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Ski, snowboard film premieres Thursday

The Schuss Ski and Bike Shop will presents its second annual Winter Film Festival Thursday and Friday in the Capitol Theatre, 220 W. Dominick St. Tickets for the festival are $20 each night and... [more...]

Published: 11/14/2011

Librarians grade politicians

Oneida County’s state legislators received grades ranging from A to D from an association that advocates for libraries. New Yorkers for Better Libraries Political Action Committee assigne... [more...]

Published: 11/14/2011

Meetings

TUESDAY Civil Service Commission, 4:30 p.m. Common Council Caucus Room, second floor, City Hall, 198 N. Washington St. County Board of Legislators, 7 p.m. Hearing on proposed budget and Cap... [more...]

Published: 11/14/2011

Area road projects could affect drivers

Two road projects in Utica and one more each in Marcy and New Hartford will affect local drivers this coming week. In Utica: ¿ The North Genesee Street southbound exit ramp to John, Br... [more...]

Published: 11/14/2011

Supervisor’s wife up for appointment as town judge

TOWN OF CAMDEN — The Town Board tonight will consider appointing Lydia Yerdon, wife of town Supervisor Daniel Yerdon, as an interim town justice for a partial one-year term, her husband confi... [more...]

Published: 11/14/2011

Rome Lab claims $288M impact amid unease about federal cuts

Employment and local economic impact at the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Rome site rose slightly for the fiscal year completed in September, including a total regional impact of over $288 ... [more...]

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Try for piece of $50 million ‘prison pie’

A local application for state money to help the area recover from the recent closing of Oneida Correctional Facility should be ready in about a month, says County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. ... [more...]

Published: 11/14/2011

Blood needed

WHEN: 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Friday, . WHERE: BAE Systems at Griffiss Institute, 474 Phoenix Drive, Griffiss Business and Technology Park. QUOTA: 28 pints Appointments preferred 1-800-733-... [more...]

Published: 11/14/2011

Blood needed

WHEN: 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Friday, . WHERE: BAE Systems at Griffiss Institute, 474 Phoenix Drive, Griffiss Business and Technology Park. QUOTA: 28 pints Appointments preferred 1-800-733-... [more...]

Published: 11/14/2011

Lady Blue Devils headed to state semifinals

Camden, knowing they had to get momentum on their side at the end, finished the half by pulling out four straight penalty corners before the end of regulation, however, could not score the game-win... [more...]

Published: 11/14/2011

State championship at fan-friendly VVS special for Holland Patent boys

VERONA — Holland Patent’s Golden Knights stayed close to home and enjoyed a neighborly advantage on Saturday at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Cross County C... [more...]

Published: 11/14/2011

1.BRIEFS

Rome teams claim top spots in bocce tourney Rome teams captured five out of the top six awards during the 12th Annual Fred Calicchia Men’s Doubles Bocce Classic at the Galliano Club over ... [more...]

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Harvard skates to hockey win over Colgate

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Harvard scored two goals on a five-minute power play in the second period that proved to be the difference as the 18th-ranked Colgate men’s hockey team fell at the Cr... [more...]

Published: 11/14/2011

Coon rises to occasion again for Camden

CICERO — The Camden field hockey team found themselves in the heat of a fierce battle during Saturday’s Class B state regional contest and pulled out all the stops in order to advance t... [more...]

Published: 11/14/2011

Twigs members honored for milestones of hours volunteered at hospital

The Rome Twigs held their annual meeting at the Beeches Restaurant and Conference Center Oct. 19. The event was hosted by the Butternut Twig. The not-for-profit organization was started in 1907... [more...]

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N. Washington opens

The southern half of the 100 block of North Washington Street will be open today. The half block that ended half way to West Dominick Street has been joined with Dominick and is now open. The n... [more...]

Published: 11/14/2011

Absentee ballots could flip or reinforce 161-vote edge for Fusco

The first court date pertaining to recount of machine-cast votes in Rome’s tight mayoral election is set for Tuesday morning. Meanwhile, absentee ballot counting could start as soon as Wednes... [more...]

Published: 11/14/2011

Pickup breaks in two against tree, DWI charged

TOWN OF AVA — A pickup truck split in half against a tree on Pohl Road early Sunday morning, and now its operator is charged with drunken driving. All three people in the truck were hospi... [more...]

Published: 11/14/2011

Police log

¿ Continued on page 5 7 p.m. Expense St., harassment. 8:15 p.m. E. Bloomfield St., domestic. 8:24 p.m. Erie Blvd. East, suspicious person. 8:31 p.m. W. Dominick St., youths. ... [more...]

