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Mother and son need a home for the holidays — and forever
The Humane Society of Rome does its very best to provide warm, loving homes to thousands of animals who are waiting for that perfect someone — and appreciates the support of the community in helping to make it possible to care for these animals.
Roblee: Central New York's special Greek Revival flavor
Last month, I touched briefly upon the prominence of the Greek Revival style of architecture throughout our region, a topic worth fleshing out further this month. The historic pathways along which architectural styles moved in New York state served to bring people and ideas to our area. The westward
HP girls hold on for win over Cooperstown
Oriskany downs M-E Oriskany got 18 points from Aeron Hamm and beat Morrisville-Eaton, 55-46. Oriskany held an 11-6 lead after the first quarter, then pushed the lead to 41-34 after the third quarter.
Arc of Madison Cortland launches 2018 year-end appeal
ONEIDA — As the year draws to a close, The Arc of Madison Cortland and Building Futures Foundation are thanking the community for its continued support. With the backing of generous donations in 2018, the Arc of Madison Cortland was able to provide programs and supports for people with autism, Down
High School recap: Oneida girls down New Hartford; Corcoran boys hoops stays unbeaten
Syracuse, N.Y. -- Another big high school sports weekend is upon us. Some close games where undefeated teams remained... undefeated! Here are the highlights from Dec. 14. >> Despite a 32-point effort by New Hartford's Kaia Henderson, Oneida defeated the Spartans, 64-62 in a Tri-Valley League contest
Gas prices continue to fall throughout central New York
At $2.44, the national gas price average has set a new record low for 2018. This is nearly a nickel less than this time last December. AAA expects the national gas price average to fluctuate through the end of the month and possibly end the year as cheap as $2.40.
Police: 16-year-old shot in leg at Lawrence Street residence
A fight broke out at a Lawrence Street residence Friday night resulting in a 16-year-old being shot in the leg with a handgun. Police and medical personnel responded to 201 Lawrence St. for a report of shots fired shortly before 9 p.m.
UPDATE: 1 person shot near the corner of Kossuth and South Street
UPDATE- A 38-year-old man is in critical condition after a shooting on Friday night. According to Utica Police, Jonathan Hines from Utica had been struck multiple times at the intersection of Kossuth Ave. and South Street near the IBB Mini Market.
UPDATE - Winter Weather Advisory Expended
UTICA, NY - The National Weather Service has expanded the Winter Weather Advisory they posted earlier in the day on Saturday. The area now includes all of the Mohawk Valley, including Oneida, Herkimer, Otsego, Chenago and Delaware Counties. The Advisory is in effect from 2:00AM Sunday until 8:00PM S
City board approves contracts for downtown projects
City Hall will sign three contracts totalling $491,845 for services related to Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) projects. The Board of Estimate and Contract, comprised of Mayor Jacqueline M. Izzo, Common Council President Stephanie Viscelli, and several of the mayor’s department heads, appro
Driver ticketed for failure to yield
NEW HARTFORD — A car that failed to yield the right of way caused a two-vehicle collision at the entrance of The Orchard shopping center parking lot Thursday. New Hartford Police said Sharleen Moulton, 71, of Clinton, was westbound on Clinton Street when a car driven by Nancy Jones, 67, of New Hartf
Hills found guilty of murdering mother
UTICA — After more than three hours of deliberation, an Oneida County Court jury found Tasheonia Hills guilty Friday of second-degree murder and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon.
Arc of Madison Cortland launches year-end appeal
Oneida N.Y. — Donations throughout 2018 allowed the Arc of Madison Cortland to provide an assortment of programs and support for people with autism, Down syndrome, traumatic brain injury and other developmental disabilities.
New York State Police join Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign
The New York State Police announce they will participate in the national "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" initiative. The campaign started Thursday, December 13, and runs through the holidays until Tuesday, January 1, 2019.
Madison County Sheriff's Office brings holiday cheer to children
Oneida, N.Y. — Members of the Madison County Sheriff's Office were out in force Saturday, taking children from across Madison County on a shopping spree for the first ever Shop with a Sheriff event.
Oneida City Police ask for help identifying suspect
Oneida, N.Y. — The Oneida City Police Department is asking for the public's help with identifying a suspect for allegedly stealing from the Dollar General store in the Northside shopping plaza.
Police say Utica man stole bike
A Utica man was charged with stealing a bicycle located in the front of the County Office Building in Utica Wednesday. Deputy Lisa T. Pearsall said Reinaldo Lopez, 46, was identified through reviewing surveillance camera footage. He was charged with petty larceny.
Deerfield Man Arrested For Sexually Abusing A Child
A Deerfield man has been arrested for allegedly sexually abusing a young child. Investigators with the Oneida County Child Advocacy Center say 77-year old Rodney Westbrook sexually abused a five-year old girl at his home.
Man charged with pot possession
TOWN OF MARCY — A Utica man was charged with possession of marijuana after State Police at Marcy checked on a disabled vehicle on Route 49 Sunday. Troopers interviewed the driver, Ednan Salkic, 19, and they said they detected the odor or marijuana. Some of the drug was discovered during a search of
Police: Syracuse woman stole 49 shirts worth nearly $3,000 from New Hartford mall
NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. -- A 28-year-old Syracuse woman was arrested for stealing 49 Nautica shirts worth nearly $3,000 from a Macy's in a New Hartford mall, according to a Thursday news release from New Hartford police.