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Smoking rises
after budget cuts

The smoking rate among New Yorkers has risen since the state Health Department’s Tobacco Use Prevention and Control Program has had a $30 million budget cut over the last two years, according... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

Plehn named Volunteer of Year

St. Elizabeth Medical Center named Jim Plehn of Utica Volunteer of the Year. Ann Femia of Utica has received the St. Elizabeth Guild’s Eleanor Nelson Award, named for an active, former Guild ... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

Sports Briefs

Rome bocce teams finish first and second Two Rome bocce teams came away with first- and second-place finishes during the Albany Bocce Tournament on Saturday. June Austin, Ellie Destito, Ire... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

Rome River Rats split doubleheader

The Rome River Rats 11U Cal Ripken baseball team of the Empire State Baseball League split a doubleheader with the host Niskayuna Warriors on Sunday. Rome took the first game, 4-3, as Gino DeBl... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

Taylor captures his first modified victory at Utica-Rome since 2003

VERNON — A rain delay could not stop Pete Taylor from claiming a victory in Sunday’s $2,000 to win modified feature race at Utica-Rome Speedway. Paul Jensen and Pete Taylor led the ... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

Thunderbolts edged by one on road

The Rome Thunderbolts of the Eastern Collegiate Baseball League suffered their first loss of the season with a 7-6 setback to the host Syracuse Salt Cats on Sunday. Rome rallied to comeback fro... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

Three Rome squads secure championships at Shamrock Shootout

The Rome Lady Rebels hosted the Shamrock Shootout girls AAU Basketball Tournament over the weekend, with three Rome teams coming away with championships. The Lady Rebels 14U team coached by Chr... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

Injury ends state meet early for RFA star DeJean

Rome Free Academy senior Anthony DeJean was unable to compete in the 100-meter dash races of the New York State boys track and field meet and the long jump Federation Finals after suffering a hamst... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

Joggers report lewd ogler

NEW HARTFORD — A 27-year-old man was taken into custody after multiple complaints that he was touching himself in public. Matthew R. Harrad, of New Hartford, was spotted by police at thre... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

SUNYIT announces new major

MARCY — SUNYIT officials annouced a bachelor of science degree program in network and computer security will start in the fall semester. The school said the program will build on SUNYIT&r... [more...]

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DeRoche accepted

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South Lewis ousted after late-inning gambit falls short

WATERLOO — All it took was one big play to turn the whole game around as the South Lewis softball team was handed a 3-1 loss by eventual state champion Rhinebeck of Section IX in the Class C ... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

Tabloid Tales of the Past

June 14, 2000 Mayor Joseph A. Griffo has put another feather in his cap. He has been elected to the 28-member advisory board of the U.S. Conference of Mayors. VERONA ­— When it c... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

One phone system places all Rome schools ‘at’ Dart Drive address

The Rome school district is reviewing its emergency call system, after a 911 request last week from the district office/pre-K building at 409 Bell Road instead saw responders head to Rome Free Acad... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

Autism Walk raises $80,000

The annual Walk for Autism Walk, held by the Kelberman Center, raised more than $80,000. The event was held at sites throughout the Mohawk Valley including Oneida, Rome, Utica, New Hartford, Co... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

Jazz Mondays end tonight

Tonight at 7:30 p.m. is your last chance for Jazz Monday in the ArtHouse Cafe at the Rome Art and Community Center, 308 W. Bloomfield St. Tonight’s show featuresfeaturing Anthony Joseph, with... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

OCD support offered Mondays

An obsessive compulsive disorder support group meets at 6:30 p.m. Mondays (except holidays) in Conference Room B in St. Elizabeth’s School of Nursing, 2209 Genesee St., Utica. For information... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

Aphasia group gathers

The Aphasia Support Group at Presbyterian Homes & Services, 4290 Middle Settlement Road, New Hartford, meets in the Emmaus room the third Thursday of each month from 2:30-4 p.m. For information con... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

Free breastfeeding class Wednesday

Rome Memorial Hospital hosts a free breastfeeding class at 7 p.m. on Wednesday in the hospital’s conference room 201 to help mothers-to-be recognize the benefits of breastfeeding and give the... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

Marriage licenses

William D. Rowehl and Angela M. Nuzzo, both of Myrtle Beach, S.C. Anthony Welton Edick and Charikleia Platanou, both of Rome. Christopher David Cady and Elizabeth Ann Denson, both of Rome. ... [more...]

