SHOOTING SCENE — A group of young boys gathers outside the Wing Sing Chinese laundry, on North James Street. One man attempted to murder two other men in the shop, on March 30, 1906.

Chinese laundry shooting in 1906 leaves two injured

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Then as now, the streets of Rome have not been immune to serious crimes. One of those crimes occurred March 30, 1906, at a Chinese laundry at 214 N. James St. According to a story in the Rome Daily …
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Martial arts film — Henry Golding plays Snake Eyes in a scene from "Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins"

'Snake Eyes' is a decent action movie

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“Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins” is a decent action movie that nonetheless makes some baffling story and filmmaking choices. But as a revival of the G.I. Joe film franchise, it falls pretty flat. …
View offers hand-made pet bowl workshop Aug. 4
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OLD FORGE — Show your favorite furry friend you love them by making a one-of-a-kind pet bowl on Aug. 4 at View, the center for arts and culture. Pottery Manager Elise Incze and Junior Associate …

RCIL eager to assist individuals with disabilities

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It’s summer and there’s a Bear in the water

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Check out the latest books at Jervis library

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​​​​​​​Enjoy better vegetable harvests with these simple tips

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Sunday, July 25
Sunday, July 25

Canine Program at Clear Path for Veterans accepted into coalition

Yesterday at 4:00 PM

CHITTENANGO — The Canine Program at Clear Path for Veterans, established nearly a decade ago, was accepted into the Association of Service Dog Providers for Military Veterans on June 30. The ASDPMV …



Saturday, July 24

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Funeral notices — July 31, 2021

Yesterday at 6:00 AM

ADLE — Donald J. Adle Sr., 80, of Oneida, on July 24, 2021. No calling hours or services. Burial at a later date in the Oneida Valley Cemetery. Arrangements by Campbell-Dean Funeral Home, Oneida. …


Mark A. Reed

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Mark A. Reed, age 63, of Rome, with family at his side, went home to be with his Savior on Tuesday, July 27, 2021, at the Presbyterian … Read More

Sharon L. ‘Shari’ Lundrigan

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CAMILLUS — Sharon L. “Shari” Lundrigan, 65, of Camillus died peacefully in the comfort of her own home on Sunday evening July … Read More

Donald F. Larsen, Jr.

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Donald F. Larsen, Jr., 62, of Rome, passed away on Monday, July 26, 2021, at Faxton-St. Luke’s Healthcare in New Hartford. He was … Read More
Lucille J. Throop

Lucille J. Throop

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Lucille Elizabeth Juergens Jones Throop, 101 ½, passed away peacefully on July 18, 2021, in Niskayuna, NY. ‘Cille, as she preferred … Read More

Donald L. Hartman

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Donald L. Hartman, age 79, of Rome, passed away peacefully on July 21, 2021, at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, OH, with his family … Read More
FAIR EXPERIENCE — For CNY Farm Columnist Stephanie Finn, being a member of the 4-H youth group has made lasting memories. The fair, said Finn, of Finndale Farms in Holland Patent, was the best week of her life, allowing her to show and share information about her animals over the years, such as a dairy cows, pigs and goats.

Looking for fair fun? Check out the livestock buildings

Saturday, July 24
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is another installment in a series of columns highlighting the area’s agricultural community. Growing up, the … Read More
HERE’S THE SCOOP — July is National Ice Cream Month, and Papa Rick’s owner Rick Tharrett scoops up some hard ice cream at the popular snack stand in Ridge Mills at 2005 N. James St. Tharrett said the recent heat and humidity have patrons coming for a refreshing cone, sundae, milkshake or other cold, tasty treat, a little later in the evening. He, and his staff, scoop daily from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Time to celebrate Ice Cream Month and return of the fairs!

Saturday, July 17
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is another installment in a series of columns highlighting the area’s agricultural community. Happy National … Read More
IN BLOOM — The summer season is in full swing at  Flower Hill Farm in Boonville with several varieties of flowers ready for harvesting. Succession planting, says farm owner Nicole Pitt, shown above, will help the farm to keep flowers in bloom until the frost arrives in the fall.

Don’t give up in ongoing battle against bugs

Saturday, July 3
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is another installment in a series of columns highlighting the area’s agricultural community. Read More
HOW NOW? — A line of Holstein cows, both black-and-white and brown-and-white, are ready to be milked after judging in this file photo from a previous Boonville Fair. To help wrap up National Dairy Month, the weekly Farming in Central New York column is providing some information about our bovine friends.

