Ribbon cut for new health care services downtown

Rome A joint ribbon cutting for the Upstate Family Health Center, Inc. (UFHC) a primary care medical office at 205 W. Dominick St. and for the Upstate Cerebral Palsy Community Health and Behavioral Services (CHBS) new behavioral health clinic located next door at 207 W. Dominick St. was held on Nov. 14. The shared missions of the organizations will position them to work together to... 4:10pm 11/22/17

Small businesses to come together Saturday

Rome Twenty local businesses and direct sales consultants will come together on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 25, to promote shopping local this holiday season. The event will take place from noon to 3 p.m. at Full Lotus Yoga Studio, 228 Erie Boulevard East. The event is free for shoppers and event vendors will offer holiday specials including gift items and discounts. The event is... 4:00pm 11/22/17

Army helicopters at Griffiss

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Lee waits for answers to trickle in from state on well-drilling

County TOWN OF LEE — The town is hoping for answers to flow by mid-December to help determine whether to pull the plug or wade further along with a long-delayed well-drilling venture to explore creating its own water system. A meeting of representatives from the town and the Plumley Engineering company that is coordinating the project is anticipated around the middle of next month in... 4:00pm 11/22/17

Two run for one seat on Lee Board of Fire Commissioners

County TOWN OF LEE — Two candidates are seeking one available seat on the town Board of Fire Commissioners in the Dec. 12 election. The candidates include incumbent James Mondrick, and James Fisher, said Lee fire district secretary Linda Valade on Tuesday. Fisher is a member of the Lee Center Volunteer Fire Department. Today is the deadline for candidates to file a letter of intent... 4:00pm 11/22/17

Pair of Knights named first team football all-stars

Sports The Rome Free Academy football team placed two seniors on the Class AA-1 all-star first team. Wide receiver Ethan Powell and offensive and defensive lineman/middle linebacker Ryan Swavely represent the Black Knights, who finished 1-6 in the league. Joining Powell and Swavely from league champion Corcoran, which went 5-1 in the Class AA-1, are fullback Jaquail Everson,... 4:10pm 11/22/17

Veteran Redskins look to make deep run in sectional playoffs

Sports ORISKANY — On the heels of a 12-10 record last year and a 10-2 mark in the Center State Conference Division IV, the veteran Oriskany boys basketball team is hoping for a deep run in the Section III Class D playoffs in February and March. The Redskins open their 2017-18 campaign on Friday afternoon as they take on Frankfort-Schyuler in a CSC crossover matchup in an opening... 4:10pm 11/22/17

Film based on ‘Winnie The Pooh’ creator

Entertainment Cinema Capitol, 230 W. Dominick St., will present the biographical movie “Goodbye Christopher Robin” from Nov. 24-30. “Goodbye Christopher Robin” is a glimpse into the relationship between beloved children’s author A. A. Milne (Domhnall Gleeson) and his son Christopher Robin (Will Tilston), whose stuffed animal collection inspired the magical world of Winnie the Pooh. Along... 4:00pm 11/22/17

Capitol screens holiday classic

Entertainment Rome Capitol Theatre, 220 W. Dominick St., will present the 1947 comedy-drama, “Miracle on 34th Street,” for three shows, Friday, Nov. 24 at 7 p.m., and at 2:30 and 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 25. The movie chronicles the story of an elderly bearded gentleman named Kris Kringle (Edmund Gwenn) who takes the job of store Santa at Macy’s in New York City. He encounters an hard-boiled... 4:00pm 11/22/17