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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
Otsego County Man Charged With Murder in Fatal Arson in Oneonta
An Otsego County man is under indictment for murder in the arson fire that claimed the life of a former Oneonta volunteer firefighter. Gabriel Truitt is charged with two counts of second degree murder and one count each of first degree murder and arson in the December fire that killed 38-year-old Jo
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.
Police: Indicted arson suspect is at large
Police are searching for Gabriel Truitt, the suspect who is alleged to have started the Dec. 29 fire which killed former Oneonta firefighter John Heller. Truitt was charged this week on one count of first-degree arson, one count of first-degree murder and two counts of second-degree murder. He alleg
Milford: Boil water until further notice
A broken water main in Milford has been temporarily fixed and water service has been restored in affected areas of the village. Crews will finish repairs Thursday, according to a message from Mayor Brian Pokorny.
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.
Sheriff: Body found in Mt. Morris could be wanted man
MT. MORRIS, NY (WROC) -- Deputies say they have recovered a body in Mt. Morris that could be fugitive David Clyde Morgan, the suspect who was the subject of a manhunt in Geneseo last summer.
Otsego County job expo touts hundreds of openings
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- Otsego County is looking to expand its workforce. A job expo was held Wednesday at the Otesaga Hotel, in Cooperstown, hosted by the Otsego County Chamber of Commerce.
Honor Roll: Morris Central School
The following students at Morris Central School were named to the third-quarter honor roll. Principal’s list: Nathaniel Edwards, Kyle Martin, Chino Osuna, Emma Ryther, Anthony Schoentube and Jacob Walling.
Man accused of speeding, impaired driving near school
State police report they arrested a Milford man on April 10 and charged him with driving while ability impaired by drugs. The charge is a felony because the man had a prior conviction within the last 10 years.
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
New York state tax revenues plummet by $3.7 billion
New York state tax revenues fell by $3.7 billion, or 4.7 percent, last year — the largest collapse since the 9/11 attacks — but officials downplayed the significance. Trying to find a bright side, state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said things could have been worse since a surge in collections last m
Woman charged with menacing, tire-slashing
State police said a Unadilla woman was arrested after committing several crimes, including slashing tires on a vehicle. According to a media release, Renee S. Rountree, 62, was arrested on Wednesday and charged with the misdemeanors of second-degree menacing, fourth-degree criminal mischief and thir
California 'house of horrors' parents sentenced to life in prison
The California “house of horrors” parents who abused and tortured 12 of their 13 children were sentenced to life in prison Friday with the possibility of parole after 25 years.
Spectrum reaches deal to stay in New York State
ALBANY, NY (WROC) - Charter Spectrum has reached a deal with New York it says will keep the cable company in New York State. Last year, the state's Public Service Commission sought to kick Spectrum out of New York and cancel its approval of the company merger with Time Warner after state officials s
Crash into lake kills Cooperstown man
Cooperstown police said a Cooperstown man died when his car went off a boat ramp and into Otsego Lake last week. A news release, posted Friday morning, April 12, on the Cooperstown Police Department PBA Facebook page, said preliminary investigation showed that John Smirk, 75, drove down Fair Street
Worcester man arrested on charges of torturing and injuring animals
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. - A Worcester man has been arrested on charges of torturing and injuring animals. State Police at Oneonta were dispatched to 52 year-old Antonio Fiorino's address after receiving complaints that he had poisoned his cats.
N.Y. Dems brush off Trump impeachment talk
The Thursday release of the redacted special counsel report on Russian interference in the 2016 election has fueled calls for Congress to begin an impeachment investigation against President Donald Trump. But New York's senators and the area's House members, all Democrats, are hedging.
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.
N.J. drivers could get a break on N.Y.'s congestion pricing, but state won’t get any cash
NJ Transit and PATH may not get a piece of New York City’s congestion pricing pie, said toll experts debating that plan on Friday, because they believe not many Jersey drivers will ditch their cars and get on a crowded train or bus.