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DFAS concerns prompt forum with officials

Concerns among Rome Defense Finance and Accounting Service employees about another possible round of defense-related cuts are prompting a forum next month on the topic, including scheduled appearan... [more...]

Published: 11/26/2011

MVCC dedicates First Source Computer Lab

The First Source Nursing and Allied Health Computer Lab was dedicated today at Mohawk Valley Community College’s Utica campus, as a renaming in honor of a $25,000 five-year pledge from First ... [more...]

Published: 11/26/2011

Roman participates in international business contest

Area residents, including a Rome student, participated in the KPMG International Case Competition at Syracuse University. Students in the Whitman School of Management competed Thursday, Nov. 10... [more...]

Published: 11/26/2011

DEC advising hunters of safety precautions during hunting season

The New York State Department of Environment Conservation is advising hunters to use safety precautions during the hunting season which runs until Sunday, Dec. 4 for the Northern zone and Sunday, D... [more...]

Published: 11/26/2011

Colgate trumps host Vermont 4-1

BURLINGTON, VT — The Colgate men’s hockey team scored four unanswered goals in the final two periods, including two from Matt Firman, to down Vermont, 4-1, on Friday night at Gutterson ... [more...]

Published: 11/26/2011

Schumer calls for regular updates of
sex offender mug shots

Sen. Charles E. Schumer, D-NY, has called upon the Department of Justice to provide more recent pictures of sex offenders to allow more effective tracking of the criminals by law enforcement. D... [more...]

Published: 11/26/2011

Officer named assistant VP,
two added to Utica Mutual board

NEW HARTFORD — One officer has been promoted and two individuals have been named officers with the Utica Mutual Insurance Co. Angelo A. Aiello, manager of application development, was pro... [more...]

Published: 11/26/2011

Guardsman re-enlists

Sgt. 1st Class Kevin Davis, of Madison, has re-enlisted in the New York Army National Guard to continue service with the 827th Engineer Company. [more...]

Published: 11/26/2011

Arraignment due for man indicted on arson charge

TOWN OF MARCY — A 38-year-old man accused of starting a fire at the Willows Apartments on Chaminade Road is scheduled for arraignment in County Court on Dec. 2. James T. Kirk, who resided... [more...]

Published: 11/26/2011

Carmella ‘Carm’ T. Wynne

Carmella "Carm" T. Wynne of Rome, passed away peacefully Friday, November 25, 2011. She was born in Rome, a daughter of the late Sebastian and Flavia Fanfarillo Galluppi. Carm attende... [more...]

Published: 11/26/2011

Funeral notices

BOYLAN — Jennifer C. Boylan, 82, of Oneida, on Nov. 24, 2011. Services 11 a.m. Monday at the family plot in St. Helena’s Cemetery. Arrangements by the Campbell-Dean Funeral Home... [more...]

Published: 11/26/2011

Mario Santoro

Mario Santoro, 80, of Rome, passed away unexpectedly at home on Thursday, November 24, 2011. He was born on January 8, 1931 in Rome the son of Attilio and Theresa Notarianni Santoro. He was a g... [more...]

Published: 11/26/2011

County Airport weather report for Friday

Temperatures: 29 to 57 Normal Range: 28 to 42 Records: 8(1997), 65(2001) Rainfall: 0" Snow: 0" Monthly rainfall: 3.29" Rainfall for year: 48.28" Snow... [more...]

Published: 11/26/2011

Orange rally over Stanford for NIT Tip-Off Championship

NEW YORK (AP) — Kris Joseph stumbled getting up after the postgame news conference and knocked over a chair. "Another turnover," deadpanned Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim. It&rs... [more...]

Published: 11/26/2011

Lawyers see victim civil suits v. Sandusky charity

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Lawyers want a youth charity established by a former Penn State football assistant coach at the heart of a child molestation scandal to stay solvent so they can file future ... [more...]

Published: 11/26/2011

Holiday bazaar in Stittville Dec. 3

STITTVILLE — Stittville United Methodist Church on Main Street will host a Holiday Bazaar from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3. The event will feature crafts, baked goods and decorated... [more...]

Published: 11/26/2011

Gift basket sale in Clark Mills Dec. 3

CLARK MILLS — St. Mark’s Church, 19 White St., will host its Christmas Gift Basket Sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3. There will also be a White Elephant Sale, bake sale ... [more...]

