A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 2-5-13

The state DEC Commissioner Joe Martens addressed lawmakers yesterday in Albany, telling them that there is still no time table for finishing shale gas drilling rules, although a missed deadline in November forced the DEC to push back the next deadline to this February 27th.  Martens said that he is waiting for the report from …

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 2-4-13

Delaware County Deputies investigated a one-car fatal motor vehicle accident on County Hwy 2 in the Town of Andes Saturday.  58 year old Karen Lane of Warwick was traveling North on County Hwy 2 when her vehicle left the roadway and overturned several times, ejecting Lane from the vehicle.  Lane was not wearing a seatbelt; …

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 2-4-13

The Chenango County Sheriffs Office executed a Search Warrant on Pearl St in the Town of Bainbridge; they arrested 43-year-old Todd Roberts of Bainbridge for Criminal Possession of Stolen Property, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance and Criminal Possession of a Hypodermic Instrument.  Roberts was found to be in possession of jewelry following an investigation …

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 2-1-13

Golden Artists Colors of Columbus, with some help from the Chenango County IDA, are looking to use an empty commercial building on Hale Street in Norwich, to aid in their expansion.  Commerce Chenango CEO Steve Craig explains: (Steve Craig) Craig said that old Apple Converting building has been vacant for some time and it would …

A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 2-1-13

The Otsego county sheriffs department arrested 28 year old Nathaniel Tukalo of Edmeston for Criminal possession of a controlled substance, Criminally using drug paraphernalia, Criminal possession of stolen property, Operating a barber shop without a license & Unlawful possession of marijuana.  Deputies executed a no-knock warrant on Tukalo’s residence, they confiscated 69 envelopes of heroin, …

P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 1-31-13

The United Way of Delaware & Otsego counties will wrap up its annual fundraising campaign at the end of February.  The campaign currently sits at 91% according to executive director Terry Capuano:   (Terry Capuano)   Those who would like to pledge can call 432-8006 or log on at unitedwaydo.org and make a contribution through …

A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 1-31-13

21-year-old Joshua Vaughn of Binghamton was found guilty by a Broome County Jury on charges of assault & attempted murder.  Vaughn was accused of stabbing a bouncer at the Voodoo Lounge in Binghamton in January of last year.  Vaughn faces sentencing on April 30th. ————————– State Troopers arrested 21-year-old Christopher Craft of Stamford for 3rd degree …

P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 1-30-13

Assembly members are calling on Governor Cuomo to waive registration fees and up to $1,000 worth of state sales tax on vehicles purchased by those whose previous vehicle was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy. Assemblyman Pete Lopez was one of the members of the bipartisan coalition calling for the measure:   (Lopez 1-30-13) The group is …

A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 1-30-13

The Broome County Special Investigations Unit Task Force arrested 2 men Monday following a street stop, and execution of search warrants on their persons and a vehicle, in Binghamton.  50-year-old Robert Jones was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance, Tampering with Physical Evidence, & a Parole Violation, he was found to be in …

P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 1-29-13

State Police have identified the deceased driver from yesterday’s I-88 accident in Afton, as 31-year-old Noel Pike of Nineveh.  Investigators reported that Pike was entering I-88 from the exit 7 Afton on-ramp, when she lost control of her 2005 Suzuki XL-7, she traveled into the passing lane where she was struck broadside by a tractor …