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Upstate NY's cheapest zip codes: 5 places in CNY where homes sell for dirt cheap

In some areas, auctions, foreclosures and other factors drive median home sale prices down below $50,000, according to data from .

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-10-17 07:34:00

Earlville man arrested for welfare fraud

Lenox, NY — An Earlville man was arrested for welfare fraud totaling $2,112.On Oct. 15, Madison County Sheriff's Office investigators arrested Justin T. Marris, 26, of Earlville, was charged with fourth-degree welfare fraud, fourth-degree grand larceny, first-degree offering a false instrument for f

ONEIDA DISPATCH - 2018-10-16 20:07:00

Fire in Norwich leaves trailer uninhabitable, cause under investigation

According to Norwich Fire Department Chief Jan Papelino, a 911 call was received at approximately 10:30 p.m. on Monday night, and the caller reported that a tree fell over on River Street, stressing and breaking a power line, and a nearby trailer was on fire.

EVENING SUN - 2018-10-17 00:00:00

Meth and a handgun: Montrose fugitive arrested in Johnson City traffic stop

Johnson City police stopped a vehicle on Main Street, then learned the driver was wanted by Pennsylvania authorities on a drug charge, and allegedly had a loaded gun with him.

PRESSCONNECTS - 2018-10-16 21:16:00

After DWI arrest, Delaware County man accused of threatening troopers

Thomas G. Harris, 26, of Unadilla, was arrested Sunday just after 5:30 p.m., following a traffic stop on State Highway 357 in the Town of Sidney. Troopers said he was speeding at 101 miles per hour and his reportable blood alcohol content was 0.20 percent — more than twice the legal limit.

PRESSCONNECTS - 2018-10-17 14:36:00

Cortland woman falsified unemployment benefits for three years, police say

CORTLAND, N.Y. — A Cortland woman was arrested this week for allegedly lying about her employment status to receive unemployment benefits in excess of $6,000 over a three-year period.

CORTLANDVOICE.COM - 2018-10-17 09:54:41

CNY probation officer leaves post after admitting to sex with probationer

Bridget Duerr, 44, of Cicero, pleaded guilty to misdemeanor official misconduct in September for the relationship with a man she was supervising. The encounters were consensual, authorities said.

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-10-16 15:05:00

Madison County man accused of welfare fraud

Sheriff’s deputies said Justin T. Marris, 26, of 5693 Lebanon Road, Earlville, forged another person’s signature on his public assistance paperwork to claim he was working for that person, and that was a lie Deputies said Marris’ claim that he was working meant he was not required to complete work a

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2018-10-17 16:00:00

Former teacher gets probation for sexual relationship with 15-year-old

Timothy Lee, 47, pleaded guilty on Monday to third-degree criminal sex act, a class E felony.


Man charged for making terroristic threats to a Cortland County Walmart

Pedersen has been charged with making a terroristic threat, a felony, and second-degree aggravated harassment, a misdemeanor.


Police: Utica woman switched price tags of items at Walmart to buy them for cheaper

After completing the transaction, the woman was confronted by a Walmart employee. Police responded and identified the woman as Jennifer L. Martin, 36, of Utica.


3 CNY school districts among the highest teacher turnover rates in Upstate NY

Here are the three Central NY districts that made the list, including their turnover rates, and the rates of turnover for teachers who have been with the district for less than five years:


45-year-old Walton woman dies in Oneonta crash

ONEONTA- A 45-year-old woman was killed in an accident on State Route 23 in the town of Oneonta on Saturday night.New York State Police said, Katy Doughty, 45 of Walton N.Y., was crossing State Route 23 near State Highway 28 and was hit by a vehicle traveling east on Route 23. Police said Doughty wa


Area Police Blotters – Week of Oct. 5-12

Found in the area of Kinney Drugs: Three pairs of sunglasses, fit bit, USB and four sets of keys. Contact the Cazenovia Police Department at (315) 655-3276 to claim.


$1 Million In Funding Available For New Farmers In New York State

Two New York State agencies have announced that more than $1 million in funding is now available to support new farmers throughout the state.Empire State Development and the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets say the funding is aimed at assisting early-stage farmers and is administ


Walton Woman Killed Crossing Unlit Route 23

The victim was identified as Katy Doughty, 45, who was crossing the busy road at 8:18 p.m. when was was struck by an eastbound car. The driver was not identified.


Deputies: Motorist  had meth, Rx drug

Chenango County deputies said a "lengthy investigation" into the ongoing sales of methamphetamine in Chenango County yielded an arrest on Oct. 10.According to a media release, members of the Chenango County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division and officers of the city of Norwich Police Department con


Three arrested for making meth at Madison County residence

Inside the residence, police found approximately five ounces of liquid methamphetamine, a gas generator, and several other items used in the manufacturing of meth. In addition, approximately one gram of meth was located on an individual.


Greene woman missing, needs medication, says NYS Police

The New York State Police at Norwich says 43-year-old Arzou Hami, from Greene, was last seen Sunday, October 7th, exiting a vehicle near the area of State Highway 369 in Port Crane.


Town of Paris man arrested

PARIS, NY- Oneida County Sheriff's officials say they responded to a call for a domestic dispute at a home on Church Road in Paris around 1:30 Friday afternoon. When deputies arrived, they say 58-year-old Robert Hailston fled the home and went into a nearby corn field.Sheriff's officials say when de