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Preserving our heritage

Those of us who are interested in our region’s rich heritage can be proud of the Oneida County Historians Association and the Oneida County Historical Society, two organizations whose members... [more...]

Published: 11/14/2011

Car off road may be due to seizure

DEERFIELD — A 48-year-old man was found passed out in his vehicle off the side of Route 8 early this morning. Law enforcer believe he suffered a seizure behind the wheel. Sheriff’s ... [more...]

Published: 11/14/2011

Assault with hot coffee

A Utica woman is charged with assault for throwing a hot cup of coffee into her former roommate’s face. Police said Stacey Ramirez, 48, of North Genesee Street, was in an argument with he... [more...]

Published: 11/14/2011

Pills found in traffic stop

A 21-year-old man was charged with drug possession early this morning after law enforcers found him with a baggy of Ambien pills. Police said Jacob C. Warner, of 9864 Route 46, Western, was hal... [more...]

Published: 11/14/2011

Woman in fleeing vehicle crashes

A 63-year-old woman is accused of speeding off in the middle of a traffic stop on Martin Street Saturday, only for her vehicle to crash a short time later. Marcy-based state police said Sharon ... [more...]

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Training heats up at Griffiss for firefighters

The long-dormant fire training tower at Griffiss was put to the torch today in a fire training exercise for 13 members of airport’s brigade and five others from area volunteer fire department... [more...]

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Accused in TV thefts

LOWVILLE — Two Jefferson County men are accused of stealing televisions from Wal-Mart in Lewis County. Sheriff’s deputies said Juan C. Benedict, 25, and Michael S. Hill, 31, both of... [more...]

Published: 11/14/2011

Motorcyclist hurt by turning car

TOWN OF WESTMORELAND — A motorcyclist is in good condition this morning after he crashed into another vehicle in the intersection of Cider Street and West Carter Road Sunday afternoon. Ma... [more...]

Published: 11/14/2011

Jailed in domestic assault

BOONVILLE — Village police pulled over a woman Thursday night who was driving to the police station to report a domestic dispute with her ex-husband. Now her ex is facing multiple charges... [more...]

Published: 11/14/2011

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Saturday 9:26 a.m. 1212 E. Dominick St., first aid. 12:52 p.m. Black River Blvd. and E. Chestnut St., accident. 3:41 p.m. 123 Turin St., telephone alarm.... [more...]

Published: 11/14/2011

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Sunday 3:39 a.m. West Leyden, Pohl Road, Ava, accident/injury. 3:40 a.m. AmCare Ambulance, to same. 3:47 a.m. Boonville, to same. 5:04 a.m. Oriskany,... [more...]

Published: 11/14/2011

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Sunday 1:06 a.m. W. Main St., Waterville, alarm. 1:38 a.m. Turning Stone Casino, Verona, assault. 2:22 a.m. Hulser Road, Trenton, domestic. 3:38 a.m.... [more...]

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Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Sunday 12:17 a.m. New Floyd Road, Floyd, domestic. 1:58 a.m. Gridley Paige Road, Marshall, alcohol. 2:30 a.m. French Road, Westmoreland, suspicious activ... [more...]

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College Notebook

Hall of Famer Little to speak at Morrisville MORRISVILLE — Professional football hall of famer and Syracuse University standout Floyd Little will give a presentation at Morrisville State ... [more...]

Published: 11/14/2011

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... College Basketball — NIT Season Tip-Off: Manhattan at Syracuse, 7. Tuesday’s Schedule... College Basketball — NIT Season Tip-Off: A... [more...]

Published: 11/14/2011

Play 4 The Cure raises $2,300

The Rome Free Academy Field Hockey Teams raised $2,300 to be donated to the Susan G Komen Fund and American Cancer Society during the Knight Time Classic Tournament on Oct 14-15. "October ... [more...]

Published: 11/14/2011

‘Cowboys & Aliens’ on screen

HERKIMER — Herkimer County Community College will show the movie "Cowboys & Aliens" on Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Sarkus-Busch Theater. The film is open to the public and free of ch... [more...]

Published: 11/14/2011

Nurses give free tours
of operating room Wednesday

To celebrate Perioperative Nurse Week, free guided tours of the operating suites at Rome Memorial Hospital will be held from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday. All are welcome to attend and no preregistration is ... [more...]

Published: 11/14/2011

Tioga’s running game plows over Westmoreland

BINGHAMTON — In the week leading up to the state regional football game against Section IV champion Tioga, Westmoreland’s longtime head coach, Tim Gates, had said that the team needed t... [more...]

