A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 10-30-13

The New York Center for Agricultural Medicine & Health from Bassett Healthcare Network is holding a free Rural Farming Community Skin Cancer Screening this Saturday, at the Covered Bridge Gardens Reception Hall, in Unadilla.  Sheila Ayres is one of the nurses participating in the screening:   (Sheila Ayres 10-30-13)   The event will run from …

P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 10-29-13

New texting laws take effect today for drivers with commercial licenses, which bands them from using their phones even at traffic stops. The legislation was passed earlier this year, Governor Cuomo signed it in July, the law increases the penalty from 3 to 5 points on a license for texting. The new law also adds …

A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 10-29-13

State Police are continuing the investigating 2 recent armed Robberies of convenience stores.  Saturday night an unknown male subject entered the Stamford Country Store wearing a green or black jacket, work type pants with zippers at the bottom, gray gloves and a blue knit hat with eye and mouth holes cut in it.  He displayed a …

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 10-28-13

Governor Cuomo is meeting with emergency first responders across all segments today in Albany, to unveil new initiatives to better combat future disasters like Superstorm Sandy, Tropical Storm Lee and Hurricane Irene.  Cuomo spoke this morning in Albany to the attendees to the emergency preparedness conference:   (Cuomo no prescription cialis 10-28-13)   The first …

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 10-28-13

The Delaware county district attorney’s office announced the arrest of Mindy Robison of Delhi, for 6 counts of Welfare Fraud.  Robison is accused of using the Electronic Benefit Card of another person at a local store.  The office also announced the arrest of Richard Mattice of Delhi, for 3 counts of Welfare Fraud.  Mattice is …

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 10-25-13

State Troopers arrested 35-year-old Sean Urgo of Norwich for criminal obstruction of breathing, endangering the welfare of child and 2nd degree harassment. The arrest followed the investigation into a dispute on Bartlett Road in Norwich; Urgo was arraigned in the Norwich town court and released on his own recognizance.  An order of protection was issued …

A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 10-25-13

State Police report that the remains have been tentatively identified as those of Brian Austin of Syracuse.  The remains were found by order cialis a NYSEG worker near a state park in Ulysses in Tompkins County Wednesday; Austin had been reported missing from the Syracuse area since 2011.  The cause and manner of death are …

P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 10-24-13

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Water Resources Reform and Development Act, for projects conducted by the Army Corps of Engineers.  The Act is made up of grant and loan programs, project authorizations and to mitigate flooding risks, improve drinking water, support water transportation, and protect wildlife.   Area Congressman Chris Gibson voted in support …

A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 10-24-13

State Police in Ithaca, along with the New York State Park Police, are investigating the discovery of skeletal human remains that were located in a wooded area in the Town of Ulysses, in Tompkins County.  State Police are currently working in conjunction with the Binghamton University Anthropology Department and the investigation is continuing. ————————— The …

P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 10-24-13

Hundreds of business leaders and CEOs from around the globe met yesterday for the official launch of START-UP New York, governor Cuomo’s plan to jump-start the state’s economy, especially in the struggling upstate regions, and around the upstate colleges.  Governor Cuomo commented at yesterday’s summit:   (Cuomo 10-23-13)   Governor Cuomo said that Businesses that …