Published: 11/26/2011

Christmas Service of Lessons
and Carols Dec. 4 at college

CLINTON — The Hamilton College Hill Singers, directed by Professor G. Roberts Kolb, will lead a Christmas Service of Lessons and Carols on Sunday, Dec. 4, at 4 p.m., in the Hamilton College C... [more...]

Published: 11/26/2011

MVCC Alumni Association elects officers

The Mohawk Valley Community College Alumni Association has elected officers for the 2011-12 academic year. The officers’ responsibilities will include acting as liaisons between the alumn... [more...]

Published: 11/26/2011

Ava approves fracking ban Florence, Boonville may follow

Issues relating to hydrofracking recently have been or will be on agendas for town boards in Boonville, Ava and Florence. The Boonville Town Board will hold a public hearing on a proposed one-y... [more...]

Published: 11/26/2011

Swimming in hot water... again

A Rome school district requirement for students to pass a swimming course in order to graduate is causing distress signals from some parents along with water-wary or self-conscious students. A ... [more...]

Published: 11/26/2011

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... College Basketball — Colgate at Marist, 7. [more...]

Published: 11/26/2011

Police search Syracuse coach Fine’s residence

SYRACUSE (AP) - Authorities involved in a sexual-abuse investigation of Syracuse University assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine carried out a search at his home Friday but declined to comment on... [more...]

Published: 11/26/2011

Hurt employee ‘scared’
by Black Friday chaos

Rome resident Laurie Underwood can still see it in the back of her mind when she was shoved to the floor and trampled on by Black Friday shoppers at Wal-Mart early Friday. "I’m sore ... [more...]

Published: 11/26/2011

Disorderly conduct outside Tops

A 42-year-old man was charged Friday night with making a scene outside the Tops Market in Freedom Plaza. Police said Bruce L. Clark, of 6886 Verona Mills Road, Verona, refused to stop shouting ... [more...]

Published: 11/26/2011

Three hospitalized in crash

Three women were hospitalized after their motor vehicle rolled off Fish Hatchery Road Friday night. Fire officials said the crash occurred just south of the Delta Lake Inn at about 10 p.m. One ... [more...]

Published: 11/26/2011

Driver collides into 5 parked cars

Rome Police are investigating a motor vehicle accident at Rome Towers on Black River Boulevard, where one driver crashed into the parking lot and struck five parked vehicles. The police acciden... [more...]

Published: 11/26/2011

Head-on accident in Whitestown

WHITESTOWN — Both drivers escaped injury after a head on collision at the intersection of Route 840 and Clark Mills Road Friday afternoon. Police said Grover Nieman, 69, of Vernon Center,... [more...]

Published: 11/26/2011

Limo driver stiffed $850

A Utica man is accused of renting a limousine for a date Wednesday night, then stiffing the driver on the $850 bill. Police said Zachary Jordan, 19, of Kellogg Avenue, ordered the limo at 4 p.m... [more...]

Published: 11/26/2011

Missing hunter ‘died
of natural causes’

TOWN OF PARIS — The missing hunter who was the subject of a three-day search died from natural causes, medical officials said today. Sheriff’s officials said Richard J. Knight, age ... [more...]

Published: 11/26/2011

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Friday 1:45 a.m. N. Doxtator St., domestic. 3:35 a.m. N. George St., domestic. 7:28 a.m. Park Drive Manor, medical. 7:58 ... [more...]

Published: 11/26/2011

Advent prayer series starts Wednesday

The Rome Clergy Association is offering an Advent Season of Prayer. Everyone is invited to come together to pray on the Wednesdays of Advent at noon. Advent is "the coming," in this c... [more...]

Published: 11/26/2011

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Friday 8:40 a.m. 320 N. Doxtator St., first aid. 9:18 a.m. 1101 Floyd Ave., telephone alarm. 9:52 a.m. 923 Croton St., first aid. 1:41 p.m. 2016 Holl... [more...]

Published: 11/26/2011

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Friday 12:03 a.m. Turning Stone Casino, Verona, assist. 12:52 a.m. Oswego Road, Vienna, burglary attempt. 5:44 a.m. Stone Road, Bridgewater, accident/inj... [more...]

