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Life-long equestrian doesn’t let MS slow her down

CLINTON — Native Clintonian Mary Jordan broke records when she became the first person with relapsing multiple sclerosis to compete in the highest-level dressage competition in the country — for the third time. Lifelong equestrian, mother and MS advocate Jordan, along with her horse Rubicon 75, competed at the U.S. Dressage Finals Nov. 8-11 at the Kentucky Horse Park in... 2:40pm 11/14/18

Brindisi’s election supporters celebrate the campaign, projected win

On Election Night more than 150 people gathered in the ballroom of the Delta Marriot Hotel in Utica to await the results of the election. With each update the crowd erupted in cheers, by the end of the evening those cheers were mixed with tears of joy, relief, and exhaustion. Tyler Smith of Westmoreland attended and that day cast a ballot for the very first time. “I voted for... 2:40pm 11/14/18

Record ups circulation

Starting this week, the Clinton Record will be delivered to more than 7,000 households and businesses within Clinton, Westmoreland, Clark Mills, and surrounding areas. March 7, 2018 marked 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... 2:40pm 11/14/18

Clinton music students named to Area-All States

CLINTON — Fifteen Clinton Central School music students have been selected to participate in the 2018 New York State School Music Association’s Area All-State Music Festival ensembles. The festival will be held Friday and Saturday, Nov. 16 and 17, at Fulton Central School. They are: Maggie Bailey, Rebecah Bashant, Olivia Bessey-Nolan, Eva Borton, Leah Borton, Alyssa Cancilla,... 2:40pm 11/14/18

From Shakespeare to gardening, college hosts varied lectures

CLINTON — Hamilton College will host a lecture on race and Shakespeare, as well as its Saturday gardening series. A schedule of events: Thursday, Nov. 15 4 p.m.  Lecture: “Shakespeare, Race, and Cultural Blindspots,” by Ian Smith, professor of English and the Richard H. and Joan K. Sell Chair in the Humanities at Lafayette College. Located in Taylor Science Center, Room 3024.... 2:40pm 11/14/18

Sports calendar — Nov. 15-21

College Basketball — Syracuse vs. Connecticut (2K Classic) at Madison Square Garden, 7. Professional Hockey — American Hockey League: Syracuse at Utica, 7. College Basketball — Syracuse vs. Iowa or Oregon (2K Classic) at Madison Squae Garden, 4:30 or 6:30. Hockey — Princeton at Colgate, 7. Professional Hockey — American Hockey League: Utica at Hartford, 7. College Football —... 2:30pm 11/14/18

New York Championship Wrestling to hold ‘Tag Title Turmoil’ Nov. 17

WHITESBORO — New York Championship Wrestling will hold another event, “Tag Title Turmoil,” on Saturday, Nov. 17, at Accelerate Sports Complex, 5241 Judd Road. Doors open at 6 p.m. The price is $20 for front row tickets, $15 for general admission and $10 for standing room/bleachers. The main event is a four-way elimination, and the winners will be crowned the first NYCW tag... 4:00pm 10/31/18

Sports calendar — Oct. 31-Nov. 6

College Basketball — LeMoyne at Syracuse, exhibition game, 7. Professional Harness racing — Vernon Downs, first post 6:10. Hockey — American Hockey League: Utica at Laval, 7:30. College Hockey — Brown at Colgate, 7. Professional Harness racing — Vernon Downs, final racing program of season, first post 6:10. Hockey — American Hockey League: Utica at Laval, 3. College Football —... 4:00pm 10/31/18

Turnovers costly for Continentals

CLINTON — The Williams College Ephs forced five turnovers and posted a 27-17 NESCAC win against the Hamilton College Continentals at Hamilton’s rain-soaked Steuben Field on Oct. 27. Christian Donahoe had eight receptions for a career-high 168 yards and two touchdowns for the Continentals (2-5 NESCAC). The multi-touchdown game was the first for Donahoe at Hamilton and he has... 4:00pm 10/31/18

Mohawk Valley Choral Society to perform Dec. 9

UTICA — The 75-member Mohawk Valley Choral Society, under the direction of Randy Davis, who is celebrating his 30 years of conducting the Choral Society, will perform Handel’s oratorio Messiah on Sunday, Dec. 9, at 2 p.m., at the Church of Our Lady of Lourdes, 2222 Genesee St., Utica. The Choral Society will be accompanied by a chamber orchestra and feature soloists Anita... 2:40pm 11/14/18

