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Sovena earns certification in chemical testing of olive oil

Sovena USA reports it is the first ever United States laboratory to be certified for chemical testing of olive oil by the International Olive Council. The company, whose plant is at 1 Olive Gro... [more...]

Published: 12/13/2011

Hanna on Griff jobs: ‘If you’re not at the table, you’re on the menu’

"Our impression...BRAC will not be a problem for us," Congressman Richard L. Hanna said Monday night about a potential federal Base Realignment and Closure Commission process involving de... [more...]

Published: 12/13/2011

Pet-item donations at VVS

Vernon-Verona-Sherrill High School’s Global Nexus Group is holding a warm winter-clothing drive until Feb. 1, and is accepting pet-item donations for the Rome Humane Society until Dec. 23, ac... [more...]

Published: 12/13/2011

John W. Munn

WHITESBORO — John W. Munn, 89, of Whitesboro passed away on Sunday, December 11, 2011 at the Presbyterian Home, New Hartford. For many years until his retirement in 1977, John was employe... [more...]

Published: 12/13/2011

Funeral notices

BOLE — Charles A. Bole Sr., 79, of Rome, on Dec. 10, 2011. Services 6 p.m. today at the Gulla Funeral and Cremation Services, 209 N. Washington St. Burial Evergreen Cemetery. Calling hour... [more...]

Published: 12/13/2011

New owner of Woods Valley looks for snowy lift from Mother Nature

WESTERNVILLE — The Woods Valley ski area has "got a shot at opening for the season on Saturday" if conditions allow at least two more nights of snow making this week, following the ... [more...]

Published: 12/13/2011

Westmoreland JV team victorious

The Westmoreland junior varsity girls volleyball squad came up with a 2-1 win over visiting Herkimer on Monday. Set scores were 18-25, 25-14 and 25-17. Desiree Champney made 14 service poin... [more...]

Published: 12/13/2011

Lady Redskins score first victory of season

The Oriskany girls basketball team picked up its first win of the season by coming up with a 42-34 triumph over visiting 1-2 overall Sauquoit Valley on Monday night. Christina Graziadei recorde... [more...]

Published: 12/13/2011

Building permits

Rome Housing Authority, 200 N. Levitt St. (Liberty Gardens) building 30, $368,388, construction of multi-unit building. [more...]

Published: 12/13/2011

County Airport weather report for Monday

Temperatures: 20 to 44 Normal Range: 22 to 36 Records: -13(1988), 59(1979) Rainfall: 0" Snow: 0" Monthly rainfall: 4.55" Rainfall for year: 49.54" Sn... [more...]

Published: 12/13/2011

AARP Financial Freedom Tour due

AARP’s free Financial Freedom Tour will make stops at the Radisson Hotel, 200 Genesee St., Utica, to help the recently retired or those thinking of retirement live comfortably through their g... [more...]

Published: 12/13/2011

Oriskany’s lengthy center providing team with lift

ORISKANY — For every team, there is one player who can be a game-changer and also rallies his team up when they need it and keeps them together as a unit. In the case of the Oriskany boys... [more...]

Published: 12/13/2011

Water agreements for Lee and Whitestown on Council agenda

Water sales, property rentals and purchase of a new police car will occupy the Common Council at its final meeting of the year. The seven-member body will convene at 7 p.m. Wednesday at City Ha... [more...]

Published: 12/13/2011

Man accused of assaulting mother holding their child

An arrest warrant was issued for a 26-year-old man accused of attacking his ex-girlfriend on South Madison Street. When law enforcers caught up with Travis R. Clute on Sunday, police said he tr... [more...]

Published: 12/13/2011

Cookie run Friday
at Dorfman Center

Ava Dorfman Senior Citizens Civic Center, 305 E. Locust St., is offering several classes and programs throughout December. ¿ Senior Day Program’s annual Cookie Run will be 10 a.m. to... [more...]

Published: 12/13/2011

Births

BARNES — To Joseph Allen Barnes and Anita Johanna Matyszczuk, of Utica, on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011 at Rome Memorial Hospital, a daughter, Alina Sofia. BUCHANAN — To Shawn Buchanan and ... [more...]

Published: 12/13/2011

Air traffic, fuel sales on the rise

Griffiss airport is cruising toward a record year in terms of landings and takeoffs. Meanwhile, fuel sales are already at a three-year high. Aircraft traffic stands at 55,388 after 11 month... [more...]

Published: 12/13/2011

DOT announces county road work

One-way, alternating traffic on Route 69 between Gore Road and Link Road will be controlled by a temporary signal this coming week, due to highway repairs. In Utica, the North Genesee Street so... [more...]

Published: 12/13/2011

Military officers aid guardsmen

The local chapter of the Military Officers Association of America has raised $2,000 for members of the local Guard units and their families who are in need of financial assistance over the holidays... [more...]

Published: 12/13/2011

Blood needed

WHEN: 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Friday, . WHERE: Fitness center, 128 Chappie James Blvd., Griffiss Business and Technology Park. Appointments preferred 336-0030. [more...]

Published: 12/13/2011

Building permit

Rome Housing Authority, 200 N. Levitt St. (Liberty Gardens) building 700, $2,546,640, alteration of multi-unit building. [more...]

Published: 12/13/2011

Partly sunny;
highs in lower 40s

Tonight — Patchy drizzle in the evening. Mostly cloudy with patchy freezing drizzle. Lows in the upper 20s. West winds around 5 mph. Wednesday — Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 40s... [more...]

