Thursday, January 20


William R. Schlist

March 18, 1944 – January 13, 2022
William R. Schlist, 77, of Clinton, NY, passed away January 13, 2022 at The Abraham House in Utica, NY. He was born in Utica on March 18, 1944, son of the late Raymond and Gladys (Markham) Schlist, and graduated from Clinton High School in 1962. He served his country as a Lineman in the United States Army from 1965-1967, and was awarded…Click HERE for the complete obituary.

Doris J. Clark

December 28, 1925 – January 15, 2022
Doris J. Clark, 96, of State Route 20, Morrisville, NY, passed away Saturday, January 15, 2022 at her home. She was born on December 28, 1925 in Oriskany Falls, NY, a daughter of the late Kenneth C. and Elizabeth May Jennings Jones. She received her early education in Oriskany Falls schools and was a graduate of Madison High School…Click HERE for the complete obituary.

Joseph G. Lynch

June 10, 1952 – December 30, 2021
Utica – Joseph G. Lynch, 69, passed into the eternal heavens on Thursday, December 30, 2021 peacefully with his family by his side. Joe was born in Ossining, NY on June 10, 1952, the son of the late Edgar and Marquette Patterson Lynch. Joe grew up in and graduated from Haldane Central High School in Cold Spring, New York…Click HERE for the complete obituary.



Village of Waterville
Waterville Central School
Waterville Public Library
Waterville First


Applications are now open for the Gerard J. Buckenmeyer FASNY Volunteer Scholarship program. These 25 scholarships are awarded to high school seniors entering college who fit the program’s criteria with a focus on a strong volunteer commitment.
For more information on how you can apply 👉
We (Waterville Historical Society) are closed for the winter months(we’re sure winter will arrive)while we complete some building projects. We are open by appointment, either email or
FB message us.
Friday January 21st at 7:30 pm! Featuring groups from Waterville, Whitesboro, Westmoreland, Herkimer, Frankfort-Schuyler, and Holland Patent alongside RFA’s Rhapsody! Tickets $8 in advance from members of the groups or at Jervis Library, or $10 at the door. General admission, box office opens at 6:30,
house opens at 7:00. Audience must remain masked at all times in the building.

Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten Registration for the 2022-23 School Year has begun. Children need to be 5 years old on or before December 1, 2022 to be eligible to start school in the fall. Student’s currently enrolled in UPK classes do NOT need to register, as they already have submitted the necessary paperwork. All other students eligible for kindergarten, parents/guardians will need to email Mrs. Brennan ( She will forward you the enrollment forms. You can then return the enrollment papers to the office with a copy of your child’s most recent immunization record, proof of residency, and a copy of your child’s birth certificate either via email (, fax (315) 841-3718, or mail: Sheri Brennan, Memorial Park Elementary, 145 East Bacon Street, Waterville, NY 13480 no later than February 11th.If you have any questions/concerns, please contact the MPS office at (315) 841-3782. If you have any questions regarding immunizations, please contact our school nurse, Mrs. Mathias at (315) 841-3743.Kindergarten Screening will take place in May/June 2022. More details to follow. We are looking forward to having your child as a student at Memorial Park Elementary School.


From: Waterville Central School

Jr./Sr. High

WCS Sports Booster Club


At MPS in January, our P2 Classroom Partners are meeting to discuss which P2 Character
Strength they would like to work on for 2022 and how they might accomplish it.

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From: Waterville Residential Care Center

Did you know there is a National Bobblehead Day! We celebrated with
“bobblehead cocktails”, bobble head trivia, and bobbling dance moves!

From: Oriskany Falls Fire Department

Last evening, the Oriskany Falls Volunteer Fire Department held our Biennial Banquet at
the Skenandoa Golf Club. The following individuals were recognized by the Firefighter of the Year
Committee for their outstanding contributions and dedication to our department over the past 2 years. 
Congratulations to each of them on their WELL DESERVED awards.
2020 Firefighter of the Year: Treasurer Jamie Wester
2021 Firefighter of the Year: Captain Benjamin Petrie

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