A.M. NEWS MONDAY 12-8-14

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I-88 was shut down for several hours Friday night following 2 accidents attributed to black ice, near Harpursville, 1 of the accidents killed 2 Massachusetts residents. The fatal crash occurred at about 5:10 PM, the driver was 28 year old Tatyana Wingham of Massachusetts, state Police said that she was attempting to pass a tractor …

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 12-5-14

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Governor Cuomo announced $13.6 million in Community Renewal Funds for 44 projects in regions around the State, following yesterday’s Regional Economic Development event. Winning entries came from the Mohawk Valley, Southern Tier, Western New York, Mid-Hudson, and the North Country. Locally, The Mohawk Valley Council will fund 21 projects, including: 7 in Otsego County, The …

A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 12-5-14

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The 3rd murder trial for Cal Harris of Spencer has been pushed back 2 weeks in Schoharie County Court. Jury selection for the latest Harris Trial will begin January 21st, Harris has been convicted twice for the 2001 murder of his estranged wife Michelle in Tioga county court, both of those convictions were overturned, this …

P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 12-4-14

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Governor Andrew Cuomo’s $500 million broadband expansion program will be discussed in the 2015 State of the State address in January. The expansion would create a “NY Broadband Fund” that would offer grants to any broadband company that offers to match public funding to expand and improve existing infrastructure. Officials reported that the guidelines for …

A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 12-4-14

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Walton police arrested 33 year old Lloyd Hunt of Unadilla and 30 year old Jeremy Stafford of Walton, in connection with the armed robbery of a Walton tobacco shop last week. Hunt & Stafford were charged with 1st degree robbery and 3rd degree criminal possession of a weapon, plus petty larceny, both were arraigned, Hunt …

P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 12-3-14

Constitution Pipeline Company announced that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has issued an order approving construction of its proposed pipeline to increase natural gas supply to New York and New England markets, subject to certain conditions that will ensure the protection of natural resources. The 124-mile Pipeline will travel from Pennsylvania, through Broome, Chenango, Delaware …

A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 12-3-14

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New campaign finance records show that Governor Andrew Cuomo spent more than $35 million on his successful bid for a 2nd term. Disclosures filed Monday show that Cuomo still has more than $9 million in his campaign account, & he raised $1.3 million in the period between October 24th & December 1st. Cuomo raised more …

P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 12-2-14

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The Sidney Chamber of Commerce has scheduled their annual Christmas parade fro this Friday night, Chamber Director Kerri Green comments: (Kerri Green 12-2-14) Parade participants are reminded to line up in the parking lot before the parade at 5:30. The parade begins at 6:30 ———————————————- Governor Cuomo received a status report outlining progress by State …

A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 12-2-14

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Governor Cuomo announced yesterday that for World AIDS Day the statewide Ending the Epidemic Task Force he created earlier this year has made significant progress toward developing a blueprint to implement his 3-point plan to decrease new cases of HIV to 750 per year by 2020. The Task Force has held 14 forums that attracted …

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 12-1-14

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39-year-old Ganesh Ramsaran was sentenced to 25 years to life in jail this morning, for the murder of his wife Jennifer in 2012. Ramsaran received the maximum penalty for 2nd degree murder in Chenango County court today, he was found guilty of the murder of his wife in September. Ramsaran faces court action later in …