Stolen check used in grand larceny

Public Safety NEW HARTFORD — A Utica man is facing several felony charges after he was found to have deposited a stolen check into an account at the M&T Bank in Consumer Square on Commercial Drive earlier in the month. New Hartford Police said he also was found to have withdrawn several thousands of dollars from the account after depositing the check.   Officers were called to the M&T Bank... 4:00pm 05/26/18

Arrested in murder of Utica woman

Public Safety UTICA — A 32-year-old Utica man has been charged with manslaughter after a woman was killed on William Street. Police said the body of 49-year-old Cheri Saupp was found at a residence in the 600 block of William St. at about 6:30 a.m. Friday, May 18. Police said she suffered a severe injury to her head. Police said an autopsy determined the cause of death to be a homicide.... 4:00pm 05/26/18

Charged in pulling fire alarm at County Office Building

Public Safety A man was charged with falsely pulling a fire alarm at the County Office Building in Utica Friday afternoon. Sheriff’s deputies said Yamil Montalvo pulled the alarm at around 4 p.m. when there was no real emergency and because of the activation, all employees were evacuated. Utica Fire Department responded as a precaution. No injuries were reported during the incident,... 4:00pm 05/26/18

Rome Elks use unique fundraiser to aid area vets

Rome Members of the Rome BPO Elks Lodge were recognized in Congress this year for their fundraising efforts to connect veterans with service dogs. The fundraiser, Stars over Bellamy, made unique use of the Lodge’s status as trustees of our communal heritage. Longtime caretakers of the tomb of Francis Bellamy, the Lodge traditionally replaced the weathered flags on site. In 2016,... 4:10pm 05/25/18

Shooting under investigation

Public Safety Utica Police are investigating a non-fatal shooting on Pleasant Street shortly after midnight on Friday. No arrests have been made so far. Police said 34-year-old Pablo Goico, of Utica, suffered a gunshot wound in the 200 block shortly after midnight on Friday. Police were dispatched to the scene after reports of shots fired were called to 9-1-1. Goico was treated by... 4:00pm 05/26/18

Public Safety Logs — May 26, 2018

Public Safety Mutual aid logTo report an emergency: 911Friday5:25 a.m. New Hartford, Commercial Drive, alarm.8:09 a.m. Whitesboro, COCVAC and Kunkel, accident-injury.8:35 a.m. Otter Lake, Lighthouse Lane, Forestport, fire.10:42 a.m. New York Mills and Edwards, Commercial Drive, accident-injury.11:18 a.m. Deerfield, Horatio Street, structure.11:22 a.m. Maynard, to same.12:59 p.m. New York... 4:00pm 05/26/18

Somber ceremonies throughout region to remember fallen soldiers

County Communities throughout the region to commemorate Memorial Day with ceremonies. Here is a roundup of some of the local events scheduled to honor fallen veterans throughout the region: Clark Mills/Westmoreland American Legion Post #26 will hold a ceremony at 5 p.m. Sunday at Westmoreland/Clark Mills Area cemeteries. A drill team will conduct prayers, wreath laying, rifle salute,... 4:00pm 05/26/18

Bulldogs race to Class C-2 championships

Sports NEWPORT — Samuel Sill won the 110- and 400-meter hurdles for the Westmoreland boys track team at the Section III Class C-2 championship meet on Friday at West Canada Valley. Jason Robinson won the 1,600 and 3,200 wheelchair race for the Bulldogs Westmoreland finished in fifth place in the team standings with 43 points. Beaver River won the meet with a score of 156. In the... 4:10pm 05/26/18

Icanflylikeanangel trots to victory in Downs feature

Sports VERNON — The trotter Icanflylikeanangel took home a victory in Friday night’s feature race at Vernon Downs. With Roman Lopez in the sulky, Icanflylikeanangel turned in a 1:54.1 mile and held off late charges from Cantad Kid and Bob N Tony for his seventh career victory. All Charged Up and driver John MacDonald won the fillies and mares co-feature for one of MacDonald’s three... 4:00pm 05/26/18

Sports agate — May 26, 2018

Sports Agate BASEBALL Section III Tournament Class AA Semifinals Thursday Baldwinsville 15, Proctor 2 West Genesee 7, Syracuse 2 Finals At Onondaga Community College Sunday 3-West Genesee vs. 1-Baldwinsville, 7 Class A Thursday Quarterfinals Christian Brothers Academy 3, New Hartford 2 Watertown 11, Carthage 0 East Syracuse-Minoa 5, Fulton 2 Whitesboro 8, Jamesville-DeWitt 2 Semifinals At... 4:00pm 05/26/18

Event celebrates local Jewish community

Religion The annual Schwartz Kallah/Waldman Weekend, this year celebrating the history and culture of the Jewish community of the Mohawk Valley, will take place the weekend of June 1-3. The event, sponsored by Temple Emanu-El and Temple Beth-El, includes a cooking workshop, walking tours of local Jewish landmarks, and a keynote address by Hasia Diner, Paul and Sylvia Steinberg,... 4:00pm 05/26/18

Saturday service

Religion Bread of Life Lutheran is hosting a service at the Rome Rescue Mission, 413 E. Dominick St., 10:30 a.m. on Saturdays. All are welcome. Call 315-337-2516 for more information. 4:00pm 05/26/18

Memorial service in Westmoreland

Religion WESTMORELAND — The Lowell United Methodist Church will hold a brief service of remembrance at 11 a.m. Sunday at the Lowell Cemetery at the corner of Lowell and Boyd roads, across from the Boyd Mobile Home Park. The event will be for for veterans and others buried there. Participants will place wreaths, flags and flowers. The church, 5840 Lowell Road, will then host... 4:00pm 05/26/18