State police announced that one woman was killed in a fire in Port Crane. State Police, the Broome County Fire Investigation Team, the New York State Office of Fire Prevention and Control, and the Broome County Coroner’s Office are investigating a fatal structure fire occurring Tuesday morning at 311 Tunnel Road in the Town of Fenton. Fire Departments from Sanitaria Springs, Port Crane, and Harpursville responded to the blaze at 4:29 AM, they located a deceased female inside, the Identification is undetermined, The investigation is continuing.
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced a multi-count indictment resulting in the arrest of11 Syracuse-area residents on drug trafficking charges Tuesday. The 69 count indictment includes counts of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the First, Second and Third Degree, as well as Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the First, Second & Third Degree, as well as Conspiracy in the Second Degree. The drug network transported cocaine from Puerto Rico, Arizona and New York City for distribution in Syracuse and Watertown. The Attorney General office’s seized in excess of six kilograms of cocaine and approximately six ounces of heroin.
Today is “National Denim Day”, a day to wear jeans to commemorate a 1998 court decision in Italy that is viewed as a slap in the face to victims of rape. Mike Middaugh of the child advocacy center in Norwich explains:
(Mike Middaugh 4-24-13)
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Habitat for Humanity of Delaware County will be much closer to starting their next build, after receiving a generous gift toward future projects. The Habitat chapter plans call for a 41 acre property, located on Spring Valley Road in Delhi, for an affordable home and a separate parcel to accommodate a structure to store the inventory of building materials donated to the organization. More information about Habitat for Humanity of Delaware County can be accessed at 746-9987; or online at Habitatdelawarecounty.org.
The Bainbridge-Guilford Central School will hold a Board of Education Meeting today in the District Conference Room to discuss district business, vote on the DCMO BOCES Budget and Board Member Election. The business portion of the meeting will start at 7:30 PM.