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Program aims to help farmers recover from storm damage

A $5 million Agriculture Disaster Program aims to immediately help farms replace systems and equipment damaged or lost due to Hurricane Irene and/or Tropical Storm Lee, according to the state Publi... [more...]

Published: 11/11/2011

Water OK to drink

ANNSVILLE — The water is safe to use for customers along Route 69, Meadows Road and Beckwith Road who had been boiling water for three days while crews repaired a main break. About 30 hom... [more...]

Published: 11/11/2011

‘24 / 7’ mayor keeps part-time cemetery job

Contrary to impressions in a pre-primary interview in which candidate Joseph R. Fusco Jr. said he was going to be a "24/7" chief executive, Rome’s apparent mayor-elect now says that... [more...]

Published: 11/11/2011

Area snowmobile trails on MSG Plus

Public television channel WPBS in Watertown will broadcast a new series on snowmobile trails in conjunction with Lewis, Oswego and Oneida counties and Old Forge. It won’t be on WCNY but those... [more...]

Published: 11/11/2011

Service and sacrifice of veterans saluted

Attendees who braved the raw and snowy weather for this morning’s annual Veterans Day program at Veterans Memorial Park were not worried about the conditions as they honored service members. ... [more...]

Published: 11/11/2011

Back brakes in car-bus crash

Faulty brakes were blamed for a downhill collision on Turin Road Thursday afternoon when a mini-van rear-ended a short school bus from St. Lawrence County enroute to the state School for the Deaf. ... [more...]

Published: 11/11/2011

724 sex offenders in county

As of today, are 724 registered sex offenders living in Oneida County, according to the state Division of Criminal Justice Services. Nearly 200 of those offenders reside in Rome. All regist... [more...]

Published: 11/11/2011

Proposed dairy policy changes topic at free program Nov. 18

WHITESTOWN — Friday, Nov. 18, from 12:30 ­ 3:30 p.m., Cornell Cooperative Extension will host Sherry Bunting speaking about changes related to dairy policy reform. There is no charge ... [more...]

Published: 11/11/2011

Accused of theft

LOWVILLE — A domestic dispute in a Lewis County Wal-Mart parking lot led to charges for a Boonville man Tuesday morning. Sheriff’s deputies said Timothy M. Stanford II, 26, of 147 F... [more...]

Published: 11/11/2011

Released prisoner picked up on N.J. warrant

MARCY — A 32-year-old man who served seven months in state prison was taken back into custody on the day he was released because of an arrest warrant from New Jersey. State police said Jo... [more...]

Published: 11/11/2011

Corrections officer denies
Jan. 10, 2010 attack in prison

MARCY — A state corrections officer at the Mid-State Correctional Facility is accused of beating an inmate in the head. Michael A. Wehby, 51, of 171 Bouck Road, Frankfort, pleaded not gui... [more...]

Published: 11/11/2011

Brothers bunk at Justice Building

Two brothers were both charged with criminal contempt Thursday afternoon because law enforcers said they both violated orders of protection filed against each other. Police said Dustin A. Under... [more...]

Published: 11/11/2011

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Thursday 2:38 a.m. W. Dominick St., suspicious activity. 7:20 a.m. N. James St., neighbors. 8:04 a.m. Expense St., trespass. ... [more...]

Published: 11/11/2011

Legion auxiliary breakfast Sunday

LEE CENTER — An "All you can eat Breakfast" will be served Sunday in the Lee Legion Post, 9025 Upper W. Thomas St. from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Prices are $8, $4 for children 12 and ... [more...]

Published: 11/11/2011

Pedestrian hit on Oriskany Blvd.

YORKVILLE — One man was hospitalized after he was hit by a car on Oriskany Boulevard and crashed into the windshield Thursday night. Fire Chief Joseph Morosco said the man, whose identity... [more...]

Published: 11/11/2011

Rule change will help reduce record-keeping for apple growers

US Department of Agriculture’s Risk Management Agency will ease insurance regulations on fresh apple producers at the urging of U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand. The rule change will help New ... [more...]

Published: 11/11/2011

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Thursday 8:48 a.m. 602 S. George St., first aid. 1:32 p.m. Roser Terrace and W. Chestnut St., accident. 1:53 p.m. 8288 Turin Road, accident. 4:26 p.m... [more...]

