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Aug. 15, 2021 Noah C. Hawkins, 22, of Canastota, was issued an appearance ticket for petit larceny. Aug. 16, 2021 Robert...
09/01/2021
BLOTTER: Oneida Police Department

Aug. 15, 2021 Noah C. Hawkins, 22, of Canastota, was issued an appearance ticket for petit larceny. Aug. 16, 2021 Robert J. Howlett, 19, of Oneida, was issued a criminal summons for second-degree harassment. Aug. 17, 2021 Tonya J. Millington, 31, of Oneida, was issued an appearance ticket for trespass. Chad M. Emmons, 33, of West Eaton, was arrested on two separate warrants....

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Aug. 15, 2021 Noah C. Hawkins, 22, of Canastota, was issued an appearance ticket for petit larceny. Aug. 16, 2021 Robert J. Howlett, 19, of Oneida, was issued a criminal summons for second-degree h…

National Immunization Awareness Month reminds us we all need vaccines throughout our lives It’s National Immunization Aw...
08/31/2021
Vaccinations protect people from serious diseases

National Immunization Awareness Month reminds us we all need vaccines throughout our lives It’s National Immunization Awareness Month, the perfect time to make sure you and your family are protected against diseases like pertussis (whooping cough), tetanus and polio. Vaccines are a safe and proven way to protect yourself and your children from several serious diseases. You can provide the best protection for your children by following the recommended immunization schedule and making sure they get the vaccines they need, when they need them....

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National Immunization Awareness Month reminds us we all need vaccines throughout our lives It’s National Immunization Awareness Month, the perfect time to make sure you and your family are protecte…

Norman K. Dann, Ph.D., continues the series of programs he is presenting from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays. Coming up are: Sep...
08/27/2021
‘Passionate Energies’ series continues

Norman K. Dann, Ph.D., continues the series of programs he is presenting from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays. Coming up are: Sept. 1, 2021: ‘Elizabeth Smith Miller: Quiet Advocate’ Sept. 8, 2021: ‘Greene Smith: Rebel and Outdoorsman’ Sept. 15, 2021: ‘Cousins of Reform: Smith and Stanton’ Sept. 22, 2021: ‘The Underground Railroad’ The new book, ‘...

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Norman K. Dann, Ph.D., continues the series of programs he is presenting from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays. Coming up are: Sept. 1, 2021: ‘Elizabeth Smith Miller: Quiet Advocate’ Sept. 8, 2021: ‘Greene S…

All are invited to stand in solidarity with those who have experienced sexual assault by Catholic clergy and with all vi...
08/27/2021
Catholic Church to dedicate memorial to victims and survivors of sexual violence

All are invited to stand in solidarity with those who have experienced sexual assault by Catholic clergy and with all victims of sexual violence as St. Mary's Church in Hamilton dedicates a perpetual memorial to promote healing and a commitment to change. The dedication ceremony will take place at 2 p.m. Oct. 3, 2021, in the garden of St. Mary's, at 16 Wylie St., Hamilton....

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All are invited to stand in solidarity with those who have experienced sexual assault by Catholic clergy and with all victims of sexual violence as St. Mary’s Church in Hamilton dedicates a p…

Two local members of the 2nd Squadron, 101st Cavalry participate in National Guard marksmanship meet in Arkansas Aug. 28...
08/27/2021
Syracuse National Guard soldiers seek to win national marksmanship competition

Two local members of the 2nd Squadron, 101st Cavalry participate in National Guard marksmanship meet in Arkansas Aug. 28 through Sept. 2, 2021 Two Syracuse National Guard soldiers will be competing in the National Guard's national marksmanship competition in Arkansas from Aug. 28 to Sept. 2. Capt. Patrick Cassidy and Sgt. 1st Class Alex Rotondi are members of Charlie Troop of the 2nd Squadron, 101st Cavalry, which drills at Buffalo's Masten Avenue Armory....

