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Pit bull euthanized after biting toddler on Floyd Ave.

Public Safety An adult pit bull has been put down after city officials said it bit an 18-month-old boy on Floyd Avenue Saturday morning. The infant was treated and released from the hospital, officials said. The pit bull’s owner was out of town and another person was dog-sitting, according to police officials. The dog-sitter arrived at the Floyd Avenue residence to let the dog out shortly... 4:00pm 07/27/17

Fallen tree stops traffic

Public Safety Rome-Taberg Road was closed for several hours on Wednesday, just north of Walmart, after a large tree fell across the roadway. Deputy Fire Chief Mark S. Kohlbrenner said it was an “old, rotten tree,” causing it to fall at about 11 a.m. Wednesday. Fire crews responded along with National Grid and the state Department of Transportation, and it took several hours to remove the... 4:00pm 07/27/17

Public Safety Logs — July 27, 2017

Public Safety Mutual aid logWednesday12:11 a.m. New Hartford and Edwards Ambulance, Seneca Turnpike, accident.6:49 a.m. McConnellsville, Powell Road, Vienna, accident.10:07 a.m. New York Mills, Clarion Drive, Whitestown, wires down.10:33 a.m. Forestport, accident.11:37 a.m. Oriskany, Knoxboro Road, Augusta, accident.12:50 p.m. Yorkville and Kunkel Ambulance, Campbell Ave., 4:00pm 07/27/17

Fire leaves woman homeless in Boonville

Public Safety BOONVILLE — One woman has been left homeless after a fire started at her garage and spread to her home on Post Street late Tuesday night. Fire Chief David Pritchard said an intense fire started in or near the garage at 613 Post St. shortly after 11 p.m., consuming the structure. He said the fire was so intense that the flames spread 25 feet away to the back of the residence,... 4:00pm 07/26/17

Public Safety Logs — July 26, 2017

Public Safety Mutual aid logTo report an emergency: 911Tuesday12:35 a.m. Boonville, Millers Woods Road, accident.12:39 a.m. Westmoreland, odor of gas.3:58 a.m. Paris Hill Road, Old Route 12, wires down.6:53 a.m. Whitesboro, Elm St., investigate.9 a.m. Westmoreland, Route 5, vehicle fire.12:04 p.m. Sherrill and Vineall Ambulance, accident.1:54 p.m. New York Mills and COCVAC Ambulance,... 4:00pm 07/26/17