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Free movie Friday

Free Movie Night at St. John’s Lutheran Church features a movie about police (from the makers of "Fireproof") at 7 p.m. Friday Four law enforcement officers face danger every da... [more...]

Published: 5/5/2012

Kayakers on 500-mile trip to visit

The kayak trip of more than 500 miles across the state by adventurers Richard Harpham and Glenn Charles includes stops next week in Oneida County. The Spare Seat Kayak Expedition is scheduled t... [more...]

Published: 5/5/2012

ApologetiX spoof hit songs with Christian words Friday

ApologetiX (That Christian Parody Band) performs at 7 p.m. Friday in the Capitol Theatre, 220 W. Dominick St. Admission is $10. A parody is an imitation or spoof, in this case of popular so... [more...]

Published: 5/5/2012

MVCC nursing students win national award for video

A video created by Mohawk Valley Community College nursing students won first place at the National Student Nursing Association Conference in Philadelphia, announced MVCC. The video, submitted ... [more...]

Published: 5/5/2012

Battery or charger suspected in blaze

BOONVILLE — Either a bad battery or a charger caused a blaze that severely damaged an unattached two-stall garage on Lovers Lane Friday night. Boonville Chief David Pritchard said his dep... [more...]

Published: 5/5/2012

Rollover sends one to hospital

NEW HARTFORD — One woman was sent to the hospital after a two-vehicle crash at Mohawk Street and Sessions Road that caused one of the vehicles to roll over Friday night. Patrolman James H... [more...]

Published: 5/5/2012

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Friday 12:06 a.m. N. James St., suspicious activity. 1:17 a.m. Ann St., harassment. 2:17 a.m. N. James St., arrest. 3:54 ... [more...]

Published: 5/5/2012

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Friday 9:09 a.m. 1812 Bedford St., first aid. 11:42 a.m. 105 W. Linden St., first aid. 11:56 a.m. 200 N. Levitt St., Apt. 609, first aid. 12:12 p.m. ... [more...]

Published: 5/5/2012

Teens accused of breaking Grange windows

BEAVER FALLS — Two teen-agers were charged Friday with breaking out windows of a building owned by the Beaver Falls Grange on Main Street. Lewis County Sheriff’s deputies said somet... [more...]

Published: 5/5/2012

Motorcyclist clocked at 130

TOWN OF LEYDEN — A motorcycle operator was eventually located and ticketed for multiple traffic infractions after he was found traveling 130 mph on Route 12 Friday. Lewis County Sheriff&r... [more...]

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State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Friday 1:54 a.m. Route 28, Forestport, welfare. 2:29 a.m. Main Street, Clayville, accident. 3:50 a.m. Success Drive, alarm. 5:57 a.m. Park Avenue, Ho... [more...]

Published: 5/5/2012

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Friday 12:43 a.m. Route 13, Camden, open door/window. 2:29 a.m. Main Street, Clayville, accident. 3:08 a.m. Foundry Place, Clayville, suspicious activity... [more...]

Published: 5/5/2012

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Friday 1:10 a.m. Willowvale, Oneida Street, New Hartford, fire. 2:29 a.m. Clayville and Edwards, Main Street, accident. 5:43 a.m. Kunkel, Oriskany Boulev... [more...]

Published: 5/5/2012

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... Professional Baseball — International League: Syracuse at Lehigh Valley, 6:35. Harness racing — Vernon Downs, first post 7:05. Scholastic boy... [more...]

Published: 5/5/2012

Holy Cross visitation Tuesday

ONEIDA CASTLE — Holy Cross Academy, 4020 Barrington Road, is offering high school students in grades 6-11 and their families an opportunity to visit the HCA on Tuesday. Student visitors can &... [more...]

Published: 5/5/2012

Author speaks in Lorraine May 12

LORRAINE — "Defiant Joy" author Carol McLeod speaks in the Lorraine United Methodist Church Saturday, May 12. The free presentation begins at 1:15 p.m. after a noon luncheon pre... [more...]

