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Signs draw attention to local highlights

How much do you readily recall when asked about places of interest in Oneida County? Billboards displaying messages highlighting various points of county pride are starting to appear around the... [more...]

Published: 6/18/2012

County budget OK but state owes $35 million

Oneida County’s fiscal year is nearly half over and county officials are taking stock of how well their $360.5 million spending plan is faring. County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. beg... [more...]

Published: 6/18/2012

Hospital’s Lymphedema services start on July 2

Lymphedema services will be available at Rome Memorial Hospital beginning Monday, July 2, announced Therapy Director Manon Gouse, MS, CCC-SLP. "We are pleased to be able to expand our serv... [more...]

Published: 6/18/2012

Four become Adirondack 46ers

Tramp and Trail Club of Utica had four members recognized as new "Adirondack 46ers" at a ceremony held at the Crown Plaza in Lake Placid on May 27. They are Grace McNasser from New Ha... [more...]

Published: 6/18/2012

Isolated cryptosporidium outbreak investigated

There are six confirmed cases of a non-life threatening intestinal illness, all possibly related to one event, according to the Oneida County Department of Health. The Health Department is inve... [more...]

Published: 6/18/2012

Child Care Council cites kids’ friends

WHITESBORO — The Child Care Council of Cornell Cooperative Extension named its 2012 Friends of Children award winners at a recognition dinner June 11 at Harts Hill Inn. Local individual w... [more...]

Published: 6/18/2012

Gavel passed father to son

The Roman-Hatheway Lodge Masons, 620 N. Washington St., has installed officers. Conducted was the passing of the gavel from Worshipful Brother David M. Jones to the new Worshipful Master Michae... [more...]

Published: 6/18/2012

John H. Fort

John H. Fort of Port Ludow, WA — formerly of Prospect, NY passed away Monday, June 11th, 2012. He was born on October 12, 1940 in Albany, NY to John L. and Virginia K. Fort. He graduated from... [more...]

Published: 6/18/2012

MVCC offers autism courses

Mohawk Valley Community College will offer two new classes for children with autism spectrum disorders this summer through the college’s Center for Corporate and Community Education. Enro... [more...]

Published: 6/18/2012

$20,318 collected for MDA at SavOn

The Oneida Indian Nation took in $20,318 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The money was raised through the sale of shamrocks at the Nation’s SavOn Stores for the Association’s Sh... [more...]

Published: 6/18/2012

Morczek accepted

Aaron J. Morczek, 9745 Capron Road, Lee Center, son of Nancy J. Dukett and Robert Morczek, has been accepted at Mohawk Valley Community College where he will major in carpentry and masonry. He is a... [more...]

Published: 6/18/2012

Harney accepted

Robert M. Harney, son of Christopher and Jacinda Harney, 4304 Wood Creek Road, has been accepted at SUNY Oswego where he will study biology. He is a senior at Vernon-Verona-Sherrill High School. [more...]

Published: 6/18/2012

Building permit

City of Rome, 203 Kssouth St., $10,000, rehabilitation according to rehabilitation agreement. City of Rome, 217 Pleasant Ave., $1,500, demolition of garage and removal of debris according to re... [more...]

Published: 6/18/2012

Mental Health literacy taught

Mental Health Connections will train people through its Mental Health First Aid program to improve mental health literacy — helping them identify, understand and respond to signs of mental il... [more...]

Published: 6/18/2012

Meeting not likely to change
psych center downsizing

No reversal of a state decision to downsize the Mohawk Valley Psychiatric Center was expected at a meeting this afternoon in Albany of state officials and proponents of maintaining the Utica facili... [more...]

Published: 6/18/2012

Olney’s Tree Farm notes
50 years in business

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Published: 6/18/2012

On dean’s list

Jennifer Kean, daughter of Michael and Regina Kean, Wager Drive, Lee, was named to spring semester dean’s list at Utica College. She is a sophmore majoring in physical theropy. [more...]

Published: 6/18/2012

Mayor to attend fifth ward meeting

The Fifth Ward Neighborhood Group will hold a meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Common Council chambers at City Hall. Topics to be discussed will cover neighborhood safety, and Mayor Joseph R. Fusco... [more...]

Published: 6/18/2012

Hojnacki accepted

Rachael Elizabeth Hojnacki, daughter of Joe and Andrea Hojnacki, North James Street, has been accepted at St John Fisher College, Rochester, where she will major in chemistry. She is a senior at Ro... [more...]

Published: 6/18/2012

Kidneys education Wednesday

Wednesday Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare will host "Love Your Kidneys¿Know the Score," an educational session on kidney disease. The presentation begins at 5 p.m. in Weaver Loung... [more...]

Published: 6/18/2012

Rome Catholic graduates 24 at Saturday’s ceremony

Details of the Saturday Rome Catholic School graduation were published in the Saturday edition of the Daily Sentinel. These photographs were unavailable at the time of publication. [more...]

