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The Amazing Kreskin
on Capitol stage Saturday

The Capitol Theatre, 220 W. Dominick St., presents the "world-renown mentalist," The Amazing Kreskin, on stage at 7 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are: adults $17, seniors $16, Capitol Friend... [more...]

Published: 3/29/2012

Grammy winner plays in Utica

The jazz-infused bluegrass of Grammy winner Alison Brown’s Quartet will be in Concerts in the Court at 8 p.m. Saturday in the Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute Museum of Art, 310 Genesee... [more...]

Published: 3/29/2012

Plea bargain bungles put new scrutiny on sanctity of client-counsel relationship

Privacy between an attorney and client is a sacred privilege in the criminal justice system, but that secrecy can backfire when the lawyer has nothing but bad advice. The U.S. Supreme Court rec... [more...]

Published: 3/29/2012

RCS, Oriskany players among first-team CSC all-star picks

Several area basketball players were named Center State Conference all-stars by league coaches. Rome Catholic senior forward Josh Blair was selected as a first-team all-star in CSC Division IV,... [more...]

Published: 3/29/2012

Jazz concert at Colgate

HAMILTON — Glenn Cashman’s Nonet East will play a free, public jazz concert in the Colgate Memorial Chapel at 3:30 p.m. Sunday. The concert will feature music written by Cashman for... [more...]

Published: 3/29/2012

Cincinnati Creek plays
Park Coffee House Saturday

HOLLAND PATENT — The Cincinnati Creek bluegrass band performs at 8 p.m. Saturday in the Park Coffee House. Admission is $10. This four-person band is led by Lori Thompson on mandolin ... [more...]

Published: 3/29/2012

Area happenings

REMINDERS: Tonight, 7:30. Jazz singer Nancy Kelly, At Home in the ArtHouse Cultural Concert Series, former Carriage House, Rome Art And Community Center, 308 W. Bloomfield St. Tickets are $15 o... [more...]

Published: 3/29/2012

Tabloid Tales of the Past

March 29, 2002 The Humane Society is advising parents to think twice before buying rabbits, baby chicks and ducklings as Easter presents for children. "People don’t realize the care ... [more...]

Published: 3/29/2012

Comedian due in Syracuse

SYRACUSE — Tickets are on sale for Jim Gaffigan’s stand-up comedy show at The Oncenter: Crouse Hinds Theater on Tuesday, July 24, at 7 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at ticketmaster.com,... [more...]

Published: 3/29/2012

Bluegrass group plans festival, fund-raiser

BOONVILLE — The Mohawk Valley Bluegrass Association will hold its eighth MVBGA Festival will July 6-8 on the Boonville Fairgrounds, Route 294. "We are pleased that the Boonville Fair... [more...]

Published: 3/29/2012

Ron Pugliese

Ron Pugliese, age 66 and a native of Rome, died on March 22, 2012 in Palm Harbor, Fla, with his family at his side. His is survived by his loving wife Yvonne and his two sons Ronnie and Mike; his f... [more...]

Published: 3/29/2012

Funeral notices

BARCOMB — Joyce V. Barcomb, 77, of Lakeport, on Tuesday, March 27, 2012. Services 1 p.m. Monday at St. Patrick’s Church. Burial parish cemetery. No calling hours. Arrangements b... [more...]

Published: 3/29/2012

Richard T. Lasher, Jr.

Richard T. Lasher, Jr., 56, of Rome, New York, passed away, Wednesday, March 28, 2012, in Rome Memorial Hospital Skilled Nursing Facility. He was born May 12, 1955 in Utica the son of Richard a... [more...]

Published: 3/29/2012

Esther A. Calnero

Esther A. Calnero, 79, died peacefully in her home on Wednesday March 28, 2012 in the loving presence of her children, grandchildren and devoted husband Carl. She was born on December 7, 1932 in Ro... [more...]

Published: 3/29/2012

F. Paul Cataldo

F. Paul Cataldo, Sr., 91, of Rome, passed away on Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at his home in Rome with his loving family by his side. Paul was born in Rome, NY on March 6, 1921 son of Peter and Celia... [more...]

