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Griffiss facilities impress vets

Sampson Air Force Base veterans of the Central New York Squadron reunited Friday at the Griffiss Business and Technology Park. A group of 30 graduates from the Sampson Air Force Basic Training ... [more...]

Published: 8/18/2012

Tiny Giant at Delta Aug. 25

TOWN OF LEE — Jeff Steinberg, the Tiny Giant appears at the Delta Lake Bible Conference Center, at 8912 Turin Road, Saturday, Aug. 25 at 7 p.m. Admission is free. An offering will be take... [more...]

Published: 8/18/2012

Fiber Optic co. workers get $8.1M

WHITESTOWN — Fiber Instrument Sales Inc. announced it is distributing $8.1 million to employees who have participated in the company’s Employee Stock Ownership Plan. Over the past 1... [more...]

Published: 8/18/2012

Hinckley picnic area open, boat launch shut

The Hinckley Reservoir picnic area remains open, according to the state Department of Environmental Conservation. Boat launches at Hinckley have been closed due to low water levels. The pic... [more...]

Published: 8/18/2012

Funeral notices

BOVEE — Helen R. Bovee, 89, of Camden, on Aug. 15, 2012. Services 10 a.m. Monday at LaRobardiere Funeral Home, 109 Main St., Camden. Burial Forest Lawn Cemetery. Calling hours 2-4 p.m. Su... [more...]

Published: 8/18/2012

Amelia (Amy) Granieri

Amelia (Amy) Granieri passed away peacefully at dawn on August 17th, with her daughters by her side. She was two days shy of her 87th birthday, and still exuded a beauty and vitality that were a ma... [more...]

Published: 8/18/2012

County Airport weather report for Friday

Temperatures: 59 to 75 Normal Range: 58 to 80 Records: 43(1902), 96(1987) Rainfall: 0.05" Monthly rainfall: 2.22" Rainfall for year: 26.91" Sunset today: 8:00... [more...]

Published: 8/18/2012

On dean’s list

Steven Geer, son of Tammy Geer, Main St., Verona and Thomas Geer Jr., Youngs Road, Vernon Center, has been named to the Syracuse University dean’s list for the spring semester. Geer is majori... [more...]

Published: 8/18/2012

Church dedicates sign Aug. 26

WEST LEYDEN — The West Leyden Reformed Church invites community members to the dedication of its new sign. Sunday, Aug. 26, everyone is invited to the 10 a.m. worship service with the Reveren... [more...]

Published: 8/18/2012

Building permit

Albert F. Rienzo, 310 W. Park St., $20,000, demolish 18-by-18-foot rear portion of dwelling and construct 18-by-18-foot, two-story addition. [more...]

Published: 8/18/2012

Fictional narratives

Weak national newsreaders propagate fictional narratives — fake storylines planted by political influence peddlers. A blog commenter, initialed JR, waded into the journo-political wilds to sn... [more...]

Published: 8/18/2012

Medical examiner process criticized

County Legislator Brian P. Mandryck has questions about and recommendations for changing the county’s request for medical examiner services. He’s sent a four-page letter to County E... [more...]

Published: 8/18/2012

Mennonite auction Aug. 25

TOWN OF CROGHAN — The 30th annual River Valley Mennonite School auction starts at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, rain or shine. The non-profit Christian school — kindergarten through ... [more...]

Published: 8/18/2012

Area church services

Adas Israel Synagogue, 706 Hickory St. 337-3170. Sabbath Service, Fri. 7:30 p.m. First Baptist, 301 W. Embargo St. 336-2610.Sun. 10 a.m. Grace Baptist (Southern Baptist), 8553 Turin Rd. 336... [more...]

Published: 8/18/2012

Workers’ comp subject
of closed county meeting

Oneida County’s dispute with the administrator of its workers’ compensation program was the subject of a closed-door meeting of a county legislature committee this week. Members of ... [more...]

Published: 8/18/2012

Meetings

MONDAY Mohawk Valley Water Authority, 5 p.m. MVWA conference room, One Kennedy Plaza, Utica. Oriskany Board of Education, 7 p.m. District Office, 1313 Utica St. Sherrill Planning Board,... [more...]

Published: 8/18/2012

Field days founder honored

BOONVILLE — The New York State Woodsmen’s Field Days, running through Sunday, at the Boonville-Oneida County Fairgrounds, honors the memory of "founding father" Gould J. Hoyt.... [more...]

Published: 8/18/2012

Career timber man
grand marshal of parade

BOONVILLE — The New York State Woodsmen’s Field Days Corporation named Turin resident George F. Getman as the honorary grand marshal of today’s parade. Getman was born Jan. 3,... [more...]

Published: 8/18/2012

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Friday 406 Healy Ave., first aid. 11 a.m. 214 W. Liberty St., assist. 11:02 a.m. 200 N. Levitt St., first aid. 11:15 a.m. 8395 Turin Road, accident. ... [more...]

Published: 8/18/2012

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Friday 12:50 a.m. Liberty Gardens, domestic. 1:04 a.m. Otis St., abandoned call. 2:09 a.m. N. James St., dispute. 3:41 a.... [more...]

Published: 8/18/2012

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Friday 6:11 a.m. Maynard, Barnes Ave., Marcy, investigate. 11:14 a.m. Lake Delta and AmCare Ambulance, Turin Road, accident/injury. 11:27 a.m. Lee Center... [more...]

