An aerial photograph shows debris stopping the flow of the Oriskany Creek. This section of the creek is located behind the golf course on Kirkland Avenue. A 20-foot black culvert pipe can be seen in the bottom center of the photo.
Flood damage estimated at $1.2 million for town
By Brett Fortnam Reporter/Editor Kirkland Highway Superintendent Jon Scott estimated that flood damages will cost the town $1.2 to $1.3 million. Flood waters have caused damage to the town’s sewer treatment plant, roads, and bridges. The Grant Road bridge is closed due to damage and another bridge on Beatty Avenue in the Village has also sustained heavy damage. . . . Click here to download
Car and tanker collide on Kirkland Ave.
By Brett Fortnam Reporter/Editor A passenger car and a tractor-trailer were involved in a head-on collision on Saturday at 3:47 p.m. The accident occurred on Kirkland Avenue, just south of Old Kirkland Avenue. . . . . Click here to download
Raining on the parade, Clinton celebrates Fourth
By Brett Fortnam Reporter/Editor It turns out that Mother Nature wanted to celebrate the Fourth of July too. Instead of celebrating America’s birthday with blue skies and sunshine, she greeted parade-goers with booming thunder and more showers. . . . . . Click here to download
July 4 changes and cancellations
Written by The Clinton Courier
Wednesday, 03 July 2013 19:55
The Fourth of July fireworks have been postponed. Due to the condition of the field where they would be set off and the hazardous road shoulder conditions, it was decided to postpone the fireworks until the end of the Art and Music Festival on August 24. The Parade will go on as scheduled, stepping off at 7 p.m. unless there is a torrential downpour. For Historic Clinton Week: Due to weather the Clinton Historical Society has rescheduled its tour of the Kirkland Cemetery. July 16– Tuesday– Richard Williams will conduct a tour of the historic Kirkland Cemetery on French Road just off Route 5 in Kirkland. Numerous veterans of several wars are buried here plus the Clark family which founded Clark Mills in the 1845 period. Meet at the cemetery at 7pm.