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Food service inspections

County Health Department inspectors conduct unannounced and periodic checks of food service establishments to determine if they comply with the state codes, rules and regulations. Here are health d... [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

County Airport weather report for Tuesday

Temperatures: 33 to 40 Normal Range: 12 to 29 Records: -19(1893), 48(1950) Rainfall: 0" Snow: .01" Monthly rainfall: .08" Rainfall for year: .08" Sno... [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

Phyllis Holeck

Phyllis Holeck, 80, of Verona, passed away Saturday, January 7, 2012, at her home. Born August 5, 1931 in Westernville, NY, she was the daughter of Gilbert and Edna Martin Nessel. Phyllis graduated... [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

Accused of harassment

A father is accused of throwing his teen-age daughter around their kitchen after she came downstairs in the middle of the night. Frederick T. Pezzula, 40, of 205 Smith Ave., was released on his... [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

John P. Rhude, Lt. Col., retired

John Paul Rhude, 75, passed away January 8th after a brave struggle with pulmonary fibrosis. He grew up in Franklin, Ohio, the son of Jack and Barbara Rhude. A graduate of Miami University (BS) and... [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

Funeral notices

BAILEY — Sidney W. Bailey, 75, of Rome, on Jan. 8, 2012. Services 1 p.m. Thursday at the Nunn and Harper Funeral Home, 418 N. George St. Burial Evergreen Cemetery, Town of Lee. Calling ho... [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

Births

HERRING — To Daniel Herring and Kayla Ward, of Constableville, on Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011, in Lewis County General Hospital, a son, Landen James. Mattimore — To Terry and Amanda Matt... [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

Closed for holiday

VERONA — Town Offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 16, for Martin Luther King Day. There will be an audit meeting of the Town Board at 6 p.m. and the Zoning and Planning boards will meet at... [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

Sestito sent back down to minors by New Jersey

NEWARK, N.J. — Rome native and New Jersey Devils player Tim Sestito has been sent down to the NHL club’s American Hockey League affiliate in Albany along with teammate Jacob Josefson. ... [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

Purchyr powers Rome Catholic girls basketball to overtime triumph

Rome Catholic senior Mairyh Purchyr scored a season-high 24 points while the Lady Redwings’ defense was solid down the stretch in a 49-48 overtime victory over visiting Center State Conferenc... [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

HP pulls away from Camden

The Holland Patent boys basketball team used a 20-10 run in the final quarter to seal a 51-34 Tri-Valley League victory over Camden on Tuesday night for its third straight victory in a row at Holla... [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

Charged in shopliftings

ONEIDA — A Madison County woman is accused of shoplifting from Wal-Mart on four separate occasions last month. Police said Juliann M. Bond, 25, of North Broad Street, stole various mercha... [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning state Lottery numbers selected Tuesday in the midday drawing: Daily: 7-2-0; Lucky Sum: 9; WinFour: 4-0-0-7; Lucky Sum: 11. Here are the winning even... [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

Wintry mix early; high in the 30s

Tonight — Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain and freezing rain in the evening then freezing rain. Rain with snow and sleet likely after midnight. Snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 3 inc... [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

Common ground covered in Fusco parley with Picente

Mayor Joseph R. Fusco Jr. met with one of his constituents this week, who also happens to be Oneida County executive. Anthony J. Picente Jr, a Republican and resident of Rome, conferred with Fu... [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

College Notebook

Rome’s Rotolo named player of week CENTRAL ISLIP — Rome Free Academy graduate native Nikki Jo Rotolo of the New York Institute of Technology women’s basketball team received h... [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

Westmoreland JVs post win

The Westmoreland junior varsity girls volleyball team turned back visiting Clinton, 2-0, on Tuesday as Gabrielle Duell led the Lady Bulldogs with 10 service points on 13 attempts along with four ac... [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

Author to discuss, sign Vienna book Jan. 28

VIENNA — Nancy Fusco will sign copies of her book, "The People of the Town of Vienna, Their History," Saturday, Jan. 28. She will give a brief summary of the book at 11 a.m., then t... [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

Tabloid Tales of the Past

Jan. 11, 2002 The debate over the city’s outdoor rink continues indoors. At Wednesday’s Common Council meeting, a vocal opponent of the outdoor rink’s move from Franklyn&rsquo... [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... College Basketball — Syracuse at Villanova, Colgate at Bucknell, 7. Scholastic boys Basketball — Waterville at Westmoreland, Oriskany at New ... [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

