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Sylvester accepted

Elizabeth Marie Thorman Sylvester, daughter of Gary R. Sylvester, Roser Terrace, and the late Elizabeth M. Thorman, has been acepted at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Md. The senior at Rome... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

RFA senior wins Regional Science Fair at Utica College

Mary Ann Bulawa, a sophomore at Rome Free Academy, took top honors at Utica College’s 34th annual Regional Science Fair. Her project, "Optimizing Algae Growth," garnered her the... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Trenton Technology chief Business Person of Year

Albert Mazloom has been named the 2012 Business Person of the Year by the Mohawk Valley Chamber of Commerce. Mazloom is the chief executive officer of Trenton Technology, which he founded in 1977. ... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Sugaring Off at Herkimer Home

LITTLE FALLS — The 36th annual Sugaring Off on the grounds of the Herkimer Home State Historic Site, 200 State Route 169. The free, public event is from 1 to 4 p.m. Also, Guided Tours (ab... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Craftsmen sought

PORT LEYDEN — The Firemen’s Auxiliary seeks craftsmen for its Oct. 6 Craft Fair at the firehouse on Route 12. Those interested can contact Pat Smith at 348-6475. [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Honoring an oath

A Marine sergeant on recruiting duty in San Diego has kicked up a fire storm that, on first glance, pits the rights of U.S. citizens to engage in free speech against the rules and regulations impos... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Births

BAKER — To Derrick and Karli Jones Baker, of Morrisville, on Friday, April 6, 2012, in Oneida Healthcare Center, a daughter, Paisley Grace. BELANGER — To Ryan and Gillian Healy Bela... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Center’s CEO given honor

Center for Family Life and Recovery Chief Executive Officer Cassandra Sheets was honored as an "Executive of the Year" at the Nonprofit Awards in Syracuse by BizEventz and the Central New... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

County legislators approve funds for Grif nose dock upgrade design

Design work for hangar rehabilitation project at the county airport has gotten the green light from a Board of Legislators’ committee. On Tuesday, the Airport Committee unanimously passed... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Herkimer First Source robbery suspects sought

HERKIMER — No arrests have been made as law enforcers continued to investigate a robbery at the First Source Federal Credit Union in Herkimer County Monday morning. Authorities said two m... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Pair charged with resisting arrest and obstruction

ONEIDA — A man and a woman were charged with resisting arrest and obstruction during a domestic dispute investigation in Madison County. Police said Aaron M. Hall, 21, of William Street, ... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

DWI charged after woman’s car catches fire in Trenton

TOWN OF TRENTON — Where there is smoke there is fire, and where there was fire early this morning on Mapledale Road, there were also drunken driving charges for a 22-year-old woman. Remse... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Domestic dispute at Ann Street address unrelated to later fire

Barely three hours before a house fire on Ann Street displaced a family of 10 Saturday, law enforcers responded to the same residence for a domestic dispute. But investigators said the dispute ... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Holocaust survivor speaks Tuesday

CLINTON — Utican Helen Sperling, a Holocaust survivor and lecturer, will speak at Hamilton College on Tuesday at 7 p.m., in the Chapel. The free, public lecture is sponsored by Hillel and the... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Re-enacting Western topic

WESTERNVILLE — "Re-Enacting: Making History Come to Life!" will be the program topic when the Town of Western Historical Society meets at 7 p.m. Thursday in Liberty Hall, 9219 Main ... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Authors speak Saturday

Bernadette Peck and Dennis Webster, co-authors of the new book "Haunted Mohawk Valley," will appear for a presentation and book signing at the Oneida County Historical Society, 1608 Genes... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Building permit

Eugene J & M Kelley, 8519 Cyrus Ave., $2,000, demolish the house. [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Human resources seminar April 17

The Mohawk Valley Society of Human Resource Managers is holding a half-day seminar titled "Your Company Culture: Moving from Dysfunctional to Remarkable," from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Tuesd... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Tuesday 2:17 a.m. Clinton St., investigate. 6:19 a.m. S. Jay St., domestic. 8:04 a.m. N. James St., welfare. 9:05 a.m. N.... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Fire log

