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State to build preparedness cityscape

WHITESTOWN — Bids are being sought to build a cityscape for first-responder drills at the state Preparedness Training Center. Estimated cost of the reality-based training venue that will ... [more...]

Published: 8/6/2012

Man accused of leaving threatening notes at hospital

A former employee at Faxton-St. Luke’s Hospital is accused of leaving a trail of 15 threatening notes around the building, including death threats against the patients and targeting specific ... [more...]

Published: 8/6/2012

City gets 44 grievance applications

Grievance Day in Rome is Tuesday, and so far 44 applications have been submitted, though all but 10 of them are from National Grid. Grievance Day is the annual opportunity for property owners t... [more...]

Published: 8/6/2012

Investigation continues in death of pedestrian

The 88-year-old Rome woman who was killed early Saturday morning while walking across Pennystreet Road to get her mail has been identified. Olga Lastowicka was a former Griffiss Air Force Base ... [more...]

Published: 8/6/2012

Camden man dies in vehicle accident

TOWN OF LENOX — A near-lifelong member of the Camden Continental Fife & Drum Corps was killed in a motor vehicle accident Saturday morning on his way to march in a parade in Madison County. ... [more...]

Published: 8/6/2012

Hurt in crash

TOWN OF VERONA — A woman was hospitalized after a two-vehicle collision at the exit to the Turning Stone Casino early this morning. Sheriff’s deputies said Vanessa M. Boatman, 43, o... [more...]

Published: 8/6/2012

Teen charged
in X-box theft

VERNON — A teenager is accused of stealing an X-box video game console from a residence on Prospect Street. Sheriff’s deputies said Cody J. Ward, 19, of Oneida, entered the residenc... [more...]

Published: 8/6/2012

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... Professional Baseball — International League: Buffalo at Syracuse, 7. Tuesday’s Schedule... Professional Baseball — International L... [more...]

Published: 8/6/2012

EDGE eyes state grant funds

The state is prepared to help bankroll regional efforts to safeguard federal military installations from closure, and advocates of the three Griffiss facilities will be seeking some of this money. ... [more...]

Published: 8/6/2012

Court adjourns sexual abuse case

A 27-year-old man is accused of sexually abusing an underage child in Rome. Tyirell Lewis, 27, of 1009 Wood St., was released on his own recognizance by City Court Judge Daniel C. Wilson Friday... [more...]

Published: 8/6/2012

Hanna opponent blasts vote on Red Tape Reduction bill

Rep. Richard L. Hanna is coming under fire from his Democratic foe in this fall’s elections over the Republican’s vote last week in favor of a bill that takes direct aim at government r... [more...]

Published: 8/6/2012

Imprisonment, harassment charged

A 31-year-old man is accused of grabbing and holding his girlfriend in her wheelchair during an argument in the parking lot of Tops Market Sunday night. Police said Francis Griffin, of 514 N. M... [more...]

Published: 8/6/2012

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Sunday 12:14 a.m. N. Madison St., alarm. 12:42 a.m. W. Liberty St., larceny. 12:52 a.m. Henry St., missing person. 12:53 ... [more...]

Published: 8/6/2012

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Sunday 6:35 a.m. 809 Oakwood St., first aid. 12:34 p.m. 320 W. Dominick St., false alarm. 1:04 p.m. 449 Park Drive Manor II, first aid. 1:29 p.m. 412... [more...]

Published: 8/6/2012

Tabloid Tales of the Past

Aug. 6, 2002 VERONA — Rome is one of two areas being considered as a possible source to boost the town’s water supply for the ever-expanding Turning Stone Casino. County departm... [more...]

Published: 8/6/2012

Good times in Rome

Rousing music, colorful flags and melodious drums. Followed by rides, games, fun and good cheer. The Rome area had another great, if hot and sometimes rainy, weekend thanks to the hard work... [more...]

Published: 8/6/2012

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Sunday 12:21 a.m. Bridgewater, Donley Road, accident. 2:36 a.m. New York Mills, Mill Place, assist. 3:42 a.m. Prospect Ambulance, Bardwell Mills Road, Re... [more...]

Published: 8/6/2012

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Sunday 12:21 a.m. Donley Road, Bridgewater, accident. 1:33 a.m. Route 13, Vienna, investigate. 1:48 a.m. Mill Place, New York Mills, check welfare. 3... [more...]

Published: 8/6/2012

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Sunday 12:20 a.m. Main St., Sylvan Beach, assist. 12:21 a.m. Donley Road, Bridgewater, accident. 1:33 a.m. Route 13, Vienna, investigate. 1:58 a.m. R... [more...]

