Herkimer County resident recognized for life-saving assistance at 2018 crash scene

A Danube resident was honored this week for putting his life on the line to save a Yorkville woman whose vehicle drove off State Route 5S, striking a mailbox and overturning several times.

The operator of the vehicle, Melissa M. Knudsen, 40, of Yorkville, was trapped inside. A nearby neighbor, Jason Ploss, heard the […]

State police investigating bank robbery in Sylvan Beach

State police are investigating a bank robbery that occurred at the Adirondack Bank in the village of Sylvan Beach, Oneida County.

On Feb. 6, 2019, at 12:46 p.m., an individual entered the front entrance to the Adirondack Bank located at 808 Main St., Sylvan Beach, approached the teller counter and displayed a hand-written note […]

Cold Case: State police continue investigating 1997 missing persons case

Cold Case: The New York State Police continue to investigate a missing persons case from 1997

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Cold Case: State police continue investigating 1997 missing persons caseState police continue to investigate the missing person case of 62-year-old John Sapienza.Sapienza has been missing since Feb. 24, 1997 from St. Johnsville.A friend reported […]

Canastota Man Arrested on Rape Charges

(Oneida, NY – August 9, 2013) – State Police in Oneida arrested 32 year-old, Kenneth R. Chaires, from 2949 Tag Road in Canastota, NY for Rape in the first degree, a class “B” felony.

Chaires was charged after an investigation into his conduct with a female under the age of eleven that occurred in […]