WCDO NEWS TUESDAY 1-26-16

New York State of Health is encouraging uninsured New Yorkers to enroll in a plan by January 31st. More than 2.7 million people are enrolled in health insurance through NY State of Health, including 1.9 million enrolled in Medicaid, and 827,000 enrolled in non-Medicaid coverage. Consumers who do not enroll in a QHP by January … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS MONDAY 1-25-16

A Rally was held Saturday at the River Club in Afton with about 300 + Constitution Pipeline supporters. Assemblyman Cliff Crouch attended: (Crouch 1-25-16) The Constitution pipeline is expected to traverse the southern tier along the I-88 Corridor from Pennsylvania into the New England markets, with local availability to Am phenol in Sidney among others, … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS FRIDAY 1-22-16

State Senator Jim Seward, & Assemblyman Bill Magee attended the ceremony today at Hartwick College, as they celebrated the Opening of the Hartwick College’s Center for Craft Food & Beverage. State Senator Jim Seward give WCDO News his impressions after touring the laboratory set up: (Seward 1-22-16) Hartwick College President Margaret Drugovich said that the … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS THURSDAY 1-21-16

The Oneonta Police Department released their annual report for 2015, noting that they had fewer calls & made fewer arrests last year. The report showed that calls for service last year were 9,328 — down 6.8%, arrests totaled 735, down by 23.3% from 958 in 2014.The city’s Crime Report has no murders in the last … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS WEDNESDAY 1-20-16

The Oxford Police Department has teamed up with “Truth Pharm” to try a different approach to the growing heroin problem; they will be holding a free Narcan training session for anyone interested on January 28th at the Oxford High School at 5:30 PM. Oxford Police Chief Richard Nolan comments: (Oxford Police Chief Richard Nolan 1-20-16) … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS TUESDAY 1-19-16

Gravity Ciders, which sells a variety of “Awestruck Ciders”; has expanded their business from Walton to a new facility in the Sidney Industrial Park, where they held their ribbon cutting today. Co-Owner Patty Wilcox Comments: (Patty Wilcox 1-19-16) Delaware County Economic Development Director Glen Nealis Comments: (Glen Nealis 1-19-16) Nealis said that Delaware County Economic … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS MONDAY 1-18-16

The Walton police department responded to the report of a pedestrian being hit by a vehicle Thursday night. Walton police reported that 31 year old Chad Stadler of Walton was hit by a vehicle driven by 51 year old Bryan Mead of Walton at about 8:00 PM Thursday, he was taken to Wilson Medical Center … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS FRIDAY 1-15-16

Jury selection will begin July 5th for Almond Upton’s murder trial in Broome County Court. Upton is accused of intentionally driving into State Trooper Christopher Skinner as he was conducting an unrelated routine traffic stop on I-81 In the town of Chenango on May 29, 2014. Upton pleaded not guilty to an indictment of 11 … [Read more…]