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Oriskany volunteers win national award

The Oriskany Volunteer Fire Department has been honored with a Higgins and Langley Memorial award for the development of its swift water rescue team, the O.T.T.E.R.S. The department will receiv... [more...]

Published: 5/31/2012

Kirkland man accused of growing marijuana in home

KIRKLAND — A 33-year-old man is accused of growing marijuana in his Middle Street home. Police said a no-knock search warrant was executed Wednesday afternoon at the home of Steven M. Gre... [more...]

Published: 5/31/2012

1861 headstone back in place

TRENTON — A stolen Civil War-era gravestone memorializing a 9-year-old girl named "Sophia Roberts" has been returned after it was found in the Western Town Park. No arrests have... [more...]

Published: 5/31/2012

Family used as shields
in Madison County standoff

TOWN OF SULLIVAN — A Madison County man is facing multiple charges for using his wife and infant daughter as shields during a standoff with law enforcers early Wednesday morning. Two offi... [more...]

Published: 5/31/2012

‘Significant fog’ as van hits, lands on man

TOWN OF LEBANON — A 22-year-old Waterville man was killed when filling his truck with gas on the side of River Road in Madison County early Wednesday morning. Jessie Eisenhut’s truc... [more...]

Published: 5/31/2012

Police at standoff learn house empty

DEERFIELD — A report of a domestic dispute and a man armed with a shotgun led to a standoff on a rural county road for the Sheriff’s Office Wednesday night, one week before the first-ye... [more...]

Published: 5/31/2012

Assault, harassment case
bail set at $1,000

A 19-year-old man was sent to county jail on charges that he repeatedly punched his girlfriend in the face, sending her to the hospital. Bail was set at $1,000 and has not been met for Antonio ... [more...]

Published: 5/31/2012

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Wednesday 12:18 a.m. N. Madison St., check welfare. 3:26 a.m. Black River Blvd., alarm. 6:11 a.m. Gansevoort Ave., attempt to... [more...]

Published: 5/31/2012

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Wednesday 11:34 a.m. 5650 Old Oneida Road, first aid. 12:03 p.m. 701 1/2 W. Court St., first aid. 1:40 p.m. 620 Parry St., first aid. 1:49 p.m. 200 N... [more...]

Published: 5/31/2012

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Wednesday 12:10 a.m. Cleveland, Route 49, Vienna, wires down. 7:08 a.m. Boonville, Potato Hill Road, alarm. 8:05 a.m. Boonville, Post St., structure fire... [more...]

Published: 5/31/2012

Sirni accepted

Jacqueline I. Sirni, daughter of Michael J. and Cynthia Dite Sirni, Bel-Air Drive, has been accepted at Western New England University, Springfield, Mass. A senior at Rome Free Academy, she will ma... [more...]

Published: 5/31/2012

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Wednesday 12:55 a.m. Ney Ave., New Hartford, assist. 2:03 a.m. Henderson St., Whitestown, accident. 2:05 a.m. Route 8, Bridgewater, alarm. 7:29 a.m. ... [more...]

Published: 5/31/2012

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Wednesday 1:31 a.m. Ney Ave., New Hartford, assist. 2:22 a.m. Henderson St., Whitestown, accident. 8:48 a.m. Trenton Road, Marcy, animal. 8:56 a.m. P... [more...]

Published: 5/31/2012

State track and field meet qualifying berths on the line

Athletes from Rome Free Academy and other area schools are looking to extend their seasons at the Section III state meet track and field qualifier today at Cicero-North Syracuse High School. RF... [more...]

Published: 5/31/2012

Oriskany rallies too late

The Oriskany softball team knew it was facing a tough challenge on Wednesday as it squared off against one of the Center State Conference’s elite pitchers in Hamilton ace Becca Rogers, with a... [more...]

Published: 5/31/2012

Leukemia survivor feels lucky to enjoy events with family

Today Robert Wagner knows what it is to stop and smell the roses. Almost 13 years go, the now retired registered pharmacist, who worked in the health care field for more than 40 years, had diff... [more...]

Published: 5/31/2012

Florence fiddler performs Sunday

OSCEOLA — Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. Chad Miller of Florence presents a concert of old time fiddle music with a northeastern and Canadian flavor, at the North American Fiddlers’ Hall of Fa... [more...]

