Boonville Town Supervisor gives April report

on Tuesday, 22 April 2014.

We speak with Boonville Town Supervisor John Gaylord, who gives his report for April.

Audio Interview

We will have more with Mr. Gaylord tomorrow.

Boonville Clean-Up to be held Saturday

on Tuesday, 22 April 2014.

The Boonville Village-Wide Clean-up will be held Saturday in conjunction with Earth Day. We spoke with Barb Freeman from the Boonville Environmental Council, who has more.

Audio Interview

We will have more on the clean-up tomorrow.

Remsen under boil water advisory

on Tuesday, 22 April 2014.

The Village of Remsen is under a boil water advisory. Village officials report that crews are working on lines on Main Street as well as a water main break on Prospect Street. Due to low pressure, the village is asking residents to boil water until further notice.

Oscar Mayer recalling mislabeled hot dogs

on Tuesday, 22 April 2014.

Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of its Oscar Mayer wieners because they may mistakenly contain cheese. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service said that Kraft's "Oscar
Mayer Classic Wieners" may instead contain the company's "Classic Cheese Dogs." The agency said the
product labels are incorrect and do not reflect the ingredients associated with the pasteurized cheese in the cheese dogs. Those products were made with milk, which is a known allergen & is not declared on the label. The products were made in early March and bear the number "Est. 537H" inside the USDA mark of inspection. People with questions about the recall are being asked to contact Kraft's consumer relations department at 1-855-688-4386.

Taberg man pleads guilty to vehicular manslaughter

on Tuesday, 22 April 2014.

A 23 year old Taberg man was in Oneida County Court to answer charges stemming from a fatal accident
in the Town of Lee in December. Stephen Burke Jr. pleaded guilty before Judge Michael Dwyer to first-degree vehicular manslaughter stemming from the December 6th accident on Sulphur Springs Road in the town of Lee which killed his passenger 24 year old Charles Melnick Jr. Burke, who allegedly had a blood alcohol content level of 0.14% at the time of the accident, will be sentenced on June 4th & is expected to be sentenced to 2-1/2 to 7-1/2 years in prison.

Carthage man charged with trespassing

on Tuesday, 22 April 2014.

A 44 year old Carthage man is facing charges following an incident Friday afternoon on the Jackson II Road. State Police report that Joseph Palladino swerved into the path of an oncoming state trooper then exited the vehicle and entered a residence. The homeowner was not home at the time & did not know the suspect. Palladino was taken into custody at his residence on Sunday & charged with trespassing and multiple traffic infractions. All charges are returnable to Town of Champion Court.

Jail inmate arrested on drug charges

on Tuesday, 22 April 2014.

An inmate at the Oneida County Jail has been arrested on drug charges. Oneida County Sheriff Robert Maciol reports that 41 year old Daniel Smith of Utica, who is incarcerated at the jail, was allegedly found to be in possession several items that later tested positive for methamphetamine. The items were reportedly found as a result of a routine cell search by Oneida County Correctional Officers. The investigation was turned over to the Oneida County Sheriff's Criminal Investigation/Narcotic's Unit and Smith was charged with Criminal Possession of a controlled substance in the 3rd degree, a class B felony, and Promoting Prison Contraband in the first degree, a class D felony. A warrant was obtained for those charges and lodged at the Oneida County Jail to secure his appearance at a later date in local criminal court.

Turning Stone to host PGA tournament

on Tuesday, 22 April 2014.

Turning Stone Resort has been named as the site of the 49th PGA Professional National Championship in 2016, marking a return visit of the showcase event for PGA Professionals to Central New York. The 312-player Championship will be conducted June 26-29, 2016. The Championship, previously hosted by Turning Stone Resort in 2006, will be contested on the Atunyote Golf Club and the Shenendoah Golf Club. Atunyote will host the final 36 holes of the Championship.

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