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Humane society benefit at Rome Pool

Rome Pool and Spas, 1513 E. Dominick St., will host a free concert, car showing and product display as part of the Made in America event to benefit the Humane Society of Rome on Saturday. There wil... [more...]

Published: 7/26/2012

Hall of Fame induction dream come true for Rakowski

Ron Rakowski always dreamed about being a standout athlete when he was a boy, but on Sunday there is a new height that he will achieve and something that he never thought could have been possible. ... [more...]

Published: 7/26/2012

M&T Bank robber still on the run

The M&T Bank robber remains on the run today as police continue to investigate leads and tips they have received from the public. "We have received some leads from the public," said Detec... [more...]

Published: 7/26/2012

Tebbs Headshop local target of national ‘bath salts’ bust

The Tebb’s Headshop on East Dominick Street was one of many stores and smoke shops hit in an orchestrated, nationwide drug bust by local authorities and the federal Drug Enforcement Agency We... [more...]

Published: 7/26/2012

Disabled Veteran office break-in

An attempted break-in at the Disabled American Veterans office on East Dominick Street is under police investigation. Detective Commander Timothy J. Bates said that a window was discovered brok... [more...]

Published: 7/26/2012

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Wednesday 1:20 a.m. S. George St., alcohol. 2:12 a.m. N. Washington St., alarm. 3:09 a.m. Erie Blvd. West, assist. 3:27 a... [more...]

Published: 7/26/2012

Fire log

Wednesday 9:44 a.m. 425 E. Locust St., first aid. 11:15 a.m. 310 Cottage St., good intent. 2:10 p.m. 505 Turin St., first aid. 2:15 p.m. 1911 N. James St., false alarm. 2:48 p.m... [more...]

Published: 7/26/2012

The check isn’t in the mail

Now it’s the U.S. Postal Service that’s basically bankrupt. It lost $3.2 billion in the second quarter of this year. It’s unable to make a $5.5 billion payment Aug. 1 for its reti... [more...]

Published: 7/26/2012

LaVerne Oscar Coonrod

CAMDEN — LaVerne Oscar Coonrod, of Camden, passed away at his home, on July 24, 2012, with his family at his side, after a long courageous battle with cancer. LaVerne was born, the son of... [more...]

Published: 7/26/2012

Mary E. Taskey

Mary Elizabeth Taskey, a lifelong resident of Westernville, died at age 91 on Monday evening July 23, 2012, at Sunset Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Boonville. The third child of Nellie Olin Wa... [more...]

Published: 7/26/2012

Funeral notices

BRONK — Darwin Lee Bronk, 69, of Camden, on July 24, 2012. Services 2 p.m. Friday at LaRobardiere Funeral Home, 109 Main St., Camden. Burial St. John’s Cemetery, Camden. Calling hou... [more...]

Published: 7/26/2012

John E. Condon

VERONA — John E. Condon, age 77, of Verona, passed away peacefully at home on July 24, 2012, with his loving family at his side. He was born July 31, 1934, in Rome, a son of John P. and N... [more...]

Published: 7/26/2012

Oriskany Legion sets Sunday cruise-in

ORISKANY — The American Legion Riders will host a cruise-in on Sunday from noon-5 p.m. at the Oriskany Post, Route 69. The event is open to classic, vintage or "tricked-out" rid... [more...]

Published: 7/26/2012

County Airport weather report for Wednesday

Temperatures: 53 to 80 Normal Range: 59 to 81 Records: 45(1953), 94(1917) Rainfall: 0" Monthly rainfall: 0.87" Rainfall for year: 18.07" Sunset today: 8:30 ... [more...]

Published: 7/26/2012

Strawberry shortcake at Zion Saturday

Zion Episcopal Church, 140 W. Liberty St., will hold its Strawberry Shortcake Festival from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday. Tickets may be purchased ahead of the event at the church office from 9 a.m.... [more...]

