P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 3-21-14

The family of long time Franklin firefighter James Wilber, has established “Jim’s Fire Squad” where they plan to donate toy fire trucks to children battling cancer at Saint Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.  Wilber succumbed to a heart attack while responding to a call on February 9th tragically lost his life on the way to a call; … [Read more...]

A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 3-21-14

This week’s announcement regarding the new Amphenol plant in Sidney getting a direct tap from the proposed Constitution Pipeline still waits for federal approval for the project.  Constitution Pipeline Spokesman Chris Stockton explains:   (Chris Stockton 3-21-14)   Stockton said that if the project is approved, construction would begin next January, along the I-88 corridor … [Read more...]

P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 3-20-14

Congressman Richard Hanna delivered a proclamation today to Norwich Mayor Joe Mauriano on the city’s 100th anniversary.  Mauriano commented about his city’s accomplishments throughout that period in history:   (Mayor Mauriano 3-20-14)   Congressman Richard Hanna said he is impressed with the city of Norwich & their ability to progress & maintain the small hometown … [Read more...]

A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 3-20-14

Officials with the Constitution Pipeline, Leatherstocking Gas Company & Amphenol in Sidney announced on Tuesday a plan to get natural gas services to Amphenol’s new plant, as well as to towns and businesses along the I-88 Corridor.  Rick Aiken of Amphenol said that Amphenol would be one of the “tap” locations, where natural gas would … [Read more...]

P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 3-19-14

Officials with the Constitution Pipeline, Leatherstocking Gas Company & Amphenol in Sidney announced a plan to get natural gas services to Amphenol’s new plant, as well as to towns and businesses along the 125-mile proposed route along the I-88 Corridor.  The Constitution Pipeline would run from northern Pennsylvania to parts of New York State for … [Read more...]

A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 3-19-14

Governor Cuomo reminded New Yorkers that the 2014 trout and salmon fishing season opens April 1st , and they can buy & print a fishing license from their home computers at  licensecenter.ny.gov.  The Governor also encouraged anglers to consider investing in a lifetime fishing license, which could be converted to an Adventure License and be … [Read more...]

P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 3-18-14

Governor Cuomo continues his campaign to get the Legislature to support a plan to freeze property taxes for 2 years and push local governments to share services. Cuomo said that several years ago, before he was elected governor, the state passed a law making it easier for governments to consolidate, & it has fallen on … [Read more...]

A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 3-18-14

Governor Cuomo announced that 8,900 New Yorkers had their driver licenses suspended for failing to pay State taxes. The crackdown is the result of legislation signed last year to encourage those who owe more than $10,000 to settle up with the Tax Department.  Tax collections increased by $56.4 million, new Yorkers can Contact the Tax … [Read more...]

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 3-17-14

3 people were arrested on drug-possession charges Friday, after a search warrant was executed, and 70 to 90 small packets of heroin was seized.  29-year-old Kathryn Gorman of Oneonta, and 29-year-old Ian Barbar of New York City, was charged with 3rd degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. They were arraigned in Oneonta City Court … [Read more...]

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 3-17-14

State Police remind drivers to not drink and drive again today, as they will continue their efforts to crack down on drunk driving on Saint Patrick’s Day.  Drivers can expect a number of sobriety checkpoints; additional DWI patrols and Police will also be ticketing distracted drivers using handheld electronic devices.  State Police remind residents that … [Read more...]