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Betty J. Wellman, 92; 50-Year Boy Scout Council Employee

Betty Jane Wellman LAURENS - Betty J. Wellman, 92, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, at Chestnut Park Nursing Home, Oneonta, after a long battle with dementia and Alzheimer's disease. During the last days she had the comfort and support of her family by her side. She was born Oct. 18, 1924, i

ALLOTSEGO.COM - 2017-09-19 01:32:33

Community Calendar: Sept.18-19, 2017

Monday Cooperstown Ecumenical Women's luncheon, 11:30 a.m., United Methodist Church, 66 Chestnut St. Davenport Open jazz jam, 7:30 p.m., Davenport Center for the Arts, Davenport Road and state Route 23. For info: 278-5227, 761-4996. Hyde Park Better Exchange thrift store, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Susqueha

DAILY STAR - 2017-09-17 19:00:00

Jury convicts man of killing wife in 2000

COOPERSTOWN - Casey James Callahan, 52, was found guilty Friday morning in Otsego County Court of second-degree murder in the death of his wife, Elizabeth Welsh Callahan 17 years ago. The jury began deliberating Thursday afternoon and announced its decision at about 11:30 a.m. Judge John F. Lambert

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-09-19 12:11:13

TEDx brings thought, activity to Oneonta

ONEONTA - Can you be part of a team that builds a tower of spaghetti legs with a marshmallow on top? That challenge and scores of other questions about personal and community growth were presented during a TEDx Oneonta program in downtown Oneonta on Saturday afternoon. Under the theme, "Tipping Poin

DAILY STAR - 2017-09-18 00:48:46

McAdoo council members voice police officer recommendations

McADOO - Members of the borough council want the police department to do certain things, and there will be one more officer to perform those duties. On Tuesday night, the council voted unanimously to authorize presentation of police committee recommendations to Mayor Stephan Holly and Police Chief J

REPUBLICAN & HERALD - 2017-09-17 08:28:50

Letters: New library director's local roots

Your Home Public Library in Johnson City is not only celebrating its 100th birthday this year, but it is also welcoming a new library director, Ben Lainhart. Ben is a local person, born at Lourdes, grew up in Vestal and received his bachelor's degree from Binghamton University and his MLIS (Master o

PRESSCONNECTS - 2017-09-17 12:36:00

'Hobart Stories' to bring back village's past

Hobart is a small village, with a population of only 400, but it's got a rambunctious and sprawling history of tales to tell. Hobart Stories, an annual story-telling community event created by Kristina Zill and Judy Stewart Vidal, will be held at 5:30 p.m. Saturday in the Hobart Community Center. T

DAILY STAR - 2017-09-19 01:20:35

Kushner company buying apartment complex near Princeton, NJ

FILE - In this March 29, 2017, file photo, a man walks out of the 666 Fifth Avenue office tower owned by the Kushner Cos. in New York. Kushner Cos., the real estate company owned by the family of Jared Kushner, is expanding its garden apartments holdings with the purchase of the 1,032-unit Quail Rid

POST-STAR - 2017-09-18 15:43:52

Friends, family gather to celebrate the life of Dick Gregory

FILE - In this July 21, 2012 file photo, comedian and activist Dick Gregory poses for a portrait during the PBS TCA Press Tour in Beverly Hills, Calif. Friends and family of Gregory have gathered at a Maryland church in the suburbs of the nation's capital to celebrate the life of the comedian and ac

POST-STAR - 2017-09-17 00:09:46

Today in History for Sept. 17th

Today is Sunday, Sept. 17, the 260th day of 2017. There are 105 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: On September 17, 1967, The Doors appeared on "The Ed Sullivan Show" on CBS-TV for the first - and last - time. The group was banned from the program after Jim Morrison ignored a produc

DAILY FREEMAN - 2017-09-17 04:00:00

The Latest: Reports of 'widespread devastation' in Dominica

Click on the button below to set up your account or log in if you already have one. MIAMI (AP) - The Latest on tropical weather (all times local): 6:15 a.m. Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skeritt says there are initial reports of "widespread devastation" in the small island from Hurricane Marie.

POST-STAR - 2017-09-19 10:14:38

Sept. 16: Boys cross country roundup

Suffern Invitational (at Bear Mountain, 3 miles) Varsity A Team scores and key: 1. Northport 39 points; 3. Roosevelt (FDR) 98; 3. Goshen (G) 98; 14. Pine Bush (PB) 348; 15. New Paltz (NP) 383; 19. Dover (D) 504; 21. Liberty (L) 592; 22. Rondout Valley (RV) 635. Also: Millbrook (M) Individual: 1. Isa

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-17 03:38:53

Pharmacist in deadly meningitis outbreak heading to trial

FILE - In this Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, file photo the former supervisory pharmacist for the New England Compounding Center, Glenn Chin, left, leaves the federal courthouse in Boston with his attorney Stephen Weymouth after a hearing to announce conditions of his bail and release. Chin who was the sup

POST-STAR - 2017-09-17 13:48:11

Two people face aggravated battery charges

FARMINGTON - Two people in separate cases have been charged with aggravated battery, including a woman accused of stabbing a man during an altercation Wednesday in Farmington. Christina McConnell, 27, was charged on Thursday on accusations of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, a third-degree f

FARMINGTON DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-19 12:00:01

City Council will discuss 'Slow Down Farmington' signs

FARMINGTON - The Farmington City Council will once again take up the topic of using yard signs to combat speeding. The Council last week asked staff to explore the feasibility of a "Slow Down Farmington" campaign that would allow residents to get signs to put up in their yards. The signs are intend

FARMINGTON DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-19 04:00:05

Events raise money while encouraging exercise

Subscribed, but don't have a login? FARMINGTON - Two fundraising events will encourage people to get outside and exercise over the upcoming weekends. The first of these is the five-mile Cancer Walkathon put on by San Juan Medical Foundation. The walk raises money for Connelly Hospitality House, whi

FARMINGTON DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-19 15:00:02

Man who fell rescued from La Plata Mountains

Rescue workers were able to reach a 76-year-old Durango man who fell and injured his head Monday in the La Plata Mountains west of Durango. Rescue workers received a distress signal about 10:35 a.m. from a remote satellite device in the mountains, said Ron Corkish, with La Plata County Search and Re

DURANGO HERALD - 2017-09-18 19:22:38

Bloomfield's Grower's Market in full summer swing

Hello from Bloomfield. Fall is definitely in the air - mornings are crisp and evenings are cool. Our Grower's Market is in full swing. Come to Bishop Park every Thursday from 4 -6 p.m. - for a wide variety of produce, locally made honey and even fresh fry bread. The Grower's Market will continue unt

FARMINGTON DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-18 21:27:04

Local rock trio Cinematica scores gig at famous L.A. club

FARMINGTON - Standing on the sidewalk outside the famed Hollywood rock club the Whisky a Go Go on Sept. 8 shortly before his band was scheduled to take the stage, Farmington resident Eddie Jacquez was more than a little nervous as he fretted over how his instrumental rock group Cinematica would be r

FARMINGTON DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-17 23:00:01

Residents hold rally against new pretrial detention rules

FARMINGTON - A group of community residents is hosting a rally against the recent change in rules regarding pretrial detention and release of defendants, arguing too many repeat offenders are on the streets. The Stop Catch and Release Rally is scheduled for 7 to 9 a.m. Tuesday on the southwest corne

FARMINGTON DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-18 01:00:07