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Teen charged for Steak House fight

VERONA — A teen-ager has been charged for fighting at Joel’s Front Yard Steak House. Sheriff’s deputies said Brandon S. Steates, 17, of Hill Road, Verona, punched out another ... [more...]

Published: 5/17/2012

Fight alleged when asked to clean

A fight between a man and his girlfriend on Shankenberry Avenue led to criminal charges, all because he was told to clean his room, according to the victim. Bail was posted at $1,000 cash Tuesd... [more...]

Published: 5/17/2012

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Wednesday 12:05 a.m. Depeyster St., hit and run. 12:27 a.m. N. Madison St., harassment. 1:24 a.m. W. Pine St., open door/wind... [more...]

Published: 5/17/2012

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Wednesday 8:21 a.m. 200 W. Dominick St., vehicle fire. 9:57 a.m. 1916 N. Madison St., first aid. 10:36 a.m. 525 Brooks Road, first aid. 12:04 p.m. 39... [more...]

Published: 5/17/2012

Waterville PE teacher found guilty of sex abuse

WATERVILLE — A former Waterville physical education teacher was found guilty of sexually abusing a student over the course of several years. David Lemery was also found not guilty of a mo... [more...]

Published: 5/17/2012

17-year-old girl found safe in Utica

TOWN OF VIENNA — Seventeen-year-old Amanda Akins, who had been reported missing earlier this week, was found safe in Utica on Wednesday. Sheriff’s deputies said Akins’ family ... [more...]

Published: 5/17/2012

Crash releases natural gas

NEW HARTFORD — A large quantity of natural gas leaked onto Commercial Drive Wednesday afternoon when a 90-year-old driver crashed into Empire Vision. Police said Audrey Percival, of New H... [more...]

Published: 5/17/2012

Caught after being caught on camera stealing camera

A 17-year-old has been charged with breaking into American Metal Stamping and Spinning after he was recognized in a security camera image. Police said Dustin A. Becraft, of 830 Croton St., was ... [more...]

Published: 5/17/2012

Accused for taking unauthorized nap

NEW HARTFORD — A 20-year-old man is accused of breaking into his mother’s house to take a nap on the couch early Wednesday morning. Police said Michael J.P. Mahl, of Chadwicks, broke th... [more...]

Published: 5/17/2012

Utica teen charged with stealing SUV

NEW HARTFORD — A Utica teen-ager was charged with stealing a sports-utility vehicle early Wednesday after he was found driving it erratically on Route 5. Police said Rondale O. Jones, 19,... [more...]

Published: 5/17/2012

Winners and losers take election process to task

Winners and losers in the Board of Education election expressed reservations and concerns today about the process, which also drew objections from speakers at the board meeting Wednesday night. ... [more...]

Published: 5/17/2012

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Wednesday 1 a.m. Westernville, Hillside Road, wires down. 9:46 a.m. COCVAC Ambulance, Thruway, Westmoreland, transport. 12:24 p.m. New Hartford, Planet F... [more...]

Published: 5/17/2012

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Wednesday 12:18 a.m. Camden, missing person. 12:56 a.m. Old River Road, Barneveld, suspicious activity. 11:45 a.m. Horatio St., Deerfield, domestic. ... [more...]

Published: 5/17/2012

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Wednesday 1:43 a.m. Marble Road, Vernon, suspicious activity. 1:49 a.m. Turin Road, alarm. 2:50 a.m. Elmer Hill Road, assist. 3:07 a.m. Elm St., New ... [more...]

Published: 5/17/2012

Bellamy School presents Disney Spring Concert

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Published: 5/17/2012

Yachts return upstate for the summer

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RFA Jazz Band concert Tuesday

The RFA Jazz Band presents its annual concert on Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Rome Free Academy auditorium. Admission is free, but donations "will be gratefully appreciated." Along with t... [more...]

Published: 5/17/2012

Election twist: Davis, Fontana, Geiger win

In another turn for an unusual Board of Education election, unofficial results that saw Lenny Giardino elected Tuesday have been overturned, leaving the three winners as incumbents Mary Davis and J... [more...]

Published: 5/17/2012

Chorale marks 45 years with new song, some 1967 members

The Oneida Area Civic Chorale celebrates 45 years of making music with "If Music Be the Food of Love," a concert of songs about the joy of making music. The concert will be presented on S... [more...]

