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Study shows potential value, future uses of former school

Education The former Fort Stanwix school has a market value of about $529,000 based on sale prices for similar properties in the region, according to an appraisal prepared for the Rome school district. The vacant 110 W. Linden St. site also could instead generate an estimated net annual operating income of about $38,540 if it were leased to a tenant such as a non-profit organization,... 4:00pm 09/02/14

School supply drive to aid kids

Rome The local Salvation Army and the Price Chopper store, 1790 Black River Blvd., have teamed up to help children start the new school year prepared to succeed. The store is collecting school supplies and will donated them to the Salvation Army, which will provide the items to students. The campaign ends Sept. 13. 4:00pm 09/02/14

Webinars offer help preparing for disasters

Business Each year small businesses nationwide are forced to close their doors in the aftermath of severe storms, flooding, tornadoes, wildfires and hurricanes. Business interruptions, even if they last just a few hours, are costly in terms of lost productivity and profits, the U.S. Small Business Administration noted. Get help with business preparedness planning through a series of... 4:00pm 09/02/14

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