‘The American Experience’

Chorale pays tribute to early folk, country, spiritual, jazz and patriotic music

Chorale members Norm Webber of Canastota (left) and Valerie Wood of Rome (right) discuss their concert solos with Chorale Director Kimberly Nethaway of Rome (center).

(Oneida, NY- May 2013) The Oneida Area Civic Chorale will present “The American Experience” on Sunday May 19 […]

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.


Concert to Celebrate Volunteerism to be held at the Kallet

Featuring music by Karen Savoca with Pete Heitzman

(Oneida, NY – April 2013) A free concert to celebrate volunteerism is fast approaching. It is planned for Thursday April 25 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Kallet Civic Center in downtown Oneida featuring Karen Savoca with Pete Heitzman.

The purpose is to promote volunteerism and […]

Volunteer Services Alliance Holds First Networking Meeting

VSA Committee reviews feedback on workshop and prepares for April 25 Concert to Celebrate Volunteerism.

(Madison County, NY – March 2013) The Volunteer Services Alliance (VSA) held its first networking meeting in February. The effort is a collaboration of area non-profit agencies who want to work together on issues related to volunteer management. The meeting […]

State of the City Address is Feb. 20

(Oneida, NY – Feb. 2013) Oneida’s Acting Mayor A. Max Smith will present a State of the City Address Feb. 20 at 7 p.m. at the Kallet Civic Center.

The speech is an annual review of the past year and overview of goals that lie ahead.

A ceremony will also be held prior to the […]

Show Offers Something for All Outdoor Enthusiasts

Pictured is famous mountain hunter Tony Salerno. The Salerno brothers will return to this year’s Central New York Sportsman Show held Feb. 2 in Oneida.

(Oneida, NY – Feb. 2013) The ninth annual Central New York Sportsman Show will be held on Saturday Feb. 2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Kallet Civic […]

Sportsman Show to Showcase Artist, Authors

(Oneida, NY – Jan. 21, 2013) Authors, outdoor writers, and wildlife artist Deborah Brosen will be featured at the 2013 CNY Sportsman Show scheduled for Feb. 2 in Oneida. The show for outdoor enthusiasts will be held at the Kallet Civic Center from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Other attractions are booth displays, free seminars, […]

Sportsmen Wall of Fame Photos Sought

(Oneida, NY – Jan. 2013) The 2013 CNY Sportsman Show is requesting outdoor photos of sportsmen to post on the show’s Outdoor Wall of Fame, along with trophy deer and other mounts. Photos and mounts will be displayed during the show, which will be held on Saturday Feb. 2 at the Kallet Civic Center, downtown […]

Site Plans Approved for Seneca Fields Apartments

By Margo Frink

(Oneida, NY – Nov. 15) Two Plus Four Companies and the Oneida Healthcare Center got the go ahead from the Planning Commission for its three-lot minor sub-division and gave positive recommendations for site plans to build Seneca Fields Apartments, a 32-unit senior housing facility, after a public hearing Nov. 15.

The facility […]

Lewandowski to be Honored

Madison Cortland ARC news

(Oneida, NY – Oct. 2012) The Madison Cortland ARC and the Building Futures Foundation will be honoring Ray Lewandowski for his 40 years of service at Madison Cortland ARC with a special event Friday, Oct. 12, at the Kallet Civic Center in Oneida.

“Casino Rayale” will be held with proceeds benefiting […]

Social Dance Planned June 16 at the Kallet

(Oneida, NY – June 2012) There will be a social dance Saturday, June 16, at the Greater Oneida Kallet Civic Center, 159 Main St., Oneida. Music will be provided by D.J. Dave from 7 to 10:30 p.m. Admission is $12 per person, and the dance is open to the public.

Call the Kallet at (315) […]

Non-Profit Consortium Growing

(Oneida, NY – June 2012) The Oneida Area Non-Profit Consortium recently celebrated its two year anniversary in April. The Consortium was originally created by Hank Leo, CEO of the YMCA of the Greater Tri-Valley and President of the Greater Oneida Chamber of Commerce, to get non-profits in the Oneida and surrounding communities together to talk […]