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We’re getting warmer by zones — 5a to 5b

Will Oneida County gardeners now be able to plant Florida palm trees in their back yards? Not exactly, but according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, new factors applied to refined formul... [more...]

Published: 1/31/2012

‘I Loved My Life!’ by Lillian (Lil) E. Jones

As dusk settled on January 25, 2012, I left my earthly life to reunite with my "Diddie." I am where I want to be. I was born in Binghamton NY to John and Anna Stermensky. I graduated ... [more...]

Published: 1/31/2012

Funeral notices

ADDINGTON — Richard H. (Dick) Addington, 76, of Boonville, on Jan. 27, 2012. Services 7 p.m. today at Mills Funeral Home, 301 Post St. Calling hours 5-7 p.m. today at the funeral home. ... [more...]

Published: 1/31/2012

James T. Dunham, Sr.

James T. Dunham, Sr., 72, of Rome, passed away on January 29, 2012. He was born in Rome, the son of Terence J. and Anna Marie King Dunham, Sr. Jim received his education in Rome and was a graduate ... [more...]

Published: 1/31/2012

County Airport weather report for Monday

Temperatures: 22 to 29 Normal Range: 12 to 29 Records: -14(1915), 45(1988) Rainfall: 0" Snow: 2.6" Monthly rainfall: 2.85" Rainfall for year: 2.85" S... [more...]

Published: 1/31/2012

Game Days
in church Feb. 7, 21

Vernon United Methodist Church will host senior citizens Game Days on Tuesdays, Feb. 7 and Feb. 21 at 12:30 p.m. Activities include cards, board games, and puzzles. Participants are encouraged ... [more...]

Published: 1/31/2012

On dean’s list

Jake Quattrini, son of Debra J. Quattrini, Wakefield Lane, Ava, and the late Ed Quattrini, was named to the fall semester dean’s list at John Fisher College in Rochester. He is a sophomore ma... [more...]

Published: 1/31/2012

Celebrate 50 years

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Mastraccio, of Rome, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with their family on Jan. 27, 2012. Mastraccio and the former Neva Militello were married on Jan. 26, 1962 at ... [more...]

Published: 1/31/2012

Wrestler places second

Adirondack wrestler James Koperda placed second at the Center State League Tournament held on Saturday in Boonville. Koperda lost 7-1 to Richard Lyon of Dolgeville in the championship round in the ... [more...]

Published: 1/31/2012

St. Bonaventure cites scholars

Area students were named to the fall semester dean’s list at St. Bonaventure University are: ¿ Ryan Cooke, a third-year student from Rome, majoring in journalism-mass communication. ... [more...]

Published: 1/31/2012

Hall of Fame Classic moved to day before Father’s Day

COOPERSTOWN — The Hall of Fame Classic is moving to a new date — the Saturday before Father’s Day. The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum says the timing is a better fi... [more...]

Published: 1/31/2012

On dean’s list

Heather Hartman, of Rome, was named to the fall semester dean’s list at Western New England University in Springfield, Mass. She is working toward her doctor of pharmacy degree. [more...]

Published: 1/31/2012

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... Scholastic boys Basketball — Whitesboro at RFA at Strough, Camden at Oneida, Notre Dame at VVS, New Hartford at Holland Patent, 7; South Lewis at Beaver Ri... [more...]

Published: 1/31/2012

Paroled sex offender accused of touching 13-year-old girl

VILLAGE OF TURIN — A parolee and registered Level 3 sex offender has been taken into custody again, accused of inappropriately touching a 13-year-old girl. Sampson M. Watkins has spent mo... [more...]

Published: 1/31/2012

Inmate in Trebilcock assault found with jailhouse shank

WHITESTOWN — The county jail inmate already facing charges for a jailhouse assault on accused child-killer David L. Trebilcock has been charged again, this time after corrections officers fou... [more...]

Published: 1/31/2012

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Monday 8:23 a.m. Westmoreland and COCVAC Ambulance, Route 5, accident. 9:52 a.m. Clark Mills and COCVAC Ambulance, Clinton St., Kirkland, accident. 12:03... [more...]

