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Book sale aids cancer fight

REMSEN — Didymus Thomas Library, 9639 Main St., is again sponsoring a used book sale from May 14, through June 8. All books "are in very good to excellent condition and reasonably pr... [more...]

Published: 5/9/2012

Library offers TumbleBooks on-line

Utica Public Library, 303 Genesee St., has subscribed to TumbleBooks, an online service available to the community through its website, www.uticapubliclibrary.org. The TumbleBooks library provi... [more...]

Published: 5/9/2012

Abolitionist history featured

Researcher Enid Mastrianni presents "From Caesar the Ethiopian to John Brown: One family’s multi-generational engagement with anti-slavery in Oneida County" in the society’s m... [more...]

Published: 5/9/2012

Attorney speaks on social media

The Mohawk Valley Society of Human Resource Management will meet at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, in The Radisson Hotel, 200 Genesee St., Utica. The cost to attend is $25, $20 for members and $10 for stu... [more...]

Published: 5/9/2012

State Attorney General speaks in Oneida on May 17

ONEIDA — State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman will speak at the third annual James and Dolley Madison Dinner Thursday, May 17 at the Kallet Civic Center in Oneida. A highlight of t... [more...]

Published: 5/9/2012

Poets gather Thursday

Thursday at 7:30 p.m. the Utica Poet’s Society has a meeting and reading in the Tramontane Cafe 1105 Lincoln Ave., Utica, hosted by Gregory Scott Mirell. [more...]

Published: 5/9/2012

Flying lessons brought home

Cleveland Elementary students and Camden Head Start children were thrilled and inspired by an airborne visit Tuesday, from a U.S. Navy plane commanded by a Clevelander who has never stopped connect... [more...]

Published: 5/9/2012

Utica Zoo Mother’s Day is Donovan the Lion Cub Day

The Utica Zoo is inviting area residents to come celebrate Mother’s Day and Donovan the African lion cub’s first birthday this weekend. Visitors will get to sign Donovan’s bir... [more...]

Published: 5/9/2012

Oriskany school budget proposes to shift staff

ORISKANY — During Monday’s public hearing on the proposed 2012-13 budget of $13,454,307, which calls for a $506,964, or 3.92 percent spending increase, Superintendent Gregory K. Kelahan... [more...]

Published: 5/9/2012

RFA senior made right move to goalie

Looking back to the time when Rome Free Academy senior RJ Ferrucci began his lacrosse career as an inexperienced starting goaltender and comparing it to where he is now is hard to believe. In f... [more...]

Published: 5/9/2012

Quilt club meets

NEW HARTFORD — The Mohawk Valley Quilt Club meets Monday, May 14, from 7-9 p.m. in the First United Methodist Church, 105 Genessee St. Guest speaker Pat Knoechal will show quilts, techniq... [more...]

Published: 5/9/2012

O’Neill, Benscher, Fuller exhibits open Thursday

Three exhibits open with a free adult reception from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Rome Art And Community Center, 308 W. Bloomfield St. The shows feature the works of award-winning watercolori... [more...]

Published: 5/9/2012

Building permit

City of Rome, 411 S. George St., $15,000, rehabilitate tax-foreclosed single-family dwelling in accordance with a rehabilitation agreement. [more...]

Published: 5/9/2012

Wizard of Oz movie in Dunham Library

WHITESBORO — Dunham Public Library, 76 Main St., will have a host of programs in the coming week, including some advice for Mother’s Day. Scheduled are: ¿ Scrapbooking Your... [more...]

Published: 5/9/2012

Oswego dedicates statue
to former Rome doctor

OSWEGO — The Oswego Town Historical Society will dedicate the Dr. Mary E. Walker statue at 10 a.m. on Saturday, in front of the Town Hall, 2320 County Route 7. The event is free and open to t... [more...]

Published: 5/9/2012

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning numbers drawn Tuesday Evening: Daily: 9, 7, 9, Lucky Sum: 25. WinFour: 5, 5, 2, 3, Lucky Sum: 15. Mega Millions: 02, 06, 08, 18, 51, Mega Ball: 19. ... [more...]

Published: 5/9/2012

Cloudy give way;
breezy, high of 60

Tonight — Cloudy. A chance of showers — Mainly in the evening. Lows in the mid 40s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent. Thursday — Mostly cloudy in the mor... [more...]

Published: 5/9/2012

More jail and fees for lesson not yet learned

After six days in county jail didn’t seem to curb the domestic violence, a 24-year-old man has been sent back to lockup for an entire month for two additional attacks on his girlfriend. S... [more...]

