A.M. NEWS Tuesday 12-24-13

A.m. news Tuesday 12-24-13 62-year-old  Barry Renert has been apprehended by the Richmond City Police Department in Virginia, shortly after midnight.  Renert was remanded to the Richmond City Jail, he was wanted for yesterday’s shooting at the 7th Inning Stretch store at 137 Main Street in Cooperstown.  Renert is expected to be extradicted back to …

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 12-23-13

Cooperstown police, State Police & The Otsego county Sheriff’s department are searching for a person of interest, identified as 62 year old Barry Renert, a former employee of “7th Inning Stretch” memorabilia store at 137 Main Street in Cooperstown.  Police reported that Renert fired shots in the store, and shots were returned, at about 9:00 …

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 12-23-13

State Police in Binghamton have been looking for 88-year-old Helen Oltz, who is a vulnerable adult with dementia and may be in need of medical attention. She has been missing since 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, she be driving a 2007 gray Buick Rendezvous SUV with New York registration BXZ-8810.  State Police in Binghamton ask anyone …

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 12-20-13

Governor Cuomo announced changes yesterday to the mental health situation in the southern tier, with a new plan to keep much of the existing services going, and add new services. Area Assemblyman Cliff Crouch was one of the lawmakers who opposed the initial plans to close down mental health services around the greater Binghamton area, …

A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 12-20-13

Governor Cuomo announced that the Greater Binghamton Health Center  will remain open to provide adults and children’s services to the local communities. Under a revised plan the Greater Binghamton Health Center will maintain 16 children beds,a Children’s Behavioral Health Center of Excellence for the Southern Tier will be established in Binghamton.  The Greater Binghamton Health …

P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 12-19-13

State Police Superintendent Joseph D’Amico announced that Service arrangements for Trooper David Cunniff have been set for today and tomorrow.  Calling hours will be today from 3:00 to 8:00 PM at the Grace Fellowship Church in Watervliet, the Funeral Service will be tomorrow morning at 11:00 AM, also at the Grace Fellowship Church in Watervliet.  Trooper …

A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 12-19-13

Governor Cuomo announced that his Administration has approved a new program from  Esurance, which allows policyholders to install a device free of charge in their cars that helps prevent teens from texting and calling while driving.  Esurance policyholders may install an in-car device into their teen’s car that, in conjunction with an Esurance app installed …

P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 12-18-13

Many questions will have to be answered next year, following a proposal to close facilities that cater to mental health issues, in Binghamton, Elmira & the north country.  State Senator Tom Libous of Binghamton comments:   (Libous 12-18-13)   Libous said that if necessary, he has legislation, co-sponsored by Cliff Crouch in the Assembly, to …

A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 12-18-13

Assemblyman Cliff Crouch will be hosting a town hall meeting for the town of Colchester tonight.   The meeting will take place at the town hall building at 72 Tannery Road Downsville at 6:00 PM.    ——————– The commerce Chenango Holiday Networking Lunch will be held today.  The event will be held at Fred’s Inn, on state …