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Joy School principal to be absent

John E. Joy Elementary School Principal Andria Lacey will be absent from the building for a "period of time that is yet to be determined," said Rome district Superintendent Jeffrey P. Sim... [more...]

Published: 11/21/2011

Public invited to claim surplus furniture at schools on Tuesday

About 12 storage trailers filled with surplus Rome school district furniture items will be opened up at Rome Free Academy and nearby Bellamy Elementary parking lots Tuesday afternoon for donation t... [more...]

Published: 11/21/2011

NH CPA gets 120 hrs

NEW HARTFORD — A certified public accountant from New Hartford was sentenced to 120 hours of community service for cheating the U.S. Government out of more than $62,000. Steven Turynowicz... [more...]

Published: 11/21/2011

DA pursues string of area burglaries

District Attorney Scott D. McNamara’s new county-wide Burglary Task Force is looking into at least four strings of burglaries from recent weeks in Barneveld, Sylvan Beach, Forestport, and the... [more...]

Published: 11/21/2011

Insurance pros give
to Rescue Mission

The Utica Chapter of the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters Society presented a $100 donation to the Rome Rescue Mission Friday. The money was raised at recent chapter meeting and by indi... [more...]

Published: 11/21/2011

Santa Home for the Holidays beginning Saturday in Boonville

BOONVILLE — Santa Claus is coming to town when the Boonville Area Chamber of Commerce hosts the seventh annual Home for the Holidays Christmas Parade event at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26. ... [more...]

Published: 11/21/2011

Woman hospitalized after domino crash

NEW HARTFORD — One woman was hospitalized after a three-vehicle, domino-effect rear-ending on Seneca Turnpike on Saturday. Police said Kayla R. Ciccolella, 22, of Utica, was driving on Se... [more...]

Published: 11/21/2011

Drugs found in home after check on child’s welfare

Cocaine, marijuana, pills, and a neglected 2-year-old were discovered inside a Utica man’s home after law enforcers said he tried to return his 4-year-old son to the school bus Friday afterno... [more...]

Published: 11/21/2011

Correction

Cancer victim Bobby Page died on Dec. 24, 2005. Information provided by the Bobby Page Foundation in a story published Nov. 17 was incorrect. The Foundation is holding a charity hockey game between... [more...]

Published: 11/21/2011

Herkimer driver ticketed in Thruway fatality

TOWN OF MANLIUS — A tractor-trailer driver from Herkimer was ticketed for moving from lane unsafely after his rig went off the Thruway in Onondaga County Monday night and struck and killed a ... [more...]

Published: 11/21/2011

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Sunday 12:01 a.m. Erie Blvd. West, accident. 12:18 a.m. Roser Terrace, domestic. 1:49 a.m. N. James St., domestic. 2:20 a... [more...]

Published: 11/21/2011

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Sunday 12:45 a.m. AmCare Ambulance, Yager Road, Verona, transport. 3:49 a.m. Taberg, Coal Hill Road, Annsville, alarm. 4:43 a.m. Edwards Ambulance, Oxfor... [more...]

Published: 11/21/2011

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Sunday 12:04 a.m. Yager Road, Verona, domestic. 2:09 a.m. Putnam Road, Trenton, domestic. 2:15 a.m. Route 365, Marcy, car/deer. 2:29 a.m. College Hil... [more...]

Published: 11/21/2011

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Sunday 12:04 a.m. Yager Road, Verona, domestic. 1:08 a.m. Pleasant Ave., Sylvan Beach, car/deer. 1:30 a.m. Lenox Ave., Oneida, assist. 4:48 a.m. Rout... [more...]

Published: 11/21/2011

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Saturday 2:01 a.m. 801 N. James St., first aid. 5:45 a.m. 61 Park Drive Manor, first aid. 12:10 p.m. 504 W. Thomas St., first aid. 12:41 p.m. 215 W. ... [more...]

Published: 11/21/2011

Black River Canal Museum to hold Christmas on the Canal

BOONVILLE — The Black River Canal Museum will host its seventh annual Christmas on the Canal event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3 at the Museum Complex, 502 Water St. The Hemlock... [more...]

Published: 11/21/2011

Meetings

TUESDAY City School Board of Registration, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Voter registration for city school district residents not registered with the county Board of Elections (as of Nov. 21) to sign up fo... [more...]

Published: 11/21/2011

1.BRIEFS

YMCA basketball leagues sign-ups now open The Rome Family YMCA will be starting up their Teen and Adult Basketball Leagues this winter with teen league registration open through the middle of J... [more...]

Published: 11/21/2011

Vernon season comes to an end

VERNON — The pacer Western Tsunami waved through for a 1:51.3 result to capture the $10,000 featured eighth event as Vernon Downs closed out its 58th live harness racing season on Saturday ni... [more...]

