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It’s not the syntax

Regarding his "you didn’t build that" remark at a Roanoake, Va. Rally, Barack Obama told ABC, "Obviously, I have regrets for my syntax, but not for the point, because everyone ... [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012

Group promotes national Back to Church Sunday

More than 10,000 congregations have committed to participation in National Back to Church Sunday on Sept. 16. By registering their names and locations (www.backtochurch.com/roster), these congregat... [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012

On dean’s list

Erin Kathleen Bojanek, daughter of Robert and Kathleen Bojanek, Craig Street, was named to the spring semester dean’s list at the University of Rochester. [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012

$20,000 from county proposed to settle lawsuit

Oneida County may pay $20,000 to end a federal lawsuit that resulted from an incident in Rome nearly two years ago. The proposed settlement with Roman Tyreik Carter is slated to be voted on by ... [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012

Voice of America editor speaks at prayer breakfast

WHITESBORO — Voice of America Executive Editor Steve Redisch will be the keynote speaker at the 11th Annual Regional Prayer Breakfast on Tuesday at 7:30 a.m. at Hart’s Hill Inn. The... [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012

$20M capital plan sent to county executive

Energy conservation measures, airport facilities, and county building upgrades and parking improvements are among the $20 million in projects a county panel is recommending be funded next year. ... [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012

Dedication Sunday in Camden

CAMDEN — Freedom Park, a new memorial to honor the local soldiers who lost their lives while serving in wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, will be dedicated Sunday. The program, which begins a... [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012

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: 9/8/2012

Man denies threatening teens

A Westmoreland man accused of threatening three teenagers at the Muck Road dock was arraigned before Judge John C. Gannon in City Court Wednesday. Myles D. Stewart, 19, of 4915 Moore Road, deni... [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012

Croghan ‘cyclist dies in crash

TOWN OF WILNA — State Police in Carthage continue to investigate a fatal motorcycle crash that occurred on South Washington Street early Thursday. Jason C. Roch, 31, of Croghan, Lewis Cou... [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012

Woman accused of shoplifting

LOWVILLE — A Glenfield woman was taken into custody Thursday stemming from a complaint of shoplifting at Wal-Mart on Route 12. Lynn Moshier, 35, took various merchandise valued at $351 fr... [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012

Contempt charged

TOWN OF WEST TURIN — A woman was charged Thursday with violating court-issued orders of protection. Stacy L. Moran, 37, of Moose River Road, Port Leyden, violated two stay-away orders by ... [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012

DWI charge added for accused speeder

TOWN OF LEYDEN — A Boonville man pulled over for traveling almost 30 mph over the speed limit was charged with driving while intoxicated early this morning. Vincent P. Gilbert, 25, was se... [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012

Julian and Bonnie George sing Friday at CenterPoint

MAPLEDALE — Country Gospel Duo Julian & Bonnie George will be the featured guests at CenterPoint Christian Fellowship, 8021 State Route 12, Friday from 7-9 p.m. The CenterPoint Praise & W... [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012

Vienna serves Chicken N’ Biscuit

VIENNA — Vienna Methodist Church, 2410 State Route 49, offers a Chicken N’ Biscuit Dinner on Friday from 4:30 to 7 p.m. The price will be adults: $7, seniors $6, ages 5-12 $3.50 and... [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012

Tabloid Tales of the Past

Sept. 8, 2002 The fourth and Fifth Wards will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the St. Mary’s parish center, 210 W. Liberty St. LEE CENTER — Lee Center Volunteer Fire Department will... [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012

Tuskegee airman wins Medal of 1777

Outstanding citizenship, true patriotism and exceptional service in the community have earned the executive director of the Rome Sports Hall of Fame the honor of being added to the Rome Historical ... [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012

Paving due on Routes 49, 69;
bridge work in New Hartford

Route 49 paving between the Griffiss Business Park bridge and Route 291 in Marcy continues this coming week. There are lane closures and a speed limit reduction to 55 mph. In the Villages of Wh... [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012

Robert H. (Bob) Bronson

DURHAMVILLE ­ Robert H. (Bob) Bronson, 86, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 7, 2012 in Bassett Medical Center, Cooperstown, NY. Bob was born in Vernon on May 8, 1926. He was the ... [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012

Birth

HARRINGTON — To Jeffery and Kimberly Berger Harrington, of Blossvale, on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, in Oneida Healthcare Center, a daughter, Addison Grace. PORTNER — To Jeremiah and ... [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012

