News around the County

RFA students awarded academic excellence scholarships

Yesterday at 4:00 PM

Eight Rome Free Academy students have been awarded New York State Scholarships for Academic Excellence, the Rome school district announced. The scholarships provide financial aid for full-time study …

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No parking on the streets in Camden during storm

Yesterday at 4:00 PM

CAMDEN — Camden Police Department has issued parking restrictions for the weekend due to Winter Storm Harper. Residents are asked to have all vehicles removed from the village streets by 11 p.m. …

    • Movies — Jan. 19, 2019
      Yesterday at 4:00 PM

      Cinema Capitol: “A Star is Born” (R) 4:15, 7:15. “Mary Queen of Scots” (R) 4, 7. Rome Cinemas: “Glass” (PG-13) 11:30, 2:20, 5:10, 8, …

    • Antique sleigh donated
      Yesterday at 4:00 PM

    • Public Safety Logs — Jan. 19, 2019
      Yesterday at 4:00 PM

      Mutual aid log To report an emergency: 911 Friday 8:33 a.m. New York Mills and Edwards, Burrstone Road, New Hartford, accident-injury. 9:02 a.m. …


Pamella (Hill) Filey

Yesterday at 4:00 PM
Pamella (Hill) Filey, age 73, of Phoenix, AZ, and formerly of Rome, passed away on Tuesday, January 15, 2019, after a long illness. She was born March 9, 1945, in Lowville, the daughter of the late …

Francis Leo Tyler

3 days ago
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

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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 …

Black Knights shake off penalties in pushing their hockey home mark to 9-0

Yesterday at 4:10 PM
TAKES A TUMBLE  — Rome Free Academy defenseman Danny Mecca goes flying after he was swept off his feet during a rush into the offensive zone early in Friday night’s 4-1 in over Fulton at Kennedy Arena. Mecca scored the team’s first goal on a power play in the first period.
Rome Free Academy killed two major penalties to stifle the Fulton offense and continued its undefeated run at home with a 4-1 hockey win at Kennedy Arena Friday night. The Division I victory pushed …

Comets use balanced attack in skating past Binghamton

Yesterday at 4:00 PM
UTICA — The Utica Comets got goals from five players as they took down the Binghamton Devils, 5-3, in an AHL contest on Friday night at the Utica Aud. Kole Lind, Evan McEneny, Brendan Gaunce, …

Sports calendar — Jan. 19, 2019

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Monday’s Schedule... Scholastic boys Basketball — Jordan-Elbridge at Westmoreland, 6:30. Hockey — Clinton at Ithaca, 5:15. Note: The schedule for some events is weather-permitting. For calendar …

Clinton boys skate to hockey road triumph over Liverpool

Yesterday at 4:00 PM
BALDWINSVILLE — The Clinton boys varsity hockey team beat Liverpool 6-3 in a non-league game at Lysander Ice Arena on Friday night to push its record to 5-6-3 overall. Antonio Femia led the …

NY Maple Weekends brochure available

Yesterday at 4:00 PM

A free copy of the 2019 Maple Weekends brochure listing sugarhouses, the International Maple Museum Centre fifth annual Sap Run-Walk, and pancake breakfasts sites in Jefferson, Lewis, Oneida and …

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Movie Reviews from Sean I. Mills

Don’t believe the hype when it comes to biopic ‘Vice’

Sunday, January 13

With a deft hand and an earnest attempt to entertain, the Dick Cheney biopic “Vice” ultimately fails to be a movie worth subjecting yourself to. How much do you really want to sit through two …

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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
    • Our devices are getting more invasive
      Yesterday at 4:00 PM

      Electronic gadgets are now part of all of our lives -- from the handheld devices we carry and check nonstop for messages to alarm systems that …

    • More veterans are needed to run for office
      2 days ago

      Forty years ago, military veterans made up roughly three-quarters of Congress. By 2017, the proportion had dwindled to fewer than 1 in 5. The …

    • Thoughts on political retribution
      3 days ago

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

Letters to the Editor
Points of Pride
    • Students meet recycling challenge
      Monday, January 14

      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 …


Services cancelled due to weather

Yesterday at 4:00 PM

In light of the weekend weather forecast, the First Presbyterian Church of Rome, 108 W. Court St., has cancelled their Sunday morning Worship Service for Jan. 20. As has the First United Methodist …

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Arts & Learning

Old Forge Library offers writing, art workshops

4 days ago

OLD FORGE — The Old Forge Library, 220 Crosby Blvd., has announced the following upcoming workshops: • There will be three poetry writing workshops in conjunction with the Library’s upcoming …


‘A Star Is Born’ boasts Golden Globe win

3 days ago

Cinema Capitol (230 W. Dominick St.) will present the drama “A Star is Born” each day from Friday, Jan. 18 through Thursday, Jan. 24.  A remake of the 1937 film of the same name, “A Star is …


Button joins Lewis County General as nurse practitioner

Monday, January 14

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
    • On dean’s list
      Yesterday at 4:00 PM

      BUFFALO — Area students have been named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at SUNY Buffalo. They are: Margarita Rodriguez of Utica; …

    • Military promotion
      Yesterday at 4:00 PM

      Martin Koegst of Oneida has been promoted to captain in the U.S. Army. Koegst serves in the 413th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, and is a …

    • On dean’s list
      2 days ago

      BURLINGTON, Vt. — Paige Dare of Westernville has been named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Champlain College. Dare is a …