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Harpursville woman dies in one-car crash in Windsor

Top StoriesBroome County Legislature denies Phillips Foundry sale$60K approved for Maine gas line projectHarpursville woman dies in one-car crash in Windsor3rd annual Ava's Little Heroes fundraiser to be held at Animal AdventureWINDSOR, N.Y. - A Harpursville woman is dead following a one car crash i

BINGHAMTONHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-08-17 23:07:24

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.


Aretha Franklin dies, performed in Poughkeepsie last year

Aretha Franklin, whose impassioned, riveting voice made her a titan of American music, has died, her niece, Sabrina Owens, confirmed to the USA Today Network. She was 76.

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-08-16 15:17:00

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


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

DAILY STAR - 2018-08-18 01:56:13

NY plant released 35M gallons of untreated waste into Susquehanna | Times Leader

The brown, rain-swollen Susquehanna River was at just over 28 feet when this photo was taken from the Market Street Bridge Wednesday afternoon facing the Luzerne County Courthouse. A treatnment plant upstream near Binghamton, N.Y. released nearly 35 million gallons of untreated waste into the river

TIMES-LEADER - 2018-08-17 22:21:00

EP Review | Dorkiness is a Way of Life for The Thirds on Dork Matter - HeadStuff

Dork rock is a thing, and it’s older than you might believe. Weezer is often cited as the kings of the dork for their anti-macho, angsty-yet-poppy-as-can-be approach, and the fashion choices certainly help push the notion.

HEADSTUFF.ORG - 2018-08-17 06:58:20

Rick Brockway: Licenses, regulations and other things

As I pondered about what to write in this week’s newspaper article, I went to the DEC website, looking for an idea. Well, there it was, right there on my computer screen — regulations that I didn’t know existed. And you know what they say, “Ignorance is no excuse.”Over the past few years hunters hav

DAILY STAR - 2018-08-16 21:53:19


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


Flash Flooding: The latest on State of Emergency, road closures, water levels

TheState of Emergencyorders in Broome, Tioga, Schuyler, Chemung and other affected counties remain, with no unnecessary travel, especially in areas impacted by flash flooding.


Former SUNY Oneonta student pleads guilty to stabbing girlfriend last year

COOPERSTOWN – The former SUNY Oneonta student who isaccused of stabbing his girlfriendin an Oneonta apartment last year has accepted a plea deal, according to the Otsego County District Attorney’s Office.In Otsego County Court on Tuesday, Julian Vancourt-Wels of Schenectady pleaded guilty to felony


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.


Weather-Related Closings, Road Closures

For a Current List of Road Closures and Shelter locations please go to which will be updated as closures and shelters come into the Emergency Command Center.Route 26 will be closed from Powderhouse Road in the Town of Vestal to Pennsylvania State Line due to impassable roadways.There is aState of E


Watching Rising River Levels in Luzerne County

WEST PITTSTON, Pa. -- While most creeks and streams are starting to recede, concern is now shifting to the Susquehanna River which is near or past flood stage in some spots.


Delaware County Fair  kicks off 132nd edition

Sam Benedict Dirk Schubert, left, judges goats Monday at the Delaware County Fair in Walton


County fair culinarians take pride in blue-ribbon recipes, tradition

Come August, home cooks and bakers throughout the Hudson Valley roll up their sleeves and get down in the kitchen to vie for winning ribbons at the Dutchess County Fair, Aug. 21-26.


Man receives 20-year sentence for killing 11-year-old girl

NORWICH, N.Y. (AP) — One of two men charged in the attempted rape and killing of an 11-year-old girl in New York has been sentenced to 20 years to life in prison.Tobias Rundstrom-Wooding was sentenced Monday after he pleaded guilty in June to felony murder and rape.Investigators say the 34-year-old


Norwich man gets 20 years-to-life for rape and murder of young girl

NORWICH � After accepting a plea deal, convicted rapist and murderer Tobias Rundstrom-Wooding was sentenced to 20 years-to-life on Monday, and court officials said they'll recommend to the parole board that he should never be released.


State of Emergency declared for Broome County due to flooding

Top StoriesState of Emergency declared for Broome County due to floodingState of Emergency issued for Town of Hancock due to issue with Bear Brook DamPresident Trump raises money for Tenney in UticaBinghamton man, 40, arrested for attempted murder in First Ward shooting


Gary Herzig: Breaking eggs to make omelettes

I moved to Oneonta in 1975 at 25 years old. Growing up, my family relocated often. Having an adventurous entrepreneurial spirit, my father led our family to places that included Brooklyn, Los Angeles, Westchester, Pasadena and Queens. The place in which we lived the longest, and which I remember the