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Bridge honors veteran

The bridge in Forestport pictured in Tuesday’s paper is the Private First Class Gregory P. Huxley Jr. Memorial Bridge. The name was incorrect in the photo caption. The Sentinel deeply regrets... [more...]

Published: 7/5/2012

Verona, Westmoreland equestrians in Hoofbeats in Adirondacks July 12

OLD FORGE — View again presents the horse/arts show Hoofbeats in the Adirondacks at Moose River Farm, Rondaxe Road north of Old Forge, from 3-5 p.m. Thursday, July 12. Hoofbeats in the Ad... [more...]

Published: 7/5/2012

Pianist, singer Laurie due Aug. 31

VERONA — Hugh Laurie and the Copper Bottom Band come to the Turning Stone Resort Casino Showroom Friday, Aug. 31. Laurie plays piano and performs vocals with The Copper Bottom Band. $15, ... [more...]

Published: 7/5/2012

Sports Briefs

CPR training available at Fitness Expo UTICA — The American Heart Association will have free Hands-Only CPR training available this weekend for the thousands of people expected at the Boi... [more...]

Published: 7/5/2012

Area happenings

REMINDERS Thursday, 8 p.m. America ("A Horse With No Name," ‘Ventura Highway," "Tin Man") concert benefit Food Bank of Central New York, Vernon Downs. $10 ($5 goi... [more...]

Published: 7/5/2012

SUNYIT club raises ARC funds

The Black Latino American Student Union/ BLASU at SUNYIT held an indoor fundraiser of sporting events and donated proceeds totaling $165 to the ARC, Oneida-Lewis Chapter, according to an ARC announ... [more...]

Published: 7/5/2012

Hanna Park concerts Mondays

"Music in Hanna Park on Monday Nights" starts Monday in Utica, according to Jim Zecca, Utica Councilman At-Large, 1st District Councilman Frank Vescera and 2nd District Councilman Dave Te... [more...]

Published: 7/5/2012

Board approves fall season coaches

Annual appointments of coaches for boys’ and girls’ sports teams for the fall season were approved Monday night by the Board of Education. Coaches and their salaries: Head varsi... [more...]

Published: 7/5/2012

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transactions were filed in the County Clerk’s office in April. The purchase price is as listed on the cover sheet of the deed. Town deeds Annsville, Pond Hil... [more...]

Published: 7/5/2012

Roman named to HCCC staff

HERKIMER — Herkimer County Community College has made several full-time staff appointments, including one Roman. Kiel Adams of Rome was appointed technology support technician in the Info... [more...]

Published: 7/5/2012

Sports Calendar

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

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Vehicle dents Nicky Doodles

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Making tri-corner hats a fourth of July Fort activity

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Independence Day flag raising

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Fields of local corn reach for the sky

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Late evening fog over the Mohawk River

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Leona M. Rollins

Leona M. Rollins, 70, of Rome, passed away at her residence on Wednesday, July 4, 2012. She was born July 13, 1941 in Rome the daughter of Henry and Mary Kubasik Brzuszkiewicz, Leona was a ... [more...]

Published: 7/5/2012

County Airport weather report for Wednesday

Temperatures: 69 to 88 Normal Range: 58 to 81 Records: 44(1968), 95(1990) Rainfall: 0" Monthly rainfall: 0" Rainfall for year: 17.24" Sunset today: 8:45 S... [more...]

Published: 7/5/2012

Josephine I. Rickard

Josephine I. Rickard, age 98, of Rome, passed away peacefully, July 4, 2012. She was born February 26, 1914, in Rome, a daughter of James and Eva Crimm VanDresar, and educated in Rome schools. ... [more...]

Published: 7/5/2012

Jacqueline M. Smith

Jacqueline Marie, formerly of Rome, died suddenly on July 3, 2012 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Jackie was born in Rome, a daughter of Donald and Geraldine Lemon Smith, and graduated from Rome Fre... [more...]

Published: 7/5/2012

Merva M. Walasek

CAMDEN — Merva M. Walasek 95, passed away July 4, 2012. She was born Oct. 29, 1916 in Dodge, ND a daughter of Solomon and Zema Lloyd Martz. After graduating from Camden High School in 1933, M... [more...]

Published: 7/5/2012

Funeral notices

DAIGLE — Karen Daigle, 50, formerly of Rome, on July 2, 2012. Private services held at Barry Funeral Home, 807 W. Chestnut St. Burial St. John the Baptist Cemetery. EARL — Nancy... [more...]

Published: 7/5/2012

Karen Daigle

ROME/UTICA — Karen Daigle, age 50, formerly of Rome, passed away July 2, 2012, at Faxton-St. Luke’s Healthcare Center. She was born April 3, 1962, in Rome, a daughter of Joseph R. a... [more...]

