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5th Ward councilor to seek re-election

Rome Fifth Ward Republican Frank R. Anderson has announced his candidacy for re-election to the Common Council. He is seeking his fourth two-year term. Anderson is chair of the Laws & Rules Committee, and this past year he was also chairman of the council’s ad hoc Redistricting Committee. He also serves on the Finance Committee and the Public Health, Education & Human Services... 4:00pm 04/17/15

Several road projects continue with more starting

County Road work will continue in several places around the county this coming week, according to an announcement by the state Department of Transportation. There is also work beginning in Herkimer County. Among the projects motorists may encounter: In the Herkimer County Town of Webb, motorists will encounter a temporary signal controlling one-way alternating traffic Monday morning... 4:00pm 04/18/15

Meetings — April 20, 2015

Meetings / Events MondayOriskany Board of Education, 7 p.m. District Office, 1313 Utica St.South Lewis Board of Education, 6:30 p.m. BOCES administrative budget vote. Library, Middle-High School, 4264 East Road, Turin.Sherrill Planning Board, 7 p.m. City Hall, 377 Sherrill Road.Lewis Town Board, 7:30 p.m. Town library, 5213 Osceola Road West Leyden. Trenton Zoning Board of Appeals, 7: 30 p.m.... 4:00pm 04/18/15

Sylvan Beach man sentenced to 3 years in prison for sex abuse of teen boy

Public Safety A 59-year-old man has been sentenced to state prison for sexually abusing a teen-age boy in Sylvan Beach. William A. Wameling, of 1105 Pioneer Ave., Sylvan Beach, was sentenced by County Court Judge Michael L. Dwyer April 13 to three years in prison, followed by 10 years of post-release supervision. Wmeling was also ordered to pay $1,375 in court fees on a charge of... 4:00pm 04/18/15