Tuesday 8:42 a.m. 203 Rockwell Ave., first aid. 9:35 a.m. 234 Park Drive Manor II, first aid. 10:45 a.m. 523 Expense St., first aid. 10:59 a.m. 309 Depeyster St., first aid. 11:... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Marijuana charge after Thruway stop for speeding

WESTMORELAND — A Rochester man was charged with possessing marijuana after he was stopped for speeding on the State Thruway Monday. Darren A. Evans, 41, of 1254 Genesee Park Blvd., was fo... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Teen charged for threats at store

TOWN OF DENMARK — A teen-ager was charged with making threatening remarks against another youth Monday. While at the Stewart’s Shop convenience store, Alex M. Lyndaker, 18, of Route... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Charged for rifle stolen from camp

VILLAGE OF PORT LEYDEN — A man was charged with possessing a stolen gun following an investigation Tuesday. Lewis County Sheriff’s deputies said Andrew C. Murphy, 30, of 3364 Elm St... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 8:47 a.m. Route 28, Forestport, accident. 9:57 a.m. Sand Hill Road, Verona, accident. 10:10 a.m. Station Hill Road, Westmoreland, check. 11:2... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 7:15 a.m. Mill Place, Paris, assist. 7:22 a.m. Harris Road, Lee, larceny. 9:14 a.m. Judd Road, Whitestown, warrant. 9:16 a.m. Judd Road, Whit... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 2:52 a.m. Holland Patent, Mapledale Road, vehicle fire. 3:14 a.m. Verona, Patrick Road, alarm. 9:57 a.m. Durhamville and Vineall, Sand Hill Road,... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Hamilton talk at college Monday

CLINTON — Caroline Winterer, professor of history and classics at Stanford University, will present a lecture, "The Classical World of Alexander Hamilton," at Hamilton College Monda... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Roman tells of young counselor in ‘Sharing the Wealth’

A retired counselor offers a "light-hearted fictional story" about that occupation in a new book "Sharing the Wealth." The Roman said his "main intent for writing &lsqu... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Knauer speaks April 19

CLINTON — The Foothills Weaving and Fiber Arts Guild meets at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 19, in St. James Episcopal Church, 9 Williams St. The program will be presented by Thomas Knauer, noted q... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Tabloid Tales of the Past

April 11, 2002 In the future, when a teacher calls 911 to report an emergency, police will know exactly to which classroom help should be sent. That capability, which can be used with Oneida Co... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Pulitzer winner speaking

"I always knew I was a writer. It was not a matter of deciding, it was a matter of accepting what I already was," said Pulitzer Prize winner Leonard Pitts Jr. Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. i... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Fish fry Friday aids library

TOWN OF WESTERN — The Western Town Library will hold its annual Fish Fry Fundraiser at the American Legion, 9379 State Route 46 north of Westernville from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday. All pr... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

MVCC alumni art show opens Thursday

Mohawk Valley Community College alumni artwork goes on display in the 26th annual Show of Alumni Work with a reception from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday. It’s in the Art Department hallway galler... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Telethon April 18

The Oneida County Historical Society holds an open house and telethon from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 18. This event will be broadcast on WUTR-TV.The telethon is the historical society’s... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Murder mystery dinner April 20

Some tickets remain for "Death Takes a Cruise", an interactive Murder Mystery Dinner Theater, Friday, April 20 at 6:30 p.m. in the Rome Art And Community Center, 308 W. Bloomfield St. ... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Volunteers to meet Tuesday

ONEIDA — The Madison County Historical Society is having a volunteer meeting at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the historical society, 435 Main St., including those who want to become volunteers. For... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Early clouds, then sun;
highs in low 50s

