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Funds granted for clean-up of Sauquoit Creek debris

Oneida County has been awarded more than $800,000 through the state Department of Labor to assist in efforts to remove debris from Sauquoit Creek and its tributaries as the result of damage from Hu... [more...]

Published: 6/19/2012

Signups under way at Dorfman

The Ava Dorfman Senior Center, 305 E. Locust St., has a wide variety of offerings from composting to Zumba, with signup also under way for bocce leagues, a walking group and other activities. F... [more...]

Published: 6/19/2012

Y membership honors Savage

The YMCA has received an annual contribution from Revere Copper Products in honor of Gregory Savage, who passed away on Feb. 11, 2011. The donation is a family membership, valued at $711 this y... [more...]

Published: 6/19/2012

Smith recovers for win after another false start

In what is looking to be a recent trend for the Smith Post American Legion baseball team, the Rome squad once again rallied back from another deficit. But this time the team kept the steam roll... [more...]

Published: 6/19/2012

Three-year extension announced for Turning Stone running event

VERONA — Oneida Indian Nation officials announced today a three-year extension to host the Turning Stone Races. The second annual Turning Stone Races will consist of a half-marathon as we... [more...]

Published: 6/19/2012

On dean’s list

Area students named to the spring semester dean’s list at Niagara University are: Nicolas R. Angelicola, 1207 N. George St.; Carri S. Brooks, 5869 Bartlett Road; Ethan J. Froelich, 8521 Turin... [more...]

Published: 6/19/2012

AARP driver course in Oriskany

ORISKANY — AARP will offer a two-day Driver Safety Program, in the Oriskany Public Library, 621 Utica St., from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, June 28 and 29. Cost is $19 or... [more...]

Published: 6/19/2012

Ambulance legislation would tip
the public/private playing field

A revised version of a controversial proposal regarding municipal ambulance service is now focusing on only Utica and Glens Falls, and Kunkel Ambulance is opposing it as strongly as the previous ve... [more...]

Published: 6/19/2012

Ex-Roman named partner

SYRACUSE — Dannible & McKee will add certified public accountant Brian W. Johnson as a partner on July 1, company officials announced. Johnson, a Rome Free Academy graduate, will be respo... [more...]

Published: 6/19/2012

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: 6/19/2012

Board considers job cuts and tenure awards

A cut of three jobs through attrition and the creation of an instructional job, tenure denial for a teacher, plus tenure awards for 19 other teachers will be considered Wednesday night by the Board... [more...]

Published: 6/19/2012

Farmers taking in
season’s first cutting

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Published: 6/19/2012

Graduate

Area students who earned diplomas as part at Wells College Class are: ¿ Kevin Wilson, of Rome, earned a bachelor’s degree in history and minored in political science, receiving Wells... [more...]

Published: 6/19/2012

Mark 60th anniverary

Mr. and Mrs. Paul Koenig, Evans Road, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in the Adult Day Health Program at the Rome Center, 801 N. James St. Koenig and the former Joyce Bustos were marr... [more...]

Published: 6/19/2012

Celebrate 50 years

Mr. and Mrs. Giuseppe Ripa, Frederick Street, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 10, 2012, at a party hosted by their children at the Franklin Hotel. Ripa and the former Viola D&... [more...]

Published: 6/19/2012

Gansevoort Elementary holds literacy fashion show

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Published: 6/19/2012

Barbershop Chorus seeks more voices for harmony

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Published: 6/19/2012

Lee scoops up bicentennial
ice cream social

TOWN OF LEE — An Ice Cream Social will be held Thursday from 7-9 p.m. at the Town Hall, 5808 Stokes-Lee Center Road, as part of the town’s bicentennial celebration. The event is fre... [more...]

Published: 6/19/2012

Scholarship winners should notify district

The Rome school district is again seeking to compile a complete list of scholarships given to its graduating seniors by local businesses and community organizations, and is inviting businesses, com... [more...]

