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Bonus Unplug and Play July 27

Jervis Library, 613 N. Washington St., will offer a bonus summer session of its Unplug and Play game program on Friday, July 27, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The program encourages participants to tur... [more...]

Published: 7/20/2012

College Notebook

Brognano national leader in doubles MARCY — Rome Free Academy graduate and SUNYIT junior softball shortstop Lyndsey Brognano has been honored as the NCAA statistical champion in the doubl... [more...]

Published: 7/20/2012

Sports Calendar

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

Published: 7/20/2012

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: 7/20/2012

Rotolo graduates

Nikki Jo Rotolo, daughter of Nicholas and Deborah Rotolo, East Dominick Street, has received her bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies from New York Institute of Technology in Long I... [more...]

Published: 7/20/2012

Mellace graduates

Olivia Mellace, daughter of Maria Montalbano, East Linden Street, and Geno Mellace, North Madison Street, has received her associate degree in applied science from St. Elizabeth’s College of ... [more...]

Published: 7/20/2012

County Airport weather report for Thursday

Temperatures: 57 to 80 Normal Range: 59 to 81 Records: 46(1917), 95(1991) Rainfall: 0" Monthly rainfall: 0.1" Rainfall for year: 17.3" Sunset today: 8:36 ... [more...]

Published: 7/20/2012

Food $en$e signups open to everyone

Registration for the August Food $en$e program — open to all — will be held at United Methodist churches in Rome and Lee Center. Food $en$e is a discount food program provided by th... [more...]

Published: 7/20/2012

Births

ALLEN — To Jason and Erin Fitzgerald Allen, of Munnsville, on Tuesday, July 17, 2012, in Oneida Healthcare Center, a son, Declan Ray. BENZ — To Casey and Rhianna Esposito Benz, of L... [more...]

Published: 7/20/2012

Couponing class due

ORISKANY —Jessica Jones from CNY Extreme Couponing will be at Oriskany Public Library, 621 Utica St., on Wednesday from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The cost is $10 per person. You can call 736-25... [more...]

Published: 7/20/2012

10 steps to a healthier lifestyle

RECIPE This recipe for banana-oatmeal pancakes is a great way to start the morning. The mashed bananas and cooked oats keep the pancakes moist. The yogurt keeps them low in fat. The recipe is f... [more...]

Published: 7/20/2012

Lee Soccer Club runs unbeaten streak to seven games with tie

MOUNT MARKHAM — The Lee Soccer Club extended its unbeaten streak to seven games with a 2-2 tie against West Winfield on Thursday during a Central New York State Soccer League B Division game ... [more...]

Published: 7/20/2012

Campbell ties for 17th at state golf amateur

ELMIRA — Rome native and Teugega Country Club golfer Matt Campbell finished tied for 17th place with a total score of 301 on Thursday during the 90th New York State Amateur Championships at t... [more...]

Published: 7/20/2012

Grand slam powers Trail Blazers to win

SHERRILL — James Anderson helped the Adirondack Trail Blazers build a 10-1 lead with a first-inning grand slam and Holland Patent graduate and Trail Blazers starter Chas Parsons took care of ... [more...]

Published: 7/20/2012

Moran wins to force tiebreaker

Moran Sylvan Beach Post claimed a 14-5 road victory over Ilion Post on Thursday night to clinch a tie for the eighth and final spot in the upcoming District V American League Baseball Tournament. ... [more...]

Published: 7/20/2012

A camp where toying around isn’t simply toying around

The Air Force Research Laboratory Information Directorate, in conjunction with the Griffiss Institute and Mohawk Valley Community College, are sponsoring a Lego Mindstorm Robotics Summer camp as on... [more...]

Published: 7/20/2012

Racing favorite Glad Cam pulls away for win at Vernon Downs

VERNON — The hard-charging pacer Glad Cam fended off the rest of the field during Thursday night’s featured $10,500 first race at Vernon Downs on her way to posting a 1:52.3 victory. ... [more...]

Published: 7/20/2012

Freedom Park support needs more
cement, fencing to finish on time

CAMDEN — Members of the Camden Cycle Riders are reaching out for community support of its Freedom Park project just two months before its planned creek-side dedication. Chairman Frank Ber... [more...]

Published: 7/20/2012

Sunny, dry weekend; highs in the 80s

Tonight — Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Saturday — Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. East winds around 5... [more...]

