A.m. news Tuesday 11-4-14
It’s Election Day, with the big races on the ballot. The race for governor pits incumbent Democrat Andrew Cuomo, against Republican Rob Astorino & Green Party candidate Howie Hawkins is on the ballot again. In the State Attorney General’s race, Incumbent democrat Eric Schneiderman faces Republican John Cahill. In the race for State Comptroller, incumbent Democrat Tom DiNapoli faces Republican Robert Antonacci. In races of local interest, for the 19th Congressional District, Republican Incumbent Chris Gibson faces democrat Sean Eldridge. In the 52nd State Senate district, Incumbent Republican Tom Libous faces Democrat Anndrea Starzak. In the State Assembly in the 121st Assembly District, incumbent Democrat Bill Magee faces a challenge from republican John Salka. In Sidney, Republican Loddie Marsh is running on the Democratic party line, while Jody Proffitt carries the Republican spot on the ballot for a town council seat. In Oneonta, Patricia Kent faces independent David Rowley for a town board seat. InFranklin, Republicans Donald Smith and Lisa Huyck are vying for two seats on the town council against independents Donald Hebbard and Bryan Babcock. There are also 3 propositions on the ballot; 1 proposal seeks to reform the redistricting process to an independent commission. The 2nd measure have lawmakers receive copies of proposed legislation digitally rather than on print out, the 3rd would allow the state to borrow up to $2 billion for high-speed Internet, equipment & high-tech security features for schools.
Bassett Healthcare Network has established a call in line for patients concerned that they may have been exposed to Ebola – that number is (607) 547-5555 or toll free (877) 547-1745. The number is a resource for patients who have traveled internationally or had close contact with someone who recently traveled internationally and was ill. Patients who fit this criteria and are feeling ill or who have questions about possible symptoms are asked to call the Ebola call in line at Bassett to be connected with a clinician trained to help them.
The 2015 General Clinton Canoe Regatta kickoff meeting will be held tonight in Bainbridge. The meeting will begin at 7:00 PM at the Highway 7 Bar and Grill in Bainbridge.
Insurance company AIG has agreed to pay New York state $35 million to settle claims that two former subsidiaries did business without licenses and misled regulators about their operations in the state. The deal was announced by the state Department of Financial Services. It comes after a $60 million settlement in March with MetLife, which purchased the subsidiaries from AIG. Authorities had alleged subsidiaries American Life Insurance Co. and Delaware American Life Insurance Co. sought customers in New York without licenses and without telling regulators. Under the settlement, AIG will drop a legal challenge to the state’s probe and the state will not proceed with charges or a lawsuit
A.m. news Tuesday 11-4-14
State Police arrested a 22-year-old Tyler Webb for 2nd degree Grand Larceny, for allegedly stealing more than $50,000 from a Town of Greene residence in September. Webb was held without bail and the investigation is ongoing, according to state police.
State police report that a Bainbridge man wanted on charges here was arrested in Montana. A 35-year-old Charles Brasington of Bainbridge was arrested on October 16th & was charged with 4 counts of 3rd degree grand larceny, 3 counts of 2nd -degree grand larceny & 1st degree scheming to defraud, for allegedly stealing a vehicle from the town of Guilford in November of 2013, Brasington is held without bail pending court action.
The Constitution Pipeline project cleared a hurdle today when the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued a final environmental impact statement that concluded its impacts would be within acceptable levels once mitigation measures are taken. In the report, the federal agency determined the pipeline would result in limited environmental impacts. The decision, however, also included a series of conditions that must be met for the project to win full approval from FERC. The project involves running natural gas pipeline that would begin in Susquehanna County, Pa., and go through parts of Broome, Chenango, Delaware and Schoharie counties
The Oneonta Outlaws announced a fundraiser full-length rodeo tomorrow at 1:00 PM at Damaschke Field in Oneonta. Millennia Entertainment is co-promoting and organizing the event. The Saturday Showdown Tickets are $30 and children under 12 are free. Tickets are available at brownpapertickets.com. More information is available at 316-2870 or the Oneonta Outlaws office at 432-6326.
