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GILMORE — To David and Renee Nasci Gilmore, of Rome, on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at Rome Memorial Hospital, a daughter, Kaitlyn Rose. JEROME — To Gregory and Catie Vaughn Jerome, of ... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

Have garden questions?

Master Gardeners at Cornell Cooperative Extension in Oneida County staff the consumer horticulture line at 736-3394 or 337-2531, from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesdays and Fridays (except holidays). [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

Robot Riot Lego competition set
at SUNYIT

MARCY — A "Robot Riot" including Lego robotics competitions will be held Saturday, May 19, from 9 a.m.-noon at SUNYIT, the college announced. Teams can bring Lego "Mindstor... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

Employers can register for military and vet job fair

A "Hiring Our Heroes" job fair for veterans, active military members, and eligible spouses and dependents will be held Tuesday, May 15, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Mohawk Valley Community Coll... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

Solar panels help power the city budget

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Published: 5/4/2012

Oriskany students unify against bullying

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Published: 5/4/2012

Teens accused
of DPW gas theft

LYONS FALLS — Two Lewis County teen-agers are accused of siphoning gasoline from a Department of Public Works truck Wednesday night. Sheriff’s deputies said Bradley Q. Rogers, 17, o... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

42 busted in April for texting

Forty-two drivers were busted for texting while driving in Oneida County during the statewide Operation Hang Up crackdown in late April. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo said a total of 3,172 tickets w... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

Mead and Hind win $2,500 National Merit Scholarships

Two Oneida County students, Rachel I. Mead of Clinton High School and Meghan P. Hind of New Hartford High School, have won National Merit $2,500 Scholarships for 2012, the National Merit Scholarshi... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

Zoning Board gives five commercial variances

The Zoning Board of Appeals gave the go ahead to five commercial applicants Wednesday, as well as four homeowners. Kuoo Cheng Lee obtained a special use permit for permission to establish a bot... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

Charged with grabbing neck

A domestic dispute in the parking lot of CPJ’s Restaurant and Pub on Floyd Avenue led to charges against a 30-year-old man Thursday afternoon. Police said Clayton J. Martin IV, 30, of Flo... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

Man accused of choking girlfriend during argument

A 24-year-old man is accused of choking his girlfriend during an argument at their Park Drive Manor II apartment Thursday afternoon. Police said Kenneth G. Tennant III, of 452 Park Drive Manor ... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

Rash of New Hartford vehicles looted continues

NEW HARTFORD — More than 20 unlocked motor vehicles were looted by thieves around Hillside Avenue as another night of vehicle break-ins hit New Hartford this week. No arrests have been made a... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

State Police seek fugitive who fled scene

A 22-year-old Utica man who fled the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Route 12 is wanted by state and federal authorities. If you know the whereabouts of Henry W. Lumpkin you are asked to c... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

Arraignment set for man accused of rape

A 20-year-old man accused of raping a young child in Rome is scheduled for arraignment in County Court on May 9. Stephen A. LaClaire, of 108 Weaver Road, Dolgeville, was indicted May 3 on one c... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

Man wanted in Marcy, Waterville

TOWN OF MARCY — A Utica man is wanted by state police for driving off without paying for $90 worth of gasoline at the American Gas Station. Troopers said Marc Czternastek, 36, of Utica, i... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

Lightning possible culprit for fire at vacant Verona home

TOWN OF VERONA — Fire destroyed a vacant, two-story residence on Sand Hill Road early this morning, and investigators are trying to determine the cause. Lightning from an overnight storm ... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

Car collision takes out street sign

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Accused of punching brother

A 21-year-old man is accused of punching his younger brother in the face and head at his residence Thursday. Police said Joshua A. Burgdoff, of 329 N. Doxtator Street, was in a fight with his 1... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

Two charged with fighting and for shoving officers

Two young men were charged with fighting at a Park Drive Manor II apartment Thursday night. Police said Stephen R. Lavine, 20, of 439 Park Drive Manor II, and Aaron R. Tennant, 17, of 312 Kossu... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

Sunday looks best for Oneida Lake boating

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Published: 5/4/2012

Freshwater fishing season opens this weekend across New York

The freshwater fishing season for many warmwater sportfish, including walleye, northern pike, pickerel and tiger muskellunge, opens on Saturday. The opener includes catch and release fishing fo... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

Rome JVs hand Bees first defeat

The Rome Free Academy junior varsity baseball team handed host Baldwinsville its first defeat of the season, 5-2, on Thursday. Joey Izzo had two hits for Rome, while Eddie Campos doubled, drove... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

