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Web design basics class in Oriskany

ORISKANY — A free two-hour class on Basic Web Design using a GUI ("Graphical User Interface") program (i.e. Kompozer, BlueGriffon, etc.) to build a website is scheduled at the Orisk... [more...]

Published: 1/18/2012

Irish, Spanish classes offered in Herkimer

HERKIMER — Herkimer County Community College is offering non-credit language courses for community members. To register for Irish or Spanish call 866-0300 ext. 8251,or visitwww.herkimer.e... [more...]

Published: 1/18/2012

Artist to teach drawing
in Dunham

WHITESBORO — A free four-week basic drawing class for youth is being offered by Dunham Public Library, 76 Main St., Thursdays, Feb. 2, 9, 16 and 23 from 4-5:30 p.m. It and will be taught ... [more...]

Published: 1/18/2012

Proposed school aid

DISTRICT 2011-12 2012-13 Change % Adirondack $9,289,890 $9,592,888 $302,998 3.26% Camden $19,829,746 $20,403,581 $573,835 2.89% Clinton $4,776,771 $4,891,410 $114,639 2.40% Holland ... [more...]

Published: 1/18/2012

Rome girls edge Camden to snap four-game slide

The Rome Free Academy girls basketball team snapped its four-game losing skid with a 53-49 Tri-Valley League road victory over Camden on Tuesday night. Rome, which improved to 3-6 in the league... [more...]

Published: 1/18/2012

Happy homecoming for RFA

After being away from their home court for the past month with seven games on the road, the Rome Free Academy boys basketball team was glad to be back at Strough Middle School. The Black Knight... [more...]

Published: 1/18/2012

Needs exceed aid, say area educators

State aid for education in Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposed new budget drew mixed reactions today from local officials at school and legislative levels. Although Cuomo called for basic aid in... [more...]

Published: 1/18/2012

Man caught scrap-handed in felony, say state police

TOWN OF VIENNA — A 43-year-old man is accused of stealing scrap metal from a garage on Oswego Road Monday afternoon. Law enforcers said a similar burglary at a nearby barn remains under i... [more...]

Published: 1/18/2012

Howling winds hit 44 mph

Did you hear the wind blow? Gusts peaked at 44 mph at Griffiss Park at 2:53 a.m. today as a cold front muscled across the state, following a rainy Tuesday during which Rome’s high tempera... [more...]

Published: 1/18/2012

Burst pipe in lab

BOONVILLE — Damage from a broken water pipe in a tech lab at Adirondack High School was minimal, with repairs and mop-up accomplished within Tuesday’s two-hour delay to the start of cla... [more...]

Published: 1/18/2012

Police log

¿ Continued from page 4 11:14 a.m. N. James St., larceny. 11:16 a.m. Kossuth St., domestic. 11:37 a.m. W. Thomas St., abandoned call. 11:44 a.m. N. Madison St., larceny. 11... [more...]

Published: 1/18/2012

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 11:22 a.m. 100 Kossuth St., first aid. 4:53 p.m. Old Floyd Road, accident. 5:50 p.m. Erie Boulevard and South Jay Street, accident. 6:12 p.m.... [more...]

Published: 1/18/2012

Mays wins twice

Rome Free Academy indoor track and field athlete Mariah Mays won the shot put event with a distance of 35 feet, 6 inches during Monday’s Martin Luther King Jr. Invitational at Colgate Univers... [more...]

Published: 1/18/2012

Oriskany cruises to 10th win of season

Oriskany scored its 10th victory of the season in convincing style with a 62-45 home triumph over Center State Conference Division IV rival Old Forge on Tuesday night. Austin Smith poured in 21... [more...]

Published: 1/18/2012

Lady Black Knights improve to 13-1 by downing Camden

The Rome Free Academy junior varsity girls basketball team raised its record to 13-1 overall with a 57-27 triumph over host Camden on Tuesday. Tricia Loso had 13 points. RFA crushes Camden ... [more...]

Published: 1/18/2012

Knights back to winning

Taking the ice for the first time since they were handed their first hockey loss of the season by Potsdam during their holiday tournament, the Rome Free Academy Black Knights got back down to busin... [more...]

Published: 1/18/2012

No SOPA. No PIPA.

Today, Wednesday, on the Internet, the English Wikipedia is dark because while its articles are neutral, its existence is not. Wikimedia Foundation board member Kat Walsh states the case: We de... [more...]

Published: 1/18/2012

Casualty of tightening times in Constableville

TOWN OF TURIN — As anticipated by many because of falling enrollment and rising costs, the South Lewis Board of Education voted unanimously Tuesday to close Constableville Elementary at the e... [more...]

Published: 1/18/2012

‘Demo Derby’
at Quilt Club

NEW HARTFORD — A "Demo Derby" will be held when the Mohawk Valley Quilt Club meets from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday in the First Methodist Church, 105 Genessee St. This month along with ... [more...]

