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Salvation Army youth center opens Thursday

The Salvation Army Youth Drop-In Center, 410 W. Dominick St., will open on the first day of school on Thursday. The free program is open 3-5:15 p.m., to kindergarten through sixth grade childre... [more...]

Published: 9/1/2012

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Friday 12:19 a.m. E. Pine St., hit-and-run. 12:24 a.m. Oakwood St., domestic. 12:25 a.m. Riverview Parkway, suspicious activi... [more...]

Published: 9/1/2012

Rangers return from Mont. fire fight

A state Department of Environmental Conservation forest ranger from Lewis County was among a group of rangers and other employees returning home after helping to battle wildfires in Montana. Fo... [more...]

Published: 9/1/2012

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Friday 11:46 a.m. 5022 Oswego Road, first aid. 12:04 p.m. 1114 Cayuga St., lock-out. 12:41 p.m. Route 49, accident. 1:10 p.m. 303 Depeyster St., firs... [more...]

Published: 9/1/2012

Mobile meth lab charges

TOWN OF VIENNA — Two Camden men were charged with possessing a mobile methamphetamine lab in their vehicle during a traffic stop on Preston Hill Road Friday night. State Police at Sylvan ... [more...]

Published: 9/1/2012

Cop hurt in Wal-Mart struggle

A Verona man was charged with assaulting a deputy while resisting arrest following an incident at Wal-Mart on Rome-Taberg Road early this morning. Deputy Carey Phair said he responded to the st... [more...]

Published: 9/1/2012

Heroin charge in New Hartford crash

NEW HARTFORD — A one-vehicle crash at the Nice N’ Easy parking lot on French Road led to the arrest of a Rome man on heroin possession charges Friday. Patrolman Jarod T. Petrie said... [more...]

Published: 9/1/2012

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Friday 1:18 a.m. Route 49, Verona, suspicious activity. 2:31 a.m. Pine Avenue, Sylvan Beach, trespass. 3:48 a.m. East South Street, Westmoreland, burglar... [more...]

Published: 9/1/2012

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Friday 1:18 a.m. Route 49, Verona, burglary attempt. 2:31 a.m. Pine Avenue, Sylvan Beach, trespass. 2:40 a.m. Peck Street, Vienna, burglary. 3:48 a.m... [more...]

Published: 9/1/2012

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Friday 9:30 a.m. Waterville, East Main Street, accident. 12:30 p.m. Maynard and Kunkel, Old River Road, Marcy, accident-injury. 12:40 p.m. AmCare, Erie C... [more...]

Published: 9/1/2012

Sarah’s Pet Pantry endeavors to keep
pets out of shelters and in happy homes

HOLLAND PATENT — Sarah’s Pet Pantry continues to keep pets connected with their loving homes by assisting owners in need with donations of dog and cat food. Two years ago in May, or... [more...]

Published: 9/1/2012

Crash crushes camper

At least one person was injured after a large delivery truck collided with a camper Friday in front of the Erie Canal Village, littering the roadway with debris for several yards. A third vehic... [more...]

Published: 9/1/2012

‘Significant’ improvements needed in more than one Rome school

Although just one school was specified by the state, the Rome school district chose to list all its K-12 sites on a new "focus" list that requires improvement plans, so that resources can... [more...]

Published: 9/1/2012

25 years in prison for sexual abuse of child

An Oswego County man who admitted to several months worth of sexual abuse against a 12-year-old girl has been sentenced to 25 years in state prison. Frederick Kimball, 47, of 577 Stewart Corner... [more...]

Published: 9/1/2012

Westmoreland eyes $4M capital project

WESTMORELAND — The Westmoreland Central School Board of Education is grappling with a proposed $4 million capital project that could increase district residents’ tax bills by $12 a year... [more...]

Published: 9/1/2012

Corps starts fall services

The Salvation Army Corps Chapel, 410 W. Dominick St., will commence Sunday night worship services, beginning Sept. 9, weekly at 6 p.m. The public is welcome to what is traditionally called &quo... [more...]

Published: 9/1/2012

Science lesson at 4H booth

4-H Members Whitney Semans, Katie Wilson, Sophia Holmes, Maggie Parker and Angelina Ching volunteered their time to teach science principle: Three States of Matter, which are solid, liquid and gas,... [more...]

