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Ava Dorfman announces summer fitness classes

Senior Ava Dorfman Senior Center, 305 E. Locust St., will host several fitness classes during the summer months. For more information or to register, contact the center at 315-337-8230. A schedule of classes: Beginner and Intermediate Tai-Chi will end for the summer. 4:00pm 06/19/18

Miracle Drawing can now accept credit cards for raffle, officials say

Health The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Foundation officials want the community to be aware of a change in the state Guidelines for Conducting Raffles as they sell tickets for the annual Miracle Drawing. Credit cards may now be used online as an accepted form of payment for tickets to the $100,000 Miracle Drawing. The change to the raffle guidelines became effective today. This year... 4:00pm 06/18/18

Outdoor Music program starts June 27

Senior Ava Dorfman Senior Center, 305 E. Locust St., will host a Wednesday Nite Outdoor Music program starting Wednesday, June 27 from 5-8 p.m. The event kicks off with: Big Frog 104 giveaways; food trucks: Sarita’s, Copper City Brewing, Little Jordano’s; and more. Those who attend the free event are asked to bring lawn chairs. Hot dogs, popcorn, fried dough, coffee, tea, soda, water... 4:00pm 06/19/18

Speech therapy offers help with much more than just pronunciation

Health Ricky Marshall was having trouble making his voice heard. Because he suffers from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), he sometimes did not have enough breath to speak clearly. The inability to be understood caused a lot of stress and tension for him, which ultimately made his speaking problems even worse. Literally at a loss for words, he decided to see his doctor.... 4:00pm 06/18/18

View offers summer yoga sessions

Health OLD FORGE — View Arts Center is now running a summer yoga schedule Monday through Friday at 8:30 a.m. and Monday and Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. Beginning in July, View will be adding two additional classes starting at 7 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The yoga classes will be hosted by experienced yoga instructors, such as Pamela Warned Rosenthal. Ten session punch cards are... 4:00pm 06/18/18

Dr. Feeney joins Delta Medical

Health Dr. Robert Feeney has joined Delta Medical where he and his staff will be working in collaboration with a team of nurse practitioners. “After nearly 38 years in private practice, I have made the decision to close my office and join Delta Medical, where I look forward to providing my patients with quality care and service,” Dr. Feeney said. “It has been a great pleasure... 4:00pm 06/18/18

Fusion announces contest winners

Arts & Learning The Photo Shoppe & Fusion Art Gallery has announced the winners of the 14th annual amateur photography contest. The entrants were judged by the Rome Daily Sentinel photographer John Clifford. The exhibit will be on display in the gallery at The Photo Shoppe until June 28. The Photo Shoppe’s hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. It is located at 8584 Turin... 4:00pm 06/13/18

RCT Talent Team presents a Night of One Acts Saturday

Entertainment Rome Community Theater’s Talent Team is presenting a Night of One Acts Saturday, June 16, at 7 p.m. The team is presenting a night of one act plays presented as a reader’s theater under the direction of the Talent Team’s new head, Wayne Murphy, Jr. “The night will include many laughs and maybe a few tears,” organizers said. Admission is free, but donations are appreciated. The... 4:00pm 06/15/18

MVHS Rome Medical Office adds nurse

Health Mary-Jane Borst, a family nurse practitioner, joined the MVHS Rome Medical Office (1617 N. James St.) this spring, and has admitting privileges at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare. Prior to joining MVHS, Borst was employed as a registered nurse-robotics coordinator in the Department of Surgery at Oneida Healthcare. Borst received her master’s degree in family nurse practitioner... 4:00pm 06/18/18