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DFAS union chief hails new collective bargaining accord

Rome After about six years of negotiations, Defense Finance and Accounting Service staffers in Rome and several other DFAS sites nationwide have reached a single new contract instead of separate agreements. The “unified collective bargaining agreement” includes categories such as work schedules and “teleworking” from home, employee rights, disciplinary and grievance proceedings,... 4:00pm 07/30/14

Clinton schools receive $1.7M in flood aid

County CLINTON — More than $1.7 million in federal disaster aid has been approved for the Clinton Central School District. The $1,705,342 award from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will help pay for damages sustained due to severe storms and flooding to the building that houses middle and high school students a year ago. “I am pleased this funding will further assist Clinton... 4:00pm 07/30/14

Historical Society to feature Battle of Oriskany

Meetings / Events Events, circumstances and actions that led up the the Battle of Oriskany will be highlighted in a free program Tuesday at 7 p m. at the Rome Historical Society,, 200 Church St.. The Battle of Oriskany, fought on Aug. 6, 1777, was one of the bloodiest battles in the American Revolutionary War and a significant engagement of the Saratoga campaign. The presentation titled... 4:00pm 07/30/14

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