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Public speaking fellowship awarded

CLINTON — The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization awarded Undergraduate Fellow Kayla Safran the inaugural $3,500 fellowship award to the Buckley School of Publi... [more...]

Published: 8/8/2012

Blacksmithing class at historic site

LITTLE FALLS — A beginners blacksmithing workshop is being held at the Herkimer Home State Historic Site, 200 State Route 169, Little Falls, Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The fee is $75 ... [more...]

Published: 8/8/2012

Museum has Tait talk, show

BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE — The Adirondack Museum, Route 28 N. and 30, presents the lecture "A.F. Tait: Artist of the Adirondacks" with Senior Art Historian/Director Emerita Caroline Welsh... [more...]

Published: 8/8/2012

Free artist’s reception Sunday

CLINTON — The Artful Lodger Gallery, 7 East Park Row, is hosting "Patterns Revealed" Photographic Mandalas by Gail S. Haile at an artist’s reception on Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m.... [more...]

Published: 8/8/2012

$6.8M Navy contract for PAR’s Rome firm

NEW HARTFORD — Rome Research Corporation, a subsidiary of PAR Technology Corporation, was awarded a $6.8 million contract by the Navy to provide Teleport Commercial Satellite Terminal service... [more...]

Published: 8/8/2012

Vickers graduates

Colby Vickers, of Rome, graduated from Drexel University’s Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design in Philadelphia, Pa., with a bachelor’s degree in architecture. [more...]

Published: 8/8/2012

Library patrons check out e-book outreach

The Digital Bookmobile National Tour rolled into Rome Tuesday to visit Jervis Library, 613 N. Washington St. The community outreach vehicle allows visitors to learn how to download library eBooks a... [more...]

Published: 8/8/2012

SUNY Delhi graduates

Area students who received degrees in May at SUNY Delhi are: Christopher Rutledge, of Ava, an associate’s of occupational studies degree in electrical construction and controls; Tyler Mowers,... [more...]

Published: 8/8/2012

DVD offered
on stuttering

ORISKANY FALLS — C.W. Clark Memorial Library now has a DVD available to patrons that addresses teen concerns about stuttering. David Wilkins, a high school student who stutters, narrates ... [more...]

Published: 8/8/2012

Tabloid Tales of the Past

Aug. 8, 2002 Workers were trying to plug a leak today in the new $310,000 pool at Rome Free Academy. Preliminary estimates for Grievance Day appeals of property assessments indicate 142 app... [more...]

Published: 8/8/2012

Fifth vacant Verona house burns

TOWN OF VERONA — Volunteers doused yet another abandoned house fire in Verona early Tuesday morning, making it the fifth vacant residence to catch fire since February. Fire Chief Timothy ... [more...]

Published: 8/8/2012

Ex-legislator nabbed, will face charges

Former Oneida County legislator Edward Revere was taken into custody in Georgia on two outstanding drunken driving charges. He is expected to be returned to County Court sometime in the next few we... [more...]

Published: 8/8/2012

Fire revealed meth lab, police say

The house fire on Floyd Avenue that sent a mother and her infant daughter to the hospital has been confirmed as a meth lab by Rome Police. It was the second operational meth lab ever located in... [more...]

Published: 8/8/2012

Felonies filed as damages exceed take

TOWN OF WEST TURIN — A teen-ager is accused of causing thousands of dollars in damage at the North Country Car Wash in order to steal $400 cash. Lewis County Sheriff’s deputies said... [more...]

Published: 8/8/2012

Resisting arrest added to DWI count

LYONS FALLS — A Lewis County man is accused of trying to kick his way out of the back of a police car after he was stopped for drunken driving early this morning. Sheriff’s deputies... [more...]

Published: 8/8/2012

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Tuesday 1:03 a.m. Expense St., domestic. 1:27 a.m. First St., harassment. 1:29 a.m. Floyd Ave., domestic. 5:57 a.m. Healy... [more...]

Published: 8/8/2012

Free Jervis Home tour Thursday

Jervis Public Library’s next tour of the 1858 Jervis house is at 2:30 p.m. Thurday. The program will begin at the information desk and last about an hour. Tours will also be offered Aug. ... [more...]

Published: 8/8/2012

End of a coaching era

It’s the end of a coaching era at Rome Free Academy. Mike Davis has announced that he will be stepping down as the school’s varsity baseball coach after five seasons, bringing an en... [more...]

Published: 8/8/2012

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 8:29 a.m. 604 S. Madison St., first aid. 10:25 a.m. 204 Henry St., first aid. 11:40 a.m. 474 Phoenix Drive, investigate. 12:14 p.m. 217 Erie ... [more...]