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Two local members of the 2nd Squadron, 101st Cavalry participate in National Guard marksmanship meet in Arkansas Aug. 28 through Sept. 2, 2021 Two Syracuse National Guard soldiers will be competing…

Major General Raymond F. Shields, the Adjutant General for the State of New York, announces the recent promotion of four...
08/27/2021
Oneida resident promoted to major in Air National Guard

Major General Raymond F. Shields, the Adjutant General for the State of New York, announces the recent promotion of four Airmen at the New York Air National Guard's 224th Air Defense Group in recognition of their capability for additional responsibility and leadership. Among them is Maj. Sarah Atherton of Oneida; Atherton is the 224th ADG executive officer. The 224th ADG is composed of the 224th Air Defense Squadron and 224th Support Squadron, located in Rome, and Detachment 1 and Detachment 2 that serve in the Washington, D.C....

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Major General Raymond F. Shields, the Adjutant General for the State of New York, announces the recent promotion of four Airmen at the New York Air National Guard’s 224th Air Defense Group in…

Major General Ray Shields, the Adjutant General for the State of New York, announced the promotion of the following memb...
08/27/2021
New York Air National Guard announces promotions

Major General Ray Shields, the Adjutant General for the State of New York, announced the promotion of the following members of the New York Air National Guard in recognition of their capability for additional responsibility and leadership. Matthew Speirs of Cazenovia, assigned to the174th Attack Wing, received a promotion to the rank of master sergeant May 18, 2021 George Stratakos…...

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Major General Ray Shields, the Adjutant General for the State of New York, announced the promotion of the following members of the New York Air National Guard in recognition of their capability for…

Rural Health Council and Office for the Aging partner in initiative One in three American adults have prediabetes. Predi...
08/26/2021
Sign-up now for diabetes prevention program

Rural Health Council and Office for the Aging partner in initiative One in three American adults have prediabetes. Prediabetes means that your blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but not quite high enough to be diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. Prediabetes can increase your risk of Type 2 diabetes, stroke and heart disease. The good news, prediabetes can often be delayed or prevented by making positive lifestyle changes and joining a Prevent T2 Lifestyle Change Program, part of the National Diabetes Prevention Program, led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....

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Rural Health Council and Office for the Aging partner in initiative One in three American adults have prediabetes. Prediabetes means that your blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but not qui…

In addition to the scheduled October shred event in Hamilton, the Madison County Department of Solid Waste has added ano...
08/26/2021
Solid Waste to host two fall 2021 document shredding events

In addition to the scheduled October shred event in Hamilton, the Madison County Department of Solid Waste has added another shred event in September at the Buyea Road Residential Station. The Department of Solid Waste invites residents to attend either event, making sure to follow necessary safety precautions (staying in your vehicle at all times and putting the materials to be shredded in a location where the event staff can easily access them)....

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In addition to the scheduled October shred event in Hamilton, the Madison County Department of Solid Waste has added another shred event in September at the Buyea Road Residential Station. The Depa…

The New Woodstock Free Library will host two wellness workshops in September. Facilitated by Mary Kate Schutt, the works...
08/26/2021
New Woodstock Free Library hosts Wellness Wednesdays

The New Woodstock Free Library will host two wellness workshops in September. Facilitated by Mary Kate Schutt, the workshops will focus on mind and body resilience, which is the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties. Space is limited, so participants are asked to sign up in advance at bit.ly/nwflww or by emailing [email protected]. The workshop dates and descriptions are as follows:...

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The New Woodstock Free Library will host two wellness workshops in September. Facilitated by Mary Kate Schutt, the workshops will focus on mind and body resilience, which is the capacity to recover…

At 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, Senator Rachel May (NYS District 53) will describe the tax credit for the rehabi...
08/26/2021
NYS Barn Tax Credit discussion at Madison County Hop Fest

At 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, Senator Rachel May (NYS District 53) will describe the tax credit for the rehabilitation of historic barns bill introduced in the New York State Senate (S.6042) by Senator Michelle Hinchey of Saugerties on March 31, 2021, and by Assemblymember Didi Barrett (A.6947) from Hudson on April 14. The bill, which will be presented at the 25th annual Madison County Hop Fest, unanimously passed both legislative houses in June....

