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Dr. Antohi joins Slocum-Dickson

NEW HARTFORD — Dr. Petronela Antohi joined the Internal Medicine Department of Slocum-Dickson Medical Group on April 2. Dr. Antohi specializes in total health care and provides continuing... [more...]

Published: 4/27/2012

Postal processing, rural offices may stay open

Preserving the Utica mail-processing operation and its jobs are among the effects of legislation passed this week in the Senate to provide fiscal relief to the money-losing U.S. Postal Service, say... [more...]

Published: 4/27/2012

Ridge Mills Elementary School temperatures finally stabilized

Room temperature issues that have plagued the newly renovated Ridge Mills Elementary School for over six months appear solved, say school district representatives. Extreme temperature swings in... [more...]

Published: 4/27/2012

Writer speaks at college Monday

CLINTON — Tamora Pierce, an author of young-adult fiction, will lecture at Hamilton College on Monday at 7 p.m., in the Fillius Events Barn. The lecture is free and open to the public. Pi... [more...]

Published: 4/27/2012

High entertainment meets low talent

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Published: 4/27/2012

Good works over transgressions

Convicted Watergate conspirator Chuck Colson has died. That’s how most mainstream press accounts reported the death of Mr. Colson, a tough-minded, ex-Marine who rose in the Nixon White House ... [more...]

Published: 4/27/2012

Buy a book, CD, and more at Jervis’ spring cleaning sale

A Spring Cleaning Sale will take place from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, May 1-3, in Jervis Public Library’s wheelchair accessible auditorium at 613 N. Washington St. During the sal... [more...]

Published: 4/27/2012

Survey says: Americans support clean energy, environmental safeguards

Republicans, Independents and Democrats agree that the United States should move away from its reliance on dirty energy sources that foul the air and water and toward a future that makes greater us... [more...]

Published: 4/27/2012

Scholars cited

Area students recognized for outstanding academic achievement at Buffalo State’s 55th annual Honors Convocation include Taylor McGraw, a speech language pathology major from Whitesboro, and M... [more...]

Published: 4/27/2012

Arboretum, grounds chief Herb fest keynote speaker

WHITESTOWN — With the theme "Sustainable Landscaping," Cornell Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners have announce the keynote speaker for the 16th Annual Herb & Flower Festival Ju... [more...]

Published: 4/27/2012

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning numbers drawn Thursday Evening: Daily: 4, 3, 7, Lucky Sum: 14. WinFour: 3, 6, 4, 6, Lucky Sum: 19. Here are the winning numbers drawn Thursday Midday: D... [more...]

Published: 4/27/2012

Mostly sunny; highs around 50

Freeze warning in effect from 11 p.m. to 9 a.m. Saturday. Tonight — Partly cloudy and brisk. Lows in the lower 20s. Northwest winds 20 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph — Becoming w... [more...]

Published: 4/27/2012

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Thursday 7:06 a.m. Route 825, animal. 8:08 a.m. N. James St., suspicious activity. 8:34 a.m. Dart Circle, animal. 9:47 a.... [more...]

Published: 4/27/2012

Small fires set during Oneida library burglary

ONEIDA — Several small fires were started inside the Oneida Public Library overnight while one or more persons made off with two computers and a flatscreen television. Police said the lib... [more...]

Published: 4/27/2012

11-year-old student struck by passing car didn’t look both ways

TOWN OF LEE — An 11-year-old boy was struck in the arm by a passing car on Elmer Hill Road this morning. He was treated at Rome Memorial Hospital. Lee-based state police said the boy did ... [more...]

Published: 4/27/2012

Manhunt under way
for Utican who fled

A Utica man accused of leading law enforcers on a high speed chase and then fleeing on foot when his car crashed Thursday night is the subject of a manhunt this morning. If you know the whereab... [more...]

Published: 4/27/2012

Rome Home Show kick-off at Kennedy Arena

The Rome Area Chamber of Commerce’s 37th annual Rome Home Show kicks off tomorrow at its new location — Kennedy Arena. The two-day show runs Saturday and Sunday. The new venue ̵... [more...]

Published: 4/27/2012

Advantage chopped by grocery

Price Chopper’s gasoline discount program will be scaled back in mid-May, the company announced. The change is being made to the Fuel AdvantEdge program to shift to a focus on lower price... [more...]

Published: 4/27/2012

Taxes: Pay now, or pay more later

Monday is the last day to pay the first half of 2012 city taxes, second half of 2011-12 school taxes and the second quarter metered water and sewer bills without penalties. Payments must be del... [more...]