Published: 5/5/2012

Yankee Manny wins at Downs

VERNON — Yankee Manny saved the best for last en route to a 1:54.3 victory in Friday night’s $7,600 featured ninth race at Vernon Downs. With trainer Frank Davis doing the driving f... [more...]

Published: 5/5/2012

Rome modifieds post first victory

The Rome modified baseball team defeated Oswego, 7-1, on Friday at DeLutis field. Rome moved to 1-1 overall with the victory. [more...]

Published: 5/5/2012

Facciolo leads Rome golfers to victory

Joe Facciolo took medalist honors as the Rome Free Academy boys golf team evened its record on the season at 3-3 overall with a 239-281 victory over Holland Patent at the Rome Country Club on Frida... [more...]

Published: 5/5/2012

Wings fall to rival New York Mills

The Rome Catholic baseball squad suffered a 9-5 setback on the road against longtime rival New York Mills on Friday during a Center State Conference Division IV meeting. Rome senior Alan Yakobo... [more...]

Published: 5/5/2012

Brunch follows Mother’s Day Mass

SYRACUSE — Christ the King Retreat Center, 500 Brookford Road, plans a Mother’s Day Mass and Brunch on Sunday, May 13. The Mass is at 9:30 a.m. Families can go to the Retreat House for ... [more...]

Published: 5/5/2012

Business women honor Holland farms co-owner

The Mohawk Valley Business Women’s Network will honor Marolyn Wilson, co-owner of Holland Farms bakery, at its annual dinner and auction at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 16 at Daniele’s at V... [more...]

Published: 5/5/2012

Multiple injuries in collision

FOUR HOSPITALIZED IN CRASH — Four people were hospitalized for non-serious injuries after this three vehicle collision on West Liberty Street shortly after noon, authorities said. Two SUVS an... [more...]

Published: 5/5/2012

Four from Brooklyn deny bad check counts

A quartet of accused crooks from Brooklyn pleaded not guilty in City Court Thursday to trying to pass forged travelers checks at Wal-Mart. Tassian T. McKenzie, 30; Andrina Chin, 30; Fatima Kama... [more...]

Published: 5/5/2012

For Giardino, children come first

I am writing to support Lenny Giardino for our school board. Over the past few years we have worked together and have become close friends. Together, we published a book offering hope for those who... [more...]

Published: 5/5/2012

Chicken and biscuit dinner May 12

VERNON — The Vernon United Methodist Church is hosting a chicken and biscuit dinner on Saturday, May 12, at the church on Route 5. Cost is $8, $5 for children ages 6-12, children under 5 ... [more...]

Published: 5/5/2012

Barbecue May 12

LOWELL — The Lowell Methodist Church will host a take out only chicken barbecue on Saturday, May 12 from noon-3 p.m. Cost is $9, $5 for children ages 5-12, under 5 eat free. The sale ... [more...]

Published: 5/5/2012

Tabloid Tales of the Past

May 5, 2002 Rome Area Chamber of Commerce is surveying members as it reviews the possibility of a group-purchasing plan for electricity. Group purchasing might save energy costs for local busin... [more...]

Published: 5/5/2012

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: 5/5/2012

Carol G. Waters

Carol G. Waters, age 77, of Rome, passed away Friday, May 4, 2012 at Upstate University Hospital, with her loving family at her side. Carol was born in Rome on September 17, 1934 to Carlton and Ele... [more...]

Published: 5/5/2012

County Airport weather report for Friday

Temperatures: 56 to 71 Normal Range: 39 to 62 Records: 29(1985), 87(1955) Rainfall: 0.59" Snow: 0" Monthly rainfall: 3.46" Rainfall for year: 10.21" ... [more...]

Published: 5/5/2012

Squadron gets new commander

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Area students among 700 graduating from SUNYIT

MARCY — Area students were among the more than 700 candidates for undergraduate or graduate degrees at SUNYIT’s 38th annual spring commencement this morning. Lt. Gov. Robert Duffy w... [more...]

