Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver of Manhattan and Environmental Conservation Committee Chair Robert Sweeney from Lindenhurst have announced the Assembly will pass legislation establishing a one year moratorium on hydraulic fracturing in New York. Hydraulic fracturing, commonly referred to as hydrofracking, injects chemicals and highly pressurized... Read More.
Adam Foster has been released from jail in the United Arab Emirates. The Schuyler County man was detained for allegedly stealing handcuffs. UAE police found the handcuffs in his luggage at the airport as he tried to leave the country in February. Police say the handcuffs were... Read More.
Applications are still being accepted for Vestal Central School District’s Universal Pre-Kindergarten program for the 2011-2012 school year. The pre-kindergarten program is free to Vestal residents, and children who will turn four years old by December 1, 2011, are eligible. Applications are available on the district’s... Read More.
Delaware County Deputies have made two arrests for felony Welfare Fraud. Jacob Wormuth of Hancock has been charged with Welfare fraud, as well as felony Offering a false instrument for filing. It is alleged that Jacob received $3,665 in food stamps that he was not entitled... Read More.
Major Kevin G. Molinari, New York State Police Troop C Commander, has announced that troopers issued 2857 tickets for violation of the state’s mandatory seatbelt laws during the recent two-week enforcement mobilization, May 23rd to June 5th. During the two-week zero tolerance Buckle Up New... Read More.
An elderly woman is recovering after crashing her car into a sign in front of Wilson Medical Center. It happened just after 9 a.m. Tuesday. Police say the woman was attempting to exit a gated parking lot and accidently stepped on the gas instead... Read More.
A Connecticut man has been arrested for DWI twice in one day in Onondaga County. John Simister, 51, is facing multiple charges, including DWI, consuming alcohol in a motor vehicle and failure to comply. Simister was first pulled over for speeding in the Town of Tully... Read More.
Oneida County Sheriff Deputy Kurt Wyman, 24, was killed at the end of a five hour standoff in Knoxville, Oneida County on Tuesday. Police responded to a domestic dispute at about 9PM Monday. Chris Patterson, 41, was armed with a shotgun and took cover in a... Read More.
Devin Snyder, 20, a specialist in the U.S. Army Military Police, was killed by a roadside bomb near Mehter Lam, eastern Afghanistan last Saturday. According to Snyder's family, she and three other U.S. Army members were also killed in the attack. Snyder was a native of... Read More.
Tioga Opportunities held their annual employee appreciation day today. With over 170 employees, the directors wanted to say thank you for all of the hard work their staff does for the residents of Tioga County. Dave Radigan was broadcasting from the picnic and spoke... Read More.