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Rome Chapter NAACP to host annual Senior Recognition Night June 12

Community The Rome Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People will hold its annual High School Senior Recognition Night Monday, June 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the Rome Art and Community Center, 308 W. Bloomfield St. 4:00pm 05/19/17

Lineup set for Drums Along the Mohawk on Aug. 6

Rome Drums Along the Mohawk and the Drum Corps International World Tour will march into Rome Free Academy stadium at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 6 with a full slate of world class performers. DCI Corps scheduled to perform in the 2017 show are as follows: Tickets are available from the show website www.drumsalongthemohawk.com or by calling 315-339-6484. 4:00pm 05/19/17

City eyes funds for Arts District

Rome This week, the state launched the second round of the Downtown Revitalization Initiative, a program aimed at boosting local economies by transforming communities into “vibrant neighborhoods where the next generation of New Yorkers will want to live, work and raise a family.” Rome will apply again, with some modifications to how it applied last time around. In its second year,... 4:15pm 05/18/17

Zoo to host Wine in the Wilderness

Community Utica Zoo’s 18th annual Wine in the Wilderness fundraising event will take place 6-9 p.m. on Saturday, June 3, at the zoo. New for 2017 is the wine enthusiast ticket, featuring early entry at 4 p.m., wine-tasting education and heavy hors d’oeuvres. Three hundred such tickets will be sold.  Attendees will be able to sample and purchase New York State wines, including a limited... 4:00pm 05/18/17

Traffic light test

Rome 4:00pm 05/18/17

Water pressure may be lower as valves installed

Rome On Saturday, May 20, The City of Rome in conjunction with the state will be doing water upgrades on Route 825 at the Griffiss Technology Park. CCI Companies will perform valve installations. During this time period, water consumers may experience lower water pressures than normal. There will be no loss of water to any of the Griffiss Park. This work will take between eight and... 4:00pm 05/17/17