Emergency crews have been busy responding to accidents throughout the tri-county region this morning. Roads remain slippery in many locations, law enforcement agencies remind all motorists to drive with extreme caution.
Police, emergency room physicians, parents and officials with the Alcohol & Drug Abuse Council of Delaware County have seen a dramatic shift from teens of alcohol abuse to the abuse of heroin, prescription pain medications, “Bath Salts” and synthetic Marijuana. Dave Ramsey of the alcohol & drug abuse council said that parents need to be very observant regarding their teen:
Those with questions regarding the current popular abused substances can call the council at 746-8300; additional information can be found at adaconline.org.
State Police in Oneonta arrested 42-year-old Allison Lorette of Worcester for 2nd degree Harassment. The arrest resulted from a complaint originating on Cook Street in Worcester, Lorette was arraigned in the Town of Maryland Court, remanded to the Otsego County Jail in lieu of $500 cash bail and is scheduled to appear before the Town of Worcester Court on January 8th.
Delaware County Deputies arrested 20-year-old Abigail Clark of Delhi for 2nd degree Criminal Contempt and 2nd degree Criminal Trespass. The arrest stems from an alleged domestic incident that occurred in the Town of Middletown on December 20th where Clark allegedly violated an order of protection issued from the Town of Roxbury Court. Clark was arraigned in the Town of Stamford Court and remanded to the Delaware County Correctional Facility in lieu of $1,000 cash bail.
State Troopers arrested 42-year-old Patrick Cheeseman, of Port Crane for Driving While Intoxicated with a BAC result of .22%. The arrest resulted from a traffic stop on Upper Front Street in Chenango; Cheeseman was issued tickets returnable to the Town of Chenango Court on January 8th.
COMMERCE CHENANGO will be holding a Notary Public WORKSHOP on Tuesday January 8th from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM or 1:00 to 4:30 PM at the MORRISVILLE STATE COLLEGE NORWICH CAMPUS. Notary experts will conduct the workshop, which is open to the public. Pre-registration or additional information is available by calling 334-1402.
16 nonprofit organizations received grants totaling $225,100 from the Community Foundation for South Central New York through the Foundation’s annual special grants process. The grants will be used for a variety of capital projects, operations and programs at the organizations, to replace funding lost from FEMA for food pantries in Chenango, Delaware and Otsego Counties and for The Southern Tier Coalition for the Homeless “No-Freeze” program in Broome, Chenango and Otsego Counties. Some of the Organizations receiving grants include the local Boy & Girl Scout councils, the Discovery Center of the Southern Tier, Mom’s House, & the United Way of Broome, Chenango, Delaware and Otsego Counties.