- Reporter's Notebook
- Jan 25, 2014
Engineering and music let kids test their mettle
There are two upcoming concerts for the Little Delaware Youth Ensemble, a regional youth orchestra made up of string players ages 6 to 18.Continued ...
- Dec 14, 2013
Clock is ticking on STAR for homeowners
More than 2 million qualified homeowners statewide have registered for the STAR property tax exemption, according to the state Department of Taxation. â€©â€©But thousands of other homeowners, including hundreds in local municipalities, have yet to register for the tax-reduction program by the Dec. 31 deadline.Continued ...
- Nov 9, 2013
OPD reaching out through social media
The Oneonta Police Department is reporting news and reaching out to the community through more social media avenues.Continued ...
- Nov 2, 2013
Rep. Boehlert is staying busy in retirement
Former area congressman Sherwood Boehlert recently talked to The Daily Star about troubles in Washington, D.C. While doing so, he spoke passionately about an area that he covered while serving as a Republican representative.Continued ...
- Oct 19, 2013
Hartwick nears fundraising goal, finishes projects
Hartwick College has raised $22.2 million in its Campaign for Hartwick Students, more than half of the $35 million goal, officials as the Oneonta campus said this week.Continued ...
- Oct 5, 2013
Ex-mayor of Sidney was a great guy
It was with great sadness that I read about the death of former Sidney Mayor Elwood "Dixie" Davis last week.Continued ...
- Sep 21, 2013
Schools honored for 'embracing' veterans
SUNY schools in Oneonta, Delhi and Cobleskill have been recognized as "Military Friendly Schools."Continued ...
- Sep 14, 2013
State clearly wants a 'yes' on casinos
The wording of the state referendum that would allow up to seven new casinos to open in New York makes it sound as if all New Yorkers will be in the clover if voters agree it's a good idea to change the state Constitution to permit commercial gambling.Continued ...
- Sep 7, 2013
Holiday Inn to host free fun for philatelists
The Tri-County Stamp Club of Sidney and the Leatherstocking Stamp Club of Cooperstown are co-sponsoring a stamp and postcard show at the Holiday Inn in Oneonta on Octs 5 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. admission and parking are free.Continued ...
- Aug 31, 2013
Fair season is a big part of upstate life
With Labor Day weekend upon us, upstate New Yorkers are presented with a simple fact: Fair season is coming to an end.Continued ...
- Aug 24, 2013
Event aims to memorialize Chief Russo
A 5K race in Oneonta next month will raise money for the Chief Russo Memorial Playground Fund.Continued ...
- Aug 17, 2013
Following the money in the casino debate
Get ready for a barrage of television and radio ads touting the alleged benefits of opening four Las Vegas-style casinos in New York.Continued ...
- Aug 10, 2013
N.Y. test scores prove to be a lightning rod
The recent release of state test scores on English Language Arts and math tests for students in grades 3-8 brought a flood of comments from organizations with an interest in the process.Continued ...
- Jul 27, 2013
Fiscal report's opacity doesn't amuse mayor
Accounting principles more than numerals were the focus of a discussion about at audit at an Oneonta Common Council meeting earlier this month.Continued ...
- Jul 20, 2013
Local festival to showcase regional films
Other film festivals may make bigger splashes, with their A-list of producers and directors and paparazzi on the hunt for celebrities. But that's all right with the people behind the Catskill Mountains Film Festival. Their goal is not to challenge the Sundance Film Festival or the Woodstock Film Festival.Continued ...
- Jul 13, 2013
- New Walton superintendent had 'good memories' of area
- Jun 29, 2013
A variety of cases keeping judges busy at local courts
It seems that not a month goes by without another legal development in the saga of the Pacherille family, formerly of Cooperstown.Continued ...
- Jun 22, 2013
City Hall isn't the only spot to meet officials
Oneonta Common Council members are meeting for coffee downtown early Tuesday mornings, and they invite constituents to join them.Continued ...
- Jun 15, 2013
13 teams take swing at golf charity event
On June 6, 13 area golf teams participated in the Tim Morley Memorial Golf Tournament to benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Sidney, at the Sidney Golf and Country Club.Continued ...
- Jun 1, 2013
Hillside information available on city website
Oneonta has posted site plan, environmental impact and many other documents pertaining to the proposed Hillside Commons on the city's website.Continued ...