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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

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

New Hartford Police Arrest Utica Man Following Armed Robbery Investigation

New Hartford Police The New Hartford Police have a suspect in custody following an armed robbery investigation. On September 3rd police responded to a report of an armed robbery that occurred behind a business in the village of New Hartford. Police say, the victim reported being held at knife point

WIBX950.COM - 2017-09-25 13:41:00

OUR VIEW: Weekly TO-DO List

'Woodswoman' LaBastille topic for talk In April 2016, Leslie Surprenant presented a riveting program on her longtime friend, woodswoman Anne LaBastille, at Utica's Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute. If you missed it - or even if you didn't - you can hear it again on Saturday when Surprenant returns

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2017-09-25 08:00:00

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

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

Utica Man Charged With Introducing Contraband Into Oneida County Jail

Oneida County Sheriff's Office A Utica man has been arrested for introducing contraband into the Oneida County Correctional Facility. According to the Oneida County Sheriff's Office, a Corrections Officer witnessed 20-year-old Timothy Pinkney allegedly pass something to an incarcerated acquaintance.

WIBX950.COM - 2017-09-25 12:38:00

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

Donald C. Fieser, 87

Donald C. Fieser, 87, of Erieville passed away peacefully Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, at Crouse Community Center in Morrisville. He was born in Nyack, N.Y., to parents Charles and Wilhelmina Fieser and lived most of his life in the Cazenovia/Erieville area. Donald managed the Cazenovia animal hospital f

EAGLENEWSONLINE.COM - 2017-09-25 14:49:11

Monday Morning Conversation: Author Vic Carucci

Vic Carucci, a 1975 graduate of Whitesboro, has written the book on the National Football League. Well, actually, he's written 10 of them, including four New York Times bestsellers. He also writes about the Buffalo Bills for the Buffalo News, co-hosts SiriusXM NFL Radio and was inducted into the Gre

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2017-09-25 12:06:00

Utica police announce drug arrests

Utica police Friday announced the following drug arrests: * On Sept. 21, members of the Utica Police Department Special Investigations Section arrested Dwayne D. Morse, 45, of 110 Genesee St., Utica, during a stop conducted on Genesee Street, police said, adding he was found with cocaine. He was cha

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2017-09-22 21:54:00

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

Utica Police Investigating Lenox Avenue Shooting

Photo Credit - P.W. Creighton/TSM Utica Police are investigating a shooting that occurred on the 900 Block of Lenox Avenue. The shooting occurred on Thursday evening. According to UPD Lt. Bryan Coromato, the victim was a male and he suffered non-life threatening injuries. Utica Police have not relea

WIBX950.COM - 2017-09-22 19:54:00

Utica man accused in New Hartford robbery

NEW HARTFORD - A Utica man is accused of robbing a person at knifepoint while behind a New Hartford business, town police said. Stolen during the Sept. 3 robbery was cash and marijuana, and arrested was Gino J. Nunziata, 19, police said. He was charged with felony first-degree robbery and misdemeano

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2017-09-22 23:34:00

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

Local libraries offer unique items

When people think about what is inside their local library, books and computers are probably the first things that come to mind. In the Mid-York Library system, you will find there are number of unique items available at local libraries. The libraries in Bridgeport and Morrisville have Madison Count

ONEIDA DISPATCH - 2017-09-23 04:00:00

$3.2M Project Starts In Utica For Housing Homeless Veterans

Ground has been broken on a project aimed at providing housing for homeless veterans in central New York. The $3.2 million Central New York Veterans Outreach Housing Project is underway in Utica. When finished, the project will provide seven permanent housing units and 10 transitional housing units

WAMC.ORG - 2017-09-22 20:45:39

Three Facing Drug Charges In Madison County

Madison County Sheriff's Office Three Bouckville residents are facing drug charges following a raid at a home on Route 20. TheMadison County Sheriff's Office says 48-year old Mckinley Bradley was allegedly in possession of several drugs with intent to sell, including bath salts, psilocybin mushrooms

WIBX950.COM - 2017-09-22 20:24:00

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 removing artifacts from Erie Canal Village

ROME - The City of Rome is taking steps to protect city-owned artifacts still stored at the Erie Canal Village. Most of the artifacts belonging to the city have been moved to one spot within the village, Councilwoman Kimberly Rogers said at the last council meeting, and will eventually be removed en

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2017-09-23 10:32:00