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Free walk along Independence River Saturday

GLENFIELD — Tug Hill Tomorrow Land Trust is hosting a forest walk on Saturday at 10 a.m. along the beautiful Independence River. The event is free and open to the public,but you must RSVP... [more...]

Published: 4/29/2013

Dragon Boat group offers ‘try it’

ALPLAUS — Dragons Alive, a community dragonboat team based in the Schenectady County community of Alplaus, will host a "Try It" paddling event" at the Mohawk Valley Marina, Mar... [more...]

Published: 4/29/2013

Remsen school plan would boost taxes 3%

REMSEN — A proposed Remsen school district 2013-14 budget that calls for a local property tax levy increase of 3 percent has been adopted by the Board of Education. A public hearing on th... [more...]

Published: 4/29/2013

Relay for Life meeting Tuesday at NYSSD

A Rome Relay for Life informational meeting will be held at the New York State School for the Deaf on Tuesday. The event is a major fund-raiser for the American Cancer Society. The Banking ... [more...]

Published: 4/29/2013

Teacher inspires all

We point with pride to the Westmoreland School District that hosted Freedom Writers Diaries’ Erin Gruwell. She advised parents, students, and teachers, "It’s tough to be a kid. It&... [more...]

Published: 4/29/2013

Tabloid Tales of the Past

April 29, 2003 SYLVAN BEACH — Cleaning up the mess. Ice that smashed its way into the Sylvan Beach shoreline earlier this month has torn up the seawall, roadways, sidewalks and nearby pro... [more...]

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ZBA set to hear requests

The Zoning Board of Appeals will hear four new residential requests along with up to two previously tabled commercial requests when it meets at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday at City Hall in the Common Cou... [more...]

Published: 4/29/2013

Hospital pharmacist will review your medications

You can have your medications reviewed to avoid interactions Thursday at Rome Memorial Hospital’s free Health Night. Use through the 1500 N. James St. entrance. How many medications are y... [more...]

Published: 4/29/2013

Fashion Show switches to spring to aid hospital

The Rome Hospital Foundation Fashion Show, presented by Mohawk Valley Women’s Health Associates, will be held on Saturday in The Beeches. Traditionally held in late summer, the event moves to... [more...]

Published: 4/29/2013

Women on Water show slides Saturday

BOONVILLE — Erwin Library and Institute, 104 Schuyler St., will host a book signing of "Women on Water" on Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Written by four area women: Ruth Dand... [more...]

Published: 4/29/2013

Play ball! Rome readies for season

Players, parents, coaches and league officials from the Rome Youth Baseball association held the group’s annual field cleanup on Saturday, raking, repairing and improving the league’s c... [more...]

Published: 4/29/2013

Birds, other animals featured at Spring Migration Festival

TOWN OF LENOX — The Great Swamp Conservancy has two days of animal and bird programs as part of its Spring Migration Nature Art Festival Saturday and Sunday. Besides animal shows there are na... [more...]

Published: 4/29/2013

Lady Knights wear tourney crown

The Rome Free Academy softball team won the Fayetteville-Manlius Tournament on Saturday as the Lady Black Knights fended off tourney host F-M, 3-1, and then defeated Cazenovia, 6-2, in the title ga... [more...]

Published: 4/29/2013

RFA comes out on short end of pitchers’ duel in Classic

The Rome Free Academy baseball team suffered its third loss in a row as the Black Knights were handed a 1-0 setback on Saturday during the second annual STOP DWI Classic held at DeLutis Field again... [more...]

Published: 4/29/2013

Twigs cite members for service, recall deceased

The Rome Twigs held their spring dinner at The Beeches on April 24. President Marcia Murphy, Mimosa Twig, presided over the meeting. Guest speaker was Rome Memorial Hospital President/CEO Basil... [more...]

Published: 4/29/2013

Schnittker scores Downs sweep

VERNON — To Beach His Own scored a dominating victory during Saturday night’s 10th race at Vernon Downs as driver-trainer Ray Schnittker completed a second-leg sweep of the new Anthony ... [more...]

Published: 4/29/2013

Overeaters meet Wednesday

An Overeaters Anonymous (OA) meets Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. in conference room 101 on the first floor of the Rome Memorial Hospital. Call OA’s world service office at 505-891-2664 or check the ... [more...]

Published: 4/29/2013

Home Show officials happy with turnout

It was another well-attended Rome Home Show this past weekend, with over 2,000 people taking a look around Kennedy Arena at just over 100 exhibits, according to Rome Area Chamber of Commerce Presid... [more...]

Published: 4/29/2013

River Rats score pair of home wins

The Rome River Rats 12U travel baseball team opened up Empire State Baseball League play with a pair of victories on Sunday as they hosted a doubleheader against the Amsterdam Rams at the Bobby Pag... [more...]

Published: 4/29/2013

‘Beeman’ book teaches about agriculture

A New York Agriculture in the Classroom program involving book readings was held last month throughout the county during the eighth annual New York Agricultural Literacy Week, according to Oneida C... [more...]

Published: 4/29/2013

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy about one-fifth of wound care services

Appointments are being accepted for Rome Memorial Hospital’s Regional Center for Wound Care, which opened April 17, in the Griffiss Business & Technology Park. Patients need a physician&r... [more...]

Published: 4/29/2013

Mostly cloudy;
highs in mid 60s

Tonight — Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers — Mainly in the evening. Lows in the upper 40s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent. Tuesday — Mostly cloudy. Hi... [more...]

Published: 4/29/2013

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning numbers drawn Sunday Midday: Daily: 3, 5, 7, Lucky Sum: 15. WinFour: 5, 3, 2, 9, Lucky Sum: 19. Here are the winning numbers drawn Sunday Evening: Daily... [more...]

