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Magnanti family gathers

TOWN OF LEE — The descendants of the Luigi Sr. and Elvira Magnanti family gathered at Lee Town Park on Aug. 3 for the family’s annual reunion attended by 95 members. Mary Lou Maracc... [more...]

Published: 8/21/2012

Help with benefits for vets in Utica

The nonprofit Disabled American Veterans (D-A-V) and the Harley-Davidson Foundation are offering help to veterans who are not aware of the benefits and services they have earned and how those benef... [more...]

Published: 8/21/2012

Tabloid Tales of the Past

Aug. 21, 2002 Because of an epidemic of small forest fires caused by a streak of hot temperatures, state Department of Environmental Conservation has suspended burn permits in Oneida County. ... [more...]

Published: 8/21/2012

Former Roman returns scouting film locations

Film Producer Peter Allemann, aka Peter Allman, the son of the late Jacob and Martha Allemann, recently visited his roots for possible film locations. Allman, who graduated from Rome Free Acade... [more...]

Published: 8/21/2012

Whitestown Seniors seek members

WHITESTOWN — The Whitestown Senior’s organization is looking to add new members over age 50. For information call Tom Moore at 736-6047 or Carolyn Van Pelt 315-736-5837. The group m... [more...]

Published: 8/21/2012

Business Development Center hires adviser

MARCY — Kate Williams Alcott has been hired as a business adviser for the Mohawk Valley Small Business Development Center at SUNYIT. She has extensive experience in banking, family busine... [more...]

Published: 8/21/2012

Healthcare

In a blog entry, commenter bgates set down a manifesto healthcare that deserves to be considered by presidential candidates: ¿ I will work in good faith with members of both parties in con... [more...]

Published: 8/21/2012

Alvords get together

CAMDEN — The descendants of Don Q. and Mary S. (Cook) Alvord held their 69th annual reunion Aug. 12 in Forest Park. There were 25 in attendance. Jane Alvord of Oneida was the eldest p... [more...]

Published: 8/21/2012

Entrance opens today

St. Luke’s Home, 1650 Champlin Ave., Utica, reopen its main entrance today. St. Luke’s Home is a 202-bed nursing home located on the St. Luke’s Campus of Faxton St. Luke&rsquo... [more...]

Published: 8/21/2012

Parkinson’s group meets

The Central New York Parkinson’s Support Group, Inc. meets at 12:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month except August at the Presbyterian Home for CNY, 4290 Middle Settlement Road, New Hartf... [more...]

Published: 8/21/2012

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: 8/21/2012

VVS 1957 grads hold reunion

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Published: 8/21/2012

Prepare for 2013 retirement

Do you plan to begin receiving Social Security retirement benefits early in 2013? If so, now is the time to prepare. We recommend you apply up to four months before you want your retirement benefit... [more...]

Published: 8/21/2012

Meetings

WEDNESDAY Common Council, 7 p.m. Council Chambers, City Hall, 198 N. Washington St. Holland Patent Board of Education, 6 p.m. Conference Room, Annex next to Middle School, 9601 Main St. ... [more...]

Published: 8/21/2012

RHA member honored with naming

The new community center at Liberty Gardens will be named in honor of Edward W. Corr. The $13.4 million first phase of renovations and upgrades at the 180-unit housing complex at 200 N. Levitt ... [more...]

Published: 8/21/2012

Land sales on Common Council agenda

The Common Council will consider four land sales Wednesday that would bring in a total of $30,900. The seven-member council will meet at 7 p.m. in the council chambers at City Hall. On the agen... [more...]

Published: 8/21/2012

Graduates

John Urban of Holland Patent graduated from Villanova (Pa.) University with a bachelor’s of arts degree. [more...]

Published: 8/21/2012

Hanna to discuss transport

Recent federal transportation legislation will be the topic Wednesday at an event organized by the Mohawk Valley Chamber of Commerce and U.S. Chamber of Commerce and. The expected local economi... [more...]

Published: 8/21/2012

City gets earful on plan for eyesore

Rather than enforce a 2007 court order for wide scale demolition at the American Metal Stamping property on Railroad Street, Mayor Joseph R. Fusco Jr. said he’s been working with the owner to... [more...]

