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Big Drug Bust on State Route 7 in Oneonta

An Oneonta man is facing a long list of felony charges after New York State Police and Oneonta Police searched a home on State Route 7 last March 15. 35 year old Benjamin Bockus is charged with seven felony counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance, felony criminal possession of mariju

WNBF.COM - 2018-03-21 07:00:00

Police: Otego teen told girl to abscond

A 16-year-old from Otego has been charged with endangering the welfare of a child after he allegedly convinced a 12-year-old to run away from home. Julio Marsh helped the female child run away from her home in Unadilla to his residence, according to Otsego County Sheriff Richard Devlin. She was repo

DAILY STAR - 2018-03-22 00:38:45

Crash leads to DWI arrest

A one-car rollover on Monday resulted in the arrest of Schenevus resident Michele A. Bookhout, 54, on the charges of aggravated driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor offense. According to a media release, troopers were dispatched to the accident on State Highway 7 in Milford around 3 p.m. on Marc

DAILY STAR - 2018-03-20 23:45:51

Otego driver faces DWI-related charges

Crystal A. Gager, 39, of Otego, was arrested by Otsego County Deputies on March 17 on multiple charges including driving while intoxicated. According to a media release from the Otsego County Sheriff's office, after a traffic stop, deputies allegedly found Gager intoxicated. She was arrested after s

DAILY STAR - 2018-03-20 23:15:58

Smoke investigation shuts down Main Street

Chad Ritchko | The Daily Star The Oneonta Fire Department investigated a report of smoke at 195 Main St. at 10:24 a.m. Tuesday. It is believed a furnace malfunction caused the smoke, Assistant Fire Chief Jim Maloney said. A portion of Main Street was shut down for about an hour. The fire department

DAILY STAR - 2018-03-20 15:28:00

Delhi salutes state basketball champs with parade

A cold Wednesday didn't stop Delhi residents from coming out in droves to celebrate its high school girls basketball team champions with a parade. On Sunday, Delaware Academy's Lady Bulldogs secured the school's first state championship title for basketball. The Class D team clinched the title with

DAILY STAR - 2018-03-22 02:42:02

Spring Binghamton Restaurant Week: Citrea Restaurant and Bar

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. - Binghamton Restaurant Week is an opportunity for a local eatery to feature some items off of its new menu. Citrea Restaurant and Bar, located along the river walk behind Boscov's, is offering a 3 course lunch for 12 dollars and a 3 course dinner for 25. It's offering a variety of

BINGHAMTONHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-03-21 21:34:58

The Latest: Weather-related fatality on Long Island

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The Latest on a spring nor'easter hitting the mid-Atlantic and Northeast (all times local): 1:05 p.m. New York police say slick roads were a factor in a fatal crash on Long Island. According to Newsday, a woman was killed and five other people were injured when a van overturned o

DAILY STAR - 2018-03-21 17:02:47

Sidney's first St. Patrick's Day parade is a hit

Allison CollinsSidney resident Brianna Harper, 9, waves an Irish flag during the during the village's inaugural 'Irish for a Day' celebration Saturday. Allison CollinsOrganizers said hundreds lined Main Street in Sidney for the village's inaugural St. Patrick's Day parade, presented by the Sidney Ch


Two men charged with Pine Street murder

BINGHAMTON - Binghamton Police have arrested two men for killing a third man last Friday in downtown Binghamton. Police were called to 84 Pine Street for a report of a man down on the second floor. When they got there, they reportedly found 51 year-old Lazar Jones lying unresponsive on the front p


Fire harm worker at nursing home

Someone cleaning in the kitchen at Cooperstown Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing was hurt when the cleaner ignited and caused a small fire on Saturday evening, the chief of the Cooperstown Fire Department said Monday. The man was taken by Cooperstown Medical Transport to Bassett Medical Center i


City mulls penalty for party hosts

City police will have another tool to fight underage drinking if the Common Council passes a proposed "social host" ordinance, Police Chief Douglas Brenner said Monday. The Council will consider the proposal during a meeting at City Hall, 258 Main St. downtown, at 7 p.m. Tuesday. The agenda for the


Feds: Preparer filed 110 fraudulent tax returns

An Oxford woman who admitted to preparing more than 110 false tax returns will face up to eight years in prison, federal authorities said Monday. Lavyette Anna Louisa Garcia, 41, of Oxford, pleaded guilty Monday in U.S. District Court in Binghamton to making a false claim against the United States a


Warrant issued, $5K reward offered for MIA witness in Binghamton murder trial

A $5,000 reward was issued for information leading to the arrest of a Binghamton man, who is a material witness in a murder trial, the Broome County District Attorney's Office announced Monday. Valentino F. Mondolfi, 20, whose last known address was 124 Mason Ave., Binghamton, is a witness in the on


EAT UP: A few new choices included in Binghamton Restaurant Week line-up

It's that time of year again. Binghamton Restaurant Spring 2018 will kick off Tuesday. Organized by eatBING, INC., Binghamton Restaurant Week will run for 10 days from Tuesday to March 29. This year, 25 local restaurants will participate. Each restaurant will feature a three-course meal at a fixed p


Wanted: Reward Offered For Arrest

The Broome County District Attorney's Office and Binghamton Police Department are offering a $5,000 reward, leading to the arrest of Valentino F. Mondolfi. A material witness warrant has been issued for Mondolfi's arrest. Last known address: 124 Mason Ave., Binghamton. Mondolfi is described as a whi


Man arrested after police chase

A Norwich man was arrested on multiple charges after a foot chase Thursday, according to the Chenango County Sheriff's Office. Johnathon M. Gemberling, 19, was wanted on a bench warrant from Chenango County Court for failure to comply with conditions after a conviction on third-degree criminal posse


Suspect in Binghamton University student's killing formally charged with murder

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - A man who allegedly fled to Nicaragua after the death of a Binghamton University student has been formally charged with murder. Orlando Tercero was arrested in Nicaragua this past week after investigators called him "a person of interest" in connection with the death of


OPD to beef up patrols for St. Patrick's Day

Saturday is St. Patrick's Day, and law enforcement coverage will be increased. Oneonta city police will have extra patrols working Saturday, according to Chief Douglas Brenner, who said officers also will be on the look out for college students celebrating "St. Oney's Day," an unofficial "holiday" i


Business Beat: Veterinarian to retire after 40 years

Tentrr Inc., a consumer technology marketplace and outdoors company, will have a grand opening at 118 Commerce Drive in the Oneonta Business Park in the town of Oneonta, officials said. The event with Chief Executive Officer Michael D'Agostino will offer tours and be from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday,