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Oriskany JVs top Westmoreland

The Westmoreland junior varsity softball team was handed a 23-8 defeat by crosstown rival Oriskany on Tuesday. Marissa Flo recorded two hits for the Bulldogs, while Kaleigh Maxson and Allison L... [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012

Oriskany comes out swinging in rout

ORISKANY — The Oriskany baseball team hit on all cylinders during its Section III Class D first-round matchup against Cincinnatus on Tuesday as the Redskins overwhelmed the visitors in a 17-1... [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012

District/OCIDA suit tossed out of court for lack of standing

The Rome school district’s legal action against the county Industrial Development Agency and the Griffiss Utility Services Corp. over a new 25-year tax-free agreement has been dismissed in st... [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012

Jervis rakes in tons of goods destined to be recycled

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Published: 5/23/2012

Honor America Days recalls the 1970s

Honor America Days will be back for its 29th year — complete with the parade and concert that have become a summer staple in Rome. The Rome Area Chamber of Commerce announced today that t... [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012

Black River conference signups due

The Second Annual Black River Watershed Conference will be held on June 6th at the Elks Lodge, Carthage. A registration form can be obtained online at http://www.tughill.org/proj/2012-black-riv... [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012

On display at art center

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Published: 5/23/2012

Free cemetery tour highlights Revolution vets

LEE CENTER — A free, public tour of the Lee Center cemetery will offer some historical background on Revolutionary War veterans buried there. The Memorial Day weekend event will be offere... [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012

Charged with selling counterfeit merchandise

The owner and operator of Design Sellar on West Dominick Street has been charged with selling counterfeit trademark merchandise. State police said the Design Sellar, at 233 W. Dominick St., was... [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012

Traffic stops end with DWIs

Three men were charged with drunken driving in separate traffic stops in Holland Patent, Prospect and Remsen. ¿ Jay J. Mikus, 43, of Syracuse, registered a blood alcohol content of more th... [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012

Teen charged with rape

TOWN OF REMSEN — A 17-year-old man has been charged with forcibe rape. State police said Malcolm A. Adam, of Remsen, was charged Monday with first-degree rape, a class B felony. Investiga... [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012

1984 Camden grad, living in woods, murdered in Breckenridge, Colorado

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. — A 1984 graduate of Camden High School was found murdered in Colorado Saturday, and law enforcers are still searching for his killer. Karl F. Kohler, age 45, was a tr... [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012

Domestic call results in
DWI charges

STEUBEN — A 32-year-old woman was charged with drunken driving after she called 9-1-1 to report a roadside domestic dispute, only for the responding state troopers to realize she was intoxica... [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012

Smashing windows alleged on Maple Street

A 35-year-old man is accused of smashing his ex-girlfriend’s windows and landscaping lights when he refused to leave her Maple Street residence. Police said William V. Hoffman, of 7947 To... [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 9:14 a.m. 160 Brooks Road, smoke. 9:28 a.m. 204 Henry St., first aid. 9:43 a.m. 310 Canal St., first aid. 12:22 p.m. 7598 Lauther Road, first... [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012

MEETINGS

THURSDAY Mayor’s hearing, 2:45 p.m. Public comments on tax break for Cold War veterans, Conference Room, City Hall, 198 N. Washington St. Board of Estimate and Contract, 3 p.m. Counci... [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012

Shutout ends Westmoreland season

LITTLE FALLS — The Westmoreland baseball squad was eliminated from the Section III Class C-1 playoffs on Tuesday with a 6-0 first-round loss to Little Falls. The ninth-seeded Bulldogs end... [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012

Lady Black Knights wear Section III crowns

Members of the Rome Free Academy girls track and field and golf squads turned in Section III championship performances on Tuesday. The track and field team got championship efforts from Dana Hu... [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012

RFA survives another photo finish with Proctor

Survive and advance was the story of the day when the Rome Free Academy baseball team handed arch rival Proctor High of Utica a 1-0 loss on Tuesday, scoring the winning run in the bottom of the sev... [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012

Black River Canal Museum opens Friday

BOONVILLE — The Boonville Black River Canal Museum will be open for the season Saturday through Memorial Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. It will be open weekends through June 23, then the days of ... [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012

