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Foundation gives Capitol grant
for tank removal

Rome Capitol Theatre has received a $5,000 grant for removal of a recently discovered, abandoned oil tank from The Rome Community Foundation. Foundation directors approved the allocation based ... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

Foxey Brown talk Monday

BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE — The Adirondack Museum, Rt. 28 N. and 30, Blue Mountain Lake, will host the lecture Foxey Brown: The Story of An Adirondack Outlaw, Hermit and Guide on Monday at 7:30 p.m.... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

Society gets grant

The Oneida County Historical Society has received a GO grant of $500 from the Museumwise organization. This grant is being used towards the attendance of Executive Director Brian Howard, to the 201... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

Meetings

THURSDAY Board of Estimate and Contract, 3 p.m. Council Chambers, City Hall, 198 N. Washington St. Madison-Oneida Counties Board of Cooperative Educational Services Board of Education, 5 p.... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

Architecture talk July 16

The Oneida County Historical Society, 1608 Genesee St., Utica, will present a program on the impact of architecture on our county on Wednesday, July 16 at 6 p.m. Local architect David Bonacci, ... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

Births

JAYNES — To Shawn and Renee Guidera Jaynes, of Deerfield, on Monday, July 2, 2012 at St. Luke’s Hospital, New Hartford, a son, Mykel Anthony. [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

Robert W. Murphy

Robert W. Murphy, 85, of Reno, OH passed away Monday, July 9, 2012 at his residence. He was born Wednesday, November 17, 1926 in Rome, NY to the late Clarence and Dorothea Murphy. Robert gradua... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

Walks & Talks program tells about churches, restaurant

For the 16th consecutive year, the Landmarks Society of Greater Utica is providing a Monday Evening Summer Walks & Talks program. It offers a free, public walk and talk at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jul... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

Oneida Nation donates $10M for Revolutionary museum

The Oneida Indian Nation today announced a $10 million donation to support construction of The Museum of the American Revolution, to be built in Philadelphia’s historic district with a projec... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

Anti-bullying policy goes to board

Measures to combat bullying cannot always change behavior, and policy changes will only be as effective as adults’ commitment, says Rome school Superintendent Jeffrey P. Simons of complying w... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

National League wins another All-Star Game Cabrera claims coveted MVP award as NL bests AL for third consecutive year

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Melky Cabrera and Pablo Sandoval sent the National League to a big early lead. Matt Cain and the rest of an imposing pitching staff finished off a Giant blowout in the... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

Beach accepted

Kelsey C. Beach, daughter of Kevin and Alison Beach, Rome, has been accepted at SUNY Plattsburgh, where she will major in criminal justice. She is a June graduate of Rome Free Academy. [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

1987 grads plan 25-year reunion

Registrations are being taken for Rome Free Academy’s Class of 1987 25-year reunion to be held Saturday, Aug 18, 2012 at the Woods Valley Ski Resort, 9074 Dopp Hill Road, Westernville. Ch... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... Professional Harness racing — Vernon Downs, first post 6:55. Amateur Baseball — District V American Legion: Roberts at Adrean, 5. Soccer ... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

Bonanza accepted

Brittany Marie Bonanza, daughter of Phyllis Bonanza, Fountain View Street, Clinton, and Joe Bonanza, Jenkins Road, Westmoreland, has been accepted at University of Rochester, where she will major i... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

Shirley A. Clintsman

Shirley A. Clintsman, 77, of Gulf Rd., Rome, passed away on Tuesday, July 10, 2012, at her home with her loving family at her side. She was born on September 21, 1934, in Carthage, NY, the daughter... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

Betty Jane Hughes

Betty Jane Hughes, 74, Rome, went home to her Lord Sunday, July 8, 2012, with her loving family at her bedside in Rome Memorial Hospital, after a long illness. Born November 8, 1937 in Rome, she wa... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

Funeral notices

BAKER — Eileen Amy Baker, 69, of Holland Patent, on July 3, 2012. Services in Tallahassee, Fla. Graveside memorial 11 a.m. Friday, July 20, at Grandview Cemetery, Whitesboro. CLINTSMA... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

Ruth M. Palmer

Ruth M. Palmer, 90, of Rome, passed away on July 9, 2012 in Utica, N.Y. Born July 11, 1921 in Rome, she was the daughter of Nelson E. and Marjorie Sanderson Bartholomay. A graduate of Rome Free Aca... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Tuesday 12:25 a.m. Clinton Ave., possession of fireworks. 3:18 a.m. S. James St., abandoned vehicle. 3:53 a.m. Stanwix St., p... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 9:30 a.m. 1625 Black River Blvd., box alarm. 10:12 a.m. 1609 Bedford St., first aid. 11:13 a.m. 115 Black River Blvd., first aid. 12:51 p.m. ... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

