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Blood needed

WHEN: Wednesday, 1 to 6 p.m. WHERE:First Presbyterian Church, corner of Main Street and Rock Road, Verona For appointments contact Pastor Peg Ward at 480-4174 or go online at redcrossblood.... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2013

Pests and beneficial insects focus of main talk June 22

WHITESTOWN — Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oneida County Master Gardener Volunteers present the 17th Annual Herb & Flower Festival on Saturday, June 22. Dr. Jason Dombroskie, the keyno... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2013

Rain increases spots
for mosquitos to breed

You may have noticed that it has been raining. While it is good news for those who have well water, the abundance of rain that will be stagnating in containers is going to provide the perfect habit... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2013

Hulse graduates

Sara Hulse, daughter of Richard and Debra Hulse, East Avenue, graduated cum laude from SUNY-New Paltz with a bachelor’s of fine arts degree in photography. [more...]

Published: 6/14/2013

Swanson scholarships awarded to four students

Rome Free Academy seniors Krista Anken, Jordan General, Kayli Smith and Mikenna Sochia were presented with $250 each from the Barbara Swanson Memorial Award. Recipients are selected based on co... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2013

Dads get in free Sunday at zoo

Fathers who visit the Utica Zoo with their families on Fathers’ Day Sunday will be admitted for free. Regular admission is $7.75 for adults and $4.75 for children ages 3 to 12. Visitors w... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2013

Jervis House tours offered

Jervis Public Library will host public tours of the 1858 Jervis house on the third Thursday of the month during the summer months, beginning Thursday, June 20.   S... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2013

Hop plant sales aid historical society

ONEIDA — It is that time of year to purchase your very own hop plant. Once again, Norm Dann will be selling hop plants on behalf of the Madison County Historical Society’s Hop Fest. You... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2013

Farm Bill follies

Federal farm policy is the walking dead of government spending. Every five years Congress says it has reformed or killed parts of it, only to find out that wasteful, unnecessary programs continue t... [more...]

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Sports Briefs

RFA Touchdown Club hosting golf tourney The Rome Free Academy Touchdown Club will be hosting an alumni golf outing next month. The club will be setting up an Alumni Golf Outing and an Alumn... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2013

Earns award at college

Ithaca College’s Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology has honored Rome student Julianna VanMeter with its Emily F. Powell Award. VanMeter graduated in May with a master&r... [more...]

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Students celebrate Flag Day

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Daily Sentinel takes several top awards in contest

The Rome Daily Sentinel took home multiple honors from the New York Newspapers Advertising and Marketing Executive’s 2013 Advertising Competition this year. Winners were honored during a ... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2013

Mecca accepted

Nicholas William Mecca, son of John and Sherry Mecca, Wakefield Lane, Western, has been accepted at Ithaca College, where he will major in sport media and management. He is a senior at Rome Free Ac... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2013

Farmers Market
back in Clinton

CLINTON — The Clinton Farmers Market has returned to the Village Green and will be held every Thursday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., through Oct. 10. More than 70 vendors will offer a variety of go... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2013

Lopez steers five winners during program at Downs

VERNON — Vernon Downs driver Roman Lopez turned in a brilliant performance at race track on Thursday evening, becoming the first reinsman to post five wins on a single card at the 22-program ... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2013

Event for the dogs set for July

The eighth annual "Who Let the Dog Outs" event is Saturday, July 20 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Kennedy Arena, 500 W. Embargo St. It’s a new location for the event. New to the event ... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2013

Mostly sunny;
highs in mid 70s

Tonight — Partly cloudy with isolated showers and thunderstorms in the evening — Then clear after midnight. Lows in the upper 40s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 20 percen... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2013

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning numbers drawn Thursday Midday: Daily: 1, 1, 1, Lucky Sum: 3. WinFour: 8, 1, 3, 6, Lucky Sum: 18. Here are the winning numbers drawn Thursday Evening: Da... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2013