On dean’s list

Benjamin Disinger, son of Frank Marasco, Second Street, was named to the spring semester dean’s list at Rochester Institute of Technology. He is a senior majoring in film and animation. [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012

‘Mighty Macs’ on screen
at free movie night

St. John’s Lutheran Church, 502 W. Chestnut St., resumes its monthly free movie night with "Mighty Macs" at 7 p.m. on Friday. The movie is based on the true story of coach Cathy... [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012

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: 9/8/2012

Area projects on priority list for state development funds

Initiatives at Griffiss park, Rome Strip Steel, Harden Furniture and the Baseball Hall of Fame are among 70 "priority projects" seeking state funding help totaling $47.6 million, under a ... [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012

Sports Briefs

Ace during Teugega Club Championships Dennis Surace scored a hole in one during the Teugega Club Championships. He used an 8-iron to ace the 125-yard seventh hole. Witnesses were fellow Romans ... [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012

Barrigar, Mazengarb guitar duo opens coffeehouse series

CAMDEN — Trinity Church begins its fall Community Coffee House series with the international guitar duo of Loren Barrigar and Mark Mazengarb at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15. Guests may enter... [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Friday 9:44 a.m. 927 Batavia Ave., first aid. 12:49 p.m. 1625 Black River Blvd., assist. 12:51 p.m. 710 Broadway, first aid. 1:33 p.m. 152 Turin St.,... [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012

Retired officer accused
in string of damage

TOWN OF LEE — A retired Rome police officer was charged with driving under the influence and leaving the scene of an accident after he damaged bushes, poles and a mailbox in an area that stre... [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012

Vernon Center logger dies
as tree falls in Nelson

TOWN OF NELSON — A 22-year-old Vernon Center man killed when an 82-foot tree fell on him during a logging accident Friday morning. Victim Matthew J. Stevens was transported by ambulance t... [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012

Mezza gets several tasks before becoming full time

Robert B. Mezza Jr. will not become the Rome school district’s new director of business and finance full-time until Oct. 1, but will immediately handle several associated duties for the distr... [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... Professional Harness racing — Vernon Downs, first post 6:55. Sunday’s Schedule... Scholastic girls Soccer — Oriskany and VVS at Wes... [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012

Foothills distributes supplies for students

HOLLAND PATENT — Area students have school supplies thanks to community members and Stewarts. Foothills Rural Community Ministry volunteers met at St. Leo and St. Ann’s Church annex... [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012

Religious ed class signup under way

LEE CENTER — Religious Education classes at St. Joseph’s Church, 5748 Stokes Lee Center Road, will begin on Sunday, Sept. 16th for high school students and on Wednesday, Sept. 19th for ... [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012

Simulcast offered Sunday

First Assembly of God Church, 207 N. Madison St. will host a simulcast of "The iPledge Sunday: A Call to Faith, Family, and Freedom" Sunday, in the annex cafe, starting at 6:30 p.m. for t... [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012

Rest and The Word

We often feel, especially those of us in ministry, as if it’s OK to be "drunk on the cares of this life" if those cares pertain to the work of the Lord. I challenge you today to re-... [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Friday 1:43 a.m. W. Dominick St., dispute. 1:55 a.m. W. Dominick St., suspicious activity. 2:07 a.m. W. Dominick St., dispute... [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012

Roll-over crash under investigation

NEW HARTFORD — A Herkimer County woman suffered minor injuries in a roll-over crash on Burrstone Road near Notre Dame High School Thursday. Patrolman Andrew Allen said Carmen G. Stefaniak... [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012

Sales in New London two days

NEW LONDON — The New London-Vienna Lodge Free and Accepted Masons and the Verona United Methodist Church combined Fall Sale will take place Friday and Saturday, Sept. 15, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., ... [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012

Hot Shot Blue Chip trots to fastest mile of Downs meet

VERNON — Hot Shot Blue Chip recorded the fastest trotting mile of the season during Friday’s featured "End of the Summer Showdown" night at Vernon Downs. Hot Shot Blue Chi... [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012

VVS rallies for Class B victory over Mexico

Vernon-Verona-Sherrill quarterback Matt McCoy threw three second-half touchdown passes to lead the Red Devils to a come-from-behind 20-14 road victory over Mexico on Friday night in a Class B East ... [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012

Vernon man accused of rape

A Vernon man faces a felony rape charge following an investigation into a sexual assault that occurred on Aug. 29. Rome Detective Richard Galluppi, assigned to the county Child Advocacy Center,... [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012

