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Hopes rise for American Corner

Rome After being largely vacant for years, city officials said they hope the opening of Bostwick’s Liquors and the Capitol Theatre’s new Cinema Capitol will help revitalize the American Corner in downtown. “Watching the developments over the summer and to see all the construction was uplifting and exciting,” said Rome Area Chamber of Commerce President William K. Guglielmo, also... 4:00pm 11/26/14

Solid waste authority accepts cooking oil, grease

County Many people cook turkey over the holidays, and disposing of the leftover grease does not have to be a challenge, according to the Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Authority. The accepts used cooking oil and kitchen grease year-round at the Utica Residential Convenience Station from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays and from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. The facilities will be closed on... 4:00pm 11/26/14

Area students study abroad

Education Thirty-one SUNY Potsdam students recently completed study abroad programs across the globe, both in short-term service journeys and in summer-long experiences. Among them were: Thomas Georges from Clinton, who completed two travel courses in Morocco and Croatia. Kelsey Munz from Camden, who completed a travel course in Australia. 4:00pm 11/26/14

Craft fair Saturday

Meetings / Events CLINTON — The Clinton VFW, 49 Franklin Ave., will host a craft fair on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Vendor space is available at $30 per table. For more information, call Desiree at 723-6093 or Kelly at 941-8146. 4:00pm 11/26/14

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