Cal Harris has filed papers in federal court in Syracuse today, against Tioga County officials for malicious prosecution and civil rights violations. Harris was twice convicted for murdering his estranged wife Michelle in 2001 he won appeals each time, the 3rd murder trial was moved to Schoharie County, that jury was deadlocked, and in trial Number 4, Harris was freed from Jail. Harris’ lawsuit targets former Tioga County District Attorney Gerald Keene, who prosecuting the murder case twice, and got convictions against Harris, plus Police detectives that worked the case, & people who testified against him, they are expected to respond to the suit in Federal court later this year.
Delaware County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested 51 year old Matthew Dyer of Florida, for 20 counts of Reckless Endangerment, following an investigation by Sheriff’s Deputies and the management of Reithoffer Shows, that revealed that Dyer was operating a ride at the Delaware County Fairgrounds while intoxicated; endangering the passengers on the ride. Dyer was arraigned in the Village of Walton Court and was remanded to the Delaware County Correctional Facility on $20,000 cash bail pending further court action.
Chenango County residents looking to participate in the next Household Hazardous waste day in September need to call & sign up soon. Collection day Organizer pat Pittsley explains:
(Pat Pittsley 8-25-17)
The event will be held on September 23rd from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the Chenango County Highway Garage, registration or more information is available by calling 337-1792.
Delaware County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested 30-year-old Patrick Ford of Delancey, on a Bench Warrant issued by the Town of Delhi Court as a result of Ford’s failure to appear to answer charges of Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree and Petit Larceny. Ford was arraigned in the Town of Delhi Court & was remanded to the Delaware County Correctional Facility on $250 cash bail.
State Police & Delaware County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 33-year-old Christopher Davis of Otego on a Warrant of Arrest issued by the Town of Franklin Court. Davis was charged with 3rd degree Robbery, Criminal Mischief & Petty Larceny, for allegedly forcefully stealing a cell phone from a victim during a domestic dispute in the Town of Franklin. Davis was arraigned in the Town of Franklin Court and was remanded to the Delaware County Correctional Facility on $1,000 cash bail pending further court action.
The Norwich YMCA 10th Annual Open Doors Scholarship Motorcycle ride will be held this Sunday. Registrations will begin at 10:00 AM; the ride starts at 11:30 & will proceed to Mt. Upton Park for a chicken barbecue & Chinese Auction, 50/50 & other activities.
The Greater Afton Chamber of Commerce has taken over the “Afton Sidewalk Days” Saturday, as they try to keep a long time local tradition going forward, Chamber President John Hinman explains:
(John Hinman 8-25-17)
The Event will run tomorrow from 9:00 to 4:00 on Afton’s Main Street, with Sidewalks Sales, games for children and many other activities.
The 4th Annual Oneonta Job Corps Community Ballgame will be held tonight from 6:15 to 9:15 PM @ Damaschke Field in Neahwa Park. In addition to the ballgame there will be games and contests, & a Fireworks Show at 9:00pm. The event is free & open to the public.
The Electoral Action Working Group of Delaware County Solidarity, has organized a community forum Saturday, from 4:00 to 7:00 PM at the United Ministry of Delhi at 1 Church Street. Candidates who have officially announced their run for the 19th congressional seat in 2018 will participate. More Information is available at 363-2752.
The New York State MX Championship will be held at the Unadilla Valley Sports Center on State Route 8 in New Berlin this weekend. The State Championship is open to all racers regardless of their state of residence. This event offers both dirt bike and quad classes. More information is available at 965-8450 or unadillamx.com.
The Sidney Chamber of Commerce next Business After Hours event is today at the Super 8 Hotel at 4 Mang Drive. The event will run from 6:00 pm to 8:00 PM.