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DELHI — The Delaware County Board of Supervisors voted Wednesday to formally terminate the employment of Social Services Commissioner Dana Scuderi-Hunter, effective immediately, after months of negotiations and a nine-day disciplinary hearing on the matter.

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DELHI — The Delaware County Board of Supervisors bid farewell to two of its long-standing members and introduced three new ones during its final meeting of the year Wednesday.

Six people in the town of Morris were arrested Wednesday, Dec. 4, on charges of making up the story of a burglary that never occurred.

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ALBANY — Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., is calling on federal regulators to put the brakes on the ability of hackers and application developers to gain personal information about consumers through their smart televisions.

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ONEONTA — Surrounded by family and friends, Robynwood Assisted Living Community resident Lillian Musson celebrated her 102nd birthday at the center Tuesday, Dec. 10. 

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ALBANY — New York doctors are registering strong objections to a congressional plan aimed at cushioning patients from "surprise" medical bills that can arise after they get treatment from providers outside their insurance network.

An inmate at the Delaware County Correctional Facility was arrested Friday, Dec. 6, for allegedly violating an order of protection.

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Otsego County Fair board directors are working to transform the fairgrounds into a holiday light show for the first time.

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COOPERSTOWN — Nicolas Meridy, the 32-year-old Oneonta resident indicted for his alleged involvement in the death of Worcester resident Kenneth Robinson, pleaded not guilty to four felony counts during his arraignment in Otsego County Court on Monday.

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ALBANY — Two state lawmakers are urging the state government to take over local motor vehicle offices where defiant county clerks have vowed to assist immigration authorities in finding undocumented immigrants seeking driver's licenses.

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ONEONTA — Dozens of community members gathered to celebrate loved ones who have passed and share in their grief during a special holiday service hosted Sunday by the Oneonta chapter of The Compassionate Friends.

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Christmas spirit was in abundance Saturday, Dec. 7, in Oneonta, as many area residents awaited the arrival of the United States Marine Corps’ Toys for Tots 2019 convoy. Even the weather seemed to be getting into the spirit, with the weather at a breezy 23 degrees with, at times, a heavy snowfall.

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Business owners in the city of Oneonta announced they filed a lawsuit in Otsego County Supreme Court on Friday alleging that the city and other parties wrongfully approved the Lofts on Dietz Street project.

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ALBANY — With just 10 days before undocumented immigrants are allowed to get New York driver's licenses, several upstate county clerks insisted Friday the state should delay the controversial program because staffers handling motor vehicle matters have yet to be adequately trained.

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COOPERSTOWN — The Otsego County's "tip fee" and several other trash disposal fees are going to go up in 2020, after the county's Board of Representatives passed the new rates Wednesday, Dec. 4, in the county meeting room on the second floor at 197 Main St.

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A group of business owners in the city of Oneonta announced they filed a lawsuit Friday in Otsego County Supreme Court alleging that the city of Oneonta, its Planning Commission, and other parties wrongfully approved the Lofts on Dietz Street project.

Fyr-Fyter will flush a section of the sprinkler piping at 189 Main Street in Oneonta from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9, according to a media release from the city.

Preparations are under way for the 21st annual holiday parade in the village of Delhi. Lineup will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, on Main Street by the SUNY Delhi campus and will conclude in front of the courthouse square.

From Sunday, Dec. 8 to Saturday, Dec. 14, the Sidney Memorial Library will forgive the overdue book fines of its patrons in exchange for donations of non-perishable food items.

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ONEONTA - Robert Porter of Oneonta passed away peacefully Dec. 10, 2019, at the Fox Nursing Home. He is survived by his wife, Linda; daughter, Valerie Porter and sons, Bob, Bill, Terry and Dave; and his daughters-in-law, Nancy Porter and Ivy Kuspit. He is also survived by numerous loving gra…

PORTLANDVILLE - William J. Kreis, 61, passed away Dec. 6, 2019, due to complications from pneumonia, in Cooperstown, where he resided with his domestic partner, Ms. Rochelle Plummer. He was born Jan. 16, 1958, and raised in Towson, Maryland, son of Raymond S. Kreis and Marguerite C. Kreis. H…

ONEONTA - Marjorie C. Christian, 80, of Oneonta, passed away on Monday, Nov. 18, 2019. She was born in Cooperstown on Jan. 26, 1939, to John Anthony and Grace Snyder of Cooperstown. Marge attended Cooperstown Central School. Afterwards she held various jobs, including working for F.R. Woods.…