Published: 5/17/2012

Choreographers’ Showcase in Utica

The Choreographers’ Showcase is a dance concert featuring original works from 12 "emerging and established" choreographers from around the state. Performances will take place at the... [more...]

Published: 5/17/2012

Matching grant awarded to
St. Elizabeth’s

St. Elizabeth College of Nursing has been awarded $227,458 through the state’s Higher Education Capital Matching Grants Program. The Utica school will use the money to upgrade classroom t... [more...]

Published: 5/17/2012

Rome JVs score four times in seventh in baseball win

The Rome Free Academy junior varsity baseball team scored four runs in the top of the seventh inning to steal a 6-5 victory from host Cicero-North Syracuse on Wednesday. The Black Knights trail... [more...]

Published: 5/17/2012

Economic impact of snowmobiles assessed

An economic assessment by the SUNY Potsdam Institute for Applied Research shows that the sport of snowmobiling delivers an economic impact of more than $860 million to New York state annually. ... [more...]

Published: 5/17/2012

Lee seeks help for roadside clean-up

TOWN OF LEE — Volunteers are needed to help pick up trash along roadsides for the town’s "Keep America Beautiful" cleanup, which kicks off Saturday with trash bags and gloves ... [more...]

Published: 5/17/2012

Knights edge Proctor for crown

The Rome Free Academy boys track and field team added another achievement to its already impressive season as the Black Knights followed up a 6-0 dual meet record in the Tri-Valley League by winnin... [more...]

Published: 5/17/2012

RFA rides Cooke’s arm to triumph

Rome Free Academy junior pitcher Jeff Cooke hurled his fifth complete-game victory of the season on Wednesday as he led the Black Knights to a 7-6 road victory over Central New York Counties League... [more...]

Published: 5/17/2012

Westmoreland races home to win over RCS

WESTMORELAND — With weather conditions less than ideal and playing in a tie game in the sixth inning, Westmoreland first year baseball coach Dave Farley decided it was time to make something ... [more...]

Published: 5/17/2012

Midnite Mike at Landmark

Roman blues singer/guitarist Mike Grimaldi aka Midnite Mike will join Whitesboro native Joe Bonamassa for a concert tonight at 8 p.m. at the Landmark Theatre, 362 S. Salina St., Syracuse. Ticke... [more...]

Published: 5/17/2012

Area happenings

REMINDERS: Today, 4:30 p.m. Roast pork dinner, Westmoreland United Methodist Church, 7286 W Main St., $10; $5 ages 5-12. Friday, 7 p.m. Bluegrass band Cincinnati Creek, Performing and Visua... [more...]

Published: 5/17/2012

Awarded scholarship

Carolyn Entelisano, daughter of Bruce C. and Lisa Entelisano, 611 Massena Ave., has been awarded the $5,000 Daniel F. Mahaney Scholarship at Cornell University, Ithaca. She is finishing her junior ... [more...]

Published: 5/17/2012

Completes basic

Marine Corps Pfc. Justin D. R. Smith, son of Carly Sperati of Sherrill, has completed basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C. [more...]

Published: 5/17/2012

Mostly sunny with highs in the 70s

Tonight — Clear. Areas of frost after midnight. Lows in the mid 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph becoming east. Friday — Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. Winds southwest around... [more...]

Published: 5/17/2012

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning state Lottery numbers selected Wednesday in the midday drawing: Daily: 2, 4, 9; Lucky Sum: 15; WinFour: 9, 5, 3, 6; Lucky Sum: 23. Here are the winning ... [more...]

Published: 5/17/2012

Meetings

FRIDAY Oneida County Industrial Development Agency, 8 a.m. EDGE offices, 584 Phoenix Drive, Griffiss Business and Technology Park. [more...]

Published: 5/17/2012

‘Beatlemania Magic’ in Rome

The Capitol Theatre, 220 W. Dominick St., presents the national touring show, "Beatlemania Magic" on Friday at 8 pm. Capitol House Organist John Paul will perform from 7:30 to 8. ... [more...]

Published: 5/17/2012

Not enough work for city employees?

I am writing about the Daily Sentinel article on page 2 of the May 11 issue headlined "Tree blocking flag." Town of Lee Councilman Hetherington provided expert advice about moving a tree ... [more...]

