Points of Pride
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Every year, it’s the same thing. Thanksgiving and the holiday season arrive, and again the people of our area open their wallets and pocket books to help those less fortunate than we are. It’s … more
Happy Older New Yorkers’ Day! The New York State Office for the Aging celebrated Older New Yorkers’ Day recently with a video presentation recognizing 90 honorees statewide for their service, … more
We are proud to salute the various marching bands in our area which did outstanding jobs Sunday to compete in the New York State Field Band State Championship competition at the Carrier Dome in … more
We were delighted to hear last week of another major commitment by Utica College to science and lab education. The goal is to create a pipeline of well-trained professionals for in-demand healthcare … more
During this past month, Americans have observed National Hispanic Heritage Month, celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, … more
Welcome back, Wednesday Morning Club. After a year of convening remotely, the club plans a “hybrid” year of programs that “looks to be inspiring, compelling and fun,” an announcement said. … more
We were happy to learn that Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES and Indium Corp. recently wrapped up their first season of a new Student Workforce Development Program. The effort is known as the Pathways … more
It’s all too easy to forget how important agriculture is to our area, and how critical it is that our farm communities do their job safely. It’s harvest time, and as Marylynn Mattison-Collins, … more
Kudos to ANDRO Computational Solutions, LLC, of Rome, which has launched a new radio product called SPEARLink — whose success has company officials exploring development of a manufacturing center … more
We want to salute two outstanding members of our community who have made Rome and its environs a better place to live. Rome Fire Lt. Brian Townsend was named as the Firefighter of the Year by the … more
There was no shortage of people across the region helping others during last week’s flooding. Although the impacts of the flooding are severe and continuing for dozens of area residents, we can … more
The military’s commitment to assure that Rome Lab continues as a world-class center for high-tech defense science was solidified last week with the announcement that the Lab has been designated as … more
Congratulations are in order for the Smith Post baseball team, after its run in the local Division 5 playoffs and its final game appearance in the New York State American Legion championships. … more
BOONVILLE — Kudos to organizers who have worked diligently to bring back the Boonville-Oneida County Fair — which opened today — after the 2020 event was canceled as a result of the COVID-19 … more
We’re happy to see that our historic downtown Capitol Theatre is garnering some statewide attention after the major renovation that returned the landmark’s interior and exterior to their original … more
It’s gratifying to see that County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. is pressing for more local students to get a COVID-19 vaccination to protect the health and safety of our young people. The … more
The downtown arts district has another artistic gem to showcase, with the opening of The Rome Art Association’s pop-up gallery. The RAA, a non-profit organization which was founded in 1958, is … more
The Maple Experience came to Oneida County last week. Hosted by Assemblywoman Marianne Buttenschon, D-119, Marcy, and the New York State Maple Producers Association, the Maple Experience gives … more
It was good news to learn last week that Rome and Utica city halls will officially reopen beginning Tuesday, June 1. Also getting a green light to reopen will be senior centers. Rome Mayor Jacqueline … more
Although the pandemic prevented participants from joining in the traditional America’s Greatest Heart Run & Walk, it did not stop folks from Mohawk Valley Community College to Barneveld to the … more
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