Published: 11/21/2011

Camden trumped in semis by eventual champs Lakeland

CICERO — Confidence and a ton of experience can be a competitive edge for a team, especially when it comes to state playoff action and Lakeland certainly showed all of that during the Class B... [more...]

Published: 11/21/2011

Hail to the state champs

Individual commitment to a group effort is what makes a team work, and a perfect example is the Holland Patent boys cross country team, which a week ago won the Class C state championship for the s... [more...]

Published: 11/21/2011

Recreational Trail has new rules

New rules have been approved for the Oswego County Recreational Trail which runs approximately 25 miles from the Oneida-Oswego County line west to Route 6 in the Town of Volney. It runs through... [more...]

Published: 11/21/2011

Free Antarctica program Saturday

LOWVILLE — Mount Vinson, Antarctica: a multimedia presentation by Dr. Manoj Vora, a physician at Lewis County General Hospital, will be offered at the Lowville Town Hall Theater, Shady Avenue... [more...]

Published: 11/21/2011

Oneida Nation to share $5 million with staff

VERONA — Oneida Indian Nation employees are sharing $5 million in bonus payments, just in time for the holiday shopping season. "It is a good story. It is a cause for celebration, no... [more...]

Published: 11/21/2011

Waste tipping fees won’t change next year

The Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Authority will keep tipping fees at the same level for at least another year under a proposed $21,025,000 budget for next year. Haulers would continue to pay $72... [more...]

Published: 11/21/2011

Aphasia group meets

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: 11/21/2011

Class reunion info due tonight

Any information about class reunions to be held in 2012 (classes ending in "2" or "7" or all-class alumni groups), even if only a couple contact people, should be sent tonight f... [more...]

Published: 11/21/2011

Empire Passport purchase Monday brings $25 camping card

A ‘Cyber Monday’ deal offers free $25 camping gift card with online purchase of state park season pass, state parks officials said. As a special one-time offer, anyone who purchases... [more...]

Published: 11/21/2011

OCD support offered Mondays

An obsessive compulsive disorder support group meets at 6:30 p.m. Mondays in Conference Room B in St. Elizabeth’s School of Nursing, 2209 Genesee St., Utica. Info: Sue at 768-7031. [more...]

Published: 11/21/2011

4-H cites 50 for achievements

Fifty 4-H members were recognized for their participation and achievements at the annual 4-H Achievement Brunch Saturday in the Stanwix Heights Fire Hall on Bartlett Road. To be considered for ... [more...]

Published: 11/21/2011

Tabloid Tales of the Past

Nov. 21, 2001 Sheriff’s officials are seeking information about a reportedly missing woman last seen Monday at the Turning Stone Casino in Verona, authorities said. She was last seen abou... [more...]

Published: 11/21/2011

PSU taps ex-FBI director Freeh for their investigation

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Former FBI director Louis Freeh, tapped to lead Penn State’s investigation into the child sex-abuse allegations against a former assistant football coach, said his i... [more...]

Published: 11/21/2011

Mariners outfielder Halman killed

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Seattle Mariners outfielder Greg Halman was stabbed to death early this morning and his brother was arrested as a suspect, Dutch police said. Rotterdam Polic... [more...]

Published: 11/21/2011

Partly sunny before clouds move in; 40s

Tonight — Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. East winds around 5 mph. Tuesday — Partly sunny in the morning — Then mostly cloudy with a chance of rain in the afternoon. High... [more...]

Published: 11/21/2011

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning numbers drawn Sunday Evening: Daily: 2,4,5, Lucky Sum: 11. WinFour: 0,1,8,2, Lucky Sum: 11. Here are the winning numbers drawn Sunday Midday: Daily: 5,4... [more...]

Published: 11/21/2011

Remsen’s magical season comes to an end

CORTLAND — It certainly lived up to the billing that everyone in attendance had expected from the two top ranked girls soccer teams in the state for Class D schools. Undefeated Remsen squ... [more...]

Published: 11/21/2011

Semicon Europa interested in nano site

"NY Loves Nanotech" exhibited the Marcy Nanocenter at SUNYIT as part of its offerings in Dresden, Germany this week at SEMICON Europa, Europe’s premiere conference for semiconductor... [more...]

Published: 11/21/2011

Deadline Nov. 30 for camping photos

Nov. 30 is the deadline for a camping photo contest to highlight the best of New York’s great outdoors, according to officials from the state’s Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic ... [more...]

Published: 11/21/2011

Grocery tour to aid diabetics, families

Signup is under way for a grocery store tour people with diabetes, pre-diabetes and their family members. Registration is required by calling CNY Diabetes at 624-5620. Wednesday, Nov. 30, peopl... [more...]

