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Police, students, bond under Shop With A Cop

Points of Pride It’s always nice to see the spirit of Christmas — and cooperation — that is generated by the annual Shop With A Cop program. Last week, some 50 youngsters from the Camden School District at all grade levels were matched with area law enforcement members to shop at Sangertown Mall in New Hartford. This is the 13th year of the program, and it was wonderful to see the round of... 4:00pm 12/11/17

Persistence pays off

Points of Pride There’s a unique company in Sherrill. And President Trump knows it. Thanks to the persistence of Rep. Claudia Tenney, the president plans to buy for his own table a set of Sherrill Manufacturing’s Liberty Tabletop brand flatware. The Sherrill firm is the last manufacturer of flatware in the United States. From what we gather, it wasn’t easy, but Rep. Tenney approached the... 4:00pm 12/04/17

Comets score over Thanksgiving

Points of Pride We should all raise our hockey sticks, without fear of penalty, to salute the Utica Comets players, coaches and staff who delivered 250 turkeys and other Thanksgiving treats to the Rescue Mission of Utica. The Comets, besides providing terrific hockey, have been active in our community and have spread a lot of good will. They should be congratulated. The turkeys were purchased... 4:00pm 11/27/17

They’re about hope and transforming lives

Points of Pride Capts. Alan and Amanda Krueger are the new leaders of the Rome Salvation Army Citadel, and they have brought with them enthusiasm, optimism and a commitment to serve others to the halls of the charitable and religious organization. They embrace the Rome Corps’ mission to try and provide services and programs to high-risk individuals and families, as well as minister to those... 4:00pm 11/20/17

Gala night for Rome Hospital Foundation

Points of Pride It was a gala evening Saturday at Turning Stone Resort Casino as the Rome Hospital Foundation conducted its annual gala. The annual gala, presented by Nunn’s Home Medical Equipment, is Rome Hospital Foundation’s largest fundraising event annually. This year the black-tie gala saluted Dr. Anjay Goel as Physician of the Year. Hospital President David Lundquist praised Dr. Goel’s... 4:00pm 11/13/17