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  1. Why Lago won and the Southern Tier lost in NY casino license competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

    ... from existing casinos like Turning Stone Resort Casino and Vernon Downs (also owned by Gural), both in Oneida County. Lago promised more money to Tyre As the host community of a state-licensed casino, the town of Tyre must receive a portion of ...

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  2. Police execute search warrant, seize drugs, weapons from Utica homeRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WKTV

    A Utica man faces numerous felony charges after police seize drugs and an assault weapon from his home. Ralph Fava, 28, of Utica, was wanted by State Police and the Oneida County Drug Task Force.

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  3. Man charged with having AK-47, handgun and drugs in UticaRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

    A Utica man is facing illegal weapon possession charges after police found a .25 caliber handgun and an AK-47 at his home during a drug raid, officials said. Officers from the Oneida County Drug Task Force and New York State Police used a warrant to legally search the Guelich Street home of Ralph Fava, 28, in Utica, officials said in a news release.

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  4. Stanley Theatre hosts 33rd annual 'An Artistic Discovery' with HannaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WKTV

    The Stanley Theatre is honored to host the 33rd annual "An Artistic Discovery" Congressional Art Competition with U.S. Representative Richard Hanna. "An Artistic Discovery" is an art competition for high school students sponsored by Congressman Hanna and administered locally for Oneida County High School students.

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  5. 30th annual New York Farm Show to showcase more than 400 exhibitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... seminars will be held, with updates on robotic milking systems and related technologies. Members of the Oneida County 4-H Teen Council will greet people as they arrive, collecting tickets and offering free programs. The 4-H group will sell hitch ...

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  6. 30th annual New York Farm show to showcase over 400 exhibitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... seminars will be held, with updates on robotic milking systems and related technologies. Members of the Oneida County 4-H Teen Council will greet people as they arrive, collecting tickets and offering free programs. The 4-H group will sell hitch ...

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  7. Taberg man injured in snowmobile accidentRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | WKTV

    According to the Oneida County Sheriff's Office, Clarence Swancott, 42, of Taberg was riding a snowmobile on Trail C7F approaching Humanston Road. Officials say Swancott was driving too fast when he attempted to stop at the intersection of Humanston Road.

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  8. 13-year-old girl hit by Jeep while snowmobiling in Oneida CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | The Post-Standard

    Angie G. Bowers, from Kingston, Ontario, was snowmobiling with her parents at 1:17 p.m. when they tried to cross State Route 28 in near whiteout conditions, state police said in a news release. Officials said she crossed into the path of a westbound 2006 Jeep being driven by 52-year-old Himrod man, James D. Reagan.

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  9. Roth: Baseball tries to put pep in its stepRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    ... Baseball, has a very deep appreciation for the game whose well-being is now in his hands. Growing up in Rome, Oneida County, Manfred rode his bike to Little League games. He looked forward to trips to Yankees Stadium each summer with his family to ...

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  10. Bullying Utica judge censured for calling lawyer a 'cigar store...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Post-Standard

    ... first case and the contempt charge for smirking, the Commission noted. He also made remarks suggesting that Oneida County District Attorney Scott McNamara would use forfeited money to "buy a new couch for his office or something else, I'm not in the ...

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  11. Domestic drones are coming, whether you like it or notRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Examiner.com

    ... of drones from a national viewpoint, but also as it relates to the Griffiss International Airport test site in Oneida County, NY The birth of the modern unmanned aerial system (UAS), commonly called drones, can be traced back to 1849 in an attack on ...

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  12. First Of Four Public Meetings Held Regarding 2015-2016 Utica BudgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    That was one of the biggest questions asked of the Utica Common Council Finance Committee at the first of four public meetings. If you remember, the 911 call center was consolidated to serve Oneida County as a whole, instead of individual municipalities.

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  13. Vernon woman injured in Friday afternoon accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | WKTV

    Patricia Isner-Hallberg was driving northbound on State Route 26 in the Town of Vernon around 12:30 p.m. Friday when her car hit snow and ice. According to the Oneida County Sheriff's Office, her vehicle went into a ditch and overturned onto its side.

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  14. Three injured in minor accident in Town of VeronaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | WKTV

    A three-car accident on State 365 in the Town of Verona was caused by speed and weather conditions, according to the Oneida County Sheriff's Department. Officials say Sarah L. Gilkinson, 34, of Oneida, was driving an Oneida City Taxi Cab west on State Route 365 at Fox Road around 1:45 a.m. Sunday when she left the roadway and hit a snow embankment and sign post.

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  15. Westmoreland teen injured in accident caused by slippery road conditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | WKTV

    According to the Oneida County Sheriff's Office, Sabrina Christensen was driving northbound on Bartlett Road in the Town of Westmoreland when she lost control of her car. The car slide sideways on the road and struck a parked pickup truck owned by Damian Leddick of Rome.

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  16. Sherrill woman injured in snowmobile accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | WKTV

    ... he was treated at the scene for head and groin injuries and transported to St. Elizabeth's Medical Center. The Oneida County Sheriff's Office was assisted at the scene by AmCare Ambulance and Rome New London Fire Department.

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  17. What Happens To Your Recyclables After You Put Them To The Curb?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    ... alternative to throwing out plastic bags - bring them back to your grocery store. Every store in Herkimer and Oneida County is required by law to take back plastic bags from residents. So the next time you come home from grocery shopping with a ...

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  18. Police: Utica parolee poses as police officer, robs blind womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | The Post-Standard

    ... to commit a felony, first-degree robbery and a misdemeanor for unlawful imprisonment. He's in custody at the Oneida County Jail. Cook was released on parole Dec. 22, 2014 after being convicted of second-degree attempted robbery in the spring of ... 2 comments

  19. Accident Closes Route 49 In Marcy [PHOTOS, VIDEO]Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Lite 98.7

    Oneida County Sheriff's Department is reporting that an accident on Route 49 in Marcy near the Cavanaugh Road exit has closed the westbound lanes.

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  20. Oneida County Youth Contribute 2,000 Volunteer Hours In 2014 [AUDIO]Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    County Executive Anthony Picente says 951 youth from local non-profits gave back nearly 2,000 volunteers hours to the community last year. Agencies involved in the program include the Neighborhood Center, Thea Bowman House, Utica Safe Schools.

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