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Gets degree

Shane Foye, of Westernville, earned a bachelor’s of arts degree in biology from Lafayette College in Easton, Pa. [more...]

Published: 6/26/2012

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... Professional Baseball — International League: Syracuse at Durham, 7:05. Amateur Baseball — District V American Legion: Love at Adrean, Whites... [more...]

Published: 6/26/2012

Accused of purloining Sears goods

NEW HARTFORD — Two Las Vegas women are accused of stealing from Sears at the Sangertown Square Mall, and then leading authorities on a foot pursuit across Route 5. Police said Joanne D. H... [more...]

Published: 6/26/2012

30-year-old jailed for violating protection order

A 30-year-old man who violated an order of protection on the same day it was issued was sentenced to 15 days in county jail. Jason C. Bia, of 1 Race St., was sentenced by City Court Judge John ... [more...]

Published: 6/26/2012

Fighting forest fires

As crews from the U.S. Forest Service and others continue to fight a controlled burn that got out of hand, it’s time to stop and think of the men and women who put their lives on the line to ... [more...]

Published: 6/26/2012

Gets award

Christina Rizio, of Rome, received the Graduate Honors in School Counseling award from the College of Saint Rose, Albany. [more...]

Published: 6/26/2012

Billboards promote county tourism

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Published: 6/26/2012

OCD support offered Mondays

An obsessive compulsive disorder support group meets at 6:30 p.m. Mondays (except holidays) in Conference Room B in St. Elizabeth’s School of Nursing, 2209 Genesee St., Utica. For information... [more...]

Published: 6/26/2012

DFAS in line for funding increase

The Rome Defense Finance and Accounting Service is in line for a funding increase in the proposed 2013 federal defense budget, and no staffing reductions are foreseen, says Rome DFAS union presiden... [more...]

Published: 6/26/2012

State lifts seizure of M&M Collision

The state has lifted its tax-related seizure of M&M Collision and Auto Repair at 8490 Turin Road, a Department of Taxation and Finance spokesman said today. As a result of a agreement reached M... [more...]

Published: 6/26/2012

Harding Blvd. power pole sheared by automobile

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Published: 6/26/2012

Republican Primary

Polls will remain open until 9 p.m. tonight for the Republican federal primary to select candidates for U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives. On the ballot seeking to be the GOP candida... [more...]

Published: 6/26/2012

West Point grad

Daniel L. Zeller, son and stepson of Nancy Zeller, Urbandale Parkway, and Gary and Deniece Zeller, Maple Lane, Lee Center, has graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point with a bachelor... [more...]

Published: 6/26/2012

Send college info

Area residents who have been accepted and decided where they will attend college can send a photo and the information to: Daily Sentinel, News Department, Box 471, Rome, NY 13442-0471, for free pub... [more...]

Published: 6/26/2012

Dorothy M. (Tod) Lee

Dorothy Lee, affectionately known as Tod, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday morning, June 23, 2012 at the age of 71. She is survived by one son, David M. O’Brien, his spouse Jennifer O... [more...]

Published: 6/26/2012

Two on dean’s list

Local students were named to the spring semester dean’s list at the University of Vermont, Burlington. They are: Mackenzie L. Williams, of Rome, and Taylor M. Rapke, of Ava, both seniors ... [more...]

Published: 6/26/2012

Martha A. Harvey

Martha A. Harvey, 73, of Redfield, passed away on June 23, 2012 at her daughter’s home, following a courageous battle with cancer. She was born on May 31, 1939 in Long Lake, N.Y a daughter of... [more...]

Published: 6/26/2012

Funeral notices

ATWOOD — Thomas D. Atwood, 62, of Rome, on June 23, 2012. Private services. Burial St. Peter’s Cemetery. No calling hours. Contributions to the Mission of the Christ Church c/o ... [more...]

Published: 6/26/2012

Balloting for county union
3-year contract ends today

Members of Oneida County’s Blue Collar bargaining unit ends voting today on a tentative three-year contract. On-site balloting began Monday. Results will likely be known Wednesday. Th... [more...]

Published: 6/26/2012

Vaughn graduates

Erika Vaughn, daughter of TJ Vaughn, North Madison Street, has been accepted at Mohawk Valley Community College, Utica, where she will major in radiology. She is a June graduate of Rome Free Academy. [more...]

Published: 6/26/2012

County Airport weather report for Monday

Temperatures: 56 to 70 Normal Range: 56 to 79 Records: 43(1965), 95(1904) Rainfall: 0" Monthly rainfall: 2.68" Rainfall for year: 16.99" Sunset today: 8:46 ... [more...]

