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Laryngectomy info

For infrmantion on a Laryngectomy Support Group call the Speech Therapy Department at 734-3475. [more...]

Published: 6/1/2012

Have garden questions?

Master Gardeners at Cornell Cooperative Extension in Oneida County staff the consumer horticulture line at 736-3394 or 337-2531, from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesdays and Fridays (except holidays). [more...]

Published: 6/1/2012

Habitat seeks help Saturday

Habitat for Humanity in Oneida County is asking for your help as we complete renovations at 307 and 315 Lansing Street in Utica on Saturday beginning at 8:30 a.m. Volunteers will be working on ... [more...]

Published: 6/1/2012

Farmers’ markets starting
to open for season in area

Farmers’ Markets around the area are opening for the season. To find out about various locations, visit www.communitywalk.com/OneidaCountyFarms. The site also lists farm stands. Here are ... [more...]

Published: 6/1/2012

Showcase at college

Morrisville State College will host a Summer Showcase on Saturday at 9 a.m., offering prospective students a chance to see the campus and visit with faculty. Visit www.morrisville.edu/summersho... [more...]

Published: 6/1/2012

Births

GONZALEZ — To Anthony and Nicole McCullagh Gonzalez, of Camden, on Friday, May 25, 2012, in Oneida Healthcare Center, a daughter, Natalie Lynn. KISTNER — To Theodore Kistner Jr. and... [more...]

Published: 6/1/2012

Pamela E. Littler

TABERG — Pamela E. Littler, 58, passed away after a long illness May 30, 2012, at University Hospital, Syracuse, NY. She was born in Rome, NY, on December 17, 1953, a daughter of Walter and G... [more...]

Published: 6/1/2012

Loretta J. Blanchard

Loretta J. Blanchard, 68, of Depeyster St., Rome died Thursday, May 31, 2012 at her home with her family by her side. She was born May 7, 1944 in Rome, the daughter of Laverne and Cora Warner Angel... [more...]

Published: 6/1/2012

Funeral notices

BERMAN — Marvin William Berman, 80, ofn Placentia, Calif., formerly of Rome, on May 30, 2012. Contributions to the American Lung Association. www.lung.org/donate or American Lung Associat... [more...]

Published: 6/1/2012

Fire in former lab building probed

A fire inside the old Rome Labs building that seems to have burned itself out sometime in the past two days is under investigation by the Police and Fire departments. The fire appears to have b... [more...]

Published: 6/1/2012

Predatory sexual abuse arraignment due June 13

A Rome man accused of sexually abusing a young girl over a nearly 3-year period is scheduled for arraignment in County Court on June 13. Jeremy K. Chase, 38, of 6900 E. Dominick St., was indict... [more...]

Published: 6/1/2012

Simons confident but warns of layoffs
if evaluation deal fails

Although Rome school Superintendent Jeffrey P. Simons is confident of a teacher evaluation agreement in time to ensure a state aid increase, he says a "worst-case scenario" could include ... [more...]

Published: 6/1/2012

Wyman scholarship awarded

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Published: 6/1/2012

Bail $30,000 for man
in hospital attacks

A 26-year-old man is accused of attacking three hospital employees after they told him to get back into bed at the Rome Memorial Hospital emergency room. Police said Beau M. Coleman, of 251 E. ... [more...]

Published: 6/1/2012

Stabbing case sends man
to jail for two years

A Lee man who admitted to stabbing two people at a Kossuth Street house party will spend two years behind bars. James A. Powell, 38, of 5441 Lee Valley Road, Lee, was sentenced by City Court Ju... [more...]

Published: 6/1/2012

While psych patients move, officials question cost

The state’s plan to end inpatient adult care at Mohawk Valley Psychiatric Center continues to be fought by local state representatives and others. The Office of Mental Health announced in... [more...]

Published: 6/1/2012

Graduates

Michelle Zajac, daughter of Paul and Irene Zajac, of Whitesboro, received a bachelor’s of arts degree, summa cum laude, in mathematics and interdisciplinary art from Alfred University. [more...]

