A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 7-18-14

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A fundraising concert is scheduled for this evening at General Clinton Park in Bainbridge, to raise money for the Bainbridge Soup Kitchen. Steve Eisenberg, of the local blues band Buddha Kings is taking part in the event: (Steve Eisenberg 7-18-14) The concert is free, with plenty of available parking at General Clinton Park. —————————– The …

P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 7-17-14

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A federal judge rejected requests by attorneys for State Senator Tom Libous and his son Matthew for more information about the government’s cases against them. U.S. District Judge Vincent Briccetti, denied motions that sought to force prosecutors to produce a “bill of particulars” that would provide more details about the charges. Thomas and Matthew Libous …

A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 7-17-14

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New York state will partner with General Electric and more than 100 companies, universities and public authorities to develop & manufacture new materials for semi conductors. New work will spend $135 million dollars to help establish the new effort, which will be housed at SUNY Albany. Private companies will spend another $365 Million dollars over …

P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 7-16-14

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National Weather service officials have confirmed 8 tornadoes in our area in the last week.   Officials said that 8 Tornadoes is unusually high, the region only averages a few tornadoes a year.  Officials said that severe weather tends to come in cycles, with the most recent year with similar activity is 1998.   The latest confirmation …

A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 7-16-14

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The Chenango County Sheriff’s Office arrested 29-year-old Kyle Hackett of North Norwich for 1 Count each of 1st degree Rape, 1st degree Sexual Abuse & Endangering the Welfare of a child. Hackett is accused of forcibly engaging in sexual contact with an under age female victim.  Hackett was arraigned in the Town of Plymouth Court …

P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 7-15-14

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The ribbon cutting for the Sherwood Landing project in Sidney was held this morning, the project is 32 rental units that have already filled up with residents who were put out by the flooding in recent years. Sidney Village Mayor Andy Matviak comments: (Andy Matviak 7-15-14) Sidney economic development director John Redente also commented: (John …

A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 7-15-14

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Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced a settlement with Casella Waste Systems resolving concerns that Casella’s restrictive contracting practices, market dominance and pattern of acquisitions of smaller competitors, unlawfully restrained competition in the Southern Tier. The settlement requires Casella to change its contracts to reduce the legal and financial obstacles faced by customers that wish to …

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 7-14-14

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The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado touched down near Reading, yesterday around 4:40 PM. The damages showed that this is an EF-1 tornado with wind speeds between 86 and 110 mph. Officials are continuing to investigate other sites across the state where other damage was reported. ——————————– The DCMO BOCES will hold …

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 7-14-14

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The national weather service investigators will be out again today looking to confirm more tornadic activity from yesterday’s storms.  One possible tornado appeared in Watkins glen, funnel clouds were reported in Binghamton, West Windsor, Windsor and Susquehanna County in Pennsylvania. ———————— State Police arrested 19-year-old Damian Schlabsz of Unadilla for unlawful imprisonment & 2nd degree …

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 7-11-14

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The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office arrested 36 year old Matthew Parker of Walton Thursday on a Sealed Grand Jury Indictment Warrant charging him with 3  counts of Criminal sale of a controlled substance.  Parker  was indicted by a Delaware County Grand Jury following a month long heroin trafficking investigation in Walton and Delhi.  Parker was …