Published: 1/31/2012

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Monday 1:49 a.m. Sand Road, Trenton, alarm. 1:58 a.m. Cookingham Road, Remsen, alarm. 6:20 a.m. Stop 7 Road, Westmoreland, accident. 6:29 a.m. Route ... [more...]

Published: 1/31/2012

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Monday 1:49 a.m. Sand Road, Trenton, alarm. 1:58 a.m. Cookingham Road, Remsen, alarm. 2:57 a.m. Linda Drive, Marcy, alarm. 4:43 a.m. Route 49, Floyd,... [more...]

Published: 1/31/2012

Delay in calling 9-1-1 as woman is injured in fire

BOONVILLE — A couple was displaced from their home on Valley View Drive Monday afternoon when their couch caught fire, setting a large portion of the one-story house ablaze. Fire Chief Da... [more...]

Published: 1/31/2012

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Monday 12:51 a.m. S. Madison St., disabled.ck. 1:07 a.m. Park Drive Manor, traffic stop. 2:02 a.m. W. Thomas St., open door/w... [more...]

Published: 1/31/2012

Fire log

Monday 8:20 a.m. 8041 Bielby Road, first aid. 9:05 a.m. 147 River St., first aid. 12:11 p.m. Rome-Westernville Road, accident. 1:18 p.m. 394 Hangar Road, first aid. 2:03 p.m. 31... [more...]

Published: 1/31/2012

Beware of knock-knock scam ‘helping’ Humane Society

The Humane Society of Rome is warning area residents that a woman is falsely posing as a volunteer from the shelter to collect money for a non-existent fund-raiser. Doghouse collection boxes ar... [more...]

Published: 1/31/2012

James A. W. Pine

UTICA/HOLLAND PATENT — Jim Pine (James Arthur Washington Pine) passed away peacefully on Jan. 28, 2012 while surrounded by family. Born on October 24, 1925 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, he at... [more...]

Published: 1/31/2012

Births

BOISEN — To Matthew and Sarah Boisen, of Lee Center, on Friday, Jan. 27, 2012 at Oneida Healthcare Center, a daughter, Madison Elisabeth, and a son, Sawyer Mitchell. DEELEY — To Jos... [more...]

Published: 1/31/2012

Ralph S. Agone

Ralph Samuel Agone, 96, of Rome passed away at home on January 28, 2012 with his loving family by his side. He was born on July 6, 1915 in Rome the oldest son of Sabino and Ida Pinti Agone. On Augu... [more...]

Published: 1/31/2012

‘Locked, loaded, not going to jail’

No one will ever know what Oneida County Sheriff’s Deputy Kurt B. Wyman was thinking in the moments before his death as he moved in on a gunman in Augusta. But according to prosecutors, t... [more...]

Published: 1/31/2012

A Valentine tip from Social Security

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, making this a popular time of year for proclamations of love. Such displays of affection can be as simple and sweet as a heart with a "be mine&... [more...]

Published: 1/31/2012

Laryngectomy support group to meet

The Laryngectomy Support Group meets at 1 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month in the Cardiac Cath Lab Conference Room on the second floor of the St. Elizabeth Medical Center. For information,... [more...]

Published: 1/31/2012

MetLife grant brings AgeNet
to Dorfman Center Wednesday

AgeNet opens with a ribbon cutting at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the Ava Dorfman Senior Citizens Civic Center, 305 E. Locust St. A $1,000 grant from MetLife Foundation on behalf of employee Frank Ande... [more...]

Published: 1/31/2012

Police and fire agencies end year under budget in pay, O-T

Both the police and fire department in Rome managed to come in under budget for salaries and overtime in 2011, according to city figures. Calls for service increased slightly for each department la... [more...]

Published: 1/31/2012

Oriskany JVs post 10th basketball win

The Oriskany junior varsity girls basketball team captured a 44-31 triumph over Frankfort-Schuyler on Monday for its 10th win of the season. Freshman Madison Zizzi led the 10-6 Lady Redskins with 2... [more...]

