Village board names two to LPC

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CLINTON — The Village of Clinton named two members of its board to represent the village on the Downtown Revitalizaton Initiative joint Local Planning Committee on Monday, May 6 in Lumbard Hall. …

Rabid raccoon killed in Kirkland; rabies clinics announced

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A raccoon tested positive for rabies in Kirkland after it was killed by a pet dog on Monday, May 6 but no humans were exposed, the Oneida County Health Department announced. The Health Department …

Annie Starke is back in Clinton at Kirkland library

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CLINTON — This Monday the Kirkland Town Library will present “The Wife” as its afternoon movie at 2 p.m. And while Glenn Close is the lead actor and a widely recognizable name, Annie Starke is …

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Cliff’s Local Market – 33 Utica St.,
Cliff’s Local Market – 7481 State Rte. 5
Stewarts – 220 Utica St.
Hannaford Supermarket – 55 Meadow St.
Bassett Health Care – 34 Chenango Ave N.
Utica Coffee – 1 Park Row

Fasttrac – River Rd.

Byrne Dairy– 24 Genesee St.
Presbyterian Home – 4290 Middle Settlement Rd.
Preswick Glen – 55 Preswick Dr.
Stewarts – 4756 Middle Settlement Rd.

Cliff’s Local Market – 8429 State Route 69

Circle K – 7296 W Main St.
North Star Orchard – 4741 State Route 233
Stewarts – 5319 State Route 233

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Holland Farms – 50 Oriskany Blvd.


Speedway’s season opener rescheduled

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VERNON — The weather just will not cooperate for Utica-Rome Speedway this season. For the fourth time, the Speedway’s season opener on Sunday, May 12 was washed out due to heavy rains and …
DINNER TIME — Naturalist Matthew Perry spreads bird seed for all the winged friends that make Spring Farm CARES Nature Sanctuary their home.

Spring Farm Nature Sanctuary home of preserved and restored native wildlife

Thursday, May 9
CLINTON — Spring Farm CARES has a reputation for rescuing and caring for injured and sick farm animals and household pets, and serves as a place for them to stay for the remainder of their lives. …
CABOOSE IS LOOSE — This red caboose known to many Clintonians from the drive-thru lane at the Meadow Street McDonalds pulled out of the fast food station for the last time on Tuesday, April 23 on its way to a new home in St. Johnsville. The new owners of the 30-year-old conversation piece plan on make it an 1860s era cabin for rent in their recreation trailer park.

McDonald’s caboose to be resurrected into campground cabin

Thursday, May 2
CLINTON — Once a special little attraction for local residents and a place that may have hosted a children’s birthday party or two, was on its way to getting a new home on Tuesday, April 23. The …
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Gruwell, Becerra present documentary/talk at WCS

Thursday, May 2
WESTMORELAND — “Family is what we make, and family is what we choose.” And a family is what they became back in 1994, and still are today. Twenty-five years since her first year of teaching at …
DRAINING THE POOL — Clinton Fire Chief Jim Scoones prepares to drain the Jack Boyton Community Pool on Thursday, April 18. As part of the Downtown Revitalization Initiative Jennifer Giannone suggested improvements be made to the 62-year-old community pool on Norton Ave. The pool could use some patches and resurfacing along with an ADA pool house for physically disabled swimmers.

Village and town seek revitalization

Thursday, April 25
CLINTON — Four years ago New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo developed the Downtown Revitalization Initiative, a grant of $10 million to fix up and develop New York State downtown neighborhoods …
TASTY DISPLAY — Brookdale Program Coordinator Bethany Papale shows off an Easter basket cake made by Chef Richard Fluharty during a cake baking/decorating demonstration held for residents at Brookdale Senior Living in Clinton.  The carrot cake recipe was actually provided by one of the residents.

Seniors enjoy ‘personal touch’ at Brookdale Senior Living

Thursday, April 25
CLINTON — Sometimes it can be easy to take the simple pleasures in life for granted, like enjoying a favorite meal or singing old songs, but staff at Brookdale Senior Living are integrating those …