Union for Remington Arms workers seek negotiations

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ILION — United Mine Workers of America International President Cecil E. Roberts is calling on Roundhill CEO Richmond Italia to meet face-to-face and complete negotiations for an agreement for …

Funeral notices — March 3, 2021

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CAPRON — Laurie S. Capron, 73, of Boonville, on Feb. 17, 2021. Summer memorial planned. Arrangements by Trainor Funeral Home, 143 Schuyler St., Boonville. Contributions to local animal shelters, or …

6 Dr. Seuss books won’t be published for racist images
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Six Dr. Seuss books — including “And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street” and “If I Ran the Zoo” — will stop being published because of racist and insensitive imagery, the business …

Target powers through a pandemic; 2020 sales growth explodes

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SUV carrying 25 crashes with semitruck, killing 13

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Pandemic Golden Globes ratings plunge

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Rome Sentinel E-Edition

Focus of longtime small businesses changes

Friday, February 26

As the city of Rome has aged, so too, have the focus of longtime small businesses. Over the years, Ferlo’s Original Bakery at 522 Floyd Ave. has occupied a few different spots around Rome - Black …

Horizons Medical

Hospice & Palliative Care continues to support patients and families despite COVID-19

Friday, February 26

NEW HARTFORD — Across the world, COVID-19 has disrupted lives and has challenged everyone to adapt to difficult circumstances. While so much has changed, one thing that has remained constant is …

Horizons Education

Herkimer College to expand academics, athletics

Friday, February 26

HERKIMER — Both academics and athletics will continue and expand at Herkimer College, which plans to also step up their pandemic safety measures in the new spring semester. “Considering the …

More Local Headlines

Tug Hill Commission to host climate webinar

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WATERTOWN — The Tug Hill Commission is hosting a free webinar called “A New Climate on Both Large and Small Scales” on Thursday, March 25 at 7 p.m. Meteorologist David Eichorn will provide an …

Dr. John D. George III

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VERONA — Dr. John D. George III, 82, Main Street, died Monday, March 1, 2021, at his residence, following a brief illness. Born in … Read More

Jill Collins Flanders

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Jill Collins Flanders, 84, of Rome, passed away peacefully on February 27, 2021, at Bethany Gardens Skilled Living Center, with her … Read More

Mary F. (Gallagher) Nowak

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Mary Frances (née Gallagher) Nowak, 91, passed away peacefully on February 26, 2021, in Bridgewater, NJ, with family by her side. She … Read More

David C. Fiore

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David C. Fiore, age 66, of 1211 N. Madison St. Rome, N.Y., died Thursday, February 25, 2021, at his home following a brief illness. He … Read More

Thomas Charles Ferlo

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Thomas Charles Ferlo, 60, of Sacrament, California, passed away on Sunday, January 31, 2021, at the Palo Alto Veterans Hospital … Read More
Oneida News

Arrests issued in Oneida

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CITY OF ONEIDA — The Oneida Police Department announced the following recent arrests. • Steven J. Westcott, 23, of Rome, was charged on Feb. 25 with third-degree burglary and petty larceny. …

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Stocks drift lower on Wall Street; yields continue to ease

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Stocks are closing lower on Wall Street after a wobbly day, giving back some of their big gains from a day earlier. The S&P 500 lost 0.8% Tuesday after flipping between small gains and losses …

Local Sports

Yankees manager Boone taking leave to get pacemaker

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NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees manager Aaron Boone is taking a leave of absence from the team to get a pacemaker and intends to return to work in a few days. New York said the procedure was likely to be …

Public Safety
Sentinel Cinema With Sean Ian Mills
This image released by Searchlight Pictures shows Frances McDormand in a scene from the film "Nomadland." (Searchlight Pictures via AP)

