A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 7-11-14

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

State Senator Tom Libous’ campaign submitted thousands of signatures from voters across the 52nd Senate District on three party lines to the New York State Board of Elections office in Albany this week. Libous will be running for re-election to the New York State Senate 52nd District as the candidate for the Republican, Conservative and Independence parties. … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 7-10-14

Congressman Chris Gibson announced the House of Representatives passed the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, which reauthorizes the Workforce Investment Act and streamlines training services by eliminating 15 duplicative programs, reducing administrative costs for states, and improving transparency and accountability by creating new performance standards. It also reauthorizes the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 7-10-14

The National weather service confirmed Tornado Touchdowns in Madison County, contributing to 4 fatalities in the town of Smithfield Tuesday night.  Governor Cuomo toured the site Wednesday:   (Cuomo 7-10-14)   National weather service investigators will next check damage on Bear Spring Mountain in Walton, where a tornado may have touch down Tuesday. ——————————— The … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 7-9-14

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The 125th Afton Fair gets underway today at the fairgrounds.  Afton fair spokesperson Peg Squire said that there are some changes at the fair this year:   (Peg Squire 7-9-14)   The fair runs today through Saturday evening in Afton. —————————————- The annual Gus Macker 3 on 3-basketball tournament will be held on east Main … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 7-9-14

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The Madison County Sheriff’s department reported that 4 people were killed when 4 homes collapsed during a possible tornado at around 7:15 last night.  The Madison County Sheriff’s department have identified the deceased as 35 year old Kimberly Hillard, 35 ; her daughter, 4 month old Paris Newman, 70 year old Virginia Warner, and 53 … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 7-8-14

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Governor Cuomo signed the medical Marijuana Bill Tuesday, allowing doctors to prescribe it to those where traditional pharmaceuticals have not worked. Cuomo said that Lawmakers had to pass a bill that allowed for dispensing marijuana under tight restrictions, and without affecting public health or safety: (Cuomo 7-8-14) The bill allows for medical marijuana for 7 … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 7-8-14

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The Norwich Fire Department responded to 34 Silver Street for a reported structure fire at about 11:00 last night, crews arrived and found a well involved kitchen fire and quickly knocked the fire down, Norwich units were in service within an hour, no injuries were reported. —————————– New York insurance companies are seeking to raise … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 7-7-14

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

The 2014 Rock In the Park concert tickets are available through several area contacts, for the show at General Clinton Park in Bainbridge next month.  Organizer Jason Hall comments:   (Jason Hall 7-7-14)   The concert will be on August 17th tickets are $15 each, with children 12 & under free, all proceeds will benefit … [Read more…]