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Recovering heroin user gives hope for addicts, families

Madison ONEIDA — Heroin addiction wears many faces: despair, frustration, loneliness, fear. But Oneida resident Kendall Bachmann, a recovering heroin user, is hoping to give a new face to the growing epidemic — hope. Bachmann is recovering from an 18-year dependence on heroin through faith in God, the support and love of her husband, Kevin, and improved access to treatment and... 4:00pm 09/20/17

Diabetes adult support group meets Sept. 21

Health Trading Up, the Mohawk Valley Health System’s Central New York Diabetes Education Program adult support group for those with diabetes and pre-diabetes, meets Sept. 21 at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room at the Center for Continuing Care Services, 1676 Sunset Ave., Utica. New members are welcome to attend. The group provides an outlet for people to give and receive both... 4:00pm 09/18/17

Nominations sought for Celebrating Life Event

Senior Oneida County Office for the Aging and Continuing Care and the Community Elder Wellness Council, Inc. are seeking nominations for three categories of caregivers to be honored at the annual Celebrating Life Event on Nov. 2. The month of November marks National Family Caregiver Month and the annual Celebrating Life event which is co-sponsored by the Office for the Aging and... 4:00pm 09/19/17

Film ‘Marjorie Prime’ based on pulitzer-nominated play

Entertainment Cinema Capitol, 230 W. Dominick St., will present the drama “Marjorie Prime” from Sept. 15-28. Directed by Michael Almereyda and based upon the Pulitzer Prize-nominated play of the same title by Jordan Harrison, “Marjorie Prime” stars Lois Smith as Marjorie, an elderly woman living in a time of artificial intelligence. She spends her final, ailing days with a computerized... 4:00pm 09/14/17

Old Forge Library hosts ‘Blissville: An Investigation’

Arts & Learning OLD FORGE — “Blissville: An Investigation” will take place at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 28, at Old Forge Library, 220 Crosby Blvd. There will be a screening of the video project, followed by a question-and-answer and open discussion with filmmaker Hank Linhart. The documentary is about a remote corner of Queens. Blissville is the former name of the tiny triangle bounded by the... 4:00pm 09/20/17