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Oneida Healthcare gets $130,000 to expand

ONEIDA — The Central New York Community Foundation has awarded $130,000 to Oneida Healthcare Center towards its capital campaign to renovate and expand the hospital in Oneida. This is the Com... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

Poker run, barbecue aid Lupus Foundation

The Loop for Lupus Poker Run sponsored by the Red Knights Motorcycle Club NY Chapter XIX and a barbecue sponsored by Outback Steakhouse will benefit Lupus Foundation of Mid & NNY. Sunday riders... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

Golfers to aid Orthopedic Unit

NEW HARTFORD — St. Elizabeth Medical Center Foundation will hold its 14th Annual Golf Tournament on Monday, July 13 at the Yahnundasis Golf Club. The event in memory of Sister Gretchen Gilroy... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

TBI support offered

The Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) support group meets monthly. The meetings are open to everyone dealing with such an injury, their families and friends. Call Carol Wells at 339-6854 for more inform... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

OCD support offered Mondays

An obsessive compulsive disorder support group meets at 6:30 p.m. Mondays (except holidays) in Conference Room B in St. Elizabeth’s School of Nursing, 2209 Genesee St., Utica. For information... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

Free nature walk Saturday

SHERBURNE — Rogers Environmental Education Center invites you to a free guided walk of its Adams Farm property on Saturday at 10 a.m. Meet in Rogers Center’s main parking lot at 272... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

Garage fire displaces two

A man and woman have been displaced from their home on Cedarbrook Drive after a garage fire spread into their attic Sunday afternoon. Fire officials said 64-year-old Ronald Smith attempted to f... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

Trooper asked: ‘Have you been drinking?’

TRENTON — When he was pulled over on Route 12, State Police Investigator Matthew T. Sullivan twice denied that he had been drinking, and repeatedly refused to get back into his car after conf... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Web site: www.romepd.com Sunday 12:20 a.m. N. Madison St., loud party. 12:26 a.m. W. Embargo St., loud party. 12:33 a.m. Erie Blvd. West, fireworks. ... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Saturday 9:42 a.m. 502 W. Bloomfield St., first aid. 11:22 a.m. 207 W. Chestnut St., first aid. 2:01 p.m. Rome Memorial Hospital, N. James St., box alarm... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Sunday 12:28 a.m. Walnut Drive, Lee, suspicious activity. 12:30 a.m. Lake Shore Road N. and Willow Drive W., Verona, check. 12:32 a.m. Route 46, Western,... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Sunday 1:38 a.m. Link Road, check. 2:45 a.m. Main St., Sylvan Beach, fight. 3:04 a.m. Miner Ave., Camden, assist. 6:52 a.m. Route 26, Lee, accident. ... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

Fall bonding referendum among goals of school board president

A fall bonding referendum for repairs to four elementary schools, plus finalizing policies on student attendance and school district residency, are among Patricia Riedel’s goals following her... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Sunday 12:12 a.m. Westernville, Routes 46 and 274, grass/tree fire. 2:54 a.m. Bridgewater and West Winfield, Merrill Road, Brookfield, accident/injury. 7... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

Nestle ­ Talley

Amy B. Talley and Anthony M. Nestle were married Saturday, June 20, 2009, at the home of the bridegroom’s grandmother, Nora Proper, in New London. The bride, daughter of Emmett and Linda ... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

On dean’s list

WESTERN — Desiree Murphy, daughter of Dan and Sandy Murphy, 8583 Elmer Hill Road, has been named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at the University of South Carolina, Columbia, ... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

VVS school board elects officers

VERONA — The Vernon-Verona-Sherrill Board of Education has elected officers for the 2009-10 school year. Taking the reins as president is Linda Chambers, of Peterboro Road, Vernon. Christ... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

Man pleads guilty
to paying girl for sex

Sentencing will come down on Aug. 7 for a 40-year-old man who admitted to paying an underage girl for sex on Floyd Avenue. Michael H. Schwartz Sr., of 112 Parkway, pleaded guilty before County ... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

Used car businesses at Ridge Mills, Floyd Ave. on zoning agenda

The Zoning Board of Appeals will hear eight requests this week, including two for used car sales and one for a bottle return business. When the board meets, it will be at 7 p.m. on Thursday in ... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

Tiger will tee it up at Atunyote next month

VERONA — It’s official. Tiger is coming. The greatest golfer in the world, Tiger Woods, will compete in the second annual Notah Begay III Foundation Challenge to be held at the Atun... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

Utica squad wins state softball title

The New York State Amateur Softball Association girls 16 and under fastpitch championships were held at the Rome Girls Softball Leagues complex at Kost Field over the holiday weekend, with the Utic... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

