Breast Cancer Awareness
Jessica Goodwin

A routine mammogram

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Jessica Goodwin always went in for her regular mammogram. She knew the importance of early screening, and so even though she didn’t …

The worst snowstorm of the year, and still we persisted

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
My wife Lezley was diagnosed with Breast Cancer on Wednesday February 7, 2018. A week after that, we were seeing a surgeon in …

Oneida-Roswell Park partnership links community to nationally ranked cancer center

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Dr. Mohamed El-Naghy has an admission that might shock skeptics of physician humility: “No doctor knows everything.” So on average …

American Cancer Society announces second annual Real Men Wear Pink Campaign

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Utica, NY – Local leaders will raise awareness and funds in the fight to end breast cancer. In its second year in the Mohawk Valley, …

How friends and family can help

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
What to Expect: • Shock of diagnosis of a life-threatening disease • Confusion with choices of surgery and treatment • Concerns …

TOO CLOSE TO CALL — Democrat Anthony Brindisi and his supporters celebrate on election night (Nov. 6). Incumbent Rep. Claudia Tenney (R-New Hartford) declined to concede defeat after coming in less than 1,500 votes short of her opponent for the 22nd congressional district. After a count of absentee ballots, Tenney conceded the election on Nov. 28.

Hannaford Supermarkets to build in Rome

Monday, December 31, 2018

1st — “The Wings of Change,” the work of Finger Lakes sculptor James Seaman, was installed today by Rig All of Frankfort in the circular intersection of Route 825 and Ellsworth Road.  2nd …

GETTING THE WISH LIST — Joy Elementary School first-grader Katie Joanis tells Santa what she would like for Christmas, during the Rome Rotary Club’s annual Children’s Christmas Party at the Stanwix Men’s Club on Dec. 11.

Rome train station reopens, The Beeches closes

Monday, December 31, 2018

1st — George Herbert Walker Bush, 94, passed away on Nov. 30. He was a congressman, an ambassador to the United Nations and envoy to China, chairman of the Republican National Committee, director …

HEADING INSIDE — Strough Middle School students walk into the newly renovated school on the first day of school Sept. 6.  The Laurel Street facility reopened after a massive renovation project.

Grand re-openings at Strough, Philipson’s

Monday, December 31, 2018

1st — Rather than attempt a game-tying extra point, new RFA head football coach Jake DerCola went for the lead with under a minute left the season opener. But the Black Knights’ two-point …

GONE FISHING — Lavon Taylor and her son Ian Taylor, 3, try to get the hang of fishing during the Police Benevolent Association sponsored fishing derby at Locktoberfest on Oct. 6 at Bellamy Harbor Park.

App for parents to track school buses announced

Monday, December 31, 2018

1st— The union representing DFAS employees says it will track a potentially concerning federal review of DFAS functions. The union said it will seek the details on the start of the review process …

FINISHING TOUCH — Paving crews put the final layer of asphalt on Route 825 July 9 at the Griffiss Business and Technology Park. The roadway has been the subject of a series of improvements, including realignment, expansion to make the entire length four lanes and creation of second and third roundabouts to ease congestion and improve traffic flow.

Three children killed in tragic blaze

Monday, December 31, 2018

1st — The Rome Police Department announce that five officers —Det. Jeffrey M. Lanigan, Sgt. Mark A. Glasso, Sgt. Alex Sypniewski, Patrolman Daniel A. Vescio and Patrolman Shane A. Riolo — part …

BREAST CANCER SURVIVOR — Terri DiNitto stands outside her Benton Road home in Marcy. She was declared cancer-free in September 2015.

DiNitto has been cancer-free for over three years

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Although it has been about three years since she was declared cancer-free, Terri DiNitto says “it’s always there in the back of your head,” and thinking about the disease “just doesn’t go …

Breast cancer in young women

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Most breast cancers are found in women who are 50 years old or older, but breast cancer also affects younger women. About 11 percent of all new cases of breast cancer in the United States are found …

Rome Memorial Hospital recognized as a leader in hereditary cancer risk screening

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Since Rome Memorial Hospital’s Women’s Imaging Center began offering hereditary cancer risk screening as part of its personalized breast care program this year, more than 2600 women have now had …

Sometimes life is nuts... it’s good to have a squirrel around

Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Monday, February 26, 2018 — Shortly after getting her breast cancer diagnosis, my wife Lezley asks the only question she can think to ask.
Cartoonists have bad days. Rejection is an occupational reality. Then there are really bad days. Cartoonists have those too. And then there’s Wednesday, February 7, 2018: the worst day of our …
KEY TO THE CURE — This undated image released by Saks Fifth Avenue shows actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus, revealed last September that she had been diagnosed with breast cancer, in a flower-adorned T-shirt as part of Saks Fifth Avenue’s 20th year raising money through its Key to the Cure program. The limited edition shirt will sell for $35 at Saks stores Oct. 1-31, with 100 percent of proceeds going to the AiRS Foundation, a nonprofit Louis-Dreyfus supports for its work in helping women with the costs of breast reconstruction after mastectomy.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus is thrilled about her ‘Veep’ return

Wednesday, October 3, 2018
NEW YORK (AP) — Julia Louis-Dreyfus is back at work on “Veep” and said it feels “fantastic.” The star of the HBO comedy series revealed last September that she had been diagnosed with …