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‘We couldn’t be prouder’

To Lt. Gov. Robert J. Duffy, heroic Rome Police Officer Donald J. Moore is "an incredible public servant." To his mother, Mickey Moore, "he’s a good boy." Moore wa... [more...]

Published: 11/18/2011

7 hurt in van flip on Paris Hill

TOWN OF PARIS — Seven people were hospitalized early this morning after their van slid on a snow-covered Route 8 in southern Oneida County and overturned. Sheriff’s deputies said Do... [more...]

Published: 11/18/2011

Car flips with 2 inside

TOWN OF NEW BREMEN — One woman was hospitalized after the vehicle she was riding in overturned off the side of Route 812 in Lewis County Thursday night. Sheriff’s deputies said Rick... [more...]

Published: 11/18/2011

Held on endangerment charge

A 30-year-old man is accused of endangering an infant when law enforcers said he kicked over a table during a domestic dispute Thursday night. Police said Robert J. Bronson, of 103 Clark St., w... [more...]

Published: 11/18/2011

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Thursday 8:43 a.m. S. James St., larceny. 11:47 a.m. W. Dominick St., assist. 12:28 p.m. Erie Blvd. West, domestic. 12:30... [more...]

Published: 11/18/2011

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Thursday 9:07 a.m. 750 N. Jay St., first aid. 10:27 a.m. Park Drive Manor, first aid. 2:03 p.m. 119 N. George St., telephone alarm. 3:46 p.m. 581 Pho... [more...]

Published: 11/18/2011

Independent contractor CORRECTION

The husband of April A. Blanchard, who is accused of filing for food stamps without reporting her husband’s employment, is an independent contractor and not employed at the Daily Sentinel. Th... [more...]

Published: 11/18/2011

Police say drunken mother charged with endangerment

A 21-year-old mother is accused of getting so intoxicated as to endanger the welfare of her infant son at their home. Candice M. Schwenning, 21, of 361 Park Drive Manor II, was released on her ... [more...]

Published: 11/18/2011

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Thursday 3:16 a.m. New York Mills and Edwards Ambulance, Main St., accident. 11:24 a.m. Deerfield, Cruikshank Road, spill/leak. 1:29 p.m. Maynard, Hayes ... [more...]

Published: 11/18/2011

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Thursday 4:59 a.m. Route 365, Floyd, alarm. 5:25 a.m. Okey Dokey’s, New Floyd Road, Floyd, burglary. 5:40 a.m. Route 12, Trenton, alarm. 6:11 a... [more...]

Published: 11/18/2011

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Thursday 5:25 a.m. Okey Dokey’s, New Floyd Road, burglary. 6:11 a.m. Route 20, Sangerfield, alarm. 6:41 a.m. Sutliff Road, Whitestown, dispute. ... [more...]

Published: 11/18/2011

Rape of children and $600,000 embezzlement admitted

Two men accused of raping underage girls admitted their guilt in County Court this week. ¿ James Chadderdon, 55, of 3502 Burns Road, Vernon Center, pleaded guilty before Judge Barry M. Don... [more...]

Published: 11/18/2011

Sports briefs

‘Bring a Friend to Hockey’ event next week In cooperation with the Rome Free Academy varsity hockey team, the Rome Youth Hockey Association is sponsoring a "Bring a Friend to H... [more...]

Published: 11/18/2011

Artifacts from 2011 World Series part of exhibit at Hall of Fame

COOPERSTOWN — "The Cardinals Comeback," a display saluting the World Series champion St. Louis Cardinals is part of the Autumn Glory exhibit at the National Baseball Hall of Fame an... [more...]

Published: 11/18/2011

Hampshire First to merge into NBT Bank

NORWICH — Hampshire First Bank will merge with and into NBT Bancorp’s banking subsidiary, NBT Bank. The merger is valued at approximately $45 million and is expected to close early ... [more...]

Published: 11/18/2011

Utica Mutual elects board member

NEW HARTFORD — Eric K. Scholl, chairman and chief executive officer of Caywood-Scholl Capital Management of California, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Utica Mutual Insuranc... [more...]

Published: 11/18/2011

National society says plan
for your for pets at Thanksgiving

The Humane Society of the United States is reminding people that as we celebrate Thanksgiving — delighting in the hustle and bustle of whether to travel or to stay home, what to cook, and who... [more...]

