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Toys for Tots benefit Dec. 3 STITTVILLE — The Upton VFW, 8999 Olin Road, will host a Cans and Clams fundraiser for Toys for Tots on Saturday, Dec. 3, from 1-5 p.m. Menu includes clams... [more...]

Published: 11/23/2011

Building shelters and studying the homeless

Area students attending Morrisville State College created their own hand-crafted shelters whose designs incorporated various causes of homelessness, and some slept out in them. Local students w... [more...]

Published: 11/23/2011

View offers discount price to all Friday

OLD FORGE — Friday at View, 3273 State Route 28, from noon-4 p.m. everyone will be admitted for the the members’ price of $4 instead of $8. Visitors can shop, see the 25th Annual Quilts... [more...]

Published: 11/23/2011

Good tasting life lessons

For some, Thanksgiving wouldn’t be complete without pumpkin pie. And thanks to the efforts of students at Stokes Elementary School, more people in need will have this key component with their... [more...]

Published: 11/23/2011

Reasons to be thankful

As a small, community newspaper, negotiating our way through many ups and downs over the 168 years we have carried the Sentinel flag (130 years as a daily and 38 years before that as a weekly), we ... [more...]

Published: 11/23/2011

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 9:18 a.m. Martin Street, dispute. 10:13 a.m. Rome-Taberg Road, larceny. 11:37 a.m. Beacon Light Road, Verona, alarm. 2:06 p.m. Alvord Road, M... [more...]

Published: 11/23/2011

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 3:26 a.m. Church Street, Prospect, open door/window. 5:03 a.m. Pleasant Street, New York Mills, locate. 5:33 a.m. Route 13, Camden, car/deer. ... [more...]

Published: 11/23/2011

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 2:37 a.m. Kunkel, Whitesboro Street, Yorkville, transport. 8:27 a.m. Deansboro, Shanley Road, Marshall, down tree. 8:28 a.m. Camden, Weeden Drive... [more...]

Published: 11/23/2011

County Airport weather report for Tuesday

Temperatures: 21 to 40 Normal Range: 32 to 49 Records: 12(1987), 66(1999) Rainfall: 0.58" Snow: 0" Monthly rainfall: 2.49" Rainfall for year: 47.48" ... [more...]

Published: 11/23/2011

Births

BAKER — To Kenneth and Mary Elizabeth Baker, of Lowville, on Tuesday Nov. 8, 2011, in Lewis County General Hospital, a daughter, Cecelia Dorothy. BORDIUK — To Benjamin and Eva Grimm... [more...]

Published: 11/23/2011

Holiday Open House candlelight event at Fort Stanwix Saturday

Saturday from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., the staff and volunteers at Fort Stanwix National Monument invite you to explore the winter through the eyes of a Mohawk Valley resident at the time of the Ame... [more...]

Published: 11/23/2011

Mary A. Narolis

Mary A. Narolis, 92, of Rome died Tuesday, November 22, 2011 at Rome Memorial Hospital with family members at her side. Mary, daughter of Stella and Joseph Kubasik of Taberg, NY was born August 16,... [more...]

Published: 11/23/2011

Funeral notices

CANFIELD — Laura A. Compo Canfield, 39, of Remsen, on Nov. 21, 2011. Calling hours 4-6 p.m. Friday at the Ackley-Mills Funeral Home, 9597 Main St., Remsen. Contributions to the Americ... [more...]

Published: 11/23/2011

Carmella Ruane

Carmella Ruane, 66, of Rome, NY passed away Tuesday, November 22, 2011 after a long illness. She was born in Rome on August 31, 1945, the daughter of Fiore and Josephine DeCosty. She graduated from... [more...]

Published: 11/23/2011

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Tuesday 12:08 a.m. Cherry St., neighbor. 12:45 a.m. Lawrence St., domestic. 1:17 a.m. Arsenal St., check. 1:29 a.m. Oakwo... [more...]

Published: 11/23/2011

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 10:05 a.m. 401 Turin Road, alarm. 10:19 a.m. 801 Laurel St., first aid. 10:31 a.m. 514 Floyd Ave., lift assist. 3:28 p.m. 4380 Oswego Road, a... [more...]

Published: 11/23/2011

Laura A. Compo Canfield

REMSEN — Laura A. Compo Canfield, 39, of Maple Ave. passed away at home on November 21, 2011 surrounded by her family and while under the care of hospice. She was born in Oakland, Califor... [more...]

