P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 2-17-15

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

The 3rd murder trial of Cal Harris continued today in Schoharie County Court. Former Harris Family Nanny Barbara Thayer took the stand again this morning after a 5-day layoff. Harris is accused of killing his estranged wife Michelle in September 2001, he was convicted twice for murder in Tioga county Court, both convictions were overturned … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 2-17-15

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

New Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie will push for the passage of the “DREAM” Act, which would make state-level college tuition aid available to those in the country illegally. Heastie also called for expanding the Tuition Assistance Program. Heastie’s Heastie’s plan is opposed by Senate Republicans, Governor Cuomo supports the DREAM Act, and included it as … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 2-16-15

The battle lines have been drawn this year between Governor Cuomo, the Legislature & the New York state teacher’s union, over edcuation reforms. Governor Cuomo said last month that the teachers evaluation enacted last year, was a joke; (Cuomo 2-16-15) State Senator John Bonacic said that public schools & charter schools need to be graded … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 2-16-15

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

Chenango County Sheriff’s Department arrested a New Berlin resident for 4th Degree Grand Larceny. 49-year-old Mary Gorman was charged for allegedly stealing over $4,500 from the victim by using a debit card that did not belong to her to make purchases. She was arraigned in the Town of Norwich Court. She was released and is … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 2-13-15

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

The City of Oneonta is experiencing a treated water supply shortage as a result of a break in an 8” high service line on upper West Street. All municipal water customers in the City and Town of Oneonta are asked to immediately comply with water conservation measures, until further notice. Residents with questions about water … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 2-13-15

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

Governor Cuomo is giving a challenge to the state Legislature to enact ethics reforms quickly, or face the possibility that a 5th straight on time budget will not happen: (Cuomo 2-13-15) Cuomo reiterated the need for ethics reforms for lawmakers, after Sheldon silver became the most recent legislative leader to be arrested on corruption charges. … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 2-12-15

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

Congressman Chris Gibson has re-introduced The Tick-borne Disease Research Transparency and Accountability Act. The bill requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services to consult with a working group to submit a strategic plan to Congress within three years that includes benchmarks to measure progress. The legislation passed the House of Representatives last year but … [Read more…]