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Publicity hurts property values

I am a resident of Raven Rock. I am pleased with my residence. I am aware that a group of litigants has initiated suit against Legend Developers and the builder, David Vickers. I recognize and supp... [more...]

Published: 11/28/2009

Navy officer deployed

HINCKLEY — Navy Lt. j.g. James L. Legg, son of Bonnie L. Mahon, 487 Wheelertown Road, and James W. Legg of Lake Waccamaw, N. C., with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group, is preparing to return... [more...]

Published: 11/28/2009

Evangelist speaks Wednesday

Wednesday at 7 p.m., international minister and speaker Adrienne Evans will be at the First Assembly of God Church, 207 N. Madison St. Origionally from Austrailia, now pastoring in Nashville, T... [more...]

Published: 11/28/2009

Sunshine early with chance of showers late; high in 40s

Tonight — Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers in the evening then partly cloudy after midnight. Lows in the lower 30s. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 30 percent. Sunday &... [more...]

Published: 11/28/2009

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning state Lottery numbers selected Friday in the midday drawing: Daily: 6, 0, 6; Lucky Sum: 12; WinFour: 6, 2, 6, 1; Lucky Sum: 15. Here are the winning num... [more...]

Published: 11/28/2009

Griffiss utility firm seeks Planning Board OK to reduce parking spots

Griffiss Utility Services Corp. will be back in front of the Planning Board on Tuesday for its new headquarters’ site plan. When the board meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall, there will... [more...]

Published: 11/28/2009

Waiting for the Light

I have to admit that I am a bigger fan of Advent than I am of Christmas. There is something about this season that resonates with my own spiritual journey. I spend most of my time in cold and dark ... [more...]

Published: 11/28/2009

Blue mail boxes: Post Office says use them or lose them

Use them or lose them. The U.S. Postal Service is continuing to keep an eye on those big, blue mail boxes, in Rome and elsewhere, with an eye to removing them if they don’t get enough bus... [more...]

Published: 11/28/2009

New Day Coffee House has three acts

Friday at 7 p.m. there will be a Christmas Coffee House at New Day Foursquare Church, 8060 Turin Road. Presenting worship will be the New Day Worship Team followed by single solo artist Pete Ro... [more...]

Published: 11/28/2009

Russell Eugene Harjung

WHITESBORO — Russell Eugene Harjung, 87, passed away on November 25, 2009, in Faxton-St. Luke’s Healthcare. He was born in Yorkville on April 12, 1922, the son of John and Irma O&rs... [more...]

Published: 11/28/2009

Seymour Beckwith

Seymour Beckwith, 84, a resident of Poulsbo, WA since 1997, passed away peacefully on November 20, 2009. Seymour was born in Rome, NY, the son of Carrie and Bert Beckwith.  He was a retire... [more...]

Published: 11/28/2009

Joseph Magliocca Jr.

Joseph Magliocca, Jr., 69, of 5527 School St. Lee Center, passed away on Wednesday, November 25, 2009 at home with his loving family by his side. He was born on January 8, 1940 in Rome a son of... [more...]

Published: 11/28/2009

DN 1128

ACKERMAN — Rose Ellen Ackerman, 96, of Canastota, on Nov. 23, 2009. Services were Wednesday at the First Baptist Church of Canastota. Burial Whitelaw Cemetery. Arrangements by J.... [more...]

Published: 11/28/2009

Frank ‘Ciccio’ Iozzo

Frank "Ciccio" Iozzo, 83, of Rome passed away Thursday, November 26, 2009 at Rome Memorial Hospital with his wife and sister by his side. He was born in Chiaravalle, Calabria, Italy on Ap... [more...]

Published: 11/28/2009

Laura Ann McNutt

Laura Ann McNutt, age 42, of Liverpool and formerly of Rome, passed away November 25, 2009. She was born April 6, 1967, in Rome, a daughter of Anthony Greci and Camille Oppito Wehnke, and gradu... [more...]

Published: 11/28/2009

County Airport weather report for Friday

Temperatures: 36 to 45 Normal Range: 27 to 41 Records: 7(1957), 64(1988) Rainfall: 0.31" Monthly rainfall: 1.32" Rainfall for year: 34.45" Sunset today: 4:29 ... [more...]