The 2015 General Clinton Canoe Regatta kickoff meeting will be held on Tuesday November 4th. The meeting will begin at 7:00 PM at the Highway 7 Bar and Grill in Bainbridge.
AngelJenny will host a SIDS awareness & fundraising walk tomorrow in Sidney. The event will run form 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM and will begin at 70 River Street in Sidney. More information is available at angeljenny.com or at 383-0425.
The State Division of Criminal Justice Services, the state health department ant the office of alcoholism & substance abuse services joined forces to train police officers from the Southern Tier and Capital Region in the use of Naloxone which reverses the effect of overdoses caused by heroin or other opioids, such as hydrocodone and oxycodone. The state also is providing agencies that send their officers to the trainings with supplies of naloxone at no cost. Today’s session was held at SUNY Delhi, with more than 40 officers from 9 agencies getting the training.
State Police arrested 56-year-old Perry Webb & 52-year-old Charles Holmes of New Lisbon, for Petty Larceny and Criminal Trespass. The arrests resulted from a complaint of a missing silo loader from a farm in Morris, the investigation determined that both suspects allegedly took the silo loader from the property without permission, & scrapped it an a salvage yard in New Berlin, for $46. Webb and Holmes were issued tickets returnable to the Town of Morris Court on August 11th.
State agencies have begun adding gender identity to their data collection, as part of an effort Governor Cuomo said will help the state better meet the needs of lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender New Yorkers. A new report identifies 8 agencies, including the Department of Health, collecting or updating their data systems to gather those demographics.
Legislation has passed the State Assembly and Senate to update current Internet privacy laws to protect victims of “revenge porn” whose explicit photos are posted online without their consent. Current privacy laws protect people only if recorded images or video show intimate parts of their bodies, Hence the images might not meet criteria for prosecution, even if they are posted for the purpose of humiliation and are sexually explicit in nature. Under the new legislation, existing surveillance law would be updated to make non-consensual broadcast of individuals engaged in sexual contact a felony.
The Coventry Emergency Squad was awarded $143,000 in grant money, to purchase an updated ambulance to allow the squad to provide better, safer emergency care. The funding was allocated through the Department of Homeland Security’s assistance to firefighters grant program
Governor Cuomo signed legislation that will increase the maximum fine from $200 to $1,000 for those who attempt to steal, harm, or transport a dog, cat or other pet that is not their own. The new maximum penalty will be applied against those that remove a collar or identification, entice, seize or harass a pet while it is being held, led or while properly muzzled, or transporting an animal for the purpose of killing or selling it. The American Kennel Club reports that there were more than 590 thefts of pets in 2013.
Officials with the General Clinton Canoe Regatta & The Bainbridge Chamber of Commerce announced that the historic LaFever Canoe, which had been stolen from the Regatta Museum at General Clinton Park, was located by a passerby, under the route 206 bridge in Bainbridge yesterday. Officials posted the loss of the canoe yesterday on social media, they said that the canoe will placed back on display at the Museum more securely. State Police are investigating.
The 4th annual “It’s A Boobie & Butt Thing” cancer awareness golf invitational will be held on September 27th at the Afton Golf Club. Invitational Co-Director Lori Kemmerer said that they are looking for sponsors and donations currently:
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Those who would like to sponsor or donate a raffle basket can call 624-4397; Money raised will help local cancer patients with travel expenses or insurance co-payments.
Area assemblyman Cliff Crouch announced his intentions to seek the office for another 2-year term in the 122nd district:
Crouch cited education, economic development, and mandate relief for taxpayers, businesses, schools and local governments as his main goals. Crouch was first elected to the Assembly in 1995 and serves as chairman of the Assembly Republican Conference. So far, no democrats have announced any intention to seek Crouch’s Assembly seat.
Engineers have determined the Ellis Brothers Furniture Building on Water Street in Binghamton is in danger of imminent collapse and must be demolished. An April 30th fire damaged the building & the Demolition is expected within the next few days. A portion of Water Street will be closed to traffic for at least a week as the building is torn down and debris is removed.
