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$50K eyed for Verona Fire District

County A short-term solution has been proposed by the county executive to fix a $50,000 hole in the Verona Fire District budget. County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. is requesting the Board of Legislators approve taking $50,000 from casino settlement money and giving it to the fire district. Following enactment of the settlement earlier this year, the Oneida Indian Nation... 4:00pm 09/17/14

Sixth-graders to get lessons in conservation

County About 700 sixth-graders from six local school districts are anticipated at Delta Lake State Park on Sept. 23 and 30 for the annual Oneida County Conservation Education Days, which are marking their 50th anniversary presentation. The students will learn about a variety of conservation-related topics in an outdoor classroom setting, according to Cornell University Cooperative... 4:00pm 09/17/14

AT&T expands 4G LTE network to Boonville

Business BOONVILLE— AT&T has expanded 4G LTE network to Boonville and along Route 12 in the area. LTE technology is capable of delivering mobile Internet speeds up to 10 times faster than 3G, the company noted. LTE technology means faster processing time to move data through a network, such as initiating a web page file or download, improving services like mobile gaming, two-way video... 4:00pm 09/17/14

Students receive Deans’ Awards

Education Local students who have started their studies at SUNY Oswego in the fall semester received $6,000 Deans’ Awards. They are: Carter J. Kimball of East Campbell Avenue in Sherrill, majoring in political science; Jared A. Moore of Moore Road in Westmoreland, majoring in zoology; and Julie M. Page of Gilbert Road in Whitesboro, majoring in adolescence education. 4:00pm 09/17/14

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