Published: 7/20/2012

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning state Lottery numbers selected Thursday in the midday drawing: Daily: 9, 8, 8; Lucky Sum: 25; WinFour: 9, 5, 9, 0; Lucky Sum: 23. Here the winning eveni... [more...]

Published: 7/20/2012

Inmate accused of trying to hire a hitman

An inmate at the Mohawk Correctional Facility is accused of trying to hire a hitman to kill a woman in Washington County. Samuel D. Monroe, 25, was arraigned before City Court Judge Daniel C. W... [more...]

Published: 7/20/2012

Occupy Strough during renovation?

Some Board of Education members are not convinced that Strough Middle School needs to be empty of students when it undergoes a $25.4 million renovation that is planned to start next year. Altho... [more...]

Published: 7/20/2012

Consistency key to success

A field of 121 teams will be vying for their respective division titles when the 39th World Series of Bocce Tournament gets underway tonight at the Toccolana Club. After opening ceremonies, act... [more...]

Published: 7/20/2012

Join pet events at Rotary Canalfest

The seventh annual "Who Let the Dogs Out" will be held 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 4, at Bellamy Harbor Park in conjunction with Rome Rotary’s Canalfest. The event will include... [more...]

Published: 7/20/2012

Tobacco-free beaches a public benefit

Have you been to the beach recently and been bothered by those around you who were smoking? Local beaches are populated with thousands of people each summer, many who are enjoying time with the... [more...]

Published: 7/20/2012

Hanna helps N.Y. prosper

Hats off to Rep. Richard Hanna. Because of his input in Congress, our state will receive about $6 billion in federal aid for mass transit and highway programs. Recently President Obama sign... [more...]

Published: 7/20/2012

Completes basic

Air National Guard Airman Allyssa B. Tornatore, daughter of Mona and David Wright of East Seneca Street, Sherrill, has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio... [more...]

Published: 7/20/2012

Brothers advance

Kevin Riley, left, and Allan Riley, are sons of Jon and Linda Riley, 8098 Pennystreet Road, Rome. Kevin will attend Morrisville State College and major in automotive technology. He is a June gradua... [more...]

Published: 7/20/2012

4-H program gets donation

Andy Mower, a sales agent with Pioneer Hi-Bred, a DuPont business, has donated a $200 contribution to Oneida County 4-H. Mower was awarded this contribution money by Pioneer for his dedication to c... [more...]

Published: 7/20/2012

Hospital ‘Pink Partini’ seeks Smart Woman

The Rome Hospital Foundation is seeking nominations for the fifth annual Smart Woman Award. The award will be presented at the foundation’s Pink Partini Fashion Show scheduled for Thursda... [more...]

Published: 7/20/2012

Tabloid Tales of the Past

July 20, 2002 The Sheriff’s Department is looking into whether an escaped county jail inmate had his shackles on in a county transport van, authorities said. The inmate was apprehended wi... [more...]

Published: 7/20/2012

Wilhelm Scholarship Fund awards two scholarships

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Published: 7/20/2012

Merit awards given at Oswego

Local residents are among more than 100 in-coming transfer students at SUNY Oswego who have received $1,000 merit awards. They are, with addres and transfer school: Samantha Link, of Hillside D... [more...]

Published: 7/20/2012

Oswego awards presidential scholarships

SUNY Oswego awarded merit scholarships to more than 600 incoming students, including $17,600 presidential scholarships to local residents. They are: Robert Harney, of Woodcreek Road, Vernon-Ver... [more...]

Published: 7/20/2012

Air Force Times names Lambert Airman of the Year

Rome native, Major Sgt. Brandon Lambert, has been honored as the Air Force Times "Airman of the Year" for 2012. Gannett Government Media Corp honored a total of five distinguished mem... [more...]

Published: 7/20/2012

Hottest dog-eater joins Hofmann

Building upon its May acquisition of the Hofmann Sausage Co. of Syracuse, the Zaccanelli Food Group and the Oneida Indian Nation signed world champion competitive eater Takeru Kobayashi as a busine... [more...]

Published: 7/20/2012

R-CAT group to meet with officials

R-CATS will hold a meeting with state Sen. Joseph A. Griffo, R-47, Rome, and Assemblyman Anthony J. Brindisi, D-116, Utica, at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 31, in the Common Council chambers at City ... [more...]

Published: 7/20/2012

Idyllic summer days spent reading

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Published: 7/20/2012

Road work next week

Road work projects continue in Oneida and Madison counties next week. In the Towns of Marcy and Whitestown, milling and paving on Mohawk/Clinton Street between Route 69 and River Road will have... [more...]

