Community Giving / News

The Neighborhood Center Receives Refugee Grant

July 2, 2018 – Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced Monday, that through collaborative efforts facilitated by the county, $538,893 has been awarded by the Central New York Care Collaborative to improve the healthcare of the local refugee population. The funding will be awarded to the Neighborhood Center, Inc., as the lead agency, alongContinue reading →

New Neighborhood Center Facilities to be Dedicated

The Neighborhood Center, Inc. will celebrate the completion of Phase Four of a multiphase project of the Dr. Marie A. Russo Neighborhood Center Campus with a ribbon cutting and ice cream social noon, Wednesday, June 27 at its facilities at 16 Mary Street.   The new play space will include a new and improved basketballContinue reading →

MCAT Program Director Amy Borrows’ Interview with the Observer-Dispatch

May 29, 2018 – Our very own Amy Barrows, program director of MCAT was interviewed by the Observer-Dispatch earlier this week in the article ‘Teenagers confront teen suicide their way’.  Read how Vernon-Verona-Sherrill High School (VVS) students initiated this interview HERE.  

7th Annual Relay for Life Kids Walk Held in Utica

Apr. 25, 2018 Check out the full video HERE. UTICA – It was a rainy day for the 7th annual Relay For Life Kids Walk on Wednesday morning. The walk began and ended at the Neighborhood Center in Utica. It’s put on each year by Team Rays of Hope, which was formed six years agoContinue reading →

Neighborhood Center Receives $1.5 Million Grant

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    Neighborhood Center Receives $1.5 Million Grant UTICA, NY…The Neighborhood Center, Inc. has been awarded a New York State Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) Targeted Regional Permanency Resource Center grant for $1.5 million to be used over a five-year period. The SOHO (Schoharie, Otsego, Herkimer, Oneida) Regional Permanency Resource Center (PRC)Continue reading →

Neighborhood Center Looking for Circles Allies

UTICA ,NY…Make a difference in someone's life and the life of the community by volunteering to be an Ally for The Neighborhood Center's Circles program.   Circles helps motivated, low income individuals and families reach greater economic stability by helping them identify their own resources and goals, learn how to take social action in theirContinue reading →

Kinney Drugs Gives Back!

Each year, Kinney Drugs holds a Management Conference in which 160+ Kinney vendors participate. The left over merchandise is then donated to a local not-for-profit. This year’s event was held on March 29, 2017 at the Turning Stone Event Center and The Neighborhood Center was the lucky recipient of the goods for the second yearContinue reading →

Pregnant to Parent

Free seminar for moms-to-be and new parents!  Monday, March 27th from 5:00-6:00pm at the Frank J. Basloe Library, Herkimer. Space is limited! Please call The Neighborhood Center today at (315) 801-5011 or (315) 801-5014 to RSVP!

Erie Canal Harley Owners Group makes annual stop at TNC!

Columbus Day marks a special day for The Neighborhood Center, Inc. as it is the day for our annual visit from the Erie Canal Chapter of the Harley Davidson Motorcycle Club! The motorcycle club has been coming to the Center every year since 1997. They have been tremendous supporters and friends of the Center. EachContinue reading →