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Otsego veterans' bus cuts off service to Delaware County
At least three Delaware County veterans face lengthier and more expensive commutes to doctors’ appointments at the VA hospital in Albany because of a decision by the Otsego County Veterans Services to limit its shuttle operations exclusively to Otsego County veterans.
New York contractor convicted of hiring hit men for killing
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) - A Schenectady contractor has been convicted of first-degree murder in a scheme to kill a man for life insurance money. A jury convicted 54-year-old Tarchand Lall on Wednesday for hiring hit men from Delaware to kill Charles Dembrosky, who did construction work for him. Dembr
A Delaware County Cellist Brings His Ensemble from Montreal for a Visit
The Stamford Friends of Music welcome the Iceberg String Quartet for a concert of Beethoven, Webern, and Debussy. The cellist, Jacob Efthimiou, is a native of Delaware County and joins us to talk about the program, about forming and naming the quartet, and about his cello teacher who grew up in Bing
County updates loan policies to meet new standard
The Delaware County Board of Supervisors voted Wednesday to terminate the county’s revolving loan funds that were established through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program.
Community Calendar: Dec.12-13, 2018
Flu shot clinic for Bassett patients, 8:30 a.m. to noon, Bassett Medical Center, Clinic Building, second floor, 1 Atwell Road. For info: 607-547-7973, www.bassett.org. Story Hour, 10:30 a.m., Village Library of Cooperstown, 22 Main St. For info: 607-547-8344.
Animal Adventure Park delivers statement on Canadian Lynx found
ASHLAND, N.Y. (WETM) - Animal Adventure Park, located in Harpursville, New York, is addressing the recent issue of a Canadian Lynx who was found inside a truck in Chemung County over the weekend.
Driver arrested after chase, crash
A Gilboa resident was arrested Saturday following an inter-county pursuit by deputies from the Delaware County Sheriff’s Office that resulted in the driver losing control of his vehicle.
Police: Teen Placed Neo-Nazi Flyers at Hudson Valley School
A teen is facing felony charges after police say he put up pro-Nazi flyers on the campus of a Hudson Valley college. On Tuesday, 18-year-old Gunnar Hassard of Oneonta was charged with aggravated harassment, a felony.
Catskill Watershed Corp. accepting grant requests
MARGARETVILLE, N.Y. — The Catskill Watershed Corp. is accepting Watershed Education Grant proposals from schools and nonprofit organizations serving students and teachers in New York City's Catskill-Delaware Watershed and within the five boroughs of New York City.
Delaware County buildings being torn down, residents feel relief
SIDNEY CENTER (WBNG) — Community members say three houses in the town will no longer be an eye sore with recent news of demolition.
Cheers! Kelsey Grammer's Faith American Ale now available in New York state
It's here: Actor Kelsey Grammer's long-awaited Faith American Ale is now on the market across Upstate New York. The beer, described as "a Belgian style ale with the crisp refreshing taste of a lager," is available in cans and on tap in stores and bars from the Hudson Valley to the Adirondacks and Al
Teacher's arrest leaves Coop community stunned, angry
The arrest of a Cooperstown Central School physical education teacher last week on charges he received and distributed child pornography online has brought concern, confusion and anger to the school’s community, but some people said they were not completely surprised.
Three arrested in mass deer killing
Three Otsego County residents were arrested last week in connection with an incident of illegal poaching last month, according to officials from the Department of Environmental Conservation.
Meeting Scheduled To Discuss Lake George Septic Study
A public workshop scheduled for Monday evening in Lake George is intended to address findings from a project that examined the town’s septic systems. Introduced in 2013, the Septic Initiative Program set out to map and inventory the wastewater infrastructure within the Town of Lake George. Officials
Reinshagen's 17 points, 15 steals lift South Kortright to win
South Kortright's Anna Reinshagen finished with 15 steals and 17 points in the Rams' 52-30 win over Hunter-Tannersville on Monday. Reinshagen's double-double provided offense and defense for the Rams, something head coach Josh Burroughs said was crucial to the team's success.
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.
Driver ticketed for illegally transporting Canadian lynx to Upstate NY
ASHLAND, N.Y. -- It started off with a state trooper pulling over to help the driver of a pickup truck on I-86 who had a flat tire. When it was over, the driver was charged with illegally transporting a Canadian lynx that was in a dog cage in the back of the truck.
3 Capital Region Locations Added To Register Of Historic Places
The Capital Region along with New York as a whole is so rich in national history. 3 local places are to be added to the historical register. It really doesn't matter the exact area. You could look in Troy, Albany or even out in Schoharie and find so many historical locations.
Saved! Baines surprise pick for Hall, Lee Smith also chosen
LAS VEGAS — Harold Baines was given a save as big as any Lee Smith ever posted. In a vote sure to spark renewed cries of cronyism at Cooperstown, Baines surprisingly was picked for the baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday after never coming close in any previous election.
Oneonta Grand Larceny Suspect Sought
Authorities are looking for a man wanted in Oneonta for two counts of felony grand larceny. New York State Police say an arrest warrant has been issued out of Town of Oneonta Court for 39-year-old James Sitts.