The Chenango county sheriff’s department arrested Jessica Romanus of Pitcher for 3rd & 4th Degree Welfare Fraud & Offering a False Instrument for filing.   Romanus is accused of receiving benefits that she was not entitled to; she was released & was ordered reappear in the City of Norwich Court at a later date. ———————————- An … [Read more…]


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Governor Cuomo and leaders in the tourism industry met in New York City today, to discuss the expansion of efforts to increase tourism this year, beyond last year’s record breaking efforts:   (Cuomo 5-14-14)   Cuomo said that last year; over 54 million people visited the state, after the state spent an unprecedented 40 million … [Read more…]


The Chenango County Sheriff’s Office arrested 44 year old Brenda Hinman of Coventry for 2nd degree Burglary. Hinman is accused of unlawfully entering a Town of Coventry residence and taking several items from the residence; she was arraigned in the Town of Coventry Court and remanded to the Chenango County Jail pending future court action. … [Read more…]


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State Police announced the results of a preliminary investigation into a plane crash in the Town of Roxbury last Friday afternoon. The investigation determined that 45-year-old James Leavelle of Mentor Ohio was piloting the 1943 single propeller aircraft; he attempted to land on a private grass airfield due to approaching foul weather, Leavelle felt that … [Read more…]


Aaron Powell of Binghamton will face murder charges in Broome County Court starting May 19th. Powell is accused of murdering his estranged wife Christina and 24-year-old Mario Masciarelli in the family home in Binghamton on March 22nd of 2013. Powell was apprehended 4 days later in Pennsylvania after he turned himself in, he has been … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 5-12-14

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General Clinton Canoe Regatta chairman John Harmon announced that the last day to get tickets for Hall of Fame dinner has been extended to May 15th, for the ceremony on May 24th:   (John Harmon 5-12-14)   Other inductees along with Dave Price & Ed Ray are Paddlers Gary Aprea, Willis Hackett, Jeff Kolka & … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 5-12-14

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The Chenango County Sheriff’s Office, State Police & Norwich Police arrested 53 year old Allan Sheppard on Friday for criminal nuisance, and criminal possession of a weapon, following a drug investigation into illegal drug activity in Afton. Police recovered more than 6 illegally possessed long guns and an undisclosed amount of cash, Sheppard has a … [Read more…]


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Firefighters from Masonville, Sidney, Walton, Trout Creek, Sidney Center, Bainbridge, Deposit & Mount Upton fire companies responded to a fire at the Briggs residence on state route 8 between Sidney & Masonville.   The fire was reported at about 8:30 Thursday morning, officials said that the house suffered fire, smoke & water damage, no one … [Read more…]