WCDO NEWS FRIDAY 1-8-16

The Broome County Sheriff’s responded to 4 Light Road in the Town of Colesville on January 1st, for a reported fight. The suspects were eventually determined to be father and son Robert Woodward the 3rd & Robert Woodward the 4th, both arrested and charged with assault, they will appear in the Town of Colesville Court … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS THURSDAY 1-7-16

The State Legislature opened up the 2016 session in Albany Wednesday. Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie outlined the Assembly Agenda for the year: (Heastie 1-7-16) Governor Cuomo will deliver his State of the State address to the Legislature on January 13th. ——————————————————- Magic City Music Hall today announced their 2016 line up of events, with 11 … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS WEDNESDAY 1-6-16

The state’s medical marijuana program will launch as scheduled tomorrow, but with only 8 of the 20 approved dispensaries, according to the state Department of Health. Some of the companies that have received the five licenses from the state to grow, manufacture and dispense have run into permitting issues with the dispensaries, which are located … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS TUESDAY 1-5-16

U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer visited with Oneonta & Otsego county leaders today, vowing to work with them to get the region designated as a “Foreign Trade Zone”: (Schumer 1-5-16) Oneonta Mayor Gary Herzig said that Senator Schumer’s is receptive to their idea to get the Oneonta Railyards redevelopment moving in the right direction: (Herzig 1-5-16) … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS MONDAY 1-4-16

Governor Cuomo today issued an Executive Order to protect homeless individuals from inclement winter weather where temperatures decline to 32 degrees or below. The order will ensure that homeless individuals are directed to shelter during inclement winter weather which can cause hypothermia, serious injury and death. It also requires homeless shelters to extend their hours … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS THURSDAY 12-31-15

State Police will crack down on impaired, distracted and speeding drivers during this New Year’s weekend. State Police will be focusing on speed enforcement, impaired driving, underage drinking, and distracted driving. ———————————————– Oneonta’s First Night 2016 kicks off at 6:00 pm tonight with a PARADE down Main Street Oneonta. Officials said that 7:00 pm; entertainment … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS WEDNESDAY 12-30-15

Former New York Governor George Pataki told supporters on Tuesday that he is dropping his bid for the Republican presidential nomination. The former governor never made it onto a main debate stage and has had trouble raising funds. Pataki flirted with presidential runs in 2008 and 2012 but did not enter the race.. ———————————- In … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS TUESDAY 12-29-15

Governor Cuomo today announced that an investigation by the Department of Public Service’s Consumer Advocate has resulted in 1,566 utility consumers receiving $950,700 in energy bill refunds from Ambit Energy, following customer complaints filed against the company. The investigation was launched after the Department of Public Service raised concerns over Ambit’s customer disclosure statements and … [Read more…]