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Northland hires manager

Business Northland Communications has hired Mike Adams as strategic relations manager supporting both Syracuse and Utica locations. He will be responsible for management of customer accounts for Northland: a local, privately owned company that provides local dial tone, long distance, high speed internet, cloud computing, fiber optic solutions, telephone systems and structured cabling.... 4:00pm 10/31/14

Fire Adjustment firm names regional VP

Business Thomas J. Niland IV has been named regional vice president of the National Fire Adjustment Co. National Fire Adjustment Co. is a family-owned and -operated public insurance and adjusting business which began in Buffalo in 1922. Niland has been with National Fire Adjustment Co. since 2007. He has handled millions of dollars in claims during his tenure. Niland will oversee... 4:00pm 10/31/14

DFAS union leader at attention for Army briefing

Rome An Army briefing on a possible business reorganization did not address possible long-term effects for the Rome Defense Finance and Accounting Service, and such details could be sought at further meetings, said a DFAS union leader who attended last week’s session. The first of the quarterly briefings offered “pretty much an outline” of Army intentions in trying out changes at... 4:00pm 10/31/14

Planning Board to discuss luxury apartments, cell tower at Tuesday meeting

Rome The Planning Board will be able to return to a previously tabled site plan revision for The Delta Luxury Apartments on Merrick Road when it meets next on Tuesday. Also on the agenda is a three-part approval for Upstate Cellular Network to install a cell tower utility station and tower on Turin Road. The five-member volunteer board will meet at at 7 p.m. in the Common Council... 4:00pm 10/31/14

Nursing college plans open house

Meetings / Events St. Elizabeth College of Nursing will hold an open house Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the school. The event will include tours and question-and-answer sessions. The school is located on the St. Elizabeth Medical Center campus in Utica. The college offers a two-year associate in applied science degree in nursing. It offers an evening/weekend nursing program in addition to... 4:00pm 10/31/14

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