Published: 4/27/2012

PILOT approved for Liberty Gardens; hearing set for cold war vet tax break

Members of the Common Council considered pushing for more money, but eventually approved a Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILOT) program for the second of three phases of renovation work at Liberty Gard... [more...]

Published: 4/27/2012

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Thursday 8:28 a.m. 1004 Seneca St., first aid. 9:56 a.m. 404 E. Garden St., first aid. 10:05 a.m. 426 W. Willet St., first aid. 10:36 a.m. 310 Canal ... [more...]

Published: 4/27/2012

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Thursday 4:10 a.m. Teelin Road, Vienna, check welfare. 6:59 a.m. Route 12, Trenton, abandoned call. 7:45 a.m. Route 31, Verona, car/animal. 10:41 a.m... [more...]

Published: 4/27/2012

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Thursday 11:29 a.m. Oriskany, Base Road, Whitestown, spill/leak. 7:35 p.m. AmCare Ambulance, Floyd Ave., transport. 4:17 p.m. Clinton, McBride Ave., Kirk... [more...]

Published: 4/27/2012

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Thursday 12:10 a.m. Simmons Road, Vernon, attempt to locate. 1:30 a.m. W. Ava Road, Ava, assist. 2:49 a.m. New Hartford Shopping Center, assist. 4:10... [more...]

Published: 4/27/2012

All-America Selections
part of Scripture Gardens

WHITESTOWN — Parker F. Scripture Botanical Gardens at Cornell Cooperative Extension, is one of 22 All-America Selections Display Gardens participating in the 2012 AAS Landscape Display Contes... [more...]

Published: 4/27/2012

Specialty crops aid available

State Agriculture Commissioner Darrel J. Aubertine announced the availability of $1,000,000 in federal funds to enhance the competitiveness of New York specialty crops, which include fruits, vegeta... [more...]

Published: 4/27/2012

Vogel Park snowmobiler denies charges

A 37-year-old man who law enforcers said was both intoxicated and high on marijuana when his snowmobile crashed into Vogel Park has denied his charges in County Court. The crash also seriously ... [more...]

Published: 4/27/2012

Three months jail time for Wal-Mart tackle

A 24-year-old man who tackled a stranger at Wal-Mart and pinned her to the floor of the store has been sentenced to three months in county jail. Giovanni Beltran, 24, of 415 Bacon St., Utica, w... [more...]

Published: 4/27/2012

Accused of setting chair on fire in dispute

A 20-year-old man is accused of lighting a chair on fire while his ex-girlfriend and their baby were sitting in it at Park Drive Manor II. The chair fire was only one part of a domestic dispute... [more...]

Published: 4/27/2012

Aqua Vita Farms due on BBC

SHERRILL — Aqua Vita Farms is part of a new BBC World News’ Horizons series that speaks to pioneers in the U.S. and The Netherlands about innovative ways to feed an expanding urban popu... [more...]

Published: 4/27/2012

Tabloid Tales of the Past

April 27, 2002 Rome Free Academy students who are sure what they want to do after graduation will be able to keep their mailboxes from being stuffed with unwanted junk mail from military and co... [more...]

Published: 4/27/2012

Tabloid Tales of the Past

April 23, 2002 Two Kossuth Street garages were destroyed and six other buildings received some damage in a fire that is believed to have been intentionally set Sunday morning, officials said. ... [more...]

Published: 4/27/2012

Births

BLEICHERT — To David and Alisa Evans Bleichert, of Rome, on Friday, April 20, 2012, in Rome Memorial Hospital, a daughter, Mary AnnMarie. CIOTTI — To Louis Anthony Jr. and Rebecca L... [more...]

Published: 4/27/2012

Funeral notices

BARROWS — Victoria J. (O’Brien) Barrows, 41, of Constableville, on April 25, 2012. Services 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Trainor Funeral Home, 143 Schuyler St. Boonville, and 9:30 a.m. at ... [more...]

Published: 4/27/2012

Nellie M. Gebo

Nellie M. Gebo, age 85, of Taberg, passed away peacefully April 26, 2012, with her loving family at her side. She was born December 28, 1926, in Lewistown, PA, a daughter of the late William an... [more...]

Published: 4/27/2012

Wilhelmina S. ‘Billie’ McCloud

Wilhelmina S. "Billie" McCloud, 87, of Rome, passed away on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, at Bethany Gardens. She was born on June 13, 1924, in Beaumont, Texas, the daughter of John and Maid... [more...]

Published: 4/27/2012

County Airport weather report for Thursday

Temperatures: 29 to 54 Normal Range: 34 to 55 Records: 23(1967), 85(1990) Rainfall: 0.17" Snow: 0" Monthly rainfall: 2.28" Rainfall for year: 9.03" S... [more...]

