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Recycling center, car dealership expansion before ZBA

Rome The Zoning Board of Appeals will four requests when it meets on Wednesday, Dec. 2, including a proposed recycling center and expansion of a car dealership. The five-member volunteer board will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 2 in the Common Council chambers at City Hall. Ben Boulay and John Hicks, owners of property at 303 Erie Blvd. W., are seeking a special use permit for... 4:00pm 11/27/15

DPW makes quick repair of broken water pipe

Rome A water main break did not wash away the Thanksgiving cheer felt by city families as it was quickly repaired. A pipe burst on North Charles Street at 8:45 a.m. but damage was limited by the quick actions of Rome’s department of public works. “The call came in, and the guys in the department of public works said a quick good-bye to their families and got right to work,” Mayor... 4:00pm 11/27/15

Superviser-elect angry at money losses for area schools

County ONEIDA — Recently elected Oneida Supervisor (Wards 4, 5, and 6) Joseph A. Magliocca spoke to the ongoing problem of lost money resulting from the 2013 compact between the Oneida Indian Nation and New York State during the Nov. 17 city Common Council meeting. Madison County school districts which had been part of the Oneida Indian Nation’s land claim are losing money that had... 4:00pm 11/27/15

Roman named to hall of fame

Education Laurie Yager of Rome was recognized at the annual NYSCATE — New York State Association for Computers and Technologies in Education — Conference awards banquet and inducted into the 2015 Volunteer Hall of Fame. Yager is an instructional computing specialist at Madison-Oneida BOCES Regional Information Center. A star in her honor was placed on the NYSCATE Walk of Fame at the... 4:00pm 11/27/15