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RFA headed back to field hockey finals

The Rome Free Academy Lady Black Knights field hockey team is bound for the Section III finals again. The second-seeded Romans got off to a fast start during Wednesday’s Section III Class... [more...]

Published: 11/3/2011

Eleanor Z. Smith

Eleanor Z. Smith, 83, of Newcomb, NY died peacefully Monday, October 31, in Rome, NY with her family by her side. She was born March 14, 1928 in Fairview, MA the daughter of Benjamin and Tessie Mil... [more...]

Published: 11/3/2011

Funeral notices

ARCHER — Michael E. Archer, 54, of Ava, on Oct. 24, 2011. Services 2 p.m. Saturday at the Mills Funeral Home, 301 Post St., Boonville. No calling hours. CAMPOLI — Raffaele "... [more...]

Published: 11/3/2011

Patricia E. Cerjan

Patricia E. Cerjan, 76, of Rome, passed away on Wednesday, November 2, 2011, at Rome Memorial Hospital with her children at her side. She was born on March 21, 1935, in Rome, the daughter of George... [more...]

Published: 11/3/2011

Births

BOWMAN — To Craig Bowman and Anitra Monica, of Vernon, on Monday, Oct. 31, 2011, in Oneida Healthcare Center, a son, Trentan Thomas. HALLORAN — To Lindsey Halloran, of Boonville, on... [more...]

Published: 11/3/2011

Raffaele ‘Ralph’ Campoli

Raffaele "Ralph" Campoli, 76, of 425 Henry St. passed away on Tuesday, November 1, 2011 in St. Luke’s Hospital with his dear friends Dave and Lucille by his side. He was born on... [more...]

Published: 11/3/2011

Mavis E. York

ONEONTA — Mavis (Evans) York, 72, wife of Ronald, a former resident of Kelpy Town near Port Leyden, passed away at her residence at Mountain Vista Drive, Oneonta, NY on Monday, October 31, 20... [more...]

Published: 11/3/2011

Michael E. Archer

Michael E. Archer, 54, residing on Tuffy Road in Ava, passed away unexpectedly on October 24, 2011. Born October 24, 1957, in Chester, Pa., a son of George and Irene (Callahan) Archer. Michael was ... [more...]

Published: 11/3/2011

Roscoe (Bud) Nichols

Roscoe (Bud) William Nichols of Winterhaven, Fla., former Rome resident passed away Friday, Oct. 7, 2011 at age 74. He was born June 1, 1937 to Roscoe and Ellen Lake Nichols. Bud is survived by his... [more...]

Published: 11/3/2011

Lucille ‘Lou’ T. Dorn

CAMDEN — Lucille "Lou" T. Dorn, 72 of Oswego Street, passed away November 1, 2011 at Rome Memorial Hospital. She was born October 14, 1939, in Yuma, AZ, a daughter of Joseph and Ali... [more...]

Published: 11/3/2011

County Airport weather report for Wednesday

Temperatures: 30 to 62 Normal Range: 31 to 46 Records: 16(1965), 75(1982) Rainfall: 0" Monthly rainfall: 4.66" Rainfall for year: 45.15" Sunset today: 5:51 ... [more...]

Published: 11/3/2011

Kenny Rogers brings Christmas and hits

VERONA — Grammy Award-winning music legend Kenny Rogers will celebrate the 30th anniversary of his Christmas & Hits Tour with holiday classics and his biggest hits in the Event Center at Turn... [more...]

Published: 11/3/2011

School trailer stolen

There is a "pending criminal investigation" into a missing tow-behind hauling trailer used by the Rome school district, says Superintendent Jeffrey P. Simons. The district filed a rep... [more...]

Published: 11/3/2011

Parent questions fairness of ‘homework passes’

The old saying about the need to "do your homework" does not always hold true for Rome students, who in some cases get a "homework pass" if their parents attend school open hous... [more...]

Published: 11/3/2011

Local reps try to crack deficit door

Oneida County’s two congressmen are among the 100 House members who sent a letter Wednesday to the Joint Committee on Deficit Reduction to consider all options as they hunt for ways to trim t... [more...]

Published: 11/3/2011

Dolgeville-Westmoreland, Part II

WESTMORELAND — The last time that Westmoreland and Dolgeville went toe-to-toe with one another, it was the Bulldogs who were raising their arms in celebration after claiming the Class D East ... [more...]

Published: 11/3/2011

Sports Calendar

Friday’s Schedule... Professional Harness racing — Vernon Downs, post time 6:55. College Hockey — Colgate at Brown, 7. Scholastic boys Football — Sec... [more...]

Published: 11/3/2011

Business journal ranks schools based on academic performance

A Buffalo business news publication has ranked 431 public school districts in 48 upstate counties relating to academic performance, with New Hartford topping local sites at number 7 on the list whi... [more...]

Published: 11/3/2011

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transactions have been filed in the County Clerk’s office. The purchase price is as listed on the cover sheet of the deed. Most Rome deeds also include in parent... [more...]

