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Pentecost Sunday

"There appeared to the, tongues as of fire, which parted and came to rest on each of them." The presence of the Holy Spirit as fire is rather intriguing. Fire, in religious terms, has... [more...]

Published: 5/26/2012

City settles suit with man for second time

The city has settled a lawsuit alleging false arrest, excessive force and assault and battery by Rome police officers. It is the second time the city has settled a police-related suit with the same... [more...]

Published: 5/26/2012

Memorial Day: Never forget

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Published: 5/26/2012

Sports Calendar

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

Published: 5/26/2012

Closed for Memorial Day

Memorial Day is Monday, and many local office and organizations will be closed in observance of the federal holiday. Banks: All will be closed Monday. Buses: Centro of Oneida County buses w... [more...]

Published: 5/26/2012

Country Gospel Music offered Friday

HOLLAND PATENT — An Evening of Country Gospel Music will be held at 7 p.m. Friday in the Holland Patent High School auditorium, 8979 Thompson Road. The performance will feature the sounds... [more...]

Published: 5/26/2012

On dean’s list

Area students were named to the spring semester dean’s list at the University of New Haven, Connecticut. They are: Patrick Gosier, of Rome; and Sara Dampf, of Clinton. [more...]

Published: 5/26/2012

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: 5/26/2012

DN 526

EYCHNER — Clyde E. Eychner, 91, of Westmoreland, on May 25, 2012. Services 3 p.m. Thursday at Strong and Burns Funeral Home, 401 N. George St. Burial Westmoreland Union Cemetery. Calling ... [more...]

Published: 5/26/2012

Edith R. Money

Edith R. Money, 74, of Rome, passed away on May 24, 2012 in Syracuse, N.Y. She was born in Blossvale, the daughter of Archie and Elmira Furney Taylor. Edith received her education in the Rome schoo... [more...]

Published: 5/26/2012

Clyde E. Eychner

Clyde E. Eychner, 91, of Westmoreland, passed away on Friday, May 25, 2012. He was born in Rome, the son of Burt and Lula Sutherland Eychner. Clyde received his education in the Verona schools. On ... [more...]

Published: 5/26/2012

County Airport weather report for Friday

Temperatures: 63 to 83 Normal Range: 48 to 71 Records: 28(1956), 95(1904) Rainfall: 0.11" Monthly rainfall: 6.49" Rainfall for year: 13.24" Sunset today: 8:30... [more...]

Published: 5/26/2012

Busy holiday racing slate includes pair of U-R cards

VERNON — A Memorial Day Weekend doubleheader is scheduled at Utica-Rome Speedway, with racing scheduled Sunday and Monday nights. On Sunday, the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints joins a reg... [more...]

Published: 5/26/2012

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: 5/26/2012

Guard promotions cited

Area members of the New York Army National Guard were recently promoted. They are: John Hale, of Camden, serving with the 107th Military Police Company, was promoted to the rank of specialist; ... [more...]

Published: 5/26/2012

Boaters rescued from lake

ONEIDA LAKE — Four people were rescued off Oneida Lake Thursday night after their boat motor died in a strong current. Cleveland Fire Chief Carl Avery said three men and one woman were bo... [more...]

Published: 5/26/2012

Cocaine and cash seized in East Rome trailer

A 40-year-old man was charged with cocaine possession early this morning after Rome Police raided his mobile home at the Shady Grove Trailer Park. Authorities said Thomas "Chopper Tom"... [more...]

Published: 5/26/2012

MEETINGS

TUESDAY Barneveld Village Board, 6:30 p.m. Special meeting on end-of-year bills, Trenton Municipal Center, 8520 Old Poland Road. Sherrill Utility Board, 3:30 p.m. City Hall, 377 Sherrill Ro... [more...]

Published: 5/26/2012

Punching driver accused

A 23-year-old man is accused of punching his ex-girlfriend in the throat while she was driving on North George Street, causing her to swerve their vehicle into oncoming traffic. Police said Bra... [more...]

Published: 5/26/2012

Recyclables stolen from bar

BARNEVELD — A 23-year-old man is accused of stealing $60 worth of recyclables from outside Van’s Tavern. Remsen-based state police said Aaron M. Unkle, of Floyd, stole the recyclabl... [more...]

Published: 5/26/2012

Talk on Bangladesh Sunday

BARNEVELD — The Unitarian Church, 101 Park Ave., presents "Bangladesh, Islam, and Women’s Empowerment" with Dr. Joan Mandle at 10 a.m. Sunday. This presentation will comprise ... [more...]

Published: 5/26/2012

SonRise VBS signup starts

BOONVILLE — Registration is starting in the Boonville United Methodist Church, 202 Main St.for "SonRise National Park VBS" to be held July 9-13. Pastor the Rev. James S. Pegan, ... [more...]

