A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 5-2-13

A rally against the proposed CONSTITUTION Pipeline is scheduled in downtown Oneonta later today.  The rally will be in front of Foothills Performing Arts Center on Market Street in Oneonta at 5:00pm. The rally is in response to the Paradigm Liaison Services meeting inside Foothills for local government and business leaders. —————————— Assemblyman Cliff Crouch will …

P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 5-1-13

The Chenango county sheriffs department arrested 31 year old Andrew Whitney of Norwich for driving while intoxicated, operating a motor vehicle with .08, aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, numerous equipment violations, and on arrest and bench warrants.  Whitney is accused of operating a motor vehicle in an intoxicated state; deputies also found that …

A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 5-1-13

The Chenango County Sheriff’s Office arrested Elizabeth Polasik Of Norwich for Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance, Unlawful Fleeing and Failure to Comply with Lawful Order.  The arrest followed a traffic stop on State Highway 8 in the Town of Guilford, after deputies witnessed a vehicle traveling at an unsafe speed, …

P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 4-30-13

Oneonta fire fighters responded to a blaze at 34 Watkins Avenue Sunday morning.  No one was home when the fire broke out, it was reported by neighbors at around 8:40 AM.  Fire crews from West Oneonta, Otego, Worcester, Sidney and Franklin were called in, the Joseph family will be staying with relatives, and the cause …

A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 4-30-13

Delaware County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested 49-year-old Rhonda Murphy of Downsville for Harassment.  The charge stems from an incident between Murphy and a male subject.  Murphy will appear in Colchester Town Court at a later date, a temporary order of protection was issued for the victim. —————————- State Police in Binghamton arrested 41-year-old Eric Best of Kirkwood …

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 4-29-13

State Police at Oneonta arrested 34 year old Gerard Knutsen  of South New Berlin for Driving While Intoxicated.   The arrest resulted from a traffic stop on State Route 23 in the Town of Laurens, Knutsen was arraigned in the Town of Laurens Court and remanded to the Otsego County Correctional Facility on $500 cash bail. …

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 4-29-13

The Afton and Bainbridge Fire Departments were called to a house fire at 103 Warren Lane in the Town of Afton at around 11:30 Saturday Night.  Fire personnel found the mobile home engulfed, they were able to control and extinguish the fire in approximately 30 to 45 minutes. 3 people were found deceased in the …

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 4-26-13

State Police in Oneonta responded to a reported home invasion robbery at 1829 Stone Fort Road in the Town of Kortright, Thursday. Investigators discovered that a masked male subject forced his way into the residence at around 2:00 AM and assaulted the 81 year old sleeping occupants by striking them with a long gun before …

A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 4-26-13

The American cancer society is hosting their annual “Paint The Town Purple day” today throughout the Tri-Town Area.  Cancer society spokesperson Helen Gregory explains:   (Helen Gregory 4-26-13)   The annual tri-town relay for life will be held May 3rd & 4th at General Clinton Park in Bainbridge, Gregory said that last year’s efforts raised …

P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 4-25-13

State Assembly minority Republicans are proposing a constitutional amendment that would allow voters the ability to remove an elected official from office through a direct vote before his or her term has expired, Assemblyman Cliff Crouch explains:   (Crouch 4-25-13)   The legislation was revived following the continuing string of arrests and indictments of elected …