Expo display to feature restored antique equipment

Rome Wagner Farms is bringing back the old and making it new again. Ron Wagner’s display at the Rome Area Chamber of Commerce’s Rome Home Expo this weekend will include a host of restored antique equipment. Wagner said they are “bringing back some of Rome NY Muck land history this year,” and using old Planet Jr.walk-behind tractors again after 81 years of history in produce... 4:00pm 04/28/17

Dorfman Center receives $30,000 in grants

Rome Ava Dorfman Senior & Community Center, 305 E. Locust St., has received $30,000 in grants from United Way of Rome & Western Oneida County, Inc. as part of a new partnership. The partnership will make an impact in the community that will help to ensure the continuation of programs, activities and fitness classes for seniors, as well as those who attend the Senior Adult Day... 4:00pm 04/28/17

County eyes savings, refinancing $14.7M in bonds

County Oneida County Comptroller Joseph J. Timpano has refinanced $14.7 million in bonds to take advantage of favorable market conditions. Thanks to the lower interest rate on the new bonds, the comptroller expects that there will be a cash savings of $985,000 over the life of the debt.  The old bonds, originally issued in 2008 and 2009, had interest rates of between 4 and 5 percent.... 4:00pm 04/28/17

Speech and Debate Club says it is heading to state championships

Education Rome Free Academy Speech and Debate Club members were planning to head to a state championship event today through Sunday on Long Island, after a successful fundraising drive to help cover lodging and food expenses. The fundraising drive "was a very big success" and "community support was terrific," said RFA teacher Michael Lacey, the club's adviser who will accompany the... 4:00pm 04/28/17

Hathaway comedy playing two weeks

Entertainment Cinema Capitol, 230 W. Dominick St., presents the science fiction comedy movie “Colossal” from April 28-May 11.  Directed by Nacho Vigalondo, “Colossal” follows Gloria (Anne Hathaway), an out-of-work party girl who, after getting kicked out of her apartment by her boyfriend, is forced to leave her life in New York and move back to her hometown. When news reports surface that a... 4:00pm 04/27/17

Cornmeal at KAC’s Rocking Roadhouse

Entertainment CLINTON — Cornmeal plays a Rocking Roadhouse Concert at 8 p.m. Friday, May 5, in the Kirkland Art Center, 91/2 E. Park Row. Tickets are $20 ($18 for KAC members) are available at https://www.eventbrite.com/o/kirkland-art-center-1195094509 Roadhouse officials call the group a “nationally recognized live music institution.” They said, “Cornmeal’s music is heavily influenced by... 4:00pm 04/27/17