WCDO NEWS WEDNESDAY 2-1-17

Chenango County Sheriff’s office reported that on Tuesday at 10:40 PM, the 911 Center received a report of a snowmobile accident on Quarry Road in the Town of Oxford. The investigation determined that the operator of the snowmobile, 54-year-old Michael Buchanan of Bainbridge lost control of the snowmobile; he struck a guide and was ejected. … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS TUESDAY 1-31-17

Governor Cuomo announced that he is proposing to guarantee a woman’s right to choose in New York by adding the protections established by the 1973 Roe v. Wade federal decision into the state constitution. This would ensure these protections remain in place in New York in the event this decision is overturned, or altered by … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS MONDAY 1-30-17

State Police responded to a report of shots fired on Algerine Street in Afton, at about 11:30 this morning. Troopers found one person with a Gunshot wound that required medical treatment, who was in police custody. The investigation is continuing.  The Afton School district Superintendent Betty Briggs told WCDO News that the building was placed … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS FRIDAY 1-27-17

35-year-old David Mikulski of Binghamton was sentenced to 8 years in prison Thursday, following a guilty plea for criminal sale of a controlled substance in November 2015. Broome County District Attorney Steve Cornwell stated that Mikulski was part of the drug trafficking network in Broome County led by Terrence Wise. ————————————————- Governor Cuomo, U.S. Senator … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS THURSDAY 1-26-17

State tax collections through the first three quarters of the fiscal year are down, According to State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli. The decline was 2.2% or around $1.2 billion, which is about $30 million lower than mid-year projections. DiNapoli’s report showed that there was Significant increases in spending for Medicaid and other public health programs. ———————————— … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS WEDNESDAY 1-25-17

A certificate of need has been submitted to the New York State Department of Health to make Tri-Town Regional Hospital in Sidney; a satellite emergency department under the leadership of Fox Hospital in Oneonta. Tri Town Regional Hospital CEO Dr. Carlton Rule explains:   (Dr Carlton Rule 1-25-17)   Dr. Rule said that both hospitals … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS MONDAY 1-23-17

Governor Cuomo discussed his plans to strengthen the Upstate economy, with income tax cuts for middle class families, free tuition at SUNY & CUNY Schools for middle class families, and the continuing of the Regional Economic Development Councils. (Cuomo 1-23-17) Lawmakers will begin hearing later this week on various aspects of the Governor’s 152 Billion … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS TUESDAY 1-24-17

State Police arrested 20-year-old Brandon Sprague of Schenevus, for Sexual Misconduct and Endangering the Welfare of a Child, after troopers were advised of an incident in the Town of Maryland. Sprague allegedly had sexual contact with a victim less than 17 years old and also gave them narcotics. Sprague was arraigned in the Town of … [Read more…]