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Challenger criticizes Hanna on abortion vote

Michael Kicinski, Republican challenger for Congress in the newly drawn 22nd District, is criticizing the incumbent’s vote against a GOP bill to ban abortions based on the sex of the fetus. ... [more...]

Published: 6/6/2012

New hope for early wetlands permit approval for Marcy Nanocenter site

MARCY — There’s hope yet that the developer of a site for a computer chip maker will receive a federal wetlands permit without a condition seen as detrimental to attracting a tenant. ... [more...]

Published: 6/6/2012

Charged
in multiple hits to face

TOWN OF CROGHAN — A Lewis County woman is accused of repeatedly striking another woman in the face early this morning. Sheriff’s deputies said Michelle L. Dingman, 29, of Washington... [more...]

Published: 6/6/2012

ATV theft charged

ONEIDA — A teen-ager is accused of stealing a four-wheeler on West Elm Street. Police said Cody J. Miller, 18, of Boston Street, broke into a shed on West Elm Street and stole the all-ter... [more...]

Published: 6/6/2012

Quilts topic at Herkimer Home Sunday

HERKIMER — Kathy Stalic, Herkimer Home volunteer and quilting historian, presents the lecture, "Quilts of the Past and Present," at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Herkimer Home State Historic... [more...]

Published: 6/6/2012

Native Roman author due
at mystery book discussion

Jervis Public Library’s "Mystery á la Carte" Book Group discusses Darkness All Around by Rome native Doug Magee. The author will be joining in the discussion Thursday, June... [more...]

Published: 6/6/2012

Tourism impact substantial in county

From a small venue like a miniature golf course to a sprawling casino, tourism adds up to big business in Oneida County. The economic impact of travel and leisure activities in the county amoun... [more...]

Published: 6/6/2012

Testing telescope optics topic

CLARK MILLS — The Mohawk Valley Astronomical Society will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 13, at the Kirkland Senior Center, 2 Mill St. The program is "How to Test Telescope Opt... [more...]

Published: 6/6/2012

Free car wash raises $3,000

OLD FORGE — The Kiwanis Club of the Central Adirondacks, the Key Club and Jr. Key Club of the Town of Webb School washed over 135 cars at their 12th annual free car wash on May 26 at the Caly... [more...]

Published: 6/6/2012

Sports Briefs

Area seniors among Section III scholar-athletes Two seniors from Rome Free Academy and two more from Rome Catholic School are among those who will be honored during the Section III Scholar-Athl... [more...]

Published: 6/6/2012

Boxing’s big weekend arrives in Canastota

CANASTOTA — For soon to be Hall of Fame boxers Thomas "Hitman" Hearns and Mark "Too Sharp" Johnson, ring announcer Michael Buffer, trainer Freddie Roach, broadcaster Al Be... [more...]

Published: 6/6/2012

Doris Day movie at RR meeting

The Utica and Mohawk Valley Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society meets in the Rome Historical Society, 200 Church St., at 7 p.m. Friday. The program will be the classic movie, &qu... [more...]

Published: 6/6/2012

Meetings

THURSDAY State Urban Development Corp., 9:30 a.m. Hearing on Bonide Products (6301 Sutliff Road, Whitestown) project. Whitestown Town Offices, 8539 Clark Mills Road. Madison-Oneida Counties... [more...]

Published: 6/6/2012

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... Professional Baseball — International League: Louisville at Syracuse, 7 Amateur Baseball — District V American Legion: Roberts at Clonan Wick... [more...]

Published: 6/6/2012

Suzanne H. Roser

Suzanne H. Roser, 79, of Rome, passed away peacefully Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at Crouse Hospital, Syracuse, with her family at her bedside. Born November 7, 1932 in Rome, she was a daughter of Vincen... [more...]

Published: 6/6/2012

Funeral notices

BRODOCK — Albert Brodock Jr., 82, of Prescott Valley, Ariz., formerly of Rome, on May 21, 2012. BJORKMAN — Melinda S. Bjorkman, 54, 119 W. Embargo St., on May 31, 2012. Services... [more...]

Published: 6/6/2012

Shirley L. ‘Linda’ Dukett

Shirley L. "Linda" Dukett, 58, of East Bloomfield Street, Rome, N.Y. passed away on June 4, 2012. She was born on May 3, 1954 in Rome, N.Y. She is survived by her mother, Shirley J. R... [more...]

Published: 6/6/2012

County Airport weather report for Tuesday

Temperatures: 45 to 68 Normal Range: 54 to 76 Records: 33(1964), 97(1904) Rainfall: 0" Monthly rainfall: 0.16" Rainfall for year: 14.47" Sunset today: 8:39 ... [more...]