Published: 5/9/2012

Jervis Library receives $134,000 grant for teen services, conservation, and security

Planned improvements at Jervis Public Library have been given a boost from a $134,000 state construction grant. The money will be used for a teen services center, energy-conservation measures a... [more...]

Published: 5/9/2012

Oneida plant sale
begins Thursday

ONEIDA — St. Patrick’s School will hold its annual Mother’s Day plant and flower sale on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, May 10-12 at Welton Motors on Route 5. The sale will fe... [more...]

Published: 5/9/2012

Funeral notices

BOYD — Jewel S. Boyd, 90, of Rome, on May 8, 2012. Services 11 a.m. Friday at First Presbyterian Church. Burial Rome Cemetery. Calling hours 5-8 p.m. Thursday at Prince-Boyd & Hyatt Home ... [more...]

Published: 5/9/2012

Jewel Corrigan Boyd

Jewel Corrigan Boyd, 90, formerly of E. Linden St., Rome died Tuesday, May 08, 2012 at Bethany Gardens. She was born March 1, 1922 in Rochester, NY the daughter of Raymond Charles and Ann Corrigan ... [more...]

Published: 5/9/2012

Oneida County Airport weather report for Tuesday

Temperatures: 51 to 60 Normal Range: 39 to 62 Records: 27(1956), 85(1904) Rainfall: 1.31" Monthly rainfall: 4.87" Rainfall for year: 11.62" Sunset today: 8:12... [more...]

Published: 5/9/2012

Terrence ‘Terry’ Sholek

ROME, BROOKLYN, DEERFIELD BEACH, FL — Terrence (Terry) S. Sholek, age 70, passed away on March 11, 2012 at John U. Lloyd State Park, Dania Beach, Florida. The cause of death was accidental dr... [more...]

Published: 5/9/2012

US Airways seeks different landing

US Airways startled the airline industry in recent days with the announcement that it has agreements with three of American Airlines’ labor unions to support a proposed merger. Management... [more...]

Published: 5/9/2012

Scattered Goddesses unveiling on May 16

HAMILTON — The Colgate Bookstore will host a book launch and discussion with Professor Padma Kaimal, author of the new art history book Scattered Goddesses: Travels with the Yoginis. The even... [more...]

Published: 5/9/2012

Weaving for Movies topic on May 17

CLINTON — The Foothills Weaving and Fiber Arts Guild meets at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 17 in St. James Episcopal Church, 9 Williams St. The program is Weaving for the Movies by Rabbit Goody of T... [more...]

Published: 5/9/2012

Westmoreland readers, pool to benefit

NEW HARTFORD — A Barnes and Nobles Book Fair, hosted by the Anna Neuman Kunz Memorial Summer Reading Program, will be held from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday in theBarnes and Nobles, Consumer Sq... [more...]

Published: 5/9/2012

Herkimer museum opens Saturday

HERKIMER — The Herkimer Community Museum, contiguous to the Frank J. Basloe Library building in Herkimer, will hold a grand opening celebration on Saturday. The festivities will begin wit... [more...]

Published: 5/9/2012

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 8:45 a.m. 801 N. James St., smoke. 9:35 a.m. 105 W. Linden St., first aid. 10:35 a.m. 100 W. Court st., first aid. 10:53 a.m. 376 Park Drive ... [more...]

Published: 5/9/2012

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 6:19 a.m. Clark Mills and New York Mills, Woods Highway, Whitestown, investigate. 7:27 a.m. Westernville, Route 26, pole fire. 9 a.m. Yorkville, ... [more...]

Published: 5/9/2012

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 1:07 a.m. Route 69, Whitestown, abandoned call. 4:46 a.m. Hangar Road, assist. 7:01 a.m. Route 26, Ava, mischief. 8:03 a.m. Hangar Road, assi... [more...]

Published: 5/9/2012

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 12:49 a.m. Route 12, Trenton, alarm. 11:52 a.m. BOCES, Verona, attempt to locate. 12:42 p.m. Route 365, Verona, accident. 1:37 p.m. Hulser Ro... [more...]

Published: 5/9/2012

Easement sought for Mohawk trail

The City of Rome is seeking an approximately 1,400-foot-long and at least 20-foot-wide easement from the Rome school district behind Staley Upper Elementary School, for part of a long-proposed Moha... [more...]

Published: 5/9/2012

Certificate of authenticity on Kirkland Picasso is a fake

CLINTON — A supposedly autographed lithograph by famed artist Pablo Picasso on display at the Kirkland Art Center has been revealed as counterfeit. The Picasso lithograph was part of the ... [more...]

Published: 5/9/2012

Wyman’s name added to wall in Albany

The name of slain Oneida County Sheriff’s Deputy Kurt B. Wyman was added to a memorial wall of fallen officers in Albany during an annual Remembrance Ceremony on Tuesday. Back home, Wyman... [more...]

