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Huchko to lead walk down Memory Lane at Rome Historical Society

Yesterday at 9:00 AM

For over 10 years, Michael “Mike” Huchko, a long-time volunteer has been working on organizing and cataloging the Rome Historical Society’s photograph collection. During that time, he has …

Metro area lost jobs on the year

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The Utica-Rome metro area lost about 300 non-farm jobs, or two-tenths of 1 percent, over the 12 months that ended in October, the state Department of Labor reported Thursday. Private-sector …

Funeral notices — Nov. 16, 2019

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BAKER-FANNING — Joyce. J. Baker-Fanning, 91, of Jamesville, on Nov. 10, 2019.  Services 11 a.m. Monday at LaRobardiere Funeral Home, 109 Main St., Camden. Calling hours 9-11 a.m. Monday. BROWN …

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Community Calendar

Bertha (Maltais) LeBreux

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Bertha LeBreux, 76, of Rome, passed away on Friday, November 15, 2019 at her home. She was born in Fall River, MA, on October 23, 1943 … Read More

Mary L. Pitcher

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Mary L. Pitcher, 70, of Lake Placid Florida passed away Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at Advent Health Orlando, Florida with her loving … Read More

Kay J. (Strong) Konono

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Kay J. Konono, age 86, of Rome, passed away peacefully on November 13, 2019, at Rome Memorial Hospital. She was born June 27, 1933, in … Read More

Timothy James Dunn

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TURIN — Timothy James Dunn, 72, husband of Theresa, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at … Read More

Michael Sean Clark

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Michael Sean Clark, also known as Big Papa, passed away on November 10, 2019, at the age of 53. Michael was born on January 20, 1966 … Read More
Local Sports

Girard helps Syracuse jump out early to beat Seattle

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SYRACUSE (AP) — The first collegiate start for freshman guard Joe Girard III couldn’t have gone much better. Girard made five 3-pointers and scored 24 points in his first collegiate start, and …

AP Sports

Dolphins better, Bills worse since first meeting

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MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Dolphins have been gaining ground the past few weeks on the Buffalo Bills, muddling the race between perennial AFC East also-rans. Miami fell to 0-6 when it lost in Week 7 at …

Public Safety

Local author, artist inspired by cross-country trek

Yesterday at 9:01 AM

From looking forward to traveling with her husband during their retirement years to holding onto a deeply ingrained notion to write for children for several decades, Donna Burch has found a new …

Clinton Record

Artisans’ Corner is an artist co-op

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CLINTON — Artisans’ Corner Gifts (pronounced ART-TI-SANS) on the corner of College and Williams Streets in Clinton is not your average gift shop. First of all, the age-old building served as …

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United States Army CH-47 at Griffiss International Airport

Thursday, April 11

United States Army CH-47 warming up, taxiing and then lifting off Wednesday, April 10, 2019 from Griffiss International Airport.  (Sentinel video by John Clifford)

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Righting the Salt Delivery truck

Wednesday, February 13

A salt delivery truck tipped over after in an early morning incident at Rome DPW. Crews were able to right the truck, but the vehicle was undriveable.  Eggan Environmental was on the scene to …

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Salt Delivery Truck incident at Rome DPW yard

Wednesday, February 13

A salt delivery truck tipped over after salt at the top of the extended box would not move and the uneven weight of it made the truck tip over. The driver was not injured in the early morning …

Our Opinion
    • Thoughts on Congress going too far
      2 days ago

      The legislative branch has ceased to legislate. It has passed that function on to deep state bureaucrats. They set the rules. Through …

    • Honoring vets dedication, sacrifice
      3 days ago

      Monday was Veterans Day — in honor of the “eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month” of 1918 that signaled the end of World …

    • Thoughts on clear understanding
      3 days ago

      “My clear understanding . . .” Ambassador William Taylor said at the House hearing to consider impeachment. Taylor’s understanding …

Letters to the Editor
Points of Pride
    • High marks for SUNY Poly online nursing program
      Tuesday, November 12

      SUNY Polytechnic Institute has shown again that it is in the vanguard when it comes to higher education. Its online Family Nurse Practitioner …

