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Grants go toward construction of new field at DeLutis

The Rome Baseball Association, Inc. is the recipient of two grants totaling $25,000 to be used for work at the DeLutis Field Complex. Both of the grants will help the RBAI to offset the expense... [more...]

Published: 3/28/2012

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... Professional Hockey — American Hockey League: Adirondack at Syracuse, 7. Thursday’s Schedule... Scholastic boys Baseball — Auburn a... [more...]

Published: 3/28/2012

Dunham class combines computer, job search skills

WHITESBORO — A course that combines computer and job search skills is among the programs, along with children’s activities, at Dunham Public Library, 76 Main St. Tonight at 6:30 &qu... [more...]

Published: 3/28/2012

Bass, rabbits events at MVCC

Friday John Mockry will present a lecture on "Bass Fishing in the Adirondacks" at 4 p.m. in Excellus Room 225 in Information Technology Building on Utica’s 1101 Sherman Drive campus... [more...]

Published: 3/28/2012

A way to say thanks

In 1945, a young, orphaned Lakota Sioux teenager hitchhiked 400 miles to a Marine recruiter in order to put his life on the line. World War II still raged, and choosing a career as a U.S. Marin... [more...]

Published: 3/28/2012

Postcard show Saturday

ONEIDA — The 28th annual Central New York Postcard Show and Sale will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 555 Sayles St. Admission is $3. For in... [more...]

Published: 3/28/2012

Recycled Art display open

The Recycled Art Challenge Exhibition is on display in the Rome Art and Community Center, 308 W. Bloomfield St. By the time it closes April 27, hundreds of people will have seen it. Executi... [more...]

Published: 3/28/2012

Database management discussion April 3

NEW HARTFORD — Introduction to Database Management Systems will be presented by Dr. Gerard Thomas Capraro at the Tuesday, April 3 Mohawk Valley PC User Group Meeting. The free, public event i... [more...]

Published: 3/28/2012

MEETINGS

THURSDAY County Industrial Development Agency, 10 a.m. Hearing on construction of 18,000 square foot addition at 650 Harbor Way, for use by American Alloy Steel, and tax exemptions. OCIDA, 584 ... [more...]

Published: 3/28/2012

Archaeologists speak Thursday on Female Egyptian Pharaohs

CLINTON — Joann Fletcher and Stephen Buckley, research fellows at the University of York, will present the Winslow Lecture at Hamilton College on Thursday at 4:10 p.m. in the Taylor Science C... [more...]

Published: 3/28/2012

War of 1812 talk focuses
on naval control of lake

OSWEGO — The American Foundry on state Route 104 West (behind Fajita Grill) in Oswego hosts the second annual Oswego County War of 1812 Symposium Saturday, March 31 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ... [more...]

Published: 3/28/2012

Tabloid Tales of the Past

March 28, 2002 The boil-water order has been lifted for all Rome water customers, said Public Works Commissioner Robert A. Comis. Owners of the departing Utica Blue Sox don’t like the... [more...]

Published: 3/28/2012

Reception April 4 for art exhibition

MARCY — The 5th annual SUNYIT Meets MVCC Art Exhibition is April 2-May 4 in the Gannett Gallery on the SUNYIT campus. An opening reception and poetry reading will be held Wednesday, April... [more...]

Published: 3/28/2012

Donations sought

REMSEN — The Didymus Thomas Library is looking for books, videos and DVD donations to sell at its annual "Relay for Life" sale in May. All children and adult books in "good... [more...]

Published: 3/28/2012

Jesus Christ Superstar at RFA

Rome Free Academy presents Jesus Christ Superstar Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. in the RFA auditorium. Tickets are $7 and are general admission. Doors will open at 7. Tickets may be purcha... [more...]

Published: 3/28/2012

Social networks talk Thursday

MARCY — SUNYIT will present the 16th annual Alpha Kappa Delta lecture on Thursday at 1 p.m., in the Cayan Library Mele Room. Elizabeth Gage, assistant professor, department of community healt... [more...]

Published: 3/28/2012

Sculpture goes on display
in Kirkland Library Tuesday

CLINTON — "Realistic & Playfully Sinister," an art show of works by award winning sculptress Suzanne Firsching will be displayed April 3-29 in the Kirkland Town Library, 551/2 Colle... [more...]

Published: 3/28/2012

City energy refinance will generate savings on savings

Rome aims to save more than $50,000 annually for the next dozen years by refinancing the costs of a citywide energy efficiency program started during the administration of former Mayor James F. Bro... [more...]

