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The Owl and The Silver Moon preschool set for Sept. opening

Rome The Rome Art and Community Center will open a Montessori style pre-school called The Owl and The Silver Moon in September. The education program for children age 3 to 5 will be under the direction of Tamalin Martin, director of special education in the Camden School District. The class will run concurrent with the Rome City School District year. The plan is to offer a morning... 4:10pm 07/25/17

State tops nation in highway safety effort, report claims

County New York is the top state in the nation in taking steps to reduce injuries and fatalities on its roadways, a recent report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) says. No state has taken as many steps to curtail the number of crashes as the Empire State, the NHTSA report says. As a result, New York had one of the lowest rates of traffic fatalities per... 4:00pm 07/25/17

Council eyes pair of grants

Rome The Common Council will consider support for a pair of six-figure grant requests to the state from the Capitol Theatre and Rome Up and Running when it meets Wednesday. ​The seven-member council will meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday in the council chambers at City Hall. The council will consider support of a state Consolidated Funding Application request from the Capitol Civic... 4:00pm 07/25/17

Movies — July 25, 2017

Meetings / Events Cinema Capitol: “Megan Leavey” (PG-13) 5, 7:15. “The Beguiled” (R) 7:30. “Lost in Paris” 5:05. Rome Cinemas: “Baby Driver” (R) 7:40, 10:15. “The Big Sick” (R) 11, 1:45, 4:30, 7:15, 10. “Despicable Me 3” (PG) 11:30, 12:40, 1:50, 3:10, 4:10, 5:30, 6:30, 8:50. “Dunkirk” (PG-13) 11:20, 2, 4:40, 7:10, 9:55. “Spider-man: Homecoming” (PG-13) 11:50, 3, 7, 10:05. “Valerian” (PG-13)... 4:00pm 07/25/17