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Cackleberry Castle and ‘talking pumpkin’ to return

TOWN OF CAMDEN — The talking pumpkin will be back this fall, after a 16-year absence. Will’s Cackleberry Castle Pumpkin Farm on Hillsboro Road is reopening. The farm’s famous ... [more...]

Published: 9/14/2011

Rome JVs fall to C-NS soccer team

The Rome Free Academy girls junior varsity soccer team dropped a 5-1 decision to Cicero-North Syracuse on Tuesday. Rome’s lone goal came in the second half from Amy Fleck on an assist by ... [more...]

Published: 9/14/2011

RFA gymnastics team falls to Baldwinsville in season home opener

The Rome Free Academy gymnastics team opened up its season with a 116.35-112.35 defeat from visiting Baldwinsville on Tuesday. McKenzie Tine and Jenna Zakala both recorded event wins with Tine ... [more...]

Published: 9/14/2011

Name misspelled

Christian Redus had a team-high 155 yards rushing and also dashed to a 70-yard touchdown run in the Rome Free Academy junior varsity football team’s 26-19 win over Cicero-North Syracuse on Sa... [more...]

Published: 9/14/2011

Feral cat control group purrs ahead

R-CATS will meet next at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the Common Council chambers at City Hall. The volunteer group has been addressing problems with feral cats in the city. It uses the process of tra... [more...]

Published: 9/14/2011

Verona State Park wildlife area added for the Youth Waterfowl Hunting Days

The state Department of Environmental Conservation has announced the addition of the Verona Beach State Park Wildlife Management Cooperative Area for its Youth Waterfowl Hunting Days scheduled Satu... [more...]

Published: 9/14/2011

Sports Briefs

Last day for Oneida YMCA swim tryouts The Oneida YMCA is holding its final day of tryouts for the organization’s swim team tonight from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Youngsters must be able to swim ... [more...]

Published: 9/14/2011

Conservative mayor nominee

Ward Brown Fusco 1 8 18 2 4 20 3 3 23 4 0 29 5 4 31 6 15 17 7 7 22 TOTAL 41 160 Winner: Fusco by 119 Unofficial results provided by candidate Fusco’s c... [more...]

Published: 9/14/2011

116th Assembly Special Election

Brindisi Johnson Johnson Brindisi Brindisi D R C WF Ind. Rome Utica 122 133 144 155 166 Floyd Marcy Whitestown Total Winner: xxx by ... Unofficial results from c... [more...]

Published: 9/14/2011

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... Scholastic girls Field hockey — VVS at New Hartford, 5:30. Thursday’s Schedule... Professional Harness racing — Vernon Downs, first... [more...]

Published: 9/14/2011

MTGS 915

MEETING THURSDAY Jervis Public Library Trustees, 4:30 p.m. In library, 613 N. Washington St. Floyd Zoning Board of Appeals, 7:30 p.m. Town Hall, 8299 Old Floyd Road. [more...]

Published: 9/14/2011

County Historical Society hosts Civil War Day

The Oneida County Historical Society’s first Civil War Day will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, at the society’s home, 1608 Genesee St., Utica. Admission is free. At 11 a.... [more...]

Published: 9/14/2011

League of Women Voters holds membership event

The League of Women Voters of the Utica/Rome Metro Area will host a membership breakfast meeting, to include a panel discussion on hydrofracking, Saturday, Sept. 17, at the Dorothy Smith Advocacy C... [more...]

Published: 9/14/2011

County exec briefed on state assistance

"I understand the process much better in terms of eligibility." That’s Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr.’s assessment of what he described as "very good&... [more...]

Published: 9/14/2011

Brindisi bests Johnson in 116th

Democrat Anthony Brindisi is the new Assembly member in the 116th District. Voters favored the 32-year-old lawyer from Utica over Republican Gregory J. Johnson of Marcy in Tuesday’s speci... [more...]

Published: 9/14/2011

Showers, cooler, with temps in mid 50s

Tonight — Partly cloudy in the evening — Then mostly cloudy with a chance of rain after midnight. Lows around 50. Northwest winds around 5 mph in the evening — Becoming light and ... [more...]

Published: 9/14/2011

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning numbers drawn Tuesday Evening: Daily: 4, 5, 1, Lucky Sum: 10. WinFour: 3, 2, 7, 6, Lucky Sum: 18. Mega Millions: 22, 31, 43, 48, 56, Mega Ball: 45. ... [more...]

Published: 9/14/2011

Rome Catholic provides an alternative

I am writing this in response to a letter sent home to the city school district parents and guardians and an article written in the Daily Sentinel on Aug. 27. In both the letter and article, it is ... [more...]

Published: 9/14/2011

AF says it’s ‘not prudent’ to speculate about future

The Air Force Research Laboratory is "not looking to realign or consolidate the Information Directorate at the Rome Research Site," according to Davy M. Belk, director of the Griffiss par... [more...]

