- On the Bright Side
- Jan 13, 2014
Schoharie farmer nomination gets good reviews
Farm advocates have joined politicians applauding the nomination of a Schoharie County farmer as state agriculture commissioner. Richard A. Ball of Schoharie Valley Farms, a 200-acre family farm, was nominated Thursday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to be the next commissioner of the Department of Agriculture and Markets.Continued ...
- Jan 11, 2014
Area hotelier appointed to statewide board
A Cooperstown innkeeper will have a chance to help out his industry statewide thanks to his recently announced appointment to the New York State Hospitality & Tourism Association's Board of Directors.Continued ...
- Jan 10, 2014
Area schools face off in academic tournament
A team of students from Oneonta High School had a chance to shine Thursday when they won this year's Upstate Academic Competition.Continued ...
- Jan 9, 2014
SUNY Delhi online program earns U.S. News' top honors
Among hundreds of colleges across the nation offering online bachelor's programs, SUNY Delhi's program is the cream of the crop, according to U.S. News & World Report.Continued ...
- Jan 6, 2014
OCCA offering camp scholarship contest
Area students with creative ideas for the environment could win themselves a free trip to camp this summer through a local program.Continued ...
- Jan 3, 2014
Area man turns pond into hockey rink
On the same day 105,491 hockey fans gathered in Ann Arbor, Mich., for the National Hockey League's popular Winter Classic game, Oneonta hockey enthusiasts held their own version of the New Year's Day game, thanks to a local man's pond.Continued ...
- Dec 20, 2013
National Weather Service honors 50-year volunteer
When Lester Constable of Unadilla woke up one day 50 years ago, he had no idea he was about to start a new job as a cooperative weather observer for the National Weather Service.Continued ...
- Dec 18, 2013
Local trooper, dog graduate from K-9 academy
ALBANY -- Skiff, a handsome and muscular 3-year-old German shepherd, showed no signs of having the butterflies when he was called to the stage Tuesday to be recognized as one of latest graduates of the State Police Canine Handler Basic School in Cooperstown.Continued ...
- Dec 17, 2013
KFC manager marks 30 years on the job
Her job is still finger lickin' good after 30 years, a longtime employee at the Oneonta Kentucky Fried Chicken said Monday.Continued ...
- Dec 16, 2013
- Gala to benefit Heart Care Institute
- Dec 14, 2013
Delaware farm bureau wins awards
The Delaware County Farm Bureau was presented with seven Silver Key Awards at the New York Farm Bureau's annual statewide meeting, held Dec. 3-5 in Syracuse.Continued ...
- Dec 13, 2013
Museum to feature refurbished railroad car
The Christmas Stroll on Saturday at the village of Franklin, has an added attraction for railroad enthusiasts. The doors to the Franklin Railroad & Community Museum will be open from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.Continued ...
- Dec 7, 2013
Schools, WSKG team up to teach girls science
The perception that girls are not good at science is changing rapidly, and many area educators are happy to expedite that change.Continued ...
- Dec 3, 2013
Technology grows in Sidney with move toward iPad-based learning
The Sidney Central School District has implemented a 1-to-1 iPad Initiative for the 2013-14 school year, giving every student in grades 7-12 an Apple iPad to use. The technology will be utilized in conjunction with Schoology, a learning management system.Continued ...
- Nov 30, 2013
Kindness is key for local church group
Fifty retail employees who worked on Thanksgiving were each given two dollars worth of encouragement amid the Black Friday shopping frenzy this year.Continued ...
- Nov 25, 2013
Richfield Springs Legion commander earns state honor
A local American Legion leader was honored Saturday for his years of service to local veterans and his community.Continued ...
- Nov 18, 2013
MSO to bring holiday cheer to Main Street
Santa Claus is coming to downtown Oneonta -- along with gingerbread creations, holiday movies, horse-drawn wagon rides and dancing mice.Continued ...
- Nov 12, 2013
Artists' network opens Delhi gallery
The Catskill Mountain Artisan Guild recently opened a new location in the village of Delhi, completing another step in the creation of a regional artisans trail, officials said in a media release.Continued ...
- Nov 9, 2013
Two honored with OCCA awards
Two area residents will be honored for their environmental efforts by the Otsego County Conservation Association (OCCA) at an upcoming event.Continued ...
- Nov 8, 2013
Chobani chips in with community center
Residents of the western Otsego County hamlet of South Edmeston said Thursday they are delighted that they are getting a new community center adjacent to the South Edmeston Community Church.Continued ...