News around the County

Movies — Sept. 16, 2019

2 hours ago

Cinema Capitol: “Overcomer” (PG) 7. “Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice” 7:15. Rome Cinemas: “Hustlers” (R) 5, 7:30. “Luce” (R) 4:45. “Angel Has Fallen” (R) 4:55, 7:40. …

Funeral Notices — Sept. 16, 2019

7 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
    • Diana Lynne Sharpe
      2 hours 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 …

    • Dorothy M. Delaney
      3 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 …

    • Donald E. Thaler
      3 days ago

      Donald E. Thaler, 71, of Oriskany passed away peacefully Friday, September 13, 2019 at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center. He was born on August …

    • Richard L. Esposito
      4 days ago

      Richard L. Esposito, 76, of East Syracuse passed away after a long illness at SUNY Upstate Medical Center, on September 11, 2019. He was born in …

    • Charlotte (Ziankoski) Rava
      5 days ago

      BOONVILLE — Charlotte (Ziankoski) Rava, 91, formerly of Cone Road, Town of Leyden passed away on Wednesday, August 28, 2019, at Sunset Nursing …

Local Sports

Big third quarter lifts Bulldogs past Wildcats

6 hours ago

The unified Westmoreland-Oriskany football team beat Adirondack 38-20 at home Saturday, exploding for 16 third quarter points to pull away for the non-league win. The Wildcats got on the scoreboard …

AP Sports

Roethlisberger done for season with right elbow injury

5 hours ago

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger's season is over. The Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback will undergo surgery on his right elbow and be placed on injured reserve, ending the 37-year-old's 16th …

Public Safety

10th annual peace program to be held in Holland Patent

Yesterday at 9:01 AM

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

5 days ago

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!
      4 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?
      5 days ago

      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
    • 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 …

    • Rome Lab, collaborators show value of working together
      Tuesday, August 27

      Although it is still only in its infancy, congratulations to all of those involved in the development and construction of a $12 million center …


MVHS celebrates National Adult Day Health Care Week

2 hours 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 …

More Living

Upstate Family Health Center receives $1.3M grant

4 days ago

Upstate Family Health Center (UFHC) was the only health center in New York State awarded the highly competitive funding expand health care services to underserved communities in the Mohawk Valley. …

Arts & Learning

Award-winning authors headline Syracuse series

Wednesday, September 11

SYRACUSE — The Friends of the Central Library (FOCL) presents the 2019-2020 season of the Rosamond Gifford Author Series. The event, now in its 25th year, features six renowned authors including a …


16th annual Uticon to benefit American Cancer Society

3 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

3 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