Published: 11/26/2011

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Friday 2:03 a.m. New Hartford, New Hartford Shopping Center, alarm. 5:44 a.m. Bridgewater and Edwards Ambulance, Stone Road, accident/injury. 5:59 a.m. C... [more...]

Published: 11/26/2011

Area church services

Adas Israel Synagogue, 706 Hickory St. 337-3170. Sabbath Service, Fri. 7:30 p.m. First Baptist, 301 W. Embargo St. 336-2610.Sun. 10 a.m. Grace Baptist (Southern Baptist), 8553 Turin Rd. 336... [more...]

Published: 11/26/2011

Meetings

MONDAY Mohawk Valley Community Action Agency board of directors, noon. Embassy Suites, 6646 Old Collamer Road, Syracuse. Boonville Town Board, 6 p.m. Hearing on one-year moratorium on gas, ... [more...]

Published: 11/26/2011

Holiday concert at Capitol
has two bands, chorale

The Mohawk Valley Community Concert Band presents its annual free, public holiday performance at Rome’s Capitol Theatre, 220 W. Dominick St., at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. It will be joined by ... [more...]

Published: 11/26/2011

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Friday 12:02 a.m. Wal-Mart, Rome-Taberg Road, fight. 12:32 a.m. Wal-Mart, Rome-Taberg Road, disorderly. 12:39 a.m. Route 49, Marcy, accident. 6:12 a.... [more...]

Published: 11/26/2011

Thrift shop cites attractions

HOLLAND PATENT — "When trying to stretch your dollars during Christmas shopping season, remember the bargains at the Foothills Rural Community Thrift Shop," officials there said. ... [more...]

Published: 11/26/2011

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: 11/26/2011

Students get Sykes Awards
at Thanksgiving service

Five high school students were honored with the Dr. Charles Sykes Award for Christian Service Sunday night during the Ecumenical Thanksgiving Service in Trinity United Church of Christ, 215 W. Cour... [more...]

Published: 11/26/2011

Tabloid Tales of the Past

Nov. 26, 2001 In an effort to see more of what makes up a typical day for the city employees, Mayor Joseph A. Griffo will restart a program of spending a day in the field with individual depart... [more...]

Published: 11/26/2011

Side order

Matthew 9:20 — "And, behold, a woman, which was diseased with an issue of blood twelve years, came behind him, and touched the hem of his garment: 21 For she said within herself, If I ma... [more...]

Published: 11/26/2011

Building permit

Earl A. Beckwith III, 412 W. Thomas St., $5,000, rehabilitate fire-damaged dwelling. [more...]

Published: 11/26/2011

Building permit

Chris Barber, 604 Millbrook Road, $2,000, remove front porch roof and replace with new 6-by-22-foot roof. [more...]

Published: 11/26/2011

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning state Lottery numbers selected Friday in the midday drawing: Daily: 4, 6, 2; Lucky Sum: 12; WinFour: 5, 3, 8, 2; Lucky Sum: 18. Here are the winning eve... [more...]

Published: 11/26/2011

Mix of sunshine and clouds; highs in the low 60s

Tonight — Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Southeast winds around 5 mph. Sunday — Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Sunday night — Mostly ... [more...]

Published: 11/26/2011

Food service inspections

County Health Department inspectors conduct unannounced and periodic checks of food service establishments to determine if they comply with the state codes, rules and regulations. Here are health d... [more...]

Published: 11/26/2011

$500 bail in ramming garage with snowmobile

During an argument with his girlfriend, a 26-year-old man is accused of ramming the garage door with his snowmobile. Bail was set at $500 cash or bond Friday and was not immediately met for Joh... [more...]

Published: 11/26/2011

Another bite out of tobacco

With all of the nation’s other problems having been solved and the U.S. Senate functioning like a Swiss watch, four Democratic U.S. senators have turned their attention to the critical proble... [more...]

Published: 11/26/2011

Thatcher J. Pospiech

Thatcher J. Pospiech, of Rome, NY, died on Tuesday, November 22, 2011, after a heroic battle with kidney failure and cancer. He had a beautiful soul that could be vexing at times, a quick wit and g... [more...]

Published: 11/26/2011
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