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Bosco authorized for 16-21 age men

The state Office of Children & Family Services has certified John Bosco House as an authorized transitional independent living program. It can now offer residential services for young men ages 16 t... [more...]

Published: 5/10/2012

A green heron ready to open Delta Lake State Park

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Published: 5/10/2012

Dinner at Elks

BOONVILLE — The Boonville Elks Relay for Life Mothers Day Dinner Sunday serves from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Elks Lodge, 281 Route 12. Cost is $8 for adults; $5 age 5 to 12; under 5 eat fr... [more...]

Published: 5/10/2012

Pancakes in Boonville

BOONVILLE — An all-you-can-eat Mother’s Day Pancake Breakfast with maple syrup will be served Sunday from 7 a.m. to noon in the Firehouse, Church Street. Prices are adults $7, child... [more...]

Published: 5/10/2012

Stetson stepping down as football coach at Hamilton

CLINTON — Hamilton College’s football coach since 2006, Steve Stetson, has announced he is stepping down from that position to become Hamilton’s head men’s and women’s... [more...]

Published: 5/10/2012

Free Irish Session Wednesday in Mill

Craobh Dugan, the local branch of Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann, holds a free, public traditional Irish music session Wednesday in the Mill, 601 E.Dominick St. Listeners are welcome. All musician... [more...]

Published: 5/10/2012

Big Band concert Saturday aids Humane Society

Steve Falvo’s Easy Money Big Band performs at 7 p.m. in the Capitol Theatre, 220 W. Dominick St., to benefit the Humane Society of Rome’s building fund. Proceeds will go toward a ne... [more...]

Published: 5/10/2012

Senator to visit MVCC center

U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, NY-D, will be in Rome tomorrow to announce legislation to provide education and job training for young veterans and streamline certification processes for civilian job... [more...]

Published: 5/10/2012

County cans coroners; change comes Jan. 1

If all goes to plan, Oneida County will have an appointed medical examiner system in place by Jan. 1 to handle unattended or suspicious deaths. Following Wednesday’s mostly party-line 16-... [more...]

Published: 5/10/2012

Moose Lodge sale nixed; water meter upgrades OK’d

The seven-member Common Council unanimously defeated a proposal to purchase the former Moose Club lodge and turn it into a restaurant. At the meeting Wednesday, the council rejected a proposal ... [more...]

Published: 5/10/2012

Ride of Silence Wednesday

NEW HARTFORD — The Ride of Silence in Utica will take place Wednesday as part of a nation-wide effort to remind motorists to share the road with bicyclists. Utica-area cyclists participat... [more...]

Published: 5/10/2012

RFA sweeps to crowns

The Rome Free Academy boys and girls track and field teams both finished undefeated at 6-0 during the regular season and claimed Tri-Valley League titles along the way. The RFA boys hit the roa... [more...]

Published: 5/10/2012

Oriskany cruises to Center State win over Old Forge

Pat Manna pitched a three-hit shutout while Oriskany pounded out 18 hits during a 16-0 dismantling of Center State Conference Division IV foe Old Forge on Wednesday. The Redskins, 5-1 in league... [more...]

Published: 5/10/2012

Area happenings

REMINDERS: Tonight Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Sunday, 2 p.m. Rogers and Hammerstein’s production of State Fair, Holland Patent High School. $10, $7 for students and seniors 65 and older. All Su... [more...]

Published: 5/10/2012

Pancakes aid
AAU basketball

A pancake breakfast fundraiser from 8:30 a.m. ­ 11 a.m. Saturday will benefit youngsters in the AAU Basketball Program. The $8 breakfast in gym B of the Rome Y, 301 W. Bloomfield St., includes ... [more...]

Published: 5/10/2012

Phylactic plays Friday

Friday at 8 p.m. Phylactic:2012: The Year of Phylactic, plays in the Tramontane Cafe 1105 Lincoln Ave., Utica, with no cover charge. Phylactic is a three-piece band "bringing a different k... [more...]

Published: 5/10/2012

LEAH presents free play May 18

The Rome Chapter of Loving Education at Home — LEAH — presents a free, public play "The Case of the Pilfered Painting" at 7 p.m. Friday, May 18. It’s in the Alliance... [more...]

Published: 5/10/2012

Jazz singers’ concert benefits Relay for Life

The vocal jazz quintet "Standards Plus" performs a benefit concert for "Relay for Life" at First Presbyterian Church, 108 West Court St., at 7 p.m. Friday. Admission is free... [more...]

Published: 5/10/2012

Sales in New London

NEW LONDON — New London Methodist Church, County Highway 50, will hold a Rummage and Bake Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 12. There will be free coffee and doughnuts served. [more...]

