WCDO NEWS MONDAY 8-21-17

Delaware County Sheriff Tom Mills Announced his retirement today, effective August 28th. Mills has served as Delaware County Sheriff for almost 19 years & has served in Law enforcement for over 50 years. Undersheriff Craig DuMond will officially become Acting Sheriff until Mills vacancy is filled by appointment or by election in November. ——————————————— 3 … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS FRIDAY 8-18-17

State Police arrested 73-year-old Csaba Fekete of Bainbridge, for 2 felony counts of Criminal Contempt in the 1st degree. Troopers were advised of 2 incidents where Fekete was allegedly sounding a loud alarm outside his home and then yelling at separate neighbors, which violated an order of protection. Fekete was arraigned in the town of … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS THURSDAY 8-17-17

New York State has a record 15 Billion Dollars in unclaimed funds, according to the State Comptroller’s office. Money typically comes from old or forgotten savings accounts, business transactions, gift cards or property sales, more information is available at osc.state.ny.us/ouf. ———————————– Governor Cuomo signed a bill that cracks down on unauthorized invasion of privacy by … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS WEDNESDAY 8-16-17

Governor Cuomo today announced health insurers cannot discriminate or deny coverage based on gender identity. This action will ensure that transgender or gender nonconforming individuals receive coverage regardless of whether they present as the gender to whom the service is typically or exclusively provided. The announcement builds upon previous actions to support health insurance access … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS TUESDAY 8-15-17

State Police arrested 29 year old Henry Macias of Laurens for felony DWI, Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle, 3rd degree Assault, Operating a Motor Vehicle without an Interlock Device, and other traffic violations. Troopers responded to the report of a domestic dispute with injuries in Laurens, Macias allegedly fled the scene in his … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS MONDAY 8-14-17

The State Health Department revealed some of the changes that are coming to the Medical Marijuana program. New regulations will allow for marijuana to be distributed to patients by certified physicians, in chewable & effervescent tablets, lozenges plus topical Ointments, lotions & patches. Smokable Marijuana is not allowed in the state program, the new regulations … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS FRIDAY 8-11-17

The Sidney Village government has sent out a letter describing the ongoing process for renovating or rebuilding Sidney with the money that has been awarded to the village following the devastating floods of 2006 & 2011. Village Grants Administrator John Redente explains: (John Redente 8-11-17) Monday’s Zoning meeting will be open to the public. ———————————— … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS THURSDAY 8-10-17

The Broome County Emergency Services Dispatch Center received a report late yesterday afternoon of a possible drowning in the Susquehanna River in the Town of Colesville. Emergency responders were met by a fisherman who took them by boat, to 56 year old Joseph Kapral of Albion, who was not breathing. Efforts to revive Kapral were … [Read more…]