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Vandal targeting vehicles, houses in Madison County
A rogue BB or pellet gun shooter has been hitting parked vehicles and houses in Oneida, Wampsville and Munnsville over the past two weeks, according to law enforcement officials in Madison County.
Madison County joins STOP-DWI holiday crackdown
Wampsville, N.Y. — Madison County police agencies will participate in a special enforcement effort to crackdown on impaired driving this holiday season. Law enforcement community across New York state will take to the roads in an effort to stop impaired driving, prevent injuries and save lives. The
Oneida man arrested for 2nd time this month for impersonating a sheriff's deputy
ONEIDA, N.Y. — A Madison County man has been arrested a second time for impersonating a police officer. According to the Madison County Sheriff's Office, Christopher J. DeFazio, 22, of Oneida, was arrested on Monday and charged with Criminal Impersonation in the 1st degree after he posed as a deputy
New Woodstock man charged with welfare fraud
Lenox, N.Y. — A New Woodstock man is facing felony welfare fraud charges after police say he stole more than $2,000 in public assistance. Edward M. Nelson 2nd, of New Woodstock, was charged on Dec. 5 with fourth-degree welfare fraud and fourth-degree grand larceny, both class E felonies.
Oneida woman charged with fraud
LENOX, N.Y. — Christie A. Elghandour, 45, of Oneida has been charged with fraud for submitting a false application for public assistance. Madison County Sheriff’s Office investigators arrested Elghandour on Dec. 3 and charged her with offering a false instrument for filing in the 1st degree (a Class
Orange Crate Brewing Company to Hold Toys for Tots Drive During S.U. – Georgetown Game
Published monthly by: URBAN CNY Send mail c/o Eagle Media 2501 James Street, Syracuse, NY 13206. EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org. Patrons that bring an unwrapped toy are allowed free entry into the establishment.
Sheriff: 11-year-old Oneida County student had BB gun on school bus
WESTMORELAND, N.Y. — Authorities are investigating a report of an 11-year-old student having a BB gun while on a school bus. According to the Oneida County Sheriff's Office, the student was in possession of the gun while on a Westmoreland School bus on his way home from school on Monday.
Madison County Supervisors OK $122 million budget for 2019
WAMPSVILLE, N.Y. — With just a 0.3 percent increase in its property tax levy, the Madison County Board of Supervisors unanimously passed its $122 million 2019 budget on Tuesday.
Fire tears through house in Cortland County
CUYLER N.Y. — Crews are investigating a house fire in the town of Cuyler. The Deputy Fire Chief tells CNYCentral the fire started around 5 p.m. Sunday on Pease Hill Road. No one was home at the time.
Norwich bus aide charged with endangerment
Deputies from the Chenango County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Norwich school bus aide on Saturday following allegations that he used unnecessary force on a 7-year-old. Larry J. Conant, 61, of Norwich, was charged with endangering the welfare of a child under 17 and harassment in the second degree af
Hamilton College Has $322 Million Economic Impact On The Area
Hamilton College in Clinton had a $322 million economic impact on the Mohawk Valley in 2016-17. That's according to a new study from the Albany-based Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities.
Sheriff: Inmate assaulted corrections officer in attempt to reach another inmate
An inmate of the Chenango County Correctional Facility has been arrested after assaulting a Corrections Officer while attempting to get to another intmate in the facility, according to Sheriff Ernest Cutting.
Jim Boeheim, Patrick Ewing want more Syracuse-Georgetown games, but it's 'difficult'
Syracuse, N.Y. -- The rivalry between Syracuse and Georgetown helped built the Big East. The two arch-enemies staged some of the most memorable games in league, if not college basketball history.
Syracuse basketball defeats Georgetown 72-71: Brent Axe recap
Syracuse, N.Y. -- Just in case you thought it was time to end the Syracuse-Georgetown rivalry, the Orange and Hoyas did all they could to place a renewal order on Saturday afternoon at the Carrier Dome.
Cortland County man killed in fatal crash
WILLET, N.Y. — A Cortland County man was killed in a crash in the town of Willet Sunday, according to state police. Police in Homer responded to a one-car motor vehicle crash Sunday on Route 221 in Willet after a passerby contacted police to report the accident at around 7:14 a.m.
Morris Man Accused of Rape in New Berlin Area
A Morris, New York man is charged with felony rape after New York State Police say they received a report that a man threatened and raped a victim in the New Berlin area. 30-year-old Dustin Freeman is also charged with criminal sexual act and unlawful imprisonment.
Battle’s late shot lifts Orange over Hoyas
(AP) — For the second year in a row, Syracuse won the battle over Georgetown, thanks again to Tyus Battle. Last season, Battle scored a then career-high 29 points to lead the Orange to an 86-79 comeback road win over their longtime rival.
Police respond to fatal car crash in Cortland County
WILLET (WBNG) — New York State Police say one person died in a car crash Sunday morning in the town of Willet. Police responded to the crash around 7:15 a.m. along State Route 221.
Central New York cops, firefighters take dozens of children shopping this weekend
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Collin Barrett wrote a letter to Cicero police officers, asking them to take him on their "Shop with a Cop" event this weekend. But the gifts, he said, wouldn't be for him.
Teacher charged with child pornography
A Cooperstown High School teacher has been charged with receiving and distributing child pornography over the internet by the federal government . Justin Hobbie, a 41-year-old physical education teacher and a former girls' soccer coach at the high school, was arrested at his home in Springfield Cent