Governor Cuomo reported that his plan to pay for college courses for prisoners will now be funded through non-profits and charities. Cuomo’s proposal to use state money to provide a free college education to inmates in 10 state prisons, was left out of the final state budget agreement, the plan was roundly criticized.
Oneonta Police responded to a River Street address Tuesday for the report of a stabbing. Officers found a 35 year old resident of Oneonta injured from 2 stab wounds in his side, he was taken to Bassett Hospital for treatment of injuries. The investigation points to the incident being drug related, the unidentified victim was uncooperative and refused to pursue criminal charges against any suspects. The case remains under investigation.
The Chenango county sheriff’s department arrested 33-year-old Jarred Cutting of Masonville for endangering the welfare of a child in the town of Bainbridge. Cutting is accused of using excessive corporal punishment on a child under the age of 16, resulting in visible marks on the child. Cutting will appear in the Town of Bainbridge Court 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 Thursday, April 3, between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. This work will require moving lane closures. It is weather dependent.
The Bainbridge-Guilford Central School will hold a Board of Education Meeting toDAY, in the District Conference Room at 6:30 PM. The business portion of the meeting will start at 7:00 PM.