A.M. NEWS MONDAY 4-14-14

Governor Cuomo announced that 10 projects have progressed to the next stage for federal action based on a thorough State vetting of their Hazard Mitigation Grant Program proposals. 1 of the projects is the Sidney Green Plain Project, which calls for mitigation areas that are designed to provide flood storage for the Susquehanna River & … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 4-11-14

Governor Cuomo announced the State Liquor Authority has approved advisories to help support the continued growth and development of New York’s Farm based beverage producers.   The SLA Board adopted changes, effective immediately, to eliminate unnecessary paperwork and clarify standards on brand label registrations, authorize the sale of “growlers” for beer and cider, eliminate a $1,000 … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 4-11-14

The Otsego County Sheriff’s Department & DEA Agents arrested 53-year-old John Laing of Unadilla for criminal possession of marijuana and unlawfully growing of cannabis by an unlicensed person.  Laing is accused of having a marijuana growing operation at his residence, investigators confiscated over 10 pounds of marijuana, 95 marijuana plants, 54 cloned marijuana plants, $10,000 … [Read more…]


35-year-old Mark Alimar of Guilford was indicted by a Chenango County Grand Jury for the 2nd time in recent months, the latest charge was for intimidating a witness.  Alimar was indicted in February for robbery, burglary and unlawful imprisonment, in connection with a December 31st incident where he was accused of forcibly entering a home, … [Read more…]


“Take Back Chenango” will hold a meeting at the Bainbridge Town Hall at 7:00 PM this evening.  Bainbridge Town Council Member Jennifer Sienko explains:   (Jennifer Sienko 4-10-14)   Chenango County District Attorney Joe McBride and Sheriff Ernest Cutting & local officials will be on hand this evening, Bainbridge residents are encouraged to attend. canada … [Read more…]


57-year-old Robert Gerbino of Garden City, New York was arrested by State Police for Criminally Negligent Homicide, based on a sealed indictment handed down by the Otsego County Grand Jury.   The Grand Jury determined that on November 16th Gerbino with criminal negligence caused the death of Charles Bruce of Franklin Square.   The men were part … [Read more…]


State Troopers arrested 21 year old James Canfield of Mount Vision for Criminal Mischief & Criminal Trespass, after receiving a complaint on Chestnut Street in Oneonta.  Troopers accuse Canfield of forcing entry into the residence without permission.  Troopers also arrested the person reporting the crime, 24 year old Daniel Pizzurro for False Written Statement, he faces … [Read more…]


Oneonta Police Department arrested 3 people on a variety of drug charges.  Arrested were 24-Year-old Adam Scully of Oneonta ,  22-year-old Ray Arnold of Oneonta for criminal possession of a controlled substance, Police confiscated 11 bags of heroin, also arrested was 25-year-old Cody Clapper of Oneonta, for conspiracy, criminal possession of a controlled substance and … [Read more…]