Otego resident Mike Packard will join the 2100-mile club after finishing his 30th 70-mile general Clinton canoe regatta race on Monday. Packard told WCDO News about the milestone and how he got started in canoe racing:
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28 time Regatta Champion Serge Corbin will not be racing this year, after 29 finishes at the General Clinton Canoe Regatta. The 57-year-old Corbin told WCDO that he is not racing currently:
Corbin continues to operate his Boat making business, and is enjoying his retirement from canoe racing.
The state Senate passed a bill to make the aggravated murder of a child punishable with a life sentence in prison without parole. The bill expands on the existing law of aggravated abuse of a child, which makes it a crime when someone causes physical injury to a child under the age of 14. Dubbed the “Protect Our Children Act,” the proposed bill also seeks to create a new felony for concealing the death of a child, and for failing to notify police when the whereabouts of a child are unknown for more than 24 hours. The bill was sent to the assembly
U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer announced the first phase of a statewide database, to help track a rising epidemic of heroin use in New York. Schumer said the President’s Office of National Drug Control Policy, agreed to meet with state and local government officials within the next three months, to determine how to track heroin and other drug-related crimes. The database would help counties set up a database to track heroin and other drug-related overdoses, deaths, hospital admissions and crimes statewide, as well as help police identify patterns and crack down on distribution rings.
Governor Cuomo launched a new online platform called Business Mentor NY, the State’s first, mentoring program designed to help small business. The website located at businessmentor.ny.gov where participants may register online, review the profiles of potential mentors and communicate directly with them on an as-needed basis and at no charge.
The band Barenaked Ladies will play opening night at the New York State Fair on Aug. 21st. The band will perform at 8 p.m. at Chevy Court. Other acts announced for Chevy Court include Kellie Pickler, Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone , John Kay and Steppenwolf, Bowzer’s Rock & Roll Party, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts and The Doobie Brothers
State police at Troop C in Sidney held their annual Memorial Service today, to honor those who lost their lives in the line of duty. Troop C Commander Major Donald Faughnan comments:
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Major Faughnan noted that 4 troopers died in the line of duty in the last year, he also noted that it was 20 years ago today, that Investigator Rick Parisian died while trying to stop an armed robbery at an Oneonta Supermarket.
New traditions will continue at this year’s General Clinton Canoe Regatta on Saturday. Regatta Chairman John Harmon explains:
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Also on Saturday, the next class of Regatta Hall Of Fame will be inducted at a dinner & ceremony at General Clinton Park at 4:00 PM
The Utica School of Commerce will begin offering classes at a Sidney location starting next month. USC Vice President of corporate & workforce development Don Reese gave WCDO News the details:
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Reese said that courses would be available day & evenings accounting, computer skills, business math, & medical coding & billing as well as their businesses courses.
Delaware County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested 52-year-old Donna Whelan of Long Beach for Promoting Prison Contraband & Criminal Possession of a Controlled substance. Whelan was being booked in at the Delaware County Jail on unrelated criminal charges, a quantity of cocaine was found while searching her purse. Whelan was arraigned in Delhi Town Court and was returned to jail on $1000 cash bail or $2000 bond, pending future court action.
Senator Chuck Schumer announced his support for a plan that would allow young professionals, with outstanding student debt, to refinance at the lower interest rates currently offered to new borrowers. Under the Senate Democrats’ new plan, students would get an opportunity to apply for an affordable college education, by allowing borrowers with both federal and private undergraduate loans, at interest rates of up to 14 percent, to refinance at today’s lower rates of 3.86 percent
A groundbreaking ceremony will be held on Tuesday May 27th, for the new Skateboard Park in Keith Clark Park in Sidney. The groundbreaking ceremony will begin at 6:30 PM at the site, preparations & groundwork is scheduled to begin this week.
Commerce Chenango will hold their next “Business After Hours” event today. UHS Home Care sponsors the event, it will be held at the Eaton Center in Norwich from 5:00 to 7:00 PM.
The Bainbridge-Guilford Central School will hold a Board of Education Meeting today in the District Conference Room at 6:00 PM. The business portion of the meeting will start at 7:00 PM.
Governor Cuomo announced the availability of $20.5 million to aid farmland protection efforts and help prevent viable agricultural land from being converted to non-agricultural use. Eligible entities can apply for individual grants with the Application materials and webinar information available for download at agriculture.ny.gov/RFPS or at 1-800-554-4501.
