Ron D’Amore has been appointed as an interim councilperson on the Town Board through yearend to fill a vacant seat, and he plans to run for a partial three-year term in the November election.

D’Amore, one of the owners of the Ace Hardware store in Rome who has been involved with area organizations including the Rome Industrial Development Corp. and the Upper Mohawk Valley Memorial Auditorium Authority, was appointed by the board Tuesday night.

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