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The nutrition program for persons age 60 and over is funded by the county Office for the Aging, state and federal grants, and contributions from participants. Meals are served Monday through Friday... [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

Grant goes toward greener lighting, better security at Jervis

Enhanced lighting, added building security and upgrades to the microfilm machines at Jervis Public Library are being made possible through a $25,608 grant from the Rome Community Foundation, accord... [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

‘Life Rules’ Bible study for women

Alliance Church, 920 Turin St., invites the women of Rome to attend a six week Andy Stanley Bible Study, "Life Rules" with a video followed by discussion. Call Jan at 337-0894 for inf... [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

Mohawk Valley Red Cross seeks nominations for ‘Real Heroes’

Mohawk Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross has opened nominations for its 2012 "Real Heroes" awards, to be celebrated at the Deputy Kurt B. Wyman Real Heroes Breakfast. The progr... [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

Women’s luncheon in Canastota

CANASTOTA — The Oneida-Canastota Christian Women’s Club will hold a luncheon starting at 11:15 a.m. Thursday in the Rusty Rail. Cost is $13. Guest speaker will be Jan Edgerton-Newfa... [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

County legislators honor Wyman; Mohawk Valley EDGE contract approved

The sheriff’s Law Enforcement Building will be renamed in honor of slain Dep. Kurt B. Wyman following Wednesday’s unanimous vote by the Oneida County Board of Legislators. The admin... [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

Lee serves roast pork

LEE — A Roast Pork dinner will be served at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, April 21, in the Lee United Methodist Church, Route 69. The cost of $8 for adults, children $4, and under 5 eat free includ... [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

Fish and chips

Few places exist where one can work during the day researching computer chips at a place like Griffiss Business and Technology Park, leave the office, and minutes later cast a mayfly on a floating ... [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

Bag sale at St. Joseph’s

LEE CENTER — St. Joseph’s Church, 5748 Stokes-Lee Center Road, holds its Spring Bag Sale Friday from 5-7 p.m. and Saturday, April 21 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Fill a bag for $3 on Friday, o... [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

Canal Clean Sweep needs volunteers

Volunteer groups and individuals are invited to join New York State Canal Corp. staff for the annual Canal Clean Sweep, scheduled for the weekend of April 20-22. The events along the 524-mile-l... [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

Bartell joins board of Rome Community Foundation

Douglas W. Bartell, vice president of Oneida Savings Bank, has been elected to serve on the board of directors of the Rome Community Foundation, according to Foundation President David C. Grow. ... [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

Building permits

¿ Conrad Zurich, 5905 Rome-Taberg Road, $5,000, demolition of outdoor movie theater projection building. [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

Car skids 150 feet in Route 840 collision; four others ticketed violating police lines

NEW HARTFORD — Police cars blocking the road and rescue personnel clearing a rollover accident were apparently not enough indication that a portion of Route 840 was closed Thursday afternoon.... [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

Teen accused in throwing object
at passing vehicle

ONEIDA — A Sylvan Beach teenager is accused of breaking the windshield of a passing motor vehicle in Madison County early this morning. Police said Alex M. Hinton, 17, of Main Street, thr... [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

State education gets $15.1 M from Downs video gambling

VERNON — The Vernon Downs gambling parlor generated more than $15.1 million for education during 2011-2012, according to data compiled by the state Division of Lottery. Total net win from... [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

Rusty Doves performs
in Camden April 21

CAMDEN — Trinity Community Coffee House, 98 Main St., presents The Rusty Doves for their second Spring Program at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 21, 2012. The Rusty Doves, from the Mohawk Valley area... [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

Tabloid Tales of the Past

April 14, 2002 Sentinel cartoonist Frank Page won an award for best cartoon for the second consecutive year at the 24th annual Syracuse Press Club’s professional recognition awards and sc... [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

Divine Mercy Sunday features Polish priest

St. Joseph-St. Patrick Church at 702 Columbia St., Utica celebrates its 23rd annual Divine Mercy Sunday on April 15. The featured homilist will be the Rev. Arthur Krawczenko, who was ordained i... [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

Retreat Center offers programs

SYRACUSE — Christ the King Retreat Center, 500 Brookford Road, offers programs on sanctuary, married couples and "Letting Go." Call 446-2680 for reservations. "Finding ... [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

Cousin Floyd band in Lowell

LOWELL — The Cousin Floyd band performs bluegrass music from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday in a coffeehouse in the Lowell United Methodist Church, Lowell Road off Route 26. An offering will be taken... [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

