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Fire guts home on Ford Avenue, kills dog
The front of the two-story building burned as firefighters arrived from Oneonta, then Worcester, Franklin, Sidney and Otego departments. Four fire trucks lined the street up the hill, and New York State Electric and Gas arrived to restore power to several streets after the flames burned through wire
OFD: Cigarette led to house fire
The fire was extinguished in about an hour by fire departments from Oneonta, Worcester, Franklin, Sidney and Otego. New York State Electric and Gas restored power to several streets after flames burned through wires and blew a transformer.
Former SUNY Oneonta student pleads guilty to stabbing girlfriend last year
COOPERSTOWN – The former SUNY Oneonta student who isaccused of stabbing his girlfriendin an Oneonta apartment last year has accepted a plea deal, according to the Otsego County District Attorney’s Office.In Otsego County Court on Tuesday, Julian Vancourt-Wels of Schenectady pleaded guilty to felony
HOUSE FIRE ON FORD AVENUE
Fire crews from the Oneonta and Sidney Fire Departments are on the scene of a house fire at 89 Ford Avenue in Oneonta. Though the fire has been contained, when crews responded to the call at 6:45 p.m., the black smoke could be seen from the bottom of Ford Avenue and the house was engulfed in flames
Tractor Supply distribution center announces more job openings
Some of the new job openings listed on the company’s website include material handlers, housekeepers, customer service representatives and more.
Cooperstown grad Lucy Ford ready for next chapter
The list of accomplishments on the track runs long for Hartwick native Lucy Ford.Ford graduated from Cooperstown Central School in 2014 after winning a state title in the high jump during the 2013 season, setting the school record in the event by jumping 5-feet, 5-inches.She went on to compete at th
Milford allots funds to cover students' supply expenses
Parents in the Milford Central School district will find their back-to-school lists a little shorter this year, thanks to a budgetary decision by school’s administration.All supplies for students, kindergarten through 12th grade, will be provided free of charge by the school. Glue sticks, pens, pape
Top students named at Cherry Valley-Springfield
Kaitlyn Ehlers was named Valedictorian of the Class of 2018 at Cherry Valley-Springfield Central School. She will major in biology at the State University College at Geneseo.She was member of the National English, Math, History and Honor societies. She also served as president of the National Englis
Cooperstown stirs emotions for dad of young baseball player
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Two places have triggered tears of joy in my life: The Vatican and Cooperstown.I wasn't surprised when it happened in my mother's homeland while kneeling and praying in St. Peters as the nephew of a Roman Catholic priest and the great nephew of a Dominican nun.Even though I'
OHS freshman returns from elite summer dance program
Contributed Incoming Oneonta High School freshman Daniel Gouldin, right, is shown in this undated photo.
3 officers assaulted in 2 separate incidents at Mohawk Correctional Facility
ROME – Three correction officers were recently assaulted in two separate incidents at Mohawk Correctional Facility in Rome, according to the New York State Correctional Officers and Police Benevolent Association.NYSCOPBA officials say around 12:10 a.m. July 28, three officers and a supervisor entere
Farmers' Museum to celebrate hops at second 'Hopsego'
Otsego County was a leader in the hops industry in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and now that a hops revival has come back to New York, the Farmers' Museum in Cooperstown is harvesting its history.“We saw the resurgence in craft brewing and we basically store the past of the region here an
My First Bout Experience: by Tinkerhell
I played in my first bout with the Albany Brawl Stars on Sunday, July 8th on a gorgeous afternoon in Oneonta, NY. Waking up that morning felt somewhat surreal, almost dreamlike. I got a message from my fellow first-bout-er Nurse Casket that said “the nausea is real”, which made me smile – humor alwa
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15
WALKING TOUR – 7 p.m. Downtown Revitalization Then & Now along Main & Market Streets with Gary Wickham & Bob Brzozowski. Oneonta History Center, 183 Main St., Oneonta. 607-432-0960 or visit
Morris farmers' market to feature live music, festivities
“It's our biggest exposure to people in the area,” said Flo Loomis, a board member of the Butternut Valley Alliance, which organizes the festival.
Mayor to see USS Cooperstown keel-laying in Wisconsin
Cooperstown Mayor Ellen Tillapaugh traveled to Wisconsin ahead of a keel-laying ceremony on Tuesday for the future USS Cooperstown, a Freedom-class littoral combat ship for the United States Navy. Tillapaugh was asked to serve as the Keel Authenticator and represent the village.The keel laying is th
Washington Post reporter speaks at Cooperstown library
A Washington Post journalist brought his experience covering Russian meddling in American politics through social media to a discussion organized by the Village Library of Cooperstown on Monday.While the phenomenon of Russian “trolls” spreading false news stories and propaganda on social media platf
Mayor Will Lay Keel On USS Cooperstown
COOPERSTOWN – The Navy is planning a keel-laying ceremony for the USS Cooperstown this Tuesday in Marinette, Wisc., and Mayor Ellen Tillapaugh is planning to attend on behalf of her constituents.
Man receives 20-year sentence for killing 11-year-old girl
NORWICH, N.Y. (AP) — One of two men charged in the attempted rape and killing of an 11-year-old girl in New York has been sentenced to 20 years to life in prison.Tobias Rundstrom-Wooding was sentenced Monday after he pleaded guilty in June to felony murder and rape.Investigators say the 34-year-old
Teen flips truck on Route 23 Friday
He was ejected from the vehicle and the truck came to rest on the passenger side in the westbound lane. The teenager was brought to Albany Medical Center by LifeNet helicopter with head and arm injuries, and was listed in stable condition as of Saturday afternoon, Dembinska said. Unsafe speed and dr