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Cybersecurity expert joins AIS board of directors

Rome GreyCastle Security, a subsidiary of Assured Information Security (AIS), has announced that Michael Convertino, a cybersecurity expert originally from Utica, has joined its board of directors.  Convertino brings with him more than 20 years of industry experience, both in the public and private sectors, the AIS announcement said. He joined the Air Force in the late 1990s and... 4:00pm 05/18/18

52-year-old Verona man charged after stand-off

Public Safety TOWN OF VERONA — The 52-year-old man charged early Friday morning in Verona was taken into custody following a 10-hour stand-off that started with a BB gun, according to law enforcement officials. State police said Brian A. Hinton, of 5333 Broad St., was in an argument with a neighbor at about 6:30 p.m. Thursday regarding Hinton shooting a BB gun. Troopers said Hinton pointed... 4:00pm 05/19/18

Public Safety Logs — May 19, 2018

Public Safety Mutual aid logTo report an emergency: 911Friday11:04 a.m. Verona and Vineall Ambulance, Route 31, accident.3:36 p.m. Lake Delta, Sunset Lane, structure fire.3:57 p.m. Lee Center and Westernville, to same.7:07 p.m. Yorkville, Bayliss Ave., investigate.10:22 p.m. Deansboro, Route 12B, Kirkland, grass fire.10:40 p.m. Oriskany, Route 69, investigate.11:03 p.m. New Hartford, Seneca... 4:00pm 05/19/18

MVCAA to receive nearly $10M from feds for Head Start and Early Head Start programs

County U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Friday announced $9,687,500 in federal funding for Head Start and Early Head Start programs at Mohawk Valley Community Action Agency, Inc. The federal funding was allocated through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and will be used to support child care services for low-income... 4:00pm 05/19/18

Madison Co. offers list of trash haulers

Madison Madison County residents affected by the closure of Feher Rubbish Removal can find a list of haulers operating within the county on the Department of Solid Waste and Sanitation website.  The list is at https://www.madisoncounty.ny.gov/DocumentCenter/View/159/Commercial-Hauler-List-Most-Current-PDF or can be accessed on www.madisoncounty.ny.gov by clicking on “Departments” then... 4:00pm 05/19/18