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Sangertown Square to get refunded $650,000 from county

County A court decision in favor of Sangertown Square in a case it filed disputing its assessment is going to cost Oneida County about $650,000. ​That’s how much money is being refunded by the county because a judge agreed with the New Hartford enclosed mall’s claim that it was overtaxed, said County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. Sangertown successfully sought to have its... 4:00pm 02/25/17

MacDougall Foundation gifts $4K to Wanderers’ Rest

County CANASTOTA — The John and Elaine MacDougall Foundation has awarded $4,000 to Wanderers’ Rest Humane Association. The money will aid in efforts by the shelter to educate on the proper and respectful treatment of companion animals. “We are very appreciative and excited for this funding, which will help with upgrading equipment for presenting our humane education program to reach... 4:00pm 02/25/17

Cow put down for rabies

County A cow in Oneida County was identified as symptomatic for rabies and was euthanized, the county Health Department reported Friday. It is the county’s first case of rabies this year. Details were not provided by the department. “It is important to understand that not only family pets can be exposed to rabies,” said the announcement. “Working farms, hobby farms, and people who... 4:00pm 02/25/17

Republican committee to screen candidates

County WESTMORELAND — The town Republican Committee will be screening candidates for the positions of supervisor, highway superintendent, councilperson and town justice. Interested Republicans can contact A.R. Storey, committee chair, at (315) 337-2919 by March 24 to arrange an appointment. 4:00pm 02/25/17