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James Dean Questers chapter marks 35th anniversary

The James Dean chapter of Questers is celerbating 35 years as a chapter in the Questers International organization. The group met in the James Dean Homestead, the home of one of its members, an... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

Silvery jewelry, basket classes offered

OLD FORGE — Jewelry and basket classes are scheduled in View, 3273 State Route 28. To register, call View at 369-6411 extension 201 or email info@viewarts.org. Signup is under way for... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

‘Risk and Thriving in Adolescence’ topic of free talk Feb. 12

Connecting with Kids of Cornell Cooperative Extension Herkimer, Madison and Oneida Counties presents "Risk and Thriving in Adolescence: Understanding and Supporting Youth Decision-Making"... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

MEETINGS

THURSDAY Main Street Alliance Design Committee, 7 p.m. Department of Community and Economic Development board room, third floor, City Hall, 198 N. Washington St. [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

Colgate hockey standout battling cancer

HAMILTON (AP) - Colgate defenseman Spiro Goulakos has Hodgkin’s lymphoma and has left the team to begin chemotherapy in his native Montreal. The disease, a type of cancer originating from... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

College Notebook

HP grad named student-athlete of week CAZENOVIA — The North Eastern Athletic Conference has announced that Cazenovia junior swimmer and Holland Patent graduate Kory Parsons is among its s... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

Holland Patent bowling squads split matches

The Holland Patent girls and boys bowling teams split their home matches against Cooperstown at Adirondack Lanes in Barneveld on Tuesday. The girls came up with a 5-0 victory to boost their rec... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

Knights improve mark to 15-1

CICERO — The Rome Free Academy hockey team kept pace with Cicero-North Syracuse for first place in the Section III Division I East standings with an 8-1 triumph over Central Square on Tuesday... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

Rome boys out of playoff chase

The defending Tri-Valley League tri-champion Rome Free Academy basketball team was eliminated from Section III playoff contention on Tuesday night with a 67-63 road loss to TVL foe Oneida. RFA,... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

Hamilton College kicks off week of ‘Spirituality 101’

CLINTON — Hamilton College’s "Spirituality 101 Week" will take place from today through Sunday, Feb. 10. The 12-day program brings together a number of religious speakers ... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

Groups laud tax credit plan

U.S. Rep. Richard L. Hanna, R-22, Barneveld, will join with the Mohawk Valley Asset Building Coalition to kick off its Earned Income Tax Credit Program at the Resource Center for Independent Living... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

RFA can’t build momentum

Coming off one of its most complete wins of their season, the Rome Free Academy girls basketball team was looking to keep the momentum going when it welcomed Tri-Valley League rival Oneida to town ... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

N. Levitt St. man arrested on gun charge

A 37-year-old man is facing several charges after law enforcers said a domestic dispute on North Levitt Street uncovered his illegally owned shotgun. Police said James F. Wallis Jr., of 327 N. ... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

Biomass internships offered

SYRACUSE — Paid summer internships are being offered to college students who are interested in learning about the increasing use of biomass in the bioenergy field. The SUNY College of Env... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

Parkinson’s group meets

The Central New York Parkinson’s Support Group, Inc. meets at 12:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month except August at the Presbyterian Home for CNY, 4290 Middle Settlement Road, New Hartf... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

Submit church news

News from churches or church-related groups for the Religion Today pages, published on Saturdays, can be e-mailed to living@RNY.com or mailed to Daily Sentinel - Living, PO Box 471, Rome, NY 13442-... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

Check your schedule

Clergy and board members are asked to check the schedule for their church’s main services in Saturday’s Religion Today pages. If the information is incorrect, e-mail living@RNY.com ... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

Al-Anon meeting Thursday

Surrender for Serenity Al-Anon Family Group meets Thursdays from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in room 105 of the BOCES Access Office, 214 W. Liberty St. See www.al-anon.org. [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

MidairGriffissFla 130

Unable to wait for additional space to become available at the county airport, Midair USA told the county two weeks ago it was leasing space elsewhere for some of its operations. Midair USA Pre... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

DPN offers Teddy Bear Tea Party

BOONVILLE — A children’s Teddy Bear Tea Party will be held Saturday, Feb. 9, in the Dodge Pratt Northam Art and Community Center, 106 Schuyler St. Signup is also under way for a Bas... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

Prehistoric Astronomy talk Thursday

Clinton — Anthony F. Aveni, the Russell B. Colgate Professor of Astronomy and Anthropology at Colgate University, will present the Winslow Classics Lecture at Hamilton College on Thursday at ... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