Published: 7/26/2012

Fine and service for student attack

A 16-year-old girl will have to give back to her community and pay more than $2,000 after she attacked another Rome Free Academy student on a school bus. Kaitlin N. Come, of 301 W. Locust St., ... [more...]

Published: 7/26/2012

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Wednesday Noon Holland Patent, Mapledale Road, Trenton, vehicle fire. 12:11 p.m. Barneveld, N. Gage Road, Trenton, accident/injury. 12:59 p.m. Verona and... [more...]

Published: 7/26/2012

Sheriff’s log

Wednesday 12:12 a.m. Main St., Verona, alarm. 1:15 a.m. Hulser Road, Trenton, domestic. 1:31 a.m. Madison St., Oriskany Falls, juvenile. 2:16 a.m. Old Oneida Road, Verona, suspiciou... [more...]

Published: 7/26/2012

State police log

Wednesday 2:42 a.m. Madison St., Oriskany Falls, suspicious activity. 10:15 a.m. Glass Factory Road, Trenton, harassment. 11:26 a.m. Bleeker Road, Vernon, check welfare. 11:31 a.m. ... [more...]

Published: 7/26/2012

Fiddlers’ picnic starts tonight

OSCEOLA — Scott Woods will be the featured artist at the New York State Old Tyme Fiddlers’ Association’s 40th Annual Fiddler’s Picnic Festival tonight through Sunday at the ... [more...]

Published: 7/26/2012

Ribbons awarded at the Boonville-Oneida County Fair

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Published: 7/26/2012

Competitions highlight Boonville-Oneida County Fair

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Published: 7/26/2012

Honor America Days events

Information for this calendar of 2012 Honor America Days and other events is provided by the Rome Area Chamber of Commerce. Those interested in adding events to the listing may visit www.RomeChambe... [more...]

Published: 7/26/2012

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning state Lottery numbers selected Wednesday in the midday drawing Daily: 9, 7, 5; Lucky Sum: 21; WinFour: 0, 4, 7, 8; Lucky Sum: 19. Here are the winning e... [more...]

Published: 7/26/2012

Chance of showers, storms; high mid 80s

Tonight — Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds. Small hail and heavy rainfall in the evening. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall after midni... [more...]

Published: 7/26/2012

Westernville ends in stalemate

WESTERNVILLE — The Westernville Independence claimed a 2-2 tie with the Six Shooters on Wednesday in Central New York State Women’s Soccer League action. The Six Shooters scored fir... [more...]

Published: 7/26/2012

Trotter claims victory at Downs

VERNON — The favorite Dreamanotherdream became the ninth four-time winner of the season at Vernon Downs following his 1:55.3 victory in Wednesday night’s $8,000 featured Winners Over tr... [more...]

Published: 7/26/2012

Watertown native is the fastest on Utica-Rome Speedway race track

VERNON — Watertown native Tim McCreadie repeated his racing outing from a year ago on Wednesday night by capturing the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series race at Utica-Rome Speedway. McCrea... [more...]

Published: 7/26/2012

Smith Post isn’t done yet

Manufactured runs and a gutsy relief outing by Ed Zakrzewski was what advanced second-seeded Smith Post to the next round of the District V American Legion Baseball Tournament following a 7-4 trium... [more...]

Published: 7/26/2012

Sherrill keeps NYCBL playoff hopes alive after series split

The Sherrill Silversmiths kept its New York Collegiate Baseball League playoff hopes alive after picking up a win in splitting a doubleheader with the hosting Syracuse Junior Chiefs at Alliance Ban... [more...]

Published: 7/26/2012

Shoemaker retires from City Hall

A second department head at City Hall is out in less than a month. This time it’s Diane Shoemaker, the head of the Department of Community and Economic Development, who gave her retirement no... [more...]

Published: 7/26/2012

First step towards new future for old City Hall

The Common Council Wednesday approved the sales of Old City Hall and the Rossi site in the former General Cable complex to private developers — sales totaling $42,000. At the public heari... [more...]

