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Pair charged after 51 meth pots seized in Madison County drug raid

Public Safety CITY OF ONEIDA — A total of 51 portable methamphetamine labs were seized during a drug raid on Canal Road in Madison County this week. Sheriff’s deputies said Brian A. James, 34, and Susan M. Klish, 59, were taken into custody during the raid at 1720 Canal Road. Deputies said the pair were involved in the large-scale production of meth, as well as the disposal of hazardous... 4:00pm 09/21/18

Valesky concedes primary but remains on November ballot

County Syracuse educator Rachel May emerged as the winner in the Democratic primary for state Senate District 53 Thursday, as incumbent David Valesky conceded after absentee and other outstanding votes were counted. Valesky, however, remains on the line of the Independence Party and Women’s Equality Party for the general election and said he hasn’t decided whether to actively... 4:00pm 09/21/18

Pair named Officers of the Month for presidential preparations

Public Safety Rome Police Captain Dominic Corigliano and Lieutenant Mark P. Liddy are both honorees for Officer of the Month for August, the department has announced. Police officials said the two men were in charge of preparations for President Donald J. Trump’s visit to Griffiss International Airport on Aug. 13. Capt. Corigliano was in charge of planning and organizing traffic control,... 4:00pm 09/21/18

Three charged in hit and run accident in city Thursday

Public Safety Three people have been charged following a hit and run accident in a suspected stolen car at West Court and North Madison streets Thursday afternoon, according to law enforcement officials. Police said Jonathan C. Onley, 27, of 1323 Floyd Ave., took another person’s vehicle without permission, and on a suspended license, and then picked up two other people and their 1-year-old... 4:00pm 09/21/18

State sends letters to schools to warn of opioid dangers

Education The state has sent a letter to school districts as part of continued efforts to raise awareness of dangers of illegal fentanyl, other opioids, and synthetic cannabinoids, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday. The letter details the risks, including death, that are associated with the drugs and reminds school districts of resources offered by the state to educate students and... 4:00pm 09/21/18

Jervis joins National Voter Registration Day efforts

County National Voter Registration Day is a national holiday with the sole focus of registering citizens to vote that will be recognized Tuesday, Sept. 25. This year, Jervis Library joins libraries throughout the Mid-York Library System to observe the day. At Jervis, community volunteers will be on hand from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday to assist people wishing to register to vote... 4:00pm 09/21/18

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