P.M. NEWS MONDAY 3-2-15

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P.m. news Monday 3-2-15 State Police from Deposit investigated the finding of a body of an adult male near Wheeler Street and Railroad Avenue in Hancock last week. Troopers identified the deceased as 60 year old Arthur Ballard of Hancock, the autopsy conducted at Lourdes Hospital showed the cause of death to be a combination …

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 3-2-15

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Hancock Fire department was dispatched to 43 West Main Street at around 12:30 AM Sunday morning for a commercial building fire at the Little Italy Restaurant. Hancock fire department requested mutual aid from Deposit, East Branch, Walton, Trout Creek, Windsor, West Windsor, and Harpursville. The structure was destroyed; fire investigators will be back at the …

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 2-27-15

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Governor Cuomo today announced that New York State has been awarded $8.1 million in federal funds to combat the heroin epidemic. The funding will look to Reduce prescription drug misuse and abuse in the 12- to 25-year-olds, reduce heroin use and heroin/prescription opioid overdose deaths among the 12- to 25-year-olds, Increase public awareness through statewide …

A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 2-27-15

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The Chenango Arts Council presents Scott Bruce “All Shook Up” tonight & “Chenango has talent” featuring Mystic Moondance & The Ryan Clan Saturday night at the Martin w. Kappel Theater in downtown Norwich. ————————————— The American Red Cross will hold 2 blood drives in Chenango County over the next 2 days. All blood types are …

P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 2-26-15

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Governor Cuomo will lead the first official state trade mission to Cuba since President Obama began the process to normalize diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba. The upcoming trade mission will allow New York State officials and business leaders to explore opportunities and advance shared interests, the delegation will leave for Cuba on …

A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 2-26-15

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A Chenango county grand jury indicted 35 year old Shaun Sullivan of Norwich, on charges of criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminal nuisance and endangering the welfare of a child. Sullivan is accused of unlawfully allow individuals to gather at his Norwich residence for the purpose of engaging in unlawful sales of controlled substances …

A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 2-25-15

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State Police investigated an assault, which occurred on Monday afternoon in Hancock. 27-year-old Niki Patire of Fishes Eddy was charged with 1st degree Assault, for allegedly causing a serious injury to her boyfriend with a kitchen knife. Patire was arraigned in the Village of Hancock Court and remanded to the Delaware County Jail without bail. …

P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 2-24-15

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Governor Cuomo and labor leaders applauded the State Department of Labor for its action to raise the minimum wage for tipped workers to be among the highest in the nation. Governor Cuomo attended a rally at the New York Hotel & Motel Trades Council, where he announced an increase in tipped workers wages to $7.50 …

A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 2-24-15

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Former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver faces arraignment on bribery charges today, in federal court. Silver was arrested in January by the FBI on corruption charges for collecting nearly $4 million from law firms for political favors. Silver resigned as speaker after his arrest, he retains the assembly seat he has held for nearly 40 years. …

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 2-23-15

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Governor Cuomo outlined significant reforms to New York State’s ethics laws and rules, which are included in the 30 day Amendments to the 2015-16 Executive Budget. The amendments include a proposal where Public officials will be required to disclose all outside earned income, Public officials who are convicted of public corruption should not have taxpayers …