P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 11-29-13

Fire at a storage unit in Norwich this morning, destroyed items that were stored there by the Chenango Toys for Tots program.  About $8,000 worth of toys were destroyed, according to Toys for Tots spokesman Roger Barnhart, who suggested that the best way to help them at this late stage is with monetary donations:   … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 11-29-13

State Police will continue with special traffic enforcement efforts today & through the weekend.  The State Police will focus on aggressive driving, impaired driving, and distracted driving. The effort will also incorporate fixed sobriety checkpoints and the “Operation Hang Up” initiative, which utilizes Concealed Identity patrol vehicles to locate drivers talking or texting on cellular telephones. … [Read more…]


State Police investigated a car-pedestrian fatal motor vehicle accident Tuesday night on State Route 17 in the town of Hancock. The investigation revealed that the victim was 36 year old Sherylle Redulfin of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; she had been involved in a 1 car property damage accident and was standing in the roadway when she … [Read more…]


State Police reported a multiple vehicle crash on State Route 17 east at exit 90 near East Branch last night.  Eastbound lanes were closed at the exit and traffic was detoured, all lanes have been re-opened.   State Police have not yet released the identity of the deceased. —————————– Governor Cuomo today announced that State Police … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 11-26-13

Sidney village police have arrested 27-year-old Jordan O’Neill of Sidney, following the report of a self inflicted gunshot wound to the hand Monday night.  O’Neill was charged with 2nd & 3rd degree criminal possession of a weapon & falsely reporting an incident.  O’Neill was arraigned in Sidney Village court and was remanded to the Delaware … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 11-26-13

Sidney Village Police investigated a reported shooting on Johnson Circle last night.  During the course of the initial investigation, it was determined that the incident was a self inflicted gunshot wound to the hand.  State Police assisted Sidney Police last night at the scene, the investigation is continuing. ———————— Governor Cuomo announced $4.5 million in … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 11-25-13

The Otsego County Office of Emergency Services and the State Office of Fire Prevention and Control Fire Investigators have determined that the fatal structure fire in Richfield Springs on November 16th was due to an electrical malfunction.   Richfield Springs Teacher Mary Weingates was killed in the fire, investigators believe that the fire started in the … [Read more…]