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No Diamond Dust

The weekly Diamond Dust report that is regularly published on Saturday was not submitted. Jim Rizio, who writes the report, said that game information was not provided by the Rome Men’s S... [more...]

Published: 6/2/2012

‘Love Worth Fighting For’ tour brings ‘Fireproof’ star

NORTH SYRACUSE — Kirk Cameron, star of the movie Fireproof, will be the featured speaker at North Syracuse Baptist in North Syracuse on Sunday, June 10 at 4 p.m. Cameron, along with music... [more...]

Published: 6/2/2012

Two new businesses among ZBA reviews

The Zoning Board of Appeals will review five commercial requests — including two for new businesses — and three residential proposals at its meeting Wednesday. The five-member volun... [more...]

Published: 6/2/2012

Commissioner sought with legal experience

The search continues for a public safety commissioner. Mayor Joseph R. Fusco Jr. said he wants someone with legal experience for union issues and wants to avoid someone with existing ties to police... [more...]

Published: 6/2/2012

Gets doctorate

Lora DeNero, daughter of John and Maryann Mazzaferro, 117 W. Pine St., has earned her doctorate in education from the University of Rochester. She is employed as a special education teacher in the ... [more...]

Published: 6/2/2012

Development lot size change before planners Tuesday

A proposed expansion of one of the nine lots in the west Rome housing development on Humble Lane will be in front of the Planning Board when its meets Tuesday. The board will also return to the tab... [more...]

Published: 6/2/2012

OCD support offered Mondays

An obsessive compulsive disorder support group meets at 6:30 p.m. Mondays (except holidays) in Conference Room B in St. Elizabeth’s School of Nursing, 2209 Genesee St., Utica. For information... [more...]

Published: 6/2/2012

Check your schedule

Clergy and board members are asked to check the schedule for their church’s main services in Saturday’s Religion Today pages. If the information is incorrect, e-mail living@RNY.com ... [more...]

Published: 6/2/2012

Attorney General settles access issues with retailers

Three major retail chains have agreed to remedy access issues for disabled people, according to state Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman. The companies — Century 21, JCPenney and Petland D... [more...]

Published: 6/2/2012

Counterfeit clothing case goes to grand jury

The owner of the Design Sellar, who is accused of possessing more than $50,000 worth of counterfeit clothing and accessories, will have his case heard by a county grand jury. Ronald R. Yacobucc... [more...]

Published: 6/2/2012

Any plans for the summer?

If the great weather we’ve had already this spring is any indication, this summer should be beautiful! Hopefully you’ve already made some plans to enjoy the upcoming summer. It can ... [more...]

Published: 6/2/2012

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: 6/2/2012

Zensations among grant winners

Zensations Therapeutic Massage, 316 N. Washington St., is among the five recipients of $1,000 grants awarded by the Chamber Alliance of the Mohawk Valley. Other winners were: Bark, Bath & Beyon... [more...]

Published: 6/2/2012

Shove, necklace theft bring felony count against teen

A Yorkville teen-ager is accused of shoving down an elderly woman at Hannaford grocery store in Utica Thursday and trying to steal her necklace. Police said Corey Pagan, 18, of Whitesboro Stree... [more...]

Published: 6/2/2012

Remsen superintendent finalist for Lowville

Remsen school district Superintendent Joanne Shelmidine is among three finalists for the superintendent job in the Lowville Academy and Central School District who will be re-interviewed by the Low... [more...]

Published: 6/2/2012

‘Apples and Oranges’ for girls, women

MARCY — "Women of Purpose," the women’s group at First Assembly of God Church, 9427 Maynard Drive, will host "an evening of teaching, preaching and Holy Spirit ministry b... [more...]

Published: 6/2/2012

Funeral notices

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

Published: 6/2/2012

Man accused of burglary
of one house three times

Michael S. Donahue, 19, of 7 North St., Clark Mills, was indicted in County Court May 23 on three counts of second-degree burglary, two counts of petty larceny and one count each of fourth-degree g... [more...]

Published: 6/2/2012

Upskirt photographer gets six months house arrest

A Utica public works employee will spend six months under house arrest for using a camera to peek under women’s skirts in Wal-Mart. Michael Scotellaro, 54, of 2200 Pinnacle Drive, Utica, ... [more...]

