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Quilts and crafts due at AARP meeting

Rome Area Chapter AARP will meet at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 16, in the First United Methodist Church, 400 N. George St. Lynn Robinson, owner of Stash Away Quilts & Crafts, will teach members h... [more...]

Published: 5/8/2012

Schatz wins awards at Watson Bio Sciences School

Dr. Michael Schatz, PhD, right, is congratulated by Dr. James Watson, left, for winning the 2012 Winnship Herr Award and Medal for excellence in teaching at the Watson School for Biological... [more...]

Published: 5/8/2012

Parkinson’s group meets

The Central New York Parkinson’s Support Group, Inc. meets at 12:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month except August at the Presbyterian Home for CNY, 4290 Middle Settlement Road, New Hartf... [more...]

Published: 5/8/2012

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: 5/8/2012

Check your schedule

Clergy and board members are asked to check the schedule for their church’s main services in Saturday’s Religion Today pages. If the information is incorrect, e-mail living@RNY.com or c... [more...]

Published: 5/8/2012

Quilts donated to Hospice center

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Constableville Alumni dine June 9

CONSTABLEVILLE — The Constableville Alumni Association holds its annual banquet on Saturday, June 9, in the Alpine Restaurant. Social time is from 4-6 p.m. with the buffet dinner at 6 p.m. an... [more...]

Published: 5/8/2012

Mohegan Sun
bus trip May 16

The South Rome Senior Citizens Center is sponsoring a Wednesday, May 16, bus trip to Mohegan Sun casino at Pocono Downs. The cost is $37 and bonuses are $10 for food and $25 of free play. T... [more...]

Published: 5/8/2012

Woman who refused custody put in custody

ONEIDA — A 35-year-old woman and her companion were both taken into custody Saturday after law enforcers said she refused to take custody of her daughter, and instead called 9-1-1 to lie abou... [more...]

Published: 5/8/2012

Subject of U.S. Marshal’s manhunt taken into custody

The 22-year-old Utica man wanted by state and federal authorities for fleeing a Route 12 accident was taken into custody Sunday afternoon. Henry W. Lumpkin was also charged with an outstanding ... [more...]

Published: 5/8/2012

Investigators seek woman who reported Verona fire

VERONA — State police investigators are trying to find an unknown woman who reported the structure fire on Sand Hill Road Friday morning. The cause of the fire at the vacant residence rem... [more...]

Published: 5/8/2012

Three flee basement fire

The cause is under investigation for a basement fire on Schuyler Street that chased three residents from their home Saturday afternoon. Homeowner Ryan Hickey and his family discovered the fire ... [more...]

Published: 5/8/2012

Over weekend, looters hit string of unlocked vehicles

WHITESTOWN — Between 30 and 40 unlocked motor vehicles were looted over two nights in a row this weekend, and law enforcers are tracking the thieves. Police Chief Donald Wolanin said that... [more...]

Published: 5/8/2012

Four-car collision on Black River Blvd. puts one in hospital

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RFA spreads scoring around in victory

The Rome Free Academy boys lacrosse team saw three different players record three-goal hat tricks while senior goaltender RJ Ferrucci recorded six saves to help guide the Black Knights to a 12-6 vi... [more...]

Published: 5/8/2012

Oriskany bolsters baseball title hopes by beating Wings

The Oriskany baseball team moved to 4-1 in Center State Conference Division IV on Monday with a 9-4 win over Rome Catholic at DeLutis Field. Anthony Pickard pitched six strong innings as Nate K... [more...]

Published: 5/8/2012

Center elevator repaired

A ribbon cutting ceremony May 2 marked the reopening of the elevator in the Ava Dorfman Senior Center, 305 E. Locust St. Albert "Albie" Grasso cut the ribbon to reopen the elevator to... [more...]

Published: 5/8/2012

Oriskany grads plan 50-year gathering

The Oriskany High School Class of 1962 is planning 50-year class reunion activities. Events are: Friday, Oct. 5, a casual get together at the Oriskany American Legion 5:30 p.m., and Sat... [more...]

Published: 5/8/2012

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. Town deeds Annsville, 9313 Glenmor... [more...]

Published: 5/8/2012

Donate non-perishable food
at your mailbox Saturday

On Saturday, May 12, the U.S. Postal Service will team up with its letter carriers to conduct the annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive. Don’t worry about how much food you leave at your mai... [more...]

