Popular Woodgate shop to close doors after final Christmas Open House

County WOODGATE — Creekside Gifts and Antiques, on Round Lake Road, will close its doors after 28 years of business. Their last weekend of business will also be their final Christmas Open House on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 29-30 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Creekside first opened in the basement of owners, Dale and Barbara Ferris’ log cabin on Memorial Day Weekend in 1986. In 1988, the... 4:00pm 11/20/14

Community Foundation to accept grant applications

Rome The Rome Community Foundation is in the process of accepting applications for grants for year end consideration. All grant applications need to be submitted by Dec. 1. Application information is available at http://romecommunityfoundation.org/apply/php. As a general rule, the foundation only funds capital project activities, however, it would consider start-up charitable... 4:00pm 11/20/14

Meetings — Nov. 21, 2014

Meetings / Events Oneida County Industrial Development Agency, 8 a.m. EDGE offices, 584 Phoenix Drive, Griffiss Business and Technology Park.  4:00pm 11/20/14

DFAS union chief optimistic after meetings in Washington

Rome After meetings this week with Senate offices in Washington, D.C., a Rome Defense Finance and Accounting Service union leader expressed optimism about measures to help protect DFAS jobs amid an Army review of possible business changes. DFAS union local President Edward Abounader said today “I feel pretty good....I think we’ve covered all our bases....Everyone’s on the same... 4:00pm 11/20/14

Lake Delta VFD ‘Holiday Rescue’ to benefit Rome Mission

Rome A “Holiday Rescue” donation drive to benefit the Rome Rescue Mission will be conducted by the Lake Delta Volunteer Fire Department during the first week of December, the department announced. The fire department will be accepting nonperishable food items, gently used winter clothing including coats, hats and gloves, and unopened toys/games. Donations will be accepted at the... 4:00pm 11/20/14

Big crowd expected for Frozen Dome Classic

Sports SYRACUSE (AP) — When Howard Dolgon bought a minor league professional hockey team in this snowy city more than two decades ago, he was ready for the challenge. Several teams previously had tried and failed, but the game is popular in upstate New York and Dolgon figured he could make it work with the right marketing. “The great phrase at the time was this was a hockey... 4:10pm 11/20/14

Rattlin Bog perform at Park Coffee House

Entertainment HOLLAND PATENT —  Rattlin Bog will again take the stage with its blend of lively Celtic music and quick humor at Park Coffee House, 7835 Park St. (just off Route 365) Saturday, Nov. 22 at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $10, $5 for students. Children age 12 and under are admitted free. Rich in harmonies, instrumentation, and story, Rattlin Bog has offered rousing entertainment to... 4:00pm 11/20/14