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Mass, picnic Wednesday

SYRACUSE — Christ the King Retreat Center, 500 Brookford Road, plans an outdoor Mass and picnic Wednesday. Call 446-2680 for reservations. Admission is $15. It begins with 11 a.m. Mas... [more...]

Published: 7/14/2012

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... Professional Baseball — International League: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre at Syracuse, 7. Harness racing — Vernon Downs, first post 6:55. Amateur ... [more...]

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Men’s softball regular season winds down

(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...]

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Revival on Route 69 in Lee

LEE — The Weaver Believer Survival Revival will perform Friday at Priscilla and Clyde’s Pole Barn, Route 69 in Lee. The event is sponsored by the Lee United Methodist Church. The ev... [more...]

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College Notebook

Camden grad receives academic honor ELKINS, W.Va. — Davis and Elkins College women’s tennis team member and Camden graduate Rebecca Price has been named to the Commissioner’s ... [more...]

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Music on Green Tuesday

VERONA — Verona First Presbyterian Church presents "Music on the Green," Tuesday from 7-8:30 p.m., with performances by singer-songwriters Donna Mucks and Kevin Bailey. The conc... [more...]

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Skyway Major paces to win in his Vernon Downs debut

VERNON — The pacer Skyway Major kept up his winning ways as he earned a 1:54.1 lifetime-best record and posted his fourth victory of the season in Friday night’s sixth race at Vernon Do... [more...]

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Playoff snaps three-way tie at Cedar Lake

CLAYVILLE — It might have taken 20 holes to do it, but Dante Migliore of Frankfort outlasted Bobby Davenport of Herkimer and Tommy Mandel from New Hartford to win the boys 13-15 age division ... [more...]

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Trail Blazers split with first-place Syracuse

The Adirondack Trail Blazers split a doubleheader against the top team in the East Division standings, the Syracuse Junior Chiefs, on Friday night at the Robert Smith Sports Complex in Boonville. ... [more...]

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funeral notices

BRAGG — David Bragg Sr., 80, of Virgnia Beach, Va., and formerly of Rome, on July 4, 2012. Services Saturday, July 21, in St. Johns the Baptist Church Cemetery, Tarentrum, Ala. Arrang... [more...]

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David Bragg Sr.

ENTERPRISE, AL - David Bragg, Sr., 80, formerly of Rome, NY, died July 4, 2012 in Virginia. A native of Enterprise, AL, he was a retired civil servant. Mr. Bragg was a life member of the American L... [more...]

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Rome Catholic School has openings and financial aid

Rome Catholic School announced it has openings for students for the 2012-13 year, and financial aid is available for the openings. Tuition levels at the 800 Cypress St. school include $4,800 fo... [more...]

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Lee Bicentennial revenue and expenses reviewed

TOWN OF LEE — Nearly two-thirds of a $24,000-plus budget for Lee’s bicentennial celebration has been covered by town government funding, while fundraisers including a commemorative boar... [more...]

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UCP selects NBT Bank as Community Partner of Year

NBT Bank has been recognized as the Community Partner of the Year by Upstate Cerebral Palsy. The award recognizes the value of collaboration and partnership with businesses and organizations th... [more...]

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Happy Science religion grows quickly in Uganda

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A religion with origins in Japan is quickly amassing a following in Uganda, winning converts in a sleek campaign that has attracted the attention of Christian clerics o... [more...]

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Ice cream in Lee Center Thursday

LEE CENTER — An ice cream social will be held at the United Methodist Church, 5531 Lee Center-Taberg Road, from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday. Items such as banana splits, sundaes and pie a la mod... [more...]

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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...]

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Zonta Club presents awards

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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...]

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Rating pension debt

America finally is getting a grasp on the dimensions of the public pension crisis. The latest, as reported by the news site CalPensions.com: "A new estimate from Moody’s Investors Servic... [more...]

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450mm computer chip acceleration helps Marcy nano site

Semiconductor chip maker Intel Corp. is investing in the next generation of computer chip factories, and this development is of particular interest to Mohawk Valley EDGE, which is seeking to bring ... [more...]

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‘Sky’s the Limit’ Vacation Bible School July 23-27

New Testament Church, 6772 Lamphear Road, plans a vacation Bible school "Sky.....everything Is Possible With God" (from Mark 10:27), where "The Sky’s the Limit." Class... [more...]

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Gurdon Hurlbut Jr.

Gurdon Hurlbut, Jr., 86, of Wilson Road, Ava, died Friday, July 13, 2012 at Bethany Gardens. He was born January 28, 1926 in Westernville, NY the son of Gurdon and Carrie Suiter Hurlbut. Gurdon att... [more...]

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Rabies clinic held

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Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning numbers drawn Friday Evening: Daily: 6, 9, 0, Lucky Sum: 15. WinFour: 5, 9, 9, 3, Lucky Sum: 26. MegaMillion: 06, 07, 13, 24, 46, Mega Ball: 34. Her... [more...]

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Mostly cloudy, 80s;
chance of showers

Tonight — Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening — Then mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the mid ... [more...]

Published: 7/14/2012

Up to $300 million cyber job awarded

Assured Information Security, 153 Brooks Road, is one of six companies to be awarded a contract to provide cyber research and solutions under the Agile Cyber Technology (ACT) contract. The total co... [more...]

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Griffiss work may make some water dirty

Some residents around the Griffiss Business and Technology Park might have dirty water this evening, as crews will be at the park working on the main water transmission line, according to Public Wo... [more...]

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County Airport weather report for Friday

Temperatures: 61 to 91 Normal Range: 59 to 81 Records: 42(1970), 93(1987) Rainfall: 0" Monthly rainfall: 0.05" Rainfall for year: 17.29" Sunset today: 8:40 ... [more...]

