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Lamb seeks compromise on Bush tax cut proposal

Congressional candidate Dan Lamb wants compromise when it comes to extending the President Bush era tax cuts. Democrat Lamb, who is running against incumbent Republican Richard L. Hanna in the ... [more...]

Published: 7/31/2012

GLDC gets funds for buildings

The group overseeing the conversion of the former Griffiss Air Force Base to a business park has received $125,000 through the Empire State Development Corp. Griffiss Local Development Corp. pl... [more...]

Published: 7/31/2012

Medical examiner deadline nears

Whether anyone or any group is interested in providing medical examiner services to Oneida County will be known shortly. Interested parties have until Aug. 31 to submit proposals to investigate... [more...]

Published: 7/31/2012

Griff landings take a dive

Takeoffs and landings were down by nearly 10.4 percent at Griffiss International Airport for the first half of the year, but fuel sales were up slightly. There were 25,062 operations between Ja... [more...]

Published: 7/31/2012

Changes on the menu for school lunches

Students can expect several cafeteria changes for the upcoming 2012-13 year due to new federal and state guidelines for the school food service program, say Madison-Oneida BOCES and the Rome school... [more...]

Published: 7/31/2012

Check your church 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: 7/31/2012

$25,000 in food stamp fraud alleged

A woman charged with receiving more than $25,000 in food stamps she was not entitled to was arraigned before Judge Daniel C. Wilson in City Court Friday. Bail was set at a total $1,500 for Debr... [more...]

Published: 7/31/2012

DUI charged
in Boonville

BOONVILLE — A woman was charged with driving while under the influence of twice the legal limit of alcohol after she was seen swerving on Woodgate Drive early Friday. Patrolman David Hump... [more...]

Published: 7/31/2012

Men accused of damage at Adirondack school

BOONVILLE — Two men, including a Vernon resident, were charged with causing damage to property on Post Street after police responded to a report of public intoxication Wednesday. At 12:50... [more...]

Published: 7/31/2012

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning numbers drawn Monday Evening: Daily: 6, 1, 1, Lucky Sum: 8. WinFour: 7, 1, 3, 0, Lucky Sum: 11. Here are the winning numbers drawn Monday Midday: Daily:... [more...]

Published: 7/31/2012

Partly sunny, chance of T-storms, mid 80s

Tonight — Partly cloudy in the evening — Then becoming mostly coudy. A chance of showers or thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Southeast winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent. ... [more...]

Published: 7/31/2012

Degrees from SUNY Potsdam

Local residents were among the more than 920 to receive undergraduate and graduate degrees during commencement ceremonies at SUNY Potsdam. They are: Sean Finn of Marcy, a bachelor’s in cr... [more...]

Published: 7/31/2012

Theater attack could have been worse

In light of the horrible Colorado movie theater massacre, too many people are leaping onto the gun ban wagon. They are all missing the obvious, however. Had James Holmes used any variety of fla... [more...]

Published: 7/31/2012

Virginia L. (Ginny) Page

Virginia L. (Ginny) Page, 77, of Rome, passed away Monday, July 30, 2012 in Bethany Gardens. She was born May 6, 1935 in Rome, the daughter Claude and Marie Hawkins Smith, Sr. On November 28, 1979,... [more...]

Published: 7/31/2012

M. Vivienne Collatz

M. Vivienne Collatz, 90, of Bradford St., Rome, New York, passed away, Sunday, July 29, 2012 at Rome Memorial Hospital. She was born August 28, 1921 in New York City, the daughter of Robert and... [more...]

Published: 7/31/2012

Aaron M. Southard

ROME — Aaron M. Southard, 31. A widespread regret will be felt over his unexpected passing on Sunday, July 29, 2012, at University Hospital, Syracuse, NY. He was born a son of Michael N. and ... [more...]

Published: 7/31/2012

Joan C. Burlison

VERONA BEACH — Joan C. Burlison, 78, of East Oneida Street, passed away on Saturday afternoon, July 28, 2012, in Upstate University Hospital, where she had been admitted the day before. B... [more...]

Published: 7/31/2012

Leonard Arena

Leonard Arena, 81, of Rome and Port St. Lucie, FL, passed away with his loving family by his side, Monday, July 30, 2012, at Rome Center. He was born in Rome, NY on June 6, 1931, son of the late Fr... [more...]

Published: 7/31/2012

Funeral notices

ALLEN — Bruce S. Allen, 63, of Rome, on July 28, 2012. Services 6 p.m. Saturday at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Potter Road. Contributions to the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah&rsq... [more...]

Published: 7/31/2012

County Airport weather report for Monday

Temperatures: 59 to 87 Normal Range: 59 to 81 Records: 42(1968), 95(1917) Rainfall: 0" Monthly rainfall: 2.48" Rainfall for year: 19.68" Sunset today: 8:25 ... [more...]

Published: 7/31/2012

Births

COONROD — To Adrian Coonrod and Jasmine Pettergill, of Lee Center, on Wednesday, July 25, 2012, in Rome Memorial Hospital, a daughter, Andrea Marie. DUST — To Ryan and Amy Seville D... [more...]

Published: 7/31/2012

Celebrate 40 years

Mr. and Mrs. Edward P. Marsh celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on July 8, 2012 at the Savoy. Marsh and the former Gail Siegel were married on July 8, 1972, in St. Joseph’s Church,... [more...]

Published: 7/31/2012

Mark golden anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Hickey, 6412 Williams Road, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, June 23, 2012, at the Savoy with their children. Hickey and the former Beverly Jones were ... [more...]

Published: 7/31/2012

Tabloid Tales of the Past

July 31, 2002 A rain-delayed Parkway project has caused a temporary stall in testing the power to all the new components at the new Rome Free Academy. Rome-area children ages 11 and under c... [more...]

