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Oriskany schools to create catch-up program for students

Yesterday at 4:00 PM

ORISKANY — An academic catch-up program is being created for students of Oriskany Central School district who may be struggling with remote learning during the pandemic. Junior/Senior High School …


Two at Rome Lab to be honored for career accomplishments in Nov. 10 ceremony

2 days ago

Rebecca Mills and David Myers of Rome Lab are among 20 Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) scientists and engineers to be honored for outstanding career accomplishments at a 2020 Fellows and Science …

Funeral notices — Oct. 24, 2020

Yesterday at 10:42 AM

BALFE — Terrence “Terry” J. Balfe, 71, of Holland Patent, on Oct. 21, 2020. Services 11:30 a.m. Monday at St. Paul’s Catholic Church, in Whitesboro. Calling hours 2-5 p.m. Sunday at Dimbleby …


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Katherine Edna (Cronin) Ritter

Yesterday at 4:00 PM
NEW HARTFORD, NY — Katherine Edna (Cronin) Ritter, 97, passed away on Friday, October 16, 2020, in the Sequoia House of Sitrin … Read More

Suzanne (Dair) Musselman

Yesterday at 4:00 PM
Suzanne Dair Musselman, 72, died in the comfort of her home in St. Petersburg, FL on September 30, 2020. Suzanne was born March 8, … Read More

Thelma M. (Seamon) Miller

Yesterday at 4:00 PM
Thelma M. Miller, age 93, of the Town of Lee, passed away peacefully at home on October 23, 2020. Thelma was born in Canastota, NY on … Read More

Terrence ‘Terry’ J. Balfe

Yesterday at 4:00 PM
HOLLAND PATENT — Terrence “Terry” J. Balfe, age 71, of Holland Patent passed away on October 21, 2020, at Faxton St. Luke’s … Read More

Gary E. Kroll

2 days ago
Gary E. Kroll, 64, of Camden, NY, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Wednesday, October 21, 2020. He was born in Rome, NY on May … Read More
Local Sports

HP remains unbeaten, shuts out Little Falls in CSC matchup

Yesterday at 4:01 PM

Madison Oliver scored two goals and Maggie Cummings added another as the Holland Patent field hockey team defeated visiting Center State Conference foe Little Falls 3-0 Friday to remain a perfect 6-0 …

Public Safety

‘Grounded’ is a novel, and fun, survival game

4 hours ago

“Grounded” is a unique game taking cues from “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids” and “Castaway” to create a survival experience that makes exploring a backyard feel like an alien planet. Grounded …

Clinton Record

Clinton 5-year-old crowned ‘Miss New York Princess'

4 days ago

CLINTON — Emma Fazekas, daughter of Justen and Bianca Fazekas, of Clinton, was recently crowned the International United Miss New York Princess and will represent the state at the International …

Our Opinion
    • Thoughts on judicial views
      4 days ago

      Notre Dame law professor Amy Coney Barrett set up a fascinating non-partisan litmus test that enticed others to reveal their beliefs about …

    • Remember 536 A.D.?
      Friday, October 2

      Is 2020 “the worst year ever?” The question has been raised in various news outlets and is becoming commonplace on social media. “Why …

    • Thoughts on Joe Biden’s debate meltdown
      Thursday, October 1

      In Tuesday’s Presidential Debate, Joe Biden was the instigator. It started quietly enough. An uninterrupted answer from Trump. One from Biden. …

Letters to the Editor
    • Vote for Democrats to help Mohawk Valley
      Yesterday at 4:00 PM

      2020 has been the year that has put our livelihoods, jobs, healthcare, and the survival of our communities on the line. Millions of people have …

    • America cannot afford another pandemic
      Yesterday at 4:00 PM

      President Trump is continuing to build the southern border wall. He also reached an agreement with Mexico for thousands of their troops to …

    • A tale of two representatives
      2 days ago

      As a farmer and small business owner, I have reached out to both Claudia Tenney and Anthony Brindisi, with markedly different results.  When …

Points of Pride
    • Bolstering public safety
      5 days ago

      Romans can look with pride on the latest example of the city’s programs to enhance public safety. Last week, Rome police and fire departments, …

    • Cooperation helps feed needy
      Tuesday, October 13

      It’s always gratifying to see how much cooperation can accomplish during tough times. That’s what we observed recently when the American …

    • Spotlight shines on SUNY Poly
      Tuesday, October 6

      College Raptor is a website where high school families can “find college matches, discover colleges that may offer them the best financial …

Weddings and Engagements

Marriage licenses — Oct. 6, 2020

Tuesday, October 6
Anthony Tucci and Patricia A. O’Brien, both of Rome.

Silver — Fregoe

Friday, October 2
Martin R. Fregoe and Elizabeth M. Silver were married on Friday, July 24, 2020, at Transfiguration Church in Rome. The bride is the daughter of David and Carol Silver, Humaston Road. The bridegroom …

Marriage licenses — Oct. 4, 2020

Friday, October 2
Kristopher M. Harvey and Brittany A. Lynch, both of Rome. Joshua J. Haley and Rebecca L. Ford, both of the Town of Lee. Corey A. Warcup and Avery R. Jones, both of the Town of Lee. Gerardo S. Ramos …
Advancements & Graduations


Yesterday at 4:00 PM

First Baptist, 301 W. Embargo St. 315-336-2610. Sun. 10 a.m. Grace Baptist (Southern Baptist), 8553 Turin Rd. 315-336-3341. Sun.11 a.m.  Friendship Baptist (independent), 4964 Rome-New London Road, …

More Living

Project Medication Lock-UP aims to reduce poisoning risk

5 days ago

Each year, 87% of visits to emergency departments for children ages 5 and under involve adult medications. Of those, 38% involve a grandparent’s medication. In an effort to help combat this …

Arts & Learning

Archaeologist gives virtual lecture Oct. 28

4 days ago

UTICA — Join Archaeologist David Staley to discover local history that has been buried for nearly a century or more. Staley explores two sites along the former Erie and Chenango canals in this …


Area movie theaters prep for reopening

3 days ago

Now that theaters have been given the OK by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo to re-open its cinemas under COVID-19 guidelines that includes limited capacity, some local owners and operators are hoping to “see …


Sign-up for November Food $en$e

Friday, October 16

Registration for the November 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 …


No Christmas bazaar in Camden

Saturday, October 17

CAMDEN — Due to concerns about the coronavirus pandemic, the annual Camden United Methodist Church Christmas Bazaar will not take place this year. Organizers said they hope to resume the church …