Published: 5/31/2012

Cavalier accepted

Alyssa Lyn Cavalier, daughter of Michael Cavalier, Fairview Lane, and Julie Adasek, Turin Street, has been accepted at Tompkins Cortland Community College, Dryden, where she will major in general s... [more...]

Published: 5/31/2012

Coluccio accepted

Aaron Coluccio, son of Robert and Laurette Coluccio, 6397 Beartown Road, Ava, and Renee Novotny, Remsen has been accepted at Ohio Technical College, Cleveland, Ohio, where he will major in diesel e... [more...]

Published: 5/31/2012

Area happenings

REMINDERS: Tonight-Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m. Sarah Ruhl’s "Eurydice" (by Outcast International) Uptown Theatre, 2014 Genesee St., Utica, $12 at theatre or at www.outca... [more...]

Published: 5/31/2012

Foll graduates

Courtney Foll, daughter of Robert and Tabitha Foll, Beartown Road, Ava, has graduated from Mohawk Valley Community College with an associate degree in childhood education. She will be attending Uti... [more...]

Published: 5/31/2012

Quance accepted

Alana L. Quance, daughter of Carl and Nancy Quance, 1505 N. Madison St., has been accepted at SUNY Ferdonia, where she will major in forensic psychology as well as join the Blue Devils basketball p... [more...]

Published: 5/31/2012

Fuco graduates

Gina Marie Fuco, daughter of Elaine and Charles Fuco, 114 Griffiss Drive, graduated from Mohawk Valley Community College with an associate degree in nursing. She plans to pursue her BSA at SUNY-IT ... [more...]

Published: 5/31/2012

Kennel owner moves forward with Lee suit

TOWN OF LEE — A complex and long-running permit dispute over a Turin Road dog kennel is generating new legal steps by the kennel owner, including plans to launch a suit against the town in Ju... [more...]

Published: 5/31/2012

Funeral notices

BLANCHARD — Loretta J. Blanchard, 68, of Rome, on May 31, 2012. Services 2 p.m. Saturday at Prince-Boyd and Hyatt Home for Funerals, 210 W. Court St. Burial Evergreen Cemetery. Calling ho... [more...]

Published: 5/31/2012

Patricia (Pat) Langone

Pat Langone, 71, of Eastern Star Nursing Home, Oriskany, passed away on Monday, May 21, 2012 in Faxton-St. Luke’s Hospital, Utica, after a long illness. She was born on February 14, 1941 ... [more...]

Published: 5/31/2012

County Airport weather report for Wednesday

Temperatures: 54 to 77 Normal Range: 48 to 71 Records: 32(1967), 93(1987) Rainfall: 0" Monthly rainfall: 7.2" Rainfall for year: 13.95" Sunset today: 8:34 ... [more...]

Published: 5/31/2012

Open houses show girls about camps

NEW HARTFORD — Girls entering grades 2-12 in the fall are invited to attend Girl Scout camp this summer, and membership is not required. The three resident camps girls can attend are in D... [more...]

Published: 5/31/2012

Local favorites perform Saturday

HOLLAND PATENT — Saturday at 8 p.m. the Park Coffee House in Holland Patent presents its semi-annual local favorites concert featuring local bands that do full coffee houses at other times du... [more...]

Published: 5/31/2012

KAC ends season with Bluegrass band

CLINTON — Friday, June 8 at 8 p.m. the Kirkland Art Center presents its final KAC Coffeehouse for the season with Jim Gaudet and the Railroad Boys. Admission is $15 or $12 for KAC members... [more...]

Published: 5/31/2012

State seizes collision firm for nearly $161,000 in taxes

M&M Collision and Auto Repair at 8490 Turin Road, one of the larger such shops in the north Rome and Lee areas, has been seized by the state because of tax issues, and the business president says i... [more...]

Published: 5/31/2012

College Notebook

Siriano named softball All-American HERKIMER — Vernon-Verona-Sherrill graduate and Herkimer County Community College freshman Stephanie Siriano is one of four members of the HCCC softball... [more...]

Published: 5/31/2012

Patricia W. Roman

ROME — Patricia W. Roman, a resident of Rome, NY, age 87 years, died on May 28, 2012. She lived a full life and her passing should only considered a completion of the grand circle, as God int... [more...]

Published: 5/31/2012

Frank Donai WWII Bataan Death March Survivor

LEE CENTER — Frank Donai, 93, of Stokes Westernville Road, passed away on May 27, 2012 at the Colonial Park Nursing Center, Rome after a long illness. He was born on November 30, 1918 in ... [more...]