Rome Thunderbolts sweep two games from Vermont

VERMONT — The Rome Thunderbolts of the Eastern Collegiate Baseball league earned a pair of road league victories over the weekend against the Vermont Eagles in a doubleheader. The Thunder... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

Vernon newcomer gallops to top spot over holiday race weekend

VERNON — A newcomer to the Vernon Downs race track set off some early fire works on Saturday with a victory in the $9,000 featured open pace eighth race. Pacinello, who was driven by form... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

Varin makes it two feature wins in row at Utica-Rome Speedway

VERNON — For the second consecutive week, Bobby Varin captured the modified feature race at the Utica-Rome Speedway on Sunday for his third racing win of the season. Varin smoked the fiel... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

Smith dealt first loss by defending state champs

The Smith Post baseball team suffered its first loss of the season during the Scotia Legion Tournament against the tournament hosts Anaconda Indians over the weekend. Smith went 2-1-1 overall i... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

Grad on president’s list

Shannon M. Chlebus, daughter of Michael and Patricia Chlebus, 1301 N. Madison St. has been named to the president’s list for the spring semester at SUNY Cortland with a 4.0 grade point averag... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

Mostly cloudy;
high in mid 70s

Tonight — Mostly cloudy. Numerous showers and scattered thunderstorms in the evening — Then a chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the lower 50s. West winds around 5 mph. Chance of... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning New York State Lottery numbers selected Sunday Midday: Daily: 6, 7, 5. Lucky Sum: 18. WinFour: 7, 8, 6, 4. Lucky Sum: 25. Here are the winning numbers s... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

Tabloid Tales of the Past

July 6, 1999 The Assembly passed legislation that makes it a Class E felony to incite a riot inside a correctional facility. Assemblywoman RoAnn M. Destito, D-116, Rome, authored the legislatio... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

Meetings

TUESDAY Oneida County Empire Zone, 9 a.m. County Planning Conference Room, Union Station, 321 Main St., Utica. Planning Board, 7 p.m. Historic review for parking at 217 N. George St. Counci... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

Paul Lewicki

Paul Lewicki, 82, Pulaski and formerly of Rome, passed away Friday, July 3, 2009. Born in Rome on September 4, 1926, he was a son of Sylvester and Anna Kulhawec Lewicki. Paul graduated from Rome Fr... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

Sa Nouvong

Sa Nouvong, 51, of Rome, passed away Thursday July 2, 2009, at St. Lukes Hospital after a long illness. Sa was born in Laos, a son of Nou and Lang Nouvong, on November 5, 1957. After coming to the ... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

Burnup ­ Powers

Elizabeth Claire Powers and Dustin Michael Burnup were married Saturday, June 6, 2009 at The Beeches, Rome. The bride, daughter of William M. and Beth M. Powers, 515 E. Garden St., was escorted... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

Crowds come out for tax protest, concert and fireworks, sun and fun

If you hold it, they will come. The organizer of the second Tea Party tax protest in the city says he will hold another such event in the future. Don Jeror estimated 800 to 1,000 people tur... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

County Airport weather report for Sunday

Temperatures: 46 to 75 Normal Range: 58 to 81 Records: 46(1979), 92(1999) Rainfall: 0" Monthly rainfall: 0.36" Rainfall for year: 19.18" Sunset today: 8:44 ... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

Funeral notices

FELKER — William A. (Bill) Felker, 78, of Rome, on July 2, 2009. Services 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Nunn and Harper Funeral Home, 9464 Route 13, Camden. Burial Forest Lawn Cemetery. Calling ... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

Carl T. ‘Bud’ Russell

Carl T. "Bud" Russell, 74, of 9064 Brookfield Dr., Taberg, died on Friday, July 3, 2009, at Rome Memorial Hospital with his family by his side. He was born on February 23, 1935, in Rome, ... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

Brian Keith Patnode

Brian Keith Patnode, 51, of 427 William St., Rome, passed away on Friday, July 3, 2009, at his home with his loving family at his side. He was born on September 28, 1957, in Rome, the son of Kennet... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

William A. (Bill) Felker

William A. (Bill) Felker, 78, of Rome, passed away July 2, 2009 in Rome Memorial Hospital. He was born July 3, 1930, in New York, the son of Percy and Agnes McCauley Felker. He was educated in Camd... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

Charles J. Hilts

Charles (Chas) J. Hilts, 51, of Rome, passed away unexpectedly on July 3, 2009, at his home. He was born April 8, 1958, in Rome, a son of Helen Hilts. He was educated in Rome schools. He was a long... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

