P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 7-22-14

WCDO, News, Radio, NY, Sidney, New York

Cullman Community Day will be held this Saturday in Sidney, with a variety of activities planned, mostly at Keith Clark Park.    Cullman director Amy Williams explains:   (Amy Williams 7-22-14)   The public is invited to attend and participate; more information is available at 563-7529. —————————– State residents will vote on the $2 billion Smart …

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 7-21-14

The Chenango county sheriff’s department arrested 20-year-old Thomas Knickerbocker of Sherburne on charges of 2nd degree Rape, Criminal Sexual Act, Possessing a Sexual Performance by a Child, Disseminating Indecent Material to a Minor, and Endangering the Welfare of a Child. Knickerbocker was charged in the Town of North Norwich, he is accused of engaging in …

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 7-21-14

Pinpointing the source of a salmonella outbreak may soon take less time and be more accurate, due to the next generation DNA sequencing techniques being used at the State’s Wadsworth Center Laboratories. The technology enables public health laboratories to rapidly identify strains of salmonella and quicken responses to potential outbreaks. The FDA is providing equipment, …

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 7-18-14

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Delaware County Sheriff’s department arrested 31-year-old Gerard Johnson of Walton, who was indicted by a Delaware County Grand Jury for 1 count of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance, for the alleged sale of heroin last month in Walton.   41-year-old Cindy Manon of Arkville was also indicted by a Delaware County Grand Jury for …

A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 7-18-14

WCDO, News, Radio, NY, Sidney, New York

A fundraising concert is scheduled for this evening at General Clinton Park in Bainbridge, to raise money for the Bainbridge Soup Kitchen. Steve Eisenberg, of the local blues band Buddha Kings is taking part in the event: (Steve Eisenberg 7-18-14) The concert is free, with plenty of available parking at General Clinton Park. —————————– The …

P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 7-17-14

WCDO, News, Radio, NY, Sidney, New York

A federal judge rejected requests by attorneys for State Senator Tom Libous and his son Matthew for more information about the government’s cases against them. U.S. District Judge Vincent Briccetti, denied motions that sought to force prosecutors to produce a “bill of particulars” that would provide more details about the charges. Thomas and Matthew Libous …

A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 7-17-14

WCDO, News, Radio, NY, Sidney, New York

New York state will partner with General Electric and more than 100 companies, universities and public authorities to develop & manufacture new materials for semi conductors. New work will spend $135 million dollars to help establish the new effort, which will be housed at SUNY Albany. Private companies will spend another $365 Million dollars over …

P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 7-16-14

WCDO, News, Radio, NY, Sidney, New York

National Weather service officials have confirmed 8 tornadoes in our area in the last week.   Officials said that 8 Tornadoes is unusually high, the region only averages a few tornadoes a year.  Officials said that severe weather tends to come in cycles, with the most recent year with similar activity is 1998.   The latest confirmation …

A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 7-16-14

WCDO, News, Radio, NY, Sidney, New York

The Chenango County Sheriff’s Office arrested 29-year-old Kyle Hackett of North Norwich for 1 Count each of 1st degree Rape, 1st degree Sexual Abuse & Endangering the Welfare of a child. Hackett is accused of forcibly engaging in sexual contact with an under age female victim.  Hackett was arraigned in the Town of Plymouth Court …