Published: 8/18/2012

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Friday 1:53 a.m. Mappa Ave., Barneveld, menacing. 2:34 a.m. E. Carter Road, Westmoreland, hit and run. 3:15 a.m. Clinton St., New Hartford, alarm. 7:... [more...]

Published: 8/18/2012

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Friday 1:52 a.m. E. Carter Road, Westmoreland, hit and run. 1:53 a.m. Mappa Ave., Barneveld, menacing. 8:31 a.m. Route 28, Forestport, car/deer. 11:1... [more...]

Published: 8/18/2012

Gospel Weekend at State Fair
Aug. 25-26

A new act will appear on the Talent Showcase Stage as part of Gospel Weekend at the State Fair, the Timothy Wright Memorial Choir. Gospel Weekend is Saturday, Aug. 25 and Sunday, Aug. 26. In 19... [more...]

Published: 8/18/2012

Job count up 3,300 at one-year mark

The local job count grew by 3,300 for the one-year period ending in July, according to state Labor Department statistics released today. The non-agricultural job count in the Utica-Rome metro a... [more...]

Published: 8/18/2012

ATV crash victim dies

The 22-year-old man who crashed without a helmet on an all-terrain vehicle in Westmoreland has died from his injuries. Sheriff’s deputies said Adrian A. Spence, of Eureka Road, was in cri... [more...]

Published: 8/18/2012

Charged
in burglary

A 50-year-old man is accused of breaking into a neighbor’s residence on Teugega Point Road and stealing jewelry and other valuables. Sheriff’s deputies said Richard J. Stropp IV, of... [more...]

Published: 8/18/2012

Choking teen daughter gets dad week in jail

A 40-year-old father accused of choking his teenage daughter was sentenced to one week in county jail. Frederick T. Pezzula Jr., of 301 Ann St., was sentenced by City Court Judge Daniel C. Wils... [more...]

Published: 8/18/2012

Whittemore secures four driving victories at Downs

VERNON — The pacer Nuke’s Flash and trotter Cedarridgetag were co-feature race winners on Friday at Vernon Downs, while defending driving champ Jimmy Whittemore captured four of the 10 ... [more...]

Published: 8/18/2012

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning state Lottery numbers selected Friday in the midday drawing: Daily: 1, 2, 9; Lucky Sum: 12; WinFour: 4, 5, 1, 6; Lucky Sum: 16. Here are the evening win... [more...]

Published: 8/18/2012

Plenty of sunshine; high in the low 80s

Tonight — Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. West winds around 5 mph. Sunday — Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. Winds west around 5 mph. Sunday night — Partly cloudy. L... [more...]

Published: 8/18/2012

Guard your heart

Last Sunday, thousands of athletes celebrated the ending of the London 2012 Summer Olympics. Scores wore purple ribbons dangling gold, silver, and bronze medals. They returned home this week as her... [more...]

Published: 8/18/2012

Hall of Famer Murray settles insider-trading case

WASHINGTON (AP) - Eddie Murray made big money in baseball with his powerful swing from both sides of the plate. According to the Securities and Exchange Commission, he had some illicit help aft... [more...]

Published: 8/18/2012

Senior nutrition menu

The nutrition program for persons age 60 and over is funded by the county Office for the Aging, state and federal grants, and contributions from participants. Meals are served Monday through Friday... [more...]

Published: 8/18/2012

Tabloid Tales of the Past

Aug. 18, 2002 Richard D. Allen likes being county clerk so much he’s running for re-election. As he kicks off his campaign, the Holland Patent resident said he wants to continue the progr... [more...]

Published: 8/18/2012

‘What’s the Buzz About’ luncheon Thursday

CANASTOTA — The Oneida-Canastota Christian Women’s Club will host What’s the Buzz About luncheon on Thursday 11:15 a.m. at the Rusty Rail, Seneca Turnpike, Canastota. Cost is ... [more...]

Published: 8/18/2012

Kenya missions trip topic
for pastor’s talk Aug. 25

TOWN OF VERONA — Verona Seventh Day Baptist Church Pastor Steven James went to Kenya on a Missions trip in June. Church officials said, "His trip was successful and he has some very ... [more...]

Published: 8/18/2012

Director’s exit ‘loss for city, gain for region’

Diane Shoemaker is walking away from City Hall confident that the Department of Community and Economic Development has the city in the right position to succeed. The department director has ret... [more...]

Published: 8/18/2012

Concert at St. Paul’s Monday

Jillian Gardner, organist at St. Joseph’s Church in Lee Center, presents an organ recital, "Music in Organ," on Monday at 7 p.m. The recital will take place at St. Paul’s ... [more...]

Published: 8/18/2012

Sports Calendar

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

Published: 8/18/2012

Ten years of service

What did the city’s Department of Community and Economic Development do during Diane Shoemaker’s 10 years there? She ran through a long list of highlights. There’s the departm... [more...]

Published: 8/18/2012

Free music, fun Aug. 25

BARNEVELD — The area surrounding CenterPoint Christian Fellowship, 8021 State Route 12, will be resounding with music and fun on Saturday, Aug. 25 from noon to 8 p.m. The family fun day has m... [more...]

Published: 8/18/2012

Check your schedule

Clergy and board members are asked to check the schedule for their church’s main services in Saturday’s Religion Today pagesand e-mail needed updates to living@RNY.com. [more...]

Published: 8/18/2012
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