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State reminds campers
to use only local firewood

Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week May 20-26, encourages state residents and visitors to become better educated about the emerald ash borer and the destruction it causes to trees, state Department of... [more...]

Published: 5/21/2012

Sheppard among U-R drivers getting first wins of season

VERNON — Matt Sheppard came out victorious in the modified feature at Utica-Rome Speedway on Sunday as every division feature had racers winning their first event of the 2012 season. Afte... [more...]

Published: 5/21/2012

Softball loss for Westmoreland JVs

The Westmoreland junior varsity softball team suffered a 19-8 loss against Waterville on Saturday. Marissa Flo recorded three hits, and Kaleigh Maxson tacked on two hits. Morgan Barber recorded... [more...]

Published: 5/21/2012

Pacer’s 1:48.3 mile shatters track record at Vernon Downs

VERNON — Track record performances by He’s Gorgeous and Major Look highlighted Saturday night’s 13-race program at Vernon Downs. Following up on his 1:50 effort last week, He&... [more...]

Published: 5/21/2012

Sports Briefs

Bowlers honored at banquet The Rome Bowling Association held its annual awards banquet at Delta Lake on Saturday night, with Merle Foster claiming Bowler of the Year honors. James Grago III... [more...]

Published: 5/21/2012

Lady Bulldogs claim crown at invitational

The Westmoreland girls track and field team won the championship at the Morrisville-Eaton Invitational on Saturday. The Lady Bulldogs recorded a team score of 167 to beat runner-ups Pulaski and... [more...]

Published: 5/21/2012

Rome girls hit road for sectionals

The Section III softball playoffs begin on Tuesday, with six area squads looking to claim championship banners. Rome Free Academy was given the No. 9 seed in the Class AA bracket and will hit t... [more...]

Published: 5/21/2012

First Dollar of Profit for Woodmen of the World

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Published: 5/21/2012

Adirondack on track for Utica to Lake Placid

The Adirondack Scenic Railroad wants to get on track with a plan to spend $16 million for a continuous run from Utica to Lake Placid. That, according to projections, would mean $30 million economic... [more...]

Published: 5/21/2012

‘Tiptoe through the Lupine’ nature walk in Sand Plains

Signup is under way for a nature walk in the Rome Sand Plains to see the wild blue lupine and search for rare frosted elfin butterflies. The 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 30 walk organized by the Natu... [more...]

Published: 5/21/2012

Safe boating events offered

MARCY — Boat safety events are slated Saturday, June 2, and a boat safety course starts that day. The events are in the Lock 20 Park. The 2012 North American Safe Boating Campaign!  ... [more...]

Published: 5/21/2012

RFA will open playoffs home against Proctor

The Section III baseball playoff seedings were announced on Sunday, with Rome Free Academy assigned the No. 7 spot and a first-round home game against longtime rival Proctor High of Utica. The ... [more...]

Published: 5/21/2012

Meetings

GRIEVANCE DAY TUESDAY Boards of Assessment Review hear complaints on property assessments (generally on written request), as follows: Ava, 5 to 9 p.m., Town Hall, 11468 State Route 26. ... [more...]

Published: 5/21/2012

Meetings

TODAY Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Authority, 4:30. Authority offices, 1600 Genesee St., Utica. Oriskany Board of Education, 7. District Office, 1313 Utica St. Sherrill Planning Board, 7... [more...]

Published: 5/21/2012

Births

BOUTON — To Aaron and Amanda Marocchi Bouton, of Rome, on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at Rome Memorial Hospital, a daughter, Gianna Marie. GRAHAM — To Michael Graham and Tabatha Ross, of ... [more...]

Published: 5/21/2012

Group notes warning signs of stroke

The American Stroke Association wants you to know the signs of stroke so you can call 9-1-1 immediately if you or someone is around you is one of the about 795,000 Americans who suffers a stroke ea... [more...]

Published: 5/21/2012

Large turnout for city’s fishing tournament at Guyer

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Published: 5/21/2012

A twist on a tern

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Published: 5/21/2012

French and Indian War to be relived at Fort Stanwix

Fort Stanwix National Monument is recognizing the 258th anniversary of the French and Indian War with the "Crossroads of Culture" encampment from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, and from 9 a.m... [more...]

Published: 5/21/2012

ALS walk raises $132,000

MARCY — The eighth annual ALS Walk & Run was held at the SUNYIT Campus on Saturday, May 12th. Over 1,200 people attended the event and over $132,000 was raised. All money raised stays local t... [more...]

