The first Arctic blast of 2016 is expected this weekend with very cold temperatures predicted Friday night through Sunday. The hazards of lake effect snow and biting cold are not only uncomfortable and inconvenient, but can also be life-threatening.
This evening (Feb. 11), at the nominating meeting of the Oswego County Republican Committee, Congressman John Katko (NY-24) was unanimously endorsed in his campaign for reelection to the U.S. House of Representatives.
Thomaris Y. Pease, (09/09/81), (Driver), and Angelica S. Crolick, (6/14/89), (Passenger), both of 128 Wente Terrace, Apt. 1, Syracuse, were arrested on Feb. 9, while driving on State Route 481 in the town of Schroeppel.
With our residents working to dig out this morning after the first significant snowfall of the season, we wanted to offer some safety tips to keep everyone safe. With the increased snowfall, snow accumulations can cover furnace or water heater vents, and can cause a deadly buildup of Carbon Monoxide gas in the home.
On Feb. 10 at 12:18 p.m., sheriff’s deputies arrested Perry F. Smith Jr., 21, of 11570 White Road, Cato. He was arrested for three counts of first-degree sex abuse, a class D felony and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child, a class A misdemeanor. The arrest stems from the investigation into incidents that occurred on December 30 and 31 at a residence in the town of Granby.
Show us your best snow pictures by submitting them in the comment section and as always, please use extra caution during these weather conditions to stay warm and safe.
State Police arrested Robert H. Boyer, 67, from Pulaski, for Criminal Sex Act 3rd degree, a class “E” felony; Endangering the welfare of an incompetent or physically disabled person 2nd degree, a class “E” felony; Forcible Touching, a class “A” misdemeanor and Sexual Abuse 2nd degree, a class “A” misdemeanor.
The Oswego County Health Department reported today (Feb. 10) that a fox in the town of Minetto has tested positive for the rabies virus. Two people are undergoing post-exposure rabies treatment as a result of an encounter with the fox.
One of the emergency notification sirens surrounding the nuclear power plants in Scriba inadvertently early this morning (Feb. 10) due to an equipment failure. There is NO emergency at the three nuclear power plants.
Mayor Billy Barlow shared a recap of his first 40 days in office and his vision for the rest of his term with a large crowd of area business leaders on Tuesday afternoon. “Forty days in office and I’d say we’ve started with some momentum,” Barlow said. “We’re getting things done. We’re fielding constituent phone calls more than ever.”