Published: 11/3/2011

Driver safety course offered

TOWN OF LEE — A driver safety course through the AARP will be offered on Thursday, Nov. 10, and Friday, Nov. 11, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Town Hall, 5808 Stokes-Lee Center Road. The cour... [more...]

Published: 11/3/2011

Fritz’s nominated for award

VERONA — Fritz’s Polka Band from Verona has been nominated for an Upper State Independent (USI) Award. FPB is nominated in the International category. The award show will be at 7 p.m. S... [more...]

Published: 11/3/2011

Area happenings

REMINDERS: Friday, 7 p.m. Solo acoustic show by Martin Sexton, Plumley Complex, Mohawk Valley Community College, 1101 Floyd Ave. $20; $10 for faculty and staff, and free for MVCC students. Tick... [more...]

Published: 11/3/2011

Al Nathan Band hosts Blues Jam

The Al Nathan Band will host the Mohawk Valley Blues Society Jam at 7 p.m. Wednesday in The Snubbing Post, 8221 Rome Westernville Road, state Route 46, between Rome and Delta Lake State Park. T... [more...]

Published: 11/3/2011

Vote for Fusco and open government

I wanted to take an opportunity to talk about the city budget for a moment. For most of my time in city politics, I was chair of the council’s finance committee, so the budget was my primary ... [more...]

Published: 11/3/2011

Mayor Brown responded quickly to problem

Earlier this summer I had a problem where I live. Not getting satisfaction from other people that I spoke to I wrote a letter to Mayor James Brown. I gave the letter to Mayor Brown’s secretar... [more...]

Published: 11/3/2011

Mayor Brown praised for ‘Main Streets’ vision

Ten years ago, Sen. Joseph Griffo, then mayor of Rome, started the Rome Main Streets program to get citizens involved in revitalizing downtown. The Rome Main Streets Alliance group met regularly to... [more...]

Published: 11/3/2011

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning numbers drawn Wednesday Evening: Daily: 4, 3, 0, Lucky Sum: 7. WinFour: 5, 6, 7, 9, Lucky Sum: 27. Lotto: 03, 04, 38, 46, 48, 55, Bonus: 49. Her... [more...]

Published: 11/3/2011

Partly sunny;
highs in upper 40s

Tonight — Mostly cloudy in the evening — Then becoming partly cloudy. A chance of sprinkles. Lows in the mid 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Friday — Partly sunny. Highs in ... [more...]

Published: 11/3/2011

Picente wants to lead county through tough times

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. says he’s ready to keep making hard decisions on behalf of county residents as the cost of providing mandated and discretionary services goes up... [more...]

Published: 11/3/2011

Six charged in home invasion

FLOYD — Six men were charged for their involvement in a home invasion at Wilber Trailer Park on Oct. 28. Some of the suspects are believed to have known the victims, sheriff’s offic... [more...]

Published: 11/3/2011

Bake sale in Floyd

FLOYD — Floyd Grange again will be selling raffle tickets for its second annual four-month "Pie a Month" raffle, at its Election Day Bake Sale. The sale will be held at the Floyd To... [more...]

Published: 11/3/2011

Haitian Gospel Choir performs Saturday

HERKIMER — A Haitian Gospel Choir from New York City, Herkimer County Community College’s Kingdom Bound Gospel Choir and choirs from local churches perform a free, public concert at 6 p... [more...]

Published: 11/3/2011

Fall bazaar Friday

CLINTON — ActiveDay’s Annual Fall Bazaar is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday in the the Martin Luther building at LutheranCare, Route 12B.For information, contact Karen Ostinett, Director ... [more...]

Published: 11/3/2011

Fiddler on Roof
due in January

VERONA — The North American Tour of "Fiddler On The Roof," the Tony Award® winning musical, will be in the Showroom at Turning Stone Resort Casino for two performances on Jan. ... [more...]

Published: 11/3/2011

Bluegrass Coffeehouse features Shaad and Weiss Saturday

STITTVILLE — The Mohawk Valley Bluegrass Association presents a Bluegrass Coffeehouse concert featuring Emily Shaad and Erica Weiss on Saturday at 7 p.m. in the Stittville Volunteer Fire Depa... [more...]

Published: 11/3/2011

Keigwin + Company dances Saturday at Hamilton College

CLINTON — The modern dance troupe Keigwin + Company performs at 8 p.m. Saturday in Wellin Hall on the Hamilton College campus. Tickets are $15, $10 for seniors and $5 for students. For ti... [more...]

Published: 11/3/2011

Second meth lab raid at same Oneida address

ONEIDA — A new methamphetamine lab was raided on residential Palmer Drive this morning, the same residence as an earlier meth bust in June. The names of the people charged for the lab wer... [more...]

Published: 11/3/2011

Masked men knew victim in home entry, says sheriff

TOWN OF FLOYD — The case of six men accused of attacking the residents of a mobile home at Wilber’s Mobile Home Park is expected to be forwarded to the county grand jury following a fel... [more...]

Published: 11/3/2011

Fire displaces family

WHITESTOWN — A family was displaced from their home on Fairlane Drive Wednesday night after a fire in the basement. No one was injured, fire officials said. The family escaped after they ... [more...]