Published: 6/1/2012

NYCBL teams ready to play ball

A pair of local nines are ready to gear up for another season of competing in the New York Collegiate Baseball League, with action getting underway on Saturday night as the Sherrill Silversmiths tr... [more...]

Published: 6/1/2012

James A. Shepard

ROUND LAKE — James A. Shepard 65, of Round Lake, passed away Tuesday, May 29, 2012. Born in Rome, NY, December 1, 1946, he was the son of the late Frances and Jean Northway Shepard. Jim grew ... [more...]

Published: 6/1/2012

Marvin William Berman

Marvin William Berman, 80, passed away peacefully on May 30, 2012, in Palo Alto, CA. He was born in Rome, New York on April 17, 1932, son of Mark and Leonore Davis Berman. He graduated from Rome Fr... [more...]

Published: 6/1/2012

Pacer High Speed Life latest two-time winner at Downs

VERNON — High Speed Life became the 26th winner of two or more races at the Vernon Downs race track after 15 programs following her 1-minute, 53-second performance in Thursday night’s $... [more...]

Published: 6/1/2012

Farm Fest tonight includes music, food

VERONA — Almost 1,000 students were expected to participate in Farm Fest today at Brabant Farms, 6166 Happy Valley Road. The educational event is open to the public from 4:30 until 9 toni... [more...]

Published: 6/1/2012

County Airport weather report for Thursday

Temperatures: 49 to 68 Normal Range: 45 to 67 Records: 31(1966), 91(1994) Rainfall: 0" Monthly rainfall: 7.2" Rainfall for year: 13.95" Sunset today: 8:35 ... [more...]

Published: 6/1/2012

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Thursday 2:17 a.m. Westernville, Route 46, tree down. 6:40 a.m. AmCare Ambulance, W. Chestnut St., accident. 10:13 a.m. Deerfield, Park Drive, alarm. ... [more...]

Published: 6/1/2012

Sheriff’s log

Thursday 1:50 a.m. Route 46, Western, accident. 2:38 a.m. Sauquoit St., New York Mills, domestic. 7:46 a.m. Main St., Western, property found. 8:07 a.m. Babcock Hill Road, Bridgewat... [more...]

Published: 6/1/2012

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... Professional Baseball — International League: Syracuse at Indianapolis, 7:15. Harness racing — Vernon Downs, first post 6:55. Saturday’... [more...]

Published: 6/1/2012

Sports Briefs

Clinton Comets to be honored The 1967-68 Clinton Comets, owners of the best record in the history of professional hockey, will be honored and also be a part of a meet and greet session this wee... [more...]

Published: 6/1/2012

Schoff graduates

Halie Nicole Schoff, daughter of Tim and Kris Schoff, 9259 Wilkinson Road, Lee, has been accepted at St. John Fisher College, Rochester, where she will major in pharmacy. She is a senior at Rome Fr... [more...]

Published: 6/1/2012

Extension cord determined to be cause of Boonville fire

BOONVILLE — Investigators have narrowed down the cause of the Wednesday morning fire on Post Street to an old extension cord that had been stretched behind the kitchen stove for too long. ... [more...]

Published: 6/1/2012

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Thursday 12:55 a.m. Black River Blvd., alarm. 1:19 a.m. W. Dominick St., domestic. 1:43 a.m. Park Drive Manor II, mischief. ... [more...]

Published: 6/1/2012

Librarians pick Staley principal as administrator of year

Staley Upper Elementary School Principal Karen Miller has been named Administrator of the Year by the Madison-Oneida BOCES School Library System, receiving the award at the library system’s 2... [more...]

Published: 6/1/2012

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Thursday 8:39 a.m. 5349 Rome-Taberg Road, first aid. 9:57 a.m. 740 W. Liberty St., first aid. 10:26 a.m. 120 River St., first aid. 12:01 p.m. 100 N. ... [more...]

Published: 6/1/2012

A sky near you

Big Brother is watching you more closely than ever -- and soon, perhaps, with drones. The pilotless aircraft that the U.S. government has used to spy on (and kill) insurgents in Afghanistan, Iraq a... [more...]

