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Crews realign, investigate derailed train

Cheryl PetersenCrews from Paynes Cranes from Bainbridge and a contractor for Selkirk work to return a Delaware and Ulster Railride train car to the tracks on Thursday. Cheryl PetersenCrews from Paynes Cranes from Bainbridge and a contractor for Selkirk work to return a Delaware and Ulster Railride t

DAILY STAR - 2017-11-17 02:06:44

Religion Column: Giving voice to quiet leads to benefits

Store-bought frozen chicken-nuggets and tater-tots. That was our Thanksgiving dinner, year 2000. Carrying the bagged meal, my husband, our two daughters, and I mucked our way through deep snow to a cabin in the Blue Mountains in Oregon. Our decision wasn't a protest to a gluttonous holiday meal. We

DAILY STAR - 2017-11-17 21:00:00

Groups to present concert featuring 'Battle Hymn'

The Catskill Valley Wind Ensemble, Catskill Choral Society and the Hartwick College Choir will present a concert at 2 p.m. Sunday in First United Methodist Church at 66 Chestnut St. in Oneonta. The concert is under the direction of Scott Rabeler and Andrew Pease, and the event is free and open to th

DAILY STAR - 2017-11-17 21:00:00

Chamber toasts realty firm, Springbrook

A night of awards and recognition of service in the community lit up the Otesaga Resort Hotel in Cooperstown on Thursday night as the Otsego County Chamber of Commerce held its 18th annual small business dinner. The first honor of the night went to Springbrook and its new Family Engagement Center, w

DAILY STAR - 2017-11-17 03:53:11

On the Bright Side: Science teacher's sandbox sheds light on topography

Whitney Bashaw | The Daily StarEighth graders from Oneonta Middle School make virtual rain clouds with their hands on the augmented reality sandbox on Thursday. The three-dimensional, interactive sandbox was built by science teacher Cory Raner and is used to teach topography and geographical formati

DAILY STAR - 2017-11-17 03:07:22

City's 2018 budget plan hikes taxes

Oneonta city property owners would see about a 3 percent rise in city property taxes, plus increases of 5 percent each in water and sewer fees under the proposed 2018 budget, city officials said. That would mean a total increase in city-levied property taxes and fees of about $50 for a homeowner wit

DAILY STAR - 2017-11-17 01:34:18

City, nonprofit open doors on $15.9M in new affordable housing

Recently built apartments and a senior housing complex have added to quality, affordable housing in the city of Oneonta, supporting efforts to develop the local economy and enhance the community, politicians said Tuesday. The $15.9 million project, called Oneonta Heights, has provided 60 housing uni


Absentee ballots confirm county board split

Rep. Kathleen Clark, the incumbent Republican chair of the Otsego County Board of Representatives; and Danny Lapin, Democratic challenger in District 13; held their leads in their respective races after elections officials counted absentee ballots Nov. 13. Although the final vote tallies are not cer

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-11-16 18:09:52

Muskegon shooting victim had PPO against suspect

MUSKEGON, MICH. - According to Muskegon County court records, one of the victims of Tuesday's shooting, Linda Jamerson, had an active personal protection order against suspect Jaraun Render. In filing the paperwork, Jamerson told the judge she had dated Render, lived with him and had children with h

WZZM 13 - 2017-11-16 15:06:57

Muskegon shooting suspect arrested in Grand Rapids

The suspect was arrested at about 3 p.m. Thursday. Sentinel staff The suspect in a Muskegon shooting, who also caused the issuance of an Amber Alert, has been arrested in Grand Rapids. According to a tweet from the Grand Rapids Police Department, 22-year-old Jaraun Dequan Render was taken into cust

HOLLAND SENTINEL - 2017-11-16 22:20:00

Plea agreement withdrawn in death of baby at daycare

MUSKEGON, MICH. - The owner of a a Muskegon daycare where a 14-month-old child died, has withdrawn her no contest plea in the case. Keysha Collins withdrew the plea of second-degree attempted child neglect after the judge withdrew a commitment to not send her to jail. In April, Korey Landon Brown wa

WZZM 13 - 2017-11-17 16:08:16

Jaraun Render arraigned for double shooting in Muskegon

MUSKEGON, MICH - Jaraun Render, the man police say shot his ex-girlfriend and another man inside their SUV at a Muskegon convenience store made his first appearance before a judge Friday, Nov. 17. He entered a not guilty plea in connection to Tuesday night's shooting in the parking lot of the Sunny

WZZM 13 - 2017-11-17 17:56:41

Family comes first for Muskegon's La'Darius Jefferson

MUSKEGON, Mich. (WOOD) - There's only one thing La'Darius Jefferson loves more than football. "I love my mother so much, and my grandmother so much, and my auntie so much," said Jefferson. "Because they helped raise me as a child." Even though he shows maturity well beyond his age, Jefferson is stil

WOOD - 2017-11-16 21:42:56

Muskegon double shooting suspect charged

MUSKEGON, Mich. (WOOD) - A man accused in a double shooting that also sparked an Amber Alert for three children is now officially facing charges in Muskegon. Jaraun Render, 22, appeared in district court Friday, a day after he was arrested in Grand Rapids. From a jail video feed, Render pleaded not

WOOD - 2017-11-17 20:57:00

Growing support group for Muskegon's LGBTQ community

MUSKEGON, MICH. - Following the assault on a gay teen in the city of Muskegon Heights members of a Muskegon support group promise to work even harder to offer a safe environment for LGBTQ community members. The HumUnity Center opened just over one year ago inside Our Savior's Lutheran Church 1132 W.

WZZM 13 - 2017-11-17 01:07:49

Opioid hospitalization in Muskegon County highest in state, 8th in U.S.

MUSKEGON COUNTY, MI - Muskegon County leads the state in opioid abuse hospitalizations and is eighth in the nation, according to a medical claims analysis. Dexur examined Medicare data from October 2015 to September 2016 - the most recent available - to determine opioid abuse hospitalization rates.

MLIVE.COM - 2017-11-17 20:01:34

The Grove to sponsor Henderson Christmas Parade

An important part of all great communities is an annual parade! The Henderson|Chester County Chamber of Commerce has announced that the Annual Henderson Christmas Parade sponsored by The Grove Primary Care Clinic will be at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 7, in downtown Henderson. It is free to enter the p


Henderson Co. woman pleads guilty to 25 counts of animal cruelty

HENDERSON, COUNTY, Tenn - A Henderson county woman charged with 25 counts of cruelty to animals pleaded guilty in court. Cindy Keen was charged last year after law enforcement received information about suspected livestock abuse at her property. The terms of her guilty plea include a lifetime ban on

WBBJTV.COM - 2017-11-16 04:56:13

Hendersonville to hold public meeting on stormwater utility ordinance

The City of Hendersonville will hold a public meeting Monday night to discuss a proposed stormwater utility ordinance which could be implemented next year. Although the stormwater utility could mean a $6 a month fee for Hendersonville residents, Public Works Director Chip Moore said many residents h


Henderson Co. Sheriff's Department takes new approach to make churches safer

HENDERSON COUNTY, Tenn. - The recent church shooting in Middle Tennessee is just one example of gun violence that has affected our country. "It's sad that it's came to this, but that's just where we are in today's society," said Lt. Victor Stanford of the Henderson County Sheriff's Department. So th