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Oneida celebrates National School Choice Week

Madison ONEIDA— Oneida Mayor Leo N. Matzke has declared Jan. 21-27 as “School Choice Week in the City of Oneida.” The declaration’s goal is to reinforce the importance of diverse education opportunities to children living in the city when the event happens next week. “All children in the City of Oneida should have access to the highest quality education possible, as the City of Oneida... 4:00pm 01/20/18

Rome to launch fresh website design this weekend

Rome The City of Rome is scheduled to launch a newly designed website over the weekend with an official launch date of Monday, Jan. 22. “When citizens, visitors, or tourists view the City of Rome’s website they are first greeted by a new design with a large visual on the homepage. This image will change with every season showcasing our four-season environment,” said Mayor... 4:00pm 01/19/18

Flood victims can call 211 for aid

Oneida Residents and businesses impacted by last weekend’s flooding in several areas around Oneida County can turn to Herkimer-Oneida Organizations Active in Disaster for assistance. Reachable by dialing 211, the association of independent organizations that support emergency response efforts is working on plans to identify and meet recovery needs from the recent flooding in... 4:00pm 01/20/18

MWPAI adds trustees to board

County Steven J. Brown and Peggy O’Shea have been named to the Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute Board of Trustees. Brown is a former senior vice president, chief operating officer at Faxton-St. Luke’s Healthcare, Utica, and Mohawk Valley Network, Inc. He holds a doctor of management in organizational leadership from the University of Phoenix’s School of Advanced Study, as well... 4:00pm 01/20/18

Bartell Machinery Systems receives pair of awards

Business TOWN OF LEE — Bartell Machinery Systems has received two awards recognizing business achievements, the company announced. • Bartell has been awarded “STAR” status in the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Voluntary Protection Program (VPP). That status recognizes an organization’s efforts in prevention and control of occupational safety and health hazards... 4:00pm 01/20/18

Lawrence named to GLDC board

Rome Oneida County Aviation Commissioner Chad Lawrence is joining the Griffiss Local Development Corp. Board of Directors. The board approved his selection Thursday. Lawrence, who was named the chief administrative pilot at Griffiss International Airport earlier this month, was appointed to the seat held by previous aviation commissioners. He was recommended by the board’s... 4:00pm 01/20/18