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Rome Hunger Walk appreciates support

Letters On behalf of the Rome Area Hunger Walk Committee, we would like to express our gratitude to the Rome community for their support of the Hunger Walk on October 21. This year, the committee is are donating $150 to Bellamy Elementary School’s Food Pantry; $150 to Gansevoort Elementary School’s Blessings in a Backpack program; tithing 10 percent to Church World Service; and... 4:00pm 11/16/18

Opt for a non-violent Thanksgiving

Letters While President Trump is pardoning two turkeys for Thanksgiving, every one of us can exercize that same presidential power by choosing a non-violent Thanksgiving observance. And here are some other good reasons: Seriously, this Thanksgiving, let’s give thanks for our good fortune, health, and happiness with a life-affirming, cruelty-free feast of plant-based holiday roast,... 4:00pm 11/16/18

Stealing political signs destroys our sense of trust

Letters While the national political scene is quite hectic and divisive, we as a community must not be if we expect to succeed as a community. We should be able to cooperate and trust each other regardless of political affiliation, religion, or other differences. However, some in our community are attempting to destroy the sense of trust in the Rome community by stealing political... 4:00pm 11/07/18

Board of Education shouldn’t have cut off speaker

Letters After attending the Board of Education meeting on Oct. 24 I was disgusted with the attitude of a board member. As a taxpayer I am aware of the problems our schools are having with unacceptable behavior and it seems to be a problem with adults failing to be a good example. It was humiliating to Ms. Christine Jobson to be cut short of expressing her concerns and I applaud her... 4:00pm 11/06/18

‘Fantastic ideas’ for clerk’s office

Letters This year I am on team Gordon for Oneida County Clerk. I have been following all the radio interviews between Dave and his opponent and I have to say, I was extremely disappointed in how our current clerk handled herself often making fun of Dave for being a small business owner and having absolutely no platform for fixing the $1.2 million deficit at the DMV. On WIBX 950 with... 4:00pm 11/03/18