CHIEF BEACH HONORED — Rome Police Chief Kevin C. Beach was honored by the YWCA of the Mohawk Valley on Saturday for his department’s efforts to address domestic violence. Beach was honored at the YWCA’s 10th annual Reclaiming Freedom Celebration in New Hartford. Utica Police Chief Mark Williams and Sheriff Robert M. Maciol were also honored. Pictured, from left, Rome Sgt. Sharon Rood, the department’s domestic violence coordinator; Kelsey Beach, the chief’s daughter, and a YWCA advocate; Chief Beach; and Melissa Gachowski, another YWCA advocate. (Photo submitted)