25-year-old Brandy Bousson of Norwich pleaded guilty in Chenango County Court on Monday to 3rd degree burglary, a class D felony. Bousson was sentenced to 6 months in the Chenango County Jail plus 5 years probation, she was credited with time served and was released. Bousson was accused of breaking into Mayhood’s sporting goods January 6th & stealing over 30 guns & ammunition along with Christopher Gonzalez, who was found dead of hypothermia several days later after the burglary.
A state panel implementing the Start-Up New York program voted Tuesday to include Hartwick College in Oneonta as potential Tax free business sites. The Oneonta zone would be 1.15 acres of vacant land at Hartwick College, any business that would move into that site would have all taxes waived, including sales and use taxes, real estate and property transfer taxes and local personal income taxes, Eligible businesses must be a new company in New York state, an out of state business locating here, or an expanding business. They must also create jobs in the first year and their business activities should align with the mission of the college or university.
New York will consider whether to bid on the 2024 Olympics. Talks between Governor Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will continue about whether to bid for the summer games and create an advisory committee. The U.S. Olympic Committee is expected to narrow cities for a 2024 bid in the coming months and make a decision by year’s end. New York bid but lost the 2012 Olympics to London.
The grounds at the General Clinton Canoe Regatta in Bainbridge will be filled with rides and a variety of food concessions again this year. Regatta Chairmen John Harmon explains:
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more than 1000 canoe racers and over 10,000 spectators are expected in the region for the 52nd General Clinton Canoe Regatta over the Memorial Day weekend.
Nearly 100 New York lakes have issues with occasional algae blooms, according to U.S, Senator Chuck Schumer, who is calling on the EPA to set standards for toxins in lakes so the state can become eligible for federal help in combating blue green algae. Lakes in the Tri County region with blue green algae were Chenango & Echo Lake in Chenango County, plus Somerset & Titus Lakes in Delaware County. Schumer said more than a dozen countries test drinking water for toxins, but the EPA does not.
Federal regulators are pressing officials of the Constitution Pipeline for new information about environmental impacts as part of a move that will delay the determination on whether the project can be licensed. The authorization decision deadline had been scheduled by FERC for September 11th , but now the commission advised the pipeline company that they are required to submit new information, following new comments from the earlier impact report. FERC did not indicate how much additional time would be required.
The Chenango County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting a Boater Safety Course on May 31st from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. The class is free to all participants, who were born on or after May 1st 1996 who are now required to complete an approved course in boater education to operate any boat or watercraft. More information or reservations are available at 337-1920.
General Clinton Canoe Regatta chairman John Harmon announced that the last day to get tickets for Hall of Fame dinner has been extended to May 15th, for the ceremony on May 24th:
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Other inductees along with Dave Price & Ed Ray are Paddlers Gary Aprea, Willis Hackett, Jeff Kolka & Blaise St. Pierre.
State Police arrested 41-year-old Albert Schultes of Windsor for driving with a blood alcohol content of more than four times the legal limit. Schultes was charged with Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated, with a BAC result of .35. Police said the arrest followed a motor vehicle accident investigation on Cresson Hill Road in Windsor; Schultes was arraigned in the Town of Windsor Court and remanded to the Broome County Jail in lieu of $2,500 cash bail.
Yonkers Republican John Cahill announced his intentions to run for the state Attorney General position this year, against incumbent Democrat Eric Schneiderman. Cahill formerly served as a top aide to former Governor George Pataki, who joined Cahill at his press conference yesterday.
Governor Cuomo signed legislation that adds an additional 5 days to the period to gather signatures for designating petitions for the 2014 State and local primary elections. The extension takes into account the time for a Jewish festival, and helps ensure that all interested New Yorkers may participate in the State’s political process. Extending the deadline moves the first day to sign up to May 29th, 42 days before the day to file candidate petitions.
