Hanna reviewing stance on Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement

County Legislation to strengthen President Barack Obama’s hand for a new round of trade deals is advancing in Congress and that is alarming to some area residents. A coalition of community, labor, environmental and consumer groups is calling on local Rep. Richard L. Hanna and other members of the Central New York congressional delegation to oppose fast-tracking trade deals that they... 4:00pm 04/25/15

Sylvan Beach "Blizzard" April 23, 2015

Fusco eyes primary, endorsements

Rome Mayor Joseph R. Fusco Jr. has five people ready to challenge him for the top executive’s chair at City Hall, and the incumbent says he is ready for the race. Fusco said that he is prepared to run a Republican primary, and has also contacted several other parties about screening for their endorsements. Fusco, who is in the last year of his first four-year term, screened for the... 4:10pm 04/24/15

Indium seeks summer employees

Business NEW HARTFORD — Indium Corp. will host a job fair Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES, 4747 Middle Settlement Road. Indium plans to fill 21 summer seasonal positions at its Utica location. At this job fair, the company will provide prospective employees with the opportunity to learn about the organization, talk to current employees, and... 4:00pm 04/25/15

Local student teams among contest winners

Education Student teams from five area colleges were among winners in the New York Business Plan Competition’s Mohawk Valley Regional Qualifier, said SUNY Polytechnic Institute, which was among the winners. The winners, who moved on to the final round on Friday in Albany, also included teams from Utica College, Hamilton College, Mohawk Valley Community College and Morrisville State... 4:00pm 04/25/15

Comets headed home still needing two wins

Sports CHICAGO — The Chicago Wolves evened up the best-of-five series with a two-goal second period that defeated the Utica Comets, 2-1, on Friday night in Game 2 of the Calder Cup Western Conference quarterfinals. Hunter Shinkaruk scored his second goal of the Calder Cup Playoffs, and the lone goal of the night for the Comets at the AllState Arena. Alexandre Grenier assisted on the... 4:10pm 04/25/15

Sales in Bartlett May 2

Religion BARTLETT — The semi-annual basement and bake sales will be held in the Bartlett Baptist Church, 5639 Bartlett Bartlett Road at Eureka Road in the Town of Westmoreland from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 2. A bag sale starts at noon. The Ladies’ Aid sponsors the event. Doughnuts are made there and coffee is available. There will be “clothing for everyone, books, household... 4:00pm 04/25/15