P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 12-17-14

Governor Cuomo announced today that New York will not move forward with hydrofracking. The announcement follows a study on a possible health effects on Hydraulic Fratcuring for Natural gas. State Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker doesn’t recommend moving forward with hydrofracking until more studies are done, the state has hadf a moratorium in place for …

A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 12-17-14

The New York gaming facility location commission will hold their final meeting today, they are expected to announce the 4 winning proposals to operate casinos in 3 upstate regions, one of those is The Souther Tier. ———————————- Governor Cuomo announced New York State has received $6.2 million in federal funds that will allow 90 community …

P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 12-16-14

Over $468 million in federal funding including in last week’s Omnibus Spending bill will go for 2 Presidential Helicopter construction projects. Lockheed Martin in Owego will participate in the construction along with Sikorsky Aircraft. ——————————- Governor Cuomo signed a bill to increase protections for pets across New York State. The bill prohibits the piercing or …

A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 12-16-14

The Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery announced that 24 projects identified through the NY Rising Community Reconstruction Program would receive more than $11.6 million in funding, as part of Round Four of the State’s Regional Economic Development Council initiative. More details were released about the 5 Grants that the Village of Sidney will be receiving, …

P.M. News Monday 12-15-14

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Officials at the Utica School of commerce announced that the vast majority of classes at the Oneonta Branch and Sidney Site would be suspended for the Spring Semester. All current students and re-entering students will be able to continue their programs at the Utica Campus with transportation provided by the college through Oneonta Bus Lines. …

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 12-15-14

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Fire Destroyed a South Otselic building Sunday afternoon that housed a store, police sub-station and apartments. Firefighters responded to 1597 State Highway 26, from South Otselic, Smyrna, Norwich, Plymouth and 5 other area departments. No injuries were reported, 5 families were displaced, & Chenango County fire investigators have ruled the blaze as accidental, & they …

P.M. FRIDAY 12-12-14

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The Village of Sidney received $1,176,500 in Consolidated Funding Application grant assistance through the Southern Tier Regional Economic Development Council for 5 projects from 3 State agencies, to advance implementation of the Village’s Long Term Flood Recovery Plan and New York Rising Reconstruction Program. Sidney Village Mayor Andy Matviak comments: (Andy Matviak 12-12-14) Matviak said …

A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 12-12-14

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The Sidney chamber of commerce will hold their annual lunch with Mrs. Claus tomorrow in Sidney. Sidney chamber director Kerri Green comments: (Kerri Green 12-12-14) More information is available by calling the Sidney Chamber office at 561-2642. ———————————————- The Sidney American legion will host their annual children’s Christmas party again tomorrow, legion spokesman Larry Halbert …

P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 12-11-14

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Governor Cuomo & state leaders announced the awards for the Regional Economic Development Councils today in Albany. Cuomo talked about how the successes of the councils activities over the last 4 years have helped lead New York’s resurgence: (Cuomo 12-11-14) Locally, the Southern Tier Regional Council, which includes Chenango, Delaware & Broome Counties, came in …

A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 12-11-14

Governor Cuomo will announce the Regional Economic Development Award Winners at Noon today. The event will be held at the Hart Theatre in the Egg Center for Performing Arts in Albany, the event was moved to today due to yesterday’s snow storm. —————————————— The Cancer Services Program of Delaware, Otsego and Schoharie counties will offer …