Out-of-Stater Visits Halloween Happenin’

To the Editor:

(Bouckville, NY – Nov. 2012) He drove along Route 20 through Bouckville, heading east. “What’s going on there?” he asked, and stopped at the little brightly lit cottage next to the sign, “The Chenango Canal.” There, he worked his way around chattering children to ask the woman they were gathering around, and […]

Madison County Urges Mandate Relief


Madison County Board of Supervisors Chairman John M. Becker was joined by fellow supervisors, business owners, community organizations and local residents May 18 to call on New York state to enact immediate relief from unfunded mandates.

(Wampsville, NY – May 2012) Madison County Board of Supervisors Chairman John M. Becker was joined by […]

Outpouring of Support Heartwarming


By Denise Earl

(Brookfield, Morrisville, NY – March 2012) A Benefit was held on March 3 to assist the family of Emily Salka of Brookfield, who was diagnosed with a brain tumor in January. Emily, 18, had surgery at Upstate-Golisano Children’s Hospital in Syracuse and was followed up at the M D Anderson […]

Exceptional Artists Reception in Hamilton is Feb. 10


The groundhog was seen in Hamilton Public Library’s Butterfly Garden early on Groundhog Day. As he did not see his shadow, we hope that spring will soon be here.

Hamilton Public Library news

By Barb Coger

(Hamilton, NY – Feb. 2012) Exceptional artists from Central New York will be honored at a reception […]

Exceptional Art Exhibit on Display at the Hamilton Library

Hamilton Public Library news

By Barb Coger

(Hamilton, NY- Feb. 2012) The Hamilton Public Library is pleased to announce that their annual “Exceptional Art Exhibit” is now on display. This art show features work created by artists from several area agencies, including Heritage Farm.

Among the art work you will find colorful paintings, creative sculptures, […]

Sisters Together Again


Margaret “Midge” and Karen Lawless are together again.

Madison Cortland ARC news

(Oneida, NY – Dec. 2011) Margaret “Midge” Lawless and her sister Karen were always close growing up and did everything together. They shared a room, played dolls, rode their bicycles and on hot summer days, they would sit on their parents’ […]

Children’s Film Series Begins


Alliance Bank Branch Manager Doreen Borders (left) with staff members Sherrie Convertino, Rachel McDaniel, Roxann Jeffers and Darcy Bendura. This marks the ninth year that Alliance Bank has sponsored the children’s series, which kicks off at the Hamilton Theater Saturday Oct. 8 with Rio and a visit by the Utica Zoomobile.

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Canastota Public Library Accepting Books for Annual Sale

By Beth Totten

(Canastota, NY – Sept. 2011) We are still accepting books for our Annual Book Sale in October. The sale is currently scheduled for Oct. 20, 21 and 22. Donated books should be in good condition and relatively current. Please stop by our Main Desk to drop off any donations.

Party Bridge: Our […]

Heritage Farm Sponsors Family Film


(Hamilton, NY – Aug. 2011) Children arriving at Hamilton Theater were treated to a visit by rabbits, donkeys chickens and more from Heritage Farms, sponsor of the Summer Family Film Festival screening of Yogi Bear.

More than 50 area businesses, foundations, organizations, churches and individuals sponsored programming at Hamilton Theater in the past […]

Celebrate Customer Appreciation Week


Hamilton Public Library news

By Barbara Coger

(Hamilton, NY – April 2011) Customer Appreciation Week at Hamilton Public Library continues with a reception for volunteers, Thursday, April 7, at 4 p.m., and home-baked goodies through Saturday, April 9.

There is also a continuously running slide show of events during the past year, which […]