Mohawk Valley Breastfeeds launches Breastfeeding Campaign

  Mohawk Valley Breastfeeds, a coalition formed by Cornell Cooperative Extension, Oneida County Health Department and CCNY Health, is launching a new educational and public awareness campaign to dispel the perception that it is inappropriate...

Make-A- Wish ® to host fourth annual ‘Walk on the Wild Side’

 Family-friendly event to take place at Wild Animal Park, Chittenango    Chittenango, N.Y. (June 15, 2017)—Make-A-Wish® Central New York is gearing up for its fourth annual family-friendly “Walk on the Wild Side” event held in...

Senate & Assembly pass Senator Griffo’s bill to require insurers to cover 3-D breast...

  ALBANY – The New York State Legislature has passed legislation sponsored by Senator Joseph Griffo that would require health insurers to cover modern 3-D mammography for breast cancer screenings. Each year in New York, more...

Utica Dollars for Scholars awards more than 70 scholarships to area students

Utica Dollars for Scholars presented 78 scholarships to students at their ceremony last week at First Presbyterian Church in Utica, N.Y. These awards were first year awards to students currently in high school. An additional...

Whitesboro Students Collect Change for Kelberman Center

Recently students from local Whitesboro elementary schools presented a check for over $3,700 to the Kelberman Center for autism services. The students gathered their spare change in their classrooms, during Physical Education classes, through...

Stephanie Schriock on NY Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins

WASHINGTON, D.C. - In light of various media reports about tensions among New York Democrats, EMILY’s List president Stephanie Schriock issued the following statement: “The New York Senate needs and the people of New York...

Senator Griffo invites ‘It’s A Utica Thing!’ to highlight local cuisine at State Brewers...

ALBANY – State Senator Joseph Griffo has invited Charlie DiGristina of “It’s A Utica Thing!” to Albany today to showcase Utica’s local cuisine during a gathering of the New York State Brewers Association. As representatives...

National Men’s Health Week

Cancer Services Program Phone: (315) 798-5248 œ Fax: (315) 798-5071 œ Email: publichealth@ocgov.net       Oneida County Health Department Adirondack Bank Building, 5th Floor, 185 Genesee St., Utica, NY 13501 Men can be a role model by making healthy choices The...

American Red Cross Aids Three After Dolgeville Roof Collapse

UTICA, NY (June 12, 2017) - Volunteers from the Mohawk Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross provided immediate emergency aid to three people after a roof collapse and flooding Sunday night on Faville Avenue in Dolgeville, Herkimer County. The Red...

SUNY Poly Psychology/Sociology Club Raises $10,000 for Evelyn’s House in Utica

Event proceeds will help support services for pregnant women and mothers Utica, NY – Mothers and pregnant women in need of safe housing are receiving valuable support thanks to the generosity and hard work of...
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