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Erwin Park offers swim lessons

BOONVILLE — Swimming lessons will be held at Boonville’s Erwin Park, Route 12, from July 23 through Aug. 15 on Mondays and Wednesdays. Classes will be taught from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30... [more...]

Published: 7/19/2012

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: 7/19/2012

Births

FISHER — To Gabriel and Mary Vallelonga Fisher, of Utica, on Monday, July 2, 2012, in Rome Memorial Hospital, a daughter, Kayleen Ruth. JARVIS — To Michael and Valerie Kerr Jarvis, ... [more...]

Published: 7/19/2012

County Airport weather report for Wednesday

Temperatures: 65 to 85 Normal Range: 59 to 81 Records: 49(1956), 99(1953) Rainfall: 0" Monthly rainfall: 0.1" Rainfall for year: 17.3" Sunset today: 8:37 ... [more...]

Published: 7/19/2012

Cortland honors scholars

Kayla Dewey, a senior psychology major from Rome, was named to the President’s List at SUNY Cortland for the spring semester. The following area residents were named to the dean’s l... [more...]

Published: 7/19/2012

Rotenberry accepted

Emily Anne Rotenberry, daughter of Melissa and Ray Rotenberry, 6325 Pillmore Drive, Lee, has been accepted at Mohawk Valley Community College where she will major in early childhood education with ... [more...]

Published: 7/19/2012

Terenzetti accepted

Kailyn M. Terenzetti, 7995 Brookside Drive, daughter of Michael J. Terenzetti, formerly of Sherrill, will attend the State University at Buffalo, Amherst, and major in nursing. She is a June gradua... [more...]

Published: 7/19/2012

Trio of students replaces six trees at RFA

Three students volunteered to plant six trees at Rome Free Academy Tuesday, aiming to make up for the loss of six maple trees that were cut down at the Griffiss park high school by unidentified van... [more...]

Published: 7/19/2012

Three join MVCC faculty

New staff members including additions to the faculty have been announced at Mohawk Valley Community College. ¿ Rachel K. Young of Rome was appointed as Technical Assistant in the Office of... [more...]

Published: 7/19/2012

Clam bake & Music Fest benefit

Abraham House will host a Clam Bake & Music Fest from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday at Aqua Vino Restaurant, 16 Harbor Lock Road, Utica. Tickets are $20 for adults and children. Tickets can be bought a... [more...]

Published: 7/19/2012

Hanna wants defense cut details

Local Congressman Richard L. Hanna voted Wednesday for a bill that would require details about upcoming automatic federal cuts, and warned the reductions could hurt several defense-related faciliti... [more...]

Published: 7/19/2012

Superintendent to review test factors

Rome school Superintendent Jeffrey P. Simons says he will "not single out" Gansevoort Elementary School for its low performance on state tests, and the district "overall is in need o... [more...]

Published: 7/19/2012

School business director resigns

Christoper G. Abdoo, Rome school district director of business and finance, is resigning after 10 months on the job to take an assistant superintendent position in the Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake sch... [more...]

Published: 7/19/2012

Westernville Independence can’t overcome slow start

TOWN OF WESTERNVILLE — The Westernville Independence suffered a 4-2 setback against the Herkimer Booters after falling behind 3-0 in the first half of Wednesday’s Central New York State... [more...]

Published: 7/19/2012

Manningly moves up to top spot in open trot at Downs

VERNON — Following a pair of second-place finishes and a third-place showing in three prior performances at Vernon Downs this season, Manningly managed to secure his first open trot victory i... [more...]

Published: 7/19/2012

Rome golfer tied for fifth at state meet

ELMIRA — Rome native and Teugega Country Club member Matt Campbell shot a second-round score of 75 to move into a fifth-place tie at the 90th New York State Amateur Championships at the Elmir... [more...]

Published: 7/19/2012

Adirondack battles back from behind

The Adirondack Trail Blazers rallied for a 6-5 victory over the Syracuse Salt Cats during a New York Collegiate Baseball League game held at the Robert Smith Sports Complex in Boonville on Wednesda... [more...]

Published: 7/19/2012

Smith streaks into postseason

The Smith Post American Legion baseball team closed out its regular season on a four-game winning streak following Wednesday’s 11-1 rout over Sherrill Post at the Rome Free Academy Stadium di... [more...]

Published: 7/19/2012

Vacant gas stations target of proposed federal program

U.S. Sen. Charles E. Schumer today launched a new effort to spur redevelopment of vacant gas stations and other contaminated brownfield sites across Upstate New York. The effort by Schumer, D-N... [more...]

