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Radio club meets Thursday

BOONVILLE — The Boonville Amateur Radio Club meets at 7 p.m. Thursday in the white building in the Boonville Municipal parking lot. This month’s agenda includes election of officers, re... [more...]

Published: 11/16/2011

Hunting for a win in Rome

If absentee ballots from three of the Rome’s seven wards are a trend, it looks like Conservative Party candidate Joseph R. Fusco Jr.’s 161-machine vote plurality will be enough for him ... [more...]

Published: 11/16/2011

Utica Zoo welcomes new arrival

The Utica Zoo is celebrating the arrival of its newest bundle of joy. On Oct. 4, to the surprise of zoo staff, a baby Blackbuck was born. The exhibit welcomed two females back in April, but it ... [more...]

Published: 11/16/2011

Making Ends Meet workshop Dec. 1

ORISKANY — Instead of Nov. 17, a free Making Ends Meet workshop will be presented by Heat Smart New York, at Oriskany Public Library, 621 Utica St., on Dec. 1 from 4:30 ­ 6:30 p.m. Th... [more...]

Published: 11/16/2011

Stepson indicted in bat assault

WESTMORELAND — A 27-year-old man accused of hitting his stepfather in the head with a baseball bat has been indicted, and is scheduled for arraignment in County Court on Nov. 22. Jason Tu... [more...]

Published: 11/16/2011

‘Courtesy’ has consequences

A 45-year-old woman who was waved into a turn by another driver on Black River Boulevard ended up colliding with an oncoming car Saturday. Police said Jacqueline M. Emma, 45, of 601 Park Drive,... [more...]

Published: 11/16/2011

Dispute over child custody

A 24-year-old man is accused of slapping his ex-girlfriend during a custody exchange outside his Nock Street home. Police said Lawrence J. Verro, of 138 Nock St., slapped his 21-year-old ex in ... [more...]

Published: 11/16/2011

Charged in food stamp fraud

A 33-year-old woman is accused of illegally receiving $5,000 in food stamps from the county even though her husband was fully employed. Authorities said April A. Blanchard, of 9934 Taberg-Flore... [more...]

Published: 11/16/2011

Charges in traffic stop escalate

An Annsville man was found with a small quantity of cocaine and several bad checks during a traffic stop in Utica Tuesday, law enforcers said. Paul E. Boucher, 23, of 9830 Glenmore Road, was pu... [more...]

Published: 11/16/2011

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Tuesday 1:40 a.m. N. Washington St., investigate. 2:14 a.m. Lawrence St., attempt to locate. 7 a.m. Church St., alarm. 7:... [more...]

Published: 11/16/2011

Fire log

Tuesday 10:45 a.m. 152 Turin St., first aid. 2:29 p.m. Erie Blvd. East, accident. 4:06 p.m. 108 Crossgates Road, first aid. 5:06 p.m. Turin and N. Madison streets, first aid. 9:... [more...]

Published: 11/16/2011

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency; 911 Tuesday 7:02 a.m. Boonville, Main St., structure fire. 11:48 a.m. COCVAC Ambulance, Meadow St., Kirkland, transport. 12:41 p.m. Edwards Ambulance, New Ha... [more...]

Published: 11/16/2011

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 8:27 a.m. Success Drive, alarm. 9:16 a.m. Madison St., Waterville, abandoned call. 9:24 a.m. Rome-New London Road, Verona, car/deer. 9:58 a.m... [more...]

Published: 11/16/2011

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 2:53 a.m. Harden Blvd., Camden, alarm. 3:24 a.m. Route 26, Lee, car/deer. 6:35 a.m. Route 365, Verona, car/deer. 6:46 a.m. Route 12, Marshall... [more...]

Published: 11/16/2011

1 dead at club where NY Giants players partied

NEW YORK (AP) — One man was shot dead and two other people were injured at a trendy nightspot where New York Giants receiver Victor Cruz was partying with friends. Police say the shooting... [more...]

Published: 11/16/2011

Domestic violence, theft at nursing home aired in court

For ongoing abuse against his female companion, a 24-year-old man was ordered to pay more than $300 in City Court on reduced charges. Leroy Ferebee, of 122 W. Embargo St., was ordered by City C... [more...]

Published: 11/16/2011

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... Professional Hockey — American Hockey League: Syracuse at Rochester, 7:05. College Basketball — Colgate at Wisconsin, 7. [more...]

Published: 11/16/2011

Great Swamp Concervance offers programs

TOWN OF LENOX — The Great Swamp Conservancy, 8375 N. Main St. on the corner of Pine Ridge Road, will host free programs Friday and Saturday on discarded medicine and Chittenango Pottery histo... [more...]

