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Grant lets View staff train

OLD FORGE — Arts center View received a grant from the Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties, Inc. for $4,075 to help underwrite a three-day training workshop for View staff, s... [more...]

Published: 8/22/2012

Magazine cites former Roman

Former Rome resident Dylan House was featured in Grist magazine for turning a bicycle trailer into a tool for members of undeserved communities to brainstorm ways to improve their local public spac... [more...]

Published: 8/22/2012

Art on display

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Published: 8/22/2012

1977 RCH grads get together

The Rome Catholic High School class of 1977 held its 35-year class reunion July 27-29. A total of 30 class members attended. Festivities started with a picnic followed by class participation in... [more...]

Published: 8/22/2012

Emancipation Proclamation trip Sept. 22

On the 150th Anniversary of the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation, Sept. 22, the state Office of Cultural Education in Albany will open "An Irrepressible Conflict," an exhibit abou... [more...]

Published: 8/22/2012

Tabloid Tales of the Past

Aug. 22, 2002 The towns of Verona and Westmoreland and the county will receive more than $800,000 in state grants for housing and water improvements. The Common Council is being asked to ch... [more...]

Published: 8/22/2012

Ceramics entries due Saturday

OLD FORGE — View, the arts center in Old Forge, is seeking entries to "Earth," a juried Ceramics Exhibition to be displayed in the Henry Kashiwa Eco Gallery Oct. 6 through Dec. 12. ... [more...]

Published: 8/22/2012

Dunham offers computer classes

WHITESBORO — Computer classes are among events in Dunham Public Library, 76 Main St., in the coming week. For more information, call 736-9734. Children’s programs including The Lorax mo... [more...]

Published: 8/22/2012

Elderly face tougher future

As I see it, the elderly are in for a much tougher future if President Obama gets re-elected. He has publicly stated that the elderly may be better off taking a pill rather than an expensive pr... [more...]

Published: 8/22/2012

Amazing performance at studio

On August 6th my husband and I attended the Sean Jackson Studio Show 2 at the John Hayes O’Neill Studio. It was presented on Sean’s Facebook as a public event to "hang out for ... [more...]

Published: 8/22/2012

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. Questio... [more...]

Published: 8/22/2012

American Tragedy on screen at Historical Society Monday

The 1931 film "An American Tragedy" will be shown at 6 p.m. Monday in the Oneida County Historical Society, 1608 Genesee St., Utica. Admission is $2 for the general public and free fo... [more...]

Published: 8/22/2012

Apple users plan Q&A session

WHITESBORO — Upstate Apple User’s Group offers a question and answer session Tuesday 6:30 p.m. followed by a 7 p.m. meeting. It’s in Dunham Library, 76 Main St. UAUG bills its... [more...]

Published: 8/22/2012

Three exhibits on display in Earlville

EARLVILLE — Three new exhibits are on display at the Earlville Opera House Arts Center, East Main Street. Admission to the EOH galleries is free. Galleries are open Tuesday-Friday from 10 a.m... [more...]

Published: 8/22/2012

MEETINGS

THURSDAY Board of Estimate and Contract, 3 p.m. Council Chambers, City Hall, 198 N. Washington St. Community Development Block Grant hearing, 6 p.m. Hearing on use of estimated $911,950 in ... [more...]

Published: 8/22/2012

Reception Friday opens art show

HERKIMER — Herkimer County Community College’s Cogar Gallery will exhibit "Atmosphere and Resonance," works by Lutz Schernec, from Aug. 24 through Sept. 21. A reception fo... [more...]

Published: 8/22/2012

Delta Dam events begin 11 a.m. Sunday

The Delta Dam 100th anniversary events Sunday will run from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., with the memorial dedication at 2. The memorial will be a plaque mounted on a boulder In addition to the cerem... [more...]

Published: 8/22/2012

Building permit

Douglas P. Hilbrandt, 7632 Gifford Road, $15,000, install 16-by-28-foot inground pool. [more...]

Published: 8/22/2012

Stewart’s named world’s best

Stewart’s Shops’ Dark Chocolate ice cream flavor has been named the world’s best at the 2012 World Dairy Expo — the second time in three years. Stewart’s Half & Ha... [more...]

