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Police: Body found in river was heavily decomposed
Millersburg Fire Co. Boat and Rescue, Dalmatia Fire Co., Herndon Fire Co. and state Fish and Boat Commission personnel were also present.
Father's Day families hook Hodges Pond fish
The fish were biting on a sunny Father’s Day in Oneonta’s Neahwa Park as locals took advantage of a rare opportunity to cast their lines in Hodges Pond.Small bluegill, pumpkinseed and other varieties of sunfish were easily plucked from the water by children and families, while heftier catches like b
City seeks grant to aid purchase of Nick's Diner
The city of Oneonta proposes seeking a $230,000 state grant to support a private purchase of Nick's Diner in a project to create 15½ full-time equivalent jobs, officials said.The city will have a public hearing on the grant application in Common Council Chambers at 7 p.m. Tuesday before regular busi
Runaway bus crashes into fireworks store
NEW MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — A bus carrying members of the Pennsylvania National Guard has crashed into a fireworks store.Police say the crash happened Friday morning in New Milford Township when the driver of the bus passed out behind the wheel.The runaway vehicle went through a field and struck a utili
Crews Called to Another Fire at Brackney Inn
SILVER LAKE TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Fire crews were called to the Brackney Inn on Saturday.Video shared on Facebook shows smoke pouring from the business in Susquehanna County near the New York state line.Flames destroyed the business back in October. The owner was in the process of rebuilding, and we’re to
Man charged with felony car scams
Russell W. Davis, 48, was charged June 13 with three counts of fourth-degree grand larceny and first-degree scheming to defraud, which are class E felonies. He was also charged with the misdemeanor of issuing a bad check, according to a media release from the Chenango County Sheriff's Office. The cr
DUI related ATV crash kills one, driver arrested
LACKAWAXEN TOWNSHIP, PIKECOUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) – The Pike County District Attorney has approved charges against the driver in a deadly, early morning ATV crash.
CANO art show at Wilber Mansion takes floral focus
Fresh blooms complemented contemporary artworks over the weekend at the Community Arts Network of Oneonta's Wilber Mansion, where the “Art in Bloom” show closed S unday.The theme for the annual juried art exhibition of “Conceal/Reveal” was explored by 29 artists in paintings, digital art and sculptu
Body found on river island; coroner, police remain at scene
Two incidents in local waterways were investigated Saturday night — one in which a body was found, and another in which a woman was safely rescued.A call for a rescue in the Susquehanna River off Dalmatia was first made shortly after 7 p.m. A few minutes later, emergency communications reported it w
Sidney man charged with sexual abuse
A Sidney man was arrested on charges of first-degree sexual abuse, a felony, and two counts of the first-degree endangering the welfare of a child, a misdemeanor.
No Injuries Reported In Chestnut St. Rollover
At left, Sgt. Ralph Pajerski, Oneonta Police Dept., surveys the scene as firefighter Ron Wamsley sweeps up debris around a vehicle rollover that blocked Chestnut Street in Oneonta for nearly an hour. Sgt. Pajerski reported that the driver was momentarily distracted when she put down a tissue. She th
Bus crashes into fireworks store in New Milford
Around 7:30 a.m., troopers said a bus collided withMonteforte Fireworksstore, 3108 State Route 492.
No injuries as Brackney Inn goes up in flames again
The Brackney Inn, a bar and restaurant in Silver Lake, went up in flames Saturday afternoon around 4 p.m., just weeks from reopening after a previous fire occurred there last October.
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Van crashes into utility pole
Patrolman Jason Adams, who is continuing his investigation into the crash, reported Felina Robbins, 30, of Mount Carmel, was driving the van east on Race Street at 7:23 p.m. when it hit a utility pole on the left side of the street.
Ellenville Man Arrested Following Domestic Incident - Hudson Valley News Network
KINGSTON –Members of the Ulster County Sheriff’s Office arrested Orville R. Foster, age 39, of Ellenville following a domestic dispute in Wawarsing.Police said on Jun. 12, about 3:15 p.m. deputies and troopers responded to a 911 call of a domestic dispute on Barbara Road in the Town of Wawarsing.Aut
Otsego County man's murder-for-hire conviction upheld by appeals court
Jerry D. Grays, 45, formerly of Unadilla and Oneonta, defended himself during a second jury trial in Otsego County Court and unsuccessfully tried to have a judge toss out the jury's guilty verdict after his 2015 retrial. On Thursday, a mid-level state appeals court in Albany determined there were no
Police: Sharon Springs man planned to have sex with 14-year-old girl
Jonathan C. Mattice, 41, was charged with attempted rape, attempted criminal sex act and attempted dissemination of indecent material of a minor, all felonies, Colonie police said Friday, following a two-week investigation into Mattice’s online attempts to meet with the underaged girl.
HEROIN DEALER CONVICTED AT TRIAL
– Willis S. Bickham Jr. today was found guilty, by Judge Joseph Cawley, of two counts of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance -- Class B Felonies -- following a bench trial, in Broome County Court.
Teen accused of sexual abuse
Michael Stimpson, a 17-year-old from Laurens, was indicted by a grand jury Tuesday, according to Otsego County District Attorney John Muehl.