Downs pacer speeds to 1:52 mile

VERNON — The pacer Glam Cam equaled the fastest mile of the young season, while the trotter Ziegler Hanover became the meet’s first two-time winner on Thursday at Vernon Downs. Comp... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

HP softball pitcher serves up one-hitter

Holland Patent pitcher Fallon Reinold gave up just one hit en route to Holland Patent’s 3-1 win over host Camden on Thursday in a Tri-Valley League contest. Reinold struckout two and allo... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... Professional Baseball — International League: Syracuse at Buffalo, 7:05. Bowling — King Pin Lanes PBA Eastern Regional Tournament, pro-am event, ... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Thursday 12:01 a.m. W. Wright St., suspicious activity. 12:32 a.m. Floyd Ave., suspicious activity. 1:06 a.m. N. Levitt St., ... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Thursday 8:53 a.m. 214 Crossgates Road, first aid. 8:53 a.m. 111 Third St., first aid. 8:55 a.m. 126 Canal St., first aid. 11:29 a.m. 205 Erie Blvd. ... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

Photovoltaic Installer Training offered May 21-25

SYRACUSE — Registration is being accepted for the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry’s (ESF) Solar Power As Renewable Energy (SPARE) basic photovoltaic installer trainin... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

McConnellsville Club plans tour

McCONNELLSVILLE — The McConnellsville Garden Club will tour George’s Florals and Farm Products, Kirkland Ave., Clinton, at 10:30 a.m. Monday. The group will meet at the McConnellsvi... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

Bees rally past Black Knights

The Rome Free Academy baseball team grabbed a four-run lead after three innings but was unable to hold on against Central New York Counties League foe Baldwinsville in a 6-5 defeat on Thursday. ... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Thursday 6:04 a.m. Stittville and Kunkel Ambulance, Route 49, Marcy, accident/injury. 2:05 p.m. West Leyden, Yorkland Road, Ava, vehicle fire. 2:06 p.m. ... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Thursday 12:04 a.m. Maynard Drive, Marcy, domestic. 12:09 a.m. Skinner Settlement Road, Camden, domestic. 1:38 a.m. Summit Road, Paris, dispute. 5:49... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Thursday 12:34 a.m. Charles St., Boonville, dispute. 1:25 a.m. Yager Road, Vienna, domestic. 6:02 a.m. Route 49, Marcy, accident. 7:50 a.m. Route 12,... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

55th girls invitational meet set for Saturday at Stadium

Rome Free Academy will host its 55th annual girls track and field invitational on Saturday at the Stadium beginning at 2 p.m. Now known as the Copper City Classic, the invitational began in 195... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

RFA can’t finish the job

Playing its sixth game in six days, the Rome Free Academy softball team knew its latest opponent, Baldwinsville, was going to be a scrappy team to handle. The Lady Black Knights appeared to be ... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

Math scholar

Hannah Johnson, of Rome, a student at Mohawk Valley Community College, was awarded the New York State Mathematics Association of Two-Year Colleges scholarship on April 20 at the association’s... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

Apply to Italian-American legislators for scholarships

The New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators is accepting applications for four $1,500 scholarships to be awarded to four current or future college students from New York on June 4... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

Holy Cross plant sale at Sangertown

NEW HARTFORD — Holy Cross Academy’s 15th Annual Mother’s Day Plant Sale begins on Thursday, May 10, and continues through Sunday, May 13 in the Macy’s parking lot at Sangert... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

County Extension official represents state in D.C.

Executive Director Ron Bunce of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oneida County represented the State Cooperative Extension System at the National Public Issues Leadership Development Conference Apr... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

Free homeowners energy class starts series in Utica Wednesday

A free class — Energy Programs & Practices for Homeowners — at 6 p.m. Wednesday will provide energy incentive information for homeowners interested in learning how to reduce their energ... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

Horned Dorset Inn reopens May 9

LEONARDSVILLE — The Horned Dorset Inn, on State Route 8 about five miles south of Route 20, reopens May 9following a year-long hiatus that allowed the inn’s owners to establish a new ar... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

Gardens can attract birds, butterflies, other wildlife

May has been designated Garden for Wildlife Month so the National Wildlife Federation is offering facts about gardening practices that will make yards a sanctuary for wildlife. "Anyone can... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

One of three city attorneys will be voluntarily reduced to part-time

At her request, a city attorney is being reduced to a part-time role, according to Corporation Counsel Timothy A. Benedict. The city’s law office has three attorneys — Benedict, Fir... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

County bar association rides for kids

The Oneida County Bar Association has donated $500 to The Ride for Missing Children-CNY. The Association chose The Ride as its children’s charity this year, raising funds at an annual gol... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

