P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 7-30-14 A Fenton man has been arrested on charges of promoting child pornography. 75-year-old Ray Parkes was charged following an investigation by the state police computer crime Unit. Investigators served a search warrant at Parkes residence in the town of Fenton, he was charged with 3 counts of promoting a sexual performance … [Read more…]
Governor Cuomo launched Renewable Heat NY, a $27 million initiative aimed at building a sustainable, high-efficiency, low-emissions wood heating sector in New York. Renewable Heat NY promotes the highest efficiency class of wood-fired heating technologies in the nation. ——————————————— The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is warning New Yorkers of the Giant Hogweed … [Read more…]
State lawmakers & Governor Cuomo passed a package of bills to start combating the heroin epidemic across the state. Local assemblyman Cliff crouch said that he supported that package of bills and looks to add to it next year: (Crouch 7-29-14) Heroin usage skyrocketed as an unintended consequence of the state’s “I-Stop” program … [Read more…]
State Police arrested 50-year-old Clayton Condon of Bovina Center for Confinement of a Companion Animal in a Vehicle during Extreme Temperatures. The arrest resulted from a report of a dog located inside a tractor-trailer with no air conditioner or ventilation in Otego. Troopers determined that the dog had been in the locked tractor for 2 … [Read more…]
Oneonta police arrested two men from the state of Delaware after heroin was confiscated. 21-year-old Tommy Collins and 26 year old Keith Williams, both of Wilmington, Delaware were charged with 3rd degree criminal possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell, plus 4th & 7th degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, following the … [Read more…]
An estimated 48,000 baseball fans attended the annual Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremonies in Cooperstown yesterday, to see 6 more legendary figures in the sport enter that Hall. 3 players were inducted into the hall this year; they were pitchers Tom Glavine & Greg Maddux and slugger Frank Thomas. Greg Maddux pitched mostly for the … [Read more…]
Featured Are Frick Winner Eric Nadel of the Texas Rangers Radio Team, Manager Joe Torre. Spink Award Winner Roger Angell, Pitcher Tom Glavine, Manager Tony LaRussa, & Manager Bobby Cox.
P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 7-25-14 Tomorrow will be the Sidney chamber’s annual Arts and Music Festival, with a full line up of events on Main Street in Sidney. Sidney Chamber Spokesperson Kerri Green explains: (Kerri Green 7-25-14) Green said that a shuttle bus will be available for those who want to attend both the Arts & … [Read more…]