Published: 7/19/2012

LIBOR - a scandal worth probing

It long has been held that the Monica Lewinsky scandal resulted in the impeachment of President Bill Clinton because everyone could understand it. It was patently sleazy. No subtlety was involved. ... [more...]

Published: 7/19/2012

Buffalo Philharmonic plays in Stanley on July 26

The Grammy award-winning Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, with conductor JoAnn Falletta, will perform a benefit concert for The Stanley and Utica Symphony Orchestra at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 26 in th... [more...]

Published: 7/19/2012

Gateway joins Board of Realtors

Gateway Properties of Upstate NY has joined the Greater Utica/Rome Board of Realtors. Being a member of the Multiple Listing Service as well as the National Association of Realtors exposes the ... [more...]

Published: 7/19/2012

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning state Lottery numbers selected Wednesday in the midday drawing: Daily: 9, 2, 6; Lucky Sum: 17; WinFour:1, 2, 6, 1, Lucky Sum: 10. Here are the winning e... [more...]

Published: 7/19/2012

Mix of sun and clouds; high in the upper 70s

Tonight — Partly cloudy. Isolated showers after midnight. Lows in the upper 50s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph becoming east. Chance of rain 20 percent. Friday — Partly sunny. Highs i... [more...]

Published: 7/19/2012

Free Celtic concert
in Hamilton park July 26

HAMILTON — The Hamilton Concerts in the Park presents the Boston-based Long Time Courting, an all-women Irish band that "are true masters of their craft on Thursday, July 26, at 7 p.m. ... [more...]

Published: 7/19/2012

Steel Magnolias
on Players’ stage

The Players of Utica will present the comedy-drama Steel Magnolias at the Players of Utica Theater, 1108 State St., Utica. It will have shows on July 20, 21, 26, 27, and 28 at 7:30 p.m. and a m... [more...]

Published: 7/19/2012

North Bay Founders Day events Saturday at school

NORTH BAY — The second annual Founders Day is being held at the North Bay Elementary School Grounds on Saturday at 10 a.m. Activities throughout the day will include a dog show, silent auctio... [more...]

Published: 7/19/2012

Brubeck Brothers Quartet
on View stage July 26

OLD FORGE — "Funky phrasing and crooning blues will spice up Gould Hall" at View when the Brubeck Brothers Quartet take the stage on July 26 at 8 p.m. Thursday, July 26, View offici... [more...]

Published: 7/19/2012

Cellist concert aids scholarships Sunday

HAMILTON — Cellist Florent Renard-Payen performs a solo cello concert on Sunday at 7 p.m. in the Broad Street Gallery, 20 Broad St. This concert, titled "Bach and Beyond," is a bene... [more...]

Published: 7/19/2012

Meetings

FRIDAY Oneida County Industrial Development Agency, 8 a.m. EDGE offices, 584 Phoenix Drive, Griffiss Business and Technology Park. [more...]

Published: 7/19/2012

Area happenings

REMINDERS: Friday, 5 p.m. covered dish dinner; 7 p.m. Weaver Believer Survival Revival, Priscilla and Clyde’s Pole Barn, Route 69 in Lee.Sponsored by the Lee United Methodist Church. Info... [more...]

Published: 7/19/2012

Tabloid Tales of the Past

July 19, 2002 The selection of Albany by the world’s largest computer chip makers for a research and development center has bolstered hopes for luring a chip manufacturing plant to Marcy.... [more...]

Published: 7/19/2012

Area students graduate

Area students who graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology following the spring semester are, with towns, degrees and majors: Todd Cushman, of Rome, master’s of science degree in ... [more...]

Published: 7/19/2012

Cold milling on East Garden Street

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Published: 7/19/2012

Wet and wild ride

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Published: 7/19/2012

Utica-Rome jobs grow

For the tenth time in a row, the local job count grew for the 12-month period, according to state Labor Department statistics released today. From June 2011 to June 2012, the Utica-Rome metro area&... [more...]

Published: 7/19/2012

Furry Funny Comedy Saturday

The Furry Funny Comedy Night to help the Stevens-Swan Humane Society is at 8 p.m. Saturday in the Ramada in New Hartford. Featured comedians include Phil Farda and Mike Bova plus headliner RC S... [more...]

Published: 7/19/2012

Blues jam Wednesday

NEW HARTFORD — Double Barrel Blues Band hosts the Mohawk Valley Blues Society New Hartford Jam on Wednesday, in The Ramada Inn. The band will kick off the evening with a set at 7 p.m., follow... [more...]

Published: 7/19/2012

Middle School Madness
-The Musical premieres Friday

James Pentaudi’s Middle School Madness-The Musical premieres in the Mohawk Valley Community College’s Theatre, 1101 Sherman Drive. Utica, at 8 p.m. Friday. Shows are also slated: Sa... [more...]

