on Saturday, 08 March 2014.
March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month. We wrap up with Ellon Grunert from Lewis County Public Health & Christine Flint with Lewis County General Hospital, who have more.
For more information, contact Lewis County Public Health at 376-5453.
A 33 year old Lyons Falls man is in the Lewis County Jail following a pursuit last night that ended in Oneida County. Lewis County Sheriff's Deputies report that they attempted to stop a vehicle driven by Timothy Carmen on Center Street in Lyons Falls for a traffic violation when he allegedly failed to comply. Deputies pursued Carmen into Oneida County, where they were joined by Boonville Police. Carmen was chased into the Town of Forestport, where 3 of his 4 tires were deflated by State Police using spike strips. After 90 minutes, he was spotted on Thompson Road just outside of Holland Patent, where he was taken into custody without incident. Carmen was processed at the Lewis County Public Safety Building & charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance 7th degree, allegedly for methamphetamine, unlawfully fleeing as police officer 3rd degree, aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle 3rd degree, speeding (80 in a 55 mph zone), speeding (55 in a 30 mph zone), & numerous other vehicle & traffic charges. More charges areforthcoming pending a blood analysis in Lewis County, Oneida County, & the Village of Boonville. Carmen was arraigned in Town of West Turin Court & was remanded to the Lewis County Jail on $1,000 cash bail or $2,000 bond.
A 24 year old Pottstown, Pennsylvania woman was injured in a snowmobile accident yesterday afternoon in the Town of Western. Oneida County Sheriff Robert Maciol reports that Sondra Wiszumerski was operating in a westerly direction on Trail 7 between Camroden Road and State Route 46 when she failed to negotiate a curve in the trail, lost control, and tipped the snowmobile on its side. Wiszumerski suffered a lower leg injury and was transported from the scene to St. Elizabeth's Hospital by Amcare Ambulance. Her passenger, 50 year old Lewis Mazzerle Jr. of Gilbertsville, Pennsylvania, was not injured. Deputies were assisted on the scene by the Town of Western Fire Department. No tickets were issued.
Fire damaged a home in the Town of Diana early yesterday morning. The Lewis County Fire Coordinator's Office reports that dispatchers received a call at around 2:35 a.m. of a fire at the Marcie Rose residence on State Route 3. Harrisville Firefighters responded along with mutual aid from Natural Bridge and Carthage. Fire Chief on Scene Robert Bellinger reported that the fire started in the chimney and spread into the wall. Minor damage was reported to the interior walls. No injuries were reported.
Lewis County Sheriff's Deputies are investigating a 2-vehicle personal injury accident that occurred at around 8 a.m. Thursday morning on the Moose River Road in Port Leyden. We spoke with Undersheriff James Monnat, who stated that the accident report is not complete, but stated that a vehicle driven by Thomas Jones collided with a garbage truck that was stopped to pick up trash. Injuries were reported, but no further information was available & the accident remains under investigation.
The New York State Department of Transportation has issued the following travel advisory for motorists inOneida County: The Dustin Road Bridge over Kayuta Lake in the Town of Remsen will be closed to through traffic starting Monday at 7 a.m. until Friday at 3 p.m. The bridge closure is needed so DOT crews can collect subsurface information on the structure. An onsite detour will be in place to direct traffic. Motorists are urged to use caution while traveling through the work zones and to pay particular attention to all traffic control devices.
It's that time of year again. Daylight-saving time begins at 2 a.m. on Sunday when clocks spring ahead and you lose an hour of sleep. Area fire departments also suggest checking & cleaning your smoke detectors as well as change the batteries to make sure that they are in good working order. Daylight-saving time remains in effect until the first Sunday in November.
Fort Drum could be home to more drones. US Senators Kirsten Gillibrand and Charles Schumer confirm there's $27 million in Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's proposed military budget for a new drone hanger. The hanger will house an unknown number of what's called MQ-1C Gray Eagle drones, which are smaller and lighter than the better-known MQ-9 Reaper aircraft and have less firepower.
People urged to have colon cancer screening
Lyons Falls man arrested after pursuit
Pennsylvania woman injured in snowmobile accident
Fire damages home in Diana
Personal injury accident under investigation
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