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Aphasia group meets

The Aphasia Support Group at Presbyterian Homes & Services, 4290 Middle Settlement Road, New Hartford, meets in the Emmaus room the third Thursday of each month from 2:30-4 p.m. For information con... [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

Girl Scouts review camps and offices across two states

The Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways, Inc. just completed the Phase II review of its properties to ensure girls have access to the Girl Scout Leadership experience for years to come. GSNYPENN ser... [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

Meetings

TONIGHT Sherrill Planning Board, 7. City Hall, 377 Sherrill Road. Lewis Town Board, 7:30. Town library, 5213 Osceola Road (enter from Fish Creek Road), West Leyden. Vernon Town Planning... [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

Bikers for Babies rolls July 28

Bikers and community members will band together to raise funds and awareness for the March of Dimes at the 20th annual Bikers for Babies ride on Saturday, July 28. The motorcycle ride will star... [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

Drums announces competing teams

Drums Along the Mohawk Drum Corps International Summer Tour is scheduled for Thursday, August 2 at Rome Free Academy Stadium on Turin Street. "This year’s line-up is especially excit... [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

Annual giving chief appointed

Michele Adams has been named Annual Giving Director for the Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Foundation. As director, Adams is responsible for the development of annual giving campaigns for patie... [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

Deadline for vendors set for VVS Community Day

The deadline for vendors to register their business for display at the 4th annual VVS Community Day is August 15. Registrations are on a first come first served basis. Vendors looking to participat... [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... Professional Baseball — International League: Syracuse at Pawtucket, 7:05. Amateur Baseball — District V American Legion: Sherrill at Ilion, ... [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

Farm tour features automatic
calf feeders

CHADWICKS — Computers are everywhere these days, even in the barn when it comes to calf feeding. Robotic automatic calf feeders and a new group-housed calf barn will be featured during a ... [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

W. Thomas porch damaged by fire

A porch on a West Thomas Street home was severely damaged from a fire started by discarded smoking materials this morning. Firefighters responded to the 8:03 a.m. alarm at 409 W. Thomas St. and... [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

Follow up in drive-by shooting

The investigation into a drive-by shooting from Friday night that left an 11-year-old girl injured by gunshots continues. Police responded to 602 Park Drive for a report of shots fired shortly ... [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

Boonville woman charged in fight at Erwin Park

BOONVILLE — A woman was charged Saturday in connection with an altercation that occurred in Erwin Park on July 3. Boonville Police said Kimberly Moore, 26, of Boonville, was involved in a... [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

Man charged for sitting on guardrail

BOONVILLE — A Jefferson County man was charged with sitting on a guardrail out on Route 12 Thursday night. Boonville Police said Jason Meeker, 35, of Carthage, was charged under the Menta... [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

Motorcyclist charged with pot possession

BOONVILLE — A 24-year-old was charged with possessing marijuana and other traffic counts after being stopped for driving his motorcycle recklessly on Main Street Wednesday. Chad Garnsey w... [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Sunday 12:28 a.m. N. James St., arrest. 12:54 a.m. W. Fox St., mischief. 1:18 a.m. E. Dominick St., welfare. 2:45 a.m. El... [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Saturday 9:27 a.m. 6358 Martin St., hazardous condition. 11:11 a.m. 6664 Greenway-New London Road, first aid. 12:23 p.m. 203 Rockwell Ave., first aid. ... [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

Ilion man charged with rape

VILLAGE OF ILION — A 35-year-old was charged with raping a 13-year-old girl since 2008. A four-week investigation revealed that George J. Watson, of 172 Otsego St., was having repeated se... [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

Second arrest for bath salts for man in Oriskany Falls

ORISKANY FALLS — A 26-year-old man was taken into custody for the second time in less than four days for incidents linked to him being high on bath salts. At about 7:15 a.m. Saturday, dep... [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

Standoff ends in evaluation for armed Westmoreland man

WESTMORELAND — A suicidal man held off deputies and assisting police agencies for an hour before surrendering early this morning. Deputy Toby Lindfield said deputies responded to Daily Ro... [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Sunday midnight Route 12, Kirkland, domestic. midnight Dustin Road, Forestport, check. 1:59 a.m. McConnellsville Road, Vienna, domestic. 2:01 a.m. Ve... [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Sunday 1:59 a.m. McConnellsville Road, Vienna, domestic. 2:12 a.m. Lake Shore Drive, Vienna, check. 2:59 a.m. Main Street, Sylvan Beach, alarm. 3:31 ... [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Sunday 12:24 a.m. Cleveland, Oneida Lake, boat accident. 5:16 a.m. AmCare, West Court Street, transport. 12:31 p.m. Oriskany, Route 69, automatic alarm. ... [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

