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Child care center military approved

Little Learners on Campus child-care center, 808 Cypress St., now meets requirements of an approved provider that can receive payments for any military family eligible for the National Operation Mi... [more...]

Published: 6/12/2012

School swim classes get makeover

The Rome school district will test the waters with changes to swimming course requirements on a trial basis, in hopes of relieving concerns by some students and parents including potential impacts ... [more...]

Published: 6/12/2012

Payback time for Smith

It’s been more than 10 months that the Smith Post American Legion Baseball team has been stewing over the way that longtime arch rival Utica Post knocked them out of last year’s Distric... [more...]

Published: 6/12/2012

Woman, pets escape fire

WHITESBORO — A woman and her three pets escaped a blaze on Denton Avenue that started in the chimney connected to the fireplace. Cari Alakonis, fiancee to the owner of 108 Denton Ave., Tr... [more...]

Published: 6/12/2012

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Monday 8:38 a.m. 410 W. Embargo St., first aid. 9:10 a.m. 6585 Greenway-New London Road, assist. 10:52 a.m. 505 N. George St., false alarm. 11:36 a.m... [more...]

Published: 6/12/2012

Sherrill Post starts off with home win over New Hartford

SHERRILL — Sherrill Post opened its District V American Legion baseball season on Monday night with a 4-3 victory over New Hartford. Mitch Cavanagh belted the go-ahead solo home run in th... [more...]

Published: 6/12/2012

City releases summer programs; partners with schools for lunch

The city’s annual Recreation Department’s Summer Fun Guide is now online at www.romenewyork.com. The guide contains the latest information on the department’s summer programs ... [more...]

Published: 6/12/2012

Chiari meeting Wednesday

FLOYD — A meeting for those with Chiari will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the Floyd United Methodist Church, 8398 New Floyd Road (Route 365). For information contact: Peg Curtacci at 86... [more...]

Published: 6/12/2012

RCH ‘68 grads plan cruise

A cruise is planned next year for Rome Catholic High School Class of 1968 members. It would be a 45-year reunion cruise­ Oct. 27 ­ Nov 4, 2013. Class members can e-mail Joe Lemon at cit... [more...]

Published: 6/12/2012

Variety includes fitness classes, community programs

The Ava Dorfman Senior Center, 305 E. Locust St., has a wide variety of offerings from belly dancing to composting to trips. For registration for any events call 337-8230. Health-screening and ... [more...]

Published: 6/12/2012

Community partners to form Rome Futures Academy

The new Rome Futures Academy was formally introduced Monday at the Floyd Avenue campus. The summer program is for incoming ninth graders to help them prepare for success in Rome schools on thei... [more...]

Published: 6/12/2012

Dairy, health on legislators’ plate

A 51-item agenda whose topics range from restoring 15 Health Department positions that were to be deleted June 30 to giving certain first-time homebuyers a county tax break awaits county legislator... [more...]

Published: 6/12/2012

Births

DEVOE — To Justin Devo and Kristina Anderson, of Lee Center, on Monday, June 4, 2012, in Faxton-St. Luke’s Healthcare, a son, Corbin Jack. KLEIN — To Vincent Klein and Lara Mu... [more...]

Published: 6/12/2012

Celebrate 50 years

Burt and Sandy Burg Rolewicz, Thieme Gulf, Vernon, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on April 7, 2012 at the Delta Lake Inn with their family. Mr. and Mrs. Rolewicz are the owners of Ju... [more...]

Published: 6/12/2012

Midnight Mike plays Blues Society jam

Rome’s Midnight Mike will perform at the Mohawk Valley Blues Society jam at 7 p.m. on Wednesday at The Snubbing Post, 8221 Rome Westernville Road, state Route 46, between Rome and Delta Lake ... [more...]

Published: 6/12/2012

Donations will help pay for new DeLutis Field press box

The Rome Baseball Association, Inc. has received three donations totaling $5,000 that will be used to offset the costs for the constructing of a new press box on the construction of its new basebal... [more...]

Published: 6/12/2012

John Richard Smith Sr.

