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Driver charged with drugs

Public Safety A 33-year-old man was busted with more than an ounce of crack cocaine during a traffic stop on Massock Avenue Wednesday evening. Police said Robert W. Coffin, of 124 Fourth St., was pulled over for having a taillight out on his vehicle at about 7:28 p.m. Once he was stopped, police said an officer spotted a baggie of the drug inside the vehicle, and Coffin tried to hide it in... 4:00pm 02/27/15

Oneida County food service inspections

Notices County Health Department inspectors conduct unannounced and periodic checks of food service establishments to determine if they comply with the state codes, rules and regulations. Here are health department ratings after recent inspections: Unsatisfactory Restaurant conditions were found unsatisfactory.  SUBWAY, 3987 Oneida St., New Hartford, Jan. 16: Containers of meats and... 4:00pm 02/27/15

BOCES offers workshop for school board candidates

Education A “How to Become a School Board Candidate” workshop will be conducted by the Oneida-Madison-Herkimer School Boards Institute, on Monday at 6 p.m. The training event will be held at the Oneida BOCES, Middle Settlement Road, New Hartford, in the Herkimer Room, according to a press release from School Boards Institute officials. Among topics scheduled to be covered at the... 4:00pm 02/27/15

No ticket for teen snowmobiler

Public Safety MARTINSBURG — A 16-year-old snowmobiler will not be charged after authorities said his sled crashed into the Maple Ridge Windpower garage in Lewis County. Sheriff’s deputies said the Pennsylvania teen-ager was riding northbound on Centerville Road at 2:45 p.m. Feb. 20 when the throttle became stuck. Deputies said the teen jumped off the 1996 Cougar while it continued forward,... 4:00pm 02/27/15