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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.

Spotlight on Domestic Violence

By Senator Joseph Griffo

(Rome, NY – Oct. 2014) Recent national headlines have put a spotlight on a growing menace to society’s well-being: domestic violence.

Sadly, our area is not immune. Last year, police agencies in the counties I represent – Oneida, Lewis and St. Lawrence – reported 2,308 victims of domestic violence. The overwhelming [...]

Don’t Miss Opportunities to Stay Healthy through Vaccination

Submitted by Chrystal Johnson, public health educator II

(Wampsville, NY – Oct. 2014) While an estimated 2.5 million deaths are prevented worldwide by vaccination each year, there is a rise in preventable diseases due to lack of immunization.Public health officials have joined with physician groups to launch a program to encourage New Yorkers [...]

Keep Voting Booths Open One Full Week in NYS

(Oct. 2014) Over 20 states have In-Person Early Voting. Some states keep voting booths open as long as 3 weeks. Voters or their children becoming ill, family emergencies, unexpected family obligations, after-school activities, weather, traffic, car trouble, home repairs requiring immediate attention, all impact getting to the polls. Why isn’t NYS more accommodating in [...]