State Troopers reported that 28 year old Mark McGraw died in a logging accident in the town of Hancock on Tuesday morning. Troopers said McGraw died of a broken neck, he had been working by himself felling trees at about 9:40 Tuesday Morning when a tree fell and he was pinned.
The North Dakota Industrial Commission voted to approve regulations to reduce the volatility of crude oil at the source before it is shipped across the nation. North Dakota will increase the safety of transporting crude oil that eventually crosses New York State. Governor Cuomo’s administration has taken 66 actions to safeguard New York’s residents from potentially serious incidents involving the increased shipment of Volatile crude oil by rail or Boat, the actions were taken following a well-publicized train explosion in North Dakota earlier this year.
New York Farm Bureau members along with the Feeding America Food Banks announced that New York Farm Bureau members have donated almost 9.6 million pounds of food and farm products in 2014 through the month of November. That translates to nearly eight million meals being provided to New Yorkers in need. This record number is more than a million pounds of food ahead of where donations were last year at this time.
Congressman Chris Gibson announced the passage of the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act, which requires changes to Department of Defense and VA mental health programs. Congressman Gibson co-sponsored the bill, which increases access to mental health care by creating a peer support and community outreach pilot program to assist transitioning servicemen and women. It also requires an independent 3rd party to conduct annual evaluations of VA mental health and suicide prevention programs, authorizes the VA to collaborate with non-profit organizations to improve suicide prevention efforts, and starts a loan repayment program to help recruit new psychiatric caregivers. The bill is named for Marine Corporal Clay Hunt, who was diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder & faced delays in treatment; he took his own life at the age of 28 in 2011.
Charity solicitations usually gear up during the holiday season, but you should check with the solicitor to make sure the money is indeed going to a worthy cause. Many charities employ telemarketers for their solicitations, and those middlemen often take a chunk of the proceeds. If you receive a call from a telemarketer, ask what programs are conducted by the charity? How much of your donation will be used for charitable programs? How much is the telemarketer being paid and how much is the charity guaranteed
Doctors statewide would have wider discretion in treating Lyme disease if Gov. Cuomo signs legislation now on his desk. The bill would allow doctors to go outside of accepted medical guidelines to treat Lyme disease without automatically triggering an investigation by the state’s Office of Professional Medical Conduct. Last year, 17.9 people out of every 100,000 in New York were diagnosed with Lyme disease according to the CDC. The deadline for action by Cuomo is Dec. 17th
The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance said bitcoin purchases will not be subject to sales taxes. According to a tax guidance memo from the agency’s Taxpayer Guidance Division, digital currencies are a type of “intangible property” and, as such, are not subject to a sales tax when purchased. A sales exchange involving a digital currency w?uld b? considered a type ?f barter transaction. Only ??rt?in goods ?nd services exchanged far a digital currency w?uld b? subject t? a sales tax or related reporting requirements.
Law enforcement agencies around the state will conduct DWI enforcement patrols and checvkpoints, from the end of this week through the new year. Drunk drivers kill more than 10,000 people each year, the frequency of those accidents increase during the holiday season. You can now download the free STOP-DWI mobile app for Ios, Android & Windows Phone at stopdwi.org/mobileapp. The app will allow you to call a taxi; program a designated driver list & report suspect drunk drivers.
State Troopers reported that 28 year old Mark McGraw died in a logging accident in the town of Hancock on Tuesday morning. Troopers said McGraw died of a broken neck, he had been working by himself felling trees at about 9:40 Tuesday Morning when a tree fell and he was pinned.
The Latest Quinnipiac Poll shows Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo continues to maintain a 2-to-1 advantage over his Republican challenger Rob Astorino in New York’s gubernatorial race. The poll has Cuomo ahead 56% to 28% over Astorino. The poll finds that many voters remain unfamiliar with Astorino, or Democratic Party challenger Zephyr Teachout.
Voters can expect new ballot lines this November, next to the familiar Democratic and Republican parties, as candidates seek to attract single-issue voters and get their names on the ballot two, three or even four times. Yesterday was the deadline for groups hoping to create ballot lines to submit petitions to state election officials. New lines expected on the November ballot include the Women’s Equality Party and Stop Common Core. New York election law allows candidates to run on multiple lines, with the number of votes for each line added together for a candidate’s total tally.
Deposit Fire Fighters responded to a fire this morning at around 1:45 at 172 Front Street. All occupants escaped without injury, Hancock and Windsor Fire Departments also responded to the fire, the cause of fire remains under investigation.