Published: 8/22/2012

On dean’s list

Jacob Murphy, Oriskany, a construction technology major, was named to the spring semester dean’s list at SUNY-Delhi. [more...]

Published: 8/22/2012

Commissioners may seek reimbursement for county

A legislative committee is on board with the two Oneida County elections commissioners seeking reimbursement of up to $145,570 for expenses related to compliance with the federal Help America Vote ... [more...]

Published: 8/22/2012

City urged to use grant to fund youth programs

The first of two public hearings this week on how to spend federal Community Development Block Grant funds in 2013 focused mainly on after-school programs for children in low- and moderate-income f... [more...]

Published: 8/22/2012

Whitesboro chief to serve second term

Former Whitesboro Volunteer Fire Chief Brian McQueen has been re-elected to a second term on the board of directors of the Fireman’s Association of the State of New York. The election was... [more...]

Published: 8/22/2012

Two Elizabeth Cady Stanton talks slated in Peterboro

PETERBORO — Equality Weekend examines two relationships of Elizabeth Cady Stanton with author talks Saturday and Sunday. Penny Colman discusses her book "Elizabeth Cady Stanton and S... [more...]

Published: 8/22/2012

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com 12:08 a.m. S. James St., abandoned call. 1:02 a.m. S. George St., menacing. 1:08 a.m. Erie Blvd. West, disorderly. 1:27 a.m. ... [more...]

Published: 8/22/2012

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 8:59 a.m. 211 E. Whitesboro St., first aid. 10:30 a.m. Route 825, first aid. 11:19 a.m. 257 Pleasant Ave., first aid. 11:56 a.m. 701 W. Court... [more...]

Published: 8/22/2012

Military history ‘Q’ tour signups under way

SENECA COUNTY — Seneca White Deer, Inc. and Finger Lakes Technologies Group, Inc. are offering public military history tours of the most secure portion of the former Seneca Army Depot during ... [more...]

Published: 8/22/2012

Brooklyn man arrested in Utica shooting

A Brooklyn man has been charged for his connection to a drive-by shooting on Wager Street in Utica Monday night. Police said Antar Handy, 23, was one of three people in a gray Jeep involved in ... [more...]

Published: 8/22/2012

Wendy’s worker accused in robbery try

NEW HARTFORD — An employee at the Wendy’s restaurant on Seneca Turnpike wanted more than just "fries with that." Police said employee Roshad L. Reid, 18, of 1923 Baker Ave... [more...]

Published: 8/22/2012

Neighbors help residents flee fire

Eight people have been displaced from their West Embargo Street home after a fire started in a second-floor apartment Tuesday afternoon. The quick response of several neighbors helped residents... [more...]

Published: 8/22/2012

Oriskany battle recalled

On Monday, Aug. 6, members of the Fort Stanwix Chapter of the National Society Daughter’s of the American Revolution attended the commemoration honoring the 235th anniversary of the Battle of... [more...]

Published: 8/22/2012

1.BRIEFS

Rome River Rats’ Miller named tourney MVP Derrick Miller of the Rome River Rats 12U travel baseball team was named the Most Valuable Player in the Sports at the Beach Dog Days of Summer T... [more...]

Published: 8/22/2012

Former Oneida state prison still in limbo

The state wants at least $390,000 for a closed correctional facility in neighboring Madison County. Meanwhile, the state Office of General Services is weighing how to best handle the former Oneida ... [more...]

Published: 8/22/2012

RCH Class of 1987 gathering slated

Signups are under way for the Rome Catholic High School Class of 1987 Reunion. The 25-year-reunion will be held Saturday, Oct 6, 2012 at the Woods Valley Ski Resort, 9074 Dopp Hill Road, Wester... [more...]

Published: 8/22/2012

County Airport weather report for Tuesday

Temperatures: 50 to 75 Normal Range: 58 to 80 Records: 42(1949), 96(1916) Rainfall: 0" Monthly rainfall: 2.22" Rainfall for year: 26.91" Sunset today: 7:54 ... [more...]