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At 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, Senator Rachel May (NYS District 53) will describe the tax credit for the rehabilitation of historic barns bill introduced in the New York State Senate (S.60…

Madison County Clerk Michael Keville announced that the Madison County DMV in Wampsville will be expanding its hours to ...
08/26/2021
Madison County DMV announces new hours beginning in September

Madison County Clerk Michael Keville announced that the Madison County DMV in Wampsville will be expanding its hours to better serve the residents of Madison County and Central New York. Beginning, Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021, the Wampsville DMV will have extended hours Monday through Thursday and be open by appointment only on Fridays. Here is the new schedule: Mondays from 7:45 a.m....

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Madison County Clerk Michael Keville announced that the Madison County DMV in Wampsville will be expanding its hours to better serve the residents of Madison County and Central New York. Beginning,…

08/26/2021
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Oneida Health announced Aug. 19, 2021, that it would be closing its downtown Maternal Health Center clinic, a Medicaid Assisted Pregnancy Program, and moving those services to its Women’s Health practice located on Oneida Health’s main campus in Oneida. The timing of the decision was the result of a recent office expansion of Women’s Health in the fall of 2020 as well as recent changes in provider staffing at the clinic....

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July 29, 2021 Garrett A. Johnson, 20, of Verona, was issued an appearance ticket for endangering the welfare of a child....
08/24/2021
BLOTTER: Oneida Police Department

July 29, 2021 Garrett A. Johnson, 20, of Verona, was issued an appearance ticket for endangering the welfare of a child. August 3, 2021 Jolene E. Wheeler, 32, of Oneida, was issued appearance tickets for endangering the welfare of a child and no seatbelt (back seat passenger 4-6 y.o.a.) Samantha M. Winn, 31, of Pocono Pines PA, was issued an appearance ticket for endangering the welfare of a child....

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July 29, 2021 Garrett A. Johnson, 20, of Verona, was issued an appearance ticket for endangering the welfare of a child. August 3, 2021 Jolene E. Wheeler, 32, of Oneida, was issued appearance ticke…

PAC-99 is experiencing equipment problems, which make it impossible to broadcast our previously recorded programming. We...
08/24/2021
PAC 99 news

PAC-99 is experiencing equipment problems, which make it impossible to broadcast our previously recorded programming. We will return to broadcasting as soon as these issues are resolved. Recent and archived programming is available on the PAC-99 page.

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PAC-99 is experiencing equipment problems, which make it impossible to broadcast our previously recorded programming. We will return to broadcasting as soon as these issues are resolved. Recent and…

UPDATE Aug. 23, 2021, 8:33 a.m.: A state of emergency is still in effect for parts of DeRuyter, Georgetown and Eaton, sa...
08/23/2021
Emergency declaration remains in effect for parts of Southern Madison County

UPDATE Aug. 23, 2021, 8:33 a.m.: A state of emergency is still in effect for parts of DeRuyter, Georgetown and Eaton, said Madison County Board Chairman John M. Becker. The state of emergency in Lebanon has been lifted as of 8 a.m. this morning. The following roads are closed due to flooding: Arnold Road, Richmond Road and State Route 13 between Sheds and Hunt Road in DeRuyter; Wescott Road in Eaton and Bronder Hollow Road in Georgetown....

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UPDATE Aug. 23, 2021, 8:33 a.m.: A state of emergency is still in effect for parts of DeRuyter, Georgetown and Eaton, said Madison County Board Chairman John M. Becker. The state of emergency in Le…

08/23/2021
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SUNY Morrisville is bringing its innovation, competition Belgian hitch and exciting hands-on approach to learning to The Great New York State Fair again this year. See the college during Agricultural Education Days, Friday through Sunday, Aug. 20 through 22, 2021, from noon to 8 p.m., in the Toyota building. Faculty and staff will have information about the college’s exciting academic programs, answer questions and talk about the engaging, one-of-a-kind learning going on inside and outside of SUNY Morrisville classrooms....

