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Rome teen releases ‘Relate’ album

Spencer Parrish, son of Cornell Parrish Jr. and Lori Parrish, of Rome, is a performer, a musician, a producer, a singer, and a teenager. At 14 years old, Parrish released his debut album "Rela... [more...]

Published: 8/9/2012

ArcStock festival Saturday features Shania Twin band

WAMPSVILLE — The music festival ArcStock will take place on Saturday at the Firemen’s Field in Wampsville at noon. The Building Futures Foundation for Madison Cortland Arc announced tha... [more...]

Published: 8/9/2012

Festival Saturday to aid parks

SHERRILL — The Sherrill Kenwood Park Festival returns for the fourth year to the Community Activity Center lawns, 139 E. Hamilton Ave., Saturday from 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Tickets are ava... [more...]

Published: 8/9/2012

On Hartwick list

The following area students have been named to the spring term dean’s list at Hartwick College, Oneonta: First-year student Elise Bannigan, of Clinton, daughter of John and Karen Bannigan... [more...]

Published: 8/9/2012

Gaige joins Excellus governing board

Marianne Gaige, president and chief executive officer of Rome-based Cathedral Corp., has been appointed to the governing board of Excellus BlueCross BlueShield’s parent corporation, The Lifet... [more...]

Published: 8/9/2012

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Wednesday 1:52 a.m. W. Dominick St., trespass. 2:09 a.m. N. Levitt St., larceny. 2:23 a.m. Lawrence St., harassment. 2:40... [more...]

Published: 8/9/2012

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Wednesday 10:19 a.m. 200 N. Levitt St., first aid. 11:42 a.m. 948 Floyd Ave., first aid. 1:33 p.m. 230 S. James St., cooking fire. 1:53 p.m. 1 Revere... [more...]

Published: 8/9/2012

Lawmakers want action on commercial water meters

Two members of the Common Council Wednesday called on the Board of Estimate and Contract to vote — one way or the other — on the commercial water meter proposal that has languished on i... [more...]

Published: 8/9/2012

Vehicle use shocks councilors

The city should put the brakes on the use of the police department’s electric vehicles by officials who are not officers and by other residents, stated two members of the Common Council Wedne... [more...]

Published: 8/9/2012

Cuomo signs law to benefit craft breweries

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation enabling the state’s craft breweries, like the F.X. Matt company in Utica, to end unfavorable contracts with beer wholesalers, two local state legisla... [more...]

Published: 8/9/2012

District eyes public hearing for new code

Public hearing requirements for an updated student code of conduct to comply with new state anti-bullying laws will be checked by the Rome school district before adopting the code, says Board of Ed... [more...]

Published: 8/9/2012

Nurse accused of stealing painkiller

A nurse who worked at Rome Memorial Hospital is accused of improperly taking the drug Demerol from the facility. Allison Axe, 35, of 14 Harmon Road, Glenville of Schenectady County, was release... [more...]

Published: 8/9/2012

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Wednesday 12:22 a.m. Verona, Hill Road, structure fire. 12:25 a.m. Vernon Center, to same. 7:11 a.m. New Hartford and Edwards Ambulance, Genesee St., acc... [more...]

Published: 8/9/2012

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Wednesday 12:17 a.m. Judd Road, Whitestown, assist. 12:33 a.m. Route 5, Westmoreland, accident. 2:37 a.m. Vienna Road, Sylvan Beach, domestic. 3:37 a... [more...]

Published: 8/9/2012

Capitolfest features Oland

Capitolfest 10, a festival of vintage films, silents and early talkies built around Swedish-born character actor Warner Oland, runs in the Capitol Theatre, 220 W. Dominick St. from noon Friday thro... [more...]

Published: 8/9/2012

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Wednesday 2:37 a.m. Vienna Road, Sylvan Beach, domestic. 7:31 a.m. Main St., Boonville, hit and run. 10:38 a.m. Route 31, Verona, assist. 11:09 a.m. ... [more...]

Published: 8/9/2012

Tabloid Tales of the Past

Aug. 9, 2002 A robber armed with a knife jumped over the teller’s counter at AmeriCu Credit Union and snatched cash from an open bank vault at the start of business today. The robber fled... [more...]

