Military, college announcements — Sept. 13, 2019
Joshua Thomas Kippen, son of Dawn and Jay Kippen, Rome, has joined the Army National Guard. Basic training is taking place at Fort Jackson, S.C., after which he will move to AIT Barracks, Fort Lee, Virginia. He is a graduate of Rome Free Academy.
Thomas Tallarino, son of Teri Tallarino, Beech Street, and Mark Tallarino, Locust Street, is attending SUNY Oswego, where he is majoring in broadcasting and mass communication. He is a graduate of Rome Free Academy.
Neil Ferris, son of Ned and Lynda Ferris, Rome, has earned a bachelor’s degree in sociology from SUNY Polytechnic Institute. He is currently employed as an area coordinator at Herkimer County Community College.