Published: 7/5/2012

Polce seminar
on virtualization

M.A. Polce Consulting will conduct a free lunch-and-learn on virtualization and storage at noon on Wednesday at Teugega Country Club, 6801 Golf Course Road. Registration is required by Monday. ... [more...]

Published: 7/5/2012

Tickets on sale for second Ayla Griffiths Masquerade Ball

The second annual Ayla Griffiths Memorial Masquerade Ball will take place Friday, July 20, from 7-11 p.m. at the Beeches Restaurant, 7900 Turin Road. Ayla passed away on Feb. 22, 2010 from Prim... [more...]

Published: 7/5/2012

Gets doctorate

Jaimie Ross, daughter of Curtis and Mary Ross, West Liberty Street, has received her doctorate degree in physical therapy from Utica College. She has accepted a position at Mary Lou Corcoran Physic... [more...]

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Building permit

Alex and Kathy Evanciew, 8209 Link Road, $5,000, erect 34-by-84-foot pole barn. [more...]

Published: 7/5/2012

Free city concerts start tonight on art center lawn

City concerts start tonight at 7 on the lawn at the Rome Art and Community Center, 308 W. Bloomfield St. The Third Street Project performs. Visitors for the free event are asked to park in the ... [more...]

Published: 7/5/2012

Uproar Festival
at State Fair

Tickets will go on sale Saturday for the Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival as part of the State Fair Grandstand concert series. The Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival will begin at 2 p.m... [more...]

Published: 7/5/2012

Enrollment deadline for STAR tax relief is July 31

The deadline for Rome residents to enroll in the State School Tax Relief Program (STAR) is Tuesday, July 31. There are three versions of the state program. The Basic program is for anyone w... [more...]

Published: 7/5/2012

Free Monday stage performances start July 9

Players of Utica will host free performing arts entertainment on stage at Players of Utica Theater, 1108 State St., Utica, during July and August. For the past eight seasons, Players has been h... [more...]

Published: 7/5/2012

Problem in the euro zone

It would be incorrect to conclude that the formation of a new government in Greece categorically pre-empted the looming Greek tragedy which threatened the entire euro zone. Europe is by no means sa... [more...]

Published: 7/5/2012

Black River Valley Fiddlers play Sunday in Osceola

OSCEOLA — Sunday the Black River Valley Fiddlers Association, of the Watertown, area will play a concert of old time fiddle music for listening and dancing, from 2-5 p.m. at the North America... [more...]

Published: 7/5/2012

Mohawk food prep center
to get security upgrade

The food production center that serves jails and prisons across New York is about to get a security upgrade at a cost of more than $1.7 million. Contracts have been awarded by the state Office ... [more...]

Published: 7/5/2012

GLDC gets tax break despite school objections

A tax-free agreement covering nearly 800 acres in Griffiss business park has been passed despite the objections of the Rome School District. The county Industrial Development Agency unanimously... [more...]

Published: 7/5/2012

Petty thefts brought to city court

Five men and women charged with theft — accused of stealing everything from a $6 pair of earrings to $39 worth of hair products — were arraigned before Judge Daniel C. Wilson in City Co... [more...]

Published: 7/5/2012

Tabloid Tales of the Past

July 5, 2002 Philip E. Cronlund, former chief official at the State School for the Deaf, 401 Turin St., from 1981 to 1999, died June 20 in Mesa, Ariz. Cronlund left the School for the Deaf to a... [more...]

Published: 7/5/2012

Annual CCE meeting date set

BOONVILLE — The 2012 Annual Meeting of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oneida County will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 26, as a part of the regular Board of Directors meeting at the Boon... [more...]

Published: 7/5/2012

Riedel re-elected president of school board

Patricia Riedel is set for her fifth straight year as Board of Education president, while Amanda Cortese will continue as vice president for a second year, following their elections by the board Mo... [more...]

Published: 7/5/2012

Empty Strough reno could save $100K

Renovating an empty Strough Middle School rather than a partially occupied building would save over $100,000 on construction management costs, based on a contract approved by the Board of Education... [more...]

Published: 7/5/2012

Mostly sunny;
hot in mid 90s

Tonight — Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph — Becoming south. Friday — Mostly sunny. Hot with highs in the mid 90s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.... [more...]

Published: 7/5/2012

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning numbers drawn Wednesday Evening: Daily: 5, 4, 4, Lucky Sum: 13. WinFour: 2, 8, 2, 6, Lucky Sum: 18. Lotto: 05, 14, 28, 35, 50, 53, Bonus: 13. Here a... [more...]

Published: 7/5/2012

Symphony Syracuse gives free show in Hamilton July 12

HAMILTON — The Symphony Syracuse will kick off the Hamilton Village Concerts in the Park on Thursday, July 12 at 8 p.m. Visitors are advised to bring a blanket or lawn chair. This concert... [more...]

Published: 7/5/2012

Three concerts in Remsen

REMSEN — The Remsen Performing and Visual Arts Center, 9627 Main St., offers three concerts this month. July 10, Singer-song writer Pete Rose will perform music which combines Gospel, fol... [more...]