"Nomadland" is a movie that requires patience — lots of patience

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The movie "Nomadland" is generating a lot of critical praise and is likely to garner a lot of nominations if the Oscars actually happen this year. This is fitting, as "Nomadland" is exactly the sort …
Wanderers’ Rest celebrates 40th anniversary
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WAMPSVILLE — After a year of unforeseen challenges as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Wanderers’ Rest is looking forward to celebrating its 40th anniversary — with the goal of …

Medicare Advantage Plan update

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Humane Society of Rome seeks foster volunteers

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2021 Update: ‘Basics’ of Medicaid and nursing homes

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For many seniors, polio was first brush with a pandemic

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Our Opinion
    • Lowering unnecessary driving risks
      Thursday, February 25

      We were perusing some out-of-town newspapers and picked up this editorial tidbit that we thought might interest local readers too. The Press of …

    • Proceeding cautiously with curbside cocktails
      Wednesday, February 24

      A year ago, many states, including New York, threw a lifeline to struggling restaurants by temporarily allowing the sale of curbside cocktails. …

    • Being prepared for winter
      Saturday, February 20

      An Arctic blast that swept into Texas and other parts of the Deep South is something everyone, including those of us who live up North and are …

Letters to the Editor
Points of Pride
    • Cinema Capitol deals with pandemic
      Yesterday at 4:00 PM

      It’s been a rough year for movie theaters, including our downtown Cinema Capitol. But things are looking up. Executive director Art Pierce …

    • Comet fans happy again
      Tuesday, February 23

      We’re delighted to see that pro hockey in Utica is up and skating again. The Utica Comets won their home opener last Wednesday 5-2 over …

    • Our space guardians
      Tuesday, February 16

      The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), also known as Rome Lab, has its first three U.S. Space Force Guardians. We want to salute these three …

Weddings and Engagements

Owens — Spoon

Thursday, February 4
Melanie Owens, daughter of Russell and Janice Owens, Kensington, Md., to Matthew Spoon, son of Vito and Beth Spoon, Evans Road. Miss Owens is employed by a rehab center and is studying for her …

Pett — Moonen

Thursday, February 4
Tony Edwin Moonen and Kayla Marie Pett were married on Saturday, October 24, 2020 at Angels Nest Bed & Breakfast, George Street. The bride is the daughter of Thomas Lyle Sr. and Wendy Pett, …

Schill — Eastwood

Thursday, February 4
Scott David Eastwood and Kaitlynn Elizabeth Schill were married on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in the Fred W. Symmes Chapel, also known as “Pretty Place,” in Cleveland, S.C. The bride is the …
Advancements & Graduations

Clinton Historical Society offers ‘The Story of the Tower Family’ presentation

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CLINTON — Clinton Historical Society, 1 Fountain St., will host its monthly presentation, “The Story of the Tower Family,” at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 14 held virtually via Zoom. From nearby …

More Living

Rome Health wound specialist earns board certification

Tuesday, February 23

Rome Health wound specialist Jennifer Fields has earned board certification as a diplomate by the American Board of Wound Management in recognition of her extensive knowledge and specialized …

Arts & Learning

View offers virtual lecture with artist Stephen Saracino

Tuesday, February 23

OLD FORGE — View will host the lecture, “Narratives: Ideation Generated for a Troubled Era,” by artist Stephen Saracino via Zoom at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 6. Stephen Saracino is a professor of …


Cinema sees boost in attendance

Thursday, February 25

Cinema Capitol’s re-opening has been a slow and steady process, executive director Art Pierce noted. Since late October, the two-screen independent movie theater located at 230 W. Dominick Street …


Foothills pantry announces February hours

Friday, January 29

HOLLAND PATENT — The Food Pantry of the Foothills Rural Community Ministry will be open on Wednesday, Feb. 3, from 4-6 p.m. It will also be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays, Feb. 6, 13, and …


Below the surface — We may need to look deeper to help bring healing

Saturday, February 20

We recently had to shave our cat. She is a long haired Maine Coon and had spent the majority of the last few months preferring to be outside lounging on the front porch and greeting anyone who might …