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DEC accepts comment on crossbow regs

With new state legislation authorizing the Department of Environmental Conservation to allow taking of big game (deer and bear) or small game by the use of a crossbow at certain times and places in New York, the DEC is now accepting public comment on proposed regulation changes so crossbows may be a legal implement for the fall 2014 hunting seasons.   Continue reading

Volney Elementary students honored for positive behavior

The Volney classroom role models for June for displaying citizenship are: in front, from left, are Kyler DiRenzo, Saige Conger, Aidan Greeney and Wyatt Pastorell. In the second row, from left, are Danielle Boyce, Emma Kerfien, Sawyer Clark, Addison Pickard, Evan Zimmerman and Kendall Williamson. In the third row, from left, are Huntter Clark, Noah Cordone, Summer-Rae Kennedy, Anthony Bennett and Nicholas Miceli. In the back row, from left, are Principal Lisa Garofolo, Rachel Rowlee, James Salisbury, Noah Smith, Mary Jerred and Nicholas Vant.
The Volney classroom role models for June for displaying citizenship are: in front, from left, are Kyler DiRenzo, Saige Conger, Aidan Greeney and Wyatt Pastorell. In the second row, from left, are Danielle Boyce, Emma Kerfien, Sawyer Clark, Addison Pickard, Evan Zimmerman and Kendall Williamson. In the third row, from left, are Huntter Clark, Noah Cordone, Summer-Rae Kennedy, Anthony Bennett and Nicholas Miceli. In the back row, from left, are Principal Lisa Garofolo, Rachel Rowlee, James Salisbury, Noah Smith, Mary Jerred and Nicholas Vant.

Volney Elementary School students earned recognition during a recent assembly for their positive behavior throughout the year and for being role models to their peers. Continue reading

Mexico coach, wrestler honored

Assemblyman Will Barclay, R-Pulaski, recently honored Mexico Academy and Central High School Varsity Wrestling Coach William Kays and Mexico Academy junior Trevor Allard with Assembly resolutions. Kays recently was named Coach of the Year by the Friends of Section 3 Wrestling Committee. On June 2, the state Assembly recognized and honored Coach Kays and his dedication to the sport. Kays has been the coach for 26 years. This year, the team had a record of 13-2. Helping the team to achieve the record was Trevor Allard. Barclay also presented Allard with an Assembly resolution. Allard captured the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Division II 160-pound wrestling championship this year for Mexico. Pictured from left are Allard, Barclay and Kays. State Sen. Patty Ritchie also passed resolutions in the Senate commemorating both Kays and Allard as well.
Assemblyman Will Barclay, R-Pulaski, recently honored Mexico Academy and Central High School Varsity Wrestling Coach William Kays and Mexico Academy junior Trevor Allard with Assembly resolutions. Kays recently was named Coach of the Year by the Friends of Section 3 Wrestling Committee. On June 2, the state Assembly recognized and honored Coach Kays and his dedication to the sport. Kays has been the coach for 26 years. This year, the team had a record of 13-2. Helping the team to achieve the record was Trevor Allard. Barclay also presented Allard with an Assembly resolution. Allard captured the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Division II 160-pound wrestling championship this year for Mexico. Pictured from left are Allard, Barclay and Kays. State Sen. Patty Ritchie also passed resolutions in the Senate commemorating both Kays and Allard as well.

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