Zoning Law for Outdoor Wood Furnaces Discussed

Codes enforcement would need DEC Method 9 training

By Margo Frink

(Oneida, NY – Feb. 2013) One of the items on the Oneida Planning Commissions agenda Thursday (Feb. 21) was a zoning ordinance amendment recommendation to add a new section to regulate outdoor furnaces.

Planning Director Cassie Rose said the Common Council requested the Commission […]

County AED Awarded Grant for Food Hub

(Madison County, NY – Jan. 2013) The recent Regional Economic Development Council funding announcement delivered news to Central New York farmers and their families.

On Dec. 19, the Agricultural Economic Development program at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Madison County was awarded $1.5 million dollars for the development of a food hub.

Food hubs are organizations […]

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 […]

Plastics to Diesel Fuel Program Helps Farmers and the Environment

Submitted Photos/Sharon Driscoll

James Zecca, director of the Madison County Department of Solid Waste and Sanitation inspects bales of agricultural plastic that were sent to JBI, Inc., in Niagara Falls as part of a test load to make sure the product collected can be processed. In the background is a large bale of rigid plastic […]