P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 2-11-14

U.S. Marshals, State Police & the Binghamton Police Department Warrant Squad, arrested 70 year old Theodore Johnson of Binghamton on a federal warrant for narcotics conspiracy. JOHNSON was turned over to the DEA for arraignment in Federal Court in New York City; his arrest was in connection with a large scale investigation involving an unsealed … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 2-11-14

State police arrested 40-year-old Theodore Halstead of East Meredith for felony DWI with a BAC result of .19%.  The arrest resulted followed a stop for speeding on State Route 23 in Davenport, Halstead was charged with Felony DWI because he had a prior conviction for DWI within the last 10 years.  Halstead was arraigned in the … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 2-10-14

The Chenango county sheriffs department arrested 55 year old Max Welch of Afton on charges of DWI, driving with a BAC greater than.08%, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, felony aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, and a turn signal violation.  Welch was charged following a traffic stop in the Village of Afton, he … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 2-10-14

Governor Cuomo announced that consumers who faced enrollment problems and other issues after signing up for health insurance with Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield would receive 3 weeks of free coverage. The agreement follows a Department of Financial Services probe into complaints about Empire sending out member ID cards late, failing to send out bills … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 2-7-14

State Police announced the arrest of 3 people for allegedly operating a Meth Lab in Broome County.  Arrested were 25-year-old Caleb McNeilly, 33-year-old Brad Gates  and 27 year old Nathan Pixley, all from Castle creek, on a variety of drug charges, following a 3-week investigation by the state Police CNET team & Vestal Police.   Police … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 2-7-14

The Otsego Chamber of Commerce will hold their “Eye Opener Breakfast” at 8:30 to 9:30 this morning, at the Broad Street Grill in the Clarion Hotel in Oneonta. This month’s featured local business will be the Morgan McReynolds Group of Morgan Stanley. —————————- Today is “National Go Red for Women Day” & UHS Chenango Memorial Hospital … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 2-6-14

The U.S. Senate & the House of Representatives have passed a new 5-year farm bill that has made several changes that will be important to New York agriculture, according to Chenango County Farm Bureau director Bradd Vickers:   (Bradd Vickers 2-6-14)   Vickers also said that the movement to separate the food stamp programs from … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 2-6-14

Governor Cuomo announced the largest single year of recoveries of taxpayer dollars in the history of the Office of the Medicaid Inspector General. The administration recovered more than $851 million dollars for 2013 from Medicaid providers who inappropriately billed Medicaid and individuals who received services to which they were not entitled. ——————————— The Walton Central School District Board of … [Read more…]