Published: 9/14/2011

‘Comp’ money for lost prison could scatter over wide area

Millions of economic development dollars are on the table when it comes to the state aiding communities affected by prison closings, such as Oneida Correctional in south Rome. But what is a &qu... [more...]

Published: 9/14/2011

Fusco wins warm-up for main event

For Joseph R. Fusco Jr., Tuesday’s win in the Conservative Party primary was a big step toward his ultimate goal: win the rematch in the race for mayor on Nov. 8. Of the 293 registered Co... [more...]

Published: 9/14/2011

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 12:07 a.m. Soule Road, Floyd, suspicious activity. 12:45 a.m. Ripley Drive, Camden, assist. 2:41 a.m. Powell Road, Trenton, neighbor. 5:21 a.... [more...]

Published: 9/14/2011

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 12:26 a.m. Camden, Ripley Drive, fire. 5:19 a.m. Vienna and AmCare, Route 49, accident-injury. 10:21 a.m. Edwards, Middlesettlement Road, New Har... [more...]

Published: 9/14/2011

Burglar gets TV during move-out

SYLVAN BEACH — The theft of a flatscreen television on Vienna Road is under investigation by state police. Trooper Shane Peters said the resident "had left for the day to see a famil... [more...]

Published: 9/14/2011

Watch recovered

ONEIDA — An $8,000 Rolex watch was stolen and then recovered in Madison County, leading to the arrest of a teen-ager for larceny. Police said Zachary J. Snyder, 19, no address available, ... [more...]

Published: 9/14/2011

Constitution Day in Holland Patent

HOLLAND PATENT — The Mohawk Valley Patriots will hold a Constitution Day Celebration, from 1-3 p.m., Saturday, at the Holland Patent Town Park, Route 365 and Park Ave. Admission is free. ... [more...]

Published: 9/14/2011

Rome man rejects plea offer on Utica apartment arson

A Rome man accused of starting a fire at Olbiston Apartments in Utica almost a year ago and being involved in a shooting that occurred earlier that day, rejected a plea offer in County Court this m... [more...]

Published: 9/14/2011

Police log

¿ Continued from page 4 8 p.m. Roosevelt Ave., sex offenses. 8:35 p.m. S. Jay St., dispute. 8:55 p.m. N. Jay St., suspicious activity. 9:45 p.m. N. George St., skateboards. ... [more...]

Published: 9/14/2011

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 9:31 a.m. South James Street and Muck Road, accident. 9:46 a.m. 606 Black River Blvd., first aid. 10:54 a.m. 429 W. Court St., first aid. 11:... [more...]

Published: 9/14/2011

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 2:32 a.m. Rome-New London Road, car/deer. 2:53 a.m. Bridge Street, Sylvan Beach, check. 5:21 a.m. Route 49, Vienna, accident-injury. 5:44 a.m... [more...]

Published: 9/14/2011

Tug Hill Paint Out Sunday in Lowville

LOWVILLE — The fourth annual Tug Hill Plein Air Paint Out, organized by the non-profit group Tug Hill Tomorrow Land Trust, will be held Sunday at Tug Hill Vineyards. The event features a full... [more...]

Published: 9/14/2011

Alfred J. Scerra

Alfred J. Scerra, 93, of Rome, passed away Tuesday, September 13, 2011 at Rome Memorial Hospital. He was born in Rome, N.Y. on March 3, 1918, son of the late Al and Rafael Scerra. Al attended Rome ... [more...]

Published: 9/14/2011

Funeral notices

ANNIS — Jean E. Annis, 91, of Remsen, on Sept. 10, 2011. Services 11 a.m. Thursday, at Remsen United Methodist Church. Burial Westernville Cemetery. Calling hours 4-7 p.m. today, Ackley-M... [more...]

Published: 9/14/2011

Edward A. Frank

LOWELL — Edward A. Frank "Smokey", 80, of Lowell, passed away on Monday, September 12, 2011. He was born on July 23, 1931, in Verona to the late Raymond and Florence Vanshufflin... [more...]

Published: 9/14/2011

Births

ALSHEIMER — To Edward Alsheimer III and Kristi Williamson, Rome, on Friday, Sept. 9, 2011, at Oneida Healthcare Center, a daughter, Ella Jane-Melnick. CAMPANELLA — To Paul Campanell... [more...]

Published: 9/14/2011

County Airport weather report for Tuesday

Temperatures: 61 to 83 Normal Range: 50 to 71 Records: 36(1964), 90(1982) Rainfall: 0.02" Monthly rainfall: 2.87" Rainfall for year: 37.53" Sunset today: 7:14... [more...]

Published: 9/14/2011

Tabloid Tales of the Past

Sept. 14, 2001 People across the nation are responding in any way they can. Many want to help relief and rescue funds in the wake of the destruction brought by Tuesday’s plane crashes. Ro... [more...]

Published: 9/14/2011
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