A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 3-13-15

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

State Police will initiate special law enforcement effort today through Monday for the St. Patrick’s Day weekend to keep drunk drivers off the roadways and alcohol out of the hands of minors. Last year’s effort resulted in 184 arrests for DWI and more than 11,000 tickets issued for traffic and other violations. Drivers can expect …

P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 3-12-15

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

Governor Cuomo detailed his Upstate Agenda, which includes $10 billion in capital investments, at the Rochester Rotary and Rochester Business Alliance Luncheon. (Cuomo 3-12-15) Plans call for which another $10 billion in capital investments in the next state budget, to be awarded through another competition, similar tot eh regional economic development councils. —————————— New York …

A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 3-12-15

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

Governor Cuomo announced that those in danger of running out of heating fuel or having their utility service shut off can now apply for a second emergency benefit through HEAP. The additional assistance is being made available after the colder winter weather and additional federal funding awarded to the state. More information is available at …

P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 3-11-15

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

The State Assembly Democratic Majority introduced their version of the state budget proposal in Albany Tuesday. New Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie comments: (Heastie 3-11-15) The Assembly budget is over 150 billion dollars, almost 8 billion dollars more than the Governor’s executive budget proposal released in January. ———————————————- Governor Cuomo has cut money for Agriculture in …

A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 3-11-15

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

State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli released the results of an audit on Delaware County regarding 3rd party procurement procedures, the audit found that the county needs to ensure that it awards contracts to service providers only after soliciting competition through a bidding process & that a stated period of services be included in contracts, the county …

P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 3-10-15

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

The Oneonta common council has appointed council members Mike Lynch & Larry Malone to co-chair the Mayor Richard Miller Memorial Task force. Both will be responsible for forwarding recommendations on how the city of Oneonta will honor Mayor Miller, who died last year nomination from the public can be emailed to dkendall@oneonta.ny.us, or may be …

A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 3-10-15

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

Autopsies were conducted Monday on Tifanne Wells, the manner of her death to be a homicide caused by 2 gunshot wounds. The autopsy on George Jones ruled the manner of his death to be a suicide as a result of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. State Police stated that the investigation is continuing, it is believed …

Update to PM News Monday 3-9-15

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

Forensic Pathologist, Dr. James Terzian conducted an autopsy today on Tifanne Wells and ruled the manner of her death to be a homicide caused by two gunshot wounds.  Dr. Terzian conducted an autopsy on George Jones and ruled the manner of his death to be a suicide as a result of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. …

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 3-9-15

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

Governor Cuomo announced that 103 elected officials from all levels of government around the state have joined the “Enough is Enough” campaign to combat sexual violence on college and university campuses. The campaign is a call to action for members of the public to support for the passage of the Governor’s proposal to create the …

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 3-9-15

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

State Police at Oneonta are investigating the deaths of 44-year-old TIFANNE WELLS & 51-year-old GEORGE JONES at a residence on County Highway 47 in the Town of Oneonta. Otsego County 911 received a call to check the welfare from a concerned party, Troopers responded to the residence at approximately 8:30 Sunday Morning and located both …