P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 7-29-14

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State lawmakers & Governor Cuomo passed a package of bills to start combating the heroin epidemic across the state.  Local assemblyman Cliff crouch said that he supported that package of bills and looks to add to it next year:   (Crouch 7-29-14)   Heroin usage skyrocketed as an unintended consequence of the state’s “I-Stop” program …

A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 7-29-14

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State Police arrested 50-year-old Clayton Condon of Bovina Center for Confinement of a Companion Animal in a Vehicle during Extreme Temperatures.  The arrest resulted from a report of a dog located inside a tractor-trailer with no air conditioner or ventilation in Otego.   Troopers determined that the dog had been in the locked tractor for 2 …

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 7-28-14

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Oneonta police arrested two men from the state of Delaware after heroin was confiscated. 21-year-old Tommy Collins and 26 year old Keith Williams, both of Wilmington, Delaware were charged with 3rd degree criminal possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell, plus 4th & 7th degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, following the …

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 7-28-14

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An estimated 48,000 baseball fans attended the annual Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremonies in Cooperstown yesterday, to see 6 more legendary figures in the sport enter that Hall. 3 players were inducted into the hall this year; they were pitchers Tom Glavine & Greg Maddux and slugger Frank Thomas. Greg Maddux pitched mostly for the …

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 7-25-14

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P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 7-25-14 Tomorrow will be the Sidney chamber’s annual Arts and Music Festival, with a full line up of events on Main Street in Sidney. Sidney Chamber Spokesperson Kerri Green explains: (Kerri Green 7-25-14) Green said that a shuttle bus will be available for those who want to attend both the Arts & …

A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 7-25-14

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Aaron Powell was found guilty on murder charges yesterday in Broome County Court. Jury deliberations lasted only about 2 hours yesterday afternoon, the jury found the 40 year old Powell guilty on 2 counts of 2nd degree murder & 1 counts of 1st degree murder, for the murder of his estranged wife Christina Powell, & …

P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 7-24-14

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The Chenango County Sheriff’s Office executed a “no knock” search warrant at 386 Neff Hill Road in the Town of Bainbridge, following a lengthy narcotics investigation. Investigators arrested 33-year-old Amber Chesebro & 33-year-old Manuel Thillet, on charges of 1st degree Criminal Nuisance & Criminal Use of Drug Paraphernalia. The Narcotics Division recovered cash, drug paraphernalia …

A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 7-24-14

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Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services’ upgraded New York State’s general obligation bonds to ‘AA+’ with stable outlook from ‘AA’, the highest rating of New York since 1972. All three major credit rating agencies have upgraded New York in recent weeks and now each have the State one notch from their highest ratings. S&P’s upgrade is …

P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 7-23-14

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The State Division of Criminal Justice Services, the state health department ant the office of alcoholism & substance abuse services joined forces to train police officers from the Southern Tier and Capital Region in the use of Naloxone which reverses the effect of overdoses caused by heroin or other opioids, such as hydrocodone and oxycodone. …