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Low-cost blood test signups under way

ONEIDA — The Zonta Club of the Oneida Area and the Oneida High School Z Club are sponsoring the AMBA Blood Screening Program on Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Oneida High School, 560 Seneca St., ... [more...]

Published: 8/20/2012

Tabloid Tales of the Past

Aug. 20, 2002 The city is seeking bids for the second phase of reconstruction at the Martin Street train station. The first phase, now complete, made upgrades to the platform, external stairs t... [more...]

Published: 8/20/2012

Linderman graduates

Matthew Linderman, son of Drs. Richard and Linnea Linderman, 8279 Northgate Drive, graduated magna cum laude from Cornell University with a bachelor of science degree in applied economics and manag... [more...]

Published: 8/20/2012

Linderman accepted

Randolph Linderman, son of Drs. Richard and Linnea Linderman, 8279 Northgate Drive, has been accepted at Cornell University to major in biological engineering. He is a June graduate ofRome Free Aca... [more...]

Published: 8/20/2012

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: 8/20/2012

Building permits

Vincent Gobrick, 7599 Rome-Oriskany Road, $1,800, construct 288 square foot deck. Alex Stoy, 413 N. Washington St., $2,000, change occupancy to single-family dwelling. [more...]

Published: 8/20/2012

Oriskany schools hold hearing on bullying

ORISKANY — A public hearing on the state’s new anti-bullying measures including the Dignity for All Students Act and a Code of Conduct is on the Oriskany Board of Education’s agen... [more...]

Published: 8/20/2012

Homage to past draws hundreds

TOWN OF LEE — Considering that "we only do this every 75 years or so...it wasn’t bad," Supervisor John Urtz said with a chuckle of the town’s Old Home Days celebration S... [more...]

Published: 8/20/2012

OCD support offered Mondays

An obsessive compulsive disorder support group meets at 6:30 p.m. Mondays (except holidays) in Conference Room B in St. Elizabeth’s School of Nursing, 2209 Genesee St., Utica. For information... [more...]

Published: 8/20/2012

Laryngectomy
support offered

The Laryngectomy Support Group meets at 1 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month in the Cardiac Cath Lab Conference Room on the second floor of the St. Elizabeth Medical Center. For information,... [more...]

Published: 8/20/2012

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: 8/20/2012

Send wedding report while it’s still news

It’s news when someone gets married, but news is information about recent events. It’s a busy time after a wedding and honeymoon, writing thank yous and getting back to work, but do... [more...]

Published: 8/20/2012

Sun rises for boat maker

The Tamarack Lake Electric Boat Co., a Canadian-based company with an assembly plant in Rome, will celebrate the start of production for its solar-powered recreational watercraft in the city Tuesda... [more...]

Published: 8/20/2012

New look for city’s Public Works dept.

The reorganization of the city’s Department of Public Works and water distribution system staff has been implemented, and the city aims to increase production immediately and save money ̵... [more...]

Published: 8/20/2012

Meetings

TUESDAY County Executive’s hearing, 10 a.m. Comments on proposed local law regarding synthetic drugs. County executive’s conference room, 10th floor, County Office Building, 800 Par... [more...]

Published: 8/20/2012

Wallets on empty as gas prices rise

Local residents are experiencing more and more pain at the pump. The AAA’s gas price-monitoring website, www.fuelgaugereport.com, shows the average cost of a gallon of regular gas in Rome... [more...]

Published: 8/20/2012

Heart transplant patient marks 20 years

In 1992, John Weakley, now an employee and volunteer at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH), found his name on the United Network for Organ Sharing waiting list after suffering two heart atta... [more...]

Published: 8/20/2012

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Sunday 12:53 a.m. AmCare Ambulance, Route 49, accident. 1:07 a.m. Prospect, Academy St., Trenton, accident. 3:15 p.m. Stanwix Heights, Rome-Oriskany Road... [more...]

Published: 8/20/2012

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Sunday 12:53 a.m. Route 49, accident. 2:31 a.m. Route 28, Trenton, dispute. 3:53 a.m. Streun Road, Lee, suspicious activity. 7:02 a.m. Route 49, Marc... [more...]

Published: 8/20/2012

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Sunday 1:07 a.m. Academy St., Trenton, accident. 2:29 a.m. Mappa Ave., Barneveld, fight. 2:31 a.m. Route 28, Trenton, dispute. 4:10 a.m. Route 8, Bri... [more...]

Published: 8/20/2012

ATVs damage softball fields

Thousands of dollars of damage were ripped through the ballfields at Haselton-Wright Park over the weekend by vandals riding all-terrain vehicles, according to the city Parks and Recreation Departm... [more...]