Published: 7/26/2012

Free ‘Emperor’s New Clothes’ Wednesday in West Leyden

WEST LEYDEN — "The Emperor’s New Clothes" will be presented in the handicapped accessible West Leyden Town Park, corner of the Osceola and Mud Lake Roads, at 5:30 p.m. Wednesd... [more...]

Published: 7/26/2012

Tabloid Tales of the Past

July 26, 2002 BOONVILLE — Boonville-Oneida County Fair attendance is up 10 percent this year compared to last year at this time. Through Thursday, the fair had attracted 21,010 people. ... [more...]

Published: 7/26/2012

Irish Fest opens Friday

FRANKFORT — The "biggest names in Celtic music" converge on the Herkimer County Fairgrounds in Frankfort on Friday, Saturday and Sunday for the 9th Annual Great American Irish Festi... [more...]

Published: 7/26/2012

Area happenings

REMINDERS: Tonight, 7. Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, benefit concert for The Stanley and Utica Symphony Orchestra, Stanley Theatre. $25, $35. thestanley.org or 724-4000. Tonight-Saturday,... [more...]

Published: 7/26/2012

Above Standards in Unity Hall Friday

BARNEVELD — Above Standards sings in Unity Hall, 101 Vanderkemp Ave., at 8 p.m. Friday. doors open for desserts and coffee house beverages at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $12 or $10 for members of ... [more...]

Published: 7/26/2012

Strough changes listed in intervention report

Correcting low morale, providing more rigorous instruction, adding administrative help and changing school-day schedules are among steps recommended in a state-driven report on the academic restruc... [more...]

Published: 7/26/2012

Retired AF colonel chosen as new chair for Girl Scouts

Sara Ayala, of New Hartford, was recently elected as the new chair for the Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways Board of Directors. GSNYPENN serves girls in 26 counties of New York and Pennsylvania. ... [more...]

Published: 7/26/2012

Long history of Chamber celebrating Rome’s heritage

The Honor America Days celebration that begins this weekend is in its 29th year, but its roots date back over 100 years to Fort Stanwix Days, says Rome Area Chamber of Commerce President William K.... [more...]

Published: 7/26/2012

Drum pageant tickets on sale

The Rome Free Academy Stadium box office opened today to sell tickets for the Drums Along the Mohawk Drum Corps International Summer Tour that is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 2, at the stadium. ... [more...]

Published: 7/26/2012

The Band Perry tickets on sale

DEANSBORO — Reduced-price advance tickets are on sale for three-time Country Music Award winner The Band Perry concert Aug. 4 at MKJ Farm, 6844 Hughes Road. Advance $35 tickets ($45 at th... [more...]

Published: 7/26/2012

Drive-in Night double feature inside Capitol Theatre Friday

The Capitol Theatre, 220 W. Dominick St., presents its fifth annual "Drive-in Night Double Feature" at 7 p.m. Friday. The screenings are held inside the air-conditoned Capitol Theatre... [more...]

Published: 7/26/2012

Curtains in Herkimer three nights

HERKIMER — The curtain will go up on "Curtains" 7:30 tonight through Saturday in the Herkimer High School Auditorium, West German St. It is a Stage Two Theatre Company production, C... [more...]

Published: 7/26/2012

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... Professional Harness racing — Vernon Downs, first post 6:55. Amateur Baseball — District V American Legion playoffs at Murnane Field, Utica: ... [more...]

Published: 7/26/2012

Festival of Stars in Oriskany

ORISKANY — The Order of the Eastern Star will observe its annual Festival of Stars at the Eastern Star Campus on Route 69 Saturday rain or shine. All festivities are open to the public an... [more...]

Published: 7/26/2012

Taking Care aids Lewis County

TURIN — "Taking Care of Our Own’s" third annual Benefit Day scheduled to take place on Saturday at the Turin Fire Department. This not-for-profit organization has allocate... [more...]

Published: 7/26/2012
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