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Voters wary of court rulings

In his dissent to the Supreme Court’s decision in Bush v. Gore, the case that effectively awarded the 2000 presidential election to George W. Bush, Justice John Paul Stevens made a prediction... [more...]

Published: 6/23/2012

Davidson goes green with solar install

Another local business is getting in on green energy. The Davidson Auto Group is nearing completion on one of New York’s largest combined solar photovoltaic installations. The 350-kilowat... [more...]

Published: 6/23/2012

FEMA targets Erie Canal for recovery

Sections of the Erie Canal in Oneida County are among those along the waterway targeted for recovery efforts from storms last year. Federal Emergency Management Agency grants worth nearly $8.2 ... [more...]

Published: 6/23/2012

Lamb urges Hanna
to act on transport bill

With Congress struggling to approve a long-term transportation bill, congressional candidate Dan Lamb is urging action, saying that construction jobs depend on the outcome. Lamb is calling on R... [more...]

Published: 6/23/2012

Legislators briefed on three-year contract

Oneida County legislators were briefed Thursday on details of the three-year contract the county’s largest union narrowly accepted earlier in the week. In 2013, White Collar Unit members ... [more...]

Published: 6/23/2012

Awards presented

Area Morrisville State College liberal arts students were honored for their achievements during the 12th annual Liberal Arts Tea. The Liberal Arts Tutor-of-the-Year Award, given to a student wh... [more...]

Published: 6/23/2012

Jack N. Hunter

Jack N. Hunter, 75 of Clinton, NY died Sunday, June 17. He leaves behind his children Nicole R. Hunter (Utica, NY); Brent N. Hunter and his beloved Dea Shandera (Los Angeles, CA); Elise Hunter-Matt... [more...]

Published: 6/23/2012

Births

DURR — To John Durr and Carrie Bush, of Canastota, on Monday, June 18, 2012, in Onieda Healthcare Center, a son, Tanner Ambrose. LEWIS — To Akeem and Amanda Hargrove Lewis, of Utica... [more...]

Published: 6/23/2012

Oriskany graduates earn honors

Members of the class of 2012 at Oriskany Central High School were presented with the following awards and scholarships: Andrea Albright: Oriskany Alumni Association Herman Piersma Scholarship ... [more...]

Published: 6/23/2012

Senior nutrition menu

The nutrition program for persons age 60 and over is funded by the county Office for the Aging, state and federal grants, and contributions from participants. Meals are served Monday through Friday... [more...]

Published: 6/23/2012

Union chapel marks 125th

SYLVAN BEACH — The Sylvan Beach Union Chapel, Park Avenue, celebrates it’s 125th anniversary Sunday, July 1 with a 10 a.m. service followed by a reception. It was placed on the National... [more...]

Published: 6/23/2012

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) ­ Here are the winning state Lottery numbers selected Friday in the midday drawing: Daily: 0, 2, 0; Lucky Sum: 2; WinFour: 9, 6, 5, 8; Lucky Sum: 28. Here are the winning eveni... [more...]

Published: 6/23/2012

Some sun, possible rain; high around 80

Tonight — Clear. Isolated showers in the evening. Lows in the mid 50s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph in the evening becoming light and variable. Chance of rain 20 percent. Sunday — Pa... [more...]

Published: 6/23/2012

RFA graduates 321 in 143rd commencement ceremony

Members of the class of 2012 at Rome Free Academy are: Anthony Michael Aiello Philip J. Aiello, Jr Tara Mae Allen Marialana Amuso Thomas J. Amuso Porchia Anderson Nicole... [more...]

Published: 6/23/2012

189 students turn tassels at Camden commencement

Ashley Abigail Accas Rachel Leigh Accas Seth Jerald Adams Ashly Anderson Nina Rae Arno Nathan Scott Backer Karlee Bango Nicholas D. Beckwith Tyler D. Beckwith Er... [more...]

Published: 6/23/2012

On dean’s list

Daniel Glick, of Clinton, a sophomore computer information systems major, was named to the spring semester dean’s list at Bryant University, Smithfield, R.I. [more...]

Published: 6/23/2012

Graduates, ‘become seekers of truth’

To all of the graduating seniors, I offer my congratulations. Yours is a significant accomplishment and I commend you. This column is dedicated and addressed to you. Please allow me to offer on... [more...]

Published: 6/23/2012

Camden awards presented

The following awards and scholarships were presented to members of the class of 2012 at Camden Central High School: 2012 Scholarship for Academic Excellence Award: Rachel Accas, Seth Adams, Aub... [more...]

Published: 6/23/2012

RFA salutatorian tells classmates to embrace change

Rome Free Academy class of 2012 Salutatorian Michael J. Verostek Jr. offered these words at Commencement ceremonies held this morning: Good morning Board of Education members, Principal Benson,... [more...]

