Madison County to Participate in Statewide STOP-DWI Super Bowl Weekend Crackdown Enforcement Effort

(Wampsville, NY- Jan. 29, 2013) Madison County Sheriff Allen Riley announced that Madison County will participate in a special enforcement effort to crackdown on impaired driving.

The statewide STOP-DWI Crackdown efforts start on Feb. 1 and will end on Feb. 4.

Super Bowl Weekend is historically a deadly period for impaired driving. New York State […]

Sheriffs Converge to Discuss NY Safe Act

To the Editor:

(Wampsville, NY) This week, sheriffs from across New York state met in Albany to carefully review the NY Safe Act. At the conclusion of the week, the sheriffs in attendance in conjunction with the NYS Sheriffs’ Association formulated a formal position statement.

There are a number of provisions in the law that […]

Sheriff Riley to Speak at Next Hamilton Forum

(Hamilton, NY – Nov. 2012) The Hamilton Forum is honored to announce that Sheriff Allen Riley of the Madison County Sheriff’s Office will be the guest speaker for an upcoming meeting to be held Thursday evening Nov. 15 at 7 p.m. at the Colgate Inn in Hamilton.

Riley’s talk will focus on the abuse of […]

Sheriff Announces Summer Camp Send-Off

(Wampsville, NY – July 2012) Madison County Sheriff Allen Riley announced last week that 12 children from the county are attending the New York State Sheriffs’ Association Institute’s 2012 Summer Camp; as of press time, the send-off was expected to be held Sunday, July 29.

The Sheriffs’ Summer Camp is designed to provide a […]

Sheriff Riley Offers Holiday Safety Tips

(Wampsville, NY – Dec. 2011) With the Christmas and holiday celebration season in full swing, I would like to provide some safety tips that will help all of our citizens have a safe and enjoyable holiday season.

With the increased demands on our time and attention this time of year, we are more vulnerable […]

Riley to Speak at Lebanon Democrat Caucus

(Randallsville, NY – Sept. 2011) Town of Lebanon Democrats will gather to nominate candidates for town office for 2011 when they meet to caucus Saturday, Sept. 17, at 10:30 a.m. at the Smith Valley Community Center in Randallsville on River Road in the hamlet.

Madison County Sheriff Allen Riley, a Lebanon resident and registered […]

Sheriff Cracking Down on Drunk Drivers This Fourth of July Weekend


Issued by John Ball, Madison County Undersheriff

(Madison County, NY – June 28, 2011) July 4th celebrations often include cook-outs, picnics, boating, time spent with family and friends and, of course, fireworks. But for too many Americans, the nation’s annual celebration is filled with tragedy, as it is one of the deadliest holidays […]

Earlville: From Village Hall

Trustees Discuss Summer Events, Contract with Madison County Sherriff

By Chris Hoffman

(Earlville, NY – March 8, 2011) The Earlville Board of Trustees met on March 8. Attending were Mayor Mark Doeberl; Trustees William Excell, Gerald Hayes, Henry Moore, and Thomas Taylor; Clerk/Treasurer Kelly Beach; and about 13 members of the public.

The trustees voted […]

Fire Ruled Suspicious

(Town of Lenox, NY – Feb. 20, 2011) A structure fire in the town of Lenox last night has been labeled suspicious by sheriff’s investigators.

Fire crews responded to a vacant home, located on Briggs Bay Road shortly after 6:15 p.m. Saturday evening. When they arrived, the building was fully involved.

The fire was knocked […]

Head-on crash injures four, three with serious injuries

(Town of Lenox, NY – Nov. 4, 2010) Madison County Sheriff Allen Riley reports that serious injuries have occurred to three persons as a result of a two vehicle, head on crash that occurred during the noon hour today. The crash occurred on Route 5 in the Town of Lenox approximately 1/10th of a mile […]

Earlville: Non-Profits Must Pay for Water

Audit reveals non-profits were illegally exempt from services

By Chris Hoffman

(Earlville, NY – Oct. 12) The Earlville Board of Trustees held its regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. on Oct. 12. Present were Mayor Mark Doeberl; Trustee and Deputy Mayor William Excell; Trustees Henry Moore, Gerald Hayes, and Tom Taylor; and Clerk-Treasurer Christian Vischi. […]

Car crashes into woods, burns, one person killed

Possibly Morrisville State College student

(Fenner, NY – Sept. 1, 2010) Madison County Sheriff Allen Riley reports that Deputies are continuing their investigation into a one car fatal crash that occurred at about 10 a.m. this morning on the Oxbow Road in the Town of Fenner.

It appears that the car involved in the crash […]