A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 11-1-13

The Guilford Town Board will be holding a special meeting on Saturday afternoon.  The Board will meet at 12:00 Noon at the Guilford town Hall at 223 Marble Road to discuss a Grant Application, the meeting is open to the public. ——————————— Country music star Lee Greenwood will be performing at the Foothills Performing Arts …

P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 10-31-13

The Chenango county sheriffs department arrested 41-year-old Paula Adams of Otsego County for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance & Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle.  Adams was charged following a traffic stop in the Town of New Berlin, after an individual was spotted in the vehicle with an active arrest warrant for an …

P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 10-30-13

The Chenango County Sheriff’s Office and New York State Environmental Conservation Police arrested 34-year-old David Button Jr. of Plymouth Saturday, after he was witnessed on a trail camera trespassing and possessing a rifle, on posted property on Bates Wilson Road.  Button shot a deer with the rifle, removed the head, and left the body, he was …

A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 10-31-13

Governor Cuomo detailed a series of measures that reduce the cost to employers under the State’s workers compensation system by 26%, saving businesses and local governments $300 million in annual expenses. The Business Relief Act cuts the assessment to employers from 18.8% to 13.8%, the largest reduction since 1998; it provides a one-time workers’ compensation …

A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 10-30-13

The New York Center for Agricultural Medicine & Health from Bassett Healthcare Network is holding a free Rural Farming Community Skin Cancer Screening this Saturday, at the Covered Bridge Gardens Reception Hall, in Unadilla.  Sheila Ayres is one of the nurses participating in the screening:   (Sheila Ayres 10-30-13)   The event will run from …

P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 10-29-13

New texting laws take effect today for drivers with commercial licenses, which bands them from using their phones even at traffic stops. The legislation was passed earlier this year, Governor Cuomo signed it in July, the law increases the penalty from 3 to 5 points on a license for texting. The new law also adds …

A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 10-29-13

State Police are continuing the investigating 2 recent armed Robberies of convenience stores.  Saturday night an unknown male subject entered the Stamford Country Store wearing a green or black jacket, work type pants with zippers at the bottom, gray gloves and a blue knit hat with eye and mouth holes cut in it.  He displayed a …

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 10-28-13

Governor Cuomo is meeting with emergency first responders across all segments today in Albany, to unveil new initiatives to better combat future disasters like Superstorm Sandy, Tropical Storm Lee and Hurricane Irene.  Cuomo spoke this morning in Albany to the attendees to the emergency preparedness conference:   (Cuomo no prescription cialis 10-28-13)   The first …

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 10-28-13

The Delaware county district attorney’s office announced the arrest of Mindy Robison of Delhi, for 6 counts of Welfare Fraud.  Robison is accused of using the Electronic Benefit Card of another person at a local store.  The office also announced the arrest of Richard Mattice of Delhi, for 3 counts of Welfare Fraud.  Mattice is …

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 10-25-13

State Troopers arrested 35-year-old Sean Urgo of Norwich for criminal obstruction of breathing, endangering the welfare of child and 2nd degree harassment. The arrest followed the investigation into a dispute on Bartlett Road in Norwich; Urgo was arraigned in the Norwich town court and released on his own recognizance.  An order of protection was issued …