A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 11-28-14

WCDO, News, Radio, NY, Sidney, New York

The fifth annual Small Business Saturday is tomorrow, it’s designed to support and promote small businesses nationwide, falling each year during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Steve Craig of Commerce Chenango comments: (Steve Craig 11-28-14) Consumers spent $5.7 billion on Small Business Saturday last year; more information is available at smallbusinesssaturday.com. ——————— The Canadian Pacific Holiday …

P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 11-26-14

WCDO, News, Radio, NY, Sidney, New York

NYSEG crews are getting prepared for the winter storm that is hitting the region today & early tomorrow. Nyseg officials remind customers to Keep flashlights, a battery-powered radio or TV and fresh batteries handy for this or any storm situation, have at least 1 telephone that is not dependent on electricity with batteries fully charged, …

A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 11-26-14

WCDO, News, Radio, NY, Sidney, New York

State Police will initiate special traffic enforcement efforts today through Sunday for the highly travelled Thanksgiving weekend. State Police will supplement regular patrols statewide, focusing on speed enforcement, impaired driving, underage drinking, and distracted driving. The effort will also incorporate fixed sobriety checkpoints, an underage drinker initiative and the “Operation Hang Up” initiative, which targets …

P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 11-25-14

WCDO, News, Radio, NY, Sidney, New York

Staff and students at the Sidney Central School district showed their support Ronald McDonald House of Rochester & for 12 year old Francisco LaBoy, a students who was diagnosed with a brain tumor at age 3, and who spent time at their Rochester facility.   Lori Stevenson from Ronald McDonald House was at the Sidney school …

A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 11-25-14

State DOT Commissioner Joan McDonald announced the reopening of the Interstate 88 eastbound Worcester rest area, as a parking area and text stop. The parking area re-opened Monday, work to bring the rest area to full service will continue through next spring. The State will rehabilitate the rest area’s building to provide full service restrooms …

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 11-24-14

Sidney Special education Teacher Tauna LaBare has initiated a fundraising campaign to purchase red and white striped socks with all proceeds going to the Ronald McDonald house where student Francisco LaBoy and his mother have stayed. LaBoy is a 6th grade student who was diagnosed, as a 3 year old, with a tumor. A special …

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 11-24-14

State Police has activated the New York State AMBER Alert and is investigating a child abduction in Greenport, at about 10:47 PM Sunday. The VEHICLE has been identified as a Blue Chrysler Minivan with Connecticutt a license plate, last seen traveling South, possibly heading for New Jersey. The Suspect , 21 year old Steven Ristick, …

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 11-21-14

The statewide unemployment rate in New York fell from 6.2% to 6.0% in October 2014, reaching its lowest level since October 2008, according to preliminary figures released by the State Department of Labor. New York State’s private sector job count fell slightly by 4,700, or 0.1%. Locally, Chenango County’s unemployment rate is 5.4%, Broome 6.0%, …

A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 11-21-14

The Chenango county district attorney’s office announced that 56 year old John Guzy of Bainbridge was indicted Thursday by a Chenango county grand jury, for 2nd degree murder, attempted 2nd degree murder, 2 counts of 1sdt degree assault, 2 counts criminal use of a firearm and 9 counts of criminal possession of a weapon, tampering …

P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 11-20-14

WCDO, News, Radio, NY, Sidney, New York

Sidney village police arrested 31-year-old Carlene Morgan of Wells Bridge, following a 2-vehicle accident on Delaware Avenue Tuesday afternoon. Morgan was charged with DWI, aggravated DWI with a blood alcohol content of .18 or higher, aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, & failure to keep right, she is accused of losing control of her …