Divine Mercy service Sunday

Divine Mercy Sunday will be celebrated at St. Paul’s Church, 1807 Bedford St. Sunday with the Rev. Lukasz Kozlowski as homilist. The 2 p.m. service will include Rosary, Divine Mercy Chapl... [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

More questions about medical tests

In a letter to the Detroit News, "Wasteful tests are bad medicine," Dr. Norman Scarborough asserts that "excessive testing costs up to $250 billion dollars annually" and that &q... [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

Special funding in place
to patrol for drunk drivers

Funding for special patrols by county law enforcement agencies to target drunk drivers is in place for this year. The Oneida County Board of Legislators approved the allocation of $187,000 amon... [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

County petition to challenge youth farm labor restrictions

A proposed farm labor rule that aims to increase protections for youth workers is drawing the fire of some Oneida County legislators. A petition is circulating among the 29 lawmakers urging tha... [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

Lowville family-oriented Legion Riders launched

LOWVILLE — The Lowville American Legion is forming a Lowville Chapter of the American Legion Riders with an organization meeting being held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 17 at the legion, 5383 Day... [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... Professional Baseball — International League: Empire State at Syracuse, completion of suspended game at 4 followed by regularly scheduled game. Hockey ... [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

Rosaleine Y. Marvin

FLOYD — Rosaleine Y. Marvin, age 71, of Town of Floyd, passed away peacefully at home April 12, 2012. She was born March 19, 1941, in Philadelphia, PA, a daughter of Joseph and Loleitta M... [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

Whitesboro sale two days

WHITESBORO — St. John’s Episcopal Church, 135 Main St., is hosting a rummage sale on Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, April 21, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Lunch will be served ... [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

Funeral notices

CORR — Mary Lynne Corr, 65, formerly of Rome, on April 12, 2012. Services 5 p.m. Monday at Barry Funeral Home, 807 W. Chestnut St. Burial Crown Hill Memorial Park. Calling hours 3-5 p.m. ... [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

Springsteen adds racino to Wrecking Ball tour

The Boss is coming to Vernon Downs. Rock star Bruce "The Boss" Springsteen and the E Street Band’s 2012 "Wrecking Ball" tour will perform at Vernon Downs Raceway on Au... [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

Larry W. McCormick

ONEIDA ­ Larry W. McCormick, 68, St. Joseph’s Place, died on Friday, April 13, 2012 with his family by his side. Born on October 14, 1943 in Rome, he was the son of Kenneth F. and Lou... [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

Mary Lynne Corr

Mary Lynne Corr, age 65, formerly of Rome, passed away peacefully April 12, 2012. She was born July 19, 1946, in Rome, a daughter of the late Lyman and Jo Ann Pasco Carpenter, and graduated fro... [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

County Airport weather report for Friday

Temperatures: 25 to 60 Normal Range: 34 to 55 Records: 19(1992), 78(1968) Rainfall: 0" Snow: 0" Monthly rainfall: 0.24" Rainfall for year: 5.92" Snow... [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

Sales in Vernon April 21

VERNON — The Vernon United Methodist Church, 5230 W. Seneca St. (Route 5), will host a rummage, book and bake sale on Saturday, April 21, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The church is handicapped a... [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

Point Rock serves spaghetti

TOWN OF LEE — Point Rock Methodist Church, Sulphur Springs Road, will host a spaghetti supper fundraiser on Saturday, April 21, from 4:30-7 p.m. The cost is $8, $4 ages 6-12, under 6 eat ... [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

Rummage sale in Constableville

CONSTABLEVILLE — Constableville United Methodist Church, West and Schuyler Streets, will host a spring rummage sale on Friday from 6-8 p.m. and Saturday, April 21, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

After Easter, what’s next? Has it made a difference?

I don’t know about you, but I had a great Easter! The celebration of Christ’s resurrection truly is the highlight of our year on the Church calendar. And the time of preparation (Le... [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

Meetings

MONDAY Mohawk Valley Water Authority, 5 p.m. MVWA conference room, One Kennedy Plaza, Utica. Westmoreland Board of Education, 7 a.m. Special meeeting on property tax report card. High Schoo... [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

On dean’s list

Kyle S. Hash, daughter of Laura Hash, Craig Street, and the late Dwayne Hash, has been named to the fall dean’s list at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy. She is a freshmen majoring ... [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

College Notebook

Rome’s Pruckno earns indoor track award Rome Free Academy graduate and Utica College senior Joe Pruckno has been named the Empire 8 Conference Indoor Male Track Athlete of the Year. P... [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

