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Published: 1/7/2014

New fire chief sought for Lee Center VFD

TOWN OF LEE — For the first time in over 30 years, a member of the Baker family is not chief of the Lee Center Volunteer Fire Department. Joseph Baker, who has been chief for the past thr... [more...]

Published: 1/7/2014

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transactions have been filed in the County Clerk’s office. The purchase price is as listed on the cover sheet of the deed. Vernon, 19 Curtis St. West, Donna Reed... [more...]

Published: 1/7/2014

Dentist gives talk

Dr. Brian Jackson has presented at the Greater New York Dental Meeting at the Jacob Javitts Center in New York City on Dec. 3. The meeting was billed as the largest in the field held in the U.S. ... [more...]

Published: 1/7/2014

Area residents fill 16,256 shoeboxes for children

Residents have again increased the number of boxes donated to Operation Christmas Child, the international outreach mission of Samaritan’s Purse. In 2013, residents in Jefferson, Lewis, O... [more...]

Published: 1/7/2014

WeatherSIDEBAR107

As freezing temperatures blanket the state this week, in what is being called a "Polar Vortex," the Firemen’s Association of the State of New York is reminding New Yorkers to be saf... [more...]

Published: 1/7/2014

Big chill to give way to weekend showers

Global warming? Many local residents may disagree as the region experiences another dangerous cold spell. Today through Wednesday may feel like Eskimo weather, but temperatures more consistent ... [more...]

Published: 1/7/2014

Wind chill prompted school closing

Concerns about students walking to school or standing at bus stops this morning in brutal conditions with wind-chill temperatures at about 19 below zero prompted a decision to close Rome schools to... [more...]

Published: 1/7/2014

Mary Catherine Moneta

MCKINNEY, TX/ ROME, NY — Mary Catherine Moneta, age 92, of McKinney, Texas, formerly of Rome, passed away on December 14, 2013 in McKinney, Texas. She was born on February 12, 1921 in Rom... [more...]

Published: 1/7/2014

Funeral notices

ALLEN — Donald E. Allen I, 62, of Rome, on Dec. 28, 2013. Services at a later date. EALDEN — Arthur S. Ealden, 87, of Oneida, on Jan. 2, 2014. Private services. Spring burial Gl... [more...]

Published: 1/7/2014

Clarence (Pat) W. Malone

AVA — Clarence (Pat) W. Malone, 85, of State Route 26, Ava, passed away on January 5, 2014 at Sunset Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Boonville. He was born on February 22, 1928 in Altoon... [more...]

Published: 1/7/2014

County Airport weather report for Monday

Temperatures: 6 to 48 Normal Range: 13 to 29 Records: -14(1994), 48(2012) Rainfall: 0" Monthly rainfall: 0.15" Rainfall for year: 0.15" Snowfall: Trace Mo... [more...]

Published: 1/7/2014

Woman accused of breaking son’s bones

A Utica mother is facing seven counts of assault for repeatedly harming her 3-year-old son, including breaking bones and whipping him with an electrical cord. Police said Samantha Waller, 25, o... [more...]

Published: 1/7/2014

Rome patrolman resigns after assault charge

Rome Police Officer Jeffrey M. Sanders resigned from the department last month after he was charged with assault for a bar fight in Camden. Sanders, a patrolman, joined the force on April 18, 2... [more...]

Published: 1/7/2014

Man accused of choking wife during argument

A 52-year-old husband is accused of choking his wife during an argument on Second Street Monday evening. Police said Robert W. Wilkes, of 109 Second St., wrapped his hands around his wife&rsquo... [more...]

Published: 1/7/2014

Police log

Monday 12:42 a.m. Canal St., domestic. 6:14 a.m. N. Madison St., property lost. 6:39 a.m. E. Dominick St., disabled vehicle. 7:50 a.m. Canal St., roof. 9:34 a.m. Cottage St., ag... [more...]

Published: 1/7/2014

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Monday 7:57 a.m. Dunham Road, good intent. 10:07 a.m. N. James St., malfunction. 10:13 a.m. Turin Road, first aid. 12:57 p.m. W. Locust St., first ai... [more...]