Published: 7/19/2012

Total of 121 teams ready to hit courts

Women’s Division Friday 5 p.m. Game 1: TNT Graphics vs. Adirondack Property Management Game 2: Dr. Potluri Bocce Babes vs. Adirondack Eye Care Game 3: Rome Toccolana Club ... [more...]

Published: 7/19/2012

Sports Briefs

Third annual Delta Lake Triathlon July 29 The third annual Delta Lake Triathlon is scheduled for Sunday, July 29, with already hundreds of athletes from around the Northeast set to be competing... [more...]

Published: 7/19/2012

Heated but friendly competition

The defending open and women’s division champions from last year are back, and so is another impressive field of competitors ready to ‘spock’ the title holders from contention as ... [more...]

Published: 7/19/2012

Illegal possession charged after crash

TOWN OF LOWVILLE — A Lewis County man was found with narcotics after law enforcers said he was in a motor vehicle accident, then later fled the hospital. Sheriff’s deputies said Jef... [more...]

Published: 7/19/2012

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Wednesday 12:38 a.m. Turin St., dispute. 1:57 a.m. Turin St., domestic. 3:02 a.m. S. James st., check welfare. 4:25 a.m. ... [more...]

Published: 7/19/2012

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Wednesday 9:54 a.m. 119 N. George St., first aid. 11:17 a.m. 1010 Van Buren Ave., first aid. 1:08 p.m. 103 Ringdahl Court, first aid. 4:19 p.m. Route... [more...]

Published: 7/19/2012

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Wednesday 4:42 a.m. Sylvan Beach, Spencer Ave., tree down. 7 a.m. AmCare Ambulance, Nock St., transport. 2:21 p.m. Lee Center, Slone Road, wires down. ... [more...]

Published: 7/19/2012

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Wednesday 1:30 a.m. Cosby Manor Road, Deerfield, domestic. 2:20 a.m. Maynard Drive, Marcy, missing person. 2:49 a.m. Main St., Sylvan Beach, alarm. 7... [more...]

Published: 7/19/2012

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Wednesday 12:34 a.m. Cosby Manor Road, Deerfield, domestic. 10:25 a.m. Drive 4, Vienna, check welfare. 11:10 a.m. Sulphur Springs Road, Lee, aggravated h... [more...]

Published: 7/19/2012

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... Professional Harness racing — Vernon Downs, first post 6:55. Amateur Baseball — District V American Legion: Fort Schuyler at Parkhurst at DeL... [more...]

Published: 7/19/2012

Free concert Sunday afternoon

CANASTOTA — The Canastota Community Band gives an outdoor concert at the United Church of Canastota, 144 Center St., at 3 p.m. Sunday. The concert is free. Refreshments will be available.... [more...]

Published: 7/19/2012

Rome police go green to patrol city’s parks

You may see a bit more of Rome’s finest this summer, as the Rome Police are finally taking to the streets in the electric buggies they purchased in 2011. Though officials said there are s... [more...]

Published: 7/19/2012

Bath salts ban leads to arrest

A Utica man is facing charges for possessing "bath salts" now that the city has passed an ordinance banning synthetic drugs. The ban, enacted on July 11, came after weeks of bath salt... [more...]

Published: 7/19/2012

Man charged with harassment

A Yorkville man is accused of fleeing from law enforcers after attacking a woman in Utica Wednesday night. Police said George Heysham, 20, of West Sinclair Avenue, went to a friend’s resi... [more...]

Published: 7/19/2012

Man starts inferno before killing self

TOWN OF RUSSIA — A Herkimer County man set his house and a barn on fire Wednesday night before killing himself by driving into a front-loader tractor. State Police spokesman Trooper Jack ... [more...]

Published: 7/19/2012

Hall of Famer Boyea
in free concert Sunday

OSCEOLA — Sunday from 2-5 p.m., a free concert of fiddle music with a Canadian/Quebecois flavor will be given by north country fiddler and Hall of Fame inductee, Vince Boyea, of Massena. ... [more...]

Published: 7/19/2012

Rogers ticket sales start

VERONA — Tickets for the Kenny Rogers Christmas & Hits tour in the Turning Stone Resort Casino Event Center Thursday, Dec. 20 are on sale. They are $30, $50, and $60 at the Turning Stone ... [more...]

Published: 7/19/2012

Benefit aids motorcyclists

VERNON — A benefit will be held Sunay for Rob and Kathy Dunn of Oneida, who were victims of a car/motorcycle accident this Memorial Day that left Rob with serious injuries. The event will be ... [more...]

Published: 7/19/2012
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