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City has 78 parcels for sale

Rome The City of Rome has 78 properties taken in foreclosure to sell — 21 houses, 56 vacant parcels and one alley. Each year, the city acquires properties through tax foreclosure. The city used to dispose of these properties at mass auction. While an auction quickly returns parcels to the tax rolls, “it does not solve other ills often associated with the properties,” the city... 11:58am 08/24/16

Fatal crash probed in Forestport

Public Safety FORESTPORT — The sheriff's office is investigating a one-car fatal that occurred on North Lake Road this morning. The victim's identity and further information about the crash could not be learned this afternoon. 4:18pm 08/23/16

Teen critical after being struck by milk tanker

Public Safety TOWN OF STEUBEN — A teen-ager on a bicycle was critically injured when struck by a backing milk tanker on Route 274 Monday. Deputies said Brenda L. Brouty, 43, of Carthage, Lewis County, was operating a 2003 Peterbilt milk tanker and was preparing to back into the driveway of a farm at 9516 Route 274 when she heard a loud noise from the back of the truck. Brouty said she... 4:00pm 08/23/16

Sex offender accused of not reporting address change

Public Safety NEW YORK MILLS — A registered sex offender was charged with failing to report his new address. Chief Deputy Joseph Lisi, of the county Child Advocacy Center, said Earl D. Clark, 31, moved from Sauquoit to New York Mills and failed to register his new address while being listed as a Level 2 sex offender. Registered sex offenders are required by law to register any new address... 4:00pm 08/23/16