State Police are investigating a fatal crash involving a tractor-trailer and a van on I-88 near exit 7 in Afton.  The accident occurred at about 1:45 PM, and least one person was killed in the crash, the names of those involved have not yet been released, the high way closed east bound from Harpursville to … [Read more...]

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 1-28-13

About 3,000 firefighters & 80 fire trucks came to Owego yesterday to pay their respects to captain Matthew Porcari of the Owego Fire Department,  Porcari died Monday night when a floor collapsed in a burning building in Newark Valley,  firefighter Daniel Gavin was injured in that incident, he was eventually taken to the burn unit … [Read more...]

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 1-28-13

Area police agencies arrested 5 people during search warrants conducted in Binghamton, resulting in the seizure of over 600 packets of heroin and over $20,000 in cash, as well as other drugs.   Arrested were 33 year old Juan DelaCruz, of Binghamton, 31 year old Mike DelaCruz of New York City; 42 year old William Michalski … [Read more...]

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 1-25-13

P.m. news Friday 1-25-13 Firefighters from several area companies responded to a fire Thursday afternoon in deposit.  The fire was reported at about 2:30 PM at 22 Steam Mill Road in the town of Deposit, with firefighters from Deposit, Windsor, Masonville, Trout Creek Harpursville, Oquaga & Hancock assisting.  The fire was extinguished with in a … [Read more...]

A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 1-25-13

A Town of Oxford 16 year old male was arrested by the Chenango County Sheriffs Office for 3rd degree Assault and Criminal Obstruction of Breathing or Blood circulation.  Deputies responded to the report of the defendant biting the arm of the victim causing injury and placing the victim in a chokehold restricting the amount of air and blood flow. The defendant was arraigned in … [Read more...]


5 clinics have been added through Bassett Hospital, to the line up of services at Tri-Town Regional Hospital in Sidney.  CEO Dan Ayres explains:   (Dan Ayres 1-24-13)   Ayres said that a dedication for the wing named after the Late Bruce Wilhelm, would be scheduled for the spring.  Wilhelm was a Sidney native who … [Read more...]


State Troopers arrested 23-year-old Marc Sevigny of Los Angeles, California for Criminal Possession of Marihuana, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance, Criminal Possession of a Hypodermic and vehicle and traffic offenses. The arrest resulted from a traffic stop on Interstate 81 in the Town of Chenango; Sevigny was arraigned in the Town of Chenango Court and … [Read more...]


The State Labor Department today released local area unemployment rates for December 2012; the state’s unemployment rate was 8.2% in December 2012. Locally, the news was not good, as all area county’s saw large increases in unemployment in December, Chenango up 6/10’s to 8.5%, Delaware up 4/10’s to 9.2%, Otsego county up 1% to 8.2% … [Read more...]


Delaware County Sheriff’s Investigators arrested 33-year-old Jason Wilsey of Davenport on a Sealed Indictment for 1st degree Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance.  Wilsey was arraigned in Delaware county court, he posted bail, which had been set at $50,000 cash, or $100,000 bond.  The arrest followed a 2-year investigation conducted by both the Delaware and … [Read more...]


Governor Cuomo delivered his executive budget proposal to the Legislature this afternoon in Albany:   (Cuomo 1-22-13)   The legislature has until April 1st to get the budget completed, Cuomo & the legislature have decreased the budgets the previous 2 years, this year’s budget starts out at 134 Billion dollars, it could add another 1.5 … [Read more...]