LETTER: Underage drinking still a problem in Schuyler Co.

To the Editor – As an employee of Schuyler County Public Health I am concerned about the underage drinking problem in Schuyler County. According to the most current data 47.6% of 7th through 12th grade students report using alcohol at some point in their life and 25.5% report using it in the past 30 days. Many young people in the... more

Village of Burdett accepting applications for clerk, treasurer

The Village of Burdett is accepting applications for Village Clerk/Treasurer. Applications and resumes will be accepted at the Village Office, P.O. Box 234, Burdett, NY (located in the front corner of the Fire Station) until 5:00 pm April 3, 2017. A job description is available on the village website, www.burdettny.us , from the clerk during regular business hours (Mondays 5-7pm)... more

Felony charge for Burdett man who allegedly stole three guns and sold them in Penn Yan

A 36-year-old Burdett man was arrested by Penn Yan Police after he was found to be in possession of stolen property. Officers say that Chad Smith was arrested for criminal possession of stolen property in the fourth and fifth degrees on Wednesday at 11:30 am. One count is a felony charge, while the second is a misdemeanor, according to police.... more

Police: Schuyler home health aide charged with grand larceny

Delinda K. Buchanan, 41 years old of Savona, was arrested on Monday and charged with 12 counts Offering a False Instrument for Filing in the first degree, a class E felony and Grand Larceny in the third degree, a class D felony. It is alleged that Buchanan who is a home health aide submitted 12 time cards containing false information and... more

Burdett man charged with DWI in Seneca County

Burdett man charged with DWI in Seneca County
Deputies in Seneca County say that a Burdett man was arrested for driving while intoxicated on Thursday, August 18, after a traffic complaint was filed by a civilian. Derik Smith, 38, of Burdett was located at a business in the Town of Romulus with his vehicle and was subsequently charged with driving while intoxicated, and aggravated driving while intoxicated with... more