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Law Enforcement Day helps make police approachable

The Rome Police Department, in conjunction with other local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies, hosted the 3rd annual "Rome Police Law Enforcement Day" on Friday afternoon and e... [more...]

Published: 7/21/2012

Tuesday Night Big Band plays Remsen Tuesday

The Tuesday Night Big Band will be performing at the Remsen Performing and Visual Arts Center, 9627 Main St., Remsen, on Tuesday at 7 p.m. The Band is a 17 member jazz ensemble performing music fro... [more...]

Published: 7/21/2012

Genesis Group board elects Gene Quadraro president

MARCY — Gene F. Quadraro was recently named the new President of The Genesis Group having been elected by the group’s Board of Trustees during its annual meeting held on July 19. Ne... [more...]

Published: 7/21/2012

Donations sought for vets

UTICA — U.S. Rep. Richard Hanna (NY-24) is commissioning a week-long care drive to collect donations for area veterans in Utica and Auburn. The drive will take place from Monday through t... [more...]

Published: 7/21/2012

Police: Trespassers caught in the act

A 23-year-old woman was fined and her 24-year-old companion pleaded not guilty in City Court after a man told law enforcers that he found them having sex on his property. ¿ Tabatha D. Ross... [more...]

Published: 7/21/2012

Exciting games mark last week of regular season

(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...]

Published: 7/21/2012

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: 7/21/2012

Births

AUSTIN — To Lee and Charity Austin, of Port Leyden, on Friday, July 13, 2012, in Lewis County General Hospital, a daughter, Hailey Ann. LUTHER — To Kevin Luther and Maryann Adams, o... [more...]

Published: 7/21/2012

Evangelist speaks July 29

CAMDEN — The Rev. Richard Rochkind will minister at Living Hope Assembly of God Church, 2488 Route 69, on Sunday, July 29, for services at 10:05 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Rev. Rochkind, an evang... [more...]

Published: 7/21/2012

The Lord — our shepherd

PSALMS 23 "The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want." "The Lord is my shepherd."- Yahweh, the mighty God and creator of the universe, lowered Himself, by putting on flesh a... [more...]

Published: 7/21/2012

Garage sale in Vernon UMC

The Vernon United Methodist Church, Route 5, is hosting a garage sale Friday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and Saturday, July 28, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. The sale will be held inside the church. [more...]

Published: 7/21/2012

Muster Day meal Friday

The First Baptist Church, 301 W. Embargo St., will host the Muster Day Meal, Friday from 4:30-7 p.m. The cost is $9, $5 children, age 5 and under free. The dinner includes fish fry or baked... [more...]

Published: 7/21/2012

Sports Briefs

Rome golfer scores hole in one CAMILLUS — Rome golfer James Randall recorded a hole in one on Monday at the Camillus Country Club on the No. 8 156-yard hole. Randall used a 9-iron to ... [more...]

Published: 7/21/2012

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transactions have been filed in the County Clerk’s office. The purchase price is as listed on the cover sheet of the deed. Most Rome deeds also include in parent... [more...]

Published: 7/21/2012

World Series wows ’em at start

An enormous scene of people flooded the Toccolana Club grounds on Friday night for the opener of the highly anticipated 39th World Series of Bocce Tournament. The tourney’s latest edition... [more...]

Published: 7/21/2012

A fashion fumble

U.S. lawmakers seemed shocked, shocked that U.S. Olympic athletes will be wearing uniforms that were made in China. Have they checked their own closets lately? These days, it’s tough ... [more...]

Published: 7/21/2012

New pastor handles two United Methodist Churches

The Rev. Dr. Jay S. Yang has been appointed by Bishop Marcus Matthews of the Upper New York Conference of the United Methodist Church as of July 1, to the New London and Westmoreland Churches. ... [more...]

Published: 7/21/2012

Anna Urtz

Anna Urtz, 90, of Phillips Street, Oneida, passed away Friday, July 20, 2012 in Oneida Healthcare. She was born August 11, 1921 in Rome the daughter of Michael and Katherine Babij Michaniw. ... [more...]

