The Chenango County Sheriff’s Office arrested Elizabeth Polasik Of Norwich for Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance, Unlawful Fleeing and Failure to Comply with Lawful Order.  The arrest followed a traffic stop on State Highway 8 in the Town of Guilford, after deputies witnessed a vehicle traveling at an unsafe speed, a pursuit followed & the Polasik vehicle finally stopped.  Polasik was in possession of Morphine pills & was found to be intoxicated with a blood alcohol content of more than three times the legal limit.  Polasik was arraigned in the Town of Guilford Court and remanded to the Chenango County Correctional Facility on $8,000 cash bail; she will reappear in Guilford court on a later date.


Motorists are advised that State Route 17 eastbound between exit 71 Airport Road and exit 72 Front Street will be reduced from 3 travel lanes to 1 for overhead sign work.  The work will be performed today between 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM.


The city of Oneonta planning commission will meet this evening, to consider the Hillside Commons Application and take public comment on the project.  The meeting will be held in the science wing of the Oneonta high school starting at 6:00 PM.


Mollianna’s Mission will host the 2nd annual family day festival on Saturday, May 18th from 12:00 noon to 7:00 pm at General Clinton Park in Bainbridge.  Scheduled events include a Kid’s Karaoke Competition, the Ross Park Zoomobile, a variety of vendors, live local bands, & Miss Birdie’s Bar-B-Q of Unadilla.  More information is available at 226-5417 or at familydayfestival.org.


THE Otsego County Bar Association will observe “Law day” today, with a ceremony at 11:00 AM at the Otsego county courthouse in Cooperstown.  The theme for law day this year is “Realizing the dream, equality for all” the ceremony will also include the awarding of the “Liberty Bell Award” to an outstanding area high school student.



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