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Ramsdale graduates

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Destito accepted

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Davis accepted

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Barrigar accepted

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Bielby accepted

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Geology hike draws geologists and bears

TOWN OF MARTINSBURG — Not only were local geologists hiking the Whetstone Gulf Gorge Trail June 5, but so were the resident bears. While preparing to head up the north side of the Gorge Trail... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

GE Ski Club
elects officers

Officers of the GE Ski Club, elected at the group’s spring banquet, are: Kathy White, president; Pat O’Hara, vice president; David Parzych, treasurer; Ron Geiskopf, secretary; Andy Reat... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

Educators invited
to sign up
for fort encampment

The Fort Stanwix National Monument will host the Summer Educator’s Encampment from July 10-11. Educators of all levels across the state are invited to participate in the event as part of Fort... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

Suter accepted

Jacqueline Suter, daughter of Glen and Kathy Suter, 615 Elm St., has been accepted at Mohawk Valley Community College. A senior at Rome Free Academy, she plans to major in recreation and leisure. [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

Mumpton accepted

Katherine E.J. Mumpton, daughter of Kenneth Mumpton, 8337 Greenview Drive, and Elizabeth Forbes, 8128 Buena Vista Drive, has been accepted at Hartwick College, Oneonta. A senior at Rome Free Academ... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

Klockowski accepted

Joseph J. Klockowski, son of Richard and Patricia Klockowski, 8587 Teugega Point Road, has been accepted at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs. A senior at Rome Free Academy, he is undecided on a... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

Teen hurt in brawl at Field Days

VERONA — A 17-year-old was charged with beating up a 16-year-old at the Verona Field Days event Sunday night. Brandon Smith, of Oneida Castle, was charged with third-degree assault and en... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

Marijuana, seatbelt violations charged

VERONA — A Liverpool man was charged with possessing marijuana on the State Thruway at the Verona interchange Sunday. Joseph Lombardo, 52, of 120 Colony Park Drive, was stopped at Exit 33... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

DWI charged at Thruway

VERONA — A Utica man was charged with driving while intoxicated on the State Thruway near the Verona exit Sunday. Nicholas D. Luizzi, 22, of 1215 Crestview Ave., was pulled over for a tra... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

Girl, 13, dies in tractor trailer crash

TOWN OF DENMARK — A 13-year-old girl was killed when a tractor trailer collided with the mini-van she was riding in at the intersection of Route 410 and 19 Saturday. Mykala Benson, 13, di... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Web-site: www.romepd.com Sunday 12:03 a.m. Depeyster St., missing child. 12:13 a.m. Black River Blvd., suspicious person. 12:30 a.m. W. Dominick St.,... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Saturday 8:53 a.m. 146 W. Dominick St., first aid. 11:40 a.m. 6740 Lawrence St., first aid. 1:22 p.m. 8079 Elmer Hill Road, accident. 3 p.m. 108 Blac... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

Field fence to keep wandering youths in-bounds

TOWN OF LEE — The town may practice "good fences make good neighbors" by installing a barrier for children who roam from a town park baseball field to a resident’s nearby home... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

Man accused of waving
loaded pistol at several people

NEW HARTFORD — A 40-year-old man is accused of recklessly pointing a loaded Colt Magnum revolver at several people outside the Willowvale Hotel Bar Saturday night. Police said Terrence M.... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

Proctor students kept in cafeteria until slick hallway cleaned

A potential school prank involving baby oil and syrup at Proctor High School in Utica led to some students being held in the cafeteria this morning. "Someone went into the building and the... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

Jury selection starts in trial for New Years’ Day assault

Jury selection began today in the case of a 37-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting an elderly woman shortly after midnight on New Years’ Day. Rondula L. Lane, of 759 W. Liberty St... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

Rape victim speaks out against attacker

"You are a sick, demented human being, and you deserve to be put away and tortured the way you tortured me." Those are the words of a 17-year-old girl who was sexually assaulted and l... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