Published: 8/8/2012

Season-ending event tees off

The season-ending Mohawk Valley Junior Golf Tour invitational is scheduled to be held on Thursday morning at the Rome Country Club. Rome’s Lauren Felice is one of three youngsters who wil... [more...]

Published: 8/8/2012

City wants to know how to spend grant cash

The City of Rome is seeking advice from the community to develop its 2013 Annual Action Plan which outlines how the city will spend an anticipated $911,950 in federal Community Development Block Gr... [more...]

Published: 8/8/2012

‘Last Woman Hanged’ historical progam Monday

Author James Greiner will discuss his book "Last Woman Hanged: Roxalana Druse" in the Oneida County Historical Society’s main gallery, 1608 Genesee St., Utica at 6 p.m. Monday. ... [more...]

Published: 8/8/2012

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 12:06 a.m. Verona, Hill Road, structure fire. 12:08 a.m. Vernon Center, to same. 12:10 a.m. Oneida Castle, to same. 12:13 a.m. Vineall Ambula... [more...]

Published: 8/8/2012

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 12:11 a.m. Route 5, Kirkland, alarm. 12:51 a.m. Lowell Road, Westmoreland, accident. 1:46 a.m. Pine Lane, Boonville, domestic. 2:39 a.m. Pill... [more...]

Published: 8/8/2012

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 12:10 a.m. Hill Road, Verona, assist. 12:53 a.m. Canal St., Sylvan Beach, menacing. 12:54 a.m. Stuhlman Road, Vernon, neighbors. 1:15 a.m. Ma... [more...]

Published: 8/8/2012

DPN offers
Sondheim show, craftsmen

BOONVILLE — The Dodge Pratt Northam Art and Community Center, 106 Schuyler St., is holding Summer Youth Musical Theatre Workshop. Saturday, Aug. 18, at 7 p.m. in the Boonville Elementary Scho... [more...]

Published: 8/8/2012

Pirate adventure opens Thursday

TOWN OF LEE — The Rome Community Theater will stage its summer musical production of "The Fearsome Pirate Frank" Thursday through Sunday at the theater, 8911 Turin Road. Curtain is ... [more...]

Published: 8/8/2012

Children’s Museum has activities

The Children’s Museum, 311 Main St., Utica, has established its summer schedule. The museum will be open from 9:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Summer prices ... [more...]

Published: 8/8/2012

Badolato graduates

Brandon James Badolato, son of Marianne and Brad Badolato, Schuyler Street, has been accepted at Mohawk Valley Community College, where he will major in computer science. He is a June graduate of R... [more...]

Published: 8/8/2012

Meetings

THURSDAY Board of Estimate and Contract, 3 p.m. Council Chambers, City Hall, 198 N. Washington St. Jervis Public Library Trustees, 4:30 p.m. In library, 613 N. Washington St. Holland Pa... [more...]

Published: 8/8/2012

Adirondack sets orientation

BOONVILLE — Orientation for Adirondack High School 9th graders and their parents will be held Thursday, Aug. 30, at 6 p.m. at the school’s auditorium, 8181 State Route 294. Students... [more...]

Published: 8/8/2012

Seely signs books Aug. 15

HAMILTON — The Colgate Bookstore will host a book-signing and beer tasting with Hart Seely, author of the memoir The Juju Rules: Or, How to Win Baseball Games from Your Couch on Wednesday, Au... [more...]

Published: 8/8/2012

Historical Society festival Saturday

WATERVILLE — Saturday the Waterville Historical Society holds its Summer Festival. It will include the society’s popular Loomis Gang Tours, chicken barbecue, bake sale and a collect... [more...]

Published: 8/8/2012

Helen W. Matt

Helen W. Matt, age 66, of Capron Road, Lee Center, passed away Monday, August 6, 2012, at the Bridgewater Nursing Home in Binghamton, NY, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born Jan... [more...]

Published: 8/8/2012

Funeral notices

BARBER — Mary Ann Barber, 75, of Rome, on August 7, 2012. Services 8:15 a.m. Friday at Nicholas J. Bush Funeral Home, 218 W. Court St., and 9 a.m. at Transfiguration Church. Burial St. Jo... [more...]

Published: 8/8/2012

Rose May Williamson

BOONVILLE — Rose May Williamson, 73, wife of Mike, passed away August 6, 2012, at the Lewis County Extended Care Facility, Lowville, with her loving family by her side, after a courageous bat... [more...]

Published: 8/8/2012

Anthony V. Montalbano

Anthony V. Montalbano, 71, of Rome, passed away on Monday, August 6, 2012 with his loving family by his side after a courageous battle with cancer. His bravery and strength during his illness were ... [more...]

