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GlassBarge gives free glassblowing demonstrations

County WATERFORD (AP) — The GlassBarge is making its way west along the Erie Canal to commemorate the 150th anniversary of glassmaking in upstate New York. The 80-foot-long barge is outfitted with electric glassblowing equipment. It is offering free demonstrations in more than 30 canal side communities. The barge will be in Waterford this weekend and Little Falls next weekend. The... 4:00pm 06/23/18

Roadway construction ongoing in Rome, region

County Construction operations on Route 825 between Ellsworth Road and the bridge over the Mohawk River continues, according to the weekly construction report issued by the state Department of Transportation. Motorists on that stretch of road — as well as the portions of Route 825 near the roundabouts — will encounter miscellaneous construction operations with north and southbound... 4:00pm 06/23/18

Harden closes again

County By DAVE GYMBURCH Staff writer McCONNELLSVILLE — The struggling 174-year-old Harden Furniture company, which had briefly suspended operations earlier this year, has again shut down amid reports of its ownership situation remaining unsettled. Employees of Harden Furniture LLC “have been notified that the offices will be closed until further notice,” according to a statement... 4:00pm 06/22/18

View arts center to host Ladies Night

County OLD FORGE — View arts center, 3273 Route 28, will host Ladies Night at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 28. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at ViewArts.org or by calling 315-369-6411. Deadline to register is June 26. There will be wine tasting with Hilary George, and attendees will paint two wine glasses to take home, instructed by Jenn Dunn. Everyone receives two free wine... 4:00pm 06/23/18

Brindisi, Tenney trade barbs on federal immigration policies

County U.S. Rep. Claudia Tenney’s position on federal border policies involving family separations prompted an exchange between the Congressional election campaign offices for Tenney, a Republican, and her opponent, Democrat Anthony Brindisi. The Brindisi for Congress campaign on Wednesday said Tenney had refused to condemn the presidential administration’s family separation policy,... 4:00pm 06/22/18