- Reporter's Notebook
- Nov 24, 2012
- USPS braces for frenzy of Cyber Monday
- Nov 17, 2012
- Reporters' Notebook: Mayor, environmentalist trade letters over pipeline
- Nov 10, 2012
DEC weighs in on proposed gas pipeline
In an 11th-hour comment filed with federal regulators, the state Department of Environmental Conservation has called for an assessment of “cumulative environmental impacts” from potential shale gas drilling operations along the route of the proposed Constitution Pipeline.Continued ...
- Oct 27, 2012
Welcome to upstate New York
I’m new here. Let’s get that out of the way right now.Continued ...
- Oct 13, 2012
- Soon-to-close Stevens is not your ordinary hardware store
- Sep 29, 2012
SRBC admits Chobani still lacks water permit
More than a year after the Susquehanna River Basin Commission learned that the the Chobani yogurt factory was pumping water from the local aquifer for its production needs without a required withdrawal permit from the agency, the agency says that it has taken no formal action against the company. And testing of the aquifer has still not been conducted.Continued ...
- Sep 22, 2012
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A variety of problems have caused a shortage in the fall apple crop. In looking at the issues, I discovered some interesting facts about the fruit from the New York Apple Association. The state is the second largest producer of apples in the country. It averages 29.5 million bushels annually.Continued ...
- Sep 15, 2012
We'll never hear the end of our bovine blunder
If cows could laugh, they surely would be bellowing now. Some beef cows wrangled their way into a photograph to illustrate a Page 1 story Thursday about local dairy farming and the growing demand for milk from the producers of Greek-style yogurt.Continued ...
- Sep 8, 2012
It cost SUCO $30,000 for West's speech
It cost the State University College at Oneonta and its Student Association $30,000 to lure Princeton University professor Cornel West for the speech he gave at the Alumni Field House this week on the 20th anniversary of the controversial police use of racial profiling in a failed bid to solve an off-campus burglary.Continued ...
- Sep 1, 2012
- Area schools face many challenges
- Aug 18, 2012
Reporter's Notebook: Will voters roll the dice on casinos?
During the next 15 months, promoters of casino gambling are expected to spend millions of dollars to convince New York voters that they should approve a constitutional amendment to allow Las Vegas-style table games at gaming parlors in this state.Continued ...
- Aug 11, 2012
Reporter's Notebook: Rain shortfall offers lessons in generating power at mill
In discussing the lack of rainfall this summer, Hanford Mills Museum Meredith Executive Director Liz Callahan said the situation was similar to ones that spurred many changes when the East Meredith site was a working mill.Continued ...
- Aug 4, 2012
Reporter's Notebook: Make sure seniors are safe in summer heat
Summer weather in the Oneonta area offers plenty of sunshiny days great for swimming, walking, picnicking and being outdoors for any of many reasons.Continued ...
- Jul 28, 2012
Reporter's Notebook: A living memory of the Negro leagues
There was a bit of a commotion as Tim McCarver, the former catcher and current baseball broadcaster, came into the restaurant. A couple of people at my table in TJ's in Cooperstown got up to greet him. I stayed in my seat, not because I was so devoted to my egg on a muffin, but because seated next to me was 81-year-old Robert Scott.Continued ...
- Jul 21, 2012
Sidney school discovers blast from the past
While construction work was under way on a building project at Sidney Central School, a bomb shelter was found underneath the middle school, Superintendent William Christensen said. Access was through a crawl space, so no one had been in the area for years.Continued ...
- Jul 14, 2012
Reporter's Notebook: Day lilies more than just pretty flowers
Day lilies are creating color bursts throughout the area, and they caught the attention of a visitor who observed the flowers in a different light.Continued ...
- Jul 7, 2012
- First job taught me value of a buck
- Jun 30, 2012
Reporter's Notebook: Sadness, excitement at closing of school
The last day of school at Center Street Elementary School was a bittersweet time for several third-graders who talked about the experience.Continued ...
- Jun 23, 2012
Reporter's Notebook: Oneonta Town Board takes tall grass to task
The Oneonta Town Board passed a "tall grass policy" at a meeting this month after the town fielded some complaints, the supervisor said.Continued ...
- Jun 16, 2012
Reporter's Notebook: Pipeline will stir debate for weeks to come
Things normally slow down in the news business over the dog days of summer, although we don't see any letup ahead, largely due to an upcoming flurry of activity involving the proposed $750 million Constitution Pipeline.Continued ...