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Griffiss Ski Club banquet Saturday

Saturday the Griffiss Ski Club holds its Annual Spring Banquet at Delta Lake Inn.  It will be a buffet with cash bar.  A social hour at 6 p.m. will be followed by the dinner at 7 p.m.... [more...]

Published: 4/16/2012

Promoted to technical sergeant

Joshua L. Fountain, son of Randy A. Fountain of Barneveld and Donna L. Huss of White Road, Cheektowaga, has been promoted to technical sergeant in the Air Force. He also reenlisted on the same day.... [more...]

Published: 4/16/2012

Limited space in hospital’s smoking cessation class

Signup is under way for a $10, four-week stop smoking clinic for adults by calling Rome Memorial Hospital’s Education Department at 338-7143. Space is limited and advance registration is requ... [more...]

Published: 4/16/2012

Courtship ritual program Saturday

TOWN OF LENOX — Saturday at 7 p.m. a limited number who preregister will be able to participate in a Woodcock Watch to observe the American Woodcock in its courtship ritual at the Great Swamp... [more...]

Published: 4/16/2012

Recycling Center marks Earth Day

April brings thoughts of flowers, balmy breezes, warm sun — and spring cleaning. Getting rid of that junk that’s accumulated over the winter has become easier thanks to the Oneida-H... [more...]

Published: 4/16/2012

Hospital employees donate to Humane Society

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Published: 4/16/2012

Containers available
for sharps disposals
in Madison County

Syringes (sharps) should not be disposed of in recyclable containers. Madison County provides appropriate Sharps containers at no cost to residents. These containers are available at all 16 pharmac... [more...]

Published: 4/16/2012

Cancer Telethon raises $87,000

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Foundation and The Regional Cancer Center announced that the annual Stomp Out Cancer Telethon raised more than $87,000. The 14th annual Stomp Out Cancer Telet... [more...]

Published: 4/16/2012

Art Center rededicates room for Penny Simons

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Published: 4/16/2012

4H Snapshot photo club visits the Utica Zoo

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Published: 4/16/2012

Sports Briefs

Rome teams sweep top three spots Rome squads claimed the top three spots during the 12th annual Facciolo Brothers Memorial Men’s Doubles Bocce Tournament over the weekend at the Galliano ... [more...]

Published: 4/16/2012

Spangles squad captures title at Maureen’s Jewell tourney

The Rome Spangles held their 11th annual Maureen’s Jewell Tournament over the weekend, with its three basketball teams capturing a total of eight wins. The Spangles grades 11-12 team, whi... [more...]

Published: 4/16/2012

RFA boys bounce back from first loss

The Rome Free Academy boys lacrosse team rebounded from a lopsided 18-4 loss to perennial Section III powerhouse Fayetteville-Manlius with a 12-4 triumph over Whitesboro on Saturday at the Stadium.... [more...]

Published: 4/16/2012

Knights defend crown

The Rome Free Academy baseball team ended its three-game skid on Saturday at DeLutis Field while capturing its annual Lew Bennett Tournament for the second consecutive year. The Black Knights f... [more...]

Published: 4/16/2012

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... Professional Baseball — International League: Pawtucket at Syracuse, 6. Scholastic boys Lacrosse — Central Square at RFA, 5:30. Tuesday&r... [more...]

Published: 4/16/2012

Rotary invites public to luncheon featuring judge and fighter pilot

The Rome Rotary Club will host Col. Theodore H. Limpert as its featured speaker during its noon meeting at the Franklin Hotel on South James Street, Tuesday, April 17. The program is open to th... [more...]

Published: 4/16/2012

Endoscopy Center accredited

Mohawk Valley Endoscopy Center in Utica has achieved accreditation by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care. Accreditation is awarded after an independent, external process o... [more...]

Published: 4/16/2012

Breastfeeding class slated

Rome Memorial Hospital is hosting a free breastfeeding class at 7 p.m. on Wednesday in the hospital’s classroom to help mothers-to-be recognize the benefits of breastfeeding and give them the... [more...]

Published: 4/16/2012

County Exec proposes temporary tax break for new home builders

A proposed temporary break on county property taxes for first-time buyers of newly built houses is getting its first legislative review. Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. proposes ... [more...]

Published: 4/16/2012

Hip, knee pain talk April 24

NEW HARTFORD — St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center will host a free informational session entitled, "Managing Hip and Knee Pain: What Are Your Options?" on Tuesday, April 24 a... [more...]

Published: 4/16/2012

Teen gets three days for attacking mother

A 19-year-old girl was sent to county jail for attacking her mother at their South Jay Street residence. Tiffany L. Gruby, of 112 S. Jay St., was sentenced by City Court Judge Daniel C. Wilson ... [more...]

