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Game, card players invited in Sherrill

SHERRILL — A new group — Sherrill Gamers! — is forming to play board games and card games Mondays at 1 p.m. at the Sherrill Community Activity Center, 139 East Hamilton Ave. A... [more...]

Published: 1/24/2013

Boston group debuts new music

Boston’s new music group will debut an original piece at Syracuse University Tuesday at 8 p.m. in Setnor Auditorium, Crouse College. Boston-based chamber ensemble Dinosaur Annex takes the... [more...]

Published: 1/24/2013

WCNY’s ‘Movie and a Cookie’ presents ‘Madagascar’ Sunday

WCNY’s "Movie and a Cookie’’ presents "Madagascar" at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Capitol Theatre, 220 W. Dominick St. The family-friendly "Movie and a Cookie&quo... [more...]

Published: 1/24/2013

Area happenings

REMINDERS: Friday, 5:30 p.m. Community meal, Lee Methodist Church, 4731 State Route 69, Town of Lee. Free. Friday, 8 p.m. Della Mae, Kirkland Art Center Coffeehouse, 91/2 E. Park Row, Clint... [more...]

Published: 1/24/2013

Tabloid Tales of the Past

Jan. 24, 2003 The shell building in the business park remains unfinished even though it’s been more than two months since the governor, a U.S. senator and a host of other dignitaries came... [more...]

Published: 1/24/2013

Lightwire brings fables
to New Hartford

NEW HARTFORD — Fresh on the heels of its success on the hit NBC show America’s Got Talent, Lightwire Theater brings its use of cutting edge technology, moving sculpture and dance to a t... [more...]

Published: 1/24/2013

Live at Birdland brings jazz to Stanley Theatre Tuesday

UTICA — The sounds and feel of New York City’s jazz Mecca come to the Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute Great Artists Series with Live at Birdland featuring the Birdland Big Band d... [more...]

Published: 1/24/2013

Post Office hours cut in Lee Center, Sylvan Beach

Reductions to six hours a day of weekday window service at the Lee Center and Sylvan Beach post offices have taken effect as of mid-January, according to the Postal Service. Changes at other ar... [more...]

Published: 1/24/2013

BOCES workshop for board candidates

A workshop on "How to Become a School Board Candidate" will be conducted by the Oneida-Madison-Herkimer School Boards Institute on Monday, March 4, at 6 p.m. at the Oneida BOCES on Middle... [more...]

Published: 1/24/2013

Grammy nominee performs Saturday

CLINTON — The Performing Arts at Hamilton College offers world-class professional performances for winter and spring. All performances are general admission in Wellin Hall in the Schambach Ce... [more...]

Published: 1/24/2013

Utica Council gets on board

A resolution supporting an Adirondack Scenic Railroad Preservation Society proposal to preserve and rehabilitate rail lines from Utica to Lake Placid was unanimously approved by the Utica Common Co... [more...]

Published: 1/24/2013

NBT Bank to help recovery efforts

NBT Bank has announced participation in initiatives providing relief to those impacted by Hurricane Sandy, including an employee matching gift program and a small business loan fund. Through th... [more...]

Published: 1/24/2013

Better roads, rising temps mean only a delay for schools

Rome school classes were on a two-hour delay today due to continued frigid conditions, after being canceled Wednesday. Among the factors different from Wednesday’s closing, Superintendent... [more...]

Published: 1/24/2013

DFAS enacts cost-cutting measures

Several cost-cutting steps involving hiring restrictions along with cuts in overtime and travel will take effect next week throughout the Defense Finance and Accounting Service including its Rome f... [more...]

Published: 1/24/2013

Snowmobile training for police

A last minute proposal for police snowmobile training was approved by the Common Council Wednesday. The resolution was added to the agenda that night by a 6-1 vote to allow late legislation. On... [more...]

Published: 1/24/2013

Council: ‘No’ to office move

The Common Council Wednesday shot down a plan to relocate the Administrative Services Office from its second floor home into part of the Treasurer’s Office on the first floor of City Hall. ... [more...]

