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Students and Hamilton Residents Join Black Lives Matter Protest And Celebrate Election Results

Students and Hamilton Residents Join Black Lives Matter Protest And Celebrate Election Results
November 18, 2020

As part of the Hamilton Area Anti-Racism Coalition’s (HAARC) weekly Saturday Black Lives Matter protest, Colgate students and local residents also celebrated President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect...

New Dog Park Opens In Hamilton

New Dog Park Opens In Hamilton
November 7, 2020

The new Hamilton Dog Park welcomed community members for the first time for a celebratory ribbon-cutting ceremony on Saturday, Oct. 24. Although all construction and initial maintenance on the dog park,...

HAARC Collects Feedback for Local Police Reform

HAARC Collects Feedback for Local Police Reform
October 23, 2020

Following an Executive Order from Governor Andrew Cuomo mandating law enforcement reform across the state, the Hamilton Area Anti-Racism Coalition (HAARC) sent a survey to Hamilton community members to...

State Liquor Association Suspends Risky Business Liquor License, Owner Enters Plea of Not-Guilty

State Liquor Association Suspends Risky Business Liquor License, Owner Enters Plea of Not-Guilty
October 10, 2020

The State Liquor Association (SLA) recently issued an order of suspension of the liquor licence to local bar Risky Business Cafe, also known as Magic Mari’s Risky Business or more colloquially as The...

New “DK Grocery” Convenience Store Opens in Downtown Hamilton

New “DK Grocery” Convenience Store Opens in Downtown Hamilton
September 27, 2020

Working with the Partnership for Community Development (PCD) of Hamilton, a new convenience store called DK Grocery opened on Saturday, Aug. 15, a little over a week before Colgate students returned to...

Students, Faculty and Staff Join Residents in Hamilton Protests, Discuss Changes on Campus

Students, Faculty and Staff Join Residents in Hamilton Protests, Discuss Changes on Campus
July 28, 2020

Addressing over 475 Colgate affiliates, Hamilton residents and members from neighboring communities assembled on Hamilton’s Village Green in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, Associate Professor...

Town Halls Address Reopening Questions of Students, Parents and Hamilton Community

Town Halls Address Reopening Questions of Students, Parents and Hamilton Community
July 14, 2020

Town halls addressed the pressing questions of students, parents and Hamilton community members last week regarding Colgate’s plans for the reopening of campus to the full student body in August. Presenters...

Local and Colgate Communities Rally Around Hamilton Businesses Amidst Pandemic Losses

Local and Colgate Communities Rally Around Hamilton Businesses Amidst Pandemic Losses
May 18, 2020

As coronavirus swept across the nation and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced his executive order “New York State on Pause,” small businesses everywhere suffered from closures. For the small...

New “Buenos Tacos” Restaurant Opens in Downtown Hamilton

New “Buenos Tacos” Restaurant Opens in Downtown Hamilton
May 13, 2020

Buenos Tacos, a well-known food truck in Hamilton and Madison County, has opened a brick and mortar restaurant at 22 Utica Street in Hamilton. The restaurant's grand opening took place on May 5 and the...

Colgate Donates Portable WiFi Hotspots to Hamilton School District Families

Colgate Donates Portable WiFi Hotspots to Hamilton School District Families
May 9, 2020

Colgate University donated 15 portable wireless hotspot devices to the Hamilton Central School District (HCSD), giving students and teachers internet access for remote learning amid the COVID-19 pandemic....

Efforts to Support Hamilton Food Cupboard Raise Nearly Three Thousand Dollars

Efforts to Support Hamilton Food Cupboard Raise Nearly Three Thousand Dollars
May 4, 2020

Members of the Colgate Community have initiated efforts to raise money in support of the Hamilton Food Cupboard in light of economic struggles brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. As of April 27, the Colgate...

SOMAC Receives Over 30 Applications Following Urgent Call for Volunteers

SOMAC Receives Over 30 Applications Following Urgent Call for Volunteers
April 22, 2020

Southern Madison County Volunteer Ambulance Corps (SOMAC) has received an influx of applications for open positions following a notice released on Saturday, March 21, detailing an urgent need for community...

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