A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 3-19-15

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

Governor Cuomo announced that 11 counties will be eligible under the proposed $30 million Southern Tier Agricultural Economic Development Initiative, including Broome, Chenango, & Delaware Counties. $25 million would help farmers increase agricultural production on farms and improve profitability, as well as support farmers in better managing environmental resources. Projects that are awarded state funding … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 3-18-15

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State Police at Norwich arrested 21 year old Lindsey McGehee of McDonough for 2nd degree Assault & Endangering the Welfare of a Child. McGehee is accused of causing serious physical injury to a 14 month old child on March 5th at a residence in Smithville. McGehee was arraigned in the Town of Oxford Court and … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 3-18-15

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The Chenango County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Village of Bainbridge man Monday for 1 Count each of 1st degree Rape, Criminal Sexual Act, Sex Abuse, Endangering the Welfare of a child and Unlawful Possession of Marihuana. 32 year old Christopher Jennings is accused of performing sexual acts with a child under 13, he was arrested … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 3-17-15

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Budget conference committee work is underway this week in Albany. Area state senator Jim Seward testified that he would like to see the Gap Elimination adjustment dropped from this year’s school state aid equation: (Seward 3-17-15) The State Senate budget completely eliminates the $1 billion that remains of the Gap Elimination Adjustment, and increases state … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 3-17-15

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The state Assembly passed a package of bills yesterday dealing with human trafficking & women’s issues, Assemblyman Pete Lopez Comments: (Lopez 3-17-15) The bills move onto the Senate for consideration, Governor Cuomo said he supported the package. ————————————– The next meeting of the Oneonta common council is this evening. The meeting will begin at 7:00 … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 3-16-15

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Lawmakers have been assigned to Budget Conference Committee work this week, as both houses of the legislature look to work out differences in spending plans. Area Assemblyman Bill Magee said that lawmakers from both sides of the aisle in both houses are looking to get rid of the Gap Elimination Adjustments, that socked already economically … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 3-16-15

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Oneonta city police arrested 25 year old Michael Jason Jr. of Oneonta, for promoting a sexual performance by a child under the age of 17, & possession a sexual performance by a child. Jason was a student teacher at Afton Central School and a student at the State University College at Oneonta in June, his … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 3-13-15

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The State Senate & the State Assembly have passed their versions of a state budget in Albany this week, lawmakers from both houses will soon convene budget conference committee to iron out the differences. Governor Cuomo’s budget plan calls for a reduction in spending from last year’s budget, both the Assembly & state Senate are … [Read more…]