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Choreographers’ showcase registration under way

UTICA — Spotlight | The Choreographers’ Showcase is accepting applications from individuals who are interested in participating in their second annual choreographers’ showcase. ... [more...]

Published: 2/7/2013

Area happenings

REMINDERS: Friday, Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m. Choir musical Iolanthe, Wellin Hall, Schambach Center, Hamilton College, Clinton. $10, $8 for senior citizens and Hamilton College communi... [more...]

Published: 2/7/2013

Guardsmen promoted

Local members of the New York Army National Guardwho have been promoted are: Brandon Straite, of Prospect, serving with the 107th Military Police Company, private first class; and Matthew Stamp, of... [more...]

Published: 2/7/2013

Sports Briefs

Basketball tryouts rescheduled for Friday Rome Select AAU Basketball has rescheduled tryouts for its 13U boys team on Friday between 5-7 p.m. at the Salvation Army gym on 402 W. Dominick St. La... [more...]

Published: 2/7/2013

Dover String Quartet takes journey from Mozart to modern China

HAMILTON — The Dover String Quartet starts off the Colgate University Department of Music Spring Concert Series with "Journey From Mozart to Modern China" on Sunday at 3:30 p.m. in ... [more...]

Published: 2/7/2013

Obie Award-winning SITI Company at college Feb. 16

CLINTON — The Hamilton College Performing Arts Series presents Café Variations by the seven-time Obie Award-winning SITI Company on Saturday, Feb. 16, at 8 .pm., in Wellin Hall, Schambac... [more...]

Published: 2/7/2013

On dean’s list

Luke Worlock, son of Darlene DeSimone, of East Linden Street, and Ted Worlock, of Kent Street, was named to the fall semester dean’s list at St. Bonaventure University. He is a senior majorin... [more...]

Published: 2/7/2013

Earns degree

Kathryn Cole, of Rome, was recently among the 600 undergraduates from SUNY-New Paltz. She earned a bachelor’s of arts degree in communication disorders. [more...]

Published: 2/7/2013

District to consider RCS sports request

Rome Catholic School has asked the Rome public school district to let RCS students take part in combined teams for 13 sports categories in the 2013-14 year, under a proposal being considered by the... [more...]

Published: 2/7/2013

Kids can learn about artifacts at Fort Stanwix program

A "Backyard Rangers" program on archeology will be offered at Fort Stanwix National Monument, on North James St., on Saturday, Feb. 16, from 10-11:30 a.m. and 1:30-3 p.m,, the park announ... [more...]

Published: 2/7/2013

Avoid anti-football hype

Christmas, Easter the Fourth of July and Super Bowl Sunday. The world championship of American-style football has become a momentous occasion each year, even for those who don’t care for the ... [more...]

Published: 2/7/2013

Companies battle fire in Vernon

VERNON — Several fire departments responded to a blaze on Carrick Road late this morning. According to reports, Vernon was called to 4988 Carrick Road, just off Stoney Brook Road, after r... [more...]

Published: 2/7/2013

11 in custody after sweep

Eleven people from throughout the county were taken into custody on bench warrants during a warrant sweep Feb. 6 targeting individuals who failed to pay fines imposed for felony driving while intox... [more...]

Published: 2/7/2013

Warning in Lewis County as raccoon tests positive

LOWVILLE — Lewis County Public Health was notified Wednesday by the state Health Department’s Wadsworth Laboratory that a raccoon found in the town of West Turin tested positive for rab... [more...]

Published: 2/7/2013

Concert on Camera, Black History Super Bowl at MVCC

Mohawk Valley Community College’s 1101 Floyd Ave. campus is the site of a televised concert and a game show competition this weekend. . Friday, the Rome campus presents Rome Rocks! &lsquo... [more...]

Published: 2/7/2013

‘Reckless’
at LeMoyne

SYRACUSE — Le Moyne College presents the dark comedy "Reckless" at the W. Carroll Coyne Center for the Performing Arts starting Friday, Feb. 15. The Department of Visual and Per... [more...]

Published: 2/7/2013

Honored at Alfred

Two local students were named to Alfred University’s fall dean’s list. Margaret Wilson of Rome is a senior majoring in art and design. A graduate of Rome Catholic High School, Wilso... [more...]

Published: 2/7/2013

VVS group holds warm clothing drive

VERONA — The Vernon-Verona-Sherrill High School Global Nexus Group is holding a Warm Winter Clothing Drive and is accepting clothing now through March 1. Donations may be dropped off at t... [more...]

Published: 2/7/2013

Fly Fishing event Tuesday

LEE CENTER — A presentation on Central New York Fly Fishing will be offered Tuesday at 6:45 p.m. at the St. Joseph’s Parish Center, 5478 Stokes-Lee Center Road. It is free and open to t... [more...]

