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Remsen man injured in Marcy crash

MARCY -A Remsen man was injured in a two-vehicle crash in Marcy Wednesdsay, according to the Oneida County Sheriff's Office. At about 5 p.m., Frank Getti, 48, of Remsen, was traveling east on Old River Road when a vehicle operated by Christopher Crolius, 59, of Boonville, pulled out in front of Gett

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2018-01-18 01:37:00

Retooling Rome seeks public input

There will be a public open house for the Retooling Rome for Smart Growth project including the draft Zoning Code and Zoning Map Monday, Jan. 22 through Friday, Jan. 26, each day from noon to 2 p.m., in the Common Council chambers at City Hall. There will be an additional open house 5-6 p.m. on Wed

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2018-01-18 00:00:00

Troopers accuse store owner of failing to deliver machinery

The owner of Proforce Excavation and Equipment on Turin Road is accused of selling a skid-steer online but never delivering the machinery, according to law enforcement officials. State police said Cody A. Madonia, 25, of Rome, listed a Bobcat skid-steer for sale on the website eBay from his busines

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2018-01-16 20:00:00

AIS awarded $48M Air Force contract

Assured Information Security Inc. of Rome has been awarded a $48 million Air Force contract, and will be increasing employment as a result, the Griffiss park-based company announced Tuesday. The contract is for exploring "next-generation network operations and vulnerability assessment technology," s

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2018-01-18 00:10:00

Crews battle fire at a foreclosed home in Florence

Crews responded to 10624 Taberg Florence Road shortly after 6:00 p.m. When officials first arrived they encounted heavy smoke and flames, forcing them to call in more fire fighters from neighboring departments. Crews spend about two hours on the scene. Neighors tell NEWSChannel 2 that no one li

WKTV - 2018-01-17 04:15:00

Contract, coach on board agenda

A $100,000 contract involving a recently launched community schools program, and the appointment of an assistant varsity hockey coach, were among items to be considered by the Board of Education tonight. The board was to meet at 6:30 p.m. today at Denti Elementary School, 1001 Ruby St. On the agenda

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2018-01-18 00:00:00

Local reaction mixed on budget proposal

Local lawmakers are looking for the details and waiting to reserve judgment after Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo outlined his $168 billion state budget proposal - which includes closing a potential $4.4 billion budget gap. "This budget will be a work in progress in the coming weeks, but I look forward to work

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2018-01-18 00:00:00

Firefighters battle blaze in Western Oneida Co.

FLORENCE -- Firefighters are battling a structure in the town of Florence. Shortly after 6 p.m., firefighters were called to the area of 10620 Taberg Florence Road, where arriving units reported smoke and flames visible. Initial reports indicated it was a vacant house. Florence and Camden fire depar

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2018-01-16 23:16:51

Nuclear Free Homer ordinance does not prohibit nuclear medicine in town

This scan of Christopher Kent's Nuclear Free Zone Homer illustration is mandated by by city ordinance to be posted at Homer City Hall and the Homer Harbor Office. (Illustration by Christopher Kent) Fact or fiction? Periodically rumors run around town that some people believe to be true. But are the


First Homer baby of 2018 comes late for the New Year, early for her family

Brooke Addison Buzga stretches in the sun Friday, Jan. 5, 2018 at South Peninsula Hospital in Homer, Alaska. Born on Jan. 4 at 8:29 a.m., she was the first baby of the New Year in Homer. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News) Brooke Addison Buzga has the distinction of being the first baby born in South


Flying Spaghetti Monster congregation formed

HOMER, Alaska (AP) - Ever since the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly's controversial policy regarding invocations before meetings was updated and finalized in 2016, people across the peninsula have been voicing their support or frustration, some more vigorously than others. One man, McNeil Canyon ar


Council talks possible futures for the HERC

The HERC Building as seen in a 2010 file photo from the upper parking lot at Woodside Avenue. At the time the Kachemak Bay Campus used the building as temporary office and classroom space while the Pioneer Avenue building was being remodeled, one of several uses of the HERC since the city acquired i


'Bears in Flowers' looks at the terror of our furry friends

One of Homer artist Julianne Tomich's paintings from her show, "Bears in Flowers," at Grace Ridge Brewery. In the Homer art scene, artist Julianne Tomich defies categorization. Comfortable in both 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional art, she's as hard working as she is versatile - and witty. She's the


Women's March: Together we rise

Marches are fun. They are great exercise, a fun community social activity, and on Jan. 20 in Homer, we are planning a celebration march for the anniversary of our huge Women's March last January which included at least 800 participants here. Some of our folks were young, some old (actually some very


APOC reduces late filing fines for Heartbeat of Homer

In several incidents last summer where Heartbeat of Homer - Assembly Recall failed to file independent expenditure reports on time, the Alaska Public Offices Commission issued final orders against the pro-recall group $25 for filing a report two days late and $362.50 for filing a report 29 days late


Firefighters, EMTs sworn in at council

Homer Volunteer Fire Department Chief Bob Painter hands certificates to the graduates of the department's last two recruitment classes. The department gained six new graduates of firefighters, emergency medical technicians, and some who got cross trained in both fields, when they were sworn in at th


UPDATE: Baby found safe after car stolen from Riverdale Road gas station

COLLEGE PARK - The baby girl stolen along with a car from a Riverdale Road gas station has been found safe. Authorities announced at about 7:15 p.m. that one-month-old Ava Wilma was recovered and is safe, though the search continues for the suspected carjackers. "She was put out of the vehicle near

CLAYTON NEWS DAILY - 2018-01-17 23:49:00

Mother:1-month-old baby left on side of road in freezing temperatures

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. -- A 1-month-old baby taken in a stolen car was left in a car seat on the side of the road in freezing temperatures, her mother said. According to Clayton County Police, a 2009 black Chevy Equinox with Georgia temporary tag #45383002 was stolen from the QT gas station at 5390 Riv

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-01-18 03:31:00

Gunman ambushes workers, robs restaurant

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. - Police need your help to find a gunman who robbed a gentleman's club. Surveillance video shows the gunman surprising two workers as they left the establishment. The video shows two workers leaving the Rumors Gentleman's Club on Jonesboro Road on Dec. 21. Then, the gunman appear

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-01-17 01:24:31

Police search for car stolen with baby inside

Clayton County police said a 2009 black Chevy Equinox with Georgia temp tag 45383002 was taken from the QT on Riverdale Road. We're gathering new details from the child's mother, for updates on Channel 2 Action News. Police said there were two children, a 4-year-old and a 1-month-old, in the car wh

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-01-17 23:35:09