Published: 7/21/2012

John Lieber

John Lieber, 85, of Sutliff Rd., Oriskany, passed away on Thursday, July 19, 2012, at Rome Memorial Hospital. He was born on August 15, 1926, in Floyd, the son of John and Eva Kozar Lieber, Sr. He ... [more...]

Published: 7/21/2012

Barbara June Esengard

Barbara June Esengard 79, of Verona, NY passed away peacefully on July 19, 2012 at the Oneida Extended Care, where she had been a resident since June 4, 2012. Barbara was born Aug 21, 1932 in Camde... [more...]

Published: 7/21/2012

Funeral notices

BUTLER — Gene Butler, 84, of Rome, on July 20, 2012. Arrangements by Malecki Funeral Home, 23 Front St., Vernon, are incomplete. ESENGARD — Barbara June Esengard, 79, of Verona,... [more...]

Published: 7/21/2012

Trail Blazers top Brewers for 20th victory of season

UTICA — The Adirondack Trail Blazers picked up their 20th victory of the season with a 9-6 triumph over the Utica Brewers during a Central New York Collegiate Baseball League game at Murnane ... [more...]

Published: 7/21/2012

Whispur trots to third straight win

VERNON — The streaking trotter Whispur became the sixth four-time winner of the season at Vernon Downs with his 1:57 triumph in Friday night’s $4,500 sixth event. With driver Claude... [more...]

Published: 7/21/2012

Classroom skills recognized

A 3rd grade teacher with skills in classroom management as well as curriculum improvement was recognized as the Rome school district’s instructional employee of the month by the Board of Educ... [more...]

Published: 7/21/2012

County Airport weather report for Friday

Temperatures: 57 to 81 Normal Range: 59 to 81 Records: 42(1965), 95(1991) Rainfall: 0" Monthly rainfall: 0.1" Rainfall for year: 17.3" Sunset today: 8:35 ... [more...]

Published: 7/21/2012

Building permit

Rome Properties (Rite Aid), 1616 Black River Blvd., $130,000, alter interior space for women’s room, consult and waiting area in the pharmacy section. Davidson Automotive Group, 5905 Rome... [more...]

Published: 7/21/2012

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning state Lottery numbers selected Friday in the midday drawing: Daily: 9, 9, 6; Lucky Sum: 24; WinFour: 6, 8, 3, 6; Lucky Sum: 23. Here the wining evening ... [more...]

Published: 7/21/2012

Chance of showers; high in the upper 80s

Tonight — Partly cloudy. Lows around 60. Northeast winds around 5 mph becoming southeast around 5 mph. Sunday — Partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.... [more...]

Published: 7/21/2012

Check your schedule

Clergy and board members are asked to check the schedule for their church’s main services in Saturday’s Religion Today pages. If the information is incorrect, e-mail living@RNY.com or c... [more...]

Published: 7/21/2012

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...]

Published: 7/21/2012

Meetings

MONDAY Boonville Village Board, 7 p.m. Village Office, 13149 State Route 12. Boonville Town Planning Board, 6 p.m. Town offices, 13149 State Route 12. Western Zoning Board of Appeals, 7... [more...]

Published: 7/21/2012

Messiah’s Mansion (Moses’ sanctuary) tours start July 28

A full-size replica of Moses’ sanctuary will be open from 1 to 9 p.m. (last entry 7 p.m.) daily July 28 to Aug. 5 to give visitors a free look at the meaning of ancient religious symbols and ... [more...]

Published: 7/21/2012

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...]

Published: 7/21/2012

Tabloid Tales of the Past

July 21, 2002 BOONVILLE — With barely more than three hours of sleep last night, hard-working Joy Willson was under the tent at the county Holstein Show this morning for the first day of ... [more...]

Published: 7/21/2012

New cubs, pup add to Utica Zoo attractions

The Utica Zoo showed off two of its newest members of their family as well as the arrival of several other zoo babies Thursday. African Lion Donovan, who turned one in May, is now a big brother... [more...]

Published: 7/21/2012

865th Change of Command ceremony at Fort Stanwix

The 865th Combat Support Hospital will conduct a Change of Command at 10 a.m. Sunday in the parade ground at Fort Stanwix National Monument. Col. Tracy L. Smith, 865th commander since May 2010,... [more...]

