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Celebrating a ‘good life’ at 105

Senior When Mary Milanowski was born on June 30, 1913, women in this country did not even have the right to vote. As she celebrates her 105th birthday Saturday at her home in the Residential Health Care Facility at Rome Memorial Hospital, Mary, a staunch Republican, is not only still voting, she still campaigns for many of her party’s nominees. Mary says she is responsible for... 4:00pm 07/03/18

Coupons for seniors offered Friday at Farmer’s Market

Rome The Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program will visit the Downtown Market on Friday, July 20 to distribute coupons to low-income seniors.  The program provides low-income seniors with coupons that can be exchanged for eligible foods (fruits, vegetables, honey and fresh-cut herbs) at farmers’ markets, roadside stands and community-supported agriculture programs. They are made... 4:00pm 07/17/18

New York Mills school reunion slated for Aug. 4

Senior Alumni of New York Mills Union Free School District will gather for a reunion on Saturday, Aug. 4, Daniele’s Banquet in New Hartford. “This gathering includes all alumni, students, faculty and staff from any graduating year over the course of 105 years,” said Don Bombace, reunion chair. A Friday gathering at Roselawn in New York Mills starts the event, followed Saturday with... 4:00pm 07/17/18

Sign-up for wine trail trip

Ava Dorfman Senior Center, 305 E. Locust St., will host a trip following the Thousand Island Wine Trail on Sunday, Aug. 19. From sweet, semi-dry, to dry wines, there is something promised for everyone’s taste. Cost is $85, or $70 for members. Participants will experience wine tastings from Coyote Moon Vineyards, Northern Flow Vineyard and the Thousand Islands Winery, including... 4:00pm 07/17/18

Dorfman to host fundraiser dinner

Ava Dorfman Senior Center, 305 E. Locust St., will host a Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser from 4-8 p.m. Friday, July 27 at the center. Spaghetti and meatballs, salad, dinner rolls, coffee and tea will be served, and a cash bar will be available. Music will be provided by DJ Frank Belmont. Cost is $15 per person, or $10 for take-out. Dinner will begin promptly at 5 p.m. For more... 4:00pm 07/17/18

Ladies breakfast club meets July 27

“The Ladies of the Dorf” Breakfast Club at the Ava Dorfman Senior Center, 305 E. Locust St., will now meet for a monthly breakfast on the last Friday of the month. The first meeting will be held from 9-10 a.m. Friday, July 27. Lisa Martin, event coordinator at the Utica Zoo, will be guest speaker. Cost is $3 or $4 for non-members. Those interested in attending must register by... 4:00pm 07/17/18