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Rome students can still request Chromebooks

Yesterday at 12:00 PM

Rome school district families with students still in need of Chromebooks for use while studying at home during the COVID-19 situation are asked to complete on online request form for picking up a …

Woman charged in Utica stabbing

3 days ago

A 44-year-old woman has been charged with felony assault after law enforcement officials said she stabbed a man during an argument in the middle of Utica Thursday afternoon. Lt. Bryan Coromato said …


Troopers seek owner of mountain bike

3 days ago

MARCY — State Police at Marcy are attempting to look for the owner of a mountain bike found behind a residence on River Road on Saturday, March 14. The black bicycle was discovered hidden under …

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POLL: Clinton Record seeks input on its future

Tuesday, March 24

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Funeral notices — March 30, 2020

BAKER — Jamie L. Baker, 43, of Camden, on March 21, 2020. Private services, no calling hours. Arrangements by Nunn and Harper Funeral Home, 9464 Route 13, Camden. BAVO — Mary A. Bavo, 89, …

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James W. ‘Smitty’ Smith

3 days ago
James W. “Smitty” Smith, 88 years, of Rome went to be with the Lord on March 26, 2020, with his family by his side. He had been a … Read More

George D. Crego, Jr.

3 days ago
George D. Crego, Jr., passed away on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at the Oneida Healthcare Extended Care Facility. George was born on … Read More

Jamie L. Baker

4 days ago
Jamie L. Baker, 43, of Camden, passed away Saturday, March 21, 2020. She was born in Syracuse on October 10, 1976, a daughter of … Read More

Robert J. Pabis

4 days ago
Robert J. Pabis, 77, of Westmoreland, passed away on Wednesday, March 25, 2020. Bob was surrounded by his loving family and in the … Read More

Lee E. Weissmuller

4 days ago
Lee E. Weissmuller, age 55 of Millerton, NY, born and raised in Westernville, NY, passed away peacefully at his home on March 23, … Read More
Local Sports

Virus forces cancellation of Boxing HOF induction ceremony

Yesterday at 7:03 AM

CANASTOTA (AP) — The International Boxing Hall of Fame has canceled its Hall of Fame weekend in June because of the coronavirus pandemic. Executive director Ed Brophy said Sunday that this year’s …

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NFL VP reaches out to prospects about draft participation

14 minutes ago

(AP) — NFL vice president Troy Vincent has sent a letter to several prospects inviting them to participate “live” in the NFL draft in three weeks. The Associated Press on Tuesday obtained the …

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Senior year on pause amid coronavirus

3 days ago

What has been going through my mind is “how much longer?” I know that’s going through everyone’s mind too, but I can’t help but feel like my graduating class and I are not just scared of …

Clinton Record

Local author Curley publishes first poem

5 days ago

CLINTON — Clinton resident Meaghan Curley, has had a poem published in the recently established Barren online magazine, a publication that openly calls for people to submit their poetry, …

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United States Army CH-47 at Griffiss International Airport

Thursday, April 11, 2019

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, 2019

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, 2019

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 …

Our Opinion
    • Community will pull together in the days ahead
      Wednesday, March 25

      Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s projection on Tuesday regarding the rapid acceleration of the coronavirus is unsettling — but not altogether …

    • Thoughts on the calm and the grateful
      Friday, March 20

      Be calm. Be helpful. Be vigilant. Be grateful. If you are careful, you will remain calm and not let the national media and self-serving national …

    • Richard L. Hanna, 1951-2020
      Thursday, March 19

      We send our condolences to the family and friends of former Congressman Richard L. Hanna, who died last Sunday of cancer at age 69. Hanna was a …

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    • RFA robotics team excels
      Tuesday, March 17

      Congratulations to Rome Free Academy’s VEX Robotics “Black Knights” team that has qualified for the 2020 VEX Robotics World Championship …

    • BC-History, ADV11
      Wednesday, March 11

      Today is Wednesday, March 11, the 71st day of 2020. There are 295 days left in the year. Today in History On March 11, 2011, a magnitude-9.0 …

    • Inspiration for our future
      Tuesday, March 10

      If you’re interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, MVCC has a treat for you. A STEM Fest — a celebration of these …


New Beginnings in Wampsville offers online service

3 days ago

WAMPSVILLE — Weekly church services at New Beginnings Church on Route 5 in Wampsville will now be livestreamed online on Facebook Sunday mornings at 9:30 a.m. according to the church website. For …

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Online Al-Anon meetings offered

Monday, March 23

NEW HARTFORD — “How Al-Anon Works,” originally scheduled for April 25 at St. Margaret’s Retreat House, 47 Jordan Road, has been postponed. It will be rescheduled for fall 2020. Anyone …

Arts & Learning

Oneida County History Center closed until April 1

Wednesday, March 18

The Oneida County History Center in Utica will be closed to the public until April 1. The board and staff are following recommendations from local government agencies, the Centers for Disease Control …

  • WonderKids seeks nominations
    Wednesday, March 18

    WonderWorks Syracuse is now accepting nominations for its annual WonderKids program. The program …

  • Jervis lists online resources
    Wednesday, March 18

    Jervis Public Library, 613 N. Washington St., has provided a list of online resources in the wake of the …


Players of Utica cancels remainder of season

Thursday, March 19

UTICA — Players of Utica is canceling the rest of its 2019-2020 season. Theater officials said they hate to cancel shows but in this current health crisis, they must be sensitive to the safety of …


No new orders for Food $en$e

Friday, March 20

While sites that offer Food $en$e will still be handing out March orders, they will not be taking any new orders at this time. “There will be no orders taken for April until further notice from the …


St. Peter’s offers Mass online

Saturday, March 21

In response to the recent concerns of the coronavirus/COVID-19, St. Peter’s Church is offering a way for community members to still attend Mass. This past Sunday, Mass at St. Peter’s Church was …

  • UMC services on Facebook
    Saturday, March 21

    In lieu of Sunday worship, the Rev. Brian Lothridge, pastor of Rome First and Delta United Methodist …

  • Lent — out of the passing lane
    Saturday, March 21

    In our 21st century life, we like to live at warp speed. Call it “multi-tasking,” but “distracted …

Weddings and Engagements

Campau — Valinoti

Thursday, February 27
Vincent Valinoti and Autumn Campau were married on Friday, Oct. 11, 2019 at The Cottage at Milleridge Inn, Jericho, N.Y. The bride is the daughter of Darrell and Virginia Campau, Bradford Drive. The …

Stahl — Vickers

Thursday, February 27
Ashley Marie Stahl, daughter of Ann Marie Weber, 121 Neville Drive, Marlton, N.J., to Zachary Tyler Vickers, son of David and Vicky Vickers, 8042 Phillips Road. Ms. Stahl, a graduate of Moore College …

Marriage licenses — March 1, 2020

Thursday, February 27
Nathan C. Dugan and Courtney M. Eaton-Boyd, both of Rome. James R. Breen and Destiny M. Wishart, both of Rome. Gary O. Buley-Neumar and Selena R. DeCarolis, both of Rome. Nathaniel K. Whitman and …
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