P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 2-14-13

The Joint Landowners Coalition continues to monitor the situation with the DEC & the state health department as the February 27th deadline approaches for the final draft regulations for hydrofracking.  Coalition Attorney Scott Kurkoski told WCDO News that DEC Commissioner Joe Martens was optimistic that gas drilling permits could be issued soon: (Scott Kurkoski 2-14-13) …

A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 2-14-13

The Chenango county sheriff’s department arrested 27-year-old Amy Dwyer of German on charges of 2nd degree Harassment, 3rd degree Assault, as well as 4th degree Criminal Mischief & Resisting Arrest.  Dwyer is arrested following an investigation of a Domestic Dispute, where she is accused of striking & biting the victim & smashing a cell phone …

P.M. NEWS 2-13-13

Area Republican Congressmen Richard Hanna & Chris Gibson and 15 Republican Colleagues sent a letter to Speaker John Boehner and Majority Leader Eric Cantor urging that the House of Representatives reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act.  The Violence Against Women Act was first signed into law in 1994 and subsequently reauthorized in 2000 and 2005.  …

A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 2-13-13

The Chenango County Sheriffs Office arrested 24 year old Arik Nisbet of Oxford for 2 counts of 3rd degree Criminal Sexual Act and 1 count of Endangering the welfare of a child.  Nisbet is accused of performing sexual acts with an under aged male in the town of Greene, he was arraigned & was remanded to the …

P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 2-12-13

Oneonta city police arrested 18-year-old Christopher Delgado of the Bronx, for allegedly making a terrorist threat on Facebook against the State University of Oneonta.  Delgado is a student at Hartwick College, he was charged with making a terrorist threat, in which referenced Columbine killer Dylan Klebold.  Delgado was arraigned in Oneonta City Court and sent …

A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 2-12-13

Governor Cuomo announced that the New York Senate confirmed Jenny Rivera to serve on the New York State Court of Appeals. Professor Rivera has taught at the City University of New York School of Law, served as a staff attorney at Legal Aid Society of New York City, as an Associate Counsel for the Puerto …

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 2-11-13

The Delaware & Otsego County chapters of Habitat for Humanity are teaming up for a fundraiser ON February 23rd at the Autumn Café in Oneonta.  Delaware county Habitat board of director’s member Jason Starr explains:   (Jason Starr)   More information about habitat for humanity of Delaware county at 746-9987 or online at habitatdelawarecounty.org, for …

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 2-11-13

The Cornell Cooperative Extensions’ Rural Healthcare Alliance on route 10 in Hamden will be hosting two 3-hour programs today.  The morning workshop, The Art of Giving and Getting Direction, is scheduled from 9-11:30 am, the second workshop, How to Survive In A Personality-Challenged Workforce, is scheduled from 12:30 to 3 pm.  More information is available …

CANCELLATIONS FOR SATURDAY 2-9-13

Sidney boys bowling moved to Monday @ 2:00 PM   Section 4 Wrestling Championships moved to 11:00 AM Today at Broome County Arena   Guilford Historical Society Winter Social cancelled today.   Sidney Boys & Girls Club Basketball League cancelled this morning.   Fagan Flyers Saturday meeting cancelled   Boys scout Troop #1 of Unadilla …

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 2-8-13

2 storm systems are set to collide over our region, this afternoon and into Saturday.  Area Meteorologist Rich Townsend explains: (Rich Townsend 2-8-13) To the east, states of emergency have been called for the New England , with some estimates calling for more than a foot & a half of snow along the New England …