The
Oneida NY
Observer
NEWS

Oneida bids adieu to Class of 2017 - 6/24/2017
Canastota graduates pursue their hopes and dreams - 6/24/2017
VVS Class of 2017 embarking on new journey - 6/24/2017

POLITICS AND GOVERNMENT

Madison County GOP endorses Todd Hood for sheriff - 6/26/2017
The Senate at a Deliberative Crossroads - 6/26/2017
Cuomo accuses New York state lawmakers of ‘dereliction of duty’ - 6/24/2017

SPORTS

Spieth's flair for the dramatic on full display at Travelers - 6/25/2017
Mets beat Giants, 8-2, to complete three-game sweep at AT&T Park - 6/25/2017
Rangers power up for big lead, hold off Yankees 7-6 - 6/25/2017

OPINION

EDITORIAL: Educate yourself on healthcare proposals - 6/25/2017
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
NEWS LINKS

Oneida Daily Dispatch
Madison County Courier
Syracuse.com
Utica Observer Dispatch
Rome Sentinel
NewsChannel 9 WSYR
WKTV
CNY Central
Spectrum Cable News
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
Monday, June 26, 2017
CLICK HERE to see the latest Madison County Sheriff's Department arrest blotter in PDF format.
CLICK HERE to see the latest Oneida Police Department arrest blotter in PDF format.
Madison County Sheriff’s Deputies
Investigating Serious Two Car Accident
in the Town of Sullivan
MCSO PRESS RELEASE

(Sullivan) Madison County Sheriff’s Deputies are investigating a serious accident that occurred at approximately 11:00 am on
Lakeport Road in the Town of Sullivan on Friday June 23rd.

The two vehicle crash occurred on the railroad bridge on Lakeport Road, between Fyler Road and the Village of Chittenango.

A vehicle operated by Nicole Champion, 22, of Chittenango was traveling South on Lakeport Road when she crossed the center line
and struck a North Bound vehicle operated by Theresa Stewart, 50,  also of Chittenango. The vehicle operated by Champion
overturned and came to rest on top of the guardrail. Four passengers were in Champions vehicle, including 3 children, and one
passenger was in Stewart’s vehicle. All seven were transported to University Hospital. Champion’s front seat passenger, Harley
Gulley, 23, was transported in critical condition.  Stewart’s front seat passenger, Emily Stewart, 18, of Chittenango, was transported
in serious condition with what appear to be non-life threatening injuries.

All children were in car seats; their ages are 7 months, 21 months, and 2 ½.  All adults appear to have been seat belted.

The investigation is continuing at this time, and charges are pending.

NYS Police, Chittenango Police, North Chittenango Fire/ Rescue, Chittenango Fire/ Rescue, Bridgeport Fire/Rescue, Fayetteville
Ambulance, Greater Lenox Ambulance and AMR Ambulance assisted at the scene.
Oneida Community Mansion House
Hosting Youth  Day Camps in July
MANSION HOUSE PRESS RELEASE

Oneida Community Mansion House is home base for a week-long day camp for youth ages 7 to 12. Campers will explore the National
Historic Landmark site under the expert guidance of history educators, each weekday from 9:00 am until 1:00 pm. Two separate
week-long camps are scheduled: July 10-14, and July 17-21.

The complete camp fee for one week is $75 for members of OCMH, and $85 for non-members.
Space is limited and advanced registration is required. Camp attendance includes a mid-morning snack, but campers must bring
their own lunch. To register, call 315-363-0745 during business hours.

The Oneida Community Mansion House was the residence of the 19th century utopian Oneida Community (1848 - 1880), which
raised its children with a healthy mix of classroom and practical activity. OCMH preserves, collects and interprets material culture,
intangible heritage, and five historic buildings, situated on 33 acres of landscaped lawns and gardens. OCMH is a National Historic
Landmark and chartered by the New York State Department of Education.

The House is open for visitors Monday through Saturday from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm, and Sunday from Noon until 5:00 pm. Guided
tours are provided (with admission) Wednesday through Saturday at 10:00 am and 2:00 pm, and Sunday at 2:00 pm.

Oneida Community Mansion House is located at 170 Kenwood Ave., Oneida, NY 13421. For hours and directions telephone:
315-363-0745 or see: www.oneidacommunity.org
Oneida County Man Arrested Following a
Physical Domestic Incident in the Town of
Verona
STATE POLICE PRESS RELEASE

State Police arrested Andrew S. Howard, age 33, from Rome, NY for Reckless Endangerment 1st degree, a class “D” felony;
Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd degree, a class “D” felony; Assault 3rd degree, a class “A” misdemeanor; and Criminal
Possession of a Weapon 4th degree, a class “A” misdemeanor.

On Sunday, June 25, 2017, at 5:39 am, State Police responded to 4358 Cornell Street in the Town of Verona for a reported
physical domestic incident.  When Troopers arrived they attempted to speak with Mr. Howard regarding the incident, however he
refused to speak with Troopers and stated he was in possession of a gun and threatened to shoot the police. Troopers were
able to determine that Andrew was the only one inside the house and that family members were able to leave prior to patrols
arrival.  At approximately 6:00 am, Mr. Howard decided to put the weapon down and was taken into custody without incident.

Howard was arraigned in the Town of Verona Court and remanded to the Oneida County Jail.