Published: 7/31/2012

Passenger study due at Griffiss

County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. is about ready to share the findings of a recently completed air service study with the Board of Legislators’ Airport Committee. A consultant was h... [more...]

Published: 7/31/2012

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: 7/31/2012

Former MVCC track standout will run in two London events

UTICA — A former Mohawk Valley Community College student and athlete will be competing in two track and field events during the Olympic Games. Lalonde Gordon, who attended MVCC for the 20... [more...]

Published: 7/31/2012

Casino will host televised boxing card

VERONA — Turning Stone Resort Casino Resort officials have announced a live "HBO Boxing After Dark" telecast on Saturday, Sept. 1 in the Event Center. The main event features un... [more...]

Published: 7/31/2012

Legion state baseball tourney opens Wednesday at Murnane

UTICA — Donovan Stadium’s Murnane Field will be the host of the New York State American Legion Baseball Tournament that will begin on Wednesday and conclude on Sunday. Whitestown Po... [more...]

Published: 7/31/2012

Rome golfer among winners during regular season finale

SHERRILL — Rome’s Nicolette Darois and Ava’s Lilly Bulawa captured wins in their respective age divisions of the Mohawk Valley Junior Golf Tour on Monday at the Oneida Community G... [more...]

Published: 7/31/2012

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Monday 12:15 a.m. W. Court St., investigate. 12:26 a.m. Kossuth St., larceny. 12:57 a.m. W. Pine St., mischief. 1:51 a.m. Erie Blvd. W., larceny. ... [more...]

Published: 7/31/2012

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Monday 11:50 a.m. Rome-Westernville Road, first aid. 12:14 p.m. 309 N. Doxtator St., first aid. 2:44 p.m. East Dominick Street and Palmer Avenue, acciden... [more...]

Published: 7/31/2012

Judge: Santaro rejects plea deal

Accused rapist John N. Santoro claimed in County Court this morning that his defense attorney was working against him, and had "threatened" to ensure a conviction. Public Defender Dav... [more...]

Published: 7/31/2012

Marijuana plants uncovered in Westmoreland

TOWN OF WESTMORELAND — Nineteen marijuana plants that had grown roughly 10-feet-tall were discovered in Westmoreland on Monday. Sheriff’s deputies said a landowner discovered the pl... [more...]

Published: 7/31/2012

DWI, resisting arrest charged

VILLAGE OF CANASTOTA — A Rome man is accused of driving drunk on the Thruway Sunday, and then scuffling with the state trooper who pulled him over. Syracuse-based state police said Jacob ... [more...]

Published: 7/31/2012

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Monday 8:55 a.m. Lee Center and AmCare Ambulance, Hawkins Corners Road, accident/injury. 2:40 p.m. AmCare Ambulance, E. Dominick St., accident. 3:22 p.m.... [more...]

Published: 7/31/2012

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Monday 1:15 a.m. Martin St., Annsville, trespass. 1:36 a.m. Main St., Boonville, suspicious activity. 4 a.m. Point Rock Road, Lee, alarm. 4:53 a.m. R... [more...]

Published: 7/31/2012

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Monday 12:54 a.m. Florence Hill Road, Camden, aggravated harassment. 1:36 a.m. Main St., Boonville, suspicious activity. 2:17 a.m. Old Ice House Road, Fo... [more...]

Published: 7/31/2012

Sports Calendar

Wednesday’s Schedule... Professional Harness racing — Vernon Downs, first post 6:55. Amateur Soccer — Central New York State Soccer League Women’s Division: ... [more...]

Published: 7/31/2012

Most popular baby names listed by Social Security

Each year, Social Security announces the top baby names for boys and girls, based on Social Security card applications for babies born in the previous year. If you have children or you’re fri... [more...]

Published: 7/31/2012

Dorfman Center offers variety of activities

Senior Stretch Yoga, blood pressure checks, a blood drive and listening to a meteorologist are among the events at the Ava Dorfman Center, 305 E. Locust St., during August. Also, members meet a... [more...]

Published: 7/31/2012

Sports Briefs

City golf tourney applications due Monday The applications for the upcoming 2012 Rome City Amateur Golf Tournament are due by next Monday. Applications are available at the Rome Recreation ... [more...]

Published: 7/31/2012

Meetings

WEDNESDAY Board of Education, 6:30 p.m. District office, 409 Bell Road. Zoning Board of Appeals, 6:30 p.m. 13 hearings. Council Chambers, City Hall, 198 N. Washington St. Vienna Town Bo... [more...]

Published: 7/31/2012

Parkinson’s group meets

The Central New York Parkinson’s Support Group, Inc. meets at 12:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month except August at the Presbyterian Home for CNY, 4290 Middle Settlement Road, New Hartf... [more...]

Published: 7/31/2012

MVCC sets sessions for adult students

Information sessions for returning adult students will be held at Mohawk Valley Community College’s Utica campus Aug. 8 and 9, both at 6 p.m. in the Information Technology Building. The free ... [more...]

Published: 7/31/2012

Strough panel outlines relocation options, costs

Complications in using New York State School for the Deaf for Strough students during a year-long Strough renovation were outlined Monday, along with more financial advantages from using the Staley... [more...]

Published: 7/31/2012

District seeks answers from management firm

The Rome school district has asked its newly hired construction management firm for the Strough Middle School project to "explain itself" concerning prior New York City overbilling issues... [more...]

Published: 7/31/2012

Building permit

Jennifer Rodriguez, 722 Cherry St., $500, erect 6-by-6-foot porch roof gable over concrete stoop. [more...]

Published: 7/31/2012
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