Golf Tournament raises $120,000

St. Elizabeth Medical Center Foundation’s 17th Annual Golf Tournament had 224 golfers and raised nearly $120,000 to purchase Neurostar angiography equipment for St. Elizabeth Medical Center. ... [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

Frankfort to expand marina

The village of Frankfort has signed a contract with the state to expand the Frankfort Marina with help from $113,812 in state funding it was awarded last year, announced the Mohawk Valley Regional ... [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

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. His funeral service will take plac... [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

Dean’s list

Local students were named to the spring semester dean’s list at Wells College in Aurora. They are: Rachel Burleigh, of Rome; Victoria Grudzinski, of Rome; Kelli Furney, of Camden; Natasha... [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

Potsdam cites scholars

Area students were named to the spring semester dean’s list at SUNY-Potsdam. They are: Tyler Hill of Camden, majoring in English and creative writing; Kelsey Munz, of Camden, majoring in ... [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

Tabloid Tales of the Past

July 16, 2002 Local artist and business owner Mary Fragapane is featured, along with several of her paintings, in the summer issue of "Talent In Motion" magazine. New York Rivers ... [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

Heart group picks chairs

The American Heart Association has announced Stephen R. Zogby, executive vice president of Scalzo, Zogby & Wittig, Inc. Insurance, as the chairman of the 2013 America’s Greatest Heart Run & W... [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

Meetings

TUESDAY Planning Board, 7 p.m. Special meeting on brownfield redevelopment site plans, Council Chambers, City Hall, Camden Village Board, 6 p.m. Village offices, 14 Church St. Lee Zonin... [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

View expands yoga to every day

OLD FORGE — Yoga, a popular class at View, 3273 State Rt. 28, will now be held every day. Classes $10/$7 members per session. Five certified instructors teach at View including Kathy Quee... [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

Grocery shopping class in Herkimer

Thursday individuals with diabetes, pre-diabetes and their family members are invited to grocery shop with a registered dietitian and learn more about their food choices. The grocery store tour... [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

Trail Blazers score twice in 10th inning for win

The Adirondack Trail Blazers rallied to score two runs in the bottom of the 10th inning to grab a 7-6 victory over the Utica Brewers during a New York Collegiate Baseball League game held at the Ro... [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

Smith secures weekend Legion sweep

The Smith Post District V American Legion baseball team pushed its record to 11-3 in the league and 11-7 overall with a pair of victories over the weekend. Smith fended off last year’s Di... [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

Oriental Carpet rolls to 1:52 triumph at Vernon Downs

VERNON — The red carpet was certainly rolled out for the horse Oriental Carpet after he rolled to a career-best 1:52 mile, while leading driver Rick Plano piled up five wins during Saturday n... [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

Sports Briefs

Local squads lead way in bocce tournament The annual Al Orbinati Memorial World Series of Bocce Warm-Up Tournament was held at the Toccolana Club on Saturday, with the top awards going to four ... [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

Autograph Night program at Speedway is rained out

VERNON — Sunday’s Utica-Rome Speedway Autograph Night racing program was rained out and rescheduled for next weekend. On tap was a regular show of modifieds, sportsman, pro stocks, ... [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

Bette J. Herrman

Bette J. Herrman, 85, of Old Floyd Road, Rome, passed away at her residence on Friday, July 13, 2012. She was born May 22, 1927, in Utica, the daughter of Edward and Catherine Hartman Deering. ... [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

William P. ‘Bill’ Pollard

William P. Pollard, 81, of Rome, passed away on Sunday, July 15, 2012, at Rome Memorial Hospital. He was born on October 12, 1930, in Ogdensburg, NY, the son of John and Esther Lavere Pollard. On A... [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

Funeral notices

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

Published: 7/16/2012

County Airport weather report for Sunday

Temperatures: 68 to 80 Normal Range: 59 to 81 Records: 44(1950), 95(1894) Rainfall: .05" Monthly rainfall: 0.1" Rainfall for year: 17.3" Sunset today: 8:38 ... [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