Published: 3/29/2012

Maria Pilar Hernandez

Maria Pilar Hernandez, age 65, passed away March 19, 2012 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born in New York City, New York on June 23, 1946 to Tomas and Pilar Torres. She is survived by her husband R... [more...]

Published: 3/29/2012

County Airport weather report for Wednesday

Temperatures: 37 to 60 Normal Range: 22 to 42 Records: 4(1966), 74(1989) Rainfall: 0.16" Snow: 0" Monthly rainfall: 1.92" Rainfall for year: 5.63" Sn... [more...]

Published: 3/29/2012

Curtains due tonight in Westmoreland

WESTMORELAND — Westmoreland High School Drama will present the murder mystery musical "Curtains" at 7 p.m. tonight, Friday and Saturday at the high school auditorium. Tickets ma... [more...]

Published: 3/29/2012

All’s well that ends well for trapped ‘Tippy’

TOWN OF KIRKLAND — A frightened beagle named ‘Tippy’ was rescued from a dry well on Post Street Tuesday morning thanks to the efforts of the Clinton Volunteer Fire Department. ... [more...]

Published: 3/29/2012

Lifer admits filming abuse of autistic girl

TOWN OF LEE — A 42-year-old man already serving a life sentence for sexually abusing an underage girl has now pleaded guilty in Federal Court to videotaping the abuse. Brett E. Salmon, of... [more...]

Published: 3/29/2012

Woman charged for violating order

A 33-year-old woman is accused of attacking a 36-year-old man on Elm Street, despite being court-ordered to leave him alone. Police said Rochelle C. Nelson, of 719 N. Jay St., repeatedly punche... [more...]

Published: 3/29/2012

Three charges filed after man restrains girlfriend

The nephew of a Rome City Court judge was charged early Wednesday morning with pinning his girlfriend to the floor of a residence on Ridge Mills Road and refusing to let her leave during a domestic... [more...]

Published: 3/29/2012

Jailed in child rape

A 20-year-old man is accused of raping a child in Rome, and will have his case presented to the grand jury for a possible indictment. Stephen A. LaClaire, currently of Dolgeville, had sex with ... [more...]

Published: 3/29/2012

Rabid raccoon found in barn
in Lewis County

TOWN OF MARTINSBURG — A rabid raccoon was discovered in a barn in Lewis County earlier this week, marking the first rabid animal of 2012 in the county. There was no human contact, health ... [more...]

Published: 3/29/2012

Weaving driver halted on DWI

VERONA — A 54-year-old man was pulled over in his pickup truck for drunken driving on Route 365 early Sunday morning, leading to multiple vehicle and traffic tickets. Oneida-based state p... [more...]

Published: 3/29/2012

Psych center security officer charged in child sex abuse

A security officer at the Central New York Psychiatric Center is accused of sexually abusing a young child in Rome last spring. Steven J. Minsaas, 33, of 1004 Batavia Ave., abused a child less ... [more...]

Published: 3/29/2012

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Wednesday 12:35 a.m. Liberty Gardens, investigate. 2:19 a.m. N. George St., door/window. 3:36 a.m. Ridge Mills Road, domestic... [more...]

Published: 3/29/2012

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Wednesday 1:09 p.m. 129 Fourth St., first aid. 1:30 p.m. 1625 Black River Blvd., box alarm. 3:59 p.m. 1105 W. Thomas St., telephone alarm. 5 p.m. 119... [more...]

Published: 3/29/2012

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Wednesday 11:25 a.m. AmCare Ambulance, Park Drive Manor II, transport. 11:27 a.m. Prospect Ambulance, Thompson Road, Trenton, transport. 2:09 p.m. Verona... [more...]

Published: 3/29/2012

Synthetic pot sales now banned

New York State has banned the sale of synthetic marijuana products, according to an order issued today by Health Commissioner Dr. Nirav R. Shah. These substances, often known as "bath salt... [more...]

