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Chicken and biscuits served in Westmoreland Thursday

WESTMORELAND - There will be a chicken and biscuit dinner starting at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 21, at the Westmoreland United Methodist Church, 7286 W Main St., next to Nice N Easy. The buffet style menu includes chicken in gravy, mashed potatoes, hand made baking powder biscuits, gravy, assorte

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

Baseball Hall getting ready for its annual film festival

COOPERSTOWN (AP) - The National Baseball Hall of Fame is getting ready for its annual film festival. A screening of "Million Dollar Arm" kicks off the 12th annual celebration of the national pastime Friday. The 2014 Walt Disney Pictures release tells the story of two pitchers who were discovered in

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2017-09-19 18:39:00

Constitutional Convention impact workshop upcoming

NEW HARTFORD - A workshop on the potential impact of a state Constitutional Convention is being hosted by the CNY Labor Council, according to a release. The workshop will be conducted from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 5 at Daniele's Banquet Specialist on Seneca Turnpike in New Hartford. Gue

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2017-09-19 16:32:00

State: Local doctor falsified records, time sheets

A psychiatrist from Deerfield recently pleaded guilty to criminal trespass after allegedly falsifying time sheets and medical records submitted to the state Office of Mental Health, the state Inspector General's Office said. A psychiatrist from Deerfield recently pleaded guilty to criminal trespass

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2017-09-19 16:30:15

Tenney staffer wrote letters under fake name

A staffer for Congressman Claudia L. Tenney, R-22, New Hartford, sent out social media messages and wrote letters to area newspapers, including the Daily Sentinel, under a fake name. Dave Garland, as it turns out, is Patrick O'Brien. A letter from "Dave Garland, Curtiss Road, Camden" was printed in

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2017-09-18 23:10:00

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

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

Sheriff's Office identifies Fort Drum soldier killed in Oneida County crash

AVA, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - The Oneida County Sheriff's Office has released the identity of a Fort Drum soldier who was killed in a crash in the Oneida County town of Ava over the weekend. The Sheriff's Office responded to the scene of the one-car crash on Route 26 around 3 a.m. Sunday morning. The Sherif

LOCALSYR.COM - 2017-09-19 14:30:07

R-CATS program to hold fundraiser

The R-CATS program will hold another of its Get Together fund raising events at the Wendy's restaurant at 401 Erie Blvd. W. from 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, the organization has announced. R-CATS is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to humane population control of feral cats in the Rome area. Wend

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2017-09-18 23:00:00

Pedestrian OK after being struck by car

Staff writer A 69-year-old man is in good condition at a Syracuse hospital this morning after he was struck by a car on East Dominick Street Sunday night. The driver has been charged with driving under the influence of drugs, according to law enforcement officials. Police said William Hoffman, of Ro

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2017-09-18 19:00:00

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

Utica Man Charged With Attempted Murder

Utica Police A Utica man is facing charges in connection with a shooting that happened last week on the 800 block of Mohawk Street. 24-year old Jose Garcia is charged with attempted murder, criminal possession of a firearm and criminal possession of a weapon. Utica Police say Garcia, who is also fro

WIBX950.COM - 2017-09-19 17:53:00

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

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

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

Driver hurt trying to avoid deer

TOWN OF LEE - One woman was hospitalized after she swerved to avoid a deer on Route 26 early this morning and her van crashed into an embankment and a utility pole. Sheriff's deputies said Courtney Zavaro, 24, of Taberg, was southbound at about 12:52 a.m. when she swerved to avoid a deer and she los

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2017-09-18 23:00:00

OUR VIEW: Weekly To-Do List

'Phantom' sequel makes US premiere in Utica It'll be a weekend of undying love as Broadway Utica brings "Love Never Dies- The Phantom Returns" Andrew Lloyd Webber's spellbinding sequel to The Phantom of the Opera, to the Stanley stage. Making its U,S. premiere in Utica, "Love Never Dies" is describe

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2017-09-18 08:00:00

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