Published: 11/16/2011

Weaving, fiber group meets in Clinton

CLINTON — Foothills Weaving and Fiber Arts Guild will meet at 10 a.m. Thursday, in St. James Episcopal Church, 9 Williams St. The program is: "How it Works: Sometimes!" a power ... [more...]

Published: 11/16/2011

meetings

MEETING THURSDAY Marcy Town Board, 7 p.m. Municipal Building, 8801 Paul Becker Road (corner Route 291). Floyd Zoning Board of Appeals, 7:30 p.m. Hearings on temporary mobile homes at 8433 E... [more...]

Published: 11/16/2011

Historical Society premieres
North Utica book Saturday

Author and lifelong North Utica resident Howard Bushinger will be at the Oneida County Historical Society, 1608 Genesee St., Utica, on Saturday to discuss and sign copies of his new book, ‘No... [more...]

Published: 11/16/2011

Chamber golf event aids Jervis House

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Published: 11/16/2011

Building permit

Frederick Yarmen, 103 Vine Place, $2,900, install a new 15-foot above ground pool. [more...]

Published: 11/16/2011

Excellus brings jobs back into company

Excellus BlueCross BlueShield has created 26 new jobs and six temporary positions in Upstate New York as it brings its disease management program back in-house. All the jobs have been filled. The h... [more...]

Published: 11/16/2011

Per-pupil, poorer schools hurt most by state aid cuts, says study

State aid cuts per pupil this year at schools in the county range from $106 in Utica and $452 in Rome to $1,269 in Remsen and $1,504 per pupil in Holland Patent, says a non-profit group’s rep... [more...]

Published: 11/16/2011

1.NOTEBOOK

VVS grad Mariano receives honors Vernon-Verona-Sherrill graduate and Utica College senior Mallory Mariano wrapped up her collegiate field hockey career by being named to the Empire 8 All-Confer... [more...]

Published: 11/16/2011

Deer and bear hunting season opens Saturday

The 2011 regular deer and bear hunting seasons open at sunrise on Saturday in New York’s Southern Zone and will close at sunset on Sunday, Dec. 11. The Southern Zone regular deer season i... [more...]

Published: 11/16/2011

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning state Lottery numbers selected Tuesday in the midday drawing: Daily: 2, 7, 6; Lucky Sum: 17; WinFour: 4, 0, 8, 0, Lucky Sum: 12. Here are the winnin... [more...]

Published: 11/16/2011

Rain or snow showers possible; high in the low 40s

Tonight — Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain showers in the evening then a slight chance of rain and snow showers after midnight. Lows in the mid 30s. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipit... [more...]

Published: 11/16/2011

Electric ‘minis’ join RPD fleet in December

The police department’s four new electric vehicles are being outfitted for service and could be on the street in about a month, according to Capt. Scott Wittmann. Earlier this year, the c... [more...]

Published: 11/16/2011

Financial consultant hired

Heather Lawlor has been hired by Advanced Group Financial Services, 2508 Genesee St., Utica, as a financial consultant. Lawlor holds a master’s degree in business with a concentration in ... [more...]

Published: 11/16/2011

Cranberry shortage at Rescue Mission

Going crazy over cranberry sauce? Apparently not at the Rescue Mission, where volunteers are looking for more of the traditional holiday dish. Executive Director Matthew Miller said there h... [more...]

Published: 11/16/2011

Need heating help? HEAP applications now being accepted

The county began accepting applications for HEAP — the Home Energy Assistance Program — today. HEAP assists eligible low-income households with heating costs, emergency heat-related... [more...]

Published: 11/16/2011

Property sales before Common Council tonight

The Common Council is expected to approve three deals to sell city-owned parcels totaling $4,600, as well as approve the federal grant program spending plan for 2012. The seven-member council c... [more...]

Published: 11/16/2011

Family Court struggle brings multiple charges

A 26-year-old man is accused of throwing an outburst inside a Family Court courtroom by flipping over a table and swearing at the judge. Natalicio J. Orcutt, of 430 E. Walnut St., was released ... [more...]

Published: 11/16/2011

Check your schedule

Clergy and board members are asked to check the schedule for their church’s main services in Saturday’s Religion pages. If the information is incorrect, e-mail living@RNY.com or call th... [more...]

Published: 11/16/2011

NYC bus trip Dec. 7

Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, 310 Genesee St., Utica plans a bus trip to New York City Wednesday, Dec. 7 from 6 a.m. to midnight. The cost is $65 or $55 for MWPAI members. Advanced re... [more...]

Published: 11/16/2011

Slam poetry event Thursday in Herkimer

HERKIMER — Herkimer County Community College will host the Intangibles for a Slam Poetry event, featuring the SUNY Oneonta and SUNY New Paltz slam teams, on Thursday at 8 p.m. in Alumni Hall,... [more...]

