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Oneida City Police Looking for Two Men Wanted In Armed Robbery
Oneida City Police are looking for two suspects allegedly involved in a home invasion and armed robbery that occurred Friday.According to police, the two suspects are considered armed and dangerous. Police are looking for 35-year-old Christopher Santilli and 23-year-old Alamo Clemente. Police believ
2 wanted in Oneida home invasion and armed robbery
Oneida, N.Y. — The Oneida City Police are looking for two suspects in connection with an armed robbery and home invasion that occurred on Stone Street Friday.Christopher W. Santilli, 35, of Munnsville, and Victor Alamo Clemente, 23, from Syracuse, are both considered armed and dangerous. They are be
Oneida city man arrested for child pornography
Robert D. Douglas, 42, of 526 Stone St., Oneida, was charged with two counts of promoting a sexual performance by a child, a class D felony; possessing a sexual performance by a child, a class E felony; and sex offender failure to report a status change, a class E felony.
Drying Monday forecast, new system on the way
Good Monday morning! Here's what you need to know about the forecast before you start your day.This morning:Temperatures will be in the mid-30s for most as you head out the door. A band of weak lake effect sprinkles and flurries is now north of Syracuse, in Oswego and Oneida counties.
Local law enforcement ask community to step up to help brother in blue with battle for his life
Manlius Police Sergeant Ken Hatter is battling cancer. He's lived for years with non-Hodgkins lymphoma, but it's turned agressive and now requires more aggressive treatment.It's a battle Hatter now can't win on his own. Local civilian with the Oneida County Sheriff's office is no stranger to cancer.
2 teens shot near Danforth Middle School in Syracuse, police say
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Just days after community and city leaders spoke out about the recent string of violence involving young people, two more children have been shot in Syracuse, city police said Sunday. Two boys were shot shortly before noon Sunday in the 600 block of W. Lafayette Ave., Syracuse poli
Syracuse police investigate shooting on Lafayette Avenue
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Police are investigating a shooting that occurred around noon Sunday on the city's south side. It occurred near Lafayette and Richardson avenues, near Danforth middle school. Two bicycles are seen lying on their sides in the middle of the crime scene. A dispatcher confirmed poli
Jessica's Heroes run through Oneida
Oneida, N.Y. — Though she lost her fight with breast cancer in 2017, Oneida local Jessica Froelick's compassion lives on in the people who came out to honor her memory and support those affected by cancer.Jessica's Heroes is a 5K run and walk that invited everyone from the greater Oneida area to the
Oneida County Has Huge Roll in Replenishing Endangered Species
New York waters that once teemed withLake Sturgeon, are once again seeing the historic fish. TheNew York State Department of Environmental Conservationhas been working with Federal and Local groups to replenish the threatened species since 1993 and Oneida County is playing a significant role in the
Dozens of crews battle fire that displaced seven
Dozens of firefighters from several departments battled a fire early Sunday morning in Hartwick Seminary. This photo is courtesy of Allotsego.com.NEWSChannel 2 has a crew headed to the scene.The fire started around 3:30 Sunday morning at 4703 Route 28, Hartwick Seminary.The Red Cross assisted the fa
Letter: Oneida County voters need to wake up
The proposed Oneida County 2019 budget eliminates payments to communities that were negatively impacted by the Oneida County/New York State Indian agreement.Several years ago, Picente offered a take it or leave it proposal to share a small amount of revenues to local communities affected by the agre
Police looking for 2 men involved in robbery and home invasion
ONEIDA- Oneida City Police are asking for the public's help in locating two men they say were involved in a robbery and home invasion early Friday morning.Christopher W. Santilli, 35, of Munnsville and Victor Alamo Clemente, 23, of Syracuse. Both wanted in connection with a home invasion and armed r
On the ballot in Madison County
WAMPSVILLE — The Madison County Board of Elections is reminding residents of upcoming elections for federal, state and local office on Tuesday, Nov. 6 from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.Offices to appear on the ballot are as follows: U.S. Senator; U.S. Representative for the 22nd district; governor and lieutenant
New toy store opens in New Hartford Shopping Plaza
NEW HARTFORD, NY - There's a new toy store that has opened in the Mohawk Valley, just in time for the upcoming Christmas holidays.Lady & Leap Toy Shop held their grand opening Saturday in the New Hartford Shopping Center.
Local municipalities grapple with possible loss of casino revenue in budgets
UTICA, N.Y. — With three new towns opting into its Partnership for Prosperity Program, Oneida County is eliminating money previously appropriated to four Western Oneida County municipalities.The city of Sherrill, the village of Vernon, the village of Sylvan Beach and the town of Augusta previously r
Oneida Lake boat launch closed temporarily
The South Shore boat launch site on the southern shore of Oneida Lake, east of Bridgeport in the town of Sullivan, Madison County, will be closed for up to eight days that began Thursday for driveway repaving, the New York Department of Environmental Conservation announced.Alternative launch sites i
Truck driver gets three years probation for fraud
Roger M. Decker Jr., 48, was sentenced to three years probation, and was ordered to pay $7,875 in restitution, in Utica City Court Thursday on a charge of third-degree perjury, according to the state Inspector General’s Office.
Oneida Movieplex Adds Luxury Seating
On top of the plush recliners, the Oneida Movieplex is also offering $5 movie tickets for all showtimes before noon, $5 tickets all day Tuesdays and $1 small popcorn with each admission on Wednesdays.
New Hartford woman accused of stealing from Kirkland Arts Center
KIRKLAND – A New Hartford woman is facing a felony charge after she allegedly stole money from the Kirkland Arts Center while she worked there, according to the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office.Jennifer Walker, 47, is charged with felony fourth-degree grand larceny.
Sheriff's Office Investigating Non-Credible Threat At CNY School
The Oneida County Sheriff's Office is still looking into a non-credible threat that was made Thursday at New York Mills High School.According to Sheriff Maciol, deputies were on scene at the school yesterday afternoon investigating and working with school officials to get to the bottom of the threat