Dolly Parton Imagination Library Kicks Off Saturday

Hamilton Public Library news

(Hamilton, NY – May 2013) Don’t forget to stop by our kick-off event for the Dolly Parton Imagination Library Saturday, May 11, from 11 a.m. to noon. This is a great time to find out more about the program and to enroll. The kick-off event will also feature entertainment by […]

Farm Day to be Held May 17

Hamilton FFA

(Hamilton, NY – May 2013) The Hamilton FFA will hold its annual Farm Day from 3 to 6 p.m. May 17, at Hamilton Central School, 47 Kendrick Ave., Hamilton; highlights this year include:

* Pedal tractor pull

* Farm animals: horses, cows, sheep, pigs, goats, poultry, dogs, cats, etc.

* Wagon Rides

* […]

Madison Second Grade Visits Theater

Submitted Photo/Chuck Fox

(Hamilton, NY – May 2013) Second-graders from Madison Central School visited Hamilton Theater this week to see “Charlotte’s Web,” complementing a series of class activities centered around the book. Thanks to Hamilton Theater’s Educational Programming Fund, area school groups can schedule programming at the theater at no cost


CSE to Present on Gas and Oil Leases

Impacts on Residential Mortgage Lending

(Hamilton, NY – April 2013) Join Citizens for Safe Energy at noon Saturday, May 4, in the Hamilton Public Library Community Room for an educational presentation on the impacts of gas and oil leases on residential mortgage lending.

How do issues such as “compulsory integration” and sub-surface rights affect mortgages? […]

Colgate Habitat Chapter Scores HomeRun

To the Editor:

(Hamilton, NY- April 2013) HomeRun for Habitat event was put on by Colgate University’s Habitat for Humanity affiliate recently.

The event was held April 13 in Hamilton. Peter Sagal from National Public Radio’s “Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me!” spoke before both the half-marathon and the 5K events. He also ran with the […]

Christian School Volunteers for Bike Program

(Hamilton, NY – April 2013) Students from New Life Christian School pitched in to help prepare bikes for the Community Bikes Day on Sunday, April 28 at the Kallet Center in Oneida.

More than 300 bikes will be distributed to families and individuals in Madison County who would otherwise not have access to a bike.


HCS Teachers’ Association Sponsors Children’s Film

(Hamilton, NY – April 17, 2013) Pictured are Hamilton Theater’s Henry O’Connell and friends at last week’s screening of Rise of the Guardians at Hamilton Theater, sponsored by the Hamilton Teachers’ Association.

More than 3,100 children and family members attended films in the NBT Children’s Matinee Series this year, thanks to sponsorship by NBT Bank […]

Business, Entrepreneur and Economic Development Advocate of the Year Sought

(Hamilton, NY – April 2013) The Hamilton Business Alliance and Partnership for Community Development invite the community to nominate a local business, an entrepreneur and an economic development advocate for recognition at the first “Celebrating Business in Hamilton” awards presentation sponsored by the HBA and the Partnership for Community Development.

The three awards will be […]

Library Seeks Technology Staff Person

(Hamilton, NY – April 2013) The Hamilton Public Library is pleased to announce we are creating a new position to better meet patron needs consistently by elevating the digital services and emerging technologies we provide. There were a number of very popular technology-based classes offered at the library last year.

While the grant that made […]

Bookstore Hosts Fireside Conversation with Mystery Novelist

By Heather Elia

(Hamilton, NY – April 2013) The Colgate Bookstore will host “A Warm and Friendly Evening” with Sara J. Henry, author of the new novel, “A Cold and Lonely Place,” at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, at the Colgate Inn, 1 Payne Street. The event is free and open to the public, but […]

Hamilton Chiropractic Sponsors Children’s Film

(Hamilton, NY – April 2013) Jonathan Schaller of Hamilton Chiropractic Health Center joins Leprechaun Larry Baker before the St. Patrick’s Day screening of The Secret of Roan Inish at Hamilton Theater.

The NBT Children’s Matinee Series has concluded for the season. The Summer Family Film Festival kicks off in July.


Manual Appliances – A Pain, but Green

Going Green

By Jim Bona

(Hamilton, NY – April 2013) When Elvia and I were visiting our daughter in Florida for Christmas, I was puttering around in the kitchen. I was having a terrible time trying to open a can with the can opener that I found in the drawer. When I mentioned that the […]