Published: 8/8/2012

Mary Ann Barber

Mary Ann Barber, 75, of Rome, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at Rome Memorial Hospital. She was born in Rome, NY on May 5, 1937 daughter of the late Anthony and Helen Giardino Mig... [more...]

Published: 8/8/2012

Hard look at college loans

It’s not exactly news that college loans could be the next bubble, passing the $1 trillion mark. College loans are now greater than credit card debt. Because they cannot be eliminated... [more...]

Published: 8/8/2012

Honor America Days schedule

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: 8/8/2012

County Airport weather report for Tuesday

Temperatures: 53 to 83 Normal Range: 57 to 79 Records: 45(1964), 97(1966) Rainfall: 0" Monthly rainfall: 4.26" Rainfall for year: 24.94" Sunset today: 8:15 ... [more...]

Published: 8/8/2012

Back to school/Rome district

(Submitted by the Rome City School District) The Rome City School District is gearing up for the new year with curriculum, technology and building changes that students, teachers and parents wi... [more...]

Published: 8/8/2012

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... Professional Baseball — International League: Syracuse at Pawtucket, 7:05. Harness racing — Vernon Downs, first post 6:55. Thursday’s S... [more...]

Published: 8/8/2012

College Notebook

RFA grad Foley recognized at Binghamton BINGHAMTON — Rome Free Academy graduate and Binghamton University student Erica Foley was named to the spring 2012 Athletic Director’s Honor ... [more...]

Published: 8/8/2012

Mystery Hill lecture Thursday

TOWN OF LEE — The topic of Mystery Hill as America’s version of Stonehenge will be presented at the town’s next bicentennial Historical Lecture Series program Thursday at 7 p.m. a... [more...]

Published: 8/8/2012

Art Association display one
of four shows opening Thursday

Exhibitions by the Rome Art Association membership and three artists open with a reception from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Rome Art and Community Center, 308 W. Bloomfield St. The free, pub... [more...]

Published: 8/8/2012

Doggie Tea Party Aug. 15

WESTERNVILLE — The Western Town Library, 9172 Main St., holds a Summer Reading Program Doggie Tea Party at the library on Wednesday, Aug. 15 at 4 pm. Sylvia Diamond of Rome will bring her... [more...]

Published: 8/8/2012

Rivera graduates

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

Published: 8/8/2012

Kiwanis donate to Lee Fire Department

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Published: 8/8/2012

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning number drawn Tuesday Evening: Daily: 8, 2, 3, Lucky Sum: 13. WinFour: 6, 3, 7, 1, Lucky Sum: 17. Mega Millions: 30, 32, 33, 42, 48, Mega Ball: 7. He... [more...]

Published: 8/8/2012

Sun and clouds;
T-storms, 80s

Tonight — Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Northwest winds around 5 mph in the evening — Becoming light and variable. Chance of ra... [more...]

Published: 8/8/2012

Airport master proposal on runway again

After a brief unplanned landing, the county airport is again winging its way toward a new master plan. The Oneida County Board of Legislators was asked to approve paying C&S Engineers, Inc., No... [more...]

Published: 8/8/2012

Eychner graduates

Alison Eychner, daughter of Melvin and Cheryl Eychner, of Brookfield Road, Lee Center, graduated magna cum laude from Utica College with a bachelor’s degree in biology. She plans to pursue a ... [more...]

Published: 8/8/2012

Jervis House tour Aug. 16

A free, public tour of the 1858 Jervis house — not normally open to the public — will be offered Thursday, Aug. 16. It begins at 2:30 p.m. at the Information Desk and lasts approximatel... [more...]

Published: 8/8/2012

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: 8/8/2012

School tech leaders honored

Matt Cieri of Westmoreland and Tim Kohlbrenner of Oneida were among school district technology representatives honored by the Mohawk Regional Information Center for outstanding use of technology in... [more...]

Published: 8/8/2012

Group debates Strough costs

After wrangling over costs of three options for relocating Strough Middle School students during a year-long renovation, an advisory committee agreed to disagree Monday rather than recommend one pl... [more...]

Published: 8/8/2012

Salvation Army receives $1,000 from Rome Community Foundation

The Salvation Army has received a $1,000 grant from the Rome Community Foundation for renovation and repair work at its Rome Citadel Corps building on West Dominick Street. The funding will be ... [more...]

Published: 8/8/2012

Week in jail in larceny case

A 25-year-old woman accused of stealing and pawning her friend’s $3,500 diamond engagement ring was sentenced to a week behind cars. Sarah L. Jaczynski, of 9292 Capron Road, Lee Center, w... [more...]

Published: 8/8/2012
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