‘Sister Act’ to take stage in Camden

SevenDay “Sister Act” will be hitting the Camden High School auditorium stage on Friday, March 2, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, March 3, for two shows, at 2 p.m. and again at 7:30 p.m. The story features disco diva, Deloris Van Cartier, who upon witnessing a murder is put in protective custody in the one place the cops are sure she won’t be a found: A convent! Disguised as a nun, Van Cartier... 9:00am 02/18/18

Playful former stray Dozer seeks to play ball with new family

SevenDay Dear Winston,  Hi! My name is Dozer. I am a 1-year-3-month-old pit mix canine who was brought into the shelter as a stay at the end of December. I love to play with any type of ball, but no plush toys (because I can get a little carried away with those)! I am dog selective and somewhat particular about which dogs I spend time with. I am definitely not a fan of cats and would... 9:00am 02/18/18

Robotics team overcomes barriers to share love of STEM

SevenDay MARCY — A first-year youth robotics team made up of Utica-area refugees and led by SUNY Polytechnic Institute students overcame several challenges to place in the top 15 at a First Tech Challenge (FTC) robotics competition, SUNY Poly said. The team of 11-to-17-year-olds finished 13th among 23 robotics teams competing at the FTC Robotics Competition Qualifier at Sauquoit Valley... 9:00am 02/18/18

Wonder Woman not afraid to be judged in Philadelphia

SevenDay As promised, I told you readers a couple weeks ago that I would update you on my experience participating in Cupid’s Undie Run for Neurofibromatosis (NF) on Feb. 10 in Philadelphia, Pa. It was sort of an adventure from beginning to end. I took the day off Friday so I could drive down to stay with my friend from high school, Angela, who now lives in South Jersey. She’s about a... 9:00am 02/18/18

Utica restaurant among 100 most romantic restaurants in America

SevenDay The Tailor and the Cook, located at 94 Genesee Street in Utica, NY, has been named among the top 100 most romantic restaurants in America by OpenTable. The list of 2018 honorees highlights winners in cities of all sizes showcasing a diverse group of restaurants in 32 states. The Tailor and the Cook is one of just five restaurants named from its home state of New York and the... 9:00am 02/18/18

Medicis guides RFA boys hoop team to stellar 17-3 record

SevenDay Congratulations to Rome Free Academy basketball coach Nick Medicis and his staff for putting RFA basketball back on the map. The Black Knights’ record of 17-3 goes down in history as one of the best of all time. To beat teams like Vernon-Verona-Sherrill, Proctor, Notre Dame and Bishop Ludden was quite the accomplishment and puts them as a favorite to win the Class AA... 9:00am 02/18/18

Important to be aware of salt injury to trees, shrubs

SevenDay Every winter brings its annual salt on roads and walkways. In icy conditions, salt can be a good thing, but too much of it is worse than a bad pun. Cars, equipment, and concrete suffer in obvious ways, but damage to trees and other woody plants is much less invisible. Salt injures trees and shrubs by several means. When road-salt spray hits twigs, buds and, in the case of... 9:00am 02/18/18