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BURNS — Doris V. Burns, 79, of Williamstown, on June 27, 2012. Private services at the convenience of family. Burial Holy Cross Cemetery, Williamstown. Arrangements by LaRobardiere Fu... [more...]

Published: 6/29/2012

Madonia accepted

Michael T. Madonia Jr., son of Mike and Carrie Madonia, of 6317 Stokes-Westernville Road, Town of Lee, has been accepted to Mohawk Valley Community College where he will major in general studies. H... [more...]

Published: 6/29/2012

On Marist dean’s list

Area students were named to the spring semester dean’s list at Marist College, Poughkeepsie. They are: Adam Kemp, of Sherrill, majoring in communication: sports communications; and Jacquelyn ... [more...]

Published: 6/29/2012

County Airport weather report for Thursday

Temperatures: 54 to 84 Normal Range: 56 to 79 Records: 42(1970), 94(1991) Rainfall: 0" Monthly rainfall: 2.68" Rainfall for year: 16.99" Sunset today: 8:46 ... [more...]

Published: 6/29/2012

Propane group suggests review

As homeowners gear up for 4th of July barbecues, the New York Propane Gas Association reminds everyone — even the most seasoned outdoor cooks — to beef up on safety before firing up the... [more...]

Published: 6/29/2012

Free concert tonight aids choir trip

ONEIDA — Singers from Holy Cross Academy present a concert in St. Patrick’s Church, 347 Main St. tonight at 7:30. The concert is free and open to the public. The Holy Cross Acad... [more...]

Published: 6/29/2012

Town of Lee sued by kennel owner for business losses

TOWN OF LEE — A Turin Road dog kennel aims to fetch unspecified financial damages for business losses in a new lawsuit against the town over long-contested permit issues. The state Suprem... [more...]

Published: 6/29/2012

Fort Gansevoort to become Fort Denti

Bids for an estimated $9 million Denti Elementary School renovation will be opened July 24, and district Superintendent Jeffrey P. Simons says contract awards are expected by early August so work c... [more...]

Published: 6/29/2012

Management firm set for Strough

The Lend Lease company of Syracuse is the Rome school district’s choice as a construction management firm for Strough Middle School’s renovation, at a $635,000 price with any additional... [more...]

Published: 6/29/2012

Food Kart Day to aid pantry

OLD FORGE — The Kiwanis Club of the Central Adirondacks will sponsor a Food Kart Day to collect food for the Webb Community Food Pantry Saturday, July 7. Kiwanis members and other volunte... [more...]

Published: 6/29/2012

City paving continues even in the heat

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Surf’s up at Oneida Lake during the recent wind

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Two charged after reports of fighting

NEW HARTFORD — A man and woman were both taken into custody after a dispute outside Mitsuba Japanese Restaurant on Seneca Turnpike Thursday morning. Police were dispatched to the restaura... [more...]

Published: 6/29/2012

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Thursday 12:03 a.m. N. Levitt St., harassment. 12:24 a.m. E. Embargo St., domestic. 1:28 a.m. Turin St., property damage. ... [more...]

Published: 6/29/2012

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Thursday 12:07 p.m. 23 Wood Creek Drive, false alarm. 12:51 p.m. 105 Second St., first aid. 1:11 p.m. Cypress St., accident. 2:26 p.m. Erie Blvd. Eas... [more...]

Published: 6/29/2012

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Thursday 12:25 a.m. COCVAC Ambulance, Shed Road, Westmoreland, transport. 2:04 a.m. Barneveld and Kuyahoora Ambulance, Herkimer County, accident. 6:10 a.... [more...]

Published: 6/29/2012

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Thursday 12:58 a.m. Canal St., Verona, car/deer. 1:49 a.m. Trenton Road, Deerfield, domestic. 3:13 a.m. Martin Court, Annsville, domestic. 6:51 a.m. ... [more...]

Published: 6/29/2012

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Thursday 1:49 a.m. Trenton Road, Deerfield, domestic. 1:54 a.m. Route 49, Vienna, alarm. 3:13 a.m. Martin Court, Annsville, domestic. 5:02 a.m. Steub... [more...]

Published: 6/29/2012

Hanna and Owens disagree on next step for health care act

Despite the U.S. Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision upholding the controversial individual mandate at the heart of the president’s health care law, Rep. Richard L. Hanna, R-24, Barneveld, say... [more...]

Published: 6/29/2012

County at odds with workers’ comp administrator

Oneida County is at odds with the hired administrator of its workers’ compensation program and is seeking legal advice on how to proceed. Short of winding up in court, hiring outside counsel ... [more...]

Published: 6/29/2012

Holiday drunk driving crackdown

Local law enforcers will participate in a Fourth of July drunken driving crackdown that will begin on Friday and run through the holiday. From June 29 through July 5, law enforcers will take pa... [more...]

