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Lions aid Red Cross

Community 4:00pm 06/18/18

Beta Sigma Phi Sorority holds ceremony, elects officers

Rome Members of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, Zeta Master chapter, held a candlelit ceremony on June 4 at the home of Shirley Early on West Oak Street. President Dorothy Alexander conducted a “ritual of jewels” degree for Patricia Denton. Vice President Betty Dyer conducted a ‘torch bearer’ degree for Marie Mastracco while Shirley Early conducted a ‘diamond circle’ degree for Pauline... 4:00pm 06/16/18

Pre-registration under way for annual Purple Heart Motorcycle Ride

Community The Central New York Chapter Military Order of the Purple Heart Veterans’ Organization will hold its ninth annual Purple Heart Motorcycle Ride on Saturday, Aug. 11. The annual ride will be held in conjunction with Harley-Davidson of Utica’s Military Appreciation Event featuring catering, contests, games, vendors, music and beer and soda music, according to an announcement by... 4:00pm 06/18/18

Construction of new section of Canalway Trail under way

Rome A new section of the Canalway Trail is being installed and paved alongside Erie Boulevard West between Charles and Dominick streets, city official say, and soon the state will add a crossing at Dominick Street and the boulevard at the traffic light. The construction when finished will allow users of the trail to go from the canal towpath through the city’s downtown to the... 4:00pm 06/15/18

Candlelight vigil Saturday at Griffo Green

Rome A candlelight vigil will be held at 8 p.m. Saturday at Griffo Green next to City Hall in the wake of this week’s distribution of Ku Klux Klan materials in driveways in the Town of Lee Tuesday and Wednesday. “As a community, we must show that we will not tolerate hate against any race or sexual orientations,” said Rome Councilor Cam T. Tien, D-1. 4:00pm 06/15/18