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Chamber hosts golf tourney, business after hours at AIS

The Rome Chamber of Commerce’s annual golf tournament will be on Wednesday, Aug. 15, at Rome Country Club, 5342 Rome-Taberg Road. Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m. and continues until the shotgun ... [more...]

Published: 8/7/2012

Better to collect SS early than wait for full benefits

Q. My husband is 66 years old. I’m only 60. We are having an argument about Social Security. He insists on waiting until age 70 to get his full benefits plus the delayed retirement bonus. I s... [more...]

Published: 8/7/2012

Graduates

Meghan Milligan, of Clinton, graduated from Clarion University in May with a master’s degree in Library Science. [more...]

Published: 8/7/2012

Social Security and Women

Aug. 26 is known as Women’s Equality Day. On that date in 1920, the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was signed, giving women the right to vote. Social Security treats men and wome... [more...]

Published: 8/7/2012

Florida flights possible for Griffiss International

Limited passenger service between a leisure destination like Florida and Oneida County is a possibility. That’s the conclusion of a study done for the county that assessed the potential f... [more...]

Published: 8/7/2012

New pitch for FAA funds

U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand wants Griffiss International Airport readmitted to the Federal Aviation Administration program that helps fund the conversion of ex-military airfields to public use. Pr... [more...]

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Orientation for pre-K set

The Rome school district’s early childhood program will conduct orientation sessions for parents and guardians on Tuesday, Aug. 21, at the Clough building, 409 Bell Road. Parents should p... [more...]

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Academic goals focus of retreat

After several brick-and-mortar accomplishments shared the spotlight with academic priorities in recent years, the Board of Education aims to zero in on classroom results in formal Rome school distr... [more...]

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Two Romans among 24 charged with defrauding public

Two Rome women are among 24 people charged with welfare and public assistance fraud, including a Boonville woman who unlawfully received more than $34,000. The District Attorney’s Office ... [more...]

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Elders ice cream social raises funds

ONEIDA — The Oneida Indian Nation Elders Program held an ice cream social and Hofmann hot dog lunch Friday Aug. 3rd at the Ray Elm Children and Elders Center, 5000 Skenondoa Way, Oneida to he... [more...]

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Late night dip leads to DWI charge

NEW HARTFORD — When law enforcers found a group of people wet and muddy from a late night dip in the Sauqoit Creek Sunday, they learned one of them was suffering from hypothermia and another ... [more...]

Published: 8/7/2012

Send 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. Items should be submitted by midweek for that Saturday&rsquo... [more...]

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Teens charged with larceny

BOONVILLE — Two teen-agers were charged with stealing merchandise from the Great American store on Main Street and leading police on a chase after threatening to punch the chief in the face S... [more...]

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New events upcoming
at Ava Dorfman Center

Senior Stretch Yoga, belly dancing, a dinner dance and listening to a meteorologist are among the events at the Ava Dorfman Center, 305 E. Locust St., during August. Call the center at 337-8230... [more...]

Published: 8/7/2012

Father, adult sons charged in burglary of former school

A father and his two adult sons are accused of breaking into the abandoned Dewitt-Clinton School on Ann Street. Police said Anthony N. Parry, 54, of 410 Turin St., Anthony J. Parry, 32, of 747 ... [more...]

Published: 8/7/2012

Sports Calendar

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

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Tabloid Tales of the Past

Aug. 7, 2002 Changes in policy by the federal government will result in delays for people requesting Social Security numbers, said David Novitz of the Social Security Administration’s Rom... [more...]

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Stanton graduates

Joseph E. Stanton, Jr., son of Joseph E. and Mary M. Stanton, North Madison Street, has received an associates degree in computer science and mathematics from Mohawk Valley Community College. He ha... [more...]

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Rome youngster places second at Hershey North American Finals

HERSHEY, Pa. — Rome youngster Damien Call finished in second place in his age division at the Hershey’s Track and Field Games North American Finals held on Saturday on the campus of Mil... [more...]

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Driver course for those 50 or more

ORISKANY — AARP will offer a two-day Driver Safety Program for those 50 and over Aug. 20 and Aug. 21 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. each day, co-sponsored by the Oriskany Public Library, 621 Ut... [more...]

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Births

DENSLOW — To Ralph and Brittany Warner Denslow, of Munnsville, on Friday, Aug. 3, 2012, in Oneida Healthcare Center, a son, Lane Allen. DIXON — To Joshua Dixon and Lovely Deecher, o... [more...]

Published: 8/7/2012

Council takes up vibrations

In an attempt to quell complaints from residents living near the Owl Wire production plant in south Rome, legislation is being proposed to the Common Council to strengthen the vibration standards i... [more...]

Published: 8/7/2012

Fournier gradutes

Logan Tyler Fournier, son of Cathleen N. Fournier, Brookside Drive, has been accepted at Mohawk Valley Community College, Utica, where he will major in business administration. He is a June graduat... [more...]

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Utica housing groups seeks to buy armored vehicle

The Utica Municipal Housing Authority wants to use a slice of its surplus to purchase another armored surveillance vehicle for the city. The Authority received "an expression of need"... [more...]

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Rivera graduates

Christina Rivera, residing with Tony and Carolyn Franco, Pennystreet Road, has been accepted at Johnson and Wales University in Road Island, where she will major in criminal justice. She is a June ... [more...]

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Judge can’t turn back clock

When accused killer James Holmes appeared July 30 in district court in Arapaho County, Colo., to be formally charged with numerous counts of murder and attempted murder, there were no cameras to fi... [more...]

