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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 [...]

New Hartford discusses potential cuts to budget

The Town Board Wednesday dealt with a wide range of topics — from updating the town’s 1998-era website to reducing the size of the Zoning Board of Appeals and Planning Board.Ward 2 Councilman Paul Miscione believed the Engineering Department’s proposed 2015 contractual budget should be reduced from $50,000 to as low as $25,000 and allow the funds to be used to update the town’s website. [...]

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 [...]

Herkimer Co. says state mandates hurting budget process

Herkimer County legislators Wednesday night said the numbers the state is handing down don’t add up.For the 2015 year, the state imposed a 1.562 percent tax cap for the county — an increase that would result in about $394,000. But, largely state-mandated programs are going to result in a $1.4 million cost increase for the same year."It makes it very, very difficult for any kind of [...]