State police announced that a body was recovered Friday from the Chenango River in the town of Chenango; the body was positively identified through dental records as 57 year old Steven Moran of Greene, who had been missing from Chenango County since December. The investigation failed to reveal any signs of foul play. The death was ruled as a drowning complicated by hypothermia, following the autopsy conducted at Wilson hospital.
Governor Cuomo announced that law enforcement agencies in 17 counties will receive a total of more than $13.2 million to reduce shootings and firearm-related homicides. The funding is allocated through the State’s Gun Involved Violence Elimination initiative, to aid local law enforcement agencies battling high rates of violent crime. The program builds upon Operation IMPACT, to provide law enforcement agencies with additional resources to fight gun violence, Locally, the Broome County Sheriff’s Department, The Broome County District Attorney’s office and the Binghamton police department will share $384,000 from this program.
Students entering 8th and 9th grade this fall who want to experience the world of healthcare this summer at M.A.S.H. Camp should apply soon. The deadline has been extended to Friday, May 30th. Campers will spend 2 days in Chenango Memorial Hospitalon Tuesday, August 5th and Wednesday, August 6th. The camp fee is $20 per student, Space is limited to 20 students, applications are available at cnyahec.org .