Published: 4/27/2012

Contact Oriskany district
for pre-kindergarten survey

ORISKANY — The Oriskany Central School District is looking to continue its Universal Pre-K program for the 2012-13 school year. The program is entirely state funded and is offered only to... [more...]

Published: 4/27/2012

Simons: Efficiency grants could save $4.5M

The Rome school district should have a good chance of winning one of the state’s new efficiency awards that could bring up to $4.5 million over three years, says Superintendent Jeffrey P. Sim... [more...]

Published: 4/27/2012

Bail $1,500 each for two accused of choking women

Two Scott Avenue residents charged in unrelated domestic incidents were arraigned before Judge Daniel C. Wilson in City Court Thursday. ¿ Bail was set at $1,500 for Joseph R. Froelich, 28,... [more...]

Published: 4/27/2012

Move over when driving through construction areas

The state Department of Transportation has kicked off highway and bridge construction season by reminding motorists to drive slowly and with caution through construction and maintenance work zones.... [more...]

Published: 4/27/2012

Patrolman Carnevale commended by CNY Chiefs for investigation

Patrolman Frederick J. Carnevale received a Law Enforcement Commendation Award from the Central New York Association of Chiefs of Police for his work in a murder investigation that occurred in Sept... [more...]

Published: 4/27/2012

Crash sends two to hospital

BOONVILLE — A woman was sent to the hospital following a crash involving a car and tractor trailer on Route 12 Wednesday evening. Deputy Matthew R. Taylor said Janet M. Napierkowski, 66, ... [more...]

Published: 4/27/2012

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transactions have been filed in the County Clerk’s office. The purchase price is as listed on the cover sheet of the deed. Most Rome deeds also include in parent... [more...]

Published: 4/27/2012

HomeOwnership Center gets $5,000, expands

The HomeOwnership Center has received a $5,000 grant from First Niagara to help fund its homeownership education and counseling programs. Center officials also announced that it’s expanding i... [more...]

Published: 4/27/2012

Vendors’ Market starts May 4

The Rome Berkshire Vendors’ Market starts Friday, May 4, and will run rain or shine 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. every Friday through Nov. 2. The market is located in the Berkshire Bank parking lot on th... [more...]

Published: 4/27/2012

Utica-Rome Speedway has tough act to follow

VERNON — It will not be too much longer before the sounds of roaring engines come back to life at Utica-Rome Speedway as the track is scheduled to open for its 51st season on Sunday night. ... [more...]

Published: 4/27/2012

Westmoreland JVs outscore Canastota

The Westmoreland junior varsity softball team edged host Canastota for a 14-13 win on Thursday. Morgan Barber, Kaleigh Maxson and Kady Moran were the top hitters for the Lady Bulldogs with two ... [more...]

Published: 4/27/2012

Win for Carlo

Oriskany pitcher Meghan Carlo improved to 4-1 overall and 3-0 league with the Lady Redskins’ 9-2 win over Poland on Wednesday. Information in a story published on Thursday was incorrect. [more...]

Published: 4/27/2012

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... Professional Baseball — International League: Charlotte at Syracuse, 7. Harness racing — Vernon Downs, season-opening program, first post 6:55. ... [more...]

Published: 4/27/2012

Planned limit on young farm workers lifted

A proposed regulation from the Department of Labor that would prohibit youth from working on the farm has been withdrawn. Rep. Bill Owens announced the change after he passed on complaints from con... [more...]

Published: 4/27/2012

Holland Patent softball team breezes to victory

The Holland Patent softball team pulled out a 9-1 triumph over Whitesboro in a Tri-Valley League matchup on Thursday. Fallon Reinold, 4-1, gave up only two hits and struck out seven batters thr... [more...]

Published: 4/27/2012

Wings snap six-game losing skid by beating Remsen

The Rome Catholic baseball team snapped its six-game losing skid as the Redwings posted a 6-4 Center State Conference Division IV victory over host Remsen on Thursday. Senior Josh Blair went 4-... [more...]

Published: 4/27/2012

Planning Board will consider relocating drive-in movie screen

As part of its plan to keep one drive-in theater screen open next door to its new car dealership, the Davidson Management Group will be in front of the Planning Board at its 7 p.m. meeting Tuesday ... [more...]

Published: 4/27/2012

Sports Briefs

Local grads help pace Ithaca track team ITHACA — Vernon-Verona-Sherrill graduate Matt Femia and Camden grad Kevin Davis had a pair of first-place finishes during their respective events t... [more...]

Published: 4/27/2012
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