News around the County

Rogers Center hosts ice harvest

8 hours ago

SHERBURNE — Visitors can travel back in time Saturday, Feb. 23 as the Rogers Environmental Education Center hosts a demonstration of old-time ice harvesting on Cunningham Ice Pond. The pond was the …

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Ryan Lee Watson

Boonville teenager accused of sex abuse of 6-year-old

8 hours ago

BOONVILLE — A teenager is accused of sexually abusing a 6-year-old girl in Boonville. Ryan Lee Watson, 19, of Boonville, had sexual contact with a 6-year-old girl on at least two occasions at his …

Obituaries

Sanford E. Snyder

8 hours ago
What do we know about “time”?  In many ways it’s subjective, defined by recollections, milestones, hallmarks. For Ed — Sanford Edwin Snyder (b. May 29, 1949. d. February 20, 2019) — time …

Doris B. (Baldigo) Goetz

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Doris B. “Dolly” Goetz, 82, of Rome, passed away on Thursday, February 21, 2019 at Faxton-St. Luke’s Healthcare in New Hartford. Born in Rome on July 15, 1936, she was the daughter of the late …

Ernest (Ernie) Louis Taliani

Yesterday at 4:00 PM
Ernest L. Taliani, 74, of Schererville, Indiana passed away peacefully at his home on January 30, 2019. He was born in Rome, N.Y. on October 6, 1944 to the late Joseph and Josephine (Musitelli) …
Public Safety
Sports

Section III champion Camden squads lead area state meet qualifiers in Nordic skiing

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SECTION III CHAMPS — The Camden girls Nordic ski team won the Section III championship last week and earned a berth in the state meet to be held at Gore Mountain Snow Bowl on Monday and Tuesday in North Creek. From left: Haley Hinds, Catherine Seidl, Amelia Ouellette, Chloe Hite, Jillian Sochia, Bryn Myers and Jillian Hanna-Eaker.
A dozen girls and nine boys from Section III will compete in the state championships Monday and Tuesday in Nordic skiing. The state meet will take place at Gore Mountain Snow Bowl in North Creek. The …
Sports

Sports calendar — Feb. 22, 2019

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Tonight’s Schedule... Professional Hockey — American Hockey League: Rochester at Utica, 7. College Hockey — Union at Colgate, 7. Saturday’s Schedule... Professional Hockey — American Hockey …

Sports agate — Feb. 22, 2019

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BASKETBALL Section III Playoffs Boys Class AA Quarterfinals No. 1 seed-Corcoran 61, 8-Nottingham 56 4-Notre Dame 60, 5-Cicero-North Syracuse 46 3-RFA 67, 6-Bishop Ludden 60 2-West Genesee 56, …

Sports briefs — Feb. 22, 2019

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YMCA offering archery classes in Oneida ONEIDA — The YMCA of the Greater Tri-Valley will begin new sessions for various archery classes March 13. Registration has begun. The following classes will …
County

Area hospitals earn quality-incentive payments from insurer Excellus

8 hours ago

Rome Memorial Hospital, Oneida Healthcare, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare and St. Elizabeth Medical Center are among 36 institutions that earned a share of $25.7 million in quality improvement …

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Movie Reviews from Sean I. Mills

Review: ‘The Favourite’ is ‘artsy’ but clever

Sunday, February 10

With 10 Oscar nominations to its credit, “The Favourite” finally arrived at Rome Cinemas 8 this month to prove that the Academy really loves weird, artsy movies. “The Favourite” is not …

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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

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Opinion
Our Opinion
    • Organ donors always needed
      8 hours ago

      As this editorial is being written, there are nearly 115,000 people in this country who are waiting for an organ transplant. Sadly, some of …

    • Go after your dreams
      Yesterday at 4:00 PM

      Whether or not Tim Tebow makes a Major League Baseball roster may not mean much to many of our readers. But, his recurring message, especially …

    • Date didn’t work out
      3 days ago

      An Oklahoma woman took an unusual approach in her online flirtation through a dating app: She bragged to a potential match about the deer she …

Letters to the Editor
    • Is a new YMCA needed?
      Saturday, February 16

      There are many who are questioning the need to build a whole new YMCA rather than upgrading the current building. The most prevalent answer to …

