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Tickets now available for Great Names/Common Ground discussion April 11 at Hamilton College

CLINTON — Tickets for Hamilton College’s combined Great Names/Common Ground discussion with foreign policy experts and former national security advisors, Condoleezza Rice and Susan Rice, were made available to the public Tuesday.  To obtain free tickets visit https://hamiltoncommonground.eventbrite.com. Rice and Rice, two former national security advisors, will discuss the... 4:00pm 03/14/18

Wildlife in ‘Hundred Acre Wood’ subject of Speaker Series

CLINTON — The Hamilton College Arboretum’s 2017-18 Saturday Speaker Series continues on Saturday, March 17 with Kathryn Aalto, historian, landscape designer, and non-fiction writer. She will present “The Natural World of Winnie-the-Pooh” at 10 a.m. in the Taylor Science Center’s Kennedy Auditorium on Hamilton College’s campus. The lecture is free. Aalto will discuss the... 4:00pm 03/14/18

Hamilton College professor to give pair of lectures

CLINTON — Hamilton College Philosophy Professor Marianne Janack, recipient of the 2017-18 Romanell-Phi Beta Kappa Professorship, will give an additional two lectures as part of her three-part lecture series that began earlier this month. All lectures are free. Janack was awarded the Romanell Professorship for her proposed lecture series on the alleged uselessness of... 4:00pm 03/14/18

Education investment must focus on needs of students

I am convinced that New York has some of the best and brightest students in the nation. However, New York State is constantly making a challenge out of their education. Reviewing the governor’s budget proposal, I am pleased to see a school aid increase of $651.4 million. Yet, I see several areas where there is room for improvement in our policies. New York must invest in the... 4:00pm 03/14/18

New York has a debt problem

To hear the administration tell it, the last eight years have seen the state finally find firm financial standing after years of reckless spending and mismanagement. In the governor’s view, these failings have been familial and bipartisan. For years, I’ve been warning my constituents and my colleagues on both sides of the aisle that this is not an accurate accounting of state... 4:00pm 03/14/18

Increased transparency, term limits would benefit all of New York state

Members of the Assembly Minority Conference have put forth a comprehensive rules reform package to increase transparency in the Assembly, institute term limits for leadership and allow good legislation to come to the floor for a vote more frequently. Unfortunately for New York state residents, the reforms were summarily rejected by Assembly Majority without so much as a... 4:00pm 03/14/18

Clinton runner on state champ relay team

Clinton’s Eva Borton was part of the Section III medley relay team that won the state indoor track title on March 3 at Ocean Breeze in Staten Island. Rome Free Academy’s Gianna Capoccia ran the leadoff leg of 1,000 meters and Borton ran the 1,600 meter leg. Joining the pair were Cady Barnes from Fayetteville-Manlius running the 200 and Camryn Stone from Central Valley Academy... 4:00pm 03/14/18

Clinton celebrates hockey heritage, puck patriarch

CLINTON — Hockey holds a long-standing history and tradition in the village — one that’s been around 100 years — and to celebrate, local officials and Hamilton College teamed up to host the four-day “Thank You, Albert Prettyman” event. From Feb. 8-11, an array of special events and activities were held to commemorate hockey at several venues, including Clinton Arena, Kirkland... 4:00pm 03/14/18

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Taft named top hitter

Clinton High School graduate and Le Moyne College redshirt junior Andrew Taft has been named the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Hitter of the Week on March 7. Taft, who was also named Northeast-10 Conference Player of the Week on Monday, slashed .529/.619/1.471 in the Dolphins’ weekend series with Shippensburg. Taft also added five home runs, 12 RBIs and... 4:00pm 03/14/18

‘Artificial Life’ topic of STEAM event April 3

WESTMORELAND — Westmoreland Central School will host a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics)-themed ZI3 Family Night Out for children in kindergarten through sixth grade, and their parents or guardians, from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, April 3 at Westmoreland Middle School. Those interested in attending should register by March 15 at www.westmorelandschool.org.... 4:00pm 03/14/18

Kirkland Art Center hosts ‘Mélange’ exhibit

CLINTON — Kirkland Art Center, 9 /12 E. Park Row, is exhibiting the works of artists Nishiki Sugawara-Beda and Miya Hannan in the Main Gallery through March 30 in a show entitled, “Mélange.” Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday - Friday. Sugawara-Beda was born and raised in Japan, where she learned “Sumi-e,” the Japanese art of ink painting, which was a foundation as... 4:00pm 03/14/18

Photographs and ‘sculptural fabric’ comprise on-going exhibits at Hamilton arts museum

CLINTON — The Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art at Hamilton College, 198 College Hill Road, offers several on-going exhibits for view. The innovative facility is the result of several years of planning and reflects a tradition of support for the arts at Hamilton, according to Director Tracy L. Adler. In 1873, the trustees of Hamilton officially recognized the central role... 4:00pm 03/14/18

Clinton Record carries on long tradition

This week marks the re-establishment of printed community newspapers with the inaugural edition of the Clinton Record, published by the Rome Sentinel Company, previously owner and publisher of the Clinton Courier. The Clinton Record  continues a long tradition of weekly newspapers that extends back to 1846 when Lewis W. Payne first published the Clinton Signal. According to... 4:00pm 03/14/18