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S.U. hosts poetry reading by ‘exhilarating’ author

The Syracuse University Humanities Center will host a poetry reading by Jesse Nissim on Thursday. Nissim is known for use of "innovative language" in poetry. A faculty fellow in the h... [more...]

Published: 4/3/2013

Obituary policy

Obituaries are paid notices based on information supplied by funeral directors in accordance with the wishes of the families. Additionally, reports of deaths in the area are published free of charg... [more...]

Published: 4/3/2013

Man charged with beating son, 7

A 35-year-old man has been charged with beating his 7-year-old son with a belt. Police said Justin A. Lynch, of 208 Bell Road S., repeatedly struck his young son with a belt at their residence at a... [more...]

Published: 4/3/2013

Trenton supervisor rejects plea

A trial date has been set at May 20 for Trenton Town Supervisor Mark P. Scheidelman, who is accused of sexually abusing a 10-year-old boy. Scheidelman, age 53, of Mapledale Road, appeared in Co... [more...]

Published: 4/3/2013

District at impasse with teachers, administrators

The Rome school district is at impasse in its contract talks with unions representing teachers and administrators, and is seeking negotiating help from a state mediator. "We’re far a... [more...]

Published: 4/3/2013

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Tuesday 9:31 a.m. 4496 Oswego Road, accident. 9:43 a.m. 7019 E. Dominick St., accident. 10:06 a.m. 248 Otis St., vehicle fire. 12:27 p.m. 950 Floyd A... [more...]

Published: 4/3/2013

Western Town Library to hold Fish Fry fund-raiser

The Western Town Library will hold its annual Fish Fry Fundraiser at the American Legion on Route 46 north of Westernville on Friday from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. All proceeds from the sale will benef... [more...]

Published: 4/3/2013

RCS Jazz Ensemble to perform at ArtHouse Cafe

The Rome Catholic School Jazz Ensemble will celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month with a concert Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at Rome Art & Community Center’s ArtHouse Cafe. The concert features spe... [more...]

Published: 4/3/2013

Rome CollegeWorks students visit City Hall

The Rome CollegeWorks Program visited Rome City Hall last month. CollegeWorks is a collaborative project between The Arc, Oneida Lewis Chapter, and Mohawk Valley Community College for individua... [more...]

Published: 4/3/2013

Police: Search turns up cocaine, pot

A 28-year-old man is facing multiple charges after law enforcers said they found him with cocaine and marijuana at his River Street residence Monday. Police said a search warrant was executed a... [more...]

Published: 4/3/2013

Rome Hospital Foundation to host fashion show

The Rome Hospital Foundation’s Fashion Show will take place Friday, May 3, at the Beeches, 7900 Turin Street. The fashion show will feature a variety of spring and summer fashions from ar... [more...]

Published: 4/3/2013

Baseball on Mars? Hall of Fame hosts futuristic workshop

The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown will host the Imagine Mars Project, a workshop for children in grades four through eight, on Saturday, April 27. Imagine Mars Projec... [more...]

Published: 4/3/2013

Sylvan Beach Amusement park to reopen in May

The Sylvan Beach Amusement Park will reopen for the season on Saturday, May 18. In celebration of Armed Forces Day, which coincides with opening day, all active and retired military will receiv... [more...]

Published: 4/3/2013

Measuring district goals on school board agenda

Following through on newly set Rome school district goals will be a Board of Education topic Thursday night, when Superintendent Jeffrey P. Simons reports on how the results will be indicated and m... [more...]

Published: 4/3/2013

Otis gets AS, ISO certification

LYONS FALLS — Otis Technology has received certification within the fields of aviation, space and defense. The certification will help the company’s status as a defense contractor a... [more...]

Published: 4/3/2013

Patricia (Patti) Proper-Jefski

Patricia (Patti) Proper­Jefski, 43, of Rome, NY joined her parents in heaven on March 27, 2013 after a brief illness. She was born to the late Joseph and Mary Proper on June 28, 1969 in Rom... [more...]

Published: 4/3/2013

County Airport weather report for Tuesday

Temperatures: 21 to 31 Normal Range: 28 to 47 Records 17(1898), 63(1903) Rainfall: .03" Monthly rainfall: 0.89" Rainfall for year: 2.67" Snowfall: 1.8" ... [more...]

Published: 4/3/2013

Funeral notices

BACK — Richard C. Back, 91, of Utica, on March 31, 2013. Service in Irvington, NY at the convenience of family. Arrangements by Strong-Burns and Sprock Funeral Home, 401 N. George St. ... [more...]

Published: 4/3/2013

Richard C. Back

Richard C. Back, 91, died peacefully March 31, 2013, at the Masonic Care Community in Utica, NY, with his family at his side. Richard had previously resided in Irvington, NY, Washington, DC, Jackso... [more...]

Published: 4/3/2013

Leta M. Kirk

Leta M. Kirk, 89, of Oneida, passed away on Saturday, March 30, 2013 in the Rome Center. She was born August 22, 1923, in Rome, the daughter of William and Leta P. McGeary Dust. On January 1, 1948 ... [more...]

Published: 4/3/2013

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Tuesday 12:24 a.m. W. Dominick St., investigate. 12:34 a.m. E. Dominick St., citizen stop. 12:40 a.m. E. Dominick St., citize... [more...]

Published: 4/3/2013

Harold R. Keene

ROME, NEW YORK — Harold R. Keene, age 75, of Rome, passed away on March 28 after a brief illness. Harold was born in Oneida Castle on September 8, 1937 to the late Harold M. and Dorothy L... [more...]

Published: 4/3/2013

Dorothy Simons

STITTVILLE — Dorothy Simons, age 100, passed away peacefully, March 31, 2013, at the Katherine Lutheran Home. She was born June 2, 1912, in Prospect, NY, the daughter of the late Fred and... [more...]

