Willa Mihalyi-Koch an award winner at Hamilton College Class & Charter Day

Willa Mihalyi-Koch of New Woodstock was named the recipient of The American Chemical Society Award, The Norton Prize and a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship at Hamilton College’s Class & Charter Day, held May 13, 2019.

Established in 1950, the event combines the traditional Class Day celebrating the end of classes with a […]

Notice regarding voter registration and absentee voting for village elections

Voter registration to vote in the Cazenovia or Hamilton village elections June 18, 2019, must be completed by June 7, 2019.

Anyone who has moved since they last registered must re-register. Registration forms are available from the Madison County Board of Elections by calling 315.366.2231 or can be downloaded at madisoncounty.ny.gov/boe. Forms are also […]

Madison County Sheriff’s Office news

Oneida woman charged with welfare fraud

(Lenox) On May 13, 2019, at 1130 AM, Madison County Sheriff’s Office Investigators arrested Samantha Baumeister, 36, of Oneida, on charges of third-degree grand larceny and third-degree welfare fraud (both class D felonies), first-degree offering a false instrument for filing (a class E felony), and third-degree perjury (a […]

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Utica man arrested for possessing over a pound of marijuana following a traffic stop on the Thruway

On May 15, 2019, at approximately 9:56 p.m., state police stopped a motorcycle on I-90 in the town of Guilderland for a vehicle and traffic violation. The driver, Julius J. Labeda, 38, of Utica, had a suspended […]

LETTER: A letter to my Irish mother

A letter to my Irish mother

Dear Mom:

Today we would have celebrated your 85th birthday and perhaps as many as 10 more if you had not been misled by your surgeon. As much as I am sorry for the unnecessary suffering you had to endure for the remaining nine months of your life, […]

A Sunday night kitchen party at the Nelson Odeon

The award-winning and highly acclaimed band Le Vent du Nord is a leading force in Quebec’s progressive francophone folk movement. The group’s vast repertoire draws from both traditional sources and original compositions, while enhancing its hard-driving soulful music (rooted in the Celtic diaspora) with a broad range of global influences.

On stage these friends […]

Madison County, Driver’s Village co-purchased van a tremendous asset for Clear Path for Veterans

Clear Path for Veterans had a vision four years ago to provide transportation for Veterans across Onondaga and Madison counties to its headquarters in Chittenango.

In 2018, that vision became reality.

Today, Clear Path operates a 2017 Ford Transit 12-passenger van to transport Veterans from multiple pick-up locations to its headquarters for its weekly […]

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Syracuse man arrested for felony DWI on the Thruway

On May 12, 2019, at approximately 3:28 a.m., state police stopped a vehicle on I-90 in Van Buren for vehicle and traffic violations. After interviewing the driver, Howard Brown, 44, of Syracuse, he was found to be intoxicated and had a suspended license.

Brown was […]

Treglia named new director of Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum

By Martha E. Conway

Joe Treglia is the new director of the Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum.

(Chittenango) The Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum named a new director early this year. Joe Treglia, a part-time instructor and researcher at Syracuse University with a background in law enforcement and non-profit leadership, said he found the […]

Madison County Tourism names Colleen Zimmer 2019 Champion of Tourism

Pictured from left are Truman Hartshorn, President of Madison County Tourism; Sullivan Supervisor John M. Becker; Colleen Zimmer and Mayor Mark Pulver.

Madison County Tourism, the county’s official tourism promotion agency, recently named Colleen Zimmer as its 2019 Champion of Tourism. The award was presented to Zimmer, the director of the Oz-Stravaganza festival, during Madison […]

Adorable adoptables need forever loving homes

Vinny is a 3-year-old male American pit bull terrier mix. He is a sweet guy who enjoys his outside time. He can be shy meeting new people, but it doesn’t take him long to warm up. The staff says he gets along with most furry friends he has met at the shelter. He has […]

Paige Foster recognized for leadership at SUNY Oneonta

Paige Foster of Hamilton was recently recognized for attaining leadership milestones through SUNY Oneonta’s Leadership Education and Development program.

LEAD@Oneonta is a comprehensive leadership program based on current research and guidelines from the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education. All students can choose to participate in the LEAD program, which aims […]