P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 4-17-14

10 hazard mitigation projects are scheduled for federal funds for projects to get people out of traditionally flood prone areas.  1 of the projects is the Sidney Green Plain Project, Sidney Mayor Andy Matviak explains:   (Andy Matviak 4-14-14)   Matviak said that 22 million dollars in federal funds would be used for the Plankenhorn … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 4-17-14

State Police will conduct a week-long enforcement initiative targeting speeding and aggressive drivers across the state. The “Speed Week” campaign runs today through April 24th & fines for speeding and aggressive driving can reach nearly $1,000 and add up to 11 points on a driver’s license.  Troopers will also be watching for vehicle occupants who … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 4-16-14

State Police arrested 43-year-old HARRY CLAUSON of Whitney Point for Endangering the Welfare of Child & 48 counts of making false child abuse reports to the State Child Abuse Hot line. The false reports occurred from September 2013 to February of this year, the false reports alleged violent acts against or in the presence of … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 4-16-14

State Senator Jim Seward announced that he will be hosting the Joint Senate Task Force on Heroin and Opioid Addiction on Monday, April 28th in Oneonta.  The forum is 1 of 12 statewide to solicit local input on the rise in use of heroin and other opioids in New York State and develop recommendations for … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 4-15-14

P.m. news Tuesday 4-15-14 Firefighters from several area companies responded to a fire at 1886 county route 39 in the town of Bainbridge this afternoon.  The fire was reported at around 1:10 PM as a tractor fire, but was later reported as a barn fire.  WCDO will have further details as they become available. —————————————- … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 4-15-14

Several state senators will begin holding public hearings around the state regarding the growing problem of heroin addiction.  State senator John Bonacic will participate in the task force:   (Bonacic 4-15-14)   Dates for the public meetings will be announced shortly, and data will be compiled quickly, in order to get a report to lawmakers … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 4-14-14

Governor Cuomo announced that 10 projects have progressed to the next stage for federal action for Hazard Mitigation Grant Program proposals. 1 of the projects is the Sidney Green Plain Project, Sidney Mayor Andy Matviak explains:   (Andy Matviak 4-14-14)   Matviak said that 22 million dollars in federal funds would be used for the … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 4-14-14

Governor Cuomo announced that 10 projects have progressed to the next stage for federal action based on a thorough State vetting of their Hazard Mitigation Grant Program proposals. 1 of the projects is the Sidney Green Plain Project, which calls for mitigation areas that are designed to provide flood storage for the Susquehanna River & … [Read more…]