A.M. NEWS MONDAY 1-14-13

Governor Andrew Cuomo has declared the State of New York in a Public Health Emergency in response to the severe flu season.  The Executive Order that will allow pharmacists to give flu shots to anyone between the ages of six month and 18 years.  More than 19,000 cases of the flu have already been reported …

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 1-11-13

The American Red Cross urges people who have not yet gotten a flu vaccine to get vaccinated now due to widespread flu activity across the country. The flu has been reported in 41 include New York, & the centers for disease control recommends a yearly flu vaccine for everyone 6 months of age and older.    …

A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 1-11-13

Governor Cuomo discussed enacting gun control legislation, during his state of the state address Wednesday in Albany.  The governor said that he is a gun owner himself, and this bill will have nothing to do banning legitimate hunting rifles: (Cuomo on Gun control) Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver said that he agrees with the governor’s proposal: …

P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 1-10-13

Reactions were favorable on both sides of the aisle for Governor’s Cuomo’s ambitious agenda that he forwarded in his state of the state address in Albany yesterday.  State senator Jim Seward responds:   (Seward 1-10-13)   Assemblyman Cliff Crouch also responded:   (Crouch 1-10-13)   Assemblyman Pete Lopez also commented:   (Lopez 1-10-13)   Lawmakers …

A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 1-10-13

Members of the Governor’s cabinet will deliver Regional STATE OF THE STATE Messages today around the state.  Locally, state DMV commissioner Barbara Fiala will deliver the state of the state message at 11:00 AM at the Broome County Legislative Chambers at 60 Hawley Street in Binghamton. —————————- The Chenango county sheriff’s department arrested 33 year …

P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 1-9-13

Governor Cuomo delivered his annual state of the state address this afternoon, to a joint session of the legislature in Albany:   (Cuomo)   The state of the state address kicks off the 2013 legislative season, the governor will deliver his executive budget proposal in the next couple of weeks. —————————– Bainbridge officials announced that …

A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 1-9-13

Governor Cuomo will deliver the 2013 State of the State Address this afternoon in the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany at 1:30 PM.  The address will be streamed at governor.ny.gov. ———————— The National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown will announce this year’s inductees, who will be enshrined in the Hall later this …

P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 1-8-13

There will be a Sidney school district Capital Project Presentation open to the public on Tuesday, January 8th in the HS Auditorium at 6:00pm. Superintendent Bill Christensen told WCDO that the athletic fields and capital reserve fund proposition are important features of the vote:   (Bill Christensen 1-8-13)   Christensen and the architects will be …

A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 1-8-13

Walton police have arrested 27-year-old Jennifer Morris of Walton with 2 counts of endangering the welfare of a child, in connection with the graphic & threatening message sent to Walton students through Facebook.  Morris was arraigned in Walton village court and taken to the Delaware County Jail on $10,000 bail.  Morris may face Additional charges …

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 1-7-13

Residents in the village of Bainbridge are being asked to conserve water, as a leak in the water delivery system has not yet been found and repaired.  Mayor Chick Darling explains:   (Chick Darling)   Darling requested that village water users refrain from using their washing machines, garden hoses & dishwashers until the leak is …