Published: 11/28/2009

SUNYIT biology degree boosts nanotechnology

The path has been cleared for a new bachelor of science degree in biology to be added at SUNYIT in Marcy, announced Assemblywoman RoAnn M. Destito, D-116, Rome. Gov. David Paterson has signed a... [more...]

Published: 11/28/2009

Bazaar two Saturdays

CLARK MILLS — A Christmas bazaar will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., for two Saturdays, Dec. 5 and 12, at St. Mark’s Church, 19 White St. The bazaar will feature a variety of gift ... [more...]

Published: 11/28/2009

Tabloid Tales of the Past

Nov. 28, 1999 Slick, wet and slushy. That’s what drivers suffered on the way to work this morning. DPW crews got an early start, trying to clear roads in time for the morning traffic. How... [more...]

Published: 11/28/2009

Nation gives $5.1M in bonuses

ONEIDA — Thousands of Oneida Indian Nation employees hit the jackpot in their paychecks this week. The tribe has given $5.1 million in bonuses to about 90 percent of its 4,800 employees. ... [more...]

Published: 11/28/2009

Additional $600,000
for Philipson’s conversion, development group OK’d

The Oneida County Board of Legislators has given the go-ahead to forming a local development corporation that can authorize tax-exempt bonds for non-profits. Legislators also approved 20-3 addi... [more...]

Published: 11/28/2009

Get ready to dig deeper
for DMV registrations

A measure adding $10 to motor vehicle registration fees, aimed at generating money for county road repairs, is expected to go into effect Jan. 1. The measure passed the Oneida County Board of L... [more...]

Published: 11/28/2009

Building permit

Joanne P. Burress, 713 Kent St., $25,000, rehabilitate single-family dwelling. [more...]

Published: 11/28/2009

Building permit

Aaron Carey, 8502 Keeler Road, no cost, install hot tub in the rear of the property. [more...]

Published: 11/28/2009

State cancels LaPub bar’s liquor license

La Pub has had its liquor license cancelled by the state after removing its kitchen facilities in the summer of 2008, according to the State Liquor Authority. The bar at 819 E. Dominick St. had... [more...]

Published: 11/28/2009

Police union switches fundraising
from telemarketer calls to letters

After realizing how little of the money raised by telemarketers was going into their coffers, the Rome Philip S. McDonald Police Benevolent Association switched to a letter-based fund drive this ye... [more...]

Published: 11/28/2009

Food taken to free concert
will aid Foothills Food Pantry

TOWN OF FLOYD — Nick Piccininni headlines an evening of Gospel Bluegrass, Country and Christmas music at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6, in the Redeeming Love Fellowship church, 9011 State Route 365 n... [more...]

Published: 11/28/2009

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Web-site: www.romepd.com Friday 1:02 a.m. N. Jay St., check. 1:06 a.m. N. James St., check. 1:18 a.m. N. Madison St., domestic. 1:37 a.m. N. Jame... [more...]

Published: 11/28/2009

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Friday 11:11 a.m. 1104 Clinton St., lift assist. 11:15 a.m. 205 St. Peter’s Ave., Apt. 406, first aid. 11:45 a.m. 223 Gansevoort Ave., first aid. ... [more...]

Published: 11/28/2009

Other stabbing victim charged in murder

A 20-year-old thought to be a stabbing victim in an altercation outside Spilka’s Hotel in West Utica early Friday ended up being charged with killing the other man involved. Willie L. Ree... [more...]

Published: 11/28/2009

DWI charge after drive down middle of road

WHITESTOWN — A Yorkville woman was charged with driving with a blood alcohol content of almost twice the legal limit on Champlin Avenue early this morning. At 1:25 a.m. Patrolman Shawn Oc... [more...]

Published: 11/28/2009

Police say woman gave sister’s ID

NEW HARTFORD — A Utica woman was charged with falsely identifying herself as her sister during a traffic stop on Route 5 Friday. Abigail Zyra, 28, was eastbound on the highway when she wa... [more...]

Published: 11/28/2009

Driver hits guard rail, trees and rocks

BOONVILLE — A Utica man was injured when his vehicle went off Hawkinsville Road and struck a guard rail, several trees and rocks Friday evening. Rolomo Ventura, 50, was eastbound when he ... [more...]

