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It’s time to recycle

Points of Pride If you’re one of those people (like most of us) who let things sort of pile up around you, this week is a lucky one. Jervis Library is hosting its semi-annual Recycling Day on Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the library parking lot. You’ve still got two days to collect that stuff, junk and miscellaneous debris that you never quite get around to dumping. It’s easy. From... 4:00pm 08/14/17

Plenty to do last weekend

Points of Pride No bored soul could say there was nothing to do in the Rome area over the past weekend. There was plenty. In fact because of some overlapping schedules we could wish that some events were spread out a bit, or held on other weekends. We expect we can’t list every event that made this past weekend one to remember, but here are the highlights: 1. Rotary’s 15th annual Canalfest.... 4:00pm 08/07/17

Something for everyone

Points of Pride The 129th Boonville-Oneida County Fair is history, but we’ll always have the memories of a fun-filled week on the classic Midway combined with the learning experiences in agriculture and husbandry that are highlights every year. There was some rain; but there was lots of sun over this past weekend. So things even out. Daily Sentinel reporters and photographers crisscrossed the... 4:00pm 07/31/17

Law Enforcement Day — engaging with the community

Points of Pride Hundreds of people from Rome and beyond descended on Franklyn’s Field Wednesday to see live police demonstrations, interact with local officers, get up close and personal with police gear and enjoy a fireworks show. The Rome Police Department’s annual Law Enforcement Day continues to grow the relationship between the agency and citizens. The event is a chance to bring... 4:00pm 07/24/17

Our annual visitors

Points of Pride It was a rousing week in Rome with 700 visiting bicyclists in the city and thousands of bocce fans and players showing their skills at the Toccolana Club for the World Series of Bocce. The bikers have become a touchstone of summer, stopping in Rome as part of the Cycling the Erie Canal bike tour. They spent the night (a somewhat rainy one this year) camped out at Fort Stanwix... 4:00pm 07/17/17