Points of Pride
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One way to promote recycling is to make it a competition. That’s what the annual Plastic Film Recycling Challenge sponsored by the Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Authority does. The rules went like … more
We wish to congratulate and send best wishes to First Assistant District Attorney Dawn Catera Lupi, who has retired after working three decades as a prosecutor seeking justice against those who would … more
Good luck to Rome native Gabriel Day, who is competing for a top award in the gospel music world. Day’s gospel album — “Church” — a 10-song collection released in January of this year, is … more
Today we join state officials in saluting the New York Future Farmers of America. The New York FFA has been congratulated by state Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball on its significant growth … more
Our upstate communities come together in times of need. It’s a tradition we can be proud of. It’s therefore gratifying to see the effort to help a Vernon Center area family that could have been … more
Four eighth grade students from Rome represented our area in an exemplary manner at the Y’s Youth and Government program last month. Youth and Government is a national program of the Y that … more
TOWN OF LEE — This past weekend the Rome Community Theater (RCT), one of the cultural gems in our area, got a chance to not only show off but to promote our region to visitors from other parts of … more
Cross country can be a grueling, and sometimes unforgiving, sport — requiring not just physical endurance but loads of mental toughness. Fortunately for the Camden Blue Devils girls cross country … more
SUNY Polytechnic Institute has shown again that it is in the vanguard when it comes to higher education. Its online Family Nurse Practitioner MSN (master’s of science degree in nursing) Program has … more
Yesterday, Rome welcomed an important new addition to our community: The new Women Veteran Clinic at the VA’s Donald J. Mitchell Rome Community Based Outpatient Clinic, 125 Brookley Road, at … more
Congratulations to the award winners saluted as the Rome Community Foundation hosted its Community Celebration last week at the Capitol Arts Complex to mark the foundation’s 20th anniversary. Kelly … more
Winter’s coming, and it will soon be time to dive into the closet and dig out those cold weather coats, gloves and scarves that we all cherish. Many of us are lucky enough to have a full seasonal … more
Our region is known far and wide for many things — from its rich Revolutionary War history to the unique culinary specialties you can’t get anywhere else in the country — but not the least of … more
It’s officially autumn, which means it’s time for another exciting and entertaining season at Rome Community Theater, 8911 Turin Road. RCT is staging “Guys and Dolls” Friday-Saturday, Oct. … more
REMSEN — The fourth full weekend in September has come and gone but memories of this year’s Remsen Barn Festival of the Arts will certainly linger. Thousands visited Remsen to enjoy the Welsh … more
Worthy institutions like Mohawk Valley Community College depend heavily on the generosity of their supporters, alumni and friends. Last week, MVCC held a ceremony to rename the Information Technology … more
It’s always pleasant to show off something you’re proud of. And that’s what the Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Authority did recently when it hosted county officials from across the state at its … more
Members of Henry P. Smith Post, American Legion Auxiliary, can proudly note that one of their own has achieved an important post in their national organization. Mary Anne Casadei of Rome, life member … more
The United Way can look forward to a bright future. There’s several reasons. First, the United Way of the Valley and Greater Utica Area’s Board of Directors has approved its 2019-2020 funding … more
Although it is still only in its infancy, congratulations to all of those involved in the development and construction of a $12 million center for collaborative research into the next generations of … more
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