Published: 8/20/2012

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Sunday 12:41 a.m. Laurel St., property found. 1:48 a.m. W. Thomas St., suspicious activity. 2:30 a.m. W. Embargo St., domestic. 2:50 a.m. Spadafora A... [more...]

Published: 8/20/2012

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Saturday 8:53 a.m. 707 W. Dominick St., first aid. 9:12 a.m. 611 1/2 Parry St., first aid. 10:59 a.m. 215 W. Bloomfield St., first aid. 12:45 p.m. 10... [more...]

Published: 8/20/2012

Hospital patient ratings

2011 2012 Change Patients who gave the hospital a rating of 9 or 10 on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest). 59.4% 63.8% 7.4% Would definitely recommend hospital. 58.3% 61.8% 6% Room... [more...]

Published: 8/20/2012

Rome Hospital patients more satisfied than last year

Patient satisfaction levels at Rome Memorial Hospital are on the rise in every category, according to survey results from 2011 and 2012. The hospital invited people who had been recent patients... [more...]

Published: 8/20/2012

Three hospitalized after crash

TOWN OF SMITHFIELD — Sheriff’s deputies said a driver pulled a truck over to the side of the northbound lane of Pleasant Valley Road at 1 a.m. due to a mechanical problem. Another motor... [more...]

Published: 8/20/2012

Man gets two DWI charges about 241/2 hours apart

BOONVILLE — A Green County man was charged with driving drunk on two occasions barely 24 hours apartment this weekend. Police said Padraig Horan, 21, of Greenville, was taken into custody... [more...]

Published: 8/20/2012

Woman accused of attacking headshop van driver

A 48-year-old woman is accused of attacking a Tebb’s Headshop vehicle and the driver inside. Police said Barbara A. Pallas, of 416 W. Court St., kicked the driver’s side door of a 2... [more...]

Published: 8/20/2012

Woman, 58, accused of attack on Judge Wilson

City Court Judge Daniel C. Wilson was attacked while working out at Planet Fitness Sunday afternoon. The accused assailant confronted him about her previous appearances before the bench, accord... [more...]

Published: 8/20/2012

Crash leads to tickets for drivers

TOWN OF GREIG — Both drivers were ticketed after a collision in the middle of a U-turn on Brantingham Road Friday afternoon. Lewis County Sheriff’s deputies said Karla Iosilevich-Se... [more...]

Published: 8/20/2012

New Hartford
accident traps two

NEW HARTFORD — An 83-year-old driver and her passenger had to be cut out of their car after a two-vehicle collision on Higby Road Friday afternoon. Police said F.P. Senif-Nichols, of West... [more...]

Published: 8/20/2012

A sentry for more than 10 years

While reviewing news clips for our Tabloid Tales of the Past columns, we came across a brief item about the B-52 bomber "Mohawk Valley" that stands as a silent sentry near Chestnut Street... [more...]

Published: 8/20/2012

Marriage licences

Garrett A. Peterson and Janes M. Race, both of Rome. Charles James Muth and Lori Jo Sherwin, both of Lee Center. Joshua Stuart Frey and Kristen Marie Dolan, both of Rome. Eric Neil Seif... [more...]

Published: 8/20/2012

Destito graduates

Nicholas Destito, son of Mark and Theresa Destito, Harris Road, Lee center, has graduated from Keuka College with a bachelor’s degree in clinical science. He is studying at chiropractic colle... [more...]

Published: 8/20/2012

Couple compete in Jack & Jill competition at Woodsmen’s Field Days

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Published: 8/20/2012

St. Aloysius and Academy of Holy Names, Classes of 1957 celebrate reunion

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Published: 8/20/2012

Board seeks more info on special ed plan

New state-mandated intervention programs for evaluating student disabilities are not yet fully in place in the Rome school district, which is in transition including staff training, the Board of Ed... [more...]

Published: 8/20/2012

Lee comes together to celebrate bicentennial with Old Home Days

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Published: 8/20/2012

Adrian A. Spence

ROME, NEW YORK — Adrian A. Spence, 22 of Rome, passed away on August 16, 2012 at St. Elizabeth Medical Center with his loving family and friends at his side. Born January 19, 1990 in New Hart... [more...]

Published: 8/20/2012

Frank S. Mazzaferro

Frank S. Mazzaferro, 86, of Rome, passed away Saturday, August 18, 2012 at his home with his loving family by his side. He was born on August 9, 1926 in Rome, the son of Frank and Letitia Verdgelin... [more...]