College Notebook

Richardson top hitter for St. John’s NEW YORK — Rome Free Academy graduate and St. John’s University senior Kyle Richardson is having an outstanding baseball season for the Re... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

Student Art Show opens Tuesday
at Senior Center

The Annual Rome City School District Student Art Show, featuring the work of 91 students, will open Tuesday at the Ava Dorfman Senior Center, 305 East Locust St., next to the former National guard ... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

Tentative agreement reached for most county union workers

Tentative multiyear contracts have been reached with two bargaining units representing a majority of Oneida County’s unionized workers. The three-year proposals are subject to ratificatio... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

Civil rights leader featured at MVCC commencement ceremony

Civil rights lawyer Morris S. Dees Jr. will be the featured speaker at Mohawk Valley Community College’s commencement later this month. Dees is the co-founder and chief trial counsel for ... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning numbers drawn Thursday Evening: Daily: 9, 2, 0, Lucky Sum: 11. WinFour: 5, 6, 2, 0, Lucky Sum: 13. Here are the winning numbers drawn Thursday Midday: D... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

Partly sunny;
highs in upper 60s

Tonight — Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 50s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Saturday — Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. North winds 5 to 10... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

Giardino is an advocate for children

As a personal friend of Lenny Giardino, I am supporting him for the school board. I have known him to be a great father, educator and community member. He will listen to the people of Rome and ... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

Tabloid Tales of the Past

May 4, 2002 VERNON — This year’s K-rockathon is looking for a home but it won’t be Vernon Downs, Mid-State Raceway Inc. has told Galaxy Communications. A cleanup of Union ... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

Vendors’ Market opens

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Published: 5/4/2012

Two events in Lowell

LOWELL — There are two weekend events in the Lowell United Methodist Church. A story Thursday incorrectly grouped them. Saturday,there will be a pot luck Mexican dinner (bring a dish to s... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

Joseph R. ‘Papa Joe’ Fusco Sr.

Joseph R. "Papa Joe" Fusco Sr. age 82, of Rome, passed away quietly with loving family and friends at his side on Friday, May 4, 2012. Born on January 14th, 1930, in Rome, he was the son ... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

Funeral notices

EDGERTON — Pastor Gordon-Lee B. Edgerton, 85, of Taberg, on May 2, 2012. Services 11 a.m. Sunday at Vienna Seventh Day Adventist Church. Burial Maple Hill Cemetery. Calling hours 4-7 ... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

Roundtable focuses on cheese, value-added dairy

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Madison, Oneida, and Schoharie and Otsego Counties will be hosting a roundtable discussion for cheese and value-added dairy producers on Thursday from 11 a.m. ­... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

County Airport weather report for Thursday

Temperatures: 52 to 76 Normal Range: 39 to 62 Records: 25(1966), 83(1965) Rainfall: 0.11" Snow: 0" Monthly rainfall: 2.87" Rainfall for year: 9.62" S... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

Pastor Gordon-Lee B. Edgerton

TABERG — Pastor Gordon-Lee B. Edgerton, 85, of Blake Rd., passed away at his home on May 2, 2012. He was born July 10, 1926 in Stoneham, MA a son of Leon & Mildred Bradley Edgerton. Gordon se... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

Club moves sale to church May 12

CLINTON — The United Methodist Church at 105 Utica Road is the new venue for the Clinton Garden’s 15th annual Plants Plus Sale slated for Saturday, May 12 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. &qu... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

Adirondack school budget gets public hearing Tuesday

BOONVILLE — A public hearing on the Adirondack school district’s 2012-13 budget will be held Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Adirondack High School cafeteria. The budget, which was adopted... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

New school district treasurer welcomed by superintendent

The Rome school district’s new treasurer, David Dreidel, will begin his job on May 17, said Board of Education clerk Christine Esposito Wednesday night when the board approved his appointment... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

Onondaga CFO appointed to Oneida schools position

ONEIDA — The Oneida school district’s new assistant superintendent for finance will be Jim Rowley, who has been Onondaga County’s chief fiscal officer for nearly four years. R... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

17-year-old Rome Cable arsonist granted youthful offender status

The teen-ager who set fire to the old Rome Cable Building was granted youthful offender status when he admitted to starting the Nov. 28 blaze. So the sentence and case file for 17-year-old Jame... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012

Road Work

Road work in several local counties will affect drivers this coming week. In the City of Utica, the work on Route 790 eastbound between Edic Road and Leland Avenue continues with a lane closure... [more...]

Published: 5/4/2012
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