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Meetings — Monday, Dec. 17, 2018

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Monday Rome Coin Club, 7 p.m., Zion Episcopal Church,140 W. Liberty St., Rome. Boonville Village Planning Board, 7 p.m. 13149 State Route 12. Lewis Town Board, 7:30 p.m. Town library, 5213 Osceola …

Movies — Dec. 15, 2018

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Capitol Theatre: “It’s a Wonderful Life” (PG) 2:30, 7. Cinema Capitol: Hitchcock: “A Private War” (R) 1:15. “The Mercy” 1:30. “Suspiria” (R) 4, 6:45. “The Old Man & the Gun” …

Movies — Dec. 14, 2018

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Capitol Theatre: “It’s a Wonderful Life” (PG) 7. Cinema Capitol: Hitchcock: “A Private War” (R) 1:15. “The Mercy” 1:30. “Suspiria” (R) 4, 6:45. “The Old Man & the Gun” …

Roots & Boots tour headlines next year’s Boonville Fair

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BOONVILLE — Roots and Boots, the trio of Sammy Kershaw, Aaron Tippin and Collin Raye, headline the concert at the 2019 Boonville and Oneida County Fair. The concert is 7:30 p.m. July 27. Gates open …

Drone-development group hashes out work ahead

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An organization involved in turning Rome’s Griffiss International Airport into a hub for drone commercialization gathered its member companies and labs this week to hash-out its work. The Northeast …

OPL to host Family Holiday Story Party

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ONEIDA — Oneida Public Library will hold its annual Family Holiday Story Party on Wednesday, Dec. 19 at 6 p.m. The program is free and open to all children and their families. The library’s Youth …

Late score boosts Clinton to hockey win over Rome

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CLINTON — Ethan Carr broke a 3-3 tie with what would prove to be the game-winning goal with 3:44 left in the contest as the Clinton Warriors defended their home rink against Rome Free Academy …


Irene E. (Sexton) Meyers

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Irene E. Meyers, 94, formerly of Floyd, passed away on Friday, December 14, 2018 at the Sycamore House of the Sitrin Medical Center. Born in Glenmore, NY, on February 13, 1924, she was the daughter …

Gregory P. Gorski

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Gregory P. Gorski, 37, of Cleveland, NY passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse, NY. He was born on December 9, 1981 in Rome, NY a son of Daniel …

Charles Jay Beck

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Charles Jay Beck passed away August 25, 2018 at his home in Wise River Montana. He was the son of Kathryn Siegman Beck and Louis Beck. Charlie was born June 27, 1942 in Rome New York. He graduated …
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‘Green Book’ is a true delight

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A possible Oscar contender, “Green Book” is a heart-warming film about the power of friendship and putting racism in its place. Pretty much everything in the movie is made to be enjoyable, from …

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Demolition of DeWitt Clinton Elementary

Tuesday, November 27

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Wind has pushed ice on Oneida Lake

Tuesday, November 27

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C-14 Touch and Go

Tuesday, November 27

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    • Committed to energy efficiency
      Monday, December 10

      The city is strongly committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions. And, this point-of-view is reflected in the city’s decision to replace …

    • Forging strong partnerships
      Monday, December 3

      Congratulations to the Oneida Indian Nation Police, the highly trained officers and staff who have served the Oneida Nation and our region for …

    • Store displays artistic efforts
      Monday, November 26

      JCPenney and Rome Free Academy should be applauded for their cooperation in displaying the students’ artistic talents on the Freedom Plaza …


Zion Episcopal hosts Messiah Sing Dec. 23

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Zion Episcopal Church, 140 W. Liberty St., will hold its 32nd annual Messiah Sing at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 23. Soloists this year are Erin MacDonald, soprano; Elizabeth Militello, mezzo-soprano; …

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Arts & Learning

View seeks design proposals for new addition

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OLD FORGE — The View arts center is requesting design proposals for a new addition to its Eco Gallery, with the chosen design to be created and featured in the gallery. Design proposals must be …


Capitol screens holiday classic

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Rome’s Capitol Theatre (220 W. Dominick St.) will present screenings of the 1946 Frank Capra-directed movie, “It’s a Wonderful Life,” on Friday, Dec. 14 at 7 p.m., and Saturday, Dec. 15 at …


Rome Y adds to fitness program leadership

Monday, December 10

The Rome branch of the YMCA of the Greater Tri-Valley has added the following fitness professionals to its leadership team to strengthen and expand its Wellness Department to better serve its members …


Garden club announces drawing winners

Friday, December 7

The winners of the McConnellsville Garden Club’s Benefit Drawing are: Bill Sweatman, Betty Bruggeman, Betsy Gout, Diane O’Rourke, Deb Allen, Emily Gembalski, Rafaela Messmer, Lu Bulawa, Martha …


Augusta Presbyterian to perform Christmas play

Tuesday, December 11

TOWN OF AUGUSTA — The children of the Augusta Presbyterian Church Sunday School, 2345 Route 26, will perform “You’ve Got Mail” as their Christmas play for 2018 at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. …

Weddings and Engagements
    • Storey — Paczkowski
      Wednesday, December 12

      Barton Paczkowski and Anna C. Storey were married on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018 at The Otesaga Resort Hotel in Cooperstown. The bride is the daughter …

    • Marriage licenses — Dec. 3, 2018
      Wednesday, December 12

      Joao Ricardo Amadeu Filho and Tessa Padgett Evanciew, both of Kalamazoo, Mich.

    • Madonia — Kerr
      Monday, November 5

      Brittany Madonia, daughter of Mike and Carrie Madonia, Lee Center, to John Kerr, son of Gary and Debra Kerr, Somers, Conn. Ms. Madonia, a …

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