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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.

County Plans Earth Day Textile Recycling Event

(Madison County, NY – March 2015) Earth Day is Wednesday April 22. The Madison County Landfill will host a county-wide textile recycling event to celebrate. Textiles will be collected at 10 sites throughout the county making it easy for residents to recycle their textiles.

Any textile item, even if it’s worn, torn or stained can [...]

Special Services Planned at Hope Christian Fellowship

(Canastota, NY – March 2015) Pastor Tom Burgess of Hope Christian Fellowship will conclude a teaching series on the covenants of the Bible with a special service on Holy Thursday April 2 beginning at 6:30 p.m. The topic will be “The New Covenant” and the service will include a celebration of the Lord’s Supper as [...]

Battle Lines Have Been Drawn

By Arden Tewksbury, Manager, Pro Ag

(March 2015) All dairy farmers must now clearly realize the battle lines have clearly been defined by the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA). My understanding is that a few processing organizations make up IDFA. For whatever reason, these other organizations are seldom mentioned. I remember in the old [...]

Jefferson County Principal Honored for K-12 Building Leadership

(March 2015) Barry Davis, kindergarten-12 principal of Lyme Central School, a rural school in Jefferson County, has been selected as the recipient for the 2015 K-12 Building Principal of the Year Award by the School Administrators Association of New York State (SAANYS).

The K-12 Building Principal Award was created to recognize the unique characteristics of [...]