Published: 9/1/2012

Hot dog maker issues challenge

Confident in the superior taste of the central New York icon, Hofmann Hot Dogs CEO Frank Zaccanelli issued a challenge to the top four hot dog brands in the nation. Zaccanelli has invited Oscar May... [more...]

Published: 9/1/2012

On dean’s list

Jacob Crofoot, of 2018 N. Madison St., son of Michael Crofoot and Laurie Smith, was named to the spring 2012 semester dean’s list at the University at Albany. He is a music/English major. [more...]

Published: 9/1/2012

Postcard show, sale in Clinton

CLINTON — The Central New York Postcard Club will present its Postcard Show and Sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 9 at Clinton Arena on Kirkland Avenue. Admission is $3. Sandra Dra... [more...]

Published: 9/1/2012

Lawmakers OK hangar lease; look toward future of airport

A county legislative panel happily gave its blessing to lease an airport hangar Wednesday, but the discussion at times centered on future improvements at Griffiss International Airport. The pur... [more...]

Published: 9/1/2012

Old time gospel
at coffee house

CLARK MILLS — Julian and Bonnie George will perform old time gospel music along with Bob and Darlene Puffer 7-9 p.m. Friday at Daniels Den Coffee House, 4857 Clinton St. The Clark Mills Unite... [more...]

Published: 9/1/2012

Focus of our labor

Wow! Labor Day is here. I must have blinked because, except for the heat, I don’t remember much of summer. I do like Labor Day though. I like it for several reasons: it ushers in the cool... [more...]

Published: 9/1/2012

Rosh Hashanah: A fresh take on comfort foods

Laura Frankel thinks about Rosh Hashanah in simple terms. "A time for mom to shine," says Frankel, executive chef at Spertus, a Jewish culture and learning center in Chicago. That&rsq... [more...]

Published: 9/1/2012

Planning Board considers west Rome expansions

The Planning Board will hear three commercial proposals — all from businesses along Rome-Taberg Road — when it meets Tuesday. Also on the agenda is a public hearing and possible recomme... [more...]

Published: 9/1/2012

Meetings

TUESDAY Planning Board, 7 p.m. Council Chambers, City Hall, 198 N. Washington St. Floyd Town Board, 7 p.m. Town Hall, 8299 Old Floyd Road. Lee Planning Board, 7:30 p.m. Town Hall, 5808 ... [more...]

Published: 9/1/2012

Praising Lee DPW’s labor

We would like to say thank you to Town of Lee Highway Superintendent Bill Baker and all of his crew. Turin Towne was recently repaved and some drainage work done to alleviate problems when it rains... [more...]

Published: 9/1/2012

School board OKs new personnel

A flurry of Rome district staff approvals for the new school year include several teacher appointments, hiring Superintendent Jeffrey P. Simons’ brother as an assistant football coach, and cr... [more...]

Published: 9/1/2012

John B. Carriero

John B. Carriero, 90, of Rome, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, August 31, 2012. He was born on June 29, 1922 in Rome; a son of the late Salvatore and Rosemary Longo Carriero. John faithfull... [more...]

Published: 9/1/2012

Funeral notices

CARRIERO — John B. Carriero, 90, of Rome, on Aug. 31, 2012. Services 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. John the Baptist Church. Burial St. John’s Cemetery. Calling hours 4-6 p.m. Monday at Gulla F... [more...]

Published: 9/1/2012

Emma Petrie

CARTHAGE — Emma Petrie, 97, formerly of Kriswood Drive in Floyd, New York, died Thursday, August 30, 2012 at the Country Manor Nursing & Rehabilitation Centre in Carthage. She was born on... [more...]

Published: 9/1/2012

County Airport weather report for Friday

Temperatures: 53 to 90 Normal Range: 55 to 77 Records: 38(1965), 92(1993) Rainfall: 0" Monthly rainfall: 3.02" Rainfall for year: 27.71" Sunset today: 7:37 ... [more...]

Published: 9/1/2012

Accused shooter had previous incidents

The 35-year-old man accused of opening fire on three people at his Ava home, injuring one, had problems with strangers on his property in the past. Albert B. Nellenbach, of 11641 Webster Hill R... [more...]

