Cuomo signs legislation

on Tuesday, 09 October 2012.

Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation that will allow
licensed farm distilleries the opportunity to sell at public forums such as
local fair and farmers markets including the New York State Fair.  This law will take effect in six months and
Cuomo says that this will help farm distilleries establish a customer clientele.
Farm Distilleries are required to use mostly new York agricultural products in
their liquors and will have to have permits from the State Liquor Authority.

Boonville man charged with DWI

on Monday, 08 October 2012.

Boonville Police arrested 25 year old Vincent Gilbert of Boonville late Saturday night after a vehicle and traffic stop uncovered that Gilbert allegedly operated the vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. Gilbert was charged with failure to use designated lane, unsafe backing, operating a motor vehicle with unsafe tires, driving while intoxicated, driving with .08% Blood alcohol content or more, and aggravated driving while intoxicated, having a .18% blood alcohol content or more. Gilbert was released to a third party to return to the village of Boonville Court on October 17th to answer the charge.

Police seek assistance in hit and run

on Monday, 08 October 2012.

Watertown State Police are seeking the public’s assistance in their investigation into a hit and run personal injury accident that occurred near the instersection of Martin Road South in the Town of LeRay on Fri October 5th at about 7:15 p.m. Troopers are looking for a medium sized red pick-up truck with a cap, and should have extensive damage to the front possibly the driver’s side. Anyone having information is requested contact State Police in Watertown at 782-2112.

Two car motor vehicle crash with injuries

on Monday, 08 October 2012.

Lewis County Sheriff’s Office investigated a two car motor vehicle crash with injuries Sunday evening at around 5:46 PM at the intersection of State Rte 26 and East Main Street in the village of Turin. 22 year old Bryan Chong Foo of Ithaca was operating a blue Saturn Sedan wagon when he pulled out in front of a Gray Subaru Forester being operated by Christopher Miller of Lowville, causing the accident. A rear passenger Yuanjian Zheng was transported to Lewis County General Hospital Emergency Room by Turin Ambulance for minor injuries to his neck and head area and has since been released. No other injuries were reported. Lewis County Sheriff’s Office was assisted on the scene by Turin fire and EMS. Bryan Chong Foo was issued a ticket for failure to yield the right of way returnable to the Town of Turin Court at a later date.

One Man Seriously Injured in Motor Vehicle Accident

on Monday, 08 October 2012.

Oneida County Sheriff Robert Maciol reports that a Steuben man has been arrested after an incident on Soule Road in the Town of Floyd. On Sunday morning, around 1:45 AM, Oneida County Sheriff’s Office responded to a one car personal injury motor vehicle accident on Soule Road. 25 year old Dale J. Annis of Steuben was operating a 2006 Hyundai in a northerly direction on Soule Road when he lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle struck a utility pole on the East shoulder of the roadway, then overturned coming to a rest at the intersection of Boak Road on its roof. Annis was not injured in the accident, but his passenger, 30 year old Corey Graveline was riding in the front seat and was seriously injured. Graveline was extricated from the vehicle by Floyd Fire Department and transported to St. Elizabeth’s Hospital by Amcare Ambulance where he is listed in critical condition with internal injuries. 26 year old Michael Colangelo Jr. was a rear seat passenger in the vehicle and was not injured. After investigation, Annis was arrested for Driving while intoxicated, assault, speed not reasonable and Failure to keep right. Annis was arraigned in the Town of Trenton Court and sent to Oneida County Jail in lieu of $7500 bail. The investigation continues in this Motor Vehicle accident.

Boonville Youth Taken Into Custody

on Monday, 08 October 2012.

Boonville Police arrested a twelve year old youth Thursday morning and charged the youth with section 9.41 of the mental health law for being a threat to himself or others. The arrest stems from an incident that occurred at residence on Post Street in response to a 911 call of an out of control 12 year old. The youth was taken into custody without incident and transported to St. Luke’s Hospital for treatment and evaluation.

Rome woman injured in two car vehicle accident

on Monday, 08 October 2012.

Oneida County Sheriff’s Office reports that a Rome woman was sent to the hospital Friday evening after a two car accident in the City of Rome. Wendy Chargo of Rome was traveling East on River Road near the intersection of Route 365 when a vehicle traveling West, driven by 51 year old William Iffert of Clinton, crossed over the center line striking the side of Chargo’s vehicle. Iffert then left the scene of the accident. Later Iffert and his vehicle were located on River Road near Taft Road by the Rome Police Dept. Iffert was arrested for DWI and received traffic tickets for failture to keep right and leaving the scene of a personal injury accident. Chargo was transported to Rome Memorial Hospital by Am Care Ambulance with complaints of neck and back pain. Rome Police Dept, Rome Fire Dept, and Am Care assisted at the scene.

Lewis County to raise tipping fees

on Monday, 08 October 2012.

Tipping fees at the Lowville transfer site are going up. The Lewis County Board of Legislators unanimously approved a $3-per-ton increase on residential and commercial waste from $76 to $79. The new price goes into effect January 1st. Officials stated that the increase is to reflect the Development Authority of the North Country increasing their tipping fee $5 per ton.   Lewis County enacted a $2-per-ton increase in June. The Board of Legislators also decided to cut funding to the Lewis County Chamber of Commerce for the I Love NY program by 10% Legislators have also asked county Departments to cut 10% from their budgets for 2013 according to Watertown Media Sources.

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