Local girl to attend national forum

SevenDay Hayley Heffernan, a seventh-grader at Notre Dame Junior/Senior High School in Utica, will attend a National Youth Leadership Forum for STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) on June 18-24 at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, N.C. Heffernan, the daughter of Kelly Urtz- Heffernan of Lee Center and Sean Heffernan of Sherrlll, will focus on the engineering and... 9:00am 04/23/17

Get some exercise with Diesel — a true love bug

SevenDay Hello Winston & Readers: Happy Springtime to one and all! My name is Diesel; I was owner surrendered and came to the shelter in mid-March. I am 1-and-a-half-years old — a large sized brindle/white male Terrier, American Pit Bull mix canine. Pleased to meet you! I am a big love bug, very strong and playful. It would be best if I was adopted into a home as the only dog — I would... 9:00am 04/23/17

Turning Stone honored for hotel, spa excellence

SevenDay VERONA — Turning Stone Resort Casino officials and staff came together to celebrate their recent winning of Forbes Four Star ratings for a hotel, restaurant and spa at the venue. Forbes Travel Guide gave The Lodge hotel a Four Star rating for the second consecutive year. The Wildflowers Restaurant and the Skana spa are new Four Star Award winners for 2017. Skana is the only... 9:00am 04/23/17

Lee moves toward digital maps

SevenDay TOWN OF LEE — A digital mapping program to put municipal details such as water system locations and zoning boundaries at the touch of a finger on a hand-held device is being pursued by the town. The program, which officials say can enhance on-site accuracy and responsiveness for matters such as water main breaks and land-usage approvals, will include an initial $2,800... 9:00am 04/23/17

Choose the right tools for the job for easier gardening

SevenDay When I first started gardening, I inherited a hodgepodge collection of gardening tools. Now that I’m wiser, I know having the right tool makes gardening easier and more productive; and I can better enjoy the fruits of my labor. There are some must-have tools for every gardener to start with. Then add to it depending on the type of gardener you are and the types of gardens you... 9:00am 04/23/17