Published: 5/31/2012

Births

ANDREWS — To Regchase and Ashley Twomey Andrews, of Rome, on Friday, May 25, 2012, in Rome Memorial Hospital, a son, Trace Richard Alonzo. BRAZIE — To Gerold and Florence Sochia Bra... [more...]

Published: 5/31/2012

Oz fest opens

CHITTENANGO — Oz-Stravaganza events are held throughout Chittenango Friday through Sunday (parade 2 p.m. Saturday) to celebrate the work of Chittenango’s favorite son; The Royal Histori... [more...]

Published: 5/31/2012

Benefit Saturday for cancer patient

A benefit for colon cancer patient Heath Pritchard will be held starting at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Stanwix Veterans and Men’s Club, 6774 Lamphear Road. The 29-year-old obtained his Ph.D. ... [more...]

Published: 5/31/2012

Graduates

Randi Clinch of Vernon Center, received a master’s of social work degree in social work from Nazareth College, Rochester. [more...]

Published: 5/31/2012

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... Professional Baseball — International League: Syracuse at Louisville, 7:05. Harness racing — Vernon Downs, first post 6:55. Friday’s Sc... [more...]

Published: 5/31/2012

Schedule for Rome event; sites of other relays

In Rome The 14th annual Relay for Life will be held starting at noon Saturday at the State School for the Deaf, 401 Turin St. Registration will be at the Registration Tent from 5-7 p.m. Friday,... [more...]

Published: 5/31/2012

Big rigs event benefits school

FLY CREEK — Big trucks, heavy equipment, emergency vehicles and earth-moving machinery will converge upon the Fly Creek Cider Mill for children to explore and play from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday.... [more...]

Published: 5/31/2012

Vinci hosts rock concert June 8

Vinci Music Promotion & Entertainment, owned and operated by Rome natives Bill and son Ryan Vinci, hosts its first national rock concert Friday, June 8 at the Capitol Theater with national acts Clo... [more...]

Published: 5/31/2012

Burglary case headed for grand jury review

A 46-year-old man accused of trying to break into a Third Street apartment while a teen-age girl was home alone will have his case presented to the county grand jury. A felony exam was held in ... [more...]

Published: 5/31/2012

A revealing survey

Earlier this month, 228 Republicans and four Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives voted to lower the quality of service they provide to the people who elected them. That’s not the w... [more...]

Published: 5/31/2012

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here the winning state Lottery numbers selected Wednesday in the midday drawing: Daily: 1, 1, 1; Lucky Sum: 3; WinFour: 5, 2, 9, 4; Lucky Sum: 20. Here are the winning eveni... [more...]

Published: 5/31/2012

Showers possible; high in the 70s

Tonight — Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast. Friday — Mostly cloudy. Showers likely though mainly in the afternoon. Highs in the low... [more...]

Published: 5/31/2012

Tabloid Tales of the Past

May 31, 2002 WHITESTOWN — If you go to this weekend’s air show at the county airport, don’t expect to park on a nearby road and see the aerial performances for free. Watching ... [more...]

Published: 5/31/2012

‘Godspell’ at RCT three times

TOWN OF LEE — The Broadway hit musical "Godspell" will be performed at Rome Community Theater, 8911 Turin Road, for three performances starting at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Loosely base... [more...]

Published: 5/31/2012

Completes basic

Marine Corps Pvt. Israel Rivera, son of Israel Rivera Jr. of Mappa Avenue, Barneveld, and Gloria E. Quiles of Barneveld, completed basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S. C. [more...]

Published: 5/31/2012

Parent listed

Remsen’s Salutatorian Gavin Bailey is the son of Judy and William Bailey, school officials announced Wednesday. They had not provided his mother’s name for the May 18 story. [more...]

Published: 5/31/2012

Tucker graduates

Bethany Noelle Tucker, daughter of Gail and Ray Tucker, Sly Hill Road, Town of Lee, received a master’s degree in computer science from Syracuse University. She has accepted a position as a w... [more...]

Published: 5/31/2012

Tucker graduates

Robert Edward Tucker, son of Gail and Ray Tucker, Sly Hill Road, Town of Lee, received his second master’s degree from Towson (Md.) University in education. Robert resides in Belcamp, Marylan... [more...]

Published: 5/31/2012
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