food insecurity

Opinion: We Can—and Should—Do More to Fight Food Insecurity

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By Joshua Finn | Columnist  With the winter months and holiday season upon us, charities, food pantries, community kitchens, and fridges are yet again in the spotlight during this “giving season." Every year around this...

Local: Mayor Palmieri Announces ‘Christmas at City Hall’ on December 8th

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Santa Claus, Mayor Palmieri, and his family invite you and your family to join them at Utica City Hall Thursday, December 8, 2022 for Christmas at City Hall. Christmas at City Hall is free to...
Kathy Hochul

State: Gov. Hochul Announces Initiative to Aid Working Caregivers in NYS

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Albany—Governor Kathy Hochul announced yesterday an initiative to raise awareness of unpaid working caregivers and the statewide resources available to help them. In recognition of National Family Caregivers Month through November and to gain a greater understanding of the issues...
CCHS

Local: #GivingTuesday Challenge to Support ‘The Legacy’ at CCHS

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NORWICH, N.Y.—The Chenango County Historical Society (CCHS) announces a special campaign in celebration of #GivingTuesday, a global day of philanthropy celebrated annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. People from around the world join together...
fashion

Local: Munson-Williams to Launch ‘Sporting Fashion: Outdoor Girls 1800 to 1960’ Starting in June...

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Submitted/written by Judge Joan Shkane | Columnist  Utica—We know that our clothes tend to reflect our society’s standards. But do you know why women wear skirts and western men don’t (excluding Scots’ kilts)? Why men in...
Kathy Hochul

State: Gov. Hochul Announces $234M in Additional Food Assistance for November

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Friday, November 18—Governor Kathy Hochul today announced that all New Yorkers enrolled in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program will receive the maximum allowable level of food benefits for November. All households participating in SNAP — including those already...

Local: Owners of ‘Rainbow Cupboard’ Open New Candy Shop, ‘Dreamy’s Candy, in Clinton

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CLINTON, NY—November 18, 2022: Life just got a little bit sweeter for residents in Oneida County. Last Friday, November 11 at 11:11 AM, the much anticipated Dreamy’s Candy Shop opened at 11 West Park...

Feature: Annual Hibernian Mass at Lourdes/Mother Mary of Our Savior Parish

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Story and Photos by Tom Loughlin, Jr. | Staff writer/photographer Utica—Members of the Men’s Ancient Order of Hibernians and the Ladies of Knock Oneida County Divisions honored their departed members and the victims of the...

Local: Marianne Buttenschon Partners with Local Sports Organizations for ‘Annual Hat & Mitten Drive’

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119th District Assemblywoman Marianne Buttenschon is again partnering with the Utica Comets and the Utica City Football Club to bring warmth to children and individuals in need this winter. There will be special donation...

Local: Utica Food Pantry Turkey Giveaway at Utica Central Fire Station

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The Utica Food Pantry will be holding their annual Turkey Giveaway for those in need on Friday, November 18th @ 10:00 a.m. at the Utica Central Fire Station on 552 Bleecker St. The Food Pantry is...