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Community-school partnership focus of annual Clinton Chamber meeting

CLINTON — Clinton Central School Superintendent Dr. Stephen L. Grimm spoke of the bond between school and community as the featured speaker at the annual Clinton Chamber of Commerce meeting hosted by LutheranCare. Grimm was introduced by Board of Education President Mary Lou Lauchert, who described the superintendent as the “proud leader we were seeking” in the community.... 4:00pm 03/21/18

19th-century Hamilton professor captures spotlight

A 19th-century Hamilton College philosophy professor and morality crusader comes to life in a new non-fiction book by journalist Michael Doyle, “The Ministers’ War: John W. Mears, the Oneida Community and the Crusade for Public Morality.” Published by Syracuse University Press, the book explores how Hamilton’s John W. Mears fought the commune where all men and women were... 4:00pm 03/21/18

Clinton bowler Doris leads Section III composite team

SYRACUSE — Clinton bowler Meghan Doris had a six-game total pinfall of 1,093 for the Section III girls composite team at the state meet at the OnCenter in Syracuse on March 10. Section III’s girls team finished in second place behind Section XI as Doris had a high game of 213. Vernon-Verona-Sherrill bowler MacKenzie O’Herien finished with a six-game total of 1,048 with a high... 4:00pm 03/21/18

Clinton, Westmoreland to change football divisions

Section III football co-chairman Keith Kempney announced the 2018 Section III football schedules for the upcoming season last week. Clinton, which finished 1-7 overall and 1-4 in the Class C East a season ago, will play in the Class C South/East Division this season along with Canastota, Sherburne-Earlville, newcomer Utica-Notre Dame, Little Falls, Holland Patent, Mount... 4:00pm 03/21/18

Area curling teams compete in national championships

Three area colllege curling teams, SUNY Poly, Colgate University and Hamilton College competed in the sixth annual USA Curling National Championships in Eau Claire, Wisc., on March 9-11. The University of Wisconsin Stevens-Point won its second national curling title with an 8-3 victory over the University of Nebraska in the championship final of the event. UWSP was skipped by... 4:00pm 03/21/18

U-R Speedway to begin 2018 season April 22

It’s been a long time since we heard the engines roar at Utica-Rome Speedway. The air will be cut with thunderous motors when the 2018 season gets started April 22 with the $3,000 to win Chill Factor 50 for DIRT car 358-modifieds at the Fast Track of the East. This season the headlining modified division will feature 358-modifieds rather than the big blocks, maximum 467 cubic... 4:00pm 03/21/18

KAC extends exhibition submission deadline

CLINTON — Kirkland Art Center has extended its deadline to accept artist portfolio submissions for the 2019 exhibition season. The new deadline is Friday, March 30. ​Submission forms are available online by going to www.kacny.org.  The KAC is a multi-arts center with a long history of exhibiting emerging to established artists. Featuring 8-10 solo and group exhibitions each... 4:00pm 03/21/18

‘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