Roast pork in Vienna Friday

VIENNA — There will be a Pork Roast Dinner on Friday at the Vienna United Methodist Church, 2410 Route 49. It will be from 4:30-7 and the prices will be Adults $7, Seniors $6, ages 5-12: ... [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

Double house fire in Utica

At least four tenants have been displaced from their homes after a fire on Lincoln Avenue in Utica spread to a neighboring residence Friday evening. Fire officials said the fire started at 1243... [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

2 shops cited in synthetic drug sweep

Two local store-owners were charged with possessing synthetic drugs after the Rome Police conducted their first drug sweep backed by the city’s new criminal ban Friday night. The owners o... [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

Tasered
in attack
on officer

A Utica man is accused of attacking a police officer Friday night and tearing the officer’s badge off his uniform. Police said Officer David Singe was patrolling in the area of Genesee an... [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

Charged in wallet snatch

A Rome man is accused of stealing another person’s wallet on Broad Street in Utica. Police said Brad Armstrong, 38, of Chatham Street, stole another person’s wallet while at a busin... [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Friday 12:01 a.m. Canal St., domestic. 12:13 a.m. First St., suspicious activity. 12:18 a.m. N. James St., suspicious activit... [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Friday 12:10 p.m. S. James St., accident. 2:34 p.m. 126 Canal St., first aid. 3:08 p.m. 4496 Oswego Road, first aid. 4:35 p.m. 106 S. Madison St., br... [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Friday 10:58 a.m. Camden, Mexico St., alarm. 12:10 p.m. AmCare Ambulance, S. James St., accident/injury. 1:02 p.m. Lee Center, Podunk Road, grass/tree fi... [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Friday 12:34 a.m. Fayette St., Camden, assist. 2:38 a.m. Miller St., Oriskany, alarm. 4:42 a.m. Williams Road, Bridgewater, suspicious activity. 9:35... [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Friday 12:48 a.m. 13th Ave., Sylvan Beach, domestic. 2:22 a.m. Sunset Grill, Sylvan Beach, fight. 4:16 a.m. Trenton Road, Trenton, alarm. 4:30 a.m. S... [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

Area church services

Adas Israel Synagogue, 706 Hickory St. 337-3170. Sabbath Service, Fri. 7:30 p.m. First Baptist, 301 W. Embargo St. 336-2610.Sun. 10 a.m. Grace Baptist (Southern Baptist), 8553 Turin Rd. 336... [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

Building permit

¿ Michelle R. Powell Carletta, 404 Ann St., no cost, convert single-family dwelling to two-family dwelling. [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

Building permit

JBF MAZZ, 2005 N. James St., $500, install two 4-by-4-foot facial signs. [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

Luncheon talk will aid Samaritan Counseling

A luncheon talk May 1 will benefit the The Silent Samaritan Program of The Samaritan Counseling Center of the Mohawk Valley, Inc. Tickets are $30, including a lunch buffet, with reservations du... [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning state Lottery numbers selected Friday in the midday drawing: Daily: 4, 6, 0; Lucky Sum: 10; WinFour: 4, 8, 9, 1; Lucky Sum: 22. Here are the evening win... [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

Showers possible; high in the 70s

Tonight — Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 40s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Sunday — Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. A chance of thunder... [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

Local help sought to police Boilermaker

Today, Boilermaker road race officials donated $10,000 to the City of Utica for security costs. This morning, Utica police officially requested the help of several other law enforcement agencies fo... [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

Former RFA star signs on with Niagara

UTICA — Mohawk Valley Community College student and Rome Free Academy graduate Kayla Smith has signed a national letter of intent to play lacrosse for Niagara University. Smith signed her... [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

IHC pulls away from RFA girls

The Rome Free Academy girls lacrosse team suffered its third loss to begin their spring campaign following Friday night’s 9-3 setback against Watertown Immaculate Heart Central at the Stadium... [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

Adirondack breaks into win column

The Adirondack baseball team picked up its first victory of the season with a 7-6 home triumph over Holland Patent on Friday in a non-league game. Wildcats sophomore Mitch Moore’s RBI sin... [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012

‘Hats off’ luncheon Tuesday

WHITESBORO — "Hats off to April brunch" will be held on Tuesday, in Hart’s Hill Inn, 135 Clinton St from 10 a.m. to noon. The cost is $12 inclusive. A feature is Red Hat S... [more...]

Published: 4/14/2012
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