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These days our first responders deserve all the help they can get. Therefore it is fitting that The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties has announced $18,000 in grant money to … more
It was good news to learn over the weekend that venerable Vernon Downs will start harness racing again on June 2 with qualifying races. Owner Jeff Gural described in an interview with the Daily … more
REMSEN — Remsen High School seniors greeted some unusual visitors last week, though school is closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic: Principal Kristy McGrath and Superintendent Tim Jenny. McGrath … more
Last week was National Corrections Officers and Employees Week, and we want to take this opportunity to thank and praise the many officers who work in the county jail and state and federal … more
With our country facing a virus pandemic, it’s gratifying to see neighbors helping neighbors. In addition, volunteers are using their special training and skills to assist others. One of those … more
We’re glad to see that Congress, despite all the challenges the country is facing, will continue its longterm tradition of the 2020 Artistic Discovery Congressional Art Competition. Congressman … more
Despite the uncertainty of our times, it’s terrific to see one of our most important educational institutions plan ahead. Mohawk Valley Community College is launching a new adult degree program for … more
Madison County Historian Matthew Urtz makes some good points as he joins local historians, historical societies, and libraries to help record these unusual times. Urtz said in an interview that the … more
There have been numerous examples of communities and individuals working together and helping each other during this coronavirus crisis. One effort that especially grabbed our attention was featured … more
We are happy to see that the school district is taking active steps during these difficult times to deal with the COVID-19 virus. • A student food distribution site has been established in South … more
Congratulations to Rome Free Academy’s VEX Robotics “Black Knights” team that has qualified for the 2020 VEX Robotics World Championship event on April 22-25 in Louisville, Ky. The “Black … more
Today is Wednesday, March 11, the 71st day of 2020. There are 295 days left in the year. Today in History On March 11, 2011, a magnitude-9.0 earthquake and resulting tsunami struck Japan’s … more
If you’re interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, MVCC has a treat for you. A STEM Fest — a celebration of these fields, will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, … more
Local law enforcement and health officials are mobilizing their strengths and experience to battle the ongoing opioid drug epidemic. This region can be proud of the way these officials are … more
The Food Bank of Central New York’s main goal is to eliminate hunger. And, this not-for-profit organization strives to do this through nutritious food distribution, education, and advocacy in … more
It was a first for the Clinton girls ice hockey team. Mia Lopata, of Clinton, blasted a slap shot from the point that found the back of the net past the Williamsville goaltender. That shot, combined … more
Some of the sweetest events of the year are approaching fast with the 2020 Maple Weekends. Preparations are already underway for March 21-22 and March 28-29 Maple Weekend open house events at 18 … more
Congratulations to senior Damien Call, who became this week the fifth player in RFA’s basketball program to score 1,000 or more points. The lofty goal, fortuitously, came on Senior Night during … more
“Night to Shine is a night where people get to understand their worth...that God loves them and that God has an amazing plan for their life,” Tim Tebow says. Sponsored by the Tim Tebow … more
BOONVILLE — We’ve written before how confident we were that Boonville will bounce back from the devastating downtown fire. Well, it’s good to see we were right. As reported by Daily Sentinel … more
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