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Unions easily defeat challenges in county Blue and White Collar units

The United Public Service Employees Union will continue to represent nearly 60 percent of Oneida County employees. Members of the White Collar and Blue Collar groups voted to stay with the UPSE... [more...]

Published: 12/7/2011

Rome Community Theater
presents ‘Lion in Winter’

Just in time for the holidays, "Lion in Winter" opens at Rome Community Theater on Upper Turin Road Thursday evening. The show will run at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8, 9, 10, 16 and 17. A 2:30 p... [more...]

Published: 12/7/2011

Library hosts Christmas Trombone concert

WESTERNVILLE — Western Town Library will host its annual Westernville Christmas Trombone Ensemble at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 13. The mini-concert will be held at the library, 9172 Main St. A... [more...]

Published: 12/7/2011

Hearns amongst six living inductees to be immortalized in Boxing Hall of Fame

CANASTOTA — The International Boxing Hall of Fame and Museum announced Tuesday afternoon the newest class of inductees to be immortalized in the Hall. Living inductees include multi-divis... [more...]

Published: 12/7/2011

Robert W. Trowell, A.I.A. Architect

@Body.10. no-hyphen:Robert W. Trowell, 94, of Rome, passed away on Monday, December 5, 2011. He was born July 17, 1917, son of Walter S. and Anna Furness Trowell in Detroit, Michigan, married Elean... [more...]

Published: 12/7/2011

Funeral notices

BENSON — June Marie Benson 84, on Dec. 2, 2011. Services 11 a.m. Thursday at Trinity Methodist Church, 215 N. Church St., Durham, NC. Burial Arlington National Cemetery. Calling hours 10 ... [more...]

Published: 12/7/2011

County Airport weather report for Tuesday

Temperatures: 37 to 44 Normal Range: 18 to 33 Records: 4(1954), 68(2001) Rainfall: 0.33" Snow: 0" Monthly rainfall: 4.48" Rainfall for year: 49.47" S... [more...]

Published: 12/7/2011

Births

CARD — To Martin and Tiffany, of Lowville, on Sunday Nov. 27, 2011, in Lewis County General Hospital, a son, Joseph William. ROCKWOOD — To David and Patricia Rockwood, of Lowville, ... [more...]

Published: 12/7/2011

Congetta ‘Connie’ Frank

@Body.10. no-hyphen:Congetta "Connie" Frank, 92, of Rome passed away Tuesday, December 6, 2011, at Rome Memorial Hospital Residential Healthcare Facility. She was born in Utica, NY on Mar... [more...]

Published: 12/7/2011

Funeral notices

BENSON — June Marie Benson 84, on Dec. 2, 2011. Services 11 a.m. Thursday at Trinity Methodist Church, 215 N. Church St., Durham, NC. Burial Arlington National Cemetery. Calling hours 10 ... [more...]

Published: 12/7/2011

Verona Town Office sets holiday hours

VERONA — The Verona Town Office on Germany Road will be closed Monday, Dec. 26 and Monday, Jan. 2 for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. The annual organizational meeting will b... [more...]

Published: 12/7/2011

United Way at 80% with 21/2 weeks to go

The United Way of Rome & Western Oneida County has collected about 80 percent of its 2011 fund-raising campaign goal and is still waiting for a response from some major donors. Executive Direct... [more...]

Published: 12/7/2011

RACC ends 2011
with three new exhibits

Rome Art And Community Center will showcase its newest exhibits to complete the 2011 Visual Arts season with a free opening reception from 6-8 p.m. Friday. Exhibits will run through Jan. 13. RA... [more...]

Published: 12/7/2011

Capitol screens ‘Roaring Rails’

The Capitol Theatre’s 1928 Möller Theater Organ, played by Dr. Philip C. Carli, will be featured as accompaniment to a silent movie premiering on the Turner Classic Movies cable televisi... [more...]

Published: 12/7/2011

Buckner back with Red Sox?

DALLAS (AP) — A source close to former Red Sox first baseman Bill Buckner said new Sox manager Bobby Valentine wants to add Buckner to his coaching staff and that Buckner wants the job, but t... [more...]

Published: 12/7/2011

Snooze and you lose? Not in Oneida County where 2% bed tax rings $800,000 in revenue

Renewal of the county’s 2 percent occupancy tax charged most visitors who spend a night or more in Oneida County lodgings is pending. Should the three-year renewal pass, as is expected, t... [more...]

Published: 12/7/2011

Roman is new county attorney

Rome resident Gregory J. Amoroso has been selected as Oneida County’s new top attorney, a position that is currently the highest paid in county government. Amoroso, a partner in the Saund... [more...]