Published: 11/18/2011

Election is over, time to move on

In the United States of America, I was led to believe that a person is innocent until proven guilty by a jury. The sentence seems to have been given without a trial concerning Joe Fusco Jr. In ... [more...]

Published: 11/18/2011

Farm women’s business skills series offered

WHITESTOWN — Signup is under way with a pre-registration fee of $50 is required by Dec. 12 for Annie’s Project Risk Management Education, a business skills development program designed ... [more...]

Published: 11/18/2011

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... Professional Harness racing — Vernon Downs, first post, 6:55. Hockey — American Hockey League: Hershey at Syracuse, 7:30. College Hockey ... [more...]

Published: 11/18/2011

Cost of asbestos removal in gym at Gansevoort absorbed by economies

The already tight budget for Gansevoort Elementary renovations is fielding an extra $34,438 charge for unexpected asbestos work, but district officials say project expenses remain in line with the ... [more...]

Published: 11/18/2011

Tough task awaits Lady Blue Devils

CAMDEN — The Section III Class B champion Camden field hockey team is looking to soar to new heights on Saturday at Cicero-North Syracuse High School. The Lady Blue Devils will be making ... [more...]

Published: 11/18/2011

Rome’s Taylor named official for Division III football playoff game

Kevin Taylor will be the first official from Rome to officiate a Division III NCAA football playoff game this Saturday when Kean University of Union, N.J. and Christopher Newport University of Virg... [more...]

Published: 11/18/2011

Energy-saving tips for the big day

Thanksgiving is the time for giving thanks and for cooking. But it can also be a time for big utility bills. Edison Electric Institute officials said, "On behalf of the nation’s elec... [more...]

Published: 11/18/2011

Building permit

First Source Federal Credit Union, Black River Blvd., $1.08 million, construct a new 4,435 square foot bank on the existing vacant parcel. [more...]

Published: 11/18/2011

South Lewis runners to end seasons at Federation Meet

TURIN — South Lewis runners Sam Anderson and Victoria Campanian will compete in Saturday’s Federation Cross Country Meet at Bowdoin Park in Wappinger Falls as they conclude their stella... [more...]

Published: 11/18/2011

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning state Lottery numbers selected Thursday in the midday drawing: Daily: 3, 0, 2; Lucky Sum: 5; WinFour: 0, 6, 0, 8; Lucky Sum: 14. Here are the evenin... [more...]

Published: 11/18/2011

Mix of sunshine and clouds; high around 50

Tonight — Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Saturday — Partly sunny. Highs around 50. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Saturday night — Partly cloudy. Lows ... [more...]

Published: 11/18/2011

Film postponed

The HeartSoul Ekonomia Institute’s ‘Life and Debt’ fund-raiser scheduled for tonight has been postponed, it was announced Thursday afternoon, 27 hours before the event. It’s... [more...]

Published: 11/18/2011

Don’t let Thanksgiving dinner make your family sick, officials urge

State officials today reminded consumers to prepare and cook food safely during the upcoming holiday season. Many food borne illnesses are preventable if consumers take simple precautions to protec... [more...]

Published: 11/18/2011

‘Other Half’ show
in Canastota

CANASTOTA — "How the Other Half Loves" is being performed in a dinner theater at the Rusty Rail, 3231 Seneca Turnpike (Routes 5 and 13), by Present Company Productions, Oneida. ... [more...]

Published: 11/18/2011

Par Tech earnings increase despite revenue drop in quarter

Par Technology Corp. reported third quarter net earnings were up this year compared to 2010, though there was a slight dip in total revenue compared to 2010. Revenues of $59.8 million for the q... [more...]

Published: 11/18/2011

Zoo invites winter visitors

Although the weather is colder and the days have become shorter, the Utica Zoo will still continue to offer fun activities for families. The winter season brings a new experience for those who ... [more...]

Published: 11/18/2011

Kettle-call ringing for duty tours of two hours

Ring-a-ding-ding, that familiar holiday sound can be heard at store-fronts throughout town as the Salvation Army takes conducts its annual Red Kettle Campaign. And this year, the Army is lookin... [more...]

Published: 11/18/2011

Snowmobile safety course offered

A New York State Young Snowmobiler’s Safety Course will be offered by the Trailbusters Snowmobile Club of Lee Center, on Friday, Dec. 2, from 6-9:30 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 3, from 9 a.m.-1:3... [more...]