Published: 11/23/2011

Wood furnace catches fire

TOWN OF TURIN — An overheated wood furnace caused minor damage to an East Main Street residence when flames erupted Tuesday. The alarm rang for 6406 E. Main St. at approximately 3:18 p.m.... [more...]

Published: 11/23/2011

Woman trapped after collision

WHITESTOWN — A New Hartford woman was sent to the hospital after police said she failed to yield the right of way while exiting the Studio 55 parking lot on Commercial Drive Tuesday. Kait... [more...]

Published: 11/23/2011

RFA boys hoops home games will be at Strough

The Rome Free Academy boys varsity and junior varsity basketball teams will have their sights set on new surroundings when their visiting foes enter their home court during the upcoming season, whi... [more...]

Published: 11/23/2011

Westmoreland modified teams fall

The Westmoreland modified girls volleyball A and B teams both dropped 2-1 losses to visiting Town of Webb on Tuesday. Gabe Miller made two aces, six service points and two digs for the A team, ... [more...]

Published: 11/23/2011

Blair signs books at Life Discovery

NEW HARTFORD — Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Life Discovery Books & Gifts, 8461 Seneca Turnpike, hosts Andrea Blair, author of "Cross-Examined," for a book signing. This book ... [more...]

Published: 11/23/2011

Pharmacy student gets white coat

The Western New England University College of Pharmacy formally welcomed Heather Hartman, of Lee Center, into the profession during a White Coat Ceremony. Hartman is one of 75 members in the inaugu... [more...]

Published: 11/23/2011

Empire Brass features von Trapp

The Empire Brass featuring special guest Elisabeth von Trapp will be on stage at the Stanley Theatre, Saturday, November 26 at 7:30 p.m. A preconcert talk with the artists or their tour staff takes... [more...]

Published: 11/23/2011

Yuletide display opens Friday

A bonnet? A ball of yarn? A tub of grain? These are not the manner by which we are accustomed to "wrapping" Christmas gifts, but they are some of the inventive and festive gift-giving con... [more...]

Published: 11/23/2011

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... Professional Hockey — American Hockey League: Syracuse at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, 7:05. College Basketball — St. Francis, Pa. at Colgate, 5. N... [more...]

Published: 11/23/2011

Pre-school story hour starts Monday

ORISKANY — The Oriskany Public Library offers a free Pre-School Story Hour Mondays from 10 to 11:30 a.m. This will include a story a craft and snack. Any child ages 3 through 5 are entitled t... [more...]

Published: 11/23/2011

Swerving car leads to harassment charge

A 43-year-old man is accused of harassing his ex-girlfriend in his car, from following her around the city to nearly crashing into her at Freedom Plaza. Richard W. Theall, of 404 Canal St., was... [more...]

Published: 11/23/2011

Concert at college Tuesday

CLINTON — The Hamilton College Department of Music presents the Hamilton College and Community Masterworks Chorale and Orchestra (formerly known as the Oratorio Society) on Tuesday at 8 p.m.,... [more...]

Published: 11/23/2011

Sounds of Season benefit symphony

CLINTON — The Utica Symphony Orchestra presents the Sounds of the Season celebration from 5-7 p.m. Saturday in the Kirkland Art Center. The cocktail party will include music, hors d&rsquo... [more...]

Published: 11/23/2011

Mostly sunny;
highs in upper 40s

Tonight — Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Thanksgiving Day — Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Thursday night — Clear... [more...]

Published: 11/23/2011

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning numbers drawn Tuesday Evening: Daily: 5, 5, 0, Lucky Sum: 10. WinFour: 0, 7, 6, 4, Lucky Sum: 17. Mega Millions: 04, 16, 23, 33, 48, Mega Ball: 38. ... [more...]

Published: 11/23/2011

Scandal puts Penn State football discipline in spotlight

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — A Penn State administrator responsible for overseeing student discipline said former coach Joe Paterno did not have the authority to change his office’s decisi... [more...]

Published: 11/23/2011

Dispute simmers over SU coach investigation

SYRACUSE (AP) — A prosecutor frustrated that police won’t turn over records about a sexual abuse investigation into Syracuse University assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine now has a ... [more...]

Published: 11/23/2011

USDA includes Oneida County among disaster areas

WASHINGTON (AP) - Oneida County is among the 10 in New York designated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture as natural disaster areas due to excessive rain, flooding, hail, wind, cold and tornadoe... [more...]

Published: 11/23/2011

Appreciates support

I would like to express my gratitude and appreciation to the voters of Westmoreland for their support in selecting me to be your tax collector in the recent election. I look forward to serving my c... [more...]

