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Pay raise talk dismissed by 2 local elected officials

Democrat Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver’s remark this week that state legislators "deserve" a raise isn’t getting any traction with two local state legislators. "I d... [more...]

Published: 1/25/2012

Hanna: Make it fair

Oneida County’s two congressmen found both points of agreement and disagreement with President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address. "I absolutely agree," said Rep. R... [more...]

Published: 1/25/2012

Bicentennial calendar helps Lee mark its days

TOWN OF LEE — Cheese factories in Point Rock and Stokes. A hotel and a feed mill in the onetime village of Delta. A blacksmith shop in West Branch. These images from the town’s past... [more...]

Published: 1/25/2012

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... College Basketball — Lafayette at Colgate, 7. Scholastic boys Basketball — Nottingham at VVS, 6:30. Wrestling — Adirondack at Holla... [more...]

Published: 1/25/2012

Author signs children’s book Monday

BOONVILLE — Stephanie Kelly Dietz signs copies of her children’s book, "Under the Blinking Light" at 6 p.m. Monday in the American Legion, 124 E. Schuyler St. The author i... [more...]

Published: 1/25/2012

‘Drums Along the Mohawk’ on screen in Utica Jan. 30

The 1939 ‘Drums Along the Mohawk,’ starring Henry Fonda and Claudette Colbert will be shown at 6 p.m. Jan. 30 in the Oneida County Historical Society, 1608 Genesee St., Utica. Admis... [more...]

Published: 1/25/2012

Two shows open in Earlville

EARLVILLE — The Earlville Opera House Arts Center opens two exhibits from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday. Works in Repulsing Attraction and Urban Illusion are on view and visitors can meet the a... [more...]

Published: 1/25/2012

NY Mills priest gets 6 months in theft of $87,000 from church

NEW YORK MILLS — The Rev. Valentine Krul, pastor at the Church of the Sacred Heart and St. Mary Our Lady of Czetochowa, pleaded guilty in County Court this morning to stealing more than $87,0... [more...]

Published: 1/25/2012

Citizens muster over rash of burglaries

TOWN OF TRENTON — The citizens of the Trenton and Barneveld area will hold a public forum with the Chamber of Commerce next month to discuss the burglaries and break-ins that have plagued the... [more...]

Published: 1/25/2012

9-1-1 calls about erratic driving

A Jefferson County woman is accused of driving erratically through Rome while on anxiety medication Tuesday evening. Police said Ashley D. Webster, 28, of Libby Lane, Evans Mills, was pulled ov... [more...]

Published: 1/25/2012

Possible robbery try in lot at McDonald’s

CAMDEN — Village police are investigating a possible robbery outside the McDonald’s restaurant on Oswego Street Tuesday morning. Police said a high school student was driving around... [more...]

Published: 1/25/2012

Prank spoils food, teen-ager is served felony

MARTINSBURG — A 16-year-old BOCES student in Lewis County has been charged with felony mischief for vandalism at the school that turned sour, literally. Sheriff’s deputies said that... [more...]

Published: 1/25/2012

Pedestrian hit by car in parking lot

NEW HARTFORD — A 79-year-old man is in serious condition this morning after he was struck by a car in the Lowe’s parking lot Tuesday afternoon. Police said Firooz N. Tabrizi, of Pil... [more...]

Published: 1/25/2012

‘Digger’ denied in jail shakedown

WHITESTOWN — The Great Escape it was not. An inmate at the county jail on Judd Road is accused of trying to dig a hole through the cement wall of his cell to escape. Authorities said Step... [more...]

Published: 1/25/2012

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Tuesday 2:43 a.m. Floyd Ave., open door/window. 8:04 a.m. Hangar Road, larceny. 8:05 a.m. W. Wright St., domestic. 8:09 a... [more...]

Published: 1/25/2012

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 9:06 a.m. 720 Black River Blvd., first aid. 9:31 a.m. 104 Otis St., first aid. 10:14 a.m. 615 Erie Blvd. West, investigate. 1:22 p.m. 302 E. ... [more...]

Published: 1/25/2012

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 2:53 a.m. Whitesboro, Main St., alarm. 6 a.m. Westernville and AmCare Ambulance, Grocholski Road, accident. 6:16 a.m. Whitesboro, Main St., alarm... [more...]

Published: 1/25/2012

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 12:30 a.m. Route 12, Sangerfield, assist. 12:30 a.m. Buck Lane, Forestport, suspicious activity. 2:28 a.m. Furnace Creek Drive, Annsville, assist... [more...]

