PM NEWS 7-10-13

State regulators are looking for feedback on proposed changes to freshwater fishing rules. The DEC has identified potential changes based on discussions with anglers, biologists, and fisheries managers. Now the DEC is seeking additional angler feedback. Many changes under consideration would eliminate special regulations that didn’t achieve their intended purpose.  Highlights include increasing year-round trout …

AM NEWS 7-10-13

Johnson City Police arrested 43 year old Christopher T. Davis of Johnson City and charged him with second degree murder. Davis allegedly killed his downstairs neighbor, 50 year old Patricia LaCaprara Monday in the course of an apparent burglary at 36 Brown St. in Johnson City. Davis was remanded to the Broome County Correctional Facility. …

PM NEWS 7-9-13

The annual Gus Macker 3 on 3 basketball tournament will be held this weekend in Norwich. The event features over 400 teams from ages 7 to 50 plus and brings thousands of spectators to the area. Organizer Tom Revoir said they are still in need of Gus Buster volunteers…. (Revoir) Revoir added that Court Monitors …

AM NEWS 7-9-13

Gov. Andrew Cuomo will consider calling the state Legislature back to Albany if the federal government does not quickly dispatch relief funds to the severely flooded parts of upstate. Persistent rain in recent weeks caused rivers and streams throughout the state to overflow, flooding counties throughout the Albany area, central New York, the Southern Tier …

PM News 7-8-13

A Town of Meredith couple was killed in a single-car crash around 3:30 p.m. yesterday in the town of Meredith. 65 year old Barbara Secord of Moravia, was driving on Turnpike Road when she lost control. The vehicle became airborne after hitting a ditch and struck a tree and stone wall. Barbara Secord and her …

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 7-8-13

The body of an 80-year-old Virginia man who was the subject of a search by local police this week was recovered Friday in the Eastern Shore area of Virginia. Authorities said the death is being investigated as an apparent suicide. The man, Robert C. Merkel Sr. of Chesapeake, Va., had been last seen on Monday …

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 7-5-13

State police will continue to be out in full force for the July 4th holiday weekend.  Patrols will be looking for speeders, drunk, drugged or aggressive drivers, those using cell phones for calling or texting while driving, they are also looking for all motorists & passengers to use their seat belts. I feel healthier taking …

A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 7-5-13

State Police & The Norwich Police Department report that the body discovered near the railroad tracks in the town of Norwich Wednesday morning has been identified as 51-year-old Krista Kosowsky of Norwich, who had been reported missing since Friday June 28th.  An autopsy was conducted Wednesday at Lourdes hospital, which failed to reveal any trauma …

P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 7-3-13

The Norwich City Police Department are removing the body of a woman found near the Norwich Wal-Mart, in an area that they have been searching in since they found the gold Pontiac owned by 51 year old Krista Kosowky of Norwich.  Kosowsky was reported missing by her husband after failing to show up for work …

MOHAWK VALLEY FLOOD ASSISTANCE

NYS FLOOD HELPLINE: 1-888-769-7243 ROAD CLOSURES: HERKIMER COUNTY: · Rt 5 between Manheim Road at Bitelman Road, closed in both directions due to a mud slide · Rt 5 in Town of Little Falls, at Gun Club Road, alternating traffic due to a mud slide · NY 168 in Mohawk between Columbia St/Rt 28 and …