Madison County, NY

Strong thunderstorm possible in area

BINGHAMTON, NY (WUTR/WFXV/WPNY) – The National Weather Service office in Binghamton is advising that strong thunderstorm will impact portions of Oneida, Otsego and Madison Counties through 7:15PM Sunday. At 6:30PM, radar was tracking a line of storm running from Taberg south to Earlville. That line is moving east at...
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Man accused of biting deputy in Madison County

BROOKFIELD — A Madison County man is accused of fighting with law enforcement officers following a domestic dispute earlier this month, according to the Madison County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff’s deputies said Robert Ladd, 37, of Brookfield, was involved in a domestic dispute with another person at a residence...
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Madison County partnership launches new program to address opioid overdoses

Wampsville, NY — Madison County Health Department and BRiDGES (Madison County Council on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Inc.) are launching a new program to increase community access to naloxone by making wall-mounted emergency boxes available to community agencies and local businesses. Nationally, more than 107,000 Americans died this past...
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Recent Madison County Sheriff’s Office arrests

The Madison County Sheriff’s Office announced the following recent arrests:. • Cameron A. Kicinski, 20, of Oriskany Falls, was charged in Wampsville on June 13 with second-degree burglary and petty larceny. • Samantha F. Wheeler, 37, of Syracuse, was charged in Wampsville on June 15 with two counts of...

Madison County announces infant COVID-19 vaccine clinics

Syracuse, NY — The Madison County Department of Health will provide COVID-19 vaccines for young kids aged six months to five years old starting in early July. The announcement follows new recommendations from the CDC and FDA greenlighting the vaccines for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. They are the last group approved for the shots. According to a release, the Health Department received an initial supply of vaccines and will be hosting infant clinics, after they learned many pediatricians and pharmacies lack the resources to vaccinate infants.

Madison County COVID-19 vaccine information for children under 5

(WSYR-TV) — After the CDC and FDA authorized the COVID-19 vaccines for children under 5 years of age, parents may be looking for places to get their infant or child vaccinated. The Madison County Health Department (MCDOH) reached out to pediatric offices and local pharmacies to understand their plans...

Madison County man accused of breaking and entering home

YORKVILLE — A Madison County man is accused of breaking into a home on Main Street in Yorkville Tuesday afternoon, according to the Yorkville Police Department. Police said Brian A. Land, 36, of Leonardsville, broke into a residence on Main Street shortly before 5:30 p.m. and law enforcement was notified while he was still inside the home. Officers from several local departments responded to the scene and set up a perimeter around the home.

Police catch burglary suspect inside house on Main Street in Yorkville

YORKVILLE, N.Y. – A Madison County man is accused of breaking into a home on Main Street in Yorkville Wednesday evening just before 5:30 p.m. When Yorkville police officers arrived at the scene they were informed that the suspect, 36-year-old Brian Land, of Leonardsville, was inside the house. With...
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Madison County reacts to Climate Act scoping comment extension

ONEIDA, N.Y. — New York state has extended the public comment portion of its scoping plan to July 31. The Draft Scoping Plan is the State’s plan to enact New York’s Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act, or Climate Act. Climate Act officials, as part of the...

State police reports recent arrests

The New York State Police announced the following recent arrests in Oneida, Herkimer and Madison counties:. • Peter T. Shenandoah, 32, of Wampsville, was charged in Oneida on June 16 with second-degree aggravated harassment and aggravated family offense. • Chelsea M. Scheuer, 29, of Cleveland, Oswego County, was charged in...
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June Primary Voting information for Madison County residents

Wampsville, NY — Madison County Elections Commissioners Laura Martino and Mary Egger want to make sure everyone knows how they can vote in the June 28, 2022 Primary. Polls for the June 28 primary will be open from 6 a.m. until 9 p.m. Please make sure to check your voting location, it may have changed.

Madison County house fire: At least six fire departments on scene

(WSYR-TV) — Madison County 911 dispatchers tell NewsChannel 9 that at least 6 fire departments are at a house fire on Rathbun Road, near Chittenango Falls State Park, Friday evening around 8 p.m. A crew is heading to the scene, check back for updates as we receive them.
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Madison County will not suspend gas tax

WAMPSVILLE, N.Y. — Madison County’s Board of Supervisors announced this past week that they will not be suspending the county gas tax. New York state and several counties have suspended gas tax to help combat high fuel prices, but Madison County leaders feel such a move would be unproductive.
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Cornell in our Community: Midsummer and Moonlight Gardens

Submitted by: CCE Madison County Master Gardener Volunteer – Lynne Wechsler. The first day of summer is right around the corner! Almost six months into the year, June 21, 2022, is the astronomical start of summer as the sun reaches its highest point. Also known as the summer solstice, the sun does not change path for a couple of days. To be clear, although the sun is often referred to as moving, we all know that us earthlings are the ones moving as our planet orbits around the sun.
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Durhamville Elementary School incident ends in arrest

VERONA, N.Y. — On June 15, 2022, at approximately 3:15 p.m. the Durhamville Elementary School in the Town of Verona was placed in lockdown after the school received a phone call from an individual who reportedly made threats towards a staff member. Members of the New York State Police, Oneida Police Department, Oneida County Sheriff’s Department and Madison County Sheriff’s Department all responded to the scene.