Published: 12/7/2011

Oneida library presents ‘Christmas by Injunction’

ONEIDA — A comedy of soft-hearted miners in the Gold Rush days comes to life in words and song with the OPL Players readers theater production of O. Henry’s tale "Christmas by Inju... [more...]

Published: 12/7/2011

Owens offers office internships

Rep. William L. Owens, D-23, is making several internships available in 2012 at his offices in Oneida, Plattsburgh, Watertown and Washington. "Our internship program offers a tremendous op... [more...]

Published: 12/7/2011

Son in food stamp fight with mother

CLARK MILLS — A 24-year-old man is accused of threatening his mother early this morning during an argument about food stamps. Sheriff’s deputies said Hank D. Williams returned home ... [more...]

Published: 12/7/2011

Valentine’s Day trial in gun death of ‘Shadow’

A trial date of Valentine’s Day has been set for the former state trooper accused of shooting and killing another man’s dog. Unless a County Court judge decides that the grand jury ... [more...]

Published: 12/7/2011

Guard with ‘secret job’ fined for defrauding state

MARCY — A corrections officer at the Mid-State Correctional Facility is accused of bilking more than $10,000 from the state in workers compensation benefits. State police said Frank Capor... [more...]

Published: 12/7/2011

Inmate hospitalized after intervention

A 23-year-old inmate at the county jail was hospitalized after he tried to intervene in a dispute last month. Sheriff’s deputies said Angus Steel, 23, of Jefferson County, tried to stop f... [more...]

Published: 12/7/2011

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 1:45 a.m. Camden, Mexico St., alarm. 7:45 a.m. Willowvale, Brooks Lane, New Hartford, alarm. 8:28 a.m. Clinton, Sanford Ave., Kirkland, wires dow... [more...]

Published: 12/7/2011

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 12:16 a.m. Route 233, Westmoreland, open door/window. 3:30 a.m. 11th Ave., Sylvan Beach, domestic. 5:49 a.m. Oneida St., Verona, domestic. 6:... [more...]

Published: 12/7/2011

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 12:15 a.m. Route 233, Westmoreland, open door/window. 12:50 a.m. Park Ave., Holland Patent, open door/window. 3:10 a.m. Judd and Base roads, assi... [more...]

Published: 12/7/2011

Theft of dropped wallet at casino brings charges against Utica couple

VERONA — A Utica couple have been charged with felony larceny for stealing a wallet that someone dropped on the floor of the Turning Stone Casino. Law enforcers said the pair were taken i... [more...]

Published: 12/7/2011

Trenton Falls featured in new book

Local photographer, Pamela Underhill Karaz, has published her first book, "Trenton Falls: The West Canada Creek and Around Trenton Falls." This is the first volume in her series on Tr... [more...]

Published: 12/7/2011

Area children’s author presents book set in Revolutionary War

Port Leyden native Irene Fox Uttendorfsky will introduce her Revolutionary War children’s book, "I Will Stand With My Father" at the Oneida County Historical Society on Saturday at ... [more...]

Published: 12/7/2011

Holiday treats at Astronomical Society meeting

The Mohawk Valley Astronomical Society will meet Wednesday, Dec. 14 at 7:30 p.m. at the Kirkland Senior Center, 2 Mill St., Clark Mills. The progpam is "Members’ Show ‘n Tell&q... [more...]

Published: 12/7/2011

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning numbers drawn Tuesday Evening: Daily: 8, 1, 7, Lucky Sum: 16. WinFour: 9, 0, 2, 6, Lucky Sum: 17. Mega Millions: 07, 21, 29, 35, 49, Mega Ball: 39. ... [more...]

Published: 12/7/2011

Partly sunny with chance of snow showers; upper 30s

Tonight — Cloudy. Snow or rain in the evening — Then a chance of snow after midnight. Total snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches. Lows in the upper 20s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chan... [more...]

Published: 12/7/2011

Oriskany celebrates Christmas in the Place of Nettles

ORISKANY — The eighth annual "Christmas in the Place of Nettles" will take place from 5-7:30 p.m. Sunday in the village. Music, crafts, refreshments, raffles, activities, hot ch... [more...]

Published: 12/7/2011

Zoo ‘warms up to winter’

Educators at the Utica Zoo will hold a winter program every Saturday throughout December from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Each week will feature a different theme with activities, crafts and animals revo... [more...]

Published: 12/7/2011

Changing of the guard this season at Westmoreland

(One in a series) WESTMORELAND — A wave of change has hit the Westmoreland boys basketball program this season including not only new faces on the roster but also at the head coaching pos... [more...]

Published: 12/7/2011

Historical society to view Amtrak film

The Utica and Mohawk Valley Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society will meet on Friday at 6 p.m. at the Zion Lutheran Church on the corners of French and Burrstone Roads in New Hartford... [more...]

