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Wendy’s to host R-CATS fundraiser

Rome The R-CATS Program is teaming up with Wendy’s restaurant again, and this month’s Get Together event will take place 5-8 p.m. on Tuesday at Wendy’s at 401 Erie Blvd. W. Wendy’s will donate 10 percent of all sales to the program. For more information about the Trap/Neuter/Vaccinate/Return services offered by the R-CATS Program, contact them at rcatsprogram@yahoo.com. 4:00pm 09/24/16

Lawmakers seek Kaloyeros ouster, interim president for SUNY Poly

County State Senator Joseph Griffo of Rome and Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi of Utica Friday asked State University Chancellor Nancy Zimpher to replace Alain Kaloyeros with an interim president for SUNY Polytechnic Institute as quickly as possible. The request follows the suspension of Kaloyeros as President and CEO of SUNY Poly Thursday, following his indictment on state and federal... 4:00pm 09/24/16

RTA receives $135,000 for community schools

Education The Rome Teachers Association has received a $135,000 grant from the American Federation of Teachers for a community school program that is being launched in the Rome school district. The Rome funding was announced Thursday by AFT along with grants for sites in Texas and California that are geared to “kick-start community school efforts” in all of those locations, said AFT.... 4:00pm 09/24/16