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On the farm, Ankens make hay while the sun shines

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State Police K9 Unit visits Town of Western Library

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On president’s list

Area residents named to Siena College’s president’s list at Siena College, Loudonville, for the spring semester are: Katelyn Bunker, Lee Center, a senior majoring in chemistry. ... [more...]

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On dean’s list

Stephen Davis of Sherrill was named to the spring dean’s list at SUNY Brockport. [more...]

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Tabloid Tales of the Past

July 14, 2002 Utica College will hold a centennial celebration of the life of Walter D. Edmunds, renowned author of "Drums Along the Mohawk," on July 15. CAMDEN — Sujeet Des... [more...]

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Bormann graduates

Beverly Bormann, of Blossvale, graduated with a degree in social work from Messiah College, Pa.. [more...]

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Grace Lutheran VBS starts Monday

SOUTH BAY — Grace Lutheran Church, 3695 Carter Road at Route 13, holds Vacation Bible School Monday through Friday, July 16-20. It’s from 6-8:30 p.m. each night for ages 3-12. For m... [more...]

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Laryngectomy support offered

The Laryngectomy Support Group meets at 1 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month in the Cardiac Cath Lab Conference Room on the second floor of the St. Elizabeth Medical Center. For information,... [more...]

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Girl, 11, shot in drive-by

An 11-year old girl was injured when shots were fired into her Park Drive home Friday night. The victim, whom police have not identified, was treated at the scene and then transported to St. El... [more...]

Published: 7/14/2012

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Friday 9:08 a.m. 108 Sixth St., first aid. 10:22 a.m. 1101 Floyd Ave., smoke detector activation. 11 a.m. 701 W. Court St., first aid. 2:01 p.m. 205 ... [more...]

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Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Friday 12:32 a.m. Park Drive Manor I, domestic. 12:38 a.m. E. Dominick St., fight. 1:24 a.m. N. James St., assist. 1:53 a... [more...]

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Utica firefighter hurt
battling blaze on porch

A Utica firefighter was injured while battling a blaze that started on the exterior porch of an East Utica residence Thursday. Firefighters responded to the 4:51 p.m. alarm at 313 Hubbell St. a... [more...]

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Grandfather charged with endangering

NEW YORK MILLS — A Utica man was charged with becoming verbally and physically abusive toward his grandson while at the Hapanowicz Meat Market on Clinton Street Friday. New York Mills Pol... [more...]

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Stolen credit card, check possession charged

LOWVILLE — A Watertown man was charged Friday with possessing stolen credit cards and checks after attempting to use a forged check to pay for more than $1,000 worth of electronics at Wal-Mar... [more...]

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Man, children rescued
as boat engine burns

VERONA — A man and two children escaped injury when their boat caught fire in South Bay on Oneida Lake Friday afternoon. The sheriff’s Marine Patrol Unit responded to the 2:52 p.m. ... [more...]

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Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Friday 12:01 a.m. Dawn Drive, domestic. 12:24 a.m. Cavanaugh Road, Marcy, check. 12:28 a.m. South Main Street, Oriskany Falls, juvenile. 1:49 a.m. Ne... [more...]

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City Court cases referred to county grand jury

Several cases were sent for county grand jury action by Judge John C. Gannon in City Court Wednesday. ¿ The case of Robert C. Maxfield, 38, of 317 Kossuth St., charged with third-degree cr... [more...]

Published: 7/14/2012

Patrick joins Zoning Board

Dave Patrick has been appointed to the Zoning Board of Appeals. Patrick, age 66, of 601 Beech St., is the owner of Patrick Heating Co. of the Mohawk Valley in Westmoreland. Zoning Board mem... [more...]

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Corrections officers report prison assaults

MARCY — Two incidents this week highlighted the dangers faced by corrections officers on a daily basis, and left one officer with fractured bones in his hand, representatives of the New York ... [more...]

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Contractors give scholarships

The Associated General Contractors of New York State and its Scholarship Committee awarded $51,000 in scholarships, $2,500 each, to 20 state college students, including Rome and Oriskany residents,... [more...]

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Road work continues

Road work projects continue in Oneida 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 and pavin... [more...]

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Police ticket 20,000 plus drivers on texting violations

Law enforcement issued more than 20,000 tickets statewide to motorists for texting-while-driving violations since the law allowing police to pull over texting drivers took effect on July 12 last ye... [more...]

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Ocuto Blacktop & Paving selected to repair streets

The city has chosen Ocuto Blacktop & Paving of Rome for the first phase of its street repair project, agreeing to a contract for almost $1.4 million Thursday. The Board of Estimate and Contract... [more...]

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Website helps link students to state agency internships

There’s now a website that allows students to view and apply for internship opportunities across an array of state agencies. With the website, applicants can view job descriptions, create... [more...]

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Building permit

Diane Karnes, 1113 Seneca St., $3,000, install accessible ramp. [more...]

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State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Friday 12:01 a.m. Dawn Drive, domestic. 1:21 a.m. Route 365, Trenton, accident. 2:21 a.m. Route 8, Bridgewater, alarm. 6:22 a.m. Commercial Drive, Wh... [more...]

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Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Friday 12:38 a.m. COCVAC, Champlin Avenue, New Hartford, transport. 2:10 a.m. COCVAC, Utica Road, Kirkland, transport. 9 a.m. Maynard and Kunkel, Fox Roa... [more...]

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Births

SASENBURY — To James Sasenbury and Kristine Granger, of Blossvale, on Thursday, July 12, 2012 in Oneida Healthcare Center, a daughter, Angela Ella. [more...]

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