Published: 6/6/2012

True Grit, Licorice Sticks among programs at Dunham

WHITESBORO — Dunham Public Library, 76 Main St., offers programs in the coming week, from sculpture, the film True Grit and a musical evening. For more information, call the library at 73... [more...]

Published: 6/6/2012

SUNYIT history talk Monday

Longtime SUNY Institute of Technology Professor Ronald Sarner will present a history of the university and its impact in the Utica-Rome area over the last five decades. This program takes place in ... [more...]

Published: 6/6/2012

Couple loses home

ANNSVILLE — The home of an assistant volunteer fire chief was destroyed by flames early this morning, leaving Robert D. Sankey and his wife homeless. The Sankeys were out of town at the t... [more...]

Published: 6/6/2012

Bicyclist, 70, injured

TRENTON — A 70-year-old bicyclist was hospitalized Tuesday evening after he was struck by a motor vehicle on Mapledale Road. Remsen-based state police said Frank J. Colby, of Holland Pate... [more...]

Published: 6/6/2012

Person of interest identified in Elmer Hill Road arson investigation

The 59-year-old man pulled from a burning residence on Elmer Hill Road Monday afternoon has been ruled a "person of interest" in the arson investigation. Ronald Lamascolo will be inte... [more...]

Published: 6/6/2012

Verona’s third abandoned house fire since February

VERONA — The third abandoned house fire since February is under investigation in Verona after a blaze on Stickney Road Tuesday afternoon. Fire Chief Timothy Dodge said that no one was hur... [more...]

Published: 6/6/2012

Three charged with daylight burglary on Amherst Drive

Three men have been charged with a daylight burglary to a garage on Amherst Drive Tuesday evening after they were caught red-handed by one of the residents. Shawn M. Tennant, 24, of 3537 Oswego... [more...]

Published: 6/6/2012

Officers report evidence flung as flushed fugitive and driver flee

The streets of Rome were the site of an extensive police pursuit Monday afternoon when a man wanted for robbery fled in a vehicle, on foot and finally tried to hide in an attic on Expense Street. B... [more...]

Published: 6/6/2012

Troopers allege driver twice legal alcohol limit

BOONVILLE — A 48-year-old man registered a blood alcohol content of more than twice the legal threshold on Lachausse Road Tuesday night. Remsen-based state police said Scott R. Porter, of... [more...]

Published: 6/6/2012

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Tuesday 3:37 a.m. Woodland Ave., assist. 3:41 a.m. N. Jay St., domestic. 6:39 a.m. Second St., mischief. 8:37 a.m. Second... [more...]

Published: 6/6/2012

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 7:47 a.m. 120 N. Levitt St., first aid. 8:49 a.m. 126 Canal St., first aid. 10:06 a.m 205 St. Peter’s Ave., first aid. 12:01 p.m. 1303 ... [more...]

Published: 6/6/2012

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 8:13 a.m. Clinton, Harding Road, Kirkland, spill/leak. 11:58 a.m. Barneveld, Route 28, Trenton, alarm. 3:27 p.m. Willowvale, Sessions Road, New H... [more...]

Published: 6/6/2012

Three months for violating protection order

A 47-year-old man was sentenced to three months in county jail for violating his ex-girlfriend’s order of protection, and wrapped up two prior outstanding cases in the process. Felix Mato... [more...]

Published: 6/6/2012

Food service inspections

Oneida County Health Department inspectors conduct unannounced and periodic checks of food service establishments to determine if they comply with the state codes, rules and regulations. Here are h... [more...]

Published: 6/6/2012

Private rockets blast off

Chin up, space buffs. Stop mourning the end of America’s shuttle program and start celebrating the beginning of the next great adventure -- a for-profit space race led by young entrepreneurs ... [more...]

Published: 6/6/2012

Births

KROP — To Josiah and Amanda Krop, of Lowville, on Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at Lewis County General Hospital, a daughter, Brynn Noelle. MAREK — To Justin Marek and Morgan Trenkler, of B... [more...]

Published: 6/6/2012

Browser, e-mail basics class Monday

Jervis Public Library, 613 N. Washington St., will offer a class for beginning computer users called, "Web Browser and E-mail Basics," from 6-8 p.m. Monday. Pre-registration is requir... [more...]

Published: 6/6/2012

Swim class sign-ups

TRENTON — The town’s swim beach will be open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. starting on June 23 and running through Aug. 19. The swim beach will be closed to the public until noon during swim le... [more...]

