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Town election results

Here’s a list of unofficial results for offices in the 26 towns of Oneida County in Tuesday’s election. D — Democrat R — Republican C — Conservative I ... [more...]

Published: 11/9/2011

Short film maker speaks at college

CLINTON — Issa Rae, a writer, director and editor of short films will present a lecture on Monday at 7 p.m., in the Hamilton College Fillius Events Barn. The talk, sponsored by the Feminists ... [more...]

Published: 11/9/2011

War of 1812 topic in Verona

VERONA — The Town of Verona Historical Association meets at 2 p.m. on Sunday at 6600 Germany Road. Guest speaker Mal Didio will present a program about The War of 1812. Refreshments f... [more...]

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Grand Central Station program Friday

NEW HARTFORD — The Utica and Mohawk Valley Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society meets at 7 p.m. Friday in Zion Lutheran Church, 630 French Road. The program will be about th... [more...]

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Sports Briefs

Season passes available for skating at Arena Season passes are available for public skating offered by the City of Rome at Kennedy Arena. Individual season skate passes are $50 while family... [more...]

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Opportunity in Utica

Republicans would have won the race for mayor of Utica if Robert Cardillo had not continued in the race to become the spoiler. With that in mind, Democrats need to take to heart that their recent m... [more...]

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Opportunity in Rome

Unless uncounted absentee ballots change the result, Joe Fusco will become the City of Rome’s 39th chief executive on January 1. If so, he can thank Jim Brown for the job he did as mayor for ... [more...]

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Meetings

THURSDAY Board of Estimate and Contract, 3 p.m. Council Chambers, City Hall, 198 N. Washington St. Jervis Public Library Trustees, 4:30 p.m. In library, 613 N. Washington St. Holland Pa... [more...]

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Meetings

MEETINGTONIGHT Common Council, 7. Council Chambers, City Hall, 198 N. Washington St. Florence Town Board, 6:30. Hearing on proposed budget, then meeting. Town Hall, 11897 Thomson Corners-Fl... [more...]

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Wall hanging, religion workshops Saturday

TOWN OF RUSSIA — You can learn how to make a wall hanging without sewing or about world religions from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Shawangunk Nature Preserve, 255 Shawangunk Road off P... [more...]

Published: 11/9/2011

Cloudy, possible showers;
highs in mid 50s

Tonight — Mostly clear in the evening — Then mostly cloudy with a chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the mid 40s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent. Thur... [more...]

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Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning numbers drawn Tuesday Evening: Daily: 6, 5, 8, Lucky Sum: 19. WinFour: 9, 3, 6, 7, Lucky Sum: 25. Mega Millions: 05, 31, 45, 47, 54, Mega Ball: 4. H... [more...]

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Bail $30,000 in Utica rape case

A 32-year-old man is accused of raping a pre-teen girl in Utica, and is in county jail on $30,000 cash bail or bond. Marcy-based state police said Thurman E. Dixon, 32, of 33 W. River St., Ilio... [more...]

Published: 11/9/2011

Rapist who wanted to stay in prison held on parole violation pending Utica murder case

Local charges are not expected any time soon for the convicted serial rapist now suspected in the murder of a hotel owner in north Utica. Prosecutors said they will instead keep the 45-year-old... [more...]

Published: 11/9/2011

Three hurt on Seneca Turnpike

NEW HARTFORD — Three people were hospitalized this morning after a four-vehicle, domino-effect rear-ending on Seneca Turnpike. Police said Daniel T. Thompson, 24, of Syracuse, was eastbou... [more...]

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Ex-Subway employee faces felony

TOWN OF TRENTON — A Holland Patent woman is accused of stealing more than $1,000 from her former employer, Subway restaurant. Remsen-based state police said Rebekah A. Abbott, 38, of 7640... [more...]

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Two men in pickup take off with money

Utica Police are searching for two men who stole cash they found on the floor in the north Utica Wal-Mart. Police said the two men picked the money up off the floor and then fled the store in a... [more...]