Published: 6/2/2012

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Friday 12:26 a.m. W. Dominick St., domestic. 2:18 a.m. E. Bloomfield St., aggravated harassment. 4:27 a.m. Black River Blvd.,... [more...]

Published: 6/2/2012

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Friday 9:15 a.m. 1801 Black River Blvd., first aid. 9:18 a.m. 701 N. George St., first aid. 9:49 a.m. Black River Boulevard, accident. 10:34 a.m. 644... [more...]

Published: 6/2/2012

Meetings

MONDAY Clinton Village Board, 7 p.m. Lumbard Memorial Hall, North Park Row. Oneida Castle Village Board, 7 p.m. Village Fire Station. Ava Zoning Board of Appeals, 7 p.m. Town Hall, 1146... [more...]

Published: 6/2/2012

Shower Trailer Project
‘roll out’ due June 9

ONEIDA — Although a Shower Trailer for disaster relief volunteers is nearly complete, the project needs about $8,000 more to get it paid for. Money will be accepted at a "Roll Out&qu... [more...]

Published: 6/2/2012

Hall of Fame ceremony will honor former area athletes

The Rome Sports Hall of Fame will salute its ninth group of honorees for the William J. Coughlin Memorial on Sunday, June 10, during a 2 p.m. ceremony at the Hall of Fame located at 5790 Rome-New L... [more...]

Published: 6/2/2012

Oriskany sectional game set for today at DeLutis

For the second time in four days, the Section III Class D baseball championship game between Oriskany and Brookfield at Alliance Bank Stadium was washed out and postponed on Friday. The game ha... [more...]

Published: 6/2/2012

Deal up for OK on union’s health plan grievance

The administration is expected Monday to resolve part of a dispute over health care with one city union. The Board of Estimate and Contract has scheduled a special meeting for 2 p.m. Monday in ... [more...]

Published: 6/2/2012

Be aware
of road projects

Three road work projects will affect drivers in Oneida County for the week of June 4, with another in the nearby City of Oneida. The projects are: ¿ In Utica, crack sealing operations cont... [more...]

Published: 6/2/2012

RFA grad stars in NCAA win

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Rome native Kyle Richardson turned in some timely hitting to help St. John’s University record an 11-3 triumph over No. 2 seed East Carolina in Friday’s first ... [more...]

Published: 6/2/2012

Training center ceremony Monday

UNHS NeighborWorks HomeOwnership Center will unveil its new Adirondack Bank Training Center at 5 p.m. on Monday in a free, public event. The training center is a green-rehabilitated facility wi... [more...]

Published: 6/2/2012

Sports Calendar

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

Published: 6/2/2012

Report of man waving gun leads to DWI, other counts

TOWN OF LEWIS — A man was charged with driving at twice the legal limit of alcohol and drug possession after being involved in an argument at a local bar where he may have brandished a handgu... [more...]

Published: 6/2/2012

Several mower thefts probed

ONEIDA — Oneida Police continue to investigate a rash of lawn mower thefts throughout the city. On May 29, police recovered two push lawn mowers by Maxwell Field off Sands Street. One... [more...]

Published: 6/2/2012

County Airport weather report for Friday

Temperatures: 48 to 65 Normal Range: 45 to 67 Records: 33(1966), 88(1918) Rainfall: 0.13" Monthly rainfall: 7.33" Rainfall for year: 14.08" Sunset today: 8:36... [more...]

Published: 6/2/2012

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: 6/2/2012

International Wire official gets Distinguished Career Award

CAMDEN — International Wire Group Vice President of Manufacturing Paul T. Fox has been named a recipient of the Wire and Cable Manufacturers’ Alliance’s 2012 Distinguished Career ... [more...]

Published: 6/2/2012

No bail on felony possession
of license plates, registrations

NEW HARTFORD — A man was charged Friday with possessing license plates and registrations from vehicles he did not own as a result of an investigation into a May 20 car fire. During the ea... [more...]

Published: 6/2/2012

Man accused of threat with knife

WASHINGTON MILLS — A Utica man was charged with threatening a man with a knife during a dispute at an Oneida Street apartment building early this morning. New Hartford Patrolman Justin D.... [more...]

