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Thoughts on congressional muscle

4 days ago

If the mainstream media had integrity they would reveal the hypocrisy of Democrat congressional leadership that previously supported a Mexican border security wall. Opposition became politically …

Never too old to learn

5 days ago

Janet Fein has accomplished an awful lot during her 84 years on this planet, including raising five kids and working in various secretarial jobs. She retired at age 77 as a secretary at Texas …

At the edge of space, photos of a snowman

Wednesday, January 9

Let’s pause from the chaos of the U.S. federal government -- with its breakdowns and shutdowns -- the volatility of the stock market and the never-ending debates over the structure of the College …

A bit-too-happy meal?

Friday, January 4

Fast food is so unhealthy that you’d have to be high to eat it, some say. Maybe that explains why a Florida man got arrested after trying to pay for his McDonald’s drive-thru meal with pot …

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      Tuesday, December 18, 2018

      The YMCA is preparing plans to move to a location along Floyd Avenue, building a new facility from scratch, with the city taking a role in …

Points of Pride

Students meet recycling challenge

Yesterday at 4:00 PM

We want to praise all the schools that participated in the third annual Plastic Film Recycling Challenge. Special applause is warranted for Rome Catholic School, which came in first place among …

FFA’s ingenuity meets two needs

Monday, January 7

Milk is important. New York State is the third largest dairy producer in the nation, and dairy remains the largest segment of the state’s agricultural sector. Knowing these facts, the Madison …

Never too late to learn

Monday, December 31, 2018

CAMDEN — As the Dollar General Literacy Foundation says: “It’s never too late to learn!” Camden Central School District students know this slogan is true. Earlier this month the Dollar …

Oriskany helps grad battling brain cancer

Monday, December 24, 2018

ORISKANY — Team Magnanti is on a roll. Helping to raise $2,000 for a community member battling brain cancer, Oriskany Central School Varsity Club played a “Gray-Out” game featuring the girls’ …

MVCC-Rome steps up

Monday, December 17, 2018

We want to give a yule salute to the Rome Student Activities group at Mohawk Valley Community College’s Rome campus for donating $1,000 worth of toys to the Rome Alliance for Education Community …

Today in history — Jan. 15, 2019

6 hours ago

Today is Tuesday, Jan. 15, the 15th day of 2019. There are 350 days left in the year. Today in History On Jan. 15, 1929, civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. was born in Atlanta. On this date: …

Today in history — Jan. 14, 2019

Yesterday at 4:00 PM

Today is Monday, Jan. 14, the 14th day of 2019. There are 351 days left in the year. Today in History On Jan. 14, 1963, George C. Wallace was sworn in as governor of Alabama with the pledge, …