Published: 11/3/2011

Sister charged in dispute

A 19-year-old was charged with throwing a tantrum at her parents’ house on Monday and slapping her younger sister. Police said Katrina K. Felker, of 721 W. Dominick St., was in an argumen... [more...]

Published: 11/3/2011

Police log

Wednesday 12:34 a.m. Louisa St., noise. 1:22 a.m. Calvert St., suspicious. 2:24 a.m. Perimeter Road, suspicious. 5:29 a.m. Caswell St., domestic. 6:48 a.m. Erie Blvd. West, acci... [more...]

Published: 11/3/2011

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Wednesday 10:05 a.m. 801 Laurel St., first aid. 11:01 a.m. 264 W. Dominick St., first aid. 1:21 p.m. 124 River St., first aid. 2:30 p.m. 828 East Ave... [more...]

Published: 11/3/2011

Plan on 40-year wait for rapid rail, Amtrak boss tells Rome Rotarians

Q: "What can we expect in terms of high-speed rail in the Northeast?" A: "220 mph, in about 40 years." So answered Rome native Joseph H. Boardman, the man who runs Amtra... [more...]

Published: 11/3/2011

Youth, Teen Night starts Saturday at YMCA

The YMCA of the Greater Tri-Valley will start Youth and Teen Night on Saturday. The program will run every Saturday and is split into two times. The first is Youth Night, for children in grades... [more...]

Published: 11/3/2011

Tabloid Tales of the Past

Nov. 3, 2001 Rome Free Academy and Proctor High of Utica renewed their rivalry Thursday night on the gridiron at RFA Stadium, but the contest more resembled a basketball game or a track meet th... [more...]

Published: 11/3/2011

Bulldogs coming off blowout victories in last two outings

Since their victory, the Bulldogs have ripped off blowout playoff victories against Cato-Meridian, 44-22, and last week against Onondaga in the semifinals, 45-28. Dolgeville took a different ro... [more...]

Published: 11/3/2011

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Wednesday 12:58 a.m. Maynard, Seymour Road, Marcy, alarm. 9:28 a.m. AmCare Ambulance, Route 26, Lee, assist. 9:58 a.m. New York Mills, Main St., alarm. ... [more...]

Published: 11/3/2011

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Wednesday 6:05 a.m. Lorena Road, alarm. 6:52 a.m. Floyd Ave., Deerfield, domestic. 7:24 a.m. W. South St., Westmoreland, car/deer. 7:28 a.m. Smith Hi... [more...]

Published: 11/3/2011

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Wednesday 6:52 a.m. Floyd Ave., Deerfield, domestic. 7:08 a.m. W. Thomas St., car/deer. 8:17 a.m. Soule Road, Floyd, alarm. 9:28 a.m. Route 26, Lee, ... [more...]

Published: 11/3/2011

Women TIES
luncheon Wednesday

Women TIES — Together Inspiring Entrepreneurial Success, a central New York business dedicated to helping women entrepreneurs expand their local, state and regional marketplace, will host the... [more...]

Published: 11/3/2011

Coluccio to be honored

Tom Coluccio will join fellow Rome hockey players Jim Golly, Paul Swancott, Bill Baynes, Dave Karlen and Larry Schneible as members of past teams which will be inducted into the St. Lawrence Univer... [more...]

Published: 11/3/2011

Council, nervous about mandates, OKs city budget

The Common Council unanimously approved Mayor James F. Brown’s 2012 budget without change, but members warned of big costs on the horizon relating to continually rising pension obligations an... [more...]

Published: 11/3/2011

Police say child’s stroller used in shoplifting try

A 32-year-old woman is accused of trying to steal more than $300 worth of clothing from JCPenney by hiding it in a stroller, with her 4-year-old daughter sitting inside. Jennifer A. Bristol, of... [more...]

Published: 11/3/2011

Conflicting stories on fight

An attack outside a tavern on East Dominick Street landed a 27-year-old man in City Court. Joseph L. Ruggerio, of 4343 Lee Center-Taberg Road, Annsville, was released Tuesday on his own recogni... [more...]

Published: 11/3/2011

Hunter’s Harvest Renaissance Feast Saturday

LYONS FALLS — The Hunter’s Harvest Renaissance Feast at the Edge Hotel is at 7 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $30 at www.theedgehotel.com or by calling the Edge Hotel at 866-348-4211. ... [more...]

Published: 11/3/2011

Seinfeld on stage
in Stanley Nov. 10

Jerry Seinfeld brings his stand-up comedy to the Stanley in Utica at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10. Tickets ranging from $25 to $75, plus fees, are on sale at the Stanley Ticket Office, charge by ph... [more...]

Published: 11/3/2011

Free Laube organ concert Friday

Young organist Nathan Laube, will make his Utica debut on Friday to perform an organ concert at Grace Episcopal Church, corner of Genesee and Elizabeth Streets, Utica, at 7 p.m. The concert is ... [more...]

Published: 11/3/2011
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