Published: 12/7/2011

Victorian Christmas
in Madison County

The Madison County Historical Society’s Victorian Christmas open house will take place Sunday from 1-4 p.m. at Cottage Lawn, society headquarters, 435 Main St., Oneida. The event is free ... [more...]

Published: 12/7/2011

Melioris paces Rome Catholic to first hoops victory

The Rome Catholic girls basketball team came up with a 39-22 Center State Conference crossover victory over host Stockbridge Valley in their season-opener on Tuesday. Team captain Megan Meliori... [more...]

Published: 12/7/2011

Redskins open season with a 12-point victory

The Oriskany boys basketball team opened up their season on the winning end by picking up a 63-51 triumph over visiting Frankfort-Schuyler in a Center State Conference crossover match on Tuesday ni... [more...]

Published: 12/7/2011

‘Fat quarter exchange’ at quilt club meeting

The Mohawk Valley Quilt Club will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 12, at the New Hartford First United Methodist Church, 105 Genessee St. This month, the group is having a "fat quarter exch... [more...]

Published: 12/7/2011

0755 hours, 7 Dec., 1941

CAMDEN — "I wouldn’t mind being at the 100th if I felt better," Pearl Harbor attack survivor Leo Cross of Lee said today with a smile during the 70th anniversary observance of... [more...]

Published: 12/7/2011

62% OK massive Strough rehab; planning starts for complex project

With a coveted 60-plus percent voter approval now in hand for a $25.4 million Strough Middle School bonding referendum, input from staff and parents over the next six months will help decide how to... [more...]

Published: 12/7/2011

Money flowed in mayoral campaigns; most voters sat on their hands

The campaign finance reports covering the time leading up to and the weeks following the mayoral election have been filed, with incumbent Republican Mayor James F. Brown outspending Conservative ch... [more...]

Published: 12/7/2011

Proposed hydrofracking ban rejected

The Planning Board has refused to recommend the Common Council’s proposed ban on "hydrofracking" in the city. The five-member board unanimously declined to support the content o... [more...]

Published: 12/7/2011

SUNY-IT orientation meets Friday morning

SUNYIT will hold orientation for new students on Friday at 8:30 a.m., with a second session on Friday, Jan. 13. They will begin at 8:30 a.m. in Kunsela Hall. The program is for new degree trans... [more...]

Published: 12/7/2011

Zero tolerance for bullying

Let’s keep it simple when it comes to the bullying of students at school. It’s wrong. It’s dangerous. And it must be confronted aggressively. Whether another state, or even fe... [more...]

Published: 12/7/2011

Churlish behavior stains Clinton Central

CLINTON — High school officials said today they are trying to turn an incident of harassment among its high school students into a "teachable moment." Town of Kirkland Police sa... [more...]

Published: 12/7/2011

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 12:17 a.m. Riverview Parkway N., traffic stop. 12:23 a.m. W. Thomas St., traffic stop. 1:24 a.m. Turin St., traffic stop. 1:53 a.m. Craig St.... [more...]

Published: 12/7/2011

Cazenovia celebrates Christmas at Lorenzo

CAZENOVIA — The annual "Christmas at Lorenzo" tour at the Lorenzo State Historic Site, 17 Rippleton Road, will take place Friday from 7-9 p.m. for "Christmas by Candlelight,&qu... [more...]

Published: 12/7/2011

Send wedding report while it’s still news

It’s news when someone gets married, but news is information about recent events. It’s a busy time after a wedding and honeymoon, writing thank yous and getting back to work, but do... [more...]

Published: 12/7/2011

Submit church news for Saturday’s pages

News from churches or church-related groups for the Today’s Living religion pages, published on Saturdays, can be e-mailed to living@RNY.com or mailed to Daily Sentinel - Living, PO Box 471, ... [more...]

Published: 12/7/2011

Tabloid Tales of the Past

Dec. 7, 2001 As students, city officials and other residents looked on this morning, Marjorie E. Doughery raised the American flag during a ceremony at City Hall commemorating the 60th annivers... [more...]

Published: 12/7/2011

Meetings

WEDNESDAY Board of Education, 6 p.m. District office, 409 Bell Road. Zoning Board of Appeals, 6:30 p.m. Hearings on: parking lot at 210 Lynch St., garage at 1719 George St., business sign a... [more...]

Published: 12/7/2011

Meeting 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 Patent Village ... [more...]

Published: 12/7/2011

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Thursday 8:38 a.m. 401 N. Levitt St., first aid. 5:16 p.m. West Thomas and North Madison streets, accident. 5:28 p.m. 515 Floyd Ave., first aid. 7:20... [more...]

Published: 12/7/2011
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