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Ernest and Heather Franklin, a town of Guilford couple convicted in the 2017 death of their adopted son and attempting to cover it up by setting their home ablaze, were sentenced in Chenango County Court this week.

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The Greater Oneonta Historical Society welcomed members of the public Sunday to attend a recording of the latest installment of “Kitchen Table Conversations,” an audio-recorded series with members of the community on various topics concerning the area’s history.

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Two years ago, Butternuts resident Dale Hunt decided to retire as an electrician to start up “some kind of farm business.”

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ALBANY — New York's crops are at risk from a potential invasion of the spotted lanternfly, a winged insect with an appetite for fruits, trees and hops, agricultural experts and state officials warn.

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A crowd of rail enthusiasts gathered Saturday in Milford to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Cooperstown & Charlotte Valley Railroad.

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State police are warning people to be aware of fraudulent schemes asking for money, after reports of people in Broome, Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Otsego, Tioga and Tompkins counties sending large amounts of money to unknown individuals who contacted them via telephone.

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The Margaretville Telephone Company announced last month the completed construction of broadband service lines that will deliver high-speed internet service to more than 8,600 homes and businesses in some of the most rural portions of its service area.

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When news of black people’s deaths involving police grabbed the public's attention in 2015 — including a string of high-profile losses such as Freddie Gray, Tamir Rice, Philando Castile, Michael Brown and Eric Garner — the Glimmerglass Festival’s response was to commission a new opera.

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The owners of a Delaware County brewery appeared before the Sidney Town Board during its regular meeting Thursday to present a petition to expand the town’s commercial zoning laws and permit the continued operation of the establishment.

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The State University of New York and the Dormitory Authority of New York on Wednesday announced the start of work to renovate SUNY Oneonta’s Huntington Hall.

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Approximately 100 fish died in Launt Pond in Walton over the weekend of June 15 because of a disease, according to the state Department of Environmental Conservation.

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One person was sent to the hospital for minor bleeding and one car was heavily damaged after a two-vehicle crash in Treadwell on Wednesday at approximately 5:45 p.m.

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State police on Thursday announced the arrest of a 17-year-old in connection with an attempted homicide investigation in the town of Cobleskill.

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The Oneonta Town Board on Wednesday voted to authorize bidding for a new highway garage and approved a resolution that would allow the town to use eminent domain to acquire lands so they can build water lines for a new Southside water project.

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The New York City Department of Environmental Protection will host a family fishing day and a hiking safety class at Pepacton Reservoir on Saturday, July 13.

The city of Oneonta will pave the entire length of Academy Street on Thursday, beginning at 7:30 a.m.

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ALBANY — After declaring that “I am the left” Tuesday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo was chided by a progressive group for “throwing cold water” on a controversial new law that allows undocumented immigrants to qualify for state driver’s licenses.

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For the 72nd consecutive year, the Farmers’ Museum hosted young farmers and livestock enthusiasts from across central New York at the Iroquois Farm Showgrounds in Cooperstown for the Junior Livestock Show.

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The Arc Otsego was awarded $64,000 from the Trustee Management Board of NYSARC Trust Services on June 19 to support Arc Otsego’s guardianship and recreation programs, according to Seneca Baldwin, director of community relations at Arc Otsego.

The city of Oneonta will pave a section of Ford Avenue from Center Street to Spruce Street beginning at 8 a.m. Wednesday and continuing until 3:30 p.m.

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GUILFORD - Karen Lee Redmond, 61, passed away Sunday, July 14, 2019, with loved ones by her side, following a long fought battle with metastatic cancer. Karen was born on Nov. 28, 1957, in Brooklyn, to Joseph V. Redmond and the late Lee Wyman. She is predeceased by her first son, Matthew. Sh…

COOPERSTOWN - Lois F. Warrell, 89, a former long term resident of the village, died Friday evening, July 12, 2019, at the Eddy Memorial Geriatric Center in Troy. Born Sept. 24, 1929, in Queens, Lois was the daughter of Edward P. and Doris (Whiting) Robinson. She was raised in Lynnbrook and g…