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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.

DAILY STAR - 2018-08-16 00:42:17

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


State gives Walton library $200K grant for repairs

In the recent round of library construction grants doled out by the state, Walton's William B. Ogden Library received more than $200,000 for structural repairs.The $201,273 coming from the New York State Aid for Library Construction Program will install new attic insulation, reroofing the roofs with

DAILY STAR - 2018-08-17 00:13:55

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

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

State Police: Cobleskill woman accused of hosting underage party

COBLESKILL, NY (WRGB) State Police say they have arrested a 53 year old Cobleskill woman, accused of hosting an underage party.

WRGB - 2018-08-16 13:23:38

Franklin alleges mistreatment at county jail

NORWICH � On top of a $10 million complaint against the Chenango County Public Defender�s Office, the man accused of collaborating with his wife to burn their home with their son inside is seeking an additional $10 million for alleged mistreatment at the Chenango County Correctional Facility.In

EVENING SUN - 2018-08-17 00:00:00

OHS freshman returns from  elite summer dance program

Contributed Incoming Oneonta High School freshman Daniel Gouldin, right, is shown in this undated photo.

DAILY STAR - 2018-08-16 01:08:38

Grove Street to  close for paving

The city of Oneonta with its contractor, Cobleskill Stone, will be paving Grove Street on Friday between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. The street will be closed to traffic during paving operations.

DAILY STAR - 2018-08-16 23:58:05

Route 15 likely closed into weekend

WINFIELD — Widespread traffic congestion was expected into a busy weekend after a Central Susquehanna Valley Transportation (CSVT) project crane collapsed Tuesday night.The crane, and large steel beam, fell over and onto the right of way of Route 15. Though no injuries were reported, fuel was report

MILTON DAILY STANDARD - 2018-08-16 11:11:00

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



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


Flooding Closes Popular Luzerne County Drive-in

HUNLOCK TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A popular drive-in in Luzerne County is now closed until further notice due to this week’s flash flooding.Water from the Susquehanna River spilled into the Garden Drive-In near NanticokeA post on the drive-in’s Facebook page says workers have to wait until water recedes to de

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-08-16 18:48:17

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.


Hippies and bagels and bears—oh my!

There are scads of reasons to love my job. Among them are the incredible opportunities I have to attend a wide variety of fantastic events being held at any given moment, scattered throughout the Upper Delaware River region. In fact, I’m so busy at this time of year that I invariably run into folks


Lake Health Clinic brings on new Physician Assistant

Meet Lake Health Clinic’s newest Physician Assistant, Kathy Thompson.Thompson, a Corvallis native for 35 years, started work at the Clinic on June 25 after working in Christmas Valley for the past two years.Wanting to move west to the other side of the mountains, Thompson made the jump to Christmas


Delaware County Fair  kicks off 132nd edition

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


On this day in history - Aug. 15, 1969 - Woodstock festival opens in Bethel, NY

On this day in 1969, the Woodstock Music Festival opens on a patch of farmland in White Lake, a hamlet in the upstate New York town of Bethel. Promoters John Roberts, Joel Rosenman, Artie Kornfield and Michael Lang originally envisioned the festival as a way to raise funds to build a recording...rea


My First Bout Experience: by Tinkerhell

I played in my first bout with the Albany Brawl Stars on Sunday, July 8th on a gorgeous afternoon in Oneonta, NY. Waking up that morning felt somewhat surreal, almost dreamlike. I got a message from my fellow first-bout-er Nurse Casket that said “the nausea is real”, which made me smile – humor alwa

ALBANY TIMES UNION (BLOG) - 2018-08-15 19:52:55