- Reporter's Notebook
- Jan 14, 2012
Reporter's Notebook: It's beginning to look a lot like winter
As I type this, there is a white-out on Franklin Mountain. Aside from a couple of storms in October and a few snowfalls here and there in November and December, it is finally looking like winter.Continued ...
- Jan 7, 2012
Reporter's Notebook: Two educators share birthday at SUCO dinner
About 60 friends, relatives, co-politicians and other citizens turned out for the swearing-in ceremony for the Oneonta Common Council on Jan. 1. The event was in the atrium of the Foothills Performing and Civic Arts Center on Market Street in downtown Oneonta. Three city residents elected to serve on the Otsego County Board of Representatives also were sworn in that day.Continued ...
- Sep 24, 2011
Reporter's Notebook: Owner tries to claim insurance with arson
Main Street in Margaretville had more than just historic floods to contend with in recent weeks.Continued ...
- Jul 23, 2011
Reporter's Notebook: Heat lingers during Hall of Fame weekend
Hydrate, as heat lingers during Hall of Fame weekendContinued ...
- Jul 9, 2011
Reporter’s Notebook: Prescription drug abuse rising at alarming rate
The fight against drug use is focusing on just saying “no’’ to pills from the medicine cabinet at home.Continued ...
- Jun 18, 2011
Reporter's Notebook: Country tunes keep coming into my life
Growing up in a town where cows outnumbered people, I was exposed to country music at a young age.Continued ...
- May 14, 2011
Reporter's Notebook: Vol. firefighters get Homeland Security recruitment grant
A federal grant of more than $4.2 million will help promote and maintain adequate volunteer firefighter levels, a media release said.Continued ...
- Mar 26, 2011
Reporter's Notebook: Officer offers law enforcement graduates some valuable tips
Lt. Dennis Nayor of the Oneonta Police Department has a list of 10 tips for the recent graduates of the Otsego County Law Enforcement Academy.Continued ...
- Mar 12, 2011
Reporter's Notebook: Envelopes: Quick toss is rued later
I have a bad habit of throwing away envelopes.Continued ...
- Mar 5, 2011
Reporter's Notebook: Soldiers, families reunited
It was a joyful homecoming for members of the New York Army National Guard's 827th Engineering Company, returning to their Walton armory in February.Continued ...
- Feb 26, 2011
Reporter's Notebook:Events around the world touch us here
There is a tradition in the military of naming ships, bases, camps and outposts after fallen troops. Camp Sabalu-Harrison in Bagram, Afghanistan, is no exception.Continued ...
- Feb 19, 2011
Reporter's Notebook: Birthing center welcomes first newborns
Doctors and nurses mingled with guests during a recent open house at the Birthing Center of Bassett Medical Center in Cooperstown.Continued ...
- Feb 12, 2011
Editor's Notebook: Saying 'no' can be toughest part of job
One of the hardest things about the job of an assignment editor is having to say "no" _ and there are a lot of reasons I have to do just that on a near-daily basis.Continued ...
- Feb 5, 2011
Reporter's Notebook: Award puts profession in perspective
In discussing her receipt of an elite honor recently, Mary Jane Giarrusso-Wilken, SUNY Delhi professor of nursing and allied health, shared some thoughts. She was awarded the distinguished teacher professorship from the State University of New York.Continued ...
- Jan 29, 2011
Reporter's Notebook: Congregation, community react to church burning
College students formed an impromptu band to play during a recent service for the First Baptist Church in Walton.Continued ...
- Jan 15, 2011
Reporter's Notebook: Mayor likes to get down to business
The second annual mayor's retreat at City Hall went much like most Common Council meetings under Mayor Dick Miller: It was brisk and to the point.Continued ...
- Jan 1, 2011
Reporter's Notebook:State to assess level of 'green' employment
The level of "green" employment is under review.Continued ...
- Dec 26, 2010
Reporter's Notebook: Judge's decision in Hull trial leaves families in suspense
A 17-year-old girl waiting anxiously in Maine for Supreme Court Justice Michael V. Coccoma's decision on sentencing in the Glenford Hull murder trial might not have gotten what she wanted for Christmas anyway, but when the wheels of justice ground to a halt Dec. 17 her hopes were put on hold until next year.Continued ...
- Dec 18, 2010
Reporter's Notebook: So what exactly drives lake effect?
Like the rain in the scene from "Forest Gump," the snow seemed to come from all directions, even straight up.Continued ...
- Dec 11, 2010
Reporter's Notebook: Advocates fight to keep open rest stops
At a protest to prevent the closing of a couple of local state highway rest stops, the wife of a trucker murdered when he rested in his rig in South Carolina spoke. Jason Rivenburg was murdered in 2009, 12 miles from his destination, because he got there too early and had to wait, officials said.Continued ...