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Veteran laments Tenney tactics against Brindisi in 22nd District

Letters As a World War II veteran, when I got off Honor Flight 10 last fall in Syracuse after a delightful visit to Washington, D.C., one of the first people I saw in the airport was Claudia Tenney. I have known her for ten or fifteen years. She gave me a big hug and smile, and had a picture taken of the two of us. Fast forward to the recent notice that was sent out to her campaign... 4:00pm 09/21/18

Public deserves more information on NAACP complaint

Letters Recently, the Daily Sentinel published an account of a Rome Board of Education public meeting held on September 13. During that meeting, members of the local NAACP referenced disparaging comments about welfare recipients that one unnamed board member had posted on social media in March of this year.  Board President Paul Fitzgerald said he had spoken to the member in private... 4:00pm 09/20/18

Brindisi will deal with realities of immigration

Letters The Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute is hosting Kimono! The Artistry of Itchiku Kubota. Complementing this in the main hall of the museum is a display of traditional dress worn by people in our community showcasing clothing from Africa, Europe and the Caribbean. This display evoked my earliest memory of Utica, where I participated in a parade for an Italian festival... 4:00pm 09/18/18

We need Brindisi to represent us in Congress

Letters In February of 2017, I attended a Town Hall meeting in Rome that was hosted by Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi. A Rome resident questioned him and accused him of being a rubber stamp for Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Brindisi immediately responded by saying that his first allegiance was to his constituents and that he had no problem confronting the governor when legislation was proposed... 4:00pm 09/15/18

A little light shines bright

Letters In our complicated and often troubled world, a little light shines bright. The Rome Rescue Mission, a Christian organization, offers kindness and compassion to everyone who enter its doors. A meal, shelter, and words of encouragement are made possible each day through the unselfish efforts of the staff and volunteers. The Bread of Life Lutheran Church of Rome adds to that... 4:00pm 09/12/18