Light Freezing Rain
on Tuesday, 09 October 2012.
We spoke with Jen Shoemaker of the Boonville Economic Development Committee, who discusses the latest on revitalizing the Ethan Allen plant.
We will have more on the Committee's efforts tomorrow.
We continue with Boonville Mayor Michael Kramer, who discusses the Boonville Economic Development Committee.
Mayor Kramer discusses the latest on a proposed bypass road on Monday.
New York State Police out of Watertown arrested Ryan P.Clement, 26 of Watertown on one count of Burglary in the 3rd degreea Class D Felony. It is alleged thatClement burglarized the Purcell construction site located at summit drive inthe town of Watertown, Jefferson County Between September 8th andSeptember 10th. Batteries andNumerous tools were removed from the construction trailers located on the site. Clement was arraigned, posted bail and wasreleased. This arrest is associated withthe previous press release on October 3rd for the arrest of JedadiahRomeo for the same crime and Aaron Netto for possession of stolenproperty. The State Police arerequesting anyone who has purchased tools, construction equipment or any otheritems from these men to please contact the state police in Watertown at782-3691
On a programming note,if you are listening to the MOOSE on WLLG, 99.3FM today, you will notice us going off and on afew times. We want you to know that it's not your radio causing theproblem. We are pleased to announce thatwe are having an automatic generator installed at our Lowville Studiostoday. This generator will allow TheMOOSE to broadcast from both our Boonville Facilities as well as our LowvilleFacilities during power failures! Bill Flack, President and General Manager ofThe Flack Broadcasting Group said "over the years, we have been addingautomatic generators at our properties in order to provide our communities withcontinuous coverage when the power goes out. The Lowville Studio generator isthe fourth to be installed. You can now count on The Moose 101.3FM, and99.3FM to keep you informed in the worstpossible weather situations without delays".WBRV 101.3FM, and the BLIZZARD 105.9 and 98.3FM will remain on the airuninterrupted throughout the day today.
October is National Fire Prevention Month with this weekbeing designated as Fire Prevention Week.According to the United States Fire Administration 81% of all deaths and76% of all fire injuries occurred in homes.Each year there are an estimated 365,000 fires which claim the lives of2,560 and injure another 13, 275. Thesefires cost an estimated 6.6 billion in property loss. Smoke detectors on every level of your homeincrease your chance of survival. Youshould also always have two ways out in order to help you survive in a fireemergency. Create an escape plan andmake sure everyone in your home practices it.Plan two routes of escape and designate a meeting place outside of thehome and NEVER go back inside. Checksmoke detectors often and change your batteries when you change your clocks inthe spring and fall. Smoking is thenumber one cause of home fire deaths in the US.Make sure your cigarette is fully extinguished and run cigarette ashesand butts under water before throwing them away. For more information on fire safety visit www.nfpa.org.
Drunk Driving law are about to get tougher in the state ofNew York after new regulations allowing the DMV to review records of alldrivers who apply to get their licenses back after they've been revoked. Any applicant who has five or more alcohol ordrug related driving convictions will be denied. Also being denied are those who have three ormore convictions, plus another serious driving offense, such as a fatal carcrash. The new regulations also delayrelicensing for those who have three or four convictions, but no seriousdriving offenses. It's estimated that 20,00drivers will have their licenses permanently revoked or delayed this year dueto these new regulations.
A fire that started shortly after 6 PM Sunday evening leavesa family of five without a home. Twoadults and three children made it out safety after their home caught fire,leaving the home a total loss. Themobile home was surrounded by flames when firefighters arrived from Lee CenterFire Department, and they had to call on Taberg and West Leyden departments tohelp put out the flames. Lee CenterChief Joe Baker reports that the fire started around the electrical panelbox. Baker also reports that two kittensdid not make it out alive. A crew fromLake Delta was on standby.
Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation that will allowlicensed farm distilleries the opportunity to sell at public forums such aslocal fair and farmers markets including the New York State Fair. This law will take effect in six months andCuomo says that this will help farm distilleries establish a customer clientele.Farm Distilleries are required to use mostly new York agricultural products intheir liquors and will have to have permits from the State Liquor Authority.
Flooding could occur this weekend
National Grid preparing for ice storm
Glenfield man charged with harassment & criminal mischief
Judge rules ATV suit can continue
Oneida County Sheriff’s Department to get mobile command center
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