    • Cuomo wrong on new abortion law
      Tuesday, February 5

      Gov Andrew Cuomo shrugged off criticism from Roman Catholic leaders about excommunication from the church due to his support of the new abortion …

    • Do we have a border problem?
      Saturday, February 2

      I agree that we do have a border problem. But that problem should not be fixed with a wall. It needs to be fixed by spending what it takes to …

Points of Pride
    • Popular band nominated for Syracuse award
      5 days ago

      A musical tip of the hat goes today to Verona-based Fritz’s Polka Band. The popular performers have been nominated for a Syracuse-Area Music …

    • Programs that can change your world
      Monday, February 11

      The mission of Close Up is to inform, inspire and empower young people to exercise the rights and accept the responsibilities of citizens in a …

    • Standout works from young artists
      Monday, February 4

      According to its website (artandwriting.org), since 1923, the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards have recognized the vision, ingenuity, and …

Living

Pepper and Sassafras perform March 2

Yesterday at 4:00 PM

HOLLAND PATENT — Pepper and Sassafras, the acoustic duo of Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers and Wendy Ramsay, is coming back to Park Coffee House on Saturday, March 2. Doors open at 7 p.m., with the show …

More Living
Health

Rome Memorial Hospital welcomes new physician to hospitalist team

5 days ago

Dr. Sharmila Ravindranathan has joined the staff at Rome Memorial Hospital as a member of its hospitalist team. A hospitalist is a physician who cares for patients only while they are in the …

Seniors
    • Tech workshop March 7
      4 days ago

      Copper City Community Connection, 305 E. Locust St., will host a how-to session to learn the basics of using an Apple iPhone or tablet, and …

    • CCCC to host an Indoor Picnic
      4 days ago

      Copper City Community Connection, formerly Ava Dorfman Center, 305 E. Locust St., will host an Indoor Picnic from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, …

    • Drum circle class Feb. 27
      4 days ago

      Copper City Community Connection, formerly Ava Dorfman Center, 305 E. Locust St., will host a drum circle class at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27. …

Arts & Learning

Art by Valerie Fuller on display at Fusion March 2

3 days ago

Fusion Art & Gift Gallery, in The Photo Shoppe, 8584 Turin Road, will host a gallery opening reception  featuring the art of Valerie Fuller on Saturday, March 2, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.  It is …

Entertainment

Violin-guitar duo to release chamber CD at Unity Hall

Thursday, February 14

BARNEVELD — Duo Sonidos, composed of guitarist Adam Levin and violinist William Knuth, who hails from Deerfield, are coming to Unity Hall Feb. 24 for the release of their eclectic collection of …

Home

Food bank announces registration dates for March Food $en$e

Friday, February 15

Registration for the March 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 …

Religion

Church offers free meal Feb. 23

Saturday, February 16

A free lunch and fellowship are offered Saturday, Feb. 23, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday’s Bounty is in the First United Methodist Church, 400 N. George St., which is handicapped …

Weddings and Engagements

Pritchard — Abbott

Monday, February 4
Christopher Abbott and Bree Pritchard were married on Oct. 6, 2018 at the couple’s home in Camden. The bride is the daughter of Ivan and Molly Pritchard, Sulphur Springs Road, Lee Center. The …

Lasek — White

Monday, February 4
Audrey Lasek, daughter of Ed and Elaine Lasek, Whitesboro, to Addison White, son of Dean White, Cape Vincent, and Sue Richardson, Utica. Ms. Lasek, a graduate of SUNY Oswego, is a teacher for Rome …

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 Gene and Denise Jones of Byrnes Avenue, Rome. The …
Advancemets & Graduations
    • On dean’s list
      3 days ago

      CORTLAND — Camryn Stamboly of Rome has been named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at SUNY Cortland. Stamboly is a junior majoring …

    • Waller named to dean’s list
      5 days ago

      COLUMBIA, S.C. — Hannah R. Waller of Rome has been named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at the University of South Carolina. …

    • Rome’s East on dean’s list at RIT
      Friday, February 15

      ROCHESTER — Kayleigh Lynn East of Rome has been named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at the Rochester Institute of Technology. …

    • Waterville woman on dean’s list
      Thursday, February 14

      LEXINGTON, Ky. — Emma Barnes of Waterville has been named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at the University of Kentucky. Barnes is …