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John Pinzer

John R. Pinzer, 77, Central Square, passed away February 5, 2015. He was born October 18, 1937 in Bronx, NY. He is survived by his beloved wife of 55 years, Patricia (Drew) Pinzer; his much loved children, Lori, Kerri (Fred), Vicki Gillette, Darrin, Brian (Rebecca) and Kevin (Katie); 19 wonderful grandchildren; 5 beautiful great grandchildren; his brother, Benjamin (Carol); several ... Read More »

Darlene Spink

Darlene Spink, aged 58, resident of Williamstown since 2000, formerly of Altmar, passed away February 5, 2015 at her home. Darlene was born December 7, 1956 in Rome, the daughter of Robert and Phyllis Hendrickson Armstrong. She attended Camden Schools. Darlene married Robert Spink on December 24, 1974. Surviving are her husband, Robert; two sons, Stephen (Rebecca) Spink of Altamr ... Read More »

Dorothy M. Mullin

Dorothy M. Mullin, 75 , Osceola passed away on February 5, 2015 at Oneida Healthcare Center. She was born in Rome on January 7, 1940, a daughter of Thomas and Dorothy Percavil Larkin. On May 23, 1958 she married Martin Mullin in New Berlin, NY he passed away on September 11, 2010. They lived in Osceola for the past 25 ... Read More »

Sarah A. Burnup

Sarah A. Burnup, 49 Parish, died Feb. 10, 2015 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse. She was born in Rome, the daughter of the late Harold A. and Shirley J. Schuster Burnup Sr. and was employed at the Two Guys Restaurant in Central Square. She is predeceased by her brother, Lynn Burnup in 2011. Surviving are her life partner Scott ... Read More »

Michael P. “Ogre” Strobeck

Michael P. “Ogre” Strobeck, Jr., 32, of Blossvale, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, February 9, 2015. He was born May 3, 1982 in Rome, the son of Michael Strobeck, Sr. and Elizabeth Vredenburg. Mike worked at the Crazy Clam in Sylvan Beach for several years. He was a diehard New England Patriots and Boston Red Sox fan. He was a ... Read More »

Jean R. Gualtieri

Jean R. Gualtieri, 87, of Rome, went home to the Lord with her loving family by her side on Saturday, February 7, 2015 at Rome Memorial Hospital Residential Health Care Facility. She was born in Utica, on March 23, 1927, daughter of the late Vincent and Marion Roscigno Valerio. Jean was educated in Utica Schools. On June 26, 1947, she ... Read More »

Sylvia J. Seymour

Sylvia J. Seymour 73, Camden, passed away at her home on Monday, February 9, 2015. She was born June 3, 1941 in Rome, NY and lived most of her life in the Camden area. On May 2, 1966, she married George W. Seymour, Sr., in Massachusetts. Sylvia loved to watch birds, gardening, crocheting and taking long rides with her husband, ... Read More »

$280 Million Available Through Rural Energy for America Program

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that rural agricultural producers and small business owners can now apply for resources to purchase and install renewable energy systems or make energy efficiency improvements. These efforts help farmers, ranchers and other small business owners save money on their energy bills, reduce America’s dependence on foreign oil, support America’s clean energy economy, and cut ... Read More »

Vienna Board Hearing on Constable Appointments

Vienna Town Board Holds Public Hearing For Constable Appointments. The Vienna Town Hall was the scene of a public hearing, which convened at 7:05 p.m., on Wednesday, February 4, 2015, for the purpose of enacting a law governing constables which were then appointed by the Town Board. In attendance were Supervisor Walt Keeney and Board Members Gail Whitham and Bill ... Read More »

Local Residents Charged With Manufacturing Meth, Felony Gun Possession

State Police

MEXICO – On February 4, 2015 the Oswego County Drug Task Force with the assistance of the New York State Police Special Operations Response Team (SORT) and Contaminated Crime Scene Emergency Response Team, executed a methamphetamine related search warrant at 7 Mexico Point Drive West in the town of Mexico. The investigation uncovered a total of 41 inactive one-pot methamphetamine ... Read More »