City OKs cash to fix bridge

The city has approved a contract for repairs to the Oswego Road bridge, and will share the cost with the Town of Vienna. The Board of Estimate and Contract approved the contract with Tioga Cons... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2013

Fifth Ward meeting Wednesday at Jervis

There will be a neighborhood meeting for the Fifth Ward at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday at Jervis Public Library, 613 N. Washington St. The focus of the meeting will be economic development within the Ci... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2013

Damage to school lawn charged

ONEIDA — Two teen-agers have been charged with driving their motor vehicles on the front lawn of Oneida High School. Police said Kyle T. Peck, 17, of Oatmen Drive, and Gregory B. Torrey, ... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2013

Birth

KURTZ — Thomas and Elizabeth Lopez Kurtz, of Peyton, Colo., on June 6, 2013, Penrose St. Francis Hospital, Colorado Springs, a daughter, Zoé Jane. Elizabeth is the daughter of Robert and... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2013

Births

LOSEE — To Kyle Losee and Chelsea Worden, of Earlville, on Tuesday, June 11, 2013, in Oneida Healthcare Center, a daughter, Chloe May. [more...]

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‘Bittersweet’ ceremony for RCS grads

High school commencement ceremonies often summon a mix of emotions, pairing the joy of a major academic achievement with some thoughts of sadness and uncertainty about moving on from a long-familia... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2013

Double murder suspect
to get new lawyer

Double murder suspect Aaron J. Welch was expected to appear in City Court today to be assigned a new attorney after the Public Defender’s Office had to step down. The office is already re... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2013

Forestport man charged with murder

FORESTPORT — Autopsy results on 45-year-old Stacey L. Utter revealed to investigators that she had been shot twice, which to state police means murder. Accused killer Larry W. Utter, her ... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2013

Police: Father of missing baby is not cooperating

The 27-year-old father who claims to have lost his son and did not tell anyone for two weeks has stopped cooperating with Utica Police and has instead asked for a lawyer. No charges have been f... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2013

Driving under influence charged

WHITESTOWN — A 45-year-old woman was ticketed for driving under the influence after her car crashed into a utility pole on Clinton Street Tuesday afternoon. Police said Tawnia Weissler, o... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2013

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Thursday 1:41 a.m. Turin St., suspicious activity. 6:40 a.m. N. James St., disorderly. 8:15 a.m. Millbrook Road, domestic. ... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2013

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Thursday 9:34 a.m. Park Drive Manor, first aid. 10:09 a.m. W. Thomas St., first aid. 12:42 p.m. Lenox Ave., first aid. 2:13 p.m. Rome-Taberg Road, lo... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2013

Professional hockey appears headed back to city of Utica

UTICA — It appears the city of Utica will be getting a pro hockey team next season. According to published reports, American Hockey League officials have approved the move of the Vancouve... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2013

Guy accepted

McKenzie L. Guy, daughter of Joel and Laurie Guy, Rome, has been accepted at Siena College, Loudonville, where she will major in biology (premed). She is a senior at Rome Free Academy. [more...]

Published: 6/14/2013

County Airport weather report for Thursday

Temperatures: 54 to 60 Normal Range: 52 to 75 Records: 41(1952), 93(1949) Rainfall: 1.23" Monthly rainfall: 3.81" Rainfall for year: 14.89" Sunset today: 8:43... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2013

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Thursday 12:07 a.m. Richardson Ave., Utica, burglary. 12:23 a.m. Sholtz Road, Verona, domestic. 1:06 a.m. Howard Road, Camden, shots fired. 1:35 a.m.... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2013

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Thursday 11:28 a.m. Clinton, Meadow St., Kirkland, water. 11:57 a.m. Taberg, Meadows Road, Annsville, wires down. 12:15 p.m. Verona, Tilden Hill Road, pu... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2013

