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Disability ID cards available across New York state

ALBANY, N.Y. (WRGB) - Disability ID cards are available now across New York state. The cards read, "I have a developmental disability. I may have difficulty understanding and following your directions."


DCHA to offer hel[p finding 'Delaware County roots'

An upcoming workshop hosted by the Delaware County Historical Association seeks to connect local residents with their Delaware County roots by providing guidance and access to a wealth of genealogical and historical resources.


State seizes Main Street eatery over back taxes

A downtown Oneonta eatery was seized by collection agents from the state Department of Taxation and Finance on Tuesday. Orange signs bearing the department seal appearing on the storefront windows of 281 Main St. announced the seizure of Oneonta Hots, LLC.


Father and Son Accused of Fighting and Turning on Troopers in Otsego County

A Schoharie County father and son are accused of getting into a fist fight along Interstate 88 in the town of Worcester in Otsego County then attacking a New York State Trooper.


Area Arts News: Play set at SUNY Oneonta; CANO members show planned

ONEONTA — SUNY Oneonta’s theatre department with the Mask and Hammer Theatre Club will present the play “The Exception and the Rule,” written by Bertolt Brecht, translated by Eric Bentley and directed by John McCaslin-Doyle. Following the tale of a merchant attempting to cross the desert, the play e


Trailblazer catches fire in Otsego County, driver uninjured

LAURENS, N.Y. -- Crews made quick work of a car fire in Otsego County Thursday morning. State police from Oneonta responded to the scene on Highway 23 in the town of Laurens. The driver of the Trailblazer was able to escape the vehcile without injuries.


New York State issues empty trailer ban on Thruway for Sunday

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) - The New York State Thruway Authority has issued a ban on empty tractor trailers and empty tandem trailers beginning at 10 a.m. Sunday due to high wind warnings and watches that will be in effect at that time for Western and Central New York.


Assemblywoman: Study split of New York state

With deepening political, economic and cultural divisions in the two regions, Sen. Daphne Jordan believes it is time for a thorough study of whether upstate should split off from New York City, Long Island and the surrounding suburbs and become the 51st state.


Gov. Larry Hogan hopes to revive Amazon's interest in Maryland for HQ2 as New York deal crumbles

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said Thursday that he has talked with Amazon officials following the company's decision to back out of building part of its East Coast headquarters in New York City.


5 of 8 Oneonta Common Council members not seeking re-election

ONEONTA, N.Y. -- If you live in Oneonta and have an interest in politics, now is your chance to seek office. Five of the eight common council members will not seek re-election.


Four area wrestlers advance to state semis

Four of the area’s nine participants recorded two wins to reach the semifinals after day one of the NYSPHSAA Division II wrestling championships on Friday at Albany’s Times Union Center.


Whoa! Balloons Lost in Kentucky Land in Upstate New York

We've all wondered whatever happened to that balloon that slipped out of our hand and floated away when we were young. Did it just keep floating till it got to space? No. However, an unlikely story involving some escaped balloons has left one Kentucky floral shop in shock. And they just might have l


Woman accused of theft, other crimes

Delaware County deputies said a Monticello woman was arrested on several charges, including felonies. According to a media release, Rebecca K. Allen, 24, Monticello, was charged on Sunday with fourth-degree grand larceny, a class E felony, and petit larceny related to an incident that occurred in No


Congressman Anthony Brindisi hopes to improve infrastructure in Upstate New York

(WBNG) — Congressman Anthony Brindisi (D) announced his plan to bring increased federal investment in New York for infrastructure projects. Brindisi was joined by representatives of area labor unions who support efforts to improve transportation and infrastructure in the town of Schuyler in Herkimer


Upstate NY college to continue research on shipwreck-salvaged beer

COBLESKILL, NY -- The murky story of the effort to make a modern beer from the dregs of bottles that sank into the ocean in an 1886 shipwreck is taking another turn. There may now be two efforts to salvage some magic from the historic beer yeast. And there may an effort to answer the question: Who,


Honor Roll: Oneonta Middle School

The following Oneonta Middle School students were named to the second-quarter honor roll. Principal’s list: Samuel Han Antrosio, Jack Everett Fauth, Jackson Daniel Forbes, Bryson Michael Huber, Tyr Alexander Melligan, Harshini Naraparaju, Gialina Grace Ploutz, Juliana Lee Rapp, and Jordan A Roudabus


Otsego County Government Restructure Analysis

OTSEGO, N.Y. - With 14 districts and 14 county representatives, Otsego County is analyzing a restructure to it's county government. Currently, Otsego Counties elected representatives are all part-time. Restructuring would create the role of either County Manager, Administrator or Executive to overse


Dairy Princess court crowns East Meredith girl

Representatives from the New York dairy industry crowned three new princesses at a ceremony in Liverpool on Tuesday, including one from Delaware County. East Meredith resident Morgan Hungerford was named second alternate state princess, earning a $600 scholarship from the American Dairy Association


Healthcare Job Fair In Oneonta On Saturday

If you are looking for a job in the Healthcare field, then here's an opportunity from Chenango-Delaware-Otsego Workforce (CDO Workforce) in partnership with the New York Department of Labor. There will be a Healthcare Job Fair on Saturday, February 23 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Foxcare Cent


Libraries still going strong in today's modern era

ONEONTA, N.Y - The Huntington library in Oneonta reopened on Thursday after a month of removing asbestos from the building. The library continued to renovate the building which posed challenges to the day to day routine.