His 13-year-old daughter gave testimony that contradicted the star witness. His fellow paramedics testified that he was a caring professional, and that the star witness was cruel and spiteful. Ultimately, however, the jury believed the star witness and the version of events she provided. The jury found Paul Novak guilty of the murder of his wife on December 13, 2008 in the tiny hamlet of Lava, NY. The verdict was delivered on September 27. Read more
Lava Vol. Fire Department all you can eat pancake breakfast, buffet style, 8am-1pm. Cost: $8, 5 and under free. 845/252-6675.
Lava Volunteer Fire Department annual chicken BBQ, 12 noon-4pm. Cost: $10. 845/252-6675.
Two men have been charged in the death of a woman whose body was found in a burned out home in Lava after a fire destroyed the house on December 13, 2008. Read more
All-you-can-eat at the fire dept., 8am-1pm, $7, age 5 & under free. 845/252-6675.
All-you-can-eat buffet-style at volunteer fire department, 8am-1pm, adults $7, ages 6-10 $5, ages 5 & under free.
Take-out only at the fire department, 12noon until sold out, adults $9, ages 10 & under $5. 845/252-6675.