Published: 6/19/2012

Correction

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Published: 6/19/2012

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Monday 10:21 a.m. 215 W. Bloomfield St., first aid. 10:28 a.m. 400 N. James St., first aid. 10:36 a.m. 404 Park Drive, vehicle fire. 11:27 a.m. 7784 ... [more...]

Published: 6/19/2012

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Monday 7:33 a.m. Westernville, Whaley Road, investigate. 12:37 p.m. New York Mills, Aitken Avenue, Whitestown, investigate. 1:29 p.m. Clinton, College Hi... [more...]

Published: 6/19/2012

Class of 2012

The Paraclete Award was presented to Ryan Koscielniak at Rome Catholic School’s commencement for the Class of 2012 on Saturday. The year in Saturday’s paper was incorrect. [more...]

Published: 6/19/2012

Tabloid Tales of the Past

June 19, 2002 The Board of Education has settled on a man from Vermont as Rome’s new superintendent of schools. Appointment of Thomas F. Gallagher is on tonight’s meeting agenda. ... [more...]

Published: 6/19/2012

On dean’s list

ShelliAnn Jensen, daughter of Paul and Michelle Jensen, 207 W. Oak St., was named to the spring semester dean’s list at LeMoyne College, Syracuse. She is a sophomore majoring in biology. [more...]

Published: 6/19/2012

Woman admits cashing $14,372 in money orders

A Lowville woman admitted to a felony charge related to cashing, but not processing, $14,372 in money orders in U.S. District Court in Syracuse. Erin Woolschlager, 35, pleaded guilty before Jud... [more...]

Published: 6/19/2012

Crash leads to DUI, weapon and multiple traffic charges

ONEIDA — A teen-ager was charged with several traffic infractions and driving under the influence following a crash on Seneca Street where he fled the scene Sunday. The 19-year-old was al... [more...]

Published: 6/19/2012

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. today at Ackley-Mills Funeral Home, 9597 Main ... [more...]

Published: 6/19/2012

IRS closing Syracuse, other offices

The Internal Revenue Service has announced a sweeping office space and rent reduction initiative that over the next two years will close 43 smaller offices — including three in Upstate New Yo... [more...]

Published: 6/19/2012

Wehby acquitted of excessive force

A jury of six men and six women acquitted a Mid-state corrections officer accused of using excessive force on an inmate back in January 2010 on two counts against him, but was hung on the third. ... [more...]

Published: 6/19/2012

Births

HERZOG — To Travis and Amber Lanz Herzog, of Munnsville, on Sunday, June 17, 2012, in Oneida Healthcare Center, a son, Carter Russell. HILL — To Chad Hill and Ashley Warren, of Munn... [more...]

Published: 6/19/2012

Felony charges filed
after ‘bath salts’ attack

TOWN OF MARCY — A man faces felony charges after randomly attacking his neighbor Monday morning and chasing her into her house while apparently high on bath salts. At about 7:30 a.m. Depu... [more...]

Published: 6/19/2012

Domestic incidents earn multiple mischief charges

VILLAGE OF CROGHAN — A woman was charged Monday with damaging multiple items belonging to two men when she was involved in several disputes with her boyfriend over a 15-hour period. Lewis... [more...]

Published: 6/19/2012

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Monday 12:25 a.m. Route 26, Lee, check. 12:31 a.m. Kenwood Avenue, Sylvan Beach, welfare. 1:24 a.m. West Lake Street, Vienna, check. 1:42 a.m. Kilbou... [more...]

Published: 6/19/2012

Michael J. ‘Mike’ Slaga

Michael J. "Mike" Slaga, 89, of Floyd, passed away on Monday, June 18, 2012, at Faxton-St. Luke’s Healthcare in New Hartford. He was born on September 1, 1922, in Rome, the son of W... [more...]

