Movie Reviews by Sean I. Mills

‘Mary Poppins Returns’ lacks luster, magic of 1964 original

Sunday, January 6

More than 50 years after the beloved original, “Mary Poppins Returns” is a largely forgettable, overly saccharine and utterly unnecessary sequel. It’s all style and little substance. A spoonful …

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

5 days ago
Student artwork displays at the Rome school district’s recent series of winter concerts drew praise from the public and the … Read More

Seven things to do in the Rome region this week

Friday, January 11
1. Craobh Dugan, the local branch of Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann, hosts a Irish music session Tuesday, Jan. 15, at 7:30 p.m. at … Read More

Handsome Junior, ‘tuxedo’ and all, ready for new home

Sunday, January 6
Happy New Year everyone!  My name is Junior, and I am a handsome tuxedo (black and white) feline who was surrendered by my owner who … Read More
Dan Smith

Cookie dough, organiods and 3D printers - oh my!

Sunday, January 6
It is so easy to forget how precious it is to be alive. So many in our lives did not make it here. To this new year. A new imaginary … Read More
GROWING STRONG — This undated photo shows a paulownia tree in Tarrytown. If cut back each year by winter cold or pruning saw, paulownia grows back vigorously and sports humongous leaves.

Be on cutting edge of info when it comes to pruning

Sunday, January 6
An important maintenance activity each gardener must perform is pruning of woody ornamental plants and trees. Pruning systematically … Read More
Joe Ryan

Five New Year’s resolutions

Sunday, January 6
Happy New Year to all my Rome friends. My 2019 New Year’s resolutions are as follows: 1. Go to a University of Notre Dame football … Read More

Check out the latest — books and plenty more — at Jervis Public Library

Sunday, January 6
Jervis Public Library, 613 N. Washington St., has 110,000 books; tens of thousands of digital books, audiobooks, movies, comics, and … Read More

Small business center presents Excel webinar series to help small business get most out of program

Sunday, January 6
The Mohawk Valley Small Business Development Center at SUNY Polytechnic Institute plans a webinar series on how to get the most out of … Read More
CHEERS —  Woodland Farm Brewery, 6002 Trenton Road, will celebrate its third anniversary in business with a weekend of celebrations. The festivities will include a re-release of some of the first beers the company created, including Sagey and Syrup Sucker, as well as the release of some new barrel-aged beers.

Brewery to mark third anniversary

Sunday, December 30, 2018
TOWN OF MARCY — Woodland Farm Brewery, 6002 Trenton Road, will celebrate its third anniversary in business with a weekend … 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 …