Published: 5/26/2012

Oswego County trooper killed in crash

TOWN OF HASTINGS — A 31-year-old state trooper stationed in Oswego County has died after her patrol car crashed on Route 37 Friday night. Trooper Amanda S. Anna, of Liverpool, is survived... [more...]

Published: 5/26/2012

County awards honor fallen officers

The Oneida County Sheriff’s Office held their annual awards and recognition ceremony on Friday as part of National Law Enforcement Week. Slain Sheriff’s Deputy Kurt B. Wyman, who wa... [more...]

Published: 5/26/2012

Check forgery

ONEIDA — An Oriskany man is accused of forging a signature on a check in Madison County. Police said Cory J. Wojcik, of Graham Street, was charged on Thursday with second-degree forgery a... [more...]

Published: 5/26/2012

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Friday 11:34 a.m. 6599 Martin St., first aid. 12:56 p.m. Black River Blvd., accident. 1:24 p.m. 394 Hangar Road, first aid. 4:10 p.m. 100 N. Madison ... [more...]

Published: 5/26/2012

Child porn charges

FORESTPORT — A 65-year-old man has been charged with possessing kiddie porn. Marcy-based state police said Arthur D. Cobb, of 996 Lone Pine Drive, was taken into custody on Friday on one ... [more...]

Published: 5/26/2012

Arrested in baby abuse

A 20-year-old man is accused of repeatedly injuring and breaking the bones of a newborn baby at his former North Washington Street residence. Police said Jonathon E. Greener, formerly of Rome, ... [more...]

Published: 5/26/2012

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Friday 12:19 a.m. Park Drive Manor, domestic. 12:29 a.m. E. Dominick St., larceny. 1 a.m. N. Washington St., check welfare. ... [more...]

Published: 5/26/2012

Anthony L. ‘Tony’ Stasio

Anthony L. "Tony" Stasio, 85, of Rome, passed away on Thursday, May 24, 2012, at Rome Memorial Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born on April 19, 1927, in Rome, the ... [more...]

Published: 5/26/2012

Robert J. Miller

Robert J. Miller, 76, of Rome, passed away on Thursday, May 24, 2012, at Rome Memorial Hospital following a brief illness with his loving family at his side. He was born on April 26, 1936, in Buffa... [more...]

Published: 5/26/2012

Murphy first, second

Oriskany track and field freshman Michaela Murphy won the 400-meter dash and also took second place in the 200 dash during Wednesday’s Section III Class D championship meet to help lead the L... [more...]

Published: 5/26/2012

Area athletes secure Section III class crowns

Several local boys and girls track and field teams came away with top finishes during their respective Section III class championship meets held at various sites on Friday. The South Lewis girl... [more...]

Published: 5/26/2012

Trotters turn in 1:55 victories during Vernon Downs program

VERNON — New York Attitude and Archangel tied with a time of 1 minute, 55 seconds for fastest divisional mile honors during Friday night’s $141,200 New York State Fair racing feature fo... [more...]

Published: 5/26/2012

‘Drive-thru prayer’ offered

Saturday, June 2, from 10 a.m. to noon, Maranatha Church is offering "drive-thru prayer." Visitors are invited to enter the parking lot at 620 N. Washington St., where Senior Pastor t... [more...]

Published: 5/26/2012

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Friday 9:12 a.m. Verona and Vineall Ambulance, Thruway, accident/injury. 10:14 a.m. New Hartford, Tilden Ave., alarm. 12:15 p.m. New York Mills, Stone Ro... [more...]

Published: 5/26/2012

Amid change, America prevails

Ken Langone, a co-founder of Home Depot, said the other morning on the business show Squawkbox that in 10 years, the United States would be energy independent. Rich Karlgaard, publisher of Forb... [more...]

Published: 5/26/2012

County to help three companies
apply for state renewal grants

The county is preparing to seek state grants on behalf of three companies that are proposing projects of at least $1.5 million each and create nearly 20 jobs. Involved are: Harden Furniture, In... [more...]

Published: 5/26/2012

Truth for Life’s Alistair Begg at two events Thursday

A Pastors and Para Church Leader’s Luncheon will be at Barbagallo’s in East Syracuse starting at 11:30 a.m. Thursday with Alistair Begg of Truth for Life as the guest. At 7 p.m. Thu... [more...]

Published: 5/26/2012

Foothills thrift shop
ready with summer items

HOLLAND PATENT — Foothills Rural Community Ministry Thrift Shop Director Barb Race said, "The inventory has been changed to summer merchandise." The profits of the shop benefit ... [more...]

Published: 5/26/2012

One Heart Church joins Baptist churches group

FLOYD — One Heart Church, 8470 New Floyd Road (Route 365) was been received into membership of the Mohawk/Oneida Association of the American Baptist Churches, USA, on April 22, at the First B... [more...]

Published: 5/26/2012

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Friday 12:18 a.m. Stearns Road, Floyd, missing person. 2:04 a.m. Zingerline Road, Verona, investigate. 10:17 a.m. Tannery Road, suspicious activity. ... [more...]

