Sherburne Flash Flooding

City of Norwich/Chenango County Emergency Operations Center Flash Flood Update: (6/28 @ 12:05 am) – Serious flash flooding is occurring right now in the Sherburne area. Multiple roads and streets are closed. Some streets/roads reportedly have 2′-3′ of water going across them. Emergency personnel are handling multiple calls in the area. Do NOT drive unless …

P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 6-27-13

Emergency crews & DEC officials have responded to a CSX Train derailment in The Mohawk valley this morning, where 2 dozen cars fell off the tracks, spilling loads on adjacent State Route 5 at around 8:00 this morning.  2 people were injured; State routes 5 & 10 will be closed for a couple of days …

A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 6-27-13

The nonprofit Disabled American Veterans Mobile Service Office will be visiting various communities around the state in the coming weeks, to provide the counseling and claim filing assistance.  The Mobile Service Office is free to all veterans and their families; it will be in Oneonta today from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM at DAV Oneonta …

P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 6-26-13

State police responded to a 2-vehicle accident with 9 injuries at around 7:30 this morning in Madison County.  Reports said that a Department of Transportation dump truck hit a Sherburne Earlville school district van, after the district vehicle went through a stop sign in Smithfield.  Troopers reported that the school van was carrying 6 teachers …

A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 6-26-13

The Chenango County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal house fire Sunday night at 209 Joslyn Road in the Town of Guilford.  The Chenango County Bureau of Fire reported that the fire appeared to be intentionally set, Rick Baker was located inside the residence, where he apparently set his trailer on fire and then shot …

P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 6-25-13

Sidney police arrested 5 people on a variety of drug charges, following a 6 month investigation into the illegal sale of Heroin, Cocaine, Prescription Narcotics, & Mushrooms. Arrested  were 20-year-old James Nering of Cooperstown , 21-year-old George Morales of Sidney, 25-year-old Ryder Terpak of Unadilla, 27-year-old Joshua Jenson of Afton and an unidentified 19-year-old Sidney …

A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 6-25-13

Chenango county officials report that 57-year-old Rick Baker of Guilford died in the fire at 209 Joslyn Road, late Sunday night.  Firefighters from Guilford & Oxford responded to the blaze in a trailer at around 11:40 Sunday night, fire investigators are still trying to determine what caused the fire, their investigation is continuing. No injuries among …

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 6-24-13

1 person was killed in a fire in Guilford. Last night’s fire was located in a trailer at 209 Joslyn Road, the fire was reported at around 11:40 PM, with firefighters from Guilford & Oxford responding. The identity of the deceased person will be revealed pending family notification and the conclusion of an autopsy, scheduled …

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 6-24-13

State lawmakers have approved of the plans for the 2nd straight year, to allow for casinos to be placed in 4 upstate locations.  Governor Cuomo must sign the bill, then, voters must approve of the plan on the November ballot.  Lawmakers wrapped up the 2013 session on Friday. ————————– Motorists are advised that Prospect Mountain …

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 6-21-13

  Commencement exercises continue Saturday& Sunday for tri-county area schools.  On Saturday at 10:00, the Sidney school district graduation will begin at 10:00 am at the Transportation center, attendees will park in the high school parking lot & shuttle buses will be available.  Other graduations include Harpursville at 10:00 AM in the gymnasium, Greene at …