Teen cyclist hit

A teen-age bicyclist suffered minor injuries after he was struck by a car on Elmer Hill Road Saturday afternoon. Sheriff’s deputies said Scott W. Ryan, 19, of Lee, was pedaling southbound... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

Roman to the rescue after canoe flips on Erie Canal

A man whose canoe flipped over on the Erie Canal was rescued by a passing boat near the boat launch on Muck Road Sunday night. "He was in a canoe, and somehow he flipped it," said Dep... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

You can see gorge

You can check out the gorge at Whetstone Gulf State Park by heading north for between 35 and 40 miles out of town on Turin Road, taking Route 26 past Constableville and through Turin in Lewis Count... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

Reed accepted

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Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Sunday 6:50 a.m. Maynard, Morris Road, Marcy, tree down. 8:25 a.m. Prospect, Quarry Road, tree down. 8:57 a.m. Barneveld, Clemons Road, Trenton, tree dow... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Sunday 12:33 a.m. Foster St., Whitesboro, domestic. 12:41 a.m. Wolcott Hill Road, Camden, car/deer. 3:19 a.m. Shed Road, Westmoreland, assault. 3:24 ... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Sunday 12:11 a.m. Route 69, assist. 12:16 a.m. Sylvan Beach, assault. 2:05 a.m. Route 5, Westmoreland, assist. 3:54 a.m. Harden Blvd., Camden, alarm.... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

Desire to cut costs puts new 911 hires on hold

Some county lawmakers have questions about whether new dispatchers at the 911 center should all be full-time hires or a mix of full and part time. And as a result, creation of eight telecommuni... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

Farmers’ Market adds vendors in Boonville

BOONVILLE — The Farmers’ Market behind the Nice’ n Easy on Main Street is growing. Thursday Milliman’s Candy Kettle from Camden with homemade fudge, and Pierce’s P... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

Dry in the day and mostly sunny; highs in 70s

Tonight — Partly cloudy. A chance of showers in the evening. Lows around 50. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent. Tuesday — Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

Lottery

ALBANY — Here are the winning state Lottery numbers selected Sunday in the midday drawing: Daily: 1, 0, 3; Lucky Sum: 4; WinFour: 3, 4, 2, 3; Lucky Sum: 12. Here are the winning numbers s... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

Celebrate with Sports Hall of Fame

Mark June 26 on your calendar. It’s an important date for the Rome Sports Hall of Fame and Museum. And, you’re invited. On that day the Hall of Fame and Museum will cut a ribbon... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

Funeral notices

EWALD — Kevin F. Ewald, 56, of Rome and formerly of Stony Point, on June 11, 2010. Services 10 a.m. Friday at the Edward C. Finn Funeral Home, 43 East Main St., Stony Point. Burial St. Pe... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... Professional Baseball — International League: Syracuse at Charlotte, 7:15. Amateur Baseball — Syracuse Mets at Rome Thunderbolts at DeLutis F... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

David P. Jones

David P. Jones, 41, of Clinton, passed away Saturday, June 12, 2010 at St. Elizabeth Hospital, Utica, as a result of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. He was born in Rome, NY on August 2... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

Beulah O. Wampfler

Beulah O. Wampfler, 89, of Rome, passed away Saturday, June 12, 2010 at Bethany Gardens. She was born in Utica, NY on September 7, 1920, daughter of the late Allen and Gertrude Brazie Watches. Beul... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

County Airport weather report for Sunday

Temperatures: 62 to 73 Normal Range: 54 to 76 Records: 40(1963), 90(1983) Rainfall: 0" Monthly rainfall: 3.08’ Rainfall for year: 14.10’ Sunset today: 8:43 ... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

Arthur Henry Wright

LAKE DELTA — Arthur Henry Wright, 93, Karlen Road, formerly of Main St., Lee Center, husband of Marietta, passed away at Rome Memorial Hospital on Saturday, June 12, 2010, while surrounded by... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

Kevin F. Ewald

Kevin F. Ewald, 56, of Rome, NY, formerly of Stony Point, passed away on June 11, 2010. Kevin was born December 26, 1953, to Harry and Evelyn (Johnson) Ewald. He was a 1971 graduate of North Rockla... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

Dennis Pfendler

CONSTABLEVILLE — Dennis Pfendler, 58, of Cronizer Road, passed away on June 12, 2010. He was born in Boonville on February 24, 1952, a son of Duane and Lena Brach Pfendler. He grew up on Aubr... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

Building permit

Mike Bauer, 6339 Overhill Drive, $4,000, erect 27-foot above ground pool. [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

Building permit

Valerie Frederick, 1913 N. Madison St., $4,300, install a 15-by-30-foot above ground pool in the rear of the property. [more...]