Published: 1/18/2012

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... College Basketball — Colgate at Army, 7. Scholastic boys Wrestling — Fayetteville-Manlius at RFA, Camden at Oneida, 6; VVS at Holland Patent,... [more...]

Published: 1/18/2012

‘We’ll use every penny wisely,’ promises mayor

The state’s Aid for Municipalities amounts to communities statewide will not change in 2012 compared to the current year’s amounts. Rome received $9,083,340 from the state under the... [more...]

Published: 1/18/2012

Sheriff’s sergeant speaks tonight

VERONA —The Verona Community Neighborhood Watch will meet at 7 tonight in the back room at the Verona Fire Hall, 5555 Volunteer Ave. The guest speaker will be sheriff’s Sgt. Jim McCarth... [more...]

Published: 1/18/2012

meetings

THURSDAY Jervis Public Library Association, 4 p.m. Annual meeting, in library, 613 Washington St. Remsen and Adirondack Boards of Education, joint meeting, 7 p.m. Media center, High School,... [more...]

Published: 1/18/2012

Writers picked for state Hall of Fame

Authors Toni Morrison, Joyce Carol Oates, E.L. Doctorow, and Pete Hamill are among the 14 writers in the 2012 Class of Inductees into the NYS Writers Hall of Fame. The four will be in attendance at... [more...]

Published: 1/18/2012

Other tasks ahead of state of city message

With plenty of work to do as he finishes his third week in office, Mayor Joseph R. Fusco Jr. said he’s not sure when or where will deliver his first state of the city address. Traditional... [more...]

Published: 1/18/2012

Joann Boyce

Joann Boyce, 86, of Canton, PA, widow of A. Aaron Boyce, died Jan. 16, 2012. She was a previous caretaker of the Delta Lake Church Camp in Rome, NY. Surviving is her son David (Lori) Papazi... [more...]

Published: 1/18/2012

Murl Marie (Paine) Oram

LEE CENTER — Murl Marie (Paine) Oram, 87, passed away peacefully at her home in Lee Center, on January 14, 2012, with her family by her side. Murl was born to Harold and Jennie (Peter) Pa... [more...]

Published: 1/18/2012

Edward G. Carr

Edward G. Carr, 79, of Summerville, husband of Janet Carr, passed away Tuesday, January 17, 2012 at home with his family. Mr. Carr was born on July 17, 1932, a son of the late Ernest L. Carr an... [more...]

Published: 1/18/2012

Ethel Entelisano

Ethel Zayicek Entelisano, 87, Lee, passed away on Tuesday, January 17, 2012 in the Rome Memorial Hospital after a brief illness. She was born in Johnstown on March 25, 1924, a daughter of Stanley a... [more...]

Published: 1/18/2012

John J. Carro, Sr.

John Carro, 74, formerly of Rome, N.Y., passed away January 10, 2012, in Phoenix, Ariz. after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Born June 28, 1937 to Patsy and Molly Carro in Rome, N.Y., he... [more...]

Published: 1/18/2012

County Airport weather report for Tuesday

Temperatures: 29 to 44 Normal Range: 12 to 29 Records: -18(1965), 54(1990) Rainfall: .24" Snow: 1" Monthly rainfall: 1.39" Rainfall for year: 1.39" S... [more...]

Published: 1/18/2012

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning numbers drawn Tuesday Evening: Daily: 6, 7, 6, Lucky Sum: 19. WinFour: 1, 7, 7, 5, Lucky Sum: 20. Mega Millions: 03, 15, 31, 36, 53, Mega Ball: 27. ... [more...]

Published: 1/18/2012

Sunny start;
highs in upper 20s

Tonight — Mostly clear. A chance of snow showers in the evening. Lows 5 to 10 above. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts up to 20 mph — Becoming southeast. Chance of snow 50 percent.... [more...]

Published: 1/18/2012

Births

ALDI — To Dominick Aldi III and Stephanie Paul, of Rome, on Monday, Jan. 9, 2012, in Rome Memorial Hospital, a son, Dominick Richard IV. BUNAL — To Adam Bunal and Kimberly Wallace, ... [more...]

Published: 1/18/2012

Julie Lee Campany

Julie Lee Campany, 51, of Rome, passed away Thursday, January 12, 2012 in Petersburg, VA. She was born April 22, 1960, in Rome, NY, the daughter of Ronald Campany and Charlene "Polly" Col... [more...]

Published: 1/18/2012

Nancy S. Willson

Nancy S. Willson, 60, of Oneida, New York, passed away, Monday, January 16, 2012 in University Hospital, Syracuse after a long illness. She was born October 20, 1951 in Rome the daughter of Cli... [more...]

