State Police reported a plane crash Monday night at around 8:05 PM near South Martindale Road in the town of Milford. 55-year-old Edward Schoene of Springfield Center took off from the Oneonta municipal airport & had engine trouble, he landed the plane in a cornfield & was transported to Bassett hospital in Cooperstown, where he was treated fro injuries sustained in the crash. The FAA was contacted and will also be investigating this accident.
Scammers posing as the IRS, are targeting Senior citizens or Naturalized citizens, they are trying to get money from unsuspecting taxpayers, under the threat of possible arrest if they do not comply. Area Tax preparer George McLain told WCDO News that the IRS does not call citizens:
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McLain said that people should never give out personal information to random callers, if they receive a call from these current scammers, to contact the Attorney General’s office to make a complaint.
The annual Rock In The Park concert event will be held this Saturday at General Clinton Park in Bainbridge. Organizer Jason Hall explains:
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Tickets are available at “Snips & Snails Consignment in Bainbridge, the Chenango SPCA in Norwich, Bartles Pharmacy in Oxford or through Tickemaster, proceeds will go to the Chenango SPCA this year.
Volunteers, known as “Gus Busters” are still needed for this weekend’s Gus Macker 3 on 3-basketball tournament in downtown Norwich. Macker organizer Tom Revoir comments:
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Revoir said that those interested in being a referee this weekend can call the Norwich YMCA at 336-9622, extension 29.
Governor Cuomo signed the “Enough is Enough” Legislation this afternoon in New York City. The legislation is designed to Combat Sexual Assault on private College Campuses, the bills are based on action already taken in the State University System, it passed both houses of the legislature this session, lawmakers hope to reduce the stigma of reporting sexual assaults, and make it easier to report the assaults to law enforcement agencies.
Delaware County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a 911 report last Wednesday of a 1-car personal injury accident on State Highway 10 in the Town of Hamden. 68-year-old Thomas Jones of Hamden failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway after suffering an apparent medical emergency, he left the roadway and rolled his vehicle over an embankment, Jones was extricated from his vehicle & was airlifted by LifeNet Helicopter to Wilson Hospital in Johnson City for treatment of a head injury.
State Police arrested 26-year-old Denise Marin of Tioga for 3rd degree Assault, following a physical dispute at the Mirabito Gas Station on State Route 23 in the Town of Oneonta. Marin faces court action in the Town of Oneonta Court on July 14th.