Published: 5/10/2012

Wildflower at coffeehouse Saturday

HOLLAND PATENT — Wildflower sings in the Park Coffee House at 8 p.m. Saturady. Admission is $8. Homemade refreshments are available in a candle lit coffee house setting. Organizers sa... [more...]

Published: 5/10/2012

Man faces 16 sex abuse charges

TOWN OF VERONA — An Oswego County man is facing 16 sex abuse charges accused of abusing a 12-year-old girl over a four-month period. Frederick C. Kimball Jr., 47, of Pennellville, was ind... [more...]

Published: 5/10/2012

Three robberies probed in Utica

Three robberies over the course of three days in Utica are under investigation by the city police to see if there is a link. Anyone with information about the thefts or the attempted theft are ... [more...]

Published: 5/10/2012

Three head shops taken down for illegal synthetic drugs

ONEIDA — More than $100,000 worth of synthetic drugs were seized during three drug raids at The Stash House head shop franchises in Madison and Onondaga counties Tuesday. Five people were... [more...]

Published: 5/10/2012

Rabbit class Saturday

You can learn about rabbits and bunnies from Joanne Cronan-Hamoy, at Rabbit Care 101 from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Humane Society, 6247 Lamphear Road. For information, visit www.humanesocietyrom... [more...]

Published: 5/10/2012

Building permit

City of Rome, 611 W. Thomas St., $15,000, rehabilitate tax-foreclosed single-family dwelling in accordance with rehabilitation agreement. [more...]

Published: 5/10/2012

Re-elect Davis to school board

Our community is truly fortunate to have Mary O. Davis as a Rome school board candidate. Mary Davis has served selflessly on the Rome school board for the past nine years. She has been an advocate ... [more...]

Published: 5/10/2012

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Wednesday 12:40 a.m. St. Peter’s Ave., investigate. 3:23 a.m. W. Fox St., domestic. 5:38 a.m. Park Drive Manor, harassm... [more...]

Published: 5/10/2012

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Wednesday 8 a.m. 7803 Brooks Road, alarm. 8:02 a.m. E. Dominick St., accident. 8:53 a.m. 933 W. Dominick St., first aid. 11:12 a.m. 203 Rockwell Ave.... [more...]

Published: 5/10/2012

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Wednesday 12:49 a.m. AmCare Ambulance, St. Peter’s Ave., transport. 8:01 a.m. AmCare Ambulance, E. Dominick St., accident. 10:07 p.m. COCVAC Ambula... [more...]

Published: 5/10/2012

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Wednesday 1:14 a.m. Park Ave., Holland Patent, domestic. 4:43 a.m. New Hartford St., New Hartford, trespass. 8:14 a.m. Cleary Ave., Westmoreland, burglar... [more...]

Published: 5/10/2012

Edna M. Cyr

BOONVILLE — Edna M. Cyr, 80, a native and life resident of Boonville, passed away on Thursday, March 8, 2012, at Sunset Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Boonville, after a short illness. ... [more...]

Published: 5/10/2012

Richard A. Talerico Sr.

Richard A. Talerico Sr., 62, of Pulaski and formerly of Rome passed away Tuesday May 8, 2012, at University Hospital in Syracuse. Born October 27, 1949 in Rome, he was a son of Anthony D. and Mary ... [more...]

Published: 5/10/2012

Charles F. Butler

Charles F. "Charlie" Butler, of Stanley, NC, and formerly of Rome, passed away on Tuesday, May 8, 2012. He was preceded in death by his parents, former Rome Police Detective Harry E. and ... [more...]

Published: 5/10/2012

Funeral notices

ALLEN — Christine P. Allen, 62, of Boonville, on May 9, 2012. Services 2:30 p.m. at Trainor Funeral Home, 143 Schuyler St. Boonville. Calling hours 12:30­2:30 p.m. Saturday. Contr... [more...]

Published: 5/10/2012

Christine P. Allen

BOONVILLE — Christine P. Allen, 62, a wife of James, and resident of Wheelock Drive, since 1977, passed away after a short illness on Wednesday, May 9, 2012, at St. Luke’s Memorial Hosp... [more...]

Published: 5/10/2012

Roger L. Anderson

Roger L. Anderson, USAF CMSGT, retired, passed away peacefully May 8, 2012, with his loving family at his side. He was born February 22, 1935, in Erie, PA, a son of the late Gustaf Anderson and... [more...]

Published: 5/10/2012

Ward Wolcott

Ward Walter Wolcott was born December 13th, 1925 in Holland Patent on the old family farm and is the son of William and Edna Wolcott. He passed away surrounded by his loving family on May 9th, 2012... [more...]