Governor Cuomo signed legislation to Expand and strengthen services for veterans, active service members and their families. The new law eases the transition to a new school for children of military families that relocate, lowers the cost of higher education for Veterans receiving benefits under the GI bills, & offers military family members greater flexibility with professional licenses received from other states or jurisdictions. The new law also strengthens the supplemental burial assistance provided by the state to military families when a service member dies in combat or as a result of injuries sustained on the battlefield.
The state labor department released the unemployment statistics for the month of July. State wide, the rate was at 6.8%, locally, Chenango county’s rate dropped 9 10ths to 5.7%, Delaware county dropped 1.1% to 6.6% and Otsego County dropped 9/10ths to 5.7%.
Foothills Performing Arts Center has tickets on Sale now for a Motown Revue act that will be performing on September 19th. Foothills Executive Director Bill Youngs explains:
(Bill Youngs 8-20-14)
Tickets are available at FoothillsPAC.org or at the theater Box office on Market Street in Oneonta.
Area United Way programs and the Sidney Boys & Girls club are teaming up for the 2nd school supplies give away at the Sidney civic center this coming Friday afternoon. Trish Tyrell of the boys & girls club told WCDO news how people or organizations could donate to the cause:
(Trish Tyrell 8-20-14)
The giveaway will be first come first served from 4:00 to 6:00 PM at the boys & girls club on Friday.
The American Red Cross continues to have an urgent need for blood and platelet donations, even as thousands of people answered the urgent call to donate last month. Through the end of July, the Red Cross saw an increase of 7.5 percent in the number of donors giving blood. Despite the increase, blood products are being distributed to hospitals as quickly as donations come in, maintaining the urgent need. Call 1-800-RED CROSS to make an appointment or for more information
Calling hours for the fallen Johnson City Police officer David Smith will be held today from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Chase Funeral Home in Port Dickinson. Officer Smith’s Funeral will be tomorrow morning at 11:00 AM at Sarah Jane Johnson Church in Johnson City. Representatives from Police agencies from all over will be attending.
A Norwich teen is facing charges after she jumped out a window at the Norwich City Police Department. 17-year-old Cheyenne Davenport was charged with 2nd degree burglary, 2 counts of petty larceny and criminal possession of a controlled substance, after she allegedly entered a relative’s house and took medication and cash. 2 hours later, she jumped out the department’s window, Police found her hiding in a nearby house and also charged her with 2nd degree escape. Davenport was sent to the Chenango County jail on $2,500 bail.
The National Baseball Hall Of Fame announced today that on Memorial Day Weekend would feature 75 former major leaguers playing in 2014 Hall of Fame Classic, presented by Ford Motor Company, at Doubleday field in Cooperstown. Hall of Fame Members Roberto Alomar, Andre Dawson, Rollie Fingers, Eddie Murray, Phil Niekro and Ozzie Smith will serve as managers and coaches for the sixth annual game on Saturday, May 24th starting with the Home Run Derby at 1 PM and the Classic will start at 2:05 PM. Tickets for the Hall of Fame Classic are $ available at 1-877-726-9028 or at baseballhall.org.
12.6% of New York residents’ income went to state and local taxes in 2011, the highest rate in the nation, according to a report from the Tax Foundation. Their annual report placed New York at the top of the list for the second straight year, though the total burden fell from 13.1% in 2010. The national average for 2011 was 9.8%. State Lawmakers have lowered the State tax rates since 2011.
The Delaware, Ulster & Greene Sheriff’s Departments and State Police investigated vehicle thefts, & announced the arrest of 53-year-old Joel Yaro of Ulster Park for 3rd & 4th degree Grand Larceny. Yaro is accused of the theft of a vehicle from Hancock that was recovered in the Town of Kortright later that day, following the recovery of that vehicle; Deputies investigated the theft of a vehicle from the Town of Kortright, which was recovered by Greene County Sheriff’s Deputies the following day. Yaro was arraigned in the Town of Hancock Court on the two Grand Larceny charges Wednesday; he was remanded to the Delaware County Correctional Facility on $10,000 cash bail pending further court action.
