News around the County

Crash leaves woman in critical condition

Yesterday at 4:00 PM

VILLAGE OF CLINTON — A Clark Mills woman was listed in critical condition after being cut out of her wrecked car on Kellogg Street Wednesday night. Kirkland Police said Mollie J. Mahoney, of 14 …

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Noted Rome businessman, Amway distributor Dexter Yager, passes away at age 79

Yesterday at 4:00 PM

Dexter Yager of Charlotte, N.C., a former Roman who became one of the most successful distributors in the history of the Amway product-marketing company, passed away Jan. 6 at age 79. Yager was …

    • Movies — Jan. 17, 2019
      Yesterday at 4:00 PM

      Cinema Capitol: “Welcome to Marwen” (PG-13) 7:15. “Mary Queen of Scots” (R) 7. Rome Cinemas: “Glass” (PG-13) 7. “A Dog’s Way …

    • Dinner aids scholarship fund
      Yesterday at 4:00 PM

      LEE CENTER — A spaghetti dinner benefit for the Miranda Gifford Memorial Scholarship Fund will be held Sunday, Jan. 20, from 3 to 7 p.m. at …

    • Public Safety Logs — Jan. 17, 2019
      Yesterday at 4:00 PM

      Mutual aid log Wednesday 12:20 a.m. Vernon and Vineall Ambulance, Route 26, accident. 12:47 p.m. Camden, Mill St., wires down. 2:39 p.m. Holland …


Francis Leo Tyler

Yesterday at 4:00 PM
Francis Leo “Red” Tyler, age 89, of Rome, passed away peacefully on January 14, 2019, with his family at his side. Red was born May 21, 1929, in Rome, NY a son of the late Charles B. and …

Mildred P. (Premo) Paine

Yesterday at 4:00 PM
Mildred P. Paine, age 83, of Rome, passed away peacefully on January 10, 2019, at her winter home in Palm Bay, FL.  She was born March 30, 1935, in Rome the daughter of the late Francis and Mary …

Herman R. Kirk

Yesterday at 4:00 PM
ROME — Herman R. Kirk, 79, of Camelot Village passed away on January 16, 2019 at St. Luke’s Hospital. He was born in West Leyden on February 18, 1939, a son of Clarence and Edith Fey Kirk. He …

Comets move up starting time for Saturday’s game

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UTICA — The Utica Comets have moved up the start time of Saturday’s game against the Belleville Senators to 2 p.m. The team also announced a roster move. The game had originally been scheduled …

Colgate adjusts sports schedule

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HAMILTON — In anticipation of this weekend’s forecasted winter storm, Colgate University has rescheduled start times for two Saturday home games. Colgate women’s basketball now will host …

Notre Dame’s Garrett scores his 1,000th point vs. Oneida

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UTICA — The Oneida boys varsity basketball team suffered a 79-39 Tri-Valley League loss against Notre Dame High on Thursday as Treijen Garrett scored his 1,000th career point for the Jugglers. …
SPARRING — Comets center Tom Pyatt, let, spars with Crunch defenseman Cameron Guance as they try to control the puck in the first period of Wednesday night’s American Hockey League game at the Utica Memorial Auditorium. Pyatt scored a goal as the Comets won, 5-4.

Comets edge rival Crunch

Yesterday at 4:10 PM
UTICA — Adam Gaudette and Jonathan Dahlen recorded two-point nights and Kole Lind scored his first professional goal as the Utica Comets topped the rival Syracuse Crunch, 5-4, on Wednesday night at …

Sylvan Beach restaurant to close, hotel to remain open, owners say

2 days ago

SYLVAN BEACH — After 37 memorable years, Cinderella’s Restaurant, operated by the Farnach family has decided not to reopen in 2019.  Joseph and Cindy Farnach founded Cinderella’s in 1981 and …

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Movie Reviews from Sean I. Mills

‘Mary Poppins Returns’ lacks luster, magic of 1964 original

Sunday, January 6

More than 50 years after the beloved original, “Mary Poppins Returns” is a largely forgettable, overly saccharine and utterly unnecessary sequel. It’s all style and little substance. A spoonful …

