WCDO NEWS MONDAY 12-28-15

State Police were dispatched to a complaint of shots fired at a residence on December 14th, on State Route 79 in Chenango Forks. 1 round was fired from a rifle through a window of a house with 2 adults and 3 children inside. Police arrested; 31 year old Joseph Spencer; 23 year old Chelsie Boyce; … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS THURSDAY 12-24-15

Governor Cuomo announced that temporary lane closures associated with road and bridge construction projects on State highways will not be permitted now through Monday, December 28 at 6:00 AM & again from December 31 through Monday, January 4. The lane closure restrictions have been put in place to accommodate motorists traveling for the holiday weekends. … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS WEDNESDAY 12-23-15

A Free Christmas Dinner will be served at the Sidney Fire Department Training Center on River Street on Christmas day. Area resident Gene Schmidt is organizing the dinner: (Gene Schmidt 12-23-15) The free Dinner is from 1:00 TO 4:00 PM. More Information is available by calling SCHMIDT AT 610-4030. . —————————– A Free Christmas Dinner … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS TUESDAY 12-22-15

Governor Cuomo announced that the minimum wage increase for State Workers would take effect beginning December 31, 2015. The increase will be implemented on the same phased-in schedule currently underway for fast food workers, with the initial increase occurring with the first pay period beginning on or after December 31, 2015. In that pay period, … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS MONDAY 12-21-15

Former Sidney Town Supervisor & Sidney Fire department Chief Joe Maddalone has died. Maddalone died Friday at the O’Connor Hospital in Delhi, He served as Sidney Town Supervisor for 12 years after serving on the town board for many years, and he also served in the Fire department for 50 years. Calling hours at C.H. … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS FRIDAY 12-18-15

State Police responded to the report of a 2-vehicle collision with injuries on State Highway 8 in the Town of Norwich, Thursday. Investigation revealed that 43-year-old Yae Yar of Utica entered the opposing lane to pass an un-involved tractor-trailer, his vehicle struck another driven by 27 year old Joanna Stanimer of West Edmeston.   Yar was … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS THURSDAY 12-17-15

State Police Superintendent Joseph D’Amico has promoted Troop C Major Donald Faughnan to the rank of Staff Inspector and has assigned him to Internal Affairs in Liverpool. The Superintendent has also promoted Captain James Barnes to the rank of Major and has assigned him to the position of Troop Commander at Troop C Headquarters in … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS WEDNESDAY 12-16-15

Governor Cuomo has signed legislation that combats the proliferation of clothing collection bins provided by fake charities by imposing stricter regulations on the placement, maintenance and transparency of collection bins across the state. The legislation prohibits placement of collection bins on public property and imposes maintenance requirements of such bins. The law also strengthens operator … [Read more…]