Some cow facts, and myths, for National Dairy Month

Saturday, June 26
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is another in a series of columns to run weekly highlighting the area’s agricultural community. To cap off … Read More
Stephanie Finn drinks a glass of cool whole milk in front of one of the Finndale Farms milking cows

Confused by labels on dairy products — you’re not alone

Saturday, June 19
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is another in a series of columns to run weekly highlighting the area’s agricultural community. The year is … Read More
Oneida News

Capital projects on agenda for Oneida councilors

Yesterday at 4:00 PM

ONEIDA — The city of Oneida Common Council has a full slate of legislation to discuss during its upcoming meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 3, at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 109 N. Main …

Grand opening announced for new location of Eclectic Chic store in Oneida

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ONEIDA — Eclectic Chic owner Val Pollack invites the public to her fifth annual “Funiversary” and Grand Opening on Sept. 11. In early spring, Pollack moved the business from its Seneca Avenue …

Oneida lawmakers eye possible Thruway connection

Friday, July 23

ONEIDA — The Oneida Common Council is eying the New York State Thruway as a source of growth for the city — it just needs an exit. Ward 3 Councilor Jim Coulthart brought the proposed project to …

Oneida High School Class of 1966 to mark 55-year reunion

Friday, July 23

ONEIDA — Members of Oneida High School’s Class of 1966 will hold their 55-year reunion on Wednesday, Aug. 4, from noon to 5 p.m. at the Verona Beach State Park, Pavilion A. The cost of the event …

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Price Chopper issues recall of cole slaw; stuffed seafood items

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SCHENECTADY — Price Chopper/Market 32 has issued a voluntary recall on PICS brand Grab and Go Coleslaw with UPC 2 07177 00000 sold only in the seafood department. (This does not affect coleslaw …
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Event helps Oneida-area cancer patients

Wednesday, July 21

ONEIDA — Fighting cancer is a hard journey, but Jessica’s Heroes is there to help — and they’re asking the community to join them on Sept. 25. Named after Jessica Froelick, an Oneida Health …

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Bishop: Albany diocese covered up priest abuse for decades

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ALBANY (AP) — The longtime former head of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany says the diocese covered up sexual abuse by priests for decades and protected clergy by sending them to private …

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Chatelroll wins feature pace at Vernon Downs

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VERNON — Chatelroll (Claude Huckabone Jr.) charges late to capture the $7,000 Open Pace at Vernon Downs on Saturday night. Jimmy Whittemore gets a driving grand slam. Seel The Deal N (Truman Gale) …

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Sanzone — Koon

Thursday, July 1
Mack Koon and Alexa Sanzone were married on Saturday, May 1, 2021, in New Orleans, La. The bride is the daughter of Sandra Sanzone, Elmer Hill Road, and Frank Sanzone, North James Street. The …

Montanile — Smaldon

Thursday, July 1
Lauren Ashley Montanile, daughter of Joe and Denise Montanile, of Clifton, N.J., to Jonathan Derek Smaldon, son of Ray and Debbie Smaldon, of Greenview Drive. Ms. Montanile, a graduate of New York …

Marriage licenses

Thursday, July 1
Thomas D. March and Sally S. Alder, both of Rome. Dylan M. B. Stasio and Janeene K. Yates, both of Rome. Nathan P. Deer and Yaritza E. Ramos, both of Rome. Brandon E. Scheel and Miranda M. Bouck, …
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Golden Goose performance in West Leyden on Aug. 4

Yesterday at 4:00 PM

WEST LEYDEN — The Rev Theatre, formerly the Merry-Go-Round Theatre, will perform The Golden Goose on Wednesday, Aug. 4 at 6:30 p.m. at the handicapped accessible Town of Lewis Town Park, 4801 …

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Fiocco joins MVHS Orthopedic Group

Tuesday, July 27

Physician Assistant Vincent Fiocco has joined the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) Orthopedic Group. Fiocco earned his master’s of science degree in physician assistant studies from Long Island …

Arts & Learning

View mark Watercolor Week with workshops

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OLD FORGE — View will host Watercolor Week, running from Aug. 9-13. Every day that week, a Signature Member of the Central New York Watercolor Society will host a workshop teaching painters’ new …


Tickets on sale for Killers concert

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VERONA — Famous rock band The Killers will take the stage in the Turning Stone Event Center on Sept. 25, 2022 — the only tour stop in New York outside of Madison Square Garden. Tickets for The …


Old Home Day in Vernon Center Aug. 7

Friday, July 23

VERNON CENTER — The 44th Vernon Center Old Home Day will take place in Bartholomew Memorial Park on Saturday, Aug. 7. The day will begin with a parade and continue with music, children’s games, …


Hope from solitude: Resting in stillness

Saturday, July 24

In the world, we are continually asked to do more with less, and still maintain wellness in our lives. This equation is impossible. Yes, we can fool ourselves for a limited amount of time…but …