Accident Leaves Child in Critical Condition

Submitted by John Ball, Madison County Undersheriff

(Town of Lebanon, NY – Nov. 24, 2012_ Madison County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a serious two-car motor vehicle accident that occurred shortly before 1 p.m. this afternoon, at the intersection of River Road and Chamberlain Road in the Madison County Town of Lebanon.

A vehicle operated by […]

Non-Scary Halloween Next Week

(Hamilton, NY – Oct. 2012) The Hamilton Public Library’s story time will have a special non-scary Halloween theme Tuesday, Oct. 30, at 10:30 a.m. Children and care-givers are welcome to come in costume.

After a few stories, songs and finger plays, all participants are invited to go trick or treating at the Adult Day Care […]

CEO, President of CMH to Speak at Hamilton Forum

(Hamilton, NY – Oct. 2012) The Hamilton Forum is privileged to announce that Sean Fadale, the new president and CEO of Community Memorial Hospital, will be the guest speaker for the first fall meeting to be held on Tuesday evening Oct. 9 at 7 p.m. at the Colgate Inn.

Fadale’s talk will focus on CMH […]

Logging Accident Claims Life of Vernon Center Man

By Undersheriff John Ball

(Town of Nelson, NY – Sept. 7, 2012) Madison County Sheriff’s were called to the scene of a man reported trapped under a tree at approximately 11 a.m. this morning that occurred behind 4188 Route 20 near the intersection of Larson Road. The accident scene was approximately one-eighth mile into the […]

Residents to Decide on Proposed Municipal Gas Utility; Public Referendum is April 17

(Hamilton, NY – April 2012) Registered voters in the village of Hamilton will go to the polls Tuesday, April 17, to decide the future of a proposal to create a municipal gas utility that would bring natural gas service into the village.

Polls will be open from noon until 9 p.m. at Hamilton Public Library, […]

Tobacco Use by Teens Essential Health Issue

To the editor:

(Madison County, NY) As a member of the Madison County Board of Health and a pediatrician who sees the direct effects of secondhand smoke and tobacco marketing on children in my office every day, I have a strong interest in protecting the health of youth.

Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause […]

Moved by Outpouring of Support

To the Editor:

(Brookfield, NY – March 2012) When major events happen in someone’s life, be they good or bad, it has the effect of producing changes in their lives that may last a day or may last a lifetime; when our daughter Emily was diagnosed with a life-threatening brain tumor and our worst nightmare […]

Informational Meeting on Proposed Municipal Gas Utility Planned

(Hamilton, NY – March 2012) Hamilton residents and owners of village properties and businesses are invited to an informational meeting at Hamilton Central School Thursday, March 29, at 7 p.m., to learn the latest about a proposal to create a municipal gas utility.

At its Feb. 14 meeting, the Hamilton Village Board unanimously approved […]

Hamilton Approves Gas Utility

Voters decide at public referendum April 17

(Hamilton, NY – Feb. 2012) Following a public hearing at its Feb. 14 monthly meeting, Hamilton’s Village Board unanimously approved legislation that will establish a municipal gas utility for the village if approved by village voters in an April 17 referendum.

Village Administrator Sean Graham opened the public […]

Public Hearing Feb. 14 on Hamilton Gas Utility

(Hamilton, NY – Feb. 2012) At its Feb. 14 meeting at 7 p.m. in the village courthouse (60 Montgomery St.), Hamiltonʼs Village Board of Trustees will hear public comments on the proposal to establish a municipal gas utility for the village. Following the public hearing, the board anticipates acting on legislation that, if passed, would […]

Brookfield Teen Fighting for Life

By Martha E. Conway

(Brookfield, NY – Jan. 2012) An 18-year-old Brookfield resident is fighting for her life at Golisano’s Children’s Hospital in Syracuse after the search for a cause of her headaches revealed a brain tumor Jan. 20. Emily Salka received the news about 9 a.m. that day; 24 hours later, the first-year SUNY […]

Village of Hamilton Considers Gas Utility

Public hearing planned for Feb. 14 board meeting

(Hamilton, NY – Jan. 2012) At its monthly meeting held Tuesday Jan. 10 the Hamilton Village Board of Trustees began the legislative process that could lead to the village establishing its own natural gas utility.

By unanimous vote, the board established the village as the lead agency […]