Published: 1/18/2012

Funeral notices

BANASIEWICZ — J. Theodore "Ted" Banasiewicz, 90, of Rome, on Jan. 15, 2012. Services 11 a.m. Saturday at the Nunn and Harper Funeral Home, 418 N. George St. and 11:30 a.m. at Al... [more...]

Published: 1/18/2012

RFA hockey, coaches, players, apologize for actions

As coaches and players of the RFA hockey team we would like to extend an apology to the Rome community and family of Rick Lefevre who attended our game against the Potsdam Sandstoners on Saturday, ... [more...]

Published: 1/18/2012

Grant allows insulation of museum’s Mercantile building

BOONVILLE — The Boonville Black River Canal Museum’s Mercantile Building ceiling has been insulated thanks to a $2,800 grant from The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Countie... [more...]

Published: 1/18/2012

College, grad students can seek internships

Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute offers opportunities in the Museum of Art for college and graduate students interested in learning about museum operations and museum-related careers. Int... [more...]

Published: 1/18/2012

Advisory panel on Middle School rehab named

A 19-member committee of Rome school district parents and staffers to help plan a $25.4 million Strough Middle School repair project has been recommended by Superintendent Jeffrey P. Simons, and is... [more...]

Published: 1/18/2012

Medicaid reform praised; county sees savings in millions

The man who delayed millions of dollars in Medicaid payments to the state last year in a dispute over tardy accounts today had praise for Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s plan to to freeze local Medica... [more...]

Published: 1/18/2012

On dean’s list

Stacy Spindler, daughter of Karen Spindler, of 309 Maple St., and Alan Spindler, of Urbandale Parkway, was named to the fall semester dean’s list at The College of St. Rose, Albany. She is a ... [more...]

Published: 1/18/2012

Book & Movie Club goes ‘Down South’ for winter

HAMILTON — The theme of the season is "Down South," featuring books and movies set in the southern United States, for the Colgate Bookstore and Hamilton Theater Winter season of the... [more...]

Published: 1/18/2012

Tabloid Tales of the Past

Jan. 18, 2002 A marriage seminar will be held Feb. 8-9 at Redeeming Love Fellowship, 8930 Turin Road. Jan. 18, 1992 "Grass roots" farmers in northern Oneida and southern Lewis... [more...]

Published: 1/18/2012

MWPAI class signup under way in Utica

Registration is under way for 14 new spring Community Arts Education classes, some starting right away, at Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, 310 Genesee St., Utica. Register at mwpai.org ... [more...]

Published: 1/18/2012

Story time signup starts Monday

Children’s Librarian Lorie O’Donnell will start a new series of story time classes for toddlers and pre-schoolers at Jervis Public Library in February. Signup starts Monday. Classes... [more...]

Published: 1/18/2012

Injury in collision at intersection

A 66-year-old driver was hospitalized after a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of River Road and Route 365 Tuesday afternoon. Sheriff’s deputies said Alice Thayer, of Floyd, was ... [more...]

Published: 1/18/2012

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 2:23 a.m. Westmoreland and COCVAC Ambulance, Thruway. 2:37 a.m. Deerfield and Kunkel Ambulance, Route 12, accident. 3:45 a.m. Kunkel Ambulance, M... [more...]

Published: 1/18/2012

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 12:25 a.m. Flanagan Road, Marcy, alarm. 12:41 a.m. Hill Road, Verona, accident. 2:28 a.m. Route 12, Deerfield, accident/injury. 2:38 a.m. Tur... [more...]

Published: 1/18/2012

State police log

Tuesday 12:27 a.m. Flanagan Road, Marcy, alarm. 1:06 a.m. Hill Road, Verona, accident. 2:48 a.m. Route 365, Vernon, animal. 3:58 a.m. Prospect St., Remsen, domestic. 4:23 a.m. R... [more...]

Published: 1/18/2012

Hops industry after Prohibition topic Saturday

Longtime Bridgewater resident Earl Allen will describe the Mohawk Valley hops and brewing industries at the Oneida County Historical Society on Saturday. Allen’s program starts at 1 p.m. in t... [more...]

Published: 1/18/2012

Abraham House seeks young poets, meatball makers (and eaters)

Children ages 5­12 to create a poem about meatballs, meatball makers and meatball eaters are being sought by Abraham House, 1203 Kemble St., Utica. The Abraham House’s mission is to p... [more...]

Published: 1/18/2012

Dr. won’t cooperate for trial

A psychiatrist at St. Elizabeth Medical Center who examined accused child-killer David L. Trebilcock within hours of the stabbing death of a 6-year-old girl has refused to speak with the District A... [more...]

Published: 1/18/2012

Collection of quotes aims for readers to live truths of faith

Quotes to help you "study and live more fully the Truths of the Catholic Faith" make up the new book "Forgotten Truths To Set Faith Afire! Words to Challenge, Inspire and Instruct.&q... [more...]

Published: 1/18/2012
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