Local: Oneida County Awarded $2.25 Million Veteran Suicide Prevention Grant

County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that Oneida County has been awarded a $2.25 million federal grant to help prevent suicide among military veterans. “Suicide rates among our veterans are rising and they...

Local: NY AG’s Office to Host Gun Buyback in Rome on Oct. 22

ROME – The Office of New York Attorney General Letitia James is hosting a community gun buyback with the Rome Police Department on Saturday, October 22, at the St. Paul's Catholic Church. This event...
Max Boot

Local: Washington Post Columnist Max Boot to Speak at Hamilton College

Clinton, NY — Hamilton College is holding the first Common Ground event in its 2022/2023 series when it hosts Max Boot, best-selling author, foreign-policy analyst, and Washington Post columnist, on Tuesday, Oct. 25, at...
Red Cross

Local: American Red Cross Aids Seven After Rome Fire

UTICA, NY, October 19—Volunteers from the Central and Northern New York Chapter of the American Red Cross provided immediate emergency aid to seven people in two families, after a fire Monday on Floyd Avenue in Rome, Oneida...
Lauren Jacobson

Local: Hamilton College Names Chief Investment Officer

Clinton, NY—Hamilton College has announced the appointment of Lauren Jacobson as chief investment officer to manage its more than $1.3 billion endowment. Jacobson currently serves as managing director and co-head of marketables asset classes at Columbia Investment...

Local: Assemblywoman Buttenschon Discusses Legislation Signed by Gov. Hochul to Stop Catalytic Converter Thefts

As of January 1, 2023, new state requirements will impose restrictions on selling catalytic converters and require all qualified dealerships to maintain records of ownership of the equipment. The bill, A1940e, sponsored by Assemblywoman...
Utica Monday Nite

Local: Unveiling of Mural Celebrating Utica Monday Nite’s 25th Anniversary

UTICA -- A celebration marking the completion of a gigantic 30' x 50' mural on Player's Theatre's north wall will be held on Tuesday, October 25 from 3-5:30 pm at the corner of State...
Kathy Hochul

State: Gov. Hochul Announces Pay Increases for Nurse Positions Statewide

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced a series of pay increases for nurse positions within New York State agencies to help improve recruitment and retention among the state's healthcare workforce. The increases, which account for the...

Local: Cliff’s Local Market and The Kelberman Center Raise Funds for Autism Awareness

October 14—Cliff’s Local Market and The Kelberman Center are teaming up for the third annual Autism Awareness Campaign, with a continued commitment to spreading awareness and raising funds for autism within our community. From...

Local: MVCC Partners with Today’s Students Tomorrow’s Teachers to Support Academic and Career Success

Utica — Mohawk Valley Community College (MVCC) and Today’s Students Tomorrow’s Teachers (TSTT), a non-profit organization that provides support and resources to aspiring teachers, have entered into a partnership agreement to provide a variety...