Published: 8/21/2012

Passenger subdued
by Taser in traffic stop

TOWN OF LYONSDALE — A Lewis County man was subdued with a Taser after he refused to stop shouting in the middle of the night on Moose River Road. Sheriff’s deputies said Brian A. Na... [more...]

Published: 8/21/2012

Biker charged with DWI

WHITESTOWN — A Rome motorcyclist was ticketed for drunken driving after he rear ended a car on Route 69 Friday night. Police said Elsie Bellows, 63, of Skinner Road, Rome, pulled out of t... [more...]

Published: 8/21/2012

Charged
with mischief, harassment

BOONVILLE — A 24-year-old man is accused of throwing a beer bottle through another man’s car window after a dispute at The Pub bar. Police said Brad Garnsey, of 104 Seiter St., beca... [more...]

Published: 8/21/2012

Weaving driver, passenger charged

LYONSDALE — Both driver and passenger were charged after they were pulled over for drunken driving in Lewis County Saturday. Sheriff’s deputies said Nicole Liscum, 27, of Lyons Fall... [more...]

Published: 8/21/2012

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... Professional Baseball — International League: Indianapolis at Syracuse, 7. Wednesday’s Schedule... Professional Auto racing — Utica... [more...]

Published: 8/21/2012

Marks 100th at Eastern Star

ORISKANY — Hazel Eva Wooding celebrated her 100th birthday on Aug. 4 at the Eastern Star Pavilion. Wooding was born Aug. 6, 1912 in Whitesboro. She married Howard F. Wooding in Oriskany w... [more...]

Published: 8/21/2012

Costly lesson: Bite costs woman $1,000

A 19-year-old mother who punished her son with a bite-for-a-bite was ordered to pay $1,000 in fines and fees in City Court. Danell E. Marshall, 19, of 608 E. Dominick St., was ordered by Judge ... [more...]

Published: 8/21/2012

Celebrate 60th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Clarence "Roy" Smith, 20 North St., Camden, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary July 28, 2012, at Forest Park, Camden, with their family. Smith and the former Jean ... [more...]

Published: 8/21/2012

Births

ANKEN — To Lawrence Ankin and Clarissa Russell, of Rome, on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012, in Rome Memorial Hospital, a daughter, Patricia Abbagail. GLINES — To Joseph Glines and Ashley ... [more...]

Published: 8/21/2012

Speedway will pay tribute to Rome racing great Evans

VERNON — Utica-Rome Speedway will present the Richie Evans NASCAR Hall of Fame Induction Celebration on Wednesday, with an action packed racing card planned for the evening. The night&rsq... [more...]

Published: 8/21/2012

Watermans converge

The 103rd annual Waterman family reunion was held on Aug. 12, in the Lee Town Park with 52 family members present. Dorothy Nevinger was the oldest in attendance and traveled the furthest from B... [more...]

Published: 8/21/2012

Eastern Air Defense takes part in D.C. drill

The Eastern Air Defense Sector at Griffiss park took part in an anti-terror exercise over Washington, D.C., this morning that involved several federal agencies. The exercise, conducted between ... [more...]

Published: 8/21/2012

Gansevoort families get preview

"The school looks beautiful," Gansevoort Elementary kindergarten teacher Vanessa Curley said Monday afternoon while unpacking materials in her newly renovated classroom, although "se... [more...]

Published: 8/21/2012

Oneidas hail court ruling

The U.S. 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals has turned down last year’s request from Oneida and Madison counties for a hearing on the status of Oneida Indian Nation reservation land. The questi... [more...]

Published: 8/21/2012

Free training for foster families

A free training program for individuals and families interested in becoming foster or adoptive parents will be held once a week beginning Tuesday, Sept. 4 at the House of the Good Shepherd’s ... [more...]

Published: 8/21/2012

Jobs center to aid women ex-offenders

A jobs center to help women ex-offenders find and keep jobs was introduced today by county officials. The Utica-based program will offer training and employment services to female adults after ... [more...]

Published: 8/21/2012

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Monday 8:48 a.m. 7478 River Road, first aid. 11:28 a.m. 215 E. Bloomfield St., first aid. 11:35 a.m. 7157 E. Dominick St., first aid. 12:42 p.m. 7538... [more...]

