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$1.4 million water meter upgrade tabled

Led by the mayor, the Board of Estimate and Contract Thursday tabled a proposal to spend $1.4 million to upgrade the city’s commercial water meter system. The proposal, approved by the Co... [more...]

Published: 5/12/2012

Free lunch on May 19

Saturday’s Bounty, a free lunch offered to the community, will be held on Saturday, May 19, in the First United Methodist Church, 400 N. George St. The meal will be served from 11:30 a.m.-1 p... [more...]

Published: 5/12/2012

Lee church dinner May 19

TOWN OF LEE — The Lee United Methodist Church, Route 69, Town of Lee will hold a roast pork with homemade dressing supper on Saturday, May 19, starting at 4:30 p.m. Prices are adults $8, ... [more...]

Published: 5/12/2012

County legislators dwell on MV Psych Center downsizing

The proposed downsizing of the Mohawk Valley Psychiatric center in Utica was a recurring topic at Wednesday’s meeting of the county Board of Legislators. The planned shutdown of two adult... [more...]

Published: 5/12/2012

Pinnacle Road bridge named for Jack Williams

PARIS — The Pinnacle Road bridge in the town has been named in honor of the late John "Jack" Williams, a former county public works commissioner and a county legislator before that.... [more...]

Published: 5/12/2012

Salvation Army sending
20 to summer camp

The Salvation Army is preparing for its annual summer camping sessions that benefit children from disadvantaged circumstances in the Rome area. It costs $600 to send a child to camp for a week.... [more...]

Published: 5/12/2012

Roman named Utica College salutatorian

Meredith Merchant of Rome has been named salutatorian of the Utica College Class of 2012, a narrow second to New York Mills native Raymond Fryc who was named valedictorian. Fryc will speak at t... [more...]

Published: 5/12/2012

Spring celebration Wednesday

CLINTON — A Spring Celebration Salad Smorgasbord Luncheon will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Clinton United Methodist Church, 105 Utica Road. The cost is $8. There... [more...]

Published: 5/12/2012

Soccer and baseball in play at Lee Town Board meeting

TOWN OF LEE — Funding request disputes involving adult soccer and youth tee-ball at the town park were in play this week before the Town Board, resulting in one approval and one tabling. ... [more...]

Published: 5/12/2012

V. Margaret Rushton

V. Margaret Rushton, 90, of Rome, passed away on Friday, May 11, 2012, at Rome Memorial Hospital with her loving family at her side. She was born on June 18, 1921, in Stourport-on-Serven, England, ... [more...]

Published: 5/12/2012

Submit church news for Saturday’s pages

News from churches or church-related groups for the Religion Today pages, published on Saturdays, can be e-mailed to living@RNY.com or mailed to Daily Sentinel - Living, PO Box 471, Rome, NY 13442-... [more...]

Published: 5/12/2012

Owens to repay over $22,000 for Taiwan trip

Congressman William Owens is paying back more than $22,000 to the sponsor of a trip that he and his wife took to Taiwan last December, after a news report Thursday said the visit was organized by l... [more...]

Published: 5/12/2012

Funeral notices

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

Published: 5/12/2012

Oneida County Airport weather report for Friday

Temperatures: 34 to 63 Normal Range: 43 to 67 Records: 26(1966), 89(1895) Rainfall: 0" Monthly rainfall: 4.99" Rainfall for year: 11.74" Sunset today: 8:15 ... [more...]

Published: 5/12/2012

Off The Wall performs in Camden May 19

CAMDEN — Trinity Church features Off the Wall, at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 19, for the Trinity Community Coffee House, 98 Main St. A free will offering for performers will be taken in lieu of an ... [more...]

Published: 5/12/2012

Sales in Verona Thursday, Friday

VERONA — Household and Bake Sales will be held Thursday, and Friday from 9-4, Verona First Presbyterian Church, corner of Main Street and Rock Road. There will be a selection of good used... [more...]

