The
Oneida NY
Observer
NEWS

Police search for thieves in Oneida homes left abandoned by 2013 flooding - 1/15/2018
Your Neighbor: Dr. Chuck Vallee answers call to help others abroad - 1/13/2018
School News January 16 - 23 - 1/15/2018

POLITICS AND GOVERNMENT

Trump says he's willing to make DACA deal after downplaying chances - 1/14/2018
John Salka renews bid for 121st Assembly seat - 1/16/2018
Cuomo proposes new taxes, tax restructuring in new budget - 1/17/2018

SPORTS

Syracuse men's basketball ends losing streak with win over Pittsburgh - 1/16/2018
Washington State QB Tyler Hilinski found dead in apparent suicide - 1/17/2018
SU to make decision on Carrier Dome roof by this summer - 1/16/2018

OPINION

Letter: Direct care workers need better wages - 1/15/2018
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COMMUNITY LINKS

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Turning Stone Resort Casino
Oneida Improvement Committee
Madison County Historical Society
Sherrill Kenwood Free Library
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
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The NYS Comptroller's Office recently completed an audit in
the City of Sherrill which focused on Payroll and Community
Activity Center Cash Receipts.  
CLICK HERE to see the audit
report in PDF format.
American Hockey League All Star Classic in Utica
Presented by Turning Stone Resort Casino to be
Broadcast on NHL Network, Sportsnet
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League has announced that the telecast of the 2018 AHL All-Star Classic
presented by Turning Stone Resort Casino will air live to national audiences on NHL Network in the United States and on
Sportsnet and Sportsnet NOW in Canada.

Produced in high definition by Concom Inc., live telecasts of the event from the historic Adirondack Bank Center at the Utica
Memorial Auditorium in Utica, N.Y., will air Sunday, Jan. 28 at 8 p.m. ET for the AHL All-Star Skills Competition, and Monday, Jan.
29 at 7 p.m. ET for the AHL All-Star Challenge.

Three alumni of the AHL’s broadcasting and playing ranks will be on the call of the event. Brendan Burke, the former
broadcaster for the Utica Comets and current TV voice of the New York Islanders on MSG Networks, will handle play-by-play
duties; former NHL and AHL forward Alan May, now an analyst for Washington Capitals games on NBC Sports Washington, will
provide color commentary; and San Antonio Rampage radio and TV broadcaster Dan Weiss will work rinkside.
The 2018 AHL All-Star Classic is part of a package of American Hockey League action airing on NHL Network this season,
including 10 regular-season contests. For more information and local channel listings, visit NHLNetwork.com or follow
@NHLNetwork on Twitter.

In addition, the two-day event will be streamed worldwide to registered subscribers via AHL Live (ahllive.com).
Tickets for the 2018 AHL All-Star Classic presented by Turning Stone Resort Casino are priced at $39, $49, $69, $89 and $99,
and include admission to both the Skills Competition on Jan. 28 and the All-Star Challenge on Jan. 29. To purchase event
tickets, visit the Adirondack Bank Center box office or go online to www.empirestatetix.com.

The 2018 AHL All-Star Classic presented by Turning Stone Resort Casino will feature the top young talent in the American
Hockey League: since 1995, more than 93 percent of All-Star Classic participants have gone on to compete in the National
Hockey League, including Jake Allen, Artem Anisimov, Patrice Bergeron, Ben Bishop, Troy Brouwer, Ryan Callahan, Zdeno
Chara, Logan Couture, Braden Holtby, Tyler Johnson, Martin Jones, Chris Kunitz, Zach Parise, Tuukka Rask, Pekka Rinne,
Bobby Ryan, Cory Schneider, Patrick Sharp, Jason Spezza, P.K. Subban and Mats Zuccarello.

In operation since 1936, the American Hockey League serves as the top development league for the players, coaches,
managers, executives, broadcasters and staff of all 31 National Hockey League teams. More than 88 percent of today’s NHL
players are American Hockey League graduates, and more than 100 honored members of the Hockey Hall of Fame spent time
in the AHL in their careers. In 2016-17, over 6 million fans attended AHL regular-season and playoff games across North
America for the 16th year in a row.
Oneida Police Respond to Reported
Meth Lab Explosion on Madison
Street, Two Suspects Charged
ONEIDA POLICE DEPT PRESS RELEASE

On Monday, January 15th, 2018, the Oneida City Police responded to a reported explosion of a possible meth lab, resulting in a
fire at 168 Madison St. Upon arrival police discovered a smoldering fire scene within an apartment, and the Oneida City Fire
Department responded. Individuals located in the apartment were taken into custody and the other tenants of the building were
evacuated. The New York State Police Contaminated Crime Scene Emergency Response Team (CCSERT) also responded to
mitigate the scene. Subsequent investigation lead to the discovery of methamphetamine manufacturing materials as well as a
quantity of finished methamphetamine product. Following the investigation, the Oneida City Police have charged the following
suspects with the following charges:

Bryan Musacchio, 36, of Madison St, was charged with:
1ct of Unlawful Manufacture of Methamphetamine 3rd (class D Felony)
1ct of Criminal Possession of Precursors of Methamphetamine (class E Felony)
1ct of Criminal Possession of Methamphetamine Manufacturing Materials 2nd (A Misdemeanor)
1ct of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th (A Misdemeanor)
1ct of Reckless Endangerment 2nd (A Misdemeanor)
1ct of Endangering the Welfare of a Child (A Misdemeanor)

Paula Hunkins, 45, of Madison St, was charged with:
1ct of Criminal Possession of Precursors of Methamphetamine (class E Felony)
1ct of Criminal Possession of Methamphetamine Manufacturing Materials 2nd (A Misdemeanor)
1ct of Endangering the Welfare of a Child (A Misdemeanor)

Both suspects were arraigned before the Oneida City Court.
Bryan Musacchio was remanded to the Madison County Jail in lieu of $25,000 bail or $50,000 bond.
Paula Hunkins was remanded to the Madison County Jail in lieu of $2500 bail/bond.
Both were ordered to reappear before the Oneida City Court on 01/19/2018.
Additional charges may be pending further investigation.

The Oneida City Police credits the watchful eye of citizens and neighbors with alerting the police to this activity and would like to
extend a ‘thank you’ to those who assisted with this investigation.