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NFL anthem protests evolve past Kaepernick's original intent

FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, file photo, Buffalo Bills players take a knee during the playing of the national anthem prior to an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos in Orchard Park, N.Y. What began more than a year ago with a lone NFL quarterback protesting police brutality agains

POST-STAR - 2017-09-26 17:15:00

Sheriff's Investigate Suicide On Hamilton College Property

WIBX/TSM The Oneida County Sheriff's Office is investigating an apparent suicide on property owned by Hamilton College across from the campus in the Town of Kirkland. Sheriff Rob Maciol says the individual had no affiliation to the college and no one was in any danger as a result of the incident. T

WIBX950.COM - 2017-09-26 22:56:00

Oneida County man charged with sexually abusing child, deputies say

UTICA, N.Y. -- A Utica man was arrested Monday for allegedly sexually abusing a female child, according to the Oneida County Sheriff's Office. Matthew T. George, 34, was charged with endangering the welfare of a child, a misdemeanor, and second-degree sexual abuse, a misdemeanor, deputies said. Geo

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-09-26 15:44:04

Calandra appointed to board of Center for Family Life

Barbara Calandra of Rome has been appointed to the board of the Center for Family Life and Recovery, according to an announcement by the center. Calandara has worked with Center Executive Director Cassandra Sheets on efforts to attack the opiate crisis in the area, the announcement said. "I want to

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2017-09-26 23:00:00

Accused chainsaw killer, who wanted to plead guilty on whim, now headed to trial

Syracuse, NY -- A Cicero man accused of choking, stabbing and dismembering an adversary told a judge earlier this month he wanted to plead guilty just to be moved out of the local jail. But Corey Slattery didn't get far in that strategy. The judge refused to take his plea and his assigned lawyer tol

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-09-26 15:49:31

Rome man accused of slashing tires

ONEIDA - A Rome man is accused of slashing motor vehicle tires in Madison County. Police said Steven L. Euson, 37, of 209 N. Washington St., slashed a set of tires in Oneida on Sept. 15. Police said Euson was taken into custody on Sept. 19 on a charge of fourth-degree mischief. Euson was released o

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2017-09-26 23:00:00

Rome won't quit, rallies for first win

SYRACUSE - Trailing by 14 points at halftime didn't keep the Rome Free Academy football team from busting into the win column. Rome scored 34 points in the second half to come back and defeat Henninger High of Syracuse, 40-26, on Saturday at Nottingham High School. RFA was led by sophomore quarterba

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2017-09-25 23:10:00

Office for Aging Schedules Hearings on Services for Seniors

OSWEGO - The Oswego County Office for the Aging has scheduled three public hearings to receive input on its proposed plan of services for seniors during the period beginning April 1, 2018 through March 31, 2019. Sara Sunday, administrator of the Office for the Aging, said the plan includes a summary

OSWEGOCOUNTYTODAY.COM - 2017-09-25 11:04:28

Group homes: Caring for the state's most vulnerable

Alan Morse, 53, used to live alone, but it didn't turn out well. "I got mixed up with some con artists that kind of took me for a ride," said Morse, a Utica resident who has a developmental disability. He decided he needed help, so in 1990 he moved into a three-person apartment supported by The Arc,

TIMESTELEGRAM.COM - 2017-09-25 05:01:00

Holy Cross choir to sing anthem before Phillies game

ONEIDA, N.Y. >> The Holy Cross Academy Select Choir is heading to the City of Brotherly Love Wednesday to open a major league baseball game for the second-straight year. The choir will sing the national anthem before the Philadelphia Philles' game against the Washington Nationals. "They gave us an o

ONEIDA DISPATCH - 2017-09-25 04:00:00

Local Garden Column: Tips on drying herbs from the garden

How should one go about drying herbs that are harvested from their garden? The best time to harvest your herbs is when it is a sunny day, mid-morning after the dew has dried, but before the essential oils in the plant have dissipated. Once the herbs are picked, rinse them with water and pat dry. Lon

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2017-09-24 14:32:00

Oneida Area Day Care looks to expand reach

Oneida, N.Y. >> The Oneida Area Day Care Center has been a part of the community since 1971 and care for infants, toddlers, preschool and pre-K children. All that hard work shines through with just a visit. "I'm responsible for quite a bit," Executive Director Marialena Froio said. "I'm responsible

ONEIDA DISPATCH - 2017-09-25 04:00:00

Community festival honors fallen Oneida County deputy

WHITESBORO - Members of the local community gathered Saturday for an annual festival fundraiser amidst continued efforts to build a park in honor of an Oneida County deputy killed in the line of duty. The seventh annual Deputy Kurt B. Wyman Park Fall Festival occurred at the Whitestown Town Park on

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2017-09-24 00:28:07

Cop Logs: Sheriff's Office 09/25/2017

On 9/22/17 at 9:30 a.m., Bryon L. Dyer, 27, of 19 Waterview Road, Lot 38, Oswego, was arrested for Criminal Mischief, 4th degree, a class A misdemeanor following a domestic incident in the town of Oswego. He allegedly broke a television and put a hole in the wall. Mr. Dyer is scheduled to answer t

OSWEGOCOUNTYTODAY.COM - 2017-09-25 15:35:15

Thousands without power in Oneida County

There are currently more 3,000 customers without power in Oneida County, according to a power outage map from National Grid. The map shows there are 405 customers affected by the outage in the Floyd and Rome area. National Grid says the power should be restored by 5:45 p.m. today. The map shows ther

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2017-09-24 21:02:57

Officials discuss oversight of group homes

The leak of a recent investigation into neglect at a group home in Rome has led to increased scrutiny of oversight of group homes for those with developmental disabilities or with mental illness. These residences are regulated by either the New York State Office for People With Developmental Disabil

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2017-09-24 10:02:00

Fire partially burns back of Sherrill home

SHERRILL - Crews responded early Sunday evening to a fire in the 400 block of Betsinger Road in Sherrill. While no officials were immediately available to speak, the fire was out by 7 p.m. and crews were checking for hot spots. There is no word on whether there were any injuries or what the fire was

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2017-09-25 01:56:42

Defendant rejects plea; trial in January on bank robbery

A trial date has been set for early next year for the Rome man accused of robbing the Adirondack Bank in April. Paul C. Guarneri, 47, of 406 Turin St., appeared before County Court Judge Robert L. Bauer on Friday for a possible guilty plea, but court officials said Guarneri has instead decided to ta

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

Rome outlines plans for downtown revitalization

ROME - Now that the dust has settled and Rome has had the chance to fully process winning $10 million for its Downtown Revitalization Initiative plan, the real work can start. Rome Mayor Jacqueline Izzo said she has heard from the state, and things are starting to move into place already. "(Last) Fr

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2017-09-25 10:04:00

Rome, NY readies downtown redevelopment plans

ROME, N.Y. (AP) - Rome wasn't built in a day - but the city in upstate New York has some redevelopment plans that could get off the ground pretty quickly. The Observer-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/2ftcfH2 ) reports that Rome aims to transform its downtown neighborhoods into vibrant communities that the n

FORT BEND HERALD - 2017-09-25 14:14:00