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Mutual aid log

Tuesday 7:55 a.m. Taberg, Meadows Road, Annsville, fire police. 9:10 a.m. Willowvale, Oneida St., New Hartford, investigate. 10:11 a.m. AmCare Ambulance, Dart Circle, transport. 1:1... [more...]

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Man fights security officer awaiting police

A Utica man was charged Monday with attacking a security officer while being detained outside the Mohawk Valley Psychiatric Center. Police said Ryan Salveson, 58, of Noyes Street, was spotted g... [more...]

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Students on bus charged with assault

NEW HARTFORD — Two BOCES students were charged with fighting on a school bus Tuesday afternoon shortly after leaving the campus. Police said Yarnette C. Ford, 17, and Daniel Lyles, 20, bo... [more...]

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Five hospitalized after collisions

NEW HARTFORD — Three youths were among five people hospitalized in two separate motor vehicle collisions this week, none of whom suffered any serious injuries. ¿ Police said an 11-ye... [more...]

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Police log

Tuesday Midnight Louisa St., domestic. 1:10 a.m. S. James St., attempt to locate. 1:45 a.m. N. Levitt St., music. 6:19 a.m. Arsenal St., animals. 6:51 a.m. crossing guard checks... [more...]

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Fire log

Tuesday 8:27 a.m. 100 N. Madison St., first aid. 9:11 a.m. 7746 Halstead Road, first aid. 10:22 a.m. 501 Walnut St., telephone alarm. 10:44 a.m. 415 N. Levitt St., first aid. 11... [more...]

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Apparent mayor-elect cheers ‘new Rome’

For the first time in more than 60 years, Rome voters have rejected a sitting mayor’s bid for re-election — if a 190 vote lead holds up. As of noon today, there has been no official con... [more...]

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State police log

Tuesday 12:46 a.m. 19th Ave., Sylvan Beach, domestic. 2:24 a.m. Turin Road, open door/window. 2:43 a.m. 19th Ave., Sylvan Beach, domestic. 8:15 a.m. Cooper St., Westmoreland, car/de... [more...]

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Sheriff’s log

Tuesday 12:22 a.m. Rome-Taberg Road, accident. 12:57 a.m. Rome-Taberg Road, assist motorist. 2:43 a.m. 19th Ave., Sylvan Beach, domestic. 4:07 a.m. Route 233, Westmoreland, suspicio... [more...]

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Nurse accused of illegally obtaining drugs

WEST CARTHAGE — A registered nurse who had worked at Carthage Area Hospital was charged with illegally obtaining drugs from patients. Following a complaint received from the hospital, Sta... [more...]

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Fifth ward councilor

Calandra Anderson D R-C District 1 71 115 District 2 106 112 District 3 134 116 District 4 138 276 Totals 449 619 Winner: Anderson by 449 (Unofficial results from Co... [more...]

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County Executive

Picente Potocki R C Rome 5,122 1,649 Utica 6,245 1,752 Totals 11,367 3,401 Annsville 276 97 Augusta 221 84 Ava 43 29 Boonville 504 166 Bridgewater 102 40 Cam... [more...]

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Grant helps museum repair boat

BOONVILLE — The Boonville Black River Canal Museum received $800 which was underwritten by the Glenn and Carol Pearsall Adirondack Foundation, "Dedicated to improving the quality of life... [more...]

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Quilt club meets Monday

NEW HARTFORD — The Mohawk Valley Quilt Club meets at 7 p.m. Monday in the First United Methodist Church, 105 Genessee St. This month’s program is a Chinese Basket Auction.Guests are... [more...]

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Civil War music program Thursday

WESTERNVILLE — The Town of Western Historical Society meets at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Western Town Hall, 9129 Main St. All are invited to a program presented by Cheryl Pula. "Singing... [more...]

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Revolutionary War Encampment tells of ‘A Bitter Harvest’

Fall is often a time for harvest festivals and giving thanks for nature’s bounty. Such was not the case in upstate New York during the American Revolution. The grain rich Mohawk, Schoharie an... [more...]

Published: 11/9/2011

‘Gasland’ film Tuesday

HERKIMER — The documentary "Gasland" by Josh Fox will be screened at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15 in Herkimer County Community College’s amphitheater, located in the Robert McLaugh... [more...]

