Points of Pride
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The Professional and Business Women of Rome is a local chapter of New York State Women Inc., whose mission is to build powerful women personally, professionally and politically. Its vision is to … more
Romans can look with pride on the latest example of the city’s programs to enhance public safety. Last week, Rome police and fire departments, along with Mayor Jacqueline M. Izzo, Sen. Joseph A. … more
It’s always gratifying to see how much cooperation can accomplish during tough times. That’s what we observed recently when the American Dairy Association North East, the Food Bank of Central New … more
College Raptor is a website where high school families can “find college matches, discover colleges that may offer them the best financial aid, find the ideal student loan, and simplify the college … more
SHERRILL — It’s always nice to see ingenuity, imagination and hard work recognized, and this is what happened to an enterprising Sherrill teen at Vernon-Verona-Sherrill High School. Adam Fellows, … more
Did you have a swell Red Panda Weekend? The Utica Zoo certainly did. To highlight red pandas’ fight for survival, the Utica Zoo observed International Red Panda Weekend, Sept. 19-20, to raise … more
Our region can be proud of the job that the EcoDrop site in Utica has done. More than 1 million gallons of hazardous waste have been accepted in the program since it began in 1992. The Utica … more
We think it’s a great idea for two of our most favorite entertainment groups to sponsor outdoor movies during these difficult times. Rome Community Theater and Cinema Capitol hosted outdoor movies … more
It’s always pleasant to see an atmosphere of cooperation among the many arts and service groups that serve our area. That was the case last weekend when the Rome Art & Community Center, 308 W. … more
It’s good to see that some traditions can survive even a coronavirus pandemic. There won’t be a regular State Fair this year, but there will be a butter sculpture. The American Dairy Association … more
It was heartening to learn that the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children is adapting to the COVID-19 threat to continue its mission to raise funds and build awareness. Traditionally, … more
One of the artistic and cultural gems in our area is the Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute in Utica. We were happy to read last week that the institute has received a $50,000 matching grant from … more
Despite these challenging times, construction has continued at the future Cold Point site near the old Rome Cable tower. The Cold Point project is one of several large-scale projects under way in the … more
Division Commendations were well deserved by two Madison County deputies for helping to rescue a man who was pinned beneath a lawn tractor in the Oneida Creek and yelling for assistance. Deputies … more
We all should be grateful to the Gardeners of Rome for their hard work in creating and preparing several community projects that help beautify our area. One of the most prominent is a garden in … more
WESTERNVILLE — During these challenging times, we have to cover sometimes discouraging and disappointing events and statistics, so it was gratifying over the weekend to print some good news about … more
Though the weather didn’t cooperate, the Rome Free Academy Class of 2020, educators, spectators and staff are to be congratulated for putting together a graduation that that will be long … more
Let’s all have a safe Fourth of July. Some tips on how to do this were issued last week by Sheriff Robert M. Maciol. Maciol noted that while some sparklers and other modest fireworks are legal over … more
VERONA — It was a special weekend for Seventh Day Baptist Church. A commemorative worship service was held Saturday in observance of the church’s 200th anniversary. Included were special video … more
REMSEN — We congratulate the Remsen Volunteer Fire Department for not only improving its fleet but also doing it in a way that saved the fire district/taxpayers money. Department President Alex … more
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