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Lee dog officer picks up sick stray

A young female German shepard-collie mix picked up by Town of Lee dog control officer Ann Marie Dolan on Palmer Road demonstrates the hardships animals face when they are lost or abandoned. The... [more...]

Published: 7/18/2012

Holland Patent soldier back in U.S.

Army Staff Sgt. Scott P. Wozna, son of Robert and Arlene Wozna of Coates Road North, Holland Patent, has returned to the U.S. after being deployed overseas at a forward operating base to serve in s... [more...]

Published: 7/18/2012

Free Jervis Home tour Thursday

Jervis Public Library’s next tour of the 1858 Jervis house is at 2:30 p.m. Thurday. The program will begin at the information desk and last about an hour. Tours will also be offered Aug. ... [more...]

Published: 7/18/2012

Digital literacy training offered

The New York Library Association has announced the start of a series of workshops designed to instruct library staff on how train the public, providing uniform and standardized digital literacy con... [more...]

Published: 7/18/2012

Book and Movie Club focuses on short novels

HAMILTON — "Short Novels" is the theme of the Summer Hamilton Book & Movie Club, beginning on Thursday, July 26, at 5:30 p.m. To join the Colgate Bookstore and Hamilton Theater ... [more...]

Published: 7/18/2012

Nation’s motion picture still on hold

A year ago this week, the Oneida Indian Nation took the spotlight by announcing a $10 million movie project with several Hollywood connections, plans for area filming venues, and a local casting ca... [more...]

Published: 7/18/2012

District officials dismayed as test scores fall for Rome

English and math test scores for grades 3-8 declined or were flat in many Rome school district grades, and Superintendent Jeffrey P. Simons expressed concern about reading and writing performance e... [more...]

Published: 7/18/2012

Children’s Museum has new exhibits open for summer

The Children’s Museum of History, Science, and Technology, 311 Main St., Utica, has opened a variety of new exhibits for children and adults of all ages to explore this summer. Among the ... [more...]

Published: 7/18/2012

Man accused of selling car without permission

A 33-year-old man is accused of stealing and scrapping his brother’s old, junk car without permission. Gerald P. Moylan, of 123 Sixth St., was released on his own recognizance by City Cou... [more...]

Published: 7/18/2012

Sports Calendar

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

Published: 7/18/2012

AmeriCU gets marketing award

AmeriCU Credit Union has received the 2012 Ralph W. Hillman Marketing Award from Universal Sharing Network. The award recognizes a participating UsNet credit union for exemplifying the spirit a... [more...]

Published: 7/18/2012

Walks & Talks program tells about Baggs Square in Utica

Bagg’s Square West is the next free, public Monday Evening Summer Walks & Talks program at 6 p.m. Monday. Participants are advised to park on Lower Genesee Street and eet in front of Utic... [more...]

Published: 7/18/2012

On dean’s list

Ashleigh Nelson, daughter of Tom and Jackie Nelson, 702 Elm St., was named to the spring semester dean’s list at Russell Sage College, Troy. She is a senior majoring in English/childhood educ... [more...]

Published: 7/18/2012

Reception Thursday honors quilter

The Stash Away, Quilt Shoppe, 8388 Elmer Hill Road, will host a reception for it’s Quilter of the Quarter on Thursday, July 19th from 5-7 p.m. Thursday. Visitors can meet Mrs. Arletta Eva... [more...]

Published: 7/18/2012

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning state Lottery numbers selected Tuesday in the midday drawing: Daily: 7, 5, 8; Lucky Sum: 20; WinFour: 4, 7, 7, 1; Lucky Sum: 19. Here are the winning ev... [more...]

Published: 7/18/2012

Lots of sunshine; high in the low 80s

Tonight — Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast. Thursday — Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. Northeast winds around 5 mph becomin... [more...]

Published: 7/18/2012

Old City Hall, Rossi sites get Planning Board approval

The Planning Board unanimously supported the redevelopment and site plans for both Old City Hall and the Rossi site in the former General Cable complex Tuesday, recommending the Common Council appr... [more...]

Published: 7/18/2012

meetings

THURSDAY Department of Environmental Conservation, 6 p.m. open house, 7 p.m. presentation on unit management plan for state lands (nine forests) within the Oneida Hills Unit. Steuben Town Hall,... [more...]

Published: 7/18/2012

Kinney Drugs buys Clinton store

HAMILTON — Kinney Drugs has purchased Crowe’s Drug Store, 19 Lebanon St. Jim Spencer, chief operating officer of Kinney Drugs store division, said: "It is important to us that ... [more...]

Published: 7/18/2012

Dresser shows wildlife photos at Adirondack Museum Monday

BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE — Wildlife photographer Eric Dresser discusses "Capturing Adirondack Wildlife in Pictures" at 7:30 p.m. Monday in the auditorium at the Adirondack Museum. The... [more...]

