A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 4-9-13

State Senator Jim Seward is co-sponsoring legislation to end pension benefits for elected officials convicted of felonies. Senate bill 3048 would add a new section to the state constitution barring any elected official, convicted of a felony offense while in office, from collecting his pension benefits. Seward is also calling for enhanced investigations and additional …

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 4-8-13

State police arrested 24-year-old Ivan Potocnik of Laurens for DWI & leaving the scene of a property damage accident.   Potocnik is accused of hitting a parked car on county route 10 in Laurens & driving away from the accident, he was stopped by state troopers a short time after the incident.  Potocnik faces court …

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 4-8-13

State Police in Oneonta arrested 21 year old Earle Stage of Sidney for Criminal Possession of Marihuana. The arrest was the result of a criminal investigation conducted by State Police, Stage was released on an Appearance Ticket returnable to the Town of Oneonta Court on April 23rd. —————————– Delaware county fair officials announced that country music …

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 4-5-13

90-year-old Betty Clark of Oneonta was hospitalized for suffering burns & smoke inhalation at a fire at 348 Chestnut Street in Oneonta Thursday morning.  Clark was taken to Fox Hospital in Oneonta, after she unsuccessfully attempted to rescue her pets.  Investigators determined that cardboard boxes were too close to a gas range in the kitchen, …

A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 4-5-13

Jazz musician Branford Marsalis will perform at the Foothills Performing arts center in Oneonta Sunday, with local performers opening the show.  Foothills Spokesman Huemac Garcia explains:   (Huemac Garcia 3-28-13)   The doors open at 6:00 PM and performances by the Hartwick College and Oneonta State College’s Jazz bands starts at 6:30. Tickets are on sale at …

P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 4-4-13

Multiple area fire departments responded this morning to a structure fire at 348 Chestnut Street in Oneonta.  The fire was reported at around 9:30 AM with fire fighters called in from as far away as Sidney.  The fire was brought under control in about 1 hour; the cause of the fire is under investigation. ————————— …

A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 4-4-13

State Police and the Chenango county sheriff’s department arrested 31-year-old Matthew Wolfanger of Owego County on an active arrest warrant for the charge of Failure to Notify Law Enforcement of Address Change. Wolfanger was arraigned in the Town of Greene Court and released on his own recognize, he is scheduled to reappear in the Town …

P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 4-3-13

A 3.8 Million dollars federal disaster award was made by the Economic Development Administration to the Delaware County IDA; to assist with Amphenol’s plans to move to a new location on Delaware Avenue in Sidney.  Sidney Village Mayor Andy Matviak explains: (Andy Matviak 4-3-13) Mayor Matviak said that this money is in tandem with the …

A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 4-3-13

A 3.8 Million dollars federal disaster award was made by the Economic Development Administration to the Delaware County IDA.  The award will fund the purchase and preparation of the new site for Amphenol on Delaware Avenue in Sidney, as well as for the construction of the new building, the extension of a natural gas line …

P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 4-2-13

New York state passed “Social Host” laws a few years ago, that made it illegal for parents to host parties where underage alcoholic drinking in their homes.  Dave Ramsey of the Delaware county alcohol & drug abuse council explains the law, as part of the recognition of April as “Alcohol Awareness Month”:   (Dave Ramsey …