A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 1-15-13

Voters in the Sidney central school district will decide today on a proposition to renovate the high school auditorium, fix drainage problems at the athletic fields, replace old boilers, plus and on a proposition for a Capital Reserve fund.  Sidney superintendent Bill Christensen told WCDO that he hopes for a big turnout:   (Bill Christensen) … [Read more...]

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 1-14-13

The deadline to submit a comment regarding hydraulic fracturing returning to New York, ended Friday afternoon oat 5:00 PM.  Thousands of comments were submitted over the course of the DEC accepting comments over the last few year’s, they may render their decision on hydraulic fracturing by February 27th. ———————————— Delaware County Public Health will be … [Read more...]

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 1-14-13

Governor Andrew Cuomo has declared the State of New York in a Public Health Emergency in response to the severe flu season.  The Executive Order that will allow pharmacists to give flu shots to anyone between the ages of six month and 18 years.  More than 19,000 cases of the flu have already been reported … [Read more...]

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 1-11-13

The American Red Cross urges people who have not yet gotten a flu vaccine to get vaccinated now due to widespread flu activity across the country. The flu has been reported in 41 include New York, & the centers for disease control recommends a yearly flu vaccine for everyone 6 months of age and older.    … [Read more...]

A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 1-11-13

Governor Cuomo discussed enacting gun control legislation, during his state of the state address Wednesday in Albany.  The governor said that he is a gun owner himself, and this bill will have nothing to do banning legitimate hunting rifles: (Cuomo on Gun control) Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver said that he agrees with the governor’s proposal: … [Read more...]

P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 1-10-13

Reactions were favorable on both sides of the aisle for Governor’s Cuomo’s ambitious agenda that he forwarded in his state of the state address in Albany yesterday.  State senator Jim Seward responds:   (Seward 1-10-13)   Assemblyman Cliff Crouch also responded:   (Crouch 1-10-13)   Assemblyman Pete Lopez also commented:   (Lopez 1-10-13)   Lawmakers … [Read more...]

A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 1-10-13

Members of the Governor’s cabinet will deliver Regional STATE OF THE STATE Messages today around the state.  Locally, state DMV commissioner Barbara Fiala will deliver the state of the state message at 11:00 AM at the Broome County Legislative Chambers at 60 Hawley Street in Binghamton. —————————- The Chenango county sheriff’s department arrested 33 year … [Read more...]

P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 1-9-13

Governor Cuomo delivered his annual state of the state address this afternoon, to a joint session of the legislature in Albany:   (Cuomo)   The state of the state address kicks off the 2013 legislative season, the governor will deliver his executive budget proposal in the next couple of weeks. —————————– Bainbridge officials announced that … [Read more...]

A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 1-9-13

Governor Cuomo will deliver the 2013 State of the State Address this afternoon in the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany at 1:30 PM.  The address will be streamed at governor.ny.gov. ———————— The National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown will announce this year’s inductees, who will be enshrined in the Hall later this … [Read more...]

P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 1-8-13

There will be a Sidney school district Capital Project Presentation open to the public on Tuesday, January 8th in the HS Auditorium at 6:00pm. Superintendent Bill Christensen told WCDO that the athletic fields and capital reserve fund proposition are important features of the vote:   (Bill Christensen 1-8-13)   Christensen and the architects will be … [Read more...]