P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 3-6-15

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This weekend, clocks get pushed ahead 1 hour as part of Daylight Savings Time, & the Firemen’s Association of New York urges all New Yorkers to check their smoke and carbon monoxide alarms to ensure that they are functioning properly. the Association recommends cleaning all alarms to remove any debris that might impede their function …

A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 3-6-15

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Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced that his office is offering tips to consumers for using crowdfunding websites such as GoFundMe, to make charitable and other donations. The sites, which allow users to post fundraising solicitations and receive donations, are changing how individuals raise and donate funds. Complaints can be filed with the Attorney General’s office …

P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 3-5-15

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Assembly Minority Republicans announced a package of reforms to create greater transparency and accountability in the Assembly. Area Assemblyman Pete Lopez comments: (Lopez 3-5-15) Proposals include enacting 8 year term limits for Legislative Leaders, committee chairmen & Assembly Speaker; televise standing committee meetings, record all committee meetings on the Assembly website; and Allow each member …

A.M. NEWS 3-5-15

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The Otsego County Chamber of Commerce will award the recipients of the 2015 Annual Celebration of Business Awards tonight. The NBT Bank Distinguished Business of the Year goes to The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Carol Blazina is recognized as the Eugene A. Bettiol, Jr. Distinguished Citizen. The Quality of Life award is …

P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 3-4-15

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Governor Cuomo announced that 11 more businesses plan to expand in or locate to New York State under the START-UP NY program. The businesses will invest nearly $30 million, creating 158 new jobs over the next 5 years in tax-free areas sponsored by State university schools. Morrisville State College will have 54 new jobs that …

A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 3-4-15

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Governor Cuomo’s $900 million “NY Parks 2020″ plan was unveiled this week. The 7-point is a multi-year commitment to invest approximately $900 million into180 state parks, 35 historic sites, and 29 golf courses, which are visited by 62 million people annually. More information is available at 518-474-0456 or nysparks.com. ——————— Cornell Cooperative Extension of Delaware …

P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 3-3-15

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Governor Cuomo was in Buffalo this morning promoting plans to raise the minimum wage in the state: (Cuomo 3-3-15) Cuomo’s plan is to raise the minimum wage to $10.50 an hour for the majority of the state & $11.50 an hour for New York City. ————————— The Cash Coalition & the United Way of Delaware …

A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 3-3-15

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Governor Cuomo detailed projected savings for New York taxpayers as a result of the Property Tax Relief program, which provides 1.3 million homeowners significant financial relief. The $1.66 billion program also includes a renters’ credit, is part of the Governor’s 2015 Opportunity Agenda. When fully phased in, 49,658 homeowners in the Southern Tier will receive …

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 3-2-15

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P.m. news Monday 3-2-15 State Police from Deposit investigated the finding of a body of an adult male near Wheeler Street and Railroad Avenue in Hancock last week. Troopers identified the deceased as 60 year old Arthur Ballard of Hancock, the autopsy conducted at Lourdes Hospital showed the cause of death to be a combination …

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 3-2-15

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Hancock Fire department was dispatched to 43 West Main Street at around 12:30 AM Sunday morning for a commercial building fire at the Little Italy Restaurant. Hancock fire department requested mutual aid from Deposit, East Branch, Walton, Trout Creek, Windsor, West Windsor, and Harpursville. The structure was destroyed; fire investigators will be back at the …