Published: 1/7/2014

Birth

JOHNSON — To Edward Johnson and Stephanie Stokes, of Canastota, on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, in Oneida Healthcare Center, a daughter, Attrition June. [more...]

Published: 1/7/2014

Edmund Dwight Weed

Edmund Dwight Weed, 88, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on December 11, 2013 at the Siegenthaler Center of Hospice in New Hartford. He was born in Norwich on July 3, 1925, th... [more...]

Published: 1/7/2014

Katherine M. Griffin

GLENMONT — Katherine M. Griffin, 57, of Glenmont died Friday, January 3, 2014 after a long battle with cancer and sarcoma. She is survived by her husband, Rick; her son, Alex; her mother, Jen... [more...]

Published: 1/7/2014

Marriage licences

Kenneth F. Buehler Jr. and Tanya L. Piersall, both of Rome. Betty A. Ryan and Jane E. Goldych Bith, both of Taberg. Steven E. Garbinski and Joyce L. Finnegan, both of Rome. Desmond Fran... [more...]

Published: 1/7/2014

Weather pushes Comets’ hockey game in Oklahoma City back day

UTICA — Wednesday’s American Hockey League game between the Utica Comets and the Oklahoma City Barons in Oklahoma City has been rescheduled for Thursday at 8 p.m. EST due to travel dela... [more...]

Published: 1/7/2014

All Rome contests off due to frigid weather

All games for Rome Free Academy athletics were among the many high school contests that were wiped out off the schedule for today due to the freezing cold temperatures that have impacted the region... [more...]

Published: 1/7/2014

Local lawmakers seek specifics on governor’s proposal

Local state legislators and the county executive want to hear about job creation and taxes when Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo delivers his State of the State speech Wednesday. "My specific focus is... [more...]

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Building permit

Joe Rubino, 308 George St., $5,000, convert four-family dwelling to two-family dwelling. [more...]

Published: 1/7/2014

Building permits

¿ RJ & WL Lopez, 338 Glen Road N., $15,000, construct a rafter over a section of the house so that the roof line matches. ¿ Joe Rubino, 308 George St., $5,000, convert four-family dwe... [more...]

Published: 1/7/2014

Building permit

Keith Ammo, 607 W. Dominick St., $500, convert single-family dwelling to two-family dwelling. [more...]

Published: 1/7/2014

Oriskany girls cruise to junior varsity triumph over Madison

The Oriskany girls junior varsity basketball squad grabbed a 41-19 triumph over host Madison on Monday. Erin Carlo paced the Lady Redskins with 14 points and nine steals. MacKenzie Reed and Han... [more...]

Published: 1/7/2014

Lady Redskins breeze to fifth basketball victory of season

The Oriskany girls basketball team rolled past Center State Conference Division IV foe Madison, 51-8, on Monday night in Madison. Madison Zizzi and Jordan Sahl both dropped in a game-high 17 po... [more...]

Published: 1/7/2014

Body found on Route 20 in Sangerfield

TOWN OF SANGERFIELD — The hunt is on for a possible hit and run driver who fled the scene after hitting a pedestrian on Route 20 Monday morning, leaving a 62-year-old man lying dead or dying ... [more...]

Published: 1/7/2014

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Monday 12:22 a.m. Patrick Road, Verona, harassment. 1:39 a.m. New Floyd Road, Floyd, check welfare. 5:16 a.m. Stafford Circle North, Kirkland, suspicious... [more...]

Published: 1/7/2014

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Monday 6:11 a.m. New Hartford, Seneca Turnpike, accident. 6:52 a.m. Waterville, Route 20, Sangerfield, accident. 7:25 a.m. Whitesboro and COCVAC Ambulanc... [more...]

Published: 1/7/2014

State police log

To report an emergency: 911 Monday 1:39 a.m. New Floyd Road, Floyd, check welfare. 3:04 a.m. North St., Vernon, assist. 5:16 a.m. Stafford Circle North, Kirkland, suspicious activit... [more...]

Published: 1/7/2014

Celebrates 50 years

Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Chester, Whitter Avenue, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, at party hosted by their children and grandchildren at the Ukrainian Club. C... [more...]

