P.M. NEWS MONDAY 11-26-12

Governor Cuomo today announced that the state has secured a $27 million federal grant that will help put more than 5,000 unemployed New Yorkers to work helping clean-up communities still recovering from Hurricane Sandy. Individuals who are interested in applying for a job under this grant can call the Department of Labor at 1-888-4-NYSDOL or …

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 11-26-12

The Chenango county sheriff’s department arrested 34 year old Eneth Davenport of Greene, for 2nd degree Promoting prison contraband and 2nd degree criminally using drug paraphernalia, following an investigation in which Davenport allegedly was found to be in possession of a crack pipe and several glassine envelopes while being processed into the Chenango County Jail. …

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 11-23-12

Former state senate majority leader Joe Bruno faces 2 counts of fraud in his next trial early next year. Bruno resigned as Senate majority leader in 2008, after allegations that he used his office for financial gain, he was found guilty on 2 charges of “honest services fraud”, which were overturned by an appeals court. …

A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 11-23-12

State Police are continuing with their beefed up Thanksgiving Holiday patrols, during one of the busiest travel times on the state’s highways. Police will have sobriety checkpoints and roving DWI patrols, as well as the “Operation Hang-up” initiative, to apprehend drivers talking on the phone or texting. ———————- Small Business Saturday is an American shopping …

P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 11-21-12

P.M. NEWS Wednesday 11-21-12 The State Labor Department today released local area unemployment rates for October 2012. State wide, the unemployment rate fell from 8.9 % to 8.7% in the southern tier, the rate was recorded as 8.3% for the month of October, down 2 tenths form September’s unemployment rate. ——————————— The Joint Landowner s …

A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 11-21-12

The city of Oneonta planning commission meeting originally scheduled for today, has been rescheduled for November 28th. That meeting will begin at 7:00 PM in the common council chambers on the 2nd floor of city hall. —————————– Governor Cuomo announced that Lowe’s will be distributing more than 22,000 traditional, family-style Thanksgiving meals from Boston Market …

P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 11-20-12

In an effort to prevent highway tragedies during the upcoming Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend, State Police will beef up patrols beginning tomorrow. Troop “C” commanding officer Major Kevin Molinari explains: (Major Molinari) The State Police will set up sobriety checkpoints and DWI roving patrols, as well as an “Operation Hang-up” initiative, to apprehend drivers talking on …

A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 11-20-12

State Police at Sidney arrested 28 Year old Stephanie Fletcher of Walton, on 2 counts of 3rd degree rape, 1 count of 3rd degree criminal sexual act and 2 counts of endangering the welfare of a child. The arrest is the result of an investigation into sexual relationships the defendant allegedly had with underage children. Fletcher was arraigned …

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 11-19-12

The Otsego county sheriffs department arrested 3 people on drug charges Thursday in Oneonta. Charged were 44-year-old John Nack and 23-year-old Kristin Manwarren face multiple charges for criminal possession of a controlled substance. Manwarren was also charged with criminally possessing a hypodermic instrument, 32 year old John Sanfilippo of Davenport, was charged with 3rd degree …

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 11-19-12

State Police investigated a car/pedestrian fatal motor vehicle Thursday in Windsor, where 37 year old Brenda Hadlick struck 4 year old Kenzee Wheeler as she was backing her vehicle in the driveway. The child was air lifted to Wilson Memorial Hospital, where she succumbed to her injuries. Hadlick was charged with Criminally Negligent Homicide, and …