Published: 1/25/2012

Sheriff’s log

Tuesday 12:30 a.m. Route 12, Sangerfield, domestic. 1:25 a.m. Elmer Hill Road, open door/window. 2:28 a.m. Furnace Creek Drive, Annsville, suspicious activity. 5:03 a.m. Martin Driv... [more...]

Published: 1/25/2012

School surplus furniture remains become trailer trash

Four gone, and three more soon to go, as the Rome school district sheds a fleet of rented trailers that had gathered surplus furniture at a rate of $100 per month apiece since at least last summer.... [more...]

Published: 1/25/2012

Award-winning poet reads Thursday

CLINTON — Terrance Hayes, acclaimed poet and professor of creative writing at Carnegie Mellon University, reads at Hamilton College on Thursday at 8 p.m. in the Dwight Lounge, Bristol Center.... [more...]

Published: 1/25/2012

Future of Nuclear Energy topic of free talk Thursday

"What Does the Future Hold for Nuclear Energy?" will be discussed in a free, public program at 7:3 p.m. Thursday at the Rome Academy of Sciences meeting. It will be held in the Rome Histo... [more...]

Published: 1/25/2012

Sestito picks up first assist with Flyers during NHL win

Rome hockey player Tom Sestito has been recalled back to the National Hockey League’s Philadelphia Flyers and picked up an assist during Tuesday’s 3-2 overtime win on the road over the ... [more...]

Published: 1/25/2012

Unbeaten VVS boys bowling squad blanks RFA

The Vernon-Verona-Sherrill boys bowling squad kept its undefeated streak rolling with a 11-0 victory over Rome Free Academy at CAC Lanes in Sherrill on Tuesday. Tristan Tormey bowled the contes... [more...]

Published: 1/25/2012

Oriskany boys improve to 12-1

The Oriskany junior varsity boys basketball squad pulled away for a 66-35 triumph over visiting Owen D. Young on Tuesday to push its record to 12-1 overall. Ryan Schmadel led the Redskins with ... [more...]

Published: 1/25/2012

‘Big Cats of Adirondacks’ Cabin Fever Series topic

BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE — The Adirondack Museum’s second Cabin Fever Sunday series program, "Big Cats of the Adirondacks" will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday. It will be held in the A... [more...]

Published: 1/25/2012

Computer basics classes in Remsen

REMSEN — The Didymus Thomas Library, 9639 Main St., Remsen will host Computer Basic classes on Feb. 1, 2, and 8, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. These hands-on classes are designed for adults who h... [more...]

Published: 1/25/2012

Translator speaks at Hamilton

CLINTON — Stanley Lombardo, professor of classics at the University of Kansas, speaks at Hamilton College on "Poetics, Translation, and Performance" on Thursday at 4:10 p.m. in the ... [more...]

Published: 1/25/2012

County launches search for air boss

Do you have a background that includes airport management experience? If the answer is yes and you’d like to help fly Griffiss airport into the future, then Oneida County wants to hear fr... [more...]

Published: 1/25/2012

MEETINGS

THURSDAY Oneida County Industrial Development Corp., 9 a.m. Hearing on buying 116,000 square foot manufacturing building and constructing 2,500 square foot addition, plus buy equipment, at 5836... [more...]

Published: 1/25/2012

College Notebook

Colgan posts victories for SUNY Brockport ST. LAWRENCE — Rome Free Academy graduate and SUNY Brockport senior Dustin Colgan has been named the State University of New York Athletic Confer... [more...]

Published: 1/25/2012

Biodiversity and Disease Risk talk among MVCC events

Cultural Events at Mohawk Valley Community College take place at both Rome’s 1101 Floyd Ave. campus and Utica’s 1101 Sherman Drive campus. On Tuesday, Kathleen LoGiudice Ph.D., asso... [more...]

Published: 1/25/2012

Rossi powers Oriskany to 12th win

Oriskany senior Steve Rossi came close to a triple-double performance on Tuesday night against visiting Center State Conference Division IV foe Owen D. Young as he finished with 14 points, nine reb... [more...]

Published: 1/25/2012

Classes offered at DPN

BOONVILLE — Digital camera and pen and ink classes are scheduled at the Dodge Pratt Northam Art and Community Center, 106 Schuyler St. Scheduled are: Saturday, Feb. 11, 10 a.m. to 11:... [more...]

Published: 1/25/2012

Iroquois Influence on Women’s Rights topic of free talk Feb. 2

HERKIMER — Herkimer County Community College’s Gender Studies Program presents a lecture by Sally Roesch Wagner on The Iroquois (Haudenosaunee) Influence on Women’s Rights. The fr... [more...]

