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Postal services topic at AARP meeting

Rome Area Chapter AARP will meet at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 18 in the First United Methodist Church, 400 N. George St. Cheryl Matt, postmaster at Rome Post Office on East Garden Street, will... [more...]

Published: 4/10/2012

Cloudy, rain showers;
highs in upper 40s

Tonight — Cloudy with a chance of rain showers. A chance of snow showers after midnight. Lows in the mid 30s. West winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph — Diminishing to 5 to 10 mp... [more...]

Published: 4/10/2012

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning numbers drawn Monday Evening: Daily: 8, 0, 6, Lucky Sum: 14. WinFour: 8, 5, 6, 4, Lucky Sum: 23. Here are winning numbers drawn Monday Midday: Daily: 8,... [more...]

Published: 4/10/2012

Lucy Carro

Lucy Carro, 95, of Rome, passed away Friday April 07, 2012, at Bethany Gardens. She was born in Rome, NY, on November 19, 1916, a daughter of the late Antonio and Olimpia (DeFina) DiStefano. On Dec... [more...]

Published: 4/10/2012

John A. Gallucci

John A. Gallucci, age 57, passed away on April 3, 2012 after a valiant fight with cancer. John was born and raised in Rome, New York. After leaving school, John enlisted in the U.S. Army and served... [more...]

Published: 4/10/2012

Lake Delta firefighters run yearly pumper test on canal

Beside the Barge Canal, Lake Delta fireman and pump operator Dan Gorski controls Engine 3 during its once per year pumper test. Lake Delta Engine 3 was put in service in April 1995 and at that time... [more...]

Published: 4/10/2012

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Monday 6:54 a.m. Westmoreland, Route 233, alarm. 7:07 a.m. Maynard, Maynard Drive, Marcy, wires down. 10:52 a.m. Lee Center, Lee Valley Road, fire. 1... [more...]

Published: 4/10/2012

Sign up in advance
for boater safety course

A free boater safety course will be offered this month for anyone looking to ride motorboats and personal watercrafts this summer. Three Saturday course dates so far are: April 14, 21 and 28. The e... [more...]

Published: 4/10/2012

Officials say West Dominick fire was intentionally set

The house fire that displaced a family of five on West Dominick Street early Saturday morning has been ruled as intentionally set. Assistant Fire Chief Terence M. Miller said this morning that ... [more...]

Published: 4/10/2012

Man accused of telephone threat

TOWN OF LYONSDALE — A Lewis County man is accused of threatening another person over the telephone on Monday. Sheriff’s deputies said Ian J. Burke, 22, of 770 Witzigman Road, West L... [more...]

Published: 4/10/2012

Brother charged with harassment

A dispute between siblings on West Embargo Street Monday afternoon ended with charges against the brother. Police said Peter Cochran, of 410 W. Embargo St., struck his sister with his fist duri... [more...]

Published: 4/10/2012

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Monday 12:05 a.m. Floyd Ave., investigate. 1:08 a.m. Martin St., mischief. 2:02 a.m. E. Bloomfield St., domestic. 4:03 a.... [more...]

Published: 4/10/2012

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Monday 10:41 a.m. 808 W. Thomas St., first aid. 12:02 p.m. 6947 Coleman Mills Road, garbage fire. 1:44 p.m. 300 E. Locust St., first aid. 5:37 p.m. 5... [more...]

Published: 4/10/2012

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Monday 3:33 a.m. Old Remsen Road, Barneveld, harassment. 5:03 a.m. Watson Hollow Road, Floyd, suspicious activity. 5:33 a.m. Middle Road, Floyd, assist. ... [more...]

Published: 4/10/2012

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Monday 3 a.m. Lovers Lane, Whitestown, alarm. 5:33 a.m. Middle Road, Floyd, trespass. 11:58 a.m. Wolcott St., Camden, juvenile. 1:40 p.m. New Floyd R... [more...]

Published: 4/10/2012

Charged with threatening shoppers with metal pipe

A Utica man is accused of threatening a store full of people with a metal pipe early Thursday morning. Police said Harold Hill, 35, of Morris Street, entered the Nice N’Easy in the 500 bl... [more...]