Published: 6/6/2012

Refugees show posters

The Mohawk Valley Resource Center for Refugees will host a poster exhibition at Utica City Hall at 3 p.m. Thursday to showcase the work done by the children and student refugees and to engage the c... [more...]

Published: 6/6/2012

DAR honors Howard

The Oneida Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution presented Brian Howard with the "National Outstanding Community Service Award" for his "selfless commitment to promoting ar... [more...]

Published: 6/6/2012

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 1:21 a.m. River Road, Marcy, abandoned call. 2:29 a.m. Route 31, Verona, car/deer. 5:16 a.m. Route 5, Vernon, car/deer. 8:53 a.m. Rome-Oriska... [more...]

Published: 6/6/2012

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 1:21 a.m. River Road, Marcy, abandoned call. 6:07 a.m. Route 365, car/deer. 7:45 a.m. Rome-Oriskany Road, domestic. 10:59 a.m. Pine Haven Cir... [more...]

Published: 6/6/2012

SL collides with juggernaut

Not being able to get the key big hits when it counted the most did in the South Lewis baseball team during the Class C state regional on Tuesday as the Falcons lost to undefeated Section IV champi... [more...]

Published: 6/6/2012

Photonics firm to expand

VERNON — The Oneida County Industrial Development Agency has given final approval to incentives to boost plans of Universal Photonics-JH Rhodes to expand in a new location. The package ap... [more...]

Published: 6/6/2012

Civil War Weekend in Peterboro

PETERBORO — The 20th annual Peterboro Civil War Weekend offers events Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visitors will receive program schedules, locations,... [more...]

Published: 6/6/2012

Social Security online access workshop at Jervis

Jervis Public Library, 613 N. Washington St., will host two information sessions for residents interested in learning more about online access to the Social Security Administration. Led by staff of... [more...]

Published: 6/6/2012

On dean’s list

Katia Lauricella, daughter of Domenico and Susan Lauricella, 911 N. James St., has been named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Medaille College, Buffalo. She is a junior, majorin... [more...]

Published: 6/6/2012

Tabloid Tales of the Past

June 6, 2002 STEUBEN — A home improvement worker fell from scaffolding at a Starr Hill Road home Wednesday afternoon. He was in fair condition today. New York’s legislative lead... [more...]

Published: 6/6/2012

Regional Fine Art Exhibition entries dropoff June 18-19

Rome Art And Community Center, 308 West Bloomfield St., accepts entries for the annual Rome Regional Fine Arts Exhibition Monday, June 18, 10 a.m. to noon, and 5-7 p.m.; and again on Tuesday, June ... [more...]

Published: 6/6/2012

Partly sunny, 70s;
chance of showers

Tonight — Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers in the evening — Then partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the mid 40s. North winds around 5 mph —... [more...]

Published: 6/6/2012

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning numbers drawn Tuesday Evening: Daily: 1, 2, 1, Lucky Sum: 4. WinFour: 8, 4, 7, 1, Lucky Sum: 20. Mega Millions: 37, 39, 42, 53, 55, Mega Ball: 22. H... [more...]

Published: 6/6/2012

Hall of Fame, Living Legend nominations sought

Nominations are being taken for the 2012 Oneida County Historical Hall of Fame and Living Legends awards. To nominate someone for the Living Legend award or a deceased individual for the Histor... [more...]

Published: 6/6/2012

Oriskany two wins from first state title

BINGHAMTON — The Oriskany baseball team continued its spectacular run in the postseason on Tuesday as the Redskins rallied to fend off Section IV champion Hancock in a thrilling 7-4 triumph i... [more...]

Published: 6/6/2012

Storytelling Festival
in Clinton Saturday

CLINTON — The Village Storytelling Festival will be held on the Village Green Saturdayoffering "food for the heart and soul." It runs from 10 a.m. to about 10 p.m. with events i... [more...]

Published: 6/6/2012

Search begins for new Stokes School principal

The search has begun to fill the Rome school district’s first opening for a principal in about three years, with no internal candidates so far to become the new principal at Stokes Elementary... [more...]

Published: 6/6/2012

Plants scavenger hunt Saturday

TOWN OF RUSSIA — A scavenger hunt looking for plants is one of the events offered Saturday at the Shawangunk Nature Preserve, 255 Shawangunk Road off Pardeeville Road, in Herkimer County. Cal... [more...]

Published: 6/6/2012

Student honored

Andrea L. McCoon, of Camden, was inducted into the St. Lawrence University chapter of Omicron Delta Kappa, the national leadership honor society. A member of the Class of 2013, she majors in biolog... [more...]

Published: 6/6/2012
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