Movie Reviews by Sean I. Mills

Don’t believe the hype when it comes to biopic ‘Vice’

Sunday, January 13

With a deft hand and an earnest attempt to entertain, the Dick Cheney biopic “Vice” ultimately fails to be a movie worth subjecting yourself to. How much do you really want to sit through two …

Seven things to do in the Rome region this week

Friday, January 18
1. A spaghetti dinner benefit for the Miranda Gifford Memorial Scholarship Fund today, Jan. 20, from 3-7 p.m. at the Lee Legion Post … Read More

Heart Run & Walk to host kickoff

Sunday, January 13
WHITESBORO — The American Heart Association will kick off America’s Greatest Heart Run & Walk 2019 with fund-raising tips and … Read More
APPALACHIAN-ACADIA — A map provided by the Nature Conservancy depicts the region of the Northeastern U.S. and Canada targeted for preservation of wildlife movement routes among protected lands in both countries. A recent state grant will be used to preserve routes for wildlife movement and to protect drinking-water watersheds in the southern Black River-Mohawk River valley, shown in the western end of the region.

Grant to boost watershed preservation, wildlife corridors in Tug Hill, Adirondacks

Sunday, January 13
A half-million-dollar state grant for protecting drinking-water quality in the Black and Mohawk Rivers is also going toward preserving … Read More

Sweet Pumba hopes for a new home in the new year

Sunday, January 13
Hello Everyone: My name is Pumba. I originally came into the shelter as an owner surrender (because of the change of my owner’s … Read More

4-H readies for consignment tack sale

Sunday, January 13
The Oneida County 4-H Horse Program will hold the last consignment tack sale from noon to 2:30 p.m. Feb. 10 at the Vernon Downs Hotel … Read More

4-H plans youth workshops on MLK Day

Sunday, January 13
Oneida County 4-H staff plan three workshops for youth and leaders from 10 a.m. to noon on Martin Luther King Day Jan. 21: • Public … Read More

Growing a woodland wildflower garden may solve shade dilemma beautifully

Sunday, January 13
Love to garden, but live on a heavily wooded lot with an abundance of shade? Don’t think of it as a problem to overcome, but as an … Read More
KILLING HEMLOCKS — Evidence of Hemlock woolly adelgids on hemlock tree needles are seen in Petersham, Mass. No larger than a speck of pepper, the Hemlock woolly adelgid spends its life on the underside of needles sucking sap and eventually killing the tree.

Friends of Rogers hosts ‘Save the Hemlocks’ Jan. 26

Sunday, January 13
Hemlock trees are under attack from an invasive insect, the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (HWA). On Jan. 26, join Friends of Rogers for a … Read More
ARTWORK AT RFA — Student artwork at the Rome school district’s recent winter concerts included a “Studio Art” display at Rome Free Academy.

Student artwork on display draws praise from public, administrator

Sunday, January 13
Student artwork displays at the Rome school district’s recent series of winter concerts drew praise from the public and the … Read More
Celebrating Student Achievement

Bellamy fourth graders transform their classroom to “Cafe 148”

Sunday, November 25, 2018

Mrs. Reid and Mrs. Fazio’s fourth grade class at Bellamy transformed their classroom into a café to set the stage to engage with their students. Mrs. Reid and Mrs. Fazio didn’t tell the students …