Published: 4/10/2012

Two Romans charged for marijuana

TOWN OF TURIN — Two young Rome men were charged with possessing marijuana after a traffic stop in Lewis County Sunday evening. Sheriff’s deputies said driver Timothy L. Slenker, 21,... [more...]

Published: 4/10/2012

RFA JVs go 1-1 at F-M tourney

The Rome Free Academy junior varsity softball squad fell victim to their first loss of the season during the Fayetteville-Manlius Tournament on Monday. The Lady Knights started the day by captu... [more...]

Published: 4/10/2012

RFA falls in title game of F-M tourney

The Rome Free Academy softball team competed in the Fayetteville-Manlius Tournament on Monday and picked up their first win along the way. The Lady Knights recorded a 9-5 decision over the host... [more...]

Published: 4/10/2012

Marks 106th

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Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... Professional Baseball — International League: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre at Syracuse, 6. Scholastic boys Baseball — Camden at Mingo Bay Classic in... [more...]

Published: 4/10/2012

Building permit

Paul Gary Washburn, 733-35 S. James St. (lot 4), no cost, demolition of single-family trailer on site and removal of debris. [more...]

Published: 4/10/2012

Council to ban synthetic marijuana and consider property dispositions

The Common Council has moved quickly to ban synthetic marijuana sale and possession, with legislation on the agenda for Wednesday’s meeting to amend the code of ordinances. The proposal s... [more...]

Published: 4/10/2012

Upgrade for college security, Nov. vote on smaller board due

Powers of the Hamilton College safety department would be expanded under a measure pending before the county Board of Legislators. On Wednesday’s agenda is approval of a resolution permit... [more...]

Published: 4/10/2012

Parkinson’s group meets

The Central New York Parkinson’s Support Group, Inc. meets at 12:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month except August at the Presbyterian Home for CNY, 4290 Middle Settlement Road, New Hartf... [more...]

Published: 4/10/2012

Oneida elders offer baskets, bake sale

ONEIDA — The Oneida Nation Elders Program holds a gift basket raffle and bake sale from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday in the Ray Elm Children and Elders Center, 5000 Skenondoa Way. The raffl... [more...]

Published: 4/10/2012

Tabloid Tales of the Past

April 10, 2002 Kenneth Abramczyk is wearing a new hat as a county employee, at least for a while. Abramczyk has been designated acting director of the Office for the Aging/Continuing Care while... [more...]

Published: 4/10/2012

Beautiful landscape is Brown’s legacy

Have you noticed how much cleaner and greener the city of Rome has become? Everywhere I look, I see the numerous trees and landscaping our former mayor has planted for us to enjoy. Where there were... [more...]

Published: 4/10/2012

DWI, drug charges filed

TOWN OF VIENNA — A Sylvan Beach woman was charged with driving under the influence and with possessing drugs during a traffic stop on Vienna Road Saturday morning. Following a pursuit, Bo... [more...]

Published: 4/10/2012

Linda Yaddow

Linda Yaddow, age 63, of Rome, passed away April 8, 2012, at University Hospital in Syracuse, with her loving family at her side. She was born July 2, 1948, in Rome, a daughter of Nicholas and ... [more...]

Published: 4/10/2012

Linda Jane Traxel

ROME — Linda Jane Traxel, 69, a resident at Betsy Ross Nursing Home, of Rome, passed away on Monday, April 9, 2012, at the nursing home. A native of Rome, she was born on November 24, 1942, a... [more...]

Published: 4/10/2012

Nicholas Macri

Nicholas Macri, 68, of Rome, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, April 8, 2012 at home after a brief illness. He was born on January 9, 1944 in Chiaravalle, Italy, a son of the late Domenico and Ma... [more...]

Published: 4/10/2012

Funeral notices

BRENNAN — Jean Lorraine Brennan, 86, of Auburn, on April 2, 2012. Services were held Thursday at St. Mary’s Church in Auburn. Burial St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Fleming. Arrang... [more...]

Published: 4/10/2012

Elizabeth A. (Libby) Herr

Elizabeth A. Herr, 93, of Rome, NY, and formerly of Camp Hill and Millerstown, PA, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Saturday, April 7, 2012. She was born September 21, 1918, in... [more...]