Published: 6/23/2012

Don’t put off happiness urges RFA’s top grad

Rome Free Academy class of 2012 valedictorian Randolph W. Linderman addressed his classmates and assembled guests this morning, saying: Welcome faculty, administrators, members of the school bo... [more...]

Published: 6/23/2012

J. David Briggs

Dave died peacefully and unexpectedly in his sleep last week. Dave was born in Rome, NY to Helen Elizabeth (Doherty) Briggs and James Leonard Briggs. He was the oldest of 4 brothers, leaving be... [more...]

Published: 6/23/2012

Building permit

¿ P J Uvanni Holdings, 5827 Rome-Taberg Road, $60,000, alteration and reconfiguration of office space. [more...]

Published: 6/23/2012

Tabloid Tales of the Past

June 23, 2002 Bellamy Elementary School pupils banded together today to help clean up their east Rome neighborhood. A Dale Road man was charged with threatening a man with a knife in the 50... [more...]

Published: 6/23/2012

Academic leaders announced for class, departments

RFA announces the top ranking students for the class of 2012, both overall and in various departments. Overall Thomas Amuso 96.32 Amanda Arnold 92.45 Tyler Baldwin 95.65 Carly B... [more...]

Published: 6/23/2012

Awards and scholarships presented to RFA class of 2012

RFA scholarships and awards presented: A. Gertrude Nourse Music Award: Troy Smith A. Gertrude Nourse Music Award: Daniel Goewey Aaron Verminski Scholarship: Jeffery Brown Access Fed... [more...]

Published: 6/23/2012

53 get diplomas in Oriskany

ORISKANY — The 53 members of the class of 2012 at Oriskany Central High School were presented their diplomas at Commencement ceremonies held Friday evening at the school. Beginning with t... [more...]

Published: 6/23/2012

Get Elmira degrees

Local students participated in the commencement at Elmira College. Johnann Vero, of Rome, received a bachelor’s of science degree in nursing; Krista Dining, of Clinton, earned a bachelor&... [more...]

Published: 6/23/2012

On dean’s list

Olivia Bodley, daughter of Catherine Recchio, 510 W. Bloomfield St., and Donald Bodley, Black River Blvd., has been named to the spring semester dean’s list at Robert Morris University, Chica... [more...]

Published: 6/23/2012

Funeral notices

BAILEY-COOK — Mary E. Bailey-Cook, 56, of Rome, June 17, 2012. No services or calling hours. Arrangements by Barry Funeral Home, 807 W. Chestnut St. BRADFORD — Helen J. Brad... [more...]

Published: 6/23/2012

Adolph Siegfried

Adolph Siegfried, age 88, of Lee Center, passed away peacefully at home on June 22, 2012, with his loving family at his side. He was born, June 28, 1923, in Highmarket, NY, a son of Christian a... [more...]

Published: 6/23/2012

Alliance installs pastor
in Sunday night service

An installation Service for Pastor Richard Smith will be held at the Alliance Church, 920 Turin St., at 6 p.m. Sunday. The service is open to the public. Special piano music will be provided by... [more...]

Published: 6/23/2012

Barneveld barbecue June 30

BARNEVELD — CenterPoint Christian Fellowship, 8021 State Route 12, holds a take-out only barbecue and Bake Sale on Saturday, June 30 from 11 a.m. to 2 .m. The meal includes 1/2 chicken, b... [more...]

Published: 6/23/2012

Unbeaten Don’s Auto motors along with big softball win

(Editor’s note: Diamond Dust is a weekly report of action in the Rome Men’s Softball Association compiled by league player and board member Jim Rizio. It spotlights feature games and st... [more...]

Published: 6/23/2012

College stars sports personalities of year

Two Rome Free Academy graduates who have gone on to excel close to home on the college sports scene, SUNYIT basketball and softball star Lyndsey Brognano and Utica College track and field standout ... [more...]

Published: 6/23/2012

County Airport weather report for Friday

Temperatures: 61 to 81 Normal Range: 56 to 79 Records: 35(1918), 91(1988) Rainfall: 0" Monthly rainfall: 1.73" Rainfall for year: 16.04" Sunset today: 8:46 ... [more...]

Published: 6/23/2012

Sports Briefs

Smith Post holding fundraisers The Smith Post American Legion baseball team will be holding a pair of fundraisers next week. On Monday, a bottle and can drive will be held at the Rome Free ... [more...]

Published: 6/23/2012

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: 6/23/2012

Area church services

Adas Israel Synagogue, 706 Hickory St. 337-3170. Sabbath Service, Fri. 7:30 p.m. First Baptist, 301 W. Embargo St. 336-2610.Sun. 10 a.m. Grace Baptist (Southern Baptist), 8553 Turin Rd. 336... [more...]