Published: 2/7/2013

Stanley hosts ‘The Addams Family’

The National Tour of the new musical "The Addams Family" takes the stage Tuesday and Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at The Stanley Theatre, 259 Genesee St, Utica. Tickets range from $36.50 &s... [more...]

Published: 2/7/2013

Fritz’s plans bus trip

Fritz’s Polka Band from Verona, will perform at the Dyngus Day celebration at The Cove, 4701 Transit Road, in Depew, Monday, April 1 and is planning on hosting a bus trip to this event. FPB i... [more...]

Published: 2/7/2013

Recruit becomes Marine

Pvt. Zakary M. Babin, son of Rebecca L. Babin of Westmoreland, has graduated from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C. Babin is a 2012 graduate of Waterville Seni... [more...]

Published: 2/7/2013

Has perfect average

Mandy Dale, of Lee Center, was named to the fall semester provost’s list at SUNY-Oneonta, earning a perfect grade point average. [more...]

Published: 2/7/2013

Oneonta graduates

Two local students were among the 307 graduates at SUNY-Oneonta following the fall semester. They are: Durell Cull, listing a Rome mailing address; and Elizabeth Patrick, of Whitesboro. [more...]

Published: 2/7/2013

County Airport weather report for Wednesday

Temperatures: 4 to 27 Normal Range: 13 to 31 Records: -18(1995), 49(1991) Rainfall: 0" Monthly rainfall: 0.03" Rainfall for year: 1.31" Snowfall: 0.1" ... [more...]

Published: 2/7/2013

F. Thomas ‘Tom’ Kwarciak

F. Thomas "Tom" Kwarciak, 84, of North East, PA, passed away on Monday, February 4, 2013, at his home. He was born in Rome, NY, on June 14, 1928, to the late Frank and Bessie Orzolek Kwar... [more...]

Published: 2/7/2013

Carmen Basilio

Carmen Basilio, age 85, a former resident of Canastota, N.Y. died on November 7, 2012. Carmen was the World Welterweight and World Middleweight Champion during his boxing career. A memorial ser... [more...]

Published: 2/7/2013

Dinner aids equine group

A Valentine’s Dinner at Delta Lake Inn, 8524 Fish Hatchery Road, Saturday, Feb. 16, will benefit the Equine Transformation Foundation. A dinner buffet, music, beverages, complementary bee... [more...]

Published: 2/7/2013

KJ Denhert plays Black History Month Cabaret

SYRACUSE — CNY Jazz Central’s 17th season returns to the Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel to present four exciting cabaret concerts — including the popular Black History Month a... [more...]

Published: 2/7/2013

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning numbers drawn Wednesday Evening: Daily: 2, 0, 5, Lucky Sum: 7. WinFour: 2, 4, 3, 0, Lucky Sum: 9. Lotto: 01, 16, 17, 22, 27, 36, Bonus: 49. Here are... [more...]

Published: 2/7/2013

Winter storm warning; highs in upper 20s

Winter storm warning in effect from 4 a.m. Friday to 7 a.m. Saturday. Tonight — Cloudy. Snow likely — Mainly after midnight. Snow accumulation around an inch. Lows 15 to 20. East wi... [more...]

Published: 2/7/2013

Charles G. Mishler

Charles G. Mishler, born Feb. 2, 1931 in Towanda, Pa. passed away peacefully on Jan. 19, 2013 in Port Charlotte, Fla. Formerly of Lee Center/Rome area, "Chuck" was employed at Griffis... [more...]

Published: 2/7/2013

Vera R. Hurlbut

Vera R. Hurlbut, 95, formally of Westernville, died Wednesday, February 06, 2013 at Lutheran Care, Clinton. Vera was born June 28, 1917 in Trenton, NY the daughter of Willard and Eliza Ritter Count... [more...]

Published: 2/7/2013

Patricia I. ‘Pat’ Gualtieri

Patricia I. "Pat" Gualtieri, 79, of Coal Hill Rd., Taberg, passed away on Wednesday, February 6, 2013, at University Hospital in Syracuse due to injuries sustained in a motor vehicle acci... [more...]

Published: 2/7/2013

Funeral notices

BIEN — Barbara Ann Bien, 79, of Rome, on Feb. 2, 2013. Private services. Arrangements by Myslinski Funeral Home, 470 French Road, Utica. Burial St. Stanislaus & Casimir Cemetery, Whit... [more...]

Published: 2/7/2013

Black history program Sunday at RFA

Thje Afro-American Heritage Association of Rome will hold its 35th Annual African American History Month program on Sunday at Rome Free Academy, 95 Dart Circle, at 3 p.m. The theme of this year... [more...]

Published: 2/7/2013

On dean’s list

Kaitlin Fahey, daughter of Gary and Mary Fahey, 315 Hamilton St., was named to the fall semester dean’s list at St. John Fisher College, Rochester. She is a senior majoring in elementary/spec... [more...]