Published: 8/22/2012

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. COON — Geraldine H. Coon, 76,... [more...]

Published: 8/22/2012

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 91 Tuesday 9:11 a.m. Barneveld and Prospect Ambulance, Route 12, Trenton, accident. 1:43 p.m. AmCare Ambulance, W. Chestnut St., accident. 3:43 p.m. Whitesbo... [more...]

Published: 8/22/2012

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 12:30 a.m. Lone Pine Drive, Forestport, alarm. 1:10 a.m. E. Main St., Waterville, missing person. 4:27 a.m. Route 13, Camden, car/deer. 8:04 ... [more...]

Published: 8/22/2012

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 3:40 a.m. Main St., Remsen, attempt to locate. 5:17 a.m. Barker Road, Marshall, car/deer. 5:29 a.m. Route 12, Trenton, abandoned call. 7:17 a... [more...]

Published: 8/22/2012

Tech grant talk set

MARCY — Small, technology-focused businesses can learn about Federal and State Technology (FAST) research and development funding opportunities through a variety of government agencies by att... [more...]

Published: 8/22/2012

Training for displaced homemakers

The Women’s Employment & Resource Center will conduct a free five-week Job Readiness and Computer Skills Training for displaced homemakers in Herkimer, Madison and Oneida counties. The 14... [more...]

Published: 8/22/2012

Leadership Mohawk Valley starts newest class

MARCY — Leadership Mohawk Valley has kicked off its program year, and announced the members of the newest class. A day-and-a-half long orientation was designed to introduce the class memb... [more...]

Published: 8/22/2012

‘Old Forestport Days’ celebrate community

FORESTPORT — The seventh annual Old Forestport Days will be held Saturday in the hamlet, as a community event that features various festivities in celebration of the town’s 142nd birthd... [more...]

Published: 8/22/2012

Boatmaker launches operation

The first of its 10-passenger, solar-assisted electric pontoon boat known as the Loon rolled out of the of the Tamarack Lake Electric Boat Co.’s plant in Rome today. Tamarack spent the la... [more...]

Published: 8/22/2012

Jobless rate holds steady in region

The local unemployment rate held steady from June to July, but was up from July 2011, according to state Labor Department statistics. The unemployment rate in the Utica-Rome metro area increase... [more...]

Published: 8/22/2012

LamphearRoadupdate821

A home under construction on Lamphear Road that was severely damaged by a storm on July 24 continues to crumble while the owners wait for their property to be demolished. Owner Christine V. Fla... [more...]

Published: 8/22/2012

Blight hits tomatoes, potatoes

WHITESTOWN — Tomato Late Blight has been discovered and confirmed in Onondaga County. Officials with Cornell Cooperative Extension said there have so far been no reports of blight in Onei... [more...]

Published: 8/22/2012

Man accused of punching, damaging car

A 27-year-old man is accused of punching and cracking his girlfriend’s windshield after he followed her to her work during a domestic dispute. Christopher M. Tallarino, of 7879 W. Thomas ... [more...]

Published: 8/22/2012

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... Professional Auto racing — Utica-Rome Speedway, Richie Evans NASCAR Hall of Fame Induction Celebration, racing starts at 7. Harness racing — Vern... [more...]

Published: 8/22/2012

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: 8/22/2012

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: 8/22/2012

Births

BOLTON — To Michael and Melissa Bambury Bolton, of Rome, on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, in Oneida Healthcare Center, a daughter, Abriana Christine. BUELL — To Destinie Buell, of Oneida... [more...]

Published: 8/22/2012

Mostly sunny; highs in mid 80s

Tonight — Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Northwest winds around 5 mph in the evening — Becoming light and variable. Thursday — Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s. South ... [more...]

Published: 8/22/2012

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning numbers drawn Tuesday Evening: Daily: 8, 4, 2, Lucky Sum: 14. WinFour: 2, 8, 4, 8, Lucky Sum: 22. Mega Millions: 05, 13, 20, 23, 33, Mega Ball: 30. ... [more...]

Published: 8/22/2012
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