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Elks Lodge hosts annual Thanksgiving dinner

People walking into the Elks Lodge in Oneonta on Thursday afternoon were met with a line of smiling faces. The hall was filled with tables dressed in white tablecloths, centerpieces of wicker cornucopias and baskets bursting with orange and yellow flowers, pine cones and autumn leaves. To the right,

DAILY STAR - 2017-11-24 00:52:58

Man accused of felony stabbing

A Worcester man has been charged with felony assault, Oneonta city police said Tuesday. Dustin Robinson, 35, was charged Nov. 10 with second-degree assault and criminal possession of a weapon, a 4-inch folding knife, said Chief Douglas Brenner. Robinson was arguing with a woman at about 1 a.m. Nov.

DAILY STAR - 2017-11-24 00:19:54

Otsego County 2018 budget has small tax increase

The tentative 2018 budget for Otsego County has been released. Outgoing Otsego County Treasurer Dan Crowell said the $110,271,089 proposal calls for a $11,407,756 tax levy, which reflects a 0.07 percent increase from the 2017 levy. The tentative plan estimates revenues, transfers, fund balance and r


Bruce Scofield, Schenevus; Enjoyed Active Retirement After GE Career

Bruce Scofield SCHENEVUS - Bruce Charles Scofield, 67, a 38-year employee of General Electric, passed away at home with his family by his side on Nov. 19, 2017. Bruce was born Oct. 11, 1950, in Cooperstown, the son of Charles D. and Isabel R. (Davis) Scofield. He was a life-long resident of Schenevu


Council scrutinizes city's 2018 budget plan

ONEONTA - Common Council members asked questions about spending and the reasons for a projected 3 percent increase in the tax levy to support the proposed 2018 budget during a meeting Tuesday night. No one spoke during a public hearing on the $22 million budget proposal, but one Common Council membe


Otsego Chamber toasts realty firm, Springbrook

A night of awards and recognition of service in the community lit up The Otesaga Resort Hotel in Cooperstown on Nov. 16 night as the Otsego County Chamber of Commerce held its 18th annual small business dinner. The first honor of the night went to Springbrook and its new Family Engagement Center, wh


Gas-truck forum draws angry crowd

Tensions ran high as concerned residents of Otsego County gathered at Milford Central School on Nov. 16 for a community forum on natural gas trucks driving through the county. Boston-based gas trucking company Xpress Natural Gas, or XNG, carries compressed natural gas from Pennsylvania fracking fiel


Small Business Saturday promotes shopping local

COOPERSTOWN, NY-- Mom-and-pop stores throughout the region are preparing for Small Business Saturday, the day after Black Friday, a fairly recent tradition that promotes shopping at independent, locally-owned, one-of-a-shops. "They're fun to look into, we get to talk to the owners usually who are

WKTV - 2017-11-23 03:11:00

Disorderly conduct in Gold Canyon reported Oct. 28-Nov. 3 to Pinal County Sheriff's Office

Above are the general locations of disorderly conduct incidents reported Oct. 28-Nov. 3 to the Pinal County Sheriff's Office for the community of Gold Canyon. They were: Disorderly conduct, noise disturbance, reported at 9:38 p.m. Oct. 28 in the 6600 block of East Old Camp Road; disorderly conduct,


Pinal County Sheriff's Log, 11/21/17

The following people were booked into the Pinal County Adult Detention Center: Saturday Johnny Boggs, 49, state parole violation Michael Ramos, 34, failure to appear warrant Jillian Molina, 24, warrant Jaden Powell, 22, suspicion of possession of drug paraphernalia Lester Media Valle, 28, fugitive o


Colorado fugitive found hiding at Clearwater luxury resort

CLEARWATER, Fla. (WFLA) - A Colorado fugitive was found at a Clearwater luxury resort Tuesday, police said. James Edward Patton, 43, was taken into custody on Tuesday after he was located at the Sandpearl Luxury Resort on Clearwater Beach. According to an arrest affidavit, Patton had escaped from th

WFLA.COM - 2017-11-22 17:22:33

Clearwater Police To Help Keep Thanksgiving Shoppers Safe

CLEARWATER, FL-While residents gorge on turkey, stuffing and pie, Clearwater Police officers will be out in force to keep an eye on holiday shoppers. Officers will be on foot, on bicycles, in cars at shopping locations throughout Clearwater and even watching from high above the parking lot of Westf

PATCH - 2017-11-22 17:20:28

Clearwater Police To Focus On Road Safety During Holidays

CLEARWATER, FL-With the help of a $50,000 grant, the Clearwater Police Department is working extra shifts to keep Clearwater roads safe during the holidays. Clearwater police have partnered with the Florida Department of Transportation, which awarded the grant,and the Center for Urban Transportatio

PATCH - 2017-11-22 17:02:31

City Of Clearwater Announces Thanksgiving Closings

CLEARWATER, FL. -- City of Clearwater government offices, recreation centers and libraries will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, Nov. 23, and Friday, Nov. 24. The Solid Waste Department will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 23 only. There will be no residential black barrel, bulk t


Report: Pepin Academies director had alcohol in his system at time of fatal boating accident

CLEARWATER - The former Pepin Academies executive director who died in a watercraft and boat collision on Sept. 23 had a blood-alcohol level nearly twice the level at which the state presumes someone is impaired, a toxicology report showed. Just before 5 p.m. on Sept. 23, Craig Butz was killed and


27-year-old killed in motorcycle crash Thanksgiving Day

A 27-year-old was killed in a motorcycle accident Thursday morning in Largo. The crash occurred around 10:30 a.m. at the intersection of 142nd Ave. N and 66th St. N. Police said a Ford taxi cab, driven by Gregory Church, 51, was traveling north on 66th St., when Church attempted to make a left han

BAY NEWS 9 - 2017-11-23 23:59:59

Mom of man killed by kratom calls for research, not ban

On July 7, 27 year-old Christopher Waldron died in Tampa. "He was my best friend, the love of my life. He was my only child," his mother Laura Lamon said. The official cause of death was something Lamon never heard of: "Intoxication by kratom." She says her son had been fighting addiction for years

10NEWS - 2017-11-23 05:02:16

WOW House: Venetian Isles Home Offers Tropical Lifestyle

ST. PETERSBURG, FL -- Looking for a waterfront oasis? Consider this Venetian Isles home with more than 6,000 square feet and open water views of the bay. On the second floor, the bonus room features a fireplace, bar with full fridge, sink and wine fridge and room for game tables. The bonus room als

PATCH - 2017-11-23 19:26:00

Turin woman charged with harassment

GREIG - State police charged Julie A. Weiler, 40, of Turin, with second-degree harassment at 2:45 p.m. Sunday. Ms. Weiler was given an appearance ticket. Further information was not made available by state police. Thousands of readers like you have made Northern New York Newspapers the number one

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2017-11-23 16:56:00

Watching What You Eat To Keep Diabetes Away

There are lots of treats and sweets to eat over the holidays, but many people have to watch what they eat. November is Diabetes Awareness Month and there are programs in Lewis County that help people affected by the disease. Four years ago, Angela Bauer of Greig went to her doctor's office for her a

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-11-24 01:34:00