Daily Archives: November 12, 2015

Town of Webb Board weighs in on Executive Session topic

Town of Webb resident Ed Weidman addressed the town board at its November 10th monthly meeting, asking Supervisor Ted Riehle about an editorial that appeared in The Weekly Adirondack’s October 22nd edition.

The editorial dealt with the topic of “Executive Sessions” (public governing bodies conducting business outside of public view).

“Has there been any discussion…with the board as far as what is proper and not proper for what’s being discussed?” Widman said. Continue reading

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Herkimer County adopts 2016 budget, stays within NYS tax cap

The Herkimer County tentative 2016 budget was accepted and approved by the Ways & Means committee on November 6, at $98,486,155.

This compares to a budget of $99,527,058 for 2015.

The change amounts to a decrease of approximately $1,040,903 or 1.05% from 2016 to 2015.

The tax levy will go up 1.77% to $26,202,399.  Continue reading

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Operation Christmas Child aids needy children during the holidays

The Niccolls Church Women’s Fellowship invites the community join them in Operation Christmas Child, a charitable effort in support of disadvantaged children around the world.

During the next couple of weeks, the women will be assembling gift boxes of toys, school and hygiene supplies and other items that can be sent to needy children during the holiday season.

The sponsoring organization, Samaritan’s Purse, is a non-denominational  Christian humanitarian organization that works worldwide to assist people in physical need alongside their Christian missionary work. Continue reading

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Webb Police Dept. reports recent activity

The Town of Webb Police Department has reported the following recent law enforcement activity.

• A 34-year-old Canastota woman was charged with Warrant/Aggravated Unlicensed Operation 3rd and Using a Vehicle Without an Interlock Device on Thursday, October 29 at 2:40 p.m.

According to the report, the above listed defendant turned herself in on a Warrant for the charges listed above. She was arraigned by Judge John Graham and released on $100 cash bail and was ordered to return to court on Tuesday, November 10th. Continue reading

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