Published: 8/9/2012

Five women sought
for Nunset Boulevard

The Rome Community Theater holds open auditions for its upcoming show, "Nunset Boulevard-The Nunsense Hollywood Bowl Show" two nights. Directed by Barb Seaton, 5 women are needed for ... [more...]

Published: 8/9/2012

Sale benefits three groups

Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. there will be a craft and lawn sale to benefit the Heart Association, Alzheimer’s Association and Juvenile Diabetes Association. Food, raffles, a bake sale,... [more...]

Published: 8/9/2012

Irish session Wednesday

Craobh Dugan, the local branch of Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann, holds a traditional Irish music session Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. The first hour will be focused on playing tunes at learning speed so ne... [more...]

Published: 8/9/2012

Rome baseball pros put up good numbers

Rome products Joe Melioris and Garrett Baker have been excelling on the pitcher’s mound for their respective minor league baseball teams in the Los Angeles Angels organization this summer. ... [more...]

Published: 8/9/2012

Pacer roars to 1:52.2 victory during stakes event at Downs

VERNON — Summertime Lea proved to be the quickest on the Vernon Downs race track on Wednesday night with a time of 1:52.2 as she captured the fastest of three divisions in a $116,605 New York... [more...]

Published: 8/9/2012

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... Professional Harness racing — Vernon Downs, first post 6:55. Friday’s Schedule... Professional Baseball — International League: Syr... [more...]

Published: 8/9/2012

Hunting, fishing and trapping licenses go on sale Monday

State Department of Environmental Conservation officials have announced that 2012-13 hunting, fishing and trapping licenses and deer management permits may be purchased beginning on Monday. Lic... [more...]

Published: 8/9/2012

Lee denies kennel claim

TOWN OF LEE — The town wants to shoo away a lawsuit by a Turin Road dog kennel seeking unspecified financial damages over permit issues, and is denying its allegations while asking for a cour... [more...]

Published: 8/9/2012

New round of negotiations await district

The upcoming start of the next school year will launch a new round of Rome school district contract negotiations that now involve the same expiration date for all six union agreements. The dist... [more...]

Published: 8/9/2012

Student Stores adds
retail sales in Whitestown

TOWN OF WHITESTOWN — Student Stores, a supplier of school and office supplies for 40 years, has adding a retail component. The new Student Stores retail outlet carries more than 600 produ... [more...]

Published: 8/9/2012

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: 8/9/2012

Leo J. ‘Putt’ Barton, Jr.

LEE CENTER — Leo J. "Putt" Barton, Jr., age 68, of Lee Center, passed away peacefully on August 8, 2012. He was born on June 24, 1944, in Rome, a son of the late Leo L. and Shir... [more...]

Published: 8/9/2012

County Airport weather report for Wednesday

Temperatures: 58 to 88 Normal Range: 57 to 79 Records: 49(1950), 94(1966) Rainfall: 0" Monthly rainfall: 4.26" Rainfall for year: 24.94" Sunset today: 8:14 ... [more...]

Published: 8/9/2012

One Camden elementary school may be on chopping block

CAMDEN — It will be up to the community and Board of Education to decide whether the Camden Central School District will lose an elementary school in the 2013-14 school year. A year ago t... [more...]

Published: 8/9/2012

Chicken barbecue aids Camden man

SYLVAN BEACH — A chicken barbecue benefit will take place Saturday from 4-9 p.m. at the American Legion Post, 703 Clifford Ave. The event is a fundraiser for Keith A. Gardner of Camden, w... [more...]

Published: 8/9/2012

Baseball hall to be on coins

A bill for a commemorative coin recognizing the 75th anniversary for the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown was signed into law by President Obama, announced Rep. Richard L. Hanna, R-24,... [more...]

Published: 8/9/2012

Methodists celebrate Honor America Days

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Published: 8/9/2012

Nesting ospreys on Preston Hill

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Bank holds event to aid animals

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Births

JENNETT — To Ryan Jennett and Sarah Coughlin, of Ilion, on Tuesday, July 31, 2012, in Rome Memorial Hospital, a daughter, Liliana Joy. KNUTTI — To Chad and Alyssa Copeland-Will Knut... [more...]

