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Quilt, children’s programs offered in Boonville

BOONVILLE — The Dodge Pratt Northam Art & Community Center, 106 Schuyler St., offers a variety of programs including a three-day schools out program for children, quilt making, digital camera... [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

Tabloid Tales of the Past

April 4, 2002 A million dollars in state money may be available to help the county keep employees in leased space in downtown Utica instead of shifting them to the county airport. "Up to $... [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

Coppen art show opens Saturday

HAMILTON — Landscape painter Robert Coppen will exhibit works in pastel, watercolor and acrylic under the title of "Land, Water, Air — Life" at the Hamilton Center For the Art... [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

Family Advocacy picks director

DEERFIELD — Mary Clare Hatch-Pennello is the new executive director at Family Advocacy Center, 5639 Walker Road. In existence for over 30 years, Family Advocacy Center offers an array of ... [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

Zoomobile visits Remsen Tuesday

REMSEN — The Utica Zoomobile visits Didymus Thomas Library, 9639 Main St., Tuesday, at 2:30 p.m. It generally features four animals and participants will hear the facts about each, have a... [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

‘In the Woods’ mystery discussion on April 12

April’s "Mystery á la Carte" mystery selection is "In the Woods" by Tana French, winner of the 2007 Edgar Award for Best First Novel. The discussion will take pla... [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

Building permit

Joseph Pawlikowski, 3850 Fish Creek Landing Road, $200, demolish above ground pool and associated deck. [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

Small Business adviser hired

The Mohawk Valley Small Business Development Center has hired David K. Griffith as a business adviser. Griffith comes to the Center after starting his own financial services firm, DK Griffith &... [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

Historians Against Slavery talk Friday

HAMILTON — Dr. James Brewer Stewart, James Wallace Professor of History, emeritus, at Macalester College and the founder and director of Historians Against Slavery, will speak on modern slave... [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

Raided residence leads to multiple drug charges

ONEIDA — An accused drug dealer in Madison County was taken into custody Friday after law enforcers raided his residence. Police said Nathaniel Pittman, 52, of 240 Main St., was found wit... [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

Store-banned shopper returns, this time in felony

ONEIDA — A Rome man is facing multiple charges after law enforcers said he stole merchandise from Wal-Mart in Madison County even after he’d already been banned from the store. Poli... [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

$6.5M school refit on track

Despite holdups for a first-time elevator and getting power switched on, the $6.5 million building-wide renovation at Gansevoort Elementary School is on track for students to resume using it in Sep... [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

School passes on try for wage concessions from teachers’ union

After being part of budget-balancing attempts the previous two years with a 50 percent success rate, wage concessions from unions were not sought this time to help compile the proposed 2012-13 Rome... [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

Possible pay raise rejected by locals

Several local representatives from the state Senate and Assembly said today that despite comments from Democratic leadership, now is not the time for a pay raise. Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silve... [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

Signups under way for View classes

OLD FORGE — Class signups are under way in 3273 State Route 28, for felt-making, print making and Silk Scarves: Japanese Shibori. To register, call View at 369-6411 or email info@viewarts... [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

RFA rolls over Clinton in season opener

One of the goals for the Rome Free Academy boys lacrosse team was to start the season strong and continue to ride the momentum for a chance to qualify for sectionals. The Black Knights quickly ... [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

Reinold dazzles for Bulldogs

Fallon Reinold tossed a three-hit shutout to lead the Holland Patent softball squad to a 6-0 triumph over visiting West Canada Valley in their season-opener on Tuesday. Reinold fanned 10 batter... [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

Rome’s Blair brothers combine for no-hitter

Rome Catholic School’s brothers Josh and Caleb Blair together pitched a no-hitter to open up the Redwings’ season with a 3-0 shutout victory over Morrisville-Eaton on the road on Tuesda... [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

Syracuse to face San Diego St. on USS Midway

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego State men’s basketball team and Syracuse have agreed to meet during 2012-13 campaign in the Battle on the Midway aboard the USS Midway Museum flight deck ... [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

‘George of the Jungle’ Mycological talk Monday

"George of the Jungle" in Bolivia will be presented by George Yager at the Mid-York Mycological Society meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, in DePerno Hall on the Utica College campus in Utica. ... [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

Reception honors quilter Thursday

The Stash Away Quilt Shoppe, 8388 Elmer Hill Road, will host a reception for the Quilter of the Quarter, Rita GamelaThursday from 5-7 p.m. She has studied at the London Institute of Fashion and... [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

