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 …

P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 7-17-13

A man indicted by an Otsego County Grand jury on drug charges, has been arrested in Utica & has been returned to local authorities, Anthony Palladino is accused of selling crack cocaine in Oneonta last summer, he was located in Utica after a warrant was issued for his arrest.  Otsego County investigators arrested Palladino at …

A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 7-17-13

The next Free Rabies Vaccination Clinic For dogs, cats, and ferrets at will be held today in Sidney.  The clinic will be held at the Sidney Fire Station on River Street from 6:00PM to 8:00PM, more information is available at 832-5200 or at Delawarecountypublichealth.com.  Other rabies clinics will be held today at the Morris Fire …

P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 7-16-13

Governor Cuomo today announced $1 million in funding available to law enforcement agencies to video record criminal interrogations.  The grants will be available through the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS), for either the purchase and installation of video recording equipment for police departments and sheriffs’ offices that have not yet implemented the practice, or allow agencies …

A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 7-16-13

Governor Cuomo announced that FEMA has informed New York State that residents in communities affected by the recent flooding will NOT be eligible for the Individual Assistance program to help homeowners rebuild and recover. Cuomo said that if federal assistance is not provided, the State of New York will step in to provide whatever is …

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 7-15-13

State Senator Jim Seward announced a strategy to assist local businesses and residents recover and rebuild from the devastating June/July flooding.   FEMA announced federal help for counties affected by the flooding today, Seward said he wants the money to come quicker than in recent years, and he also called on the state to assist those in …

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 7-15-13

FEMA announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to New York to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area affected by severe storms and flooding on June 28th to July 4th.  The President’s action makes federal funding available to state and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for emergency work …