P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 7-30-13

Tickets are still available for Bernie Williams at the Foothills Performing Arts center Friday night.  The show is a homecoming for the former New York Yankee Centerfielder, whose pro career began as an Oneonta Yankee.  Foothills spokesman Huemac Garcia explains:   (Huemac Garcia 7-30-13)   Tickets are available at 431-2080 or at FoothillsPAC.org. ——————————— Governor Cuomo …

A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 7-30-13

The names of the five victims have been released from Saturday’s fatal helicopter crash in Noxen Township Pennsylvania.  The National Transportation and Safety Board is investigating the cause of the crash of the helicopter that took off Saturday from Tri-Cities Airport in Endicott, investigators said that the air traffic control lost communication with the flight …

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 7-29-13

State Police in Oneonta investigated a fatal ATV accident that occurred at 114 Stonybrook Road in the Town of Otego Sunday.  42-year-old Timothy Lewis and 49 year old Debra Chickerell, of Otego, were traveling on a dirt driveway, when they lost control of the ATV and overturned causing both the operator and passenger to be …

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 7-29-13

Pennsylvania State Police that 5 people died in a helicopter crash in Wyoming County Saturday night.  4 adults and 1 child were killed; the helicopter departed from the Tri-Cities Airport in Endicott, search crews located the helicopter Sunday afternoon on South Mountain in Noxen Township.  The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating. ——————— Governor Cuomo announced …

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 7-26-13

The Chenango County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division arrested 23 year old Alexander Phelan of Bainbridge for Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance, Criminal Possessing a Hypodermic Instrument, Criminally Using Drug Paraphernalia and Unlawful Possession of Marihuana.  The Sheriff’s Office seized Heroin, Marihuana, Prescription Medication, Scales, Packaging Material, and Cash; …

A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 7-26-13

Saturday will be Cullman Community day at Keith Clark Park In Sidney, with a variety of races in the morning, and other activities scheduled for the afternoon hours.  Cullman Director Amy Williams comments:   (Amy Williams 7-26-13)   New this year is a talent show at 1:00 at the Pavilion in Keith Clark Park, Spokesman …

P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 7-25-13

Governor Cuomo today signed legislation that will make the killing of a police animal a felony. Specially trained police animals, are relied upon by law enforcement to keep New Yorkers safe, the new law will make the killing of a police dog or a police horse while it is performing its duties a class E …

A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 7-25-13

The New York State Police continue to look for qualified candidates who are interested in becoming State Troopers. The State Police is seeking candidates who meet the qualifications to take the trooper examination which will be offered on four separate Saturdays in October in New York City.  Those interested can apply on-line at: www.NYTROOPER.com, or at …

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 …