Published: 5/12/2012

Re-elect experienced board members

As a parent and a former teacher/tutor in the Rome school system, I am writing for three reasons. First, I believe the Rome schools have always provided an excellent education. Obviously, good ... [more...]

Published: 5/12/2012

Westmoreland serves roast pork

WESTMORELAND — Westmoreland United Methodist Church, 7286 W Main St., will hold a roast pork with dressing dinner from 4:30 p.m. until sold out Thursday. The cost is $10 for adults; $5 fo... [more...]

Published: 5/12/2012

Cathedral launches online store
for church products

Cathedral Corp. has launched parishessentials.com, a new online store featuring the company’s church-related products, a recognition of "the increasing demand on parish administrators&rs... [more...]

Published: 5/12/2012

Rome romps to baseball win

The Rome Free Academy junior varsity baseball team scored a 17-1 victory over Syracuse East during a game played at Nottingham High School on Friday. Jarred Luczak picked up the win on the moun... [more...]

Published: 5/12/2012

RFA girls set school records during Oneida Invitational track meet

The Rome Free Academy girls track and field squad set several school records on their way to a second-place finish at the Oneida Invitational Track and Field Meet on Friday, while the RFA boys squa... [more...]

Published: 5/12/2012

Blair leads Wings in rout of Remsen

Josh Blair got the win on the mound and drove in two RBIs to lead the Rome Catholic baseball squad to a 13-0 rout over Center State Conference Division IV foe Remsen on Friday at DeLutis Field. ... [more...]

Published: 5/12/2012

Knights shut down Bucs in Senior Night triumph

On a night when 10 seniors for the Rome Free Academy boys lacrosse team were honored, it was those veterans who were shining the brightest on Friday night at the Stadium in the last regular season ... [more...]

Published: 5/12/2012

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning state Lottery numbers selected Thursday in the midday drawing: Daily: 1, 4, 8; Lucky Sum: 13; WinFour: 5, 8, 2, 9; Lucky Sum: 24. Here are the winning e... [more...]

Published: 5/12/2012

Three sales on two days in Verona

VERONA — The Verona United Methodist Church, Main Street, is hosting a garage, plant and bake sale on Friday and Saturday, May 19, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Lunch will be served both days from 1... [more...]

Published: 5/12/2012

Reserve for VVS senior dinner

VERONA — Vernon-Verona-Sherrill High School Student Council will hold an Appreciation Dinner honoring the community’s senior citizens at 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 23 at the Sheveron Communi... [more...]

Published: 5/12/2012

Returning soldiers given medals

Local soldiers who received Army Commendation medals are: Sgt. Frank Berwick, of Rome; Spc. Robert Annarino, of Taberg; and Spc. Ronald Sanganetti, of Camden. They got the honors when soldiers ... [more...]

Published: 5/12/2012

Matthais Ensenat

Matthais Ensenat, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday May 8, 2012, after a long battle with brain cancer at age 56. He was predeceased by his father Matthias Ensenat. He is survived by his lo... [more...]

Published: 5/12/2012

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: 5/12/2012

Completes basic

Air Force Airman Cody V. Gydesen, son of Katrina Biro of Lee Center Taberg Road, Taberg, has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman is a 2... [more...]

Published: 5/12/2012

Cloudy but warm;
high in the 70s

Tonight — Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows around 50. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Sunday — Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 70s. West winds 5 to 10 mph b... [more...]

Published: 5/12/2012

Mom, you’re the greatest

When you compare the Bible passage dedicated to motherhood and then place your own mother next to her then I am sure you will find like I did that my mother didn’t quite measure up to the mot... [more...]

Published: 5/12/2012

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning state Lottery numbers selected Friday in the midday drawing: Daily: 2, 8, 8; Lucky Sum: 18; WinFour: 3, 3, 9, 3; Lucky Sum: 18. Here are the winning eve... [more...]

Published: 5/12/2012

Speedway to hold special program in honor of Michaels

VERNON — The modified series features have gone down to the wire each week at Utica-Rome Speedway with late race victory passes, considering the talent-filled field. On Sunday, the field ... [more...]

