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Dean’s list

The following students received academic honors from Binghamton University by making the dean’s list for the spring semester: Sean A. Feener of Rome Asadullah Jan of Clinton Alexa... [more...]

Published: 7/30/2012

Free health insurance offered

Fidelis Care, the New York State Catholic Health Plan, is joining with Faxton Urgent Care to help uninsured residents of Oneida County apply for quality, free or low-cost health insurance coverage.... [more...]

Published: 7/30/2012

Friends of Rogers offers variety of August programs

SHERBURNE — The Friends of Rogers Environmental Education Center, 2721 State Highway 80, has released its schedule of August events. Full Moon Member Night will be held on Wednesday at 8:... [more...]

Published: 7/30/2012

Veterans Clinic desperately needs volunteer drivers

The Rome Community Based Outpatient Clinic is in need of volunteer drivers to take patients to and from their doctors’ appointments at the 125 Brookley Road clinic. Disabled American Vete... [more...]

Published: 7/30/2012

Sports Briefs

Rome Rampage goes 2-0 at Clifton Park The Rome Rampage girls 16U fastpitch team went 2-0 in the Miss Shen Invitational over the weekend which was cut short due to rain. The Rampage beat the... [more...]

Published: 7/30/2012

Trail Blazers ousted from playoffs

GENEVA — The Adirondack Trail Blazers saw their season come to an end on Sunday with a 6-5 loss against the Geneva Red Wings during a best-of-three series New York Collegiate Baseball League ... [more...]

Published: 7/30/2012

Vernon woman indicted in burglaries

A 37-year-old woman accused of breaking into two residences in Westmoreland is scheduled for arraignment in County Court on Aug. 6. Nadine Russell, of 6394 Route 5, Vernon, was indicted July 25... [more...]

Published: 7/30/2012

RFA grads complete fellowships at research lab

Two Rome Free Academy graduates have completed a 10-week summer fellowship program at the Masonic Medical Research Laboratory in Utica. Dona Occhipinti, granddaughter of Michael and Donna Occhi... [more...]

Published: 7/30/2012

Parade Run attracts record field of 272 race finishers

The Roman Runners saw a record 272 finishers come out and participate during the 41st annual Honor America Days Parade Run on Saturday morning, according to event organizer Cindy Reynolds. Last... [more...]

Published: 7/30/2012

Pacer High Speed Life roars to fast mile at Vernon Downs

VERNON — High Speed Life came alive during the homestretch and turned in a career-best 1:51.4 mile in capturing Saturday night’s $10,500 featured open pace at Vernon Downs. Trainer ... [more...]

Published: 7/30/2012

Zumbathon to aid Kelberman Center

NEW HARTFORD — The Kelberman Center will host a Zumbathon at the Paragon Athletic Club, 8387 Seneca Turnpike, New Hartford, on Saturdayfrom 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. The event is "guarantee... [more...]

Published: 7/30/2012

DWI among charges

BOONVILLE — A 23-year-old was charged with driving while under the influence of more than twice the legal limit of alcohol after being pulled over for several traffic infractions on Main Stre... [more...]

Published: 7/30/2012

Dispute leads to charges for pair

BOONVILLE — A man and his estranged girlfriend from Rome were charged with being involved in a dispute at the Boonville-Oneida County Fair and then becoming disorderly with officers on July 2... [more...]

Published: 7/30/2012

Disorderly conduct charged

BOONVILLE — Several men were charged with being disorderly against officers after they responded to a report of an intoxicated group gathering outside The Pub bar on Main Street early Saturda... [more...]

Published: 7/30/2012

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Sunday 12:37 a.m. W. Thomas St., domestic. 12:39 a.m. Floyd Ave., burglary-in-progress. 1:18 a.m. River St./St. Peter’s... [more...]

Published: 7/30/2012

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Saturday 8:56 a.m. East Garden and North James streets, first aid. 9:49 a.m. 425 E. Locust St., first aid. 11:28 a.m. 204 Henry St., first aid. 12:11... [more...]

Published: 7/30/2012

Utica man charged with pot

TOWN OF SCHUYLER — A Utica man was charged with possessing marijuana during a traffic stop on the State Thruway Saturday. Albert W. Rudder, 30, of 1121 Webster Ave., was pulled over for h... [more...]

