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Area police reported the following charges. Those charged are presumed innocent until proven guilty:

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Individuals are advised to call ahead in case a meeting listed here has been canceled, postponed or changed for health and safety concerns because of the coronavirus outbreak.

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All four counties in The Daily Star's coverage area reported increases in numbers of COVID-19 cases Friday, April 3.

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ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo faced a backlash from several upstate elected officials Friday after he announced he is using his executive powers to take ventilators and other medical gear from hospitals that have no immediate need for the supplies and move them to downstate facilities swamped b…

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Pick 10" game were:

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There's still time to sign up for health insurance through NY State of Health during the state's special enrollment period, according to local hospitals.

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Delaware County Sheriff Craig S. DuMond reported the Internal Revenue Service released a public alert Thursday to be on the lookout for phone calls and email phishing attempts about COVID-19, that can lead to financial loss, tax-related fraud and identity theft.

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NEW YORK (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he would order the redistribution of critically needed ventilators. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio called for a national enlistment program for doctors and nurses. And the coronavirus outbreak picked up speed with more deaths and more hospi…

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The attorney representing retired NFL players alleges the players’ union stonewalled his clients when confronted with questions whether their Social Security disability payments would be affected before the labor agreement with the league was narrowly ratified last month.

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NEW YORK (AP) — About 370 players who were at big league spring training with minor league contracts will get advance payments of up to $50,000 each from the Major League Baseball Players Association.

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A $177 billion state budget passed by New York lawmakers Friday leaves leeway for spending cuts of as much as $10 billion as the full financial toll of the coronavirus outbreak becomes more clear.

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Willow & Birch Apothecary, a Victorian-inspired beauty brand based in Bloomville, is a finalist for the FedEx Small Business Grant, according to a media release. Among a field of thousands of contestants from across the country, the Catskills-based business was chosen for the final round…

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FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A medical marijuana dispensary that opened in North Dakota's largest city a year ago was shut down Friday because of slow sales and regulatory delays due to the coronavirus, the facility's operators said in a statement.

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He ran marathons on every continent, including Antarctica — 83 of them in all, many followed by a visit to an obscure craft brewery. Last year, he watched 365 movies — most of them in theaters. And Anick Jesdanun made sure — always — that when millions of people read his coverage of the inte…

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NEW YORK (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic has hit especially hard in a few poorer New York City neighborhoods where telecommuting isn’t an option for many workers and there are more likely to be many people living under one roof.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Tiffany Pinckney remembers the fear when COVID-19 stole her breath. So when she recovered, the New York City mother became one of the country’s first survivors to donate her blood to help treat other seriously ill patients.

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — These New York lotteries were drawn Friday:

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ALBANY — Decrying a “federal leadership void” in responding to the COVID-19 crisis, Sen. Charles Schumer urged President Donald Trump Thursday to appoint a top military official to oversee the nation’s response to the escalating pandemic.

Jim Barber, candidate for New York’s 51st State Senate district, will host a virtual town hall at 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 8, focused on resources available to individuals, small businesses and farms during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Area police reported the following charges. Those charged are presumed innocent until proven guilty:

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Individuals are advised to call ahead in case a meeting listed here has been canceled, postponed or changed for health and safety concerns because of the coronavirus outbreak.

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Take 5" game were:

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ALBANY — State lawmakers, as part of a deal for a new $177 billion state budget, agreed Thursday to ratchet back some changes made to bail laws by restoring the ability of judges to set cash bail for such crimes as sex trafficking, grand larceny and child pornography.

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The Otsego County Conservation Association’s 15th annual free Earth Day festivities will still occur but with a digital twist. 

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — As coronavirus cases soared, New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio asked New Yorkers on Thursday to wear a face covering when they go outside to prevent the spread of the virus. Gov. Andrew Cuomo warned that the state’s supply of breathing machines could be exhausted in six …

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PORTLANDVILLE - Paul J. Levine, 93, of Portlandville, passed away Friday, March 6, 2020. He was born June 9, 1926, in Watertown, a son of Florence (Cough) and Arthur Edward LaVine. Paul married Bernice M. Pierce on May 10, 1952. He worked as a farmer for many years and at JC Penney in Oneont…

SIDNEY CENTER - Lillian A. (Mayo) Hornbeck, 93, formerly of Sidney Center, passed away on Thursday, April 2, 2020, at A.O. Fox Nursing Home, following an extended illness. She was the daughter of the late Fred and Edna (Sawdy) Mayo. She was born in Cannonsville, on April 22, 1926. She was ma…