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422 R-CATS meeting

The next meeting of volunteers of the R-CATS program will be at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday in the Common Council chambers at City Hall. The group welcomes anyone interested in helping with the missio... [more...]

Published: 4/19/2014

Olympian selected as chamber speaker

2014 Olympic Bronze Medalist Erin Hamlin will be the guest speaker at the 102 anniversary Annual Meeting of the Rome Area Chamber of Commerce at 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 5, at The Be... [more...]

Published: 4/17/2014

Chamber welcomes development plans

The Rome Area Chamber of Commerce supports the establishment of a Residential Planned Development District on Merrick Road, according to a statement issued by board Chair Michael J. Manuele. "Moreo... [more...]

Published: 4/17/2014

Planners back Merrick Road housing, with conditions

The Planning Board has recommended that the Common Council create a Residential Planned Development District on Merrick Road for a proposed high-end housing development. The five-member volunte... [more...]

Published: 4/17/2014

Area happenings

RemindersEaster Sunday, 7 a.m. Son Rise Service, Sykes pavilion at Erie Canal Village, 5789 Rome New London Road (Routes 46 & 49). Free. (Dress warmly)Easter Sunday, 7 a.m. Community Easter Sunrise... [more...]

Published: 4/17/2014

'America's Songs' program Saturday

UTICA -- Michael Lasser presents a program on the history of American music in the Oneida County Historical Society's main gallery on Saturday starting at 1 p.m. This is a free public program, ... [more...]

Published: 4/17/2014

City real estate transfers

The following real estate transactions have been filed in the County Clerk's office. The purchase price is as listed on the cover sheet of the deed. Most Rome deeds also include in parentheses ... [more...]

Published: 4/17/2014

Synagogue sold to New Testament

Adas Israel Synagogue at 705 Hickory St. has been sold to New Testament Church of Rome, according to documents filed with the city Assessor's Office. The synagogue, which has been on the market... [more...]

Published: 4/17/2014

Fritz's Polka Band plans bus trip to Dyngus Day Monday

VERONA -- Jagermeister-sponsored, Fritz's Polka Band (FPB) from Verona, will perform at the Dyngus Day (Easter Monday or Wet Monday) celebration at The Cove, 4701 Transit Road, Depew, on Monday, an... [more...]

Published: 4/17/2014

Show canceled due to comedian's death

VERONA -- Turning Stone Resort Casino has announces the May 22 performance by comedian John Pinette has been canceled due to the comedian's passing. Turning Stone extends condolences to Pinette... [more...]

Published: 4/17/2014

Free concert at Colgate Sunday

HAMILTON -- The Colgate University Chorus, along with a guest orchestra comprised of Central and Upstate New York musicians, will perform a free concert at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday at the Colgate Memori... [more...]

Published: 4/17/2014

Davis, Warrior River Boys back in KAC Coffeehouse April 25

CLINTON — David Davis, from Cullman, Alabama,and his Warrior River Boys are celebrating their 30th anniversary in 2014. They are returning to perform a program of traditional blu... [more...]

Published: 4/17/2014

International group plays with college orchestra

CLINTON -- Hamilton College Performing Arts will conclude its spring series with a performance by the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Wellin Hall, Schambach Center ... [more...]

Published: 4/17/2014

'Dark Play or Stories for Boys' opens tonight

CLINTON -- The Hamilton College Theatre Department will perform "Dark Play or Stories for Boys" by Carlos Murillo. Tickets for the performance are $5 and $3 for students. Seating is limited and... [more...]

Published: 4/17/2014

Harmonica, harp lesson offered Saturday

TOWN OF RUSSIA --Harmonious Harps is a free lesson offered Saturday at the Shawangunk Nature Preserve, 255 Shawangunk Road off Pardeeville Road, in Herkimer County. It's Saturday from 10 to 11:... [more...]

Published: 4/17/2014

Area groups on album set for release Saturday

As music fans around the globe prepare to observe Record Store Day on April 19, a Central New York recording studio is unleashing what it anticipates to be one of the biggest local releases of the ... [more...]

Published: 4/17/2014

Canal overflows banks in Rome

A brief return to snowy weather pushed water levels on the Erie Canal above its banks overnight, but there was no damage in Rome and the levels are returning to normal, according to the state Canal... [more...]

Published: 4/16/2014

Tax exemption sought for Griffiss Park parcel

A 15-year tax-free exemption is being sought for a nearly 8-acre former Air Force lab site near the Floyd Avenue entrance to Griffiss park that is being purchased by Griffiss Local Development Corp... [more...]

Published: 4/16/2014

Jervis Library announces donations

Jervis Public Library, 613 N. Washington St., announced donations received Feb. 1 through March 31. The Board of Trustees notes that the library is a non-profit educational institution, and tax... [more...]

Published: 4/16/2014

General shares 'admiration and appreciation' of lab employees

An approximately one-hour address for staff and a facility-wide tour were part of a day-long visit Monday to the Rome Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) by four-star Gen. Janet C. Wolfenbarger. ... [more...]

Published: 4/15/2014


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