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Keep Mohawk Valley Beautiful’s 20th Annual “Clean & Green” Effort: Wrap-Up Event

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Keep Mohawk Valley Beautiful (KMVB), an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful, will be hosting a wrap-up event in partnership with the Central Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired at 10:00 AM on October 20th....

Women’s March for Reproductive Justice

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Utica, NY - Rally for Reproductive Justice WHAT: Women’s March for Reproductive Justice WHEN: Saturday, October 2 at 2 p.m. WHERE: Begin at YWCA MV Admin Office, 7 Rutger Park; march to and end at Utica Planned...

Local Volunteers Walk to Fight Suicide

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By Karen Heisig kheisig@afsp.org Out of Darkness walk brough to the Mohawk Valley Utica, NY- October 3, 2021− The annual Mohawk Valley Out of the Darkness Community Walk, hosted by the Greater Central New York Chapter and...

Team Members Announce Launch of Domestic Violence High Risk Team

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Multidisciplinary Team Established in Oneida County to Prevent Domestic Violence UTICA, N.Y. (Sept. 29, 2021) - The Oneida County Sheriff’s Office held a press conference yesterday to unveil the Oneida County Domestic Violence High Risk...

The value of the flu vaccine and other lessons from flu seasons past 

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  Flu activity was unusually low throughout the 2020-2021 flu season both in the United States and globally, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the reason is not a surprise....

Washington state school bus driver attacked with knife, killed in

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A school bus driver in Washington state was stabbed and killed in an attack that happened in front of elementary school students late last week, authorities said. The driver was attacked Friday around 3 p.m. local time as children were boarding the bus at Longfellow Elementary School in Pasco, Washington, located near the Columbia River close by the Washington-Oregon border, the…

Prayers for Utica

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A peaceful, masked, and socially distant gathering of people of faith.  We met in August in Kemble Park, and we are gathering again in Oneida Square on Sunday September 26 at 3 PM. The Interfaith...

Mental Health in the Workplace: 4 Tips for Employers That Make a Big Difference...

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Employers that look at the treatment of mental health with the same urgency as physical health create a culture of openness and support for their employees. Feeling overwhelmed, anxious or irritable, depressed, unable to...

Ride for Missing Children rides into GE Ski Club Meeting

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Story and Photo By Thomas E. Loughlin Jr. Participating riders were (left to right)  Karen LaScala-New Hartford, Micky Lucas-Whitesboro, Dr. Marc Ritter Sauquoit and Kathy White Clinton. "Having participated in the Ride for Missing Children for...

Community input needed of AIDS Memorial Quilt display @ MVCC

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Community input needed for display of AIDS Memorial Quilt display at MVCC   Sections of the internationally celebrated AIDS Memorial Quilt — the 54-ton, handmade tapestry that stands as a memorial to more than 94,000 individuals...