P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 3-17-15

WCDO, News, Radio, NY, Sidney, New York

Budget conference committee work is underway this week in Albany. Area state senator Jim Seward testified that he would like to see the Gap Elimination adjustment dropped from this year’s school state aid equation: (Seward 3-17-15) The State Senate budget completely eliminates the $1 billion that remains of the Gap Elimination Adjustment, and increases state … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 3-17-15

WCDO, News, Radio, NY, Sidney, New York

The state Assembly passed a package of bills yesterday dealing with human trafficking & women’s issues, Assemblyman Pete Lopez Comments: (Lopez 3-17-15) The bills move onto the Senate for consideration, Governor Cuomo said he supported the package. ————————————– The next meeting of the Oneonta common council is this evening. The meeting will begin at 7:00 … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 3-16-15

WCDO, News, Radio, NY, Sidney, New York

Lawmakers have been assigned to Budget Conference Committee work this week, as both houses of the legislature look to work out differences in spending plans. Area Assemblyman Bill Magee said that lawmakers from both sides of the aisle in both houses are looking to get rid of the Gap Elimination Adjustments, that socked already economically … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 3-16-15

WCDO, News, Radio, NY, Sidney, New York

Oneonta city police arrested 25 year old Michael Jason Jr. of Oneonta, for promoting a sexual performance by a child under the age of 17, & possession a sexual performance by a child. Jason was a student teacher at Afton Central School and a student at the State University College at Oneonta in June, his … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 3-13-15

WCDO, News, Radio, NY, Sidney, New York

The State Senate & the State Assembly have passed their versions of a state budget in Albany this week, lawmakers from both houses will soon convene budget conference committee to iron out the differences. Governor Cuomo’s budget plan calls for a reduction in spending from last year’s budget, both the Assembly & state Senate are … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 3-13-15

WCDO, News, Radio, NY, Sidney, New York

State Police will initiate special law enforcement effort today through Monday for the St. Patrick‚Äôs Day weekend to keep drunk drivers off the roadways and alcohol out of the hands of minors. Last year’s effort resulted in 184 arrests for DWI and more than 11,000 tickets issued for traffic and other violations. Drivers can expect … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 3-12-15

WCDO, News, Radio, NY, Sidney, New York

Governor Cuomo detailed his Upstate Agenda, which includes $10 billion in capital investments, at the Rochester Rotary and Rochester Business Alliance Luncheon. (Cuomo 3-12-15) Plans call for which another $10 billion in capital investments in the next state budget, to be awarded through another competition, similar tot eh regional economic development councils. —————————— New York … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 3-12-15

WCDO, News, Radio, NY, Sidney, New York

Governor Cuomo announced that those in danger of running out of heating fuel or having their utility service shut off can now apply for a second emergency benefit through HEAP. The additional assistance is being made available after the colder winter weather and additional federal funding awarded to the state. More information is available at … [Read more…]