P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 4-18-13

The Skateboard Committee sponsored by the Sidney Youth Advocate program will be hosting a free ziti dinner tonight at the Sidney high school cafeteria.  Committee spokesperson Ronnie Haag said that the interest continues among area youth in a skateboard park, & Sidney superintendent Bill Christensen will give a presentation tonight:   (Ronnie Haag 4-18-13)   …

A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 4-18-13

THE CHENANGO COUNTY SHERIFFS DEPARTMETN ARRESTED 27-YEAR-OLD Matthew Towndrow of Oxford, on an active bench warrant for failing to appear at the Chenango county jail to begin serving a jail sentence.  Towndrow was found hiding in a residence n the town of North Norwich, he was charged with resisting arrested, was arraigned and was remanded …

P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 4-17-13

The Broome County Special Investigations Unit Task Force arrested 3 people on drug charges in Binghamton, Investigators discovered that “Jamell Shannon” had given them a false name; he has now been identified as 29-year-old Jamell Fisher.   Fisher is wanted in Connecticut for 1st degree Assault, Criminal Possession of a Firearm, Criminal Use of Firearm, Unlawful …

A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 4-17-13

Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on state government buildings be flown at half-staff today, in honor of the victims of the marathon bombing in Boston. Members of the New York National Guard were deployed to Boston to assist with the investigation into Monday’s bombing that killed 3 and injured more than 180. ——————————– The …

P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 4-16-13

The Broome County Special Investigations Unit Task Force arrested 29-year-old Jamell Shannon of Binghamton, 41 year old Charles Jones of new Hartford Connecticut and 30 year old Natasha Castillo of Binghamton on a variety of drug charges, following the execution of a narcotics search warrant at 15 Williams Street, in Binghamton. Police confiscated crack cocaine, …

A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 4-16-13

GOVERNOR CUOMO has directed state agencies, including the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services, State Police, the MTA and the Port Authority, to be on a heightened state of alert after yesterday’s bombing at the finish line at the Boston Marathon.  The New York National Guard is on hand to assist with emergency response …

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 4-15-13

The New York safe gun law goes into effect today.   Those who own firearms that have been reclassified, as “assault weapons” need to register those weapons starting today. The state’s gun owners are also required to limit the ammunition in magazines to seven bullets except at competitions or firing ranges.  The State Police will post …

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 4-15-13

Chenango county sheriff’s department picked up a fugitive from justice in Connecticut last Wednesday.  41 year old James Keeney of Sidney was wanted on an active arrest warrant issued in Chenango County Court on charges of 3rd degree Burglary, 3rd degree Grand Larceny & and Petty Larceny.  Keeney was arraigned and was remanded to the …

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 4-12-13

The Chenango County Sheriff’s Office executed a “no knock” search warrant, in Sherburne, 52-year-old Robert Reynolds was charged with 1st degree Criminal Possession of Marihuana, Criminal Possession of Controlled Substance and 4th degree Criminal Possession of a Weapon.  Police seized 100 pounds of high-grade marihuana, Oxycodone,  $ 36,000 in cash, about $20,000 in property gained from …

A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 4-12-13

Sidney village police arrested 33-year-old Christine Bochman of Sidney for falsely reporting an incident, Bochman is accused of reporting an assault that did not occur, she faces court action shortly. ———————————— Both the Sidney Village & Town boards are in support of a plan to begin setting up their own ambulance district.  Sidney village spokesman …