The Chenango County Sheriff’s Office arrested 51 year Donald Scott of Afton following an investigation into the manufacturing of methamphetamines. Deputies responded to 9 Blowers Hill in the Town of Afton after receiving information of a “1- pot” meth lab. Deputies reported that Lab equipment & chemicals used in the cooking process. The State Police assisted with the investigation & with the destruction of hazardous materials. Scott was charged with Unlawful Manufacturing Methamphetamines, he was arraigned in the Town of Afton Court and remanded to the Chenango County Jail on $25,000 cash bail.
Governor Cuomo announced that the state Troopers PBA, the State Association of Chiefs of Police, & 28 Sheriffs have joined the “Enough is Enough” campaign to combat sexual assault on the state’s college campuses. The Governor’s proposal would codify uniform sexual assault prevention and response protocols for all colleges and universities in New York. Among the local law enforcement that have now expressed support are Broome County Sheriff David Harder & Delaware County Sheriff Tom Mills. The “Enough is Enough” hotline is 1-844-845-7269; more information is available at ny.gov/EnoughisEnough.
The “Take A Shot at Diabetes” fundraiser is being held on March 28th to raise money for those suffering with Diabetes locally. Terry Potter of Millennia Entertainment explains:
(Terry Potter 3-20-15)
Tickets are available at NBT Bank, Hummel’s office supplies in Norwich or at Brown paper tickets.com.
The South Kortright Girls Basketball team is 1 of the last local teams playing in the state tournament, they take on Fort Edward in the state Class D Final 4 Saturday at 10:45 AM at Hudson Valley Community College. Lady rams Coach Josh Burrows comments:
(Josh Burrows 3-20-15)
The South Kortright Lady Rams are undefeated this season & are currently ranked #1 in the state for Class D Schools. The full interview with WCDO Sports Director Nate Lull is posted at WCDOSPORTS.com.
There will be a Celebration luncheon hosted by Donna Pinney Saturday @ 1:30pm at the Track Side Dining in Sidney. Pinney is an open heart-valve surgery survivor; she explains why she is holding the Luncheon:
(Donna Pinney 3-20-15)
Proceeds raised tomorrow will benefit the American Heart Association Southern Tier Heart Walk, in April at the BCC College campus. More information is available at 563-1638.
There are tickets still available for the Canal Street String Band at the Martin W. Kappel theater in Norwich Saturday night. Chenango arts council executive director Diane Batson Smith explains:
(Diane Batson Smith 3-20-15)
Tickets are available at 336-2787 or at chenangoarts.org.