Published: 5/21/2012

Mohawk Valley EDGE honors local businesses

Three companies and an aircraft technician training program based at Griffiss were honored Friday for investing in and strengthening the Mohawk Valley. Honorees at the 11th Leading EDGE Awards ... [more...]

Published: 5/21/2012

45 years of choral singing

The Oneida Area Civic Chorale has been hitting all the right notes for 45 years. It celebrated its tenure of making excellent music with season-ending concerts Saturday in Rome and Sunday in On... [more...]

Published: 5/21/2012

Help wanted locating kayaks

TOWN OF LYONSDALE — Lewis County Sheriff’s deputies are seeking the public’s help in locating two stolen kayaks taken from the boat launch area off Lyons Falls Road Saturday. ... [more...]

Published: 5/21/2012

Shoplifting at Wal-Mart alleged

LOWVILLE — A 19-year-old was charged with trying to make it out of the Wal-Mart store on Route 12 without paying for several items Friday. Lewis County Sheriff’s deputies said they ... [more...]

Published: 5/21/2012

Suspect in choking due in court

A 38-year-old Rome man accused of choking a man and damaging his car on West Park Street is scheduled for arraignment in County Court on May 23. Willie E. Williams, of 502 West Park St., was in... [more...]

Published: 5/21/2012

Charges issued for car lamps, alcohol and for marijuana

BOONVILLE — Three youths were charged with underage alcohol possession and for having marijuana when their vehicle was pulled over on Route 12 Friday night. Boonville Police said a vehicl... [more...]

Published: 5/21/2012

One dead, others seriously injured

TOWN OF PLAINFIELD — A woman was killed and her young son seriously injured when she passed a stop sign at the intersection of Route 20 and County Route 18 just past the Oneida County border ... [more...]

Published: 5/21/2012

Loaded rifle confiscated

NEW HARTFORD — A loaded assault rifle was confiscated from a man’s residence during an investigation into a domestic dispute Saturday. Patrolman Matthew J. Sica said he responded to... [more...]

Published: 5/21/2012

New Hartford police seek help with Subway robbery

NEW HARTFORD — New Hartford Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a man who held up the Subway on Commercial Drive with a handgun Saturday night. Patrolman Matth... [more...]

Published: 5/21/2012

Eight sent to hospital after suburban rolls while passing

TOWN OF VERONA — Eight people were sent to the hospital following a one-vehicle crash on Route 31 near Vernon-Verona-Sherrill High School Saturday. The driver only possessed a learner&rsq... [more...]

Published: 5/21/2012

Motorcyclist hurt in Paris crash

TOWN OF PARIS — A New Hartford man was sent to the hospital Saturday afternoon when his motorcycle crashed into a vehicle that entered his path at the intersection of Pinnacle Road and Oneida... [more...]

Published: 5/21/2012

More recycling options at Jervis Library

On Wednesday, Jervis Public Library hosts its spring recycling event in the library parking lot between 10am and 2pm. Community members are invited to bring their unwanted books, magazines, ele... [more...]

Published: 5/21/2012

Lee lecture on Gettysburg’s pivotal Little Round Top fight

TOWN OF LEE — The 20th Maine Regiment at Little Round Top during the Battle of Gettysburg will be discussed at the town’s latest Historical Lecture Series presentation Thursday at 7 p.m... [more...]

Published: 5/21/2012

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Sunday 12:05 a.m. Delray St., dispute. 1:01 a.m. E. Bloomfield St., suspicious activity. 1:31 a.m. E. Fox St., suspicious act... [more...]

Published: 5/21/2012

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Saturday 9:47 a.m. 126 Canal St., first aid. 11:09 a.m. 128 River St., first aid. 11:42 a.m. 607 Expense St., good intent call. 2:06 p.m. 102 Expense... [more...]

Published: 5/21/2012

Helmetless man hurt on ATV

TOWN OF WATSON — A man was injured when he rolled his all-terrain vehicle several times on Wetmore Road Sunday. The victim was not wearing a helmet, which contributed to his injuries, Lew... [more...]

Published: 5/21/2012

Marijuana smell leads to search and charges

LOWVILLE — A 26-year-old pulled over for following a vehicle too closely on Number 4 Road was found in possession of marijuana and a smoking device Saturday. William Perkins, of the Town ... [more...]

Published: 5/21/2012

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Sunday 12:53 a.m. Cavanaugh Road, Marcy, check. 2:40 a.m. Martin Court, Annsville, domestic. 3:31 a.m. Higby Hills Drive, New Hartford, warrant. 5:23... [more...]

