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Tuesday, April 22, 2014


Rome News

Go Green at Staley Wednesday

Rome Clean and Green and Staley Upper Elementary School are hosting the third annual Community Go Green Night from 6-8 on Wednesday in the gymnasium at the school, 620 E. Bloomfield St. Residen... [more...]

Published: 4/22/2014

City accepts donations for flower program

The City of Rome is now accepting donations and maintenance volunteers for its annual flower program. Anyone is able to help contribute, including clubs and organizations. Donors may also contr... [more...]

Published: 4/22/2014

County News

Boil water advisory for Remsen

REMSEN -- A boil water advisory has been issued for village residents due to work on lines on Main Street and a water main break on Prospect Street. Because of low pressure caused by the work, ... [more...]

Published: 4/22/2014

Life is beachy!


Published: 4/22/2014

Other Sports

Raiders clinch first-round bye with hockey victory

HAMDEN, Conn. ­ Colgate earned a weekend sweep to earn a first-round bye in the playoffs following their 3-1 victory over No. 5 Quinnipiac on Saturday night. With the win Colgate, which imp... [more...]

Published: 2/24/2014

Sports Briefs

Galliano No. 7 captures bocce tourney Galliano No. 7 was victorious in the inaugural Walt Semeniak Super four-man Bocce Tournament that was held at the Galliano Club over the weekend. The h... [more...]

Published: 2/24/2014

School Sports

Redskins’ stunner sets up another battle with Mills

ONONDAGA — The 10th-seeded Oriskany boys basketball team kept up its postseason playoff run with a 62-59 overtime victory over No. 3 McGraw on Sunday at Onondaga Community College to advance ... [more...]

Published: 2/24/2014

RFA falls to mighty West Genesee, again

UTICA — The Rome Free Academy hockey team had confidence and high hopes against their archrival West Genesee on Saturday afternoon before they squared off in yet another classic bout for the ... [more...]

Published: 2/24/2014


District eyes RCS space for Joy move

The feasibility of leasing part of the Rome Catholic school building to host Joy Elementary School students during an upcoming Joy renovation is being explored by the Rome school district. Dist... [more...]

Published: 4/22/2014

Oriskany school voters to decide on $4.5M capital project

ORISKANY -- During the school budget vote on May 20, Oriskany Central School will also present to district residents a $4.5 million capital project that includes improvements to the high school and... [more...]

Published: 4/22/2014

Other News

Dig planned at site of Herkimer fort

HERKIMER (AP) -- An archaeological dig is planned for later this spring at the Mohawk Valley site of a Revolutionary War fort that played a role in one of the conflict's bloodiest battles. The ... [more...]

Published: 4/22/2014

Overseas chef aids Army exercise


Published: 4/22/2014

Public Safety

Man accused of bashing officer with frying pan

A Utica Police Officer was conked in the head with a frying pan while investigating a domestic dispute on Schuyler Street early this morning. Officer Starr Wooden was hospitalized. The accused ... [more...]

Published: 4/22/2014

Motorcyclist injured after crash with truck

WHITESTOWN -- A 27-year-old motorcyclist is in fair condition this morning after he was in a head-on collision with a pickup truck on Aitken Avenue Monday afternoon. Police said Sergey Staskevi... [more...]

Published: 4/22/2014


Have a scientific Earth Day

A true environmentalist believes in science. An environmentalist believes Earth Day should not be dedicated to dogma, but to following evidence all the way to its conclusion. Recycling is an un... [more...]

Published: 4/22/2014

Tabloid Tales of the Past

Today is Tuesday, April 22, the 112th day of 2014. There are 253 days left in the year. Today in History On April 22, 1864, Congress authorized the use of the phrase "In God We Trust" on U.S. co... [more...]

Published: 4/22/2014

Letters to the Editor

Meat plant means new jobs

I would like to take the time to voice my opinion on the proposed meat processing plant planned in East Rome. I would first like to ask the people who signed a petition against it but never bot... [more...]

Published: 2/25/2014

No one can replace Coach Swavely

We just found out something very shocking that happened to Coach Theodore Swavely involving his positions in athletics in the Rome school district. We were told that the school district fired him f... [more...]

Published: 2/22/2014

Births & Deaths

Births — April 22, 2014

Kayla and Benjamin Krop, Lowville, welcomed a daughter, Natalie Rose Krop, born on April 9, 2014, in Lewis County General Hospital. Miranda and Michael Bush Jr., Lowville, welcomed a son, Sawye... [more...]

Published: 4/22/2014

Funeral notices — April 22, 2014

CATELLO— Keith Catello, 50, formerly of Rome, on April 20, 2014. Private services. Contributions to an animal shelter of your choice. CONNELLY— William H. C... [more...]

Published: 4/22/2014


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