End of Watch: Sheriff’s First Canine Officer was to Retire Next Month

Pictured Deputy Zaleski and Lida.

(Wampsville, NY – Feb. 2013) Madison County’s first narcotic canine team, known throughout the law enforcement community as unit K9-1, is no longer available. The team, consisting of canine Lida and her handler, Deputy Lance Zaleski, were coming close to the end of their joint efforts with Lida due […]

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 […]

Accident Leaves Child in Critical Condition

Submitted by John Ball, Madison County Undersheriff

(Town of Lebanon, NY – Nov. 24, 2012_ Madison County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a serious two-car motor vehicle accident that occurred shortly before 1 p.m. this afternoon, at the intersection of River Road and Chamberlain Road in the Madison County Town of Lebanon.

A vehicle operated by […]

173rd Madison County Fair a Great Success

To the Editor:

(Brookfield, NY – July 2012) The 173rd edition of the Madison County Fair enjoyed nearly perfect “Fair” weather for its four day run, July 12 through 15. Patrons and participants alike were entertained daily by the numerous free shows and family oriented activities taking place daily on the fairgrounds.

Several of the […]

Beat the Winter Blues: Eighth Annual Community Showcase is March 10

(Chittenango, NY – March 2012) Looking for a way to beat the winter blues, get free ice cream and win prizes? Don’t miss the Eighth Annual Community Showcase, sponsored by the Greater Sullivan Area Chamber of Commerce and the Chit­tenango High School FBLA.

The Showcase is again featuring its fourth Annual Pie Contest. Area pie […]

Canastota VFW Wraps Up Year

(Canastota, NY – Jan. 2012) On Nov. 29 Canastota VFW Post 600 received many thanks from the participants of the AARP Drivers Safety Course that was put on by Robert Haehl and available free to the veterans and their spouses. We thank our Ladies Auxiliary for their help putting on the free meal and refreshments. […]