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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.
Boys Hoops: Stingy defense keys Hamilton victory over New York Mills
NYM 11 2 17 11 - 41 Ham 15 10 10 19 - 54 Ham (2-1, 1-0): Sean Hunt 5, Ryan Hunt 12, Kelton Ramos 2, Erik Geier 2, Gabe Trontoski 4, Ryan Rutledge 18, Peter Klingaman 4, Jules Fravil 2, Tarik Cigeroglu 5.
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
Oneida man faces more charges for impersonating a deputy
Oneida, N.Y. — An Oneida man was charged for the second time this month for impersonating a deputy sheriff. Madison County Sheriff's Office investigators arrested Christopher J. Defazio, 22, of Oneida and charged him with first-degree criminal impersonation, a class E felony on Dec. 10.
Boom in tips leads authorities to child porn
ALBANY — Experts say prosecutions for child pornography offenses are on the rise as federal, state and local police investigators improve techniques for monitoring and infiltrating clandestine file-sharing networks on the internet.
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
Westmoreland student brings BB gun onto bus
Westmoreland, N.Y. — School officials and police were alerted when an 11-year-old student brought a BB gun onto a Westmoreland school bus. On Monday, Dec. 10, the Oneida Count Sheriff's Office say the student took a BB gun out of his book back to show other students as they were on their bus route h
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
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.
New study finds Hamilton College made big economic impact on Mohawk Valley
Clinton, N.Y. — A new economic impact study commissioned by the Albany-based Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities (CICU) for its members found that Hamilton College’s estimated economic impact in the Mohawk Valley for 2016-17 totaled $322 million, nearly half of the total $683 million
Morris, N.Y. Man Arrested on Felony Charges
A Morris man faces felony charges in connection with a physical and sexual assault. Police say Dustin Freeman used a knife to threaten the victim then sexually assaulted them at a New Berlin residence. Freeman was located last Wednesday in the City of Rome where he fled on foot but officers apprehen
Movie filming in Utica seeks hockey players for multiple roles
Want to be in a movie? A major motion picture is set to begin production in Central New York in February 2019. According to a press release, the project is seeking hockey players for multiple roles, including principal cast members and extras, in a feature film. Actors between the ages of 18 and 40
Community Memorial Hospital Auxiliary brightens holiday spirits
Hamilton, N.Y. — The 63rd annual Auxiliary Sale held on Saturday, Dec. 1 made spirits bright for hundreds of local shoppers by offering that perfect gift for the holidays. The event, organized by the Community Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, featured handmade items, attic treasures, and a kitchen corne
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.
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.
Laker Gameday Preview: Women’s hockey vs. Hamilton College
Oswego State heads to Clinton, New York, for a game against Hamilton College on Friday night. The two teams have faced each other each of the last six years. In those six games, Hamilton has won four. Last year, Hamilton College defeated Oswego State 3-0 at the Marano Campus Center. The Continentals
Hamilton College to host two semester-finale concerts
CLINTON — Hamilton College will host two concerts during the week of Dec. 2-8. Heather Buchman will conduct the Hamilton College Orchestra in their final concert of the fall 2018 semester at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7. The performance will be held in Wellin Hall, Schambach Center for Music and the Per
Girls Hoops: Hamilton falls to Sherburne-Earlville
Sherburne-Earlville 46, Hamilton 27 — Hamilton was never able to recover from an 18-2 first quarter deficit against Sherburne-Earlville on Friday, falling 46-27. The Emerald Knights pulled with nine points early in the fourth quarter, but a 10-0 S-E run made sure there would not be a comeback. Tessa
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.
Oneida Police Department's Shop with a Cop helps spread holiday cheer
Oneida, N.Y. — The City of Oneida Police Department was out in force on Saturday, with dozens of uniformed officers walking the aisles of Walmart alongside children looking to load up their shopping carts for the holiday season.