    • Rome welcomes Women Veteran Clinic
      Tuesday, November 5

      Yesterday, Rome welcomed an important new addition to our community: The new Women Veteran Clinic at the VA’s Donald J. Mitchell Rome …

    • Foundation celebrates 20 years
      Tuesday, October 29

      Congratulations to the award winners saluted as the Rome Community Foundation hosted its Community Celebration last week at the Capitol Arts …



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First Baptist, 301 W. Embargo St. 315-336-2610. Sun. 10 a.m. Grace Baptist (Southern Baptist), 8553 Turin Rd. 315-336-3341. Sun.11 a.m.  Friendship Baptist (independent), 4964 Rome-New London Road, …

More Living

Winter wariness: Know the signs of a heart attack

Tuesday, November 12

For most people, shoveling snow may not lead to any health problems. However, the American Heart Association warns that the risk of a heart attack during snow shoveling may increase for some, stating …

    • Center screens ‘Interstellar’ Nov. 19
      Tuesday, November 12

      South Rome Senior Center, 112 Ridge St., is inviting the community to experience something “out-of-this-world” for a viewing of the film, …

    • Celebrating 60 years
      Tuesday, October 29

      Mr. and Mrs. William Evans, Williams Road, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019 at Turning Stone Resort and …

    • Cedarbrook resident celebrates 100th birthday
      Tuesday, October 29

      NEW HARTFORD — Local resident Elizabeth “Libby” Hughes celebrated her 100th birthday with a lunchtime celebration in her honor at …

Arts & Learning

MV Frasers caps off undefeated season

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The Mohawk Valley Frasers Pipe Band has added to its trophy case with the group’s Grade 4 competition unit capturing the crown as Champion Supreme of the Eastern United States Pipe Band …


Bruce Springsteen creates ‘Western Stars’ documentary

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Cinema Capitol (230 W. Dominick St.) will present the documentary “Western Stars” from Friday, Nov. 22-Thursday, Nov. 28. Bruce Springsteen’s first studio album in five years, “Western …


Sign-ups announced for November Food $en$e

Friday, October 18

Registration for the November Food $en$e program — open to everyone regardless of income — will be held at First United Methodist Church in Rome, the First Baptist Church in Rome, Lake Delta Fire …


Acts of kindness: Am I my brother’s keeper?

Saturday, November 9

This past Monday — usually a day I rest and collect myself after a full and energy-draining Sunday — I woke up to a devotional about being your brother’s keeper. My mind went to all the tasks I …

Weddings and Engagements

Marriage licenses — Nov. 6, 2019

Wednesday, November 6
Brian K. Bennett, of Rome, and Emileen T. Bennett, of Sullivan. David J. Roberts, of Marcy, and Danielle M. Dougherty, of Rome. Timothy W. Baker II and Elizabeth A. Pettit, both of Rome. Ryan J. …

Healt — Strobel

Wednesday, November 6
Elizabeth Healt, daughter of Mark and Christine Healt, of Boonville, to Cody Strobel, son of John and Kim Strobel, Lee Center. A Sept. 5, 2020 wedding is planned.
Christopher and Erika McDonald O’Connell

McDonald — O’Connell

Wednesday, November 6
Christopher Patrick O’Connell and Erika Lynn McDonald were married on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019 at Assumption Catholic Church, Chicago, Ill. The bride is the daughter of Sean McDonald, of Island …
Advancements & Graduations
    • Pair honored at SUNY Cortland
      4 days ago

      A pair of SUNY Cortland students have been initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi for academic achievement. The students are: …

    • University at Albany lauds local scholars
      Tuesday, November 5

      ALBANY — UAlbany has welcomed nearly 5,700 new Great Danes to campus for the fall of 2019. Of the new students, some 2,700 freshmen, from …

    • SUNY Dehli recognizes area students
      Thursday, October 17

      DELHI — SUNY Delhi has recognized the following local students who are among the more than 1,100 new students at the college for the Fall 2019 …

    • Army National Guard promotes soldiers
      Wednesday, October 16

      LATHAM — Maj. Gen. Ray Shields, the adjutant general for New York, has announced the promotion of members of the New York Army National Guard …