Man accused
of struggling
with officers

ONEIDA — A 38-year-old man is accused of causing a disturbance near his residence in Madison County Monday night, then elbowing a police officer in the face. Police said Scott E. Lewis, o... [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Tuesday 12:31 a.m. E. Bloomfield St., investigate. 12;47 a.m. N. James St., fight. 1:05 a.m. Canal St., suspicious activity. ... [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 2:40 p.m. AmCare Ambulance, Route 49, accident/injury. 3:28 p.m. AmCare Ambulance, Black River Blvd., accident/injury. 5:17 p.m. Yorkville, Myers... [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 6:06 a.m. Seifert Road, mischief. 6:28 a.m. Glen Road N., assist. 7:40 a.m. Hogsback Road, suspicious activity. 11:27 a.m. Stop 7 Road, Westm... [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 2:30 a.m. Fraser Road, Steuben, car/deer. 2:38 a.m. Route 13, Verona, alarm. 6:28 a.m. Glen Road N., assist. 7:13 a.m. Turin Road, Lee, check... [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012

Rotary selects tech teacher from Strough as Teacher of the Year

John Flisnik, a technology teacher at Strough Middle School, has received the annual Rome Rotary Club Teacher of the Year Award. Flisnik, whose selection was announced Tuesday, "has consis... [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012

Sports Calendar

Thursday’s Schedule... Professional Baseball — International League: Columbus at Syracuse, 7. Scholastic boys Baseball — Section III quarterfinals, Class AA: RFA a... [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012

Reception opens show Friday

HERKIMER — Herkimer County Community College’s Cogar Gallery will feature the works of Linda Fedigan Hale, New Hartford, through June 22 in the Cogar Gallery. A reception will be held F... [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012

Karsten graduates

Alissa Karsten, daughter of Linda Karsten, 811 Highland Ave. and Wesley Durant, Mitchell Road, Verona, has graduated from SUNY Cortland, with a bachelor’s of science degree in early chilhood ... [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012

Open house set for offices
of Mental Health and Aging

WHITESTOWN — An open house to showcase the new location for two county offices at the former county airport is set for 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Friday. The Department of Mental Health and Office... [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012

Independence Party deadline

The Independence party screening committee has announced its deadline for letters requesting to screen for the party’s endorsement for public office this year. Letters should be sent to: Chai... [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012

Utica’s loose collection ending

Utica residents are reminded to place green waste in containers for pick up for the balance of the growing season. The spring-time grace period has ended. Loose grass, brush and small branches ... [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012

MVCC tuition up $50 per semester

Tuition for two semesters is going up $100 at Mohawk Valley Community College starting with the fall term. The school’s trustees set tuition for full-time students at $3,580, an increase ... [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012

Partly sunny;
highs in lower 80s

Tonight — Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers in the evening. Lows in the upper 50s. Southeast winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent. Thursday — Partly sunny. Highs in... [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012

9-1-1 call from teen girl nabs suspected thief

A 46-year-old man is accused of trying to break into a Third Street apartment — only to come face-to-face with the teen-age girl home alone inside. No bail was set Tuesday for David J. Ci... [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012

Computer class slated

ORISKANY — Oriskany Public Library is offering a free two-part training on Basic Internet Security and Computer Maintenance training on Thursday, May 31, and Thursday June 7, from 4-6 p.m. It... [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012

On dean’s list

Lindsay M. Wiedrick, daughter of Lester and Diana Wiedrick, 5776 Stokes-Lee Center Road, Lee Center, has been named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Albany College of Pharmacy an... [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012

Building permit

Griffiss Eye Surgery Center, 105 Dart Circle, $6,000, install a new 54.6-square-foot illuminated wall sign on the building. [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning numbers drawn Tuesday Evening: Daily: 6, 7, 2, Lucky Sum: 15. WinFour: 2, 3, 0, 0, Lucky Sum: 5. MegaMillions: 10, 14, 35, 43, 52, Mega Ball: 16. He... [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012

Remsen student gets honors

A local student received an award at Moving-Up Day at St. Lawrence University. Patricia A. Goodhines, a member of the Class of 2013, of Remsen, received the Chloe Stearns Gaines Award, (instrum... [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012

Western Heritage Days June 1-3

WESTERNVILLE — The Town of Western celebrates its Heritage Days Friday through Sunday, June 1-3. For more information on the town’s history and specific events to mark Heritage Days... [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012

Utica’s credit rating lowered again

Utica’s credit rating is under assault — cut by a second agency then cut for a second time in three months by another. The city’s rating has been cut two notches to by Fitch R... [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012

