competition

Hamilton business among finalists eligible for financial boost

FuzeHub, a not-for-profit organization responsible for assisting small and medium-sized manufacturing companies in New York state, announcedthe 2019 Commercialization Competition. As part of the Jeff Lawrence Manufacturing Innovation Fund, FuzeHub will hold its third Commercialization Competition Nov. 18 and 19, 2019, at the Albany Capital Center. […]

Office for the Aging Medicare update

Join us for a talk about Medicare benefits from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, at Madison County Office for the Aging, 138 Dominic Bruno Blvd., Canastota Business Park.

Gene Dumlao, outreach counselor from New York Statewide Senior Action Council, a grassroots senior advocacy organization founded in 1972, will be guest speaker.


Madison County libraries return of TechConnect

Beth TottenCanastota Public Library Public Relations

The public libraries in Madison County have hired a new traveling technology trainer for our TechConnect service to assist patrons. She is Amanda McCallops, a 2019 graduate of Syracuse University who currently works part-time at the Canastota Public Library. This is a part-time position that began Wednesday, Oct. […]

Free memoir-writing workshop at Utica Public Library

On Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, the Utica Public Library will host “The Art of Personal Essays & Memoir Writing” with educator, poet and author Suzanne Richardson.

This free writing workshop will run from 1 to 4 p.m.

Truth is often stranger than fiction, and everyone has a story inside them. Learn all the necessary […]

Oneida Public Library announces October 2019 calendar of events

Oct. 14

Columbus Day (observed)


Oneida Public Library is closed Monday, Oct. 14, to celebrate Columbus Day (observed). The library will be open as usual on Tuesday, Oct. 15, from 9 a.m. till 8 p.m.

Oct. 15

Ready To Read

Tuesday at 10 a.m.

OPL’s Youth Services Coordinator Megan Gillander will help preschoolers […]

Madison County Historical Society annual luncheon planned for Sunday, Oct. 27

Cottage Lawn

The Madison County Historical Society will host its annual luncheon and program Sunday, Oct. 27, at Lakeview by Chop and Grind, 1017 Golf Course Lane, Oneida. The luncheon and program are open to MCHS membership and the public. Steve Stokes is the guest speaker.

The event is open to the public.

The […]

Forum on reparations H.R. 40 postponed

The National Abolition Hall of Fame and Museum has postponed the Forum on reparations: H.R. 40, which was scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, at the Hamilton College Chapel in Clinton; the rescheduled date has not been set.

A purpose of the forum program was to raise awareness of Congressional Bill H.R. 40: Commission […]

May to host Madison County senior citizens’ information fair Oct. 25

Senator Rachel May

State Senator Rachel May (53rd District) will host a senior information fair for Madison County residents from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, at Canastota High School, 101 Roberts St. The fair, which is free and open to all, will take place in the school’s Dimao Gymnasium, located near […]

BAR-20 Cowboy Shoot and Turkey Dinner Oct. 12, 2019

We welcome all our Cowboy Action and IDPA, Rimfire shooters (and husbands, wives, girlfriends, boyfriends) to our annual Dish-To-Pass Turkey Dinner Saturday Oct. 12, 2019.

We will shoot our cowboy stages before sitting down together to share some Turkey and friendly conversation at noon.

You are not required to shoot the cowboy stages; BAR-20 provides […]