News around the County

Oneida County promotes Child Passenger Safety Week

6 hours ago

As part of national Child Passenger Safety Week, Oneida County is promoting a car safety seat event Oct. 16, and County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. is urging parents to make sure their children …

Funeral Notices — Sept. 17, 2019

11 hours ago

CICILEO — Thomas C. Cicileo, 69, of Rome, on Sept. 12, 2019. Private services, no calling hours. Contributions to Hospice & Palliative Care, 4277 Middle Settlement Road, New Hartford N.Y. …


Community Calendar
    • Beverly Strail Sanford
      6 hours ago

      Beverly Strail Sanford, 88, of Camden, NY, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Sunday, September 15, 2019. She was born on …

    • Dennis J. Olejniuk
      6 hours ago

      Dennis J. Olejniuk, age 71, of Rome, passed away peacefully on September 16, 2019 at Bethany Gardens. Dennis was born in Rome on October 8, 1947 …

    • Renee M. (Reff) Miranda
      6 hours ago

      Renee M. Miranda, age 63, of Rome, passed away on September 10, 2019 at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center. She was born on July 26, 1956 in …

    • Diana Lynne Sharpe
      Yesterday at 4:00 PM

      Diana Lynne Sharpe, 70, of Blossvale, NY passed away on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at the Oneida Healthcare Center with her family at her …

    • Dorothy M. Delaney
      4 days ago

      Our beloved mother, Dorothy Marie Mathis Delaney, went to her eternal home on August 27, 2019 after a long illness. She was formerly of 412 …

Local Sports

Rome edges TVL field hockey rival Camden

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Rome Free Academy edged Camden 3-2 in a Tri-Valley League field hockey win at home Monday as Isabella Baker scored twice for the Black Knights. The Black Knights got a 10-save performance from …

AP Sports

Trump honors Yankees great Rivera with Medal of Freedom

8 hours ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has given the Presidential Medal of Freedom to baseball Hall of Famer Mariano Rivera. Trump, a Yankees fan, praised Rivera on Monday as "maybe the greatest …

Public Safety

10th annual peace program to be held in Holland Patent

3 days ago

HOLLAND PATENT — This year’s peace program at the Peace Pole on the Holland Patent village green is Sunday, Sept. 22 starting at 11:30 a.m. It is in recognition of the UN International Day of …

Clinton Record

Clintonian living her dream stars in independent film up for award

Thursday, September 12

CLINTON — Growing up watching the series “Grey’s Anatomy” may have inspired Erika Rose (Shankman), as a young girl, to want to become a doctor, but she’d later discover that she was more …

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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 …

Our Opinion
    • Riddikulus!
      5 days ago

      Even the youngest Harry Potter fans tend to understand that the wizardry in the book series is fictional fun. But one Tennessee priest doesn’t …

    • Oil barons over a barrel?
      Thursday, September 12

      For the first time since 1925, the top 10 listings in the Standard & Poor’s top 500 companies lacks any mention of ExxonMobil or its …

    • New developments, programs, are hopeful signs of region’s potential
      Wednesday, September 11

      The recent approval by the city’s Planning Board of the new downtown housing complex the Copper City Lofts as well as the planned complex on …

Letters to the Editor
Points of Pride
    • Food used to create energy
      6 hours ago

      It’s always pleasant to show off something you’re proud of. And that’s what the Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Authority did recently when it …

    • A salute for national chaplain
      Tuesday, September 10

      Members of Henry P. Smith Post, American Legion Auxiliary, can proudly note that one of their own has achieved an important post in their …

    • Bright future for United Way
      Tuesday, September 3

      The United Way can look forward to a bright future. There’s several reasons. First, the United Way of the Valley and Greater Utica Area’s …


CCCC offers Drum Circle Sept. 25

6 hours ago

Copper City Community Connection, 305 E. Locust St., will host its next Drum Circle session at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25. Cost is $20, $12 for members. Drumming is considered a physical exercise and …

More Living

MVHS schedules health fair for Sept. 21

Yesterday at 4:00 PM

UTICA — In collaboration with the Oneida County Public Market, the Mohawk Valley Health System will host a health fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at Union Station, 321 Main St. The …

Arts & Learning

History Center hosts commemoration of the Normandy campaign

4 days ago

UTICA — On Wednesday, Sept. 18, the Oneida County History Center will screen “The Young Liberators: Normandy” documentary film and is dedicated to the thousands of young American soldiers who …


16th annual Uticon to benefit American Cancer Society

4 days ago

Mohawk Valley comic book fans assemble! The 16th annual Uticon comic book and science fiction convention will return on Sunday, Sept. 22 at Mohawk Valley Community College. All proceeds from the …


Entries open for Remsen festival baking contest

Friday, August 30

REMSEN — The deadline for entering the baking contest at the 40th annual Remsen Barn Festival of the Arts is Sept. 23, the organizers announced. The baking contest has youth and adult divisions, …


Church hosts Al-Anon support group

4 days ago

NEW HARTFORD — St. Stephen’s Church on Oxford Road is hosting Al-Anon support group meetings for those battling alcohol addiction. Meetings are held at 5:30 p.m. Thursdays and 5 p.m. Sundays.

Weddings and Engagements

Goodman — Lee

Wednesday, September 4
Joshua Lee and Sarah Goodman were married on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at the Millennium Knickerbocker hotel in Chicago. The bride, daughter of Daniel Goodman and Bonnie Dekin, of Rome, was escorted …

Marriage licenses — Sept. 3, 2019

Wednesday, September 4
Michael B. Krebs and Allison L. Cosimeno, both of the Town of Lee.


Wednesday, September 4
Elizabeth M. Silver, daughter of David and Carol Silver of Humaston Road, to Martin R. Fregoe, son of Richard and Eileen Fregoe, County Route 53, Brasher Falls. Ms. Silver, a graduate of the Albany …
Advancements & Graduations