Tougher texting-while-driving penalties for teenage and new drivers were included in this year’s state budget agreement. Under the state’s new budget, drivers who are under 18, or have a probationary license, will see their driving rights suspended for 120 days on a first texting conviction and a year on the second one. The governor has pushed for tougher distracted-driving penalties since taking office in 2011, when he and lawmakers changed the state’s texting-while-driving ban from a secondary to a primary offense. Last year, there were 55,130 texting-while-driving tickets issued in the state, up 82 percent from the previous year.
April is Alcohol Awareness Month, where parents are encouraged to educate their children about the dangers of alcohol & alcohol dependency. Dave Ramsey of the Alcohol & Drug Abuse Council of Delaware County told WCDO News that research in the last few years has indicated that alcohol to a forming teenaged brain has lasting consequences:
(Dave Ramsey 4-3-14)
Those who would like more information can go the toe council’s website at ADACONLINE.org.
State attorney general Eric Schneiderman announced agreements with 10 repossession businesses to help limit the marketing of short-term loans using cars as collateral. With so-called title loans, the short-term borrowing by consumers with poor credit histories can carry high interest rates, making them difficult to pay off and easier to roll over for additional interest. At the end of the loan, borrowers may face balloon payments or loss of their cars. More information is available at oag.state.ny.us.
Reactions from area lawmakers are in following Tuesday’s executive budget proposal by Governor Cuomo in Albany. Assemblyman Cliff Crouch responds:
State senator Jim Seward also commented:
Lawmakers will get to work on the budget plan; the deadline to pass it is April 1st.
48-year-old William Danielson of Preston pleaded not guilty to 5 felony counts in Chenango County Court this morning. The Chenango County Sheriff’s Office accused Danielson of attacking his former girlfriend Lucinda Knoll in front of their son at the Maple Grove Trailer Park in Norwich on December 27th, she died from injuries sustained in the attack 2 days later. Danielson is charged with two counts of 2nd degree murder, 1st degree robbery, plus 1st & 2nd degree assault, he remains held in the Chenango County Jail pending additional court action.
About 150 people attended the Oneonta Area for public education meeting in Oneonta Saturday, to register their concerns with lawmakers about the Common Core and other newly enacted issues in public education. Co-founder of the group (pronounced “Shirs-tee) Kjersti VanSlyke-Briggs comments:
(Kjersti VanSlyke-Briggs 1-22-14)
The message following several such forums reached Governor Cuomo’s ears; he mentioned the need for change during his executive budget proposal Tuesday afternoon:
VanSlyke-Briggs said that area lawmakers Jim Seward, Cliff Crouch & Congressman Chris Gibson all expressed support At Saturday’s Oneonta forum, for the changes to the Common Core and the eliminating of many of the newly implemented tests for students.
State police in Deposit arrested 25-year-old O’Neil Bower of Rochester for aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and unlawful possession of marihuana. The arrest followed a stop for speeding at 81 miles an hour in 55 miles an hour zone on State Route 17 in Hancock. Troopers discovered that Bower had a driver license that was suspended 9 times, they also found to Bower unlawfully possessed marihuana. Bower was arraigned in the Village of Hancock Court and released after paying his $100 cash bail.
State police in Oneonta arrested 21-year-old Brittany Alfarano of Oneonta for driving while intoxicated with a reportable BAC result of .15%. The arrest resulted from investigating a 1-car accident on Interstate 88 in Oneonta; troopers accuse Alfarano of also texting on her cell phone when she crashed. She was issued tickets returnable in the Town of Oneonta Court on January 28th.
Governor Cuomo wants to spend $10 million dollars in the next state budget, to establish a new database of police information that departments across the state could share online. The database would make it easier for police agencies to share crime information & coordinate responses across jurisdictions without having to request information & wait for a reply.
The first day of the WCDO Fundraiser for the Chenango County Toys for Tots programs was very successful, with donations of toys, checks & cash coming into the WCDO studios throughout the day. A fire in Norwich Friday damaged about $8,000 of toys stored by the program for this year’s drive, Toys for Tots Coordinator Roger Barnhart stopped by yesterday to talk about the importance of the program, and how many people benefited last year locally:
(Roger Barnhart 12-3-13)
Barnhart left WCDO with $3148 yesterday, about 97% of the money collected goes directly for toy purchases. Donations are being accepted at WCDORADIO.com for toys for tots, toys are still being accepted at the WCDO Studios today, they will also be collected in Bainbridge this Saturday when the Toys for Tots train stops at noon.
A wood stove is blamed for a Saturday fire in Deposit. Deposit Firefighters & fire fighters from 7 other departments responded to 2941 China Road around 3:30 a.m. Saturday, the house was a total loss, the Red Cross is assisting occupants.
