WCDO NEWS MONDAY 12-19-16

New York’s 29 members of the Electoral College have cast their ballots for Hillary Clinton today, who won the state’s popular vote, despite losing the presidential race to Republican Donald Trump in the expected final Electoral College tabulations, which will be completed today. The electors gathered today in the state Capitol’s Senate chambers. —————————– State … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS FRIDAY 12-16-16

It appears less likely that a Special Session of the Legislature will be called before the end of the year, as Governor Cuomo & Senate leaders have differing agendas as the year closes. Governor Cuomo said that he wants to appropriate up to one billion more dollars to help the homeless, and expand of the … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS WEDNESDAY 12-14-16

There will be a public meeting in the Sidney high school auditorium tonight from 6:30 to 8:30 PM to give an overview of Buyout and Elevation programs. Sidney mayor Andy Matviak explains: (Andy Matviak 12-14-16) Representatives from Delaware County Planning Department, the Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery, 2+4 Construction, Delaware Opportunities & the Village of … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS TUESDAY 12-13-16

The Village of Sidney + County & State officials will host a meeting on Wednesday at the Sidney High School Auditorium. Sidney Village Mayor Andy Matviak said that a lot of items would be discussed: (Andy Matviak 12-13-16) The meeting will run from 6:30 to 8:30 PM Wednesday, more information is available at 561-2320 ————————————- … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS MONDAY 12-12-16

State Police arrested 3 men for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance, after a traffic stop on I-81 in the Kirkwood; they are accused of possessing over 3 pounds of crystal methamphetamine with an estimated street value of $250,000. Charged were 34-year-old David Babenzien of Port Crane, 28-year-old John Finnerty of Windsor, & 26-year-old Anthony … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS FRIDAY 12-9-16

The Village of Sidney, along with officials with Delaware County & the Governors Office of Storm Recovery, will host a meeting on Wednesday December 14th at the Sidney High School Auditorium. Sidney Village Mayor Andy Matviak said that there are plans for 122 more Buyouts of flood damaged properties, among other items to be discussed: … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS THURSDAY 12-8-16

Regional Economic Development Council Grant money was awarded This Afternoon at the Egg in Albany. Governor Cuomo’s initiative started in 2001, with the concept of letting local stakeholders compete for state money for their own economic development plans: (Governor Cuomo 12-8-16) Locally, the Southern Tier regional Economic Development council, which includes Broome, Delaware & Chenango … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS WEDNESDAY 12-7-16

Dr. Carlton Rule has informed Bassett Hospital leadership that he will step down as CEO of O’Connor Hospital in Delhi and Tri-Town Regional Hospital in Sidney effective March 1, 2017. Dr. Rule will pursue a professional opportunity with the Ellis Medical Group in Schenectady. ———————————– State Police reported that 16-year-old Delany Ramos of was found … [Read more…]