Published: 1/24/2013

‘Dreams of the ‘Zigfield’ Follies’ on Boonville stage Feb. 1

BOONVILLE — "Dreams of the ‘Zigfield’ Follies," directed by Michael Scott Ferris, will be held on Friday, Feb, 1, at 7:30 p.m. in the Boonville Elementary School Auditor... [more...]

Published: 1/24/2013

Talent show canceled

VERONA — The America’s Got Talent Live All-Star show scheduled for March 9 in the Turning Stone Resort Showroom has been canceled. Fremantle Media announced that "as a result o... [more...]

Published: 1/24/2013

Comedian due at MVCC

Tuesday comedian Brian O’Sullivan will perform at 8 p.m. in the Mohawk Valley Community College Commons, Alumni College Center, on Utica’s 1101 Sherman Drive campus. The show is for... [more...]

Published: 1/24/2013

Tax processing starts Jan. 30 after updates due to Jan. 2 law

The IRS will begin processing most individual income tax returns on Jan. 30 after updating forms and completing programming and testing of its processing systems. The IRS anticipated many of the ta... [more...]

Published: 1/24/2013

JAZZfest Sunday

BALDWINSVILLE — January JAZZfest 2013 — a celebration of first-class food; drink; and first-class Jazz, Blues, Latin, and Cabaret — returns to the historic Mohegan Manor Sunday fr... [more...]

Published: 1/24/2013

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning numbers drawn Wednesday Evening: Daily: 8, 4, 7, Lucky Sum: 19. WinFour: 9, 8, 2, 2, Lucky Sum: 21. Lotto: 07, 08, 12, 29, 43, 51, Bonus: 26. Here a... [more...]

Published: 1/24/2013

Mostly cloudy;
highs near 15

Tonight — Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow showers. Lows zero to 5 below. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Wind chill values as low as 17 below. Friday — Mostly cloudy. A... [more...]

Published: 1/24/2013

Home Show registration under way

The Rome Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking vendors for the 38th annual Rome Home Show. The Home Show will be held the weekend of April 27-28 at the J.F. Kennedy Civic Arena, 500 W. Embargo St... [more...]

Published: 1/24/2013

State health dept issues cold weather precautions

State Health Commissioner Nirav R. Shah, M.D., M.P.H., is urging residents to take precautions against extreme cold as sub-freezing temperatures continue throughout the state. "While New Y... [more...]

Published: 1/24/2013

Woman, 65, feared for safety from fugitive

A 65-year-old woman was just trying to pick up a prescription at Rite Aid Friday when she suddenly found a shirtless man trying to force his way into her car. She screamed as he tried to push h... [more...]

Published: 1/24/2013

False statement to police charged

VILLAGE OF ILION — A Rome man was charged with making a false statement to police in Herkimer County on Jan. 9. Ilion Police said George B. White Jr., of 6851 Rome-Oriskany Road, was char... [more...]

Published: 1/24/2013

John Joseph Preski

John Joseph Preski, of Gifford Road, Rome, passed away, Tuesday, January 22, 2013, in Bethany Gardens with his loving family at his side. He was born March 23, 1930, in Rome the son of Stanisla... [more...]

Published: 1/24/2013

Doris Bartlett Stacy

REMSEN — Doris Bartlett Stacy, beloved mother and grandmother, died January 22, 2013 at the Siegenthaler Center in New Hartford, New York. She was born on April 29, 1918 to James M. and Berni... [more...]

Published: 1/24/2013

County Airport weather report for Wednesday

Temperatures: -12 to 5 Normal Range: 12 to 29 Records: -12(2013), 53(1957) Rainfall: 0" Monthly rainfall: 0.26" Rainfall for year: 0.26" Snowfall: 1.6" ... [more...]

Published: 1/24/2013

Funeral notices

GEARY — Jackie Lynne Geary, 49, of Remsen, on Jan. 23, 2013. Service 6 p.m. Friday at the Ackley-Mills Funeral Home, 9597 Main St., Remsen. Calling hours 4­6 p.m. Friday. Cont... [more...]

Published: 1/24/2013

Canastota fighter included on boxing card at Casino

VERONA — The non-televised undercard for the ESPN Friday Night Fights event at Turning Stone Resort Casino on Friday night will include light heavyweight Ryon McKenzie, who now hails from Can... [more...]