Published: 11/9/2011

‘The Help’ on screen tonight

HERKIMER — Herkimer County Community College will hold a free, public Movie Night at 7 tonight with The Help, based on Kathryn Stockett’s best seller. Set in the South in the 1960&rsquo... [more...]

Published: 11/9/2011

Free art shows open in Earlville

EARLVILLE — The Earlville Opera House Arts Center opens two new free exhibits on Saturday from noon to 3 p.m., to run through Dec. 31st. In the East Gallery is "Reflections," th... [more...]

Published: 11/9/2011

Author from SU reads Tuesday

CLINTON — Minnie Bruce Pratt, professor of women’s & gender studies and writing & rhetoric at Syracuse University, will read from her book Inside the Money Machine, on Tuesday at 4 p.m.... [more...]

Published: 11/9/2011

Unplug and Play Saturday marks National Gaming Day

Jervis Public Library will hold a bonus Unplug and Play game gaming session from 1-4:30 p.m. Saturday in honor of National Gaming Day, which is sponsored by the American Library Association. It... [more...]

Published: 11/9/2011

‘Winner Take All Politics’ talk Monday

CLINTON — Jacob Hacker, the Stanley B. Resor Professor of Political Science at Yale University, presents a lecture titled "Winner Take All Politics" at Hamilton College on Monday at... [more...]

Published: 11/9/2011

Masons present Civil War program

Roman-Hatheway Masonic Lodge will host a free public commemoration of the 150 years since the start of the Civil War at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Rome Historical Society, 200 Church St. The event w... [more...]

Published: 11/9/2011

Dance concert
Friday, Saturday

CLINTON —The Hamilton College Department of Dance and Movement Studies presents its Fall Dance Concert on Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., in Wellin Hall, Schambach Center for Music and Perform... [more...]

Published: 11/9/2011

Sestito brothers slowed early by suspensions

Rome hockey brothers Tim and Tom Sestito have already faced some ups and downs in the early part of the American Hockey League season. The youngest of the two brothers, Tom, played in three of ... [more...]

Published: 11/9/2011

Jervis Friends hold fund-raiser Saturday at Friendly’s Restaurant

The Friends of Jervis Public Library will host a day-long fund-raiser at Friendly’s Restaurant, 1700 N. James St., Saturday. Chairman Joseph Maloney said all day, patrons who turn in a vo... [more...]

Published: 11/9/2011

Hemingway’s ‘The Sun Also Rises’ Jervis Connect with Classics topic

The Jervis Public Library Connect with the Classics title for November is, "The Sun Also Rises," by Ernest Hemingway.   A book discussion will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the... [more...]

Published: 11/9/2011

No changes on Council

The Common Council will look exactly the same in 2012, according to voting results for each of the seven wards and the president’s unopposed re-election. The only contested election was a win... [more...]

Published: 11/9/2011

Foreman recalls memorable bout after Frazier’s death

(AP) — George Foreman’s crushing right uppercut connected for the first time in Round 1 and, suddenly, the heavyweight champion of the world was on the canvas. At ringside, the shocking... [more...]

Published: 11/9/2011

Former fire chief elected Oneida mayor

ONEIDA — Republican Donald W. Hudson has defeated incumbent Mayor Leo N. Matzke, according to unofficial election results that do not include absentee ballots. Hudson, who also ran on the... [more...]

Published: 11/9/2011

Looks like a Democrat for Utica mayor

With a 300-plus vote lead in the five-candidate Utica mayoral race, Democrat Robert M. Palmieri was not declaring victory yet today, but said he is "very, very optimistic" about becoming ... [more...]

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Dems coast in Lee

TOWN OF LEE — After campaigning on a platform emphasizing 30 years of no general taxes, Lee’s three incumbent Democratic councilmen rolled to victories Tuesday that maintained their par... [more...]

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Funeral notices

BANDYCH — Lisa J. Bandych, 38, of Clinton, on Nov. 6, 2011. Services 9 a.m. Saturday at Trainor Funeral Home, 143 Schuyler St. Boonville, and at 10 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Church, For... [more...]

