Spring Clean-up Saturday at Pinti Field

Yesterday at 4:56 PM

Dozens of volunteers join United Way of the Mohawk Valley’s Emerging Leaders United (United Way MV’s ELU) for their third annual Spring Clean-up as part of “Keep America Beautiful: Great …

NIcholas Finn with a tractor that he spends a lot of time at Finndale Farms in Holland Patent

Modern dairy farmers have to wear many hats

Saturday, May 1
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second in a series of columns to run weekly highlighting the area’s agricultural community. My name is Nicholas Finn, and I am a 25 year old, fourth generation American …

Funeral notices — May 8, 2021

4 hours ago

ALLEN — Gail L. Allen, 75, of the Town of Lee, on May 2, 2021. Private services. Burial Evergreen Cemetery. No calling hours. Arrangements by Barry Funeral Home, 807 W. Chestnut St. CAMPANY — …

UK to ease holiday travel ban yet keeps most quarantines
Yesterday at 9:08 PM

LONDON (AP) — Britain announced a “first tentative step” Friday toward resuming international travel, saying U.K. citizens will be able to travel to countries including Portugal, Iceland and …

4 ex-cops indicted on U.S. civil rights charges in Floyd death

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California reports first ever yearly population decline

Yesterday at 9:07 PM

U.S. allocates $21.6B in rental assistance

Yesterday at 9:07 PM

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Oneida News

Oneida police report arrests

Yesterday at 4:00 PM

CITY OF ONEIDA — The Oneida Police Department announced the following recent arrests. • Brandy M. Colvin, 39, of Canastota, was ticketed on May 1 for petty larceny. • Vincent J. Zeller, 26, of …

GREENHAUS — Jacob Cornell, co-owner of Cornell Greenhaus in Oneida speaks to the Oneida Common Council on the potential benefits of legalized marijuana sales in the city.

Oneida Council hears from proponent of marijuana sales

2 days ago

ONEIDA — The Oneida city council heard from its first proponents for the recreational sale of marijuana at Tuesday’s Common Council meeting. Jacob Cornell is a Sherrill resident and co-owner of …

EFFORT UNDER WAY — The Oneida Community Mansion House and Kenwood Benevolent Society are launching its Preserve the Mansion House campaign. Coinciding with “National Preservation Month,” this special fundraising campaign gives OCMH friends and supporters the opportunity to double their donations up to $75,000 through May 31 by visiting oneidacommunity.org/preservationcampaign

Preserve the Mansion House campaign launched

Sunday, May 2

ONEIDA — The Oneida Community Mansion House and Kenwood Benevolent Society are launching its Preserve the Mansion House campaign. Coinciding with “National Preservation Month,” this special …

Public hearing, other items before Oneida council

Saturday, May 1

ONEIDA — A public hearing will be held at the city’s Common Council meeting on a proposed local law regarding abandoned shopping carts at its Tuesday meeting at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be held …


Area scholar inducted into honor society at Nazareth

Yesterday at 4:00 PM

ROCHESTER — Louisa Pandolfo, of New Hartford, has been inducted into Nazareth College’s chapter of The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, according to an announcement by the college. Pandolfo and …

More Local Headlines

Rome man charged with menacing

Yesterday at 12:00 PM
A 35-year-old man is accused of pointing what appeared to be a handgun at another man at Park Drive Manor, according to law enforcement officials. Police said Lowell E. Clark, of Ridge Mills Road, …

Kenneth C. Johnson

Yesterday at 12:00 PM
Kenneth C. Johnson, a retired mechanic and long time resident of Marcy, New York, died unexpectedly on March 27, 2021, at the age of … Read More

Carmen Thomas Gratch

Yesterday at 12:00 PM
Carmen Thomas Gratch, (known as “CTG”), age 81, of Rome, passed away on Thursday, February 4, 2021, in Syracuse, NY. Carmen is … Read More

Gregory G. Destito

Yesterday at 12:00 PM
Gregory G. Destito, “The Greatest,” 98, of Rome, passed away peacefully Thursday, December 24, 2020, at Rome Memorial Hospital. … Read More

Gail L. Allen

Yesterday at 12:00 PM
Gail L. Allen, age 75, of the Town of Lee, passed away peacefully on May 2, 2021. She was born October 5, 1945, in Rome, a daughter of … Read More

Marietta B. Whaley

3 days ago
Marietta B. Taplin Wood Whaley, 95, of Rome, passed into the loving arms of her heavenly Father on Sunday, May 2, 2021, at Rome … Read More
Oneida News

Madison County announces new vaccine clinic

Saturday, May 1

WAMPSVILLE — Madison County Department of Health has announced a Johnson & Johnson/Jansen COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Wednesday, May 5, from noon to 4 p.m. at 1019 Northside Shopping Center in …

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AP News

Hiring slowed in April; unemployment rate rose

Yesterday at 9:07 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s promised economic comeback hit a speed bump Friday with the April jobs report, which found modest job gains of 266,000 that complicated his $4 trillion …

Local Sports

Sports agate — May 8, 2021

23 minutes ago

BASEBALL Friday RFA 6, Proctor 0 RFA 100 020 3 — 6 7 0 Proctor 000 000 0 — 0 2 2 W: Williamson. L: Gross. SV: R. Brawdy. 2B: RFA, Premo. RBI: RFA, Lawless 2, R. Brawdy, T. Brawdy, Andergg, Premo. …

Public Safety
Sentinel Cinema With Sean Ian Mills
Adaptation — Hiroyuki Sanada in a scene from “Mortal Kombat.”