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Jamie R. Joseph of Cazenovia was named to first honors on the Clark University dean's list. This selection marks outstan...
08/23/2021
Jamie Joseph named to Clark University’s spring 2021 dean’s list

Jamie R. Joseph of Cazenovia was named to first honors on the Clark University dean's list. This selection marks outstanding academic achievement during the spring 2021 semester. Students must have a GPA of 3.8 or above for first honors or a GPA between 3.50 and 3.79 for second honors.

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Jamie R. Joseph of Cazenovia was named to first honors on the Clark University dean’s list. This selection marks outstanding academic achievement during the spring 2021 semester. Students mus…

08/20/2021
508 Resource Limit Is Reached

On Aug. 17, 2021, state police in Sylvan Beach arrested Russel L. King, 40, of Sylvan Beach, on a charge of third-degree burglary (a class D felony) after a month-long investigation. King was taken into custody and interviewed regarding his involvement in the burglary that occurred July 1 at Eddie’s Restaurant in Sylvan Beach. King admitted that he broke into the business around 1:20 a.m....

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State police are actively searching for 13-year-old Jaquez Saxon who was last seen Aug. 19, 2021, at 3:30 p.m., walking ...
08/20/2021
State police search for missing teen in Oneida County

State police are actively searching for 13-year-old Jaquez Saxon who was last seen Aug. 19, 2021, at 3:30 p.m., walking on Teelin Road in the town of Vienna, Oneida County. Jaquez is four feet, seven inches tall, weighs 90 pounds and has brown hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing an orange shirt and dark shorts. No direction of travel or potential destination is known.

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State police are actively searching for 13-year-old Jaquez Saxon who was last seen Aug. 19, 2021, at 3:30 p.m., walking on Teelin Road in the town of Vienna, Oneida County. Jaquez is four feet, sev…

08/19/2021
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Pleads guilty to second-degree murder, sentence of 20 years to life expected George McDonald, Jr., 25, of Fyler Road, Kirkville, pled guilty Aug. 19, 2021, to second-degree murder in the September 2020 homicide of Lizzie Garrow. He entered the plea before Madison County Court Judge Patrick J. O’Sullivan. In entering this plea, McDonald admitted under oath the intentional killing of Garrow by stabbing her multiple times with a kitchen knife and abandoning her body by the Thruway overpass on Main Street in the village of Canastota....

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State police in Oneida is attempting to identify two individuals captured on surveillance camera in connection with a bu...
08/17/2021
State police seek assistance identifying individuals on surveillance photos

State police in Oneida is attempting to identify two individuals captured on surveillance camera in connection with a burglary investigation that occurred at approximately 4 a.m. Sunday, July 25, 2021, at the Whitewater Tavern on State Route 31 in the town of Lenox, Madison County. If anyone recognizes either/both individuals or has any information they are asked to contact State Police Troop D Oneida at 315.366.6000.

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State police in Oneida is attempting to identify two individuals captured on surveillance camera in connection with a burglary investigation that occurred at approximately 4 a.m. Sunday, July 25, 2…

Vernon-Verona-Sherrill School District has released the “2021-22 Income Eligibility Guidelines for Free and Reduced-Pric...
08/16/2021
VVS announces free, reduced lunch guidelines

Vernon-Verona-Sherrill School District has released the “2021-22 Income Eligibility Guidelines for Free and Reduced-Price Meals or Free Milk.” doc01439420210816102102Download

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Vernon-Verona-Sherrill School District has released the “2021-22 Income Eligibility Guidelines for Free and Reduced-Price Meals or Free Milk.” doc01439420210816102102Download

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