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CONSTABLEVILLE — The landmark mansion known as Constable Hall is celebrating a special anniversary this year, highlighted by events this past weekend marking the passing of 200 years since the … more
We’re always on the lookout to promote activities that help some of our favorite institutions, particularly our local libraries. On the Daily Sentinel’s Entertainment page last week we spotted … more
Congratulations to Gansevoort Elementary School fourth-grader Myiah Fowler, who got to tastefully eat her words recently in a fun and delicious way — courtesy of the local business Dippin’ … more
Red Nose Day is a campaign with the mission to end child poverty by funding programs that keep children safe, healthy, and educated., according to its website (rednoseday.org). “Through the power … more
VERONA — Congratulations to the J.D. George Elementary School for its energy and enthusiasm in sponsoring tts 10th annual Mini Relay for Life, hosting nearly 60 cancer survivors in the … more
Louis Comfort Tiffany was one of America’s preeminent designers of decorative arts and interiors. Under his artistic direction and using enamels, metalwork, precious stones, wood, ceramics, and, of … more
As its website (relay.acsevents.org) points out, The Relay For Life movement is the American Cancer Society’s signature fundraiser dedicated to helping communities attack cancer. “From team … more
One of the most notable architectural landmarks in our city is the historic 1858 Jervis House. Once again, public tours of the Jervis House have resumed and continue on several afternoons and … more
Among the many activities that Oneida County’s agencies sponsor there are two initiatives that deserve special attention. Some 450 youth volunteers helped clean the yards of 100 senior citizens … more
It’s always gratifying to see local aid agencies and our educational institutions cooperate to make life better in our region for our citizens, especially those who are less fortunate than the rest … more
Over this past weekend, those of us who love our parks — those great facilities all across New York State — traveled to our favorites for I Love My Park Days. Held the first Saturday in May, the … more
It’s that time of year that Relay for Life of Rome is gearing up for its annual fund-raiser that fights cancer. Relay for Life events are held overnight at the track at the State School for the … more
The owl signifies wisdom and the silver moon enlightenment. That’s the Owl and Silver Moon pre-school at Rome Art & Community Center, 308 W. Bloomfield St. On Wednesday, the art center will … more
The International Olive Council has many responsibilities, including promoting world consumption of olive oil and table olives through innovative campaigns and action plans. The group, according to … more
A group of VVS students had the opportunity to see how our state capital works. Once again FFA has shown how important it is in developing students’ potential for premier leadership, personal … more
Among the intellectual gems we benefit from is the Rome Historical Society. With its beginnings that date back to 1936, its collection of over 40,000 items, and its museum, the historical society is … more
For years, the school district’s music program has been a bright star in the community. But every so often even a bright star needs some help to stay that way. The music department has been seeking … more
Once again, the citizens of our region have displayed great generosity for a worthy cause. The 45th America’s Greatest Heart Run & Walk of the Mohawk Valley raised $967,747 from nearly 5,000 … more
As winter draws to a close, there’s always a special event at Woods Valley ski center that revives our spirits and is for a good cause. This year, the 27th Annual Family Fun Day and Chicken … more
OLD FORGE — View Arts Center, 3273 Route 28, is, as its website points out, “dedicated to inspiring the lives of individuals visiting or residing in this magnificent natural area. It also serves … more
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