Golden geese fly away

Rich people are starting to flee America for tax havens elsewhere. It’s not as bad as refugees getting out of North Korea. But it’s not good. The most publicized recent example has ... [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012

Bikers injured avoiding truck

VILLAGE OF CROGHAN — A man and woman were injured when they lost control of their motorcycle after a pickup entered their path on Route 812 Sunday. Lewis County Sheriff’s deputies s... [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012

Next SUNYIT
class session starts Tuesday

MARCY — Classes for college students, and camps for middle- and high-school students, are planned this summer at SUNYIT. ¿ "SummerIT" includes two four-week sessions for un... [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012

Prepare for Lee townwide garage sale on June 2nd

TOWN OF LEE — Annual townwide garage sales are scheduled for Saturday, June 2, and residents are encouraged to hold sales that day or weekend. Sales are especially encouraged along the Ro... [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012

Honorees named in annual Appreciation Day ceremony

Members of Rome Police, the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office and state police were honored at the sixth annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Day hosted by Rome Wesleyan Church on West Court Stre... [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012

Driving without license charged

BOONVILLE — A Watertown woman was charged with driving without a license as a result of a 9-1-1 call to check the welfare of a child at the Big M grocery store Tuesday. Boonville Chief Da... [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012

Hulbert House damage charges

BOONVILLE — A man was taken into custody and charged Tuesday for his involvement in an altercation at the Hulbert House during which property was damaged last month. Boonville Police said... [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012

Museum opens Friday

BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE — The Adirondack Museum will have "an exciting new audio tour" free with museum admission. when the museum opens for the season on Friday. Information is at: www.... [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012

Class of 1982 adds Aug. 3 location

Rome Free Academy Class of 1982 reunion organizers have added details about their 30-year reunion events. An Aug. 3 gathering will be on the patio at the Savoy Restaurant255 E. Dominick St. ... [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012

Tabloid Tales of the Past

May 23, 2002 The trial is over. The verdict is in. But that matter will never be finished for all those touched by the tragedy of Sept. 25. Former Assistant Lairdsville Fire Chief Alan G. Baird... [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012

Constable Hall opens Friday

CONSTABLEVILLE — The 63rd opening of Historic Constable Hall, 5909 John Street, east of Route 26, is Friday. This grand limestone Georgian-style home completed in 1819 by William Constabl... [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012

Funeral notices

BASKERVILLE — Carolyn E. Baskerville, 69, of Rome, on May 22, 2012. Services 11 a.m. Saturday at First Tabernacle Pentecostal Christian Center, 8086 Turin Road. Burial Evergreen Cemetery.... [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012

Births

SMITH — To James Smith and Amanda Egelston, of Oneida, on Monday, May 21, 2012, in Oneida Healthcare Center, a daughter, Summer Rayne. [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012

County Airport weather report for Tuesday

Temperatures: 61 to 76 Normal Range: 43 to 67 Records: 33(1967), 87(1955) Rainfall: .17" Monthly rainfall: 6.33" Rainfall for year: 13.08" Sunset today: 8:27 ... [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012

Mary (Maria) Proia DeCristo

Mary (Maria) Proia DeCristo, 82, of Rome, passed away Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at Rome Memorial Hospital. She was born in Rome, NY on February 10, 1930, daughter of the late Carlo and America Pacella ... [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012

William F. Gaffey

FLORENCE/CAMDEN — William F. Gaffey, age 80, of Florence, passed away at Bethany Gardens, May 21, 2012, after fighting a courageous 4 year battle with cancer. He was born at home on May 3... [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012

Vredenburg joins Marines

Victoria A. Vredenburg, daughter of Robin Bordiuk, 6718 Butts Road, and Randy Vredenburg, Florida, has enlisted in the Marine Corps. She is a senior at Oriskany Senior High School. [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012

Tasco accepted

Courtney Marie Tasco, daughter of Anthony and Roberta Tasco, 6313 Martin Drive, Lee, has been accepted at Herkimer County Community College, where she will major in business administration and play... [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012

Buhler accepted

Cody Buhler, son of Walt and Kathy Buhler, State Route 26, Ava, has been accepted at SUNY Oswego, where he will major in technology management. He is a senior at Adirondack High School. [more...]

Published: 5/23/2012
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