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Rome bocce teams place in Ohio tourney CLEVELAND, Ohio — Three Rome squads placed in the Cleveland International Cup of Bocce Tournament over the weekend. The New York Sash team compr... [more...]

Published: 8/27/2012

Burley gets back into victory lane at Utica-Rome Speedway

VERNON — Todd Burley shook off some midseason bad luck and came away with a win in the modified feature during Utica-Rome Speedway’s final four-division Sunday evening racing show of th... [more...]

Published: 8/27/2012

Records tumble at Downs

VERNON — Vernon Downs concluded its State Fair racing weekend with action on both Saturday and Sunday which featured several record-breaking performances. In Sunday’s action, the fa... [more...]

Published: 8/27/2012

Rome’s Stevens nearly scores double at Turning Stone Races

VERONA — Rome’s Brian Stevens came out victorious in the 5-kilometer race on Saturday and was the runner-up in Sunday’s half-marathon during the second annual Turning Stone Races ... [more...]

Published: 8/27/2012

Faire’s a hit for arts center

Noblemen, bards and ladies fair from near and afar took delight in turkey legs and jousting matches at the Rome Art and Community Center’s Renaissance Revels festival and artisan market over ... [more...]

Published: 8/27/2012

Perinatal Network offers insurance help

Mohawk Valley Perinatal Network, Inc. will be available to help local patients with their insurance needs throughout September. MVPN can help residents find affordable health insurance, health ... [more...]

Published: 8/27/2012

Funeral notices

ADOLFI — Richard H. Adolfi, 78, of Naples, Fla., formerly of Rome, on Aug. 25, 2012. Services 9:45 a.m. Wednesday at Nunn and Harper Funeral Home, 418 N. George St., and 10:30 a.m. St. Pe... [more...]

Published: 8/27/2012

Richard H. Adolfi

Richard H. Adolfi, 78, of Naples, FL, and formerly of Rome, passed away peacefully at his home in Naples on August 25. He was born July 19, 1934, in Rome, the son of Adolfo and Maria Lamandia Adolf... [more...]

Published: 8/27/2012

Roger E. Kent

Roger E. Kent, 66, of Remsen, passed away Sunday, August 26, 2012 at his home with his loving family by his side. He was born February 24, 1946 in Rome, the son of Donald and Anna Bachman Kent, Sr.... [more...]

Published: 8/27/2012

Edward J. Finnerty

Edward J. Finnerty, 69 of Pennymix Road, Camden passed away on Saturday evening August 25, 2012 in St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Utica surrounded by his loving family. He was born on June 9, 1943 i... [more...]

Published: 8/27/2012

Martin D. Schuyler

Martin D. Schuyler, age 78, of Rome, and formerly of Syracuse, passed away August 25, 2012. He was born April 7, 1934, in Rome, and was educated in Rome Schools. Martin formerly worked for Sutt... [more...]

Published: 8/27/2012

County Airport weather report for Sunday

Temperatures: 61 to 86 Normal Range: 58 to 80 Records: 42(1894), 92(1949) Rainfall: 0" Monthly rainfall: 2.22" Rainfall for year: 26.91" Sunset today: 7:46 ... [more...]

Published: 8/27/2012

White graduates

Brenda White, of Durhamville, recently graduated from Savannah College of Art and Design, Ga., with a master’s of fine arts degree in historic preservation. [more...]

Published: 8/27/2012

Appointments on board agenda

Several personnel appointments for the new school year that begins next week will be considered by the Board of Education at a special meeting Wednesday night. The meeting, which also will include ... [more...]

Published: 8/27/2012

Staley, Strough host sessions

Orientation programs prior to the Sept. 6 opening day will be held Tuesday at Staley Upper Elementary School and Thursday at Strough Middle School, both at 6 p.m. in the auditorium. ¿ At S... [more...]

Published: 8/27/2012

EADS in Tampa exercise

A military special security exercise that was held in the skies above Tampa Friday to prepare for the Republican National Convention included the Eastern Air Defense Sector based at Griffiss park. ... [more...]

Published: 8/27/2012

Building permits

Deane Bergstrom, 1311 Franklyn St., $19,000, construct an addition on the rear of the house measuring 9-feet-and-6-inches-by-7-feet-and-10-inches. Gregory Lawler, Passer Road, $4,000, construct... [more...]

Published: 8/27/2012

Sensory Swim signups due Friday

ONEIDA — Oneida YMCA will host Sensory Swim, a program designed for children with sensory processing difficulties, starting Tuesday, Sept. 4. The program, which incorporates aquatic activ... [more...]

Published: 8/27/2012

Griffo at convention in Tampa

State Sen. Joseph A. Griffo of Rome is in Tampa, Fla., for this week’s Republican National Convention. He’s a first-time voting delegate. Griffo, R-47, arrived with his wife in Flor... [more...]

Published: 8/27/2012

Successful celebration may become annual event

The 100th anniversary celebration for the Delta Dam was such a big success that organizers will consider making it an annual event highlighting the area. "It was very significant," sa... [more...]

Published: 8/27/2012

Turn troubles lead to ticket

Taking a guess at the true meaning of a turn signal proved hazardous for a teen-age driver on Black River Boulevard Saturday afternoon. Police said Maggie J. Williams, 16, of 24 Family Circle, ... [more...]

Published: 8/27/2012

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: 8/27/2012

State urges you to take steps to avoid West Nile Virus

You should take personal protective measures to avoid mosquito bites, State Health Commissioner Nirav R. Shah, M.D., M.P.H. said adding that it’s important because of increases in human cases... [more...]

Published: 8/27/2012

Meetings

TUESDAY South Lewis Board of Education, 7 p.m. Library, Middle-High School, 4264 East Road, Turin. Westmoreland Board of Education, 6:30 p.m. Meeting with hearing on proposed code of conduc... [more...]

