P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 7-24-13

State Police at Sidney arrested 36-year-old Brian Johns of Franklin, for Criminal Possession of a Control Substance, Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle and Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs.  The arrest resulted from a traffic accident investigation on State Route 357 in Franklin where Johns was found possessing 11 packets of heroin in his vehicle.  …

A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 7-24-13

State Police in Oneonta investigated a 2-car fatal motor vehicle accident on State Route 23 in the Town of Oneonta Tuesday morning.  The investigation revealed that 66-year-old Francis Gesel of Massachusetts crossed into the westbound lane into the path of a Hyundai operated by 62-year-old Terry Church of Oneonta.  Gesel was transported to Fox Hospital for …

P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 7-23-13

State Police in Oneonta are currently investigating a two-vehicle fatal motor vehicle accident that occurred on State Route 23 and County Route 11, in the Town of Oneonta, at around 8:45 this morning.  State Route 23 is closed in both directions.  County Route 11 is closed just at the intersection.  Local fire department personnel are …

A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 7-23-13

Over 2 ½ inches of heavy rain, led to areas of Flash flooding in Otsego County last night.  Officials reported water over sections of Main & chestnut streets in Oneonta last night, the Otsego county sheriff’s departments reported that County Highway 31 was closed between Cooperstown and Glimmerglass State Park, and County Route 11C was …

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 7-22-13

The Joint Landowners coalition of Central New York announced they will hold an event to mark the five-year anniversary of the moratorium on high-volume hydraulic fracturing in NY.  Coalition officials said that State and Local political leaders are expected to speak at the Event at the Holiday Inn of downtown Binghamton tomorrow from 2:00 to …

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 7-22-13

Delaware County District Attorney Investigators arrested 29-year-old Anthony McCool of Walton Friday, for 1st degree Criminal Sexual Act.  McCool is accused of engaging in sexual conduct with a person less than 11 years old, he was arraigned in the Village of Walton Court and remanded to The Delaware County Correction Facility on $20,000 bail. McCool …

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 7-19-13

Assemblyman Cliff Crouch will host another forum on SATURDAY from 9:00 A.M. TO 11:00 A.M. about the NY SAFE Act at Walton Central School. Crouch will be joined by Delaware County Sheriff Thomas Mills and Delaware County Clerk Sharon O’Dell. ————————————— The American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Chenango County will get underway tonight …

A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 7-19-13

Delaware County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested 57-year-old James Winfield of Franklin for 3 counts of 4th degree Grand Larceny.   Winfield is accused of using a credit card that did not belong to him and purchased items at a Franklin business; he was arraigned sent to the Delaware County Jail on 250 cash bail or $500 bond …

P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 7-18-13

Governor Cuomo launched the New York Rising Community Reconstruction Program to help communities hit hard Superstorm Sandy, Tropical Storm Lee & Hurricane Irene, to create and implement strategies for rebuilding and strengthening their communities against future extreme weather. Yesterday the governor announced that the state would put up 16 million dollars in flood relief for …

A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 7-18-13

Governor Cuomo announced the creation of the Mohawk Valley and 2013 Upstate Flood Recovery Program, to provide assistance to those affected by the recent flooding, but who will not get individual assistance from FEMA.  Cuomo said that the state would commit $16 million to provide assistance to Homeowners, small businesses, and farmers in the areas affected …