A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 2-1-13

The Otsego county sheriffs department arrested 28 year old Nathaniel Tukalo of Edmeston for Criminal possession of a controlled substance, Criminally using drug paraphernalia, Criminal possession of stolen property, Operating a barber shop without a license & Unlawful possession of marijuana.  Deputies executed a no-knock warrant on Tukalo’s residence, they confiscated 69 envelopes of heroin, …

P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 1-31-13

The United Way of Delaware & Otsego counties will wrap up its annual fundraising campaign at the end of February.  The campaign currently sits at 91% according to executive director Terry Capuano:   (Terry Capuano)   Those who would like to pledge can call 432-8006 or log on at unitedwaydo.org and make a contribution through …

A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 1-31-13

21-year-old Joshua Vaughn of Binghamton was found guilty by a Broome County Jury on charges of assault & attempted murder.  Vaughn was accused of stabbing a bouncer at the Voodoo Lounge in Binghamton in January of last year.  Vaughn faces sentencing on April 30th. ————————– State Troopers arrested 21-year-old Christopher Craft of Stamford for 3rd degree …

P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 1-30-13

Assembly members are calling on Governor Cuomo to waive registration fees and up to $1,000 worth of state sales tax on vehicles purchased by those whose previous vehicle was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy. Assemblyman Pete Lopez was one of the members of the bipartisan coalition calling for the measure:   (Lopez 1-30-13) The group is …

A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 1-30-13

The Broome County Special Investigations Unit Task Force arrested 2 men Monday following a street stop, and execution of search warrants on their persons and a vehicle, in Binghamton.  50-year-old Robert Jones was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance, Tampering with Physical Evidence, & a Parole Violation, he was found to be in …

P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 1-29-13

State Police have identified the deceased driver from yesterday’s I-88 accident in Afton, as 31-year-old Noel Pike of Nineveh.  Investigators reported that Pike was entering I-88 from the exit 7 Afton on-ramp, when she lost control of her 2005 Suzuki XL-7, she traveled into the passing lane where she was struck broadside by a tractor …

A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 1-29-13

State Police are investigating a fatal crash involving a tractor-trailer and a van on I-88 near exit 7 in Afton.  The accident occurred at about 1:45 PM, and least one person was killed in the crash, the names of those involved have not yet been released, the high way closed east bound from Harpursville to …

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 1-28-13

About 3,000 firefighters & 80 fire trucks came to Owego yesterday to pay their respects to captain Matthew Porcari of the Owego Fire Department,  Porcari died Monday night when a floor collapsed in a burning building in Newark Valley,  firefighter Daniel Gavin was injured in that incident, he was eventually taken to the burn unit …

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 1-28-13

Area police agencies arrested 5 people during search warrants conducted in Binghamton, resulting in the seizure of over 600 packets of heroin and over $20,000 in cash, as well as other drugs.   Arrested were 33 year old Juan DelaCruz, of Binghamton, 31 year old Mike DelaCruz of New York City; 42 year old William Michalski …

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 1-25-13

P.m. news Friday 1-25-13 Firefighters from several area companies responded to a fire Thursday afternoon in deposit.  The fire was reported at about 2:30 PM at 22 Steam Mill Road in the town of Deposit, with firefighters from Deposit, Windsor, Masonville, Trout Creek Harpursville, Oquaga & Hancock assisting.  The fire was extinguished with in a …