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Rome 4:00pm 10/06/15

Man accused of robbery in theft at gas station

Public Safety A man was taken into custody and charged Monday for his involvement in the early Sunday morning robbery at the Kekis Citgo store at 400 W. Dominick St. Anthony D. Lapoint, 27, no permanent address, was charged with third-degree robbery, a class D felony, according to Rome police officials. Lapoint was being held in city lock-up, awaiting arraignment in City Court, the law... 4:00pm 10/06/15

Trial to center on witness testimony

Public Safety There is only one person who claims he saw Darnell D. Howard with a gun on the morning that Rose Ortiz was shot, according to the defense, despite there being a crowd of upwards of 150 people in the parking lot of Bucky’s bar on Floyd Avenue. That man, Tevin L. Anderson, was a lifelong friend of Ortiz. He is expected to be the key witness when Howard goes to trial this week... 4:00pm 10/06/15

Panal to discuss if Common Core good for students, teachers

Education A presentation on “The Common Core: Is It Good for Students and Teachers?” will be held Oct. 15 from 7-9 p.m. at the Palace Theater, 19 Utica St. in Hamilton. Mary Grabar, a visiting fellow at the Alexander Hamilton Institute in Clinton, will be among those participating in the panel discussion. The event is open to the public. It is sponsored by Colgate University’s Center... 4:00pm 10/06/15