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Albany Police fatally shoot man they say was stabbing his mother
As Mackey and Ellis were checking on the woman's condition, police say 20-year-old Schuyler Lake appeared at the top of the stairwell, armed with a knife, and began to walk down the stairs. The officers yelled at Lake through the broken window to stop and drop the knife, but police say he refused an
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, JUNE 24
CONCERT – 3 p.m. Oneonta Community Concert Band presents a World Tour in Music featuring the “Star Spangled Banner,” “King Cotton March,” “Marche des Parachutists Belges,” “Amparito Roca,” more. Wilber Park, Oneonta. Call 607-437-0152.
Man charged with growing marijuana
Daniel D. White, 35, of Unadilla, was charged June 19 with the misdemeanors of unlawfully growing cannabis and three counts of endangering the welfare of a child, plus unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation, troopers said in a media release.
Schools to provide meals this summer
Charlotte Valley Central School will provided breakfast from 8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. and lunch from 11:30 a.m. to noon from July 2 to Aug. 10. Call 278-5511, ext. 8, for more information.
Library kicks off summer program with big crowd
An estimated 200 people visited Oneonta’s Huntington Memorial Library on Friday night to launch its seven-week summer reading program, “Libraries Rock,” with a family friendly event many months in the making.Organizers said the kickoff, which featured face painting, food, a bounce house, clown and h
City: Scofflaw landlord refuses to obey law
The city of Oneonta has asked the State Supreme Court in Otsego County to enforce an order to vacate 195 Main St., which was declared unsafe more than a year ago.Property owner Melania Pervu not only has ignored the order to vacate the building of residents but also continues to collect rent from te
Man finds rattlesnake under hood while trying to start car
June 22, 2018 06:51 AMHANCOCK, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York man trying to jump-start his car was greeted by an unusual sound coming from his engine — the rattle of a venomous timber rattlesnake.The man says the snake slithered across the engine block and curled up on the battery as he opened the
Driver, two killed in Monday Schoharie County crash identified
Killed were passengers 11-year-old Elizabeth France, of Fort Plain, and Christina N. France, 37, of Cobleskill, state police confirmed.
Mother, daughter die in Schoharie crash
A crash Monday afternoon in the Schoharie County town of Seward left two people dead.On Wednesday, state police at Latham released the identities of the passengers in the crash, which remains under investigation.
In Your Opinion: Anonymous bigoted comments fuels dissent
For years, I have been disappointed that The Daily Star has permitted people to comment anonymously online under the guise of protecting free speech.In my mind, if you can’t put your name under a statement, you should not be making the statement. The newspaper reached an all-time low last week when
Backtracking: The Early Years: OHS graduated 54 in the Class of 1918
All hail the Class of ’18! Nineteen-eighteen, that is.One hundred years later, the schools and graduation ceremonies are different, but one thing in common both classes had as they received diplomas — a war was going on.Both classes also had their share of fun before graduation. As The Oneonta Star
Guilty Plea In Case Of Rape And Murder Of 11 Year Old Girl
Rundstrom-Wooding and his partner, James Brower, were both charged in the death of the girl, who was found dead in the trailer the men shared. O’Connor died of asphyxiation on July 30, 2017. Both men are said to have been working together in acts that resulted in O’Connor’s death. Rundstrom-Wooding
Trial to begin in Oneonta armed robbery case
A trial for a felon charged in an Oneonta burglary and robbery case will start in Otsego County Court on Monday, according to District Attorney John Muehl.Teddy Faison, 35, who faces first-degree burglary and first-degree robbery charges, was arrested by Monticello police July 1 on an Oneonta warran
Restaurant review: The Hen & the Hound Bar and Bistro in Middleburgh
Beef bulgogi lettuce wraps - local bibb lettuce, fire grilled beef bulgogi, house-made kim-chi, sesame seeds at The Hen & The Hound Bistro on Thursday, June 14, 2018 in Middleburgh, N.Y. (Lori Van Buren/Times... more
Man accused of sexual abuse
State police at Norwich charged Robert A. West III, 33, on June 17 with the misdemeanors of second-degree sexual abuse, forcible touching and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child.
Man discovers rattlesnake curled up under hood while trying to jump-start car
HANCOCK, N.Y. —An upstate New York man trying to jump-start his car was greeted by an unusual sound coming from his engine — the rattle of a venomous timber rattlesnake.The man says the snake slithered across the engine block and curled up on the battery as he opened the hood of the car earlier this
Oneonta Community Concert Band to offer world tour
Under the direction of Andy Pease the Oneonta Community Concert Band will present a “world tour” in music. The concert will take place in the upper pavilion in Wilber Park at 3 p.m. Sunday. The concert will be at 3 p.m.The music for this concert will start with “The Star-Spangled Banner,” and will c
Man charged with DWI after flipping pickup
A Stamford man has been arrested on drunken driving charges after state police at Margaretville investigated an incident involving an overturned pickup truck.James S. Stewart, 51, was charged at about 12:20 a.m. June 17 with the felonies of driving while intoxicated and first-degree aggravated unlic
Report: Man accused in rape, murder of 11-year-old girl in Norwich takes plea deal
NORWICH, N.Y. —A Chenango County man accused in the rape and murder of an 11-year-old girl in Norwich has accepted a plea deal.According to a report by WBNG, Tobias Rundstrom-Wooding accepted a plea deal from the Chenango County District Attorney’s Office Friday. With the plea Rundstrom-Wooding will
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, JUNE 22
SUMMER KICK-OFF – 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Take a ride in a horse drawn carriage, get your face painted, enjoy food, a bouncy house, face painting, more. Admission by donation. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Call 607-547-1980 or visit