Published: 9/1/2012

Escape try at courthouse

NORTH BAY — A 25-year-old man has been charged with breaking out of the back of a Sheriff’s patrol car while awaiting a late night court hearing. Sheriff’s deputies said John ... [more...]

Published: 9/1/2012

Work conditions subject of church talk

Unitarian Universalist Church, 10 Higby Road in Utica, will host, "When the Wobblies Came to Town," by Jay Hagenbuch, at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Hagenbuch will highlight the 1912 Little Fa... [more...]

Published: 9/1/2012

Mass, picnic
at retreat center

The Christ the King Retreat Center, 500 Brookford Road, Syracuse, is holding an outdoor Mass and picnic Wednesday. The event begins at 11 a.m. with outdoor Mass led by Father Mark P. Kaminski, ... [more...]

Published: 9/1/2012

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning state Lottery numbers selected Friday in the midday drawing: Daily: 0, 0, 8; Lucky Sum: 8.WinFour: 5, 3, 4, 2; Lucky Sum: 14. Here are the winning eveni... [more...]

Published: 9/1/2012

Mostly sunny with the high in the low 80s

Tonight — Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Northwest winds around 5 mph becoming east around 5 mph. Sunday — Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. Northeast winds around 5 mph b... [more...]

Published: 9/1/2012

Boxing event at Casino features co-main events

VERONA — Turning Stone Resort Casino will host its first-ever HBO Boxing After Dark broadcast from the Event Center tonight, with viewership expected to reach more than 100 countries around t... [more...]

Published: 9/1/2012

Rummage and bag sale

The Lee Center United Methodist Church on Main Street will hold a rummage and bag sale on Sept. 7 and 8. The sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7, and from 10 a.m. to 1... [more...]

Published: 9/1/2012

Rome JVs open season with defeat

The Rome Free Academy junior varsity boys soccer team lost to host Watertown, 3-1, in its season opener in the first game of the Watertown Tournament on Friday. Freshman Mike Macri scored his f... [more...]

Published: 9/1/2012

Black Knights open soccer season with tourney victory

The Rome Free Academy boys soccer team opened its season on Friday with a 2-0 victory over the host team in the first round of the Watertown Tournament. Jake Pohl put the Black Knights up on th... [more...]

Published: 9/1/2012

Sports Briefs

Bobby Page softball tourney set for Sept. 8-9 A two-pitch coed softball tournament to benefit the Bobby Page Memorial Foundation will be next Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 8-9, at Haselton-Wright ... [more...]

Published: 9/1/2012

Oneida Healthcare gets $100,000 grant

State Health Commissioner Dr. Nirav R. Shah announced $2,052,383 in awards to 21 hospitals, health centers, medical practices and physicians to address the need for qualified health care providers ... [more...]

Published: 9/1/2012

Camden controls Westhill in season opener

The Camden football team powered its way to a 27-14 victory over host Westhill during a Class B crossover game on Friday night in the season opener for both teams. Jeremy Zeitschel rushed for 1... [more...]

Published: 9/1/2012

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: 9/1/2012

Tabloid Tales of the Past

Sept. 1, 2002 Two people were taken to the hospital after a pickup crashed into the side of Disco Electrical Supply Co. on Erie Boulevard West this morning. Sept. 1, 1992 Now, 90, Walte... [more...]

Published: 9/1/2012

Women’s Luncheon Wednesday

Rome Christian Women’s Luncheon will take place Wednesday, Sept. 5, at 11:30 a.m. at the Franklin Hotel, 301 S. James St. Admission is $8. Reservations are appreciated, call Gerry Yerman ... [more...]

Published: 9/1/2012

Evening of Love, Music at MVCC

Gospel singer and songwriter Denise Mathis Hurst, a Utica native, will be sharing her music and message on Saturday, Sept. 8, at 6:30 p.m. at a benefit concert An Evening of Love and Music at Mohaw... [more...]

Published: 9/1/2012

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: 9/1/2012

Knights overwhelmed

There was a feeling of excitement in the air at Rome Free Academy Stadium on Friday night when two of the most storied and decorated football programs in the area took the field for their season op... [more...]

Published: 9/1/2012

Sports Calendar

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

Published: 9/1/2012
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