P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 7-16-14

WCDO, News, Radio, NY, Sidney, New York

National Weather service officials have confirmed 8 tornadoes in our area in the last week.   Officials said that 8 Tornadoes is unusually high, the region only averages a few tornadoes a year.  Officials said that severe weather tends to come in cycles, with the most recent year with similar activity is 1998.   The latest confirmation …

A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 7-16-14

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The Chenango County Sheriff’s Office arrested 29-year-old Kyle Hackett of North Norwich for 1 Count each of 1st degree Rape, 1st degree Sexual Abuse & Endangering the Welfare of a child. Hackett is accused of forcibly engaging in sexual contact with an under age female victim.  Hackett was arraigned in the Town of Plymouth Court …

P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 7-15-14

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The ribbon cutting for the Sherwood Landing project in Sidney was held this morning, the project is 32 rental units that have already filled up with residents who were put out by the flooding in recent years. Sidney Village Mayor Andy Matviak comments: (Andy Matviak 7-15-14) Sidney economic development director John Redente also commented: (John …

A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 7-15-14

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Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced a settlement with Casella Waste Systems resolving concerns that Casella’s restrictive contracting practices, market dominance and pattern of acquisitions of smaller competitors, unlawfully restrained competition in the Southern Tier. The settlement requires Casella to change its contracts to reduce the legal and financial obstacles faced by customers that wish to …

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 7-14-14

WCDO, News, Radio, NY, Sidney, New York

The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado touched down near Reading, yesterday around 4:40 PM. The damages showed that this is an EF-1 tornado with wind speeds between 86 and 110 mph. Officials are continuing to investigate other sites across the state where other damage was reported. ——————————– The DCMO BOCES will hold …

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 7-14-14

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The national weather service investigators will be out again today looking to confirm more tornadic activity from yesterday’s storms.  One possible tornado appeared in Watkins glen, funnel clouds were reported in Binghamton, West Windsor, Windsor and Susquehanna County in Pennsylvania. ———————— State Police arrested 19-year-old Damian Schlabsz of Unadilla for unlawful imprisonment & 2nd degree …

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 7-11-14

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The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office arrested 36 year old Matthew Parker of Walton Thursday on a Sealed Grand Jury Indictment Warrant charging him with 3  counts of Criminal sale of a controlled substance.  Parker  was indicted by a Delaware County Grand Jury following a month long heroin trafficking investigation in Walton and Delhi.  Parker was …

A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 7-11-14

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State Senator Tom Libous’ campaign submitted thousands of signatures from voters across the 52nd Senate District on three party lines to the New York State Board of Elections office in Albany this week. Libous will be running for re-election to the New York State Senate 52nd District as the candidate for the Republican, Conservative and Independence parties. …

P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 7-10-14

Congressman Chris Gibson announced the House of Representatives passed the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, which reauthorizes the Workforce Investment Act and streamlines training services by eliminating 15 duplicative programs, reducing administrative costs for states, and improving transparency and accountability by creating new performance standards. It also reauthorizes the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act …

A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 7-10-14

The National weather service confirmed Tornado Touchdowns in Madison County, contributing to 4 fatalities in the town of Smithfield Tuesday night.  Governor Cuomo toured the site Wednesday:   (Cuomo 7-10-14)   National weather service investigators will next check damage on Bear Spring Mountain in Walton, where a tornado may have touch down Tuesday. ——————————— The …