Published: 6/18/2012

Katchmar graduates

Alexandra Katchmar, daughter of Paul and Kathy Katchmar, 9416 Beartown Road South, Ava, graduated from Nazareth College, Rochester, with a bachelor’s degree in social work. She has begun work... [more...]

Published: 6/18/2012

Tabloid Tales of the Past

June 18, 2002 Children in the Rome Rotary EarlyAct Club at Stokes Elementary School donated more than 50 pounds of tabs from drink cans to help fund Shriner’s Chidren’s Hospitals, w... [more...]

Published: 6/18/2012

Tsoupelis on St. Elizabeth board

St. Elizabeth Medical Center has added Symeon A. Tsoupelis to its Board of Trustees. He is the owner and president of Symeon’s Greek Restaurant, Inc. Tsoupelis is a graduate of Providence... [more...]

Published: 6/18/2012

State buckle up campaign
results in 12,000 tickets

More than 12,000 seat-belt tickets were issued by the state police during a two-week "Buckle Up New York" enforcement campaign. Rome Police issued 22 seat belt tickets in the same per... [more...]

Published: 6/18/2012

Juvenile accused of Utica mugging

A 15-year-old juvenile and two accomplices are accused of mugging a 23-year-old man on Sunset Avenue, Utica, Friday night. Police said the man was walking to the store in the 1500 block at 7:55... [more...]

Published: 6/18/2012

Judge denies Moran’s conviction appeal

An acting County Court judge has denied former Rome attorney Robert P. Moran’s bid to have his methamphetamine conviction overturned. Following a hearing in May, Judge John S. Balzano has... [more...]

Published: 6/18/2012

Utica teen arrested again on release

BOONVILLE — A Utica teen-ager who was released from county jail Tuesday did not get long to enjoy his freedom. Law enforcers said Marcus Borggreen was picked up immediately upon his release f... [more...]

Published: 6/18/2012

Missing Rome teens found safe

A 12-year-old girl and a 15-year-old boy reported missing in Rome over the weekend were found safe and sound Sunday night. Authorities said 12-year-old Kaylee A. Keegan and 14-year-old Nathan B... [more...]

Published: 6/18/2012

Three youngsters charged in break-in

BOONVILLE — Three youths have been charged with breaking into a building on Thornton Avenue and damaging a vehicle inside. Police said the children, a 13-year-old and two 12-year-olds, br... [more...]

Published: 6/18/2012

Mid-State officers injured
in fight with violent inmate

MARCY — Four corrections officers at the Mid-State Correctional Facility were injured during a fight with a violent inmate on Friday. Local charges against inmate Tyler Legette are pendin... [more...]

Published: 6/18/2012

Multiple charges filed after squealing tires

PORT LEYDEN — A Lewis County man is accused of threatening a sheriff’s deputy outside Hunter’s Haven bar Saturday night. Authorities said David T. MIller, 35, of 6478 Pine Gro... [more...]

Published: 6/18/2012

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Sunday 1:03 a.m. Steuben St., domestic. 2:19 a.m. Ramblin’ Inn, N. James St., fight. 2:49 a.m. S. Madison St., alarm. ... [more...]

Published: 6/18/2012

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Saturday 9:31 a.m. 215 W. Bloomfield St., first aid. 12:22 p.m. Liberty Gardens, first aid. 1:30 p.m. 205 Rockwell Ave., first aid. 4:06 p.m. Route 6... [more...]

Published: 6/18/2012

Meetings

TUESDAY Remsen Board of Education, 7 p.m. Media Center, Elementary school, Davis Drive. South Lewis Board of Education, 7 p.m. Library, Middle-High School, 4264 East Road, Turin. Camden... [more...]

Published: 6/18/2012

Meetings

TONIGHT Mohawk Valley Water Authority, 5. MVWA Conference room, 1 Kennedy Plaza, Utica. Oriskany Board of Education, 7. District Office, 1313 Utica St. Sherrill Planning Board, 7. City ... [more...]

Published: 6/18/2012

Sports Briefs

River Rats end regular season with sweep The Rome River Rats 12U travel baseball team wrapped up Empire State Baseball season action by sweeping the S. Colonie Raiders, 11-1 and 9-1, during a d... [more...]

Published: 6/18/2012

Pacer rallies for Downs victory

VERNON — Oriental Carpet rallied to claim Saturday night’s $7,600 featured "winners over" pace at Vernon Downs. The track’s leading driver, Chris Lems, steered Orien... [more...]

Published: 6/18/2012

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Sunday 12:29 a.m. Anderegg Drive, Lee, domestic. 12:34 a.m. Skinner Road, Westmoreland, car/deer. 2:54 a.m. Route 13, Verona, fight. 3:34 a.m. Main S... [more...]

Published: 6/18/2012

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Sunday 12:19 a.m. Route 26, Vernon, accident. 12:32 a.m. Kiwanis Road, Lee, missing person. 12:40 a.m. Kellogg St., Kirkland, animal. 2:24 a.m. Vande... [more...]

