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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

DAILY STAR - 2018-08-15 00:04:23

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.

DAILY STAR - 2018-08-16 00:42:17

Electrical fire claims Norwich trailer; considered total loss

NORWICH � A trailer fire on Horstman Lane in Norwich on Monday was considered a total loss for family members after first responders arrived to a fully involved fire.Norwich Fire Chief Jan Papelino said the fire at 132 Horstman Lane was electrical and originated by a panel box in the trailer.,

EVENING SUN - 2018-08-15 00:00:00

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.

WKTV - 2018-08-15 17:11:00

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

WKTV - 2018-08-15 11:34:00

Upstate NY rainfall: One spot had over 11 inches in two days (chart)

Syracuse, N.Y. -- Torrential rainfall Monday and Tuesday turned tiny creeks into raging rivers, flooded basements and streets, and sent tons of debrisflowing into Seneca Lake.

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-08-15 14:17:00

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

MYSANANTONIO - 2018-08-14 17:26:15


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

ALLOTSEGO.COM - 2018-08-14 22:43:12

Flash flooding causes road closures; Cuomo declares state of emergency

Director of Chenango County Department of Public Works Shawn Fry said the majority of flash flooding Tuesday occurred in the north portion of the county, mainly affecting Plymouth, Smyrna, and North Norwich.

EVENING SUN - 2018-08-15 00:00:00

Man Receives 20 Year Sentence For Killing Norwich 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

WIBX950.COM - 2018-08-14 15:13:11

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.

DAILY STAR - 2018-08-15 00:26:12

Norwich man gets 20 years-to-life for rape and murder of young girl

NORWICH � After accepting a plea deal, convicted rapist and murderer Tobias Rundstrom-Wooding was sentenced to 20 years-to-life on Monday, and court officials said they'll recommend to the parole board that he should never be released.


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

WKTV - 2018-08-14 14:43:00

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'

AP - 2018-08-14 15:15:12

Ontario County deputies locate truck involved in bizarre, deadly accident

The truck involved in a bizarre accident that killed a 74-year-old Waterloo woman has been located, and the driver ticketed, according to the Ontario County Sheriff's Office.

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2018-08-14 13:32:00

Tenney postpones Norwich visit after protest threat

City of Norwich Mayor Christine Carnrike announced Coffee & Desserts with Claudia scheduled to take place Sunday at the Norwich Firehouse, but due to the possibility of protesters blocking emergency service vehicles at the firehouse, the event was postponed.


McAdoo breaks through to lead muddy laps at Unadilla MX | Transworld Motocross

McAdoo breaks through to lead muddy laps at Unadilla MXNew Berlin, NY (August 11, 2018) - Wet and wild race conditions at the Massey Ferguson Unadilla National, round 10 of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, led to a dirty day for team GEICO Honda. Simply not crashing became the mission--but


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


Drone instruction lifts off at  Oneonta Municipal Airport

The skies around Oneonta are about to get busier, thanks to an innovative drone training program launched last week at the Oneonta Municipal Airport.The 300-hour course is the result of a $200,000 grant and collaboration between Oneonta Job Corps, Hudson Valley College and SkyOP LLC of Canandaigua.C


Gary Herzig: Breaking eggs to make omelettes

I moved to Oneonta in 1975 at 25 years old. Growing up, my family relocated often. Having an adventurous entrepreneurial spirit, my father led our family to places that included Brooklyn, Los Angeles, Westchester, Pasadena and Queens. The place in which we lived the longest, and which I remember the