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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.
Young finishes with triple-double in Downsville's win over Jefferson
Kaylee Young tallied a triple-double in Downsville’s 53-11 win over Jefferson on Friday. Young finished with a game-high 17 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists. Olivia Brunner had a double-double with 13 points and 12 rebounds, and Luccia Martucci scored 12.
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.
Ex-Springbrook employees plead guilty in Snapchat case
Two former Springbrook employees accused of recording residents without their knowledge appeared in court last Friday to answer felony charges of unlawful surveillance and endangerment.
Local spots nominated for historic registers
The New York State Board for Historic Preservation has recommended adding 16 properties, resources and districts to the State and National Registers of Historic Places. The nominations “reflect the striking diversity of New York State’s history and range from a rural one-room school house to the cou
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.
Not So Dead Deer Gets New York Hunters Busted
Call it karma, justice or you reap what you sow. A pair of New York hunters face multiple charges after jack-lighting deer. And it's one of the illegally taken deer coming to life that got them busted.
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.
Two escape Greene County blaze, home destroyed
EAST DURHAM, NY – Officials are investigating an early morning fire that destroyed a home on Jennings Road. Around midnight, firefighters responded to the home and found it fully involved. Two residents that were inside managed to escape with no injuries.
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.
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.
Water main valve to be replaced
The city of Oneonta Department of Public Service will replace a water main valve on Tuesday, Dec. 11. Work is to take place on Upper Clinton Street from Monroe Avenue to the dead end. Residents will experience a water outage during work. Water will not be shut down until after 9 a.m. and expected to
Teacher charged with child pornography
A Cooperstown High School teacher has been charged with receiving and distributing child pornography over the internet by the federal government . Justin Hobbie, a 41-year-old physical education teacher and a former girls' soccer coach at the high school, was arrested at his home in Springfield Cent
DEC: Arrests are coming in mass deer shooting
Arrests are pending for at least two people in connection to the killing of eight deer in Milford on the eve of Thanksgiving, according to the state Department of Environmental Conservation.
Woman accused of animal cruelty
A woman in Morris was arrested Thursday on animal cruelty charges for two dogs. The Otsego County Sheriff's Office investigated a complaint at 2169 Count Highway 18 in Morris and discovered two dogs in a run-down trailer without proper food and water, according to Sheriff Richard Devlin.
Harold Baines, Lee Smith elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
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.
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
Investigation continues into October deadly Schoharie limo crash
NewsChannel 13 continues to push police for updates on the deadly limousine crash in Schoharie back in October. State police say their investigation is ongoing -- and they have no new information.
Couple opens Italian eatery in Margaretville
Husband-and-wife restaurateurs Amy Parks and Daryl DeBeech left city life behind to pursue updated Italian fare in downtown Margaretville. After being charmed by rural life in the Catskills during a 2016 visit, Parks said, the pair conceptualized their would-be eatery. Late last month, they opened T
Two Schoharie sites nominated for National Register
SCHOHARIE County -- Two sites in Schoharie County were among 16 in New York state that were nominated for the National Register of Historic Places this week. The Col. Peter B. Vroman House in Schoharie and the Schoharie Village Historic District were both selected by the New York State Board for His