Published: 1/7/2014

Turns 100

Anita Garofalo celebrated her 100th birthday at Rome Memorial Hospital’s Residential Health Care Facility, surrounded by her family and friends. Born Aug. 8, 1913, she’s a lifelong resi... [more...]

Published: 1/7/2014

Sports Calendar

Tonight’s Schedule... College Basketball — Syracuse at Virginia Tech, 9. Scholastic boys Basketball — Oriskany at Remsen, Clinton at Holland Patent, 7:30. Voll... [more...]

Published: 1/7/2014

Celebrate New Year with COLA

Many people ring in the new year with Champagne. People who receive Social Security or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) get to ring it in with a COLA. This year, more than 60 million Americans ar... [more...]

Published: 1/7/2014

Attack with fan leads to charges for Roman

A 22-year-old man is facing multiple charges for attacking his girlfriend with a metal fan. Princeton McDonald, of 605 N. Jay St., waived his felony exam Thursday before City Court Judge John C... [more...]

Published: 1/7/2014

County legislature sets new committees

Democrats get no more than three seats on any of the committees of the Oneida County Board of Legislators in the new term. There are 13 Republican members and 10 Democratic ones on the 23-membe... [more...]

Published: 1/7/2014

Cuomo seeks corporate tax cut; credits for some homeowners

ALBANY (AP) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed Monday cutting the state’s corporate income tax from 7.1 percent to 6.5 percent in the coming year and eliminating it altogether for upstate manufactu... [more...]

Published: 1/7/2014

Where is economic progress?

As 2014 begins, it has to be asked, is there ever going to be any real economic progress in Rome? First let me state, economic progress is not another dollar store, nor is it another bottle redempt... [more...]

Published: 1/7/2014

Presbyterian Homes honors employees at dinner

NEW HARTFORD — Presbyterian Homes & Services held its 35th Annual Employee Recognition Dinner on Dec. 5 to honor staff members for their service in the past year. The event was held at th... [more...]

Published: 1/7/2014

Tabloid Tales of the Past

Today is Tuesday, Jan. 7, the seventh day of 2014. There are 358 days left in the year. Today in History On Jan. 7, 1789, America held its first presidential election as voters chose electo... [more...]

Published: 1/7/2014

City’s charging stations rarely in use

It’s been over two years since the city installed 10 electric vehicle charging stations, but participation has been virtually nil. Rome, in cooperation with CuseCar, a division of Syracus... [more...]

Published: 1/7/2014

Meetings

WEDNESDAY Board of Education, 6:30 p.m. District office, 409 Bell Road. Common Council, 7 p.m. Council Chambers, City Hall, 198 N. Washington St. Board of County Legislators: Ways and M... [more...]

Published: 1/7/2014

Use unique subject

When sending news releases via e-mail, use a unique subject. If we’re searching for an e-mail and your subject was "press release," that doesn’t narrow it down much. So us... [more...]

Published: 1/7/2014

Al-Anon meeting Thursday

Surrender for Serenity Al-Anon Family Group meets Thursdays from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in room 9 of the BOCES Access Office, 226 W. Dominick St. (North George Street side door open until 5:45.) See www.al... [more...]

Published: 1/7/2014

Medications
topic at AARP

Rome Chapter AARP will meet at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15 in the First Methodist Church, 400 N. George St. A pharmacist from Walgreens pharmacy will answer questions about medications and pro... [more...]

Published: 1/7/2014

Dorfman breakfast slated Jan. 15

Ava Dorfman Senior Center, 305 E. Locust St., holds its monthly breakfast from 8:30-10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15. The menu includes eggs, toast and coffee or tea, $3; eggs, toast, bacon, juice and... [more...]

Published: 1/7/2014

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning numbers drawn Monday Midday: Daily: 3, 4, 2, Lucky Sum: 9. WinFour: 1, 1, 7, 9, Lucky Sum: 18. Here are the winning numbers drawn Monday Evening: Daily:... [more...]

Published: 1/7/2014

Partly sunny;
highs 15 to 20

Wind chill warning in effect until 7 p.m. Tonight — Areas of blowing snow in the evening. Mostly cloudy with scattered snow showers in the evening, then partly cloudy with a slight chance... [more...]

Published: 1/7/2014
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