Heilman workshop Feb. 23 in View

OLD FORGE — Adirondack Photographer Carl Heilman will lead "Perfect Pictures Every Time" a workshop at View, 3273 State Route 28 on Saturday, Feb. 23 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. The fee... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

Artists wanted

ROCHESTER — Artists from across New York state are invited to apply for spaces at the M&T Bank Clothesline Festival, a juried fine art and crafts festival held on the grounds of the Memorial ... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

Jervis offers story time, other events for children

Story Time with Miss Lorie signup is under way in the Jervis Public Library Children’s Room. Children and their caretakers can register in the Children’s Room, email lodonnell@jervi... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

Pair charged with having kids in squalor

A man and woman are both facing charges in City Court because law enforcers said they let two young children live in squalor on West Bloomfield Street. Andrew J. Gagnon, 24, and Brianda Morris,... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

Driving classes offered by AAA

AAA New York will be conducting three six-hour Driver Improvement courses at Mohawk Valley Community College, 1101 Sherman Drive, Utica, in February and March. The first will be 9 a.m.-4 p.m. o... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

Lectures among events at MVCC

Cultural Events for the week of Feb. 4 at Mohawk Valley Community College include: On Monday, Ted Siegler, of DSM Environmental Services, Inc., will present the lecture "Improving Local Go... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

Children invited
to write poem about meatballs

UTICA — Abraham House has a call out to all children ages 5 ­ 12 to create a poem about meatballs. Six winners will be chosen to participate in the kid judges’ panel for March M... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

Early projection shows $9.8 million shortfall in 2013-14 budget

The Rome school district’s initial 2013-14 budget projections show a $9.8 million gap between revenues and expenses, but Superintendent Jeffrey P. Simons says he does "not have sufficien... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

BOCES hosts ‘Saturday Showcase’

NEW HARTFORD — A "Saturday Showcase" will be held Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES, Middle Settlement Road, to kick off National Career & Technical Educ... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

DEC charge 8 with violations

Eight area men were accused of hunting, fishing and other environmental violations by state Department of Environmental Conservation Police. The individuals are: ¿ Sean P. Shannon, 40,... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning numbers drawn Tuesday Evening: Daily: 4, 2, 7, Lucky Sum: 13. WinFour: 9, 9, 5, 9, Lucky Sum: 32. Mega Millions: 08, 12, 27, 46, 47, Mega Ball: 6. H... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

Clouds, some snow; highs in 30s

Flood watch in effect from this evening through Thursday morning. High wind watch in effect from this evening through Thursday evening. Tonight — Rain showers. Locally heavy rainfall poss... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... College Basketball — Colgate at Lafayette, 7. Scholastic boys Basketball — Rome Catholic at New York Mills, Adirondack at Ilion, Owen D. Youn... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

Parolee found with pot, needle, police claim

VERONA — A 21-year-old parolee was taken into custody on a violation warrant after law enforcers said he was found with marijuana and a hypodermic needle on Route 31 Friday night. Oneida-... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

Man, 48, charged with drunk driving

VERONA — A 48-year-old man was charged with drunken driving after law enforcers found him slumped over the wheel with a flat tire at the Nice N’Easy on Route 365 early Saturday. One... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

Bottle center seeks partners

The Rescue Mission Alliance of Syracuse is looking to partner with local non-profits, including the Rome Rescue Mission, to help in its regional mission to end hunger and homelessness. Accordin... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

Group works to rebuild Main St.

With one of two renovate-and-resell projects done and the other well on the way, the Rome Main Streets Alliance has a great deal of momentum as 2013 begins. "It was a good year, very produ... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

Funeral notices

BARTLETT — Kenneth M. Bartlett, 72, of Taberg, on Jan. 27, 2013. Services at a later date at the Grace Fellowship Church in Redfield. Burial Forest Lawn Cemetery. No calling hours. Ar... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

Rose Vernold

Rose Vernold, 87, of Ava, passed away on Tuesday, January 29, 2013, at Rome Memorial Hospital Skilled Nursing Facility. She was born on October 21, 1925, in Rome, the daughter of Albert and Vic... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

County Airport weather report for Tuesday

Temperatures: 30 to 38 Normal Range: 12 to 29 Records: -16(1915), 56(1950) Rainfall: 0" Monthly rainfall: 0.27" Rainfall for year: 0.27" Snowfall: 0.7" ... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

Environmental justice talk Feb. 7

CLINTON — Lehigh University political science and environmental initiative professor Breena Holland will give a lecture titled "Public Health and Environmental Justice in an Era of De-In... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

Gallery seeks proposals

SYRACUSE — The Wilson Art Gallery of the Noreen Reale Falcone Library at Le Moyne College seeks proposals for exhibitions of visual art for the 2013-2014 academic year. The Gallery has openin... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

