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Verona man charged following Pizza Boys shots fired incident

New York Mills police say 27-year-old Tyler Vanderhoof of Verona has been charged with felony reckless endangerment after he allegedly discharged a firearm inside the Pizza Boys bar and restaurant on Clinton Street around 8:46 p.m. Thursday. Police say they received a tip Friday morning, after su

WKTV - 2018-03-23 21:54:00

Oneida County Sheriff's Office Investigate 2 Car Collision

Deputies say the crash happened around 4:30pm on State Route 26 in the Town of Lee. Carrie Ward of West Leyden was driving southbound, with a 14-year-old riding as a passenger in the vehicle. Ward's car was making a left-hand turn, when she collided with a car heading northbound driven by Krist

WKTV - 2018-03-24 04:49:00

Utica mother of baby found unattended on street appears in City Court

UTICA - A Utica woman recently charged after her baby was found unattended on a city street appeared Friday in City Court. In a brief appearance, Ledricka Ford pleaded not guilty to a charge of acting in a manner injurious to a child. A pre-trial conference was scheduled for April 19. The charge for

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2018-03-23 16:24:05

Herb Philipson's stores sold to long-time employee

Long-time employee Guy Viti has purchased Herb Philipson's sporting goods stores from Gary Philipson. "I have worked here for my entire professional career," Mr. Viti, president of merchandising and operations for the nine-store chain, said in a statement Wednesday. "I have plans for many new and e

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-03-23 12:15:00

Madison County issues warning on 'sharps'

Some hypodermic needles and medical lances are mistakenly making their way into the recycling stream in Madison County and putting workers at the Recycling Center at risk. Never put needles and lances - "sharps" - in recyclable containers or in with other recyclables, said the county. County residen

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2018-03-22 23:00:00

Police describe chaotic scene inside Pizza Boys restaurant

Lead investigator Zachary Ambrose says the bullet missed a musician, who was performing on s small stage in the corner of the bar, by about a foot, "There was somebody on stage and the bullet ended up lodging into a wall, where he was less than a foot away from." After a surveillance photo of the

WKTV - 2018-03-24 01:37:00

Two Run-Down Buildings In Oneida County To Get Upgrades

Two major facilities in Utica and Rome are getting huge upgrades. Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi announced Thursday that both municipalities will be receiving grants from the 'RESTORE NY Communities Initiative Program.' $2 Million Dollars awarded to the City of Utica will go towards rehabilitating the

WIBX950.COM - 2018-03-23 15:57:38

Firearm discharge suspect in Pizza Boys case, arrested

NEW YORK MILLS - An arrest has been made in a Thursday night incident at Pizza Boys where a firearm was allegedly discharged inside the restaurant, New York Mills Police report. Tyler Vanderhoof, 27, of Verona was charged with first-degree reckless endangerment, a felony. An investigation is ongoing

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2018-03-23 20:09:43

UPDATE: Police seek suspect who fired gun in NY Mills Pizza Boys

NEW YORK MILLS - Village police Thursday night were searching for a suspect who fired a gun inside the Pizza Boys establishment. Police responded to the 9 Clinton St. bar/eatery business at 8:46 p.m., with other nearby agencies responding shortly after. There were no injuries, officials said, and th

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2018-03-23 12:23:36

1 person killed in Utica shooting Wednesday night

The victim, identified as Quintin J. Horner, 50 of Utica, was rushed to the hospital where they later died. --release from Utica Police-- On March 21, 2018, at approximately 7:40 pm, the Utica Police Department responded to the 1600 block of Steuben St. for a "shots fired" call. Upon arrival of


Herb Philipson's purchased by longtime employee

A longtime Herb Philipson's employee has purchased the company, according to a news release. The company had gone up for sale in January. "My mother and I could not be happier than to see the sale of Herb Philipson's to Guy Viti," Gary Philipson, in the release. "Guy started working for my father th


Oneida woman seeks to fill state Supreme Court vacancy

Melissa Stearns has announced her candidacy for the state Supreme Court judge vacancy left by the retirement of Judge Kevin Dowd. Steans, who resides in Oneida with her husband and three teen children, is the principal law clerk for Acting State Supreme Court Judge Donald F. Cerio Jr. in the Sixth D

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2018-03-22 23:00:00

Utica man facing murder charges after stabbing victim dies

UTICA, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - Charges against a Utica man have been upgraded to murder after a stabbing victim succumbed to his injuries. 35-year-old Edmond Hyatt was charged with attempted murder last week when officers say he stabbed two men inside a John Street apartment. One of the victims sustained

LOCALSYR.COM - 2018-03-22 21:04:14

Former Moose Lodge in Oneida deemed public nuisance

Charles Pritchard - Oneida Daily Dispatch Common Council meets to discuss the former Oneida Moose Lodge on Tuesday, March 20, 2018. Oneida, N.Y. >> The former Moose Lodge on Route 5 was the topic of discussion at Tuesday's Common Council meeting. Despite the owner of the 409 Genesee St. property n


Third day of witness testimony underway in Coffin murder trial

Coffin is charged with second-degree murder and second-degree criminal possession of a weapon. He's accused of shooting 25-year-old Thomas Shepherd to death outside of Sammy G's bar in Rome on Aug. 19, 2017. He then evaded authorities for nearly two weeks before being captured in Las Vegas. On We

WKTV - 2018-03-22 17:43:00

Police: Busts yield crack cocaine, heroin

PLATTSBURGH - Three people were arrested Tuesday in connection with drug trafficking in the City of Plattsburgh, and police reported seizure of narcotics with an estimated street value of $10,000. Plattsburgh City Police charged Cody J. Grenier, 24, of Dannemora and Eryn Devins, 31, of Ellenburg wi


Police identify body of man found near Creek Walk Trailhead

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - Syracuse Police have identified the body of a man who was found in the area of the Creek Walk Trailhead on Monday afternoon. Police say the man, John C. Frazier, was reported missing on Nov. 18, 2017, and he'd last been seen at the Destiny USA mall. Investigators believe F


Pipe breaks in Oneida, shutting down stretch of Main Street

ONEIDA, N.Y. -- A sewer pipe broke Tuesday morning in Oneida, shutting down part of the city's Main Street. The broken sewer main is in downtown Oneida, Madison County on Main Street/Route 46. Main Street is closed between Lenox Avenue (Route 365A) and Oneida Street, reported the state Department of


Surveillance video of Rome murder on 1st day of testimony

Day one of witness testimony in Robert Coffin's murder trial brought an eyewitness to the stand...and surveillance video of the crime to a courtroom monitor. Coffin is accused of shooting 25-year-old Robert Shepherd to death outside Sammy G's, in Rome, back in August. Scroll for more content... F


Sheriff weighs in on bringing more armed officers in Oneida County schools

The Sheriffs' Association said the state legislature and Gov. Andrew Cuomo to fund one armed officer in every school as part of the state budget for the fiscal year that starts April 1. It would cost $35,000 to $100,000 dollars for salary and benefits for each armed officer. Oneida County Sheri