A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 7-24-14

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

Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services’ upgraded New York State’s general obligation bonds to ‘AA+’ with stable outlook from ‘AA’, the highest rating of New York since 1972. All three major credit rating agencies have upgraded New York in recent weeks and now each have the State one notch from their highest ratings. S&P’s upgrade is … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 7-23-14

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The State Division of Criminal Justice Services, the state health department ant the office of alcoholism & substance abuse services joined forces to train police officers from the Southern Tier and Capital Region in the use of Naloxone which reverses the effect of overdoses caused by heroin or other opioids, such as hydrocodone and oxycodone. … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 7-23-14

Governor Cuomo today announced that New Yorkers could, buy tickets online to attend the Great New York State Fair at nysfair.org/buy-tickets. The Fair, runs from August 21 to September 1, online tickets can be purchased at a 40% discount over the price at the gate. The secure website sells five products including the single-day ticket, … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 7-22-14

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Cullman Community Day will be held this Saturday in Sidney, with a variety of activities planned, mostly at Keith Clark Park.    Cullman director Amy Williams explains:   (Amy Williams 7-22-14)   The public is invited to attend and participate; more information is available at 563-7529. —————————– State residents will vote on the $2 billion Smart … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 7-21-14

The Chenango county sheriff’s department arrested 20-year-old Thomas Knickerbocker of Sherburne on charges of 2nd degree Rape, Criminal Sexual Act, Possessing a Sexual Performance by a Child, Disseminating Indecent Material to a Minor, and Endangering the Welfare of a Child. Knickerbocker was charged in the Town of North Norwich, he is accused of engaging in … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 7-21-14

Pinpointing the source of a salmonella outbreak may soon take less time and be more accurate, due to the next generation DNA sequencing techniques being used at the State’s Wadsworth Center Laboratories. The technology enables public health laboratories to rapidly identify strains of salmonella and quicken responses to potential outbreaks. The FDA is providing equipment, … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 7-18-14

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Delaware County Sheriff’s department arrested 31-year-old Gerard Johnson of Walton, who was indicted by a Delaware County Grand Jury for 1 count of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance, for the alleged sale of heroin last month in Walton.   41-year-old Cindy Manon of Arkville was also indicted by a Delaware County Grand Jury for … [Read more…]