Published: 4/29/2013

Graduation Friday for St. Luke’s radiography class

NEW HARTFORD — The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare School of Radiography will hold its 60th and final graduation celebration at 6 p.m. Friday, May 3 at the Mohawk Valley Community College ... [more...]

Published: 4/29/2013

Oriskany set to take over education of youth at jail

ORISKANY — Starting next year, Oriskany Central School will be responsible for educating youths being held at Oneida County Correctional Facility. Because the county jail lies within the ... [more...]

Published: 4/29/2013

Free Earth Fest at Rogers Sunday

SHERBURNE — The public is invited to join Friends of Rogers for an afternoon of family fun during Earth Fest, "a celebration of nature that will highlight what we can do to live a more s... [more...]

Published: 4/29/2013

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... Scholastic boys Baseball — RFA at Oswego, 5; Ilion at Adirondack, doubleheader, second game at 7. Lacrosse — Auburn at RFA, 7. Tuesday’... [more...]

Published: 4/29/2013

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Sunday 12:41 a.m. Erie Blvd. West, suspicious activity. 12:53 a.m. Floyd Ave., investigate. 1:08 a.m. Park Drive Manor II, as... [more...]

Published: 4/29/2013

Bullets fly in Utica

Two houses were peppered with bullets about one hour apart Sunday night on either side of Dudley Avenue in Utica’s Cornhill district. Both houses were occupied, but law enforcers said no one ... [more...]

Published: 4/29/2013

Police warn about scam

Rome Police are warning about a new scam making the rounds that involves automated calls to your cell phone that name specific local banks. Detective Commander Timothy J. Bates said numerous Ro... [more...]

Published: 4/29/2013

Pair hospitalized in Annsville accident

ANNSVILLE — A motorcyclist and his passenger were hospitalized after they crashed on Lee Center-Taberg Road Sunday morning. Sheriff’s deputies said David Murdoch, 57, of Utica, was ... [more...]

Published: 4/29/2013

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Sunday 12:27 a.m. Liberty Gardens, first aid. 1:05 a.m. 423 Park Drive Manor II, first aid. 5 a.m. 129 Crossgates Road, first aid. 6:38 a.m. 612 N. G... [more...]

Published: 4/29/2013

Mayor’s State of City speech on Tuesday

The annual state of the city address is a chance to look back on the previous year and look ahead to the future of the city. How has Mayor Joseph R. Fusco Jr. done with his plan for what he called ... [more...]

Published: 4/29/2013

Doctor joins Bariatric surgery program

Vladan Obradovic, MD, has joined the Bariatric Surgery Program at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). He is affiliated with Dr. William A. Graber’s bariatric practice in New Hartford. ... [more...]

Published: 4/29/2013

Deraway pitches no-hitter for Rome in championship game

Olivia Deraway threw a no-hitter in the championship game of the Fayetteville-Manlius Tournament to lead the Rome Free Academy junior varsity softball team to a 7-0 shutout victory on Saturday. ... [more...]

Published: 4/29/2013

Phelps makes late pass for his first modified win at Utica-Rome track

VERNON — Ryan Phelps made a late race pass on the race leader Alan Johnson to score his first-ever modified win at Utica-Rome Speedway on Sunday night, and Steve Way captured the special Race... [more...]

Published: 4/29/2013

Joseph DeMatteo

Joseph DeMatteo, 83, of Rome, passed away on Saturday, April 27, 2013 in Upstate Medical Center with his loving family by his side. He was born on October 14, 1929 in Rome a son of Anthony and ... [more...]

Published: 4/29/2013

Joyce E. Marchesani

ROME — Joyce Eileen Marchesani, 68, of Rome passed away unexpectedly on Friday, April 26, 2013. Joyce was born in Baltimore, MD on July 29, 1944, daughter of Walter R. and Helen (Ahlfeldt... [more...]

Published: 4/29/2013

Doris Fitch

BOONVILLE — Doris Fitch, 98 of Boonville passed away Sunday, April 28, 2013. Doris was born February 28, 1915 in Oneida, NY, the daughter of Floyd and Ethel Radel Draper. She was a 1933 g... [more...]

Published: 4/29/2013

Rosella LaRock

ROME — Rosella LaRock, 89, passed away on April 27, 2013 at the Heritage Health Care Center in Utica. She was born on May 7, 1923 in Lorraine, NY to the late Ralph and Edna Norman Ackley and ... [more...]

Published: 4/29/2013

Jack E. Murfit

CLINTON — Jack Murfit, 76, of Clinton, passed away April 27, 2013 at Faxton-St. Luke’s Hospital. Jack was born March 10, 1937, a son of Merritt and Mary Murfit. He attended Westmore... [more...]

Published: 4/29/2013

County Airport weather report for Sunday

Temperatures: 38 to 74 Normal Range: 38 to 61 Records: 25(1992), 82(1970) Rainfall: 0" Monthly rainfall: 3.45" Rainfall for year: 5.86" Monthly snowfall: 4.3&... [more...]

Published: 4/29/2013

Dr. Earl F. Hyatt

Dr. Earl F. Hyatt, 97, of Tannery Road, Rome, died Sunday April 28, 2013 at his home with his family by his side. He was born May 10, 1915 in Moriah, NY the son of Owen and Alta Whitford Hyatt. ... [more...]

Published: 4/29/2013

Funeral notices

DeMATTEO — Joseph DeMatteo, 83, of Rome, on April 27, 2013. Services 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. John the Baptist Church. Burial Calgary Cemetery, Utica. No calling hours. Contributions to t... [more...]

Published: 4/29/2013
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