The
Oneida NY
Observer
NEWS

After 37 years, Cinderella's Restaurant in Sylvan Beach closing doors - 1/16/2019
Boxers volunteer at Clear Path for Veterans - 1/16/2019
Applications taken for YWPA award by Zonta Club of Oneida Area - 1/15/2019

POLITICS AND GOVERNMENT

Giuliani: 'I never said there was no collusion' between the Trump campaign and Russia - 1/16/2019
Oneida County Sheriff's Office Receives State Accreditation - 1/16/2019
Oneida city council planning for water and sewer expansion - 1/16/2019

SPORTS

Funk's 25 points helps send Army past Colgate 91-81 - 1/16/2019
The Antonio Brown-Steelers Feud Barrels Toward a Conclusion - 1/17/2019
Manny Machado’s agent speaks out in light of new contract rumors - 1/16/2019

OPINION

Big Winners of the Shutdown: China and Russia - 1/16/2019
GOVERNMENT LINKS

City of Oneida
Madison County
Oneida County
City of Sherrill
Village of Canastota
Village of Vernon
Town of Vernon
Oneida Indian Nation
New York State Government
USA.gov
NEWS LINKS

Oneida Daily Dispatch
Madison County Courier
Syracuse.com
Utica Observer Dispatch
Rome Sentinel
NewsChannel 9 WSYR
WKTV
CNY Central
Spectrum Cable News
Weather.com
COMMUNITY LINKS

Kallet Civic Center
United Way of Greater Oneida
Oneida City Center Committee
PAC 99
Oneida Public Library
Madison County Office for the Aging
Turning Stone Resort Casino
Oneida Improvement Committee
Madison County Historical Society
Sherrill Kenwood Free Library
Oneida Community Mansion House
Thursday, January 17, 2019
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Madison County Sheriff's Investigators
Charge Syracuse Woman With Forgery
MCSO PRESS RELEASE

Lenox, NY - On January 12, 2019 at 3:00 PM, Madison County Sheriff’s Office Investigators arrested Robin S. Tobin, age 58, of
Syracuse New York and charged her with Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument in the 2nd degree (Class D felony) and Offering
a False Instrument for Filing in the 1st degree (Class E Felony).

It is alleged that when Tobin applied for public assistance, she filed a forged document containing false information.

Tobin was arraigned at the Town of Sullivan Court where she was released on her own recognizance. Tobin is scheduled to appear at
the Town of Lenox Court on January 22, 2019 to answer the charges.
Canastota Man Charged With Welfare Fraud
by Madison County Sheriff's Department
Investigators
MCSO PRESS RELEASE

Lenox, NY - On January 11, 2019 at 1:25 PM, Madison County Sheriff’s Office Investigators arrested Zachary C. Bazan, age 34, of
Canastota, New York and charged him with Welfare Fraud in the 4th degree (Class E Felony), Offering a False Instrument for Filing in
the 1st degree (Class E Felony), Perjury in the 3rd degree (Class A Misdemeanor), Welfare Fraud in the 5th degree (Class A
Misdemeanor), Grand Larceny in the 4th degree (Class E Felony) and Petit Larceny (Class A Misdemeanor).

Bazan was receiving public assistance from the Madison County Department of Social Services. It is alleged that he filed documentation
with the Department of Social Services which failed to report income that he was receiving from employment. As a result of this
fraudulent act, Bazan received $884.50 between November 9, 2017 and March 31, 2018 and $1683.00 between March 1, 2018 and
November 30, 2018 that he would not have been eligible for if he provided social services with accurate information.

Bazan was issued an appearance ticket directing him to appear at the Town of Lenox Court on February 26, 2019.