Published: 3/29/2012

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... Scholastic boys Baseball — Auburn at RFA, 5. Scholastic girls Softball — Holland Patent at Lowville, 6:30. Friday’s Schedule... ... [more...]

Published: 3/29/2012

Sixth month of job gains

The number of local jobs rose slightly in February compared to a year ago, marking the sixth month in a row that over-the-year job gains have occurred, according to state Labor Department statistic... [more...]

Published: 3/29/2012

Voter signup deadline Friday

Unregistered New York State residents, or those who have moved, who wish to vote in the April 24 Republican Presidential Primary must register to vote by Friday. Mail-in voter registration form... [more...]

Published: 3/29/2012

City borrowing refinanced at lower rate

A last minute proposal to refinance bonds from 2003 and 2004 was approved by the Common Council Wednesday in order to save up to $526,000, according to Treasurer David C. Nolan. The city has a ... [more...]

Published: 3/29/2012

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Wednesday 12:26 a.m. Route 13, Verona, alarm. 7:20 a.m. Merry St., Verona, juvenile. 8:53 a.m. Route 12, Steuben, accident. 9:33 a.m. Route 12, Trent... [more...]

Published: 3/29/2012

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Wednesday 12:26 a.m. Route 13, Verona, alarm. 4:05 a.m. Buell Ave., Waterville, assist. 7:20 a.m. Merry St., Verona, juvenile. 9:14 a.m. BOCES, New H... [more...]

Published: 3/29/2012

Black Knights looking to build on momentum

(First In A Series) The way that the Rome Free Academy Black Knights closed their 2011 season left players and longtime head coach Mike Davis with a feeling of excitement. The Black Knights... [more...]

Published: 3/29/2012

Suspect use? Search your child’s room

As the state today announced a ban on sales of designer drug products often used by teens, the fight against those dangerous substances also must take place in the home, stress area healthcare and ... [more...]

Published: 3/29/2012

Sports Brief

Outdoors sports show at Event Center VERONA — The Big East Camping & Outdoor Sports Show will be held Friday-Sunday at Turning Stone Resort and Casino’s Event Center. The show w... [more...]

Published: 3/29/2012

Zebra Classic semifinal defeat for area girls basketball squad

SYRACUSE — The Fitness Forum squad, which consists of Rome-Utica area girls basketball all-stars, lost in the semifinals of the annual Zebra Classic to IBEW Local No. 43, 65-53, on Wednesday ... [more...]

Published: 3/29/2012

$2M gap forcing MVCC tuition hike, layoffs

The just-finished state budget has good financial tidings for Mohawk Valley Community College — nearly $900,000 of them — but it may not be enough to hold off cutbacks. The news com... [more...]

Published: 3/29/2012

Starting Sunday, less taxing to buy clothing up to $110

Buying clothes and shoes is about to become less taxing. Starting Sunday, the state is poised to raise its sales tax exemption for clothing and footwear to $110 for each item. Any piece of ... [more...]

Published: 3/29/2012

Dem legislator slaps GOP colleagues on elections move

A Democratic county legislator who took office in January is questioning the proposed move of the Board of Elections from Utica to a county building in Whitestown. "As a member of the Gove... [more...]

Published: 3/29/2012

Partly sunny;
highs in lower 40s

Tonight — Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the evening. Friday — Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 40s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 ... [more...]

Published: 3/29/2012

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning numbers drawn Wednesday Evening: Daily: 2, 9, 6, Lucky Sum: 17. WinFour: 6, 7, 2, 2, Lucky Sum: 17. Lotto: 23, 31, 37, 45, 46, 51, Bonus: 8. Here ar... [more...]

Published: 3/29/2012

Tony Darcangelo made us better

There is no one I have met who more honestly gave of himself than Tony Darcangelo. Sometimes when a person gives of himself there is not enough to go around. For Tony there was an endless source of... [more...]

Published: 3/29/2012

Rock concert benefits Stevens-Swan

Tickets are on sale for a three-band "high-energy" rock concert in the Capitol Theatre to benefit the Stevens-Swan Humane Society. The show is at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 14. Tickets ar... [more...]

Published: 3/29/2012
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