P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 12-31-14

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

Governor Cuomo signed legislation designed to improve the ability of workers and the Department of Labor to tackle wage theft in New York State. The legislation improves on the 2010 Wage Theft Prevention Act, it contains additional improvements in retaliation protections for vulnerable workers, transparency provisions to help advocates and workers identify cases of wage …

A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 12-31-14

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State Police will continue to be out in full force, for the New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day celebrants. Troopers will be looking for speeders, aggressive drivers, intoxicated drivers, as well as compliance with the state’s seat belt laws and the new “Move Over” law —————————————— At 12:00 NOON Today, Governor Cuomo will Host …

P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 12-30-14

Delaware County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested 44 year old Jennifer Carr of Worchester and 18 year old Tanner Carr of Worchester for failure to provide proper sustenance for their animals. Bother are accused of failing to feed their horse for approximately 1 week. Tanner Car was charged with 1 count of Failure to Provide Proper Sustenance, …

A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 12-30-14

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New York’s minimum wage will increase by 75 cents Wednesday, to $8.75 an hour. The raise is part of a series of three annual changes that began last year, following passage by the state legislature. ————————————— 27-year-old Duncan Kent of Vestal faces several charges for allegedly stealing items out of vehicles. Police said that Kent …

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 12-29-14

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Governor Cuomo will deliver 2 inaugural addresses Thursday, as he begins his second term in office. Cuomo will speak at noon at 1 World Trade Center in New York City, and then at about 4:30 PM, he is scheduled to deliver a second inaugural address at the Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society. Cuomo and …

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 12-29-14

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Governor Andrew Cuomo submitted a letter to New York State’s Gaming Commission on Friday to re-open bidding for a ‘true’ Southern Tier Region casino license, which was included in Proposition One which was passed on 2013. Tioga Downs would be a likely spot for a casino, as owners at Traditions in Johnson City have backed …

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 12-26-14

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Public Comments Sought On Draft State Permit Applications For the Proposed Constitution Pipeline Will Be Accepted now through January 30th, 3 Public Meetings to be held in January. Comments can be submitted to Stephen Tomas, DEC Division of Environmental Permits, 625 Broadway, 4th Floor Albany, 12233 or at dec.sm.constitution@dec.ny.gov. Public meetings are scheduled on Monday …

A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 12-26-14

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The Chenango United Way has fallen short so far, of reaching their campaign fundraising goal this year. Executive Director Elizabeth Monaco comments: (Elizabeth Monaco 12-26-14) The Chenango United Way helps with funding for 26 local programs and 14 local food pantries and soup kitchens in the County those who would like to contribute can call …

NEWS 12-24-14

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

State Police will be out in full force for the Christmas holiday. Police will be looking for aggressive drivers, drunk drivers, as well as motorists who are using cell phones for calling or texting, and they will be looking for compliance to seat belt laws and the new “Move Over” laws. ————————————- Free Christmas dinners …

P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 12-23-14

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

Sidney Village Officials unveiled their plans to US Senator Chuck Schumer Saturday, to re-invent the Village and get residents out of harms way when future flooding rains hit the region. Sidney Economic Development Director John Redente explains: (John Redente 12-23-14) The village is expecting about 22 million dollars for the plans to move resident out …