John R. Smith, age 83, of Rome, passed away Monday June 11, 2012 at Rome Memorial Hospital. John was born on July 3, 1928, son of Claude T. and Marie A Hawkins Smith, Sr in Rome NY. John (Jack)... [more...]

Published: 6/12/2012

County Airport weather report for Monday

Temperatures: 64 to 87 Normal Range: 52 to 75 Records: 37(1988), 90(1970) Rainfall: 0" Monthly rainfall: 0.71" Rainfall for year: 15.02" Sunset today: 8:42 ... [more...]

Published: 6/12/2012

John C. Corbin

John C. Corbin, 79, of Rome, passed away on Saturday, June 9, 2012, at Faxton-St. Luke’s Healthcare in New Hartford. He was born on July 28, 1932, in Rome, the son of John and Katherine Carli... [more...]

Published: 6/12/2012

Funeral notices

CORBIN — John C. Corbin, 79, of Rome, on June 9, 2012. Private services. Burial St. Mary’s Cemetery. No calling hours. Arrangements by Nunn and Harper Funeral Home, 418 N. Georg... [more...]

Published: 6/12/2012

Malcolm A. ‘Mac’ Rounds

QUEENSBURY AND VERONA, NY — Malcolm A. "Mac" Rounds, 89, of Queensbury and formerly of Verona, NY, passed away Sunday, June 10, 2012, at Glens Falls Hospital. Mac was born on Ma... [more...]

Published: 6/12/2012

Genealogy group meets

The Rome Genealogy Society meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 19, in Zion Episcopal Church, 140 W Liberty St. New members are welcome. [more...]

Published: 6/12/2012

On dean’s list

Andrew Taylor, of Whitesboro, was named to the spring semester dean’s list at Harding University, Arkansas. [more...]

Published: 6/12/2012

You can get Social Security statement online

If you would like to get a Social Security Statement, which provides estimates of your future benefits, it is now available online at www.socialsecurity.gov. "Our new online Social Securit... [more...]

Published: 6/12/2012

Alzheimer’s classes scheduled

Alzheimer’s disease — not a normal part of aging — is a progressive and fatal brain disease that is the most common form of dementia. The Alzheimer’s Association, Centra... [more...]

Published: 6/12/2012

Grand jury will hear scrap metal case evidence

Three men charged with burglarizing a garage on Amherst Drive while they were out searching for scrap metal will have their cases heard by the county grand jury. Shawn M. Tennant, 24, of 3537 O... [more...]

Published: 6/12/2012

Charged with impersonation

NEW HARTFORD — A Utica man accused of trying to pose as a local doctor to order drugs from a Wal-Mart pharmacy was busted after law enforcers said he could not pronounce the doctor’s na... [more...]

Published: 6/12/2012

Tabloid Tales of the Past

June 12, 2002 Rome will receive $80,000 in state grant money to create a plan to preserve, enhance and promote its location on the Mohawk River and Erie Canal, the governor’s office annou... [more...]

Published: 6/12/2012

Parkinson’s group meets

The Central New York Parkinson’s Support Group, Inc. meets at 12:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month except August at the Presbyterian Home for CNY, 4290 Middle Settlement Road, New Hartf... [more...]

Published: 6/12/2012

Building permit

Thomas R. Dutcher, 836 W. Dominick St., $15,000, remove 12-by-20-foot living room located on the front of the dwelling and replace with habitable conditioned front porch. [more...]

Published: 6/12/2012

Meetings

WEDNESDAY Common Council, 7 p.m. Council Chambers, City Hall, 198 N. Washington St. Board of County Legislators: Ways and Means Committee, 11 a.m.; board meeting, 2 p.m. Tenth floor, County... [more...]

Published: 6/12/2012

Authorities spring three-county bust

TOWN OF FLORENCE — At least 10 Oneida County residents were among 24 men and women charged this morning as part of a three-county methamphetamine production and distribution ring. The ide... [more...]

Published: 6/12/2012

Accused of neighborly theft

A man and woman are accused of stealing from a downstairs neighbor on Mill Street and then falsely claiming they were also burglarized. Police said Cato L. Bunce, 17, and Shauna M. Standen, 20,... [more...]

