A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 5-16-14

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

The Chenango County Sheriff’s Office executed a “no knock” search warrant in South New Berlin, following a lengthy investigation into the sales of heroin and cocaine.  39-year-old Jennifer Perrotti was charged with  Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance,  Criminal Nuisance, Criminal Use of Drug Paraphernalia and Endangering the Welfare of a Child.  The Narcotics Division … [Read more…]

Flash Flood Watch 5/15 – 5/16

rainfall, forecast, may 15, may 16, 2014

The next 24-48 hours will bring periods of rain, heavy at times to the Tri-County area and the Northeast.  A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for all of Central New York and Northeast Pennsylvania this evening through Friday Night.  While it is expected that there may be numerous issues on the small streams and creeks throughout … [Read more…]


Governor Cuomo announced the availability of $20.5 million to aid farmland protection efforts and help prevent viable agricultural land from being converted to non-agricultural use. Eligible entities can apply for individual grants with the Application materials and webinar information available for download at agriculture.ny.gov/RFPS or at 1-800-554-4501. ————— 25-year-old Brandy Bousson of Norwich pleaded guilty … [Read more…]


The Chenango county sheriff’s department arrested Jessica Romanus of Pitcher for 3rd & 4th Degree Welfare Fraud & Offering a False Instrument for filing.   Romanus is accused of receiving benefits that she was not entitled to; she was released & was ordered reappear in the City of Norwich Court at a later date. ———————————- An … [Read more…]


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

Governor Cuomo and leaders in the tourism industry met in New York City today, to discuss the expansion of efforts to increase tourism this year, beyond last year’s record breaking efforts:   (Cuomo 5-14-14)   Cuomo said that last year; over 54 million people visited the state, after the state spent an unprecedented 40 million … [Read more…]


The Chenango County Sheriff’s Office arrested 44 year old Brenda Hinman of Coventry for 2nd degree Burglary. Hinman is accused of unlawfully entering a Town of Coventry residence and taking several items from the residence; she was arraigned in the Town of Coventry Court and remanded to the Chenango County Jail pending future court action. … [Read more…]


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

State Police announced the results of a preliminary investigation into a plane crash in the Town of Roxbury last Friday afternoon. The investigation determined that 45-year-old James Leavelle of Mentor Ohio was piloting the 1943 single propeller aircraft; he attempted to land on a private grass airfield due to approaching foul weather, Leavelle felt that … [Read more…]


Aaron Powell of Binghamton will face murder charges in Broome County Court starting May 19th. Powell is accused of murdering his estranged wife Christina and 24-year-old Mario Masciarelli in the family home in Binghamton on March 22nd of 2013. Powell was apprehended 4 days later in Pennsylvania after he turned himself in, he has been … [Read more…]