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No cause yet in fatal fire

Public Safety VILLAGE OF YORKVILLE — The cause remains under investigation for the fire that killed a 7-year-old girl on Campbell Avenue Thursday night. Authorities said 7-year-old Taylor Mishlanie was pronounced dead after arriving at St. Luke’s Hospital in New Hartford. Authorities said her mother, 41-year-old Heather Mishlanie, was in critical condition at University Hospital in... 4:00pm 01/20/18

Public Safety Logs — Jan. 20, 2018

Public Safety Mutual aid logTo report an emergency: 911Friday12:03 a.m. Westmoreland, Campbell Avenue, Yorkville, mutual aid.12:17 a.m. New York Mills, Champlin Avenue, Whitestown, alarm.1:30 a.m. New Hartford, Higby Road, accident.2:58 a.m. Verona and Vineall, accident.2:59 a.m. New York Mills, French Road, New Hartford, alarm.6:02 a.m. Deerfield, Woodburne Drive, Utica, carbon monoxide... 4:00pm 01/20/18

Snowmobiler ticketed for riding on sidewalk

Public Safety A 31-year-old man was ticketed for riding his snowmobile on the sidewalk on Clinton Street Thursday afternoon, according to local law enforcement officials. Police said Cory A. Bilodeau, of Clinton Street, was riding his snowmobile on the sidewalk shortly before 5 p.m. Police said residents are not allowed to ride their snowmobiles on the sidewalk or the street unless it is... 4:00pm 01/19/18

Remsen man accused of robbing pharmacy

Public Safety A Remsen man is accused of robbing the pharmacy inside the Utica Walmart for Hydrocodone pills. Police said Jonathan Demala, 27, of Remsen, walked up to the Walmart pharmacy on Jan. 11 and demanded they give him Hydrocodone pills, an opioid painkiller. Police said Demala threatened that he had a weapon, and that he would hurt people if his demands were not met. Authorities... 4:00pm 01/19/18

Fire Department to hold test prep class at local church

Public Safety The Rome Fire Department is making an effort to appeal to more minority candidates for the next civil service test preparation class. The class, which is typically held at the Central Fire Station on Black River Boulevard, has now been moved to the Maranatha Church on North Washington Street. The free class is open to anyone interested and will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday,... 4:00pm 01/19/18

Six months in jail for convicted sex offender

Public Safety A local man has been sentenced to jail time and probation in County Court for sex abuse, according to county records. Arthur M. Treen Jr., 70, of 7422 Soule Road, was sentenced by Judge Michael L. Dwyer Jan. 10 to six months in jail and 10 years probation on a charge of first-degree sex abuse. Authorities said Treen sexually abused a girl under the age of 13 in Floyd. 4:00pm 01/19/18