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Utica police seek armed thief

Yesterday at 4:00 PM

An armed robber is wanted by Utica Police for breaking into the McDonald’s restaurant on Genesee Street early Monday and robbing the employees. Police said the man climbed in the drive-through …

Tips to stay safe from oppressive heat

Yesterday at 11:44 AM

With temperatures in the upper 80s and 90s expected for this weekend, bolstered by intense humidity, local safety personnel have tips for staying safe and alive in the heat. The biggest tip is to …

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    • Michael J. Moskin
      Yesterday at 4:00 PM

      Michael J. Moskin, Sr., age 93, of Floyd, formerly of Quaker Hill, Ava, passed away peacefully on July 17, 2019, at Rome Memorial Hospital, with …

    • Tremaine J. McArthur
      Yesterday at 4:00 PM

      Tremaine J. McArthur, of Campbellsville, KY, son of the late Earl McArthur and Helen Rowlands McArthur, was born January 22, 1932 in Remsen, New …

    • Angelica L. Lint
      Yesterday at 4:00 PM

      LEE CENTER — Angelica “Angel” L. Lint (Pratt) of Lee Center, NY, passed away peacefully at Strong Memorial Hospital on Thursday, July 18, …

    • Maria (Nigro) Malorzo
      2 days ago

      Maria (Nigro) Malorzo, 81, of Liverpool, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family at Elderwood of Liverpool on July 16, 2019. She …

    • Glenda E. (Waterman) Buczek
      2 days ago

      Glenda Buczek, 76, of Floyd, was sent to spend eternal rest in Jesus’ loving arms, Tuesday, July 16, 2019. She was born on September 26, 1942 …


Vernon Downs results — July 19, 2019

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VERNON DOWNS Friday's Results 1ST RACE--Trot 1 Mile. Purse $3,000.N/W 1(F&M or NY Owned or Sired 2) PM Races Life5 Squee Hanover (H. Parker) $3.20 $2.10 $2.102 All Rise (H. Hochstetler) $2.70 …

Shake That House smashes track record at Vernon Downs

Yesterday at 4:00 PM

VERNON — Shake That House and driver Brian Sears smashed the track record for 3-year-old pacing colts in New York Sire Stakes at Vernon Downs Thursday. Shake That House finished in 1:47.4. …

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Seven things to do in the Rome region this week

Yesterday at 6:00 AM

1. Rome Summer Concert Series, Monday 6 p.m. at Griffo Green, West Dominick Street. Dubonnet performs July 22, The Boxed Set performs July 29. Food trucks and beverages will be available. The …

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Westmoreland Fire Department to celebrate 75 years of service

2 days ago

WESTMORELAND — Westmoreland Volunteer Fire Department is celebrating its 75th anniversary of serving the town and community during a special celebration planned for Saturday, July 20. Board of Fire …

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Testimony reveals that couple charged in negligent homicide smoked marijuana
4 days ago

The Rome couple charged in the negligent homicide of their 6-month-old daughter smoked marijuana after putting the child to bed, according to testimony in County Court on Tuesday. A trial date for …

Lucky the Bull headed to fair

5 days ago

Police warn of bogus Benjamins around city

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Boyfriend charged with murder in killing of Utica teen

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United States Army CH-47 at Griffiss International Airport

Thursday, April 11

United States Army CH-47 warming up, taxiing and then lifting off Wednesday, April 10, 2019 from Griffiss International Airport.  (Sentinel video by John Clifford)

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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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Zombie film boasts all-star cast

2 days ago

Cinema Capitol (230 W. Dominick St.) will present the comedy-horror movie “The Dead Don’t Die” from Friday, July 19-Thursday, July 25. In the sleepy small town of Centerville, something is not …

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Faxton St. Luke’s receives honor

Monday, July 8

SARATOGA SPRINGS — The Healthcare Association of New York State presented its 2019 Pinnacle Award for Quality and Patient Safety to five healthcare organizations from across the state in …

Arts & Learning

Local sites offer ‘Tug Hill: Shaping the Future of the Region’

3 days ago

“Tug Hill: Shaping the Future of the Region” is now available in many local establishments around the region. Author Norah Machia tells the story of the Tug Hill Commission and its efforts to …


Sign-ups for July Food $en$e start today

Friday, June 21

Registration for the July 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 …


French Road service on July 21

Saturday, July 13

REMSEN — The annual French Road Church Service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 21 at the French Road Church, located at the corner of East Steuben and French roads. The service will be led by …

Weddings and Engagements

Williamson — Stella

Monday, July 1
Andrew Louis Stella and Ashley Elizabeth Williamson were married on Sunday, March 31, 2019 at Delta Lake Inn. The bride is the daughter of Craig Williamson, Elmer Hill Road, Rome, and Patricia …

LaLonde — Anthony

Monday, July 1
Tara Louise LaLonde, daughter of Bernet and the late Carman LaLonde, Croton Street, to Scott William Anthony, son of Joyce Mershon and the late Robert Anthony, Katsura Drive, Kennett Square, Pa. Ms. …

Fuentes — Chubbuck

Monday, July 1
Juanita Fuentes to George Chubbuck, both of Coleman Mills Road. Miss Fuentes, a graduate of Utica College and Dartmouth College, is employed as a physician’s assistant at Bassett Healthcare. Her …
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