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How Alex Haley Found His Roots: Interview with Ebou Manga

photo compliments of Hamilton College By Cassandra Harris-Lockwood I was a Political Science Major at Hamilton College. At that time there were 5 African students, one West Indian student and 2 African American students...

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New Grant Program For Communities to Combat Zombie Homes

July 21, 2016 New York City Press Office / 212-416-8060 Albany Press Office / 518-776-2427 nyag.pressoffice@ag.ny.gov Twitter: @AGSchneiderman  A.G. SCHNEIDERMAN ANNOUNCES NEW GRANT PROGRAM FOR COMMUNITIES TO COMBAT ZOMBIE HOMES The Zombie Remediation And...

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Herkimer County 4-H Members Painted a Barn Scene on Canvas

CONTACT:      Wendy Richardson Program Educator 4-H Youth Development (315) 866-7920 x 236 DATE:             July 20, 2016 RE:                 Herkimer County 4-H Members Painted a Barn Scene on Canvas   On July 19, Cornell Cooperative Extension...

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The City of Utica is having a Yard Sale

Do you have a vacant lot next to your house that is City owned?  Would you like a little more yard space or extra parking?   Now is the time to take advantage of...

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Remsen Arts Fest

The Remsen Arts Fest will be held July 23, 2016 from 10am – 5pm at the Remsen Performing and Visual Arts Center, 9627 Main St., Remsen. It will feature local artists work for sale,...

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Study Buddy Club Strikes Gold!

  From: For the Good, Inc. Re: Study Buddy Club Summer Read Date: July 21, 2016 Contact: C. Harris-Lockwood Title: Study Buddy Club Strikes Gold! Local farrier and author, Shawn Pominville, donated 20 books...

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News Conference Today

Who:  State Senator Joseph Griffo, Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi, Empire State Development Corporation representatives, Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente, Rome Mayor Jacqueline Izzo and other officials. What:  The awarding of $1.5 million in state funding...

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Rabies Awareness Should Be Year-Round

July 22, 2016 For Immediate Release Contact: Bobbi Kahl 315.798.6400 Rabies Awareness Should Be Year-Round In the Town of Kirkland, a person was bitten by a cat that was acting sick and aggressive. The...

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Awarding of $1.5 Million in State Funding to The City of Rome to Demolish Abandoned Housing

GRIFFO, BRINDISI ANNOUNCE AWARDING OF $1.5 MILLION IN STATE FUNDING TO THE CITY OF ROME TO DEMOLISH ABANDONED, UNSIGHTLY HOUSING AT THE FORMER WOODHAVEN DEVELOPMENT   Funding Provides the City of Rome the Opportunity...

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Masonic Care Community to Host Wings and Wheels Cruise In

Friday, July 22, 2016 (Utica, NY)- Masonic Care Community will be hosting the second annual Wings and Wheels Cruise In on August 13 from 11:00am-3:00pm on the grounds of the Masonic Care Community. The...

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Summer Showcase Second Show at Players of Utica

UTICA, N.Y., JULY 22, 2016 – Players of Utica presents the second show in its 2016 Summer Showcase featuring, written by local playwright Nicholas Priore. Teenie – by Nicholas Priore, directed by Art Felshaw...

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Summer Tea On The Lawn

Oneida County Historical Society 1608 Genesee Street                             Rebecca M. McLain Utica, New York 13502-5425          Community Outreach Coordinator 315-735-3642 e-mail: rmclain@oneidacountyhistory.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT REBECCA M. MCLAIN AT (315)...

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Rabid Cat Attacks in Kirkland

Rabies Awareness Should Be Year-Round   In the Town of Kirkland, a person was bitten by a cat that was acting sick and aggressive. The cat was tested this week. The cat was rabid....

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Poetry Corner

Share The World By Miguel Muller Further down and across town we once thought all culture should assimilate that all identities, expressions, and personalities should slowly and surely separate with no room to think...

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Empowerment Center

230 James St. Utica, NY 13 Bring Your Resume and Dress to Impress! Don’t worry if you don’t have a resume, come anyway! There will be resources there to help you and plenty of...

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Presidential conventions a time to reflect upon Democracy

By New York State Senator Joseph A. Griffo, R-Rome, 47th District The democratic process is a beautiful thing. It’s not always pretty, it’s not always fun and it can get a bit messy at...