Published: 11/23/2011

Learn about ‘real’ Tea Party

Apparently, people do not understand the motives behind the Tea Party movement. It is not a political entity with an elected leader, it’s just ordinary, hard-working Americans who are fed up ... [more...]

Published: 11/23/2011

Soldier home for special Thanksgiving

Serving his second deployment in Afghanistan as a combat engineer with the Army, Joshua Mushak’s decision to take two weeks of leave at Thanksgiving had little to do with the holiday and ever... [more...]

Published: 11/23/2011

Thruway driving tips

If travelers are looking to go by car, the state Thruway Authority is warning drivers to be prepared for heavy traffic during the holiday weekend. Wednesday and Sunday are two of the busiest travel... [more...]

Published: 11/23/2011

Fugitive spotted, captured in Utica

An eagle-eyed citizen helped law enforcers capture a wanted fugitive in the City of Utica early this morning. Authorities said Stephen J. Dineen, 28, was taken into custody this morning in the ... [more...]

Published: 11/23/2011

Free computer course at DPN

BOONVILLE — Erwin Library, in conjunction with Dodge Pratt Northam Art and Community Center, will offer a free six hour hands-on Introduction to Computers course on Tuesday and Thursday, Dec.... [more...]

Published: 11/23/2011

Reception Saturday
in Artful Lodger

CLINTON — A free, public reception will be held from 3-5 p.m. Sunday for Sandra DeVisser’s works on display inThe Artful Lodger Gallery, 7 East Park Row. She has two series of mixed wor... [more...]

Published: 11/23/2011

Christmas in Country at DPN Saturday

BOONVILLE — The Dodge Pratt Northam Art & Community Center, 106 Schuyler St., holds its annual fund-raiser, "Christmas In The Country" on Saturday from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. The ... [more...]

Published: 11/23/2011

Dunham offers family activities

WHITESBORO — A writers’ night, concert and family movie are among the programs for adults and activities for children are being offered at Dunham Public Library, 76 Main St. Call 736-97... [more...]

Published: 11/23/2011

Adirondack watercolors in Herkimer display

HERKIMER — The Cogar Gallery at Herkimer County Community College features the travel exhibit from the 30th Annual Adirondack National Exhibition of American Watercolor, through Dec, 15. ... [more...]

Published: 11/23/2011

Catie Curtis at KAC Friday

CLINTON — A singer/songwriting "sweetheart of the folk circuit," Catie Curtis will perform at the Kirkland Art Center KAC Coffeehouse Friday night. Tickets are $18 and $15 for K... [more...]

Published: 11/23/2011

Singers sought for tree lighting

The Rome Recreation Department and Scott Rutledge are inviting people interested in joining the holiday choir to participate in the city’s annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony entertainment ... [more...]

Published: 11/23/2011

Check your class reunion contacts

Just in time for alumni home for Thanksgiving (or to send with your Christmas, Hanukkah or New Year’s cards), here’s a list of high school reunion contacts for alumni working on reunion... [more...]

Published: 11/23/2011

Traveling a regular part of Thanksgiving celebrations

Plan on hitting the road for the long Thanksgiving weekend? Although the number of expected travelers is up this year, drivers who are cautious of prices at the pump will be keeping their holid... [more...]

Published: 11/23/2011

Society adds hours

HERKIMER — The Herkimer County Historical Society, 406 N. Main St., will be open on the four Saturdays after Thanksgiving, Nov. 26, Dec. 3, 10 and 17, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in addition to the r... [more...]

Published: 11/23/2011

Tabloid tales of the past

Nov. 23, 2001 Rome Adult Children of Alcoholism, "The Blues Busters," is having an open meeting for all old members and new members at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, at St. John’s Luth... [more...]

Published: 11/23/2011

Joba will parade on Oneida Nation’s float

New York Yankees pitcher, Native American Joba Chamberlain, will ride atop the Oneida Indian Nation’s float, "The True Spirit of Thanksgiving," in the 85th Macy’s Thanksgiving... [more...]

Published: 11/23/2011

AARP driving course slated

ORISKANY — AARP will offer a two-day Driver Safety Program for those 50 and over in the Oriskany Public Library, 621 Utica St., Saturdays, Dec. 10 and 17 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Pre-regist... [more...]

Published: 11/23/2011

Turkey for inmates

They may be guests of the state, but New York’s inmates won’t be denied a turkey dinner on Thanksgiving. The menu for nearly 55,600 people in state correctional facilities includes ... [more...]

Published: 11/23/2011
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