Donald J. (Don) Hyde

Donald J. (Don) Hyde, 81, of Rome, passed away at his residence on Monday, July 9, 2012. He was born March 10, 1931, in Rome, the son of J. Raymond and Katharine Dunn Hyde. Mr. Hyde was a gradu... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

Estelle D. Slawson

Estelle D. Slawson, 93, of Tampa, FL, formerly of Rome, passed away on Sunday, July 8, 2012. She was born on October 13, 1918, in Rome, the daughter of Stanley and Helena Mindur Dabrowski. She was ... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

Eileen M. McShane

Eileen M. McShane, 85, of Liverpool, died Sunday at Loretto Fahey Nursing Home. Eileen was a native of Syracuse and was the daughter of the late Bernard J. and Mary E. (Flanagan) McShane. In ad... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

County Airport weather report for Tuesday

Temperatures: 55 to 83 Normal Range: 58 to 81 Records: 42(1898), 96(1988) Rainfall: trace Monthly rainfall: trace Rainfall for year: 17.24" Sunset today: 8:42 Sunri... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

Robert E. ‘Shep’ Shafer

FLOYD — Robert E. "Shep" Shafer, 83, of Floyd passed away peacefully in his sleep at the LutheranCare Nursing Home in Clinton on July 7, 2012. Bob was born and brought up in the... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

Airport master plan contract in holding pattern

A proposal to hire a firm to prepare a new master plan for the county airport flew into turbulence Tuesday when it was grounded — at least temporarily — by a legislative panel. The ... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

How they voted

Here’s a breakdown of how the Airport Committee members voted Tuesday on a proposed agreement with C&S Engineers, Inc., to prepare a master plan for Griffiss International Airport. The tally ... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning state Lottery numbers selected Tuesday in the midday drawing: Daily: 1, 2, 0; Lucky Sum: 3; WinFour: 2, 2, 1, 4; Lucky Sum: 9. Here are the winning even... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

Lots of sunshine with highs in the upper 80s

Tonight — Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. North winds around 5 mph becoming east. Thursday — Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s. South winds around 5 mph becoming west. Thurs... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

Publisher basics class Tuesday

ORISKANY — Oriskany Public Library, 621 Utica St., is offering a free workshop on Microsoft Publisher basics from from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday. Microsoft Publisher software allows users to cr... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

Eggan graduates

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

Published: 7/11/2012

After-camp arts program offered

Rome Art And Community Center offers a new summer fine art program for children ages 5-12 — After Camp Art Studio. The Art Studio runs Monday through Thursday, 3 to 4:30 p.m. and is open ... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

Preserving Historic Cemeteries topic Tuesday

HERKIMER — "Preserving Historic Cemeteries" will be the topic of the Herkimer County Historical Society’s free, public program scheduled for Tuesday at 7 p.m. It will be p... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

Has 4.0 average

Utica College officials announced another area student on the spring High Honors list with a 4.0 average: Deirdre E. Warren, psychology-child life, Lee Center. [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

Pen and ink class among DPN events

BOONVILLE — Dodge Pratt Northam Art and Community Center, 106 Schuyler St., will offer a pen and ink class Friday. The center will also offer computer classes on Wednesdays and Thursdays. ... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

Dog visits Thursday

WESTERNVILLE — Thursday at 3 p.m. is when a trooper and his state police dog visit the Western Town Library, 9172 Main St., to greet the summer readers and answer questions about dogs in poli... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

RFA, RCH ‘72 grads to gather

Rome Free Academy 1972 grads are being joined by Rome Catholic High grads for a 40-year-reunion. Signups are due soon. Events are: Friday, Aug. 24, at Aquino’s, 910 Floyd Ave.; Sa... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

Colonial service Sunday

GERMAN FLATTS — The Northern Frontier Project annual Colonial Church Service and Picnic will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday at Fort Herkimer Church on Route 5S. Following the service, the picn... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

Political change in Mexico

Enrique Pena Nieto, who won Mexico’s presidential election, campaigned on a pledge to restore peace and prosperity to a nation increasingly weary of drug violence and slow economic growth. Hi... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

Reading program starts Monday

REMSEN — Didymus Thomas Library, 9639 Main St., will run its summer reading program from Monday, July 16 ­ Friday, July 20 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The program will allow guests to tuck in wit... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

Dorfman Poetry contest
adds ages 14-18 division

Entries are due this month for Rome Art And Community Center’s poetry contest, the Milton Dorfman Poetry Prize, open to all New York State poets — amateur and professional — adult... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

