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Oneida Police Department blotter

Sue A. McGovern, 41, of Oneida, was issued appearance tickets for operating an uninspected motor vehicle, displaying a forged inspection sticker and an exhaust violation. Laura A. Roberson, 36, of Oneida, was issued an appearance ticket for petit larceny. Steven A. Johnson, 38, of Canastota, was issued an appearance ticket...
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One Historic New York State College Is Changing It’s Name

One historic New York State college is changing it's name. Founded as a men's college in 1948, and becoming coeducational in 1971, St. John Fisher College near Rochester has always been known as a "college" vs a "university." St. John Fisher College will no longer be the official name of that institution as of July 1st 2022. The school’s name will be changing to St. John Fisher University.
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Rome police say man, 21, had loaded ghost gun, drugs

ROME — A loaded ghost gun and a quantity of cocaine were seized when a 21-year-old man tried to run from law enforcement officers in Rome Friday morning, according to the Rome Police Department. Police said they were dispatched to the area of Oakwood Street and Floyd Avenue at...

Crews respond to fire at McGill's Whiskey Tavern and Grill

SCHUYLER, N.Y. - Frankfort Center Fire department responded to a structure fire at McGill’s Whiskey Tavern and Grill early Saturday Morning. Crews were called to 2284 State Route 5 for reports of fire coming from the kitchen area. According to the Frankfort Center Fire Department page, the fire was contained in the kitchen area.

All aboard the beer and wine train

UTICA — All aboard for a different kind of happy hour that will definitely give you and your friends something to toast. It’s the beer and wine train ride offered on several Fridays through October by the Adirondack Railroad. The remaining dates for the 2022 season are July 22, Aug. 12 and 26, Sept. 16 and 30, and Oct. 14 and 28.

Beloved Utica Destination for Coffee & Live Music Finally Reopens

The Tramontane Café, the eclectic coffee spot on Lincoln Ave in Utica that was once a favorite hangout for local musicians and artists, has finally reopened after a long hibernation. Owners Robin Raabe and Garrett Ingraham originally opened the Tramontane Café in 2008. Its diversified clientele included businessmen and...
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New Hartford Hospice Butterfly launch set for July 20

New Hartford, N.Y. — Hospice & Palliative Care, Inc. is holding its Annual Butterfly Release Celebration on Wednesday, July 20, 2022. All are welcome to purchase a butterfly; this event is not limited to only those who have used hospice services but is open to the community. A life-affirming...

Rabid raccoon confirmed in Stittville

STITTVILLE — ​​​​​​A raccoon has tested positive for rabies in Stittville. The raccoon was sent to the New York State Department of Health Wadsworth Center for testing on Monday and positive results were reported on Tuesday. One person and a dog were exposed to the raccoon and received treatment.

RFA Class of 1959 plans reunion at casino

ROME — The Rome Free Academy Class of 1959 will hold its 63rd reunion Friday, Aug. 12, through Sunday, Aug. 14, at Turning Stone Resort Casino. Friday evening, starting at 6 p.m., there will be light hors d’oeuvres with a $20 charge. Saturday will be a buffet dinner starting at 6 p.m. at a cost of $40. Sunday breakfast/brunch for $20 will begin at 8 a.m.

'Mini-Mazz Market' opens in Rome as business rebuilds following fire

ROME, N.Y. – The owners of Mazzaferro’s in Rome are opened their new location on Friday, which they’ve dubbed the ‘Mini-Mazz Market.’. Following a devastating fire that destroyed the city staple on April 29, Brian and Joseph Mazzaferro decided to open a smaller shop temporarily at their wholesale location at the corner of Railroad and Mill streets.

Copper Cafe opens in Ilion

The Copper Cafe, operated through Arc Herkimer, opened Wednesday morning for the first time. The cafe offers breakfast and lunch options in the Arc Mall. Copper Cafe in Ilion offers breakfast, lunch options at Arc Mall. The Copper Cafe in the Arc Mall in Ilion is preparing for a soft...

Bridgerton and giant baby goats with Beekman 1802

Body Care and Skin Care business - Beekman 1802 - was born when Josh Kilmer-Purcell and Dr. Brent Ridge moved to the historic Beekman 1802 farm in rural Sharon Springs, NY. There they found a tightknit community and 100 goats looking for a home. Next thing you know, they were making goat milk soap at the kitchen table. It has grown substantially.