Animal control ruffles feathers in Forestport

FORESTPORT — Several town residents have spoken out against a proposed law that would place limits on the number of animals and pets people may own. Permits would be required. About 60 re... [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

Marbury v. Madison

In 1803, the Supreme Court, in the landmark case of Marbury v. Madison, first declared a law unconstitutional, establishing the precedent of judicial review. There is no more significant case in Am... [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

Man pleads not guilty in Nice N’ Easy sideswipe

A 66-year-old man accused of driving erratically down Route 26 under the influence of drugs and alcohol pleaded not guilty to his charges in City Court on Tuesday. Flavio Benavidez, of 301 S. J... [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

More practice time outdoors a plus for Lady Knights

(Last In A Series) With a warmer than usual month of March, longtime Rome Free Academy coach Jerry Tabolt didn’t let the time waste away. His squad took full advantage of the nicer weathe... [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

Bike riders seek bouquet

TOWN OF RUSSIA — You can look for pussy willows on a bike trip Saturday at the Shawangunk Nature Preserve, 255 Shawangunk Road off Pardeeville Road, in Herkimer County. Call 826-7405 to atten... [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

Four consider runs for 3 seats on Board of Ed

An incumbent along with an unsuccessful candidate in 2008 are the third and fourth potential contenders in the May 15 election for three available seats on the Board of Education. Board member ... [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

Meetings

THURSDAY Madison-Oneida Counties Board of Cooperative Educational Services Board of Education, 5:30 p.m. Annual meeting, Rossetti Education Center, BOCES, 4937 Spring Road, Verona. Board of... [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

Beyond basics class two Mondays

REMSEN — An adult computer class will be held in Didymus Thomas Library, 9639 Main St.,. "Beyond Computer Basics" is Mondays, April 9 and 16 from 5 to 7 p.m. The class is fr... [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

Free Bunny Trail for ages 10 and under

Saturday from noon to 2 p.m., children ages 10 and under are invited to go to Rome Art And Community Center, 308 W. Bloomfield St., for the annual Bunny Trail Event. This seasonal event is hosted a... [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

Heating help deadline near

A little more than a week remains to apply for aid through the Home Energy Assistance Program. The deadline to seek regular, emergency, and heating equipment repair and replacement benefits thr... [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... Professional Hockey — American Hockey League: Binghamton at Syracuse, 7. Scholastic girls Lacrosse — Cicero-North Syracuse at RFA, 7. Thu... [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

Author discusses, signs ‘Dust to Dust’ April 12

HAMILTON — The Colgate Bookstore will host a public reading and book-signing with Benjamin Busch to celebrate the publication of his new memoir "Dust to Dust." The free, public even... [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

Joseph A. Fragapane

Joseph A. Fragapane, 83, of Rome, New York, passed away, Monday, April 2, 2012, in Faxton-St. Lukes Healthcare, New Hartford, New York. He was born June 10, 1928, in Rome, the son of Joseph and... [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

Jesse L. (Buck) Beckwith Jr.

Jesse L. (Buck) Beckwith, Jr., 78, of Rome, NY, passed away April 3, 2012 at home with his loving family at his side. He endured a long, courageous battle with cancer. Jesse was born on March 8... [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

More hams ‘n yams needed for 400 at Rescue Mission

The Rome Rescue Mission, 411 East Dominick St., is planning a day of food and fun for Easter Sunday. Matt Miller, executive director of the mission, said they’ll kick off the day with a l... [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

Funeral notices

BECKWITH — Jesse L. (Buck) Beckwith, Jr., 78, of Rome, on April 3, 2012. No services. Arrangements by Barry Funeral Home, 807 W. Chestnut St. CAMPBELL — William Campbell, 74, of... [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

County Airport weather report for Tuesday

Temperatures: 24 to 51 Normal Range: 34 to 55 Records: 12(1954), 82(1981) Rainfall: 0" Snow: 0" Monthly rainfall: 0.15" Rainfall for year: 5.83" Snow... [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

Theresa ‘Terry’ Gamela

Theresa "Terry" Gamela, 91, of Rome, passed away Monday, April 02, 2012, at Bethany Gardens. She was born in Province of Catanzaro, Italy, on December 17, 1920, daughter of the late Nicho... [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

Tours offered at Dunham April 9-14

WHITESBORO — Tours and a reception with the announcement of a poetry contest winners are scheduled during National Library Week is being offered at Dunham Public Library, 76 Main St. Dail... [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