Published: 4/10/2012

County Airport weather report for Monday

Temperatures: 37 to 49 Normal Range: 34 to 55 Records: 18(1982), 73(1991) Rainfall: 0.03" Snow: 0" Monthly rainfall: 0.2" Rainfall for year: 5.88" Sn... [more...]

Published: 4/10/2012

Paul Ulmer

FLOYD — Paul Ulmer, 86, of Floyd, passed away peacefully on April 7, 2012 at St. Elizabeth Medical Center, surrounded by the love of his family. He was born April 11, 1925, in Reading, PA... [more...]

Published: 4/10/2012

Mary Ann Grant

Mary Ann Grant, 86, of Las Vegas NV and formerly of Rome passed away on Tuesday, April 3, 2012 in Las Vegas, NV. She was born on June 25, 1925 in Rome the daughter of Angelo and Mary Delpico. O... [more...]

Published: 4/10/2012

Births

HECOX — To Darrel Hecox Jr. and Paula Larrabee, of Rome, on Tuesday, April 3, 2012, in Faxton-St. Luke’s Healthcare, a daughter, Claire. MARTIN — To Christopher and Colleen Ki... [more...]

Published: 4/10/2012

Cuomo: $35 million in state budget
for Utica’s North-South arterial repairs

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo continued his tour of ceremonial budget signings Monday with a stop in Oneida County. In conjunction with the governor’s appearance, it was announced that the state w... [more...]

Published: 4/10/2012

Meetings

WEDNESDAY Common Council, 7 p.m. Council Chambers, City Hall, 198 N. Washington St. Board of County Legislators: Ways and Means Committee, 11 a.m.; board meeting, 2 p.m. Tenth floor, County... [more...]

Published: 4/10/2012

‘Strip search’ policy hinges on security

A 5-4 ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the authority of law enforcers to strip and search criminal suspects buck naked before they put you behind bars. But before you drop your drawe... [more...]

Published: 4/10/2012

Zeta Master Chapter elects

Zeta Master Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met at the Inn at Paul Revere on March 27. Louise Frenger and Joanne Small reported on Founder’s Day to be held April 27 at Delta Inn. Chapters from ... [more...]

Published: 4/10/2012

Breakfast Club, Lunch and Learn among Dorfman Center events

Reservations are being taken at the Ava Dorfman Senior Center, 305 E. Locust St., for a breakfast club April 18 and Lunche and Learn April 19. Call the center at 337-8230 to make a reservation.... [more...]

Published: 4/10/2012

‘Taking Care of Me’ talk Sunday

Sunday Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare will host a Senior Sunday: Lunch and Learn Lecture. The topic is "Taking Care of Me. " Reservations are required by calling 624-4663. A "... [more...]

Published: 4/10/2012

‘Patent Wall’ dedication Wednesday

A "patent wall" display, to recognize nearly 200 U.S. patents spanning over 50 years, will be dedicated Wednesday by the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Information Directorate at G... [more...]

Published: 4/10/2012

Rome Chamber’s 37th Home Show
to open at Kennedy Arena April 28-29

The Rome Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its 37th annual Rome Home Show at a new location this year — Kennedy Arena. The event will take place Saturday, April 28 and Sunday, April 29. ... [more...]

Published: 4/10/2012

Adirondack counting on new players to step in

(Last In a Series) BOONVILLE — The Adirondack baseball team will have to figure out how to win games with a fresh, new roster this season after losing a platoon of players from last year&... [more...]

Published: 4/10/2012

Time for spring cleaning: dust off your financial plan

Spring is officially here. That means it’s time for spring cleaning! People everywhere are shedding the effects of fall and winter. But what about dusting off your long-term financial pla... [more...]

Published: 4/10/2012

Retiree honored

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Published: 4/10/2012

Nursing center in Utica off federal ‘troubled’ list

Focus Rehabilitation and Nursing Center at Utica, the former Loretto Utica Center nursing home at 1445 Kemble St., Utica, has been notified that it has graduated from its designation as a "Spe... [more...]

Published: 4/10/2012
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