Published: 6/1/2012

Building permit

City of Rome, 105 Fredrick St., $15,000, rehabilitate tax-foreclosed two-family dwelling in accordance with rehabilitation agreement. City of Rome, Fort Stanwix Parking Garage, no cost, install... [more...]

Published: 6/1/2012

On dean’s list

Kathryn Whiting, of Clinton, was named to the spring dean’s list at Messiah College, Grantham, Pa. She is a sophomore majoring in business administration. [more...]

Published: 6/1/2012

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Thursday 12:03 a.m. Route 46, Boonville, accident. 5:06 a.m. Poppleton Road, Verona, car/deer. 8:07 a.m. Babcock Hill Road, Bridgewater, peace officer. ... [more...]

Published: 6/1/2012

Panel backs using drug money
to keep Utica police on task force

A key legislative panel has thrown its weight behind a funding proposal for Oneida County to keep Utica police involved in the county Drug Task Force. The Board of Legislators’ Public Saf... [more...]

Published: 6/1/2012

Taberg scout becomes Eagle

TABERG — Bryce Benjamin Wing has become Boy Scout Troop 24’s newest Eagle Scout. Wing received his Eagle Scout award at an Eagle Court of Honor held in the Taberg Volunteer Fire Dep... [more...]

Published: 6/1/2012

Berkshire acquires Beacon Federal

Berkshire Hills Bancorp will acquire Beacon Federal Bancorp, a transaction valued at approximately $132 million, the two banking companies announced. Beacon Federal will be merged into Berkshire Ba... [more...]

Published: 6/1/2012

RFA girls among state qualifiers

CICERO — Two members of the Rome Free Academy girls track and field team were among the area athletes who advanced to the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Championship m... [more...]

Published: 6/1/2012

South Lewis clamps down on defense

SYRACUSE — South Lewis senior Josh Stoffle said it was the best game that he has ever pitched in his high school baseball career. Luckily for the Falcons, it came at the most opportune ti... [more...]

Published: 6/1/2012

Container gardening class Wednesday

Schuyler Commons is hosting a Container Gardening Class on Wednesday from 1 to 2 p.m. at 1776 Independence Square, Utica. This class will be taught by Rosanne Loparco, a Master Gardener from the Co... [more...]

Published: 6/1/2012

Tabloid Tales of the Past

June 1, 2002 He thinks Rome and the new Rome Free Academy have potential. Thomas Gallagher, superintendent of the Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union, was the second of three candidates for Rom... [more...]

Published: 6/1/2012

Events celebrate Food Week

CLINTON — Kirkland Town Library, 55 1/2 College St., will c elebrate Food Week Monday June 4 through Friday, June 8 with a several events, as follows: Monday, 7 p.m. Sushi Making Workshop... [more...]

Published: 6/1/2012

Former day care employees
to get $12,500 in owed wages

Former employees of the Children’s Corner, Inc. day care facility at 730 N. Jay St., which closed abruptly in February, will now receive wages that were still owed. The day care’s B... [more...]

Published: 6/1/2012

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning numbers drawn Thursday Evening: Daily: 5, 0, 8, Lucky Sum: 13. WinFour: 2, 2, 6, 1, Lucky Sum: 11. Here are the winning numbers drawn Thursday Midday: D... [more...]

Published: 6/1/2012

Clouds, showers; highs in mid 60s

Tonight — Cloudy. A chance of showers in the evening — Then showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the mid 50s. Southeast winds 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to ... [more...]

Published: 6/1/2012

Plant sale June 9

CAMDEN — Saturday, June 9 starting at 8 a.m. until sold out, the Hillsboro Garden Club will sell perennial plants from members’ gardens. The sale is at the home of Joan Bryant, 15 N... [more...]

Published: 6/1/2012

Boonville Farms Co-op presents annual awards

BOONVILLE — Boonville Farms Co-op’s 76th annual meeting in the Hulbert House included 73 producers representing 37 Dairy Farms (three of which are Certified Organic), family, and guests... [more...]

Published: 6/1/2012
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