Published: 5/8/2012

Nash replaces
Tony Darcangelo for Sixth Ward

Under "unfortunate circumstances," John A. Nash was sworn in today as the Common Council’s Sixth Ward representative. Nash, a former city treasurer, was tapped by Mayor Joseph R... [more...]

Published: 5/8/2012

Summer youth employment information sessions begin

Information sessions for young people interested in the county Summer Youth Employment Program will be held in Rome. -- Wednesday and Thursday, Rome Working Solutions, 300 W. Dominick St., 3 to... [more...]

Published: 5/8/2012

Mandryk: Don’t throw coroner baby out with bath water

County Legislator Brian P. Mandryck doesn’t want to throw the baby out with the bath water. He believes the coroner system should remain in place, but with changes. He is circulating such... [more...]

Published: 5/8/2012

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... Professional Baseball — International League: Durham at Syracuse, doubleheader, 5. Scholastic boys Lacrosse — West Genesee at RFA, 7. Sch... [more...]

Published: 5/8/2012

Mostly cloudy;
highs in upper 60s

Tonight — Cloudy. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the evening, Then a chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the lower 50s. South winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 70 per... [more...]

Published: 5/8/2012

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning numbers drawn Monday Evening: Daily: 0, 9, 1, Lucky Sum: 10. WinFour: 1, 5, 6, 3, Lucky Sum: 15. Here are the winning numbers drawn Monday Midday: Daily... [more...]

Published: 5/8/2012

Belly dancing, books, USO dance among Dorfman Center events

Belly dancing is among the fitness classes starting in the Ava Dorfman Senior Center, 305 E. Locust St. Also, community programs include a book club, breakfast club and USO dinner dance. Health... [more...]

Published: 5/8/2012

Help mom save $4,000
a year on Medicare drugs

Given the current economic climate, buying a nice gift for Mother’s Day may be more difficult than in years past. But people across the nation are discovering that the best gifts are often fr... [more...]

Published: 5/8/2012

Lawrence Noel Hunter

Lawrence Noel Hunter, 64, went with God on May 4, 2012 after a sudden illness. Larry’s life work was caring for the developmentally disabled. Larry tenderly loved his wife of 45 years, Darlen... [more...]

Published: 5/8/2012

Funeral notices

BOYD — Jewel S. Boyd, 90, of Rome, on May 8, 2012. Arrangements by Prince-Boyd & Hyatt Home for Funerals, 210 W. Court St., are incomplete. BUHLAR — Sandra A. Buhlar, 67, of Ava... [more...]

Published: 5/8/2012

Gilda F. Friedel

CLEVELAND — Gilda F. Friedel, 80, of Hallenbeck Road, passed away Saturday May 5, 2012, at the home of her son and daughter-in-law, William and Mary Friedel, Sr. in Verona. Born in Brookl... [more...]

Published: 5/8/2012

Frances Taylor

HOPE MILLS — Frances Taylor, 95, of Hope Mills, NC passed away on Saturday, May 5, 2012 at her residence with her loving family at her side. Mrs. Taylor was born on September 6, 1916 in Kings... [more...]

Published: 5/8/2012

County Airport weather report for Monday

Temperatures: 47 to 72 Normal Range: 39 to 62 Records: 25(1970), 87(1982) Rainfall: 0.1" Monthly rainfall: 3.56" Rainfall for year: 10.31" Sunset today: 8:11 ... [more...]

Published: 5/8/2012

Births

BIRCHENOUGH — To Drue and Fawn Birchenough, of Lowville, on Saturday, April 21, 2012, in Lewis County General Hospital, a daughter, Kenzie Mable. GIBEAU — To Donald III and Emily Gi... [more...]

Published: 5/8/2012

EADS guides and guards President on Air Force One

The Rome-based Eastern Air Defense Sector helped coordinate air security for today’s visit to Albany by President Barack Obama. EADS, as part of its regular functions for presidential fli... [more...]

Published: 5/8/2012

Apologies settle dispute

TOWN OF AUGUSTA — The verbal dispute between the teen-age son of cop-killer Christian M. Patterson and the neighbor who testified at his trial was settled in Town Court Monday evening with a ... [more...]

Published: 5/8/2012

Former COPPS Medical owner admits tax for lies

The former operator of COPPS Medical, P.C. in Utica and New Hartford has admitted in Federal Court to lying about his business’ income on his personal taxes. Dr. Fadi J. Bejjani, 56, who ... [more...]

