Morrisville Fire District elections Dec. 10

Notice is hereby given that pursuant to town law and a resolution of the Board of Fire Commissioners, the annual election of the Morrisville Fire District will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Dec. 10, 2019, in the Morrisville Fire Department Firehouse, 50 E. Main St., Morrisville, for the purpose of electing one […]

Brindisi Statement on Terrorism Risk Insurance Reauthorization Passage

Rep. Anthony Brindisi

The House of Representatives voted to reauthorize the critical Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA). Congressman Anthony Brindisi supported the measure to help protect New York in the case of a terrorist attack. Brindisi issued the following statement:

“This is a win for New York workers, businesses, and our local and state governments. In […]

BLOTTER: Oneida Police Department

Nov. 6, 2019

Robert T. Bargabos, 27, 134 Center St., Canastota, was charged with inadequate headlights and aggravated unlicensed operator in the 3rd degree.

Nov. 7, 2019

Alissa A. Case, 18, 6043 Creek Rd., Oneida, was charged with inadequate headlights and aggravated unlicensed operator in the 3rd degree. Edward S. Highers, 28, 11 Radnor […]

Madison County Sheriff’s deputies intervene in possible self-harm incident

On Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, at 12:26 p.m., the Madison County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a possibly suicidal male on Canaseraga Road in Sullivan; the male was in his vehicle, parked off the roadway on private property near the train tracks.

Law enforcement blocked all vehicular traffic from driving near the scene, […]

BLOTTER: Oneida Police Department

Nov. 1, 2019

Peter S. Hopkins, 55, of 235 N. Lake St., Oneida, was issued a criminal summons for passing a stopped school bus.Terry S. Braxton, 38, of 153 Beverly Road, Syracuse, was arrested on a bench warrant alleging that she failed to appear on charges of criminal possession of a weapon and seventh-degree […]

Munnsville man arrested on rape and sex abuse charges

State police in Oneida arrested Glynn W. Collins, 44, of Munnsville, on the following charges:

Two counts of second-degree rape and two counts of second-degree criminal sex act, both class D felonies; and second-degree sex abuse and endangering the welfare of a child, both class A misdemeanors.

On Nov. 5, 2019, state police were […]

Attorney General warns against price gouging after declaration of emergency in 12 NY counties

Attorney General Letitia James

Heavy rain and high winds during Halloween storm caused widespread flooding

New York Attorney General Letitia James issued a consumer alert, warning consumers and businesses to be on alert for potential pricing gouging in the aftermath of a storm that impacted parts of Upstate New York on Halloween. The following day, […]

BLOTTER: Oneida Police Department

Oct. 25, 2019

Hope M. Barcume, 43, 338 Williams St., Oneida, was charged with inadequate lights and aggravated unlicensed operator in the 3rd degree. Rosemarie Musolino, 25, 123 N. Warner St., Oneida, was issued a criminal summons for harassment in the 2nd degree.

Oct. 26, 2019

Aaron S. Sochia, 29, 311 Washington Ave., Oneida, […]

Utica Police Department news

UPD issues Notre Dame High School threat update

On Oct. 29, 2019, the Utica Police Department was made aware of a conversation that occurred on a social media platform; in that conversation, vague threats were made against specific individuals who were students at Notre Dame High School.

An investigation was initiated, and proactive measures […]

Troopers investigate motorcycle crash in Clay

State police are investigating a crash that occurred Tuesday evening on Brewerton Road in Clay.

On Oct. 29, 2019, at approximately 7:15 p.m., a 2012 Kawasaki motorcycle, operated by Craig M. Eberle, 25, of Cicero, was northbound on Brewerton Road when he struck the rear of a 2013 Mazda CX7, operated by Cary M. […]

BLOTTER: Utica Police Department

UPD responds to multiple shots-fired calls; one critical. Police seek assistance from public

On Oct. 28, 2019, at 11:59 a.m., the Utica Police Department was dispatched to Hannaford Plaza for a shots-fired call with a victim.

Upon arrival, officers located a 34-year-old male with multiple gunshots wounds. It appeared that the victim was shot […]

BLOTTER: Oneida Police Department

Oct. 18, 2019

Richard D. Brayen, 59, of 119 Arch St., Chittenango, was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operator.Russell A. Couey, 41, of 217 N. Main St., Oneida, was charged with insufficient tail lights, unlicensed operator and second-degree aggravated unlicensed operator.Eric W. Hertel, 23, of 3289 Pine Ridge Road, Canastota, was charged with fourth-degree […]