Published: 6/26/2012

Fritz’s Polka Band to open ‘Betsy’ concerts

MARCY — Strike up the band! The "Betsy" Concert Series returns to Erie Canal Lock 20 Thursday. Opening night features Fritz’s Polka Band. The program is free and starts at... [more...]

Published: 6/26/2012

Graduates

Sarah Hecklau, of Clinton, graduated with a bachelor’s degree in environmental studies and globalization studies from Gettysburg College, Pa. [more...]

Published: 6/26/2012

Building permit

Joseph A. Calandra, 411 W. Liberty St., $5,000, rehabilitate two-family dwelling. [more...]

Published: 6/26/2012

Six new trustees on foundation

The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties has added six new trustees to its board of directors. They are: Ronald Cuccaro, president and chief executive officer of Adjusters Interna... [more...]

Published: 6/26/2012

Jean S. Dixon

Jean S. Dixon, 77, of Rome, passed away Monday, June 25, 2012, at the Presbyterian Home, New Hartford. She was born in Coldstream, New Brunswick, Canada, on July 21, 1934, daughter of the late Jasp... [more...]

Published: 6/26/2012

Births

MILLER — To Jason Miller and Michelle Henry, of Canastota, on Friday, June 22, 2012, in Oneida Healthcare Center, a daughter, Jeanie Elizabeth. SCANLON — To Timothy and Mara Kilifi ... [more...]

Published: 6/26/2012

AWESOME 4-H youth camp promotes Equine science

A youth camp called AWESOME Equine 101 4-H was held June 9 and 10 at Morrisville State College. The camp was an opportunity for 4-H youth ages 14-19 from across the state to learn more about eq... [more...]

Published: 6/26/2012

School district staffers honored

Two long-time Rome school district staffers are employees of the month for June. Mary Beth Recchio, a teacher mentor, and Kristine Brady, confidential secretary in the human resources/personnel dep... [more...]

Published: 6/26/2012

Tabloid Tales of the Past

June 26, 2002 The fire department and state Department of Environmental Conservation contained a spill in the Barge Canal Tuesday. Two engines were dispatched at 4:44 p.m. to the canal in the v... [more...]

Published: 6/26/2012

State of City will mirror campaign

The theme of Mayor Joseph R. Fusco Jr.’s first state of the city address Wednesday will "mirror my campaign," he said today. Fusco, who narrowly ousted incumbent Republican Jame... [more...]

Published: 6/26/2012

Lightning safety promoted

This week has been declared National Lightning Safety Awareness Week. The goal of this week is to help the public learn more about the dangers of lightning. It is also a time for public and pri... [more...]

Published: 6/26/2012

Class of 1945 seeks members

Rome Free Academy’s Class of 1945 is having a 67-year reunion Saturday, Aug. 25, at Teugega Country Club, Golf Course Road. To update the class list, if you have information on "thos... [more...]

Published: 6/26/2012

Roden accepted

Brett Roden, son of John and Ann Roden, 308 Robertson Road, Sherrill, has been accepted at the College of St. Rose, Albany, where he will major in vocal music education. He is a June graduate of Ve... [more...]

Published: 6/26/2012

Thayer accepted

Ashley Ann Thayer, daughter of George and Karen Thayer, Greenway-New London Road, Verona, has been accepted at Cazenovia College where she will major in human and social services: counseling, menta... [more...]

Published: 6/26/2012

Charged under Leandra’s Law

TOWN OF VIENNA — A 45-year-old was charged with driving under the influence with his 14-year-old daughter in the vehicle Monday. State Police at Sylvan Beach said a trooper observed Josep... [more...]

Published: 6/26/2012

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Monday 12:04 a.m. Yager Road, Verona, car/deer. 12:56 a.m. Court Street, Utica, assist. 1:35 a.m. Woodside Trailer Park, Floyd, aggravated harassment. ... [more...]

Published: 6/26/2012

Exploring cyberspace will let you accomplish a lot

Americans have been explorers long before we declared our independence on July 4, 1776. Colonists were brave enough to venture across the seas to settle in the unknown frontier of the New World... [more...]

Published: 6/26/2012

New classes start this week; Line dance offered twice

The Ava Dorfman Senior Center, 305 E. Locust St., has a wide variety of offerings with basic fitnes starting Wednesday and senior stretch yoga starting Friday, and signup also under way for two beg... [more...]

Published: 6/26/2012

Current teacher

A story on the New York State School for the Deaf graduation published Friday should have stated that music teacher Victoria Stockton is currently a teacher at the school. [more...]

