A.M. NEWS MONDAY 3-10-14

The Chenango Sheriff’s Office investigated a 1 car fatal crash on Hogsback Road, near County Road 32, in the Town of Greene early Sunday Morning.  The Sheriff’s Office 911 Center received a call reporting that a car struck a utility pole at about 2:00 AM, The driver, 22 year old Bradley Goodrich of Greene was … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 3-7-14

Governor Cuomo is maintaining a strong lead over potential challengers despite a sharp drop in his job approval rating among voters according to a new poll released Thursday.  The NBC/Wall Street Journal/Marist Poll has Cuomo leading just-announced Republican candidate Rob Astorino by a 65% to 25% margin.  The poll shows a 10 point drop in … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 3-7-14

Delaware County, and SUNY Delhi, will host The 2ND annual regional energy and sustainability symposium tomorrow, to educate residents and business owners on cost saving options from alternative energy, efficiency and sustainability within their home or business. The symposium will be held in Farrell Hall on the SUNY Delhi Campus from 8:30 am to 3:45 … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 3-6-14

State lawmakers held budget hearings last week, and those from the agricultural community were not happy with some of the cuts proposed by Governor Cuomo this year.  Assemblyman Bill Magee explains:   (Magee 3-6-14)   Magee said that each house will pass their budget bills shortly, and then the conference committee will get to work … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 3-6-14

Attorney General Eric  Schneiderman joined Facebook, Instagram and leading gun safety organizations in announcing new policies that will help curb illegal sales of firearms on those platforms.   Facebook and Instagram agreed to remove reported user posts that seek to circumvent gun laws, take action to prevent minors from viewing posts that aim to sell firearms, … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 3-5-14

Governor Cuomo addressed a rally of thousands of students, parents, teachers, and advocates who traveled to Albany Tuesday to support charter schools in New York State.   (Cuomo 3-5-14)   Education continues to be one of the biggest portions of the state budget each year; the budget is due on April 1st. —————————— Westchester County … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 3-5-14

Lawmakers and Upstate Poison Control officials called for the ban of synthetic drugs yesterday in Albany.  Synthetic drugs are mislabeled and sold as products as bath salts, shoe deodorant and incense, but they are intended to provide a high for the user.          The legislation addresses mislabeling, chemical swapping and creates penalties for possessing and selling … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 3-4-14

State Police arrested 29-year-old Kyle Whitfield of Greene, for 2nd degree Murder.   The arrest followed the investigation into a physical altercation and the subsequent stabbing death of 33-year-old James Button Jr. of Greene, at Whitfield’s residence at 132 Loomis Lane in Greene. Whitfield was arraigned in the Town of Smithville Court and remanded to the … [Read more…]