Investigations are continuing by the New York Attorney General’s Office and the state Commission of Corrections after an inmate was found unconscious inside his Otsego County jail cell. Corrections officers performed CPR but the man was pronounced dead after being taken to Bassett Medical Center.
Commerce Chenango is inviting the public to eat, drink and be merry at the Chenango County Wine, Beer and Food Festival. The event is scheduled for Saturday, July 30 at the Chenango County Fairgrounds in Norwich.
New York State troopers arrested Kenneth A. Carson, 37, on April 10th and charged him with multiple felonies. He allegedly attempted a break-in of a Springfield home. An investigation found Carson in possession of “ghost” guns, weapons without serial numbers, a home-made machine gun, and other weapons.
During April, NYSP will be participating in National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. The crackdown will include increased patrol and checkpoints targeting drivers using electronic devices. The enhanced enforcement will run through April 11th.
NYS is observing the 26th annual Maple Weekend at farms throughout the region. Funded by the state department of Agriculture and Markets, Maple Weekend gives the public an opportunity to learn about the maple sugar making processes.