P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 5-20-14

State police at Troop C in Sidney held their annual Memorial Service today, to honor those who lost their lives in the line of duty. Troop C Commander Major Donald Faughnan comments:   (Major Faughnan 5-20-14)   Major Faughnan noted that 4 troopers died in the line of duty in the last year, he also … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 5-20-14

Binghamton Police revealed the identities of the 2 people killed in a motorcycle crash Sunday night in Binghamton. Binghamton Police Officer Katie Brown and former Binghamton Police Officer Christopher Stoeckel, both of Binghamton, were killed in the crash that was reported around 10:15 PM   at State Route 434 &   Pennsylvania Avenue on the … [Read more…]

SCHOOL BUDGET VOTES 5-20-14

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

School Budget Votes May 2014: Sidney Central School: Budget approved 186 to 58, Sidney Library Budget passed. Walton Central School District: Budget approved 597 to 380 Deposit School Budget passed- 275 in favor, 100 Opposed, Voters approve of Bus Purchases & Land Acquisition.   Afton Central School District: Yes: 142 No: 64 Bus proposition also … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 5-19-14

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

Tomorrow, residents across the state will vote on school budget, and elect candidates to school boards.  Most of the area school districts kept their tax levy increase at 1% to 2%, the Sidney school district actually has a decrease of 2.5% in their tax levy, Norwich & Greene have 0% increases, the Walton central school … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 5-19-14

A new poll of New York voters shows Governor Andrew Cuomo is maintaining a double-digit lead over Republican challenger Rob Astorino. The Siena College poll shows Cuomo leading Astorino 58 to 28%.   Astorino continues to remain unknown among those polled, with 66% either did not know who he is or they had no opinion. … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 5-16-14

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

State troopers arrested 57-year-old David  Menard  of Bainbridge, for Possession of a Sexual Performance by a Child, and Promote a Sexual Performance by a Child.   Menard was arrested after a search warrant was conducted at his residence at the Maple Manor Apartments in the Village of Bainbridge; he was arraigned in the Town of Bainbridge … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 5-16-14

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

The Chenango County Sheriff’s Office executed a “no knock” search warrant in South New Berlin, following a lengthy investigation into the sales of heroin and cocaine.  39-year-old Jennifer Perrotti was charged with  Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance,  Criminal Nuisance, Criminal Use of Drug Paraphernalia and Endangering the Welfare of a Child.  The Narcotics Division … [Read more…]

Flash Flood Watch 5/15 – 5/16

rainfall, forecast, may 15, may 16, 2014

The next 24-48 hours will bring periods of rain, heavy at times to the Tri-County area and the Northeast.  A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for all of Central New York and Northeast Pennsylvania this evening through Friday Night.  While it is expected that there may be numerous issues on the small streams and creeks throughout … [Read more…]