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Save District Tutorial Center

Letters I am writing in support of the Rome School District Tutorial Center. I am a retired Rome school counselor. My husband, a “retired” special education teacher, has taught at the center for several years. Since 2004, the Rome Tutorial Center has served as a safety net for thousands of our most vulnerable students. It has greatly improved their chances of successfully completing... 4:00pm 04/12/17

Comments on the proposed changes to the Rome school district

Letters For years I have heard complaints from members of our community on the dividing of our elementary students into K through 4 from our 5th and 6th graders. A plan to run them once again in a K through 6 configuration would be welcomed by most. This and a budget without an increas is a welcomed change. However, running our three largest schools, Rome Free Academy, The Taj Ma... 4:00pm 04/05/17

A positive outlook is essential to ‘wellness’

Letters The Central New York Health and Wellness Fair will be 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Kennedy Arena. Health and wellness are integrated states of being. Death, disease, illness, and debilitating conditions are negative components that detract from optimal health. Death is the ultimate opposite of optimal health.  Wellness has been recognized as the positive component of optimal... 4:00pm 04/04/17

Grateful for Rome Home support

Letters The Rome Home Board of Managers is very appreciative of the Daily Sentinel article a few days ago about the closing.  The paper has always been most supportive of our events, especially The Rome Home Tour of Homes in July, as well as other fund-raising occasions. Thank you for your support all these years.   Besides expressing our thanks to The Herkimer-Oneida County... 4:00pm 04/01/17

Obamacare wasn’t passed ‘unread, in the middle of the night’

Letters In its March 17 editorial “Thoughts on levels of trust,” I’m losing my trust on the editorial desk of the Sentinel. For a paper that calls out “fake news,” the Sentinel ought to do some good old-fashionedjournalism in regards to the paragraph on White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer claiming Trump’s management of repeal and replacement of Obamacare is more transparent than... 4:00pm 03/25/17