Bikes in Bloom to reflect mission of not-for-profits

Rome Rome Clean and Green has introduced a new beautification effort in the community: Bikes in Bloom. Not-for-profit organizations were invited to pick up a donated bicycle from Rome Clean and Green to be converted into a flower planter and decorated to reflect the mission of these groups’ community services. The only criteria was that the bikes would include floral plantings and... 4:10pm 06/26/17

Brief standoff ends with charges for Rome man

Public Safety TOWN OF VERONA — A Rome man is facing multiple charges after a brief stand-off with law enforcement early Sunday morning. State police said they were dispatched to a reported domestic dispute on Cornell Street at about 5:39 a.m. When they arrived, troopers said the other family members had managed to leave the house, leaving only 33-year-old Andrew S. Howard, of Rome. Howard... 4:00pm 06/26/17

Meetings — June 27, 2017

Meetings / Events Ava Town Board, 7 p.m. Special meeting to discuss purchase offers for Ava Site property, Ava Town Hall, 11468 State Route 26. Agricultural District 1 (Annsville, Camden, Florence, Vienna), 7 p.m. Hearing by County Board of Legislators/County Farmland Protection Board, on increasing acres in district. Town Hall, 47 Second St., Camden. Westmoreland Town Board, 6 p.m. Hearing on... 4:00pm 06/26/17

Remsen graduates earn honors

Education Here’s a look at the awards and honors earned by members of the Class of 2017 at Remsen: Alumni Association Scholarship: Julia R. Woolheater, Julia L. Roos, Alexander J. Marfone, Elisha L. Hamilton. Academic Excellence Award: Ethan Kenny, Julia Roos, Ethan Thompson. Brian K. Williams Grant: Nolan Singer. James J. Thomas Memorial Award: Marc Roberts. Clara D. Fuller: Samuel... 4:00pm 06/26/17

Generals even NYCBL record with win over Silversmiths

Sports SHERRILL — The Rome Generals evened their New York Collegiate Baseball League record with a 5-2 victory over the hosting Sherrill Silversmiths at Noyes Park on Saturday afternoon. The win puts the Generals at a 7-7 overall mark and they even their season series with the Silversmiths at 2-2. The setback puts Sherrill at a 9-7 overall record. Matthew Russell picked up the win on... 4:00pm 06/26/17

Trail Blazers drop PGCBL road contest to Red Wings

Sports GENEVA — Despite out-hitting the Geneva Red Wings, the Adirondack Trail Blazers lost 3-1 on the road on Saturday night in a Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League contest. The Trail Blazers finished the game with six hits while Geneva was held to four. Bay McIntosh turned in a 2-for-3 day and drove in the Trail Blazers’ lone run of the contest with a fifth inning single that... 4:00pm 06/26/17

Lymphedema therapists offer patients relief from painful swelling

Health Rome Memorial Hospital has two certified therapists to provide comprehensive evaluation, treatment, and management of lymphedema. Occupational therapist, Kelly Edick, OTR/CLT, and physical therapist, Hayley Coon, PT/CLT, have received specialized certification in this therapy, which is used to reduce swelling and promote skin care for patients suffering from lymphedema. They... 4:00pm 06/26/17