The Chenango county sheriffs department arrested 37 year old Thomas Miller & 33 year old Kristin Miller of Norwich for 1- Count each of 2nd degree Rape, 2nd degree Criminal Sexual Act & Endangering the Welfare of a child. The arrests followed an investigation involving a child less than 15 years of age; the Miller’s were arraigned and remanded to the Chenango County Correctional Facility each on $25,000 cash bail to reappear at Norwich court at later date.
21-year-old Joshua Vaughn of Binghamton was convicted of attempted murder and assault, in connection with an incident at the Voodoo Lounge in Binghamton in January of 2012. Vaughn was accused of stabbing a bouncer in the stomach during a dispute over the cover charge; he was sentenced to 15 years in prison plus 5 years of post-release supervision.
The Chenango County Sheriff’s Office responded to Valley View Trailer Park in the Town of North Norwich for an investigation into an animal cruelty and Child Endangerment case Sunday. 4 adults were arrested for allegedly permitting 6 children, ages 9 to 17 to live in unsuitable and unsanitary conditions. Arrested were 39-year-old Norman Hebert, 37 year old Barbara Hebert, 40 year old Norman Fuller & 40 year old Stacy Cox for 6 counts each of Endangering the Welfare of a child and cruelty to animals for allowing several dogs to live in unsuitable conditions. All 6 children were removed and placed with family members and Every Dogs Dream rescue shelter removed the dogs from the residence. The 4 adults are to re-appear in the Town of North Norwich court at a later date.
Governor Cuomo will host the State’s first Tourism Summit to hear ideas from industry leaders, business owners and other stakeholders to help ensure that the tourism industry continues to grow and create jobs in New York. The Tourism Summit will be held at 10:30 AM at the Hart Lounge in Albany. Several sessions will be held in the afternoon on vital tourism industry market segments, moderated by industry leaders. Tourism ranks second behind agriculture as among the state’s leading economic engines.
Springbrook is hosting a career fair today from 2:00 to 6:00 PM at the Sidney Civic Center. Springbrook will be opening two new Community Homes in Sidney, NY and they are looking for individuals to build new residential teams. Attendees are encouraged to apply online at www.springbrookny.org or by calling 286-7171.
The Bainbridge village board of trustees will hold a special meeting this afternoon at 4:30 PM. The meeting will be held in the village clerk’s office at 33-west Main Street; the board will be discussing Memorial Day activities.