County Route 22 to be Closed May 14 during APW Mock DWI Exercise

PARISH – The Student Government of Altmar-Parish-Williamstown Junior/Senior High School is sponsoring a Pre-Prom Mock DWI scenario on May 14, beginning at approximately 9 a.m.

The purpose of this event is to open students’ eyes to the dangers of drinking and driving and to encourage safe driving practices the night of the prom and beyond.

The rain date for this event will be May 15.

The scene will be set up on County Route 22 between the high school and elementary school.

To facilitate the response by emergency agencies and to make the scene as safe as possible, for all involved, County Route 22 in Parish will be closed to all but local traffic between State Route 104 and  County Route 26 from 8:45 a.m. to approximately 10:45 a.m.

The Parish Fire Department, the Oswego County Sheriff’s Department, and McFee Ambulance will be the lead emergency response agencies.

Other participants, in addition to APW High School, include the fire departments from Altmar, Williamstown, and West Amboy, NOCA Ambulance, New York State Police, Oswego County Emergency Communicators/RACES, Oswego County Stop-DWI, Harter Funeral Home, and others.

The Oswego County Local Emergency Planning Committee is assisting in the planning and setup.