Resist hop to bunnies and chicks

They may look like the perfect basket accessory, but live rabbits and baby chickens do not make good Easter presents. "Giving live bunnies as Easter gifts to children isn’t a good id... [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 12:43 a.m. Walnut Drive, Lee, suspicious activity. 2:17 a.m. Mappa Ave., disorderly. 4:27 a.m. Coombs Road E., Deerfield, alarm. 5:48 a.m. Ai... [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 1:10 a.m. Oswego Road, Vienna, attempt to locate. 2:17 a.m. Mappa Ave., Barneveld, disorderly. 4:27 a.m. Coombs Road E., Deerfield, alarm. 8:... [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

5 years in Annsville standoff

The Annsville man charged after an eight-hour standoff with law enforcers admitted in County Court this morning to possessing a .223-caliber assault rifle. Daniel G. Bragg, 41, of 3275 Pond Hil... [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

Truck and compact car crash claim woman, 71, near McConnellsville

TOWN OF VIENNA — Criminal charges are not expected against a lumber truck driver after a two-vehicle collision on Route 13 Tuesday that killed a 71-year-old woman. Funeral arrangements ar... [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

Police: Belt used on child

A 5-year-old girl suffered two large welts on her left thigh after law enforcers said a 49-year-old relative beat her with a leather belt Tuesday night. Police said Maxine M. Kemp, of 204 Liber... [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

Struggle during call for help

A 32-year-old man is accused of striking his spouse on Mill Street Tuesday night and struggling with her when she tried to grab the phone to call 9-1-1. Police said Edward C. True, of 112 Mill ... [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

Mother held in arm bite of son

A 57-year-old woman is accused of biting her 17-year-old son on the arm when he tried to block the door to his bedroom on East Bloomfield Street Tuesday night. Police said Carleen P. Pardy, of ... [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

Felony trees contractor

NEW HARTFORD — A 45-year-old contractor is accused of accepting over $3,000 for tree removal but then never doing the job. Police said John W. Feketa was running a tree and excavation bus... [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

Police log

* Continued from page 4 9:16 a.m. S. James St., aggravated harassment. 10:13 a.m. Church St., domestic. 10:25 a.m. Brooks Road, abandoned call. 12:54 p.m. W. Chestnut St., accident.... [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

Fire log

Tuesday 8:38 a.m. 205 W. Thomas St., first aid. 10:05 a.m. 205 St. Peter’s Ave., first aid. 10:34 a.m. 1001 Ruby St., automatic alarm. 3:44 p.m. 504 Park Drive, first aid. ... [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 5:41 a.m. Sherrill, W. Seneca St., structure fire. 5:42 a.m. Vineall Ambulance, standby. 5:44 a.m. Oneida Castle and Vernon, to same. 5:45 a.... [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

Partly sunny;
highs in mid 40s

Tonight — Partly cloudy. Isolated rain showers in the evening. Lows around 30. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent. Thursday — Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s... [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning numbers drawn Tuesday Evening: Daily: 5, 9, 9, Lucky Sum: 23. WinFour: 9, 8, 3, 2, Lucky Sum: 22. Mega Millions: 11, 35, 38, 41, 52, Mega Ball: 40. ... [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

Adirondack budget will be revisited after aid increase

BOONVILLE — The impact of a slightly larger than expected state aid increase for the proposed 2012-13 Adirondack school district budget, which already was set to go before district voters, wi... [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

Band show at Capital April 14 for Stevens-Swan Humane Society

A "Concert for Cookie" multi-band fundraiser to benefit the Stevens-Swan Humane Society will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 14, at the Capitol Theater. Among those on stage will be... [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

Indigenous rights topic

CLINTON — Neal Keating, assistant professor of anthropology at SUNY Brockport, will speak on Monday at 4:10 p.m., in the Kirner-Johnson Building’s Red Pit. Keating will discuss "Lo... [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

Knitting, computer, childrens programs offered at Dunham

WHITESBORO — A Knitters and Crocheters Group drop-in session and an intermediate powerpoint class are among the programs, along with children’s activities, at Dunham Public Library, 76 ... [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

Clinton Historical Society
starts year, welcomes members

CLINTON — The Clinton Historical Society, founded in 1962, started its new year April 1 so dues are due and others interested in Clinton and Kirkland history are invited to join. Dues are... [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012

Building permit

Centro NP Holdings, Mohawk Plaza on Black River Boulevard, $30,000, fit out approximately 2,600 square feet of space for nail salon. [more...]

Published: 4/4/2012
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