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Development agency OK’s incentives

Business The Oneida County Industrial Development Agency has approved incentives for an upscale apartment project on Merrick Road. The IDA directors Friday approved sales and mortgage recording tax exemptions for The Delta. Developer Buck Construction in Whitesboro has already started work at the site. Construction will be done in phases starting with two buildings. Total projected... 4:00pm 09/20/14

DEC warns motorists to watch for moose in Adirondacks or area

County Motorists should be alert for moose on roadways in the Adirondacks and surrounding areas at this time of year — a peak of moose activity — warns the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC). Early fall is the breeding season for moose in northern New York. During this time moose are wandering looking for mates, leading them to areas where they are not... 4:00pm 09/20/14

City wants more events for Bellamy Harbor Park

Rome The city has plans to make Bellamy Harbor Park more than the passive park it’s been for years, and shared that vision with stakeholders at a lunch event Friday held in cooperation with the Genesis Group and The Rome Area Chamber of Commerce. The lunch presentation was made inside the state Canal Corp.-owned terminal building that sits just north of the sidewalk dockside on the... 4:00pm 09/20/14

Brouillette rated ‘highly qualified’ for Family Court judgeship

County Oneida County Family Court judge candidate Julia Brouillette has received a “highly qualified” rating from the Independent Judicial Election Qualification Commission. Brouillette is the Republican candidate. She has spent the last several years as a court attorney referee in Oneida County Family Court.  The Rome native currently lives in New Hartford. The other candidates are... 4:00pm 09/20/14

Movies — Sept. 20, 2014

Meetings / Events Rome Cinemas: “A Walk Among the Tombstones” (R) 2:20, 4:55, 7:30, 10:05. “As Above, So Below” (R) 4:35, 9:10. “Dolphin Tale 2” (PG) 1:40, 4:10, 6:40, 9:10. “Guardians of the Galaxy” (PG-13) 1:30, 4:20, 7, 9:40. “If I Stay” (PG-13) 1:50, 4:20, 6:50, 9:20. “Let’s Be Cops” (R) 4:05, 9:15. “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” (PG-13) 2:15, 6:50. “The Hundred-Foot Journey” (PG) 1:20,... 4:00pm 09/20/14

Board hears about student projects

Education A cost-saving study with the Rome school district’s “electricity dude” and its “money man,” plus the progress on building a greenhouse from used tires and earthen materials, are among student projects being noted to the Board of Education. Teachers presented updates on the creative projects to the board Wednesday night. -- Strough Middle School teacher Christina Steurrys said... 4:00pm 09/20/14

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