P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 4-4-13

Multiple area fire departments responded this morning to a structure fire at 348 Chestnut Street in Oneonta.  The fire was reported at around 9:30 AM with fire fighters called in from as far away as Sidney.  The fire was brought under control in about 1 hour; the cause of the fire is under investigation. ————————— …

A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 4-4-13

State Police and the Chenango county sheriff’s department arrested 31-year-old Matthew Wolfanger of Owego County on an active arrest warrant for the charge of Failure to Notify Law Enforcement of Address Change. Wolfanger was arraigned in the Town of Greene Court and released on his own recognize, he is scheduled to reappear in the Town …

P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 4-3-13

A 3.8 Million dollars federal disaster award was made by the Economic Development Administration to the Delaware County IDA; to assist with Amphenol’s plans to move to a new location on Delaware Avenue in Sidney.  Sidney Village Mayor Andy Matviak explains: (Andy Matviak 4-3-13) Mayor Matviak said that this money is in tandem with the …

A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 4-3-13

A 3.8 Million dollars federal disaster award was made by the Economic Development Administration to the Delaware County IDA.  The award will fund the purchase and preparation of the new site for Amphenol on Delaware Avenue in Sidney, as well as for the construction of the new building, the extension of a natural gas line …

P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 4-2-13

New York state passed “Social Host” laws a few years ago, that made it illegal for parents to host parties where underage alcoholic drinking in their homes.  Dave Ramsey of the Delaware county alcohol & drug abuse council explains the law, as part of the recognition of April as “Alcohol Awareness Month”:   (Dave Ramsey …

A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 4-2-13

The Binghamton Mets will host their annual “Welcome Back B-Mets” Dinner at the Binghamton Riverwalk Hotel & Conference Center in downtown Binghamton tonight.  B-Mets players and mascots will arrive at 5:30 PM for the “Meet the Mets” autograph reception. Dinner will be served at 7:00 PM followed by a special baseball program with players & …

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 4-1-13

Governor Cuomo is signing the final budget plan today, to bring the state the 3rd on time budget in a row.  The governor discussed the achievements of the budget plan:   (Cuomo 4-1-13)   The budget wraps up at around 141.5 billion dollars, the increase in the total from last year is from federal money …

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 4-1-13

The Broome County Special Investigations Unit Task Force & Binghamton Police arrested Jerell Thompson of 21 Baxter Street following a search of his apartment.   Police confiscated 30 envelopes of heroin and over $1,000 in cash, Thompson is accused of tampering with evidence by swallowing cocaine, he was taken to and area hospital for treatment, he …

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 3-29-13

The state Assembly wrapped up voting on Budget Bills Thursday after the State Senate completed their budget bills Wednesday.  Area assemblyman Pete Lopez commented about the final product:   (Lopez 3-29-13)   The budget will finish up at 141.5 billion dollars, Governor Cuomo is expected to sign it today, and it’s the third straight on …

A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 3-29-13

The Chenango County Sheriff’s Office and Sherburne Police investigated a suspicious incident on North Main Street in the Village of Sherburne Thursday night.   The Sheriff’s Office received a report of a suspicious pipe on the sidewalk in front of a building on North Main Street, The area was cordoned off and people were evacuated.  The …