Published: 7/21/2012

Free Family Campfire Friday behind Barneveld church

BARNEVELD — A free, public Community Family Campfire will be held Friday July 27th from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at CenterPoint Christian Fellowship, 8021 State Route 12 (next to the Nice N Easy). ... [more...]

Published: 7/21/2012

Camden area congregation cites community activities

CAMDEN — Although it’s a new congregation, the Camden Area Unitarian Universalists take an active role in community activities, church officials said. Members have been volunteering in ... [more...]

Published: 7/21/2012

Fatal shooting in Old Forge

OLD FORGE — A fatal shooting at Clark’s Beach Motel in Herkimer County was being investigated by law enforcers this morning. State police said a 37-year-old man was shot and killed ... [more...]

Published: 7/21/2012

Sex offender charged in rape

A Level 3 registered sex offender is accused of forcibly raping a woman in Utica. Police said Dennis Lotoski, 45, of 1151 Lincoln Ave., forced his way into a neighbor’s apartment and rape... [more...]

Published: 7/21/2012

Amish hay loader stolen

PORT LEYDEN — A Lewis County man was charged with stealing an Amish hay loader after law enforcers followed the drag marks in the roadway. Sheriff’s deputies said Jason S. Moran, 40... [more...]

Published: 7/21/2012

2 charged in casino robbery

TOWN OF VERONA — Two Utica men have been charged with petty larceny for a theft at the Turning Stone Casino. Oneida-based state police said Richard J.R. Brown, 35, and Patrick J. Berry, 2... [more...]

Published: 7/21/2012

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Friday 12:34 a.m. Second St., investigate. 1:32 a.m. Holland Ave., domestic. 2:31 a.m. W. Dominick St., fight. 4:34 a.m. ... [more...]

Published: 7/21/2012

City may keep commercial meter upgrades in-house

Mayor Joseph R. Fusco Jr. wants to keep the commercial water meter replacement process in-house, rather than contract out to replace two-thirds of the city’s 900 meters. It will mean replacin... [more...]

Published: 7/21/2012

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Friday 9:56 a.m. 1111 Cedarbrook Drive, first aid. 11:54 a.m. 1005 East Ave., stove fire. 12:25 p.m. 147 River St., first aid. 1 p.m. 318 S. George S... [more...]

Published: 7/21/2012

Mutual aid

To report an emergency: 911 Friday 1:23 p.m. McConnellsville, Route 13, Vienna, fire. 1:35 p.m. Remsen, Roberts Road, vehicle fire. 1:39 p.m. AmCare Ambulance, E. Dominick St., acci... [more...]

Published: 7/21/2012

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Friday 1:10 a.m. Post St., Boonville, alarm. 1:17 a.m. Route 49, Marcy, car/deer. 1:50 a.m. Main St., Verona, alarm. 1:52 a.m. Main St., Holland Pate... [more...]

Published: 7/21/2012

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Friday 1:17 a.m. Route 49, Marcy, car/deer. 1:39 a.m. Route 49, Marcy, mischief. 1:50 a.m. Main St., Verona, alarm. 1:52 a.m. Main St., Holland Paten... [more...]

Published: 7/21/2012

21-year-old charged with multiple break-ins

A 21-year-old man is accused of breaking into multiple Rome residences and stealing jewelry and laptop computers, among other items. Terrance R. Witherspoon, of 232 Park Drive Manor, pleaded no... [more...]

Published: 7/21/2012

SonRise National Park VBS in Westmoreland July 30-Aug. 2

WESTMORELAND — The Westmoreland area churches will visit SonRise National Park as Vacation Bible School from July 30 until Aug. 2 in the Westmoreland United Methodist Church, 7268 W. Main St.... [more...]

Published: 7/21/2012

Foothills ministry seeks school supplies donations

HOLLAND PATENT — Foothills Rural Community Ministry is again collecting school supplies for students in the Holland Patent Central and Remsen School Districts, whose families are facing diffi... [more...]

Published: 7/21/2012

Building permit

Richard Bohning, 504 W. Dominick St., $12,000, erect 12-by-16-foot bedroom and 26-by-12-foot porch on the rear of the house. Linda Prespara, 119 Victory Drive, $1,000, erect a 7-by-12-foot sunr... [more...]

Published: 7/21/2012
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