Published: 4/16/2012

Partly sunny;
highs in upper 50s

Tonight — Partly cloudy in the evening — Then becoming mostly cloudy. Scattered thunderstorms in the evening. Scattered showers. Some thunderstorms may produce damaging winds in the eve... [more...]

Published: 4/16/2012

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning numbers drawn Sunday Evening: Daily: 7, 0, 7, Lucky Sum: 14. WinFour: 6, 4, 3, 3, Lucky Sum: 16. Here are the winning numbers drawn Sunday Midday: Daily... [more...]

Published: 4/16/2012

Fundraising fair Wednesday for Relay for Life teams

A fundraising fair for teams participating in Rome’s Relay for Life will be held Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the State School for the Deaf. Team captains and members can meet with various loca... [more...]

Published: 4/16/2012

County committees consider coroners and consolidation

Two contentious issues facing county lawmakers go before legislative committees this week. Whether proposals to eliminate elected coroners in favor of an appointed medical examiner and to move ... [more...]

Published: 4/16/2012

Firefighters still at work dousing brush fire hot spots

MCCONNELLSVILLE — Firefighters were still out this morning quelling hot spots of a large brush fire that started off Bryant Road Saturday afternoon. Volunteers with McConnellsville arrive... [more...]

Published: 4/16/2012

One day Rome Social Security not enough

After pressure on the federal government forced officials to agree to keep the Rome Social Security Office open for one day a week at City Hall as a test, local lawmakers are saying that part-time ... [more...]

Published: 4/16/2012

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Sunday 12:01 a.m. N. Levitt St., dispute. 12:18 a.m. N. Jay/W. Dominick streets, suspicious activity. 12:42 a.m. Muck Road, c... [more...]

Published: 4/16/2012

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Saturday 11:23 a.m. 2001 N. James St., first aid. 11:49 a.m. 223 Turin St., good intent call. 2:40 p.m. 7095 E. Dominick St., Lot 5, first aid. 4:44 ... [more...]

Published: 4/16/2012

Wine Pairing Dinner for Humane Society

The Wine Pairing Dinner, a benefit for the Humane Society of Rome, Inc. Building Fund, will be held Saturday at Teugega Country Club. Hors d oeuvres will begin at 5:30 p.m., with the first cour... [more...]

Published: 4/16/2012

Hedy Rapke

Hedy Rapke, 83, of Golly Rd., Rome died Thursday, April 12, 2012 after a short illness with her family by her side. She was born February 27, 1929 in Rome, NY the daughter of John and Rose Schneide... [more...]

Published: 4/16/2012

Swim test Wednesday

ONEIDA — The Trivalley YMCA Oneida Branch begins swim lessons Monday April 23. Registration is under way. New participants must be swim tested before signing up for lessonsWednesday betwe... [more...]

Published: 4/16/2012

County Airport weather report for Sunday

Temperatures: 53 to 64 Normal Range: 34 to 55 Records: 20(1904), 80(1994) Rainfall: 0.08" Snow: 0" Monthly rainfall: 0.32" Rainfall for year: 6" Snow... [more...]

Published: 4/16/2012

Births

GENGE — To Jarrod and Aileen Scheu Genge Sr., of Sherrill, on Tuesday, April 10, 2012, at Oneida Healthcare Center, a daughter, Kennedy Elizabeth. HOLLENBECK — To Charles and Molly ... [more...]

Published: 4/16/2012

Prohibition Party aids
St. Elizabeth Hospital

St. Elizabeth Medical Center Foundation and F.X. Matt Brewery will hold the 4th Annual Prohibition Party, sponsored by Dr. Greg Orlando of Mohawk Valley Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. The even... [more...]

Published: 4/16/2012

Child center open house

Griffiss Child Development Center, 276 Brookley Road, will host an open house on Wednesday from 4-6 p.m. They will be enrolling children for the 2012-’13 school year. Parents should bring... [more...]

Published: 4/16/2012

Aquatic animals, plants visit free Backyard Club Saturday

The Backyard Club kicks off National Park Week on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Fort Stanwix National Monument’s Willett Center, corner South James S... [more...]

Published: 4/16/2012

Betty I. Croad

Betty I. Croad, 6889 Green Rd. Durhamville, NY died on Saturday April 14th, 2012 at home with her family by her side. Born on June 24, 1917 in Ilion, NY she was the daughter of Earl and Ruth Ho... [more...]

Published: 4/16/2012

Funeral notices

BACH — Seymour A. Bach, 85, of Blossvale, on April 15, 2012. Private services. Arrangements by LaRobardiere Funeral Home, 109 Main St., Camden BARRY — Mark E. Barry, 60, of Rome... [more...]

Published: 4/16/2012

Welcome L. Carpenter

Welcome L. Carpenter, 82, of Rome, lost his battle with Huntington’s Disease on Saturday, April 14, 2012, at Rome Memorial Hospital. He was born in Rome, NY, on May 28, 1929, son of the late ... [more...]