Published: 6/12/2012

Charged for
flying fireworks
at service area

TOWN OF WESTMORELAND — A teen-ager is accused of setting off fireworks at the Oneida Service Area on the Thruway Sunday. State police said James A. Marchesani, 17, of 6221 Bartlett Road, ... [more...]

Published: 6/12/2012

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Monday 12:42 a.m. Race St., domestic. 12:54 a.m. W. Embargo St., investigate. 6:31 a.m. Louisa St., assist. 7:04 a.m. Riv... [more...]

Published: 6/12/2012

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Monday Midnight Westmoreland, Route 5, spill/leak. 12:37 a.m. Lake Delta, Sleepy Hollow Road, Lee, alarm. 9:35 a.m. Florence, Houlahan Road, investigate.... [more...]

Published: 6/12/2012

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Monday 1:10 a.m. Old River Road, Marcy, assist. 1:56 a.m. Route 233, Westmoreland, open door/window. 3:31 a.m. Turin Road, alarm. 7:48 a.m. Main St.,... [more...]

Published: 6/12/2012

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... Amateur Baseball — District V American Legion: Moran Sylvan Beach at Helmuth-Ingalls, 6. New York Collegiate Baseball League: Adirondack at Utica, 7. S... [more...]

Published: 6/12/2012

Building permit

City of Rome, 321 W. Embargo St., $8,000, demolition of house for rehabilitation agreement. City of Rome, 7088 Brennan Ave., $3,500, rehabilitate single-family dwelling in accordance with a reh... [more...]

Published: 6/12/2012

Lee Soccer Club breezes to home win over Whitesboro

The Lee Soccer Club captured its first victory of the season with a 7-1 decision over Whitesboro on Monday in a Central New York State Soccer League B Division contest at Lee Town Park. Lee con... [more...]

Published: 6/12/2012

Flag history
topic of next
Lee lecture

TOWN OF LEE — The history of the American flag will be the topic at the town’s latest Historical Lecture Series presentation Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Town Hall, 5808 Stokes-Lee Center ... [more...]

Published: 6/12/2012

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Monday 6:28 a.m. Woodhull Road, Forestport, larceny. 8:23 a.m. Passer Road, suspicious activity. 10:37 a.m. Brookfield Road, Lee, domestic. 12:36 p.m... [more...]

Published: 6/12/2012

Food Bank to benefit from concert

VERNON — Vernon Downs will host 1970s music Sensation America for a benefit concert that will support the Food Bank of Central New York Thursday, July 5. Renowned for hits like "A Ho... [more...]

Published: 6/12/2012

Defensive driving courses

Mohawk Valley Community College will hold three defensive driving courses this summer. The Point/Insurance Reduction Program, developed by the National Safety Council and approved by the state ... [more...]

Published: 6/12/2012

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning numbers drawn Monday Evening: Daily: 8, 3, 9, Lucky Sum: 20. WinFour: 2, 8, 9, 8, Lucky Sum: 27. Here are the winning numbers drawn Monday Midday: Daily... [more...]

Published: 6/12/2012

Mostly sunny; highs in mid 70s

Tonight — Isolated thunderstorms in the evening. Showers. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall in the evening. Lows in the mid 50s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent.... [more...]

Published: 6/12/2012

Bachelors degrees awarded at Vermont

Local students were among the 2,552 awarded bachelor’s degrees during the University of Vermont’s 209th commencement ceremony May 20. They are: Mackenzie L. Williams, of Rome, a bac... [more...]

Published: 6/12/2012

Hospital pharmacists offers checkup for drug interactions

How many medications are you taking? Do some include over-the-counter or herbal remedies? Are you aware of potential drug interactions? Now you can clean out the medicine cabinet and have your ... [more...]

Published: 6/12/2012

Keep pension information public

People who consent to be governed retain the right to see they are not taken in by that government. When government employs people, we can demand to know how much salt they are being paid, and ... [more...]

Published: 6/12/2012

Afghanistan will see RFA’s graduation streamed live

Rome Free Academy’s 2012 graduation on June 23 will be streamed live to the Internet, the school district announced Thursday, and among those welcoming the move is U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Lloyd ... [more...]

Published: 6/12/2012
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