This weekend feature offers a recap of the week’s top local stories:
Area officials whose organizations might be affected by possible Washington budget cuts said they were largely uncertain about the impact
In sports: Rocky Balboa and The Karate Kid have nothing on Kevin Thayer.
Unatego senior Thayer starred in perhaps the biggest underdog story of the high school wrestling season, winning New York’s award for best 152-pounder in Division II on Saturday at the Times Union Center in Albany.
A third body has been found at another location in the aftermath of a Walton fire where two sets of remains were found last week, state police said Monday. They also identified the second set of remains found at the fire scene.
In sports: Hartwick College’s women are headed to a postseason basketball tournament, but it’s not the one they wanted.
The Hawks (19-8) were not among the 64 teams selected for the NCAA Division III tournament. Instead, they’ll play in an eight-team ECAC Metro Region tournament that starts Wednesday.
Police located the body of a woman Tuesday in the Chenango County town of Pharsalia on Tuesday, not far from where a cell phone belonging to missing mother of three Jennifer Ramsaran was found shortly after she disappeared last December, authorities told The Daily Star.
Also: Dominick L. Bosco had been dead for “several days” when his body was found in the ashes of a Walton house, state police said Tuesday.
The 51-year-old man’s death, along with the death of Randy L. Sundstrom, 49, whose body was found Friday at another Walton property, have been ruled homicides, state police Lt. Erik Dauber said during a briefing at the Troop C headquarters in Unadilla.
In sports: Casey Manzanero had nothing to lose at the foul line with 3 seconds left Tuesday night.