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Demolition of DeWitt Clinton Elementary

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

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Wind has pushed ice on Oneida Lake

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

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C-14 Touch and Go

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Our Opinion
    • Thoughts on political retribution
      Yesterday at 4:00 PM

      It’s reassuring to see Rep. Anthony Brindisi stand up for representative democracy in the face of Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s ongoing attempts to …

    • Thoughts on congressional muscle
      Saturday, January 12

      If the mainstream media had integrity they would reveal the hypocrisy of Democrat congressional leadership that previously supported a Mexican …

    • Never too old to learn
      Friday, January 11

      Janet Fein has accomplished an awful lot during her 84 years on this planet, including raising five kids and working in various secretarial …

Letters to the Editor
Points of Pride
    • Students meet recycling challenge
      4 days ago

      We want to praise all the schools that participated in the third annual Plastic Film Recycling Challenge. Special applause is warranted for Rome …

    • FFA’s ingenuity meets two needs
      Monday, January 7

      Milk is important. New York State is the third largest dairy producer in the nation, and dairy remains the largest segment of the state’s …

    • Never too late to learn
      Monday, December 31, 2018

      CAMDEN — As the Dollar General Literacy Foundation says: “It’s never too late to learn!” Camden Central School District students know …


Stanley hosts Mohawk Valley Antiquefest Jan. 26-27

Yesterday at 4:00 PM

UTICA — The Mohawk Valley Antiquefest returns to the Stanley Theater on Saturday and Sunday Jan. 26-27, opening at 10 a.m. Admission is $7 per person for both days, and tickets will be available at …

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Arts & Learning

Utica Zoo offers school break camps

2 days ago

The Utica Zoo Education Department has released its schedule of special school break camps for the remainder of the 2019 school year. Camps are geared towards students in grades 1-4 and are a way to …


Annual Moonlight Trail event at Lake Delta set for Feb. 16

3 days ago

Positively Rome will hold its fifth annual Moonlight Trail Night at Lake Delta on Saturday, Feb. 16, according to an announcement by event organizers. A $5 donation is suggested for admission, and …


Button joins Lewis County General as nurse practitioner

4 days ago

Family nurse practitioner Briana Button has joined the medical staff of Lewis County General Hospital and South Lewis Health Center, working with Dr. Lynn Pisaniello and Dr. John Leuenberger at South …


Garden club announces drawing winners

Friday, December 7, 2018

The winners of the McConnellsville Garden Club’s Benefit Drawing are: Bill Sweatman, Betty Bruggeman, Betsy Gout, Diane O’Rourke, Deb Allen, Emily Gembalski, Rafaela Messmer, Lu Bulawa, Martha …


Church to hold healing prayer

Saturday, January 12

NEW HARTFORD — Our Lady of the Rosary Church, 1736 Burrstone Road, will hold a praise and worship and healing prayer from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The prayer will be led by Deacon Ken Money of Sacred Heart …

Weddings and Engagements
    • Jones — LaLonde
      Monday, January 7

      Jeffrey James LaLonde and Shyla Marie Jones were married on Friday, Aug. 10, 2018 at Hart’s Hill Inn, Whitesboro. The bride is the daughter of …

    • Perrigo  — Price
      Monday, January 7

      Brandon Scott Price and Renee Ellen Perrigo were married on Monday, Dec. 24, 2018, at the home of the groom’s step-sister, Sherry Simpson …

    • Marriage licenses — Jan. 7, 2019
      Monday, January 7

      Christopher J. Burke to Rachelle Anne Bongcayao Viray, both of Town of Lee. Anthony Graziano and Holly L. Stachnik, both of Rome. Nader N. Abu …

Advancemets & Graduations
    • Rome soldier reenlists in Army National Guard
      Yesterday at 4:00 PM

      Spc. Caleb Blair of Rome has reenlisted in the New York Army National Guard. He will continue service with the headquarters company, 2-108th …

    • Utica College lauds Floyd man
      Yesterday at 4:00 PM

      UTICA — Jared Fisher of Floyd has been named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Utica College, the college has announced. He is a …