Published: 4/3/2013

Josephine L. Fragapane

ROME, NEW YORK — Josephine L. Fragapane, age 85, of Rome, passed away peacefully at home, March 31, 2013, with her loving family by her side. She was born on April 25, 1927 in Rome, to th... [more...]

Published: 4/3/2013

SUNY to hold Holocaust remembrance day Monday

MARCY —SUNYIT will hold a Holocaust Remembrance Day on is Monday, April 8, in the Student Center. The Holocaust Remembrance Day observance will begin at 6 p.m. with a presentation by auth... [more...]

Published: 4/3/2013

Remsen Arts Center gears up for season

The Remsen Performing and Visual Arts Center (RPVAC) is about to kick off its second season of creative home town entertainment. There will be a general meeting on Wednesday, April 17, at 7 p.m... [more...]

Published: 4/3/2013

Coach part of new look for Black Knights

(One In A Series) There has been a changing of the guard this season for the Rome Free Academy baseball team, as Greg Cuthbertson takes over for longtime head coach Mike Davis. Davis, who l... [more...]

Published: 4/3/2013

BOCES students to design international drama poster

Posters and programs for a South Korean school play are being created by high school students in the advertising design/multimedia productions class at Oneida-Herklmer-Madison BOCES, announced the ... [more...]

Published: 4/3/2013

Jobless rate dips

The local unemployment rate was down from January to February, but was still slightly higher than it was a year ago, according to state Labor Department statistics released Tuesday afternoon. T... [more...]

Published: 4/3/2013

Tabloid Tales of the Past

April 3, 2003 Mayor Joseph A. Griffo has proposed a moratorium on private landfills in the city until the new master plan can address the issue. April 3, 1993 Archi Cianfrocco, the 26-y... [more...]

Published: 4/3/2013

Utica Zoomobile to host presentation at Remsen library

REMSEN — The Didymus Thomas Library, 9639 Main St., invites one and all to come and enjoy a visit from the Utica Zoomobile. The presentation will be held at the library on Tuesday, April ... [more...]

Published: 4/3/2013

Caribbean artists on display at Utica College

Journeys to Individual Voices: Caribbean Artists in America, an art exhibit will feature the works of Juan Cruz and Abisay Puentes at Utica College’s Barrett Art Gallery. There will b... [more...]

Published: 4/3/2013

Sports Calendar

Thursday’s Schedule... Scholastic boys Baseball — Adirondack at West Canada Valley, 4:30. Lacrosse — Central Square at RFA, 6. Tennis — Westmoreland at Canas... [more...]

Published: 4/3/2013

Meetings

THURSDAY Board of Education, 6:30 p.m. District office, 409 Bell Road. Augusta Zoning Board of Appeals Board, 7 p.m. Town Hall, 185 N. Main St., Oriskany Falls. Boonville Town Zoning Bo... [more...]

Published: 4/3/2013

Becoming more competitive

Henry Ford said, "Competition improves the breed." Well, the benefits of competition extend to cities, counties, states and countries. Look at the brewing "tax war" to attra... [more...]

Published: 4/3/2013

Wal-Mart employee accused of snacking, and not paying, on job

A Wal-Mart cashier is accused of eating candy and snacks right off the shelf during his shift. Christopher M. Townsend, 38, of 412 Brush Ave., was released on his own recognizance by City Court... [more...]

Published: 4/3/2013

Three RFA girls basketball players second-team picks

Three Rome Free Academy girls basketball players were named second-team Tri-Valley League all-stars by league coaches. Representing the Lady Black Knights are seniors Jordan General and Krista ... [more...]

Published: 4/3/2013

Two Nobel Peace Prize winners at Hamilton April 24

CLINTON — Two recipients of the Nobel Peace Prize will participate in a panel at Hamilton College as part of the Sacerdote Great Names Series on Wednesday, April 24, at 7:30 p.m., in the Marg... [more...]

Published: 4/3/2013

Herkimer Home State Historic Site offers kids activities

There will be daily activities for kids ages 8-12 during the school break week of April 8-12 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Each day will have a special theme and offer a variety of environmental and hi... [more...]

Published: 4/3/2013

Send wedding report while it’s still news

It’s news when someone gets married, but news is information about recent events. It’s a busy time after a wedding and honeymoon, writing thank yous and getting back to work, but do... [more...]

Published: 4/3/2013

Peterboro celebrates famous ornithologist

"Greene Smith’s Beloved Birds: A World of Wonder," will be presented by John Pumilio, Sustainability Coordinator at Colgate University, at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 14, at the Smithfield... [more...]

Published: 4/3/2013

Laryngectomy support offered

The Laryngectomy Support Group meets at 1 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month in the Cardiac Cath Lab Conference Room on the second floor of the St. Elizabeth Medical Center. For information,... [more...]

Published: 4/3/2013

Book discusses remarkable history of ‘The People of the Standing Stone’

The People of the Standing Stone: The Oneida Nation from the Revolution through the Era of Removal By Karim M. Tiro Between 1765 and 1845, the Oneida Indian Nation weathered a trio of traumas: ... [more...]

Published: 4/3/2013

County nears deal on air control tower

The air traffic control tower at Griffiss International Airport will stay open after the Federal Aviation Administration stops paying a contractor to run the facility April 21. The county is in... [more...]

Published: 4/3/2013

Keita key cog in Orange defense

SYRACUSE (AP) - From the back roads of Senegal to the middle of Jim Boeheim’s stifling zone defense, Syracuse’s Baye Moussa Keita is ready for the big stage that is the Final Four. ... [more...]

Published: 4/3/2013
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