Festivities in and around Hamilton

The community festivities in Hamilton now cover a two week period around the Fourth of July.

The highlight remains the annual Fourth of July parade. This year’s theme is “The Melting Pot that is America.” In 2016, 120 entries entertained the thousands of individuals lined up along the two mile parade route that winds the […]

Tenney denounces Cuomo’s expected veto of $90 million in Lake Ontario relief funding

Rep. Claudia Tenney

Cuomo expected not to approve relief package for victims of flooding; Legislature unanimously approved measure prior to veto

Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) denounced Governor Cuomo’s expected veto of a bipartisan measure to provide $90 million in relief funding for Lake Ontario flood victims and municipalities.

“Families and small business owners […]

Stirpe: It’s up to us to protect seniors from abuse and exploitation

Al Stirpe

Seniors built our community – they’ve put in the time, hard work and dedication to make Central New York what it is today. We have them to thank for so many of the things that we love about our neighborhoods. So when they need our support, it’s only right that we do […]

Mackenzie Elliott Named to Buffalo State Spring 2017 Dean’s List

Mackenzie Elliott of Manlius has been named to the Spring 2017 dean’s list at SUNY Buffalo State. Elliott is majoring in exceptional education and elementary education.

To qualify, students must earn a GPA of 3.5 or higher and complete a minimum of 12 credit hours.


PAC 99 schedule for week of June 25, 2017

Monday, June 26

9 a.m., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.: Oneida High School Honors Convocation 2107 June 5 11:13 a.m., 4:13 p.m. and 9:13 p.m.: Oneida High School Graduation Exercises2017 June 24

Tuesday, June 27

9 a.m., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.: Mansion House Speakers: AIDS and Reproductive Rights Activism in the creation of Queer […]

Great Swamp Conservancy’s annual community garage sale

Repurpose, recycle and reuse is the GSC’s theme for this annual garage sale July 7 and 8 from 9 am – 3 pm. The sale will take place in the back barn past the silo, with a variety of treasures. Families or individuals may rent a 10’ x 10’ space for $8 for the 2 […]

Herkimer County woman arrested for Leandra’s Law after fleeing from traffic stop

On June 22, 2017, the Oneida County 911 Center issued a BOLO (Be On the Lookout) for a check the welfare of a subject who is driving and possibly under the influence of drugs. At approximately 2:14 a.m., a trooper observed the vehicle at the FasTrac located on Erie Blvd in the City of Rome. […]

Fulton man facing felony drug charges following traffic stop in Clay

On Monday, June 19, 2017, at approximately 1:50 p.m., State Police stopped a vehicle traveling northbound on State Route 481 for several traffic violations. The operator, Anthony W. Losito, 30, from Sundown Road, Fulton, was found to be driving the vehicle with a suspended non-driver identification.

Further investigation revealed various drug paraphernalia, marijuana and more […]

Bridgeport traffic stop leads to arrests for possession of heroin, marijuana

Taniquia Johnson

Jerry Pizarro

On June 21, 2017, at approximately 9:25 a.m., State Police stopped a vehicle on State Route 298 in Bridgeport for failing to stop at a stop sign.

The Troopers immediately detected a strong odor of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. The operator, Cire D. Flowers, 24, from Griffin […]

Oswego County family, including two children, victims of road rage incident on I-81

Victims’ vehicle

Jerry Pizarro

On June 22, 2017, at approximately 2:35 p.m., a Trooper patrolling northbound on I-81 in the Town of Salina came upon an accident that had just occurred. The Trooper discovered a gray Ford pickup that had struck the concrete barrier, and spun, facing south in the northbound lanes near […]

Oneida Police Department blotter

June 15, 2017:

Diane R. Stevens, 41, 474 Lincoln Ave., Oneida was issued appearance tickets for littering and for having an unlicensed dog.

June 16, 2017:

Laurie K. McGuinness, 46, 570 Main St., Oneida was issued an appearance ticket for junk vehicle. Allison R. Collins, 19, 225 Farrier Ave., Oneida, was issued an appearance ticket […]

Madison County Sheriff’s deputies investigate serious two-car motor vehicle accident

Madison County Sheriff’s Deputies are investigating a serious accident that occurred at approximately 11 a.m. on Lakeport Road in Sullivan. The two-vehicle crash occurred on the railroad bridge on Lakeport Road, between Fyler Road and the Village of Chittenango.

The two-vehicle crash occurred on the railroad bridge on Lakeport Road, between Fyler Road and the […]