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…]

WCDO NEWS THURSDAY 1-14-16

State Lawmakers are reacting to the Governor’s State of the State address & Executive Budget proposal. State Senator Jim Seward comments: (Seward 1-14-16) Assemblyman Bill Magee also commented: (Magee 1-14-16) Magee will once again Chair the Assembly Agriculture Committee. Lawmakers will begin working on the Budget plan and other aspects of the Governor’s agenda. They … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS WEDNESDAY 1-13-16

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Governor Cuomo outlined his 2016 agenda & a 145 Billion dollar budget proposal this afternoon in Albany: (Cuomo) Among the topics covered by Governor Cuomo, building a better infrastructure, expanding breast cancer screenings, sheltering the homeless & holding lawmakers to a high standard. State lawmakers have until April 1st to get the budget passed, their session … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS TUESDAY 1-12-16

Governor Cuomo is set top deliver his annual State of the State & Budget message to a joint session of the legislature tomorrow. The presentation begins at 12:30, where Governor Cuomo will unveil the details of his 14 proposals that he has released over the last week. ——————————————- The state DOT is reminding motorists driving … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS MONDAY 1-11-16

Federal prosecutor Preet Bharara reported that his investigation has found insufficient evidence of any federal crime in Governor Cuomo’s closing of New York’s Moreland Commission. Cuomo appointed the commission in 2013 to investigate public corruption by state officials, Cuomo closed down the commission following an agreement with lawmakers to enact ethics reforms. Bharara took over … [Read more…]