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Public Safety Logs — Feb. 21, 2019

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Mutual aid log To report an emergency: 911 Wednesday 6:07 a.m. Holland Patent, Williams Road, Steuben, structure fire. 6:10 a.m. Barneveld and Stittville, to same. 9:36 a.m. Yorkville, Highland Ave., …

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Movies — Feb. 21, 2019

Yesterday at 4:00 PM

Capitol Theatre: Cartoon Madness 3 p.m. Cinema Capitol: “The Favourite” (R) 7. “Cold War” (R) 7:15. Rome Cinemas: “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World” (PG) 6. “A Dog’s Way …

Obituaries

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) …

James C. Rivers

Yesterday at 4:00 PM
James C. Rivers, 61, of Lompoc, California, formerly of Rome, passed away on Saturday, February 9, 2019, at Lompoc Valley Medical Center, Lompoc, CA, with his sister by his side. He was born in Rome, …

Leonard A. Milano

Yesterday at 4:00 PM
UTICA — Leonard A. Milano, 86, of Utica and formerly of Yonkers, Whitesboro, Marcy and Rome, passed away peacefully on Monday, February 18, 2019 at Faxton St. Luke’s Health Care surrounded by the …
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Sports

Orange get back on track by routing ACC rival Louisville

Yesterday at 4:10 PM
TWO FOR THE BALL — Syracuse’s Paschal Chukwu, top, and Louisville’s Malik Williams battle for a loose ball during the second half of Wednesday night’s game at the Carrier Dome. The Orange won, 69-49.
SYRACUSE (AP) — Syracuse desperately needed a game like this, and slumping Louisville obliged. Elijah Hughes scored 18 points and Oshae Brissett had 16 to lead four players in double figures as the …
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From left: Ashton Thompson, Bryce Dare, Josh Mayden and Trey Kimball

RFA freshman among wrestlers looking to excel at state tourney

Yesterday at 4:00 PM
Four local high school wrestlers will compete in the state tournament this weekend. The 2019 New York State Public High School Athletic Association wrestling championships will take place on Friday, …

Sports agate — Feb. 21, 2019

Yesterday at 4:00 PM
BASKETBALL Section III Playoffs Boys Class AA Quarterfinals Tuesday 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 calendar — Feb. 21, 2019

Yesterday at 4:00 PM
Friday’s Schedule... Professional Hockey — American Hockey League: Rochester at Utica, 7. College Hockey — Union at Colgate, 7. Note: The schedule for some events is weather-permitting. For …
County

Residents, firefighters raise concerns on proposed Oriskany firehouse project

2 days ago

ORISKANY — Concerned residents and volunteer firefighters packed village offices Tuesday as questions surfaced about the proposed new Oriskany firehouse project. Earlier this month, fire officials …

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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
    • 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
      2 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 …

    • Sentencing raises questions
      Friday, February 15

      A Kansas judge gave a reduced sentence to a 67-year-old man convicted of soliciting sex from two sisters, aged 13 and 14. His explanation for …

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
      4 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

Hamilton College hosts the JACK Quartet Saturday

Yesterday at 4:00 PM

CLINTON — Hamilton College Performing Arts will present the JACK Quartet at 7:30 p.m. Saturday Feb. 23 in Wellin Hall, Schambach Center for Music and the Performing Arts. Tickets are $20, $15 for …

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Health

Rome Memorial Hospital welcomes new physician to hospitalist team

4 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
      3 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
      3 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
      3 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

Pieces sought for Central Adirondack Art Show

2 days ago

OLD FORGE — View Arts Center, 3273 Route 28, is calling for artists to submit their work for the 2019 Central Adirondack Art Show, which will take place April 13 through June 19. The Central …

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 …

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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
      2 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
      4 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 …