MVHS Welcomes New Cardiothoracic Surgeon

  Alexandros Karavas, MD, has joined the MVHS Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery Group as a cardiothoracic surgeon. Dr. Karavas has privileges at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare and St. Elizabeth Medical Center.   Prior to joining the MVHS Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery Group, Dr. Karavas was a surgeon at the Catholic Heart Center in Buffalo, New…

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Full Bowls and Full Hearts!

    In June, Staffworks sponsored two Drive-Thru Pet Food Outreach events in Utica that were planned and run by volunteers from 4PetSake Food Pantry, Inc.   3,750 pounds of dry food, 1,218 cans of wet food and many, many treats were distributed to those on a limited income.   Providing this temporary assistance will…

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Boilermaker Re-Opens Public Retail Store

  The Boilermaker is excited to announce that their retail store located at 805 Court Street in Utica has re-opened to the public. “We have followed all CDC guidelines for screening, sanitizing and social distancing in our store to ensure that it is a safe environment for all of our customers,” said Christine Pandolf, Community…

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Utica National Group Foundation Awards $250,000 To Food Pantries And Soup Kitchens

Grant Addresses Effect of Pandemic Impact The Utica National Group Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Utica National Insurance Group, announced today it has awarded $250,000 to nearly three dozen food pantries and soup kitchens throughout Herkimer and Oneida counties. The Utica National Group Foundation partnered with The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties…

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Utica Zoo Reopens Monday, June 29th

The Utica Zoo is pleased to announce it has received the green light to reopen under Governor Cuomo’s Phase 4 and will introductorily open to members only on Monday, June 29 through Wednesday, July 1st. Anyone arriving those days without a valid membership will have the opportunity to purchase an annual membership. Beginning Thursday, July…

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