Published: 7/30/2012

Police seek owner of lost canoe

SYLVAN BEACH — State Police at Sylvan Beach are looking for the owner of a canoe that was turned in by village Department of Public Works employees Friday. The canoe had been washed ashor... [more...]

Published: 7/30/2012

Man arrested for shooting windshield

MARCY — A Utica man was taken into custody after going to his ex-girlfriend’s residence and shooting a hole through her car windshield. State Police at Marcy said at 1:30 a.m. Satur... [more...]

Published: 7/30/2012

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Sunday 2:53 a.m. Fifteenth Avenue, Sylvan Beach, public lewdness. 3:05 a.m. Boyd Road, Annsville, domestic. 3:23 a.m. East Ava Road, Ava, domestic. 3... [more...]

Published: 7/30/2012

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Sunday 3:23 a.m. East Ava Road, Ava, domestic. 3:34 a.m. Young Avenue, New York Mills, dispute. 3:49 a.m. Floyd Avenue, Deerfield, larceny attempt. 4... [more...]

Published: 7/30/2012

Health dept: Don’t use tankers to fill dry wells

People who rely on wells for their drinking water are being cautioned against having their dry wells replenished by local fire departments during this summer’s dry conditions. "It&rs... [more...]

Published: 7/30/2012

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Sunday 6:17 a.m. North Bay, Route 49, Vienna, automatic alarm. 10:42 a.m. Westernville, Dole Road, Steuben, down wires. 2:19 p.m. COCVAC, Utica Road, Kir... [more...]

Published: 7/30/2012

Sun comes out;
highs in low 80s

Tonight — Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent. Tuesday — Mostly cloudy in the ... [more...]

Published: 7/30/2012

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning numbers drawn Sunday Evening: Daily: 5, 0, 6, Lucky Sum: 11. WinFour: 0, 7, 9, 3, Lucky Sum: 19. Here are the winning numbers drawn Sunday Midday: Daily... [more...]

Published: 7/30/2012

Carol Widrig

BLOSSVALE — Carrol Widrig, passed away at her home, on July 26, 2012, with her family at her side, after a long courageous battle with cancer. She was born September 21, 1947, in Rome, Ne... [more...]

Published: 7/30/2012

Pauline E. Wright

Pauline E. Wright, 90, of North Bay passed away Saturday, July 28, 2012 at her home with her family. Born August 17, 1921 in Taberg, NY she was a daughter of Arthur K. and Esther Tofte Kimball.... [more...]

Published: 7/30/2012

William C. Dishman Sr.

William C. Dishman Sr., 76, of Rome, passed away Friday, July 27, 2012 at home surrounded by his family after a long illness. Born August 26, 1935 in Niagara Falls, NY he was a son of Charles a... [more...]

Published: 7/30/2012

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: 7/30/2012

Margaret Conant Michael

Mrs. Margaret Conant Michael, 82, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, July 25, 2012. She was born in High Point, NC on August 27, 1929. Margaret was known to some as Peggy, Aunt Peg, Mutti, or M... [more...]

Published: 7/30/2012

County Airport weather report for Sunday

Temperatures: 63 to 84 Normal Range: 59 to 81 Records: 45(1965), 93(1959) Rainfall: 1.37" Monthly rainfall: 2.48" Rainfall for year: 19.68" Sunset today: 8:26... [more...]

Published: 7/30/2012

Jervis Library’s book sale starts Wednesday morning

Jervis Public Library, 613 N. Washington St., will hold its annual book sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday with items for sale in the parking lot and on the library’s fourth floor. Ear... [more...]

Published: 7/30/2012

A weekend to remember

Once again thousands enjoyed the Honor America Days parade and Syracuse Symphony pops concert. Combined with the final days of the Boonville-Oneida County Fair, it was quite a weekend in the Rome a... [more...]

Published: 7/30/2012

Marriage licences

Daniele Anthony Muratore and Melissa Ann Downs, both of Rome. Paul Joseph Boulanger, II and Christa Marie Martoccia, both of Rome. Joseph Aquilino Aquino and Lace Marie Cole, both of Rome. ... [more...]