Published: 6/19/2012

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Monday 12:38 a.m. Annsville Youth Center, assault. 2:33 a.m. Spruce Lane, Annsville, check. 3:47 a.m. Kenwood Avenue, Sylvan Beach, suspicious activity. ... [more...]

Published: 6/19/2012

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Monday 12:02 a.m. W. Thomas St., mischief. 12:27 a.m. E. Bloomfield St., welfare. 12:58 a.m. Black River Blvd., arrest. 3:23 a.m. McKinley Ave., citi... [more...]

Published: 6/19/2012

County Airport weather report for Monday

Temperatures: 61 to 73 Normal Range: 52 to 75 Records: 38(1958), 96(1994) Rainfall: 0" Monthly rainfall: 1.47" Rainfall for year: 15.78" Sunset today: 8:45 ... [more...]

Published: 6/19/2012

Meetings

TONIGHT Floyd Town Board, 7. Special meeting on updating rules and regulations on town properties. Town Hall, 8299 Old Floyd Road. WEDNESDAY Board of Education, 6:30 p.m. Rome Free Acad... [more...]

Published: 6/19/2012

DEC: lake sturgeon found carrying eggs downstream of Oneida Lake

The state Department of Environmental Conservation has achieved a long-awaited milestone in its efforts to restore lake sturgeon in the Oneida Lake system. According to a statement released on ... [more...]

Published: 6/19/2012

The swans of Oriskany

ORISKANY — The population in the pond at 1310 Utica St. has now doubled. The two mute swans that live there have produced two young birds. According to James Kernan, the family has been r... [more...]

Published: 6/19/2012

Explore amateur radio with local operators this weekend

Visit Rome area "hams" — amateur radio operators — this weekend from 2 p.m. Saturday to 2 p.m. Sunday at 584 Phoenix Drive as they join thousands of others practicing and demo... [more...]

Published: 6/19/2012

Sports Calendar

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

Published: 6/19/2012

Largest county union votes to ratify contract

Oneida County’s largest employee union has narrowly ratified — 53 to 47 percent — a three-year tentative agreement. Voting ended Monday and the outcome was 254 in favor and 22... [more...]

Published: 6/19/2012

Bucking trend, unemployment up

The local unemployment rate veered away from recent trends and rose from April to May, according to state Labor Department statistics released today. The Utica-Rome metro area’s rate for ... [more...]

Published: 6/19/2012

Building permit

Myles Higby, 618 Canal St., $75,000, construct a 48-by-44-foot pole barn. [more...]

Published: 6/19/2012

Important role of teachers

Good teachers make a difference. That hardly qualifies as news. But combined with a serious statistical analysis of how much difference the best teachers can make in the future earnings capacit... [more...]

Published: 6/19/2012

New home for Boilermaker Expo

UTICA — This year’s Utica Boilermaker Expo will have a new address as the event will leave its regular home for the past 15 years, the Masonic Care Community, and will move to the state... [more...]

Published: 6/19/2012

Mellace’s late score lifts Lee to soccer victory over Copper City

LEE CENTER — The Lee Soccer Club got a late goal by Frank Mellace assisted by Rick Loreto in a 2-1 victory over the Copper City Soccer Club during a Central New York State Soccer League B Div... [more...]

Published: 6/19/2012

Sunny, hot; high in mid 90s

Tonight — Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the upper 60s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent. Wednesday — Mostly sunn... [more...]

Published: 6/19/2012

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning numbers drawn Monday Evening: Daily: 8, 4, 3, Lucky Sum: 15. WinFour: 5, 9, 1, 2, Lucky Sum: 17. Here are the winning numbers drawn Monday Midday: Daily... [more...]

Published: 6/19/2012

In honor group

Kevin Wilson, of Rome, a member of the Class of 2012 at Wells College in Aurora, has been inducted in the national honor society Phi Beta Kappa. He is a history major with a minor in political scie... [more...]

Published: 6/19/2012
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