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    • Public Safety Logs — May 21, 2019
      11 hours ago

      Mutual aid log To report an emergency: 911 Monday 7:12 a.m. Stittville and Kunkel Ambulance, Old River Road, Marcy, accident/injury. 7:15 a.m. …

    • Movies — May 21, 2019
      11 hours ago

      Cinema Capitol: “Red Joan” (R) 7. “The Aftermath” (R) 7:15. Rome Cinemas: “A Dog’s Journey” (PG) 4:10, 6:40. “John Wick: Chapter …

    • Applications taken for drone business competition
      2 days ago

      Applications are being accepted for Genius NY, the business competition focused on unmanned aerial systems and based in the central New York …

Community Calendar
    • Beverly J. (Wallace) Baran
      11 hours ago

      Beverly J. Baran, age 83, of Rome, passed away peacefully, on May 18, 2019, with her family at her side. She was born April 13, 1936, in West …

    • Barbara H. (Harris) Guy
      11 hours ago

      Barbara H. Guy, 87 of Vero Beach, FL, formerly of Bradenton, FL, and Rome, NY, passed away with her loving family by her side on Sunday, May 5, …

    • Edward J. Kozak
      11 hours ago

      Edward J. Kozak, 89, of Rome, passed away on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at Rome Memorial Hospital. Born in Lackawana, NY, on February 18, 1930, he …

    • Elizabeth A. Miller
      11 hours ago

      Elizabeth A. Miller, 79, of West Leyden, passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side Wednesday, May 15, 2019 in Cincinnati, Ohio. …

    • Robert P. Ruzanski
      11 hours ago

      ROME — Robert P. Ruzanski, 65, passed away in the comfort of his own home May 17, 2019. Robert was born in Sagamihara, Japan on August 28, …


RFA boys claim Section III East golf championship by eight shots

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Rome Free Academy ended New Hartford’s streak of nine straight Section III East boys golf championships on Monday. The Black Knights shot a 406 to win by eight shots at the Yahnundasis Golf Club in …

Sports briefs — May 21, 2019

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Coriglianos first in benefit bocce tourney A 32-team coed bocce tournament was held over the weekend at the Toccolana Club. The tournament was held to benefit the Rome Black Knights girls lacrosse …

Sports calendar — May 21, 2019

Yesterday at 2:00 PM

Wednesday’s Schedule... Scholastic girls Softball — Proctor at VVS, Westmoreland at Oriskany, Remsen at Poland, 4:30. Note: The schedule for some events is weather-permitting. For calendar …

Public Safety
    • Rescuers save kayaker
      2 days ago

      ONEIDA LAKE — One woman was saved from the choppy waters of Oneida Lake after her kayak tipped over without a life jacket Sunday afternoon, …

    • Seat belt enforcement campaign underway
      2 days ago

      The annual Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement campaign has begun, according to state and local law enforcement officials. State police and …

    • Oneida woman faces several charges
      4 days ago

      TOWN OF LENOX — An Oneida woman has been charged with several felonies after law enforcers said she unlawfully received more than $6,000 in …

    • Public Safety Logs — May 18, 2019
      4 days ago

      Fire log To report an emergency: 911 Friday 5:53 a.m. Old Oneida Road, first aid. 8:36 a.m. N. Madison St., first aid. 10 a.m. Parkway St., …


Compassion Coalition opens Equipped 2 Teach store for teachers

3 days ago

UTICA — Compassion Coalition Inc. will soon open what it hails as the area’s first “teacher free store” location: Equipped 2 Teach. Equipped 2 Teach will be located inside Compassion …

Clinton Record

Westmoreland native Hand remembers where he came from

Thursday, May 16

AUSTIN, Texas — If you ask a successful sports player or coach what they attribute their success to, they’ll typically say a former coach, a friend who never had the opportunity, a special …

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Movie Reviews from Sean I. Mills
ROM COM — Seth Rogen, left, and Charlize Theron in a scene from "Long Shot."

'Long Shot' is a sure bet for movie fun

Sunday, May 12
If you’re looking for some counter-programming to escape the "Avengers: Endgame" hype, then the new romantic comedy "Long Shot" is … Read More
ON AN ADVENTURE — Sir Lionel Frost, Mr.Link, and Adeline Fortnight in a scene from “Missing Link.”

Meticulous effort pays off in stop-motion ‘Missing Link’

Sunday, April 28
Stop-motion animation might be a lost art form, but “Missing Link” from Laika studios proves the style is still very fun to watch. … Read More
Iron Man — Robert Downey Jr. in a scene from “Avengers: Endgame.”