Published: 12/13/2011

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning numbers drawn Monday Evening: Daily: 3, 0, 4, Lucky Sum: 7. WinFour: 6, 9, 1, 9, Lucky Sum: 25. Here are the winning numbers drawn Monday Midday: ... [more...]

Published: 12/13/2011

Avoid peak days for SS call

If contacting Social Security is something you need to do during the holiday rush, let us give you some tips on the best way to save yourself some time and still get your business done. The bus... [more...]

Published: 12/13/2011

Meetings

TONIGHT South Rome Block Coalition, 6. Rome Polish Home, 415 S. George St. Adirondack Board of Education, 7. Middle School, Route 294, Boonville. Camden Board of Education, 7. Media Cen... [more...]

Published: 12/13/2011

Ho-Ho Hotline
open at 624-4525

Children are invited to make a free call to the "Ho-Ho Hotline" at 624-4525 to tell Santa and Mrs. Claus about their Christmas wish lists. Parents can also call to learn what the most pop... [more...]

Published: 12/13/2011

Sports Briefs

Three Remsen players claim all-state selections Three players from the Section III Class D Remsen girls soccer championship team have been honored with Class D all-state selections. Junior ... [more...]

Published: 12/13/2011

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... Scholastic boys Basketball — New Hartford at Camden, Whitesboro at Holland Patent, 7; Poland at Rome Catholic, 7:30. Hockey — Cicero-North Syracu... [more...]

Published: 12/13/2011

Motions filed in Rome murder case

Motions were filed this morning in the case of accused killer Terrence Dames, who is scheduled to return to County Court on Dec. 20. Court officials said Dames’ defense attorney, Public D... [more...]

Published: 12/13/2011

Youth Camp resident charged with assault

TOWN OF ANNSVILLE — A teen-age girl housed at the Annsville Youth Camp is accused of giving a camp employee a concussion Monday morning. Lee-based state police said Jessica J. Williams, 1... [more...]

Published: 12/13/2011

Wild turkey ruffles high-tech feathers in accident response

TOWN OF WESTMORELAND — Confusion over the location of a two-vehicle collision on Route 26 this morning led to an 11-minute delay for rescue personnel. But officials do not believe the mix... [more...]

Published: 12/13/2011

Rural crime rise: Knifepoint heist at Camden store

VILLAGE OF CAMDEN — A white male wielding a knife and hiding his face robbed the Country Store on Oswego Street Monday night, and police are searching for him. No one was hurt, police said. ... [more...]

Published: 12/13/2011

Violence erupts over seating at jail movie

WHITESTOWN — A fight at the county jail over one inmate taking another inmate’s seat at a movie landed one in the hospital and the other with a new felony charge. Sheriff’s de... [more...]

Published: 12/13/2011

Dispute in parking lot at BOCES

NEW HARTFORD — A Utica man has been charged with harassment for shoving a woman outside the BOCES school Monday afternoon. Police said Moses Hines Jr., 53, was in an argument with a 23-ye... [more...]

Published: 12/13/2011

Reckless endangerment charged in father’s shooting

TOWN OF SULLIVAN — The son accused of accidentally shooting his father while hunting in Madison County has been charged with misdemeanor reckless endangerment. Meanwhile, the father remai... [more...]

Published: 12/13/2011

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Monday 1:28 a.m. Third St., assist. 2:10 a.m. N. George St., suspicious activity. 4:01 a.m. Floyd Ave., harassment. 9:07 ... [more...]

Published: 12/13/2011

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Monday 8:37 a.m. 300 W. Dominick St., first aid. 9:23 a.m. 311 Louisa St., lift assist. 10 a.m. 501 Erie Blvd. West, accident. 10:41 a.m. 5789 Rome-N... [more...]

Published: 12/13/2011

Building permit

SG & NS Peek, 1738 N. George St., $38,000, erect 16-by-18-foot sun room on the rear of the home. [more...]

Published: 12/13/2011

Tabloid Tales of the Past

Dec. 13, 2001 WESTMORELAND — A plan by Byrne Dairy Inc. to build a dairy store with gas pumps will be the subject of a public hearing before the Zoning Board of Appeals Tuesday in the tow... [more...]

Published: 12/13/2011

HCCC, MVCC partner for cyber training

HERKIMER — Herkimer County Community College is offering a 32-hour cybersecurity training program to individuals looking to augment their technology skills in a challenging and competitive jo... [more...]

Published: 12/13/2011

Meetings

WEDNESDAY Common Council, 7 p.m. Council Chambers, City Hall, 198 N. Washington St. Board of County Legislators: Ways and Means Committee, 11 a.m.; board meeting, 2 p.m. Tenth floor, County... [more...]

Published: 12/13/2011

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Monday 1:14 a.m. AmCare Ambulance, W. Bloomfield St., assist. 8:26 a.m. Oriskany, Main St., investigate. 8:53 a.m. Whitesboro, Clinton St., alarm. 11... [more...]

Published: 12/13/2011

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Monday 5:36 a.m. Success Drive, alarm. 8:33 a.m. Oswego Road, Vienna, burglary. 8:39 a.m. Lake Shore Road N., Verona, alarm. 8:58 a.m. American Legio... [more...]

Published: 12/13/2011

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Monday 4:51 a.m. Fox Road, Marcy, car/deer. 5:43 a.m. Wal-Mart, Marcy, larceny. 9:18 a.m. Moore Road, Westmoreland, assist. 10:32 a.m. Rome-New Londo... [more...]

Published: 12/13/2011
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