Published: 5/12/2012

Coon and Vera earn top Camden honors

CAMDEN — High school seniors Aubrey Coon and Anna Vera have earned top academic honors for the Class of 2012. Coon, valedictorian with a grade point average of 98.79, is the daughter of G... [more...]

Published: 5/12/2012

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: 5/12/2012

Men’s softball begins season with 33 teams

(Editor’s note: Diamond Dust is a weekly report of action in the Rome Men’s Softball Association compiled by league player and board member Jim Rizio. It spotlights feature games and st... [more...]

Published: 5/12/2012

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... Professional Harness racing — Vernon Downs, first post 6:55. Sunday’s Schedule... Professional Auto racing — Utica-Rome Speedway, r... [more...]

Published: 5/12/2012

Tabloid Tales of the Past

May 12, 2002 Jury selection was under way in County Court for the manslaughter trial of former Assistant Lairdsville Fire Chief Alan G. Baird III in connection with September’s fatal fire... [more...]

Published: 5/12/2012

MEETINGS

MONDAY 2nd and 3rd Wards Neighborhood Watch, 6:30 p.m. South Rome Senior Center, 112 Ridge St. Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Authority, 4:30 p.m. Authority offices, 1600 Genesee St., Utica. ... [more...]

Published: 5/12/2012

DWI charge

TOWN OF TRENTON — A Rome woman was charged with drunken driving early this morning after law enforcers found her weaving across the double solid center lines on Mappa Avenue. Remsen-based... [more...]

Published: 5/12/2012

Two charged in DWIs

A 21-year-old man who registered a blood alcohol content of more than twice the legal threshold was found with his car running in a stranger’s driveway early this morning. Police said Kyl... [more...]

Published: 5/12/2012

Teen arrested in harassing grandmother

A teenager has been charged with hurling a toaster and a chair at the wall of his grandmother’s house during an argument. Police said Brandon M. Williams, 18, of 27 Cherrywood Lane, was i... [more...]

Published: 5/12/2012

Two rescued on Oneida Lake

ONEIDA LAKE — Two people were rescued off Oneida Lake Friday night after rescue personnel said their boat wouldn’t start. A 9-1-1 call for a boat in distress was received at 8:49 p.... [more...]

Published: 5/12/2012

iPod snatched
at high school

TOWN OF TURIN — A Lewis County teenager is accused of stealing an iPod music player from a South Lewis school. Sheriff’s deputies said Johnathan D. Nellenback, 17, of 3636 River Roa... [more...]

Published: 5/12/2012

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Friday 2:16 a.m. W. Liberty St., animal. 4:19 a.m. Park Drive Manor II, domestic. 6:04 a.m. W. Dominick St., attempt to locat... [more...]

Published: 5/12/2012

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Friday 8:45 a.m. 219 Depeyster St., first aid. 9:13 a.m. 323 Expense St., first aid. 10:26 a.m. 334 E. BLoomfield St., gas leak. 1:27 p.m. 101 W. Fox... [more...]

Published: 5/12/2012

Fairgrounds, beach among tourism grants

The county fair, a tourism railroad and county market are among this year’s recipients of marketing grants awarded by Oneida County Tourism. A total of 20 grants ranging from $6,000 to $1... [more...]

Published: 5/12/2012

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Friday 10:09 a.m. New Hartford and Edwards Ambulance, Campion Road, accident. 4:22 p.m. New Hartford, Gilbert Road, alarm. 5 p.m. Forestport, Dustin Road... [more...]

Published: 5/12/2012

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Friday 1:38 a.m. River Road, Marcy, assault. 2:25 a.m. Rome-New London Road, alarm. 7:37 a.m. Rome-Westmoreland Road, car/deer. 8:37 a.m. School St.,... [more...]

Published: 5/12/2012

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Friday 1:45 a.m. River Road, Marcy, assault. 2:26 a.m. Rome-New London Road, alarm. 2:36 a.m. Valley Road, Whitestown, assist. 3:48 a.m. Parker St., ... [more...]

Published: 5/12/2012
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