P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 7-25-14

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 7-25-14
Tomorrow will be the Sidney chamber’s annual Arts and Music Festival, with a full line up of events on Main Street in Sidney. Sidney Chamber Spokesperson Kerri Green explains:

(Kerri Green 7-25-14)

Green said that a shuttle bus will be available for those who want to attend both the Arts & Music Festival & Cullman Community Day Saturday.
Saturday will feature the Cullman Community Day at Keith Clark Park in Sidney. Cullman Director Amy Williams explains:

(Amy Williams 7-25-14)

The Cullman community day will feature a Team Time Trial Bike race from Sidney to Afton & back, spokesman and participant Ed Curley comments:

(Ed Curley 7-25-14)

Curley said that teams could still register up until 8:00 tomorrow morning for the race, and the pavilion in Keith Clark Park.
Saturday is the deadline for Delaware county Girls to sign up to participate in this year’s Delaware County Fair Pageant, coordinator Stacy Dibble explains:

(Stacy Dibble 7-25-14)

Details are available at delawarecountyfair.org, the Fair begins on August 11th at the Fair Grounds in Walton.
6 former players & managers will be inducted in the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown this weekend. Former managers Bobby Cox, Tony LaRussa & Joe Torre will be inducted, along with former Pitchers Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine & slugger Frank Thomas, the ceremonies will be held at 1:30 Sunday afternoon at the Clark Gymnasium in Cooperstown.
About $80 million for 17 construction projects at some New York community colleges is hung up because the state budget approved in March inadvertently dropped the funding from the spending plan. A “clean-up” budget bill never materialized before the Legislature ended its session last month, so projects at about a dozen colleges, including Broome, will temporarily be without the funding. Broome Community College is without $5 million for the SUNY Broome Hospitality Center to be built at the Carnegie Library in downtown Binghamton. State lawmakers are not expected back before January.
The Chenango County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division arrested an 18 year old Takell Henry of Utica for Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance, following a traffic stop in the Town of North Norwich. During a narcotics investigation Henry allegedly sold crack cocaine to an undercover Police Officer, he was arraigned in the Town of North Norwich Court and remanded to the Chenango County Jail on $25,000 cash bail pending future court action.
Cornell University and Owego’s Lockheed Martin, are among seven research teams, awarded project grants to develop technologies that will improve New York State’s electric grid. Governor Cuomo announced a total of $3.3 million will go toward seven smart grids. The governor said the smart grid technologies will use innovative methods to reduce the risk of power outages, lessen environmental impacts and energy consumption, as well as lower the cost of power delivery
Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo announced her campaign for a sixth term in the State Assembly at a fundraising event last night at En-Joie Golf Club. Lupardo was first elected to the assembly in 2004. She has no primary opponent, and is unopposed in the November election. In Albany, she is chair of the committee on children and families, and a member of the committees on environmental conservation, higher education, transportation, veterans affairs, and economic development


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