Published: 5/10/2012

Oneida County Airport
weather report for Wednesday

Temperatures: 53 to 67 Normal Range: 39 to 62 Records: 26(1950), 83(1965) Rainfall: .09" Monthly rainfall: 4.96" Rainfall for year: 11.71" Sunset today: 8:13 ... [more...]

Published: 5/10/2012

Mostly sunny;
highs in mid 60s

Tonight — Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers in the evening — Then partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers after midnight. Lows around 40. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gu... [more...]

Published: 5/10/2012

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning numbers drawn Wednesday Evening: Daily: 4, 4, 5, Lucky Sum: 13. WinFour: 4, 5, 2, 1, Lucky S um: 12. Lotto: 01, 06, 13, 26, 40, 55, Bonus: 15. Here ... [more...]

Published: 5/10/2012

Several ways
to help family

BRIDGEWATER — Fund-raisers will help Bobby and Eleanor Holmes fund a $40,000 home expansion to accommodate an elderly parent and five great-grandchildren the couple adopted to keep together. ... [more...]

Published: 5/10/2012

Bringing farm wisdom to city folk

VERONA — If a maple tree grew in Brooklyn, these students would tap it. Eleven Vernon-Verona-Sherrill Future Farmers of America students will travel to New York City to promote maple awarenes... [more...]

Published: 5/10/2012

Riggies aid relay team Wednesday

The American Cancer Society Relay for Life Team Ellinger will host a Chicken Riggie Dinner fund-raiser from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday in Boyz from Italy, 262 W. Dominick St. Cost is $15 per person. Ta... [more...]

Published: 5/10/2012

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Wednesday 1:14 a.m. Park Ave., Holland Patent, domestic. 6:39 a.m. Route 12, Trenton, abandoned call. 7:52 a.m. Route 26, Lee, burglary. 9:26 a.m. Pa... [more...]

Published: 5/10/2012

Theft of purse earns three months in jail

Taking his girlfriend’s purse during an argument has cost a 21-year-old man three months in jail. Jordani Cruz, of 216 E. Thomas St., was sentenced by City Court Judge Daniel C. Wilson Mo... [more...]

Published: 5/10/2012

$10,000 grant to John Bosco House

John Bosco House, Inc. has been awarded a grant of $10,000 from The Utica National Group Foundation. John Bosco House is central New York’s only transitional housing program for homeless ... [more...]

Published: 5/10/2012

‘Fantasticks’ opens on stage at Rome Community Theater

TOWN OF LEE — Rome Community Theater, 8911 Turin Road, presents "The Fantasticks" opening tonight at 7:30 p.m. It runs tonight through Saturday, and May 18 and 19 at 7:30 p.m. and a... [more...]

Published: 5/10/2012

O’Brien and Hyde clinch top Adirondack academic honors

BOONVILLE — Adirondack High School seniors Kelly O’Brien and Austyn C. Hyde have earned top academic honors for the Class of 2012. O’Brien, valedictorian with a grade point av... [more...]

Published: 5/10/2012

Rome JVs top Proctor in baseball

The Rome Free Academy junior varsity baseball squad went on their way to record a 8-1 triumph over Proctor High of Utica at DeLutis Field on Wednesday afternoon. Ian Hetherington recorded two h... [more...]

Published: 5/10/2012

Cincinnati Creek brings bluegrass

REMSEN — The bluegrass band Cincinnati Creek, with Lori Thompson, Cathy Martin, Chris Pepe and Gary Dygert, will be performing at 7:00 PM on Friday, MAY 18, at the Performing and Visual Arts ... [more...]

Published: 5/10/2012

Building permit

Lori A. Yaddow, 111 Mill St., $9,000, rehabilitate single-family home as per agreement with the city. [more...]

Published: 5/10/2012

Tabloid Tales of the Past

May 10, 2002 The one-day K-Rockathon concert won’t be coming to Griffiss Business and Technology Park this summer. The fallout from a closed meeting Thursday afternoon is that the annual ... [more...]

Published: 5/10/2012

MEETINGS

FRIDAY Annsville Planning Board, 6:30 p.m. "Working" meeting on Town Survey Results. Town Hall, 9196 Main St., Taberg. [more...]

Published: 5/10/2012

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... Professional Baseball — International League: Durham at Syracuse, 7. Harness racing — Vernon Downs, first post 6:55. Scholastic girls Lac... [more...]

Published: 5/10/2012

College Notebook

RFA grad places 19th in NCAA Regionals CONOVER, N.C. — Rome Free Academy graduate and Newberry College senior golfer Matthew Campbell completed his collegiate career with a 1-over-par 73 ... [more...]

Published: 5/10/2012
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