Suspected bombers may face federal charges

Public Safety The case of one of the bombing suspects from the State of Ohio has been adjourned in County Court because of possible federal charges, according to court officials this morning. Cindy Shields, 58, appeared briefly before County Court Judge Barry M. Donalty this morning in the bombing on Old Floyd Road over Memorial Day Weekend. Judge Donalty said that her attorney, Gregg A.... 4:00pm 09/26/16

Chugging along

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Fashion show to aid breast cancer, domestic violence programs

Rome A “13 Years of Top Notch Stars” Fashion Show benefit will be held Wednesday, Oct. 12 from 7-9 p.m. at The Beeches Inn and Conference Center, 7900 Turin Road, according to an announcement by local fashion show organizers. The annual event is a fund-raiser for a variety of charities which focus on women and women’s issues. Proceeds from this year’s fashion show will be donated... 4:00pm 09/26/16

County’s household income trails state, national averages, Census Bureau figures show

County Oneida County’s household income trails the national and state averages, according to U.S. Census Bureau figures released last week. The household median income in the county — with a population of 232,500 — was $48,023, according to the 2015 American Community Survey. The statewide average was $60,850 while it the national figure was $55,775. Median income is the point at... 4:00pm 09/26/16

Stargazing event Saturday in New Hartford

Meetings / Events NEW HARTFORD — There will be an evening of stargazing from 7:30 to 11 on Saturday at the New Hartford Sherrillbrook Park on the basketball court with the Mohawk Valley Astronomical Society, weather permitting. 4:00pm 09/26/16

Take Steps Walk Saturday in Utica

Health UTICA — The sixth annual Take Steps Walk for Crohn’s and Colitis in Utica will take place on Saturday, Oct. 1, in the gym at the Masonic Care Community, 2150 Bleecker St. Hosted by the Upstate Northeastern New York Chapter of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America, the walk encourages those living with these digestive diseases, their families and their community to come... 4:00pm 09/26/16

Outdoor events slated by Tramp and Trail Club

Health The Tramp and Trail Club of Utica offers outdoor activities open to the public. Participants must sign a waiver. Car pooling is encouraged. Those interested should call the leader for information. Scheduled events with leader’s phone number: Oct. 1: Autumn Leaves, bike/hike, 607-423-5413 Oct. 2: Beaver River, canoe/kayak, 736-2564 Oct. 8: Pete’s Peek, hike, 736-7425 Oct. 9:... 4:00pm 09/26/16