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Filly paces to victory at Downs

VERNON — Ritascape became the fastest 2-year-old pacing filly of the meet, while the trotter My Buddy Hall Lee became the winningest local horse during Friday night’s 10-race program at... [more...]

Published: 7/28/2012

Ava golfer wins her division during event at Skenandoa

CLINTON — Ava’s Lilly Bulawa came out victorious in the girls 13-15 age division of the Mohawk Valley Junior Golf Tour on Friday at the Skenandoa Golf Club. Bulawa shot a 49 and fin... [more...]

Published: 7/28/2012

Trail Blazers stumble in playoff opener

BOONVILLE — The Adirondack Trail Blazers’ run in the New York Collegiate Baseball League Playoffs got off to a rough start on Friday after losing to the Geneva Red Wings, 4-2, in the fi... [more...]

Published: 7/28/2012

Weary Smith hits wall

UTICA — Playing six games in five days proved to be too much for Smith Post baseball team to overcome in the end. The Rome squad rolled through the first half of the game and even claimed... [more...]

Published: 7/28/2012

Unbeaten RFA football teams among those to be honored

Players from three powerhouse Rome Free Academy football teams from the 1960’s coached by Donal Bruce will be among those honored when the 36th annual Rome Sports Hall of Fame awards dinner i... [more...]

Published: 7/28/2012

Bill Herrig’s Auto motors way into city tourney

(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: 7/28/2012

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... Professional Baseball — International League: Lehigh Valley at Syracuse, 7. Harness racing — Vernon Downs, first post 6:55. Sunday’s Sc... [more...]

Published: 7/28/2012

Jerome ‘Gilo’ Alaimo

Jerome "Gilo" Alaimo, 91, of Rome, passed away Saturday, July 28, 2012 at St. Luke’s Healthcare, New Hartford. He was born in Rome, NY, on January 16, 1921, son of the late Luigi an... [more...]

Published: 7/28/2012

Minor asbestos removal due next week

Some isolated areas at Strough, Staley and Joy schools will undergo minor asbestos removals next week, and ongoing programs there will not be affected, a Rome school district official said. The... [more...]

Published: 7/28/2012

SUNYIT says Yeigh
not Albany candidate

SUNYIT President Bjong Wolf Yeigh is not a candidate for the presidency of the University at Albany, SUNYIT said Thursday in response to an Albany Times-Union report that listed Yeigh among candida... [more...]

Published: 7/28/2012

Catherine E. McMinn

Catherine E. McMinn, 95, of Rome, passed away on Thursday, July 26, 2012, at Betsy Ross Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. She was born on February 5, 1917, in Rome, the daughter of George and Myrt... [more...]

Published: 7/28/2012

Ruth Walden Vandersloot

Ruth Walden Vandersloot, 97 of Rock Hill, SC passed away peacefully in her sleep on July 24, 2012 at Wayne T Patrick Hospice House. Ruth was born April 12, 1915 in North Adams, MA, a daughter of Jo... [more...]

Published: 7/28/2012

Nurse fined on reduced charge

A practical nurse who forged paperwork in order to steal Percocet was fined in City Court on Thursday. Alexis R. Butler, 31, of 4961 Golly Road, Lee, was ordered by Judge Daniel C. Wilson to pa... [more...]

Published: 7/28/2012

A private American hero

NASA officials always were very careful about which astronauts they chose for specific missions, particularly the "historic first" missions. All else being equal, they wanted to avoid peo... [more...]

Published: 7/28/2012

Crash sends
three to hospital

WHITESTOWN — Three people were sent to the hospital following a two-car collision at the intersection of Route 840 and Clark Mills Road Friday night. Margaret Yoxall, 19, of Clinton, was ... [more...]

Published: 7/28/2012

Fire probe includes hazardous materials team

A hazardous materials team, along with city police and firefighters, responded to the scene of a Floyd Avenue fire Friday to look into whether an operational methamphetamine lab caused a fire in th... [more...]

