A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 8-6-14

The Otsego county health department will hold a free rabies clinic today for dogs & cats at least 3 months of age.  The clinic will be held at the Neahwa Park from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.  Delaware county Public Health also will hold a Free Rabies Vaccination ClinicFor dogs, cats, and ferrets today, from 4:00 …

NEWS 8-5-14

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Governor Cuomo signed a bill designed to provide support for women facing maternal depression during pregnancy and following childbirth. The new law provides information and guidelines on maternal depression screening; information on follow-up support and referrals; and public education to promote awareness of and de-stigmatize maternal depression.  The legislation is also intended to ensure that …

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 8-4-14

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Windsor Firefighters & those from surrounding communities were called to a 2 alarm blaze at about 10:00 AM, at an apartment building at 1075 Old State Route 17 this morning. Firefighters knocked down the blaze quickly, all occupants escaped without injury. The Windsor Fire Department was assisted by firefighters from West Windsor, Deposit, 5 Mile …

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 8-4-14

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Governor Cuomo signed “Vince’s Law” Friday that extends the time frame in which multiple DWI’s can be considered to automatically invoke a felony.  The bill is Named after Vincent Russo, who died after being struck head-on by a driver with multiple DWI’s, Vincent’s Law will raise the penalty levels for offenders who commit 3 or …

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 8-2-14

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An Oneonta teenager was arrested for allegedly restraining an acquaintance against her will and had forcible sex. The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office arrested 19-year-old William Hilgers following the incident this week in Davenport. Hilgers was charged with rape, criminal sexual act, sexual abuse and unlawful imprisonment. He was taken to the Delaware County Jail on …

A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 8-1-14

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State police arrested 27-year-old Jacob Fink of Oneonta for 2nd degree burglary.  Fink is accused of participating the burglary of a dwelling In Milford June 26th.  Police previously arrested 19-year-old Emily Ives of New Berlin in connection with the burglary.  Fink is being held and the investigation is continuing. ————————————— The Chenango County Sheriff’s Office …

P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 7-31-14

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Otsego County Sheriff, The state DEA, the Otsego County DA’s office, & Oneonta Police arrested 22-year-old Nicholas Michael Torres of Mohegan Lake, following a 4-year investigation into heroin and oxycodone powder trafficking in and around Otsego County.  Torres allegedly distributed narcotics that were stolen from Covidien Pharmaceuticals in Hobart plant, he was taken into custody …

A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 7-31-14

Congressman Chris Gibson announced the House Energy & Commerce Committee approved the Tick-borne Disease Research Transparency and Accountability Act of 2014. Gibson’s legislation forms an interagency working group consisting of federal agencies, Lyme physicians and patient advocates, who are tasked with ensuring coordination among federal agencies to maximize research priorities. ——————————————— State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli …

P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 7-30-14

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P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 7-30-14 A Fenton man has been arrested on charges of promoting child pornography.  75-year-old Ray Parkes was charged following an investigation by the state police computer crime Unit.  Investigators served a search warrant at Parkes residence in the town of Fenton, he was charged with 3 counts of promoting a sexual performance …

A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 7-30-14

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Governor Cuomo launched Renewable Heat NY, a $27 million initiative aimed at building a sustainable, high-efficiency, low-emissions wood heating sector in New York. Renewable Heat NY promotes the highest efficiency class of wood-fired heating technologies in the nation. ——————————————— The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is warning New Yorkers of the Giant Hogweed …