Former PE teacher sentenced to 3 years

The words of a 19-year-old sexual abuse victim were read in County Court this morning, with the girl not only saying that she was proud of her personal growth, but that she also felt sorry for the ... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

Gansevoort renovation progresses

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Published: 7/11/2012

Hairspray opens at Capitol Thursday evening

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AG targets ‘bath salts’

A head shop in New Hartford is one of 16 stores across the state cited by the Attorney General’s Office for selling "bath salts" and other harmful synthetic drugs. A dozen lawsu... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

Civil War Memorial dedication slated Sunday

After more than year of work by the Oneida County Historical Society, 1608 Genesee Street, Utica, the Oneida County Civil War Memorial will be dedicated on the society’s south lawn on Sunday,... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

Tabloid Tales of the Past

July 11, 2002 WESTMORELAND — Sheriff’s investigators are looking into a suspicious fire at a vacant home at 6837 Route 5 Wednesday night. There was no power connected to the house. ... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

Reynolds accepted

Richelle Reneé Reynolds, daughter of Steven and Diane Reynolds, 610 Croton St., will attend Mohawk Valley Community College and major in theater and libral arts. She is a June graduate of Rome... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

Class of 1982 signups due

Registrations with payment are due by July 17 for the Rome Free Academy Class of 1982 30-year reunion. The main event is Aug. 4 from 6-11 p.m. at Teugega Country Club, 6801 Golf Course Road. Th... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

Youth Bureau sets August deadline for non-profit program proposals

Oneida County Youth Bureau is accepting proposals from non-profit organizations that would like to provide youth-oriented programs next year that feature delinquency prevention, recreation and posi... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

Teen on ‘bath salts’ wanted to eat baby, police say

The synthetic drug "bath salts" continues to be a problem for multiple law enforcement agencies across multiple counties, including one incident in Utica Monday when a teen-ager said he w... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

Free Family Fun Day
in Oneida Saturday

ONEIDA — The Madison County Historical Society, 435 Main St., holds a Family Fun Day on Saturday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., rain or shine. The event is free and open to the public. Families c... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

Mosquitoes test positive for EEE in Oswego County village

No instances of mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus or Eastern Equine Encephalitis have been found in Oneida County so far this year, reports the Health Department. The news is not as good... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

Father & son art on display

OLD FORGE — "Generations’ an exhibition of paintings by father and son painters Bill Crosby & Reid Crosby is on display in View through Aug. 12. Exhibition admission is $8/$4 m... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

Event raises $40K for charities

LYONS FALLS — Otis Technology held its sixth annual Invitational Golf Outing for Charity on Sept. 15, raising $40,000 for Lewis County Humane Society and Fort Drum’s Family Morale Welfa... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

Fan appreciation night Thursday at the Utica-Rome Speedway

VERNON — Utica-Rome Speedway will not only be giving back to its fans, but also to the local food pantries with Fan Appreciation Night on Thursday. Any fan that shows up with a canned goo... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

Smith Post drops five in a row

Smith Post dropped their fifth straight game following a 6-0 shutout loss to Whitestown in District V American Legion baseball action at SUNYIT in Marcy on Tuesday. Smith was swept with four st... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

Parkhurst inches closer to playoff spot

Staring pitcher Patrick Manna and his superb defense behind him kept Parkhurst Post’s chances of getting a spot in the District V playoffs intact after shutting down visiting Ilion Post, 3-0,... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 6:58 a.m. Whitesboro, Westmoreland St., structure fire. 7:02 a.m. Maynard and Yorkville, standby. 12:51 p.m. AmCare Ambulance, N. James St., acci... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 12:57 a.m. Turin St., attempt to locate. 1:04 a.m. Mulvaney Road, Florence, suspicious activity. 6:40 a.m. Route 49, Marcy, car/deer. 7:01 a.... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 7:06 a.m. Route 26, Ava, alarm. 8:06 a.m. Boon St., Barneveld, accident. 8:17 a.m. Route 5, Vernon, assist. 9:03 a.m. Park Ave., Sylvan Beach... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

Sports Briefs

ATV National event set for weekend NEW BERLIN — Some of the top ATV riders in the world will gather for the Can-Am Northeastern ATV National this weekend at Unadilla Motocross. ATV Na... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

Free mosquito dunks

WHITESTOWN — The Oneida County office is among Soil and Water Conservation Districts handing out free mosquito dunks that kill larva. The free treatments — packets of a larvicide th... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012

Bottle recycling centers approved by Zoning Board

The Zoning Board of Appeals Tuesday granted permission for a pair of bottle recycling centers within sight of each other on Erie Boulevard West. Kevin Hughes obtained a special use permit to es... [more...]

Published: 7/11/2012
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