A.M. NEWS MONDAY 3-31-14

Governor Cuomo and legislative leaders have reached a deal on a $140 billion budget that provides some tax relief for businesses, homeowners and renters.  Lawmakers are expected to vote Monday.  The 332-page revenue bill lists property and renter’s tax credits through so-called circuit breakers, tax credits for families and revisions in bank, corporate, manufacturers and estate taxes.


Oneonta Police & the State Department of Health Bureau of Narcotics Enforcement, arrested 45 year old Janice Vaugh-Young of Oxford for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance.  The charges stemmed from an investigation into the theft of narcotics from a health care facility.  Vaugh-Young was arraigned in the City of Oneonta Court and released on her own recognizance to appear at a later date.


Motorists are advised that there will be rolling slowdowns on Interstate 81 and State Route 17 throughout the Prospect Mountain construction work zone as crews perform paint striping on Monday, March 31, between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. This work will require moving lane closures.  It is weather dependent.


The Women’s Fund of the Community Foundation for South Central New York announced that they are accepting grant proposals for between $1,000 to $6,000 from qualified organizations in Broome, Chenango, Delaware, Otsego and Tioga counties.

Funding is available for projects or programs that use innovative and/or collaborative approaches to create positive change and that demonstrate the potential to improve the well-being of women or girls, details are available at donorswhocare.org or at 772-6773, the deadline to file is Friday, June 14th.


The Southern Tier Parents against the Common Core are holding a presentation on March 31st.  The event will take place from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Vestal Library; concerned parents are encouraged to attend.




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