Woman Jailed for Stealing from Deceased Rome Victim

Tonya Adelle Meredith, 43 of Cleveland, was booked into the Floyd County Jail this week after she allegedly forged a last will and testament and then proceeded to steal from a deceased man. Police stated that Meredith used a notary stamp without permission, as well as signed the notary’s name...
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If You Have a Loved One in the Hospital You’ll Want to Pay Attention to New Visitation Rules

With the number of daily active cases of COVID-19 still high, Mohawk Valley Health System has decided they need to make a shift in their visitation policies. Officials with MVHS say these changes will go into effect on Monday, October 18th. While some changes are being made, the inpatient hospital unit visiting hours will remain the same. They are currently 11AM to 1PM and 4PM to 6PM, seven days a week.
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Dive Into A Big Bowl Of Mac N Cheese At These 15 Utica and Rome Area Restaurants

Do you love macaroni and cheese? Where can you find some of the best bowls across the Utica, Rome, and Syracuse areas?. Pasta and cheese casseroles were recorded in the 14th century in the Italian cookbook, Liber de Coquina, which featured a dish of Parmesan and pasta. It's been on tables of Central New Yorkers since you were a little kid. There is something different when you become an adult, and learn you can have mac n cheese whenever you'd like. Where do you go?
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35 Famous People Buried in New York State

Cemeteries all over New York are filled with famous headstones. From Presidents and sports figures to the stars of the big screen, the Empire state is home to a number of well-known people who have passed away. Here are 35 famous people whose final resting place is in New York.

Heritage First Headlines. After 36 years, Martha’s hanging up the skillet in Coosa. 8 more COVID deaths in Floyd Co. alone. Art gallery opening in downtown Rome. Darlington’s Sam Moss retiring. New ideas for Cave Spring Elementary.

Dining: Martha’s Skillet, a Coosa icon, closing Oct. 29 as namesake retiring. 8 more Floyd residents die from COVID; 2 more probable deaths as well. 59 patients at Rome hospitals Thursday, down 8. Education: Floyd School Board to hear pitch to turn Cave Spring Elementary into a community center at...

‘Farpoint’ Creators Launch Into ‘Med Noir’ With Cyprus-Set Crime Drama – Rome MIA Market (EXCLUSIVE)

An unsolved murder, a detective with a dark past, a bitterly divided island on the edge. For the creators of “Farpoint,” which is being pitched at the co-production forum during Rome’s MIA Market this week, all the elements are there for a riveting “Med Noir” series that marks the first stab at high-end international drama for the island nation of Cyprus. The series is produced by the U.K.’s Three River Fiction and Cyprus-based Caretta Films and Splash Screen Entertainment, with ZDF Enterprises onboard as a distributor. It’s inspired by a real-life murder case in the 1990s that rattled an island nation...

Eran Riklis Hopes to Strike a ‘Chord’ With Thessaloniki Road-Trip Dramedy – Rome MIA Market (EXCLUSIVE)

Eran Riklis (“Lemon Tree,” “Dancing Arabs”) is developing a new feature that he hopes will strike a chord at this week’s MIA Market in Rome, where the acclaimed Israeli director will be pitching it to potential partners. “Last Chord in Thessaloniki” follows a family of jazz musicians who are forced to confront their dysfunctions while traveling together to perform in Greece’s second city, where the family’s roots, though buried deep in the past, upend the present and cast a dark shadow over the future. Setting off on a journey from Tel Aviv to Thessaloniki, they are waylaid and sidetracked along the...

Protests greet debut of Italy’s workplace COVID pass rule

ROME (AP) — Protests erupted in Italy as one of the most stringent anti-coronavirus measures in Europe went into effect Friday, requiring all workers, from magistrates to maids, to show a health pass to get into their place of employment. Police were out in force, schools ended classes early and...

Le, Castellanos Compete On Day 1 of ITA Cup

ROME, Ga. - Angel Le and Arianna Castellanos both saw their Cup runs come to close with singles and doubles losses on Day 1 of the ITA Cup, Thursday at the Rome Tennis Center. "Today was challenging in many ways, but I couldn't be more proud of Angel and Arianna," said Whitman coach John Hein. "It was a physically tough day for Angel changing time zones, playing early and often but she was terrific going three sets in both singles matches."