P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 12-6-13

Over the Thanksgiving Holiday weekend, State troopers conducted an underage drinker identification detail.  Troopers checked a total of 16 convenience stores in Broome County, all 16 businesses and sales clerks were found in compliance and no arrests were made. ——————————– The Bronx Wanderers will be performing at the Chenango Arts Council Martin W. Kappel Theater …

A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 12-6-13

The annual toys for tots train visit will be tomorrow in Bainbridge.  Toys for Tots coordinator Roger Barnhart explains:     (Roger Barnhart 12-6-13)   People may donate toys at tomorrow’s Toys for Tots Train visit, which will be at noon in downtown Bainbridge. ——————————— The Sidney Chamber of Commerce will have their annual Jolly …

P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 12-5-13

Operation Merry Christmas trees will remain up for a only a short time, with cards on their trees in area businesses and locations, participants can remove a card from one of the trees & return the requested item, those items will wind up under the Christmas tree of a child of a struggling family this …

A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 12-5-13

Over $8,000 in cash, checks & toy donations came in during this week’s local fundraising efforts for Toys For Tots, following last Friday’s storage unit fire in Norwich that destroyed about $8,000 of toys that were to be distributed for this Christmas.  Tioga Downs kicked in $3000 in matching funds yesterday, and the toys were …

P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 12-4-13

Chenango County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested 5 suspects from Sherburne, New Berlin, Edmeston and Pittsfield for 1- count each of 2nd degree Burglary.  Arrested were 38-year-old Christina Clifford of Pittsfield, 20-year-old Travis Conklin of New Berlin, 19-year-old Samantha Savianeso of Edmeston, 20-year-old Samantha Marshall of Sherburne, & 18-year-old Isabella Gray of Edmeston, Following a weeklong investigation by …

A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 12-4-13

Governor Cuomo announced more than $45 million in funding for the Vital Access/Safety Net Provider Program to support projects over the next 3 years by 37 facilities that were selected due to financial condition and critical role in providing services to their elderly population.  The VAP program was established by the Medicaid Redesign Team, the …

P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 12-3-13

Operation Merry Christmas has their Christmas trees at various locations, to get presents under Christmas trees for children in disadvantaged situations locally.  Program coordinator Ginny Ireland explains how the program will work over the next 2 weeks:   (Ginny Ireland 12-3-13)   Some of the local businesses participating with trees include Acco Brands, Amphenol, NBT, …

A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 12-3-13

The first day of the WCDO Fundraiser for the Chenango County Toys for Tots programs was very successful, with donations of toys, checks & cash coming into the WCDO studios throughout the day.  A fire in Norwich Friday damaged about $8,000 of toys stored by the program for this year’s drive, Toys for Tots Coordinator …

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 12-2-13

The Cancer Services Program of Delaware, Otsego and Schoharie counties will offer free health screenings on December 9th, when the Bassett Cancer Institute’s mobile screening coach will set up at the Walton Big M supermarket on Delaware Street, between 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM, Screenings include pelvic exams, pap tests, clinical breast exams, mammograms, and …

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 12-2-13

The Norwich Fire Department battled a fire Friday at a storage unit complex on County route 32 in the Town of Norwich.  The call was received at 8:00 am for smoke coming from storage lockers at The Storage Center; Mutual aid was received from North Norwich, Plymouth, Sherburne and South New Berlin, with Oxford Fire Department on stand-by.  …