Published: 6/29/2012

Silversmiths fall short in NYCBL game

SHERRILL — The Sherrill Silversmiths came up short in an extra innings battle with the Syracuse Salt Cats, 15-12, in New York Collegiate Baseball League action at Noyes Park for their 12th lo... [more...]

Published: 6/29/2012

One lone goal enough for Lee Soccer Club

LEE CENTER — Steven Joyce scored from 20 yards out for the lone goal for the Lee Soccer Club as the squad defeated Coliseum, 1-0, in a Central New York State Soccer League B Division contest ... [more...]

Published: 6/29/2012

Ross propels Sherrill to win

Adam Ross brought across four runs to help boost Sherrill Post to a 15-7 triumph over host Herkimer Post in District V American Legion baseball action at Harmon Field on Thursday. Ross drove in... [more...]

Published: 6/29/2012

Cooling off in Guyer Pool

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Different security camera records theft

A 17-year-old accused of breaking into American Metal Stamping and Spinning on Railroad Street has been indicted for stealing a security camera because he didn’t want to be recognized. Ex... [more...]

Published: 6/29/2012

Summer road work increases

Road work projects continue in Oneida, Herkimer and Madison counties next week. In the Village of Oriskany, there will be milling and paving on River Road between Route 69 and Route 49. Milling... [more...]

Published: 6/29/2012

Perkins accepted

Zachary M. Perkins, son and stepson of Melissa and Erik Fuller, Van Epps Street, Vernon, and Tim Perkins, Main Street, Oneida, has been accepted at Onondaga Community College, where he will major i... [more...]

Published: 6/29/2012

Births

COLLINS — To Randall and Jill Moonen Collins, of Vernon, on Wednesday, June 27, 2012, in Oneida Healthcare Center, a daughter, Nicole Grace. JONES — To James and Amanda Jones, of Lo... [more...]

Published: 6/29/2012

Eggar graduates

Brandy Eggar, daughter of John and Sandra Kowal-Eggar, St. Route 46, Boonville, has graduated summa cum laude from Elmira College, with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and psychology. She is... [more...]

Published: 6/29/2012

Michael John Ceklovsky

Michael John Ceklovsky, born in Rome, New York on September 27, 1946, passed away suddenly in Roseville, CA on June 19, 2012 at the age of 65 years. He accomplished a great many things in his short... [more...]

Published: 6/29/2012

Nashton accepted

Cassandra Nashton, daughter of Mark and Michelle Nashton, 812 Laurel St., has been accepted at Mohawk Valley Community College, where she will major in general studies. She is a June graduate of Ro... [more...]

Published: 6/29/2012

On dean’s list

Tyler Feldman, son of Steve and Sheila Feldman, North Jay Street, was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Rochester Institute of Technology. He is majoring in game design and ... [more...]

Published: 6/29/2012

On dean’s list

Nicole Savage, daughter of Paul Savage and Crystal Cronizer, Rome, was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at St. John Fisher College, Rochester. She is a sophmore majoring in ch... [more...]

Published: 6/29/2012

Three police dispatchers dispatched

To cut down on duplication of services, the city is laying off three police dispatchers. The Board of Estimate and Contract Thursday approved eliminating the last three dispatcher positions. ... [more...]

Published: 6/29/2012

NYSERDA offers tips to save energy during summer

Summer is here and that means you will probably be hosting more visitors at your home. Whether you’re entertaining guests for a short period or an extended summer stay, the New York State Ene... [more...]

Published: 6/29/2012

Building permit

Rome Rescue Mission, 280 E. Dominick St., $25,000, demolish building. [more...]

Published: 6/29/2012

Scholarship winners

NEW YORK MILLS — The Communications Workers of America Local 1126 named winners of this year’s $500 James D. Martin Scholarships. They are: Maura Park Collea, daughter of David Coll... [more...]

Published: 6/29/2012

California man admits fake Babe Ruth glove ruse

NEW YORK (AP) - A California man has pleaded guilty in a New York court to trying to sell for $200,000 a 19th-century baseball glove he falsely claimed belonged to Babe Ruth. Irving Scheib ente... [more...]

Published: 6/29/2012

Training earns award for SavOn

ONEIDA — SavOn Stores earned an American Society for Training and Development Central New York Chapter BEST Diamond Award. The honor recognizes the retail chain’s commitment to work... [more...]

Published: 6/29/2012

Oneonta cites area scholars

Area residents were among the 1,423 students named to the spring semester dean’s list at SUNY-Oneonta. They are: Jack Chesebro III of Rome; Andrew Oliver of Rome; Anthony Taurisano of Rom... [more...]

Published: 6/29/2012

State awards area $1M
to create sustainability plan

A coalition that includes the City of Rome will receive a $1 million grant from the state to create "a comprehensive smart growth plan for regional sustainability," the group has announce... [more...]