Published: 4/16/2012

Lila J. Sweet

Lila J. Sweet, 78, of Rome, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 14, 2012 in Rome Memorial Hospital. She was born on May 1, 1933 in Rome; a daughter of the late Blaine and Julia Esche Swee... [more...]

Published: 4/16/2012

Robert E. Gray

WHITESBORO — Robert E. Gray, 58, of Whitesboro passed away on Saturday, April 14, 2012, at the Pines at Utica Center. He was born on May 20, 1953 in Syracuse a son of the late Raymond and... [more...]

Published: 4/16/2012

June M. Senior

HECLA — June M. Senior, age 80, of Deans Highway passed away peacefully at her home early Saturday morning April 14, 2012. She was born on January 5, 1932 in Hecla, New York a daughter of... [more...]

Published: 4/16/2012

Marriage
licences

Charles Hand Piatt and Susan Kathleen Gerig, both of Rome. Justin Michael Euson and Daramay Orwel Woodworth, both of Rome. Howard Earl Anderson, IV, and Mayumi Kusano, both of Rome. Chr... [more...]

Published: 4/16/2012

50 to become citizens
in County Legislative Chamber

About 50 people are scheduled to become U.S. citizens in a naturalization ceremony at the County Office Building, 800 Park Ave., Utica. The public program begins at 10:30 p.m. Friday in the Leg... [more...]

Published: 4/16/2012

Meetings

TUESDAY Camden Board of Education, 7 p.m. Media Center, High School, 55 Oswego St. Remsen Board of Education, 7 p.m. Media Center, Elementary school, Davis Drive. Camden Village Board, ... [more...]

Published: 4/16/2012

Parkinson talk Wednesday

NEW HARTFORD — The Central New York Parkinson Support Group will host Kevin Biglan, MD, MPH to speak at Presbyterian Home for CNY from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday. The public event is in the Em... [more...]

Published: 4/16/2012

Defiant Dames sentenced to 24 years

A defiant Terrence Dames demanded to withdraw his prior guilty plea in County Court this morning, claiming he was "coerced" into admitting guilt in the stabbing death of 19-year-old Steph... [more...]

Published: 4/16/2012

Airlifted to Syracuse after ATV accident

TOWN OF TURIN — An Erie County man was air-lifted to a Syracuse hospital after he broke his leg on an all-terrain vehicle in Lewis County Saturday afternoon. Sheriff’s deputies said... [more...]

Published: 4/16/2012

Clinton teen charged with DUI after head-on crash with tree

TOWN OF PARIS — A Clinton teen-ager is in fair condition this morning after law enforcers said she was driving under the influence of drugs and crashed head-on into a tree on Doolittle Road S... [more...]

Published: 4/16/2012

Charged for counterfeit currency

Two Utica men have been charged with felonies after law enforcers said they used funny money to pay for food at Dunkin Donuts. Police said Jason MacAdoo, 30, of Oneida Street, and Marvin Molina... [more...]

Published: 4/16/2012

Utica police say woman
set fire leaving 10 homeless

A Utica woman is charged with felony arson for setting fire to her front porch on Grant Street early Sunday morning, leaving 10 people homeless. Police said Joann Calicchia, 44, of 15 Grant St.... [more...]

Published: 4/16/2012

State police allege three teens had marijuana and alcohol at traffic stop

TOWN OF KIRKLAND — Three teen-age girls were charged after marijuana and alcohol were found during a traffic stop on Route 12B Saturday night. Morrisville-based state police said Sierra L... [more...]

Published: 4/16/2012

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Sunday 2:22 a.m. Verona, Patrick Road, alarm. 2:50 a.m. Verona, Turning Stone Casino, alarm. 8:22 a.m. McConnellsville, Taberg and AmCare Ambulance, Bone... [more...]

Published: 4/16/2012

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Sunday 12:05 a.m. Route 28, Boonville, fight. 12:33 a.m. Slone Road, Lee, dispute. 1:32 a.m. Lee Valley Road, Lee, domestic. 2:39 a.m. Patrick Road, ... [more...]

Published: 4/16/2012

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Sunday 12:05 a.m. Route 28, Boonville, fight. 12:33 a.m. Slone Road, Lee, dispute. 3:53 a.m. N. Gage Road, Trenton, domestic. 4:22 a.m. Main St., Cam... [more...]

Published: 4/16/2012

Tabloid Tales of the Past

April 16, 2002 The city’s plan to put Rome on the path to economic recovery and improve quality of life will start later this month. The Common Council met last week with representatives ... [more...]

Published: 4/16/2012

Health fair at SUNYIT has information, blood drive

MARCY — SUNYIT will hold a free health and wellness fair open to the public Tuesday, April 24, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Wildcat Field House. There will be a blood drive as students a... [more...]

Published: 4/16/2012
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