US Senator Charles Schumer is pushing a plan in the Senate that would allow undergraduate borrowers, with outstanding student loan debt, to refinance at today’s lower rates. Schumer outlined the proposal at Hofstra University today. The Bipartisan Student Loan Certainty Act of 2013 set the undergraduate student loan interest rate at 3.86 percent for the 2013-2014 school year. But he said borrowers who took out loans before 2013 are paying nearly 7 percent or higher. Schumer announced new legislation that will allow them to pay back their outstanding loans at the same rates as new borrowers
New York State a new scholarship program for those who seek degrees and jobs in a STEM field. The New York State STEM Incentive Program will pay the full, 4-year undergraduate tuition for high school seniors who graduate in the top 10% of their class, and enroll at any State University of New York college campus. Scholarship recipients will have to work in a STEM field, science, technology, engineering or math. Applications are due August 15th; more information is available at HESC.ny.gov.
State lawmakers are looking at whether to include electronic cigarettes in the state’s indoor public smoking ban. The Senate Health Committee is holding a hearing on the matter today. The panel will consider whether the existing ban on public indoor smoking should be applied to e-cigarettes, and review current regulations on liquid nicotine, which is used in the devices. The committee will take testimony from supporters and opponents of increased regulations
The Unatego Central School District will hold the annual school budget hearing tonight at 7pm at the school in Wells Bridge. The public is welcome
36-year-old Jeremy Barrett of Deposit pleaded guilty in Broome County Court to 2 counts of sexual conduct against a child. Barrett admitted to sexual contact with 3 under aged girls, he faces sentencing on August 1st.
The General Clinton Canoe Regatta will bring back youth Wrestling at this years activities in General Clinton Park. Regatta Chairman John Harmon explains:
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Harmon said that the matches would all be under a tent in the park, the wrestling matches were a very popular event at the Regatta in the 1980’s.
The State Senate Task Force on Heroin & Opiod addiction will hold another public hearing tomorrow, to gather more input on the growing problem. The task force will be in State Senator John Bonacic’s District:
Friday’s hearing will be held from 2:00 to 4:00 PM at the Sullivan County Government Center in Monticello, those who were unable to attend the Oneonta event are invited to testify at Friday’s event.
The Delaware county Sheriff’s Office now has a drug drop-0ff Box In their Front Lobby at 280 Phoebe Lane in Delhi. Sheriff Tom Mils announced that Mallinckrodt’s Hobart plant is responsible for the prescription drug take-back collection box. County Residents are invited to safely and legally dispose of unused or unwanted prescription drugs at the Delhi Location, in order for these items to stay out of the wrong hands. The box may be utilized to dispose of prescription medications, however, Needles and liquid medicine cannot be discarded in this box. More information is available at 746-2336.
Lieutenant Governor Robert Duffy announced that he would not seek re-election with Governor Como this year. Duffy notified Cuomo Wednesday that he would not be on the ticket, he sited back & leg pain as being issues that were impinging on his ability to travel as much as the job requires, he also stated the desire to be closer to family in the Rochester area. No replacement by Governor Cuomo has been announced.
State Police arrested 34-year-old April Florance of Kirkwood, for DWI & Unlawful possession of Marijuana. Police reported that Florance drove the barracks to make a complaint; the desk Trooper detected a strong odor of alcohol on her breath. Troopers determined that Florance also in possession of marijuana in the police station. Florance refused to submit to a breath test, she was arraigned & was and remanded to the Broome County Jail pending future court action.
Federal auditors say New York should repay $60.8 million in Medicaid reimbursement, for unallowable costs for room and board for taking care of developmentally disabled people. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services inspector general said repairs, maintenance, utilities, and property-related costs should have been excluded, in calculating Medicaid payment rates at state-operated residences. The audit recommends the state Health Department refund the $60.8 million federal share of those costs.
State lawmakers voted for tougher penalties for drivers who leave the scene of an accident. The state Senate voted in favor of legislation to impose up to seven years of prison on a motorist who flees the scene of an accident resulting in an injury. Currently, the crime carries a sentence of up to one year. The fines and potential prison sentence for leaving the scene of a fatal accident would also be increased. Similar legislation is pending in the state Assembly.
Chenango county sheriff’s department and State Police arrested 33-year-old Douglas Scherr of Budd Lake, New Jersey, at a residence in the Town of Afton. Scherr was a reported as a Fugitive from Justice out of the State of New Jersey on an active arrest warrant for Arson, he was arraigned in the Town of Norwich court and remanded to the Chenango County Jail without bail pending court action today.
