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Bradbury: Champion of freedom

Ray Bradbury was one of several authors who came to prominence in the 1940s and ’50s not just as writers of science fiction but also as champions of freedom. Another was Robert Heinlein, who ... [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

Training center naming honors vice president

The Arc Oneida-Lewis Chapter has dedicated its training center to Vincent Colgan, vice president of administration. The Vincent B. Colgan Training Center, 245 Genesee St. in Utica, was named in... [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

Cub Scout camp deposit due

Boy Scouts of America, Revolutionary Trails Council, is holding a day camp July 26-Aug. 19, in Deerfield, Herkimer and Morrisville. Open to everyone, it will be primarily focused on first to fi... [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

MVCC dedicates Briggs Fitness Center

Mohawk Valley Community College dedicated the fitness center at its Utica campus today in honor of Mike Briggs, class of 1963. The Mike Briggs Fitness Center was named in honor of Briggs’... [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

SUNY Canton team bridge plan earns honors

SUNY Canton’s student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers placed eighth in the nation with its economical and efficient steel bridge. The team included Alyssa M. Baker, a civil... [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

Guard promotions

Local members of the New York Army National Guard were recently promoted. They are: ¿ Amanda Miner, of Rome, serving with the Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 102nd Military Polic... [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

Two selected for Boy’s State

ORISKANY — The R. Kirk Parkhurst American Legion has one Boy State delegate and two Girl State delegates this year. Michelle Tanner and Taylor Pratt were selected to attend Girls State at... [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

Bonide gets $100K for expansion

WHITESTOWN — Bonide Products, Inc., has received a $100,000 grant from Empire State Development Corp. to support its expansion. The project includes the recent construction of a 75,000-sq... [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

Partly sunny; high around 80

Tonight — Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Saturday — Partly sunny. Highs around 80. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Saturday night — Mostly clear. ... [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning numbers drawn Thursday Evening: Daily: 5, 4, 8, Lucky Sum: 17. WinFour: 1, 0, 5, 1, Lucky Sum: 7. Here are the winning numbers drawn Thursday Midday: Da... [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

RFA seniors practice for tomorrow’s graduation

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Published: 6/22/2012

NYSSD holds graduation ceremony

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Published: 6/22/2012

Sorority presents attendance awards

Zeta Master Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority met May 28 at the Paul Revere Restaurant. President Shirley Early presided and announced that Perfect Attendance awards were presented to Louise F... [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

Area students among Cazenovia grads

Area students were among the more than 250 students to receive bachelor’s degrees from Cazenovia College May 12. They are: ¿ Joel N. Fuller, Rome, received a bachelor’s of scie... [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

On dean’s list

Dakota Burke, of Forestport, was named to spring semester dean’s list at Berry College, Ga. [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

Eating evidence alleged

TOWN OF WEST TURIN — When a Lewis County man was pulled over on Route 12D Thursday afternoon, law enforcers said they found him trying to hide the drug Tramadol by stuffing it down his throat... [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

Runaway found
in Pennsylvania

NEW HARTFORD — A 14-year-old runaway from the House of the Good Shepherd was located safe and sound in Dunmore, Pennsylvania. Police said Talyah Whitten ran away from the group home recen... [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Thursday 12:55 a.m. Lawrence St., disorderly. 1:29 a.m. Palmer Ave., animal. 2:54 a.m. S. George St., alcohol. 4:25 a.m. ... [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

Three months jail for two-day abuse of woman

A sentence of three months in county jail was handed down to a 20-year-old man who abused and terrorized his ex-girlfriend over the course of two days. Sheldon R. Brown III, of 207 Lawrence St.... [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Thursday 9:43 a.m. 512 Laurel St., alarm. 1:34 p.m. 401 N. Levitt St., first aid. 2:21 p.m. 417 N. George St., good intent. 2:23 p.m. 701 W. Court st... [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Thursday 2:10 a.m. Barneveld, Trenton Road, Trenton, alarm. 5:33 a.m. Whitesboro, Briarcliff Ave., Whitestown, structure fire. 1:20 p.m. Clinton, Sanford... [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Thursday 12:03 a.m. Pond Hill Road, Annsville, domestic. 12:04 a.m. Moose River Road, Boonville, missing person. 12:21 a.m. Route 5, Westmoreland, check ... [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Thursday 12:44 a.m. Black Ave. W., Vernon, suspicious activity. 3:32 a.m. Route 5, Kirkland, alarm. 5:42 a.m. Route 5, Kirkland, assist. 7:30 a.m. Ma... [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

