This weekend, clocks get pushed ahead 1 hour as part of Daylight Savings Time, & the Firemen’s Association of New York urges all New Yorkers to check their smoke and carbon monoxide alarms to ensure that they are functioning properly. the Association recommends cleaning all alarms to remove any debris that might impede their function and to change batteries. They also recommend testing alarms monthly, vacuum or blow out any dust that might accumulate in the unit, & never paint a smoke or Carbon monoxide alarm. More information on smoke alarms, carbon monoxide alarms and other information on fire safety and prevention is available at fasny.com and nfpa.org.
On Sunday, Governor Cuomo will host the 2015 Adirondack Winter Challenge at the Olympic facility in Lake Placid. The day trip will sample a variety of winter activities the Adirondack region has to offer, including skiing, bobsledding and a variety of ice sports, and conclude with a dinner and presentation of awards. Winter activities will take place between 12:30 PM and 4:00 PM.
More dates that have just been added for the “My Free Taxes” program by appointment only on Saturdays of March 7, 14, 21 and 28 at the Delhi Branch of Sidney Federal Credit Union. Cheri Albrecht of the United Way of Delaware & Otsego Counties explains:
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Locations will be in Delhi & Oneonta, all appointments can be made at 432-0061.
Several of the dancers with the Kennedy performing arts center of Sidney will be performing a dance routine at Madison square garden this weekend at a New York knicks basketball game. Nikki Reed of the Kennedy performing arts center explains:
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Reed said the Dancers & their families were able to go to New York City for this event following a recent successful fundraiser.
The 17th Annual Unatego Middle School/ High School Student & Staff Variety show will be held next Friday March 13th at the Unatego high school auditorium in wells bridge. Organizer Judy Pitel comments:
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Pitel said that money raised will be used for medical expenses for the Wayne Himes family, following a recent accident.
Governor Cuomo announced the return of the Craft New York Brewers Festival to the Desmond Hotel and Conference Center in Albany tomorrow. 41 craft brewers from across the state will be offering more than 100 beers to sample and pair with food from more than a dozen restaurants. The second annual festival will run from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM Saturday at the Desmond Hotel and Conference Center, 660 Albany Shaker Road in Albany. Tickets can be purchased at thinknydrinkny.com.