News around the County

NYSSD graduates ready to take on the world following commencement

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“Never give up on your dreams.” Ka Dil was born in Thailand and at age 3, he suffered from meningitis, which caused him to lose his hearing. He and his parents moved to the U.S. in 2007, and the …

Graduations and Advancements
Army National Guard announces promotions for soldiers
Yesterday at 4:00 PM

The following area residents have been promoted within the New York Army National Guard, according to an announcement by guard officials: • Cory Ouimet, of Sylvan Beach, and assigned to the …

Funeral notices — June 26, 2019
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CAPUTO — Donald A. Caputo, 100, of Rome on June 25, 2019. Private services, no calling hours. Burial St. Cyril Cemetery, Schenectady. Contributions to: Jervis Public Library, 613 N. Washington St., …

Community Calendar
    • Steve Slachta
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      Steve Slachta, 99, of North Fort Myers, Florida passed away Sunday June 23, 2019. He was born on March 17, 1920 in Czechoslovakia to Michael and …

    • George A. Scott
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      George A. Scott, 74, died peacefully at home in Albany on June 21, 2019. George was born in St. Louis, MO to James L. Scott (deceased) and …

    • Agnes Hubiak
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      Agnes Hubiak, 96, of Rome, passed away on Monday, June 24, 2019 at Rome Memorial Hospital Residential Health Care Facility. She was born in …

    • Donald A. Caputo
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      Donald A. Caputo, 100, of Rome passed away Tuesday, June 25, 2019, at Bethany Gardens. He was born in Schenectady, NY, on November 25, 1918, son …

    • Santo ‘Sam’ Celia
      Yesterday at 4:00 PM

      UTICA, NY — Mr. Santo “Sam” Celia, 87, passed away peacefully with his loved ones by his side after a brief illness on Monday, June 24, …


RFA’s Call named to Central Region basketball squad

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Rome Free Academy standout Damien Call has been named to the Central Region team which will compete in the ninth annual Basketball Coaches Association of New York Summer Hoops Festival Tournament …

Sports calendar — June 26, 2019

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Tonight’s Schedule... Amateur Baseball — District V American Legion: Adrean at Moran, Smith at Helmuth-Ingalls at DeLutis Field, 6; Whitestown at Love, Roberts at Utica, 7:30. Thursday’s …

Public Safety

Latest installment in MIB franchise ‘unimaginative,’ ‘boring’

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In the world of sequels nobody asked for comes “Men in Black: International,” a thoroughly boring and pointless movie that should never have been made. Hollywood has never been one to let a good …

Clinton Record

Trail, pavilion highlight town park improvements

Thursday, June 20

WESTMORELAND — State Sen. Joseph A. Griffo, R-47, Rome, joined Westmoreland Deputy Town Supervisor Charles Hebbard, and town park employees to cut the ribbon on a new pavilion and refurbished …

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Tractor Supply planned for former Great American site in Boonville
Thursday, June 20

Tractor Supply wants to come to Boonville. The Tennessee-based company has filed plans for site plan review for a new store at the former Great American site at 158 Main St. with the village. A …

Dunkin’ donates $36,000 to Food Bank of CNY

Friday, June 14

Event shows small biz opportunities at Rome Lab

Saturday, June 1
Movie Reviews from Sean I. Mills
Sophie Turner stars as Jean Grey in a scene from “Dark Phoenix.”

"Dark Phoenix" ends franchise with a whimper

Sunday, June 16
After nearly 20 years, the X-Men film franchise comes to an end with the thoroughly lackluster “Dark Phoenix”. The X-Men movies … Read More
This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows a scene from “Godzilla: King of the Monsters.” (Warner Bros. Pictures via AP)

‘Godzilla’ is (really big) star of latest film

Sunday, June 9
“Godzilla: King of the Monsters” delivers everything you could expect from a Godzilla movie: great, glorious giant monster fights … Read More
MONEY MAKER — Mena Massoud is Aladdin and Naomi Scott is Jasmine in Disney’s live-action adaptation of the 1992 animated classic “Aladdin.”

‘Aladdin’ fun, but pales to animated original

Sunday, June 2
The new live action “Aladdin” film cannot hold a candle to the original animated version, but it’s still a fun enough film on … Read 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
    • The 100 deadliest days
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      Summer is typically thought of as a time of fun and sun; of backyard barbecues, graduations and family gatherings — happy family gatherings. …

    • Thoughts on another Woodstock-like event
      Yesterday at 4:00 PM

      As we reflect on past Woodstock-type concerts the lessons come from experiences: 1) capacity needs to be managed; 2) security needs to be where …

    • Being ready for a storm’s approach
      Saturday, June 15

      No bigger an expert on coastal living than crooner Jimmy Buffett once acknowledged escape is the only way to reason with the hurricane season. …

Letters to the Editor
Points of Pride
    • Ending child poverty
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      Red Nose Day is a campaign with the mission to end child poverty by funding programs that keep children safe, healthy, and educated., according …

    • Students join cancer fight
      Monday, June 17

      VERONA — Congratulations to the J.D. George Elementary School for its energy and enthusiasm in sponsoring tts 10th annual Mini Relay for Life, …

    • We are fortunate to have MWPAI and its exhibitions
      Monday, June 10

      Louis Comfort Tiffany was one of America’s preeminent designers of decorative arts and interiors. Under his artistic direction and using …


View announces July workshops

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OLD FORGE — View arts center, 3273 State Route 28, is hosting a variety of workshops in July. Pre-registration is required for all workshops. To register or for more information, go online to …

More Living

Local partners teach kids to eat healthy, give back to their community

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FRANKFORT — North Country Eat Smart New York (ESNY) partnered with the local Kiwanis Chapter last month on a healthy food drive initiative at Frankfort-Schuyler Elementary School. Food pantries …

Arts & Learning

Morrisville professor to give talk

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VERNON — Norman Dann, professor emeritus at Morrisville State College and biographer of abolitionist and philanthropist Gerrit Smith, will give a talk on Tuesday, June 25 at 7 p.m. for the Vernon …


Cinema presents Studio Ghibli’s ‘Porco Rosso’

Thursday, June 20

Cinema Capitol (230 W. Dominick St.) will present the 1992 Japanese anime movie “Porco Rosso” from Friday, June 21-Thursday, June 27. There will be both Japanese language and English-dubbed show …


Sign-ups for July Food $en$e start today

Friday, June 21

Registration for the July 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 …


Sign-up for SHINE Bible School

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VERONA — Verona Area Council of Churches will sponsor SHINE, a Vacation Bible School program, from July 8-12 from 9 a.m. to noon daily at the Seventh Day Baptist Church, 6775 Blackman’s Corners …

Weddings and Engagements

Marriage licenses — June 3, 2019

Monday, June 3
Shane M. Ruffrage and Janine D. Duchein, both of Rome. Steven R. Stosal and Brittany B. L. LaRouche, both of Rome. Richard F. Farda and Cheyanne M. Wagner, both of Oriskany. Zsombor Szep of Budapest, …

Marriage licenses — May 6, 2019

Monday, May 6
Patrick M. Ballew and Erica J. Wild, both of Syracuse. Courtney M. Wallace and Aimee R. Luczynski, both of Camden. Elijah D. Edwards and Ashley M. Ramsdale, both of Rome. Scott M. Avery and Christine …

Celebrating 60 years

Tuesday, April 16
Mr. and Mrs. James Burke, Yorkland Road, Taberg, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at a surprise party hosted by Brenda Hendrick at the American Legion in Camden. …
Advancements & Graduations