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    • Local nonfarm job count falls
      Yesterday at 4:00 PM

      The Utica-Rome area’s nonfarm job count has fallen in the last year, according to a state Department of Labor report released Thursday. For …

    • Madison County opts out of paper-bag fee
      Yesterday at 4:00 PM

      Madison County will not impose a fee on paper retail bags when a state law against plastic carryout bags takes effect in March of 2020, the …

    • Public Safety Logs — May 18, 2019
      Yesterday at 4:00 PM

      Fire log To report an emergency: 911 Friday 5:53 a.m. Old Oneida Road, first aid. 8:36 a.m. N. Madison St., first aid. 10 a.m. Parkway St., …

Community Calendar
    • Mina Ann Theresa Brennan Wales
      Yesterday at 4:00 PM

      Mina Ann Theresa Brennan Wales was born on October 8, 1929 to Charlotte and Joseph Brennan in New York. At the age of 55, Mina accepted the Lord …

    • Paul M. Howard
      Yesterday at 4:00 PM

      Paul M. Howard, 78, of Utica, passed away on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse. Born in Clinton, NC, on April 29, …

    • Mr. Floyd Ross Grant
      Yesterday at 4:00 PM

      ROME — Mr. Floyd Ross Grant, 59, of Rome passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2019 in St. Joseph’s Hospital with his family by his side. He was …

    • Carol Ann (Hall) Clements
      Yesterday at 4:00 PM

      Carol A. Clements, 77, of 106 25th Ave., Sylvan Beach, passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 16, 2019, at the Siegenthaler Center with her …

    • Deborah Scott
      3 days ago

      CHESTER, VA — Deborah Cheney Wilbur Scott, 74, has joined the Lord on May 10, 2019, after a long battle with illness. She was born on November …


Holland Patent baseball squad edges Clinton to go to 16-1

Yesterday at 4:01 PM

The Holland Patent baseball team improved to 16-1 overall on Friday as the Golden Knights outscored Clinton 9-8 on the road in a Center State Conference contest. The visitors used a six-run sixth …

Holland Patent JVs breeze to softball win

Yesterday at 2:00 PM

Holland Patent shut out Sherburne-Earlville 15-0 in junior varsity softball on Friday as Hannah Rossi pitched a complete game, striking out 10 and giving up three hits. Emily Carlson went 3-for-4 …

Legends of Game benefit event to feature Giants great Banks

Yesterday at 12:00 PM

Tickets are still available for the Rome Lions Club’s Legends of the Game event scheduled Tuesday night at the Rome Capitol Theatre featuring New York Giants football great Carl Banks as the guest …

Public Safety

Compassion Coalition opens Equipped 2 Teach store for teachers


UTICA — Compassion Coalition Inc. will soon open what it hails as the area’s first “teacher free store” location: Equipped 2 Teach. Equipped 2 Teach will be located inside Compassion …

Clinton Record

Westmoreland native Hand remembers where he came from

4 days ago

AUSTIN, Texas — If you ask a successful sports player or coach what they attribute their success to, they’ll typically say a former coach, a friend who never had the opportunity, a special …

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Movie Reviews from Sean I. Mills
ROM COM — Seth Rogen, left, and Charlize Theron in a scene from "Long Shot."

'Long Shot' is a sure bet for movie fun

Sunday, May 12
If you’re looking for some counter-programming to escape the "Avengers: Endgame" hype, then the new romantic comedy "Long Shot" is … Read More
ON AN ADVENTURE — Sir Lionel Frost, Mr.Link, and Adeline Fortnight in a scene from “Missing Link.”

Meticulous effort pays off in stop-motion ‘Missing Link’

Sunday, April 28
Stop-motion animation might be a lost art form, but “Missing Link” from Laika studios proves the style is still very fun to watch. … Read More
Iron Man — Robert Downey Jr. in a scene from “Avengers: Endgame.”

'Avengers: Endgame' is a spectacular tour de force

Friday, April 26
“Avengers: Endgame” is the real deal. It’s the grand finale that lives up to all of the hype and excitement, and then delivers … Read More
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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 …

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Verona Historical Association to meet Sunday

Yesterday at 4:00 PM

VERONA — The Verona Historical Association will meet on Sunday, May 19 at 2 p.m. at 6600 Germany Road for a presentation on “The Adirondacks,” by William J. O’Hern. The meeting is open to the …

More Living

Bouton Physical Therapy marks Osteoporosis Awareness month

Monday, May 13

In honor of National Osteoporosis Awareness month in May, Bouton Physical Therapy, 221 S. James St., is bringing a revolutionary technology to central New York that can reverse osteoporosis by up to …

Arts & Learning

View hosts how-to-get-published workshop May 18

5 days ago

Writing coach David Hazard will lead a workshop titled “Getting the Publisher to Say: Yes!” from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 18 at View Arts, 3273 Route 28 in Old Forge. Hazard will take participants …


Bluegrass jam session Saturday

4 days ago

STITTVILLE — The Mohawk Valley Bluegrass Association will hold its monthly musical jam session Saturday, May 18, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Fire Department, 9069 Main St. It’s for anyone who …


Food bank announces dates, menu for June Food $en$e

3 days ago

Registration for the June 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 …


Out to Pasture service in Remsen

Saturday, May 11

The annual Out to Pasture service at Capel Enlli Church in Remsen is scheduled for 3 p.m. May 19. Cathy Martin and Lori Thompson will perform special music and Sue Bartholomew will play the pump …

Weddings and Engagements

Marriage licenses — May 6, 2019

Monday, May 6
Patrick M. Ballew and Erica J. Wild, both of Syracuse. Courtney M. Wallace and Aimee R. Luczynski, both of Camden. Elijah D. Edwards and Ashley M. Ramsdale, both of Rome. Scott M. Avery and Christine …

Celebrating 60 years

Tuesday, April 16
Mr. and Mrs. James Burke, Yorkland Road, Taberg, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at a surprise party hosted by Brenda Hendrick at the American Legion in Camden. …

Marriage licenses — April 1, 2019

Monday, April 1
Terry L. King of Camden, and Tracy L. Baker of Rome. Stanley R. Bridgman and Erica L. Stosal, both of Rome. Todd M. Lashen and Tiffany M. Croad, both of Rome. William A. Morgan and Kimberlee L. …
Advancemets & Graduations
    • Rome student to study in Italy
      5 days ago

      ONEONTA — Gianna Meola of Rome, a student at SUNY Oneonta, is spending the spring 2019 semester studying at the University of the Arts in …

    • Miller named to honor society at HVCC
      5 days ago

      TROY — Hudson Valley Community College student Derrick Miller of Westernville, was recently inducted into Phi Theta Kappa, the international …

    • Remsen student honored for volunteerism
      Tuesday, May 14

      Kate Runninger, of Remsen, was one of 43 SUNY Oneonta students who earned a 2019 Senior Service Award recognizing commitment to volunteerism. …

    • Anken honored at SUNY Oneonta
      Tuesday, May 14

      Teresa Anken, of Rome, was among students who were celebrated as part of the Kente Graduation Recognition Ceremony. The annual ceremony …