Published: 7/5/2012

Charged with burglaries

TOWN OF VIENNA — An Oswego County man is accused of burglarizing two residences on the same day. Sheriff’s deputies said Stephen C. Thorn Jr., 32, of Central Square, was taken into ... [more...]

Published: 7/5/2012

Vehicle tumbles over guard rail

TOWN OF LEE — Two people were hospitalized after their motor vehicle rolled over a guard rail along a rain-slicked Sleepy Hollow Road Tuesday evening. Sheriff’s deputies said Darren... [more...]

Published: 7/5/2012

Utican accused of payback slashing

A 60-year-old Utica man is accused of slashing a 15-year-old with a knife early Wednesday, in what he claimed was an act of payback. Police said Arthur Robinson, of West Street, confronted a gr... [more...]

Published: 7/5/2012

Charged with speeding, DWI

COPENHAGEN — A Lewis County man was charged with drunken driving after law enforcers caught him traveling nearly twice the speed limit Tuesday night. Sheriff’s deputies said Jason E... [more...]

Published: 7/5/2012

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Wednesday 12:47 a.m. Black River Blvd., larceny. 3:51 a.m. Pleasant Ave., domestic. 5:22 a.m. N. James St., assist. 7:01 ... [more...]

Published: 7/5/2012

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 8:54 a.m. 7900 Turin Road, first aid. 9:02 a.m. 1003 Clinton St., first aid. 9:50 a.m. 711 E. Dominick St., first aid. 9:51 a.m. 6211 Lorena ... [more...]

Published: 7/5/2012

Members sought for new 4-H conservation club

WHITESTOWN — Oneida County 4-H is seeking teens for a new conservation club. The youth-run group will be responsible for educating the public about local environmental issues. Project... [more...]

Published: 7/5/2012

Oneida slates concerts

ONEIDA — The City of Oneida Recreation Department presents Oneida Community Concerts ­ Thursdays from 6 to 8 p.m. in Higinbotham Park, 130 Broad St.. They are: July 12 ­ Matt ... [more...]

Published: 7/5/2012

Yankee Manny becomes first four-time winner at Downs

VERNON — Brian Green’s Yankee Manny became the initial four-time winning trotter of the season at Vernon Downs during Wednesday’s Independence Day matinee program, and driver Roma... [more...]

Published: 7/5/2012

Cooke works complete game for Smith Post in Legion win

Jeff Cooke pitched a complete game for his third win on the mound as Smith Post captured its third straight win on Tuesday by downing Roberts Post, 5-2, in District V American Legion baseball actio... [more...]

Published: 7/5/2012

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Wednesday 10:16 a.m. AmCare Ambulance, Nicky Doodles, Erie Blvd. West, accident. 12:15 p.m. Lee Center and AmCare Ambulance, Brookfield Road, Lee, accident/i... [more...]

Published: 7/5/2012

Glimmerglass opens season Saturday

COOPERSTOWN — The Glimmerglass Festival kicks off its season at 8 p.m. Saturday with a new production of Verdi’s Aida. Tickets ($26-$112 depending on day and section; youth $10-$25)... [more...]

Published: 7/5/2012

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Wednesday 2:06 a.m. Route 46, Western, domestic. 2:15 a.m. Mill Pond Way, Vienna, fight. 5:05 a.m. Route 20, Sangerfield, car/deer. 6:49 a.m. Brooksi... [more...]

Published: 7/5/2012

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Wednesday 12:17 a.m. Main St., Sylvan Beach, larceny. 12:26 a.m. Route 365, car/deer. 4:58 a.m. Route 12, Trenton, alarm. 5:29 a.m. Walasek Mulcoy Ro... [more...]

Published: 7/5/2012

On dean’s list

Marie Dardano, Rome, a health major in the class of 2015, was named to the dean’s list in Ithaca College for the spring semester. [more...]

Published: 7/5/2012

Lomeo and the Wolf host
Blues Society Jam Wednesday

Lomeo and the Wolf will host the Mohawk Valley Blues Society Jam at 7 p.m. Wednesday in The Snubbing Post, 8221 Rome Westernville Road, state Route 46, between Rome and Delta Lake State Park. T... [more...]

Published: 7/5/2012

Silversmiths top Salt Calts for ninth victory of season

The Sherrill Silversmiths picked up their ninth win of the season by coming out on top of the host Syracuse Salt Cats, 12-8, on Tuesday in New York Collegiate Baseball League action at Le Moyne Uni... [more...]

Published: 7/5/2012

Renaissance Festival opens this weekend

STERLING — The Sterling Renaissance Festival, 15385 Farden Road, opens its gates Saturday and Sunday, for the annual Family Appreciation Weekend. It’s in Cayuga County near Lake Ontario... [more...]

Published: 7/5/2012
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