Mackenzie Wells from Sherrill is turning nine soon. While most children that age would be excited about what birthday gifts they'll receive, Mackenzie wants to forgo the presents and give the money to the Brown family.
Thursday, March 24, an early morning fire broke out at 339 Mohawk Street in Rome. The two family residence was home to Guiseppi (Joe) and Jacqualynn Maltese downstairs, and a family of six upstairs. The dwelling is considered a total loss.
It was a warm spring day to celebrate the Easter holiday, but it was a little hotter on Sunrise Terrace in Marcy, NY when a Dodge Ram pickup caught fire. There is no word on what caused the fire, but Maynard Volunteer Fire Department arrived on the scene to fight the blaze.
A new law out of Albany will mandate that smoke detectors must contain 10-year battery that are unremovable. Most people would agree that this is a good law, but others say "Why do we need another law?"
Carl Wilcox lives in Schuyler and has a fire wood business to help provide for his family. Unfortunately, Carl is in dire need of help because the equipment he uses for this business was destroyed last week in a barn fire. Tragically he also lost animals in the fire.