P.M. NEWS MONDAY 12-1-14

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

39-year-old Ganesh Ramsaran was sentenced to 25 years to life in jail this morning, for the murder of his wife Jennifer in 2012. Ramsaran received the maximum penalty for 2nd degree murder in Chenango County court today, he was found guilty of the murder of his wife in September. Ramsaran faces court action later in … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 12-1-14

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

State Police are assisting the Village of Walton Police Department in the investigation of an Armed Robbery Friday at approximately 6:44 pm at Smokers Choice store at 169 Delaware Street in Walton. The suspect is believed to be approximately 5’4″ and was wearing a Spiderman mask and green sweatshirt with a distinctive design. Suspect may … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 11-28-14

State Police will continue with their Thanksgiving weekend traffic safety initiative, in an effort to prevent highway tragedies during this holiday weekend. State Police will continue with patrols focusing on speed enforcement, impaired driving, underage drinking, and distracted driving, they will also have fixed sobriety checkpoints and the “Operation Hang Up” which targets distracted drivers … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 11-28-14

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

The fifth annual Small Business Saturday is tomorrow, it’s designed to support and promote small businesses nationwide, falling each year during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Steve Craig of Commerce Chenango comments: (Steve Craig 11-28-14) Consumers spent $5.7 billion on Small Business Saturday last year; more information is available at smallbusinesssaturday.com. ——————— The Canadian Pacific Holiday … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 11-26-14

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

NYSEG crews are getting prepared for the winter storm that is hitting the region today & early tomorrow. Nyseg officials remind customers to Keep flashlights, a battery-powered radio or TV and fresh batteries handy for this or any storm situation, have at least 1 telephone that is not dependent on electricity with batteries fully charged, … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 11-26-14

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

State Police will initiate special traffic enforcement efforts today through Sunday for the highly travelled Thanksgiving weekend. State Police will supplement regular patrols statewide, focusing on speed enforcement, impaired driving, underage drinking, and distracted driving. The effort will also incorporate fixed sobriety checkpoints, an underage drinker initiative and the “Operation Hang Up” initiative, which targets … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 11-25-14

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

Staff and students at the Sidney Central School district showed their support Ronald McDonald House of Rochester & for 12 year old Francisco LaBoy, a students who was diagnosed with a brain tumor at age 3, and who spent time at their Rochester facility.   Lori Stevenson from Ronald McDonald House was at the Sidney school … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 11-25-14

State DOT Commissioner Joan McDonald announced the reopening of the Interstate 88 eastbound Worcester rest area, as a parking area and text stop. The parking area re-opened Monday, work to bring the rest area to full service will continue through next spring. The State will rehabilitate the rest area’s building to provide full service restrooms … [Read more…]