P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 6-19-15

WCDO, News, Radio, NY, Sidney, New York

State Police are continuing the search for escaped Clinton Correctional Facility inmates David Sweat and Richard Matt. To date, state, federal and local law enforcement officers have cleared more than 160 unoccupied buildings and seasonal homes, and have searched 585 miles of railroad beds and trails. Today’s search involves all available assets, including aviation and … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 6-19-15

WCDO, News, Radio, NY, Sidney, New York

On Saturday, at 7:30 PM, Former World Heavyweight Champion Larry Holmes is coming to the Oneonta Theatre, to celebrate the release of the audio book version of his former rival’s biography, Meet Marvis Frazier: The Story of the Son of Smokin’ Joe, which was co-authored by Jamie Potter of Otego. Holmes won the Championship in … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS THURSDAY 6-18-15

WCDO, News, Radio, NY, Sidney, New York

Voters in the Walton Central School District decided to pass its budget Tuesday by a slim vote of 511 people in favor and 510 opposed. The $20.5 million spending plan lowers the tax levy by 5%. ——————————— Tri-Town Boys and Girls Club is having a Theater Production: “Sidney: Past, Present & Future”, today & tomorrow … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 6-17-15

WCDO, News, Radio, NY, Sidney, New York

Delaware County Sheriff’s Deputies participated in an aggressive driving enforcement detail last Friday, funded through the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee, they arrested a Walton man in the Village of Franklin. Deputies observed & stopped a vehicle for following another vehicle too closely, they determined that 23-year-old Mark O’Neill of Walton was impaired by drugs; he … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 6-17-15

WCDO, News, Radio, NY, Sidney, New York

Governor Cuomo, & State Leaders announced an agreement on the “Enough is Enough” legislation to combat sexual assault on college campuses. Cuomo commented about the need for teh legisaltion: (Cuomo 6-17-15) The package includes a statewide definition of affirmative consent, a statewide amnesty policy, a Students’ Bill of Rights distributed to all students, training for … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 6-16-15

WCDO, News, Radio, NY, Sidney, New York

State Senate & Assembly Republicans have forwarded legislation to tighten up the restrictions on prison inmates, following the Richard Matt & David Sweat escape from the Clinton Correctional facility. Area Assemblyman Pete Lopez comments: (Lopez 6-16-15) The “Prisoner Privileges Limitation Law” seeks to prevent the violent convicts from having unfettered access to civilians at prisons … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 6-16-15

WCDO, News, Radio, NY, Sidney, New York

The Cancer Services Program of Delaware, Otsego and Schoharie counties will offer free health screenings to women 40 and older who are uninsured, as the Bassett Cancer Institute’s mobile screening coach will be available today in Sidney. The Bassett screening coach will be set up at the Sidney Great American store parking lot from 9:00 … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 6-15-15

WCDO, News, Radio, NY, Sidney, New York

On Friday, State Police requested that the New York State Amber Alert system be activated after an investigation by State Police and Broome County Child Protective Services. The State Police was advised that 18-month-old Henry Kellam was with his father, Henry W. Kellam, and was endangered, as the father had all visitations with his child … [Read more…]