Published: 11/18/2011

Many drivers weren’t ready for first snow

The season’s first measurable snowfall that jolted the area overnight won’t be sticking around long, after causing slick road conditions and accidents especially in the northern part of... [more...]

Published: 11/18/2011

NYSERDA says ‘Give yourself
the gift of energy savings’

Whether you’re decorating your home with festive lights, running errands or hosting holiday gatherings, extra energy usage can take a toll on both the environment and your wallet. But be ... [more...]

Published: 11/18/2011

Blood needed

WHEN: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 25. WHERE: St. John’s Lutheran Church, 502 W. Chestnut St. QUOTA: 49 pints Appointments preferred: 1-800-733-2767 [more...]

Published: 11/18/2011

Native bees better pollinators, more plentiful than honeybees, Cornell says

ITHACA — The honeybee has hogged the pollination spotlight for centuries, but native bees are now getting their fair share of buzz: ¿ They are two to three times better pollinators t... [more...]

Published: 11/18/2011

Building permit

Sam and Donna Guiliano, 529 William St., $1,000, erect 8-by-11-foot shed addition to existing garage. [more...]

Published: 11/18/2011

Jailed in DWI, trespass

ONEIDA — A Vernon man was charged with driving while intoxicated after he was found trespassing on property off Sconondoa Street Thursday. Police said they found Robert W. Perry, 31, of V... [more...]

Published: 11/18/2011

Burglary call ends with capture of aliens

ONEIDA — A response to a burglary ended with two men being taken into custody for being in the country illegally Thursday. Patrolmen responded to an alarm located at a business around 1:1... [more...]

Published: 11/18/2011

Patrolmen injured in struggle

ONEIDA — A man being taken into custody for stealing merchandise from a local store was also charged with striking a patrolman as he struggled with officers during his arrest. Robert W. H... [more...]

Published: 11/18/2011

Funeral notices

CHOMKA — Jacqueline Chomka, 79, of New Hartford, on Nov. 16, 2011. Services are private. Arrangements by the Bottini Funeral Home, 120 W. Embargo St. COON — Timothy W. Coon,... [more...]

Published: 11/18/2011

Births

CIMPI — To Joseph and Cassandra Dailey Cimpi, of Oneida, on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011 at Oneida Healthcare Center, a daughter, Hayden Elizabeth. FINSTER — To Cory and Leana Boice Fins... [more...]

Published: 11/18/2011

County Airport weather report for Thursday

Temperatures: 29 to 41 Normal Range: 32 to 49 Records: 15(1980), 67(1987) Rainfall: 0 Snow: 0.01" Monthly rainfall: 1.62" Rainfall for year: 46.6" Snowfal... [more...]

Published: 11/18/2011

Jonathan J. Cottet

FLOYD/ORISKANY — Jonathan J. Cottet 29, of Floyd and formerly of Oriskany, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at his home in Floyd. He was born on May 26, 1982 in Ut... [more...]

Published: 11/18/2011

96 join Junior Honor Society at Strough Middle School

Strough Middle School has welcomed 96 students into the National Junior Honor Society, the Rome school district announced. Strough Principal Tracy O’Rourke and Assistant Principal Michael... [more...]

Published: 11/18/2011

Talks continue on city-town water pact

TOWN OF LEE — Although town representatives cite limited progress on possible new agreements between the Lee and Rome water systems, a city official says a new short-term agreement should be ... [more...]

Published: 11/18/2011

Thruway ready for winter with more trucks, snowblowers

With the winter season having made an early arrival this year, the State Thruway Authority is reminding motorists to prepare their vehicles for the challenging driving season ahead. Before heading ... [more...]

Published: 11/18/2011

Food $en$e
signups slated

Registration for the December Food $en$e program — open to all — will be held at United Methodist churches in Rome and Lee Center. Food $en$e is a discount food program provided by ... [more...]

Published: 11/18/2011

Tabloid Tales of the Past

Nov. 18, 2001 A kitchen fire at 728 S. James St. this morning was quickly extinguished by firefighters. The alarm came in at 11:28 a.m. as a possible structure fire and possible entrapment. Fir... [more...]

Published: 11/18/2011
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