Dec 022014

Carrying signs identifying them as Schuyler County residents, ten local people were arrested this morning for trespassing at Texas-based Crestwood Midstream’s gas storage facility gates on the shore of Seneca Lake. These arrests follow 73 previous arrests as the ‘We Are Seneca Lake’ civil disobedience campaign enters its 6th week of blockades to stop the gas storage facility.  All total, 83 arrests have now occurred at the gates of Crestwood since the campaign began on October 23. There have also been multiple rallies with hundreds of people and numerous winery owners, local businesses and health professionals.

The 10 Schuyler County residents arrested were:

Phil Davis, co-owner, Damiani Wine Cellars, 62, Hector

Paula Fitzsimmons, PA, Physician Assistant, 57, Hector

Scott Signori, owner, Executive Chef, Stonecat Cafe, 47, Hector

Audrey Southern, teacher, 31, Burdett

Daphne Nolder, pastry chef Stonecat Cafe, 29, Hector

James “Jimmer” Bond, employee Damiani Wine Cellars, 28, Hector

Chris Tate, 52, musician, Hector

Jessie Smith, employee, Glen Mountain Market, 24, Burdett

Alexandra Doniger, assistant winemaker, Hector Wine Company, Forge Cellars, 26, Hector

Kyle Barnhart, general manager, Stonecat Cafe, owner Hector Pallet, 30, Hector

 Posted by at 12:37 am