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Seniors getting fit, staying fit

ROME -Janice Thomas, 81, started taking chair Pilates as physical therapy after surgery in 2013 at the Ava Dorfman Senior Community Center. "It's heck of a lot fun and good exercise," she said. The center also offers classes in tai chi, line dancing, and body sculpting. And now thanks to a $2,000 Co

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2017-09-19 11:00:00

Area Police Blotters - Week of Sept. 1 to 15

Khyla A. Miles, 19, of Syracuse, was arrested Sept. 12 and charged with driving while intoxicated. Michael J. Sandford, 22, of Oneida, was arrested Sept. 12 and charged with failure to appear in court. The original charges against him were petit larceny and criminal possession of stolen property in

EAGLENEWSONLINE.COM - 2017-09-19 13:31:26

DOT warns of delays for drivers as road construction continues into fall

The state Department of Transportation has a number of projects scheduled for the coming weeks that will be completed before the fall season ends, the agency has announced, adding that a series of travel advisories will continue to supplement its weekly construction report. Here is a list of some op

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

CNY Psychiatric Center employee arrested for worker's comp fraud

UTICA, N.Y. -- State police have arrested a Utica man who they say attempted to defraud the state worker's compensation system. Police charged Duane C. Hayes, 40, of Oneida Street, Utica, with falsifying business records and criminal possession of a forged instrument, both felonies. Hayes was also c

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-09-18 21:28:00

LETTER: Thanks for supporting library book sale

To the editor: On behalf of the Friends of the Cazenovia Public Library, we would like to thank all those who attended our annual book sale in July, and Saturday sales throughout August and September. It is truly incredible to see so many people support our cherished library by not only purchasing b

EAGLENEWSONLINE.COM - 2017-09-19 13:35:27

Helming urges residents, businesses to apply for flood aid

GENEVA - State Sen. Pam Helming, R-54 of Canandaigua, is reminding residents who plan to apply for grant funding through the Lake Ontario Flood Recovery Program that the application deadline is quickly approaching. Homeowners must submit their applications by Friday, Sept. 29, while small business o

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2017-09-18 19:00:00

Military officials identify Fort Drum solider killed in Oneida County crash

Specialist Jennifer Kipybida of Churchville (Photo: 10th Mountain Division) FORT DRUM, N.Y. (AP) -- Military authorities have released the identity of a Fort Drum soldier killed in a crash in Oneida County. Army officials say 23-year-old Spc. Jennifer Kipybida was a human resources specialist assign

CNYCENTRAL.COM - 2017-09-19 08:47:16

Cazenovia Fall Festival schedule of events

7 a.m. to noon - Pancake Breakfast American Legion, Chenango Street.9 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Crafts and Face Painting in front of Chamber Office, sponsored by Caz College APO.9 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Cazenovia Farmer's Market at Memorial Park.9 a.m. to 4 p.m. - Craft vendors and sidewalk sales on Albany Street.

EAGLENEWSONLINE.COM - 2017-09-19 13:41:26

Siena student from Vernon accused of using apps to get child pornography

A Siena College student from Vernon is accused of possessing and transporting pictures and video of child pornography, according to an affidavit obtained by CNYCentral. According to the affidavit filed against the suspect, Kyle E. Roache, 20, the investigation began on June 8, 2017 when the FBI Viol

CNYCENTRAL.COM - 2017-09-19 11:45:48

Local leaders approve shared services plan, but acknowledge flaws

After months of meetings, leaders from 35 local municipalities and school districts of Onondaga County voted Sept. 13 to approve version 2.01 of the County-Wide Shared Services Plan. The town of Otisco was the only municipality to vote against the plan. The plan could save county taxpayers as much a

EAGLENEWSONLINE.COM - 2017-09-18 23:11:50

A new leash on life

PLATTSBURGH - Dash, a 150-pound Great Dane and service dog, has rotated Scott Aubin's life 180 degrees. "She's a great tool for me, but she's a great tool for others, as well," said Aubin, who is a under a New York state contract as an instructor on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder awareness and suici

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2017-09-19 00:50:24

Local child sex abuse cases rising

UTICA - Most of the 702 investigations the Oneida County Child Advocacy Center conducted last year involved child sex abuse. That number also includes computer forensics investigations, but not cases involving serious physical abuse, said Oneida County Deputy Sheriff Joseph Lisi, the center's direct

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2017-09-18 10:05:00

Letter: Valesky owes constituents answers

Oneida Subject: Senator David Valesky I hope Mr. Valesky will respond to the following two questions: No. 1 - A recent photo of you in Chambers sitting during the PLEDGE OF ALLEGIENCE was very concerning to me, why? No. 2 - You were paid some $32,000 for lulus that you allegedly were not entitled to

ONEIDA DISPATCH - 2017-09-18 04:00:00

Does party affiliation matter? Local leaders react

Ever wonder why Rome seems to lean more toward the Republican party while Utica tends to be more Democratic? Tradition. That's what it all comes down to, at least that's what Utica-based pollster John Zogby believes. That, and the makeup of the city. "A lot of it is tradition," he said. "Rome has al

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2017-09-17 10:06:00

Hundreds run to support fallen Trooper's scholarship

A scholarship in memory of Trooper Amanda Anna is getting new help from the 'Mandin Up Trooper Trot, which had its first event Sunday morning at Oneida Shores Park. Hundreds turned out to run the kids' fun run or the 5K. State Police demonstrations, raffles, music and food rounded out the day's even

CNYCENTRAL.COM - 2017-09-17 11:27:51

One killed in single-vehicle crash in Oneida County, deputies say

TOWN OF AVA, N.Y. -- Deputies with the Oneida County Sheriff's Office are investigating a crash that left one person dead early Sunday morning on State Route 26. Deputies are still investigating the cause of the crash and did not provide more details about the victim Sunday morning. They found the c

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-09-17 13:25:49

Public Eye: Route 5 paving in Vernon upcoming

VERNON - If you have noticed there are paving projects that aren't finished in the area, don't worry. There's still plenty of time before the snow flies to get them done, officials say. The issue A reader reached out to Public Eye and asked when a five-mile stretch of state Route 5 in Vernon would b

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2017-09-17 14:08:00

Vernon businessman charged following narcotics sweep

VERNON - A man was taken into custody Friday after his auto business was searched for narcotics. Members of the sheriff's Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant at Three Aces Auto, 5110 Route 5, as part of an investigation into the sale and distribution of heroin, methamphetamine, prescription pil

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2017-09-16 23:00:00

Sheriff's office identifies motorcyclist badly injured in Salina crash

A motorcycle and a car collided late Friday night on Malden Road in Mattydale, seriously injuring the motorcyclist. The damaged car is pictured in this photo.(Onondaga County Sheriff's Office) SALINA, N.Y. -- The Onondaga County Sheriff's Office has identified the motorcyclist and drivers involved

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-09-17 14:35:04

PSU's ShineOn! wins national award

PLATTSBURGH - SUNY Plattsburgh is one of just five colleges nationwide to receive a 2017 Higher Education Civic Engagement Award from the Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars. The college's Center for Community Engagement and its coordinator, Julia Devine, submitted the applicatio

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2017-09-18 13:23:25