Points of Pride
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It’s always pleasant to show off something you’re proud of. And that’s what the Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Authority did recently when it hosted county officials from across the state at its … more
Members of Henry P. Smith Post, American Legion Auxiliary, can proudly note that one of their own has achieved an important post in their national organization. Mary Anne Casadei of Rome, life member … more
The United Way can look forward to a bright future. There’s several reasons. First, the United Way of the Valley and Greater Utica Area’s Board of Directors has approved its 2019-2020 funding … more
Although it is still only in its infancy, congratulations to all of those involved in the development and construction of a $12 million center for collaborative research into the next generations of … more
UTICA — It will be sometime this fall the latest stars at the Utica Zoo will make their debut but it should be quite a party. The Utica Zoo has welcomed a pair of newborn red panda cubs. The cubs … more
VERNON — Students never have enough supplies, and the Community Bank N.A. branch in Vernon not only recognizes this problem but is taking action again to remedy the situation. The bank invites the … more
A tip of our baseball cap goes to Smith Post, which had a fine season, earning a trip to the American Legionstate baseball tournament. Despite the eventual loss to Hamburg Post, the Smith Post … more
BOONVILLE — It was another great year for the Boonville-Oneida County Fair. The rides, competitions, agricultural and animal displays, tractor pulls, and this year’s first-ever 4-H Art and Bucket … more
Once again the World Series of Bocce has shown its class, skills and pizzazz by offering locals and visitors a terrific opportunity to compete in one of the world’s oldest games. The 46th World … more
CONSTABLEVILLE — The landmark mansion known as Constable Hall is celebrating a special anniversary this year, highlighted by events this past weekend marking the passing of 200 years since the … more
We’re always on the lookout to promote activities that help some of our favorite institutions, particularly our local libraries. On the Daily Sentinel’s Entertainment page last week we spotted … more
Congratulations to Gansevoort Elementary School fourth-grader Myiah Fowler, who got to tastefully eat her words recently in a fun and delicious way — courtesy of the local business Dippin’ … more
Red Nose Day is a campaign with the mission to end child poverty by funding programs that keep children safe, healthy, and educated., according to its website (rednoseday.org). “Through the power … more
VERONA — Congratulations to the J.D. George Elementary School for its energy and enthusiasm in sponsoring tts 10th annual Mini Relay for Life, hosting nearly 60 cancer survivors in the … more
Louis Comfort Tiffany was one of America’s preeminent designers of decorative arts and interiors. Under his artistic direction and using enamels, metalwork, precious stones, wood, ceramics, and, of … more
As its website (relay.acsevents.org) points out, The Relay For Life movement is the American Cancer Society’s signature fundraiser dedicated to helping communities attack cancer. “From team … more
One of the most notable architectural landmarks in our city is the historic 1858 Jervis House. Once again, public tours of the Jervis House have resumed and continue on several afternoons and … more
Among the many activities that Oneida County’s agencies sponsor there are two initiatives that deserve special attention. Some 450 youth volunteers helped clean the yards of 100 senior citizens … more
It’s always gratifying to see local aid agencies and our educational institutions cooperate to make life better in our region for our citizens, especially those who are less fortunate than the rest … more
Over this past weekend, those of us who love our parks — those great facilities all across New York State — traveled to our favorites for I Love My Park Days. Held the first Saturday in May, the … more
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