Published: 1/31/2012

Westmoreland boys pick up five-set victory over Oneida

WESTMORELAND — The Westmoreland boys volleyball squad came away with a 3-2 victory over Oneida on Monday in a non-league matchup. Set scores were 17-25, 25-19, 21-25, 25-22 and 25-19. Jak... [more...]

Published: 1/31/2012

Senior grows into leader

Every team in every sport wants to have an athlete who goes out and gives it their all. Those players usually bring a leadership presence with them, whether it be vocal or by leading by example... [more...]

Published: 1/31/2012

Blood pressure check, tax help offered at Dorfman Center

Blood pressure checkups and tax help are among upcoming events in the Ava Dorfman Senior Citizens Civic Center, 305 E. Locust St. Annual Center membership is $15. Wellness Membership is $40. ... [more...]

Published: 1/31/2012

Meetings

WEDNESDAY Board of Education, 6:30 p.m. District office, 409 Bell Road. Zoning Board of Appeals, 6:30 p.m. Hearings on car wash at 5905 Taberg Road and food processing business (sales and w... [more...]

Published: 1/31/2012

City helps plow way for longer sled trail

The Common Council has offered its support to a snowmobile club’s effort to comply with new state regulations for permission to continue to ride on a trail in Verona. For years, the West ... [more...]

Published: 1/31/2012

‘62 grads pick sites
for 50-year reunion events

The 50-year-reunion sites for Rome Free Academy, Saint Aloysius Academy and Academy of the Holy Names 1962 grads have been chosen. A gathering will be held Friday, Aug. 10, at the Delta Lake In... [more...]

Published: 1/31/2012

Clouds, early showers; highs in mid 40s

Tonight — Partly cloudy in the evening — Then mostly cloudy with a chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the upper 30s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Chance ... [more...]

Published: 1/31/2012

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning numbers drawn Monday Evening: Daily: 9, 7, 0, Lucky Sum: 16. WinFour: 5, 9, 7, 0, Lucky Sum: 21. Here are the winning numbers drawn Monday Midday: Daily... [more...]

Published: 1/31/2012

Kogut retires from White’s

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Published: 1/31/2012

Water department praised for repairs

Kudos to Matt Keller and the city water department. On Sunday, Jan. 22, I went outside to get my newspaper and discovered a large water puddle on my front lawn with water coming out of the ground. ... [more...]

Published: 1/31/2012

Indictment accuses woman
of driving drunk with child

A Holland Patent woman is accused of several charges, including driving drunk with a child in the vehicle. Tabitha M. Byrne, 31, of 10070 Whittaker Road, was indicted Jan. 18 on one count each ... [more...]

Published: 1/31/2012

Parley Monday on new bridges

VERONA — Replacement of two bridges, on Route 31 over Oneida Creek and on Route 316 over the old Erie Canal in Oneida, will be the topic of a public information meeting Monday. The state ... [more...]

Published: 1/31/2012

Area students get Geneseo honors

Area students were named to the fall semester dean’s list at SUNY-Geneseo are: Kayla Holmes, of Rome; Chelsea Knudsen, of Rome; Kevin Baildon, of Clinton; Mary Ross, of Clinton; Theodore ... [more...]

Published: 1/31/2012

‘Under capacity’ School for Deaf may house Strough students during rehab

The New York State School for the Deaf might be used by some Strough Middle School students during a major Strough renovation. Denti Elementary is another possibility, a move that could displace De... [more...]

Published: 1/31/2012

Tabloid Tales of the Past

Jan. 31, 2002 LAKE DELTA — An all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast will be held from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, at the Lake Delta Volunteer Fire Department, Elmer Hill Road. Adult and ch... [more...]

Published: 1/31/2012

On dean’s list

Aimee Anno, daughter of Robert Anno, 2022 N. Madison St., and Carol Anno, 1017 Westbrook Drive, was named to the fall semester dean’s list at SUNY-Oswego. A junior, she is a graphic design ma... [more...]

Published: 1/31/2012
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