Fiber arts group meets

CLINTON — Foothills Weaving and Fiber Arts Guild will meet on Thursday, Jan. 19, in St. James Episcopal Church, 9 Williams Street at 10 a.m. The program is a brief member presentation of ... [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

IRS tax tip: Choose simplest form

If you’re among the taxpayers who still file a paper return, the IRS reminds you that it no longer mails paper tax packages, a step the agency took after continued growth in electronic filing... [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

Book sale starts Thursday

WHITESBORO — Dunham Public Library, 76 Main St., offers "A Bevy of Books" at its sale Thursday through Jan. 21. There are thousands of books available for sale on every possible... [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

Book discussion, homeschoolers programs offered at Dunham

WHITESBORO — A book discussion and a home schoolers program are being offered at Dunham Public Library, 76 Main St. Call 736-9734 to register. Monday at 6:30 p.m. A Book Lover’s Rea... [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

Quilt display opens in Clinton

CLINTON — "Words In Cloth" Art Quilts by Gail Strout is on display in Artful Lodger Gallery, 7 East Park Row. The show continues through March 10. Call 853-3672 for gallery hours. ... [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

$5,000 asbestos fine

WHITESBORO — An Oriskany man has been ordered in Federal Court to pay a $5,000 fine after he allowed his business on Mohawk Street to be demolished even though it contained asbestos. Leon... [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

Jan. 11 grass fire?

TOWN OF VERONA — Volunteers were dispatched late this morning to a possible grass fire on Jug Point Road. A crew from Sylvan Beach was sent to a residence at 6813 Jug Point Road at about ... [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

Injuries from unruly females at youth center

TOWN OF ANNSVILLE — Responding to union claims of injuries to 18 of 33 aides at a state-run detention facility for young females, State Sen. Joseph A. Griffo is calling for better safety meas... [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

Fake and flirtatious facebook lure results in felony assault, robbery

A Rome man was beaten and robbed near the Liberty Car Wash Sunday night after law enforcers said two men lured him to the scene by posing as a flirtatious woman on Facebook. Be careful when acc... [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

Teens charged in vandalism

WATERVILLE — Two teen-agers have been charged with a small crime spree at the School House Apartments, including stealing bicycles and shooting out windows with BB guns. Sheriff’s d... [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

Trio accused in burglary

TOWN OF MARCY — After the theft of $70,000 cash from a Marcy residence, law enforcers have charged two Utica men with breaking into the home and one woman for holding some of the stolen money... [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

Man jailed on pair of disorderly conduct charges

BOONVILLE — A 23-year-old man is facing multiple charges for two separate disorderly incidents in the village, including throwing a rock at a passing car. Police said Robert J. Burke, of ... [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Wednesday 1:05 a.m. Shankenberry Ave., suspicious activity. 2:15 a.m. N. James St., suspicious activity. 5:57 a.m. S. James S... [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 9:06 a.m. 700 Laurel St., first aid. 9:37 a.m. 104 Otis St., first aid. 10:17 a.m. 1788 N. George St., first aid. 10:26 a.m. 801 Cypress St.,... [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

Plug to dead friend’s utility account brings over $4,000 in fraud charges

WHITESBORO — A 47-year-old man is accused of racking up a more than $4,000 National Grid bill while living in a mobile home owned by a dead friend. Police said Jody E. Carney was living a... [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Wednesday 9:28 a.m. Willowvale, Woodbrooke Road, New Hartford, investigate. 11:19 a.m. COCVAC Ambulance, Route 233, Westmoreland, transport. 12:15 p.m. C... [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Wednesday 12:34 a.m. Hulser Road, Trenton, domestic. 1:07 a.m. Route 26, Lee, domestic. 3:02 a.m. Oriskany Blvd., Whitestown, open door/window. 3:20 ... [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Wednesday 12:34 a.m. Hulser Road, Trenton, domestic. 8:41 a.m. Valley Place, Paris, suspicious activity. 9:36 a.m. Walker Road, Deerfield, alarm. 10:... [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

Center for arts, gallery open house Saturday

HAMILTON — Saturday there will be an Open House at the Hamilton Center for the Arts and Broad Street Gallery, 20 Broad St., including registration for classes at the Art Center Artist Mar... [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

