Coach becomes Poland principal

Education Greg Cuthbertson, the highly successful coach of Rome Free Academy’s varsity hockey team, is leaving the Rome school district to become principal of grades 6-12 in the Poland school district. The Poland Board of Education on Tuesday approved Cuthbertson’s appointment. Cuthbertson, a physical education teacher at Staley Upper Elementary School for the past three years and a... 4:00pm 08/22/14

Open studio Tuesday at artist colony

County LEONARDSVILLE — The public is invited to an open studio of the Horned Dorset Colony from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, at Creekside Studio at 11240 Huey Road.   Now in it’s third year, the colony ( is an interdisciplinary artists’ residency program in which visual artists, musical composers and writers come together for one month to work on projects of... 4:00pm 08/22/14

Cold milling and resurfacing

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Movies — Aug. 22, 2014

Meetings / Events Rome Cinemas: “A Most Wanted Man” (R) 1:20, 4:05, 6:50, 9:35. “Boyhood” (R) 1:10, 4:35, 8. “Guardians of the Galaxy” (PG-13) 1:50, 4:30, 7:10, 9:50. “Into the Storm” (PG-13) 1, 3:10, 5:20, 7:40, 9:50. “Let’s Be Cops” (R) 12:05, 2:30, 4:55, 7:20, 9:45. “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” (PG-13) noon, 2:20, 4:40, 7. “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” 3-D (PG-13) 9:20. “The Expendables... 4:00pm 08/22/14

Boil-water notice lifted

County TOWN OF ANNSVILLE — A boil-water notice that had been issued Tuesday for areas in the town served by the City of Oneida Water Department has been lifted, the department and Oneida County Health Department announced Thursday afternoon. Sampling conducted Tuesday and Wednesday found that the water is safe to drink, according to the announcement. The precautionary boil-water... 4:00pm 08/22/14

Nice N Easy Grocery Shoppes sold to a Texas-based company

Business CANASTOTA — Nice N Easy Grocery Shoppes, Inc, is being sold to a Texas-based company. The upstate chain, a mix of 77 company-owned stores and franchised locations, has outlets across Oneida County and elsewhere in New York. Founder John MacDougall died in June. CST Brands Inc. looks to complete the transaction, whose terms were not disclosed, within 90 days. The sale of Nice N... 4:00pm 08/22/14

Baseball agate — August 22, 2014

Sports Agate American League East Division W L Pct GB Baltimore 73 52 .584 — New York 64 61 .512 9 Toronto 65 62 .512 9 Tampa Bay 62 65 .488 12 Boston 56 71 .441 18 Central Division W L Pct GB Kansas City 70 56 .556 — Detroit 68 57 .544 1½ Cleveland 64 62 .508 6 Chicago 59 68 .465 11½ Minnesota 56 70 .444 14 West Division W L Pct GB Los Angeles 76 50 .603 — Oakland 74 52 .587 2 Seattle 68... 4:10pm 08/22/14

Sports agate — August 22, 2014

Sports Agate Vernon Downs Tonight’s Entries Post Time 6:45 1ST RACE--Trot 1 Mile. Purse $5,400. 1 Royal Shyster (J. Macdonald) 9-2 3-3-32 Fleetwood Hall (Daley) 2-1 3-3-13 Franklin M Hanover (Nassimos) 8-1 5-6-54 Helios (C. Huckabone III) 8-1 1-1-15 Mckenzie’s Star (Paquet Jr) 10-1 8-X-X6 Whispur (Davis) 3-1 4-1-27 Gimme The Loot (Mcneil) 5-1 5-4-2 2ND RACE--Trot 1 Mile. Purse $6,800. 1... 4:10pm 08/22/14

Free Family History Day Saturday

Religion Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Rome Ward, 8650 Turin Road, will host Family History Day starting at 10 a.m. Saturday. To register, go to The event is free. Attendees will learn to connect family — past, present and future, strengthening families across generations. There will be messages from experts in the industry who will teach... 4:00pm 08/22/14

Steuben Old Home Days this weekend

Entertainment STEUBEN — The 88th Steuben Old Home Days are this weekend. Events will take place near Steuben Corners, which is the intersection of State Route 274 and Soule Road. Proceeds benefit care of several area cemeteries. Activities Saturday will start at 10 a.m. with the opening of the refreshment stand. A large auction of mostly new items donated by area businesses will begin at 11... 4:00pm 08/21/14