State police at Sidney arrested 31-year-old Howard Archer of Unadilla for unlawful possession of marihuana. The arrest resulted from a vehicle stop on Pine Hill Road in Sidney. Police searched Archer’s vehicle & confiscated 15 grams of marihuana and two smoking pipes with burnt marihuana residue, Archer was released on tickets returnable to the Sidney town court on December 12th.
State troopers arrested 32-year-old Nicole Caves of Beacon, New York Saturday, after a property damage automobile accident on State Route 17 in Hancock. Caves was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated with a reportable BAC result of .26%, more than 3 times the legal limit. Cave was issued tickets to appear in the Hancock town court on January 26,
The Oneonta Common Council approved a 2014 budget by a vote of 5 to 2 Last week. The $15.3 million dollar general fund budget for 2014 carries a tax levy increase of 1.5%, a public hearing on the plan Will be held tonight at Oneonta City Hall at 7:00, the council will then likely vote on the budget.
Commerce Chenango announces the NBT BANK ANNUAL HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR will be held tonight at their 52 South Broad Street Norwich location. The event will run from 5:00 to 7:00 PM, more information is available at 334-1402.
The Cancer Services Program of Delaware, Otsego and Schoharie counties will offer free health screenings on December 9th, when the Bassett Cancer Institute’s mobile screening coach will set up at the Walton Big M supermarket on Delaware Street, between 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM, Screenings include pelvic exams, pap tests, clinical breast exams, mammograms, and take-home colorectal test kits for men and women 50 or older. Appointments are requested at 1-888-345-0225.
Assemblyman Cliff Crouch is hosting 3 town hall meetings this week in Kirkwood, Windsor and Triangle. The first meeting will be Tuesday at 5:00 PM at the Kirkwood Town Hall, the 2nd meeting will be on Wednesday, at 6:00 PM at the Windsor Town Hall, and the 3rd will be on Thursday at 6:00 PM at the Triangle Town Hall on Liberty Street in Whitney Point.
Today is World Aids Day, and Family Planning of South Central New York is offering free services today & even later in the week at their area locations. Spokesperson Debra Marcus explains:
(Debra Marcus 12-2-13)
More information about Family Planning of South Central New York is available 723-5130 extension 232.
The Delaware County Fair Board announced that country music star Easton Corbin, with special guest Danielle Bradbery will perform in concert on Saturday August 16, 2014 at the Delaware County Fairgrounds in Walton. Easton has had a string of hits on the country charts; Bradbery charmed her way into the national spotlight during Season 4 of “The Voice”. Pre-sale TRACK ONLY ticket vouchers are now available for $30 at Hodges Sales and Service on Delaware Street in Walton today through December 24th.
Delaware County officials announced that it had received a grant from the New York State Office of Community Renewal in support of its efforts to attract Data Control Group LLC to Hancock. Data Control Group plans to make a $2.8 million investment in Hancock to renovate and equip a portion of the long vacant Becton Dickinson manufacturing building for the development of a call center and back office operation. This project is projected to result in the creation of 400 new full-time jobs over the next two years. More information is available at the County’s Economic Development website atwww.dcecodev.com or by phoning 746-8595
Delaware County Sheriffs Deputies Arrested 19 year old Devyn Clum of Kortright for 2 counts of 4th degree Criminal Mischief and 2nd degree Harassment. Clum was arrested following an investigation into a domestic incident; he is accused of destroying property and for not allowing the victim to call 911. Clum was arraigned in the Town of Delhi Court and remanded to the Delaware County Jail, he will appear in the Town of Kortright Court at a later date.
The Oneonta Police Department arrested 57 year old Lafayette Alexander of Hollis Points, New York for 1st degree Forgery, 2 counts of 1st degree Identity Theft, 2 counts of Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument, Falsifying business records, Attempted Identity Theft & Attempted Grand Larceny. Police were notified by NBT bank personnel of a fraudulent business loan application, Alexander allegedly used another person’s name, social security number, fake drivers license and fraudulent tax returns as well as other questionable information. Alexander was arraigned and held on $30,000 cash bail, or $60,000 bond pending future court action.