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Thursday 12:23 a.m. Sholtz Road, Verona, domestic. 1:06 a.m. Howard Road, Camden, shots fired. 1:35 a.m. Route 12, Trenton, assist. 1:45 a.m. Martin ... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2013

Funeral notices

BEAL — Carole C. Beal, 90, of Boonville, on June 1, 2013. Services 11 a.m. Saturday at the First Presbyterian Church, James Street, Boonville. Private burial Boonville Cemetery. Calling h... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2013

Anita L. McNichol

Anita L. McNichol, 85, of Pillmore Drive, Rome, New York, passed away, Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at her residence with her loving family by her side. She was born March 8, 1928, in Churubusco, ... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2013

Masquerade Ball to benefit cancer charities

The third annual Ayla Griffiths Memorial Masquerade Ball is July 19 at The Beeches, 7900 Turin Road. The event begins at 7 p.m. The evening consists of a buffet dinner, dancing, a basket raffle... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2013

Cast shines in ‘Charlie Brown’ at RCT

"You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown" — now playing at the Rome Community Theater — is a musical based on the characters of Charles M. Schultz’ Peanuts comic, with ly... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2013

Puma accepted

Vita J. Puma, daughter of Steve and Judy Puma, Family Circle, Lee, has been accepted at Ithaca College, where she will major in health sciences and human performance. She is a senior at Rome Free A... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2013

Three local students make dean’s list

Local students were named to the spring semester dean’s list at Western New England University, Springfield, Mass. They are: Ryan D. Reed of Rome, majoring in electrical engineering; Jeff... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2013

Three local students named to dean’s list at Hamilton College

CLINTON — Three students were named to the spring semester dean’s list at Hamilton College. They are: Mirra L. Campbell, daughter of Richard Campbell and Sandra Abrams-Campbell of Rome,... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2013

AmeriCU chairman wins award

Ann S. Tyler, board chairman of Rome-based AmeriCU Credit Union, has been awarded the 2013 Outstanding Volunteer Award by the Credit Union Association of New York. She is the recipient in the c... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2013

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... Professional Harness racing ­— Vernon Downs, first post, 6:45. Hockey — AHL Calder Cup Finals: Syracuse at Grand Rapids, Game 4 of best-of-s... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2013

Renewable energy gets more cash

In an effort to further spur renewable energy growth in New York, the New York State Public Service Commission has authorized the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) ... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2013

Tabloid Tales of the Past

June 14, 2003 Utica’s Mohawk Valley Chamber of Commerce and the Rome Area Chamber of Commerce disagree on whether they should endorse candidates. The Utica group has announced that it wil... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2013

Have garden questions?

Master Gardeners at Cornell Cooperative Extension in Oneida County staff the consumer horticulture line at 736-3394 or 337-2531, from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesdays and Fridays (except holidays). [more...]

Published: 6/14/2013

Check 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 or c... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2013

Care for your muscles and joints
when tending your gardens

Gardening can be a relaxing and enjoyable summertime activity. But bending and kneeling for long periods of time can take a toll on your back and joints. A little bit of prevention can go a long wa... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2013

D’Arcangelo rated second on Best Places to Work list

D’Arcangelo & Co., a regional certified public accounting and consulting firm based in Rome, was second on the list of Central New York’s Best Places to Work. The firm was in the ca... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2013

Brognano gets safety award

WHITESTOWN — Frank Brognano Limousine Service has received the Safety Excellence Award from Lancer Insurance Co. The award recognizes the company’s safety record for the 2012 policy yea... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2013

Chamber
to honor Kingsley

ONEIDA — The Greater Oneida Chamber of Commerce will honor Kingsley Real Estate with the 2013 Business At Its Best Award at a luncheon June 19 at noon in the Kallet Civic Center. Tickets ... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2013

Pasture walk offered Monday

REMSEN — Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oneida County is offering a pasture walk and invites all area grazing dairies. The walk, scheduled for Monday, will run from 11 a.m. ­ 2 p.m. and... [more...]

Published: 6/14/2013
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