Sheriff’s log

Friday 12:41 a.m. Oneida Street, New Hartford, assist. 1:31 a.m. Mappa Avenue, Barneveld, assist. 7:45 a.m. Old Floyd Road, Floyd, accident. 8:09 a.m. West Bacon Street, Waterville,... [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Friday 8:58 a.m. Turin Road, accident. 10:27 a.m. Yager Road, Vienna, check. 11:18 a.m. Meyers Road, Lee, harassment. 12:20 p.m. Trestle Road, Camden... [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012

Stormy; much
cooler in 70s

Tonight — Mostly cloudy. Showers with thunderstorms likely in the evening — Then a chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Some thunderstorms may produce... [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning numbers drawn Friday Evening: Daily: 7, 7, 6, Lucky Sum: 20. WinFour: 9, 5, 9, 2, Lucky Sum: 25. MegaMillions: 15, 32, 38, 42, 46, Mega Ball: 31. He... [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012

Mutual aid log

Friday 1:33 a.m. Clinton, College Hill Road, Kirkland, alarm. 2:26 a.m. Clinton, to same. 2:32 a.m. Willowvale, Elm Street, New Hartford, alarm. 8:05 a.m. Floyd, Old Floyd Road, acc... [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012

Rome rally falls short

SYRACUSE — After seeing his team hit with its second loss to start the year on Friday night, Rome Free Academy football coach Ted Swavely talked about mistakes and missed opportunities. C... [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012

MEETINGS

VOTING MONDAY Stittville Fire District residents, 6 to 9 p.m. Balloting on whether to purchase Class A Pumper Fire Truck for up to $620,000 and use of $150,000 from Capital Reserve Fund, Fire S... [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012

HP girls swim to season-opening win over Proctor

The Holland Patent girls swimming team opened its season with a 55-33 triumph over visiting Proctor High of Utica on Friday. Sarah Harter and Leah Harter combined for five HP wins with Leah lea... [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012

Final racing program of season at Utica-Rome canceled

VERNON — Bobby Varin came out victorious in the 50-lap modified feature during the "Night Before the New Yorker" event on Friday night to end Utica-Rome Speedway’s season. ... [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012

To save most lighting energy, skip CFLs and get LEDs

Do you want your lighting costs to be better — lower — or much better — WAY lower? Better or best? Sustainable Living columnist Shawn Dell Joyce states that "The best way... [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012

Tebo and band play Sunday

LOWELL — Mike Tebo and his country and western band from Rome play from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday in a coffeehouse in the Lowell United Methodist Church. It’s on Lowell Road just east of Ro... [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012

Chronology of the Pledge of Allegiance

1888: The Youth’s Companion, a leading family magazine of the day with a circulation of 500,000, began a campaign to sell American flags to public schools. The magazine hoped the Stars an... [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012

County Airport weather report for Friday

Temperatures: 61 to 83 Normal Range: 50 to 71 Records: 36(1962), 90(1960) Rainfall: none Monthly rainfall: 0.56" Rainfall for year: 28.27" Sunset today: 7:25 S... [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012

Funeral notices

BEACH — William J. Beach, 66, of Westernville, on Sept. 7, 2012. Arrangements by the Nunn and Harper Funeral Home, 418 N. George St., are incomplete. BRONSON — Robert H. "B... [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012

Fall preview at Art Center Thursday

The Rome Art & Community Center, 308 W. Bloomfield St., will host a Rome Area Chamber of Commerce business after hours event 5-7 p.m. Thursday. Participants can try autumn-inspired food and bev... [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012

Water
back on

Gansevoort Elementary students will be back to school Monday following a water main break nearby that closed the school Friday, according to city Public Works Commissioner Frank D. Tallarino Jr. ... [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012

‘Water Communion’ Sunday

CAMDEN — Sunday the Camden Area Unitarian Universalists will hold their first Water Communion.  The group holds services at 10 a.m. on the second and fourth Sundays of the month at m... [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012

Lion, sea lion youngsters
on display in Utica Zoo

A pair of rambunctious African lion cubs born June 6 have been unveiled at the Utica Zoo. The cubs — female Coky and male Murphy — are now on exhibit with the rest of the family. Th... [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012

Give Mayor Fusco more time

When the Griffo administration began to try to force compliance of our code on the owners of the Railroad Street property, no one was making public statements that his administration was not doing ... [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012

Physics lecture at SUNYIT

MARCY — Physicist Pavel Winternitz of the Universite de Montreal will speak Sept. 14 at noon at SUNYIT in Donovan Hall, to launch the first installment in the SUNYIT President’s Lecture... [more...]

Published: 9/8/2012
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