Published: 8/20/2012

County Airport weather report for Sunday

Temperatures: 47 to 76 Normal Range: 58 to 80 Records: 42(1962), 96(1916) Rainfall: 0" Monthly rainfall: 2.22" Rainfall for year: 26.91" Sunset today: 7:57 ... [more...]

Published: 8/20/2012

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... Professional Baseball — International League: Indianapolis at Syracuse, 7. Tuesday’s Schedule... Professional Baseball — Internatio... [more...]

Published: 8/20/2012

Simpson — Von Matt

Mark Edward Simpson and Tamara Rose Von Matt were married on Saturday, May 5, 2012, in Sacred Heart Cathedral in Raleigh, N.C. The bride, daughter of Bill and Chris Von Matt, Marsh Road, Lee Ce... [more...]

Published: 8/20/2012

Births

McDONOUGH — To Timothy and Samantha Rinaldo McDonough, of Oneida, on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012, in Oneida Healthcare Center, a daughter, Emma Nicole. RELYEA — To Daniel Relyea and Nic... [more...]

Published: 8/20/2012

Building permit

Family Video Movie Club, 510 N. James St., $50,000 fit out tenant space. [more...]

Published: 8/20/2012

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning numbers drawn Sunday Evening: Daily: 2, 1, 6, Lucky Sum: 9. WinFour: 9, 6, 0, 6, Lucky Sum: 21. Here are the winning numbers drawn Sunday Midday: Daily:... [more...]

Published: 8/20/2012

Partly sunny; highs around 80

Tonight — Mostly cloudy in the evening — Then becoming partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows in the lower 50s. West winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent. Tuesday — P... [more...]

Published: 8/20/2012

John Boiko, Jr.

John Boiko, 72, of S. Cresent Drive, Rome, New York, passed away, Sunday, August 19, 2012 in St. Elizabeth’s Healthcare Center, Utica. He was born on April 25, 1940 in Rome the son of Joh... [more...]

Published: 8/20/2012

Sports Briefs

Romans take top two spots in bocce tourney Rome competitors grabbed the top two spots in the inaugural Super Men’s Singles Bocce Tournament at the Toccolana Club on Saturday. Ed Emman... [more...]

Published: 8/20/2012

Funeral notices

BOIKO — John Boiko, Jr., 72, of Rome, on Aug. 19, 2012. Services 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Nunn and Harper Funeral Home, 418 N. George St. Burial Evergreen Cemetery. Calling hours 4-7 p.m. ... [more...]

Published: 8/20/2012

Arts Center seeks youth to decorate

All children, ages 7-12, who attend volunteer day Tuesday at the Rome Art and Community Center, 308 W. Bloomfield St., will receive a free ticket to the Renaissance Revels event at the center this ... [more...]

Published: 8/20/2012

No Monkeys Allowed races to triumph at Vernon Downs

VERNON — No Monkeys Allowed scored a 1:53 victory to capture Saturday night’s featured eighth event at Vernon Downs. After getting shuffled back to fifth in the early portion, No Mo... [more...]

Published: 8/20/2012

Sheppard and Ward drive to U-R victories

VERNON — Matt Sheppard and Pat Ward shared the spotlight as they each came out with victories in the modified twin 20-lap feature events on Sunday night at Utica-Rome Speedway. Coming fro... [more...]

Published: 8/20/2012

Cupp makes it three straight titles

Lauren Steates Cupp again staked her claim to being the city’s best female golfer as she captured the Rome City Women’s Amateur Golf Championships for the third straight time on Sunday.... [more...]

Published: 8/20/2012

Kahler accepted

Amanda Jo-Lena Kahler, daughter of Dawn Kahler, Edwards Road, Holland Patent, and James Kahler, Little Falls, has been accepted at Mohawk Valley Community College, where she will major in nursing. ... [more...]

Published: 8/20/2012

Faxton St. Luke’s picks medical director for quality

Waleed Albert, MD, FACP, has been named medical director for Quality and Utilization at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare. Dr. Albert serves as a physician advisor to the medical staff, Case M... [more...]

Published: 8/20/2012

Have garden questions?

Master Gardeners at Cornell Cooperative Extension in Oneida County staff the consumer horticulture line at 736-3394 or 337-2531, from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesdays and Fridays (except holidays). [more...]

Published: 8/20/2012

Wilderness first aid class slated

HAMILTON — An eight hour certification course in Wilderness First Aid, sponsored by the New York State Outdoor Guides Association, is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 15. Participants in the... [more...]

Published: 8/20/2012

Hunting, fishing licenses
on sale every day at fair

Hunting and fishing license sales every day (instead of only weekends like last year), swimming fish, a biologist and Environmental Conservation officers answering questions, and information on its... [more...]

Published: 8/20/2012
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