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America’s Best Communities for Music Education: New Hartford has been recognized as one of America’s Best Communities for Music Education by the National Association of Music Merchants.

New Hartford Scores 62nd In the Nation: The Daily Beast Top High Schools In America: The Daily Beast recently ranked New Hartford High School as the 62nd most successful high school in the nation. Graduation rates and college acceptance rates are primary factors in determining overall success along with statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

New Hartford Recognized as one of the Best Schools in America by three separate organizations: Congratulations are in order. Recently, New Hartford has been recognized as one of America’s best schools by three separate organizations. The recognition is reflective of the achievements of our students, the commitment of our community, and the quality of our educators. From kindergarten through 12th grade, our staff is dedicated to the honored calling of teaching children and preparing them for the future.

New Hartford Senior High School is once again recognized as a high performing nationally ranked school by Newsweek and The Washington Post. Additionally, in March, the district received notification that our district was once again recognized by the National Association of Music Merchants as one of America’s Best Communities for music education.

Hospital Following National Guidelines for Ebola Readiness

This sign is located at the main entrance of the hospital.

Oneida Healthcare Center

(Oneida, NY – Oct. 2014) Oneida Healthcare has released information regarding precautionary steps it’s taking to be prepared for any patients who might arrive at the hospital with Ebola symptoms.

“Basically, we’re following the Centers for Disease [...]

Annual Non-Scary Halloween Returns to the GSC

Great Swamp Conservancy News

(Canastota, NY- Oct. 2014) Adventure out to the Great Swamp Conservancy, 8375 N. Main St., Canastota, for the Non-Scary Halloween Fun Days for children and adults from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 25 and 26. With an environmental twist in many of the unique Halloween displays during the [...]

Bridgespan Group rep to meet with Herkimer County leaders

In 2011, Herkimer County was one of 12 across the country highlighted by the Bridgespan Group and the White House Council for Community Solutions for successfully identifying community needs and achieving outcomes.Tomorrow at 12:45 p.m., Bridgespan Group representative Michael Ciccarone will meet with the groups and individuals responsible for that success.

Diamond Mines to host 18th Boy Scouts weekend

The Herkimer Diamond Mines and KOA Resort has been hosting Boy Scouts jamboree weekends for years, but this year's — the 18th — will be even bigger.More than 40 Boy Scouts of America troops from New York, Massachusetts, Vermont and New Hampshire will learn from more than 10 skilled educators from Friday through Sunday.

Walk to Work Now Work to Walk

Going Green

By Jim Bona

(Hamilton, NY – Oct. 2014) One bad thing about not working: it’s more difficult to get out. Since getting to work was by foot, I realize now I am doing much less walking. (The scale is telling me so). Even worse, most of the time I was at work was [...]