Governor Andrew Cuomo today (September 19) announced six projects being funded under the Empire State Poverty Reduction Initiative in Oswego. The Governor’s $25 million initiative was created to help 16 communities develop locally driven strategies to reduce poverty and increase economic opportunity for all New Yorkers.
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State Police arrested Chad Chapman, 33, from Syracuse, for Criminal Contempt 1st degree, a class “E” felony and Harassment 2nd degree, a violation, following a domestic incident that occurred Sunday in the Village Green Community parking lot. He is accused of violating an Oswego County Family Court Order of Protection during a altercation with the protected party.
Following unanimous passage in the U.S. Senate this evening of The Fort Ontario Study Act, bipartisan, bicameral legislation introduced in the House by U.S. Rep. John Katko, the Congressman released the following statement: “Fort Ontario and Safe Haven National Refugee Shelter are treasures in our community, and testament to the important role of Central New York in our nation’s history. The Fort Ontario Study Act has been among my top priorities since coming to Congress in 2015,” said Katko.
A Syracuse man who allegedly killed two Chili’s Restaurant workers during a robbery at the Shoppingtown Plaza, DeWitt, business on Saturday was reportedly captured and arrested early today in Fulton. William D. Wood Jr., 32, was arrested at about 1 a.m., according to a report by the DeWitt Police Department.
An arrest has been made in reference to the previously reported death that occurred at 347 Brecheimer Road in the town of West Monroe on Monday. Investigator have charged 33-year-old Mathew R. LeBoeuf of County Route 84, Central Square, with one count of murder in the second degree and one count of Assault in the first degree.
The Oswego County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of the victim of an assault that occurred Monday at 347 Breckheimer Road, town of West Monroe. The deceased victim has been identified as Robert Diffin, 42, of 347 Breckheimer Road. At about 11:23 a.m. today (September 10), members of the Oswego County Sheriff’s Office were sent to 347 Breckheimer Road in West Monroe to assist emergency medical services. The victims were transported by Menter Ambulance to University Hospital At about 2:25 p.m., one of the victims was pronounced dead.
Seaman Matthew Stellingwerf, from Fulton, NY, recently returned to Naval Station Mayport after a six-month deployment to the Middle East and Mediterranean area of operation aboard USS New York. The New York is a memorial to a horrific tragedy and spectacular heroism from the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
As the school year opens, SUNY Oswego is on track to enroll perhaps its largest, most diverse class ever of new first-year students. About 1,500 freshmen — the Class of 2022 — enrolled at Oswego, with more than 96 percent living on campus for the fall semester. More than 530 of these students self-identify from a historically underrepresented group, racially and culturally.
State Police said today (September 6) they have arrested Dylan Ackerman, 26, from Mexico, for Criminal Mischief 4th degree (A-misdemeanor), Criminal Tampering 3rd degree (B-misdemeanor) and Trespass (violation). On August 19, State Police responded to 3260 State Route 11 in the town of Mexico for a criminal mischief in progress complaint at the Mapleview Cemetery.
U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today (September 5) announced $19,000 for the village of Mexico. The village of Mexico will use the funding to prepare a Preliminary Funding Estimate study, which will provide solutions to problems facing its aging water system.