Published: 7/28/2012

Slaughter house blaze quickly stopped

ORISKANY FALLS — Firefighters quickly extinguished a blaze at an old slaughter house on Valley Road Friday night. Oriskany Falls Fire Department was the first to respond just before 8 p.m... [more...]

Published: 7/28/2012

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Friday 1:13 a.m. Cottage St., neighbor. 1:40 a.m. Floyd Ave., fight. 2:07 a.m. E. Dominick St., dispute. 2:16 a.m. W. Dom... [more...]

Published: 7/28/2012

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Friday 12:35 p.m. 300 W. Dominick St., first aid. 2:26 p.m. 6997 Rome-Oriskany Road, first aid. 2:50 p.m. 801 N. James St., service. 3:47 p.m. 5815 R... [more...]

Published: 7/28/2012

County Airport weather report for Friday

Temperatures: 66 to 81 Normal Range: 59 to 81 Records: 48(1950), 91(1963) Rainfall: 0" Monthly rainfall: 1.11" Rainfall for year: 18.31" Sunset today: 8:28 ... [more...]

Published: 7/28/2012

Truck in trees leads to DWI

TOWN OF GREIG — A response to a vehicle found off the roadway on Brantingham Road led to a man being charged with driving while intoxicated early this morning. Lewis County Sheriff’... [more...]

Published: 7/28/2012

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Friday 6:28 a.m. Hillcrest Drive, Westmoreland, domestic. 7:18 a.m. Bielby Road, mischief. 8:34 a.m. Linda Drive, Marcy, harassment. 9:43 a.m. Route ... [more...]

Published: 7/28/2012

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Friday 9:43 a.m. Miller Road, Deerfield, car/deer. 11:14 a.m. Meadow Street, Kirkland, welfare. 12:27 p.m. Susquehannah Street, Remsen, domestic. 1:0... [more...]

Published: 7/28/2012

Mutual aid log

Friday 1:14 a.m. New York Mills, Whitford Avenue, Whitestown, water detail. 1:30 a.m. New York Mills, Commercial Drive, New Hartford, automatic alarm. 2:07 a.m. AmCare, East Dominick St... [more...]

Published: 7/28/2012

SonRise Vacation Bible School starts Monday in Westernville

WESTERNVILLE — The Westernville Presbyterian Church, 7696, Stokes Westernville Road, is offering SonRise National Park Vacation Bible School, Monday, through Friday from 5-8 p.m. The scho... [more...]

Published: 7/28/2012

Greig woman faces DWI count

TOWN OF GREIG — A traffic stop led to a woman being charged with driving while intoxicated on Partridgeville Road Friday night. Cherie L. Mealus, 43, of Partridgeville Road, Brantingham, ... [more...]

Published: 7/28/2012

Births

BUSS — To Alan Buss Jr. and Heather Hollenbeck, of Verona, on Wednesday, July 25, 2012 in Oneida Healthcare Center, a son, Blake Charles. CHRISTMAN — To Allan Christman and Katrina ... [more...]

Published: 7/28/2012

On dean’s list

Corinne Bieksza, of Whitesboro, has been named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Russell Sage College. She is majoring in forensic science. [more...]

Published: 7/28/2012

Women gather Wednesday

Rome Christian Women’s Luncheon will take place Wednesday, at 11:30 a.m. in the Franklin Hotel, 301 S. James St. Admission is $8. Reservations are appreciated by calling Gerry Yerman at 3... [more...]

Published: 7/28/2012

Services in 1818 church start Aug. 5

Annual services at historic Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church, Route 12, Paris Hill start Sunday, Aug. 5, at 4 p.m., hosted by St. David’s Episcopal Church of Barneveld. The event featu... [more...]

Published: 7/28/2012

There is a whole lot
of shaking going on!

Countries are being "shaken" by natural disasters, wars, famines, etc. Economies are being "shaken." Corporations are being "shaken." Families are being "shaken.&... [more...]

