Liverpool Police Officer David Sturtz was on patrol when he observed a vehicle apparently speeding in the southbound lane of Oswego Street shortly before 5 p.m. Friday, March 13.
The DeWitt Police Department reports that an arrest has been made in a bank robbery that occurred Wednesday, March 25 at the Key Bank, 121 W. Manlius St., East Syracuse.
Ronald Raymond Fischer Jr., the man convicted in February of the 2013 death of Cazenovia resident Maegan Spinder, was sentenced to more than 30 years in South Dakota state prison this week — the maximum sentence possible for his two felony counts of vehicular homicide.
Public hearings set April 13 to discuss village budget, noise concerns
If the Liverpool board of trustees approves its proposed budget for 2015-16 as expected, spending will increase by more than $70,000 and the tax rate will rise slightly, by 1.64 percent. On the other hand, the annual sewer-fund assessment will be reduced from $150 to $130 per year. “So it’ll be a wash for our taxpayers,” said Mayor Gary White.
Our residents rightfully expect a government that is honest and beyond reproach, and that their elected representatives are living up to the highest ethical standards. It is time to stop talking about ethics reform and make it happen.
New York State Police continue to investigate a Feb. 1 incident in the town of Madison during which two “homemade chemical bombs” were placed alongside the home of a Cazenovia high school teacher.
Deputies are looking to identify suspect
The Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office reports that deputies are investigating a bank robbery that occurred at about 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 19 at the M & T Bank on 6499 E. Seneca St. in Jamesville.
To the editor: There has been a great deal of concern and upset about Hope, the black Labrador retriever that was found severely underweight in the freezing temperatures of Lysander, and her feline companion, who succumbed to the cold.
In February, after this year’s Sammy nominees were announced and he wasn’t on the list, local rapper Jamie "Powder Jay" Cheeseman posted a video on YouTube, a rap song called “Ill Wishes.” In that performance, Powder Jay railed against the Sammys judges and allegedly threatened to burn down the Palace Theater and physically attack Nowak. The “Ill Wishes” video included an image of a pipe bomb.
A 25-year-old woman is in jail on multiple charges after backing into a marked patrol vehicle before fleeing the scene of a traffic stop by DeWitt police on Thompson Road at Grover Street on Monday.
The Onondaga County Sheriff Office reports that detectives assigned to the Sheriff’s Abused Persons Unit have charged the Jamesville-DeWitt substitute teacher Paul Haley again after additional victims came forward.
On March 6, 2015, State Police in Lysander arrested Lisa J. LaPoint, 43, of East Syracuse, for grand larceny in the third degree.
More than two years after pleading guilty to misdemeanor charges of misconduct while running his Cazenovia funeral home, Brian Tait is back in court again. This time, he is the petitioner, bringing suit against the state Department of Health for reneging on what Tait claims was an approved deal regarding the suspension of his funeral directing license. Rather than a six-month suspension, the state is now looking to revoke his license altogether and decertify his funeral home. Attorneys for Tait and the DOH appeared in state supreme court Thursday morning, March 5, to argue their cases in front of Judge Hugh A. Gilbert.
School district disciplines students over homemade bombs found at Cazenovia High School teacher’s house, state police continue to investigate
While New York State Police officers continue to investigate a Feb. 1 incident in the town of Madison during which two “homemade chemical bombs” were placed alongside the home of a Cazenovia high school teacher, the district has taken disciplinary actions against an undisclosed number of students for the event.
Lawrence Gabriel, the hero of McAvan’s shooting incident, has plenty of friends here in Liverpool. They were singin’ his praises down at The Cobblestone the day after he helped remove a man firing a handgun at McAvan’s Pub, 1217 W. Fayette St., in Syracuse, in the early morning hours of Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 1.