Published: 5/26/2012

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Friday 2:04 a.m. Zingerline Road, Verona, investigate. 8:13 a.m. Miller Road, Verona, property found. 9:07 a.m. Capron Road, Lee, animal. 10:35 a.m. ... [more...]

Published: 5/26/2012

Brick by brick, veteran’s center seeks support

Rome Marines Veteran’s Center is raising money to rehabilitate the center and provide more services for veterans through the Commemorative Brick Program. The center, 307 Adams St., was in... [more...]

Published: 5/26/2012

Woman accused of threat to kill man with knife

A 41-year-old woman is accused of threatening to kill her husband with a knife during a dispute at their North Madison Street home. Joelle D. Mellace, of 1308 N. Madison St., was released on he... [more...]

Published: 5/26/2012

Utica boy hospitalized after swipe of father’s sword

An 8-year-old boy was hospitalized in Utica early Wednesday after law enforcers said his father accidentally slashed him in the head with a samurai sword. Thar Kyi was actually aiming for his e... [more...]

Published: 5/26/2012

Contract considered for generator

A back-up power generator enabling Bellamy Elementary School to be an emergency community shelter if needed would be provided through a $289,000 contract to be considered by the Board of Education.... [more...]

Published: 5/26/2012

School renovations on schedule

While finishing a new elevator and nearby gym work may push deadlines, the massive Gansevoort Elementary School renovation overall is heading for an on-time completion, Board of Education members w... [more...]

Published: 5/26/2012

Shelby Slammers pull off softball upset

(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: 5/26/2012

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning state Lottery tickets selected Friday in the midday drawing: Daily: 0, 7, 2; Lucky Sum: 9; WinFour: 9, 7, 7, 7; Lucky Sum: 30. Here are the winning even... [more...]

Published: 5/26/2012

Chance of showers; high in the 70s

Tonight — Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. North winds 5 to 10 mph in the evening becoming light and variable. Sunday — Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms.... [more...]

Published: 5/26/2012

Pastor takes step
on ministerial ladder

Kevlynn Colangelo has taken the first step in ministerial training at Light and Life Community Church, 317 W. Embargo St., passing a class and getting approval from the church board. In the Fre... [more...]

Published: 5/26/2012

Reign Fest
on June 2

DOLGEVILLE — The fourth annual Reign Fest: NY is back. The 1-10 p.m. Christian rock concert, will be Saturday, June 2, the field behind the Hilltop Volunteer Fire Department (in Oppenheim) at... [more...]

Published: 5/26/2012

Fun(d) Day in Cleveland

CLEVELAND — The 27th annual Spring Fun(d) Day will be held from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, June 2, in the Cleveland United Methodist Church, 73 Bridge St., on the north shore of Oneida Lak... [more...]

Published: 5/26/2012

Church marks 100th with bingo, festival

St. Anthony of Padua, 415 St. Anthony St., Utica, marks its 100th Anniversary Celebration,Sunday June 3, with a Centennial Bingo game. Doors open at 1 p.m., Bingo starts at 3 p.m. The church&rs... [more...]

Published: 5/26/2012

Tabloid Tales of the Past

May 26, 2002 A Long Island business interested in unused hangar space at Griffiss Business and Technology Park is in negotiations that could land a 200-job expansion at the park. James Heyliger... [more...]

Published: 5/26/2012

Veterans’ and Men’s Club hosts Memorial Day event

Stanwix Veterans & Men’s Club will host its annual Memorial Day services starting at 8 a.m. Monday at the club’s location at 6774 Lamphear Road. There will be a flag raising and mem... [more...]

Published: 5/26/2012

Christianity in China topic

TOWN OF WESTMORELAND — Church leaders from Whum, China, will discuss Christianity in China at Bartlett Baptist Church, 5639 Bartlett Road, on Wednesday at 7 p.m. Reverends Zhenren, Zhiguo... [more...]

Published: 5/26/2012

Births

CIHOCKI — To Curt and Jennifer Cihocki, of Boonville, on Tuesday, May 22, 2012, in Lewis County General Hospital, a daughter, Caitlyn Rose. SALMON — To Patrick and Karleen Salmon, o... [more...]

Published: 5/26/2012

Mass, picnic for those who served

SYRACUSE — Christ the King Retreat Center, 500 Brookford Road, offers "all the brave men and women who are veterans or who are currently serving in the military" a Post-Memorial Day... [more...]

Published: 5/26/2012

Grad honored

A local resident was among 110 students at SUNY Oswego to receive awards at the college’s spring Honors Convocation. Abby C. Gymburch, daughter of John and Karen Gymburch, of Belcher Road... [more...]

Published: 5/26/2012

In honor group

Melissa A. Snizek, of Vernon, has been elected to St. Lawrence University’s chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the national academic honor society. She’s a member of the Class of 2012 majoring ... [more...]

Published: 5/26/2012
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