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Reviews: Mohawk Valley (Utica-Rome) Area School Reviews

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.

Election Day Dinners Scheduled Around the County

Grace Lutheran

(Town of Lenox, NY – Oct. 2014) The Annual Election Day Chicken and Biscuit Dinner at Grace Lutheran Church will be held Nov. 4 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the church 3965 Carter Road and Route 31, Canastota. Adult dinner is $8; smaller portion is $6; children 4 and younger eat [...]

Election Day Dinners Scheduled Around the County

Grace Lutheran

(Town of Lenox, NY – Oct. 2014) The Annual Election Day Chicken and Biscuit Dinner at Grace Lutheran Church will be held Nov. 4 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the church 3965 Carter Road and Route 31, Canastota. Adult dinner is $8; smaller portion is $6; children 4 and younger eat [...]

Wanderers’ Rest, Colgate Bookstore Sponsor Pet-themed Event

(Hamilton, NY – Oct. 2014) Wanderers’ Rest Humane Association and Colgate Bookstore will host the 1st Annual Pet Paw-ty on Sunday, Nov. 2 from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. at 3 Utica St.

This event – a combination pet adoption, story-time, and book-signing – is free and open to all humans. Animal guests will be [...]

Ilion man arrested in meth lab bust

An Ilion man is facing drug charges after Ilion police conducted a two-month investigation to a suspected meth lab, police said.Russell Huffman, 40, was charged with felony second-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, felony third-degree unlawful manufacturing of methamphetamine and misdemeanor possession of a hypodermic instrument, officials report.

Marketta Gregory: Stretch yourself for God

Colt is at the age where he can reach new things every day. The door handle that was too far of a stretch yesterday is turning in his little palm today, and that cup we left on the counter, well, now it's on the floor.This time, thankfully, it was only a damp washcloth that he grabbed. I carried it out to give the table its final cleaning for the day and just turned my back for an instant to hush the little dog.Colt had it that quickly. He had to stand on his toes, but he was [...]