Planned Parenthood of South Central New York Inc. will recognize World AIDS Day locally by offering free anonymous rapid HIV testing and counseling from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at its offices in Oneonta and Norwich.
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Report: New Yorkers are stingy on organ donations
When it comes to organ and tissue donation, New York is one of the stingiest states in the nation, according to a report issued this week by Excellus BlueCross BlueShield. Otsego, Delaware and Chenango counties are not much better than the state average, the report shows.
Drug-trafficking probe yields another arrest
The arrest of a Westchester County man Tuesday for alleged oxycodone and heroin trafficking culminates a four-year, multi-agency investigation into the local drug trade, according to a media release from the Otsego County Sheriff's office.
Disaster funds available for raising homes
Up to $300 million has been made available through the state's NY Rising Housing Recovery Program to support home elevations for 6,575 homeowners, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced in a media release Thursday.
Man faces rape charges|
A 19-year-old Oneonta man was arrested Wednesday on rape charges, according to a release from the Delaware County Sheriff's Department.
City offers free week of swimming lessons
Free water-safety lessons will be provided to city and non-city Oneonta residents Aug. 4 through 7 when the Oneonta Family YMCA holds Splash Week, a person involved with the program said.
Part of West Street to close for project
The city of Oneonta has announced that West Street will be closed to through traffic from Clinton Street to Ravine Parkway between 8 a.m. and noon Saturday while the Department of Public Service installs a storm pipe across the road. The West Street entrance to Hartwick College will remain accessible to northbound local traffic.
- Thursday, July 31, 2014
Sens. say bill will curb on-campus assaults
A new bill introduced Wednesday will "finally" force colleges to face the problem of sexual assault on college campuses, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand said during a conference call Wednesday.
Area library complements book share with cookware
If you're thinking of cooking up something special for the upcoming Fairview Public Library's anniversary, look no further than the institution itself at 43 Walnut Street.
Forbes: SUNY Oneonta is among top U.S. colleges
For the first time since the list was established in 2008, SUNY Oneonta has made Forbes magazine's ranking of "America's Top Colleges," according to a media release from the college.
Franklin Head Start will resume
With the recent notice that federal funds lost in the recent federal budget sequester cuts would be restored, the Franklin Head Start will reopen in September, John Eberhard, executive director of Delaware Opportunities, which runs the program, said.
Man charged with sexual offense
New York State Police at Cobleskill arrested a Connecticut man Friday for sexual offenses that allegedly took place in the town of Schoharie, troopers said in a media release.
Police: Man stole from Milford home
An Oneonta man was arrested Thursday morning in connection with a burglary that took place last month in the town of Milford, according to New York State Police Blotter.
Delaware County man charged with burglary
A Delaware County man was arrested for burglary Wednesday, according to New York State Police.
- Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Attendees: Otsego fair's laid-back feel is relaxing
The more the merrier, right? Not necessarily. The best part of the Otsego County Fair in Morris is actually the lack of crowds, according to several fair-goers and vendors interviewed on opening day Tuesday.
Group plans substitute for canceled HOF concert
COOPERSTOWN -- After the recent cancellation of a planned 75th anniversary concert for the National Baseball Hall of Fame featuring the Boston Pops and Paul Simon, the public is being invited to Lakefront Park for an outdoor showing Saturday of the 1989 baseball movie "Field of Dreams." Replace it and they will come.
Search is on to replace local United Way director
The local United Way has blossomed from a conduit of contributions into an agency that has identified community needs and worked to build partnerships among social services groups and businesses, the former executive director said Tuesday.
Oneonta police: Beware of utility scam on phone
The City of Oneonta Police Department has received multiple reports of a scam in the area pertaining to payments due a utility.
Town gives bridge short-term repairs|
Some emergency repairs have resulted in the Clarence Musson road bridge in Butternuts being opened for traffic Tuesday morning, Butternuts Supervisor Charles Eckelmann said Tuesday.
Man on probation charged as fugitive|
A Cooperstown man has been accused of not completing a probation term set in Florida almost 20 years ago, authorities said Monday.
- Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Free concert, movie to replace canceled Cooperstown event
With the 75th Anniversary concert for the National Baseball Hall of Fame featuring the Boston Pops and Paul Simon canceled, a new local entertainment event is drawing inspiration from a classic baseball line :
- Report: New Yorkers are stingy on organ donations