P.M. NEWS MONDAY 9-23-13

  The Delaware County Sheriff’s Deputies investigated a 1-vehicle fatal motor vehicle accident Sunday in the Town of Delhi. 18-year-old Michael Ackerman of South Kortright was operating a pick up truck Northbound on State Hwy 10 the vehicle failed to negotiate a curve and left the roadway, struck a tree and caught fire. Ackerman was …

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 9-23-13

The Chenango County Sheriff’s Office investigated a shooting at 427 Lyon Brook Road in the Town of Oxford. Deputies reported that a victim was shot at through the passenger side of the vehicle he was operating; he was then involved in a motor vehicle accident fleeing the area. A search warrant was executed, and 40-year-old …

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 9-20-13

Governor Cuomo announced that $48 million in grants have been awarded for transportation improvements across the State, which will leverage an additional $80 million in federal, state and local funding. The grants are funding projects that will improve transportation infrastructure and support economic development.  Grants are being awarded locally for the Eaton Airport in Norwich for …

A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 9-20-13

The Delaware County Clean Sweep Disposal days begin today for farms & businesses and tomorrow for households.  County solid waste manager Sue McIntyre told WCDO News what is being accepted this year:   (Sue McIntyre 9-20-13)   McIntyre said that more information can be found on the Delaware county website, at the solid waste tab. …

P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 9-19-13

State Troopers in Sidney arrested 52 year old Mark Meyers of Guilford, for fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle, felony driving while intoxicated with a BAC of .15%, plus numerous  vehicle and traffic law charges.  The arrest followed a traffic stop on State Route 8 that concluded on High Bridge Road in Guilford. Meyers …

A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 9-19-13

Democratic and Sidney First Independent candidates for the upcoming town board election will hold a Meet & Greet night tonight be at the Sidney Memorial Public Library from 6:30 to 8:00 pm.  Current town board member Bill Heath is running for town supervisor, Pete Cordes is seeking re-election for his seat, and Paul Muratore is …

P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 9-18-13

Residents in the town of Sidney will be voting for a new town supervisor in November, as incumbent Bob McCarthy is not running for a 2nd term.  Republican Gene Pigford is running for town supervisor, who told WCDO news about his ideas:   (Gene Pigford 9-18-13)   Pigford pharmacy discount.com faces democrat & Sidney First …

A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 9-18-13

Nearly 16 miles of Route 17 in Chemung County has officially become Interstate 86. The Federal Highway Administration designated a 15.8 mile stretch of the road from exit 56 to the Tioga County line.  More than half of State Route 17 has been designated as Interstate 86. ————————————- The state Board of Regents approved a …

P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 9-17-13

The Chenango County Sheriff’s Office & State Police, arrested 39-year-old James Wilber of Plymouth Friday on charges of Reckless Endangerment, Menacing, Endangering the Welfare of a Child and Harassment.  Wilber was found to be in an intoxicated state and destroying property in a residence with an axe all in the vicinity of a child less …

A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 9-17-13

28-year-old Jennifer Morris of East Branch pleaded guilty to a felony charge of falsely reporting an incident.  Morris will serve 6 months in Delaware County jail followed by 5 years probation orders of protection were issued for all victims named in the indictment filed against Morris.  Morris was arrested following a series of threats made …