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 …

A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 1-17-13

Fire fighters from all over the region responded to a fire at Matteson Hall dormitory at the state university at Oneonta yesterday afternoon.  The fire broke out in a third floor dorm at around 4:00 PM, the building was safely evacuated the red cross was called in to assist dorm residents, the fire was extinguished …

Matteson Hall SUCO Structure Fire

Fire crews from all over the region are responding to a fire on the top floor at Matteson Hall on the SUCO campus in Oneonta.  The Fire was called in at about 4:00 PM, and early reports suggests that all students escaped the dorm without injury.  WCDO News will have more information as it becomes …

P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 1-16-13

Governor Cuomo, New Jersey Governor Christie, and Connecticut Governor Malloy released a joint statement regarding passage of the disaster relief package by the House of Representatives.  The governors were pleased that the House finally passed the remaining 51 billion dollars in aid to the 3 states, following last year’s devastating Hurricane Sandy.  Congress took 78 …

A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 1-16-13

State Police arrested 37-year-old JOYCE PRINCE, of Johnson City, for 2ND Degree Criminal Sexual Act and endangering the Welfare of an Incompetent Person. The investigation revealed that PRINCE allegedly engaged in inappropriate sexual contact with a male resident at the Prospect 1 residential group home in the Town of Dickinson.   Prince was arraigned in the …