Published: 1/24/2013

RFA wrestler among best

Rome Free Academy coach Brian Mingo recalls the time he first saw Antonio DeLuco wrestling at the age of 5. "I remember when he was up to my knees wrestling kids," said Mingo. Lit... [more...]

Published: 1/24/2013

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Wednesday 1:11 a.m. Kossuth St., welfare. 1:38 a.m. Park Drive Manor II, dispute. 2:38 a.m. N. George St., mischief. 2:39... [more...]

Published: 1/24/2013

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Wednesday 10:03 a.m. 6890 Wright Settlement Road, chimney fire. 10:13 a.m. 5815 Rome-Taberg Road, lock-out. 5:53 p.m. 1005 N. James St., first aid. 7... [more...]

Published: 1/24/2013

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Wednesday 12:21 a.m. Rabbitt Road, Floyd, domestic. 12:34 a.m. West Main Street, Westmoreland, check. 1:12 a.m. Trenton Road, Trenton, alarm. 3:04 a.... [more...]

Published: 1/24/2013

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Wednesday 12:21 a.m. Rabbitt Road, Floyd, domestic. 1:01 a.m. East Ava Road, Ava, disabled. 6:01 a.m. Norton Avenue, Westmoreland, alarm. 8:08 a.m. R... [more...]

Published: 1/24/2013

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Wednesday 2:05 a.m. Maynard, River Road, Marcy, alarm. 5:06 a.m. New Hartford, Pippinwood Drive, alarm. 7:05 a.m. Cleveland, Tynan Road, Vienna, vehicle ... [more...]

Published: 1/24/2013

Deputy: Woman threatened social worker

A Utica woman was charged with making a threat over the phone to a social worker. Deputy Mark VanNamee said Letisha B. Freeman, 34, made the threat to a county social worker in Rome after she w... [more...]

Published: 1/24/2013

Alcohol, speed eyed in rollover

BARNEVELD — A one-car roll-over on Korber Road sent a man to the hospital Wednesday. Alcohol and unsafe speed are being considered factors in the crash. Perry Williams, 25, of Barneveld, ... [more...]

Published: 1/24/2013

On dean’s list

Heather A. Hartman, with a Rome mailing address, was named to the fall semester dean’s list at Western New England University, Springfield, Mass. She is working toward her doctorate of pharma... [more...]

Published: 1/24/2013

Wolanin paces Oriskany JV squad

HAMILTON — The Oriskany junior varsity girls basketball team captured a 39-25 victory over Hamilton on Wednesday as Morgan Wolanin recorded a double-double with a team-high 16 points and 16 r... [more...]

Published: 1/24/2013

RFA game postponed for second time

The Rome Free Academy boys basketball team’s Tri-Valley League game against Whitesboro has been postponed for a second time. The contest was originally scheduled to take place on Tuesday ... [more...]

Published: 1/24/2013

Oriskany girls push basketball record to 13-0

The Oriskany girls basketball team continued its winning ways on Wednesday by defeating Hamilton, 50-29, on the road in a Center State Conference crossover game to improve to 13-0. After record... [more...]

Published: 1/24/2013

Grizzlies vying for national crown

The Rome Grizzlies 13-and- 14-year-old bantam hockey team will be looking to add another championship banner when it competes in the 23rd annual International Silver Stick Finals this weekend in Fo... [more...]

Published: 1/24/2013

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... Scholastic boys Basketball — Westmoreland at Morrisville-Eaton, 7; Ilion at Holland Patent, 7:30. Volleyball — Westmoreland at VVS, 7. Wrestl... [more...]

Published: 1/24/2013

Use inaugural money for debt

I watched some of the presidential inauguration on television. I was not aware that there was a fashion show, besides an untold amount of money spent on the whole deal, some at the expense of the t... [more...]

Published: 1/24/2013

Wallflower film at college Wednesday

HERKIMER — Herkimer County Community College’s Student Activities Committee will "The Perks of Being a Wallflower," (PG-13) Wednesday, Jan. 30 at 7 p.m. in the Sarkus Busch Th... [more...]

Published: 1/24/2013
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