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Worcester man arrested after allegedly poisoning cats with antifreeze

WORCESTER, N.Y.-- A Worcester man is arrested after allegedly poisoning cats with antifreeze. Antonio Fiorino, 52, is charged with two counts of the Agriculture and Markets Law of Overdriving, Torturing and Injuring Animals.


New Bacon Store Hits Upstate New York

Bacon, bacon, bacon. It's truly the ingredients of happiness. In New York, a whole new store is dedicated to bacon. According to the Times Union, For the Love of Bacon is set to open in Rotterdam. This store is a short drive from CNY, within a hour or so. It will be affiliated with local Mariaville


FMCC softball swept by Jefferson

WATERTOWN — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College softball team lost both games of its doubleheader at Jefferson Community College on Saturday. The Lady Raiders lost the first game, 12-1, and the second game, 4-2. In the first game, Jefferson scored all 12 of its runs in the first inning on its wa


OH-Fest Concert cancelled due to safety concerns

ONEONTA, N.Y.-- The OH-Fest Concert that was originally set to take place on Saturday in Neahwa Park in Oneonta is cancelled. The City of Oneonta has pulled the park use permit for the concert which was scheduled to take place Saturday afternoon because of security concerns, after finding out that a


Mirabito employee arrested for not filling ATM while working

RICHFIELD SPRINGS, N.Y.-- A Richfield Springs Mirabito employee is charged for not filling an ATM while she was working. Amanda L. Gus, 33, of Hartwick, is charged with Grand Larceny in the third degree, a felony.


N.J. man charged with arson attempt at St. Patrick’s Cathedral held for psychiatric evaluation at N.Y. hospital

The 37-year-old New Jersey man charged with attempted arson after police say he brought two gas containers, lighter fluid and lighters into St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City on Wednesday night has been sent to Bellevue Hospital for a psychiatric evaluation, his attorney said Friday.


Deal reached to keep Charter-Spectrum in New York state

NEW YORK (WKBW) — Charter-Spectrum and the state have reached a deal to keep the cable company up and running. Last year, the state moved to oust the cable company , claiming the company failed to serve customers and live up to promises.


Listeria outbreak linked to deli meats spreads to N.J., N.Y., Pa. Fatal case reported in Michigan.

An outbreak of listeria linked to sliced deli meats has spread to four states including New Jersey, and one person has died from the infection in Michigan, according to the Centers for Disease Control.


Delhi native brings vast experience to new eatery

Delhi native Ken Bender tried nonprofit work, law school and finance before finding his passion in the food industry. Bender, 61, brings more than 30 years of restaurant management skills, honed in corporate and independent kitchens across America, to his Ken’s American Café, opened in Oneonta early


N.Y. state population continues to decline

ALBANY (AP) — New numbers from the U.S. Census show New York state’s population continued to decline last year. According to figures released Thursday, the state’s total population dropped by more than 48,000 between July 1, 2017 and July 1, 2018, to a total of 19.5 million.


NY state energy official to speak on ‘Green New Deal’ at ESF

Dale Bryk, New York state deputy secretary for energy and environment, will speak at 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, at the Gateway Center on the campus of the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF).


Cuomo: Netflix Expanding in NYC, Adding Jobs, Sound Stages

Netflix will expand its operations in New York City, adding 127 jobs in its Manhattan marketing and development office and building six sounds stages in Brooklyn where thousands of productions jobs will be located, New York officials announced Thursday.


Upstate NY fur trappers: It’s not about the money

Shawn Coston called it his “end of the line” photo. “Every trapper takes one,” he said. For Coston, who lives in Stamford, N.Y. in Delaware County, the 2018-19 New York trapping season was his best year ever.


Search underway for man accused in Oneonta fatal fire

ONEONTA, N.Y. -- The search is on for the man police say set the fire in Oneonta back in December that killed a former firefighter. According to AllOtsego.com, Gabriel Truitt, the brother of Terrence Truitt who was originally arrested for the crime but then cleared of those charges, has now been ind


Upstate New York Dealing With Pop­u­lation Decline, Officials Concerned

It's become a common theme for upstate New York over the last several decades: More people moving out than moving in. "The Southern Tier is in the fastest state of decline. Northern New York, the Adirondacks, have been declining for quite a while. In the heart of New York, you see Chenango County lo


Cam’s Pizzeria chain founders charged with defrauding state of nearly $400K (report)

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- The husband and wife who founded the Cam’s Pizzeria pizza chain were indicted Thursday on 78 felony counts for tax fraud, grand larceny and other charges, according to the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle.


N.Y. man admits to credit card fraud

PORTLAND — A New York man who used bogus driver’s licenses to open charge accounts at three Home Depot stores in Maine, and tried to open one in Auburn, pleaded guilty Thursday in U.S. District Court to one count of credit card fraud, according to court documents.


'Run 4 The Hills': Senior firefighters run for good cause

COBLESKILL, N.Y. (NEWS10) -- Hero Fund America was created to honor first responders. The 6th annual 'Run 4 The Hills' race is coming up on May 4th. From law enforcement to firefighters, racers competing in the Duty Gear Challenge navigate a four-mile course wearing sometimes up to 50 pounds of gear


Schenevus to honor six distinguished alumni next week

The Schenevus Central School Alumni Association and the Alumni of Distinction Committee have announced the induction ceremony for the inaugural Schenevus Central School Alumni of Distinction Awards to be held at 7 p.m. Friday, April 26, in The Draper Room of the school.


Max V. Shaul State Park to host I Love My Park Day event

FULTONHAM — Max V. Shaul State Park will host volunteers as part of more than 130 cleanup, improvement and beautification events happening statewide May 4. I Love My Park Day is an exciting statewide event to improve and enhance New York’s state parks and historic sites and bring visibility to the e