DeRuyter Awarded $125,000 Grant

Tree work – one of the final touches to be added to the Genevieve D. Staley Civic Center (DeRuyter Town Hall) – began last week in the village of DeRuyter. A $125,000 Dormitory Authority of the State of New York grant will provide an emergency generator, air conditioning and final aesthetic work for the building.


Business Council Announces Endorsements

(Madison County, NY- Oct. 2012) the Business Council of New York State, Inc., is endorsing a slate of candidates in races for the New York State Assembly and Senate. Among endorsed candidates were Assemblyman Bill Magee (D, I, 121st AD – Nelson) and State Sen. David J. Valesky (D, WF, I, 53rd SD – Oneida), […]

Chittenango Unveils Historical Mural

Staff Photos/Stefanie Conway

Chittenango, NY – July 28, 2012) Chittenango unveiled its newly dedicated historic mural Saturday as part of its bicentennial celebrations this year.

‘The Chittenango Home Companion’ performances were part of the weekend’s events.

Assemblyman Bill Magee (D – Nelson) and Sen. David J. Valesky (D – Oneida) presented a resolution to […]

Town of Hamilton Residents Protest at Farmers’ Market Opening


A resident of the Town of Hamilton holds a sign for Mike Hotaling’s father.

Sharon Risley and Karen Hotaling, two Town of Hamilton residents angry with their revaluations.

Town of Hamilton resident Joe Koen finds meaning in Joni Miller’s 1968 song “Urge for Going.”

State Sen. David J. Valesky (D […]

Bragan Calls for Economic Summit

Canastota superintendent of schools reaches out to local leaders

By Margo Frink

(Canastota, NY – Jan. 2011) Canastota Superintendent of Schools Fred Bragan has reached out to local municipalities, highway superintendents, the chamber of commerce, the county chairman and the director of the Madison County Industrial Development Agency in an effort to benefit taxpayers.

In […]