Arrests made in UV noose incident

NEW BERLIN – Two 16-year-old Unadilla Valley High School students have been arrested in connection with the placing of a noose outside an African-American teacher’s door. The incident occurred Feb. 6 at the high school.



The two students, whose names were kept confidental because of their age, were arrested on charges of second degree harassment and disorderly conduct. The incident involved a homemade noose being hung from the door knob of the Liberty Partnership classroom where the only African American counselor in the high school, Mark Montgomery, works.


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