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In honor group

David Collins of Boonville, studying veterinary science technology, has been inducted into the National Honor Society at SUNY Delhi. [more...]

Published: 5/2/2012

County wants plastic for taxes

Oneida County is exploring the possibility of accepting credit and debit card payments from residents for property taxes and some other fees. They might even be able to pay electronically by check.... [more...]

Published: 5/2/2012

District considers listing off-ballot candidates

The annual Rome school election preview newsletter mailing to voters may arrive later than usual, as the district sorts out what to include for three school board candidates whose names are off the... [more...]

Published: 5/2/2012

Lobby firm hired to defend military sites

The state has hired a Washington-based lobbying firm to help head off or at least blunt possible military installation mission reductions across the state, like the Air Force Research Laboratory at... [more...]

Published: 5/2/2012

Genealogy databases program twice on May 9

Jervis Public Library will host demonstrations of the genealogy databases Ancestry Library Edition and Heritage Quest on Wednesday, May 9, at 2:30 p.m. in the wheelchair accessible auditorium at th... [more...]

Published: 5/2/2012

Camden ‘77 grads gather July 28

CAMDEN — Camden Central School’s Class of 1977 plans a 35-year reunion on Saturday, July 28. Class members who didn’t get a notice in early Februaryare asked to contact Kevin ... [more...]

Published: 5/2/2012

Fertilizing on the farm before spring planting

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Published: 5/2/2012

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... Professional Baseball — International League: Syracuse at Buffalo, 6:05. Scholastic boys Baseball — RFA at Auburn, 5. Track and field ... [more...]

Published: 5/2/2012

Sports Briefs

Golf tourney to be held at Kanon Valley ONEIDA — The Oneida City School District Foundation Golf Tournament will be held on Saturday, June 16 at the Kanon Valley Community Club. The annua... [more...]

Published: 5/2/2012

Rome JVs move to 9-4 overall

The Rome Free Academy junior varsity softball team improved their record to 9-4 by defeating visiting Auburn, 9-2, on Tuesday. The Lady Knights trailed 2-1 through five innings until Samantha W... [more...]

Published: 5/2/2012

Camden baseball team ends season ends

CAMDEN — The Camden varsity baseball team’s season is officially over. Camden Central School District Superintendent Dr. Jeffrey K. Bryant issued a statement on Tuesday afternoon by... [more...]

Published: 5/2/2012

Swavely delivers Lady Black Knights to a win

Rome Free Academy junior Autumn Swavely drove in the game-winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning to give the Lady Black Knights softball team a 3-2 triumph over visiting Auburn at Kost Fie... [more...]

Published: 5/2/2012

Nature Preserve offers workshops

TOWN OF RUSSIA — Cloverleaf baskets and self defense are topics Saturday at the Shawangunk Nature Preserve, 255 Shawangunk Road off Pardeeville Road, in Herkimer County. Call 826-7405 to atte... [more...]

Published: 5/2/2012

Jewelry sales benefit library

Just in time for Mother’s Day, a jewelry sale to benefit Jervis Public Library will be held on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the library’s wheelchair accessible auditorium. The sal... [more...]

Published: 5/2/2012

Leadership Mohawk Valley graduates 22nd class at SUNYIT

MARCY — Leadership Mohawk Valley’s 22nd annual graduation ceremony will take place at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 9 in the SUNYIT Wildcat Field House. In addition to the ceremony, LMV... [more...]

Published: 5/2/2012

Nature art festival includes
more than dozen artists two days

LENOX — Featured artist Doug Jones and other artists will have displays at the 11th annual Spring Migration Nature Art Festival from 10 a.m to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. It’s at th... [more...]

Published: 5/2/2012

Laryngectomy support offered

The Laryngectomy Support Group meets at 1 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month in the Cardiac Cath Lab Conference Room on the second floor of the St. Elizabeth Medical Center. For information,... [more...]

Published: 5/2/2012

Solid attack leads RFA to victory

Rome Free Academy boys lacrosse head coach Guy Calandra let in on a little strategy that his team had put into place against their visiting Central New York Counties League foe Corcoran High of Syr... [more...]

Published: 5/2/2012

Child grazed crossing boulevard

An 11-year-old girl was lightly grazed in the foot by a passing truck when she tried to cross Erie Boulevard Monday afternoon. Police said the oncoming driver had the green light, and 11-year-old H... [more...]

Published: 5/2/2012

Head-on collision takes life of Herkimer County man

TOWN OF COLUMBIA — A 70-year-old Herkimer County man was killed in a head-on collision on Route 28 Tuesday afternoon. The other driver was hospitalized. State police said Steven Allen, 48... [more...]

