Tag Archives: State Health Department

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 12-8-14

The New York State Department of Health today announced the selection of regional contractors for the Population Health Improvement Program, to promote the “Triple Aim” of better care, better population health, and lower health care costs. The contractors will convene … Continue reading

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P.M. NEWS MONDAY 11-24-14

Sidney Special education Teacher Tauna LaBare has initiated a fundraising campaign to purchase red and white striped socks with all proceeds going to the Ronald McDonald house where student Francisco LaBoy and his mother have stayed. LaBoy is a 6th … Continue reading

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P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 9-23-14

The state Health Department announced that 14 cases of the Enterovirus were confirmed in western New York. The virus has landed a significant number of children at health centers and hospitals across the country. Enterovirus results in difficulties breathing and … Continue reading

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P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 9-9-14

The Otsego County Sheriffs department arrested 26-year-old Dale Thompson of Oneonta in connection with dozens of Burglaries.  Detectives learned that Thompson traveled to Boston Massachusetts, New Hartford  & Albany with stolen property, & that he was also arrested for burglaries … Continue reading

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P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 7-29-14

State lawmakers & Governor Cuomo passed a package of bills to start combating the heroin epidemic across the state.  Local assemblyman Cliff crouch said that he supported that package of bills and looks to add to it next year:   … Continue reading

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P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 10-11-13

The Otsego County Sheriff’s department arrested 20-year-old Samantha Rinker of Nineveh for allegedly bringing heroin into the Otsego County jail while being booked on a petty larceny charge.  Rinker was charged with a felony count of promoting prison contraband and … Continue reading

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P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 10-1-13

The state opened its new health-care exchange today in hopes of trying to enroll more than 1 million uninsured New Yorkers. The state has a website and hotline to help people enroll, called NY State of Health. The exchanges are … Continue reading

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A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 9-19-13

Democratic and Sidney First Independent candidates for the upcoming town board election will hold a Meet & Greet night tonight be at the Sidney Memorial Public Library from 6:30 to 8:00 pm.  Current town board member Bill Heath is running … Continue reading

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