Published: 8/27/2012

100 years of Delta Dam

Delta Dam, a major landmark in the Rome area, was celebrated yesterday with ceremonies and activities to mark its 100th anniversary. More than just a way to impound water, Delta Dam has provide... [more...]

Published: 8/27/2012

Early showers, then sun; upper 70s

Tonight — Numerous showers and scattered thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. South winds 5 to 10 mph — Becoming west. Chance of rain 70 percent. Tuesday — Mostly cloudy with s... [more...]

Published: 8/27/2012

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning numbers drawn Sunday Evening: Daily: 2, 3, 9, Lucky Sum: 14. WinFour: 7, 4, 6, 7, Lucky Sum: 24. Here are the winning numbers drawn Sunday Midday: Daily... [more...]

Published: 8/27/2012

Marriage licences

Kevin L. Cox of Texas and Esther M. Portner of Lee Center. [more...]

Published: 8/27/2012

Bowling aids
Breast Center

The Rome Fire Department holds an inaugural bowling tournament to raise money for The Breast Center at Rome Memorial Hospital. Registration for the event must be turned in by Sept. 6. The tourn... [more...]

Published: 8/27/2012

Hangar hearing Tuesday

A plan covering future uses of a former Air Force hangar complex at Griffiss will be considered at a public hearing Tuesday at 5 p.m. at the Griffiss Institute, 725 Daedalian Drive. The buildin... [more...]

Published: 8/27/2012

Deal to aid Brooklyn brewer add warehouse in Utica

A Brooklyn brewer that makes much of its suds at F.X. Matt Co. plans to open a warehouse facility in Utica. The Brooklyn Brewery plans to buy and outfit a building at 50 Campion Road for repack... [more...]

Published: 8/27/2012

Police: Verona dogs hurt, malnourished

TOWN OF VERONA — Two dogs were recovered from a residence on Route 365 Sunday after law enforcers said at least one of the animals was malnourished with no food or water. Deputies said a ... [more...]

Published: 8/27/2012

Speed blamed in fatal crash

TOWN OF FENNER — A 49-year-old Madison County woman was killed after her motor vehicle crashed into a ravine off Peterboro Road Saturday night. Sheriff’s deputies said Kelly Schwab,... [more...]

Published: 8/27/2012

New police impact unit to roll next week

The four officers with the police department’s new Community Impact Unit will hit the streets to meet with residents and businesses bright and early on Tuesday, Sept. 4. The officers and ... [more...]

Published: 8/27/2012

Police probe Old Forge shooting

OLD FORGE — A 30-year-old math teacher from Proctor High School in Utica died from a gunshot wound at the Forge Motel in Herkimer County early Saturday morning. No arrests have been made ... [more...]

Published: 8/27/2012

Police: Shooter took law into own hands

TOWN OF AVA — The 35-year-old man charged with attempted murder on Webster Hill Road early Sunday was trying to take the law into his own hands after he saw some suspicious people snooping ar... [more...]

Published: 8/27/2012

Man airlifted after crash

TOWN OF VIENNA — A 50-year-old man was airlifted to a Syracuse hospital, and two young children were also hospitalized, after they swerved to avoid a deer on Route 49 Saturday afternoon. ... [more...]

Published: 8/27/2012

Woman injured in accident

TOWN OF ANNSVILLE — A 20-year-old woman is in serious condition this morning after she swerved her car to avoid a small dog and crashed off Glenmore Road Sunday afternoon. Sheriff’s... [more...]

Published: 8/27/2012

Police log

To report an emergency; 911 Website: www.romepd.com Sunday 1:23 a.m. Erie Blvd. West, accident. 4:50 a.m. W. Thomas St., domestic. 5:27 a.m. First St., assist. 12:31 p.m. N.... [more...]

Published: 8/27/2012

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Saturday 8:44 a.m. 514 Laurel St., first aid. 9:46 a.m. 419 N. Levitt St., first aid. 10:34 a.m. 215 W. Bloomfield St., first aid. 1:50 p.m. 301 Koss... [more...]

Published: 8/27/2012

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Sunday 10:35 a.m. Remsen, Route 365, investigate. 1:49 p.m. Taberg and AmCare Ambulance, Glenmore Road, Annsville, accident/injury. 2:58 p.m. Willowvale,... [more...]

Published: 8/27/2012

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Sunday 12:11 a.m. Canal St., Sylvan Beach, assist. 12:56 a.m. Lachausse Road, Boonville, assist. 1:32 a.m. Lincoln Lane, hit and run. 2:33 a.m. Glend... [more...]

Published: 8/27/2012

State police log

To report an emergency; 911 Sunday 12:41 a.m. Lawrence St., larceny. 3:03 a.m. Woodhull Road, Forestport, assist. 3:24 a.m. Cook Road, Vienna, domestic. 6:10 a.m. Webster Hill R... [more...]

Published: 8/27/2012

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... Professional Baseball — International League: Syracuse at Charlotte, 7:15. Tuesday’s Schedule... Professional Baseball — Internatio... [more...]

Published: 8/27/2012

Tabloid Tales of the Past

Aug. 27, 2002 A West Nile-positive crow, the twelfth in the county this year, has been found in South Utica. The State Health Department notified the county Monday that the crow found near the ... [more...]

Published: 8/27/2012

Most classes free for Y members when they restart Sept. 10

Rome Family YMCA, 301 W. Bloomfield St., will begin its Fall I Session classes on Monday, Sept. 10. Cost is $75 for non-members for 20 classes or it’s free for members. Exceptions are Spi... [more...]

Published: 8/27/2012
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