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Raising our standards

I read an editorial recently about Denver Broncos quarterback, Tim Tebow. If you don’t know already, Tim Tebow is unapologetically Christian. He is also very open about his faith. Apparen... [more...]

Published: 12/9/2011

Regal acting at RCT really needed retro attire

To be honest, I was a bit hesitant about viewing "The Lion in Winter" at Rome Community Theater. Historic dramas can be dull and difficult to portray. I was pleasantly surprised. The ... [more...]

Published: 12/9/2011

Steven C. Fitzharris

@Body.10. no-hyphen:Steven, 56, of Coraopolis, Findlay Twp., died Thursday, December 1, 2011 in his home. He was born November 15, 1955, in Cincinnati, Ohio, a son of Jean (Pick) Fitzharris and... [more...]

Published: 12/9/2011

Ruby T. Pereto

@Body.10. no-hyphen:ONEIDA CASTLE — Ruby T. Pereto, 76, of State Street, passed away on Thursday, December 8, 2011, in St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, where she had been a patient for t... [more...]

Published: 12/9/2011

Stephen B. Perry

@Body.10. no-hyphen:Stephen B. Perry passed away at the age of 52 on December 3, 2011 at his home, after a brief, but courageous battle with cancer. A lifelong resident of Charlottesville, Steve wa... [more...]

Published: 12/9/2011

Anthony L. Peluso

@Body.10. no-hyphen:Anthony (Tony) Peluso, age 94, of Rome, passed away peacefully December 7, 2011, at the Folts Home in Herkimer. He was born September 23, 1917, in Rome, a son of Alphonse an... [more...]

Published: 12/9/2011

Sandra K. Deninsky

@Body.10. no-hyphen:BOONVILLE — Sandra K. Deninsky, 68, Nurse Practitioner, and long time resident of Post St. passed away peacefully at her residence, after a courageous battle with cancer o... [more...]

Published: 12/9/2011

Funeral notices

DENINSKY — Sandra K. Deninsky, 68, of Boonville, on Dec. 8, 2011. Services 11 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph’s Church, Boonville. Burial St. parish cemetery. Calling hours 2-5 p.m. Sunda... [more...]

Published: 12/9/2011

Roger D. Seaton

@Body.10. no-hyphen:Roger D. Seaton, 56, of Rome, New York, passed away, Wednesday, December 7, 2011, in Rome Memorial Hospital. He was born on January 18, 1955, in Rome, the son of John F. and Bar... [more...]

Published: 12/9/2011

Rome swimmers post home victory

The Rome Free Academy boys swimming and diving team splashed to a 95-83 triumph over visiting Sherburne-Earlville on Thursday. Adam Noyes swam to wins in the 200-meter freestyle and the 100 bac... [more...]

Published: 12/9/2011

RFA romps to second hockey win

WATERTOWN — Playing in its first game in nine days, the Rome Free Academy hockey team picked up its second victory of the season, scoring a 7-2 triumph over Section III Division I East rival ... [more...]

Published: 12/9/2011

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... Scholastic boys Basketball — Holland Patent at RFA at Strough, VVS at Camden, Rome Catholic at Morrisvile-Eaton, 7; South Lewis at Lyme, Oriskany at Westmo... [more...]

Published: 12/9/2011

Dispose of rechargeable batteries at designated retailers and sellers

A provision in the state Rechargeable Battery Recycling Act prohibiting disposal of most rechargeable batteries as a solid waste in the state has begun according to Department of Environmental Cons... [more...]

Published: 12/9/2011

John ‘John the Artist’ Lascelles

@Body.10. no-hyphen:John "John the Artist" Lascelles, 69, of Rome passed away unexpectedly on Monday, December 5, 2011. He was born on June 27, 1942 in Liverpool, NY; the son of the l... [more...]

Published: 12/9/2011

County Airport weather report for Thursday

Temperatures: 26 to 37 Normal Range: 18 to 33 Records: -2(1976), 60(1966) Rainfall: 0.01" Snow: Trace Monthly rainfall: 4.55" Rainfall for year: 49.54" Sn... [more...]

Published: 12/9/2011

James W. Roberts

@Body.10. no-hyphen:HOLLAND PATENT — James W. Roberts, 80, passed away at his home on December 7, 2011. He was born in Holland Patent on June 23, 1931, the son of F. Stanley and Maude (Watkin... [more...]

Published: 12/9/2011

Forum to encourage students into science/technology fields

MARCY — A forum to promote creating jobs through nanotechnology innovation is set for Dec. 19 at SUNYIT. The program will discuss preparing area kindergartners through 12th graders as wel... [more...]

Published: 12/9/2011

Experienced roster gives Redwings high aspirations

(Last in a series) Since Steve Campbell took over the head coaching duties for the Rome Catholic boys basketball program, he admits that this is the team that he has been waiting for. With ... [more...]

Published: 12/9/2011

Teen faces felony for torching old cable mill

A junior enrolled at Rome Free Academy has been charged with starting the fire at the old Rome Cable building in south Rome. His case has been forwarded to the grand jury. James R. Smith, 17, t... [more...]

Published: 12/9/2011

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Thursday 2:14 a.m. W. Dominick St., dispute. 6:03 a.m. W. Dominick St., mischief. 8:47 a.m. Floyd Ave., dispute. 9:27 a.m... [more...]

