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Roman wins ‘Singing Sensations’

The Abraham House in Utica announced the winners of its "Singing Sensations" Talent Show which took place at the MVCC Theater on Aug. 10. There were 14 singers between the ages of 11 and ... [more...]

Published: 8/16/2012

Refugees group appoints Callahan executive director

Shelly Callahan has been selected executive director by the Mohawk Valley Resource Center for Refugees. Board President Robert W. Dicks Jr. announced. Callahan has been with MVRCR for over six ... [more...]

Published: 8/16/2012

Stanwix Club awards scholarships to students

The Stanwix Veterans and Men’s Club awarded over $8,000 in scholarships to 20 students from nine high schools. 11 scholarships were awarded to members’ children and nine were given to s... [more...]

Published: 8/16/2012

Gladys Knight ticket sales start Friday

Tickets go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. for a Sept. 28 Gladys Knight concert in the Stanley. Tickets ranging from $55 to $125 can be purchased through The Stanley box office by calling 724-4000, T... [more...]

Published: 8/16/2012

Wanted Illinois man nabbed in Rome

A fugitive wanted out of the State of Illinois was picked up in the Park Drive Manor apartments Tuesday evening. Rome Police said Andre Felix, 24, of Chicago, has been wanted for a probation vi... [more...]

Published: 8/16/2012

Standoff ends quietly in New York Mills

NEW YORK MILLS — A short standoff between law enforcers and a barricaded man on Greenman Avenue ended quickly Tuesday night, and two people were charged. Village Police responded to a rep... [more...]

Published: 8/16/2012

Crash leads to ticket for Utican

NEW HARTFORD — A passenger was injured after a two-vehicle rear-ending on Route 5 at the Applewood housing community Tuesday afternoon. Police said Serge W. Beaumont, 60, of Utica, was ea... [more...]

Published: 8/16/2012

Trains in Navy

David E. Squadrito Jr., son of Karen A. Stagner, of 10154 Harris Road, Lee Center, has entered the Navy as a special amphibious reconnaissance corpsman at Great Lakes Training Command Center, Chica... [more...]

Published: 8/16/2012

Firm says issues resolved

A construction management firm for the upcoming Strough Middle School renovation says New York City issues were resolved months ago, and it has "not wavered" in commitments to clients inc... [more...]

Published: 8/16/2012

HomeOwnership Center gets $15,000

The HomeOwnership Center has received a $15,000 grant from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation to help fund homeownership education and counseling initiatives. "Grants from lending i... [more...]

Published: 8/16/2012

Mendacious dissembling

Columnist Victor Davis Hanson writes that Obama/Axelrod surrogates have, through rumor, innuendo, and falsity attempted to paint Mitt Romney as "a tax-avoiding cheat who ‘probably’... [more...]

Published: 8/16/2012

X-Plorers, Ascension available Tuesday
at Unplug and Play

Jervis Library will hold its monthly Unplug and Play game night on Tuesday from 5 p.m.-8:15 p.m. in the library’s wheelchair-accessible auditorium. It features games, such as board games and ... [more...]

Published: 8/16/2012

Man outruns police but still caught

TOWN OF WATSON — A Lewis County man managed to evade law enforcers when they attempted to pull him over Saturday, but then persistence paid off for the police. Sheriff’s deputies sa... [more...]

Published: 8/16/2012

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Wednesday 12:36 a.m. Elm St., domestic. 12:49 a.m. E. Bloomfield St., domestic. 1:01 a.m. Stanwix St., domestic. 1:32 a.m... [more...]

Published: 8/16/2012

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Wednesday 11:52 a.m. 140 Ringdahl Court, first aid. 1:39 p.m. 5507 Old Oneida Road, first aid. 1:53 p.m. 505 N. James St., water. 2:49 p.m. Gifford r... [more...]

Published: 8/16/2012

Free jazz concert in Vienna Sunday

VIENNA — The second concert of "A Little Summer Music in Vienna" series at 3 p.m. Sunday offers Jazz featuring Rick Montalbano, John Rohde and Jimmy Johns. The Historical Associ... [more...]

Published: 8/16/2012

Graffiti, trespass charged

When trying to figure out who was spray-painting the letters "SBD" and other graffiti around west Utica, police eventually turned to a 21-year-old man who had those same letters tattooed ... [more...]

Published: 8/16/2012

Meetings

FRIDAY Oneida County Industrial Development Agency, 8 a.m. EDGE offices, 584 Phoenix Drive, Griffiss Business and Technology Park. [more...]

Published: 8/16/2012

Showers, sun; highs in upper 70s

Tonight — Mostly clear. A slight chance of showers after midnight. Lows around 60. West winds around 5 mph, becoming southeast. Chance of rain 20 percent. Friday — Partly sunny with... [more...]