State Police in Norwich report that a body of a deceased male was located submerged in the Unadilla River in the Town of Butternuts, about 2 miles south of South New Berlin. The discovery followed the search by State Police, New Berlin Police, State Forrest Rangers, Chenango County Sheriff’s Deputies and Civilian volunteers, searching for 45 year old Daniel Reimers of New Berlin, who was last seen on November 7th. The investigation is continuing.
The Sidney Fire Department responded to 8 Gilbert Street around 3:00 PM Saturday afternoon. The fire was contained in about 45 minutes, no injuries were reported, and the cause of the fire is under investigation.
State Police in Deposit and the Hancock Police Department responded to 479 County Route 28 in Fish’s Eddy for the report of an assault. Police located a 52-year-old female subject who had been in a verbal and physical altercation with 52-year-old Ronald Milke Jr; she suffered various facial injuries before she was able to exit the residence. State Police entered the residence and located Milke deceased from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. The female subject was transported to Wilson Hospital. The Investigation is continuing.
State Education Commissioner John King will visit Binghamton Monday to discuss the Common Core with community members. The forum is scheduled for 6:00 to 8:00 PM at West Middle School. The forum will be hosted by state Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo and moderated by the League of Women Voters, Assemblyman Cliff Crouch will also be serving on the panel.
Governor Cuomo announced that in honor of Veterans day today, he signed legislation to ensure that the flags lowered to half-staff at the State Capitol in honor of a fallen soldier are presented to the loved ones of the deceased. The Governor also signed a new law to designate State Route 23 in the Town of Davenport as the ”Davenport Veterans of Foreign Wars Memorial Highway, to memorialize the recently deceased members of the VFW Post #487 who served in Korea and World War 2. Another new law will designate a portion of State Route 97 in the Town of Hancock as the “Hancock Veterans Memorial Highway” as that Town lost 2 service men in the Iraq War, as well as in previous wars and conflicts.
State Police in Sidney arrested 46-year-old MARK CRAWFORD of Guilford for Criminal Sexual Act, and Endangering the Welfare of a Child. The arrests were made following an investigation conducted by the State Police and Chenango County Child Protective Services into allegations that Crawford was having sexual contact with a person less than 11 years old. Crawford was arraigned in the Town of Guilford Court and remanded to the Chenango County Jail on $20,000 bail. The Investigation is continuing. Anyone with additional information is asked to contact the New York State Police at 561-7400.
State police at Oneonta arrested 50-year-old Michael Hinckley of Treadwell for aggravated DWI with a reportable BAC result of .19%. The arrest resulted from a vehicle stop for using a cell phone on Main Street in Oneonta; Hinckley was released with tickets returnable to the Oneonta city court on November 20th.
The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office has proposed a partnership with county school districts to operate Sheriff Sub-Stations inside school buildings. Delaware County Undersheriff Craig Dumond explains:
(Undersheriff Craig Dumond 11-11-13)
Dumond said that each Deputy will be provided a building access pass and keys to enable immediate access to the facility 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Stamford & Deposit already have substation offices up & running, 3 other district are considering the proposal.
State Police arrested 37-year-old Victoria Young of Hancock for endangering the welfare of a child and 2nd degree Forgery. Troopers also arrested 33-year-old Jeffery Johnson of Hancock for endangering the welfare of a child and criminal possession of a forged instrument. Young & Johnson were arrested yesterday following the death of their 2-year-old daughter Andie Johnson, who fell from a second-story apartment September 17th in Hancock. The pair were arraigned in the Hancock court and remanded to the Delaware county jail with no bail set at this time.
The Chenango County Sheriff’s Department arrested a 16-year-old male youth from Plymouth Sunday afternoon, after he drove through a police road check in the town of Oxford. Deputies said that the youth had a 3-year-old passenger in the vehicle that was in an improper child restraint seat. The youth was charged with Felony Aggravated Driving while Intoxicated, Driving While Ability impaired by drugs and endangering the welfare of a child. The unidentified Teen was arraigned in the Town of Norwich Court and was remanded to the Chenango County Correctional Facility on $100 cash bail.
New York Farm Bureau has announced their annual “Circle of Friends,” naming 101 State Legislators to the list. Local lawmakers who were named to the list included state senators Jim Seward, John Bonacic & Tom Libous and Assemblymen Cliff Crouch, Bill Magee & Pete Lopez. The award is an indication of the individual lawmaker’s legislative support of New York agriculture and of the Farm Bureau.
