WCDO NEWS FRIDAY 1-6-17

Governor Cuomo today unveiled a package to protect New Yorkers, as well as government entities, from cyber-attacks. The package includes the strengthening and modernization of cybercrime and identity theft laws, as well as the creation of a new Cyber Incident Response Team to provide cybersecurity support to state entities, local governments, critical infrastructure and schools. … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS THURSDAY 1-5-17

25-year-old Joshua Underwood appeared in Oneonta City court Wednesday, he was charged with 2nd degree murder, attempted arson & criminal possession of a weapon, in connection with the beating death of 52-year-old Mark Morrison, at 229 Main Street in Oneonta. Underwood is accused of hitting Morrison with a weight from exercise equipment while Morrison slept, … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS WEDNESDAY 1-4-17

Governor Cuomo today announced the impact of potential repeal of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on health care coverage of New Yorkers and the state budget. If the repeal of the Affordable Care Act were enacted, an estimated 2.7 million New Yorkers would lose coverage and New York State would experience a direct … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS TUESDAY 1-3-17

Governor Cuomo unveiled the 1st signature proposal of his 2017 agenda: making college tuition-free for New York’s middle-class families at all SUNY and CUNY two- and four-year colleges. (Cuomo 1-3-16) Governor Cuomo was joined at the press conference by US Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, who made free college tuition a key part of his … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS MONDAY 1-2-16

The next meeting of the Oneonta downtown revitalization imitative will be Tuesday afternoon at foothills performing arts center. Oneonta Mayor Gary Herzig explains: (Mayor Gary Herzig 1-2-17) The meeting begins at 1:00 PM Tuesday and runs through 3:30, it is open to the public. —————————————- The Chenango County Sheriff’s Office arrested 26-year-old Benjamin Geers of … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS FRIDAY 12-30-16

The Bainbridge Development Corporation is helping to develop a new master plan for the town of Bainbridge, Corporation President Dave DeClue explains: (Dave DeClue) DeClue said that the last master plan developed by the town of Bainbridge was done with the assistance of SUNY Oneonta in 2002 & 2003. ———————————– The city of Oneonta announced … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS THURSDAY 12-29-16

State Police responded to a 2 vehicle fatal collision on I-88 Wednesday night in the Town of Colesville. 23 year old David Murrer of Harpursville struck another motor vehicle, driven by 64 year old Synthia Baciuska & occupied by her husband 67 year old Lynn Baciuska both of Afton. The Baciuska vehicle left the roadway … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS WEDNESDAY 12-28-16

There will be no meeting of the Tri Town Coalition on Substance abuse this month, but meetings are scheduled beginning in January, and a Narcan Training session could also be added to the schedule next year, according to spokesperson Lorraine Keckeisen: (Lorraine Keckeisen 12-28-16) Meetings are scheduled for January 25th, at the Sidney High School … [Read more…]