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Honor Roll: Oneonta Middle School

The following Oneonta Middle School students were named to the second-quarter honor roll. Principal’s list: Samuel Han Antrosio, Jack Everett Fauth, Jackson Daniel Forbes, Bryson Michael Huber, Tyr Alexander Melligan, Harshini Naraparaju, Gialina Grace Ploutz, Juliana Lee Rapp, and Jordan A Roudabus


State seizes Main Street eatery over back taxes

A downtown Oneonta eatery was seized by collection agents from the state Department of Taxation and Finance on Tuesday. Orange signs bearing the department seal appearing on the storefront windows of 281 Main St. announced the seizure of Oneonta Hots, LLC.


Father and Son Accused of Fighting and Turning on Troopers in Otsego County

A Schoharie County father and son are accused of getting into a fist fight along Interstate 88 in the town of Worcester in Otsego County then attacking a New York State Trooper.


Trailblazer catches fire in Otsego County, driver uninjured

LAURENS, N.Y. -- Crews made quick work of a car fire in Otsego County Thursday morning. State police from Oneonta responded to the scene on Highway 23 in the town of Laurens. The driver of the Trailblazer was able to escape the vehcile without injuries.


Upstate NY lawmakers rally public to save state prisons

A group of Upstate NY lawmakers has started a petition to rally the public against Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan for shutting down up to three state prisons by Labor Day. North Country Sen. Patty Ritchie is leading the online petition drive with Assemblymen Ken Blankenbush, of Carthage, and Mark Walczyk,


New York State May Not Be Done With Amazon

There could be another chapter in the Amazon story for New York, even if the setting isn’t Queens or even any other borough but rather somewhere else in the state, Newsday reports.


Chamber Connections: Need a job? Upcoming fairs offer opportunities

In working with area employers, I ask "What is one of the more common questions you ask at a job interview?" The No. 1 answer across all industries is “What are you passionate about?”


New York State STAR program reimbursement by county

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The New York Department of Taxation released the latest data on the number of School Tax Relief (STAR) reimbursements by county. The latest data shows the number and amount of rebates for 2017. Hover over each county to see the number of basic exemptions, amount of basic reim


Four Mt. Morris residents arrested in cocaine bust

MT. MORRIS, NY (WROC) - Four people have been arrested after a cocaine bust in Mount Morris. Sheriff Thomas Dougherty says the four individuals were arrested after deputies, police and FBI members executed two search warrants in the village.


High school boy's basketball rankings, 2/20/19

Now, let's move down to the high school level and check out this week's boy's state basketball rankings. No Section IV teams ranked in either Class Double-A or A. Only one in Class B and that's Seton Catholic Central at #20.


WATCH: Sheriff briefs media on drug bust in Mt. Morris

MT. MORRIS, NY (WROC) - After an apparent drug bust in the Village of Mount Morris Wednesday evening, the sheriff's office is holding a news conference Thursday afternoon. Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty is expected to provide an update around 1 p.m.


Lawmakers advocate for college funding change

HERKIMER — Two state legislators spoke with Herkimer College officials about funding for community colleges and the state aid formula used in the state budget before a tour of the campus Thursday morning.


Business plan options for Oneonta Theatre

ONEONTA, N.Y. -Webb Management Services presented three plans with different price tags Tuesday after completing a feasibility study for the Oneonta Theatre renovation. The Oneonta Historical Society and Friends of the Oneonta Theater, hired Webb Management Services, which is a consulting firm to ex


Coming soon: Bombers Burrito Bar sign to tie up Oneonta traffic Wednesday

ONEONTA, N.Y. -- It's been years in the making, but Otsego County is set to welcome its newest eatery. Bombers Burrito Bar is based in the Albany area, but Wednesday the restaurant's sign is going up on Main Street in Oneonta, and that is going to lead to the closure of the sidewalk out front.


Bad Company, Dropkick Murphys to Play New York State Fair

Live music acts are getting announced for the 2019 New York State Fair!. So far, you can already count on being able to see Bad Company and the Dropkick Murphys during the Fair. Bad Company will be kicking off the even on opening day, at 8 pm. As for Dropkick Murphys, you'll be able to catch them a


Woman accused of theft, other crimes

Delaware County deputies said a Monticello woman was arrested on several charges, including felonies. According to a media release, Rebecca K. Allen, 24, Monticello, was charged on Sunday with fourth-degree grand larceny, a class E felony, and petit larceny related to an incident that occurred in No


Oneonta Common Council approves contract for transit hub

ONEONTA, N.Y. - The Oneonta Common Council approved a contract Tuesday night with a consulting group, Wendel, to design a transit hub. The city was awarded $3.8 million by the State Department of Transportation for the construction of the transit hub on Market St.


Senator's staff to make local stops

State Sen. Jen Metzger, D-Rosendale, has announced the dates and times in February and March that her constituent services staff will hold mobile office hours, including stops in Colchester, Walton and Delhi.


Man charged with rape, menacing

Chenango County deputies said a Columbus man was arrested on Feb. 15 on rape charges. According to a media release, Lukest J. Wahlberg, 20, was arrested after an investigation into a rape complaint. It is alleged that Wahlberg forcibly held down a female victim twice on the morning of Feb. 15 and ra


Pop band Why Don’t We to perform at Chevy Court during NY State Fair

SYRACUSE, NY — Pop quintet Why Don’t We brings its harmonies and hits to a debut performance at Chevy Court during the 2019 Great New York State Fair’s Chevrolet Music Festival at 2 p.m. Thursday, August 29. All performances on Chevy Court are free with Fair admission.