Birnie lands 200-bus deal in Jacksonville, Florida

Rome-based Birnie Bus Service, Inc. will be driving some new routes in Florida with over 200 new buses. The company announced Tuesday that it has been awarded a contract to provide student bus ... [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

Rome could lose $530,000 from ‘Race to Top’

For Rome schools, the potential loss of federal Race to the Top money due to federal and state disputes would be disappointing, but not a major blow nor necessarily even a surprise, says Board of E... [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

No hard times in Congress

At least one group of Americans has been profiting despite the faltering economy: members of the U.S. House of Representatives. They’re supposed to be the part of the government that’s ... [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

Free eBook training Jan. 19

REMSEN — The Didymus Thomas Library has expanded its services to include eBooks and will host free training to anyone who is interested in learning how to set up their computer/eReader and do... [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

Murder case opens
Cabin Fever series

BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE — Sunday "Chester Gillette: The Adirondacks’ Most Famous Murder Case" opens the Cabin Fever Sunday series in the Adirondack Museum auditorium. The 1:30 ... [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

Sheriff warns overnight street parking still illegal

The sheriff’s office is reminding area residents that just because the region has experienced a mild winter so far, doesn’t mean they are allowed to park their vehicles out on the stree... [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

Ontario and Western Railway program Friday

NEW HARTFORD — The Utica and Mohawk Valley Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Friday in Zion Lutheran Church at the corner of French and Burrstone roads. ... [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

Building permit

Roger Doyle, 203 Rockwell St., $1,000, install new furnace. [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

Network TV debut on ‘30 Rock’ for RCS second grader

Many 18-year-olds have difficulty deciding what career path they will take when it comes time to declare a college major. The future may be clearer for elementary pupil Hayley Heffernan, who ha... [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

Commissioner Destitio carries Cuomo message to Common Council tonight

State Office of General Services Commissioner RoAnn M. Destito of Rome will present the highlights of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s State of the State address at 6:30 tonight, just before the Common... [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

Institute gets $150,000 grant

CLINTON — The Thomas W. Smith Foundation, has awarded $150,000 to the Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization. This major grant, the largest in the four-year hi... [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

Woodworking evolution talk in Westernville Thursday

WESTERNVILLE — "The Evolution of Woodworking-1600 to the Present" will be the program for the Town of Western Historical Society at 7 p.m. Thursday in Liberty Hall, 9213 Main St. ... [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

Rep. Hanna gets Congressional wings from CAP

Rep. Richard L. Hanna, R-24, Barneveld, has been inducted into the Civil Air Patrol Congressional Squadron. He received a briefing on CAP’s homeland security, search-and-rescue and disast... [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

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. Barneveld ... [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

Blood needed

WHEN: 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday. WHERE: Griffiss Institute, 725 Daedalian Drive, Griffiss Business and Technology Park. Appointments preferred 1-800-733-2767 or walk in. [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

Blood needed

WHEN: 1-6 p.m. Thursday. WHERE: United Methodist Church, 132 Main St., Camden. QUOTA: 48 pints For appointments call 1-800-733-2767 [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

Photography show entries due by Feb. 18

The Photo Shoppe’s 8th annual Photography Show will be held at The Photo Shoppe, 1705 N. James St. Feb. 28-April 28. This year’s show is dedicated "to the memory of our dear fr... [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

Figurative Annual works must be delivered Jan. 23

A new exhibiting opportunity for artists ages 17 & over — The Figurative Annual, featuring the human figure as subject matter — is being offered at the Rome Art And Community Center. ... [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

Former Gov. Seymour
from Utica topic Saturday

Utica City Historian Lou Parrotta will present "Horatio Seymour: Utican on the National Stage" at the Oneida County Historical Society, 1608 Genesee St., Utica, on Saturday. Parrotta&rsqu... [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

Internet security class slated

ORISKANY — Oriskany Public Library, 621 Utica St., is offering a free training on Basic Internet Security and Computer Maintenance training on Jan. 13 and 20, from 2-4 p.m. The two-part t... [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012

Fire protection, land sales, office shuffle before Council

The price of extra fire coverage purchased by the city from two volunteer companies will stay the same in 2012. The seven-member Common Council is expected to renew contracts with two local dep... [more...]

Published: 1/11/2012
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