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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
Norwich man gets 20 years-to-life for rape and murder of young girl
NORWICH ï¿½ 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.
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
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.
Cuomo issues state of emergency for NY counties affected by flooding
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday issued a state of emergency for several upstate counties as heavy rainfall continues across much of New York.The state of emergency will be in effect through Aug. 21. It covers Broome, Chemung, Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Monroe, Onondaga, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, St
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
Weather-Related Closings, Road Closures
For a Current List of Road Closures and Shelter locations please go to which will be updated as closures and shelters come into the Emergency Command Center.Route 26 will be closed from Powderhouse Road in the Town of Vestal to Pennsylvania State Line due to impassable roadways.There is aState of E
Heavy rain causes area flash flooding, State of Emergency
Top StoriesHeavy rain causes area flash flooding, State of EmergencyCongresswoman Claudia Tenney talks about her visit with President TrumpAnthony Brindisi holds campaign fundraiser blocks away from Tenney, Trump fundraiser in UticaWorld Golf Hall of Famer Annika Sorenstam to headline 2018 UHS Golf
Norwich Man Will Spend 20 Years To Life In Prison For Murder, Rape of 11 Year Old Jacelyn O'Connor
"I think about all the milestones and life endeavors that Jacelyn would have been accomplishing if she were still with us," read off Rebecca Hamm, Jacelyn's custodial mom, "Like prom, graduation, and college. Or would she be married and I a grandmother?"
Binghamton man, 40, arrested for attempted murder in First Ward shooting
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Two vehicles stolen in Cazenovia in a single day over the weekend
A Cazenovia College pickup truck and a personal car were stolen over the weekend in Cazenovia — one of which was found a mile away from where it was parked and with alcohol inside, and the other found a few feet away from the owner’s home. While two robberies in a day is an uncommon occurrence in th
Flash flood warnings issued for parts of Twin Tiers
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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
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
Morris man makes a clean sweep at museum
The humble broom was swept out of the past Sunday in a presentation at the Swart-Wilcox House Museum in Oneonta.Jim Whitaker, a broom maker from Morris with 27 years of experience, spoke to a group in the living room of the 1807 home while crafting a broom by hand.Whitaker wove history and folklore
UV to host wellness week
Unadilla Valley Central School District is hosting a self-care week starting Monday to reset parents before the school year begins.The free daily sessions are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Gazebo in Hyde Park and coincide with New Berlin’s summer youth program, which provides a
Flash flood watch expanded into Central NY
The watch is in effect for Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Otsego, Schuyler, Steuben, Sullivan and Tompkins counties through late tonight.
Hinckley Teen Struck and Killed Following Concert at Darien Lake
An investigation is underway in the Town of Darien regarding a fatal hit and run accident that took the life of an Oneida County teen.According to the Genesee County Sheriff's Office, the incident occurred early Saturday morning. The victim, who has been identified as 18-year-old Connor Lynskey of H
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
City of Norwich residents unknowingly committing code violations
NORWICH ï¿½ After Norwich Fire Chief Jan Papelino noted an influx of code violations in the city at Monday evening's joint committees meeting, The Evening Sun takes a look at some common code violations that city residents might not know they're breaching.Branches, brush, leaves, and twigs on the ro