'Avengers: Endgame' is a spectacular tour de force

Friday, April 26
“Avengers: Endgame” is the real deal. It’s the grand finale that lives up to all of the hype and excitement, and then delivers … Read More
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United States Army CH-47 at Griffiss International Airport

Thursday, April 11

United States Army CH-47 warming up, taxiing and then lifting off Wednesday, April 10, 2019 from Griffiss International Airport.  (Sentinel video by John Clifford)

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Righting the Salt Delivery truck

Wednesday, February 13

A salt delivery truck tipped over after in an early morning incident at Rome DPW. Crews were able to right the truck, but the vehicle was undriveable.  Eggan Environmental was on the scene to …

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Salt Delivery Truck incident at Rome DPW yard

Wednesday, February 13

A salt delivery truck tipped over after salt at the top of the extended box would not move and the uneven weight of it made the truck tip over. The driver was not injured in the early morning …

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Points of Pride
    • Young and elderly, working and helping together
      2 days ago

      Among the many activities that Oneida County’s agencies sponsor there are two initiatives that deserve special attention. Some 450 youth …

    • Cooperation and commitment
      Monday, May 13

      It’s always gratifying to see local aid agencies and our educational institutions cooperate to make life better in our region for our …

    • Volunteers help put parks in top shape
      Monday, May 6

      Over this past weekend, those of us who love our parks — those great facilities all across New York State — traveled to our favorites for I …


Sign-up for Violet Festival trip

11 hours ago

Copper City Community Connection, 305 E. Locust St., will host a trip to the Dolgeville Violet Festival from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, June 7. Cost is $40, $25 for members. Participants will have a …

More Living

Upstate Cancer Center at Oneida marks a quarter century of care on May 22

2 days ago

ONEIDA — Upstate Cancer Center at Oneida will celebrate more than a quarter century of cancer care with a public ceremony and reception Wednesday, May 22, that will feature remarks from physicians …

Arts & Learning

Verona Historical Association to meet Sunday

4 days ago

VERONA — The Verona Historical Association will meet on Sunday, May 19 at 2 p.m. at 6600 Germany Road for a presentation on “The Adirondacks,” by William J. O’Hern. The meeting is open to the …


MVCC Concert Band to perform at Capitol Theatre

4 days ago

The MVCC Concert Band will perform in concert on Wednesday, May 22 at 7 p.m. at the Capitol Theatre. Admission is free, and concessions will benefit the Capitol. Concert selections will include …


Cottage Lawn farmers market returns May 28

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ONEIDA — The Madison County Historical Society’s 5th Annual Cottage Lawn Farmers’ Market season opens May 28 and continues 3-7 p.m. on Tuesdays through Aug. 27 on the grounds of the Madison …


Celebration honoring Rev. Robert J. Cunningham May 26

4 days ago

Church of the Diocese of Syracuse will host a celebration in honor of the 50th Anniversary of Ordination to the priesthood and 10th anniversary as Bishop of Syracuse of The Most Reverend Robert J. …

Weddings and Engagements

Marriage licenses — May 6, 2019

Monday, May 6
Patrick M. Ballew and Erica J. Wild, both of Syracuse. Courtney M. Wallace and Aimee R. Luczynski, both of Camden. Elijah D. Edwards and Ashley M. Ramsdale, both of Rome. Scott M. Avery and Christine …

Celebrating 60 years

Tuesday, April 16
Mr. and Mrs. James Burke, Yorkland Road, Taberg, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at a surprise party hosted by Brenda Hendrick at the American Legion in Camden. …

Marriage licenses — April 1, 2019

Monday, April 1
Terry L. King of Camden, and Tracy L. Baker of Rome. Stanley R. Bridgman and Erica L. Stosal, both of Rome. Todd M. Lashen and Tiffany M. Croad, both of Rome. William A. Morgan and Kimberlee L. …
Advancemets & Graduations
    • Earns doctorate
      2 days ago

      Anna Morris, daughter of Peter and Laura Morris, 6113 Sleepy Hollow Road, Lee, received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the Wegmans School of …

    • Durhamville student among trophy winners
      2 days ago

      POTSDAM — SUNY Potsdam’s Department of Business Administration recently hosted its 53rd Entrepreneurial Business Plan and Product Prototype …

    • Four among students recognized for leadership
      2 days ago

      ONEONTA — SUNY Oneonta recently recognized nearly 200 students who have attained milestones through the college’s LEAD (Leadership Education …

    • Rome student to study in Italy
      Wednesday, May 15

      ONEONTA — Gianna Meola of Rome, a student at SUNY Oneonta, is spending the spring 2019 semester studying at the University of the Arts in …

    • Miller named to honor society at HVCC
      Wednesday, May 15

      TROY — Hudson Valley Community College student Derrick Miller of Westernville, was recently inducted into Phi Theta Kappa, the international …