A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 3-14-14

The Cuomo Administration will host the Citizen Preparedness Corps Training Program tomorrow at the will take place tomorrow at the Events Center at SUNY Binghamton.   The program looks to provide 100,000 New Yorkers with the tools and resources to prepare for emergencies and disasters; Pre-registration for the training session is available at prepare.ny.gov.


A raccoon has tested positive for rabies in Delaware County. This is the first animal testing positive for rabies in 2014.  The raccoon attacked a dog in the village of Stamford; the raccoon was dispatched and sent to NYS State Rabies Laboratory for testing. The owner of the dog reported that the incident occurred during the day, a strange behavior for raccoons. To report a suspected rabid animal call Delaware County Public Health Services at 832-5200, more information is available at delawarecountypublichealth.com


Commerce Chenango will hold Lunch with State Senator Tom Libous today at the Sherwood Hotel at 25 Genesee Street, Greene, beginning at 11:30 AM.  Libous will discuss legislative action in Albany.


Tomorrow the Norwich Family YMCA will be the location for Chenango County Habitat for Humanity’s 3rd annual Souper bowl fundraiser from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. 31 different soups from 26 area restaurants will be featured, proceeds will help to support Chenango County’s Habitat for Humanity, more information is Online at habitat.chenango.org or 656-8155.


The St. Baldrick’s Foundation will host a head-shaving event at the American Legion in Norwich tomorrow to raise money to Conquer Childhood Cancers.  The event starts at 4:00 pm, in the past 9 years; over $160,000 has been raised locally for childhood cancer research. Donations are also possible at stbaldricks.org/events/Norwich.


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