A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 7-2-13

Governor Cuomo today formally requested that President Obama issue a major disaster declaration for the State of New York as a result of severe storms and major flooding that occurred on June 27 and 28. Previously, the Governor declared a State Disaster Emergency that included the Mohawk Valley as well as local counties of Broome, Chenango, …

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 7-1-13

Wet weather looks like it might continue throughout the rest of this week across upstate New York, which is making some residents nervous that a repeat of flooding may hit.  Area Meteorologist Rich Townsend told WCDO News that he does not really see that scenario coming:   (Rich Townsend 7-1-13)   WCDO will keep you …

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 6-28-13

Flooding issues from recent storms have forced some area waterways to spill over their banks.  Chenango County Sheriffs department said that flooding in Sherburne has closed down state route 12, Otsego county officials report that Route 28 is closed from Schuyler Lake to Herkimer & Route 31 is closed from Cooperstown to Glimmerglass State Park …

A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 6-28-13

The Mayor of the Village of Sherburne is requesting a voluntary evacuation of the south end of the village due to flash flooding. Streets include Chapel, South Main and adjoining streets, it includes Sherburne Senior Housing.  A shelter is being set up at Sherburne-Earlville Elementary School, with 2  buses being sent to Sherburne Senior Housing …

URGENT – SHERBURNE RESIDENTS

URGENT: Village of Sherburne Residents: The Mayor of the Village of Sherburne is requesting a voluntary evacuation of the south end of the village due to flash flooding. Streets include Chapel, South Main and adjoining streets. This includes Sherburne Senior Housing. A shelter is being set up at Sherburne-Earlville Elementary School. Two buses are being …

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 …