Published: 11/14/2011

Remsen girls two wins from state soccer title

ONEONTA — Longtime Remsen girls soccer head coach Jim Wilder said that the latest victory for his Lady Rams’ squad — their 18th straight triumph this season — was extra spec... [more...]

Published: 11/14/2011

71 join RFA Honor Society

The Rome Free Academy Honor Society welcomed 71 new members during an induction ceremony Tuesday night at the high school. The program included a procession of new inductees; flag presentation ... [more...]

Published: 11/14/2011

Free kidney disease screenings Friday

The National Kidney Foundation of CNY will conduct a free health screening for people at increased risk for kidney disease on Friday at the Kidney Foundation office, 731 James St., Syracuse, from 1... [more...]

Published: 11/14/2011

Health plan options Thursday

The Mohawk Valley Chamber of Commerce and Benefit Specialists of NY will present the Chamber’s options for health insurance on Thursday in the Radisson Hotel.To register, call 724-3151, e-mai... [more...]

Published: 11/14/2011

Organ donation talk Wednesday

On Wednesday Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare will host a presentation on organ donation. The free session will begin at 5 p.m. in Allen Calder Conference Rooms 1 and 2 at the St. Luke’s Ca... [more...]

Published: 11/14/2011

Eileen E. Hulbert

Eileen E. Hulbert, age 94, of Rome, passed away peacefully November 13, 2011, at Rome Memorial Hospital with her family at her side. She was born April 30, 1917, in Utica, a daughter of James a... [more...]

Published: 11/14/2011

Mix of sunshine and clouds; highs in the upper 50s

Tonight — Mostly cloudy. Showers likely with a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening then a chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the upper 40s. South winds 15 to 20 mph becoming ... [more...]

Published: 11/14/2011

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning state lottery numbers selected Sunday in the midday drawing: Daily: 1 , 8, 9; Lucky Sum: 18; WinFour: 3, 1, 0, 9; Lucky Sum: 13 Here are the winning... [more...]

Published: 11/14/2011

Thanks for the tasty recipe

By chance, on Oct. 28, I had the opportunity to speak to a woman in the parking lot of Mazzaferro’s. The subject was beef jerky seasoning. The woman stated that she made her own. Without ... [more...]

Published: 11/14/2011

Margery W. Clemens

Margery W. Clemens, 88 of Rome, formerly of Verona, passed away on Saturday, November 12, 2011, at Rome Memorial Hospital. She was born on December 18, 1922, the daughter of Elmer and Beatrice Agan... [more...]

Published: 11/14/2011

Funeral notices

CLEMENS — Margery W. Clemens, 88, of Rome, formerly of Verona, on Nov. 13, 2011. Services 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Verona United Methodist Church. Burial Fish Creek Landing Cemetery. Call... [more...]

Published: 11/14/2011

Alice E. Taylor

Alice E. Taylor, age 95, passed away peacefully November 12, 2011, with her loving family at her side. Alice was born in Florence, NY, on September 10, 1916, to Joseph and Mary Brazil Fitzgeral... [more...]

Published: 11/14/2011

Doctors’ orders: Reach out and read

A literacy program that encourages parents to read to their young children and helps prepare toddlers for school is receiving financial assistance from the Rome Community Foundation for the purchas... [more...]

Published: 11/14/2011

Spending up $80,00 in Trenton

TRENTON — Town residents will see no change in their tax bills although spending will be up by almost $80,000 according to preliminary 2012 budget figures released by Supervisor Mark Scheidel... [more...]

Published: 11/14/2011

Tabloid Tales of the Past

Nov. 14, 2001 The Rome Art and Community Center’s Holiday House fund-raising event kicks off with the Snowflake Fantasy Champagne Party on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the center, 308 W. Bloomf... [more...]

Published: 11/14/2011

Brain Show visits Remsen Wednesday

REMSEN — The Brain Show interactive educational trivia game show will visit pupils at Remsen Elementary School Wednesday. The Brain Show performances are sponsored by the Williams Foundat... [more...]

Published: 11/14/2011

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: 11/14/2011

Diabetes cooking topic Wednesday

WHITESBORO — Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s Central New York Diabetes Education Progra presents Cooking With Kim and Company at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hart’s Hill Inn, 135 C... [more...]

Published: 11/14/2011

County Airport weather report for Sunday

Temperatures: 33 to 62 Normal Range: 32 to 49 Records: 12(1996), 65(1964) Rainfall: 0" Monthly rainfall: 0.44" Rainfall for year: 45.42" Sunset today: 4:39 ... [more...]

Published: 11/14/2011
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