The American cancer society is hosting their annual “Paint The Town Purple day” today throughout the Tri-Town Area. Cancer society spokesperson Helen Gregory explains:
(Helen Gregory 4-26-13)
The annual tri-town relay for life will be held May 3rd & 4th at General Clinton Park in Bainbridge, Gregory said that last year’s efforts raised about $100,000 dollars for the cancer society’s local efforts.
The Chenango County Sheriff’s Office arrested 35-year-old Kevin Urgo of McDonough for Felony Driving While Intoxicated, Felony Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs, Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle. Urgo was found by Sheriff’s Deputies stopped in the middle of a roadway, he was arraigned in the Town of Norwich Court and remanded to the Chenango County Correctional Facility on $1000 cash bail. Urgo is to appear in the Town of Preston Court on a later date.
The Chenango County Sheriff’s Office arrested 27 year old Matthew Towndrow of Preston on an active arrest warrant issued of the Town of North Norwich Court for resisting arrest on April 16th. Towndrow was arraigned in the Town of North Norwich Court and remanded to the Chenango County Correctional Facility on $5000 bail and is scheduled re-appear in the Town of North Norwich Court at a later date.
Tomorrow from 10:00am to 2:00pm, the Norwich Police Department will be accepting unwanted, unused or outdated prescription medications at the rear of the Police Station located at 18 East Main Street, as part of the national “Take Back” initiative. The Chenango County Sheriff’s Office will also participate with collections at the Sheriff’s Office Sub-Station at the Coventry Town Hall on State Route 235, and at the North Norwich fire Station on State Route 12, from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM Saturday.