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Concession stand dedicated at Frankfort park

FRANKFORT - The grand opening of the new Grandma Julie Snack Shack drew family members, village officials, friends and donors to Lehman Park Tuesday evening for a ribbon cutting ceremony and free food. The stand got its start as an idea Scott Grates pitched to Mayor Richard Adams at the end of May,

TIMESTELEGRAM.COM - 2017-09-20 21:44:05

Utica Man Charged With Attempted Murder

Utica Police A Utica man is facing charges in connection with a shooting that happened last week on the 800 block of Mohawk Street. 24-year old Jose Garcia is charged with attempted murder, criminal possession of a firearm and criminal possession of a weapon. Utica Police say Garcia, who is also fro

WIBX950.COM - 2017-09-19 17:53:00

Has "It" come to Utica?

A single red balloon - similar to those used as lures by the killer clown in "It" - appeared near an intersection in downtown Utica on Wednesday. The latest film adaptation of Stephen King's horror novel "It" hit theaters a little less than two weeks ago, and it seems a local prankster may be gettin

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2017-09-20 16:42:43

Utica man charged after daytime shooting

A Utica man has been charged with attempted murder after a fight led to a shooting on Mohawk Street. Police said Jose Garcia, 24, of Utica, by way of Puerto Rico, was in a fight with another man in the 800 block of Mohawk St. at about 11:40 a.m. Sept. 14. Police said Garcia pulled out a gun and shot

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2017-09-19 23:00:00

State: Local doctor falsified records, time sheets

A psychiatrist from Deerfield recently pleaded guilty to criminal trespass after allegedly falsifying time sheets and medical records submitted to the state Office of Mental Health, the state Inspector General's Office said. A psychiatrist from Deerfield recently pleaded guilty to criminal trespass

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2017-09-19 16:30:15

College students celebrate International Day of Peace

HERKIMER - Students passing through the Robert McLaughlin College Center at Herkimer College on Wednesday had a chance to spread a message about peace. The college's Amnesty International club - along with its Women's Club and the Gay Straight Alliance - joined together to host the International Day

TIMESTELEGRAM.COM - 2017-09-20 21:35:36

Two Republicans campaign for next year's 118th Assembly election

Philip Paige, a Republican from Madrid, announces his state Assembly campaign Monday at a stop in Gloversville, vying for the seat to be vacated by Marc Butler. Behind him are, from left, Jack Moulton, Nick Wildey, Mayor Dayton King, Ben Eddy and Trevor Bender. (Photo provided - Briana O'Hara, The L


Area sports roundup for Tuesday, Sept. 19

Click here for the area sports roundup for Tuesday, Sept. 19. Upcoming schedule: Wednesday High school Boys soccer: Frankfort-Schuyler at Notre Dame, 4:15; Holland Patent at Clinton, 4:30; Sherburne-Earlville at Adirondack, 4:30; Herkimer at Little Falls, 4:30; West Canada Valley at Dolgeville, 4:30

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2017-09-20 03:46:27

Discolored water reported in some areas

Due to some distribution system upgrades, there has been some unexpected discolored water in portions of Utica, New Hartford and Whitestown. Customers in this area are advised to check their water before drinking or doing laundry, and not to use hot water if their cold water is discolored. At this

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2017-09-20 21:13:50

Colors are coming: Leaves begin autumn alterations

Charlton in September 2013. Photographer: Daily Gazette file photo Fall is coming. So are the fall colors. The autumnal equinox in the Northern Hemisphere takes place Friday at 4:02 p.m., according to the National Weather Service, and people can celebrate the moment by cheering color changes in suga

DAILY GAZETTE - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Ilion Class of 1977 donates to Uncle Frank program

ILION - The Ilion High School Class of 1977 donated $1,075 to the Herkimer County Hunger Coalition's Uncle Frank Back-to-School Program, according to coalition founder R.J. Lenarcic. The philanthropic effort was spearheaded by 1977 alumni Wendy Williams Mancuso and Debbie Warren. The Uncle Frank pro

TIMESTELEGRAM.COM - 2017-09-20 19:59:07

Mohawk Harvest Cooperative Market reschedules Harvest Dinner

MAYFIELD - The Mohawk Harvest Cooperative Market is hosting its seventh annual Harvest Dinner, Sunday Oct. 29, 4:30 p.m. at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, Gloversville. The event offers a five-course meal, including wine, prepared by some of the best chefs in our region, hi

RECORDERNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Fundraiser planned for congressional hopeful

MARCY - A fundraiser in support of Anthony J. Brindisi's bid for Congress in 2018 will be held Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. at 12 North, 10125 Mulaney Road. Food and beverages will be served at the 'family friendly' event. Tickets start at $30. Children are welcome at no additional charge. A member of

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2017-09-20 23:00:00

Author Bob Hocking in Utica Saturday

Following the release of his eighth and ninth books in August, local author Bob Hocking is preparing for several area events. On Saturday, Sept. 23, Hocking will speak and present his workshop at the Utica Public Library, 303 Genesee St. In November, he will take part in a local author meet-and-gr

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2017-09-20 23:00:00

Blogs - Living - Sports

Barella, Rocco R., 91, of Clinton, died September 20, 2017. Arrangements by Heintz Funeral Service Inc., Utica. De Rosa, Sharon Roberts, 74, of Oneida and formerly of Utica, died September 18, 2017. Arrangements by Campbell-Dean Funeral Home Inc., Oneida. Devlin, Dennis J., 64, of Cleveland, died Se

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2017-09-21 03:00:00

OUTDOORS: Rabbits seem to be popping everywhere in our area

I like to think I'm pretty smart, but, really, I never have been what we used to call "quick on the uptake." Maybe I'm kind of dreamy, but it often takes me quite a while to realize certain things. Sometimes it takes a very long while. One day this spring, I looked out the kitchen window and saw a r

TIMESTELEGRAM.COM - 2017-09-20 21:07:20

Dave Reardon to present free concert

NEWPORT - The Kuyahoora Valley Historical Society will present An Evening with Dave Reardon and Friends at 7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 25, in the West Canada Valley High School Auditorium in Newport. Reardon, who taught at West Canada from 1961 to 1973, will present a program of songs from the musicals

TIMESTELEGRAM.COM - 2017-09-20 19:45:31

Benton Hall Academy celebrates 20th anniversary

LITTLE FALLS - Students and staff at Benton Hall Academy in the Little Falls City School District gathered Tuesday morning to take a group photo in front of the elementary school to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the building's massive remodel. "[I]t was a pretty exciting event, with just about 6

TIMESTELEGRAM.COM - 2017-09-20 22:47:58

New mom Serena Williams thanks mother for being a role model

FILE - In this May 26, 2013, file photo, Oracene Price, bottom, mother of Serena, top, and Venus Williams watches her daughter Venus' first round match against Poland's Urszula Radwanska at the French Open tennis tournament in Roland Garros stadium in Paris. Williams praised her mother for being a r

POST-STAR - 2017-09-20 11:17:42

Dolgeville to continue R4K program

DOLGEVILLE - A program aimed at helping at-risk children entering kindergarten in the Dolgeville Central School District will continue thanks to a donation from the United Way. The Dolgeville Board of Education accepted a $15,000 donation from the United Way of the Valley and Greater Area to support

TIMESTELEGRAM.COM - 2017-09-20 23:08:38