State Police arrested 53-year-old Charles Jensen of Summit, for Aggravated DWI, Driving with a BAC of .19%, plus other traffic violations, after Troopers responded to a 2-vehicle accident on State Route 23, in the Town of Davenport. Jensen crashed into another vehicle, there were no injuries, and Jensen was issued tickets returnable to the Town of Davenport Court on March 28th.
Governor Cuomo launched a $70 million electric car rebate and outreach initiative to encourage the growth of electric car use in New York and promote the reduction of carbon emissions. The Drive Clean rebates are available to all New York residents who buy eligible cars through participating new car dealers. $55 million of the Drive Clean Initiative is dedicated to rebates of up to $2,000 for purchase of a new plug-in hybrid electric car, all-electric car or hydrogen fuel cell car. In addition to the rebates, $15 million will support installing more charging stations across the state. More than 30 different types of electric cars are available under the Drive Clean Rebate initiative, more information is available at NYSERDA’s website.
Last week, the Sidney Central School DARE program had its 20th “Graduation” under the direction of Sidney Police Chief Jan Gorshack. Chief Gorshack told WCDO News that the program has been well worth it for a number of reasons:
(Chief Jan Gorshack 3-24-17)
Chief Gorshack said that he was honored that State Senator Jim Seward, Assemblyman Cliff Crouch And Sidney Mayor Andy Matviak participated in the graduation last Friday.
The Jericho Arts Council announced another show with the Bluegrass act known as “Remington Ryde” Saturday night. The show will begin at 7:00 PM at the Bainbridge Town Hall Theater. Tickets can be reserved at 967-3882.
The Unadilla Historical Association & the Unadilla Concert Association will hold their “All Community Talent Night” Saturday night at the Unadilla Community Center on Main Street. The show will begin at 6:00 PM.
The Bainbridge Chamber of Commerce announced that the next ReUnite Bainbridge Committee Meeting would be held on Monday night. The meeting will take place at Bob’s Diner at 7:00 PM Topics of discussion will be about Summerfest, a Clambake in August & the Tri Town Relay for Life at General Clinton Park on May 5th.
The City of Oneonta announced today that due to a lack of agenda items, the Monday meeting of the Operations, Planning and Evaluation has been cancelled. The next regular meeting is scheduled to be held on Monday, April 10th.
Delaware County Sheriff’s Investigators arrested 38-year-old Jamal Abrams of Delhi for allegedly destroying property at the Delaware County Correctional Facility. Abrams was already incarcerated at the Jail on charges related to an assault arrest from earlier this year, is accused of kicking a glass door window inside the facility, causing the glass to shatter, causing more than $450.00 in damage to the window. Abrams was charged with 1 count of Criminal Mischief, he would be arraigned on the new charges in the Town of Delhi Court at a later date.
The Chenango County Habitat for Humanity’s 6th annual soup tasting fundraiser, known as the “Souper Bowl” will be held Saturday from 4:00 to 6:00 PM at the Norwich Family YMCA. 30 different soups from area restaurants are available plus auctions, door prizes, a 50-50 raffle, and a bake sale & live music will be featured, proceeds will support Habitat for Humanities current housing project in Sherburne. Tickets at the door will be $7.
Musical Impressionist Eric Kearns will be performing at the First United Methodist Church on Chestnut Street in Oneonta Saturday night. Spokesman Jeff Gardner comments:
(Jeff Gardner 3-24-17)
More information is available at 432-4102 extension 103; the show begins at 7:00 PM Saturday.