P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 1-3-13

A former Binghamton landmark has been destroyed by fire.  Flames engulfed an empty warehouse at 115 Montgomery Street last night, with firefighters still on the scene this morning.  The building once house Pa’s Woodshed and a series of clubs, it had been vacant for several years.  Investigators will try to determine what caused the fire …

A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 1-3-12

The Chenango County Sheriffs Office arrested 47-year-old Charity Rifenbark of Guilford, on 2 counts of endangering the Welfare of a Child and Disorderly Conduct.  Rifenbark is accused of using obscene language and making obscene gestures in a public place and in the presence of children, which was injurious to their moral welfare.  Rifenbark was processed …

P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 1-2-13

State Senator Jim Seward will begin his 14th term in the state senate this year.  Seward was optimistic that the bipartisan cooperation would continue in Albany, and more would be accomplished:   (Seward 1-1-13)   Seward took the oath of office Tuesday at the Foothills Performing Arts Center in Oneonta; he was first elected to …

A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 1-2-12

Yesterday meant that area lawmakers were sworn into office.  In Oneonta, state Senator Jim Seward, and assembly members Bill Magee and Claudia Tenney were sworn in.  In Broome County, County Executive Debbie Preston took the oath of office at the Forum Theater in Binghamton, along with All 15 county legislators. —————————– Officials in Oneonta were …

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 12-31-12

Reports out of Washington today suggest that a 1-year extension of the 2008 farm bill will be implemented before midnight tonight, which would save dairy farmers from getting a lower price for their milk and consumers from paying 8 dollars or more a gallon retail.  Chenango county farm bureau president Bradd Vickers told WCDO news …

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 12-31-12

State Police conducted an underage drinker initiative detail across Chenango County Last Thursday that resulted in two arrests for the underage sale of alcohol.   Employees at USA Gas Mini Mart on Route 12 in Greene and Kwik Fill on Route 12 in Norwich were arrested for the unlawful sale of alcohol to a person under …

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 12-28-12

The state senate will be operating under a bipartisan coalition in the New Year.  State senator Tom Libous of Binghamton told WCDO News that he feels that the senate will have a productive year: (Libous) The new session will begin following the governor’s annual State of the State Address, which will be held in the …

A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 12-28-12

A.m. news Friday 12-28-12 State Police investigated a 1-vehicle accident on Chenango county route 32 Thursday morning.  Troopers reported that 31-year-old Casey Decker of Norwich was ejected from her Toyota SUV near Chenango County Road 32A and Chenango County Road 32 in the Town of Norwich at about 7:40 Thursday morning.  Decker was pronounced dead …

P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 12-27-12

Emergency crews have been busy responding to accidents throughout the tri-county region this morning.  Roads remain slippery in many locations, law enforcement agencies remind all motorists to drive with extreme caution. ———————————— Police, emergency room physicians, parents and officials with the Alcohol & Drug Abuse Council of Delaware County  have seen a dramatic shift from …