State Police issued 1,390 tickets during the Super Bowl Sunday STOP-DWI enforcement period. The campaign began at noon on Sunday until midnight. State Police arrested 31 people for DWI during this 12-hour campaign, they also arrested 408 for speeding, 39 for distracted driving, 55 for not wearing seatbelts and 16 for violating the Move Over Law.
State Police from Sidney arrested 52-year-old Carl Carro of Walton for 2nd degree Grand Larceny, following a Grand Jury sealed indictment warrant was received in Delaware County. An investigation from September 2014 had determined that Carro had received more than $95,000 from a complainant with the fraudulent intent of using the money in an investment. He was remanded to the Delaware County Jail on $50,000 cash bail or a $150,000 property bond. Anyone with information regarding further thefts by Carro should call State Police in Sidney at 561-7400.
The Bainbridge Chamber of Commerce will hold their annual free winter event in memory of a long time Bainbridge resident, at General Clinton Park this Sunday. Chamber member Phil Canonaco explains:
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The Bruce Haak Memorial Sleigh Rally & Winterfest runs from 1:00 to 4:00 PM at General Clinton Park Sunday.
The American Red Cross will hold another Blood Drive in Norwich. The drive will be held at the Broad Street Methodist Church at 74 North Broad Street in Norwich from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. All donors will receive a $5 Dunkin Donuts Gift card as a thank you for their donation; more information is available at redcross.org
The annual Chenango Lake Perch Derby will be held Saturday at Chenango Lake. The Derby will run from 7:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., Registration begins at 6:00 a.m. Ice-fishing enthusiasts of all ages are invited to participate. Prizes, food, raffles, as well as $1000 cash for the first tagged perch caught. More information is available at 349-0328, 334-2001or oxfordlions.org.
Eclipse Winterguard will be having a Chicken & Biscuit Dinner this Sunday, from 2:00 pm to 6:00 PM at the Wells Bridge Fire House. Dinner is $8 for adults and $6.50 for children under 10 and Senior citizens. Dinner includes chicken & biscuit, tossed salad, beverage and dessert. Take-outs are available.