Electronic paper trail focus of day five of Conley trial

Public Safety The lead investigator into Dr. Mary L. Yoder’s murder took the stand on Friday to begin explaining the electronic paper trail that he says links Kaitlyn A. Conley to the killing. Meanwhile, Conley’s defense grilled the investigator about what the defense views as failures to fully investigate another potential suspect. Sheriff’s Inv. Mark Van Namee testified Friday that he... 6:55pm 10/20/17

Audit: Gov’ts lose millions in water loss

Oneida Audits of municipal water systems estimate local governments are losing millions of dollars in revenue due to water loss, inaccurate meters or improper billing, according to a report by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. While Rome has not been audited during the period reviewed, seven other systems or districts in Oneida County were. The report analyzed the results of... 11:55am 10/21/17

Local boy has recipe for success

Education 7-year-old one of 25 finalists in national contest with ‘white-rice-and-stew’ entry 4:10pm 10/20/17

Skunk tests positive for rabies in Marcy after fighting with dog, say officials

County MARCY — A skunk that tested positive for rabies was euthanized after fighting with a dog in the town. The skunk was put down Oct. 13 after it got into a fight with a dog and was removed by professionals after entering the pet owner’s home, the Oneida County Health Department reported Thursday. The animal later tested positive for rabies at the state’s Wadsworth Laboratory. The... 4:00pm 10/20/17

Pre-trial motions address evidence, issues in Oneida murder trial

Madison ONEIDA — Madison County Court Judge Dennis K. McDermott heard a series of pre-trial motions Thursday morning in anticipation of the murder trial of Oneida resident Isaac Cantu. Cantu is facing a number of charges in connection with the stabbing death of Francis M. Borasky, 35, following a fight on Sept. 18, 2016. Cantu’s trial will begin Tuesday, Nov. 28 and will be held at... 4:00pm 10/20/17

Sports calendar — Oct. 21, 2017

Sports Tonight’s Schedule...ProfessionalHarness racing — Vernon Downs, first post 6:45.Hockey — American Hockey League: Utica at Rochester, 7:05.CollegeHockey — Colgate at Canisius, 7:30. Sunday’s Schedule...Scholastic girlsField hockey — Section III Class C: Holland Patent vs. Cazenovia at Fayetteville-Manlius, 5.Monday’s Schedule...Scholastic girlsField hockey — Section III Class A... 2:00pm 10/21/17

Canucks recall defenseman from Comets

Sports UTICA — The Vancouver Canucks have recalled defenseman Patrick Wiercioch from the Utica Comets of the American Hockey League. Wiercioch has recorded a goal in two games with the Comets. Last season, he appeared in 57 games for Colorado and registered 12 points. His four goals ranked him third among Avalanche defensemen while his points ranked him fifth. The defenseman spent... 12:00pm 10/21/17

Hogwarts at Hamilton event Oct. 27 and 28

Entertainment CLINTON — Local families can experience the magic of Harry Potter at the 17th annual Hogwarts at Hamilton, taking place on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 27 and 28, at Benedict Hall, on the Hamilton College campus.  Wizards, witches and muggles of all ages are welcome to attend and can tour Hogwarts, cast spells and meet favorite Harry Potter characters. Tours begin on the hour on... 4:00pm 10/19/17