News around the County
    • Movies — June 15, 2019
      2 days ago

      Cinema Capitol: “All is True” (PG-13) 4:15, 7:15. “The Chaperone” (NR) 4, 7. Rome Cinemas: “Dark Phoenix” (PG-13) 11, 1:40, 4:20, 7, …

    • Public Safety Logs — June 15, 2019
      2 days ago

      Mutual aid log To report an emergency: 911 Friday 8:48 a.m. New Hartford, Sherman Drive, alarm. 9:51 a.m. AmCare, South James Street, accident. …

Police: Lenox man threatened to kill neighbor

2 days ago

TOWN OF LENOX — Madison County Sheriff’s deputies charged a man for his involvement in an incident in which he broke into his neighbor’s house and threatened a woman with a knife on North Main …

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Community Calendar
    • Frieda M. (Bowers) Hickey
      2 days ago

      Frieda M. Hickey, age 94, of Rome, passed away peacefully on June 13, 2019. She was born February 8, 1925, in Rome, a daughter of the late …

    • Kimberly L. Casler
      2 days ago

      Kimberly L. Casler, age 44, of Rome, passed away peacefully at home on June 14, 2019, after a long struggle with stage 4 metastatic breast …

    • Josephine (Nasci) Finger
      3 days ago

      This is the story of Josephine (Nasci) Finger. Josie was a truly remarkable woman who was adored, admired, appreciated by so many, and will …

    • Josephine Calicchia
      4 days ago

      Josephine Calicchia, 103, of Rome, beloved sister and aunt, peacefully passed away on June 10, 2019 at Rome Memorial Hospital Residential Health …

    • William A. Younglove
      Tuesday, June 11

      William A. Younglove, 65, of Rome, died Friday, June 7, 2019 at his home. He was born April 20, 1954 in Syracuse, NY the son of Arnold E. and …


Vernon Downs entries — June 16, 2019

2 days ago

VERNON DOWNS Sunday's Entries Post Time 1:05 p.m. 1ST RACE--Trot 1 Mile. Purse $3,000.N/W $200(F&M $250) P/S Last 5 Starts or in 2019 AE: TrackMaster Rating 70(F&M 70.15) or less as of …

Whittemore steers trotter to feature victory at Downs

2 days ago

VERNON — Only Passing Thru and driver Jimmy Whittemore captured the featured trot at Vernon Downs on Friday night. Taco Tuesday and John MacDonald led early but had to settle for the second place. …

Public Safety

Village of Delta focus of new book by Jordan Hallak

Yesterday at 9:00 AM

Local author Jordan Hallak is exploring Rome’s past in her new fiction novel “Delta.” Hallak will appear at a book signing on Wednesday, June 19 at the Oneida County Historical Center, 1608 …

Clinton Record

Run for the Fallen passes through Clinton

4 days ago

CLINTON — Led by Gold Star families the New York chapter of the Honor and Remember organization, running 146 miles from Syracuse to Albany in remembrance of the New York State fallen heroes of the …

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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

Yesterday at 9:00 AM
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
    • Being ready for a storm’s approach
      2 days ago

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

    • Just a reminder: Don’t forget to buckle up
      3 days ago

      Here’s another one you’ve heard from us before, but it appears worth repeating. We’d like to believe people are displaying good sense and …

    • Unlikely allies
      Tuesday, June 11

      Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, and Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, teaming up to push for lobbying reform? Bizarre -- and encouraging. The Senate …

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Points of Pride

Garage sale June 21- 22 in Verona

2 days ago

VERONA — Old Oneida Road will become a hot spot for garage sales on Friday, June 21 and Saturday, June 22. Along with an avenue of neighborhood sales, St. Peter’s Lutheran Church will hold a …

More Living

Prostate problems as you age

Tuesday, June 11

June is Men’s Health Awareness Month and Rome Memorial Hospital is making local residents aware of prostate problems as men age. The prostate is a small gland that can cause big problems as men …

Arts & Learning

Storytelling night Monday at View

5 days ago

OLD FORGE — View Arts Center will host an open storytelling night on Monday, June 17 from 6 to 8 p.m. as part of its Mellow Monday programming series. Members of the public aer encouraged to share …


Spring Fling Family Fun Day in Westmoreland

Thursday, June 6

WESTMORELAND — Westmoreland Summer Activities Association will present a Spring Fling Family Fun Day in the Westmoreland Town Park, 5027 Stop 7 Road, to raise money for the summer re-opening of the …


Build a garden in a drum

Friday, May 24

How to convert a 55-gallon drum into a space-saving and environmentally friendly vertical garden is the subject of a presentation at 6 p.m. June 6 at the Old Forge Library, 220 Crosby Blvd. The …


Strawberry Social in Clark Mills

Saturday, June 8

CLARK MILLS — Clark Mills United Methodist Church, 4857 Clinton St., will host its annual Strawberry Social from 4-6 p.m. Saturday, June 15. Dinner includes a choice of hot dogs, hamburgers or …

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