Published: 8/16/2012

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning numbers drawn Wednesday Evening: Daily: 0, 2, 9, WinFour: 2, 7, 7, 8, Lucky Sum: 24. Lotto: 05, 21, 44, 45, 51, 56, Bonus: 38. Here are the winning ... [more...]

Published: 8/16/2012

Leads national group

NEW HARTFORD — Michael J. Parsons, president and chief executive officer of First Source Federal Credit Union, has been elected chair of the National Association of Federal Credit Unions. ... [more...]

Published: 8/16/2012

Accused of violating Leandra’s Law

A man accused of driving drunk with a 6-year-old in his vehicle re-appeared before Judge Daniel C. Wilson in City Court Monday. Bail was set at $1,500 for Oscar R. Boykin, 30, of 1650 Miller St... [more...]

Published: 8/16/2012

Herkimer cites area scholars

Area students were named to the spring semester president’s list at Herkimer County Community College. They are, with towns and majors: Philip James Boardman, Rome, criminal justice; Andr... [more...]

Published: 8/16/2012

Commissioner denies Geiger election appeal

Board of Education member Jennifer Geiger’s appeal to the state to get on the May 15 election ballot never got an answer in time for her to avoid being a write-in candidate — but over t... [more...]

Published: 8/16/2012

Fines, discharge for shoplifters

Tops Market on Erie Boulevard was a hot spot for shoplifting, and three people accused of theft on the same day at the same store were fined in City Court on Wednesday. ¿ Heather Miller, 2... [more...]

Published: 8/16/2012

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Wednesday 2:48 p.m. AmCare Ambulance, Erie Blvd. West, accident. 8:08 p.m. AmCare Ambulance, Erie Blvd. West, accident/injury. [more...]

Published: 8/16/2012

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Wednesday 12:14 a.m. Summit Road, Paris, abandoned call. 1:49 a.m. Luke Road, Marcy, alarm. 1:56 a.m. Lee Valley Road, Lee, domestic. 2:50 a.m. Toby ... [more...]

Published: 8/16/2012

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Wednesday 12:16 a.m. Route 26, Vernon, domestic. 1:56 a.m. Lee Valley Road, Lee, assist. 2:54 a.m. Toby Road, Marcy, alarm. 4:50 a.m. Donley Road, Br... [more...]

Published: 8/16/2012

Voices for Christ crusade Saturday

Mount Calvary Baptist Church, with support of the Historical Black Ministerial Alliance and the Rome Clergy Association, presents the "Voices for Christ City-wide Crusade" in commemoratio... [more...]

Published: 8/16/2012

Building permit

Dawn M. Dunn, 8227 Elmer Hill Road, $4,000, install 24-foot above ground pool. [more...]

Published: 8/16/2012

Public session set on Strough

A Board of Education review of where to put Strough Middle School students during a year-long renovation may explore more than the three options emphasized by an advisory committee, including possi... [more...]

Published: 8/16/2012

School board revises district tax rates

Rome school district tax rates for 2012-13 that were previously reported have been revised and are slightly higher than the prior 2012-13 figures. The changes were noted Wednesday night as the ... [more...]

Published: 8/16/2012

Deadline Friday to mail in registration forms for primary

Mail-in voter registration forms for the Sept. 13 primary election must be postmarked by midnight Friday and received no later than Aug. 24 to be valid for the election, says the state Board of Ele... [more...]

Published: 8/16/2012

School-age care classes offered

WHITESTOWN — Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oneida County will once again offer the state School-Age Care Credential with a minimum of five participants. Classes are open to all and wil... [more...]

Published: 8/16/2012

Lego League kicks off at SUNY-IT

MARCY — SUNY-IT will host a FIRST Lego League season kick-off event on Tuesday, Aug. 28 in the Campus Center. Admission is free and refreshments will be available. The "Senior So... [more...]

Published: 8/16/2012

Sports briefs

Conservation group hosting presentations The Ruffed Grouse Society in conjunction with the White Otter Fish and Game Club will host a day of presentations on Saturday, Aug. 25 from 9 a.m. to 2 ... [more...]

Published: 8/16/2012

Plano posts 6,000th driving win

VERNON — Rick Plano recorded his 6,000th career driving victory, and Scorpion Moon, the season’s fastest trotter, secured his third straight score during Wednesday night’s 10-race... [more...]

Published: 8/16/2012

New fishing rules adopted by DEC

ALBANY — The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced that the new recreational and commercial fishing rules for blackfish have been formally adopted. The rules h... [more...]

Published: 8/16/2012

Head Start adds Holland Patent

HOLLAND PATENT — Mohawk Valley Community Action Agency has started a brand new Head Start site and is accepting applications for pre-school children ages 3-4 for the up-coming school year beg... [more...]