Griffiss adds sulpture to park

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Published: 6/22/2012

Swimming in the summer sun

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Published: 6/22/2012

Lillian P. Golden

Lillian P. Golden, 100, of Rome, passed away on Thursday, June 21, 2012, at Bethany Gardens. She was born on January 11, 1912, in Rome, the daughter of Harry and Licia Paddock Plantz. She attended ... [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

Edward N. Johnson

Edward N. Johnson, 61, of Rome, passed away on Saturday, June 16, 2012. He was born in Mt. Kisco, N.Y., the son of Nelson and Margaret Whitlock Johnson. Edward received his education in Somers, N.Y... [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

Funeral notices

ANDEREGG — Albert M. Anderegg, 91, of Utica, formerly of Verona, on June 16, 2012. Services 11 a.m. Saturday at Campbell-Dean Funeral Home, 260 Main St., Oneida. Burial Verona Cemetery. N... [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

GOP primary: poll hours and absentee ballots

All 87 polling sites in Oneida County will be open Tuesday when Republicans pick a candidate for Congress in the new 22nd District. The choice is between incumbent Richard L. Hanna of Barneveld... [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

County Airport weather report for Thursday

Temperatures: 65 to 91 Normal Range: 52 to 75 Records: 38(1918), 99(1953) Rainfall: 0" Monthly rainfall: 1.73" Rainfall for year: 16.04" Sunset today: 8:45 ... [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

Hospice names certified staff

NEW HARTFORD — Hospice & Palliative Care, Inc. has named its nationally certified staff from the National Board of Certification of Hospice and Palliative Nurses. ¿ Ann Tonzi, chief ... [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

Sports Calendar

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

Published: 6/22/2012

Thomas accepted

Dylan Matthew Thomas, son of Gary and Mary Thomas, West Thomas Street, was accepted at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, where he will major in general studies and play football. He is a sen... [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

Jury finds city didn’t discriminate

The city has won a jury trial that saved it an estimated $400,000. Tuesday, after two-and-a-half-days of trial, a jury found in favor of the city in a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Utica, i... [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

Female pacer Elleofnxample gallops to triumph at Downs

VERNON — Elleofnxample came up with a 1:52.2 triumph in Thursday night’s $10,500 featured ninth race at Vernon Downs. The winner in the week’s Open class for female pacers on ... [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

RFA-Proctor football game gets Thursday night TV date

The scheduled Rome Free Academy and Proctor High football matchup in Utica has been moved from its original Friday, Sept. 14 date to Thursday, Sept. 13 and will be broadcast live on Time Warner Cab... [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

Decker accepted

Jennifer M. Decker, daughter of Mark and Lori Deacker, 1200 N. Madison St., has been accepted at SUNY Oswego, where she will major in accounting. She is a senior at Rome Free Academy. [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

Copper City falls to 2-4 overall

Rome Copper City fell to its fourth loss of the season after being handed a 7-6 setback to the Gunners of Madison in Central New York State Soccer League Men’s B Division action on Thursday. ... [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

McGrath leads Parkhurst Post to Legion victory

UTICA — Pat McGrath tossed a four-hitter to give Parkhurst Post its third victory of the season on a 7-1 decision over host Adrean Post in District V American Legion baseball action at Notre ... [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

Trail Blazers rebound with triumph

The Adirondack Trail Blazers bounced back from Wednesday’s 16-4 setback to the Sherrill Silversmiths by coming up with an 8-2 victory over the hosting Geneva Red Wings on Thursday in New York... [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

O’Connell accepted

Megan O’Connell, daughter of Tom and MaryAnne O’Connell, North George Street, has been accepted at the University of Rhode Island, Kingston, R.I., where she will dual major in internati... [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

Tabloid Tales of the Past

June 22, 2002 BOONVILLE — In celebration of the first day of summer, Municipal Commission employees installed the Little Village Park’s new 80-foot flagpole this morning. The Ai... [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

Rutledge accepted

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Published: 6/22/2012

Program July 19

A free public information session on invasive plants will be offered Thursday, July 19 from 7-9 p.m. in the Madison-Oneida BOCES Triplexus Conference Room. 4937 Spring Road, Verona. A digit was dro... [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

On dean’s list

Kaitlin Fahey, daughter of Gary and Mary Fahey, 315 Hamilton St., was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at St. John Fisher College, Rochester. She is a junior majoring in child... [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