Published: 7/18/2012

Youth art show opens Tuesday

BOONVILLE — Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. the Summer Youth Art Exhibit opens in the Dodge Pratt Northam Art and Community Center, 106 Schuyler St. Refreshments will be available. The students work... [more...]

Published: 7/18/2012

President Lincoln, infantry in Civil War encampment

BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE — Visitors can meet members of the 118th Volunteer Infantry and President Lincoln at a Civil War Encampment at the Adirondack Museum, Routes 28N and 30, Saturday and Sunday... [more...]

Published: 7/18/2012

Funeral notices

BRAGG — David Bragg Sr., 80, of Virginia 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: 7/18/2012

Tabloid Tales of the Past

July 18, 2002 TOWN OF LEE — The public can quiz County Executive Ralph J. Eannace Jr. on Saturday at the town hall from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. BAE Systems employees and area volunteers wil... [more...]

Published: 7/18/2012

Opportunity to sponsor Hospice memorial butterflies

HERKIMER — The Hospice & Palliative Care, Inc. Development Council will hold its Butterfly Release Celebration at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15 at Herkimer County Community College, with a rain d... [more...]

Published: 7/18/2012

WCNY’s Education Center topic of Rotary luncheon

Liz Ayers, WCNY’s director of development and grants, will be the featured speaker at the Rome Rotary luncheon set for noon Tuesday at the Franklin Hotel, 301 S. James St. The public may ... [more...]

Published: 7/18/2012

Jean M. Dunn

ROME, NEW YORK — Jean M. Dunn, age 86, of Rome, passed away July 16, 2012 at Loretto Health and Rehab in Syracuse, after a long illness. Jean was born in Rome on December 12, 1925 to Herman a... [more...]

Published: 7/18/2012

James E. Kitchen

James E. Kitchen, 84, passed away on Thursday, July 12, 2012 after a long illness. He was born on May 16, 1928 in Clinton, NY. James retired in 2000 and moved to Cocoa, FL. He leaves behind his... [more...]

Published: 7/18/2012

Speed and fireworks to blame

SYLVAN BEACH — A combination of unsafe speeds and driver distraction have been blamed for the Oneida Lake boating accident that killed a father and his two sons earlier this month. Invest... [more...]

Published: 7/18/2012

Two sought in knife-point robbery at Turning Stone

TOWN OF VERONA — A knifepoint robbery in the parking garage of the Turning Stone Casino is under investigation, and law enforcers are searching for two black males. A Syracuse man named N... [more...]

Published: 7/18/2012

Governor Cuomo signs brewing bill at Matt’s Brewery

At a press conference this morning at the F. X. Matt Brewery in Utica, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo signed legislation is designed to support New York’s breweries and wineries, increase demand for lo... [more...]

Published: 7/18/2012

Parolee arrested in gas station heist

A three-time parolee has been indicted in County Court for a strong-arm robbery at Kekis Citgo, during which law enforcers said he stole less than $300. A separate arrest in another county held... [more...]

Published: 7/18/2012

Backing driver briefly pins
81-year-old woman under car

An 81-year-old woman was briefly pinned beneath a 2008 Buick after the vehicle backed into her in her Dale Road driveway Tuesday afternoon. Barbara J. Domurat is in good condition this morning,... [more...]

Published: 7/18/2012

‘Bath salts’ abuse sends man to hospital, Utica police say

A Utica man was hospitalized for using the synthetic drug "bath salts" after he threatened to cut out his own heart with a knife. Police said they responded to the 600 block of Schuyl... [more...]

Published: 7/18/2012

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Tuesday 12:52 a.m. Kossuth St., domestic. 2:07 a.m. Park Drive Manor II, aggravated harassment. 3:36 a.m. Fourth St., dispute... [more...]

Published: 7/18/2012

Beating the heat at Gryziec Pool

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Published: 7/18/2012

Library features animals

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Published: 7/18/2012

Spencer ‘Red’ G. Davis

CAMDEN — Spencer ‘Red’ G. Davis, 87, of 8 Masonic Avenue, passed away Tuesday, July 17, 2012, at his home with his loving family by his side. He was born a son of Myron P. and Eli... [more...]

Published: 7/18/2012

Standardized test results

The state Education Department on Tuesday announced results today from standardized English and math tests that were issued to students in grades 3-8 earlier this year. The figures below show h... [more...]

Published: 7/18/2012

Lost mine topic of lecture

TOWN OF LEE — The "Lost Dutchman Mine: A Mystery of the Superstition Mountains" will be discussed at the town’s next bicentennial Historical Lecture Series program Thursday, J... [more...]

Published: 7/18/2012

County Airport weather report for Tuesday

Temperatures: 68 to 97 Normal Range: 59 to 81 Records: 46(1954), 97(2012) Rainfall: 0" Monthly rainfall: 0.1" Rainfall for year: 17.3" Sunset today: 8:38 ... [more...]

