P.M. NEWS MONDAY 12-9-13

Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on state government buildings be flown at ½ staff today in honor of Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. In that attack, more than 2,400 Americans were killed, including 40 from New York State.  Nearly 1.7 million New Yorkers served in World War II.  Flags on all state buildings are lowered … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 12-9-13

A.M. NEWS Monday 12-9-13 The Otsego County Sheriff’s Office arrested Edgar Montes of the Bronx, for allegedly being the leader of a heroin drug trafficking ring.  Montes is charged with Operating as a major trafficker, Criminal sale of a controlled substance, Criminal possession of controlled substance, he was indicted on November 26th, and faces additional … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 12-6-13

Over the Thanksgiving Holiday weekend, State troopers conducted an underage drinker identification detail.  Troopers checked a total of 16 convenience stores in Broome County, all 16 businesses and sales clerks were found in compliance and no arrests were made. ——————————– The Bronx Wanderers will be performing at the Chenango Arts Council Martin W. Kappel Theater … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 12-6-13

The annual toys for tots train visit will be tomorrow in Bainbridge.  Toys for Tots coordinator Roger Barnhart explains:     (Roger Barnhart 12-6-13)   People may donate toys at tomorrow’s Toys for Tots Train visit, which will be at noon in downtown Bainbridge. ——————————— The Sidney Chamber of Commerce will have their annual Jolly … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 12-5-13

Operation Merry Christmas trees will remain up for a only a short time, with cards on their trees in area businesses and locations, participants can remove a card from one of the trees & return the requested item, those items will wind up under the Christmas tree of a child of a struggling family this … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 12-5-13

Over $8,000 in cash, checks & toy donations came in during this week’s local fundraising efforts for Toys For Tots, following last Friday’s storage unit fire in Norwich that destroyed about $8,000 of toys that were to be distributed for this Christmas.  Tioga Downs kicked in $3000 in matching funds yesterday, and the toys were … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 12-4-13

Chenango County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested 5 suspects from Sherburne, New Berlin, Edmeston and Pittsfield for 1- count each of 2nd degree Burglary.  Arrested were 38-year-old Christina Clifford of Pittsfield, 20-year-old Travis Conklin of New Berlin, 19-year-old Samantha Savianeso of Edmeston, 20-year-old Samantha Marshall of Sherburne, & 18-year-old Isabella Gray of Edmeston, Following a weeklong investigation by … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 12-4-13

Governor Cuomo announced more than $45 million in funding for the Vital Access/Safety Net Provider Program to support projects over the next 3 years by 37 facilities that were selected due to financial condition and critical role in providing services to their elderly population.  The VAP program was established by the Medicaid Redesign Team, the … [Read more…]