A stamp, coin and postcard show is being co-sponsored at the Holiday Inn on Saturday by the Leatherstocking and Tri County Stamp clubs. The hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and admission is free. Area dealers will have items for sale. In addition members of the Tri County Club of Sidney and Leatherstocking Club of Cooperstown will share their expertise and answer questions about the hobby. They are also looking for new members.
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Local NAACP head says New York could be next
Oneonta NAACP President Lee Fisher said he would not be surprised if New York issued a ban similar to the Supreme Court's Tuesday decision to uphold a ban of affirmative action in Michigan public programs, including university admissions.
Local manufacturer Ioxus to expand to second production site
Ioxus, a manufacturer in Oneonta, will expand to a second production site locally and hire 30 workers, said officials Tuesday.
Students to learn about Hungarian wine industry
When you're selecting a wine to go with your dinner tonight, the country of Hungary will probably never cross your mind. But it should, according to a State University College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill staff member who will host six Hungarian visitors today and is familiar with the nation and its wine.
Advocates seek to join drill ban case
Both sides of the natural gas drilling debate are lining up to become party to a potentially precedent-setting case that will determine whether municipal government has the authority to ban hydrofracking, as scores of towns throughout the state have done over the past three years.
Howe Caverns owner poised to roll dice on casino play
Howe Caverns Development chief executive officer Emil Galasso said Tuesday that he will today wire $1 million to a special state account in order to meet the filing deadline for proposed casino projects authorized in a state referendum last November.
Program to collect unused prescription drugs
Expired or unused prescription drugs can be disposed of anonymously Saturday in a program being offered by the Otsego County Sheriff's Office, according to a redia release. The free service is offered from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. as part of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day at the sheriff's office located at 172 state Route 33 West, Middlefield.
LEAF to hold several events
The LEAF Council on Alcoholism and Addictions is promoting several public events through the end of May.
Man arrested for assault
A village of Sidney man was arrested Monday for a felony assault charge, according to Delaware County Sheriff's Deputies.
- Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Gibson calls Eldridge out of touch with region
RICHFIELD SPRINGS - Rep. Chris Gibson, R-Kinderhook, criticized Democratic challenger Sean Eldridge Monday for relocating into the district in a way that "smacks of opportunism" and seeking a congressional seat despite having "virtually no experience."
Area prepares to celebrate Earth Day
There are area environmentally-oriented events today, Earth Day, as well as all this week.
Chobani plans on more yogurt creations, market expansions
Chobani is whipping up six more yogurt creations, plus expanding into markets in Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, the New Berlin-based company said in media releases last week.
Astorino to keynote Otsego GOP dinner
COOPERSTOWN - Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino, the state Republican Party's presumptive nominee for governor this year, has accepted an invitation to be the keynote speaker at the Otsego County GOP's annual spring dinner.
City committee does groundwork for city manager search
The timetable set for hiring for the next city manager is aggressive and the bar for candidates is high, according to the chairman of the Common Council committee heading up the search.
Seven area teachers to be honored with awards
Seven area middle and high school teachers will be honored Thursday for their assistance in training the next generation. The Awards for Exemplary Service will be presented at the 21st annual Celebration of Teaching reception starting at 4 p.m. April 24, in the Craven Lounge of the State University College at Oneonta. The event that coincides with National Teacher Appreciation Week, also recognizes all area teachers who have contributed their time and expertise to the collegeâ€™s Secondary Education program.
- Monday, April 21, 2014
OPERATION HANG UP
A student at SUNY Oneonta said Thursday that he and all his friends text and drive "all the time" and don't think it's a big deal. He is lucky enough to never have been caught, he said. But the same cannot be said for the recipients of more than 748 tickets that state police issued to drivers in Otsego and Delaware counties this year for using their cellphone -- or other electronic devices -- while driving, officials said Tuesday.
C'town gives Easter Bunny warm welcome
More than 100 people watched as the Easter Bunny and friends arrived at Lakefront Park aboard the Cooperstown Fire Truck on Saturday.
DEC reminds of burn ban
State officials are reminding rural New Yorkers that a burn ban is in effect through May 14.
Man arrested with sawed-off shotgun
A Meredith man was arrested Friday for having a sawed-off shotgun, following a tip, Delaware deputies said.
Panel discussion on surveillance set
"Government Surveillance," a panel discussion presented by Emily Popek, Adrian Kuzminski and Sugwon Kang, will take place at 3 p.m. Sunday in the meeting room of the Cooperstown Library building.
- Saturday, April 19, 2014
Easter celebrations aplenty set for Sunday
Area Christians will join others worldwide observing Easter Sunday, which some local clergy describe as a time of forgiveness, celebration and joy and more.
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