Published: 5/2/2012

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Tuesday 2:24 a.m. W. Thomas St., domestic. 3:24 a.m. Lawrence St., domestic. 5:30 a.m. Broadway, larceny. 6:05 a.m. Floyd... [more...]

Published: 5/2/2012

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 8:38 a.m. 310 Cottage St., first aid. 8:40 a.m. 205 St. Peter’s Ave., first aid. 8:49 a.m. Floyd Ave., accident. 5:17 p.m. 1347 Floyd A... [more...]

Published: 5/2/2012

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 2:34 a.m. Maynard, Candella Express Drive, Marcy, alarm. 4:04 a.m. Clinton, College Hill Road, Kirkland, alarm. 6:09 a.m. Maynard, Candella Expre... [more...]

Published: 5/2/2012

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 12:49 a.m. Mohawk St., Whitestown, alarm. 2:03 a.m. Morris Road, Marcy, alarm. 9:18 a.m. Root St., New Hartford, attempt to locate. 12:44 p.m... [more...]

Published: 5/2/2012

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 2:03 a.m. Morris Road, Marcy, alarm. 2:21 a.m. Route 28, Forestport, domestic. 5:33 a.m. Route 365, Remsen, alarm. 5:57 a.m. Sulphur Springs ... [more...]

Published: 5/2/2012

Reginald Gates

CAMDEN — Reginald Gates, 95, passed away peacefully May 1, 2012 at Betsy Ross Nursing Center where he had been a resident. Mr. Gates was born Feb 19, 1917 in Blue Mt. Lake, NY a son of David ... [more...]

Published: 5/2/2012

Funeral notices

GATES — Reginald Gates, 95, of Camden, on May 1, 2012. Arrangements by LaRobardiere Funeral Home, 109 Main St., are incomplete. LESZCZYNSKI — Barbara R. Leszczynski, 75, of Rome... [more...]

Published: 5/2/2012

Westmoreland and Camden review budgets

Few taxpayers turned out when two local school districts hosted public hearings on their proposed 2012-13 spending plans Tuesday. In Westmoreland, five community members showed up for a present... [more...]

Published: 5/2/2012

Ella K. Meinen

BLOSSVALE — Ella K. Meinen 92, formerly of Pine Road passed away April 30, 2012 at Rome Memorial Hospital. She was born in the Town of Vienna, NY on Dec 6, 1919 a daughter of Arthur & Esther ... [more...]

Published: 5/2/2012

Barbara Bingham Leszczynski

Barbara Bingham Leszczynski, 75, of Rome, passed away on Monday, April 30, 2012, at her home with her loving family at her side. She was born on September 23, 1936, in Rome, the daughter of Russell... [more...]

Published: 5/2/2012

County Airport weather report for Tuesday

Temperatures: 46 to 54 Normal Range: 39 to 62 Records: 28(1969), 90(1894) Rainfall: 0.37" Snow: 0" Monthly rainfall: 2.68" Rainfall for year: 9.43" S... [more...]

Published: 5/2/2012

Appointing treasurer on school board agenda

Appointing a new Rome school district treasurer to succeed a person who was dismissed in March is on the agenda tonight for the Board of Education, along with a second public hearing on the 2012-13... [more...]

Published: 5/2/2012

Kids and Families series presents Romeo and Juliet

One of the world’s most well known stories gets a "hilarious" retelling as The "Nearly World Famous" DuffleBag Theatre returns to the Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institut... [more...]

Published: 5/2/2012

Art Center offers jazz Thursday

The Rome Art And Community Center, 308 W. Bloomfield St.,presents Jazz Trumpeter Joe Magnarelli as guest artist, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Tickets are $15 or less with discounts for RACC members, ... [more...]

Published: 5/2/2012

Amelia Nigro

Amelia Nigro, 92, a resident of Bethany Gardens for one year, passed away Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at Rome Memorial Hospital. She was born in Rome, NY on August 16, 1919, daughter of the late Sebastian... [more...]

Published: 5/2/2012

Chobani gets national award

The U.S. Small Business Administration has selected Chobani, maker of Chobani Greek Yogurt, as the national winner of the 2012 Entrepreneurial Success of the Year Award. Nominated by KeyBank, t... [more...]

Published: 5/2/2012

RFA Class of 1992 selects dates

Rome Free Academy’s 1992 graduates have announced datesfor a 20-year reunion. Events will be held July 27 and 28. For information go to the class Facebook page (RFA Class of 1992) or ... [more...]

Published: 5/2/2012

OK given for suites, bio-boiler, and drive-in

The Planning Board gave its approval to three commercial projects Tuesday, but had to delay acting on a fourth until June. After tabling it at the April meeting, the board issued a determinatio... [more...]

