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Local sports datebook: Dec. 15-17
Delhi at Morrisville St., 2 p.m. Alfred at Cobleskill, 2 p.m. Franklin at South Kortright, 1 p.m. Oneonta at Unatego, 2:30 p.m. Unatego/Unadilla at Ravena-Coeymans, 9 a.m. Whitney Point, Sidney at Windham/Delhi, 9:30 p.m.
Brookfield man charged with raping 14-year-old
Brookfield, N.Y. — A Brookfield man is behind bars after police say he sexually abused a child on multiple occasions. Jason W. Edson, 44, of Brookfield, was charged Dec. 13 with second-degree rape, a class D felony; first-degree sexual abuse, a class D felony; four counts of forcible touching, a cla
Aronud Town: Book club and Family Holiday Party at Oneida Library
History lovers are invited to the Oneida Public Library for the Pushing the Limits Book Club on Tuesday, Dec. 18, at 6 p.m. The book is "Years of Wonder." In “Year of Wonders,” author Geraldine Brooks spins a tale based on historical facts of a young woman faced with the horrors of the bubonic plagu
Pet killed, home destroyed in fire
TOWN OF SANGERFIELD — A two-story house on Sanger Hill Road was destroyed and a man’s pet was lost in a blaze Thursday. Oriskany Falls Deputy Fire Chief Andrew Ecker said his department received the initial alarm at 7:47 a.m. and found heavy smoke and fire coming from all sides of the residence.
One killed, two injured in Chenango County crash
A two-car head-on collision in Chenango County early Saturday killed one person and injured two others. County Road 25 in the town of Columbus was shut down for several hours following the crash.
Around Town: Holiday movies at local libraries
The Oneida Public Library will show two movies this week, "Joyeux Noel" on Monday, Dec. 10, at 1 p.m., and "Home Alone" on Wednesday, Dec. 12, at 6 p.m. Both films are free and open to the public.
Products developed by Morrisville State students now available to the public
MORRISVILLE, N.Y. — A beer produced by Morrisville State College agricultural business students is now on tap at the Copper Turret Restaurant & Brewhouse, in Morrisville, and three other student-made products are for sale at the Nelson Farms Country Store, on Route 20 in the Town of Nelson.
Roblee: Central New York's special Greek Revival flavor
Last month, I touched briefly upon the prominence of the Greek Revival style of architecture throughout our region, a topic worth fleshing out further this month. The historic pathways along which architectural styles moved in New York state served to bring people and ideas to our area. The westward
UPDATE - Winter Weather Advisory Expended
UTICA, NY - The National Weather Service has expanded the Winter Weather Advisory they posted earlier in the day on Saturday. The area now includes all of the Mohawk Valley, including Oneida, Herkimer, Otsego, Chenago and Delaware Counties. The Advisory is in effect from 2:00AM Sunday until 8:00PM S
One killed, two injured in head-on crash in Chenango County
COLUMBUS, N.Y. (WBNG) — One person was killed and two others were injured in a two-car crash in Chenango County Saturday morning, according to New York State Police. Troopers say the head-on crash on County Road 25 in Columbus happened around 1:30 a.m.
High School recap: Oneida girls down New Hartford; Corcoran boys hoops stays unbeaten
Syracuse, N.Y. -- Another big high school sports weekend is upon us. Some close games where undefeated teams remained... undefeated! Here are the highlights from Dec. 14. >> Despite a 32-point effort by New Hartford's Kaia Henderson, Oneida defeated the Spartans, 64-62 in a Tri-Valley League contest
Oneida City Police ask for help identifying suspect
Oneida, N.Y. — The Oneida City Police Department is asking for the public's help with identifying a suspect for allegedly stealing from the Dollar General store in the Northside shopping plaza.
Madison County Sheriff's Office brings holiday cheer to children
Oneida, N.Y. — Members of the Madison County Sheriff's Office were out in force Saturday, taking children from across Madison County on a shopping spree for the first ever Shop with a Sheriff event.
Hills found guilty of murdering mother
UTICA — After more than three hours of deliberation, an Oneida County Court jury found Tasheonia Hills guilty Friday of second-degree murder and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon.
Arc of Madison Cortland launches year-end appeal
Oneida N.Y. — Donations throughout 2018 allowed the Arc of Madison Cortland to provide an assortment of programs and support for people with autism, Down syndrome, traumatic brain injury and other developmental disabilities.
Brookfield man charged with rape, sexual abuse
A Brookfield man faces multiple felony charges after allegedly sexually abusing a minor, the Madison County Sheriff's Office said. Jason Edson, 44, was arrested Thursday and is charged with felony second-degree rape, felony first-degree sexual abuse, four counts of misdemeanor forcible touching, fiv
Domestic incident leads to two hour search for man through forest.
Annsville, N.Y. — After a domestic incident in Annsville, the Oneida County Sheriff's office pursued a Rome man through the forest for two and a half hours. On Thursday, Dec. 13 at around 1:30 a.m., deputies responded to Taberg Florence Road after reports of a domestic incident. After arrival, deput
DA: DeWitt Chili's double-murder suspect knocked down jail deputy, punched 2nd deputy
Syracuse, NY -- A Syracuse man accused of murdering two former co-workers during a September robbery at the DeWitt Chili's restaurant has been in solitary confinement since days after his arrest, his defense lawyer said today.
Boys Basketball: Hamilton over Morrisville-Eaton
Ham 20 17 14 4 - 55 M-E (0-4, 1-6): Nicolas Russell 1, Jackson Ford 3, Logan Hosler 8, Jordan Burke 8, Jacob Bogacz 1, Ashton Daily 1, Jacob Austin 1, Mitchell Dewey 2. Ham (3-1, 2-0): Sean Hunt 14, Erik Geier 4, Gabe Trontoski 10, Ryan Rutledge 15, Peter Klingaman 3, Colin Fadale 1, Tarik Cigeroglu
Oneida man arrested again for impersonating a police officer
ONEIDA, N.Y. — The Madison County Sheriff’s Office announced that its investigators on Monday arrested Christopher J. Defazio, 22, of Oneida, and charged him with criminal impersonation in the 1st degree — a felony — after he posed as a deputy sheriff.