Published: 7/20/2012

English Tea offered Saturday

CLINTON — The Hamilton College Arboretum Association will host an English Tea on Saturday from 9:30 to 11 a.m., in Grant Garden on the Hamilton campus. The event is free and open to the publi... [more...]

Published: 7/20/2012

Basic completed

Air Force Airman Marissa K. Armstrong, daughter of Melanie Tebo and Rick McConnell of East Thomas Street, has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. ... [more...]

Published: 7/20/2012

Energy consumption doesn’t have to rise with temperature

Just because temperatures are rising doesn’t mean your energy consumption has to follow suit. There are ways to increase energy savings in the midst of summer heat, according to the New York ... [more...]

Published: 7/20/2012

Octogenarian accused of sexual abuse of preteen girl

PORT LEYDEN — An 81-year-old Lewis County man is accused of sexually abusing a preteen girl. Lowville-based state police said Emerson M. Wood, of 3469 Pearl St., sexually abused a girl wh... [more...]

Published: 7/20/2012

Control lost trying to avoid roadkill

WESTMORELAND — Two women were hospitalized after one lost control of her pickup truck on Schieferstine Road Thursday evening. Sheriff’s deputies said Emily Schieferstine, 18, of Ver... [more...]

Published: 7/20/2012

Fire log

To report an emergency; 911 Thursday 8:51 a.m. 155 W. Dominick St., cooking fire. 10:04 a.m. 205 St. Peter’s Ave., first aid. 10:30 a.m. 200 W. Dominick St., smoke. 11:28 ... [more...]

Published: 7/20/2012

Three to be arraigned for alleged extension cord theft

Three men accused of trying to stealing an extension cord from an Amherst Drive garage are scheduled for arraignment in County Court on July 30. Edward J. Williamson, 38, Seth R. Desjardins, 20... [more...]

Published: 7/20/2012

DWI, 100 mph on Route 365 charged

VERONA — A 26-year-old man was charged with drunken driving after law enforcers clocked him at 100 mph along Route 365 Wednesday night. Oneida-based state police said Justin J. Ball, of R... [more...]

Published: 7/20/2012

Police log

To report an emergency; 911 Website: www.romepd.com Thursday 2:45 a.m. Rose Lane, abandoned call. 2:47 a.m. Park Drive, drunken driving. 4:16 a.m. Woodland Ave., domestic. 6... [more...]

Published: 7/20/2012

Honor students help at Verona Food Pantry

VERONA — Several members of the Vernon-Verona-Sherrill National Honor Society have pledged the help to the Town of Verona Food Pantry. July 2 Katherine Scherz, Chelsea Thuriault, Joe Brow... [more...]

Published: 7/20/2012

Wins scholarship

Carolyn Entelisano, daughter of Bruce C. and Lisa Entelisano, 611 Massena Ave., has been awarded $1,889 from the Daniel F. Mahaney Scholarship at Cornell University, Ithaca. She is starting her sen... [more...]

Published: 7/20/2012

Roberts cites scholars

Roberts Wesleyan College cited area students named to the dean’s list for their outstanding academic performance for the spring semester: Christian Broughton, Rome, highest honors. Aa... [more...]

Published: 7/20/2012

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Thursday 3:02 p.m. Sauquoit, Oneida St., Paris, accident/injury. 3:26 p.m. Remsen and Prospect Ambulance, Route 12, accident/injury. 4 p.m. AmCare Ambula... [more...]

Published: 7/20/2012

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Thursday 1 a.m. Morris Road, Marcy, suspicious activity. 2:11 a.m. Patrick Road, Verona, larceny. 3:19 a.m. Judd Road, Whitestown, assist. 3:21 a.m. ... [more...]

Published: 7/20/2012

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Thursday 1 a.m. Morris Road, Marcy, suspicious activity. 4:12 a.m. Dustin Road, Forestport, alarm. 5:04 a.m. Delta Lake Inn, Fish Hatchery Road, alarm. ... [more...]

Published: 7/20/2012

DPW chief says new plows needed

With a fleet of snow plow trucks mostly a decade or older, Public Works Commissioner Frank D. Tallarino Jr. wants to begin purchasing one or two new plows each year starting with the 2013 budget. ... [more...]

Published: 7/20/2012

Building permit

City of Rome, 7121 Taft Ave., $500, demolish the single-family trailer. [more...]

Published: 7/20/2012
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