1st Day of Pride Month Kicks Off with Festival in Utica

As June approaches, communities around the globe prepare to celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month, a time to honor the progress made toward equality and to acknowledge the ongoing struggles faced by the LGBTQ community. In Utica, however, a recent decision has sparked controversy and disappointment among many residents. This year, the Pride flag will not be flown at Utica City Hall, a departure from previous years that has led to a heated debate about inclusivity and representation.

FEATURED JOB: Registered Nurse – Emergency/Behavioral Health – F/T

The Registered Nurse promotes and restores patient’s health by completing the nursing process: collaborating with Physicians and multidisciplinary team members: providing support to patients, visitors and families. Responsible for assessing, planning, promoting and evaluating quality patient care. A Registered Nurse provides teaching to patients, families and the public. A Registered Nurses will follow the mission, vision, I-CARE values, policies and procedures of Mohawk Valley Health System.

Oneida County Tourism Opens Two New Offices

Relocates Welcome Center to Historic Union Station in Utica . Oneida County Tourism (OCT), the official destination marketing organization for Oneida County, NY, is excited to announce its relocation to two brand-new offices, enhancing visitor experience and accessibility. At the end of 2023, OCT bid farewell to the Exit 31 Welcome Center and relocated to…


Today, we remember those whose lives were lost during a horrific terrorist attacks on our soil and honor the first responders who heroically put their safety aside that day to assist those caught in the attacks. We must always stand against extremism and evil. Seven people with ties to the region were among those who…

Community Foundation Efforts Aid in Growth of a Diverse, Skilled Workforce

Workforce development is key to fostering opportunities to expand our community’s ever-evolving diverse workforce, from traditional pathways to innovative and emerging ways that promote economic growth. In collaboration with community partners, the Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties is committed to developing a thriving labor force in growing industries through a continuing workforce development…