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I noticed Claudia Tenney’s excellent editorial on the Chinese Communist government’s grip on America’s economy. Claudia highlighted our dependency on Chinese manufacturing for critical medical … more
I have not been following the Rome Sentinel while we have been in the Caribbean, but I checked today and found a letter to the editor that was most distressing. Below is my comment: Last week the … more
In this very unsettling time it’s easy to complain and find the negatives, but if you take a moment to look around Rome, there is plenty to raise your spirits. In this trying time, we all must be … more
During the past week, society started to panic once the media disclosed a pandemic, concerning the coronavirus. Immediately people converged on grocery stores buying every roll of bathroom tissue and … more
I have just done some statistical comparison between the death rate for the coronavirus vs. the death rate for the flu in 2018. There have been 140,049 cases of coronavirus and 5,123 deaths. The … more
With all that is going on in our grocery stores, we may need to be reminded that there are good if not great people in our community. On Wednesday afternoon on March 18th, I stopped at Tops to pick … more
More than ever in the history of our species, we are now one highly connected family living on our common home base, Planet Earth. The current epidemic with the coronavirus only verifies this, albeit … more
Its no wonder the city got served with an Article 78 from Bliss due to them losing out on the city’s trash contract. It could be due to the fact that the city is operating without a Purchasing … more
As a senior citizen on a fixed income. I watch the local and country news to see where my tax dollars are going. In a Daily Sentinel story regarding the upcoming school budget, it was very … more
My name is Jerry Seymour, and I am the mayor of the village of Wampsville. I am writing this to endorse my friend, Rosanne Warner, for the position of mayor of the Village of Canastota in the … more
Congratulations to the Oneida Castle Fire Department for their recent ISO Public Protection Classification Program (PPC) fire rating score, which improved to 3 from a previous 4 rating. The ISO … more
Your employees are valuable. If they’re out for a while due to illness or injury, everyone feels it. Aside from the workload becoming heavier, you’re also missing and worrying about a coworker. … more
My brother and I would like to thank the two gentlemen that stopped and assisted in fending off two pit bulls and a small dog that were attacking my brother and biting him. Without your help my … more
A recent letter to the editor published Feb. 14 criticized Gov. Andrew Cuomo for wanting to increase spending on “higher education” and rightly so. Our state aid for our schools is extremely … more
Demonize: “To portray someone as wicked and threatening, make someone come across as a demon and portray as bad or evil.” Demonizing of Rome Police Department officers by the parents of children … more
You have got to be kidding me! And I had to clean that sentence up as to how I really feel. I have just read how our illustrious Gov. Cuomo wants to increase spending on “higher education”. For … more
Our congressman, Anthony Brindisi, answered unfiltered questions from his constituents for two hours straight at his town hall in Endicott on January 21st. It takes a lot of courage for a Democratic … more
The upcoming effort by using stop arm cameras to catch and prosecute drivers who pass stopped school buses could run into a mixed bag of opposition. Tracking the registered owner of the offending … more
The Super Bowl is over. We took our sides, cheered for our players and taunted the other team. We went to bed. We woke up, already anticipating the start of the next season.  This is how many of us … more
Last week 67 area fifth and sixth grade teachers of local school districts have received information regarding the Flag Essay contest from the National Organization of DAR and our Rome chapter, Fort … more
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