Published: 5/21/2012

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Sunday 12:04 a.m. West Leyden Road, Boonville, suspicious activity. 12:50 a.m. White Street, Waterville, domestic. 1:53 a.m. Third Avenue, Verona, fight.... [more...]

Published: 5/21/2012

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Sunday 3:17 a.m. COCVAC, Champlin Avenue, New Hartford, transport. 6:04 a.m. Verona, Patrick Road, alarm. 8:38 a.m. New Hartford, Clinton Road, vehicle f... [more...]

Published: 5/21/2012

Sports Calendar

Tuesday’s Schedule... Professional Baseball — International League: Syracuse at Toledo, 10:30 a.m Scholastic boys Baseball — Section Three first-round playoffs, Cl... [more...]

Published: 5/21/2012

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning numbers drawn Sunday Evening: Daily: 0, 1, 4, Lucky Sum: 5. WinFour: 8, 0, 5, 5, Lucky Sum: 18. Here are the winning numbers drawn Sunday Midday: Daily:... [more...]

Published: 5/21/2012

Clouds, showers;
highs in mid 70s

Tonight — Cloudy. Showers likely with a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening — Then a chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the mid 50s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance... [more...]

Published: 5/21/2012

Board commends Staley’s
‘Go Green’ recycling program

State awards for Staley Upper Elementary School’s "Go Green" recycling program were noted by the Board of Education, along with salutes from teachers and administrators for district... [more...]

Published: 5/21/2012

Tuesday jazz concert set for RFA auditorium

The Rome Free Academy Jazz Voices choir will perform at the RFA Jazz Concert on Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the RFA auditorium, after earning accolades for recent music festival performances in the Syracu... [more...]

Published: 5/21/2012

Tabloid Tales of the Past

May 21, 2002 The local cost of Medicaid, the largest local expense in the county budget, is escalating at a higher-than-budgeted rate. A quarter of the way through the year, the revised local s... [more...]

Published: 5/21/2012

Family Life, Recovery center offers open house

The Center for Family Life and Recovery, Inc.’s Oneida County Prevention Council wants you to celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month (May 2012) AND National Prevention Week (May 20-26). ... [more...]

Published: 5/21/2012

Albert Thomas Salisbury

TOWN OF LEE — Albert Thomas Salisbury, 85, of the Hawkins Corners Road, formerly of the Boonville Gorge road passed away at Rome Memorial Hospital on May 19, 2012. He was born in Rome on Apri... [more...]

Published: 5/21/2012

Funeral notices

BAILEY — Alan A. Bailey, 69, of New York City, on May 17, 2012. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday at Evergreen Cemetery. No calling hours. Arrangements are by the Barry Funeral Home, 807 W. Che... [more...]

Published: 5/21/2012

Leo J. Derrick, Jr.

Leo J. Derrick, Jr., age 58, of Rome, passed away peacefully at home on May 19, 2012, after a long illness. He was born August 21, 1953, in Rome, a son of Leo J. and Jo Ann Christopher Derrick,... [more...]

Published: 5/21/2012

Frances A. Galluppi

ROME — Frances A. (Ferlo) Galluppi, of Rome, passed away Sunday, May 20, 2012 after a brief illness with her loving family by her side. She was born on December 16, 1946 to John "Pap... [more...]

Published: 5/21/2012

Mary Tardabone

Mary Tardabone, 94, of Rome passed away Sunday, May 20, 2012, at Rome Memorial Hospital. She was born in Rome, NY on September 13, 1917, daughter of the late Larry and Rose Varano Tardabone. Mary a... [more...]

Published: 5/21/2012

County Airport weather report for Sunday

Temperatures: 50 to 86 Normal Range: 43 to 67 Records: 32(1981), 88(1989) Rainfall: 0" Monthly rainfall: 5.95" Rainfall for year: 12.7" Sunset today: 8:25 ... [more...]

Published: 5/21/2012

Great Strides Walk raises over $35,000 in CF fight

Area residents were among the 30 teams when "Blow Away Cystic Fibrosis" raised over $35,000 to find a cure or control for Cystic Fibrosis. The 24th annual Great Strides Walk to Cure&#... [more...]

Published: 5/21/2012

Marriage licences

Beau R. Tonner to Amanda A. Kowalczyk, both of Rome [more...]

Published: 5/21/2012

Hospital honors employees for service

During National Hospital Week, Rome Memorial Hospital honored its Employees of the Year for demonstrating customer service characteristics that enhance patient satisfaction and promote positive pee... [more...]

Published: 5/21/2012
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