P.M. NEWS MONDAY 8-12-13

Delaware county Sheriff’s deputies responded Sunday to a domestic incident where a person was held at gunpoint at 1090 County Highway 5 in Bovina.  Deputies and State troopers responded & found a victim fleeing from the residence, who had been released by the perpetrator, 32 year old Justin Geraghty, who had taken the homeowners hostage following an earlier domestic incident at another residence.  Geraghty barricaded himself in the residence with a firearm and threatened to kill law enforcement officers.  Tear gas was deployed in an attempt to get Geraghty to surrender, he was found deceased inside the residence from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.  Geraghty was wanted by the State Division of Parole, and by the Delhi Police Department for 1st degree Burglary, 3rd degree Assault and Petty Larceny.


Governor Cuomo’s popularity is moving upward, according to a new poll from Siena College out today.   The Siena poll found 65% of registered voters found Cuomo’s performance was favorable up 7% from the June poll numbers, while 30% found Cuomo’s job performance unfavorable.  Among the Upstate voters polled, 55% said that Cuomo’s performance was favorable, with 41% choosing unfavorable.


A motorcyclist was killed Sunday when a nearby car hit a deer, sending it airborne and into the path of the motorcycle.  Madison County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the accident on state route 8 in the Town of Brookfield Sunday, they reported that 31-year-old Phurba Tamang, of Utica was driving on Route 8 when she hit a deer, which became airborne and struck a motorcycle driven by 49 year old Cyle Chesebro of West Edmeston, Chesebro was pronounced dead at the scene.


Delaware County Deputies investigated a car & pedestrian accident on County Hwy 21 in the Town of Walton. 60-year-old David Gomez of the Bronx was traveling on County Highway 21 near Runion Road Thursday, when he had struck 37 year old William Caputo of Walton, who was walking down the center of the road.  No tickets were issued to Gomez and Caputo was transported to Bassett hospital in Cooperstown for treatment of injuries.


Springbrook will host a career fair on Wednesday, August 21st from 3:00 to 7:00 pm at their Oneonta offices at 5588 State Route 7.   Attendees are encouraged to apply online at springbrookny.org prior to interviewing at the career fair, according to Recruitment Specialist Nate Furman:


(Nate Furman 8-12-13)


Furman said that the new positions would include the new Sidney Facility that has just opened, as well as the Oxford facility opening in September, and the existing Oneonta, Milford  & Norwich facilities.


The Sidney central school district Athletic department has scheduled a parent-athlete meeting for Tuesday at 6:00 pm in the Sidney High School Auditorium.   Sidney Athletic Director Chris Haynes explains:


(Chris Haynes 8-12-13)


Haynes said that the program would be about 90 minutes; the program comes prior to the start of the JV and Varsity sports next week on August 19th.



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