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Application available for high school Humanitarian Award

County Applications for the Jean M. Coon Humanitarian Award are now available from the Zonta Club of Oneida Area and may be obtained from the high school guidance counselors of Oneida, Canastota, VVS, Stockbridge Valley and Holy Cross Academy. This Award is given to a local junior or senior student who demonstrates outstanding volunteer commitments to their local community. Jean M.... 4:00pm 02/13/16

Brindisi says small-city school lawsuit nearing end, rails at state’s argument

Education A lawsuit against the state by eight small-city school districts including Utica, claiming the state has underfunded education aid, is nearing a conclusion, said Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi. Final court briefs were submitted this week, and the state’s arguments against the case are “shameful,” said Brindisi, D-119, Utica, a member of the Assembly Education Committee. A... 4:00pm 02/13/16