P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 2-24-15

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Governor Cuomo and labor leaders applauded the State Department of Labor for its action to raise the minimum wage for tipped workers to be among the highest in the nation. Governor Cuomo attended a rally at the New York Hotel & Motel Trades Council, where he announced an increase in tipped workers wages to $7.50 … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 2-24-15

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Former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver faces arraignment on bribery charges today, in federal court. Silver was arrested in January by the FBI on corruption charges for collecting nearly $4 million from law firms for political favors. Silver resigned as speaker after his arrest, he retains the assembly seat he has held for nearly 40 years. … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 2-23-15

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Governor Cuomo outlined significant reforms to New York State’s ethics laws and rules, which are included in the 30 day Amendments to the 2015-16 Executive Budget. The amendments include a proposal where Public officials will be required to disclose all outside earned income, Public officials who are convicted of public corruption should not have taxpayers … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 2-23-15

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The Otsego County District Attorney’s office announced the arrest of 54 year old Timothy Gregory of Unadilla for violating his probation. Gregory was convicted 2 years ago of criminal possession of marijuana, he was arrested again last week on similar charges. Gregory is accused of selling marijuana out of his home and business; he appeared … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 2-20-15

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Governor Andrew Cuomo announced plans to boost Upstate winter tourism, including a free snowmobiling weekend on March 7 and 8 for all out-of-state and Canadian snowmobilers. buy cheapest viagra Registration fees will be waived for properly registered and insured out-of-state snowmobiling enthusiasts on the state’s 10,400 miles of trails. The Governor also announced that the … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 2-20-15

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The Binghamton Senators, announced that today is “Do It For Daron, Power to the Purple Day in Binghamton”. The event is culminating with Do It For Daron Night with the Binghamton Senators tonight when they host the Hershey Bears at 7:05p.m. The community is encouraged to wear purple to show their support for youth mental … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 2-19-15

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A Grand Jury has officially indicted former Speaker Sheldon Silver. Silver was arrested on January 22 on 5 federal corruption charges, for allegedly using his position to aquire millions of dollars. Silver resigned as Speaker of the Assembly after 21 years at that position, he has been in the Assembly since the mid 70’s, he … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 2-19-15

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American Red Cross blood drives are scheduled today. One blood drive will be held in Cooperstown from 1:00 to 6:00 PM at the Christ Episcopal Church, 69 Fair Street. Another will be held in Oneonta from 12:00 Noon to 5:00 PM at Hartwick College. Appointments can be made at visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS. … [Read more…]