Published: 5/9/2012

Charged for meth and equipment to make more

CANASTOTA — A 36-year-old Madison County man was charged with possessing methamphetamine and portable meth lab equipment while parked at the municipal pool on Monday. Oneida-based state p... [more...]

Published: 5/9/2012

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Tuesday 12:23 a.m. N. James St., contempt. 7:27 a.m. Black River Blvd., accident. 8:14 a.m. Black River Blvd., attempt to loc... [more...]

Published: 5/9/2012

Accused of not returning car to dealer after test drive

ONEIDA — A Rome man is accused of taking a car for a test drive from a Madison County dealership and then never coming back. Police said Richard E. Lighthall, 56, of Canal Street, took th... [more...]

Published: 5/9/2012

25-year-old charged with harassment and trespass

A 25-year-old man is accused of barging into another man’s West Fox Street apartment early Sunday morning and then refusing to leave. Police said Jesse A. Moore, of 100 E. Garden St., wal... [more...]

Published: 5/9/2012

Lee talk on Lynn Tractor

TOWN OF LEE — The Lynn Tractor Company will be the topic for the town’s latest Historical Lecture Series presentation Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Town Hall, 5808 Stokes-Lee Center Road, a... [more...]

Published: 5/9/2012

Woman’s car crashes into field

MARTINSBURG — A 73-year-old woman is in fair condition this morning after her motor vehicle crashed into a field in Lewis County Monday. Sheriff’s deputies said Elaine B. Cieslak, o... [more...]

Published: 5/9/2012

‘Give Me Music!’ written for chorale

"Give Me Music!" is the message the Oneida Area Civic Chorale will proclaim when it presents a new musical composition at the final concert of the 2011-2012 season. That song, by comp... [more...]

Published: 5/9/2012

Contribution of future farmers celebrated at Verona convention

VERONA — More than 1,200 students, teachers and guests from throughout the state descended upon the Vernon-Verona-Sherrill community to participate in the New York State Future Farmers of Ame... [more...]

Published: 5/9/2012

Westmoreland district days off

WESTMORELAND — The Westmoreland Central School District will have no school on Friday, May 25 and Tuesday, May 29 due to unused emergency days. [more...]

Published: 5/9/2012

Tabloid Tales of the Past

May 9, 2002 The Board of Education has narrowed the search for new superintendent to three people. The finalists are George Kiley, former superintendent in Geneva; Thomas Gallagher, superintend... [more...]

Published: 5/9/2012

1.NOTEBOOK

Rome’s Colgan receives track and field honor BROCKPORT — Rome Free Academy graduate Dustin Colgan was named the Most Outstanding Field Athlete at the State University of New York At... [more...]

Published: 5/9/2012

RFA falls to West Genesee

The Rome Free Academy boys lacrosse team suffered a major setback on Tuesday night by dropping to a 16-3 loss to visiting West Genesee at the Stadium. Jake Gulla put in both a goal and an assis... [more...]

Published: 5/9/2012

Meetings

THURSDAY Board of Estimate and Contract, 3 p.m. Council Chambers, City Hall, 198 N. Washington St. Jervis Public Library Trustees, 4:30 p.m. In library, 613 N. Washington St. Holland Pa... [more...]

Published: 5/9/2012

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... Professional Baseball — International League: Durham at Syracuse, 7. Scholastic girls Softball — South Lewis at Lowville, 7. Thursday&rsq... [more...]

Published: 5/9/2012

Kids Bowl Free coupons
start at King Pin Lanes

King Pin Lanes is one of over a thousand locations nationwide teaming with KidsBowlFree.com to provide youngsters with two free games of bowling every day all summer. During the summer of 2011 ... [more...]

Published: 5/9/2012

A night with a living legend

VERONA — The Central New York crowd came out in full force on Tuesday night to meet and greet former Major League Baseball player Russell Earl "Bucky" Dent, who hit one of the most ... [more...]

Published: 5/9/2012

Boxing Hall of Fame welcomes Ex-NFL star

CANASTOTA — The International Boxing Fall of Fame announced that 1991 Heisman Trophy winner and Super Bowl XXXI Most Valuable Player Desmond Howard has been named the Grand Marshal of the 23r... [more...]

Published: 5/9/2012

National Pastel Exhibit opens View summer season

OLD FORGE — View, 3273 State Route 28, launches its summer season of exhibitions with the opening reception for the 8th Annual Northeast National Pastel Exhibition on Friday from 5-7 p.m. Awa... [more...]

Published: 5/9/2012
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