Tonight — Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers in the evening — Then scattered flurries and sprinkles after midnight. Lows in the mid 30s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of preci... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning numbers drawn Tuesday Evening: Daily: 2, 3, 6, Lucky Sum: 11. WinFour: 1, 4, 4, 3, Lucky Sum: 12. Mega Millions: 02, 06, 12, 31, 48, Mega Ball: 25. ... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... Professional Baseball — International League: Syracuse at Lehigh Valley, 7:05. Thursday’s Schedule... Professional Baseball — Inter... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Sylvan Beach budget proposes to lower tax levy

SYLVAN BEACH — Upgrades and renovations to the East Oneida Lake Wastewater Treatment Plant are among the most major expenses included in the village’s 2012-13 spending plan. The pro... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Register for
Pre-licensing driving course

BOONVILLE — A five-hour pre-licensing course will be held at Adirondack High School from 4-9 p.m. Tuesday, April 17 in Room A101. Pre-registration is required by calling 942-9200, ext. 55... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

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: 4/11/2012

Professor Joseph Edward Riley

Professor Joseph Edward Riley, 79, of Rome passed away on April 9, 2012. He was born on August 9, 1932, the son of William and Bridget Cunningham Riley in Utica. He was a graduate of Sacred Heart S... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Marilyn J. Luczynski Edwards Storey

Marilyn J. Luczynski Edwards Storey, 73, of Rome, passed away on Monday, April 9, 2012. She was born June 9, 1938, in Rome, the daughter of Felix and Josephine Zdziebko Luczynski. She was a graduat... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

County Airport weather report for Tuesday

Temperatures: 39 to 49 Normal Range: 34 to 55 Records: 18(1995), 78(1915) Rainfall: 0" Snow: 0" Monthly rainfall: 0.2" Rainfall for year: 5.88" Snowf... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

James A. Carletta

James A. Carletta of Las Vegas, NV, passed away March 21, 2012. He was born on July 30, 1937 in Rome, the son of Alexander and Domenica Colella Carletta. He was a graduate of Rome Free Academy. He ... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Loraine E. Fox

CAMDEN — Loraine E. Fox, 89, of Main Street, passed away Sunday April 8, 2012 at Oneida HealthCare ECF. She was born Dec 9, 1922 in Wilmington, NC a daughter of Frank and Emma Nichols Talman.... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Bound for Afghanistan

Army Private First Class Daniel Anthony Polce, son of Nicholas and Diane Polce of Joslyn Road, Remsen, will deploy to Afghanistan in May. Polce completed basic training in July, and Advanced Indivi... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Rome JVs cruise to softball win

The Rome Free Academy junior varsity softball team crushed host Central Square, 10-1, on Tuesday as Courtney Fiorenza led the Lady Black Knights with a double and two RBIs. Paula Amo added a tr... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Mistakes hurt Knights in defeat

Senior Aaron Tennant threw one of his best games in his RFA baseball career on Tuesday, but spot-on hits and defensive miscues dampened his chances of getting a victory as the Black Knights fell to... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Meetings

THURSDAY Mayor’s hearing, 2:45 p.m. Public comments on freezing pay for president and Common Council members, clerk and deputy clerk. Mayor’s Conference Room, City Hall, 198 N. Wash... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Garrow talk at arts center

BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE — The Adirondack Museum’s Cabin Fever Sunday series features "Tracking Robert Garrow" with author Lawrence Gooley, at 1:30 p.m. Sunday in the Adirondack Lak... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Boonville man denies stealing cash in burglary at animal shelter

A Boonville man accused of stealing a lock-box of cash from the Rome Humane Society has denied the charges against him. Roy L. Rogers, 30, of 10222 Route 46, pleaded not guilty before County Co... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Completes dissertation

Matthew J. Nethercott, son of Gerold and Carol Nethercott, Lorena Road, has completed his Oral Defense Dissertation for his Ph.D. in chemistry from Michigan State University, in Lansing, Mich. He h... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

AmeriCU CEO selected
for state advisory board

Mark Pfisterer, president and chief executive officer of the Rome-based AmeriCU Credit Union, has been named a one of the nine members of the new State Charter Advisory Board which will advise the ... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Fiber Instrument names marketing director