Published: 8/6/2012

Lee Soccer Club blanked in soccer championship game

MADISON — The top-seeded Lee Soccer Club fell to the No. 2 seed Madison Gunners 3-0 in the championship game of the Central New York State Soccer League B Division on Sunday. Lee, which e... [more...]

Published: 8/6/2012

Sports Briefs

Deadline extended for women’s city tourney The entry date for the City of Rome Women’s Golf Tournament has been extended to Wednesday, Aug. 15. The tournament will be held on Sa... [more...]

Published: 8/6/2012

Barbara J. Miles

Barbara J. Miles, 63, of Taberg, passed away on Sunday, August 5, 2012, at Oneida Healthcare due to complications from Scleroderma. She was born on September 5, 1948, in Remsen, the daughter of Cha... [more...]

Published: 8/6/2012

Olga Lastowicka

Olga Lastowicka, 88, of S. Pennystreet Road, Rome, passed away Saturday, August 4, 2012. She was born December 16, 1923, in Rome, the daughter of Charles and Dorothy Andrews Lastowicka. Olg... [more...]

Published: 8/6/2012

Ronald E. Comins

CAMDEN — Ronald E. Comins 63, of Wolcott Hill Rd., passed away Saturday Aug, 4 2012 as a result of a motor vehicle accident. Ron was born March 22, 1949 in Camden, NY a son of the late Daniel... [more...]

Published: 8/6/2012

Funeral notices

BARTO — Edwin E. "Chip" Barto, of Ohio, formerly of Rome, on March 17, 2012. Services 7 p.m. Wednesday at Nunn and Harper Funeral Home, 418 N. George St. Calling hours 6-7 p.m. ... [more...]

Published: 8/6/2012

Carol O’Dell Lutz

BONITA SPRINGS, FLORIDA — Carol O’Dell Lutz, 77, passed away after battling a long illness and was surrounded by her husband and four daughters. She was born and raised in Rome, NY ... [more...]

Published: 8/6/2012

Rita M. Gizzo

Rita M. Gizzo, 80 of Rome passed away Saturday, August 4, 2012 at the Rome Center. She was born in Hull, Quebec, Canada, on July 14, 1932, daughter of the late Wilfrid and Juliette Paré Germai... [more...]

Published: 8/6/2012

Mary Ann Sanzone Calicchia

Mary Ann Sanzone Calicchia, of Rome, passed away on Sunday, August 5, 2012. She was born on December 11, 1930, in Rome, NY, the daughter of the late, Samuel J. and Frances Sansone Sanzone. Mary Ann... [more...]

Published: 8/6/2012

Edwin E. ‘Chip’ Barto

Dear Family and Friends of Our Brother, "Chip" Barto, Chip was born on June 20, 1946, in Rome NY, and was given the name, Edwin Eugene. He was named after our grandfathers, Edwin M. B... [more...]

Published: 8/6/2012

Female runner leads 10K field in Battle of Oriskany

Christine McGlynn was the top overall finisher in the 10-kilometer race while Ben Schmidt took honors in the 5K run during the annual Battle of Oriskany 5K and 10K Run on Saturday. McGlynn led ... [more...]

Published: 8/6/2012

Whitestown ousted in semis of state tourney

UTICA — District V champion Whitestown Post ended its run at a back-to-back state title with a 10-3 setback against the Saratoga Stampede on Saturday night during an elimination game in the N... [more...]

Published: 8/6/2012

Yankees in Six paces to win during open event at Downs

VERNON — The favorite Yankees In Six rewarded his owners with a victory in Saturday night’s featured $11,000 open pace, while the hard-charging Potala Prince produced an odd-distance tr... [more...]

Published: 8/6/2012

Utica-Rome Speedway loses another event to Mother Nature

VERNON — A mid-morning thunderstorm coupled with a forecast for more severe weather later in the day led to the decision of Utica-Rome Speedway officials to cancel Sunday’s racing progr... [more...]

Published: 8/6/2012

Firm offers AEDs

EMS Global is launching an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Placement Program called Operation Heartstart to a local business in the Mohawk Valley that shows a need. Business owners and m... [more...]

Published: 8/6/2012

County Airport weather report for Sunday

Temperatures: 66 to 88 Normal Range: 57 to 79 Records: 44(1994), 96(1955) Rainfall: 4.23" Monthly rainfall: 4.26" Rainfall for year: 24.94" Sunset today: 8:18... [more...]