Published: 11/28/2009

$500 bail for man charged with threatening with knife

A man accused of threatening his sister’s husband with a knife was arraigned before Judge John C. Gannon in City Court Friday. Bail was set at $500 for Dynell L. Reed, 32, of 115 E. Thoma... [more...]

Published: 11/28/2009

Thrift shop, pantry, Food Sense offered in Holland Patent

HOLLAND PATENT — Do you need some cozy clothes to help keep you warm this winter, or are your children outgrowing their school clothes, or would you just like something different to spice up ... [more...]

Published: 11/28/2009

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... Professional Hockey — AHL: Syracuse at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, 7:05. Sunday’s Schedule... Professional Hockey — AHL: Rochester at Sy... [more...]

Published: 11/28/2009

Meetings

MONDAY Mohawk Valley Community Action Agency board of directors, noon. Renaissance Syracuse Hotel, 701 E. Genesee St., Syracuse. Oriskany Board of Education, 5 p.m. Special meeting on capit... [more...]

Published: 11/28/2009

Area church services

Adas Israel Synagogue, 706 Hickory St. 337-3170. Sabbath Service, Fri. 7:30 p.m. Beit Shalom, (Messianic Jewish Congregation), 49 Franklin Square (corner Genesee St. and Oriskany Blvd.), Utica.... [more...]

Published: 11/28/2009

Fundraisers aid Abraham House

Abraham House, 2310 Kemble St., Utica , has several fundraisers. Abraham House provides "a secure and loving home without charge to the terminally ill in our community," officials said. ... [more...]

Published: 11/28/2009

Holiday bazaar in Stittville church Dec. 5

STITTVILLE — The annual holiday bazaar at Stittville United Methodist Church will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 5, at the church on Main Street. There will be crafts, kni... [more...]

Published: 11/28/2009

Girl Scouts gather at St. Paul’s for ‘Wonders of Water’ and ‘Breathe!’

Girl Scout Brownies and Cadettes will be exploring their newest Girl Scout Journeys, part of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience, during programs to be held at St. Paul’s Church, 1807 Bedfor... [more...]

Published: 11/28/2009

Sestito is sent back down to Syracuse club

The Columbus Blue Jackets of the National Hockey League on Friday reassigned left wing and Rome native Tom Sestito back to the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League. The 22-year-old Ses... [more...]

Published: 11/28/2009

RFA alumni basketball game scheduled

The 21st annual Rome Free Academy basketball alumni game will be held on Saturday, Dec. 26 at 6 p.m. at newly renovated Strough Middle School gym. The alumni contest will be the first game play... [more...]

Published: 11/28/2009

Oriskany tips off season with rout

The Oriskany boys basketball team opened its season with a 86-46 rout of Madison during the first round of the Remsen Tip-Off Tournament on Friday. The Redskins’ offensive charge was led ... [more...]

Published: 11/28/2009

Rome JVs edge basketball rival Proctor

The Rome Free Academy junior varsity basketball team battled to a 43-40 victory over host Proctor during the first round of the Lady Raiders Tip-Off Classic Tournament on Friday. Jamie Marcinko... [more...]

Published: 11/28/2009

RFA looks sharp in opener

The Rome Free Academy hockey team opened its season in impressive style on Friday as the Black Knights skated to a 6-2 victory over rival Clinton in a Division II East Conference matchup during the... [more...]

Published: 11/28/2009

Richardson to play ball for St. John’s

Former Rome Free Academy all-star and American Legion Smith Post standout player Kyle Richardson has signed a national letter of intent to play Division I baseball at St. John’s University on... [more...]

Published: 11/28/2009

Former standout player returns to coach the Lady Black Knights

(One In A Series) The Rome Free Academy girls basketball squad will be looking to improve on last season’s 15-loss campaign this season as former standout player Julie Diehl returns to co... [more...]

Published: 11/28/2009

Senior nutrition menu

The nutrition program for persons age 60 and over is funded by the county Office for the Aging, state and federal grants, and contributions from participants. Meals are served Monday through Friday... [more...]

Published: 11/28/2009

Retiring 9-1-1
chief remembers
the worst calls

• A fire on Hoag Road that killed three children on Nov. 11, 2003. • A pedestrian bridge collapse in Marcy that killed a construction worker and injured nine others on Oct. 10, 2002... [more...]

Published: 11/28/2009
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