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

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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

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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

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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

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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...
Kathy Hochul

State News: Gov. Hochul Signs Legislation Strengthening Protections for Domestic Violence Survivors

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Governor Kathy Hochul today signed a comprehensive package of legislation that will strengthen protections for survivors of domestic and gender-based violence by ensuring guns are seized from abusive partners and protecting the confidentiality of survivors. Governor Hochul signed...
Lauren Jacobson

Local: Hamilton College Names Chief Investment Officer

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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...
Kathy Hochul

State: Gov. Hochul Signs Legislation Strengthening Support for Older LGBTQ Persons

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Governor Kathy Hochul today signed legislation (S.78-A/A.7855) that amends the program administered by New York State's Office for the Aging to support older New Yorkers. This law clarifies that the Older Americans Act of 1965, which directs...

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

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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

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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

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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...