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Young gardeners receive national honors

Home Every spring the Gardeners of Rome gives out seeds for children 5-15 years old to participate in the Giant Pumpkin/Big Sunflower Contest. Oct. 1 the winners were announced. They were honored in a ceremony at the group’s monthly meeting on Oct. 24. The winners can then submit the results to participate in the National Contest with the Gardeners of America/ Men’s Garden Clubs of... 4:00pm 01/20/17

Signup starts today for January Food $en$e

Home Registration for the January Food $en$e program will be held at United Methodist churches in Rome and Lee Center. Food $en$e is a discount food program provided by the Central New York Food Bank. Everyone is welcome to participate, regardless of income. There are no income guidelines. The $20.50 per unit cost is payable at the time of registration by cash, check or food... 4:00pm 12/23/16

Many at benefit win arrangements made by garden club members

Home CAMDEN — Lots of people went home winners from a Holiday Benefit held at the Clothing Connection, 84 Main St. McConnellsville Garden Club members made holiday arrangements for display and a drawing to benefit Cluster 13 Ministries, Clothing Connections and the Camden Food Pantry. Cluster 13 repairs homes with no charge to the recipient. Clothing Connection sells clothes at... 4:00pm 12/16/16

Foothills Thrift Shop changes hours; donations, volunteers needed

Home HOLLAND PATENT — The Foothills Rural Country Corner Thrift Shop in the Presbyterian Church on the Park will no longer be open during the evening hours when the Food Pantry is open. The pantry will be open Wednesday evening, Dec. 7th from 5-7 p.m. The first three Saturdays -- Dec. 3, 10, 17 the Pantry and Thrift Store will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. It’s Christmas Basket... 4:00pm 12/02/16

Handmade Holidays workshop Nov. 11

Home WHITESTOWN — Adults looking for an activity to keep the kids busy on Veterans Day, Nov. 11 may consider the 4-H Handmade Holidays workshop being held at Cornell Cooperative Extension, 121 Second St. This year’s project is a double sided, 6 foot sign that can be used anytime of the year. One side says “WELCOME” the other “WE BELIEVE.” Cost for the class is $20 or $15 per 4-H... 4:00pm 11/04/16

Free marketing workshop for livestock producers

Home All area livestock producers are invited to attend a Profitable Meat Marketing Workshop scheduled for Monday, Nov. 14, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the White Eagle Conference Center, 2910 Lake Moraine Road in Hamilton. Registration for this free workshop is required by Nov. 11 by calling 736-3394 ext. 132 or online at: https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/PMM2016_230 . The workshop will be led... 4:00pm 11/04/16