Cuomo declares emergency as NY’s coronavirus cases reach 76

first_imgThe outbreak there has been traced to a synagogue in New Rochelle where the congregation was asked to self-quarantine earlier in the week after a person in its community was hospitalized with the illness. NEW YORK (AP) — Governor Andrew Cuomo says that New York state’s coronavirus caseload has risen over the past day from 44 to 76. At a news conference, Cuomo said the largest concentration of cases, 57, is in Westchester County. That prompted him to declare a state of emergency on Saturday to bolster the medical response to the outbreak. No one has died from the new virus in the state.last_img

Steuben County reaches nearly 200 positive COVID-19 cases

first_imgFor the latest Steuben County updates, visit Steuben County’s website or social media pages: www.facebook.com/SCNYPublicHealth and www.instagram.com/SteubenPublicHealth. As directed by the CDC, the health department says they are collecting information from 48 hours before the first symptoms arrived.  For more coronavirus coverage, click here. City of Hornell (2)Village of HammondsportVillage of Wayland STEUBEN COUNTY, N.Y. (WBNG) — The Steuben County Health Department gave an update on the coronavirus, including the addition of four cases on Sunday.center_img The Steuben County Health Department has now reported a total of 195 positive cases of the coronavirus. The health department has provided a breakdown, including where the residents who most recently tested positive live. The breakdown is as follows: Officials say that one or more of the latest cases is related to a previously reported individual. The health department says one of the additional cases is related to the mass testing conducted at Elderwood at Hornell and a case from Hornell Gardens. The health department says that all of the individuals that tested positive are being closely monitored by the Steuben County Health Department and are all quarantined. Officials say the health department is in the process of conducting investigations to identify any close contacts of the infected individuals.last_img read more

Community supports Sidney PD with new shed

first_imgThanks to the community, the Sidney Police Department now have their very own shed to store all the training accessories they have. The motorcycle group made up of veterans and law enforcement officers donated more than $1,000 to the project. The maker of the shed was also local, offering a discount on the shed to show support. “Our whole goal is to support the community, support law enforcement, to support veterans, and this was right up our alley,” said Fred Deutcsh, president of the motorcycle club. “It was an honor to help them, I would do it again,” said Insinga. “It was a great way to get our community together, and really back our blue, that’s important.” “We had to lug this equipment back and forth every time we wanted to use the range,” said Sidney Police Chief Eric Oliver. “It really showed us that the community we work for is worth the time we put into it,” said Oliver. When Delaware Valley Humane Society Shelter Director Erin Insinga learned of the department’s problem, she says she wanted to help immediately. SIDNEY (WBNG) — The Sidney community is rallying behind their police department with a token of appreciation. The Sidney Police Department’s firing range sits a little more than one mile away from the station. “We’ve had a long standing relationship with Sidney PD, professionally and personally. I consider them to all be friends of mine,” said Insinga. To fund raise, she turned to the community for help, selling t-shirts at $20 each. Then, more members of the community began to step up, like the Nam Knights Southern Tier Chapter. last_img read more

Binghamton police ask public for help with church burglary investigation

first_imgAnyone with information is asked to call Binghamton Police Detectives at 607-772-7080 and refer to case number 2020-40735. Police are trying to identify the person in the surveillance footage. According to the footage, the burglary occurred on Sept. 5. According to the police department’s Facebook page, the burglary occurred over the course of three days and electronic sound equipment was stolen.center_img BINGHAMTON (WBNG) — The Binghamton Police Department is investigating a burglary that occurred at the Anglican Church of the Good Shepard on Conklin Avenue.last_img