Groundbreaking marks start of construction of Lofts on Dietz Street

Sarah Eames | The Daily StarThe first shovelfuls of dirt were thrown Friday, April 30, at a groundbreaking ceremony for Oneonta's new Lofts on Dietz Street. From left, Hartwick College President Margaret Drugovich, Oneonta Mayor Gary Herzig, state Sen. Peter Oberacker, R-Schenevus; Empire State Development Deputy Director Allison Nowack, Mohawk Valley Regional Representative Samantha Madison, New York state Office of Homes and Community Renewal Upstate East Director of Development Darren Scott.