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Morris, N.Y. Man Arrested on Felony Charges
A Morris man faces felony charges in connection with a physical and sexual assault. Police say Dustin Freeman used a knife to threaten the victim then sexually assaulted them at a New Berlin residence. Freeman was located last Wednesday in the City of Rome where he fled on foot but officers apprehen
Police seek tips on wanted man
State police at Oneonta are looking for the public’s assistance in locating James C. Sitts, who is wanted on an arrest warrant issued by the town of Oneonta Court for two counts of grand larceny in the third degree, according to a media release.
Community Calendar: Dec.10-11, 2018
Lap swimming, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., SUNY Delhi Kunsela Pool, 454 Delhi Drive. For info: 607-746-4263, firstname.lastname@example.org. Meeting and Christmas party, 7:30 p.m., Butternut Valley Grange, 7 Bloom St.
DEC: Arrests are coming in mass deer shooting
Arrests are pending for at least two people in connection to the killing of eight deer in Milford on the eve of Thanksgiving, according to the state Department of Environmental Conservation.
Troopers: Man brought gun to Breakfast with Santa
State troopers and village of Sidney police responded to reports of a weapon at the Breakfast with Santa event at Sidney Elementary School on Saturday. A teacher supervising the event called police after being notified by a subcontractor that a community member in attendance was in possession of a w
Woman accused of animal cruelty
A woman in Morris was arrested Thursday on animal cruelty charges for two dogs. The Otsego County Sheriff's Office investigated a complaint at 2169 Count Highway 18 in Morris and discovered two dogs in a run-down trailer without proper food and water, according to Sheriff Richard Devlin.
Deposit Couple Indicted in ‘Million-Dollar’ Drug Raid
The two Deposit residents arrested November 30 in one of the biggest drug raids in Broome County history are now formally indicted on 11 felony counts each as well as five misdemeanor counts each.
Company hires Oneonta man as software engineer
Passport for Good, a software company, has appointed Russell Clarvoe of Oneonta as a software developer. According to a media release, Clarvoe worked most recently as a software architect and lead developer for SportsSignup.com, a youth sports registration site.
Fentanyl that could kill as many as 500,000 people seized in Broome County
DEPOSIT, N.Y. -- A drug bust in Binghamton yielded a kilogram of fentanyl -- enough to kill as many as 500,000 people, according to Johnson City police. In addition to fentanyl, officers found 1 kilogram of heroin, 2 kilograms of methamphetamines and approximately $2,400 in cash, police said.
Oneonta Airport Renamed to Honor Mayor “Sam” Nader
The Oneonta Municipal Airport was renamed in honor of a former councilman and mayor Albert S. Nader at this week's City Council meeting. The declaration, which passed unanimously, was announced by the city's current mayor Gary Herzig.
Morris man charged with rape, unlawful imprisonment
NEW BERLIN, N.Y. (WBNG) — A Morris man has been arrested for sexually assaulting, and threatening a victim with a knife. State Police said Dustin Freeman, 30, was arrested Wednesday for rape and unlawful imprisonment.
Young finishes with triple-double in Downsville's win over Jefferson
Kaylee Young tallied a triple-double in Downsville’s 53-11 win over Jefferson on Friday. Young finished with a game-high 17 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists. Olivia Brunner had a double-double with 13 points and 12 rebounds, and Luccia Martucci scored 12.
In Your Opinion: County shouldn't matter when taking care of vets
In the name of “budget constraints,” Otsego County Veterans Services will no longer allow “outside veterans” the ability to travel to their appointments at the VA Medical Center in Albany. Even though the Otsego bus is closer to their homes, it’s the fact they live in Delaware County that now preclu
Balanced attack leads South Kortright past Margaretville
Ten players scored for South Kortright in its 66-46 win over Margaretville on Wednesday. Aidan Fox knocked down four 3-pointers and finished the game with 15 points to lead SK (3-0) to the win. The Rams outshot Margaretville from the perimeter, making eight 3-pointers to the Blue Devils' two. SK's C
New York drug bust uncovers 500,000 lethal doses of fentanyl
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. - Two people are in custody as a result of a massive drug bust in the Village of Deposit. On Friday, the Broome County Special Investigations Unit Task Force conducted a narcotics raid on Wheeler Street in Deposit.
Sheriff: Kilos of heroin, fentanyl, meth seized in Deposit drug bust
DEPOSIT, N.Y. — The Broome County Special Investigations Unit Task Force executed a search warrant around 2 p.m. Friday at 62 1/2 Wheeler Street in the village of Deposit. According to WBNG, authorities say the following was seized:
Hundreds Attend Oneonta Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony (PHOTOS)
As many as 500 people descended on downtown Oneonta for the annual Christmas Tree lighting ceremony on Thursday night. many said it was one of the biggest crowds at this event in years. The weather cooperated with 30 degrees at the lighting time and a soft snow falling. It was a great event brought
Retiring Sen. Bonacic to close Delhi office
State Sen. John J. Bonacic, R-Mount Hope, announced his Delaware County satellite district office in Delhi will close permanently as of Friday, Dec. 21. If constituents need to contact his office between then and the end of the year, they should contact his primary district office in Middletown at 8
Local sports datebook: Dec. 8-10
Cobleskill at Lehigh Universtiy, 11 a.m. Cobleskill at Utica College, 11 a.m. Oneonta at North East Duals at WPI, 11 a.m. Green Mountain College at Cobleskill, 1 a.m. Oneonta at New Paltz, 2 p.m.
Couple opens Italian eatery in Margaretville
Husband-and-wife restaurateurs Amy Parks and Daryl DeBeech left city life behind to pursue updated Italian fare in downtown Margaretville. After being charmed by rural life in the Catskills during a 2016 visit, Parks said, the pair conceptualized their would-be eatery. Late last month, they opened T