Published: 6/26/2012

Political connections generate recusal from case

The Oneida County District Attorney’s Office will recuse itself from a case involving public lewdness in Utica due to connections with a local political operative. Richard J. Emmert, 69, ... [more...]

Published: 6/26/2012

Ingersoll rejects plea offer

The man accused in the death of 29-year-old Jennifer Bennett in 2007 denied a plea offer during his appearance in County Court this morning. Accused killer Craig C. Ingersoll, 30, of 805 Herkim... [more...]

Published: 6/26/2012

Police log

Website: www.romepd.com Monday 1:42 a.m. S. Jay St., citizen stop. 3:07 a.m. Turin St., domestic. 5:12 a.m. St. Peter’s Ave., larceny. 6:26 a.m. Turin St., aggravated hara... [more...]

Published: 6/26/2012

Lint in dryer ignites trailer

LOWVILLE — Lint from a dryer vent caused a fire that damaged a home on Route 812 Monday. Lowville Fire Department responded to the 5:20 p.m. alarm at 7211 Route 812, with New Bremen and M... [more...]

Published: 6/26/2012

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Monday 8:17 a.m. Mustang Dr., first aid. 11:47 a.m. 6634 Seville Drive, first aid. 12:53 p.m. 200 N. Levitt St., first aid. 3:31 p.m. North James Str... [more...]

Published: 6/26/2012

Nurse marks 50 years

Barbara "Bonnie" Evans, RN-U, will celebrate her 50th year as a nurse in the Nursery at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare on Saturday, July 7. Throughout her time at the hospital, mo... [more...]

Published: 6/26/2012

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Monday 12:01 a.m. River Road, Marcy, domestic. 3:09 a.m. Nightengale Street, Forestport, check. 3:44 a.m. Ann Street, Boonville, burglary-in-progress. ... [more...]

Published: 6/26/2012

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Monday 2:08 a.m. Vienna, Herder Road, down wires. 3:03 a.m. COCVAC, Champlin Avenue, New Hartford, transport. 5:28 a.m. McConnellsville, Elpis Road, Vien... [more...]

Published: 6/26/2012

Smith Post, New Hartford end in tie after darkness

Smith Post carried a four-run lead into the top of the seventh inning but couldn’t hold off a New Hartford Post rally that tied the American Legion District V contest at 5-5, and suspended Mo... [more...]

Published: 6/26/2012

Sports briefs

Rome places third in Rochester Tournament The Rome Rampage 16U girls Fastpitch softball team placed third in the Rochester Flower City Tournament over the weekend. Rome made it into the sem... [more...]

Published: 6/26/2012

Lee Soccer Club victorious over Madison

LEE CENTER — The Lee Soccer Club rallied back from a two-goal deficit to a claim a 4-2 victory over the visiting Gunners of Madison in a Central New York State Soccer League B Division matchu... [more...]

Published: 6/26/2012

Sestito brothers await next steps

It certainly was a season that had its fair share of ups and downs for Rome hockey brothers Tim and Tom Sestito. Both brothers had stints in both the National Hockey League and the American Hoc... [more...]

Published: 6/26/2012

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning numbers drawn Monday Evening: Daily: 0, 7, 2, Lucky Sum: 9. WinFour: 3, 0, 8, 1, Lucky Sum: 12. Here are the winning numbers drawn Monday Midday: Daily:... [more...]

Published: 6/26/2012

Partly sunny, breezy; highs in mid 70s

Tonight — Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers in the evening — Then partly cloudy after midnight. Lows around 50. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent. Wednesd... [more...]

Published: 6/26/2012

Two ATV accidents hospitalize three

Three people were hospitalized after two separate all-terrain vehicle accidents in Lewis County on Friday and Sunday. ¿ Sheriff’s deputies said a 13-year-old girl was operating an AT... [more...]

Published: 6/26/2012

Oriskany district drafts new mission statement

ORISKANY — The Oriskany Central School Board of Education is considering a revised mission statement developed by the district’s Strategic Planning Committee, comprised of staff, commun... [more...]

Published: 6/26/2012

New Hartford Y will debut its
anti-bullying film Saturday

NEW HARTFORD — The New Hartford YMCA Children’s Film Making Program will debut it’s anti-bullying film, "Batting Zero: Chronicles of a Bully," at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Jun... [more...]

Published: 6/26/2012

Meetings

WEDNESDAY Common Council, 7 p.m. Council Chambers, City Hall, 198 N. Washington St. Board of County Legislators Economic Development Committee, 5 p.m. Hearing on proposed 2012-13 budget for... [more...]

Published: 6/26/2012
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