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Hotel Utica Announced As Location For President Trump Visit
The fundraiser for Congresswoman Tenney includes a $1,000 ticket for admission, $5,000 for a Presidential photo and those looking to sit at the same table to speak with the President will have paid $15,000.
President Trump visits Upstate New York
The president was in Fort Drum for a signing ceremony for H.R. 5515, the John McCain National Defense Authorization Act, for FY 2019.
Kraft Heinz plant manager set to leave Lowville operation
LOWVILLE — Fernando Vaquero, plant manager of the Kraft Heinz plant in Lowville, will be leaving the position very soon, and the company is seeking his replacement.
US newsrooms to Trump: We're not enemies of the people
The Boston Globe invited newspapers across the country to stand up for the press with editorials on Thursday, and several began appearing online a day earlier. Nearly 350 news organizations have pledged to participate, according to Marjorie Pritchard, op-ed editor at the Globe.
Golf tournament to raise funds, awareness for Special Olympics
ONEIDA — The ninth annual Patrick G. Marley Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, Aug. 18 at the Kanon Valley Country Club in Oneida.Over 140 golfers will attend the sold out tournament in remembrance of Patrick Marley and in the hopes of raising awareness for individuals with intellectual disabili
Rome man critically injured in Turin St. motorcycle crash
Police officials said thatJoshua M. Hedrington, of West Dominick Street, was northbound on Jay at about 3:30 p.m. when he lost control of his Kawasaki motorcycle due to excessive speed.
WATCH LIVE: President Trump in Fort Drum to sign defense bill
Ahead of his trip to Utica on Monday afternoon, President Donald Trump is at Fort Drum to sign the National Defense Authorization Act.The $716 billion defense bill, which is designed to build up the military, is named after one of the president’s most vocal critics, Republican Arizona Sen. John McCa
Prosecution wants additional charges in Utica stabbing death case
UTICA – The Utica manaccused of stabbing40-year-old Nicholas White to death earlier this year had another brief appearance in Oneida County Court on Wednesday.Edmond Hyatt, 35, was supposed to be in court for a hearing on Wednesday, but that never happened. Instead, the prosecution asked for more ti
Lowville man charged with driving while intoxicated
CROGHAN — State police charged Bryson S. Sauer, 22, of Lowville, with driving while intoxicated and speeding at 8:44 p.m. Wednesday on State Route 126.
Two men arrested in connection to dog found abandoned near Erie Canal
Last week, the CNY SPCA was asking the public for information about a dog – whichhas since been named River– that was found tied to a log near the Erie Canal in Rome on July 30. Officials said River was found on the canal trail at the end of Luquer Street, and she was in good health without any sign
Star Lake woman facing meth manufacture charge after her car hits a house in Fine
FINE – A car crashing into a house on Oswegatchie Trail Wednesday morning led to felony drug charges against a 55-year-old Star Lake woman.Darlene E. Cole, Star Lake, was charged with third-degree unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine, a felony, seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled s
Rome Police nab wanted man
Police said Steven C. Centore, 32, of West Linden Street, was originally wanted for a July 15 incident where he attacked another man’s car and smashed out the windows. Police said the argument was over a disputed debt, and Centore fled the scene before law enforcement arrived.
70th Annual NYS Woodsmen's Field Days
BOONVILLE, NY--The 70th Annual New York State Woodsmen's Field Days kcik off this weekend at the Boonville Fairgrounds!
DPAO plans benefit chicken bbq, auction in Lowville
The Disabled Persons Action Organization will host a chicken barbecue at 11 a.m. Saturday at Maple Ridge Center, 7421 East Road, Lowville.
Sex offender from Rome pleads guilty in child sex abuse case
A sex offender from Rome who faced new charges in a child sex abuse case has pleaded guilty, according to the Oneida County District Attorney’s Office.Donald Cadrette, 67, pleaded guilty to first-degree attempted sexual assault Thursday in Oneida County Court.
Trump warns Cuomo: Anybody who runs against me 'suffers'
UTICA, N.Y. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday dared New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to challenge him in 2020 — and warned the Democrat, "Anybody that runs against Trump suffers."
71st annual Woodsmen's Field Days now underway in Boonville
Saturday and Sunday will be filled with forestry fun as well, including lumberjack and lumberjill competitions, all-you-can-eat breakfasts and educational “Birds of Prey” shows.
Rail bikes won’t return this year
SARANAC LAKE — Despite a press conference earlier this summer announcing the expected start of rail bike operations out of Saranac Lake, the Adirondack Scenic Railroad has postponed the effort until next year at the earliest.A number of questions remained unanswered when the proposal was announced,
Star Lake woman charged with felony meth charges after allegedly crashing car into house
FINE — State police on Wednesday charged Darlene C. Cole, 55, of 405 Lake Road, Star Lake, with felony third-degree unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine and the misdemeanors of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation. She was a
Judge drops 1 charge against Utica firefighter accused of lewd act
A Utica City Court judge on Thursday dismissed one of the three misdemeanor charges that a Utica firefighter was facing after he allegedly committed a lewd act involving a female co-worker’s bunker pants.Richard Forte is accused of masturbating into a female coworker’s turnout gear while on duty Jan