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Gun show plans on hold

KIRKLAND — A decision on whether to continue plans to host a gun show at Clinton Arena in July has been put on hold by the town board until May. Town officials said they will take into consideration public comments made about the New East Coast Arms Collectors Associates show at its meeting Monday and one that took place on March 28. Supervisor Robert Meelan has said a... 4:00pm 04/18/18

P-TECH honor roll students recognized for third quarter

NEW HARTFORD — The Pathways in Technology Early College High School at the Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES (P-TECH OHM) has announced its honor roll students for the third quarter. The honor roll is divided into three categories: Principal’s List (95-100 percent), Honor Roll (90-94 percent) and Merit Roll (84-89 percent). Among the students recognized include: Principal’s List... 4:00pm 04/18/18

Gathering packs church to learn what to do in active shooting

WESTMORELAND — When a suspected mass shooter opens fire in your vicinity, state police suggest three courses of action: run, hide or fight. Run to safety as quickly as possible. Hide where the shooter can’t find you, but in such a way that you can easily escape. And as a last resort, fight the shooter for your survival. This advice was presented in a public forum Tuesday... 4:00pm 04/18/18

Startups to compete for cash prizes at AFRL Demo Day

Five teams including two from the area were announced for the Spring 2018 Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Commercialization Academy Cohort, and are preparing for a Demo Day on May 31 at 5 p.m. at the Griffiss Institute, 725 Daedalian Drive. The technology transfer entrepreneurial teams are building their startup business projects around Department of Defense intellectual... 4:00pm 04/18/18

Assemblyman Magee: Dairy farmers need our help

Across our state, dairy farmers are struggling with the high costs of doing business and the declining prices of milk. New York has the third-most dairy farms in the nation, and now, more than ever, they need our help. Our state has a rich history of dairy farming and it’s up to us to preserve and protect that history and help ensure that dairy farmers can continue providing... 4:00pm 04/18/18

Today in History — April 18, 2018

Today is Wednesday, April 18, the 108th day of 2018. There are 257 days left in the year. On this date: In 1775, Paul Revere began his famous ride from Charlestown to Lexington, Massachusetts, warning colonists that British Regular troops were approaching. In 1865, Confederate Gen. Joseph E. Johnston surrendered to Union Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman near Durham Station in... 4:00pm 04/18/18

Power of Purse Luncheon scheduled for May 8

WHITESBORO — The Women’s Fund of Herkimer & Oneida Counties will hold the Power of the Purse Luncheon at noon on Tuesday, May 8, at Harts Hill Inn, 135 Clinton St. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. The 21st year of The Women’s Fund and the mission to empower women and girls to realize their dreams will be celebrated. This year’s speaker is Amy Dickinson, who writes the “Ask... 4:00pm 04/18/18

Sumo robots and ‘eco-friendly’ crafts among activities at library

CLINTON — From Iron Chefs to robots and Earth Day crafts, Kirkland Town Library, 55 1/2 College St., has scheduled several activities for the months of April and May. LEGO Sumo Robot Riot April 18 and May 2 and 9 from 6-7 p.m. Learn to build LEGO Mindstorm robots and program them to fight for dominance in the sumo ring. Monday Movie April 16 at 2 p.m. See a documentary about... 4:00pm 04/18/18

MWPAI selected for shared works program

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) has selected Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute Museum of Art (MWPAI) as one of four museums in the northeast to share works from its Art of the Americas collection through the new Terra-Art Bridges program. MWPAI was chosen to participate based on the strengths of its 19th- through contemporary painting collection and its holdings of... 4:00pm 04/18/18