P.M. NEWS MONDAY 6-23-14

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

Governor Cuomo today signed legislation designed to combat the growing heroin and opioid epidemic in the State. Last week, the Governor and legislative leaders reached an agreement on 10 bills that include new programs and insurance reforms to improve treatment options for individuals suffering from heroin and opioid addiction; measures to strengthen penalties and put … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 6-23-14

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

This morning Governor Cuomo will be in Broome County, to sign legislation combating the state’s heroin epidemic. Governor Cuomo will sign the Legislation at Binghamton University at the ITC Center, at 10:30 AM. —————————- Oneonta police arrested 20-year-old Shelby Mochrie of Davenport for allegedly selling heroin in the City of Oneonta. Mochrie was charged with … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 6-20-14

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

Governor Cuomo and Legislative Leaders announced an agreement on a bill that to establish a medical marijuana program with provisions to ensure that it’s reserved only for patients with serious conditions and is dispensed and administered in a manner that protects public health and safety.   (Cuomo 6-20-14)   The legislation grants the Department of Health … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 6-20-14

Governor Cuomo announced 8 job fairs taking place in 6 regions across the state this week. The 2014 Greater Binghamton Career Fair will take place today from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at the SUNY Broome Ice Center located at 970 Front Street. The event will feature up to 50 businesses representing over 500 job … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 6-19-14

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

Governor Cuomo and legislative leaders today announced an agreement has been reached on a series of bills to help address the growing heroin and opioid epidemic, as well as prescription drug abuse, in New York State. Cuomo outlined the urgency of the need to address the problem in this legislation: (Cuomo 6-19-14) State Senator Jim … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 6-19-14

Governor Cuomo signed legislation that resolves a dispute concerning how auto manufacturers can sell their products to consumers. The agreement allows Tesla Motors to maintain their 5 currently licensed retail locations in New York State; additional Tesla retail locations will be established under a strengthened dealer franchise law. ———————————– The traditional image marking wheelchair ramps … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 6-18-14

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

A Siena College poll shows Governor Cuomo leading Republican Rob Astorino by a large margin in the race for governor.  57% would re-elect Cuomo, while 18% have a favorable opinion, & 69% have no opinion about Astorino.  In the attorney general’s race, 41% percent would re-elect Eric Schneiderman, while 12% have a favorable opinion of … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 6-17-14

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

State Troopers arrested 41-year-old Gary Hackett of Guilford for Felony Driving While Intoxicated and Felony Aggravated Unlicensed Operation. The arrest occurred following a traffic law stop for speeding on County Route 36 in Guilford, troopers determined that Hackett was intoxicated and also had a suspended driver license.   Hackett was arraigned in the Town of Guilford … [Read more…]