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Smoke investigation shuts down Main Street

Chad Ritchko | The Daily Star The Oneonta Fire Department investigated a report of smoke at 195 Main St. at 10:24 a.m. Tuesday. It is believed a furnace malfunction caused the smoke, Assistant Fire Chief Jim Maloney said. A portion of Main Street was shut down for about an hour. The fire department

DAILY STAR - 2018-03-20 15:28:00

OPD: St. Pat's saw some arrests, no injuries

Oneonta police said that while many students were out drinking for St. Patrick's Day on Saturday, no one was injured in the inebriated revelry. One 20-year-old was ticketed for underage drinking on the street, according to Lieutenant Chris Witzenburg. Two 21-year-olds hosted a loud party at 362 Main

DAILY STAR - 2018-03-20 10:00:00

Traffic stop leads to discovery of Fentanyl, charges for 2 Utica people

Around 9:15 p.m. Saturday, troopers stopped a vehicle on I-87 in the town of Bethlehem for a vehicle and traffic violation. Police say while interviewing the driver, 27-year-old Davon Sanders of Utica, and his passenger, 20-year-old Shawntelle Spratt of Utica, there was probable cause for troopers

WKTV - 2018-03-19 16:51:00

Fire harm worker at nursing home

Someone cleaning in the kitchen at Cooperstown Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing was hurt when the cleaner ignited and caused a small fire on Saturday evening, the chief of the Cooperstown Fire Department said Monday. The man was taken by Cooperstown Medical Transport to Bassett Medical Center i

DAILY STAR - 2018-03-20 01:32:21

School shooting: Student taking shelter at school says he feels safe

GREAT MILLS, MD (RNN) - Two people are injured, one female student critically, after a male student opened fire at at Great Mills High School in St. Mary's County, MD. The other student injured is a male student. A school resource officer shot the shooter, but it's not clear if the officer killed th

DAILY STAR - 2018-03-20 14:32:43

Sidney's first St. Patrick's Day parade is a hit

Allison CollinsSidney resident Brianna Harper, 9, waves an Irish flag during the during the village's inaugural 'Irish for a Day' celebration Saturday. Allison CollinsOrganizers said hundreds lined Main Street in Sidney for the village's inaugural St. Patrick's Day parade, presented by the Sidney Ch

DAILY STAR - 2018-03-18 23:18:43

Kingston students won't face discipline for leaving school during national walkout

KINGSTON - Kingston High School students who took an anti-gun violence protest outside the approved program last week will not face discipline, according to Superintendent Paul Padalino. About 1,800 Kingston students took part in the national student walkout Wednesday, and "a small percentage" took

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2018-03-20 01:59:04

Snow alert: Up to 8 inches possible for Wednesday

Subscribed, but don't have a login? The first full day of spring on Wednesday could bring up to 8 inches of snow. That's according to Tom Wasula, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Albany. Spring is scheduled to start at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday. But anyone who thought the change of seas

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-03-19 22:17:05

Man arrested after police chase

A Norwich man was arrested on multiple charges after a foot chase Thursday, according to the Chenango County Sheriff's Office. Johnathon M. Gemberling, 19, was wanted on a bench warrant from Chenango County Court for failure to comply with conditions after a conviction on third-degree criminal posse


OPD to beef up patrols for St. Patrick's Day

Saturday is St. Patrick's Day, and law enforcement coverage will be increased. Oneonta city police will have extra patrols working Saturday, according to Chief Douglas Brenner, who said officers also will be on the look out for college students celebrating "St. Oney's Day," an unofficial "holiday" i


Business Beat: Veterinarian to retire after 40 years

Tentrr Inc., a consumer technology marketplace and outdoors company, will have a grand opening at 118 Commerce Drive in the Oneonta Business Park in the town of Oneonta, officials said. The event with Chief Executive Officer Michael D'Agostino will offer tours and be from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday,


Man arrested on way to mail marijuana

Morales MONTICELLO - A Wurtsboro man has been arrested after he was stopped for a traffic violation and told an Ulster County Sheriff's deputy that he was on the way to the post office to mail a package of marijuana. Hector Morales, Jr., 42, who was stopped in the Village of Ellenville, was taken


Tannersville feels the luck of the Irish

TANNERSVILLE - The spirit of St. Patrick was on display in Tannersville on Saturday as the village hosted its St. Patrick's Day parade. On a bright, sunny day, 10 fire trucks from Hunter, Tannersville, Haines Falls and Hensonville glided down Main Street next to people shouting "Happy St. Patrick's


Rockland roads to avoid: Scheduled work for week of March 18

There are a few roadwork projects scheduled this week in Rockland County, on Routes 9W, 17, 45, 59 and 202, according to 511ny.org.Route 9W Various northbound lanes at South Franklin Street in Orangetown will be closed on Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.Route 17 Various lanes in both directions betwee


Man indicted on heroin charges

A Mount Vision man has been arrested on a sealed indictment in a drug case, authorities said. Kenneth Upton, 47, was indicted in February on one count of third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance, a felony, and was arraigned in Otsego County Court on March 5 after his arrest by Oneonta ci