Rome school district superintendent search ThoughtExchange now available
ROME — The ThoughtExchange platform for Rome City School District stakeholders to share their ideas regarding the hiring of a new superintendent of schools is now available online. The district's board of education is accepting applications for the position and the search will be conducted over the next several...
Central NY holiday parade cancelled after building collapses, police say
Oneida, N.Y. — A Central New York holiday parade has been cancelled after a nearby building partially collapsed Friday morning, police said. An exterior wall at 122 Vanderbilt Ave. in the city of Oneida collapsed, causing the road to be closed, police said. No one was injured, police said.
Road Work Report for the Week Beginning December 4, 2023
Town of New Hartford, Town of Paris: (D#264869) Route 8 between Route 5/8/12 and Morgan Road. Motorists will encounter lane closures in both directions with flaggers in place due to sign installation and striping operations. City of Utica: (D#264847) French Road between Seward Ave and Chenango Road. Motorists will encounter...
Aaron Lewis returning to Turning Stone Resort Casino
VERONA — Multi-platinum artist Aaron Lewis, the acclaimed founder of Staind, returns to Turning Stone Resort Casino’s Event Center at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9. Lewis grew up in Springfield, Vermont, listening to his grandparents’ country eight-tracks. Those roots inspired him to return to his origins for the No. 1 Billboard Country Album debut “Town Line and Sinner,” as well as Billboard’s No. 1 Hot Country Song debut “Am I The Only One,” a feat happening only for the ninth time since 1958.
Number Of Drivers Who Ignore Stopped School Bus Warnings Is Startling
The Oneida County Sheriff Rob Maciol is terribly concerned about the number of drivers in Oneida County are passing stopped school buses. The numbers show an alarming trend and something has to change. A "Concerning" Rise. Even with the introduction of a ticketing system attached to the stop sign arms...
MVILR: MVCC Rome Campus Stuff the Bus Dec 4th 3-5 pm
Learn • Live • Move • Think • Socialize • Create with us!. The Mohawk Valley Institute for Learning in Retirement (MVILR) is a non-profit organization that has provided opportunities for local seniors to “learn, live, grow, move, think, socialize, and create” since 1996.
Back 2 Work: December 4–December 8, 2023
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) -- Back 2 Work Job Orders for December 4–December 1, 2023. Full time for a company that manufactures industrial equipment. Duties: Interpret blueprints to build machinery that meets design specifications. Provide support in other areas of the company when needed. Requirements: High school diploma and the ability to read pneumatic schematics. Advanced computer skills and 1-2 years of mechanical assembly experience required.
Care Net of CNY Opens New Rome Location: Ribbon Cutting and Building Dedication Held
ROME, N.Y. -- Care Net Pregnancy Center of Central New York held a ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony for their new Rome location. The new Center is located on 207 N George St. and is the eight CNY location for Care Net. The first ever Care Net Center was built in Rome 35 years ago.
Utica City School District Lockout and Controlled Dismissal on Friday
The Utica City School District canceled all afterschool activities on Friday after executing a controlled dismissal. Utica City School District Lockout and Controlled Dismissal on Friday. The Utica City School District canceled all after-school activities on Friday after executing a controlled dismissal.
What to Expect When Matthew McConaughey Speaks at Hamilton College
If you've ever wondered what Matthew McConaughey is really like, here's my personal experience from when I interviewed him last year. The Oscar-winner is coming to Central New York next spring and will speak at Hamilton College for its legendary "Sacerdote Great Names" series. The lecture is set for April...
Camden boys bowlers victorious at annual Holiday Bakers tournament
Teams from 11 Section III schools took part the the annual Holiday Bakers bowling tournament at the Lucky Strike Lanes in Camden on Saturday. Participating in this year’s tournament were teams from Adirondack, Camden, Chittenango, Cicero-North Syracuse, East Syracuse Minoa, New Hartford, Rome Free Academy, Sherburne-Earlvile, Utica Proctor, Vernon Verona Sherrill and Waterville.
Madison County real estate: See all homes sold, Nov. 25-Dec. 1
The following is a listing of all home transfers in Madison County reported from Nov. 25 to Dec. 1. There were 5 transactions posted during this time. During this period, the median sale for the area was a 1,524-square-foot home on North Lake Street in Oneida that sold for $217,500.
Skaters from across the country compete in 22nd annual Terry Conners Open
The open was hosted by Southern Connecticut Synchronized Skating. It was one of the biggest competitions yet with 77 teams and almost 1,000 skaters.
Rome man arrested following search warrant
ROME — A Rome man was arrested following a search warrant after more than 30 grams of methamphetamine were found in his possession, according to law enforcers. On Wednesday, Nov. 29, at around 12:30 p.m., the Rome Police Department executed a warrant search for Lorenzo R. Johnson, 29, of Rome, who was on Howland Avenue at the time.
A Special Look Back at a Season to Remember for Whitesboro Football
WKTV -- Saturday marked the completion of what was a storybook season for Whitesboro Football. The Warriors made it to the state championship game for only the second time in program history, and the first time since 1996. After an opening week loss to Shaker, 25-15, the Warriors went on...
Neighborhood Unites to Rally Behind Football Team Headed to the Dome
WHITESBORO, N.Y. (WKTV) -- The Whitesboro High School football team is headed to the Dome for their championship game. This was the sendoff in front of Boulevard Diner in Whitesboro, across from the fire station. The team bus received a police and fire escort out of town to the New...
Utica man arrested, accused of forcible touching
UTICA — A Utica man was arrested Thursday after being accused of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old child, according to the Oneida County Child Advocacy Center. An investigation by the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office revealed that over a period of months, Gilbert Torres, 54, of Utica, subjected the victim to repeated sexual contact.
Care Net Pregnancy Center Ribbon Cutting And Dedication
The Care Net Pregnancy Center Ribbon Cutting And Dedication ceremony took place on Friday, December 1. Care Net of CNY Opens New Rome Location: Ribbon Cutting and Building Dedication Held. Care Net Pregnancy Center of CNY held a ribbon cutting on a new location in Rome, while also dedicating the...
Dr. Cooley joins Rome Health
ROME – Rome Health Primary Care has welcomed a new doctor to its practice located in the Medical Center on the hospital’s main campus. Dr. Elizabeth Cooley is board certified in family medicine and is accepting new adult patients. Dr. Cooley provides primary care to help you maintain...
Whitesboro football stumbles on doorstep of history in state final: ‘We broke apart’ (32 photos)
Syracuse, N.Y. -- The Whitesboro football team knew it had to play a near-perfect game to hang with Section I’s Somers in the state Class A title game Saturday in the JMA Wireless Dome. It fell well short of that ambition both physically and mentally. If you purchase a...