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Meetings — Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Yesterday at 4:00 PM

Tuesday Camden Village Board, 6 p.m. Village offices, 57 Main St. Lee Zoning Board of Appeals, 7 p.m. Town Hall, 5808 Stokes-Lee Center Road.  Lewis Planning Board, 7 p.m. Town library, 5213 Fish …


Sherry A. (Curtis) Allen

Yesterday at 4:00 PM
Sherry A. Allen, 41, of Dean St., Rome, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, March 15, 2019, at Rome Memorial Hospital. She was born on September 3, 1977, in Rome, the daughter of Ronald and Velma …

Robert A. Laux

Yesterday at 4:00 PM
FORESTPORT — Robert A. Laux, 86, of State Route 28 passed away at home on March 15, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Boonville on October 29, 1932, a son of Leon and Laura Utley …

Gordon James McRae

Yesterday at 4:00 PM
Gordon J McRae, 66, formerly of Point Rock, passed away on Monday, March 4, 2019 at his home in Lebanon TN.  He was born on September 28, 1952 in Burke NY. He is survived by his current wife …
Public Safety
NO. 1 IN THE WEST — Gonzaga's Rui Hachimura drives into St. Mary's Malik Fitts during the West Coast Conference championship game last Tuesday in Las Vegas. The Zags los to St. Mary's, but on Sunday they were named the No. 1 in the NCAA West Region.

Gonzaga top seed in West Region that includes SU, Buffalo

Yesterday at 4:01 PM
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Gonzaga had its 21-game winning streak end in the West Coast Conference tournament title game. The loss to Saint Mary’s was not enough to make the NCAA Tournament selection …
TEAM TO BEAT IN NCAA SOUTH — Virginia coach Tony Bennett, right, talks with Kyle Guy during Friday’s ACC semifinal loss to Florida State in Charlotte, N.C. The Cavaliers on Sunday were awarded the No. 1 seed in the NCAA South Region for the second year in a row.

Cavs team to beat in South again; Colgate gets Vols

Yesterday at 4:00 PM
(AP) — Nothing will ever erase Virginia’s history as the first men’s No. 1 seed to lose its NCAA Tournament opener. At least now the Cavaliers’ wait for the chance to make up for that …

Sports agate — March 18, 2019

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National Basketball Association Eastern Conference Atlantic Division W L Pct GB x-Toronto 49 21 .700 — x-Philadelphia 45 25 .643 4 Boston 43 27 .614 6 Brooklyn 36 36 .500 14 New York 14 56 .200 35 …

Mississauga pulls away from Utica City FC in second half

Yesterday at 4:00 PM
UTICA — Utica City FC gave up six unanswered goals in the second half in a 9-3 loss to the Mississauga MetroStars on Sunday afternoon at the Utica Aud. Mauricio Salles, Nate Bourdeau and Domenico …

Kelberman Center gears up for annual Walks for Autism

Yesterday at 4:00 PM

The Kelberman Center is gearing up for its 12th annual Walks for Autism during Autism Awareness month in April. The Walk for Autism has expanded from a single location in Boonville in 2008 to …

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Movie Reviews from Sean I. Mills

‘Fighting with my Family’ is fun, entertaining flick

Sunday, March 10

So the WWE is making movies about itself now? “Fighting with my Family” could either be the start of a new get-rich-quick scheme by the infamous Vince McMahon, or it could just be a nice little …

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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

Our Opinion
    • Thoughts on what is in a name
      3 days ago

      What’s in a name? Few, if any, remember why Harvey E. Alter had an elementary school named after him. Now it’s just a building on Thomas St. …

    • Singer didn’t help his cause
      Wednesday, March 13

      Grammy-winning artist R. Kelly came unglued in an interview that was slated to air on “CBS This Morning.” The interview was his first since …

    • Shriners come to the rescue
      Tuesday, March 12

      The thief who made off with a 3-year-old’s prosthetic leg in Illinois deserves all the scorn society can heap on him or her. Chances are the …

Letters to the Editor
Points of Pride
    • Keeping student music in tune
      Yesterday at 4:00 PM

      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 …

    • Saluting the ski patrol
      Monday, March 4

      As winter draws to a close, there’s always a special event at Woods Valley ski center that revives our spirits and is for a good cause. This …


Blood drive Friday at Rome church

Yesterday at 4:00 PM

There will be an American Red Cross Blood Drive at St. John Lutheran Church, 502 W. Chestnut St., from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, March 22.

More Living

Camden Family Care welcomes new provider

Monday, March 11

CAMDEN — Jessica Donaldson, RN, BSN, MS-FNP-C, has joined the staff of Camden Family Care to provide personalized care to patients in Camden, announced Rome Memorial Hospital’s Director of …

Arts & Learning

Sculpture Space announces Advocate for the Arts honoree

Wednesday, March 13

UTICA — Sculpture Space of Utica has announced Vartan Poghosian as the 2019 Advocate for the Arts honoree.   Vartan is the founder and director of 4 Elements studio in Utica, “a space that has …


Directors sought for Rome Community Theater shows

5 days ago

Rome Community Theater has announced the 2019-20120 season, and is in search of directors. Shows are as follows: Guys and Dolls: Book by Abe Burrows and Jo Swerling with Music and Lyrics by Frank …


Cornell Extension offers farmers market workshop

Friday, February 8

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Lewis County has scheduled two sessions of training on selling at farmers markets. Lindsey Pashow, agriculture business development and marketing specialist for …


Zion Episcopal Church to host Lenten gathering, meal Tuesdays

Saturday, March 9

Join us at Zion Episcopal Church for soup, bread and “God’s Love” every Tuesday during Lent at 6 p.m., beginning on March 12. Participants will discuss material based on “The Way of Love,” …

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, …
Advancemets & Graduations