Almanac

Mohawk Valley Almanac – August 2022

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By Roger Chambers | Columnist  August has no major holidays. While August is generally more popular for family vacations and the better-known large summer festivals, August is still a popular month for vacation travel. Popular...

Local News: Statement from SUNY Polytechnic Institute Acting President Dr. Tod A. Laursen Regarding...

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UTICA, NY — "The signing of New York State’s Green Chips legislation by Governor Kathy Hochul today at the Albany Nanotech Complex, home to SUNY Poly’s Albany campus, is a testament to the continued...

Local News: MVCC Cultural Series Announces Fall Lineup

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Mohawk Valley Community College has announced the lineup of events for the Fall 2022 semester, which will include a performance by comedian Jay Pharoah, an “American Idol” Winners Songwriting Showcase, and An Evening with...

Local News: Assemblywoman Buttenschon Secures Funding for the Rome Art and Community Center Artletics...

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ROME, NY — Assemblywoman Marianne Buttenschon (D-Utica-Rome) presented a $15,000 ceremonial check to the Rome Art and Community Center to support its Artletics program. “The importance of fostering a love of the arts and culture...

State News: Attorney General James Announces Election Protection Hotline Ahead of August Primary

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NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James today announced that the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) will make its Election Protection Hotline available for the upcoming August 23, 2022 election and...

Press Release: 21st Anniversary 9/11 Day of Service Kick Off Event

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UTICA, NY – 50 Forward Mohawk Valley will once again be sponsoring a 9/11 Day of Service Event as an AmeriCorp Seniors program sponsor. To commemorate the 21st Anniversary, we will be holding food...

For Your Examination: U.S. Gives Away Technology That Could Help Solve the Climate Crisis...

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By John A. Stemen | Columnist  There’s a 1961 episode of "The Twilight Zone" that aired just two weeks after my birth but that found its way to reruns for decades to follow that’s on...
Water Safari

Local News: Water Safari Still Hiring for Summer/Fall

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OLD FORGE, NY — Water Safari Resort is still hiring for the remainder of the 2022 summer season at the Enchanted Forest Water Safari, Old Forge Camping Resort, and Water's Edge Inn.  Positions are...
Kathy Hochul

State News: Gov. Hochul Announces $44.4 Million in Assistance for Struggling Families with Children

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Governor Kathy Hochul today announced the distribution of $44.4 million in federal pandemic funding to help struggling New Yorkers with children to cover back-to-school and early life nutritional expenses. Administered by the state Office of Temporary and...

State News: Gov. Hochul Signs Legislation to Address Economic Inequalities Facing Transgender New Yorkers

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Governor Hochul today signed legislation (S.5933-A/A.8133) that will direct the Department of Labor to conduct a study on the statewide employment rate of trans individuals in the state, in consultation with the Division of...