Published: 5/17/2012

Blues Society adds New Hartford Jam

New Hartford — The Mohawk Valley Blues Society has added a second monthly jam, held on the fourth Wednesday of every month at the Ramada Inn, 141 New Hartford St. Tom Townsley and the Bac... [more...]

Published: 5/17/2012

Hairspray, Sound of Music auditions due

Auditions for Capitol Theatre SummerStage productions will be Sunday and Monday at 6 each evening. Participants need to attend only one of the auditions. Those auditioning should wear loose clo... [more...]

Published: 5/17/2012

State of City to be given at station

The train station on Martin Street will be the site of Mayor Joseph R. Fusco Jr.’s first state of the city address, he said today. "It’s a nice venue," said Fusco, who is ... [more...]

Published: 5/17/2012

Plans submitted to put Old City Hall on tax rolls

Three developers — all with takes on mixed residential-commercial uses — have submitted plans to reinvent Old City Hall. The icon at 207 N. James St. has been empty since the summer... [more...]

Published: 5/17/2012

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... Professional Baseball — International League: Syracuse at Columbus, 6:35. Harness racing — Vernon Downs, first post 6:55. Scholastic boys ... [more...]

Published: 5/17/2012

Tabloid Tales of the Past

May 17, 2002 Built-up lint in a clothes dryer vent has been ruled the cause of a blaze on Cedarbrook Drive in which a baby sitter and 8-year-old boy fleeing the home were burned Tuesday night, ... [more...]

Published: 5/17/2012

Roman Czerwinski

Roman Czerwinski, 88, of Rome, passed away on Tuesday, May 15, 2012, after a courageous battle with cancer at his home with his loving family at his side. He was born on October 23, 1923, in Jastar... [more...]

Published: 5/17/2012

Paranormal investigators aid Capitol

The 315 Paranormal Investigation and Research Society is having a fundraiser in the Capitol Theater Saturday to benefit the theater’s Renovation project. The doors open at 5:15 p.m. Ticke... [more...]

Published: 5/17/2012

SUNY New Paltz notes area grads

Local students will be among the 1,291 to participate in the 2012 commencement ceremony Saturday at SUNY New Paltz. They are: Brittany Wilcox, of Rome, a bachelor’s degree in French; Alli... [more...]

Published: 5/17/2012

Guard practices just in case

What if terrorists attacked the United States with chemical weapons? About 1,000 National Guard Soldiers, Airmen and New York Guard volunteers are being trained to respond to such a scenario at the... [more...]

Published: 5/17/2012

Helen J. Spiegel

Helen J. Spiegel, age 77, of Verona, NY and formerly of Binghamton, passed away peacefully, May 15, 2012, with her loving family at her side. She was born September 4, 1934, in Binghamton, a da... [more...]

Published: 5/17/2012

Gregory C. ‘Greg’ Wilhelm

Gregory C. "Greg" Wilhelm, 44, of Rome, passed away on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 in Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester with his loving family by his side. He was born in England on March... [more...]

Published: 5/17/2012

Funeral notices

ARNOLD — Lillian M. Arnold, of Tucson, Ariz., formerly of Rome, NY, on May 3, 2012. Arrangements by Adair Funeral Homes, Dodge Chapel, Tucson, Ariz. BURNETT — Frederick J. Burne... [more...]

Published: 5/17/2012

Ride! Tractor! Ride in Camden

CAMDEN — Tractors will gather from across the county on Saturday at 10 a.m. at Sto-Ne-Nols Campground, 340 North Hillsboro. This is the sixth year for the ride, which last year drew 62 an... [more...]

Published: 5/17/2012

Oneida County Airport
weather report for Wednesday

Temperatures: 59 to 69 Normal Range: 43 to 67 Records: 25(1894), 90(1991) Rainfall: 0.07" Monthly rainfall: 5.95" Rainfall for year: 12.7" Sunset today: 8:21 ... [more...]

Published: 5/17/2012

Event aids 1-year-old

UTICA — The Eagle Club, 10513 Cosby Manor Road, is hosting a benefit for Ella Rose on Sunday from 1-5 p.m. Tickets are $20, free for children age 10 and under. The event is a fundraiser f... [more...]

Published: 5/17/2012
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