Children’s programs start Feb. 13

WHITESBORO — Dunham Public Library, 26 Main St., offers a number of children’s programs. They include: Toddler Rhyme Time, a lapsit program of rhymes, songs, fingerplays and books f... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

Camden ‘83 grads plan July reunion

The Camden High School Class of 1983 is holding its 30-year reunion at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 20, 2013. It will be in Dibble’s Inn, 5311 E Seneca St., Vernon For information email Amy ... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

Two students show artwork

ORISKANY — Two independent art students from Oriskany Junior Senior High School will have their artwork on display at the Oriskany Public Library, 621 Utica St., during February. Ana Asto... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

IRS tax tip: Things to know about volunteer tax help

Each year millions of people have their tax returns prepared for free by IRS-certified volunteers. The IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance and Tax Counseling for the Elderly programs provide free t... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

Reception Thursday opens ‘Soft Focus’

CLINTON — A free, public artist’s reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday will be held in The Artful Lodger Gallery, 7 East Park Row. It will open "Soft Focus," a show of past... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

African storyteller performs Tuesday

HERKIMER — African Storyteller D. Ekow King performs at Herkimer County Community College Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. in Alumni Hall, in the Robert McLaughlin College Center. The program is ope... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

Old Oriskany program takes two nights in library

ORISKANY — Oriskany village Historian Shirley Burtch will present a slide show of Old Oriskany. It will be in two parts, the first being the lower half of the Village of Oriskany. Mrs. Bu... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

Painter speaks
at college Feb. 6

CLINTON — Brett Reichman, a painter and associate professor of painting at the San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI) will speak at Hamilton College in its Visiting Artist Series on Wednesday, Fe... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 2:36 a.m. Vineall Ambulance, Route 5, Vernon, assist. 3:37 a.m. Lee Center, Route 26, water break. 3:58 a.m. Bridgewater, Williams Road, structur... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 12:09 a.m. Walker Road, Deerfield, accident. 1:21 a.m. Cider st., Westmoreland, accident. 2:36 a.m. Route 5, Vernon, assist. 2:40 a.m. Dix Ro... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 1:26 a.m. Main St., Holland Patent, dispute. 6:19 a.m. Route 28, Trenton, car/deer. 7:44 a.m. Route 12, Deerfield, accident. 8:34 a.m. German... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

Driver faces 5 to 8 years in prison

VILLAGE OF HERKIMER — A Rochester man will face five to eight years in state prison after admitting Tuesday to causing the accidental death of an innocent bystander during a high speed police... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

Man smashed out windshield, police say

TOWN OF GREIG — A Lewis County man is accused of smashing out his girlfriend’s windshield late Sunday night. Sheriff’s deputies said Kori J. Tucker, 21, of 5792 Doviak Road, T... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

DOT begins bridge work on Route 46

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Published: 1/30/2013

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Tuesday 12:02 a.m. Route 825, accident. 2:39 a.m. E. Dominick St., disabled vehicle. 4:41 a.m. W. Thomas St., domestic. 5... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 7:44 a.m. 415 S. George St., water. 8:07 a.m. 7897 W. Thomas St., accident. 8:27 a.m. St. Peter’s Ave., first aid. 9:31 a.m. 640 Perime... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

Rome girls collect 12th win of their season over Oneida

The Rome Free Academy junior varsity girls basketball team improved to 12-3 with a 45-29 triumph over visiting Oneida on Tuesday. Jamila Taylor had 10 points and four assists for RFA, while Mir... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

Large caliber misdirection

Barack Obama brazenly claimed "40% of guns are sold without background checks," relying on a 20-year-old debunked Pew-financed poll. National Review suggests the current number is more li... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

Adirondack schools brace for spending cuts in 2013-14 budget

BOONVILLE — Spending cuts will be needed in the first draft of the Adirondack school district’s proposed 2013-14 budget which is up slightly over $1 million from the current budget, say... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

Boy Scouts policy change could be up to local units

If the Boys Scouts of America decides to no longer exclude gays as leaders and youth members, the local impact could include some packs or troops allowing them while others could opt not to do so, ... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

Overeaters meet Wednesday

An Overeaters Anonymous (OA) meets Wednesday at 6 p.m. in conference room 101 on the first floor of the Rome Memorial Hospital. All with a desire to stop eating compulsively are welcome. No weigh-i... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013

Tabloid Tales of the Past

Jan. 30, 2003 Did you set a goal to lose 20 pounds, but haven’t quite gotten around to starting that diet yet? Did you promise to quit smoking but haven’t put out the butt? Perhaps ... [more...]

Published: 1/30/2013
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