Rome, NY Sucks

But At Least We're Not Utica

Thursday, June 22, 2006

It's Fabtastic

Now that AMD has decided not to locate in Marcy and SUNY Tech wants to repurpose the area, I thought I would offer some suggestions for what to do with the land that would best represnt the area. Comments welcome.

1. Open a landfill for NYC's garbage.
2. Create a viewing tower to watch the construction of NYRI's power line.
3. Build a new prison. Then offer courses in guarding at SUNYIT.
4. Sell it to the Oneidas. Then they can make microchips and not pay taxes.
5. Little Bosnia.
6. Zone it for high-income young urban professionals. Then they'll have to move here.


  • At June 26, 2006 8:26 AM, Blogger Roman Hokie said…

    Prisons? No wonder there's a CO program at SUNYIT. There are 4 state institutions of medium security around here.

    I grew up with near 2 MAX security facilities and a short-term shock incarceration camp.

  • At July 03, 2006 3:23 PM, Blogger agwheels said…

    I used to live in the Rome area back in the 60s and it was in trouble then! (And I didnt' live in Lee Center!!) You bring out some good points.

  • At July 04, 2006 1:08 PM, Blogger Roman Hokie said…

    To sczcupak: no, it's not. The opinion of the creator is always biased.

  • At July 23, 2006 10:46 AM, Blogger kimberleeljesar said…

    hey, my name is kimberlee. and i was trying to look up info about rome. i used to live there when i was a little girl. and i was wanting to know more about the school i went to (columbus) and some kids i grew up with. i typed in what i knew on google. and your page came up! lol :) if you know of any info or anything that i can look at, please email me at thanks!

  • At July 25, 2006 10:05 AM, Blogger Romophobe said…

    7. Build another goddam Wal-Mart.


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