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Building permit

Mel Cowles, 3 Race St., $4,500, repair 16-by-24-foot garage. [more...]

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William (Knute) Traut, Jr.

NEW HARTFORD — William (Knute) Traut, Jr., 81, formerly of Center Terrace, went to be with his wife, on Saturday, June 12, 2010 from The Pines at Utica. He was born August 27, 1928, in Remsen... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

Meetings

TUESDAY Rome information meeting on Williams Road water extension, 6 p.m. City Hall, 198 N. Washington St. Mohawk Valley EDGE Board of Directors, 4 p.m. Radisson hotel, 200 Genesee St., Uti... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

Tramp and Trail Club lists trips

The Tramp and Trail Club of Utica offers outdoor activities open to the public. Participants must sign a waiver. Car pooling is encouraged. Those interested should call the hike leaders and arr... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

U.S. confident after World Cup draw with England

IRENE, South Africa (AP) — The day was sunny and bright, and so was the U.S. outlook. Boosted by some super saves by Tim Howard and a gifted goal by England keeper Robert Green, the Unite... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

Hamlin continues dominance with fifth victory of season

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Sitting in his trailer on Saturday night trying to watch a movie, Denny Hamlin couldn’t concentrate. Sorry, too much going on these days. "I constant... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

Celtics heading back to L.A. a win away from NBA crown

BOSTON (AP) — Paul Pierce is heading back to his hometown, and a second NBA championship could be waiting for him. A Los Angeles native who has played his entire career with the rival Cel... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

Posada has grand time again for Yankees

NEW YORK (AP) — Jorge Posada said several teammates joked with him before he caught his first game in nearly a month. No one needed to say a thing when it was his turn to bat with the bases l... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

Lilly wins pitchers’ duel at Wrigley Cubs hurler takes no-hitter into ninth in victory over rival White Sox

(AP) — Ted Lilly took a no-hitter into the ninth inning before pinch-hitter Juan Pierre led off with a single, and the Chicago Cubs held on to beat the White Sox 1-0 on Sunday at a revved-up ... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

Patriots group meets

The Mohawk Valley Patriots meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 22, in the New Testament Church, 6772 Lamphear Road. "If you are concerned about the direction your country is taking, if you want y... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

‘Hams’ invite public to visit
amateur radio field day

Amateur radio operators, known as hams, are holding a "Field Day" in Marcy Town Park from 2 p.m. Saturday until 2 p.m. Sunday to showcase their emergency communication abilities while hav... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

Muggeo accepted

Christina M. Muggeo, daughter of Robert and Mary Muggeo, 5228 Tudman Road, Westmoreland, has been accepted at Stony Brook University. A senior at Westmoreland High School, she plans to major in bio... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

More vendors sought for Farmers’ Market

SYLVAN BEACH — The Sylvan Beach Farmers Market is looking for vendors every Tuesday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. The market, on the Village Green off of Spencer Street, is sponsored by the vi... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

Metott accepted

Jensen Metott, daughter of Dwayne and Mary Kay Metott, 614 S. George Street, has been accepted at Mohawk Valley Community College. A senior at Rome Free Academy, she plans to major in childhood edu... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

Gets scholarship

Nicholas Dixon IV, son of Nicholas and Kimberly Dixon, 5003 Rome-Taberg Road, received a $3,000 scholarship from Nashville Auto-Diesel College. The senior at Rome Free Academy is scheduled to enter... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010

Lily Brook paddle trip offered Saturday

TOWN OF EATON — You can paddle down Lily Brook on Saturday from 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. with Rogers Environmental Education Center staff. Lily Brook feeds Leland Pond, just north of Hamilton ... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2010
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