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Some Otsego County residents blame Frontier for a lack of sleep
Otsego County, N.Y. - Imagine not being able to call 911 in an emergency. Sadly, it's a problem all too familiar for some residents in Otsego County and it's a problem so bad that many are blaming their landline service provider Frontier for their lack of sleep some nights.
DEC Officer Saves Bald Eagle in Upstate New York
Some may complain, but New York during the winter is absolutely beautiful and has some perks. One of those perks is being able to take a front seat to nature. From the end of December through February New Yorkers are watching for eagle migration. Here in the Hudson Valley, Bowdoin Park is a popular
Otsego County man arrested on DWI, other charges following four crashes
OTEGO, N.Y. -- An Otsego County man is facing charges for allegedly driving drunk and causing four separate crashes as a result on Wednesday. The sheriff’s office says they arrested Robert Braun, 53 of Otego, after several motor vehicle crashes that started in Oneonta, and ended in Otego.
Volunteers Needed for 2019 New York State Seed to Supper course
HELP WANTED! Cornell Cooperative Extension of Putnam County and The Town of Southeast Cultural Arts Coalition are excited to announce the launch of their 2019 New York State Seed to Supper course. Throughout this 5-week class, new gardeners will learn the ins and outs of vegetable gardening—on a bud
Gov. Larry Hogan hopes to revive Amazon's interest in Maryland for HQ2 as New York deal crumbles
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said Thursday that he has talked with Amazon officials following the company's decision to back out of building part of its East Coast headquarters in New York City.
Milford church destroyed two years ago bouncing back
MILFORD, N.Y. -- The Milford church that was set on fire and destroyed two years ago is bouncing back. "All Otsego" posted a couple of pictures inside the new Milford United Methodist Church.
Oneonta man in serious condition after being hit by vehicle
ONEONTA- An Oneonta man is in serious condition after being struck by a vehicle near Walmart. State Police said the incident happened on State Route 23 near the entrance to Walmart in Oneonta on Friday night.
Chamber, BOCES team up for job fair in Milford
The Otsego County Chamber of Commerce partnered with the Otsego Northern Catskills BOCES to host its eighth annual career fair and job expo, held at the Milford campus Wednesday, Feb. 6.
Cahill says 'time has come' to legalize marijuana in New York state
KINGSTON, N.Y. — Assemblyman Kevin Cahill says some his own family members who suffered from advanced cancer didn’t use marijuana to relieve pain because it was illegal. “I have had other members of my family who said that, in spite of the fact that it was illegal, they would use it — and sure enoug
Why these sheriffs, police chiefs oppose recreational marijuana in NY
ORISKANY, N.Y. (WBNG) — Delaware County Sheriff Craig DuMond joined leaders from law enforcement agencies across the state in Oneida County Thursday to publicly oppose Governor Cuomo’s proposal to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in New York.
Frontier responds to complaints of service outages
Officials from the state Public Service Commission and executives from Frontier Communications responded to letters last month from Sen. James Seward, R-Milford, addressing the senator’s grievances over lapses in phone service for residents on the rural western fringe of Otsego County.
Man in upstate New York gets life without parole for killing 2, wounding 1
WATERLOO, N.Y. — A man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend and a man, as well as wounding a second woman in an upstate New York village.
Beer from 1886 shipwreck may yield new brew in upstate NY
COBLESKILL, N.Y. — Ahoy, beer lovers: A bottle from a 133-year-old shipwreck may yield yeast for a new brew in upstate New York. Biotechnology students at the State University of New York at Cobleskill uncorked a bottle from the shipwrecked SS Oregon on Thursday. Serious Brewing Company of Howes Cav
Pedestrian airlifted to hospital after being struck by car in Oneonta
ONEONTA (WBNG) — New York State Police say a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle in Oneonta on State Rt. 23 around 6:54 p.m. Friday. State Police say 62-year-old Steven A. Grant of Oneonta was airlifted by LifeNet to Wilson Memorial Hospital with serious injuries after he was struck by a vehicle. The
Herkimer man honored for saving crash victim
A Herkimer County man was recently honored for putting his life on the line to save a Yorkville woman from being trapped after her vehicle drove off Route 5S, striking a mailbox, and overturning several times.
Section II Basketball Tournaments: Area hoop teams set for sectionals
While Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville and Gloversville are idle after receiving first-round byes in the respective brackets, seven local boys basketball teams will begin their quest for sectional championships this week.
Coop overwhelms TI, advances in Section III
All nine Cooperstown players scored and the Hawkeye defense allowed just five field goals as second-seeded Coop dispatched No. 15 Thousand Islands, 71-20, in the second round of the Section III Class C boys basketball tournament.
Frankfort man charged with possession of child pornography
FRANKFORT — A Herkimer County man was charged with possession of kiddie porn after law enforcers said he was grooming two juvenile girls. State police said Robert M. Corrigan, 49, of Frankfort, was witnessed using some grooming habits toward two young girls. Troopers said Corrigan was investigated a
Arc Herkimer worker named a 'difference maker'
Staci Nichols knows that she makes a difference because she’s got an award to prove it. Nichols, assistant program director for Career Connections at Arc Herkimer, has been chosen by insurance company TIAA as one of 100 Difference Makers for a Better Tomorrow. Honorees all work for nonprofits and we
Fort Plain holds off Galway in play-in game
FORT PLAIN — Meeting for the third time this season and the second time in a week, the Fort Plain and Galway boys basketball teams battled one another in a Section II Class C play-in game Friday at Harry Hoag Elementary School.