Police and hospitals are noticing an increase in the abuse of prescription painkillers at an alarming increase. Dave Ramsey of the Alcohol & drug abuse council of Delaware county comments: (Dave Ramsey 1-4-13) New York state passed legislation last year to begin the “I-Stop” program, where prescriptions are sent electronically to pharmacies where databases can … [Read more…]
Delaware county sheriff’s Deputies investigated a 2 car Personal Injury Motor Vehicle Accident on State Highway 10 in the Town of Delhi. 33-year-old James Hodges of Davenport crossed into the opposing lane of traffic striking a vehicle driven by 54-year-old Susan Whitney of Delhi head on. Whitney and 3 of her passengers, as well as … [Read more…]
A former Binghamton landmark has been destroyed by fire. Flames engulfed an empty warehouse at 115 Montgomery Street last night, with firefighters still on the scene this morning. The building once house Pa’s Woodshed and a series of clubs, it had been vacant for several years. Investigators will try to determine what caused the fire … [Read more…]
The Chenango County Sheriffs Office arrested 47-year-old Charity Rifenbark of Guilford, on 2 counts of endangering the Welfare of a Child and Disorderly Conduct. Rifenbark is accused of using obscene language and making obscene gestures in a public place and in the presence of children, which was injurious to their moral welfare. Rifenbark was processed … [Read more…]
State Senator Jim Seward will begin his 14th term in the state senate this year. Seward was optimistic that the bipartisan cooperation would continue in Albany, and more would be accomplished: (Seward 1-1-13) Seward took the oath of office Tuesday at the Foothills Performing Arts Center in Oneonta; he was first elected to … [Read more…]
Yesterday meant that area lawmakers were sworn into office. In Oneonta, state Senator Jim Seward, and assembly members Bill Magee and Claudia Tenney were sworn in. In Broome County, County Executive Debbie Preston took the oath of office at the Forum Theater in Binghamton, along with All 15 county legislators. —————————– Officials in Oneonta were … [Read more…]
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