WCDO NEWS FRIDAY 7-22-16

The Sidney Civic Center Has Been sold to 2+4 management of East Syracuse for $364,000, with the closing coming in October. Mayor Andy Matviak explains: (Andy Matviak 7-22-16) Matviak said that construction would start on the 2nd & 3rd floors after the closing; 2+4 Management is the same developer behind the Sherwood Heights project. —————————————- … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS THURSDAY 7-21-16

State Police arrested 43-year-old Laurie Smith of Johnson City, for operating a motor vehicle while impaired by drugs and other traffic violations, following a property damage crash on South Main Street in the Village of Sherburne. Smith was allegedly driving while impaired by drugs when she failed to keep right and struck another vehicle causing … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS WEDNESDAY 7-20-16

The City of Oneonta was selected as the winner of the $10 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative yesterday, to redevelop the downtown area & make it a hub of activity & economic development. Oneonta Mayor Gary Herzig comments: (Gary Herzig 7-20-16) Mayor Herzig said that they partnered with Otsego Now to develop the plans; they will … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS TUESDAY 7-19-16

Governor Cuomo today announced DICK’S Sporting Goods will invest $100 million to build a regional distribution facility at the Broome County Corporate Park in the Town of Conklin. DICK’S investment is creating 466 full-time jobs over the next five years in the Southern Tier. Construction on the 650,000-square-foot facility will begin next month and is … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS MONDAY 7-18-16

Property tax levy growth for local governments will be capped at 0.68 percent for 2017, decreasing slightly from 2016, when it was 0.73 percent, according to State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli. The tax cap limits tax levy increases to the lesser of the rate of inflation or 2% with some exceptions, including a provision that allows … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS FRIDAY 7-15-16

The State DEC issued a drought watch for the entire state of New York following consultation with the State Drought Management Task Force and Federal partner agencies. DEC officials said that below normal precipitation over the last 9 months, low stream flows, and reduced groundwater levels have prompted the need for the action. Residents are … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS THURSDAY 7-14-16

The Explosion at a house on state Route 206 in Masonville has been ruled as accidental, it was apparently caused by attempts to ignite a water heater in the basement last night at about 9:25 PM, according to the Delaware County Emergency Services investigation. 3 people were injured, the home at 3949 state┬áRoute 206is a … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS WEDNESDAY 7-13-16

A Delaware county man was killed in an accident Sunday, when a deer hit by one vehicle on state route 30, ricocheted into another car. 49 year old John Peters of Roxbury was a passenger in a vehicle driven by 35 year old Renee Wojciechowski, Investigators reported that the deer was first hit by a … [Read more…]