Meetings — July 24, 2017

Meetings / Events Mohawk Valley Community Action Agency board of directors, 12:30 p.m. at 9882 River Road, Marcy. Boonville Village Board, 7 p.m. Village Office, 13149 State Route 12. Boonville Town Planning Board, 6 p.m. Town offices, 13149 State Route 12.  Western Zoning Board of Appeals, 7 p.m. Town Hall, 9219 Main St. Westernville. Sherrill Power and Light Board, 3:30 p.m. City Hall, 377... 4:00pm 07/22/17

Oneida County lauded for technology initiatives

County For the third year in a row, Oneida County has been named one of America’s top digital counties by the Center for Digital Government and the National Association of Counties. Oneida County finished in the top 10 in the 150,000-249,000 population category in the 15th annual Digital Counties Survey, which identifies best technology practices among counties nationwide. “Once... 4:00pm 07/22/17

Food Truck Rally slated for Monday

Rome The City of Rome will host a Food Truck Rally 5-8 p.m. on Monday, July 24, next to the Griffo Green at City Hall, 198 N. Washington St. This event is in conjunction with the Monday Night Concert Series organized by the Parks and Recreation Department and the Honor America Days Celebration.  The lineup of food trucks scheduled to be in attendance includes Sarita’s Empanadas,... 4:00pm 07/22/17

Joy boiler issue nearing ‘middle-ground solution’

Education Still-simmering issues over costs to replace undersized heating boilers at Joy Elementary School may get cooled a bit, after company officials responsible for the error spoke to the Board of Education and offered to account for more of the cost difference. Discussions toward a possible solution will continue, school district Superintendent Peter C. Blake said after the board... 4:00pm 07/22/17

Acting Madison County sheriff seeks offical post

Public Safety WAMPSVILLE — Acting Madison County Sheriff Jon E. Ball has accepted the nomination for sheriff on the Democrat Party line for this fall’s election. Ball has been serving as sheriff since former Sheriff Allen Riley resigned June 21 to accept an appointment to the New York State Commission on Corrections. Ball was endorsed by the Democratic Committee at the end of June, and has... 4:00pm 07/22/17

Cupp will coach both men’s and women’s golf teams at Hamilton

Sports CLINTON — Rome’s Lauren Cupp has been promoted to the head coach for both the men’s and women’s golf teams at Hamilton College. Cupp started her coaching career as an assistant in the fall of 2012 when women’s golf was added as the 29th varsity sport at the college. She was promoted to associate head coach in June 2015 and held that position until January 2017. “Lauren has... 4:10pm 07/22/17

Mount Calvary Vacation Bible School starts Monday

Religion The Mount Calvary Baptist Church, 203 Erie Blvd. E., will host its annual Vacation Bible School Monday through Friday, July 24-28. This year’s theme is “The Faith Run — On Course with God.” Classes for nursery age children to adults will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The Rev. Tommy Ray Jackson, Sr. noted the church is also offering community activities including fellowship and... 4:00pm 07/22/17

75th Strawberry Shortcake Social adds raffle

Religion The Zion Episcopal Church, at the corner of West Liberty and North Washington Streets is hosting their 75th annual strawberry shortcake social Saturday, July 29, from noon-3 p.m. As part of the celebration, the church has added a basket raffle. You do not have to be present to win, just write your name and phone number on your raffle tickets, and a church member will call you... 4:00pm 07/22/17