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Jervis to host college financial aid workshop

Rome Jervis Public Library will host  “Financing Your Education,” presented by Scott Ahrens of the New York State Department of Financial Services, on Tuesday, May 2, at 6:30 p.m.  The event will be held in the library’s accessible auditorium. This program was developed for teens interested in attending college and their parents. Topics will include: Registration is not required... 4:00pm 04/26/17

Berkshire-Rome market to open for season Friday

Rome The Berkshire-Rome Vendors’ Market opens for the season this Friday, April 28. The market is held every Friday 9 a.m.-6 p.m. in the Berkshire Bank parking lot at 101 W. Dominick St., according to an announcement by market organizers. Throughout the season there will be fresh produce, cheese, honey, maple syrup, locally grown popcorn, plants, crafts, jewelry, clothing and other... 4:00pm 04/26/17

YMCA to host open house Friday

Rome The YMCA of the Greater Tri-Valley is hosting Open Houses at both the Rome and Oneida locations, 6-8 p.m. Friday, April 28. Activities will include bounce houses for children, open swim, face painting and arts and crafts in Oneida, and teen fitness center, and children’s fitness classes including Zumba Kids and Hoop Fitness in Rome. There is no charge to attend. The Rome... 4:00pm 04/26/17

Home Expo to feature vendors, demos — and lots of samples

Rome This weekend’s forecast calls for mild weather at the Rome Area Chamber of Commerce’s Rome Home Expo at the Kennedy Arena, 500 W. Embargo St. The chamber’s 42nd annual event hosts over 80 vendors for two days offering advice on home, leisure, lifestyle, food, finances, wellness, pets and more plus exclusive offers. On-site samplings and product sales will be available as well.... 1:30pm 04/26/17

Karate school to host Black Belt Spectacular

Rome Bailey’s Karate School will host its Black Belt Spectacular on Friday, May 12 at 7 p.m. in the Rome Free Academy Auditorium. The spectacular is a musical performance that showcases the best of the martial arts, according to the announcement from the karate school. Tickets are available at Bailey’s Karate School, 5872 Rome-Taberg Road, and will be available at the door for $5.... 4:00pm 04/25/17