Published: 6/18/2012

Burley becomes 8th modified winner in as many U-R events

VERNON — Todd Burley became the eighth winner in as many Utica-Rome Speedway events after beating out Mike Mahaney in the modified feature on Sunday night. Jason Rood jumped to the lead a... [more...]

Published: 6/18/2012

Trail Blazers hold on for NYCBL road triumph over the Salt Cats

BOONVILLE — The Adirondack Trail Blazers secured a big lead, lost it but fought back to claim a 14-12 victory over the Syracuse Salt Cats in New York Collegiate Baseball League action on Sund... [more...]

Published: 6/18/2012

Smith Post cruises past Little Falls for third win

The Smith Post American Legion baseball team picked up its third straight win on Saturday by coming up with a 13-1 triumph over host Little Falls in District V action. Brian Chevier led the Smi... [more...]

Published: 6/18/2012

Blood needed

WHEN: 1-6 p.m. Wednesday. WHERE: First Presbyterian Church, Rock Road and Main Street, Verona. Double red will be available. For appointments call Pastor Peg at 480-4174 (e-mail: gmapeg... [more...]

Published: 6/18/2012

Funeral notices

BOWEN — Edwin (Red) Bowen, 85, of Remsen, on June 17, 2012. Services 10 a.m. Wednesday at Fairchild Cemetery, Remsen. Calling hours 3-7 p.m. Tuesday at Ackley-Mills Funeral Home, 9597 Mai... [more...]

Published: 6/18/2012

Births

AERY — To Andrew and Ann Custodero Aery, of Whitesboro, on Thursday, June 14, 2012 at Rome Memorial Hospital, a daughter, Annabelle. CARACAS — To Matthew and Magdalena Chodkowska Ca... [more...]

Published: 6/18/2012

County Airport weather report for Sunday

Temperatures: 61 to 82 Normal Range: 52 to 75 Records: 40(1904), 93(1994) Rainfall: 0" Monthly rainfall: 1.47" Rainfall for year: 15.78" Sunset today: 8:45 ... [more...]

Published: 6/18/2012

Bernard J. Croke

CLINTON — Bernard J. Croke, 84, passed away on June 16, 2012, at Faxton-St. Luke’s Healthcare Center with his family by his side. He was born in Brooklyn, NY on October 20th, 1927, the ... [more...]

Published: 6/18/2012

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... Professional Baseball — International League: Pawtucket at Syracuse, 7. Amateur Baseball — District V American Legion: Utica at Sherrill, Clo... [more...]

Published: 6/18/2012

Robert H. Lauber

Robert H. Lauber, 75, formerly of Rome and Waterville, passed away peacefully Saturday, June 9, 2012 in Las Vegas NV. Born April 9, 1937 in Rome, he was the son of Horace D. and Grace E. (Wason) La... [more...]

Published: 6/18/2012

Richard D. ‘Dick’ Waldron

Richard D. "Dick" Waldron, 70, of Verona, passed away on Saturday, June 16, 2012, at his home with his loving family at his side. He was born on May 15, 1942, in Rome, the son of Lester a... [more...]

Published: 6/18/2012

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Sunday 9:35 a.m. Clinton, Route 12, Kirkland, structure fire. 10:37 a.m. Oriskany, Base Road, Whitestown, alarm. 10:47 a.m. Waterville, Stafford Ave. N.,... [more...]

Published: 6/18/2012

Already among elite

Mariah Mays is certainly among the "Emerging Elite." Her fine showing at the New Balance Nationals Outdoor Track and Field Meet last week earned the RFA freshman a fourth place in her... [more...]

Published: 6/18/2012

Backyard Campout aids Wildlife Federation

School is done this week, and many youngsters are headed inside glued to their electronic devices. To foster a healthy outdoor lifestyle it’s time for parents to boot them outside so they can... [more...]

Published: 6/18/2012

Building permit

450 Geiger Road company, 450 Geiger Road, $20,000, alter 20 rooms by turning two adjoining rooms with common bath into one room and eliminating doorway in the hall leading into the other side. [more...]

Published: 6/18/2012

Free, low-cost health insurance help available

Mohawk Valley Community Action Agency’s offices in Rome are offering facilitated enrollment for Medicaid and Child/Family Health Plus. These programs provide free or low-cost health insur... [more...]

Published: 6/18/2012

Craft beer tax break to be restored

(AP) — Small brewers are celebrating following news that state lawmakers will restore a tax break for craft breweries, averting a potential beer crisis that some brewers claimed could have bo... [more...]

Published: 6/18/2012

Partly sunny;
highs in upper 80s

Tonight — Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers in the evening — Then mostly cloudy after midnight. Lows in the lower 60s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent. ... [more...]

Published: 6/18/2012

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning numbers drawn Sunday Evening: Daily: 0, 8, 2, Lucky Sum: 10. WinFour: 9, 5, 2, 8, Lucky Sum: 24. Here are the winning numbers drawn Sunday Midday: Daily... [more...]

Published: 6/18/2012
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