Published: 1/25/2012

Reilley’s hat trick sparks 14-1 Knights

PULASKI — The Rome Free Academy ice hockey team skated to its fourth straight win on Tuesday as senior forward Garrett Reilley continued to climb up the all-time points scoring list. Reil... [more...]

Published: 1/25/2012

Tabloid Tales of the Past

Jan. 25, 2002 Do you know where your mayor was at 7 a.m. today? Casual viewers of network television — perhaps including eagle-eyed members of the Common Council — know that he was ... [more...]

Published: 1/25/2012

Theodore A. ‘Ted’ Pich

Theodore A. "Ted" Pich, 93, of Rome, passed away Monday, January 23, 2012. He was born February 28, 1918 in Rome, the son of John and Teresa Jarema Pich. He was a graduate of Transfigurat... [more...]

Published: 1/25/2012

Jean Marie Carpenter

BLOSSVALE — Jean Marie Carpenter, age 83, of Fish Creek Landing Road, passed away January 24, 2012. She was born June 18, 1928, in Richfield Springs, a daughter of Lawrence and Marie Mull... [more...]

Published: 1/25/2012

Funeral notices

CARPENTER — Jean Marie Carpenter, 83, of Blossvale, on Jan. 24, 2012. Services 10:30 a.m. Friday at Barry Funeral Home, 807 W. Chestnut St., and 11:30 a.m. at St. Mary of the Lake Catholi... [more...]

Published: 1/25/2012

James William Olney

James William Olney, 86, of Thendara, New York, and Alpine, Texas, passed away quietly in Alpine on January 4, 2012, with his wife Beulah Kokernot at his side. He was born in Rome, New York, on... [more...]

Published: 1/25/2012

Patricia A. ‘Pat’ Johnson

Patricia A. "Pat" Johnson, 77, of, Westmoreland, passed away on Monday, January 23, 2012, at Rome Memorial Hospital. She was born on September 23, 1934, in Aurora, Illinois, the daughter ... [more...]

Published: 1/25/2012

County Airport weather report for Tuesday

Temperatures: 33 to 45 Normal Range: 12 to 29 Records: -15(1970), 57(1990) Rainfall: 0.05" Snow: 0.1" Monthly rainfall: 1.63" Rainfall for year: 1.63" ... [more...]

Published: 1/25/2012

King conversation Monday

CLINTON — Monday at 7 p.m. in the Kirkland Town Library, 551/2 College St., "A Conversation" about Martin Luther King, Jr. and Public Service MLK Day provides an opportunity to enga... [more...]

Published: 1/25/2012

Boonville sticking to its guns when it comes to tiny village Park

BOONVILLE — Could the small triangular park gracing the village’s historic district be lost forever? Village officials don’t know, but they do plan to put up a fight if necess... [more...]

Published: 1/25/2012

Injured woman flees to landlord’s house

A 28-year-old man is accused of throwing mirrors at his companion during an argument, and then trying to physically drag her out of their North James Street apartment. Bail was paid at $500 for... [more...]

Published: 1/25/2012

Five State of the Union clunkers

Even before President Obama uttered the first words of his State of the Union address Tuesday night the theater of the absurd had begun. Politico.com reported that billionaire Warren Buffett’... [more...]

Published: 1/25/2012

Made in Central New York features three businesses

CLINTON — The Kirkland Town Library Friends present its Winter Lecture Series, "Made In Central New York", on Thursdays, Feb. 2, 9, and 16 at 7 p.m. at the Library, 551/2 College St... [more...]

Published: 1/25/2012

Reception opens show at Lemoyne

SYRACUSE — The Wilson Art Gallery, in the Noreen Reale Falcone Library at Le Moyne College, will sponsor an exhibition of work by Matthew Litteken, titled "Render Unto Caesar: A Discours... [more...]

Published: 1/25/2012

Third annual Fred Scherz Sr. Memorial Scholarship announced

VERONA — Town Councilman Fred "Fritz" Scherz Jr. has once again created the Fred Scherz Sr. Memorial Scholarship for volunteer community service. The third annual scholarship wi... [more...]

Published: 1/25/2012

Partly sunny;
highs in upper 30s

Tonight — Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Thursday — Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 30s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Thursday night — Rain wit... [more...]

Published: 1/25/2012

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning numbers drawn Tuesday Evening: Daily: 5, 3, 0, Lucky Sum: 8. WinFour: 1, 7, 7, 7, Lucky Sum: 22. Mega Millions: 10, 22, 24, 36, 49, Mega Ball: 33. H... [more...]

Published: 1/25/2012
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