A.M. NEWS MONDAY 10-14-13

24-year-old Robert Griswold of Harpursville was charged Thursday, with felony second-degree burglary by state police.  Police investigated a home burglary on Doolittle Road in Colesville on September 21st; Griswold is accused of entering the home without permission and taking property.  Griswold was arraigned at the Colesville town court and sent to the Broome County jail …

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 10-11-13

The Otsego County Sheriff’s department arrested 20-year-old Samantha Rinker of Nineveh for allegedly bringing heroin into the Otsego County jail while being booked on a petty larceny charge.  Rinker was charged with a felony count of promoting prison contraband and criminal possession of a controlled substance, during processing Rinker was in possession of a small …

A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 10-11-13

With the federal government shutdown, New Yorkers are wondering how the stoppage in Washington will affect the state’s residents.  Area assemblyman Pete Lopez comments:   (Lopez 10-11-13)   Lopez said that one of the main concerns locally is for the dairy industry, as safe guards against low milk prices for milk producers are not in …

P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 10-10-13

Delaware County Sheriff’s Deputies, their K-9 unit and State Troopers, arrested 3 area residents on Sealed Grand Jury Indictment Warrants issued by the Delaware County Court following a home invasion robbery investigation.  Arrested were 32-year-old Leon Grizzard of South Kortright, 27-year-old Amanda Gahan of Walton and 27 year old Andrew Dougherty for 1st degree Robbery, …

A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 10-10-13

State senator Tom Libous announced that the recent $90 Million dollar restoration of funding for the Office for People With Developmental Disabilities, would keep about half their program s targeted for cuts, to continue to operate.  Libous said that many who are being treated at the Broome County facilities can not be acclimated into the …

P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 10-9-13

Otsego county sheriffs Deputies arrested 29-year-old Brandon Empie of Milford for allegedly threatening to kill Otsego county judge John Lambert  & burn his house down.  The sheriff’s department Criminal Investigation Division investigated and consulted with the district attorney’s office, Empie was arrested Tuesday on charges of making a terrorist threat, he was arraigned in Town …

A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 10-9-13

State police report that 21 year old Maisie Grant of Norwich was killed, when she drove her car into a tree Monday night.   Grant was driving on River Road in Unadilla, when she failed to negotiate a corner & crashed into a tree.  Grant was pronounced her dead at the scene. —————————– Delaware county sheriff’s …

P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 10-8-13

State Police arrested 39-year-old Leslie Bonham of Marathon with 18 counts of 1st degree unlawfully dealing with a child.  Bonham was charged following a report that she allegedly provided alcohol to under aged teenagers this summer; Bonham was issued appearance tickets to appear in the both the Lisle & Marathon town courts at later dates. …

A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 10-8-13

NYSEG crews continue to work to restore power after yesterday’s powerful storms, which knocked down trees & power lines. NYSEG officials reported that 365 Sidney residents & 58 Bainbridge residents were without power early this morning. ————————————— ARC of Delaware County is holding 2 job fairs concurrently on October 23rd from 1:00 to 7:00 PM, …

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 10-7-13

The 4 candidates for the Sidney town board debated at the Sidney Library Smart community room Thursday night.  The most controversial issue discussed by the candidates was the moratorium passed by the town board last year against hydrofracking.  Republican candidate Jodi Proffitt went first:   (Jodi Proffitt moratorium)   Republican candidate John Woodyshek was second …