Published: 8/16/2012

Adirondack, Remsen not launching shared services

The neighboring Adirondack and Remsen school districts will not be launching any shared services for the upcoming new school year, after recent discussions were unable to confirm agreements. Th... [more...]

Published: 8/16/2012

Sports Calendar

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

Published: 8/16/2012

Crash sends one to hospital in Lee

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Published: 8/16/2012

Flagpole donated to Marine Corps League for center

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Published: 8/16/2012

County Airport weather report for Wednesday

Temperatures: 64 to 77 Normal Range: 57 to 79 Records: 42(1916), 94(1995) Rainfall: 0.03" Monthly rainfall: 6.17" Rainfall for year: 26.85" Sunset today: 8:03... [more...]

Published: 8/16/2012

Plaques topic for Lee Board

TOWN OF LEE — Plaques to reflect a car show’s appreciation and to memorialize Delta Dam’s 100th anniversary were Town Board topics Tuesday night, along with a visit from an Assemb... [more...]

Published: 8/16/2012

Funeral notices

ALLGAIER — Miriam Swartwout Allgaier, 102, formerly of Rome, on July 27, 2012. Private burial Saturday Rome Cemetery. ALLGAIER — Paul H. Allgaier, of Rome, on Feb. 29, 2007. ... [more...]

Published: 8/16/2012

Helen R. Bovee

CAMDEN — Helen R. Bovee, 89, of Fayette Street passed away Wednesday August 15, 2012 at Faxton-St. Luke’s Health Care with her loving family by her side. Helen was born May 12, 1923 in ... [more...]

Published: 8/16/2012

Hamilton College hires new women’s basketball coach

HAMILTON — Michelle Collins, an assistant coach and the recruiting coordinator for the Siena College women’s basketball team since 2007, has been named the new head women’s basket... [more...]

Published: 8/16/2012

Award-winners blossom at flower, vegetable show

Lisa Pritchard took top honors as Queen of Show at the Upstate Regional Flower and Vegetable show, hosted by the Gardeners of Rome. The show, which attracted 97 entries in a variety of categori... [more...]

Published: 8/16/2012

Free Sondheim show Saturday

BOONVILLE — "So This is Sondheim! — A Decidedly Un-Comprehensive Musical Revue" written and directed by Michael Scott Ferris is on stage in the Boonville Elementary School Aud... [more...]

Published: 8/16/2012

Two groups in Unity Hall Saturday

BARNEVELD — The Dharma Bums String Band and the Birdseed Bandits will play at Unity Hall, 101 Vanderkemp Ave., Saturday at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 or $8 in advance from www.unityhall.com. ... [more...]

Published: 8/16/2012

Tabloid Tales of the Past

Aug. 16, 2002 The new P&C Foods store in Mohawk Acres shopping center will open at 9 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, the company said today. The 55,000-square-foot store will replace the two current loca... [more...]

Published: 8/16/2012

Wood chips to fly in Boonville

BOONVILLE — Tools, timber and grit will come together as the New York State Woodsmen’s Field Days celebrates its 65th anniversary Friday through Sunday at the Boonville-Oneida County Fa... [more...]

Published: 8/16/2012

Irish band’s North American tour starts in Capitol Friday

The Irish band Frankie Gavin & De Dannan performs in the Capitol Theatre, 220 W. Dominick St., making its Upstate New York debut, Friday at 7:30 pm. It’s the first show on the group&rsquo... [more...]

Published: 8/16/2012

Capitolfest attendance up 9%
and many are staying longer

Capitolfest 10 attendance was up nearly 9 percent over last year’s festival of vintage films, silents and early talkies in the Capitol Theatre. There were 441 attending at least one of th... [more...]

Published: 8/16/2012

Area happenings

REMINDERS: Tonight, 7. The Bethany & Rufus Roots Quartet, View, 3273 State Route 28. $25/$20 for members. Info: www.Viewarts.org Saturday, 4:30 p.m. Woodsmen’s Roast Beef Dinner, Unit... [more...]

Published: 8/16/2012

Boyle, Boccia sing in View

OLD FORGE — Claudia Boyle, soprano and Luigi Boccia, tenor perform at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24 in View, 3273 State Route 28. Broadway Meets Opera @ View Tickets are $35 and can be purchased... [more...]

Published: 8/16/2012

Food bank auctions Springsteen tickets

Bruce Springsteen, a supporter of Food Banks, is lending a hand to Food Bank of Central New York. A ticket package for his Aug. 29 show at Vernon Downs donated to the local not-for-profit is being ... [more...]

Published: 8/16/2012

Manilow at Turning Stone

VERONA — Tony, Emmy, and Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Barry Manilow brings his music to the Turning Stone Resort Casino Event Center for the first time Saturday. Tickets at $52,... [more...]

Published: 8/16/2012
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