Published: 5/8/2012

Pole fire takes out Delta State Park power

WESTERN — With only two days to go before the official opening, Delta Lake State Park was hit with a case of Murphy’s Law this morning — anything that can go wrong, will go wrong.... [more...]

Published: 5/8/2012

Possession and resisting arrest charged

More than 30 grams of marijuana were found at an Emerson Avenue apartment Monday night when law enforcers went to take a 29-year-old man into custody on an open arrest warrant. Police said Jaso... [more...]

Published: 5/8/2012

Gas drive-off fugitive in custody

KIRKLAND — A Utica man wanted for a gas drive-off at the American Gas Station in Marcy was taken into custody Friday at the Cambridge Manor Apartments. State police said Marc Czternastek,... [more...]

Published: 5/8/2012

Motorcyclist in serious condition

TOWN OF LEWIS — The 55-year-old motorcyclist who crashed into a tree in Lewis County Sunday night remains in serious condition this morning. Medical officials at University Hospital in Sy... [more...]

Published: 5/8/2012

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Monday 12:42 a.m. W. Thomas St., investigate. 8:48 a.m. Rome Free Academy, Dart Circle, abandoned call. 9:02 a.m. S. Madison ... [more...]

Published: 5/8/2012

Bereavement group starts May 14

Passages — a grief support group for persons living in the greater Rome area, starts this month. It will meet Mondays, May 14 through June 25 (except for Memorial Day), from 4 to 5:30 p.m... [more...]

Published: 5/8/2012

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Monday 9:59 a.m. 101 N. Crescent Drive, first aid. 12:01 p.m. 118 S. Crescent Drive, first aid. 12:10 p.m. 8397 Turin Road, first aid. 12:18 p.m. 158... [more...]

Published: 5/8/2012

Mutual aid log

Monday 10:34 a.m. Westmoreland and COCVAC Ambulance, Route 233, accident/injury. 12:19 p.m. AmCare Ambulance, Black River Blvd., accident/injury. 12:34 p.m. Oriskany Falls, Huth Sayer R... [more...]

Published: 5/8/2012

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Monday 2:23 a.m. Briarcliff Ave., Whitestown, larceny. 7:52 a.m. Route 291, Marcy, harassment. 10:08 a.m. Route 291, Marcy, harassment. 10:25 a.m. E.... [more...]

Published: 5/8/2012

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Monday 1:28 a.m. Stokes-Westernville Road, Western, property found. 1:58 a.m. Briarcliff Ave., Whitestown, larceny. 8:18 a.m. River Road, Marcy, property... [more...]

Published: 5/8/2012

Boonville tax levy will increase less than 1 percent

BOONVILLE — Village residents will see a slightly higher tax bill with an increase in spending according to the 2012-13 budget adopted by the village board last month. Total general budge... [more...]

Published: 5/8/2012

Signups due by Friday
for ‘Mining the Gold’

MARCY — The Mohawk Valley Chamber of Commerce Small Business Council Partners presents "Mining the Gold, Finance Incentives Available to Small Businesses," from 9-11 a.m. on Tuesday... [more...]

Published: 5/8/2012

Tabloid Tales of the Past

May 8, 2002 A rock concert that needs a new home may land at Griffiss Business and Technology Park this summer. If the talks result in an agreement, it will be the first time Griffiss has hoste... [more...]

Published: 5/8/2012

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: 5/8/2012

Blood needed

WHEN: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday. WHERE: RT Federal Credit Union, 924 Turin St. For appointments call 336-7810 x225. [more...]

Published: 5/8/2012

Meetings

WEDNESDAY Common Council, 6:55 p.m. Hearing on tax relief for Cold War Veterans, then meeting, Council chambers, City Hall, 198 N. Washington St. Board of County Legislators: Ways and Means... [more...]

Published: 5/8/2012

Pitchers’ duel goes to extras

A pitchers’ duel was featured at DeLutis Field during a Central New York Counties League baseball match between arch rivals Rome Free Academy and Proctor High of Utica on Monday that took nin... [more...]

Published: 5/8/2012

‘Unbelievable’ error by school district

It’s unbelievable that our school district misinformed the public as to the deadline for petitions for Board of Education elections. Who’s minding the store? How many errors within ... [more...]

Published: 5/8/2012

Genealogy Society meets May 15

New members are welcome when the Rome Genealogy Society meets Tuesday, May 15, at 6:30 p.m. The monthly meetings are held in Zion Episcopal Church, 140 W. Liberty St., the thirdd Tuesday of the... [more...]

Published: 5/8/2012
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