Published: 3/28/2012

Building permit

John G. Delaney, 132 Nock St., $6,400, construct a pitched roof over garage roof at rear. [more...]

Published: 3/28/2012

Civil War Memorial project update Saturday

An update on the new Oneida County Civil War Memorial project at the Oneida County Historical Society, 1608 Genesee St., Utica, will be presented at 1 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $2 or free for... [more...]

Published: 3/28/2012

Spring Conference on child care

WHITESTOWN — A Spring Conference with hands-on workshops for child care givers will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday. The Child Care Council of Cornell Cooperative Extension holds the... [more...]

Published: 3/28/2012

Workshop for ages 3-5

The monthly Reading-Playtime Workshop takes place at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Utica Public Library, 303 Genesee St. Register online at www.uticapubliclibrary.org It focuses on children ages 3-5 y... [more...]

Published: 3/28/2012

Theresa (Fiorini) D’Amore

Theresa (Fiorini) D’Amore, 89, formerly of Third St., passed away peacefully on Monday, March 26, 2012 in Rome Memorial Hospital. She was born on January 7, 1923, a daughter of the late Lazza... [more...]

Published: 3/28/2012

Funeral notices

CALDWELL — Constance Elizabeth Caldwell, 17, of Holland Patent, on March 26, 2012. Arrangements by W. E. Autenrith Sons, 7479 Main St., Newport, are incomplete. CALNERO — Esther... [more...]

Published: 3/28/2012

Carol Aquillo Wojdyla

Carol Aquillo Wojdyla, 59, of Charlotte, NC, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, March 6, 2012, after a courageous battle with cancer. Carol was born on May 29, 1952 in Rome, and was the daughter ... [more...]

Published: 3/28/2012

Rose Marie Hurley

VERNON — Rose Marie Hurley, age 81, of Peterboro Street passed away peacefully early Tuesday morning, March 27, 2012 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on March 29,... [more...]

Published: 3/28/2012

Constance Elizabeth Caldwell

HOLLAND PATENT — Constance Elizabeth Caldwell, 17, of Holland Patent, passed away on March 26, 2012 at Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, as a result of injuries suffered on March 23, 2012. ... [more...]

Published: 3/28/2012

County Airport weather report for Tuesday

Temperatures: 18 to 42 Normal Range: 22 to 42 Records: 11(1951), 77(1989) Rainfall: 0" Snow: 0" Monthly rainfall: 1.76" Rainfall for year: 5.47" Snow... [more...]

Published: 3/28/2012

Use of Staley during Strough refit temporary, assures Simons

The upcoming Strough Middle School renovation is raising fears that it may lead to a permanent undoing of Staley Upper Elementary School’s 5th and 6th grade alignment, but district Superinten... [more...]

Published: 3/28/2012

Utica cuts full-day kindergarten in half

At least 217 positions are on the chopping block in a $133.4 million 2012-13 school budget that the Utica Board of Education adopted by a 6-0 vote Tuesday. Among the cuts to fill a $10 million ... [more...]

Published: 3/28/2012

Northland senior VP speaks Thursday

Mary Malone McCarthy, businesswoman, writer and women’s advocate, will speak at Utica College’s free, public Executive Lecture Series on Thursday, at 7 p.m. in the Economic Crime, Justi... [more...]

Published: 3/28/2012

Inequality and Equity, Security, Sustainability topics in spring series

CLINTON — The Arthur Levitt Public Affairs Center at Hamilton College has announced four lectures in April as part of its spring Speaker Series on Inequality and Equity, Security, and Sustain... [more...]

Published: 3/28/2012

Human rights talk at UC Thursday

Dr. Paul Newman, of St. Joseph’s College, Bangalore University, India, presents: "The Human Rights Issues of South Asia, Sri Lanka, India: The Tamils and Their Concerns" at Utica Co... [more...]

Published: 3/28/2012

Local basketball players compete in Zebra Classic

Several local athletes competed on Tuesday night during the annual Zebra Classic all-star boys basketball tournament with first round action at Nottingham High School in Syracuse. Rome Catholic... [more...]

Published: 3/28/2012

Sports briefs

RFA’s Tine qualifies for regionals RFA gymnast Mckenzie Tine competed for Central New York Gymnastics of Syracuse at a meet in Long Island on Saturday and finished high enough to qualify ... [more...]