Published: 2/7/2013

On dean’s list

Kendyl Van Dresar, daughter of Robert and Marylynn Van Dresar, Life Avenue, Sherrill, was named to the fall semester dean’s list at SUNY Cortland. She is a sophomore majoring in early childho... [more...]

Published: 2/7/2013

On dean’s list

Garrett G. Bieksza, son of Michael and Linda Bieksza, Woods Highway, Whitesboro, was named to the fall semester dean’s list at Western New England University, Mass. He is a freshman majoring ... [more...]

Published: 2/7/2013

Fire log

Wednesday 7:45 a.m. 6271 Lamphear Road, first aid. 11:39 a.m. 200 E. Dominick St., first aid. 4:08 p.m. 14 Woodcreek Drive, false alarm. 4:32 p.m. 305 N. James St., first aid. 5... [more...]

Published: 2/7/2013

Utica manhunt ends in murder-suicide

The search for a Utica man wanted for attempted murder ended in tragedy Wednesday night, when law enforcers said they found Jerry McNair dead alongside his girlfriend at a residence on McVean Stree... [more...]

Published: 2/7/2013

Mutual aid log

Wednesday 5:15 a.m. Stittville and Kunkel Ambulance, Route 49, Marcy, accident. 6:01 a.m. Westernville, Main St., structure fire. 8:08 a.m. Florence and Camden Ambulance, Taberg-Florenc... [more...]

Published: 2/7/2013

Sheriff’s log

Wednesday 7:40 a.m. Taberg-Florence Road, Florence, accident. 8:22 a.m. Main St., Remsen, juvenile. 9:40 a.m. Sherrill Road, Sherrill, aggravated harassment. 11:29 a.m. Route 26, Ve... [more...]

Published: 2/7/2013

State police log

Wednesday 12:22 a.m. Vienna road, Sylvan Beach, animal. 5:15 a.m. Route 49, Marcy, accident. 10:13 a.m. Route 13, Vienna, disabled vehicle. 10:16 a.m. Cove Road, Lee, dispute. 1... [more...]

Published: 2/7/2013

Police log

Wednesday 12:16 a.m. E. Bloomfield St., trespass. 12:51 a.m. Brookley Road, animal. 8:26 a.m. W. Bloomfield St., attempt to locate. 9:55 a.m. Elm St., peace officer. 10:04 a.m. ... [more...]

Published: 2/7/2013

On dean’s list

Kaitlin Fahey, daughter of Gary and Mary Fahey, 315 Hamilton St., was named to the fall semester dean’s list at St. John Fisher College, Rochester. She is a senior majoring in elementary/spec... [more...]

Published: 2/7/2013

Lady Knights victorious at Oneida

Miranda Gifford scored 23 points to lead the Rome Free Academy junior varsity girls basketball team to a 48-29 win over host Oneida on Wednesday. Gifford also sailed in seven three-point basket... [more...]

Published: 2/7/2013

Oriskany keeps championship hopes alive

The Oriskany boys basketball squad came away with a 69-58 overtime triumph over visiting Owen D. Young on Wednesday during a Center State Conference Division IV matchup. The victory pulls the 1... [more...]

Published: 2/7/2013

Rome boys and girls run to Class AA wins

The Rome Free Academy boys claimed three titles, while the girls captured two events during the boys and girls Section III Class AA championships on Wednesday at Onondaga Community College’s ... [more...]

Published: 2/7/2013

Crowd crams chambers to oppose ‘adult’ bar

A huge crowd filled the Common Council chambers to overflowing Wednesday night to show the Zoning Board of Appeals a neighborhood against a proposed bar and restaurant on Greenway-New London Road t... [more...]

Published: 2/7/2013

CNS-RFA hockey showdown ends in draw

Wednesday night’s Division I East hockey showdown between Section III powerhouses Rome Free Academy and Cicero-North Syracuse that was held in front of a packed crowd at Kennedy Arena was eve... [more...]

Published: 2/7/2013

Fusco NYCOM trip

Mayor Joseph R. Fusco Jr. will be in Albany Monday for the New York Conference of Mayors’ annual Winter Legislation Meeting. Topics on the agenda include the Federal Health Care Reform Ac... [more...]

Published: 2/7/2013

RACC hosts Art Park

Registration has begun for the Rome Art & Community Center’s Art Park to be held Feb. 18-22. Register your child for one day, several days or the entire week. Art Park will run 8:30 a.m.-... [more...]

Published: 2/7/2013

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... Scholastic boys Basketball — South Lewis at General Brown, 7 Volleyball — Chittenango at VVS, 7. Scholastic girls Basketball — New ... [more...]

Published: 2/7/2013

Tabloid Tales of the Past

Feb. 7, 2003 If public attitude really does count as decision-makers say, then Rome is off to a good start at landing a national biodefense lab at Griffiss. Feb. 7, 1993 Sheila Vandevee... [more...]

Published: 2/7/2013
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