Births

DOCKSTADER — To Basil III and Crystal Cooke Dockstader, of Oneida, on Friday, July 13, 2012, in Oneida Healthcare Center, a son, Tyler John. [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

Ruth M. Sasenbury

BLOSSVALE — Ruth M. (Bielby) Sasenbury, 92, a long time resident of Deeley Road, widow of Clarence, passed away on Saturday, July 14, 2012, at Betsy Ross Nursing Facility, Rome, where she had... [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

Kayla R. Buchholz

CAMDEN — Kayla R. Buchholz, 21, passed away July 11, 2012. She was born May 31, 1991, a daughter of Timothy and Theresia Sheffler Buchholz in Abilene, TX. From 1992 to 2002 Kayla and her fami... [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

Marines give $2,000 for pediatrics

The Honor Society of the Marine Corps League, Military Order of the Devil Dogs, held its annual convention at Vernon Downs on June 1. The M.O.D.D. is dedicated to raising funds for charities with a... [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

$520,380 raised in telethon

The 21st annual Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Telethon June 1 on WKTV raised $520,380, which will be used to support programs, services and equipment... [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

Comments sought on use
of nine area state forests

Your suggestions on use of nine state forests in Oneida County are being sought at a meeting Thursday. The State Department of Environmental Conservation’s Region 6 office is preparing a ... [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

‘Backpacks for Kids’ seeks supplies

A "Backpacks for Kids" drive for children in grades K-8 in need of school supplies is being coordinated by Adirondack Bank, 1709 Black Blvd., for the ninth year. The bank, which said ... [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning state Lottery numbers selected Sunday in the midday drawing: Daily: 7, 9, 2; Lucky Sum: 18; WinFour: 1, 6, 5, 3, Lucky Sum: 15. Here are the winning eve... [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

Partly sunny; high heads for the mid 90s

Tonight — Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Tuesday — Partly sunny. Hot with highs in the mid 90s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph becoming west 10 to 1... [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

200 years of rich history

Of all the bright stars among colleges in our region, none shines more brightly than Hamilton College. This year, Hamilton is celebrating its 200th anniversary and has held numerous events to m... [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

Building permit

RM & PA Brement, 509 W. Thomas St., $1,000, convert single-family dwelling to unoccupied storage space. [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

First Source donates toward armored vehicle

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Published: 7/16/2012

Denti School begins move to Fort Stanwix

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Published: 7/16/2012

Fine weather for Floyd Field Days

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Published: 7/16/2012

Residents hear about three planned sections of Rome trail

Three small "fill-in" sections of trail got no objections during a public information meeting Monday in City Hall as residents were briefed on the project. There were some questions about... [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

Old City Hall site plan to go before board

The Planning Board will hold a special meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday to review the site plans and redevelopment plans at Old City Hall and the Rossi site in the East Rome Business Park. The five... [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

Parkinson’s group meets

The Central New York Parkinson’s Support Group, Inc. meets at 12:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month except August at the Presbyterian Home for CNY, 4290 Middle Settlement Road, New Hartf... [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

Gets honor

Matthew Schklair, Clinton, a junior at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, is listed on the honor roll with distinction. [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

Changes in enrollment prompt school board to vote on teacher changes

Elementary school enrollment swings are prompting the Board of Education to consider abolishing a teacher position in one building and creating three positions at other sites for the upcoming 2012-... [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

Undersheriff completes training

Undersheriff Robert Swenszkowski, along with 36 undersheriffs from across the state, recently attended a training conference at the Gideon Putnam Hotel in Saratoga Springs. "The undersheri... [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

Trenton chamber elects president

BARNEVELD — The Trenton Chamber of Commerce has elected Debby Leiker of Adirondack Cheese Co. as its new president. The elections were held at the July 12 meeting. The new officers take o... [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

Little Italy and Bellamy Harbor project update

The city will hold an informational meeting on several east Rome development projects at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 24, at the Toccolana Club, 1412 E. Dominick St. Staff from the Department of ... [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

Facts and Floats ice cream social at Rome Cemetery

Rome Cemetery, 1500 Jervis Ave., will hold its second annual Facts and Floats ice cream social and open house fund raiser 1-4 p.m. on Sunday, July 29. For 160 years, Rome Cemetery has served th... [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012

On dean’s list

Daniel Rossi, of Rome, was named to the spring semester president’s list at SUNY-Geneseo. [more...]

Published: 7/16/2012
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