Microgrids are a good idea, according to First Ward Councilor Fran Enwright. In the event of an emergency such as a in ice storm or wind storm that disrupts power, the independent microgrid would be able to provide power to places like the hospital and water plant, he explained. NYSERDA is offering up to 100 percent funding of up to $100,000 for a stage one feasibility assessment with NY Prize proposals being accepted until May 15.
Comprised of a cross-section of law enforcement investigators, child protective services, medical providers, therapeutic professionals, victim support professionals, the probation department, the district attorney’s office, and other human services agencies, the CAC and Multi-Disciplinary Team maintain a well-coordinated, effective approach to child abuse investigation and prosecution, and service provision to families and individuals affected by child abuse.
Career and Technical Education students from the Center for Instruction, Technology and Innovation tested their knowledge and skill sets at the New York State SkillsUSA Conference. Four students returned with medals and will proceed to the national conference in June.
The Northern New York Robotics Academy at Clarkson University in partnership with The Center for Instruction, Technology and Innovation, will be providing high school students with five days of hands-on, project-based STEM instruction to solve a robotics challenge that is based on a past First Tech Challenge using Tetrix and Mindstorms NXT kits.