Vendors are still needed for this year’s general Clinton canoe regatta in the park for the Memorial Day weekend. Regatta Chairman John Harmon explains:
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Harmon said that there would be plenty of rides on the Midway, as well as musical acts performing throughout the weekend, the 3rd annual Hall of Fame Induction Dinner on Saturday afternoon and of plenty of canoe racing from Friday night through the 70-mile endurance races on Monday.
Jury selection is underway in the latest trial of former State Senate Majority Leader Joe Bruno. Bruno is accused of taking bribes from a business associate who also had dealings with the state, while Bruno headed up the State Senate. Bruno was Acquitted of 5 charges & was found guilty of 2 others in his 2009 trial; the convictions were overturned on appeal.
Michael Kicinski of Earlville will not be on the Republican Primary ballot in the 22nd congressional district. Kicinski lost his spot because he did not have enough valid petition signatures from the district’s registered Republican residents, with several of the collected signatures being deemed invalid by the state Board of Elections. Assemblywoman Claudia Tenney and incumbent Richard Hanna will appear on the June 24th primary ballot.
The Sidney central school district announced that the Community Budget Presentation would be held on Thursday, May 8th at 6:00pm in the High School Library. The Annual Public Hearing for the School Budget will be Tuesday, May 13th at 7:00pm in the High School Library. The District Budget Vote and Election is Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at the HS Auditorium Lobby.
Police agencies from across the state will head to Albany this week to pay tribute to those who have died in the line of duty. A ceremony will be held tomorrow at the New York State Law Enforcement Officers Memorial at the Empire State Plaza. Before the ceremony, there will be a church service for police officers that have died. That will be followed by a march to the Law Enforcement Memorial at the Plaza. The memorial is inscribed with the names of more than 1,300 police officers that have died in the line of duty across the state.
U.S. Senator Charles Schumer is asking the FDA to prevent a powdered alcohol from reaching store shelves. Schumer said “ Palcohol” can be mixed with water, sprinkled on food or even snorted and is easily concealed. Palcohol’s parent company Lipsmark disagrees, saying it will be sold under the same restrictions as liquid alcohol. Schumer said the FDA should intervene like it did with caffeinated, fruit-flavored alcoholic beverages that appeal to young people. The federal Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau gave Palcohol label approvals April 8th, they were later withdrawn.
The village of Bainbridge board of trustees will hold a special meeting Tuesday at 5:00 PM. The purpose of the special meeting will be to select a consultant to update the comprehensive plan and provide grant-writing services for the 2014-2015 fiscal year.
The Unatego Central School District Board of Education will hold their next meeting tonight, at the 7:00 PM at the Junior Senior High School in Wells Bridge.
Governor Cuomo signed legislation to prohibit pharmacies and retails stores from selling cold medications containing Dextromethorphan to anyone under 18 unless they have a prescription. The new law addresses the problem of teens using the cough suppressant to get high, its use & abuse could lead to short and long term health risks including agitation, paranoia, hallucinations, and even death. All retail establishments selling DXM will be required to request proof of age unless the customer appears to be more than 25 years of age, or they could be subject to a fine of $250 for each violation.
THE NEXT GENERAL CLINTON CANOE REGATTA MEETING WILL BE HELD Tonight, AT THE Highway 7 Bar & Grill in Bainbridge at 7:00 PM FOR the annual Kickoff meeting. Regatta Chairman John Harmon is inviting anyone interested to the meeting, to bring in any new ideas for the 2014 REGATTA. Harmon said that they would be putting together committees in order to keep the regatta growing.
4 candidates are running for 2 seats on the Sidney town board on Election Day. Today, we hear from democratic candidate Paul Muratore & his ideas for running for the town board:
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Muratore will participate in the town board forum this Thursday evening at the Sidney library smart community room,
The Greater Oneonta Economic Development Council & Oneonta River Corporation, will host their 2nd presentation regarding potential economic development projects today. Heath Markus Green of Cornell University will head-up a presentation on revitalizing part of the old D&H Rail-yards in Oneonta at Foothills Performing Arts center at 4:30 PM.