Local lawmakers are calling for Sheldon Silver to resign as Speaker of the Assembly, following his arrest Thursday in New York City. Area Assemblyman Cliff crouch responds:
Silver turned himself in to the FBI Thursday on corruption charges; he is accused of failing to disclose income he received from a second law firm, while serving in as Assembly Speaker, Silver posted $200,000 bail Thursday afternoon.
The Chenango county district attorney’s office announced the indictment of 2 men Wednesday. THOMAS ACKERMANN was indicted for 4th & 5th degree Criminal Possession of Stolen Property, SAMUEL ACKERMANN was indicted on 2 counts of Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the Fourth Degree. Chenango county sheriff’s department arrested the 2 town of Otselic residents for allegedly stealing firearms taken from the town of Smyrna.
State Police from Sidney arrested 29-year-old Robert Utter of Otego for criminal obstruction of breathing, criminal contempt & 2nd degree harassment. The arrest resulted from an Otsego County 911 report of a dispute, the investigation determined that during a dispute Utter allegedly punched and choked his wife. This conduct violated a valid order of protection that was issued against him by the Oneonta Court. Utter was arraigned in Town of Franklin Court and was remanded to the Delaware County Correctional Facility in lieu of a $500.00 cash bail.
The Northeast Classic car Museum will host their 1st “Dancing with The Cars” event tonight at the Museum in Norwich. Spokesperson Marty Kuhn explains:
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Kuhn said that refreshments & beverages will be available; more information about the event or the museum is available at 334-2886.