A.M. NEWS MONDAY 11-18-13

State Police are investigating a hunting fatality Saturday in the Town of Westford.  52-year-old Charles Bruce of Franklin Square, was shot in the chest and died at the scene Saturday morning, near Steve Braun Road.  State police, along with the Otsego County District Attorney’s Office and the State DEC are investigating. ———————————- 38-year-old Geneia Rood of …

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 11-15-13

Michael Buck of Middlefield was arraigned in Otsego county court on charges of 2nd degree murder, 1st degree assault, criminal use of a firearm and criminal weapons possession.  A grand jury indicted Buck earlier this week, in connection with the murder of his father Joseph Buck on September 22nd in the town of Middlefield.  Buck …

A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 11-15-13

Oneonta Police Department responded to a report of suspicious activity on Gilbert Street Thursday.  Police investigated & arrested 29-year-old Jahari Brown of Utica, & 22-year-old Davon Sanders of Utica, on charges of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance.  The pair are accused of possessing 25 bags of heroin with a street value of approximately $500. …

P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 11-14-13

State troopers in Norwich arrested 25-year-old Andrew Cushman of Plymouth, for 3rd degree grand larceny.  Police responded to the Plymouth Volunteer Fire Department on State Route 23 in Plymouth, NY, for a reported theft of funds, Police accuse Cushman of stealing over $10,000.00 from the fire department’s bank accounts while serving as treasurer.  Cushman was …

A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 11-14-13

The 2nd Otsego County Economic Development Summit will be held today at the Foothills Performing Arts Center in Oneonta from 7:00 AM to Noon.  State Senator Jim Seward hosts the event in cooperation with the Otsego County IDA, Otsego County Development Corporation, Otsego County Chamber of Commerce and Citizens’ Voice. Time Warner Cable subscribers in …

P.M. NEWS 11-13-13

The Chenango County Sheriff’s Office arrested 2 men on charges of 3rd degree Criminal Mischief, 4th degree Grand Larceny in the fourth degree & 3rd degree Criminal Trespass.  Deputies arrested 22-year-old Cody Gay of North Norwich & 22 year old Paul Presnell of North Norwich following an investigation into damaged and stolen railroad tracks from …

A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 11-13-13

State Police at Oneonta arrested 33 year old Jonathan Hynes, who was arraigned on charges from a sealed indictment in Delaware County Court, for 2 counts of 1st degree Robbery, 3rd & 4th degree Grand Larceny, Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument, 3rd degree Burglary, Criminally Possessing a Hypodermic Instrument & Endangering the Welfare of …

P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 11-12-13

The Joint Landowners Coalition of New York announced that they have completed their complaint against New York for its failure to issue the document governing hydraulic fracturing.  Joint Landowerns Coalition President Dan Fitzsimmons comments:   (Dan Fitzsimmons 11-12-13)   The complaint alleges that the State has imposed an illegal moratorium, has failed to comply with …

A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 11-12-13

Assemblyman Cliff Crouch and Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo will be hosting a Community Forum to receive public input about the planned closure of the Broome Developmental Center.  The forum will be held from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm tonight at the Chenango Valley   High School Auditorium at 221 Chenango Bridge Road in Binghamton. ———————————- The Chenango County …

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 11-11-13

Governor Cuomo announced that the state’s Sex Offender Registry will now display multiple photographs of convicted sex offenders, in an effort to make offenders more recognizable to law enforcement personnel and the public. There are currently 36,336 registered sex offenders in New York State, Information about Level 2 and 3 offenders also can be accessed …