U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer met with Sidney Officials Saturday at the civic center, to discuss the Sidney flood plain project:
The plans to buy out & relocate resident from the flood prone River Street area over to the Plankenhorn road are continuing, the town & village board are working to annex that area into the village limits, the cost of the project is about 22 million dollars.
The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office arrested 35-year-old Rafael Figueroa of the town of Roxbury with 3 counts of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance, following the unsealing of a grand jury indictment Thursday. Figueroa is accused of selling cocaine in Margaretville, he was held in the Delaware County Correctional Facility on $25,000 cash bail or $50,000 bail bond. Figueroa has a prior felony drug conviction, & could face up to 12 years imprisonment for each of these drug sales.
State Senator Tom Libous is calling on the New York State Gaming Facility Location Board, and the Governor to reconsider the Southern Tier’s 2 applications for the fourth authorized casino license, at a press conference Friday in Binghamton:
Libous said that the chosen Tyre site is closer to Canada than it is to Binghamton, he said that the original casino siting legislation allows up to 2 licenses in each region.
Delaware County Deputies arrested 30-year-old Christopher Davis of Franklin for Criminal Obstruction of Breathing, following an investigation into a domestic dispute in the town of Franklin. Davis was arraigned & was remanded to the Delaware County Correctional facility on $1,500 cash bail, he will appear in the Town of Franklin Court at a later date.
Long time Bainbridge businessman & General Clinton Canoe Regatta organizer Ed Hromada passed away last Thursday following a lengthy battle with cancer, he was 71. Hromada was the owner of Ed’s shoe store in Bainbridge, he was also a former President of the Bainbridge Chamber Of Commerce, a 3 time General Clinton Regatta Chairman & was involved with the Afton Inner Church Council Food Pantry & the Bainbridge Soup Kitchen, a service celebrating his life was held Sunday at the Afton United Methodist Church.