State Police have released information in a fatal Otsego County motor vehicle accident that occurred yesterday on US Route 20 in the town of Richfield. 20 year old Kaitlin Mercier of Huntington, Massachusetts was pronounced deceased at the scene of the accident. 22-year-old Amanda Conley of Brattleboro Vermont was a passenger in the vehicle; she was taken to Bassett Hospital in Cooperstown with a broken right leg and bruises. The investigation is continuing, the results of an autopsy are expected shortly.
State Police arrested a Broome county man after uncovering another meth lab in Endwell today. 21-year-old Dakota Askew is charged with unlawful manufacturing of methamphetamine. State Police executed a no-knock search warrant at Askew’s home at 38 North Avenue B in Endwell, chemicals used to manufacture methamphetamine were located & removed, Askew was
Governor Cuomo has been seeking a new way to evaluate teachers the last 2 years, by tying test scores to teacher effectiveness. Area Assemblyman Cliff Crouch said that this whole controversy about evaluating teachers was unnecessary:
Governor Cuomo said earlier this year that the students were passing state tests at a 40 percent rate, but the teacher evaluation was at 98%, he contended that those numbers don’t add up, the state’s teachers union disagrees.
The Norwich Dollars For Scholars 5K Event will be held tomorrow at the Norwich High School Track, on Midland Drive. The event will begin at 10:00 AM, Prizes, water and snacks will be provided. more information is available at 334-5653 extension 3
The Sidney Federal Credit Union is offering free paper shredding services at their Sidney headquarters on Saturday from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Those who would like to shred any unwanted papers, documents, junk mail cancelled checks or similar paper items can bring those in to have them destroyed. The service is for any interested area resident, it will be held at the 42 Union Street SFCU only.
The Chenango United Way is seeking donations to create a locally based Chenango County board game. This game will be similar to Monopoly and will highlight businesses and nonprofits across the county. 500 of the games will be produced by the Chenango United Way and sold at local events. Interested business can get more information at 334-8815.