Published: 5/5/2012

Funeral notices

BUSTEED — Raymond W. Busteed, 86, of Oneida, on May 3, 2012. Services with military honors at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Campbell-Dean Funeral Home, 260 Main St., Oneida. Calling hours 2-6 p.m.... [more...]

Published: 5/5/2012

Walter J. Senior

WESTMORELAND — Walter J. Senior, 87, of E. Main Street, passed away Thursday, May 3, 2012 at St. Elizabeth Medical Center after being stricken at home. He was born June 23, 1924 in Utica ... [more...]

Published: 5/5/2012

Births

BURGER — To Brandon Burger and Danielle Russell, of Rome, on Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at Rome Memorial Hospital, a daughter, Rennady Moon Russell. REGAN — To James Regan and Monica Scho... [more...]

Published: 5/5/2012

The risk of connection
with Jesus and people

Jesus challenges us to reach others who have never experienced healing or freedom. I do not like to repeat myself, but for this topic I will. The woman at the well speaks to the subject of conn... [more...]

Published: 5/5/2012

Joseph A. Mierek, Jr.

WESTERNVILLE — Joseph A. Mierek, Jr. 74, passed away at his residence on Wednesday, May 2, 2012, while in the care of his loving family and hospice. He was born in Utica, on March 7, 1938... [more...]

Published: 5/5/2012

Reservations accepted for Women Voters’ luncheon

A focus on youth will be the topic at the annual Luncheon Meeting of the Utica/Rome League of Women Voters on Saturday, May 19 at Griffiss Institute, 725 Daedalian Drive. Registration will begi... [more...]

Published: 5/5/2012

Art, talent show in Lee Center

LEE CENTER — Lee Center Methodist Church, 5531 Lee Center-Taberg Road, holds an Art and Talent Show Saturay, May 12. Art will be on display from 6 to 7 p.m. and the Talent Show runs from ... [more...]

Published: 5/5/2012

Senior nutrition menu

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: 5/5/2012

Fitness, Health & Wellness event at Staley Monday

A "Fitness, Health & Wellness" event will be offered Monday from 6-8 p.m. at Staley Upper Elementary School, as part of a Staley Parent-Teacher Group Family Night. It will include var... [more...]

Published: 5/5/2012

School board OKs storage trailers,
roof repair rates

Another round of storage trailers and roofing repair rates has been approved by the Board of Education, and the school district aims to avoid more storage issues such as last year’s costly gl... [more...]

Published: 5/5/2012

Railroad recruits volunteers

The Adirondack Scenic Railroad is holding a volunteer recruiting event Saturday, May 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Union Station, Utica. Volunteers will be on hand at ticket office to discuss v... [more...]

Published: 5/5/2012

Mostly sunny;
highs around 70

Tonight — Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Sunday — Mostly sunny. Highs around 70. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Sunday night — Mostly clear. Lows ... [more...]

Published: 5/5/2012

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning numbers drawn Friday Evening: Daily: 6, 4, 8, Lucky Sum: 18. WinFour: 1, 4, 5, 5, Lucky Sum: 15. MegaMillions: 04, 11, 21, 42, 53, Mega Ball: 38. He... [more...]

Published: 5/5/2012

Agriculture committee will consider animal abuse bill

Efforts to curb animal abuse will be on the agenda when the state Senate Standing Committee on Agriculture holds a hearing Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. the State Office Building in Utica. A number of... [more...]

Published: 5/5/2012

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: 5/5/2012

Blood needed

WHEN: 1-6 p.m. Thursday. WHERE: United Methodist Church, 132 Main St., Camden. For appointments call 1-800-733-2767 [more...]

Published: 5/5/2012

Meetings

MONDAY Oriskany Board of Education, 6:30 p.m. Budget hearing, then 7 p.m. meeting. District Office, 1313 Utica St. Vernon-Verona-Sherrill Board of Education, 7 p.m. Media Center, Middle Sch... [more...]

Published: 5/5/2012
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