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Law and Order: Snowmobile driver accused of DWI

Raymond EJ Smith, Jr., 43, of Lockport Road, Oakfield, is charged with operating a snowmobile while impaired by alcohol, operating a snowmobile on a street or highway, operating a snowmobile without liability insurance, operating an unregistered snowmobile, and refusal to take a breath test. Smith a

THE BATAVIAN - 2018-01-15 15:47:44

Woman, 25, with baby arrested on charges of smuggling drugs

A woman with a baby was arrested for allegedly smuggling marijuana and other controlled substances into Attica Correctional Facility while attempting to visit an inmate, according to State Police. Danielle A. Greene, 25, of Rochester, was accompanied on the visit Thursday by her 9-month-old daughter

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-01-16 04:38:27

Golisano to unveil tax plan

VICTOR - Tom Golisano plans to unveil a plan Tuesday he says will help homeowners "fight for equitable property taxes." The announcement comes on the heels of Golisan withholding school taxfor his lake home in South Bristol over a geese problem. In a news conference set for 10 a.m. at his Golisano F

MPNNOW - 2018-01-16 03:31:41

Kolb: Promotional spending adding up for taxpayers

Anyone who has turned on a television set in recent years has likely seen state-driven advertising, highlighting various outdoor recreational opportunities, attractions and business incentives. And taxpayers paid a hefty price for them. Between 2011 and 2017, New York spent $354 million toward touri

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2018-01-16 05:15:00

Letter: Don't leave out pro-life feminists

On Jan. 20, women will gather at the Women's Rights National Historical Park to celebrate the strides women have achieved as well as highlight areas still crying for redress; issues including the lack of equal pay as well as racism and workplace sexual harassment. The rally organized by per-Sisters

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2018-01-16 05:00:00

Sloop Brewing, one of Upstate NY's hottest beer makers, is expanding

EAST FISHKILL, NY -- Sloop Brewing Co., which has built a solid reputation beyond its Hudson Valley home, is expanding into a larger facility in southern Dutchess County. Sloop, maker of such beers as Juice Bomb and Sauer Peach, will take space in an industrial park in East Fishkill that was once ho

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-01-15 21:22:45

NY state must support NY's libraries, 'a beacon for all' (Your letters)

To the Editor: A news article from the BBC reported on the underground library below the streets of Damascus, Syria. The article shed light on hope and survival for the Syrian people throughout the ongoing war. One of the Syrian citizens said, "In a sense the library gave me back my life." Here in C

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-01-15 16:15:48

Joan Elizabeth Seamans announces Congressional run

Subscribed, but don't have a login? A Williamsville business owner says she will seek the Democratic Party nomination to challenge Chris Collins in the 27th congressional district. Joan Elizabeth Seamans says she wants to serve the people of Western New York who feel their voices aren't being heard

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2018-01-15 15:46:29

The Latest: Biden says on MLK day American values challenged

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - The Latest on Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebrations around the country (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Former Vice President Joe Biden says American values are being challenged in present times but that the leadership of Martin Luther King Jr. provides an example of how to re

CADILLAC NEWS - 2018-01-15 22:13:41

Allor to host office hours

CHEBOYGAN COUNTY - State Representative Sue Allor has announced she will hold her first local office hours for 2018 in Alcona, Alpena, Cheboygan, Iosco and Presque Isle Counties. "My goal again this year is to remain accessible," said Allor. "I was successful in 2017 by listening to the ideas of the

CHEBOYGAN TRIBUNE - 2018-01-16 05:01:00

Contaminated water meeting at CRTC Thursday

ALPENA - A special town hall meeting regarding the contaminated groundwater at Alpena Combat Readiness Center is going to take place Thursday and it is expected residents will receive an update on groundwater testing taken from wells within a one-mile radius of the base. A plan of action moving for

ALPENA NEWS - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

United Way is offering applications for 2019

Agencies/organizations must be non-profit and have a 501(c)(3) status from the IRS; Agencies/organizations must provide human service programs/projects; Agencies/organizations service area(s) must be Alpena, and/or Alcona, and/or Montmorency counties; Agencies/organizations must be incorporated

ALPENA NEWS - 2018-01-15 08:00:00

Walleye and perch fishing tournament to begin Jan. 27

Thunder Bay Walleye Club and Side Door Bait & Tackle are sponsoring the Walleye and Perch Fishing Tournament at Hubbard Lake on Jan. 27 from dark to dark. Registration is at Side Door Bait & Tackle beginning at 6 a.m. (bait will be available); registration will not be taken after 11 a.m. Pre-registr

ALPENA NEWS - 2018-01-15 08:00:00

Economic development takes time to show visible growth

News Photo by Steve Schulwitz Bill Mendenhall of Omega Eletric works on the interior of Biggby Coffee shop. According to Alpena Area Chamber of Commerce Economic Development Director Jim Klarich there are a lot development projects being worked on behind the scenes, which could come to fruition in t


Foundations helping our communities prosper

Foundations can make a huge difference for those they choose to make awards to. Over the years a number of area governments, public service agencies and special projects have benefited from their gifts. This week Alpena Public Schools was the latest recipient of a foundation's generosity, to the tu


We don't need RVpark at Mich-e-ke-wis

I was surprised to read in the Jan. 9 edition of The Alpena News that the city has been exploring the possibility of developing an RV park at Mich-e-ke-wis Park. Why am I surprised? Because about a year and a half to two years ago I attended an Alpena Municipal Council meeting to inquire about the


Former Fenton Director To Head RTPI

Joni Blackman, longtime director of the Fenton History Center, has taken on a new position as senior vice president and chief operating officer of the Roger Tory Peterson Institute. A longtime resident of the Jamestown area, Blackman has more than 30 years' experience in leading and managing not-fo

POST-JOURNAL - 2018-01-15 08:00:00

Committee looks at fire department merger

OBSERVER Photo by Ann Belcher Members of both Brocton and Portland fire departments and municipalities discuss the finer points of the potential merger of fire companies during the most recent Shared Services Committee meeting. BROCTON - The Brocton Portland Shared Service Committee got some questi

OBSERVER TODAY - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

Failed Bridge Abutment In Bemus Point Reused As Stabilization Tool

Pictured is the site of a stream bank stabilization project in Bemus Point. A failed bridge abutment was compromised during a November rainfall. Money from the county's 2 percent bed tax Lakes and Waterways Reserve was used to break the abutments down and the concrete used to stabilize the streamban


COLLAPSE: Building at Dart Airport caves

OBSERVER Photo by Jordan W. Patterson A building at Dart Airport in Hartfield reportedly has collapsed. It wasn't known when the building collapsed at the private airport and museum, located on Plank Road near Mayville, or what may have caused the incident. Someone who answered the phone at AFM Empo