Thursday, May 25, 2017


Madison County Health Department announces June immunization clinics
Bring health insurance card(s); most insurance plans accepted. Some fees may apply. To make an appointment, call 315-366-2848 or visit

All clinics will be held at the Madison County Health Department, 138 N. Court St., Building 5, Wampsville and are by appointment.

June 2 (Friday) from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
June 7 (Wednesday) from 9 to 11 a.m.
June 9 (Friday) from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.
June 16 (Friday) from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
June 23 (Friday) from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.
June 30 (Friday) from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

BROOKFIELD Area High School ARTISTS - Scholarship

ATTENTION High School Artists!! ....

Scholarship open to high school students in Broome, Chenango, Cortland, Madison and Otsego counties.

Applications Now Being Accepted for the 2017 Francis K. Wilcox Emerging Young Artist Scholarship. High school artists from across the region have the opportunity to compete for a scholarship and the chance to display and sell their work alongside professional artists at the region’s premier arts festival.

“This is an opportunity for high school art students to experience the professional art world,” explained Celeste Friend, Executive Director of Colorscape Chenango Arts Festival.

Through the Francis K. Wilcox Emerging Young Artist Program, two high school artists will receive money for college and experience the event from the artist perspective.

“This is the 10th year we’ve offered this scholarship program,” said Friend. “It’s really a way for us to recognize the amazing talent of young artists in our area, and help them broaden their knowledge of the art world.”

To be eligible, a student must be a current junior or graduating senior; live or attend school in Chenango or an adjacent county; and be interested in careers in the arts. This includes public, private, parochial and home-schooled students living in Broome, Chenango, Cortland, Madison or Otsego counties. The application deadline is June 9.

DIABETES - "Free" Foot Podiatry Clinic - June 2 - Utica

Knock Your Socks Off foot clinic offered by CNY Diabetes Education Program

On Friday June 2, 2017, at noon the Mohawk Valley Health System’s Central New York Diabetes Education Program is offering a free “Knock Your Socks Off!” foot (podiatry) clinic for people with diabetes. The event will take place at the CNY Diabetes Education Program office located on the fourth floor of the Faxton-St. Luke’s Campus, 1676 Sunset Ave., Utica.

An area podiatrist will conduct a brief educational seminar followed by a personal foot exam. For more information or to register, call CNY Diabetes at 315-624-5620.

Proper foot care is especially critical for people with diabetes because they are prone to foot problems such as a loss of feeling in their feet, changes in the shape of their feet and foot ulcers or sores that do not heal.

Monday, May 22, 2017

Two killed in Madison County crash

TOWN OF LINCOLN — Two people were killed when their motor vehicle crashed into a tree in Madison County this morning. The identities of the victims has not yet been released.

Sheriff's deputies said two people were northbound on Buyea Road when their vehicle went off the roadway and crashed into a tree. They were both pronounced dead at the scene.  The accident was discovered by another driver at 9:15 a.m., authorities said. Autopsies are scheduled for both victims.

The crash occurred between Eddy and Whitman roads. Investigators remain on the scene today attempting to reconstruct the accident. More information is expected to be released when it becomes available.

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Sunday, May 21, 2017


The Board of Assessment Review for the Town of Brookfield property owners only will meet on May 23, 2017 between the hours 2-4pm and 6-8pm in said town to hear and examine all complaints in relation to assessments, on the written application of any person believing himself to be aggrieved.

MADISON CO. CRIME - Troopers investigate explosion in Madison County motel

CANASTOTA, N.Y. -- Two people were injured Saturday morning in an explosion at a Madison County motel room, the New York State Police said.
Troopers responded at 2:53 a.m. to room four of the Sharway Motel at 3669 Seneca Turnpike in the town of Lenox. A third-party called 911 about a possible fire or explosion there, state police said.
A 41-year-old man and a 33-year-old woman suffered severe burns in the explosion, state police said. Ambulances transported the injured pair to Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse.
The incident -- along with the cause of the explosion -- is still under investigation, state police said.
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Friday, May 19, 2017

OH NO! SALKA "excited"...

Just when you thought the political situation couldn't get worse...this announcement from SALKA...another self-serving/all talk / do nothing  politician still hiding in the's a cushy job that with your health insurance pays about $40K.....

I [SALKA] am excited to announce that I will be running for another term for Brookfield Town Supervisor. The honor of serving has taught me much, and I hope to be able to dedicate my time and energy to my town and county for another term. As elected officials we must always keep in mind that we are here to serve the people of our communities, and ultimately they are our boss.