P.M. NEWS MONDAY 1-19-15

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Governor Cuomo Outlined a 10 Point Plan this weekend to tackle the issue of poverty across the state: (Cuomo 1-19-15) Among the proposals in the agenda, are plans to decreases costs for college for children of struggling families, a plan to increase the minimum wage in the state, along with the continuation of closing jails … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 1-19-15

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An observance of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. will be held this morning at 9:30 in the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany. The public is invited to attend the free program in celebration of the 86th anniversary of Dr. King’s birth. Doors open at 8 a.m. The event … [Read more…]

NEWS FRIDAY 1-16-15

Delaware County Sheriff’s Deputies identified the person and vehicle sought in a Sands Creek Road, Town of Tompkins burglary investigation. 32-year-old Justin Biedekapp of Hancock, confessed to the crime to authorities after surveillance photos & information were released to the media. Biedekapp was charged with 2nd degree Criminal Trespass & was issued an appearance ticket … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 1-15-15

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Governor Cuomo has proposed giving property owners a cutting their taxes this year, after previously passing a 2% tax cap, a 0% tax growth in the 1st term of his administration: (Cuomo 1-15-15) The details of the tax cut proposal are available at governor.ny.gov. ——————————————— Oneonta police & the Otsego County Sheriff’s Department K-9 unit, … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 1-15-15

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State Police at Norwich arrested 36-year-old Brandon Thomas of Sherburne for 2nd degree Assault & Endangering the Welfare of a Child. The investigation had determined that a 9-month-old boy from Sherburne had been taken to a Syracuse hospital with leg & arm fractures, allegedly suffered while under the care of Thomas in December.   Thomas … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 1-14-15

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The New York State Gaming Facility Location Board approved Governor Cuomo’s request for a new round of bidding for a casino in the Southern Tier. The Board originally reviewed 16 proposals for casino resorts in 3 upstate regions, they recommended licenses for only 3 projects instead of the original 4, last month and ignored 2 … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 1-14-15

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The Constitution Pipeline will be the topic of the 3rd DEC hearing this week, tonight at 6:00 pm at the SUNY Cobleskill Bouck Hall Theater. The pipeline would run form northeast Pennsylvania through the southern tier to Schoharie County to deliver natural gas into the northeast if approved. ——————————————— Attorney General Eric Schneiderman joined Facebook … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 1-13-15

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Governor Cuomo will combine both his State of the State address and the release of his executive budget into one presentation next week on January 21st. The address and release of the 2015-16 executive budget will be presented to a joint session of the legislature on January 21st at 1:30 PM in the Empire State … [Read more…]