Hot Wheels exhibit races into Children’s Museum

The Utica Children’s Museum has cut the ribbon for a special exhibit celebrating the “50th Anniversary of an American Classic – Hot Wheels,” in partnership with Hot Wheels Historian Michael Zarnock. The museum’s fourth floor now houses a portion of Zarnock’s two-time Guinness Book of World Record-holding Hot Wheels collection for visitors to view. The collection spans all 50... 2:40pm 11/14/18

Polar Express gearing up for annual trip

The end of November as well as throughout December will bring plenty of chances to get on board the Adirondack Scenic Railroad’s Polar Express Train Ride. The approximately two-hour round trip goes from Union Station in Utica to Oneida County’s “North Pole” site in Holland Patent. Departure times are at 4:30 and 7 p.m. on Nov. 23-25 plus Nov. 29-30, along with Dec. 1-2, 6-9,... 2:40pm 11/14/18

‘Marie and the Nutcracker Prince’ on stage at Oneida Community Mansion House

Breadcrumbs Productions plans two showings of “Marie and the Nutcracker Prince,” 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 1 at the Oneida Community Mansion House, 170 Kenwood Ave. in Oneida. The production is inspired by the E.T.A. Hoffman tale. Set at the brink of the Russian revolution, it introduces audiences to Marie, an imaginative young woman on the precipice of adulthood; her godfather, a... 2:40pm 11/14/18

Bob Dylan in Utica Nov. 15

Legendary Rockstar Bob Dylan, will come to The Stanley Theater in Utica at 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15. Tickets range from $59.50 to $99.50. Additional service charges may apply. Tickets are available by calling 315-724-4000 or go online to Ticketmaster.com. In a career spanning more than five decades, Dylan’s impact on popular music and culture is immeasurable. With a catalogue... 4:00pm 11/07/18

Off the Wall performs Saturday

CAMDEN — Trinity Community Coffee House, 98 Main St., has announced the return of Off the Wall on Saturday, Nov. 10, at 7 p.m. Featuring Larry Fox on guitar and vocals, Charlie Ingersoll on dobro and vocals, John Burton on banjo, mandolin and vocals, and Dave Rybinski on bass, the group “honestly interprets bluegrass, folk, Americana and country style roots music.” Off the... 4:00pm 11/07/18

Kirkland Art Center offers camp, classes for kids

CLINTON — Kirkland Art Center, 9 1/2 E. Park Row, will host a themed Art Camp for children ages 5-11, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Cost for KAC members is $340 plus a $10 materials fee. For non-members it’s $375 plus the materials fee. Prices are per week. Morning Session 9-10 a.m.: Welcome and warm up. Morning snack and recreational art activities. 10 a.m. to... 4:00pm 07/18/18

STEAM returns to Kirkland Library

CLINTON — Kirkland Town Library, 55 1/2 College St., will host Science Technology Engineering Arts Mathematics (STEAM) Day with Return of the Egg Drop at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 24. Participants will drop eggs out of the library tower. The challenge is to keep them from breaking when they reach the ground. Join other participants and library staff to create a structure to keep... 4:00pm 07/18/18

Orvis earns academic honors from Carleton College

At the end of every academic year, the Carleton community gathers at Honors Convocation to recognize faculty and students for their accomplishments and service. William Orvis, a student from Clinton, was elected to the Sigma Xi honor society. Election to the Carleton Chapter of Sigma Xi, a national honor society, indicates that a student has demonstrated evidence of research... 4:00pm 07/11/18

Huckaby named to honors list

Benjamin Huckaby of Clinton, from the Class of 2019, was named to the Spring 2018 honors list at Pomfret School. To achieve this level of distinction, Huckaby earned a grade point average of at least 3.330 and received no grade lower than a B-. 4:00pm 07/11/18

Tufts recognizes three area scholars

Area students were named to the spring 2018 semester dean’s list at Tufts University, Medford, Mass. They are: Casey Owen, of Clinton; Mikel Quintana, of Clinton; and Erica Yox, of Clinton. 4:00pm 07/11/18

Musicians still needed for Kirkland Library’s Summer Jam

CLINTON — Kirkland Town Library, 55 1/2 College St., is looking for young musicians in grades 9-12 to join local musician Monk Rowe for an interactive workshop at noon on Tuesday, July 10. Those interested may sign up at the library. Participants will learn improvisation while playing swing and rock music “off the page.” Elementary-age musicians and their parents can join at 3... 4:00pm 06/27/18