Former state senate majority leader Joe Bruno faces 2 counts of fraud in his next trial early next year. Bruno resigned as Senate majority leader in 2008, after allegations that he used his office for financial gain, he was found guilty on 2 charges of “honest services fraud”, which were overturned by an appeals court. Bruno’s next trial will start on February 4th.
State Troopers in Oneonta arrested 40 year old Charles Gould of Oneonta, for Driving While Ability Impaired by Alcohol. The arrest resulted from a traffic stop in a DWI Checkpoint on State Route 23 in Oneonta, Gould was issued Uniform Traffic Tickets returnable to the Town of Oneonta Court on December 11th.
Oneonta police arrested 42-year-old Donald Lane of Schenevus Sunday, of charges of torturing or inuring an animal, resisting arrest, open container and littering for tossing the can. Lane is accused of riding a horse into Oneonta, late Sunday night in an intoxicated manner, and striking the animal with a stick repeatedly. The horse was turned over to an area veterinarian for leg & feet injuries, Lane was in the Oneonta city jail Sunday night and was released Monday, he will appear in city court to answer to the charges at a later date.
Newbauer construction of Bainbridge is accepting flood relief donations through December 1st, at their location next to Dunkin Donuts. A variety of items are being accepted for delivery to areas hard hit by hurricane sandy in October.
Hartwick College will receive a $75,000 grant from The Hearst Foundations to support students with a high degree of financial need. The funding will to help defray their tuition costs of qualifying juniors, as they get closer to graduation. Hartwick is among 49 colleges to receive funding from The Hearst Foundations in 2012.
COMMERCE CHENANGO announced that on DECEMBER 4TH, the NBT BANK ANNUAL HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR will be held at 49 South Broad Street, Norwich. The event runs from 5:00 to 7:00 PM, holiday shoppers can purchase items to support the Chenango County Council of the Arts, Colorscape Chenango, Made in Chenango, The Place and The SPCA, also members are encouraged to bring boxed or canned goods to benefit Roots and Wings.