Published: 11/11/2011

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Thursday 5:11 a.m. Route 12, Trenton, car/deer. 5:40 a.m. Dawes Ave., Kirkland, alarm. 9:09 a.m. Mapledale Road, Trenton, domestic. 9:36 a.m. Route 3... [more...]

Published: 11/11/2011

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Thursday 11:17 a.m. Yorkville, W. Whitesboro St., smoke. 11:20 a.m. New York Mills, to same. 1:53 p.m. Lake Delta, Turin Road, car/bus accident. 4:57... [more...]

Published: 11/11/2011

Charged in street violence

A 20-year-old man accused of dragging a teen-ager across West Dominick Street was also busted by law enforcers for alcohol and marijuana possession. Joshua R. Adle, of 408 Depeyster St., was re... [more...]

Published: 11/11/2011

‘Model parolee’ targeted motel owner, say Utica police

Sometime after his last parole hearing in December 2008, during which he said he would "refuse" his early release from state prison, convicted rapist Robert W. Blainey decided that he wan... [more...]

Published: 11/11/2011

Sheriff’s log

Thursday 12:55 a.m. Tannery Road, alarm. 1:38 a.m. Route 365, Verona, assist. 3:51 a.m. Trenton Road, Deerfield, accident. 6:49 a.m. Tannery Road, burglary. 7:51 a.m. Jones Road... [more...]

Published: 11/11/2011

Twin signings: RFA teammates moving on to next level

Rome Free Academy lacrosse players Dylan Sbarglia and Rich Stapleton both signed letters of intent on Thursday at the high school to play for their respective colleges at the Division I level in 20... [more...]

Published: 11/11/2011

Camden likes chances against ‘TBA’

CAMDEN — The Section III Class B champion Camden field hockey team will enter into familiar territory for their third straight Class B state regional appearance on Saturday beginning at 2 p.m... [more...]

Published: 11/11/2011

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning state Lottery numbers selected Thursday in the midday drawing: Daily: 3, 1, 9; Lucky Sum: 13; WinFour: 8, 6, 0, 5; Lucky Sum: 19. Here are the winning e... [more...]

Published: 11/11/2011

Mix of clouds and sunshine; high in the 50s

Tonight — A chance of rain showers in the evening. Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Lows in the lower 30s. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 50 percent. Saturda... [more...]

Published: 11/11/2011

Sports Briefs

Utica-Rome Speedway awards banquet Saturday VERNON — The 2011 Utica-Rome Speedway will hold their annual Awards Banquet on Saturday at the Turning Stone Casino and Resort from 6 p.m. unti... [more...]

Published: 11/11/2011

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... Professional Harness racing — Vernon Downs, first post 6:55. Hockey — American Hockey League: Syracuse at Adirondack, 7. College Football... [more...]

Published: 11/11/2011

Hanna helps veterans who need medicine

An open door meeting by Rep. Richard Hanna was announced in the Daily Sentinel to be held on Saturday, Oct. 22, in the Rome Common Council Chambers. The truth of the matter is, Congressman Hanna me... [more...]

Published: 11/11/2011

Firewood must be local or treated to prevent spread of invasive pests

As fall turns into winter, people buy or gather firewood to heat their homes, campsites, and cabins, and many aren’t aware that moving firewood more than 50 miles can increase the risk of new... [more...]

Published: 11/11/2011

Gingerbread entry forms due Nov. 21

REMSEN — The registration deadline is Monday, Nov. 21 for the annual Remsen Gingerbread House Contest. Applications may be picked up at the Didymus Thomas Library, Remsen Country Bakery o... [more...]

Published: 11/11/2011

Saturday’s Bounty offers free meal

Saturday’s Bounty, a free lunch offered to the community, will be held on Saturday, Nov. 19, in the First United Methodist Church, 400 N. George St. from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. This free hot... [more...]

Published: 11/11/2011

Defense has Remsen in hunt for state crown

REMSEN — It’s a cliche that defense wins championships. But that’s exactly what the Remsen girls soccer team does very well, and it is that stymieing defensive unit matched wi... [more...]