Published: 12/9/2011

Polar Express derails in North Pole run; 370 passengers safe, Santa visits train

Santa Claus made a special, calming visit to a stretch of railroad Thursday night after the Adirondack Scenic Railroad’s Polar Express jumped the tracks at 8 mph just north of Union Station i... [more...]

Published: 12/9/2011

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Thursday 9:23 a.m. 5815 Rome-Taberg Road, accident. 10:31 a.m. 401 Turin St., first aid. 10:52 a.m. 1101 Floyd Ave., first aid. 12:06 p.m. 606 W. Emb... [more...]

Published: 12/9/2011

Mayor took time to fix problems

Mayor James Brown has the special capacity of moving our community forward while taking the time to address the specific concerns of individual citizens. On two separate occasions he has helped bri... [more...]

Published: 12/9/2011

Fire fight cost city risk, and upwards of $2,000

Between manpower, overtime and equipment, the cost of fighting the fire at the old Rome Cable building is pegged at between $2,000 and $4,000, according to Fire Chief Ronald Brement. Though exa... [more...]

Published: 12/9/2011

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Thursday 12:09 a.m. Harden Blvd., Camden, open door/window. 3:09 a.m. Norton Road, Vernon, animal. 3:09 a.m. Horatio St., Deerfield, accident/injury. ... [more...]

Published: 12/9/2011

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Thursday 12:49 a.m. Route 12, Boonville, assist. 2:29 a.m. Irish Ridge Road, Verona, hit and run. 3:09 a.m. Horatio St., Deerfield, accident/injury. ... [more...]

Published: 12/9/2011

4 awards to Lewis County

Lewis County was among the recipients of state awards announced Thursday under Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s new approach to economic development in New York. Among the county’s grants are... [more...]

Published: 12/9/2011

Leaders laud potentials of 26 projects

Twenty-six projects in Oneida County are sharing nearly $37 million in a new state competitive program for economic development. More than $7.7 million of this amount is slated for Rome, Griffiss I... [more...]

Published: 12/9/2011

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Thursday 2:29 a.m. Durhamville, Irish Ridge Road, Verona, wires down. 3:09 a.m. Deerfield, Horatio St., accident/injury. 9:12 a.m. Oriskany, Route 69, al... [more...]

Published: 12/9/2011

Youth basketball champions will be honored with Messineo Cup

Mayor James F. Brown, upon the recommendation of members of the community and the Recreation Department, has announced that the city’s trophy for its youth basketball leagues will now be name... [more...]

Published: 12/9/2011

3 appear in sexual abuse of children

Three men accused of sexually abusing underage girls, one even as young as 4-years-old, appeared in County Court. ¿ Gordon Meeker, 47, of 8419 Teelin Road, Vienna, pleaded guilty before Ju... [more...]

Published: 12/9/2011

Cement block into windshield

A 23-year-old was charged Thursday with throwing a cement block at a car during a domestic dispute. Aaron M. Ferenti, of 8415 Posey Hill Road, Holland Patent, was involved in a fight where he t... [more...]

Published: 12/9/2011

Bella! Italian grocer welcomes boost from state

Rome is getting almost $1 million in state money to improve the canal, streetscape and walkways from Mill to East Dominick streets, and it’s exactly what the old neighborhood needs, says Ital... [more...]

Published: 12/9/2011

Area youth
receive honors

STANWIX HEIGHTS — The Annual 4-H Achievement Banquet was held at the Stanwix Heights Fire Department. To be eligible for an award, youth must meet strict criteria of record keeping, proje... [more...]

Published: 12/9/2011

Rome: $2.7 million; Griff: $4.9 million; Nano: $25 million; Utica: $1.4 million

Here’s a rundown of the Oneida County projects funded through the Regional Economic Development Council initiative, as announced by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo Thursday. Rome projects received $2,75... [more...]

Published: 12/9/2011

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning numbers drawn Thursday Evening: Daily: 8, 1, 0, Lucky Sum: 9. WinFour: 7, 3, 6, 3, Lucky Sum: 19. Here are the winning numbers drawn Thursday Midday: Da... [more...]

Published: 12/9/2011

Building permit

Rome Housing Authority, 203-205 St. Peter’s Ave., $74,790, consolidate two efficiency apartments into a one-bedroom apartment. [more...]

Published: 12/9/2011

Clouds then sun; snow showers possible; 30s

Tonight — Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow showers. Lows in the mid 20s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Saturday — Mostly cloudy in the morning, Then becoming partly sunny. A... [more...]

Published: 12/9/2011

DMV trims evening hours in Rome, Utica

Effective Jan. 1, the Rome and Utica offices of the state Department of Motor Vehicles will change hours of operation. Offices will now be open from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. only, County Clerk Sandr... [more...]

Published: 12/9/2011

Coupon clipping
at Oriskany Library

The Oriskany Public Library, 621 Utica St., will host a coupon clipping event on Tuesday from 6-7 p.m. On the second Tuesday of every month, clippers are invited to gather at the library for co... [more...]

Published: 12/9/2011

Tabloid Tales of the Past

Dec. 9, 2001 A former chief of the county’s lead development organization may challenge Rep. Sherwood L. Boehlert for his seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. Rodger P. Potocki, 58,... [more...]

Published: 12/9/2011
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