Published: 6/29/2012

Building permit

Ray Shlotzhauer, 610 W. Liberty St., $3,000, rehabilitate two-family dwelling. [more...]

Published: 6/29/2012

Woman accused of lying

A 55-year-old woman is accused of lying to law enforcers and claiming she was raped on a street corner on West Thomas Street early one morning. Donna M. Seigler, of 410 W. Embargo St., was rele... [more...]

Published: 6/29/2012

Tabloid Tales of the Past

June 29, 2002 Better stock up on mosquito repellent. Health officials say the wet spring could have created more breeding grounds for the pesky blood-sucking insects. LEE CENTER — A g... [more...]

Published: 6/29/2012

On Herkimer dean’s list

Area students were named to the spring semester dean’s list at Herkimer County Community College. They are: Amy J. Bathke, of Rome, business administration; Desiree A. Coleman, of Rome, e... [more...]

Published: 6/29/2012

On Brockport dean’s list

Area students named to the spring semester dean’s list at SUNY-Brockport include: James McQuinn of Rome; Kevin Cieslewitz of Rome; Haley Duran of Rome; Kurt Giczkowski of Rome; Morghan Hall o... [more...]

Published: 6/29/2012

Rotary Club announces Independence Day ceremony

Rome Rotary will hold its 36th annual Independence Day Observance at 9 a.m. Wednesday, July 4 at the Tomb of the Unknown Revolutionary Soldier at the corner of James and Liberty streets. The ce... [more...]

Published: 6/29/2012

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... Professional Baseball — International League: Syracuse at Durham, 7:05. Harness racing — Vernon Downs, first post, 6:55. Amateur Baseball... [more...]

Published: 6/29/2012

Radio show wins state award

The Gomez and Dave In The Morning show on radio station WOUR won two awards at the New York State Broadcaster’s Association Annual Award Show. Glen "Gomez" Adams, Dave Coombs an... [more...]

Published: 6/29/2012

Area broadcasters honored

Area television and radio stations came away with four awards at the 46th Awards for Excellence in Broadcasting, an annual contest sponsored by the New York State Broadcasters Association. WKTV... [more...]

Published: 6/29/2012

Gets degree

Dylan Lazovik, son of Robert and Dawn Lazovik, of Carroll Street, received a bachelor’s degree from Haverford College, Pa. in growth and structure of cities, with a minor in history of art. [more...]

Published: 6/29/2012

Uncle Sam’s menu

Once upon a time, it was your Mother who said, "Eat your peas." Now it’s the feds. Current law says the U.S. Department of Agriculture -- not Mom or Dad -- knows what’s be... [more...]

Published: 6/29/2012

Steps can reduce chances
of lightning-related destruction

In conjunction with Lightning Safety Awareness Week (June 24 -30), the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety urges home and business owners to protect their property from lightning strikes... [more...]

Published: 6/29/2012

Workshop to help you pick best renewable energy

MORRISVILLE — Want to find a renewable energy system that is more reasonable for the location you live in? Morrisville State College’s Renewable Energy Training Center is offering a wor... [more...]

Published: 6/29/2012

Food pantry, thrift shop open Saturdays

HOLLAND PATENT — The Foothills Rural Community Ministry’s Food Pantry, Sarah’s Pet Pantry, and Thrift Shop will be open from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on July 7, 14, 21, and 26 at the Fellows... [more...]

Published: 6/29/2012

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning numbers drawn Thursday Evening: Daily: 6, 8, 4, Lucky Sum: 18. WinFour: 6, 2, 6, 6, Lucky Sum: 20. Here are the winning numbers drawn Thursday Midday: D... [more...]

Published: 6/29/2012

Mostly sunny;
temps about 90

Tonight — Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. West winds 15 to 20 mph — Becoming southwest around 5 mph. Saturday — Mostly sunny. Highs around 90. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Sa... [more...]

Published: 6/29/2012

Couponing class July 25

ORISKANY —Oriskany Public Library will have Jessica Jones from CNY Extreme Couponing, Wednesday, July 25, 2012 from 6 ­ 7:30 p.m. in the library at 621 Utica St. The cost is $10 per perso... [more...]

Published: 6/29/2012

Grad gets Cornell honors

Natalie Paquette, daughter of Robert and Zoya Paquette, of Miller Road, Clinton, earned a bachelor’s of science degree in the School of Applied and Engineering Physics at Cornell University M... [more...]

Published: 6/29/2012

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: 6/29/2012

Graduate

Area students have graduated from Union College. They are: Lauren Hoffman, of Marcy, bachelor’s of science degree in psychology; Andrew Krasniak, of Clinton, bachelor’s of arts degr... [more...]

Published: 6/29/2012
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