Published: 11/11/2011

Tips from Don’t Move Firewood campaign

Following are tips from the Don’t Move Firewood campaign: ¿ Obtain firewood near the location where you will burn it — that means the wood was cut in a nearby forest, in the sa... [more...]

Published: 11/11/2011

Friday trash route
up next week

Fall leaf collection is under way in the city’s inside district. Here’s the remaining schedule: ¿ Friday rubbish route — Nov. 14-18. ¿ Thursday rubbish route... [more...]

Published: 11/11/2011

Garlic growers warned about pest

Garlic growers are being warned that Stem and Bulb Nematode (Ditylenchus dipsaci), a serious pest of garlic and other crops, has been found in the State on imported seed garlic. State Agricultu... [more...]

Published: 11/11/2011

Book sale extended

WESTERNVILLE — The Western Town Library Book Sale has been extended to Thursday. The book sale runs during library hours: Saturday, 10 to noon; Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 2 to 8 pm. All... [more...]

Published: 11/11/2011

Funeral notices

BABCOCK — Gerald W. Babcock, 71, of Blossvale, on Nov. 8, 2011. Private services. A memorial service to be announced. Arrangements by the Malecki Funeral Home, Vernon. BANDYCH ... [more...]

Published: 11/11/2011

Martha A. Pelton

Martha A. Pelton, 80, of Rome, passed away Thursday, November 10, 2011 at Rome Memorial Hospital with her loving family by her side. She was born in Rome, NY, on August 22 1931, daughter of the lat... [more...]

Published: 11/11/2011

County Airport weather report for Thursday

Temperatures: 38 to 57 Normal Range: 31 to 46 Records: 15 (1956), 70 (1975) Rainfall: .17" Monthly rainfall: .17" Rainfall for year: 45.15" Sunset today: 4:43... [more...]

Published: 11/11/2011

Births

BOYKIN — To Oscar and Angel Geigel Boykin, of Utica, on Friday Nov. 4, 2011, in Faxton-St. Luke’s Healthcare, a son, Oscar III. FARR — To Matthew and Deylynne Farr, of Port Le... [more...]

Published: 11/11/2011

Robert F. Dolan

HOLLAND PATENT — Robert F. Dolan, 73, husband of Alice "Ki" and a retired auto mechanic passed away on Thursday, November 10, 2011, at St. Luke’s Hospital, New Hartford, after... [more...]

Published: 11/11/2011

Holland Patent grad has two roles in play

A Holland Patent High School graduate will play a dual role in the Cazenovia College production of Godspell. Martine H. Angell will play the dual role of John the Baptist and Judas. He is a sen... [more...]

Published: 11/11/2011

Todd A. DePasquale

VERNON ­— Todd A. DePasquale, age 48, of Vernon and Rome passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, November 9, 2011 from injuries sustained after the motorcycle he was riding was struck by ... [more...]

Published: 11/11/2011

Food service inspections

County Health Department inspectors conduct unannounced and periodic checks of food service establishments to determine if they comply with the state codes, rules and regulations. Here are health d... [more...]

Published: 11/11/2011

Old Forge resident to chair Adirondack Park Agency

Old Forge resident Leilani "Lani" Crafts Ulrich is the governor’s pick as the first woman to chair the Adirondack Park Agency. Sherman Craig of Wanakena was also nominated this ... [more...]

Published: 11/11/2011

Henrietta ‘Penny’ J. Keener

TOWN OF LEE — Henrietta "Penny" J. Keener, age 87, passed away peacefully, November 9, 2011. She was born May 13, 1924, in Amsterdam, NY, the daughter of Harry and Mary Pieklows... [more...]

Published: 11/11/2011

Natural gas price drop of 4-6% expected

Based upon an annual review of local utilities’ winter preparedness, the state Public Service Commission announced that utilities providing natural gas service in the state have adequate supp... [more...]

Published: 11/11/2011

Tabloid Tales of the Past

Nov. 11, 2001 A healing Mass will be held beginning at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at St. John the Baptist Church, 210 E. Dominick St., featuring local artist Ann Walseman. The Rev. Joseph J. Cle... [more...]

Published: 11/11/2011

Vehicles spread weeds

When you take your four-wheel drive out for a spin this fall, you might be bringing home more than memories. Researchers at Montana State University have found that vehicles are routinely transport... [more...]

Published: 11/11/2011
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