A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 12-13-12

A Broome County jury found Joseph Ross-Jones not guilty in connection with the death of 27-year-old Daniel Martinez.  Ross-Jones was accused of killing Martinez after a drug deal went bad.  Martinez was found by hunters in a wooded area of the town of Chenango on October of 2011. ————————— The State DOT announced that crews …

P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 12-12-12

The Friends of Oneonta Theater have stepped up their commitment to keep the Oneonta Theater running for the foreseeable future.  Tom Cormier owns the building and has been operating the theater for the last 3 years, and had been concerned about keeping the venue open:   (Tom Cormier)   Cormier said that the theater will …

A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 12-12-12

The Home Performance with Energy Star Program of New York is holding an open house for area residents and business owners today in Afton.  Spokesperson Solvei Blue explains:   (Solvei Blue)   Today’s open house will be at the Bolster Community Center in Afton, from 6:00 pm until 7:30 pm, More information is available at …

P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 12-11-12

Emergency rooms and law enforcement are noticing increased Problems with prescription painkillers and heroin in Delaware County & surrounding areas in recent months.  Dave Ramsey of the Alcohol & Drug Abuse Council of Delaware County said that doctors, law enforcement & parents all have roles in trying to reverse this trend among teens:   (Dave …

A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 12-11-12

The Oneonta Town Board will have a public hearing this evening, regarding a proposal on the proposed Watershed Protection Overlay District. The hearing will begin at about 7:45 at the Oneonta Town offices in West Oneonta. ——————————- The Sidney Chamber of Commerce will hold the annual Holiday Business After Hours Event today.  The event will …

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 12-10-12

The Delaware county sheriff’s Deputies arrested 29 year old Patrick Ladd and 30 year old Walter Lewis of Pennsylvania, after the two men allegedly sold 73 bags of Heroin to a confidential informant under the supervision of the Delaware County Sheriff’s Office. The drug deal and subsequent arrest took place in the parking lot of …

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 12-10-12

The Chenango County Sheriff’s Office 27 year old Trinity Hafner of Norwich for DWI and other charges.  Hafner was charged with Driving While Intoxicated and 2nd degree Obstruction of Governmental Administration following traffic stop on State Highway 12, in the Town of Greene.  Deputies reported that Hafner drove a vehicle while intoxicated and attempted to …

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 12-7-12

The Unadilla chamber of commerce announced several Christmas activities in the village of Unadilla tomorrow.  Unadilla chamber president Jackie Carey explains: (Jackie Carey) Refreshments and special sales from Unadilla merchants will also be feature tomorrow during their annual Christmas celebration. —————————— The Sidney center improvement group will host the annual “Holiday in the Hamlet” in …

A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 12-7-12

A.m. news Friday 12-7-12 The Sidney chamber of commerce will begin their annual “Jolly Holly” day’s festivities tonight in downtown Sidney.  Chamber President Kerri Green explains: (Kerri Green) The festivities will continue the following weekend with the annual holiday house-decorating contest, where area homeowners can win prizes for the best decorated home. —————————— Santa Claus …

P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 12-6-12

The Home Performance with Energy Star Program of New York is holding an open house for area residents and business owners next week in Afton. Spokesperson Solvei Blue explains: (Solvei Blue) Blue said that property owners should bring their several months of electric bills and should know the square footage of their house or business, …