Published: 11/9/2011

Henry S. ‘Hank’ Bednarski ‘The Cookie Man’

Henry S. Bednarski, 87, of Germany Rd., Verona, passed away on Saturday, November 5, 2011, at his home. He was born on January 19, 1924, in Verona, the son of Stanley and Anastasia Bursyztinski Bed... [more...]

Published: 11/9/2011

County Airport weather report for Tuesday

Temperatures: 47 to 64 Normal Range: 31 to 46 Records: 17 (1992), 72 (1975) Rainfall: none Monthly rainfall: 4.66" Rainfall for year: 45.15" Sunset today: 4:45 ... [more...]

Published: 11/9/2011

Captain Edward Chelton

The Captain went to the Lord on October 26, 2011. He was predeceased by his wife, Nellie F. Chelton, on December 8, 2009; daughter, Fabian Lecik; infant son, Edward Jr.; and favorite brother-in-law... [more...]

Published: 11/9/2011

Lisa J. Bandych

CLINTON — Lisa J. Bandych, 38, of Mohawk Valley Apartments of Franklin Ave., passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, November 6, 2011, at her residence after a long illness. Lisa was born in ... [more...]

Published: 11/9/2011

Katherine ‘Katie’ B. Fay

CAMDEN — Katherine "Katie" B. Fay, 87, of Dunbar Road passed away at home Monday Nov 7, 2011. She was born Feb. 22, 1924 in Camden, NY a daughter of Rudolph and Louisa Kopf, and was... [more...]

Published: 11/9/2011

Will it be a winner by a whisker, or a close shave?

It’s not the first thing that comes to mind when voters consider their choices, nevertheless "image" does matter. If Joseph R. Fusco Jr. is successful in his bid to unseat Mayor... [more...]

Published: 11/9/2011

Dems shave county GOP majority

There will be eight new faces on the Oneida County Board of Legislators when the 29 members are sworn in for the 2012-13 term. As a result, Republicans retain majority control, but a smaller on... [more...]

Published: 11/9/2011

Picente basks in big victory, then back to business

As expected, Republican County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. easily fended off a challenge from Conservative candidate Rodger P. Potocki in Tuesday’s election for the top countywide electi... [more...]

Published: 11/9/2011

Barry and Julian elected coroners

Republicans Kevin T. Barry of Lee and David P. Julian of Marcy were elected to four-year terms as coroner Tuesday in a three-way contest. Barry has been coroner since 1981 while Julian is a new... [more...]

Published: 11/9/2011

Scrapbook workshop in Oriskany Saturday

ORISKANY — Oriskany Public Library will host a Scrapbooking Workshop from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Masonic Lodge, 701 Utica St., in the back of the building. The workshop is free... [more...]

Published: 11/9/2011

Author discusses ‘Doing Race’

CLINTON — Stanford University author and professor Paula Moya, co-editor of Doing Race: 21 Essays for the 21st Century, will give a lecture, "Doing Race: Eight Conversations about Race,&... [more...]

Published: 11/9/2011

Oriskany story hour for pre-schoolers

ORISKANY — Oriskany Public Library, 621 Utica St., will sponsor a free Pre-School Story Hour on Mondays for children ages 3-5. The story program will be from 10-11:30 a.m. every Monday. I... [more...]

Published: 11/9/2011

DPN slates free classes for children

BOONVILLE — The Dodge Pratt Northam Art & Community Center will hold two free children’s classes in November and December. The November class will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Satur... [more...]

Published: 11/9/2011

Tabloid Tales of the Past

Nov. 9, 2001 Election Day is over, and now the cleanup begins. Those signs asking for voters to elect particular candidates are useless, and must be taken from lawns, store fronts and space thr... [more...]

Published: 11/9/2011

Book tells about life on the road building dams and tunnels

S.T. "Sally" Sweeney, who wrote about growing up in Lee in "Hayseed," tells in her new book "Tunnel Stiffs" how she and her husband Jack became nomads for decades as t... [more...]

Published: 11/9/2011
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