WCDO NEWS FRIDAY 6-23-17

The state legislature is wrapping up a few loose ends today in Albany, after they expected to end the 2017 session Wednesday in Albany. Governor Cuomo said that he was pleased with this year’s sessions: (Cuomo 6-23-17) State Senator Jim Seward said that he was pleased with much of what was accomplished: (Seward 6-23-17) There … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS THURSDAY 6-22-17

State Lawmakers did not complete the 2017 session Wednesday, and are being called back to Albany to wrap up the session Friday Morning. A few items were left on the table when work completed late last night, but are likely to be voted on Friday, they included bills extending control of New York City Mayor … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS WEDNESDAY 6-21-17

Governor Cuomo signed legislation to end child marriage in New York. The legislation raises the age of consent to marry from 14-years-old to 18-years-old and amends the process to require parental and judicial consent for marriage of those between 17-years-old and 18-years-old. Previously, children as young as 14-years-old could get married with parental permission and … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS TUESDAY 6-20-17

The Deadline for those who want to register a team for the upcoming Gus Macker Basketball Tournament has been extended, organizer Tom Revoir explains: (Tom Revoir 6-20-17) The Gus Macker Tournament will have about 400 teams competing on the weekend of July 8th & 9th, online registration is available at macker.com/local/norwich-ny. —————————— Sidney Village Police … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS MONDAY 6-19-17

Several area fire departments responded to the call of a structure fire at 123 Main Street in Delhi this morning. Fire fighters from Delhi, Bovina, Franklin, Bloomville & Walton responded to the fire at the O’Neill’s Shire pub, earlier this morning. WCDO News will have more details as they become available. —————————- The Chenango County … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS FRIDAY 6-16-17

Governor Cuomo is nominating Justice Paul Feinman to serve as an Associate Judge on the State Court of Appeals. Justice Feinman is currently an Associate Justice on the Appellate Division of the New York State Supreme Court and has served as a judge in New York for more than 20 years. Justice Feinman has been … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS THURSDAY 6-15-17

State troopers have identified the 3 people that were found in a submerged SUV in Gatehouse Pond in Tully Tuesday. The bodies of 34-year-old Jaime Bell, 26-year-old Melissa Avery and 5-year-old Maryssa Houston were found inside the vehicle when it was pulled from the pond, Police said that the 3 were heading for a family … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS WEDNESDAY 6-14-17

Broome County District Attorney Steve Cornwell, State Police & Johnson City Police announced a major weapons bust in Broome County. 65-year-old Ramadan Abdullah has been charged with multiple counts of criminal possession of a weapon & Criminal possession of stolen property. Abdullah was arrested by Johnson City police on May 31 for shoplifting ammunition from … [Read more…]