Review: Bloody fight scenes dominate ‘Mortal Kombat’

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Blood, gore and impressive fisticuffs are exactly what you’re going to get when you decide to watch a “Mortal Kombat” movie. If only those things could be paired with decent writing. The Mortal …
MVCC Trustees welcomes of new members
Sunday, May 2

UTICA — Mohawk Valley Community College welcomes Anna Tobin D’Ambrosio and Dana Jerrard as its newest Board of Trustees members after their appointments on March 8, 2021, by Governor Andrew Cuomo …

Rounding third......

Sunday, May 2

Rescued Rosa has a story of survival

Sunday, May 2

Check out the latest books at Jervis Public Library

Sunday, May 2

Co-op marks Compost Awareness Week May 2 to 8

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Our Opinion
    • Thoughts on politicians undermining capitalism
      2 days ago

      Capitalism provides rules and structure politics lacks. Leftist politicians don’t like that. Without the independent check that our mostly …

    • Thoughts on poor gun bills
      3 days ago

      This past Monday the Senate Codes Committee held a virtual hearing on several bills of concern to legal gun owners and those who value the …

    • Thoughts on the Biden transformation
      Saturday, May 1

      In a brazen exercise of DoubleThink during his speech to Congress, President Joe Biden claimed, “It’s time we remembered that ‘We the …

Letters to the Editor
Points of Pride
    • Remembering moms
      4 days ago

      Tradition has it that Anna Jarvis originated Mother’s Day when, on May 12, 1907, she held a memorial service at her late mother’s church in …

    • Point of Pride: In tune at VVS
      Tuesday, April 27

      VERONA — “The National Association of Music Merchants Foundation advances active participation in music-making across the lifespan by …

    • April is Autism Awareness Month
      Tuesday, April 20

      April is Austism Awareness Month, which is dedicated to expanding knowledge about autism spectrum disorder.According to Autism Speaks, in 2020 …

Weddings and Engagements

Gifford — Kraus

Thursday, April 29
Jeremy Wainright Kraus and Melody Rose Gifford were married on Aug. 29, 2020, at the couple’s home in Spencer. The bride is the daughter of Connie Gifford of Liverpool, and Mark Gifford of Rome. …

Tagliaferri — Szczerba

Thursday, April 29
Alyssa Marie Tagliaferri, daughter of William and Karen Tagliaferri, Karlen Road, Town of Lee, to Timothy Robert Szczerba, son of Joseph and Mary Lynne Szczerba, Route 49, Cleveland. Ms. Tagliaferri, …

Owens — Spoon

Thursday, February 4
Melanie Owens, daughter of Russell and Janice Owens, Kensington, Md., to Matthew Spoon, son of Vito and Beth Spoon, Evans Road. Miss Owens is employed by a rehab center and is studying for her …
Advancements & Graduations

Seth Owen Becker live-streams solo gig at KAC

2 days ago

CLINTON — Kirkland Art Center, 9 1/2 E. Park Row, will feature Seth Owen Becker, singer, songwriter and guitarist from the local Americana band, The Old Main, on the gallery stage for a …

More Living

MVHS patient advocate improves patient experience one meal at a time

4 days ago

In a world where many people are working remotely, Jeff Lynch, Nutritional Services patient advocate for the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS)/Sodexo, looks forward to his daily face-to-face …

Arts & Learning

Oneida County History Center to host telethon

Wednesday, April 28

UTICA — Oneida County History Center will host its 16th annual telethon, broadcast on WUTR-TV (ABC) and steaming on CNYHomepage.com, reaching its largest audience ever, from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, …


View presents ‘42nd Street’ May 12

Thursday, April 29

OLD FORGE — View arts center, 3273 Route 28, will present one of Broadway’s most classic and beloved tales, “42nd Street,” in the largest-ever production of the musical, starting May 12. View …


Sign-up today for May Food $en$e

Friday, April 30

Registration for the May Food $en$e program — open to everyone regardless of income — will be held at Lake Delta Fire Department, the Presbyterian Church in Holland Patent, and Karing Kitchen in …


Beliefs must be matched with loving action

Saturday, May 1

It has been three years since KKK flyers were dropped off at homes around the area. I remember the sadness and anger inside me as I heard the news. I led and attended vigils, began dialogue with city …