News around the County

Funeral Notices — Sept. 18, 2019

6 hours ago

CABO — James Joseph Cabo, 60, of Woodstown, N.J., formerly of Rome, on Sept. 10, 2019. Services 11 a.m. Friday in the Catholic Community of the Holy Spirit Parish Center, 2 Lamplighter Dr., …


Community Calendar
    • James Joseph Cabo
      28 minutes ago

      James Joseph Cabo, age 60, of Woodstown, N.J., died peacefully at home in his sleep on Tuesday, September 10, 2019, due to complications of ALS. …

    • Beverly Strail Sanford
      Yesterday at 4:00 PM

      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
      Yesterday at 4:00 PM

      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
      Yesterday at 4:00 PM

      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
      3 days ago

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

Local Sports

One goal enough for Proctor in soccer win over RFA

27 minutes ago

The Rome Free Academy boys soccer team was edged by Tri-Valley League rival Proctor High of Utica, 1-0, on Tuesday at RFA Stadium. Marco Sganzerla made eight saves in net for the Black Knights, while …

AP Sports

Jets down to third-string QB 2 games into season

5 hours ago

NEW YORK (AP) — The Jets’ quarterback woes just got a bit worse. Trevor Siemian will be sidelined for the rest of the season with an ankle injury, and third-stringer Luke Falk will start for New …

Public Safety

10th annual peace program to be held in Holland Patent

4 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!
      Friday, September 13

      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
      Yesterday at 4:00 PM

      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 …


View celebrates quilting, fiber arts with multiple October events

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OLD FORGE — View, the Center for Arts and Culture will host a series of quilt and fiber themed events in October: • On display: On Saturday, Oct. 4, from 5 to 7 p.m. there will be an opening …

More Living

MVHS celebrates National Adult Day Health Care Week

3 days ago

UTICA — Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) Adult Day Health Care (ADHC) is celebrating National Adult Day Health Care Services Week through Friday, Sept. 20.  Tuesday, Sept. 17: There will be …

    • Jervis hosts Social Security Made Easy Sept. 24
      Yesterday at 4:00 PM

      On Tuesday, Sept. 24, at 6 p.m., Jervis Public Library will host “Social Security Made Easy” in the library’s accessible Auditorium. …

    • Sign-up for spaghetti dinner fundraiser
      Yesterday at 4:00 PM

      South Rome Senior Center, 112 Ridge St., will host an Italian Dinner fundraiser from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22. Cost is $15, $12 for …

    • Eat Smart New York event Friday
      Yesterday at 4:00 PM

      Copper City Community Connection, 305 E. Locust St., will hold the Eat Smart New York program at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20. Presented by Cornell …

Arts & Learning

History Center hosts commemoration of the Normandy campaign

5 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

5 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

5 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