WHITESTOWN — Robert E. Baber has been appointed marketing director for the fiber optic manufacturing and distribution company Fiber Instrument Sales. Baber’s responsibilities includ... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Radio club meets Tuesday

BOONVILLE — The Boonville Amateur Radio Club meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Dodge - Pratt - Northam Art & Community Center, 106 Schuyler St. Topics of discussion will include Amateur Radi... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Children’s Museum has four floors

Spring Break Activities at The Children’s Museum, 311 Main St., Utica, are available 9:15 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 9:15 a.m. to noon Saturday. (Last admission 11 a.m.) Adm... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

What do you do when flunking students makes Physical Education classes fail

Rome Free Academy’s phys ed courses have changed with the times including a numeric grading system — but many students literally are not following suit, prompting concerns over failure ... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Rabies clinic Thursday
at firehouse in Camden

CAMDEN — The county Department of Health will hold a rabies clinic 5-7 p.m. Thursday at the Camden firehouse, 14 Church St. All cats, dogs and ferrets 3 months or older must be vaccinated... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Patterson’s ‘bad choices’
earn life without parole

To the family of slain Oneida County Sheriff’s Deputy Kurt B. Wyman, the fate of their son’s killer, Christian M. Patterson, has all come down to choices. Both the "bad choices... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Woman charged for using 9-year-old girl
to hide stolen merchandise at Dollar General

A 44-year-old woman is accused of using a 9-year-old girl to help conceal more than $100 worth of merchandise from the Dollar General. Brenda L. Lighthall, of 432 Henry St., was released on her... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Cones for Kids raises $172,000

The 31st annual Friendly’s Restaurants Cones for Kids campaign to benefit Easter Seals and those living with disabilities and special needs raised $171,614. All proceeds from the initiati... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Sunday program marks fourth anniversary in Vienna

VIENNA — "Two Old Cowboys" will help the Historical Association of Vienna celebrate its fourth anniversary at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Vienna Methodist Church, 2410 State Route 49. ... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Rome’s Sestito suspended for AHL contest

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Rome native and Albany Devils hockey player Tim Sestito has been suspended for one game by the American Hockey League as a consequence of a boarding incident during a gam... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

RFA boys lacrosse squad moves to 3-0

The Rome Free Academy boys lacrosse team extended its winning streak to three games to open up their season with Tuesday’s 13-8 home victory over Henninger High of Syracuse at the Stadium. ... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Holland Patent blanks Adirondack

HOLLAND PATENT — The Holland Patent baseball squad grabbed its second victory of the season with a 7-0 shutout over non-league foe Adirondack on Tuesday. HP junior pitcher Nate Palmer tos... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Oriskany owns bragging rights vs. Westmoreland

ORISKANY — Oriskany senior Nate Keating said that he and first-year Westmoreland coach Dave Farley had shared some friendly banter last week about the two schools’ crosstown rivalry wit... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Aerial farm photos, stories about Martinsburg sought

MARTINSBURG — The Lewis County Historical Society and Martinsburg Historical Society are looking for aerial photographs of farms in their respective areas. Sue Adsit said, "Many loca... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

‘Self Portrait as Fiction’ lecture Thursday at college

CLINTON — Marta Segarra, professor of French literature and gender studies at the University of Barcelona, will present a lecture titled "Self-portrait as Fiction: Histories of Women Art... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Art on display

CLINTON — "Not Everything is Black and White" pen and ink/ watercolor works by Tim Pryputniewicz is on display in the Artful Lodger Gallery, 7 East Park Row. A free, public Arti... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Discussion Thursday

CLINTON — Hamilton College will host a free, public panel discussion on "Translating Victor Segalen’s Stèles" on Thursday, at 4:10 p.m. in the Taylor Science Center&rsquo... [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012

Get Binghamton honors

Area students receiving fall academic honors at Binghamton University are: Megan C. Reilly of Remsen, and Chelsea C. Yager of Barneveld. [more...]

Published: 4/11/2012
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