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Candidates for local November elections selected, file petitions

Editor Residents in the towns of Cazenovia, Nelson and Fenner will have many decisions to make during this November's local and county elections. All three towns have a bevy of candidates, from town supervisors to town board members, highway superintendents, clerks and tax collectors. While many of

EAGLENEWSONLINE.COM - 2017-09-20 14:38:02

Boys Soccer: Madison shuts out Stockbridge

Madison 4, Stockbridge 0 >> Ethan Snyder scored twice for Madison as the Blue Devils knocked off rival Stockbridge Valley 4-0 on Monday. Shane Bingel and Noah Ostwald also scored for the hosts.Madison 4, Stockbridge 0 At Madison Stockbridge (2-2, 4-3): Statistics not available. Home (3-0, 5-2): Etha

ONEIDA DISPATCH - 2017-09-19 04:00:00

Area Police Blotters - Week of Sept. 1 to 15

Khyla A. Miles, 19, of Syracuse, was arrested Sept. 12 and charged with driving while intoxicated. Michael J. Sandford, 22, of Oneida, was arrested Sept. 12 and charged with failure to appear in court. The original charges against him were petit larceny and criminal possession of stolen property in

EAGLENEWSONLINE.COM - 2017-09-19 13:31:26

OPD deals with ill skunks, fox complaint

ONEONTA - City police have dispatched four skunks in a week among an "uptick of sick animals" in the last month, Chief Douglas Brenner told the Common Council on Tuesday night. Additionally, a fifth skunk was disposed of by a wildlife pest control company, Brenner said. Brenner said police responded

DAILY STAR - 2017-09-20 02:26:58

Funding approved for Higby Road project

HERKIMER - Higby Road will undergo a rehabilitation project next year along with another project that will tie into the construction of the Tractor Supply Company warehouse at the Frankfort 5S Business Park. Herkimer County Highway Superintendent Mark Nagele said Monday the rehabilitation project wi

TIMESTELEGRAM.COM - 2017-09-18 23:16:20

Seward returns to Hartwick as adjunct

State Sen. James Seward, R-Milford is teaching a course at his alma mater, Hartwick College, as an adjunct professor for the fall 2017 semester. Hartwick College President Margaret Drugovich asked Seward this spring if he would be interested in teaching a course in the political science department,

DAILY STAR - 2017-09-21 00:25:05

Illinois student shoots classmate in high school cafeteria

The main entrance to Mattoon High School Wednesday afternoon after a shooting that left one student injured took place that morning. The suspected gunman was taken into custody by Mattoon Police.Keith Stewart An Illinois high school teacher subdued a school shooter who wounded a fellow student Wedne

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-09-21 00:37:00

COLUMN: How the latest effort to repeal Obamacare would affect millions

At the end of July, the nation held its collective breath as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) looked poised to achieve his most formidable parliamentary accomplishment: the repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act. But Republican hopes were dashed by one of their own, Sen. Joh

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-09-20 21:45:00

Lack of flood insurance leaves Texans high and dry

AUSTIN - Insurance may have covered only 25 to 45 percent of Houston houses flooded by Tropical Storm Harvey, but that's not because it wasn't available to homeowners The National Flood Insurance Program, or NFIP, a part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, underwrites most coverage and actu

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-09-20 21:39:00

Former players in NFL concussion settlement may be victimized by predatory practices

PHILADELPHIA - With six- and seven-figure payouts from the NFL concussion settlement starting to circulate, former football players have been approached by several entities trying to get a piece of the court-mandated rewards. They include lenders, lawyers and even fellow players. In an exploratory h

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-09-20 20:30:00

Equifax may be happy to spend $1 per customer for their trouble

Equifax could get away with paying a mere $1 per person after failing to protect almost half of America's credit data. While the 118-year-old credit-reporting firm has been hit with more than 100 consumer lawsuits over its massive security breach, legal experts say there's room for a deal because ne

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-09-20 16:15:00

America's opioid problem is so bad it's cutting into U.S. life expectancy

Prosecutors in New York announced this week that an August drug raid yielded 140 pounds of fentanyl, the most in the city's history and enough to kill 32 million people, they told New York 4. Those numbers underscore the dizzying size of the current opioid crisis, and the report of the New York bust

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-09-20 11:32:00

Raytheon workers picket, demand better benefits from billion-dollar corporation

ANDOVER, Mass. - Employees at one of the country's largest defense technology and innovation companies are making their voices heard in hopes of securing the benefits they believe they deserve ahead of an important deadline this weekend. Raytheon production employees, whose contract is due to expire

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-09-20 18:25:00

Hurricane Maria lashes Puerto Rico with force not seen in 'modern history'

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Hurricane Maria roared ashore on Puerto Rico on Wednesday as the strongest storm to strike the island in more than 80 years while panicked residents fled to high ground and huddled in shelters hoping to withstand powerhouse winds that have already left death and devastation a

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-09-20 11:40:00

Attorneys general in Appalachia pressure, sue health insurers over opioids

HUNTINGTON, W. Va. - The nation's advancing opioid epidemic has officials and lawmakers in the most impacted states taking on the entities they deem responsible for skyrocketing drug addiction and overdose numbers. Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear and West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Mor

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-09-19 19:55:00

Pet may help kid grow up, senior stay healthy

Furry friends can play a significant role in the lives of pet owners. Research verifies the old saying, "Dogs are man's best friend." For a long time, studies have shown that growing up with a pet encourages social skills and self-esteem in kids. Dogs and cats generally provide a higher level of int

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-09-19 19:30:00

'Genetic editing' seen as key for increased wheat yields, despite fewer acres

Rick Siemer admits that wheat isn't the easiest sell these days. The president of Siemer Milling in Teutopolis, Illinois, has seen the recent data showing the fewest number of planted wheat acres in U.S. history. On top of that, this year's harvest was the lowest since 2002. Nationwide, wheat produc

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-09-19 17:55:00

Jury convicts man of killing wife in 2000

COOPERSTOWN - Casey James Callahan, 52, was found guilty Friday morning in Otsego County Court of second-degree murder in the death of his wife, Elizabeth Welsh Callahan 17 years ago. The jury began deliberating Thursday afternoon and announced its decision at about 11:30 a.m. Judge John F. Lambert

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-09-19 12:11:13

'Alt-right,' 'troll' and 'dog whistle' among new entries added to Merriam-Webster dictionary

More than 250 new words have been added to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, from old terms now imbued with political meaning - like "dog whistle" - to newer portmanteaus like "froyo." It's the second batch of words to be added this year to the online dictionary, which frequently expands as the Englis

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-09-19 11:53:00

New health-care plan stumbles under opposition from governors

WASHINGTON - The suddenly resurgent Republican effort to undo the Affordable Care Act was dealt a major blow on Tuesday when a bipartisan group of governors came out against a proposal gaining steam in the Senate. But it was unclear whether it would ultimately derail the attempt, as key Republican s

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-09-19 21:30:00