Published: 7/30/2012

Tabloid Tales of the Past

July 30, 2002 WHITESTOWN — That Boeing 727 landing at the county airport just ahead of Sunday night’s storm was no mirage. It wasn’t an emergency either. The jet was carrying ... [more...]

Published: 7/30/2012

Barneveld athlete first at triathlon

Barneveld’s Barrett Celecki came out victorious in the sprint event, while Dr. Zev J. Myerowitz of Seneca Falls won the intermediate distance contest during the third annual Delta Lake Triath... [more...]

Published: 7/30/2012

Rain can’t dampen spirits for annual parade

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Published: 7/30/2012

Concert draws thousands to lawn of National Monument

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Published: 7/30/2012

Ward drives to second win at U-R

VERNON — Pat Ward collected his second win of the season in a wild, $2,000 to win modified feature at Utica-Rome Speedway on Sunday night that came right down to the final turn. By the ra... [more...]

Published: 7/30/2012

Center releases annual report

St. Elizabeth Medical Center’s 2011 annual report is available to the public. The report contains a tribute to late Past President Sister Rose Vincent, describes Medical Center advances i... [more...]

Published: 7/30/2012

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... Professional Baseball — International League: Lehigh Valley at Syracuse, 7. Tuesday’s Schedule... Professional Baseball — Internati... [more...]

Published: 7/30/2012

Heart Association says Olympics a chance to get youth moving

With the Summer Olympics under way in London, it’s a great excuse for parents to inspire their kids to move. Most of us won’t be able to watch the London Olympics in person, but we can ... [more...]

Published: 7/30/2012

Admits burglary attempt

A Vernon man admitted to breaking into a home in Westmoreland in County Court, and is scheduled for sentencing in September. Richard J. Schaller, 48, of 5576 Mitchell Road, Vernon, pleaded guil... [more...]

Published: 7/30/2012

OCD support offered Mondays

An obsessive compulsive disorder support group meets at 6:30 p.m. Mondays (except holidays) in Conference Room B in St. Elizabeth’s School of Nursing, 2209 Genesee St., Utica. For information... [more...]

Published: 7/30/2012

Submit church news for Saturday’s pages

News from churches or church-related groups for the Religion Today pages, published on Saturdays, can be e-mailed to living@RNY.com or mailed to Daily Sentinel - Living, PO Box 471, Rome, NY 13442-... [more...]

Published: 7/30/2012

MTGS 731

TUESDAY Civil Service Commission, 4:30 p.m. Special meeting. Common Council Caucus Room, second floor, City Hall, 198 N. Washington St. [more...]

Published: 7/30/2012

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: 7/30/2012

Cardiac services director appointed

Thomas L. Norton, MSHCA, has been appointed director of cardiac services at St. Elizabeth Medical Center. In announcing the appointment, Richard H. Ketcham, FACHE, President/CEO of St. Elizabet... [more...]

Published: 7/30/2012

Botanist talks, walks Sunday

TOWN OF LENOX — A Wetland Plant Discovery walk is offered at the Great Swamp Conservancy, 8375 North Main St. at 1 p.m. Sunday. Executive Director of the Birmingham (Ala.) Botanical Garde... [more...]

Published: 7/30/2012

Honor America awards announced at concert

The family of the late Anthony E. Darcangelo was presented with the 2012 Honor America Days Carl J. Eilenberg Spirit of Rome Award in Darcangelo’s honor during the symphony pops concert Sunda... [more...]

Published: 7/30/2012

Hill in line for top Stokes position

A new Stokes Elementary School principal, to be Christopher Hill who has been with the Westmoreland district, and raising prices by 5 cents for lunches and 25 cents for breakfast will be considered... [more...]

Published: 7/30/2012

Laryngectomy support offered

The Laryngectomy Support Group meets at 1 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month in the Cardiac Cath Lab Conference Room on the second floor of the St. Elizabeth Medical Center. For information,... [more...]

Published: 7/30/2012

Raquette River site opens

A canoe and cartop boat access trail to the Raquette River at Moody Falls in the Town of Colton, St. Lawrence County has been opened by the state Department of Environmental Conservation. The a... [more...]

Published: 7/30/2012
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