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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.

Story Laurie Celebrates the Harvest at the OPL Nov. 24

(Oneida, NY – Nov. 2014) As a special treat for children of all ages, storyteller, songwriter and singer Laurie McIntosh, known as Story Laurie, is coming to Oneida Public Library on Monday Nov. 24 at 4 p.m. to “Celebrate the Harvest,” a free program of story and song, humor and thanksgiving sponsored by the Friends [...]

Thanks Health Dep’t, Board of Supervisors

To the Editor:

(DeRuyter, Georgetown, NY – Nov. 2014) The Madison County Neighbors for Environmental Preservation (MCNEP) extend our deepest gratitude to the Madison County Department of Health and Board of Supervisors for hearing our concerns and taking action. We recognize and appreciate the work done by Thimble Creek Research and the Madison County Gas [...]

Uptown Downtown Art Fair set for next weekend

For the second year in a row, several Utica-based artists will open their studio doors the same weekend.And while the Uptown Downtown Art Fair — happening from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 29 and 30 — isn’t unique, organizer Gina Murtagh said it’s a good way to show off what Utica has to offer."It’s a great way to highlight the very high quality art that’s being produced in Utica," [...]

Local Students Invited To International Competition

(Nov. 2014) Alyssa Crane (17) of Chittenango and Nicholas Labbate (18) of East Syracuse, members of the CNY Karate and Kobudo Schools Competition Team, were recently invited by the Amateur Athletic Union to compete and represent the United States at the 2014 WUKF World Cup in Poland.

The two athletes are second degree black belts [...]