A.M. NEWS MONDAY 4-22-13

The national weather service confirmed that an F1 tornado touched down Friday night, from South Afton Road in Bennettsville, across Neff Hill and crossing state route 8 between Masonville & Sidney Friday night.  The tornado touched down at around 7:53 PM, caused damaged to numerous structures, knocked down trees and damaged vehicles, the maximum width …

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 4-19-13

New York State yogurt processors were the top producers with 692 million pounds of yogurt in 2012, beating out California by more than 100 million pounds.  The increases production follows Governor Cuomo’s Yogurt Summit last year, where regulations will lifted on May 8th to help New York Dairy farms with 200 to 299 mature dairy …

A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 4-19-13

The Cornell Cooperative Extension of Delaware County will hold an energy Symposium tomorrow at Suny Delhi.  The event will be held in Catskill Hall from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM, topics include: Efficiency and Savings, heating with wood pellets, new technologies for home and business with solar thermal, solar-voltaic and small wind turbines, the Grass …

P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 4-18-13

The Skateboard Committee sponsored by the Sidney Youth Advocate program will be hosting a free ziti dinner tonight at the Sidney high school cafeteria.  Committee spokesperson Ronnie Haag said that the interest continues among area youth in a skateboard park, & Sidney superintendent Bill Christensen will give a presentation tonight:   (Ronnie Haag 4-18-13)   …

A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 4-18-13

THE CHENANGO COUNTY SHERIFFS DEPARTMETN ARRESTED 27-YEAR-OLD Matthew Towndrow of Oxford, on an active bench warrant for failing to appear at the Chenango county jail to begin serving a jail sentence.  Towndrow was found hiding in a residence n the town of North Norwich, he was charged with resisting arrested, was arraigned and was remanded …

P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 4-17-13

The Broome County Special Investigations Unit Task Force arrested 3 people on drug charges in Binghamton, Investigators discovered that “Jamell Shannon” had given them a false name; he has now been identified as 29-year-old Jamell Fisher.   Fisher is wanted in Connecticut for 1st degree Assault, Criminal Possession of a Firearm, Criminal Use of Firearm, Unlawful …

A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 4-17-13

Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on state government buildings be flown at half-staff today, in honor of the victims of the marathon bombing in Boston. Members of the New York National Guard were deployed to Boston to assist with the investigation into Monday’s bombing that killed 3 and injured more than 180. ——————————– The …

P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 4-16-13

The Broome County Special Investigations Unit Task Force arrested 29-year-old Jamell Shannon of Binghamton, 41 year old Charles Jones of new Hartford Connecticut and 30 year old Natasha Castillo of Binghamton on a variety of drug charges, following the execution of a narcotics search warrant at 15 Williams Street, in Binghamton. Police confiscated crack cocaine, …

A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 4-16-13

GOVERNOR CUOMO has directed state agencies, including the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services, State Police, the MTA and the Port Authority, to be on a heightened state of alert after yesterday’s bombing at the finish line at the Boston Marathon.  The New York National Guard is on hand to assist with emergency response …

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 4-15-13

The New York safe gun law goes into effect today.   Those who own firearms that have been reclassified, as “assault weapons” need to register those weapons starting today. The state’s gun owners are also required to limit the ammunition in magazines to seven bullets except at competitions or firing ranges.  The State Police will post …