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Lee Center fire department to update plan, fix firehouse door

County TOWN OF LEE — Updating an emergency response planfor incidents involvinghazardous materials is among town fire district goals for this year, says Board of Fire Commissioners Chairman PatrickHetherington. The plan “must be updated to reflect current coordination with the Oneida County Hazmat team” for such incidents as petroleum or chemical spills, said Hetherington. Fire... 4:00pm 01/17/17

2017 Madison County travel guide released

County Madison County Tourism, the county’s official tourism promotion agency, announced that the 2017 Madison County Travel Guide is now available. The 44-page guide, which features a scenic shot of the Colgate Inn and downtown Hamilton on the cover, presents visitors with comprehensive sections on attractions, craft beverages, dining, recreation, lodging, events, shopping and other... 4:00pm 01/17/17

Lutheran Home awarded grant to assist caregivers of dementia sufferers

County The Lutheran Home of Central New York, an affiliate of Community Wellness Partners, has been awarded $500,000 by the state Department of Health to expand its caregiver support programs over the next five years for rural communities with limited access to services.    Caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or other memory impairments throughout rural areas of... 4:00pm 01/17/17

OCIDA plans public hearings on incentives for pair of proposed development projects

County Two requests for tax incentives to support projects are pending before the Oneida County Industrial Development Agency with public hearings planned this month. One application is to finish and equip currently vacant space at Assured Information Security headquarters at Griffiss business park and the other is for an upscale housing development in the town of New Hartford. AIS... 4:00pm 01/16/17