16-year-old Children’s Home Residential Treatment Facility resident was arrested by Chenango County Sheriff’s Office for 3rd degree Menacing. The youth was arrested following an altercation at the Children’s Home Residential Treatment Facility in the Town of Greene; he is accused of shoving, striking and attempting to choke a 13 -year-old youth. The Defendant was arraigned in the Town of Coventry Court & was released back to Treatment Facility staff and ordered to appear in the Town of Greene Court at a later date.
THE 15TH ANNUAL FALL PUMPKIN FESTIVAL WILL BE HELD IN NORWICH, ON Friday AND Saturday STARTING ON FRIDAY WITH MUSIC BY FRITZ’S POLKA BAND. A HARVEST DINNER AT ST. BARTS PARISH CENTER FROM 4:30 TO 7:00 PM with A GIANT PUMPKIN CONTEST WEIGH-IN, AND KARAOKE CONTEST AT 6:30 AT EAST AND WEST PARKS IN NORWICH. More information is available at NORWICHPUMPKINFESTIVAL.COM.
The Upstate New York economy remains sluggish according to a Sienna poll. Consumer’s overall sentiment was up nearly three points across the state to 76.2, below national averages. Upstate, the figure was lower at 71.1. Nearly 60 percent of consumers expressed serious concerns about gas prices, and 66 percent had similar concerns about the price of groceries.
Allowing 4 casinos in upstate New York would generate $430 million in annual revenue for the state, according to an estimate from the state budget office. The estimate marks the first time the Cuomo administration has put a dollar amount on the impact of the Upstate New York Gaming and Economic Development Act, which would allow for four casinos to be sited in the Catskills, Southern Tier and the Capital Region. The casinos, however, are contingent on whether voters approve a change to the state constitution in November.
The Sidney Central School Alumni Association will hold their 11th Annual Alumni Sports Hall of Fame “Induction Weekend” this weekend. Induction Weekend begins with individuals and Legacy teams being honored at half time of the Sidney versus Seton Catholic football game tonight at Sidney Alumni Field. The Class of 2013 and Legacy Award recipients will be honored during the annual Induction Dinner and Ceremony Saturday at the Sidney American Legion at 5:00 pm. More information is available at 643-2913.