State troopers arrested 30-year-old Michael Hercules of Columbia, Maryland for criminal possession of a weapon, aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and unlawful possession of marihuana. Hercules was stopped for speeding on Interstate 88, he was found to have a suspended license and illegally possessed a handgun. He was arraigned before the town of Maryland court and was remanded to the Otsego county jail in lieu of $2,000 cash bail.
The Public Market in Norwich is now a year-round farmers market. The winter farmers market will run from November through May each Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The location will continue to be in East Side Park as long as the weather is temperate. When the weather starts turning in the fall, the market will move indoors to the Morrisville College Follett Hall Atrium at 20 Conkey Avenue in Norwich. More information is available at 345-1447.
Former Governor George Pataki, former Comptroller Carl McCall and union and business leaders will head a tax-cutting commission set up by Governor Andrew Cuomo. The commission will find ways to cut $2 to $3 billion dollars in taxes over the next few years. Cuomo and the state legislature cut state spending the first 2 years of his administration, but were forced to increase spending in the budget currently in effect, but the state did implement a 2% tax cap for school districts & municipalities in order to keep taxes from increasing above the rate of inflation. The Commission’s recommendations will be due by December 6th for inclusion in the Governor’s 2014 State of the State message.
State troopers arrested 55-year-old Jeffrey All of Bloomville for felony DWI, unauthorized use of a Motor Vehicle, & felony aggravated unlicensed operation. While responding to a report of a stolen vehicle in Delaware County, troopers found that the suspect returned to the residence after crashing the vehicle. All is accused of taking the vehicle without permission, that he was intoxicated at the time of the accident, had 2 prior DWI convictions in the last 10 years, and his BAC was 3 times the legal limit. All was arraigned and was remanded to the Delaware county jail with no bail set pending future court action.
The Delaware County Sheriff’s Deputies investigated a 1-vehicle fatal motor vehicle accident Sunday in the Town of Delhi. 18-year-old Michael Ackerman of South Kortright was operating a pick up truck Northbound on State Hwy 10 the vehicle failed to negotiate a curve and left the roadway, struck a tree and caught fire. Ackerman was killed in the crash; the cause of the crash is still under investigation.
Delaware County Sheriff’s Deputies assisted by K-9 “Ozzie” executed a Search Warrant in the Town of Franklin Thursday, at Snake Hill Road. A search of the property led to the seizure of 7 marihuana plants, several drying marihuana plants, approximately one ounce of processed marihuana, a quantity of hashish, drug paraphernalia and several long guns. Deputies arrested 33-year-old Lee March of Otego for Criminal Possession of Marihuana and Unlicensed Cultivation of Marihuana; he was arraigned in the Town of Hamden Court and was released on recognizance pending further court action.
State senator Jim Seward & Oneonta Mayor Dick Miller unveiled a plan to make Oneonta’s lights more efficient. Seward mentioned the plan at an Oneonta press conference Friday:
The legislative grant obtained by Senator Seward, included in a 2012 senate resolution, is being used to replace outdated high pressure sodium street lights with new energy-efficient LED fixtures. The new “green” fixtures will provide substantial energy savings for the City of Oneonta and will also reduce long-term maintenance costs.
State troopers arrested 46-year-old Michael Clark of Port Crane for 3rd degree assault & endangering the welfare of a child. The arrest followed the report made to the Broome County Child Protective Services, where Clark is accused of striking & injuring a 9 year old victim. Clark was arraigned in the town of Fenton court and remanded to the Broome county jail in lieu of $1500 bail.
Delaware County Sheriff Deputy’s investigated a one-car roll over motor vehicle accident on State Highway 97 in the Town of Hancock. Deputies arrested 36-year-old Matthew Buehler of Olympia Washington For Aggravated DWI, as Buehler registered a BAC of .22%. Buelher was also ticketed for speed not reasonable and prudent, he was released & will appear in the Town of Hancock Court on October 7th.
Tax revenues for the first five months of the state fiscal year were $69.8 million over updated budget projections, according to State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli. Year-to-date tax collections are up 10.3 percent from the same period last year, due to strong Personal Income Tax collections, which are up by more than 13%.
The Binghamton Senators announced that tickets for individual regular season games are on sale this week. Single game tickets for the general public will go on sale Wednesday, at 10:00 AM for all 37 regular season home games at the Broome County Arena. Tickets are available at the Broome County Arena Box Office, at Ticketmaster outlets, through ticketmaster at 1-800-745-3000, or at 722-SENS or Online at binghamtonsenators.com or ticketmaster.com.