Guardsmen re-enlist

Local members of the New York Army National Guard who have re-enlisted are: Specialist Derek Studer, of Vernon Center, 107th Military Police Company. Sgt. James Vincent, of Whitesboro, 107t... [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

Master gardener: Peonies stars of June garden

Peonies are the stars of any garden in June. Their heady fragrance and voluptuous flowers make them a must-have perennial. Gardeners love two main types: herbaceous peonies, which die back to the g... [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

Literacy Volunteers get $45K to grow people for workforce

Literacy Volunteers of America/MIDYORK has been awarded $44,449 from the State Education Department to help provide additional funding for its tutoring and educational programs, Assemblyman Anthony... [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

Road work

Road work projects continue in Oneida, Herkimer and Madison counties next week. In the Town of Deerfield, Miller Road Bridge over Routes 8 and 12 will be closed Monday until Labor Day due to br... [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

NYSSD grads inspire commissioner

"You all inspire me." Those were the words of state Education Commissioner Dr. John B. King, Jr. as he addressed the five graduates, friends, staff and family at the New York State Sc... [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

Herb Fest Saturday

WHITESTOWN — The 16th Annual Herb & Flower Festival June 23 has a theme of ‘Sustainable Landscaping’" with free classes that show gardeners ways to achieve garden ‘livi... [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

1.NOTEBOOK

Rome native receives student-athlete award POTSDAM — Rome native and sophomore at SUNY Potsdam Joe Fitzgerald was among 35 SUNY Potsdam student-athletes to earn a spot on the State Univer... [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

Cal Ripken teams to play under lights at DeLutis

The Rome Baseball Association, Inc. will be holding its first night game for the Cal Ripken League on Freedom Field at the DeLutis Field Complex on Sunday night at 8 o’clock. The Rome Jr.... [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

Teacher calls on board to improve early intervention

On an evening when Rome school district seniors were celebrated for academic achievements, a kindergarten teacher urged the district to improve conditions for "our youngest learners" so t... [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

Superintendent gets high marks

Rome school Superintendent Jeffrey P. Simons has earned high grades again in passing his annual exam from the Board of Education. In a formal evaluation by board members, Simons exceeded expect... [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

Giant Hogweed a threat, costly, group warns

Giant Hogweed plants are a serious threat to anyone who comes into contact with the sap from the plant, warns Rob Williams, coordinator of SLELO-PRISM ­ St. Lawrence Eastern Lake Ontario - Part... [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

$5,000 donation for city’s armored vehicle

Beacon Federal has donated $5,000 for the city’s armored surveillance vehicle project. The project, announced last month, will equip the police department with a surveillance vehicle to a... [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

Western Library reading program starts Wednesday

WESTERNVILLE — The Western Town Library, 9172 Main St., has set its schedule for this year’s Summer Reading Program. The theme for this year is Dream Big, READ!. The first event... [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

On dean’s list

Shane Foye, of Westernville, was named to the spring semester dean’s list at Lafayette College, Easton, Pa. [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

Heat are champions of NBA world

MIAMI (AP) — Best player in the game. Best team in the league. Now NBA champion, too. LeBron James is finally savoring it all since taking his talents to South Beach. "Happie... [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

Building permit

PJ Uvanni Holdings, 5827 Rome-Taberg Road, $120,000, remodel facade including glass enclosure and show room floor. [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

Clemens risked prison when he rejected plea offer

WASHINGTON (AP) - Roger Clemens rejected a plea deal that would have spared him prison time, and instead took his chances by going to trial. Clemens lawyer Rusty Hardin said in a telephone inte... [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

Building permit

Donald Kent, 132 Riverview Parkway N., no cost, renew permit for conversion of attached garage to living space. [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

Farm disaster class offered

WHITESTOWN — Cornell Cooperative Extension is offering a two-day National training disaster preparedness workshop for area firefighters, EMT’s and first responders. The training will he... [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

Have garden questions?

Master Gardeners at Cornell Cooperative Extension in Oneida County staff the consumer horticulture line at 736-3394 or 337-2531, from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesdays and Fridays (except holidays). [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012

Bar foundation gives local grants

Sixty-seven organizations across the state have received grants totaling $450,000 from the New York Bar Foundation. Thirteen grants will support Youth Court activities, while others will help p... [more...]

Published: 6/22/2012
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