P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 1-23-13

The State Labor Department today released local area unemployment rates for December 2012; the state’s unemployment rate was 8.2% in December 2012. Locally, the news was not good, as all area county’s saw large increases in unemployment in December, Chenango up 6/10’s to 8.5%, Delaware up 4/10’s to 9.2%, Otsego county up 1% to 8.2% …

A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 1-23-13

Delaware County Sheriff’s Investigators arrested 33-year-old Jason Wilsey of Davenport on a Sealed Indictment for 1st degree Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance.  Wilsey was arraigned in Delaware county court, he posted bail, which had been set at $50,000 cash, or $100,000 bond.  The arrest followed a 2-year investigation conducted by both the Delaware and …

P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 1-22-13

Governor Cuomo delivered his executive budget proposal to the Legislature this afternoon in Albany:   (Cuomo 1-22-13)   The legislature has until April 1st to get the budget completed, Cuomo & the legislature have decreased the budgets the previous 2 years, this year’s budget starts out at 134 Billion dollars, it could add another 1.5 …

A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 1-22-13

Governor Cuomo will deliver his Budget Address to the legislature today in Albany.  The presentation will begin at 2:00 pm at the Hart Theater at the Egg Center for Performing Arts, it will be streamed at the Governor’s website at governor.ny.gov. ————————– Delaware County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a one-car motor vehicle accident Saturday on …

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 1-21-13

The village of Sidney held 3 public forums Friday & Saturday, to gather input as the village looks to update its master plan.  Mayor Andy Matviak explains:   (Andy Matviak 1-21-13)   Mayor Matviak said that the master plan was last updated in 2003; more public forums will be announced shortly. —————————- The Chenango county …

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 1-21-13

The State Police announced that a website and hotline have been established to answer all questions about the New York SAFE Act. The website is set up through The Governor’s Office at nysafeact.com, where gun owners and licensed dealers will find a list of frequently asked questions that have been compiled and answered by experts on …

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 1-18-13

Governor Cuomo announced that he would deliver his Budget Address to the legislature on Tuesday January 22nd in Albany.  The presentation will begin at 2:00 pm at the Hart Theater at the Egg Center for Performing Arts, it will be streamed at the Governor’s website at governor.ny.gov. ———————————- The Otsego county sheriffs department arrested 20-year-old …

A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 1-18-13

The Village of Sidney is seeking public input to help update the village’s Master Plan, which was last updated 10 years ago.  Sidney Mayor Andy Matviak explains: (Andy Matviak 1-18-13) The sessions will all be held at the Sidney high school tonight from 7:00 to 9:00 PM, and tomorrow from 2:00 to 4:00 PM and …

P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 1-17-13

P.M. NEWS Thursday 1-17-13 Yesterday’s fire at Matteson Hall on the SUNY Oneonta campus has been ruled accidental.  The investigators from the Oneonta Fire Department reported that the fire started as from a malfunction and the improper use of an electric plug strip on the 3rd.  Inspectors ruled tat Matteson Hall is structurally sound, but …