Published: 11/21/2011

Thruway offers winter driving safety tips

State Thruway Authority officials offers motorists these winter driving safety tips: ¿ Get your vehicle tuned up. ¿ Always buckle your seat belt and require your passengers to do ... [more...]

Published: 11/21/2011

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: 11/21/2011

Heart group offers Start Eating Healthy tips

On Start Eating Healthy Day The American Heart Association stressed the importance of making healthy food choices and to incorporate healthier foods into a daily diet, foods such as fresh vegetable... [more...]

Published: 11/21/2011

Ski film at Landmark Wednesday

SYRACUSE — Warren Miller Entertainment is set to screen its latest winter sports film, Like There’s No Tomorrow, in Syracuse. The 62nd annual installment of the ski & snowboard film ser... [more...]

Published: 11/21/2011

Shoppers’ Stroll
in Clinton two days

CLINTON — The Clinton Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Shoppers’ Stroll is from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. It’s a holiday tradition filled with ... [more...]

Published: 11/21/2011

Nurse navigator earns certification

Linda Lyon, RN, CBPN-IC, nurse navigator for The Breast Center at Rome Memorial Hospital, has received the designation of Certified Breast Cancer Navigator for Imaging and Cancer through the comple... [more...]

Published: 11/21/2011

Building permit

City of Rome, 500 W. Embargo St., $1.5 million, phase two addition to Kennedy Arena. [more...]

Published: 11/21/2011

Building permit

John M. Sparace, 133 Parkway, $3,800, install a 24-foot above ground pool. [more...]

Published: 11/21/2011

Law enforcers urge revelers to exercise caution Thanksgiving Eve

For many college students, Thanksgiving is usually their first time returning home after nearly three months away at school. For families, it’s a time to get together with long-distance l... [more...]

Published: 11/21/2011

Donald J. Pitoniak, Sr.

Donald J. Pitoniak, Sr., 61, of Williamstown, NY, passed away on Sunday, November 20, 2011, at his home with his loving family at his side. He was born on September 14, 1950, in Rome, the son of Jo... [more...]

Published: 11/21/2011

John P. Surace

John "Johnny Boy" P. Surace, 59, of Rome, went to be with the Lord on Monday, November 21, 2011 after a brief illness. He was born in Rome, NY, on April 11, 1952, son of John R. and Jenni... [more...]

Published: 11/21/2011

Geroge E. Borasky

Mr. Geroge E. Borasky, Jr. age 70, of Cleveland, NY, died on Friday November 18, 2011, at Upstate Medical Center. He was born on March 27, 1941 in Syracuse, NY the son of the late George E. Sr.... [more...]

Published: 11/21/2011

Funeral notices

BORASKY — Geroge E. Borasky, Jr., 70, of Cleveland, NY, on Nov. 18, 2011. Services 9:45 a.m. Wednesday from the Farone and Son Funeral Home, 1500 Park St., Syracuse, and at 10:30 a.m. in ... [more...]

Published: 11/21/2011

Francis J. Colangelo

Francis J. Colangelo, 87, of Rome, passed away Saturday, November 19, 2011 in the loving presence of his family at Rome Memorial Hospital. He was born in Rome NY, on April 4, 1924 son of the late A... [more...]

Published: 11/21/2011

Bert T. Boyson

Bert T. Boyson, DC, 85, of North Syracuse, passed away Friday, November 18, 2011. Born in Rome, he was a WWII veteran serving in the Marine Corps. He graduated from Logan Chiropractic College in 19... [more...]

Published: 11/21/2011

George I. Steward

SHERRILL — George I. Steward, age 82, of Noyes Manor passed away early Saturday morning November 19, 2011 in the Faxton-St. Luke’s Healthcare Center. He was born on September 15, 19... [more...]

Published: 11/21/2011

County Airport weather report for Sunday

Temperatures: 39 to 62 Normal Range: 32 to 49 Records: 13(1986), 71(1991) Rainfall: 0.01" Snow: 0" Monthly rainfall: 1.91" Rainfall for year: 46.9" S... [more...]

Published: 11/21/2011

Nurses show off operating room

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Published: 11/21/2011

Marriage licenses

Matthew Bruce Neave and Melinda Marie Morczek, both of Lee Center. William Kerry Allen and Elizabeth Ann Martin, both of Rome. Henry Lee Fox and Tanya Lynn Ingersoll, both of Rome. Shaw... [more...]

Published: 11/21/2011

Building permit

Polka Dot Village, 410 Erie Blvd. W., $300, place two business identification signs on the building not to exceed 190 square feet. [more...]

Published: 11/21/2011

Volunteers fill Thanksgiving baskets

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Published: 11/21/2011

Gregory lounge dedication

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Published: 11/21/2011

Vehicle overturns on Floyd Ave

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Published: 11/21/2011
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