P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 9-19-14

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Governor Cuomo signed legislation that protects young children by expanding the ban on the sale of products containing TRIS, a cancer-causing chemical used as a flame retardant.  The new law expands the definition of TRIS to include an additional chemical, TDCPP from being used in consumer child care products, including baby products, toys, car seats, …

A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 9-18-14

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Ganesh Ramsaran testified in his own defense Thursday during his murder trial in Chenango County Court in Norwich. Ramsaran initially waived his right to testify, but changed his mind and took the stand on Thursday. Ramsaran is charged with 2nd degree murder for the death of his wife, Jennifer, in December 2012 the trail continues …

P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 9-18-14

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Delaware County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested 51-year-old James Warren of Hamden on Robbery and Assault charges following a domestic incident in Delhi at approximately 6:30 Wednesday morning. Warren was charged with 3rd degree Robbery, & 3rd degree assault; he is accused of forcibly stealing property from the victim and then assaulting the victim during a domestic …

A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 9-18-14

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Wal-Mart has agreed to pay $66,000 in penalties & fees in a false advertising investigation, after claims were made that Wal-Mart overcharged for Coca-Cola products, to customers across New York. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said the investigation followed the June 2014 Father’s Day sale of 12 packs of Coca-Cola products for $3, when consumers went …

P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 9-17-14

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New York City DEP will build a new hydroelectric facility at the Cannonsville Reservoir. The 14-megawatt facility will generate enough electricity to power roughly 6,000 homes & avoids the emission of 25,620 metric tons of greenhouse gases each year. The facility is also expected to generate $2 million in revenue each year; construction of the …

A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 9-17-14

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State Police observed a 2 car fatal accident on State Route 12 in the Town of Chenango Monday afternoon. Police reported that a vehicle driven by 78 year old Laura Palmatier, went into the opposing lane to pass an uninvolved vehicle in a passing zone. and collided with a vehicle driven by 81 year old …

P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 9-16-14

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Governor Cuomo and Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey announced that they have directed their state’s respective Homeland Security Advisors and State Police Superintendents to immediately lead a bi-state review of current safety and security procedures. (CUOMO 9-16-15) The governors will convene a meeting to review initial recommendations in 10 days. In 30 days, the …

A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 9-16-14

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Oneonta Police responded to a call of a fight in progress in the area of 368 Main Street Sunday. Officers found a victim on the ground bleeding from his head with labored breathing. Police arrested 18-year-old Joseph Schof from Bullville for 2nd degree Assault. The victim was later transported to Albany Medical Center with serious …

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 9-15-14

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The 10 regional councils are making their presentations today & tomorrow, to funding projects with a portion of the $700 million in state aid being offered. The Hudson Valley and Finger Lakes councils will make their presentations Monday afternoon. The Southern Tier council will make its pitch Tuesday. The next round of funding is expected …

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 9-15-14

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State University of New York Empire State College will hold public information sessions about its associate and bachelor’s degree programs at its Binghamton location today. The session will be in the State Office Building, Room 505 at 44 Hawley Street, Binghamton today at 4:30 PM. More information is available at 721-8651. ——————————————- The Chenango County …