Published: 8/6/2012

Aphasia group meets

The Aphasia Support Group at Presbyterian Homes & Services, 4290 Middle Settlement Road, New Hartford, meets in the Emmaus room the third Thursday of each month from 2:30-4 p.m. For information con... [more...]

Published: 8/6/2012

Honor America Days events

Information for this calendar is provided by the Rome Area Chamber of Commerce. Those interested in adding events to the listing may visit www.RomeChamber.com. Click on Enter Event. Questions or co... [more...]

Published: 8/6/2012

Laryngectomy
group to meet

The laryngectomy support group sponsored by St. Elizabeth Medical Center meets Thursday at noon. The public is welcome. A laryngectomy is the procedure to remove a person’s larynx and sep... [more...]

Published: 8/6/2012

Paoni new program director of Advanced Wound Care

NEW HARTFORD — St. Elizabeth Medical Center, in collaboration with Healogics, announced the appointment of John Paoni as program director at Advanced Wound Care, 4401 Middle Settlement Road, ... [more...]

Published: 8/6/2012

Chiari support offered in Floyd

FLOYD — A Chiari Cares support Group meets at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the Floyd United Methodist Church, 8398 New Floyd Road (Route 365). Chiari is a neurological disorder for which there is ... [more...]

Published: 8/6/2012

Parade winners receive awards

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Published: 8/6/2012

Fireworks over the canal

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Published: 8/6/2012

On dean’s list

Local students were named to the spring 2012 semester dean’s list at Binghamton University. They are: Sean A. Feener, of Rome; Kasia A. Kozak, of Deerfield; Kasey R. Robb, of Vernon Cente... [more...]

Published: 8/6/2012

Meetings

GRIEVANCE DAY TUESDAY City’s Board of Assessment Review hear written complaints on property assessments, 10 a.m. to noon, 2 to 4 p .m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Council chambers, City Hall. TUE... [more...]

Published: 8/6/2012

Lowie — Stefanik

Caitlin M. Lowie, daughter of Karol and Joan Lowie, Cortland, to Eric S. Stefanik, son of Frederick and Susan Stefanik, Verona. Miss Lowie, a 2004 graduate of LeMoyne College, is employed with ... [more...]

Published: 8/6/2012

DEC encourages wild turkey and pheasant survey participation

State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joe Martens encourages New Yorkers to participate in surveys for the wild turkeys and ring-necked pheasants. Since 1996 the DEC... [more...]

Published: 8/6/2012

Carpenter — Rasbach

Coral Rose Carpenter, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James E. Carpenter, Brookfield Road, Lee Center, to Aaron Michael Rasbach, son of Robert and Debra Rasbach, Essex Street. Miss Carpenter is a 2012... [more...]

Published: 8/6/2012

Buttrey — DiBari

Chester William DiBari III and Emily Jane Buttrey were married on Saturday, April 21, 2012, at the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution in Washington, D.C. The bride, daughter of N... [more...]

Published: 8/6/2012

District holds curriculum camps for ‘common core’

The Rome school district invited its teachers to multi-day "curriculum camps" this month for grades K-12 to help prepare for the state’s new "common core" learning standar... [more...]

Published: 8/6/2012

Hospital offers Baby Care Basics

The "Baby Care Basics" program at Rome Memorial Hospital, 1500 N. James St., teaches parents-to-be about childbirth and newborns. Topics such as feeding, immunization, and typical baby pr... [more...]

Published: 8/6/2012

Hinman family celebrated at Art Center breakfast

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Published: 8/6/2012

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning numbers drawn Sunday Evening: Daily: 0, 8, 4, Lucky Sum: 12. WinFour: 8, 9, 9, 0, Lucky Sum: 26. Here are the winning numbers drawn Sunday Midday: Daily... [more...]

Published: 8/6/2012

Mostly sunny; highs in mid 80s

Tonight — Clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph — Becoming southeast. Tuesday — Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s. South winds around 5 mph — Becomi... [more...]

Published: 8/6/2012

County board to vote on ban of ‘bath salts’

The Oneida County Board of Legislators will likely ban so-called bath salts that mimic the effects of drugs like cocaine when lawmakers meet Wednesday. If the county were to pass legislation re... [more...]

Published: 8/6/2012

Sweet Steps Walk Thursday to support diabetes research

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation is holding a kick-off ice cream social event for the Sweet Steps Walk to Cure Diabetes from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9 at the Fitness Center at the Mason... [more...]

Published: 8/6/2012
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