Published: 6/23/2012

Gets master’s degree

James C. Miller, of Rome, has received a master’s of arts degree in teaching in science education from Boston University. [more...]

Published: 6/23/2012

Police: Teen attacked, knocked out 45-year-old

An 18-year-old is accused of attacking another man on North Madison Street in the middle of the night, sending him to the hospital early Wednesday. Police said Desmond Clark, of 910 Batavia Ave... [more...]

Published: 6/23/2012

Toddler watched father shoot, kill mother then self

TOWN OF DEERFIELD — A 4-year-old girl was left to watch as her father shot her mother with a high-powered rifle Friday afternoon, and then turned the gun on himself. The murder/suicide is... [more...]

Published: 6/23/2012

Sickly dog, two kids
in unsanitary home

WHITESBORO — A dead dog, a malnourished dog, large amounts of garbage and mold were found at a residence on Dewey Avenue, leading to charges against a woman who lived there with her two child... [more...]

Published: 6/23/2012

Canadian teen charged
in Trenton robbery

TOWN OF TRENTON — A Canadian man was charged with burglarizing a Mapledale Road residence after law enforcers caught him leaving the scene in a stolen car Friday night. Sheriff’s de... [more...]

Published: 6/23/2012

Motor fire delays trains

A small fire in the traction motor of a CSX freight train early this morning shut down all railroad traffic for a short period of time. The Rome Fire Department responded and extinguished the f... [more...]

Published: 6/23/2012

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Friday 1:49 a.m. W. North St., suspicious activity. 3:32 a.m. Black River Blvd., open door/window. 6:23 a.m. W. Liberty St., ... [more...]

Published: 6/23/2012

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Friday 9:22 a.m. 1625 Black River Blvd., first aid. 12:07 p.m. Laurel St., wires down. 12:19 p.m. 8524 Fish Hatchery Road, first aid. 1:34 p.m. 575 P... [more...]

Published: 6/23/2012

Strawberry social June 30

PORT LEYDEN — A Strawberry Social will be held at St. Martin’s Catholic Church, 7108 North St., Saturday, June 30, starting at 4 p.m. Hamburgers, hot dogs, hot sausage patties, stra... [more...]

Published: 6/23/2012

Building permit

¿ William Netzband, 625 Chatham St., $500, repair garage in the rear of the property and construct roof structure. [more...]

Published: 6/23/2012

Pacers set track records at Downs

VERNON — Coral Snake and Bettor’s Edge each had track records for 3-year-old male pacers during Friday night’s $208,800 New York Sires Stakes racing at Vernon Downs. Coral Sna... [more...]

Published: 6/23/2012

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Friday 8:38 a.m. New York Mills, Halsey Road, Whitestown, grass/tree fire. 9:43 a.m. Clinton, Utica Road, Kirkland, alarm. 10:23 a.m. Yorkville, Ney Ave.... [more...]

Published: 6/23/2012

Holland Patent grad Parsons pitches Trail Blazers to victory

BOONVILLE — MVCC pitcher and Holland Patent graduate Chas Parsons lifted the first-place Adirondack Trail Blazers to a 10-0 New York Collegiate Baseball League victory over the Geneva Red Win... [more...]

Published: 6/23/2012

Smith gets back on track

UTICA — Smith Post got back to its winning ways as starter Jeff Cooke tossed a six-inning gem to hand the Rome club a 13-3 victory over hosting Adrean Post during a District V American Legion... [more...]

Published: 6/23/2012

Building permit

¿ Lilac Group-Rome, 200 W. Dominick St., $1 million, interior fit out of 27,000 square feet of office space on the first and second floor. [more...]

Published: 6/23/2012

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Friday 12:43 a.m. Route 5, Kirkland, investigate. 12:55 a.m. Sylvan Beach Amusement Park, mischief. 3:25 a.m. Main St., New York Mills, suspicious activi... [more...]

Published: 6/23/2012

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Friday 12:55 a.m. Sylvan Beach Amusement Park, mischief. 1:14 a.m. House of the Good Shepherd, Whitestown, missing person. 3:28 a.m. Route 49, Marcy, car... [more...]

Published: 6/23/2012

Free concert on June 30 at Bible center

TOWN OF LEE — Tim Zimmerman and The King’s Brass perform a concert at Delta Lake Bible Conference Center, 8920 Turin Road (across from Rome Community Theater). The free concert will be ... [more...]

Published: 6/23/2012

Meetings

MONDAY Boonville Village Board, 7 p.m. Village Office, 13149 State Route 12. Boonville Town Planning Board, 6 p.m. Town offices, 13149 State Route 12. Western Zoning Board of Appeals, 7... [more...]

Published: 6/23/2012
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