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City official leaving Dec. 11 but offers Izzo help

Rome The city’s director of community and economic development, Jake DiBari, will resign from his position on Dec. 11, he announced in a statement. He worked predominately in the solar and renewable energy industry prior to being appointed by Mayor Joseph R. Fusco Jr. in November 2013. He holds a degree in business administration from SUNY Polytechnic Institute in Marcy. The... 4:00pm 11/25/15

Sunday date, top lineup set for 38th annual Drums Along the Mohawk

Rome Drum Corps International’s 2016 World Tour will march into Rome Free Academy stadium for the 38th annual Drums Along the Mohawk competition Sunday, Aug. 7. Tickets are available from the show website www.drumsalongthemohawk.com or by calling 339-6484. Gift certificates are also available. Drums Along the Mohawk Publicity Coordinator Roseann Grotevant said the show is being... 4:10pm 11/24/15

Many offices, schools closed for Thanksgiving

County The following offices will be closed on Thanksgiving Day: Rome: City offices will be closed on Nov. 27. Jervis Public Library: Closed Thanksgiving Day, open on Nov. 27 at 9:30 a.m. Post office: Closed Thanksgiving Day and open Nov. 27 at 8 a.m. Schools: All Rome City Schools will be closed Wednesday, Nov. 25 through Friday, Nov. 27. Deptartment of Public works: The Oneida City... 4:00pm 11/25/15

Health Department offers food safety advice

Home With Thanksgiving already upon us and the holiday season fast approaching, the Oneida County Health Department provided guidance in making food safety the most important ingredient in the holiday kitchen. The four basic steps of food safety are: Specific food safety guidelines are: For more information: http://www.cdc.gov/features/turkeytime/ 4:00pm 11/25/15