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IDA chief: Search is on for 'shovel-ready' sites
The Otsego County Industrial Development Agency and Otsego County will identify one or two sites in April or May to make shovel-ready to attract a company, the recently appointed agency chief executive officer said Wednesday. The IDA continues efforts to spur economic development and market its identity as the "point of entry" for companies interested in locating locally, said Alexander "Sandy" Mathes Jr., chief executive officer.
Oneonta Town board to continue hearings after storm
Both public hearings held during Wednesday's regular town of Oneonta board meeting will be continued at a special board meeting scheduled for March 26 at 7:45 p.m.
Delaware debates inmate-schooling plan
The Delaware County Board of Supervisors weighed in on two of the governor's proposals at its meeting on Wednesday in the county office building in Delhi.
Librarian looks back on 30-year career
When Linda Burkhart began volunteering at the Franklin Free Library more than 30 years ago, things were a little different.
Local reality TV star shares expertise as educator
For three days each week, Brent Ridge of the Beekman Boys shares his marketing wisdom at the State University College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill, where he works as a part-time adjunct professor of marketing principles.
Forecasters: Storm will freeze roads
The National Weather Service has cautioned area residents of snowfall that could last through today at 8 a.m.
- Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Pothole epidemic jolts area road crews
A Northeast perennial is in full bloom. Potholes. Fluctuating temperatures cause pavement to heave, resulting in potholes and bumpy roadways, officials said Tuesday, and maintenance crews are having a tough time keeping up with repairs because of weather conditions.
Morris seniors to stage time-traveling musical
The Morris Central School Senior Chorus will be "traveling through time" to help fund a future trip to Broadway.
CCS to vote again after tie in referendum
After an improbable 180-180 vote in December, Cooperstown Central School will try again to pass a referendum on a capital project today.
Reports: Chobani courting investors
Greek yogurt maker Chobani is exploring opportunities to work with investors, according to several news reports.
Officials note wave of house fires amid harsh winter
A fire Tuesday morning in Chenango County left a family of three homeless, and was the latest in a string of local house fires in recent months.
Police: Traffic signal has left motorists confused
Motorists are confused about where to stop at the intersection of Center Street and Central Avenue, Oneonta police reported, and some confusion exists about who has the right of way at the nearby Center and Church Street intersection. A study of the crossroads has been prepared for the city's consideration, Lt. Douglas Brenner said Monday.
Walton hair salon, barn destroyed by fire
A fire on Tuesday morning in Delaware County destroyed a local woman's hair salon, officials said Tuesday.
Police: Pair sold heroin in child's presence
Two Delaware County residents were arrested Thursday for selling heroin in the presence of a child, according to Delaware deputies.
Modest Mouse to play twice after concert sell-out
After selling out one show in a matter of hours last week, Brewery Ommegang has added a second Modest Mouse concert to its calendar, according to a media release from promoter Dan Smalls Presents.
- Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Fox Hospital to unveil new 14-bed unit
Nurses at A.O. Fox Memorial Hospital said Monday they are excited about a new 14-bed observation unit opening on Wednesday which will increase efficiency and privacy and improve the overall patient experience.
Chenango sheriff honors department's best
Members of the Chenango County Sheriff's Office were honored Friday at the 21st annual Awards Ceremony program, held at the office.
Oneonta Town Board considers ban on hydrofracking
The Oneonta Town Board will consider adopting a comprehensive plan and an anti-fracking law Wednesday night, the supervisor said
Man charged with two DWIs on same day
An Oneonta man was arrested twice Sunday for drunken driving after two accidents at the McDonald's restaurant on Southside Oneonta, state police at Oneonta said.
Milford fire displaces family of three
A Milford residence was declared a "total loss" by area officials after a fire ravaged it this weekend, leaving a family of three homeless.
- IDA chief: Search is on for 'shovel-ready' sites