Published: 7/28/2012

County fair in final two days in Boonville

BOONVILLE — The Boonville -Oneida County Fair is in its final days. Admission is $5 for adults, free for children under 12 and $3 for seniors 60 and older. The remaining schedule: ... [more...]

Published: 7/28/2012

Patient safety nets hospital high mark

Rome Memorial Hospital is the top-rated hospital in Rome, Utica or Syracuse for patient safety, according to an analysis published in the August edition of Consumer Reports. "Rome earned t... [more...]

Published: 7/28/2012

Big Moose Community Chapel Bazaar Aug. 4

BIG MOOSE — The annual Big Moose Community Chapel Bazaar will take place — rain or shine — on Saturday, Aug. 4, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Chapel, 1544 Big Moose Road, five m... [more...]

Published: 7/28/2012

Back-to-school clothes offered in Thrift Shop

HOLLAND PATENT — The August hours for the Foothills Rural Community Ministry’s Thrift Shop, Food Pantry, and Sarah’s Pet Pantry are from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 4, 11, 18, 23. The ... [more...]

Published: 7/28/2012

Meetings

MONDAY Sylvan Beach Fire District Board of Commissioners, 7 p.m. Fire House, 904 Main St. [more...]

Published: 7/28/2012

Funeral notices

ALAIMO — Jerome "Gilo" Alaimo, 91, of Rome, on July 28, 2012. Services 10:15 a.m. Tuesday at Nicholas J. Bush Funeral Home, 218 W. Court St., and 11 a.m. at St. John the Baptist... [more...]

Published: 7/28/2012

Mostly sunny;
highs in mid 80s

Tonight — Mostly cloudy with numerous showers and thunderstorms in the evening — Then partly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the lower 60s. South... [more...]

Published: 7/28/2012

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning numbers drawn Friday Evening: Daily: 5, 6, 3, Lucky Sum: 14. WinFour: 8, 2, 9, 1, Lucky Sum: 20. Mega Millions: 02, 03, 04, 08, 43, Mega Ball: 26. H... [more...]

Published: 7/28/2012

Rome, Floyd stores targets in raids by federal agents

Stores in both Rome and Floyd were targeted in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s nationwide drug raid Wednesday, which netted more than 90 arrests and led to the seizure of nearly 5 milli... [more...]

Published: 7/28/2012

Tabloid Tales of the Past

July 28, 2002 MARCY — Two young adults not wearing seat belts were critically injured when the 1998 Chevrolet Corsica they were riding in flipped over at the Burton Manor and Trenton Road... [more...]

Published: 7/28/2012

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: 7/28/2012

Universalists combine services

Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Barneveld and other churches in the Mohawk Valley Unitarian Universalist Cluster will join for a combined service in Salisbury Center at 138 Route 29A (opposite town hall) . ... [more...]

Published: 7/28/2012

Delta Lake Triathlon makes third appearance on Sunday

Hundreds of athletes from around the northeast will gather at Delta Lake State Park to compete in ATC Endurance’s third annual Delta Lake Triathlon on Sunday. The participants will face o... [more...]

Published: 7/28/2012

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: 7/28/2012

Diving champ always kept focus on task at hand

(Last In A Series) BY JOHN THEALL Sports writer One of the most decorated swimmers and divers at Rome Free Academy, Michael Kunkel, said he never stopped and thought about what he was a... [more...]

Published: 7/28/2012

Amazing Wonders Aviation Bible School at Grace Baptist

Vacation Bible School at Grace Baptist Church will be the "Amazing Wonders Aviation" "Encountering God’s Awesome power," on Aug. 6-10, from 8:45 to noon. Its at 8553 T... [more...]

Published: 7/28/2012

Concert tonight at Delta

Julian and Bonnie George sing tonight at 7 at the Delta Lake Bible Conference Center, 8912 Turin Road, in "the Big Tab." The driveway is across Turin Road from Rome Community Theater. ... [more...]

Published: 7/28/2012
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