Published: 5/2/2012

Cinco de Mayo story hour Saturday

HOLLAND PATENT — The Holland Patent Free Library will hold a Cinco de Mayo story hour on Saturday at 11 a.m. Children will hear a few stories and learn some Spanish words. The library is ... [more...]

Published: 5/2/2012

Free ‘Murder at Manassas’ discussion May 10 in Jervis

Jervis Public Library’s "Mystery á la Carte" Book Group discusses Murder at Manassas by Michael Kilian, book one of the Harrison Raines Civil War mystery series. The discussion... [more...]

Published: 5/2/2012

Author signs books, speaks Tuesday in Dunham Library

WHITESBORO — Poets and knitters are among the groups with programs, besides computer classes, and an author will sign books in Dunham Public Library, 76 Main St. Call 736-9734 for informa... [more...]

Published: 5/2/2012

Observatory topic

CLARK MILLS —The Mohawk Valley Astronomical Society meets Wednesday, May 9 at 7:30 p.m. in the Kirkland Senior Center, 2 Mill St. Progress on the observatory will be presented with refres... [more...]

Published: 5/2/2012

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) ­ Here are the winning state Lottery numbers selected Tuesday in the midday drawing: Daily: 0, 2, 8; Lucky Sum: 10; WinFour: 7, 5, 2, 8; Lucky Sum: 22. Here are the winning eve... [more...]

Published: 5/2/2012

Showers possible early with sunshine to follow

FORECAST: Tonight — Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of thunderstorms. Showers likely though mainly after midnight. Lows in the lower 50s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60 per... [more...]

Published: 5/2/2012

Giardino cares about students

My children had Mr. Lenny Giardino as a social studies teacher in Camden Middle School and then as dean of students in the Camden High School. He provided such a positive influence on their lives t... [more...]

Published: 5/2/2012

Tabloid Tales of the Past

May 2, 2002 The county’s population loss of the 1990s continues despite efforts to create jobs and slow the decline, the Census Bureau reported. The county’s population numbered 233... [more...]

Published: 5/2/2012

In jail charged with criminal strangulation

A 19-year-old man is in county jail in lieu of $2,000 cash bail or bond after law enforcers said he choked his wife and tried to pull her down the stairs. Javon C. Boyd, of 392 Park Drive Manor... [more...]

Published: 5/2/2012

Art show honoring veterans opens

CLINTON — "Remembering Our Veterans," watercolor portraits by Katherine Kernan will be on display in the Kirkland Town Library, 55 1/2 College St., from May 3-30. A reception wi... [more...]

Published: 5/2/2012

Unwanted prescriptions
tip scales at 136 pounds

The amount of prescription drugs turned in at the Drug Take-Back event at the Justice Building on Saturday was the largest amount ever collected by the Rome Police. The officers took in 136 pou... [more...]

Published: 5/2/2012

Accused of knocking down, mugging woman in Utica

Accused of knocking down and mugging a 51-year-old woman at the Olbiston Apartments, a Utica man is facing a charge of felony robbery. The victim may have been targeted because she walked with ... [more...]

Published: 5/2/2012

Pedaling through the 101st for the Assembly medal

Republican Assembly candidate Brian Maher is pedaling his bike through the new 101st District this week as he familiarizes himself with the territory. He expects to end his ride Sunday in New H... [more...]

Published: 5/2/2012

Art exhibit opens Friday in DPN

BOONVILLE — An exhibit from the Utica Art Association opens Friday in the Dodge Pratt Northam Art and Community Center, 106 Schuyler St Artists present their work for this four-week exhib... [more...]

Published: 5/2/2012

Couple shares stories
of travel along U.S. Route 20

HAMILTON — The Colgate Bookstore will host a discussion and book-signing with Bill and Mary Lewis, authors of the historical travel guide "Through the Heartland on U.S. Route 20." T... [more...]

Published: 5/2/2012

Children’s Book Week events slated

HAMILTON — Colgate Bookstore is hosting a week-long series of children’s events as part of Children’s Book Week, beginning on May 7. All events are free and will be held at th... [more...]

Published: 5/2/2012

Meetings

THURSDAY Oneida County Industrial Development Agency, 8 a.m. EDGE offices, 584 Phoenix Drive, Griffiss Business and Technology Park. Madison-Oneida Counties Board of Cooperative Educational... [more...]

Published: 5/2/2012

First-time home buyer
tax break passes hurdle

A temporary break on county property taxes for first-time buyers of newly built houses has received the go-ahead from a legislative panel. The Government Operations Committee approved Oneida Co... [more...]

Published: 5/2/2012

NBT net income dips
during first quarter

NORWICH — Net income was down for NBT Bancorp in the first quarter compared to the start of 2011, the company announced. Net income for the quarter was $13.7 million, down $600,000 (4.6 p... [more...]

Published: 5/2/2012
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