Published: 7/18/2012

Prices should reflect market

Once again my attention has been drawn to comments concerning our city of Rome. It’s true, we lack a lot of things in this area, especially retail businesses. At this point in time, I fee... [more...]

Published: 7/18/2012

Book, bake sales slated for library

WESTERNVILLE — The Western Town Library holds its annual July Book Sale from Thursday through Wednesday, July 25 in the library at 9172 Main St. On Saturday the sale will run from 9 a.m. ... [more...]

Published: 7/18/2012

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 9:33 a.m. 158 Black River Blvd., assist. 10:25 a.m. 200 Liberty Plaza, malfunction. 11:23 a.m. 394 Hangar Road, malfunction. 11:29 a.m. 7086 ... [more...]

Published: 7/18/2012

Vernon golfer captures her age division at Stonebridge course

NEW HARTFORD — Amanda Snizek of Vernon shot a 93 round of golf to claim the top honors in the girls 16-18 age division during the latest stage of the Mohawk Valley Junior Golf Tour at the Sto... [more...]

Published: 7/18/2012

Utica pitchers no-hit Parkhurst

The Parkhurst Post American Legion Baseball team of Oriskany was no-hit by Utica Post as starter Wendell Wright and reliever Nick Maldonado combined to hurl a shutout in a 9-0 win in a District V c... [more...]

Published: 7/18/2012

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 11:41 a.m. Vernon Center, Skinner Road, Vernon, grass/tree fire. 11:47 a.m. Vernon, to same. 11:49 a.m. Clinton, Route 5, Kirkland, accident. ... [more...]

Published: 7/18/2012

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 5:25 a.m. Route 12, Deerfield, car/deer. 9:24 a.m. Martin Court, Annsville, animal. 9:38 a.m. Grissino Lane, Annsville, check welfare. 10:57 ... [more...]

Published: 7/18/2012

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 4:42 a.m. Route 5, Vernon, car/deer. 9:38 a.m. Grissino Lane, Annsville, check welfare. 9:44 a.m. Woodhull Road, Forestport, aggravated harassmen... [more...]

Published: 7/18/2012

Botanical Mandalas show opens Saturday in View

OLD FORGE — Visitors can "explore the fascinating world of patterns and symmetries" with Daniel McPheeter’s Botanical Mandalas (a Sanskrit word meaning "circle") exh... [more...]

Published: 7/18/2012

Signups due
for Lego contest

WHITESBORO — Dunham Public Library is sponsoring a Lego contest during July and August. There are contests for three age groups, 5 to 10, 11 to 14 and 15 to 18. Prizes will be awarded to ... [more...]

Published: 7/18/2012

Bowdoin assistant hired by Hamilton

CLINTON — Hamilton College named Andrew Cohen the school’s new head football coach on Tuesday. Cohen was formerly a defensive coordinator at Bowdoin College since 2011 and he succee... [more...]

Published: 7/18/2012

Sports Briefs

Luczak gets spot on national baseball team Recent Rome Free Academy graduate Joshua Luczak has earned a roster spot as a pitcher/outfielder for the New York State National U-18 Stars and Stripe... [more...]

Published: 7/18/2012

Old Order Amish topic Tuesday

HOLLAND PATENT — Doris Miga of Utica College, will present a free program on the Old Order Amish at Holland Patent Free Library, 9580 Main St., at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Miga will discuss var... [more...]

Published: 7/18/2012

Grant funds septic system

OSCEOLA — The Pratt-Northam Foundation of Lowville has given $5,996 to help pay for a "much needed new septic system and leach field" on the North American Fiddlers Hall of Fame and... [more...]

Published: 7/18/2012

NYE Toyota wins award

ONEIDA — Nye Toyota on Route 5 has won Toyota Motor Sales President’s Award for outstanding sales and service.  The award recognizes Toyota dealerships throughout the U.S. that... [more...]

Published: 7/18/2012

NBT Bank gives $,5000
to House of the Good Shepherd

NBT Bank presented a $5,000 check to The House of the Good Shepherd at the Yahnundasis Golf Club for the 13th annual Golf Tournament. Over the past 13 years, NBT has been a sponsor to the tourn... [more...]

Published: 7/18/2012

Arby’s team receives high marks

The Rome Arby’s restaurant at 413 Black River Blvd. has earned Arby’s Nationally Certified Training Restaurant status in a training certification. The team scored 93.4 percent and 9... [more...]

Published: 7/18/2012

Underwriter rejoins WRVO

Tom Herbert has returned to WRVO as an underwriting sales representative. Herbert’s experience ranges from underwriting sales to fundraising and member services support. He will work with... [more...]

Published: 7/18/2012

Building permit

Patty Washburn, 733-735 S. James St. (lot 25), $5,089, install handicap ramp on the trailer. [more...]

Published: 7/18/2012
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