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Meetings

WEDNESDAY Common Council, 7 p.m. Council Chambers, City Hall, 198 N. Washington St. Board of County Legislators: Ways and Means Committee, 11 a.m.; board meeting, 2 p.m. Tenth floor, County... [more...]

Published: 8/7/2012

Jeffery graduates

Gordon P. Jeffery III, son of Nancy and Frank Calandra, 1406 Craig St., and the late Gordon P. Jeffery II, has graduated from Carnegie-Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pa., with a master’s de... [more...]

Published: 8/7/2012

Economic panel seeks help

The Mohawk Valley Regional Economic Development Council, which is evaluating a new round of applications for state funding for over 150 projects, wants feedback from businesses and the public on th... [more...]

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Board OKs $7.1M for Denti

Renovations that will temporarily close Denti Elementary School for a year are set to begin in about one week, following Board of Education approval Wednesday of five construction contracts totalin... [more...]

Published: 8/7/2012

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: 8/7/2012

Backers gather

WEST LEYDEN — The descendents of Horace and Hattie Fox Backer held their 22nd annual reunion on Aug. 4 in the Town of Lewis Recreation Park with 76 members and guests attending. The oldes... [more...]

Published: 8/7/2012

NBT net income drops $1.4 million in quarter

NORWICH — Net income dropped $1.4 million in the second quarter for NBT Bancorp, the company states in its quarterly report. Net income for the quarter was $13.3 million, down $1.4 millio... [more...]

Published: 8/7/2012

Sports Briefs

Aces recorded on Turning Stone courses VERNON — Randy Schwebe of Sherrill recorded a hole in one at the Pleasant Knolls golf course on Thursday, one day after George Abdoo of New Hartford... [more...]

Published: 8/7/2012

Sherman T. Pike, Sr.

Sherman T. Pike, Sr. passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, August 4, 2012 with his family around him. Sherm was born in Derry, New Hampshire on May 15, 1914. He was the son of Bernard... [more...]

Published: 8/7/2012

Dr. George H. Kessler, Jr.

Dr. George Herman Kessler, Jr., 77, of Winchester, Virginia, died Monday, July 30, 2012, in Winchester Medical Center. Dr. Kessler was born in 1934 in Utica, New York, the son of the late George He... [more...]

Published: 8/7/2012

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: 8/7/2012

Wayne J. Finster

Wayne J. Finster, 72, of Taberg, passed away Monday, August 6, 2012 in Faxton-St. Luke’s Hospital in New Hartford. He was born July 5, 1940, in Rome, the son of Norbert and Anna Mae Ernenwein... [more...]

Published: 8/7/2012

New recruits for militia at Fort Stanwix National Monument

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County Airport weather report for Monday

Temperatures: 57 to 75 Normal Range: 57 to 79 Records: 40(1994), 94(1896) Rainfall: 0" Monthly rainfall: 4.26" Rainfall for year: 24.94" Sunset today: 8:16 ... [more...]

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Rome boy receives Yankees memorablia from Genesis Group

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Students receive scholarships from Elks

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Sign of former times at Fort Stanwix National Monument

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Amish man hospitalized after accident

TOWN OF TRENTON — An Amish man was hospitalized after a car crashed into his horse-drawn buggy on Route 365 this morning. Sheriff’s deputies said Ammon E. Swartzetruba, 38, of Polan... [more...]

Published: 8/7/2012

Plenty of sunshine; highs in the upper 80s

Tonight — Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. North winds around 5 mph becoming southeast around 5 mph. Wednesday — Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s. South winds around 5 mph b... [more...]

Published: 8/7/2012

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) ­ Here are the winning state Lottery numbers selected Monday in the midday drawing: Daily: 7, 3, 4; Lucky Sum: 14; WinFour: 8, 2, 8, 9; Lucky Sum: 27. Here are the winning even... [more...]

Published: 8/7/2012

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Monday 2:11 a.m. S. Jay St., fight. 4:05 a.m. Kossuth St., trespass. 8:04 a.m. Fourth St., alarm. 7:50 a.m. Erie Blvd. We... [more...]

Published: 8/7/2012

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Monday 9:36 a.m. 210 St. Peter’s Ave., first aid. 9:47 a.m. 223 Spring St., first aid. 10:01 a.m. 394 Hangar Road, false alarm. 10:41 a.m. 215 ... [more...]

Published: 8/7/2012

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Monday 8:40 a.m. New York Mills and Edwards Ambulance, Commercial Drive, New Hartford, accident/injury. 11:49 a.m. Westmoreland and COCVAC Ambulance, Route 5... [more...]

Published: 8/7/2012

Crash sends drivers to hospital

WESTMORELAND — Two drivers were hospitalized after one cut in front of the other on Route 5 Monday night. Sheriff’s deputies said Kenton J. Voss, 82, of New York Mills, was westbound at... [more...]

Published: 8/7/2012

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Monday 1:46 a.m. Turin Road, alarm. 4:43 a.m. Patrick Road, Verona, accident/injury. 6:33 a.m. Old Floyd Road, Floyd, car/deer. 8:47 a.m. Commercial ... [more...]

Published: 8/7/2012

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Monday Midnight Rome-Taberg Road, suspicious activity. 4:43 a.m. Patrick Road, Verona, accident/injury. 7:45 a.m. N. Lake Road, Forestport, mischief. ... [more...]

Published: 8/7/2012
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