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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.
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.
Cooperstown lawyer and investor Thomas K. Lagan, 61, was sentenced Wednesday, Dec. 11, to 78 months in prison for financial crimes, according to a media release from the Northern District of New York’s United States Attorney’s office.
In partnership with Amazon Web Services, SUNY Cobleskill is offering a certified solutions architect preparatory course beginning in January 2020.
Throughout the year, women 40 and older are able to receive free breast and cervical cancer screenings at locations throughout the region.
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.
Opioid overdose deaths among state residents, outside New York City, decreased for the first time in a decade, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday, Dec. 9.
ONEONTA — Surrounded by family and friends, Robynwood Assisted Living Community resident Lillian Musson celebrated her 102nd birthday at the center Tuesday, Dec. 10.
COOPERSTOWN — Baseball’s hot stove season will bring some warm bodies to Cooperstown during Winter Carnival weekend for a new event designed by the Friends of Doubleday Field Committee.
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 Oneonta woman rescued from the Mill Race under the James Lettis Highway overpass in Catella Park late Tuesday afternoon is recovering at Fox Hospital.
FLEISCHMANNS — More than 50 village residents assembled at Skene Memorial Library Monday to hear presentations regarding the proposed dissolution of the village.
COOPERSTOWN — An East Worcester woman charged in connection with the 2018 deaths of her two infant children has a 10-year history of drug and alcohol abuse, according to Otsego County District Attorney John Muehl.
Area police responded Saturday to two reports of SUNY Oneonta students who had a blood alcohol content of 0.5 of 1%, according to Oneonta Police Chief Douglas Brenner.
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.
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.
COOPERSTOWN — National Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Weekend 2020 got more interesting with the Sunday, Dec. 8, announcement of the election of Marvin Miller and Ted Simmons by the Modern Baseball Era Committee.
ONEONTA — Hundreds turned out on Saturday for the Home for the Holidays parade down Main Street, featuring Santa Claus pulled in a sleigh by horses from Chase-n-Dreams Farm in Oneonta, and Hill City Ice Queen Elsa and her sister, Anna, leading carolers in a chorus of songs from the Disney an…
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.
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.
Scenes from the Destination Oneonta Home for the Holidays Parade, Dec. 7, 2019.
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.
Before Coral Thornington-Roe and Alida Bloodgood were reunited at Robinson Terrace Nursing Facility, they’d been out of touch for more than 50 years.
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.
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.
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.
COOPERSTOWN — When five teenagers and an Oneonta resident pulled into the driveway of Kenneth Robinson’s Worcester residence the night of Oct. 10 with the intent to rob him, murder was never part of the plan, Otsego County District Attorney John Muehl said at an arraignment Thursday.
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.
A former Worcester home health care aide accused of stealing almost $33,000 from an elderly couple pleaded guilty to fourth-degree grand larceny at Otsego County Court on Thursday.
This Week's Circulars
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.…
- Police: Man dead after snowmobile falls through ice
- Missing woman saved from stream by Oneonta police, firefighters
- Teen murder suspect posts bail, goes home to parents
- DA: Woman charged in twins' deaths has drug problem
- Otsego County board hikes garbage disposal fees
- Police Blotter: Dec. 7-8, 2019
- On the Bright Side: Old buddies reunite at Robinson Terrace after 50 years apart
- Delaware board fires Social Services head
- Police Blotter: Dec. 6, 2019
- Woman celebrates 102nd birthday with family