News around the County

Police accuse woman of making meth after nabbing wanted man

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A 48-year-old woman was charged with cooking methamphetamine at her North Washington Street home after law enforcers said the wanted man hiding in her crawl space ratted her out. Police said they …

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Oneida County Health Department issues food service inspection results

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Oneida County Health Department inspectors conduct unannounced and periodic checks of food service establishments to determine if they comply with the state codes, rules and regulations. Here are the …


Barbara J. (Tyrrell) Smith

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Barbara J. “BJ” Smith, 74, of Rome, passed away on Friday, December 28, 2018 at Colonial Park Nursing and Rehabilitation. Born April 3, 1944 in Long Island, she was the daughter of the late …

Paul H. Marullo

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Paul H. Marullo, 59, of Rome, passed away on Friday, January 18, 2019, at Heritage Health Care Center in Utica. He was born in Rome, NY, on October 24, 1959, the son of the late Michael and Virginia …

Pamella (Hill) Filey

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Pamella (Hill) Filey, age 73, of Phoenix, AZ, and formerly of Rome, passed away on Tuesday, January 15, 2019, after a long illness. She was born March 9, 1945, in Lowville, the daughter of the late …

Rome wrestlers win dual meet tournament at F-M

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Rome Free Academy’s wrestling team won the Hornet Duals at Fayetteville-Manlius on Saturday. RFA defeated Lowville 40-39, Syracuse 60-18, F-M 51-30, Cortland 60-6 and Oneida 66-24. Individual …

Comets waste fast start in AHL home loss to Senators

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UTICA — The Utica Comets jumped out to an early 2-0 lead, but the Belleville Senators responded with five unanswered goals to win 5-2 Saturday afternoon at the Utica Aud. Evan McEneny and Zack …

SU avoids post-Duke letdown in win over Pitt

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(AP) — Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim breathed a sigh of relief. Five days after his Orange’s biggest win of the season, there was no letdown. Tyus Battle scored 22 points, Boeheim’s son Buddy had …

Sports agate — Jan. 21, 2019

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BASKETBALL Boys Holland Patent 60, Oneida 51 HOLLAND PATENT — Thomann 13, Benedetto 4, Sobel 9, 11 DJ Harter, Healey 14, Ernst 9. ONEIDA — Clark 15, D’Arcangelis 11, George 1, Leibl 5, Merrell …

IDA approves package to help MGS Manufacturing stabilize

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A company in one of the first buildings put up after the creation of Griffiss Business and Technology Park sees stabilization in a deal to own its building outright after leasing it from the local …

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Movie Reviews from Sean I. Mills

Don’t believe the hype when it comes to biopic ‘Vice’

Sunday, January 13

With a deft hand and an earnest attempt to entertain, the Dick Cheney biopic “Vice” ultimately fails to be a movie worth subjecting yourself to. How much do you really want to sit through two …

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Demolition of DeWitt Clinton Elementary

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

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Wind has pushed ice on Oneida Lake

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

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C-14 Touch and Go

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Our Opinion
    • Our devices are getting more invasive
      3 days ago

      Electronic gadgets are now part of all of our lives -- from the handheld devices we carry and check nonstop for messages to alarm systems that …

    • More veterans are needed to run for office
      4 days ago

      Forty years ago, military veterans made up roughly three-quarters of Congress. By 2017, the proportion had dwindled to fewer than 1 in 5. The …

    • Thoughts on political retribution
      5 days ago

      It’s reassuring to see Rep. Anthony Brindisi stand up for representative democracy in the face of Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s ongoing attempts to …

Letters to the Editor
Points of Pride
    • An exciting year at Rome Art & Community Center
      6 hours ago

      At today’s open house, the Rome Art & Community Center, 308 W. Bloomfield St., spotlighted what’s new for the new year. Visitors got a …

    • Students meet recycling challenge
      Monday, January 14

      We want to praise all the schools that participated in the third annual Plastic Film Recycling Challenge. Special applause is warranted for Rome …

    • FFA’s ingenuity meets two needs
      Monday, January 7

      Milk is important. New York State is the third largest dairy producer in the nation, and dairy remains the largest segment of the state’s …


MVHS bariatric surgical center gets national accreditation

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UTICA – Patients seeking surgical treatment for severe obesity and its related conditions have a high-quality choice for receiving treatment at a nationally accredited program that meets the …

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Arts & Learning

Old Forge Library offers writing, art workshops

Wednesday, January 16

OLD FORGE — The Old Forge Library, 220 Crosby Blvd., has announced the following upcoming workshops: • There will be three poetry writing workshops in conjunction with the Library’s upcoming …


Stanley hosts Mohawk Valley Antiquefest Jan. 26-27

5 days ago

UTICA — The Mohawk Valley Antiquefest returns to the Stanley Theater on Saturday and Sunday Jan. 26-27, opening at 10 a.m. Admission is $7 per person for both days, and tickets will be available at …


Button joins Lewis County General as nurse practitioner

Monday, January 14

Family nurse practitioner Briana Button has joined the medical staff of Lewis County General Hospital and South Lewis Health Center, working with Dr. Lynn Pisaniello and Dr. John Leuenberger at South …


Sign-up for February Food $en$e Jan. 25

4 days ago

Registration for the February 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 …


MLK celebration service Monday

3 days ago

The public is invited to attend the “Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration” service on Sunday, Jan. 20 at 3 p.m. at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, 203 E. Boulevard E. The service follows the …

  • Church to hold healing prayer
    Saturday, January 12

    NEW HARTFORD — Our Lady of the Rosary Church, 1736 Burrstone Road, will hold a praise and worship and …

  • Guest speaker in Clinton Sunday
    Saturday, January 12

    CLINTON — Stone Presbyterian Church, 8 S. Park Row, will host guest preacher Letty Umidi at its 10:30 …

Weddings and Engagements
    • 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 …

    • Perrigo  — Price
      Monday, January 7

      Brandon Scott Price and Renee Ellen Perrigo were married on Monday, Dec. 24, 2018, at the home of the groom’s step-sister, Sherry Simpson …

    • Marriage licenses — Jan. 7, 2019
      Monday, January 7

      Christopher J. Burke to Rachelle Anne Bongcayao Viray, both of Town of Lee. Anthony Graziano and Holly L. Stachnik, both of Rome. Nader N. Abu …

Advancemets & Graduations
    • On dean’s list
      3 days ago

      BUFFALO — Area students have been named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at SUNY Buffalo. They are: Margarita Rodriguez of Utica; …