Published: 6/2/2012

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Friday 2:30 a.m. Brown Road North, Annsville, mischief. 2:55 a.m. Stafford Avenue North, Waterville, trespass. 3 a.m. River Road, Marcy, alarm. 8:21 ... [more...]

Published: 6/2/2012

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Friday 2:28 a.m. Stokes-Lee Center Road, Lee, domestic. 3 a.m. River Road, Marcy, alarm. 3:15 a.m. Route 31, Verona, check. 3:36 a.m. Champlin Avenue... [more...]

Published: 6/2/2012

Trotter breaks record at Downs

VERNON — Archangel established a track record for 3-year-old colt trotters after racing to a 1:53.4 victory in Friday night’s Empire Breeders Classic elimination races at Vernon Downs. ... [more...]

Published: 6/2/2012

Remsen golfers ninth at league meet

CLINTON — Four area boys golf teams competed in Friday’s Center State Conference Tournament at the Skenandoa Golf Club. Remsen finished with a two-man team score of 178 to place nin... [more...]

Published: 6/2/2012

Berkshire workers will volunteer

Berkshire Bank will hold a companywide volunteer work day on Wednesday. Over 100 bank employees will spend the afternoon carrying out community service projects, including in Rome, where eight empl... [more...]

Published: 6/2/2012

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Friday 10:33 a.m. Lake Delta, Williams Road, structure. 11:29 a.m. Camden and Florence, Taberg-Florence Road, structure. 1:23 p.m. McConnellsville and Am... [more...]

Published: 6/2/2012

‘Soul Surfer’ on screen Friday

St. John’s Lutheran Church, 502 W. Chestnut St., will hold a free movie night with the showing of "Soul Surfer" at 7 p.m. Friday. "Soul Surfer," rated PG-13, is a true... [more...]

Published: 6/2/2012

Fighting invasive species

The fight to prevent the Asian carp from entering the Great Lakes is not just a regional fight or even just a U.S. fight. Canada showed that this week by wading into the battle with a $17 million c... [more...]

Published: 6/2/2012

Toronto Welsh Male Voice Choir Concert June 9

NEW HARTFORD — Saint David’s Society is sponsoring a concert by the Toronto Welsh Male Voice Choir at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 9 in the First United Methodist Church, 105 Genesee St. T... [more...]

Published: 6/2/2012

Tabloid Tales of the Past

June 2, 2002 The Farmers’ Market will open for the season on Friday in the parking lot at City Hall, off Liberty Street. It’s managed by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oneida Coun... [more...]

Published: 6/2/2012

More showers,
highs in upper 60s

Tonight — Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s. West winds 5 to 10 mph — Becoming south. Sunday — Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the m... [more...]

Published: 6/2/2012

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning numbers drawn Friday Evening: Daily: 8, 4, 5, Lucky Sum: 17. WinFour: 1, 8, 0, 1, Lucky Sum: 10. Mega Millions: 02, 27, 38, 46, 52, Mega Ball: 45. H... [more...]

Published: 6/2/2012

Canalfest seeks vendors for show

Rome Rotary Canalfest 2012 is seeking vendors, craftspeople and organizations to participate in its 10th annual festival to be held Aug. 3-5 at Bellamy Harbor Park on Mill Street. The deadline ... [more...]

Published: 6/2/2012

Youth center signups start

The Salvation Army of Rome’s summer youth drop-in center registration has begun for children who have completed kindergarten through fifth grade. Call 336-4260 or visit the center for registr... [more...]

Published: 6/2/2012

Spring Concert in St. Joseph’s Friday

LEE CENTER — St. Joseph’s Choir under the direction of Scott Rutledge presents its Spring Concert at 7 p.m. Friday. It’s in the church at 5748 Stokes Lee Center Road and all a... [more...]

Published: 6/2/2012

Franciscans offer retreat

VERNON — All are welcome when the Holy Family Fraternity Secular Franciscan Order has a half-day retreat in Holy Family Church, 4343 Peterboro St. It’s from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturda... [more...]

Published: 6/2/2012

New Hartford man chosen vice chair of Centro board

SYRACUSE — New Hartford resident Nicholas F. Laino has been elected vice chairman of the Central New York Regional Transportation Authority Board of Members. Laino has been a member of th... [more...]

Published: 6/2/2012
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