Permit in hand, site work set in Marcy

County MARCY — An obstacle to attracting a semiconductor manufacturer to the region was removed Wednesday with approval of a federal wetlands permit that means site work can proceed. The parcel at the western end of the SUNYIT/CNSE campus can accommodate three factories that would cost an estimated $45 billion and create thousands of direct and indirect jobs. Mohawk Valley EDGE has... 4:10pm 07/24/14

Honor America Days upcoming events

Meetings / Events Here is a list of events for the Honor America Days festival. For questions or additions, contact the Rome Area Chamber of Commerce at 337-1700 or visit its website www.romechamber.com. Grillin N’ Chillin, featuring Jon Liebing, The Beeches, 7900 Turin Road, 7 p.m. Complete cook-out buffet and live music on the patio. For information, call 336-2659 or email:... 4:00pm 07/24/14

Boonville Oneida County Fair schedule of events, activities

County Here are the upcoming schedule of events at the Boonville Oneida County Fair: All Day: Community Health & Service Day 4:30 p.m. Lightweight Horse Pull 6 p.m. Coleman Brothers Midway 6 p.m. Beef Show 7 p.m. Heavyweight Horse Pull 8 p.m. Knight Ryders 8 a.m. Fair Gates Open 9 a.m. 4-H Western Horse Show 9 a.m. Livestock & Dairy Challenge 9 a.m. Out of Field Tractor Pull 1 p.m.... 4:00pm 07/23/14

Naturalization ceremony to be held Thursday

County Sixty local residents representing 15 nations throughout the world will take their Oath of Allegiance during a naturalization ceremony to be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 24 at U.S. District Court, 10 Broad St., Utica. U.S. District Court Judge David N. Hurd will preside over the ceremony. The ceremony is open to the public. Cameras are welcome. Guest speaker will be county... 4:00pm 07/23/14

Weather delays Smith’s appearance in finals

Sports UTICA — Due to Wednesday’s rain, only one District V American Legion baseball playoff game was played at Murnane Field, causing changes in the schedule. Smith Post, which is 22-3, will play in the District V championship finals tonight at 8 at Murnane Field against a team yet to be determined. A second game in the double-elimination tourney, if necessary, would be played on... 4:10pm 07/24/14

Dark Star show Sunday

Entertainment UTICA — Dark Star Orchestra will celebrate its 16th anniversary and surpass the Grateful Dead for number of shows played with a performance at 7 p.m. Sunday, July 27 at Saranac Brewery, 830 Varick St. The show is for all ages. Tickets, ranging in price from $25 to $30, can by purchased at www.upstateshows.com, the Brewery Box Office, The Sound Garden in Syracuse or by calling... 4:00pm 07/24/14