WCDO NEWS MONDAY 5-23-16

Law Enforcement Agencies in Otsego County have responded to a reported Bank Robbery at the NBT Bank Branch at 1 West Street in Edmeston at about 11:30 this morning. The Edmeston Central School District & Pathfinder Village were locked down and State Police & Otsego County Sheriff’s deputies have been investigating. WCDO Will have more … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS FRIDAY 5-20-16

Governor Cuomo today announced $59 million in available funds to construct, rehabilitate, and improve the homes of income-eligible families across the State. Funding is available through New York State Homes and Community Renewal’s Affordable Home Ownership Development Program, which provides up to $40,000 per dwelling to eligible municipalities, municipal housing authorities, and other not-for-profit and … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS THURSDAY 5-19-16

Governor Cuomo today announced the $152 million second phase of the 1-81/Route 17 Prospect Mountain reconstruction project in Binghamton has begun. The project will replace bridges and reconfigure ramps to significantly improve traffic patterns in one of the Southern Tier’s busiest sections. The improvements also enable the State DOT to request federal designation of the … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS WEDNESDAY 5-18-16

The State Senate Task Force on heroin & Opioid Addiction have issued a 4-part plan to combat the crisis in New York State. The plans call for increasing prevention efforts by trying to limit prescriptions for the legal medications from Doctors, opioid education to prescribed patients & Establishing a Narcan kit registry. The plan also … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS TUESDAY 5-17-16

Constitution Pipeline Company has appealed the State DEC’s refusal to grant the company’s request for a Section 401 Water Quality Certification under the Clean Water Act. The appeal was filed with the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, they contend that the refusal is arbitrary and capricious and constitutes an impermissible challenge to the Federal Energy … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS Monday 5-16-16

Supporters came from all over to show their support for the residents of Islamberg in the town of Tompkins, as a group of Bikers known as the “American Bikers United Against Jihad” planned a rally, against the Muslim group who have been targeted in certain media as being a terrorist training ground. Julia Reischel of … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS FRIDAY 5-13-16

Oneonta Police Department served a search warrant late Wednesday afternoon on two apartments at 2 Cliff Street, they discovered 2.5 pounds of marijuana, 185 Xanax pills, 120 packages of marijuana edibles & over $9400 cash. Police arrested 25 year-old Cody Schlafer and 33 year-old Bryan VanDuesen for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance, Criminal Possession … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS THURSDAY 5-12-16

Former State Senate leader Dean Skelos was sentenced to 5 years in prison on corruption charges today, his son, Adam received a 6 1/2 year sentence in a Manhattan federal courtroom today. Skelos used his position in state government to pressure businesses to provide his son with $300,000 no-show job in exchange for political favors. … [Read more…]