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Two Schenevus teens earn Eagle Scout rank
On Friday night, two Schenevus teenagers received the honor of Eagle Scout, the highest rank in the Boy Scouts.T.J. Snyder, 18, and Michael Odell, 17, both recent graduates of Schenevus Central School and members of Troop 18, were honored with a ceremony and around 50 friends, family and fellow scou
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, AUGUST 18
HOPSEGO – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Family friendly festival featuring activities, fun, games, opportunities to learn local history and craft brewing. The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1450 or visit
Rio 42 offers breakfast, lunch with local ingredients
Edwin and Andrea Vazquez, husband-and-wife owners of Rio 42 at 42 River St. in Oneonta, came a long way to bring Oneonta fresh, local breakfast and lunch options.After meeting on Long Island and spending nearly a decade in Georgia, Edwin said, he and his wife, a Hartwick native, opted to raise their
State Police: Cobleskill woman accused of hosting underage party
COBLESKILL, NY (WRGB) State Police say they have arrested a 53 year old Cobleskill woman, accused of hosting an underage party.
Cooperstown hires firm to improve street safety
A contractor has been secured for pedestrian-friendly renovations of Main Street in Cooperstown.Construction will start after Labor Day to paint crosswalks and improve the accessibility of Main Street intersections with Pine Boulevard, Chestnut Street, Pioneer Street and Fair Street, as well as Hoff
'Speakeasy' troupe to perform in Mount Vision
“Speakeasy Social” celebrates the spirit of prohibition-era establishments using synchronized dancing, live music and comedy. Produced and directed by a female team, the show is described as “an extravaganza in which Great Gatsby meets Mad Men meets Video Vixens,” according to a media release.
OFD: Cigarette led to house fire
The fire was extinguished in about an hour by fire departments from Oneonta, Worcester, Franklin, Sidney and Otego. New York State Electric and Gas restored power to several streets after flames burned through wires and blew a transformer.
Cooperstown grad Lucy Ford ready for next chapter
The list of accomplishments on the track runs long for Hartwick native Lucy Ford.Ford graduated from Cooperstown Central School in 2014 after winning a state title in the high jump during the 2013 season, setting the school record in the event by jumping 5-feet, 5-inches.She went on to compete at th
Milford water order is lifted
The village of Milford has rescinded a mandatory order to conserve water, according to a media release from Mayor Brian Pokorny.The order was put in place two weeks ago because of a low water table from the lack of rain.
Cooperstown stirs emotions for dad of young baseball player
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Two places have triggered tears of joy in my life: The Vatican and Cooperstown.I wasn't surprised when it happened in my mother's homeland while kneeling and praying in St. Peters as the nephew of a Roman Catholic priest and the great nephew of a Dominican nun.Even though I'
Fire guts home on Ford Avenue, kills dog
The front of the two-story building burned as firefighters arrived from Oneonta, then Worcester, Franklin, Sidney and Otego departments. Four fire trucks lined the street up the hill, and New York State Electric and Gas arrived to restore power to several streets after the flames burned through wire
3 officers assaulted in 2 separate incidents at Mohawk Correctional Facility
ROME – Three correction officers were recently assaulted in two separate incidents at Mohawk Correctional Facility in Rome, according to the New York State Correctional Officers and Police Benevolent Association.NYSCOPBA officials say around 12:10 a.m. July 28, three officers and a supervisor entere
HOUSE FIRE ON FORD AVENUE
Fire crews from the Oneonta and Sidney Fire Departments are on the scene of a house fire at 89 Ford Avenue in Oneonta. Though the fire has been contained, when crews responded to the call at 6:45 p.m., the black smoke could be seen from the bottom of Ford Avenue and the house was engulfed in flames
Mayor to see USS Cooperstown keel-laying in Wisconsin
Cooperstown Mayor Ellen Tillapaugh traveled to Wisconsin ahead of a keel-laying ceremony on Tuesday for the future USS Cooperstown, a Freedom-class littoral combat ship for the United States Navy. Tillapaugh was asked to serve as the Keel Authenticator and represent the village.The keel laying is th
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15
WALKING TOUR – 7 p.m. Downtown Revitalization Then & Now along Main & Market Streets with Gary Wickham & Bob Brzozowski. Oneonta History Center, 183 Main St., Oneonta. 607-432-0960 or visit
Washington Post reporter speaks at Cooperstown library
A Washington Post journalist brought his experience covering Russian meddling in American politics through social media to a discussion organized by the Village Library of Cooperstown on Monday.While the phenomenon of Russian “trolls” spreading false news stories and propaganda on social media platf
Morris farmers' market to feature live music, festivities
“It's our biggest exposure to people in the area,” said Flo Loomis, a board member of the Butternut Valley Alliance, which organizes the festival.
Hotel Utica Announced As Location For President Trump Visit
The fundraiser for Congresswoman Tenney includes a $1,000 ticket for admission, $5,000 for a Presidential photo and those looking to sit at the same table to speak with the President will have paid $15,000.
WATCH: President Donald Trump speaks at Tenney's fundraiser in Utica
UTICA – President Donald Trump hosted a fundraiser event for Congresswoman Claudia Tenney in Utica on Monday.The private event was held at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Utica on Lafayette Street, and tickets cost $1,000, $5,000 or $15,000.
Over 3000 without power in New Hartford
New Hartford, NY - Over 3,000 people are without power in the New Hartford area this morning until at least 10:15 a.m. National Grid says 3,421 customers are without power and are working to restore it. Stay with NEWSChannel 2 and wktv.com for updates.