Published: 8/9/2012

Kids’ Kamp instructor
fiddles Sunday afternoon

OSCEOLA — Sunday Amanda Hayden of Auburn will play a free concert of old time fiddle music, from 2-5 p.m. at the North American Fiddlers’ Hall of Fame and Museum, 1121 Comins Road. ... [more...]

Published: 8/9/2012

Ohio plans Field Days

OHIO, NY — The Ohio Field Days take place Saturday and Sunday, in the Town Park on Nellis Road at Route 8 in Herkimer County. Parking will be free. Events planned are an antique tractor p... [more...]

Published: 8/9/2012

Patience in Earlville

EARLVILLE — The Earlville Opera House welcomes Gilbert and Sullivan’s Patience for an EOH Benefit on Friday and Saturday evenings at 8 p.m. and for a Sunday matinee at 3 p.m. Tickets ar... [more...]

Published: 8/9/2012

Area happenings

REMINDERS: Friday, 7 p.m. Booth Bothers and Sherry Anne, Immanuel Baptist Church, 9501 Weston Road, off Chapman Road, New Hartford. $20. Info: www.Sherryanne.com or call 735-1947. Blues Bro... [more...]

Published: 8/9/2012

Bethany & Rufus Roots Quartet
in View workshop, show

OLD FORGE — The Bethany & Rufus Roots Quartet brings folk music from all over the world to View Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $25/$20 for members, which can be purchased by calling Vi... [more...]

Published: 8/9/2012

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: 8/9/2012

Puffer at Delta Saturday

TOWN OF LEE — The Puffers will be in concert at Delta Lake Bible Conference Center, 8912 Turin Road, Saturday at 7 p.m. in the big tab. The public is welcome. An offering will be taken. A... [more...]

Published: 8/9/2012

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning numbers drawn Wednesday Evening: Daily: 8, 9, 6, Lucky Sum: 23. WinFour: 9, 0, 8, 9, Lucky Sum: 26. Lotto: 07, 09, 27, 44, 46, 56, Bonus: 3. Here ar... [more...]

Published: 8/9/2012

Cloudy, humid, wet, low 80s

Tonight — Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Southeast winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent. Friday — Cloudy. Showers and thun... [more...]

Published: 8/9/2012

All aboard in Florida?

It’s been a year and a half since Florida Gov. Rick Scott killed a plan for high-speed rail between Orlando and Tampa. Florida’s governor insisted the project was too risky for taxpayer... [more...]

Published: 8/9/2012

Disorderly conduct charge draws jail time

A 32-year-old woman is accused of having sex on at least 10 occasions while a young child was in the room at Park Drive Manor between September 2010 and Septembner 2011. Elliemae E. Jones, 32, ... [more...]

Published: 8/9/2012

Plumley adds environmental pros

Plumley Engineering has added two new environmental professionals to its staff. Molly E. Reed is a staff technician in the Environmental Division and will assist in environmental investigations... [more...]

Published: 8/9/2012

Volunteer training at Abraham House

Abraham House will offer a volunteer training class Aug. 18 from 10 a.m. to noon at the facility, 1203 Kemble St., Utica. No prior health care experience is needed. Abraham House is looking for... [more...]

Published: 8/9/2012

NBT promotes Reitz in Utica

NORWICH — NBT Bank has promoted Kenneth Reitz to assistant vice president. Reitz is a financial consultant for NBT Financial Group, a division of NBT Bank, that provides services related ... [more...]

Published: 8/9/2012

3 Doors Down in Event Center

VERONA — The rock band 3 Doors Down performss in the Turning Stone Resort Casino Event Center Saturday. The appearance is a solo side trip for 3 Doors Down, as the band makes its way around t... [more...]

Published: 8/9/2012

Man accused of harassment

BOONVILLE — A 41-year-old man is facing a felony vandalism charge after his bicycle crashed into a parked car on First Street while he was trying to avoid the police. Law enforcers said W... [more...]

Published: 8/9/2012

Thruway stop leads to drug charges

WHITESTOWN — A Connecticut man is accused of driving under the influence of marijuana and narcotics on the Thruway Sunday night. Schuyler-based state police said Brian T. Gendreau, 36, of... [more...]

Published: 8/9/2012
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