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Oriskany to offer enrichment program as more students go remote

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ORISKANY — With additional Oriskany Central School students opting to switch to total remote learning, teachers and administrators have adapted quickly to keeping children engaged, district …


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Westmo schools go remote through Jan. 11

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The Westmoreland school district is shifting to 100% remote instruction through Jan. 11 due to COVID-19, expanding from previously announced plans to be all-remote this week and the week of Jan. 4-8, …

Funeral notices — Dec. 5, 2020

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BLACK — John F Black, Jr., 87, of Oneida, on Dec. 2, 2020. Services 6 p.m. Dec. 11, 2020, at Ironside Funeral Home, 342 Main St., Oneida. Calling hours 3-6 p.m. Friday. Face masks and social …


THE FINAL PRESS RUN IN ROME
The final press run of the Daily Sentinel @ 333 W. Dominick St. Saturday, Noverber 28, 2020

After 50 years of printing the Daily Sentinel at their 333 West Dominick St. location the press ran the last time on Saturday November 28, 2020. "It's a bitter sweet day - it's the next level of local journalism that needs to happen." - Bradley Waters, publisher of the Daily Sentinel.

Posted by Rome Daily Sentinel on Monday, November 30, 2020

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Obituaries

Millicent J. (Evanciew) Wampfler

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Millicent J. Wampfler, 76, of Rome, passed away peacefully at the Abraham House of Rome on Wednesday, December 2, 2020. Born in Rome … Read More

Elizabeth J. Vaughan

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PLANO, TEXAS — Elizabeth (Betty) J. Vaughan, 85, passed away Saturday, November 28, 2020, at RLG Dignified Living of Plano, Texas, … Read More

Carolyn H. Ruth

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WEST BRANCH — Carolyn H. Ruth, 88, wife of James, longtime resident of West Branch, passed away on Wednesday December 2, 2020, at … Read More

Eunice K. (Lefevre) McCormick

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Eunice L. McCormick, 96, of Rome, passed away on Wednesday, December 2, 2020, at Bethany Gardens. Born in Hinkley, NY, on July 27, … Read More

Renee E. (Nasci) Gilmore

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Renee E. Gilmore, age 43, of Rome, passed away on November 26, 2020, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, after a brief illness. Renee was born … Read More
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Area high school football teams stay sharp by playing seven-on-seven

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With high school football on the shelf until at least March, players from nine area schools are participating in a seven-on-seven touch football league at Accelerate Sports in Whitestown to fill in …

 
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SevenDay

A passion for vinting

3 days ago

After serving his country in Operation Iraqi Freedom, U.S. Air Force retired Corey Christman and wife Jennifer are using their passions to continue giving back to those who served through their own …

Clinton Record

Goodbye, for now

Wednesday, November 25

After much thought and consideration, Thursday, Nov. 26, will be the last printed edition of the Clinton Record, according to Bradley Waters, Rome Sentinel Co. publisher which owns the publication. …

 
Opinion
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    • End of a strange hurricane season
      5 hours ago

      Any other year, we’d be winding down the year, heading into Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hannukah, Kwanzaa and the new year with hurricane season …

    • Thoughts on national news coverage
      Yesterday at 4:00 PM

      President Donald Trump said right up front in his message to the nation Wednesday, “This may be the most important speech I’ve ever made.” …

    • There ought to be a law
      3 days ago

      As a child, you may recall the pleasant surprise of putting a coin in a vending machine, pulling the lever and getting not one but two candy …

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Points of Pride
    • Charity on the skating rink
      5 days ago

      One of the major success stories in recent years is the resurgence of professional hockey in our area. The Utica Comets with their great …

    • Joint effort for new jobs
      Tuesday, November 24

      Creaton of new jobs is always important. Sometimes though, even new jobs can be hard to fill. Therefore we applaud the joint effort of the …

    • Fall coaches, athletes deserve high marks
      Tuesday, November 17

      There was much debate over whether to have a fall sports season or not amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. While state officials sacked the fall …

Weddings and Engagements

Haskell — Pratt

3 days ago
Jason C. Pratt and Kristina L. Haskell were married on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Lee Center. The bride, daughter of Lauri Haskell and Ray Ervin, of Rome, was escorted …

Davis — Coia

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LTJG Kyle K. Coia, U.S. Navy, and LTJG Cassandra M. Davis, U.S Navy, were married on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020 at The Church of Jesus Savior, Newport, R.I. The bride is the daughter of CDR Eric Davis, …

Marriage licenses — Dec. 6, 2020

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Aquilino W. Kolasz Jr. and Amanda L. Cortese, both of Rome. Josue Campos Camacho, of La Tigra, Costa Rica, and Archana Nayak, of Westmoreland. Jonathan W. St. Dennis and Hannah M. Allen, both of …
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Living

‘Thanks be to God for His indescribable Gift’

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What comes to your mind when I mention the word “generosity”? Or maybe I should ask – who comes to mind when I mention the word “generosity”? My gut tells me that most people have a face or …

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MVHS names nurse manager at Rehabilitation and Nursing Center

5 days ago

UTICA — Jason Denicola, RN, CRRN, has joined Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) as Clark North nurse manager at MVHS Rehabilitation and Nursing Center (RNC). In this role, Denicola will provide …

Seniors
Arts & Learning

View announces sculpture exhibit award winners

4 days ago

OLD FORGE — View has announced the award winners of the New York State Juried Sculpture Exhibit. The exhibition is available to be viewed at View or online by …

Entertainment

Hot Club of Saratoga play virtual concert Saturday

Thursday, November 19

BARNEVELD — Hot Club of Saratoga will be presented by Unity Hall on Saturday, Nov. 21 at 8 p.m. in a free virtual concert at www.unityhall.com. “The upbeat music of this talented group is bound …

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Rome UMC suspends Food $en$e orders

Thursday, November 19

First United Methodist Church, 400 N. George St., has temporarily suspended their Food $en$e program. Participants who have placed orders for November can still pick-up their food at the church …

Religion

The seeds of change

Saturday, November 28

This year has been a really long season of transitions and uncertainty. We never imagined this time last year what 2020 would bring us. One thing we know for sure, the only constant is change! We can …