Mayor: World Series weekend brings a lot of visitors to city

One of Rome’s biggest homecoming parties, the World Series of Bocce, will kick off on Friday, and Mayor Jacqueline M. Izzo will be there for opening ceremonies and to see the competition that night. Izzo has attended the ceremony and the event in each of her first two years in office, and will do so again at Friday’s 4:30 p.m. ceremonies at the Toccolana Club, 1412 E. Dominick... 12:00pm 07/11/18

111 bocce teams ready to compete in Open Division

1. Great Florida Insurance vs. Marsh Driveway Sealing 2. Matrice Club #1 vs. RBCI 3. Carletta Masonry vs. La Sala 4. Bostwick’s Liquor vs. Mule Barn #2 5. Vespucci #2 vs. Pontelondolfo #1 6. DMG Consulting vs. Bill’s Variety 7. Victory Chrysler Dodge vs. Soppa Tutta Cosa 8. Korps Kekis vs. Cork and Bottle 9. Versace Law vs. SunSpace Sunrooms 10. Chasbo’s #2 vs. Vescio’s... 12:00pm 07/11/18

Women’s Division features 42 teams

1. Rumseyville Sportsman Club vs. B&M Unlimited Possibilities 2. Liquor Express vs. S&D Pro Shop 3. In-Bloom Yoga Studio vs. C.A. Kaplan 4. L.C. Photography vs. Adirondack Eye Care 5. Pettinelli Financial vs. Carolina Bedding 6. D&D Carpets vs. David Bruce’s American Martial Arts 7. Black River Ale House #1 vs. Flagstone 8. Bostwick Liquor vs. Bobby T. Ciccotti Foundation 9.... 12:00pm 07/11/18