Published: 11/16/2011

Preserve offers new booklet

Shawangunk Nature Preserve’s Forest Press has released a new, limited edition, 12 page booklet by Timothy Hume Behrendt, illustrated by Peggy Spencer Behrendt, called "Leif and the Old M... [more...]

Published: 11/16/2011

‘Pieces of Heart’ art display opens Monday

MARCY — A group art exhibition, "Pieces of Heart," sponsored by Upstate Cerebral Palsy (UCP), will be on display in SUNYIT’s Gannett Art Gallery from Nov. 21 through the end o... [more...]

Published: 11/16/2011

McConnellsville students meet author

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Published: 11/16/2011

RFA 1986-91 grads invited to party

A Rome Free Academy Holiday Party for the Classes 1986 through 1991, hosted by the Class of ‘88, will be held Friday, Nov. 25, in DeMatteo’s Bar, 705 E. Dominick St., from 9 p.m. on. ... [more...]

Published: 11/16/2011

Vote for Brown was the right one

Normally it takes a while to learn whether or not you made the right choice when confronted with an important decision. However, in the case of last week’s mayoral election, the Sentinel&rsqu... [more...]

Published: 11/16/2011

Parkinson’s group meets

The Central New York Parkinson’s Support Group, Inc. meets at 12:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month except August at the Presbyterian Home for CNY, 4290 Middle Settlement Road, New Hartf... [more...]

Published: 11/16/2011

Building permit

Oneida County Industrial Development Agency, 5900 Success Drive, $10,000, install new chillers and condensers for manufacturing process. [more...]

Published: 11/16/2011

Beryl F. Pugh

HOLLAND PATENT — Beryl F. Pugh, age 88, died November 15, 2011, at home after a long illness. He was born March 22, 1923, in Steuben, NY, the son of the late John and Anna Owen Pugh. He w... [more...]

Published: 11/16/2011

County gets 7 more years to halt flow of sewage into Mohawk

The state has given the county seven more years beyond a 2014 deadline to correct sanitary sewer overflow problems at its Sauquoit Creek pump station in Whitestown. The facility serving the par... [more...]

Published: 11/16/2011

Funeral notices

ENGBORG — Janice S. Engborg, 75, of Rome, on Nov. 14, 2011. Services 10:30 a.m. Friday at Prince-Boyd & Hyatt Home for Funerals, 210 W. Court St. Burial Lowell Rural Cemetery. Calling hou... [more...]

Published: 11/16/2011

Anthony J. Ferris

Anthony J. Ferris, 88, of Rome, passed away on Tuesday, November 15, 2011, at Rome Memorial Hospital. He was born in Utica, NY, on May 21, 1923, son of the late Charles and Jenny Tadie Ferris. Anth... [more...]

Published: 11/16/2011

Rosemary Imelda Giamporcaro

Rosemary Imelda Giamporcaro, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011 at Rome Memorial Hospital. Rosemary was born in Brooklyn, NY, the daughter of the late Mary and George Pope. She was educated by ... [more...]

Published: 11/16/2011

Judy Ann Scott

Judy Ann Scott, 61, passed away Nov. 10, 2011 in Charlotte, NC. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward C. Scott of Rome, NY. In her early years she was active in Girl Scouts and Zion Church. S... [more...]

Published: 11/16/2011

County Airport weather report for Tuesday

Temperatures: 40 to 58 Normal Range: 32 to 49 Records: 11(1996), 72(1956) Rainfall: 0.04" Monthly rainfall: 1.47" Rainfall for year: 46.45" Sunset today: 4:37... [more...]

Published: 11/16/2011

Janice S. Engborg

Janice S. Engborg, 75, of State Route 26, Rome, died Monday, November 14, 2011 at Faxton-St. Luke’s Healthcare with her family by her side. She was born February 10, 1936 in Rome, NY the daug... [more...]

Published: 11/16/2011

‘Playing for Pizza,’ Thousand Autumns’ book discussions among Dunham events

WHITESBORO — Two book discussions are among programs for adults and activities for children are being offered at Dunham Public Library, 76 Main St. Call 736-9734 to register. Events inclu... [more...]

Published: 11/16/2011

Dancers present Nutcracker Saturday in Old Forge theater

OLD FORGE — The Old Forge Ballet Company will present Jennifer Grapes-McIntyre and Darren McIntyre, international principal dancers, in the full-length ballet "Nutcracker," Opus 71 ... [more...]

Published: 11/16/2011

Tabloid Tales of the Past

Nov. 16, 2001 They started lining up at 7:30. When the doors opened at 9 a.m. more than 100 people were waiting for their flu shots. The county’s first influenza vaccination clinic in Rom... [more...]

Published: 11/16/2011

Managing director appointed at Strategic

Strategic Financial Services has hired David S. Lemire as a managing director on the investment and executive committees. He will work with private clients and institutions in the management of the... [more...]

Published: 11/16/2011
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