iPad Users Show-and-Tell Offered

(Oneida, NY – March 2013) Librarian Michele Ryan will show Apple iPad users how to get the most out of their devices in a free show-and-tell at the Oneida Public Library Tuesday, March 26, at 2 p.m.

From downloading apps to wirelessly streaming films, Ryan will cover the spectrum of options in iPad tablets. Of […]

Friends of Oneida Library to host Anniversary Party

(Oneida, NY – March 2013) Friends of the Oneida Public Library invite members of community to share with them a 40th anniversary party, complete with refreshments, at the library, 220 Broad St., on Saturday, March 23 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

“We’re celebrating our accomplishments for the past 40 years,” said David Alvord, president of […]

ARC ‘See You Reception and Photography Show/Sale’ Planned

Pictured is ‘Chittenango Falls’ by Robert Cram.

Madison Cortland ARC

(Oneida, NY – March 2013) Madison Cortland ARC and the Greater Oneida Chamber of Commerce are hosting a See You Reception that will feature a photography exhibit from ARC student photographers.

“This is a very popular event in Oneida,” said Christine Sears, director of development […]

Heritage Handicraft Workshop Offered

Botanical watercolor by Pamela Vogan Lynch entitled, “Glad.” Lynch will be the instructor at the Madison County Historical Society’s second Heritage Handicraft Workshop, Introduction to Botanical Watercolor on March 23.

Introduction to Botanical Watercolor Presented

(Oneida, NY – March 2013) On Saturday March 23 at the Madison County Historical, the society will host its second […]

Remembering Civil War Hero Gen. Henry Slocum

An early wartime photo from the Matthew Brady studio shows the young Maj. Gen. Henry Warner Slocum of the 27th New York Infantry, age 36. (Photo courtesy Library of Congress)

Oneida Public Library News

(Oneida, NY – March 2013) Historian Sue Greenhagen will present in words and pictures the extraordinary career of Maj. Gen. Henry […]

Oneida Acting Mayor to Address AARP

(Oneida, NY – March 2013) Oneida City Acting Mayor Max Smith, will address the Oneida Area AARP Chapter 3328. This was first done in 2012 with then Mayor Donald Hudson, and it was well received by the members present.

The local AARP group will meet on Wednesday March 13 at St. Paul’s Church, 551 Sayles […]

Oneida Nation Offers Youth Lacrosse Program

(Oneida, NY – March 2013) The Oneida Indian Nation Recreation Department invites boys from across the community to participate in its spring lacrosse program. The program is for boys in grades 9 to 11 and is free to join.

Each Thursday through April 25, open lacrosse time in the Oneida Nation’s gymnasium will be from […]

Oneida Library Budget Passes

(Oneida, NY – March 7, 2013) Registered voters in the Oneida Public Library Special District approved the library’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2013-14 by 443 votes to 233 no votes in the budget vote and trustee election that was held March 5 at the library.

Current trustees Patricia Albaugh and Robert Wilkins were re-elected […]

Preschoolers Learn About Meteorology

(Oneida, NY – March 2013) NewsChannel 9 (WSYR-TV) meteorologist Julia Weiden visited the pre-schoolers Wednesday at the Oneida Nation’s Early Learning Center (ELC). Weiden talked about weather forecasting and helped the children with a science experiment to create a cloud in a jar. Weiden regularly visits local classrooms to teach children about meteorology.

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Agencies Team Up for ‘Fit Kids of Madison County’

(Oneida, NY – March 2013) Oneida Healthcare and the Oneida Family Y are teaming up to combat childhood obesity and associated diseases through a program called “Fit Kids of Madison County,” a collaborative program of fitness and nutrition education for middle school aged children. The funding for the first year of the project was provided […]

Chorale Members Create Artwork for concert

(Oneida, NY – March 2013) Chorale members Bruce and Kristen Stewart of Oneida look over their original artwork that was used to create the poster for the Oneida Area Civic Chorale’s concert, “The Poem, The Song, The Picture.”

Chorale members were asked to create artwork suggested by the selections in the concert; several of these […]

Explore the Mansion House

Free Tours Offered During Open House

(Oneida, NY- March 2013) Tour the Oneida Community Mansion House for free on Sunday March 17 from 2 to 4 p.m. during its annual Open House.

Visitors may explore exhibits and tour period rooms at their own pace throughout the 93,000 square foot building and enjoy refreshments in the […]