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1 killed in accident

One person was killed Wednesday night in a two-car accident at State Route 365 and Fairchild Road in the Town of Remsen. New York State Police report that the accident occurred around 7:12 p.m.  1 person was pronounced dead at the scene and two others were transported to St. Elizabeth Hospital with minor injuries. The name of the deceased is being withheld pending notification of next of kin. The cause of the accident is still under investigation.

Troopers searching for missing Syracuse woman

New York State Police in Lafayette and Lowville are attempting to locate a 16 year old Syracuse woman. Troopers report that Selena Brooks was last seen at her residence on October 25th and is believed to be in the company of Mitchell Brink. Brooks has expressed her
desire recently to enter Canada. Brink's vehicle was located unoccupied on October 26th along State Route 12 in Port Leyden. Brooks is
described as a black female, 5'01" tall, 130 lbs. Anyone with information on Selena Brooks or Mitchell Brink is asked to contact the New York State Police in Lafayette at 677-3124 or State Police in Oneida at 366-6000.

Carthage man charged after domestic incident

A domestic incident led to charges for a 35 year old Carthage man. Carthage Police report that Adam St. Croix was charged with unlawful imprisonment 2nd degree, criminal obstruction of breathing or blood circulation and harassment 2nd degree after he allegedly grabbed a woman preventing her from calling police, threw her on a couch, climbed on top of her and squeezed her throat with both hands causing her to nearly lose consciousness. St. Croix was arraigned in Village of Carthage Court and released on his own recognizance to appear November 10th.

Buffalohead closing for winter

A popular destination will be closing for the winter. Local residents stated that they were surprised by the announcement that the Buffalo Head Restaurant in Forestport is closing for the winter, adding that winter is snowmobile season, which is a very busy, lucrative time. Others said they were shocked mostly because they can't remember the business closing during the busy snowmobile season. The owners of the Buffalohead did not disclose their reason behind their decision.

Quad-C Community Day to be held Saturday

A Quad-C community Day will be held as part of a number of statewide events held simultaneously in Albany, Utica, and Rochester to promote the exciting world of nanoscale science and explain its many opportunities through presentations and fun, hands-on activities and tours. This event, part of SUNY Poly's annual celebration of "NANOvember," is an opportunity for the public to experience the progress of 'Nano Utica,' made possible by the leadership and vision of Governor Cuomo and learn more about this exciting aspect of SUNY Polytechnic Institute, which was formed from the recent merger between the SUNY College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering and SUNY Institute of Technology. The event is free and will take place on Saturday from 11-3 p.m. on the SUNY Poly campus in Marcy. Quad-C Community
Day will include tours of the Quad-C construction site; presentations about Nano Utica, Quad-C, and the Marcy NanoCenter project; and additional presentations by other Nano Utica Partners. Advance registration for this free community event is required. Please register online at: www.sunycnse.com/Outreach/NANOvember/CommunityDay/QuadCRegistration.aspx

Public hearing held to discuss rail corridor

Representatives with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the Department of Transportation discussed the possibility of expanding the Adirondack Scenic Railroad to Lake Placid, or removing the tracks for a recreational trail. The public meeting was held at The View in Old Forge yesterday with both agencies looking at the economic potential of having passing an amendment to the Unit Management Plan for the Remsen-Lake Placid Travel Corridor. Options to expand and create more snowmobile trails from Old Forge to Tupper Lake on state lands were also examined. Officials say they want to use public meetings to examine the best course of action to maximize economic, environmental and transportation benefits from the corridor. If the recreational trail is built, the railroad tracks would reportedly be removed. The trail would directly connect to and travel through population centers of interest from December 1st to April 30th each year. Some residents oppose a recreational trail, saying that The Adirondack Scenic Railroad has the opportunity to handle small volumes of freight shipment, but it would require year-round availability of the rail service as well as has the potential to partner with parks to increase tourism. Additional public hearings are scheduled for November in Tupper Lake & Lake Placid.

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