Woman in bombing case sentenced to 12-year prison term in County Court

Public Safety As a longtime corrections officer with the state, Floyd resident Alan Dobransky said today that he believes in the criminal justice system and is grateful to see the family that planted a bomb outside his home get their due sentence. Dobransky, 53, confronted the woman who started the plot against him — Cindy Shields — at her sentencing in County Court this morning. “Now I... 11:37am 12/09/16

​Mohawk Valley gets $81.9 million at Cuomo's economic development awards

County The Mohawk Valley received a "top performer" designation at Thursday afternoon's event in Albany to announce millions of dollars in the sixth annual competition for economic development awards. The Mohawk Valley Regional Economic Development Council now becomes eligible for $81.9 million in funding and tax incentives from the state. Besides Oneida County, the Mohawk Valley... 4:10pm 12/08/16

Final phase of construction begins at Navigation Center

Rome Despite uncooperative weather, a crew is on site this week preparing the city’s navigation center for the second — and final — phase of construction work. The first phase was for construction of the building that sits on the southeast side of the intersection of Harbor Way and Mill Street. Beebe Construction Services of Utica built the center for $367,000. That amount was... 4:02pm 12/08/16

Rolling into winter

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City hires firm to probe chlorine leak at water facility

Rome The city has hired a company for review and consulting services related to the chlorine leaks at the water filtration plant’s new ultraviolet facility Nov. 19 and 20. The day after the city began integrating the UV disinfection system into the larger filtration system, there was a leak. The next day there was another. A “faulty valve” connected the routine chlorination... 4:00pm 12/08/16

At West Point, ‘Beat Navy’ mindset is everywhere

Sports (AP) — Army defensive back Gervon Simon has never played against Navy, and he’s a senior. Even if he doesn’t get his first chance on Saturday when the archrivals meet in Baltimore, he’s more than ready for what will be the biggest football game of his life. “This is the most excited I’ve been and the most confident I’ve felt in our team in all four years,” Simon said. “I don’t... 12:00pm 12/09/16

Bob the Cat helps addict recover

Entertainment Cinema Capitol, 230 W. Dominick St., will present the British comedy-drama “A Street Cat Named Bob” from Dec. 9-15. Directed by Roger Spottiswoode, the movie “A Street Cat Named Bob” is based on a best-selling memoir of the same title by James Bowen. Homeless and in recovery from a drug addiction, Bowen (Luke Treadway) has been given a last chance to change his life by his... 4:00pm 12/08/16