Tioga Downs in Nichols received the news from the State Gaming Facility Location Board, to go ahead with plans to expend for a full-scale casino, The board denied their bid last year, and gave the Southern Tier Casino license to the Lago resort about 85 miles north of the region. Groundbreaking on the expanded casino … [Read more…]
Governor Cuomo signed the “Enough is Enough” Legislation Tuesday in New York City, to Combat Sexual Assault on private College Campuses: (Cuomo 7-8-15) The bill is based on action already taken in the State University System. The law is expected to become a national model on the issue of sexual assaults on college campuses. ———————————- … [Read more…]
Bidding has been opened up for a casino in the Southern Tier by the state Gaming Commission. The commission chose only 3 casino bids instead of 4 in December, bypassing the Southern Tier entirely, in favor of a casino to be placed in Seneca County, about 85 mile north of the region. Governor Cuomo requested … [Read more…]
The first of the DEC hearing on the proposed Constitution Pipeline will be held today in Binghamton. The hearing begins at 6:00 PM at the East Middle School Auditorium at 167 East Frederick Street in Binghamton, another hearing will be held Tuesday in Oneonta and Wednesday in Cobleskill. —————————— The state’s Gaming Facility Location Board … [Read more…]
Governor Andrew Cuomo submitted a letter to New York State’s Gaming Commission on Friday to re-open bidding for a ‘true’ Southern Tier Region casino license, which was included in Proposition One which was passed on 2013. Tioga Downs would be a likely spot for a casino, as owners at Traditions in Johnson City have backed … [Read more…]
Governor Cuomo & Vice President Joe Biden met yesterday in New York City, to discuss the state’s efforts in developing infrastructure to deal with future harsh weather conditions: (Cuomo 10-21-14) This phase of the infrastructure upgrades includes holding Master Plan Design Competitions, for LaGuardia, Kennedy & Stewart airports, to bring them up to … [Read more…]
Delaware County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division, ARRESTED 51 YEAR OLD James McGinn of Walton on a Sealed Grand Jury Indictment Warrant, for 2 counts of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance. McGinn is accused of selling heroin in the Village of Walton, following a year and a half long investigation. McGinn was arraigned in … [Read more…]
The search for 77-Year-old Edward Mills of Nichols has been cancelled. Mills went missing yesterday afternoon, he was located shortly after 7:00 AM this by Security staff in the parking lot at Tioga Downs. Mills was reportedly conscious alert, weak, and wet, he is being checked out by medical professionals.