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Lewis County man faces multiple charges

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TOWN OF MARTINSBURG — A Lewis County man is facing multiple vehicle and traffic violations after law enforcers said he sped away after nearly running a patrol car off the road early Sunday …

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Public Safety Logs — March 25, 2019

9 hours ago

Mutual aid log To report an emergency: 911 Sunday 12:12 a.m. Verona and Vineall Ambulance, Rock Road, accident/injury. 10:16 a.m. Barneveld and STaR Ambulance, motor vehicle accident/injury. 8:55 …


Maj. Ralph Rushworth, (Ret.)

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Maj. Ralph Rushworth (Ret.), 83, passed away on Wednesday, March 20, 2019. Born in Baltimore, he served over 20 years as a pilot in the U.S. Air Force and retired in 1978. He continued to fly …

Mario Monterastelli

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Mario Monterastelli, 82, of Rome, passed away on Friday, March 22, 2019, at home. Born on August 15, 1936 in Fiumalbo, Province of Modena, Italy, he was the son of the late Emilio and Maria Biondi …

Walter John Kaido

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WEST LEYDEN — Walter John Kaido, 93, of State Route 26, passed away March 20, 2019 at home surrounded by his loving family.  He was born at the family homestead on Route 26 on March 30, 1925, a …
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Syracuse women go for another home sweep

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LEADING THE CHEERS — Syracuse’s Digna Strautmane, center, cheers her team on from the bench during of a first-round NCAA Tournament game against Fordham at the Carrier Dome on Saturday. Syracuse advanced with a 70-49 victory.
SYRACUSE (AP) — Syracuse lost its last home game during the regular season, a big disappointment for coach Quentin Hillsman and his seniors. But his Orange still finished high enough in the …

Sports agate — March 25, 2019

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KING PIN LANES Franklin Hotel League Tyler Tormey and Brad Long, 268 and 717. Ben Kimball, 708; Merle Foster, 691; Jason Burning, 680; Thomas Hluska, 662; Roger Van Slyke III, 652; Tyler Torrey, 651; …

Sports calendar — March 25, 2019

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Tonight’s Schedule... College Basketball — NCAA Women’s Tournament second-round Portland Region: South Dakota State at Syracuse, 7. Tuesday’s Schedule... Scholastic boys Lacrosse — Clinton …

Utica City FC gets balanced scoring in soccer road triumph

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HARRISBURG, Pa. — Utica City FC rode multi-point efforts from five different players to a 7-5 win over the Harrisburg Heat Sunday evening at the PA Farm Show Arena. Mauricio Salles and Liam …

Board members approved at Griffiss Institute

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Several returning members of the Board of Directors along with two new members were approved during the Griffiss Institute’s recent annual meeting, the 725 Daedalian Drive facility announced. Among …

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Movie Reviews from Sean I. Mills

‘Captain Marvel’ delivers on the big screen

Sunday, March 17

The Marvel superhero movies are practically a dynasty at this point, and “Captain Marvel” is another high-flying feather in their cap. It may not have the emotional impact of an Avengers film, …

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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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C17 Globemaster III Touch and Go

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Our Opinion
    • Researchers work to treat diseases
      3 days ago

      The mysteries of Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative afflictions have been notoriously difficult to solve. Despite hundreds of …

    • To protect and serve?
      5 days ago

      Talk about betrayal of public trust. A Florida officer used police database information to stalk and seek dates with as many as 150 women. …

    • Signing up for a new contract
      Wednesday, March 20

      Thirty years ago this month, a young English computer scientist wrote a plan for a new approach to information storage and display based on …

Letters to the Editor
Points of Pride
    • Studying Rome’s cherished past
      9 hours ago

      Among the intellectual gems we benefit from is the Rome Historical Society. With its beginnings that date back to 1936, its collection of over …

    • Keeping student music in tune
      Monday, March 18

      For years, the school district’s music program has been a bright star in the community. But every so often even a bright star needs some help …

    • Another effort with a lot of heart
      Monday, March 11

      Once again, the citizens of our region have displayed great generosity for a worthy cause. The 45th America’s Greatest Heart Run & Walk of …


Blood Screening Program Saturday

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ONEIDA — The ZONTA CLUB of the Oneida Area and the Oneida High School Z Club are sponsoring the AMBA Blood Screening Program, on Saturday, March 30, at the Oneida High School cafeteria from 6 to 10 …

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Bassett Medical Center earns recognition for infant sleep safety education

Monday, March 18

COOPERSTOWN — Bassett Medical Center has received the New York State Perinatal Quality Collaborative (NYSPQC) Safe Sleep Project’s 2017 Quality Improvement Award in recognition of the work and …

Arts & Learning

Rome Historical Society to host lecture on local history by Camden educators

Wednesday, March 20

Rome Historical Society will present a lecture entitled “Integrating primary sources through local history research activities: Using local history to teach historical thinking skills and generate …


Animated film depicts occupation of the Congo

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Cinema Capitol (230 W. Dominick St.) will present the Belgian stop-motion animated movie “This Magnificent Cake!” from Friday, March 22-Thursday, March 28. The program will include two animated …


BOCES offers culinary courses

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NEW HARTFORD — Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES continuing education is offering the following Culinary Classes at 4747 Middle Settlement Road. Students must be registered one week prior to start …


Lenten gatherings in Rome continue through April 14

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The Rome Clergy Association hosts a series of Lenten gatherings each Sunday afternoon during Lent. The ecumenical get-togethers begin at 4:30 p.m. with a brief time of worship followed by study and …

Weddings and Engagements

Oglesby — Carollo

Monday, March 4
Gregory Matthew Carollo and Kari Ann Oglesby were married on Sept. 1, 2018 at the Greenhouse Loft in Chicago, Ill. The bride is the daughter and step-daughter of John and Chris Duggan, Alton, Ill. …

Marriage licenses — March 2019

Monday, March 4
Frank K. Stosal and Jennifer L. King, both of Rome. Sean A. Hulser and Abigail E. DePaul, both of Utica. Robert E. Matos-Graves and Abagail M. Houle, both of Rome. Ronald J. Barber and Jacquelyn A. …

General — Paulson

Monday, March 4
Jordan General, daughter of Walt and Toni Gadz, North George Street, to Thomas Paulson, son of John and Barbara Paulson, Columbus, Ohio. Ms. General, a graduate of Duke University and Ithaca College, …
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