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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.

Utica awaits $135,000 owed by National Grid

The city has been waiting almost two years for more than $135,000 it is owed by National Grid.In the meantime, it has had to transfer money to make up for the shortfall.The Utica Common Council recently approved transferring $57,412 designated for street maintenance to an account for street light repairs.The transfer will help the city fund repairs for its [...]

Marcy taxes to decrease again

Taxes in Marcy are set to decrease for the 22nd time in the past 23 years.The proposed 2015 $4.36 million budget is an increase of 0.5 percent from 2014 year, and carries with it a 4.2 percent decrease in taxes.The town of Marcy does not have a general tax. Its highway/sanitation tax rate and sewer tax rate will decrease, and there will no longer be a water tax, as the town made its last debt payment [...]

NY, New Jersey issue stronger Ebola quarantine

The governors of New Jersey and New York say they're issuing a mandatory quarantine for travelers who have had contact with Ebola-infected patients in West Africa.New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said a health care worker who had contact with Ebola patients in Africa already has been quarantined even though she has no symptoms. They say the woman landed at Newark Liberty Airport in New Jersey on Friday. [...]

Halloween Party Sponsored by Museum

(Chittenango, NY – Oct. 2014) The Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum is sponsoring a community Halloween party from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26, at the museum, 717 Lakeport Road, Chittenango.

This is a free event for children and parents pre-kindergarten to fifth grade.

Cider and doughnuts will be sold. Come [...]