P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 4-12-13

The Chenango County Sheriff’s Office executed a “no knock” search warrant, in Sherburne, 52-year-old Robert Reynolds was charged with 1st degree Criminal Possession of Marihuana, Criminal Possession of Controlled Substance and 4th degree Criminal Possession of a Weapon.  Police seized 100 pounds of high-grade marihuana, Oxycodone,  $ 36,000 in cash, about $20,000 in property gained from marihuana sales, plus scales, packaging material and drug paraphernalia.  Reynolds was arraigned in the Town of North Norwich Court and held at the Chenango County Jail on $ 50,000 cash bail, he’ll reappear in the Town of Sherburne Court at a later date.  Additional arrests are pending and the investigation is continuing.


Delaware County Sheriff Deputies and Probation officers arrested 49-year-old David SPRY of Davenport Thursday on a probation violation warrant from the State of Florida. SPRY is being held without bail at the Delaware County Correctional Facility awaiting extradition to Florida.


Sidney village residents packed into room 202 of the Sidney civic center last night for a public hearing about the formation of a Sidney historic district, encompassing much of the original village lines.  Sidney village mayor Andy Matviak explains:


(Andy Matviak 4-12-13)


Mayor Matviak said that one of the key advantages would be tax breaks for projects on homes in the proposed historical district, many of those are still dealing with repairs from the 2011 floods.


Governor Cuomo vetoed 202 line items in the current state budget. Cuomo reported that he made 120 vetoes for projects where the money had already been spent, there were 4 member items that he rejected because they were trying to be re-purposed for other projects. About 45 vetoes were made for budget items that were appropriated in 2005 or earlier but were not spent. Over-rides of the vetoes are not expected.


The Skateboard Committee sponsored by the Sidney Youth Advocate program will be hosting a free ziti dinner next Thursday April 18th at the Sidney high school cafeteria.  Committee spokesperson Ronnie Haag explains:

(Ronnie Haag 4-12-13)

Plans call for skateboard ramps to be set up in Keith Clark Park in Sidney near the volleyball courts.  More information is available at 563-2456.


Delaware County Sheriff Deputy’s Arrested 20-year-old Kevin Clark of Walton on an Arrest warrant Issued by the Town of Masonville Court For Petty Larceny. CLARK was remanded to the Delaware County Correctional Facility on $500 Cash Bail and Scheduled to reappear in the Masonville Town Court On April 16th.


Guilford Historical Society Social Presents “Chenango County Railroading” with John Taibi, tomorrow at 12:00 noon, at the Guilford Methodist Church   Taibi is the author of 10 books dealing with railroading subjects in Central New York, as well as over 110 short stories of similar subjects.   The event was rescheduled from last month due to inclement weather.


The 8th Annual Earth Festival will be held tomorrow at the Milford Central School, from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM in the gymnasium. More information is available at 286-3349.






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