P.M. NEWS MONDAY 12-22-14

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

The Broome County Sheriff’s Office arrested 35-year-old Brett Hines of Windsor Sunday following the report of a domestic dispute. Hines is accused of breaking televisions, walls & striking a female as she held an infant, then fleeing the scene. State police found Hines in Harpursville and he was taken into custody. Hines was charged with … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 12-22-14

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

U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer met with Sidney Officials Saturday at the civic center, to discuss the Sidney flood plain project: (Schumer 12-22-14) The plans to buy out & relocate resident from the flood prone River Street area over to the Plankenhorn road are continuing, the town & village board are working to annex that area … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 12-19-14

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

P.m. news Friday 12-19 New Yorkers oppose giving the state Legislature its first raise since 1999, and they remained split over whether the state should have moved forward with hydraulic fracturing, according to a Siena College poll. Voters oppose a legislative pay raise, 63 to 28%. Despite voters being evenly split upstate, the state’s tough … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 12-19-14

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

Governor Cuomo announced the release of proposed regulations for the State‚Äôs medical marijuana program, which would require that certificates be issued only by physicians who have registered with the State Department of Health and received training. Patients with serious medical conditions would be certified by their physicians before applying for the registry identification card needed … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 12-18-14

Reactions from local lawmakers are coming in regarding yesterdays’ announcement that the State will ban Hydraulic Fracturing for natural gas. state senator Jim Seward comments: (Seward 12-18-14) Local Assemblyman Cliff Crouch released a statement calling the whole process

A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 12-18-14

The State Department of Health has completed its public health review of high-volume hydraulic fracturing and Acting Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker recommended that high-volume hydraulic fracturing should not move forward in New York State. Dr. Zucker announced his findings and recommendations today at a Cabinet Meeting in Albany. DEC Commissioner Joe Martens will issue a … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 12-17-14

Governor Cuomo announced today that New York will not move forward with hydrofracking. The announcement follows a study on a possible health effects on Hydraulic Fratcuring for Natural gas. State Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker doesn’t recommend moving forward with hydrofracking until more studies are done, the state has hadf a moratorium in place for … [Read more…]