MVILR is holding an open house at a new location
The Mohawk Valley Institute for Learning in Retirement (MVILR) is hosting an open house on Thursday, September 9, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at its new location, the Mohawk Valley Community College campus in Rome, 1101 Floyd Ave.
MVILR, a nonprofit that provides a variety of learning opportunities to local retirees, including speakers, specialized programs, and a variety of credit-free courses taught by volunteer moderators, members, and visiting professionals.
Bank restricts personal services due to COVID-19
Adirondack Bank has announced that it will take precautionary measures due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases in the region.
From Tuesday, September 7th, the branches will only be limited to the drive-through service. Lobby service for special account needs by appointment will only be available at several branches including the Herkimer office at 214 N. Washington St., the Utica office at 2817 Genesee St., and the Rome office at 1709 Black River Blvd.
Online banking, mobile banking, phone banking, LiveChat, Night Drop Depots and ATMs will continue to function normally.
Route 10A bridge reopened to traffic
The Utica Regional Office of the New York State Department of Transportation announced that the Route 10A bridge over Caroga Creek in Fulton County has been reopened to traffic in both directions.
Drivers are encouraged to drive more slowly in work areas and to drive responsibly. Fines are doubled for speeding a work area. Convictions of two or more speeding violations in one work area could result in a person’s license being revoked.
For the latest travel information, call 511, visit www.511NY.org or download the free 511NY mobile app.
Appointment for rabies clinic required
The Herkimer County Public Health Service will open a rabies vaccination clinic at the Cedarville Fire Department at 960 State Route 51, Cedarville, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, September 16.
Appointments are required. Call 315-867-1176 by noon the day before the clinic to pre-register pets. All cats, dogs and ferrets 3 months and older must be vaccinated, even if they stay indoors. Dogs and cats need two rabies vaccinations every year, then one every three years.
Owners must bring the pet’s rabies vaccination to receive three-year certification. Ferrets need to be vaccinated every year. Dogs should be kept on a leash. Cats and ferrets should be in a stretcher or pillowcase. No exams are taken.
A donation of US $ 5 per pet is recommended to cover costs.