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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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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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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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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 — 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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School board elections, typically held in May, will be delayed “until at least June 1,” according to a March 30 executive order from Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

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ALBANY — New Yorkers will get to vote on a $3 billion environmental bond act this fall and polystyrene products will be banned in January 2022 as a result of state budget legislation supported by lawmakers Wednesday.

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Chenango County Health Department officials issued a statement Wednesday requesting that those traveling to Chenango County from the New York City greater metropolitan area and any other areas significantly impacted by coronavirus to notify the health department and self-isolate for 14 days …

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ALBANY — State corrections and parole officers can now wear protective masks inside the state prisons following a concerted push by labor unions and elected officials, CNHI confirmed Wednesday

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Otsego County could face a revenue deficit of 10% or more this year, based on loss projections because of a drop in sales and bed taxes, combined with a crippled state budget that has yet to be finalized in Albany, Otsego County Treasurer Allen Ruffles told the county's Board of Representati…

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As the official 2020 Census timeline has been delayed by at least two weeks, local governments are concentrating their efforts on promoting and advertising the count.

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ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday he believes it is appropriate to bring New York City residents infected by the COVID-19 virus to upstate hospitals for treatment if downstate medical facilities have reached capacity.

A three-day search by New York State Police and Delaware County Sheriff’s deputies led to the Monday arrest of a man with residences in Delaware County and New York City in connection with a domestic incident in Stamford last week.

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ALBANY — Leaders of New York's grocery store industry say they want consumers to know the food supply chain is responding to the demand for a wide assortment of products amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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ALBANY — Chris Cuomo, the CNN news show host who is the younger brother of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, revealed Tuesday he has been diagnosed as positive for the coronavirus and is quarantining in his home basement.

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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.

New York State Police arrested a Schoharie County man in connection with a March 30 domestic dispute in the town of Summit.

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The museums are closed and the stages are empty, but across the region, artists and their patrons are trying a new way to share art, virtual events for and by people staying safe at home during the coronavirus pandemic. 

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To take full advantage of Bassett Healthcare Network's expanding telemedicine capabilities, patients need to be enrolled in the online patient portal MyBassett Health Connection, the Network announced Thursday, March 26.

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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…