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Convicted Schoharie Co. rapist now behind bars

Mark Schinnerer, 55, of North Blenheim, was found guilty of First Degree Rape on September 21, 2018. Rather than being immediately remanded he was allowed to go home, essentially a free man, while a judge reviewed motions for an appeal. His sentence was adjourned for four months, leaving members of


Two NYS troopers hospitalized after responding to fight between father, son on I-88

WORCESTER, N.Y. (WBNG) — New York State Police say two troopers were hurt Tuesday afternoon when responding to a fight between two men along Interstate 88 in the town of Worcester.


Upstate NY lawmakers rally public to save state prisons

A group of Upstate NY lawmakers has started a petition to rally the public against Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan for shutting down up to three state prisons by Labor Day. North Country Sen. Patty Ritchie is leading the online petition drive with Assemblymen Ken Blankenbush, of Carthage, and Mark Walczyk,


School Registrations:Stamford Central School

Parents of children living in the Stamford Central School District who will be 5 years old by Dec. 1, may register them to begin kindergarten in September. Parents are asked to call 607-652-7301, ext. 0, and provide the name of the child, their address and date of birth as soon as possible. Kinderga


Upstate NY college to continue research on shipwreck-salvaged beer

COBLESKILL, NY -- The murky story of the effort to make a modern beer from the dregs of bottles that sank into the ocean in an 1886 shipwreck is taking another turn. There may now be two efforts to salvage some magic from the historic beer yeast. And there may an effort to answer the question: Who,


A warning from plow drivers following several serious accidents

Albany, N.Y. (News10) - New York Thruway Authority officials are warning drivers Wednesday after two serious crashes involving plows over the past week. On February 13th near Canajoharie, a truck smashed into the back of a plow. The cab of the truck was destroyed, and officials say the $225,000 plow


Woman accused of theft, other crimes

Delaware County deputies said a Monticello woman was arrested on several charges, including felonies. According to a media release, Rebecca K. Allen, 24, Monticello, was charged on Sunday with fourth-degree grand larceny, a class E felony, and petit larceny related to an incident that occurred in No


Father/son fight each other then assault trooper

ONEONTA, N.Y. - New York State Police at Oneonta were dispatched to break up a physical fight between two men on Interstate 88 when the two turned on the trooper and began attacking him. Other troopers came to assist and a second trooper sustained injury.


Pop band Why Don’t We to perform at Chevy Court during NY State Fair

SYRACUSE, NY — Pop quintet Why Don’t We brings its harmonies and hits to a debut performance at Chevy Court during the 2019 Great New York State Fair’s Chevrolet Music Festival at 2 p.m. Thursday, August 29. All performances on Chevy Court are free with Fair admission.


Troopers: Colonie man caught speeding in Schoharie with more than a pound of marijuana

SCHOHARIE - A Colonie man stopped for speeding Monday on Interstate 88 in Schoharie was found with more than a pound of marijuana, state police said. Nathaniel C. Martin, 20, was stopped as he headed west as he traveled at a "high rate of speed" near the Route 30A exit at about 4:30 p.m., state poli


New York State not giving up on future Amazon project, ESD chief says

New York State hasn’t given up on winning a future Amazon expansion project, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s economic development czar said Thursday. “We should never burn bridges,” said Howard Zemsky, CEO of Empire State Development, the state’s primary business-aid agency. “The governor is not burning any


Area Arts News: Play set at SUNY Oneonta; CANO members show planned

ONEONTA — SUNY Oneonta’s theatre department with the Mask and Hammer Theatre Club will present the play “The Exception and the Rule,” written by Bertolt Brecht, translated by Eric Bentley and directed by John McCaslin-Doyle. Following the tale of a merchant attempting to cross the desert, the play e


New York State STAR program reimbursement by county

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The New York Department of Taxation released the latest data on the number of School Tax Relief (STAR) reimbursements by county. The latest data shows the number and amount of rebates for 2017. Hover over each county to see the number of basic exemptions, amount of basic reim


Trailblazer catches fire in Otsego County, driver uninjured

LAURENS, N.Y. -- Crews made quick work of a car fire in Otsego County Thursday morning. State police from Oneonta responded to the scene on Highway 23 in the town of Laurens. The driver of the Trailblazer was able to escape the vehcile without injuries.


CNY high school basketball sectional semifinals schedule

5:30 p.m. - No. 2 Jamesville-DeWitt vs. No. 3 Central Square (Class A Boys) 7:15 p.m. - No. 1 Whitesboro/No. 8 Auburn vs. No. 4 Bishop Grimes (Class A Boys) 11 a.m. - No. 2 DeRuyter vs. No. 3 McGraw (Class D Boys)


Junior Bowling: Hunter Heppner hits 750 twice in Pros League

KINGSTON, N.Y. — Hunter Heppner hit the 750 mark in back-to-back sessions of the Junior Pros League at Patel's Kingston Lanes. Heppner used a 289 game to post a 759, then came back the next week to throw a 278 game and a 750 series.


Brewery Ommegang cancels popular summer beer fest for this year

COOPERSTOWN, NY -- Belgium Comes to Cooperstown, one of Upstate New York’s most prestigious and popular annual beer festivals, will take a year off in 2019 with plans to return in 2020.


A new dairy ambassador has been chosen for New York State

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. - A young lady from Delaware County has been chosen as one of 3 ambassadors for the dairy industry in New York State. Morgan Hungerford, Delaware County's Dairy Princess, was named the 2nd alternate for the state at a pageant held last night in Syracuse.


Trooper hurt in roadside fight

At least one state trooper was injured in a roadside fight on Interstate 88 Tuesday afternoon, according to Troop C public information officer Aga Dembinska. Scanner reports indicated two people were fighting along the side of the highway near the Schenevus exit. State police were dispatched to the


Coming soon: Bombers Burrito Bar sign to tie up Oneonta traffic Wednesday

ONEONTA, N.Y. -- It's been years in the making, but Otsego County is set to welcome its newest eatery. Bombers Burrito Bar is based in the Albany area, but Wednesday the restaurant's sign is going up on Main Street in Oneonta, and that is going to lead to the closure of the sidewalk out front.