Published: 3/28/2012

Winner in Boonville

BOONVILLE — Michael Winters won $30,541 in the March 20 Take Five drawing, state lottery officials announced. The winning ticket was purchased at Kinney Drugs on Utica Boulevard. [more...]

Published: 3/28/2012

2nd potential candidate for school board

With four weeks remaining to submit petitions to run for the Board of Education in May, there are two potential candidates so far but no one is official yet. Lenny Giardino of 1305 Cedarbrook D... [more...]

Published: 3/28/2012

Carry of found cash lands man in court

A man accused of taking cash from a lost wallet and failing to return it to its owner was arraigned before City Court Judge Daniel C. Wilson Tuesday. Donald E. Perkins, 45, of 423 N. Levitt St.... [more...]

Published: 3/28/2012

Drive aids Dugout Club

A deposit cans and bottles drive will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the pavilion in back of Strough Middle School, 801 Laurel St. The Dugout Club boosters are sponsoring the drive to ... [more...]

Published: 3/28/2012

Beach counting on April showers

SYLVAN BEACH — Village Administrator Joseph Benedict is optimistic that the Oneida Lake level will keep rising thanks to anticipated spring rains, leading to a strong summer season on the bea... [more...]

Published: 3/28/2012

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning numbers drawn Tuesday Evening: Daily: 3, 4, 2, Lucky Sum: 9. WinFour: 0, 2, 6, 4, Lucky Sum: 12. Mega Millions: 09, 19, 34, 44, 51, Mega Ball: 24. ... [more...]

Published: 3/28/2012

Mostly cloudy,
a.m. showers, mid 40s

Tonight — Partly cloudy in the evening — Then becoming mostly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of rain showers. Lows in the mid 30s. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. ... [more...]

Published: 3/28/2012

Crime rewind at Wal-Mart

One ticket for petty larceny was apparently not enough for a 23-year-old man, who law enforcers said returned to Wal-Mart two days later and again tried to steal the same type of video game equipme... [more...]

Published: 3/28/2012

Slow but sure, victim’s mother welcomes justice

The mother of murder victim Jennifer Bennett said she has waited five years to see the face of her daughter’s killer — and she may have finally gotten the chance during the accused&rsqu... [more...]

Published: 3/28/2012

Drafty flight in hospital gown after assault

TOWN OF ANNSVILLE — Two men were charged with assaulting a 32-year-old man on Taberg-Florence Road, and then law enforcers said the victim was also picked up on an active arrest warrant after... [more...]

Published: 3/28/2012

Basement fire quickly extinguished

A Rome woman was treated for smoke inhalation because fire officials said she tried to save the family dog when her Winfield Circle home filled with smoke Tuesday afternoon. The dog was rescued... [more...]

Published: 3/28/2012

Booze may have figured in mailbox vandalism spree

TOWN OF ANNSVILLE — Alcohol may be the answer to why two men, and possibly more, are accused of going on a "rampage" last week, destroying mailboxes and vandalizing other property. ... [more...]

Published: 3/28/2012

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Tuesday 1:27 a.m. Stanwix St., investigate. 3:28 a.m. Bouck St., abandoned call. 7:18 a.m. Broadway, suspicious activity. ... [more...]

Published: 3/28/2012

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 10:16 a.m. 310 Cottage St., first aid. 10:29 a.m. 152 Turin St., first aid. 12:04 p.m. Geiger Road, accident. 1:15 p.m. Railroad and E. Domin... [more...]

Published: 3/28/2012

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 8:41 a.m. AmCare Ambulance, W. Chestnut St., accident/injury. 9:30 a.m. Clinton, Post St., Kirkland, rescue. 10:35 a.m. Oriskany, Route 69, alarm... [more...]

Published: 3/28/2012

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 5:06 a.m. Water St., Annsville, assist. 5:31 a.m. Gladys St., Deerfield, burglary. 10:56 a.m. Slone Road, Lee, assist. 11:11 a.m. Main St., V... [more...]

Published: 3/28/2012

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 5:31 a.m. Gladys St., Deerfield, burglary. 7:24 a.m. East St., Bridgewater, car/deer. 7:26 a.m. Route 294, Boonville, domestic. 11:56 a.m. Ro... [more...]

Published: 3/28/2012

Stall on SS savings

U.S. Sen. Charles E. Schumer has fired off a second letter to the head of the Social Security Administration, this time demanding a cost-benefit analysis of the plan to close the Rome office and co... [more...]

Published: 3/28/2012
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