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March 1, 2014

Week in Review: Time Warner to hike rates, fees

This weekend feature offers a recap of the week’s top local stories:

MONDAY

A Sidney Center man was arrested Friday night after drunk driving with a child in his vehicle, a class E felony, according to New York state police blotter.

In sports: With less than two minutes left and the score tied, Cooperstown’s girls had the basketball, the momentum and an upset brewing.

Then everything fell apart for the fifth-seeded Hawkeyes, whose season ended with a 58-50 loss to top-seeded Little Falls in a Section Three Class C semifinal Sunday at Onondaga Community College.

TUESDAY

Area federal legislators and military veterans who addressed the issue Monday were largely opposed to a plan by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to cut the military budget.

In sports: Chris Cirigliano and Jamie Griswold won’t see another Section Four wrestler this high school season, but the Bainbridge-Guilford/Afton/Harpursville teammates have plenty of competition left.

WEDNESDAY

Controversial state-mandated testing isn’t only making waves among grade-school educators; SUNY Oneonta officials say it has now made its way into universities with the installation of a rigorous new teacher-certification exam.

Also: Customers of Time Warner Cable will begin seeing increased rates next month for the company’s internet and cable television systems as well as the introduction of a new $2.25-a-month “broadcast TV fee.”

In sports: Oneonta High graduate Erin Wolstenholme scored a team-high 16 points to lead Cortland State to a 67-58 victory at Oneonta State on Tuesday in a SUNY Athletic Conference women’s basketball quarterfinal.

THURSDAY

Oneonta’s environmental and economic vitality will be the focus of a meeting Saturday that will combine teaching and brainstorming components to plan for the community’s future. The Oneonta Sustainability Summit at the Morris Conference Center at the State University College at Oneonta will be from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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