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Man in serious condition after early morning shooting

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LOCALSYR.COM - 2018-06-23 13:08:22

Contractor pleads guilty in theft case

QUEENSBURY -- A Schenectady contractor who was arrested three years ago for allegedly defrauding a customer for whom he was building a home in Bolton pleaded guilty Friday to a misdemeanor.Joseph A. Aquilo, 54, pleaded guilty to petit larceny in connection with a June 2015 arrest by the Warren Count

POST-STAR - 2018-06-23 12:30:00

Man charged with felony DWI

Deforest M. Flansburg, 58, Constableville, was stopped on Goodhines Road in the town of West Leyden shortly after noon on Sunday.

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-06-24 05:15:00

Prell case headed to trial

PLATTSBURGH — A jury trial has been set in the case of a former Clinton Correctional Facility employee accused of inappropriate behavior with an inmate.Denise Prell’s trial is scheduled to begin Tuesday, Sept. 4, in Clinton County Court.Prell, 38, of Schuyler Falls was arraigned in March before Judg

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-06-23 13:00:00

Tractor Supply hiring for distribution center in Frankfort

The 930,000-square-foot facility is located in the Frankfort 5S South Business Park, at the corner of Higby Road and State Route 5S.


South Utica BBQ Hot Spot and Classic Italian Utica Restaurant to

''Utica has enough good Italian food, one thing we don't have is good BBQ but we're changing that,'' Manderson told Keeler, answering why an East Utica Italian would open a BBQ joint.

WIBX950.COM - 2018-06-24 11:42:50

Rome Free Academy valedictorian: ‘Strive to be self aware’

Welcome family, friends, faculty, and the Rome Free Academy Class of 2018! If by this time you don’t know me, my name is Isabella Madeira. I am your valedictorian, which means two things. I earned the highest weighted grade point average in our class and I will be delivering a speech today. That’s i

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2018-06-23 16:00:00

Rome school bus, police car involved in crash

The Rome Sentinel first reported the crash at the intersection of Jay and West Dominick streets, which occurred around 8:30 a.m., and provided the photo above.


Rangers rescue an injured hiker, arrest unlicensed gun possessor

On Friday, June 15, Herkimer County 911 requested forest ranger assistance for a 24-year-old Cicero woman who became lost while hiking Black Bear Mountain.


Sex offender facing new charges for alleged child sexual abuse

A registered sex offender from Rome is facing new charges after he allegedly sexually abused a child, according to the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office’s Chief Deputy Joseph Lisi, director of the Oneida County Child Advocacy Center.


Palmieri Appoints James Barefoot Temporary Utica Fire Chief

“Captain Barefoot is an exceptional fire fighter, leader and role model that members of the Utica Fire Department look up to. The City of Utica is fortunate to have a great public servant like Captain Barefoot serve in this capacity, and I am confident he will do an excellent job bringing leadership


Rome woman sentenced for stealing from elderly man

Barbara Flanigan, 57,was arrestedback in January and charged with third-degree grand larceny.


Rome police seek latest 'Warrant of the Week' suspect

Kevin Ribeiro, 23, is wanted on four Rome City Court warrants for assault, menacing, criminal trespass, harassment, criminal possession of a weapon, and acting in a manner injurious to a child, according to police. He has been arraigned on all of the charges but has since failed to appear in court.


‘Tuesdays with Morrie’ on stage Sunday

“Tuesdays with Morrie,” based on Mitch Albom’s memoir on his weekly visits with an old college professor suffering form Lou Gehrig’s disease. The book has been rewritten as a stage play and was made into a film in 1999. The NY Daily News has called the original stage production “a touching, life-aff


Rome teacher, assistant on leave after excessive discipline accusation

A teacher and a teacher's assistant at John E. Joy Elementary school, in Rome, are charged with misdemeanors for an incident allegedly involving excessive discipline against three special needs elementary students younger than 10 years old. Teacher Ashley Rasbach, 30, is charged with two counts each


Minimal damage, no one hurt in Castorland house fire

Castorland Fire responded, along with Beaver Falls and Croghan Volunteer fire departments, to extinguish the flames. There was minimal damage to belongings, but the building suffers some smoke and water damage.


Registered sex offender charged for sexual abuse of child under 11

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Owners of Bite Bakery open Wisk Baking Co. in Old Forge

The new bakery, called Wisk Baking Company, opened its doors for the first time on Friday at 117 Crosby Blvd., Old Forge.


Ride to benefit Lainey’s Army, animals

Lainey’s Army will host the Gorge Motorcycle Ride Against Animal Cruelty on Saturday, July 28, the organization has announced.Registration is $30 per driver and $10 per rider. The ride is to benefit the local Lainey’s Army/Road to Home North Animal Rescue.Registration begins at 8 a.m. at the rescue


Croghan man charged with DWI after attempting to pass through closed road

Authorities say Kenneth C. Kampnich, of 10487 State Route 812, attempted to pass through a closed road as firefighters were responding to a structure fire on State Route 410. When a deputy approached Mr. Kampnich to redirect his truck, he noticed an open container in the vehicle. Upon investigation,