The State Police announced that a website and hotline have been established to answer all questions about the New York SAFE Act. The website is set up through The Governor’s Office at nysafeact.com, where gun owners and licensed dealers will find a list of frequently asked questions that have been compiled and answered by experts on this new law. There is also a section on what is and is not considered an assault weapon, with photos of weapons, banned features, a list of some of the banned weapons, and those firearms that are NOT considered assault weapons. The State Police have established a hotline 1-855-LAW-GUNS, available today, during normal business hours Monday through Friday and will be staffed by State Police members.
The Broome County Sheriff’s Office responded to the report of a bicyclist being struck by a car early Sunday morning. 30 year old Bradley Murray of Binghamton, was struck by a vehicle driven by 34 year old Branden Bowen of Waverly, on Upper Court Street in Kirkwood, Murray was taken to Wilson Memorial Hospital in Johnson City where he later died from his injuries. Bowen was charged with felony DWI; he was arraigned and remanded to the Broome County Jail without bail. .
Delaware County Public Health will be holding a Flu clinic today from 1:00 PM until 2: 30PM by appointment only, at 99 Main Street in Delhi. Public Health has a limited supply of Flu vaccine for ages 3 and up, the cost of the vaccine is $25.00, and insurances will not be billed. More information is available at the State Health Department website at: health.ny.gov/diseases.