Fritz’s Polka Band to Perform at Madison County Fair

Pictured are Madison County youth enjoying activities in the Madison County Youth Bureau Youth Tent at the Madison County Fair. Confirmed so far for the Saturday, July 13, event are local libraries, Madison County Sheriff’s Office Safe Child I.D., Colgate Raider and the Chenango Canal Museum. “As always, the Youth Tent will provide a venue […]

Madison County Youth Bureau Partners with United Way to Launch Youth Volunteer Connection

(Wampsville, NY – March 2013) The Madison County Youth Bureau announced last week that it has partnered with the United Way of Central New York to create the Youth Volunteer Connection. The Youth Volunteer Connection is a section on the www.volunteercny.org website specifically for youth in Madison County who are seeking opportunities to be involved […]

Families Join Holiday Fun

Pictured are Corey Biddlecomb (Canastota), Elizabeth-Ann Bartlett (Morrisville), Serenity Ali (Canastota), Hannah Smith (Canastota), Sabina Miller Hamilton) and Meghan Ali (Canastota) participants of Community Action Partnership’s Mentoring Program.

(Canastota, NY – Dec. 2012) A festive group of about 100 mentees and mentee’s families joined the Community Action Partnership’s Mentoring Program on Thursday Dec. 1 for […]

Media Messages and Young People Workshop at Caz Library

Cazenovia Public Library news

(Cazenovia, NY – Sept. 2012) Do media messages really have that much power to influence our children? Those ads really are not influencing my child, are they?

These questions and others will be answered at a workshop entitled How Media Messages Impact Young People to be held in the Cazenovia Public […]

173rd Madison County Fair a Great Success

To the Editor:

(Brookfield, NY – July 2012) The 173rd edition of the Madison County Fair enjoyed nearly perfect “Fair” weather for its four day run, July 12 through 15. Patrons and participants alike were entertained daily by the numerous free shows and family oriented activities taking place daily on the fairgrounds.

Several of the […]

Youth Bureau Thanks Fair Supporters

To the Editor:

(Wampsville, NY – July 2012) The Madison County Youth Bureau would like to thank the many organizations and individuals who braved the heat and humidity to make the Youth Tent at the Madison County Fair July 14 a success.

Staff and volunteers from a number of organizations worked throughout the day to […]

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 […]

Madison County Youth Bureau: Helping Young People Grow and Succeed

(Wampsville, NY – June, 2012) The Madison County Youth Bureau, a county agency, aims to promote and encourage the development of a comprehensive system of youth development and prevention services to meet the needs of young people from birth through age 20.

Planning and coordinating services to meet the needs of children and youth in […]

IMPACT Committee to meet Jan. 17

(Wampsville, NY – Jan. 2012) The IMPACT committee of Madison County’s Promise will be holding its first meeting of 2012 on Jan. 17 at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will feature Joanne Eddy, Director of the Madison County Youth Bureau. Eddy will present the 2010 Teen Assessment Project (TAP) data. The information obtained from the TAP […]