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Sep. 24 2021
Oneida County Launches Vaccine Incentive Program
Oneida County Launches Vaccine Incentive Program

Oneida County Launches Vaccine Incentive Program

$100 Digital Gift Cards Will Benefit Local Businesses & Organizations  Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. today announced the official launch of the Boost OC vaccination incentive program that awards $100 in digital gift cards to be used at local businesses and organizations. “We are still fighting this pandemic every day and the best… Read more
Sep. 17 2021
Announcing the Historical Hall of Fame and Living Legends Class of 2021
Announcing the Historical Hall of Fame and Living Legends Class of 2021

Announcing the Historical Hall of Fame and Living Legends Class of 2021

The Oneida County Historical Hall of Fame, begun in 1946, has named five individuals to its 2021 inductee class: writer Jack Behrens, international literacy advocate Welthy Honsinger Fisher, abolitionist Rev. Beriah Green, Congressman Richard Hanna, and Utica’s first Black teacher Jermain Wesley Loguen. The Hall of Famers will be inducted alongside the 2021 Richard W…. Read more
Aug. 30 2021
ICAN’s New Family Resource Center, Children’s Museum Receives $1 Million Community Foundation Commitment 
ICAN’s New Family Resource Center, Children’s Museum Receives $1 Million Community Foundation Commitment 

ICAN’s New Family Resource Center, Children’s Museum Receives $1 Million Community Foundation Commitment 

The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties has committed $1,000,000 to ICAN’s Family Resource Center, which will also house a new, state-of-the-art Children’s Museum. Before board approval of the multi-year community investment, the Community Foundation worked with ICAN from the very beginning of this project—and as a longtime supporter of the Utica Children’s Museum,… Read more
Aug. 13 2021
The British Line Tour
The British Line Tour

The British Line Tour

On August 16, 2021 Rome Historical Society (RHS) will release a digital tour via RHS’ YouTube channel. The tour called The British Lines will review the movement of British troops during the Siege of Fort Stanwix in 1777.  The British Campaign of 1777, also called the Saratoga Campaign or Burgoyne’s Campaign, was a three-pronged attack… Read more
Jul. 26 2021
Tug Hill Partners Receive Snowmobile Economic Impact Study Results
Tug Hill Partners Receive Snowmobile Economic Impact Study Results

Tug Hill Partners Receive Snowmobile Economic Impact Study Results

New York’s Tug Hill region’s expansive snowmobile trails contribute to the regional economy through visitor spending on lodging, food, entertainment, gas, equipment, and other retail. Lewis County in partnership with Jefferson County Economic Development, the Lewis County Chamber of Commerce, Oneida County Tourism, Oswego County Community Development, Tourism and Planning, Operation Oswego County, the Tug… Read more
Jun. 3 2021
Kirkland Art Center Celebrates 60 Years of Art with Major Exhibition
Kirkland Art Center Celebrates 60 Years of Art with Major Exhibition

Kirkland Art Center Celebrates 60 Years of Art with Major Exhibition

The Kirkland Art Center is marking its 60th anniversary with an extensive exhibition, “KAC 60 Years of Art,” that showcases the work of many artists who have had an affiliation with the art center at its founding, throughout its history, or in recent times. The exhibition begins a series of events celebrating the center’s anniversary… Read more
May. 24 2021
“Emma Amos: Color Odyssey” Exhibition Showcases Works by Trailblazing African American Artist at MWPAI
“Emma Amos: Color Odyssey” Exhibition Showcases Works by Trailblazing African American Artist at MWPAI

“Emma Amos: Color Odyssey” Exhibition Showcases Works by Trailblazing African American Artist at MWPAI

Bold mixed-media paintings by a trailblazing artist who challenged society regarding race, gender, and privilege will be showcased in “Emma Amos: Color Odyssey,” on view June 19 through September 12 in the Museum of Art, Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute.  “Emma Amos: Color Odyssey” is a major retrospective of the artist’s distinguished six-decade career. The exhibition features more… Read more
May. 20 2021
Utica Yeti Lacrosse Club Comes to Adirondack Bank Center
Utica Yeti Lacrosse Club Comes to Adirondack Bank Center

Utica Yeti Lacrosse Club Comes to Adirondack Bank Center

  The Utica Yeti Lacrosse Club announced a partnership with the Adirondack Bank Center as the home venue for their inaugural season. The Yeti are members of the Interstate Box Lacrosse Association (IBLA), the nation’s largest box lacrosse league. The Yeti will play three regular season games this summer at the Adirondack Bank Center on… Read more
May. 11 2021
New Yorkers Choosing To Vacation In State Will Make A Difference In 2021
New Yorkers Choosing To Vacation In State Will Make A Difference In 2021

New Yorkers Choosing To Vacation In State Will Make A Difference In 2021

In a statewide collaboration coordinated by the New York State Tourism Industry Association, New York State residents are being asked to ‘Roam the Empire’ in 2021. Destination marketing organizations, museums, attractions, and other tourism related businesses are rallying New Yorkers to ‘Roam the Empire’ and choose their home state when making their 2021 travel and… Read more