The Appellate Division, Third Department has rejected an appeal from Anthony Pacherille Jr. of Cooperstown, of the 11-year prison term in Otsego county court for a 2010 shooting in Cooperstown. The ruling stated that there was no bias against Pacherille by Otsego county judge Brian Burns in his sentencing of Pacherille, for the racially motivated shooting of Wesley Lippitt. Pacherille pleading guilty to 2nd degree attempted murder for that shooting.
The Broome County Special Investigations Unit Task Force executed a search warrant Tuesday; they arrested 5 people on a variety of drug & grand larceny charges. Arrested were Joseph Fuzi, Pamela Sarday, Matthew Ford, Matthew Bowman and Megan Walsh, police seized crack-cocaine, digital scales, hypodermic needles and a dagger. Bowman and Walsh were released on an appearance ticket for Binghamton Court, Fuzi and Sarday were arraigned & were remanded to the Broome County jail, Ford was arraigned in City of Binghamton Court and released, all face court action at a later date.
State Troopers arrested 35-year-old Gregory Thomas of Mount Morris, for Felony Aggravated DWI. Troopers accuse Thomas of driving while intoxicated with a child less then 16 years of age in the vehicle, the arrest followed an investigation into an accident on State Route 23 in the Town of Davenport. Thomas was issued tickets and is scheduled to reappear before the Town of Davenport Court on May 28th.
Hartwick College announced that they will host an Open House program on Saturday geared toward current high school juniors who are interested in becoming part of Hartwick’s Class of 2018. The Open House will provide opportunities to learn more about Hartwick’s campus, academic and extracurricular offerings, to meet with Hartwick staff, tour the campus and learn about the 3 year degree program instituted a couple of years ago. Those who wish to sign up can do so at hartwick.edu
The Chenango Arts Council will hold their annual 5K fundraising run, “The Allegro Run for the Arts” Saturday. The race begins at the Council of the Arts, 27 West Main Street, Norwich at 9:00 AM, Race day registrations will be accepted from 8 until 8:45 a.m. Entry fees race are $15 up until race day and $20 the day of the race. Students will pay $10 both pre registration and day of the race. Registration forms are available for download at the Council’s website at www.chenangoarts.org.
State Troopers arrested 37-year-old George Burts of Binghamton, for Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs, Criminal Impersonation, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance, Operating Without a License and Falsifying Business Records. The arrest followed a traffic stop in Kirkwood, Burts was arraigned & was remanded to the Broome County Jail without bail.
The Woodsmen’s Festival at Hanford Mills Museum will be held on Saturday, from 10:00 AM to 5:00 pm. The Museum staff will give tours and demonstrations, Hanford Mills Museum is located at 51 County Highway 12 in East Meredith, at the intersection of Delaware County Routes 10 & 12, more information is available at www.hanfordmills.org OR by calling 278-5744.
Good seats are still available for both performances Sunday of the musical “CATCH ME IF YOU CAN” Tina Niles of NAC Entertainment comments:
(Tina Niles 5-3-13)
Tickets are still available at the Arena Box Office and BroadwayBinghamton.com for the 3:30 & 7:70 shows at the Forum Theatre in downtown Binghamton.