Evelyn B. Schafer

Evelyn B. Schafer, 90, of Stearns Road and formerly of Elmer Hill Road, passed away at the home of her niece and husband, Marlene and Earl Matt, on Saturday, July 4, 2009, after a long illness. She... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

Theresa M. Hastings

CANASTOTA — Theresa M. Hastings, 79, of Lamb Avenue, passed away Saturday afternoon, July 4, 2009, in the Oneida Healthcare Center where she had been a patient for the past three days. Born i... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

Gilbert - Utter

Andrea Nicole Utter and Michael John Gilbert were married Friday, June 12, 2009 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Rome. The bride, daughter of Thomas and Maureen Utter, 8015 Crestview Lane, ... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

Warm welcome for fire chiefs

In 1904, about 60 fire chiefs from around the state who were deeply concerned about fire safety got together and formed the New York State Association of Fire Chiefs. Now, there are about 12,000 me... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

Law enforcement officers give teens a ride

SYLVAN BEACH — Two teen-agers accused of sneaking into the Sylvan Beach Amusement Park after dark were caught by law enforcers Wednesday. State police said 17-year-olds Robert J. Johnson,... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

Seat belt and air bag help save teen

NEW HARTFORD — A teen-ager was spared from more serious injuries thanks to his seat belt and airbag when a sudden medical emergency caused him to lose control of his car on Oxford Road Thursd... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

Driver registers 3 times legal DWI limit

BOONVILLE — A Syracuse man who registered a blood alcohol content of more than three times the legal limit was busted in Boonville Wednesday evening. Old Forge-based state police said Jam... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

1,100 start summer school today

Summer school programs in Rome for a full range of grades begin today, and will involve about 1,100 students. They will be conducted at three school buildings. Students in upper grades generall... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

Florence M. Gratton

Florence M. Gratton, 87, of 801 N. James Street, Rome, passed away, Friday, July 3, 2009, in Rome Memorial Hospital. She was born August 26, 1921, in Oneida, the daughter of Daniel and Flossie Hilt... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... Professional Baseball — International League: Lehigh Valley at Syracuse, 7. Amateur Baseball — Oneida County American Legion: Roberts at Clon... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

Racing jet skier seriously injured

TOWN OF VIENNA — A Westchester County man was seriously injured when he collided with another jet ski on the north shore of Oneida Lake, near Drive 10, Sunday afternoon. Anthony D. Perill... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

ATV driver faces numerous charges

TOWN OF VERNON — An under-age drinker was charged with driving while intoxicated after crashing his all-terrain vehicle on Norton Road Saturday morning. David A. Oakley III, 18, of Vernon... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

Loss of independence for Watertown man

SYLVAN BEACH — Fourth of July celebrations didn’t result in the independence of a man accused of fleeing police after being found with marijuana during an alcohol beverage check in the ... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

Threats lead to harassment charges

BRIDGEWATER — A Leonardsville man was taken into custody Tuesday for leaving threatening messages for his ex-girlfriend. Andrew C. Sheppard, 20, of 11285 Mill St., is accused of leaving m... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

DWI charge
follows ATV crash

TOWN OF BROOKFIELD — Two men were seriously injured after crashing their all-terrain vehicle on Merrill Road early Sunday. The driver was charged with driving while intoxicated. State... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

State seeks public comment
on Green Lakes Park master plan

Your comments on planning for Green Lakes State Park are sought at The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 7, in the Pine Grove Middle School cafeteria, 6318 Fremont Road, East Syracuse. ... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

Children can explore on Fridays

SHERBURNE — Children ages 4 through 10 years old will love spending time exploring outdoors at Rogers Environmental Education Center each Friday in July. They can meet to explore the differen... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

Free, low-cost health insurance available

Free or low-cost health insurance, paid for by the state, is available for children and adults with low income. Some of the low-cost policies are $9 or $15 a month. Traveling enrollers will ass... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

Star Society Riders donate head wraps

The Mohawk Valley Chapter of the Star Society Riders presented a donation of head wraps to the Oncology Unit of St. Elizabeth Medical Center. Society Riders made the donation in memory of a family ... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

Blood needed

WHEN: 1-6 p.m. Thursday. WHERE: United Methodist Church, 132 Main St., Camden. QUOTA: 50 pints For appointments call 336-0030. [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009

Bird club to visit wolf center

The Chenango Bird Club continues its summer evening birdwatching series with a visit to Wolf Mountain Nature Center in Smyrna on Wednesday. All are welcome to meet in the Rogers Environmental Educa... [more...]

Published: 7/6/2009
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