Published: 8/21/2012

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Monday 12:05 a.m. Fourth St., larceny. 12:43 a.m. Henry St., robbery. 1:11 a.m. Route 49, assist. 1:53 a.m. Black River B... [more...]

Published: 8/21/2012

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President’s Choice award winners in the photography contest at the 10th annual Rome Rotary Canalfest held Aug. 3-5 were Virginia Batchelder, first place; Sarita Ruiz, second place; and Kathy ... [more...]

Published: 8/21/2012

Three injured in Utica shooting

Three people were shot and hospitalized in Utica early this morning after an unknown shooter fired multiple rounds from a shotgun into a crowd on Nichols Street. No arrests have been made. Poli... [more...]

Published: 8/21/2012

Lamascolo pleads not guilty

Ronald Lamascolo pleaded not guilty in County Court this morning to setting fire to his estranged wife’s Elmer Hill Road residence. Lamascolo, 59, with a last known address of 8491 Elmer ... [more...]

Published: 8/21/2012

Accused rapist denied request for new attorney

Accused rapist John N. Santoro’s request for a new defense attorney was denied in County Court this morning after a calm and collected Santoro read off a list of grievances against Public Def... [more...]

Published: 8/21/2012

Motorcyclist injured
in New Hartford hit-and-run

NEW HARTFORD — After crashing into a motorcyclist on Seneca Turnpike Monday, an 83-year-old woman stopped to look at him, then fled the scene. Then law enforcers said Martha Chopchic, of ... [more...]

Published: 8/21/2012

Public’s help sought in Utica bank robbery

A non-violent bank robbery at the Adirondack Bank in Utica Monday afternoon has law enforcers looking for a black man who fled in a gray motor vehicle. Police said the robber entered the bank a... [more...]

Published: 8/21/2012

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Monday 11:47 a.m. New Hartford and Edwards Ambulance, Seneca Turnpike, accident/injury. 4:30 p.m. Oriskany, Valley Road, Whitestown, structure fire. 4:31... [more...]

Published: 8/21/2012

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Monday 7:16 a.m. E. Main St., Waterville, alarm. 11:07 a.m. Route 49, accident. 11:12 a.m. Sanger Ave., Waterville, accident. 12:25 p.m. Foster Corne... [more...]

Published: 8/21/2012

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Monday 7:16 a.m. E. Main St., Waterville, alarm. 7:24 a.m. Oneida St., Paris, check welfare. 9:06 a.m. Simmons Road, Augusta, dumping. 10:07 a.m. Jud... [more...]

Published: 8/21/2012

Mostly sunny; highs in lower 80s

Tonight — Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph in the evening — Becoming light and variable. Wednesday — Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. Sout... [more...]

Published: 8/21/2012

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning tickets drawn Monday Evening: Daily: 8, 1, 3, Lucky Sum: 12. WinFour: 9, 8, 8, 8, Lucky Sum: 33. Here are the winning tickets drawn Monday Midday: Daily... [more...]

Published: 8/21/2012

Paul G. Kruger Sr.

REMSEN — Paul G. Kruger Sr., age 76, of East Steuben Road passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday afternoon, August 18, 2012 with his loving family at his side. He was born on Augu... [more...]

Published: 8/21/2012

County Airport weather report for Monday

Temperatures: 52 to 74 Normal Range: 58 to 80 Records: 43(1949), 96(1916) Rainfall: Trace Monthly rainfall: 2.22" Rainfall for year: 26.91" Sunset today: 7:56 ... [more...]

Published: 8/21/2012

Funeral notices

BAKER — Rev. William S. Baker, 84, of Utica, formerly of Clayville, on Aug. 19, 2012. Arrangements by Heintz Funeral Service, Utica are incomplete. BOIKO — John Boiko, Jr., 72, ... [more...]

Published: 8/21/2012

George J. Lewis

George J. Lewis, 82, of Williams Rd., Rome, passed away Monday, August 20, 2012, with his loving family by his side. He was born October 9, 1929, in Oxford, New York, the son of Lawrence and Alta I... [more...]

Published: 8/21/2012
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