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'Sweetness' of Life Center opens in Oneonta

Together with a "circle" of like-minded women and business owners, Jeanie Scarzafava saw a dream years in the making come to fruition Sunday with the grand opening of the Scarzafava Sweetness of Life Center on Dietz Street in Oneonta. According to SOL Center literature, center practitioners - expert

DAILY STAR - 2017-11-20 01:24:19

Three music groups join for performance

Three community music groups came together Sunday afternoon for what organizers called an "unusual" but meaningful collaboration. In one of its annual admission-free community concerts, the Catskill Valley Wind Ensemble welcomed members of the Catskill Choral Society and Hartwick College Choir for a

DAILY STAR - 2017-11-20 01:00:07

Former WH aide Frank Lavin to discuss book at FDR Library

Former White House aide Frank Lavin will discuss his biography about being a teenager during World War II during an upcoming event at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library & Museum in Hyde Park. Lavin, who was an aide to President Ronald Reagan and the U.S. Ambassador to Singapore, is sched

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-11-20 00:16:19

Man dies in Franklin house fire

A man died Saturday in a house fire on county Route 21 in Franklin, according to the Franklin Fire Chief Tom Worden. Worden said the fire department was dispatched at 5:06 a.m. after the man called 911 to report his laundry room was on fire and his house was filled with smoke. Worden did not identif

DAILY STAR - 2017-11-20 00:43:53

Council to discuss state/local tax squabble

Possible federal limits to tax deductions will be a matter of discussion at the Oneonta Common Council meeting Tuesday night. The Council will consider a statement opposing limitations on the deductibility of state and local taxes, a matter before Congress and a topic of heated debate. The so-called


CANO to host art show's finale

Julie Lewis | The Daily Star Works by Carol Saggese left and right, and Betty Bryden, center, are seen hanging in the galleries at the Community Arts Network of Oneonta in Wilber Mansion on Ford Avenue on Friday. Community Arts Network of Oneonta's most recent show will be coming down after this Sun


New shop to offer new moms bargains

After having her first baby 10 months ago, Kaylea Cetnar found herself inundated with more toys, clothing and gear than she knew what to do with. The Oneonta native's solution? To launch a mommy-and-me consignment store in her hometown. Bargain Baby, located at 152-154 Main St. in Oneonta, is schedu


Gas-trucking firm defends routes at community forum

Tensions ran high Thursday night at Milford Central School as residents gathered for a community forum on natural gas trucks driving on county roads. Boston-based gas trucking company Xpress Natural Gas, or XNG, carries compressed natural gas from Pennsylvania fracking fields to the company's distri


Q&A: Rental inspection law up for public hearing on Tuesday

OLEAN - On Tuesday, Oleanders are encouraged to sound off on a proposed rental inspection law. The 29-page proposal to replace Chapter 12 of the city code is being offered by the Common Council in an attempt to stem blight among rental properties. The hearing will be at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the coun

TIMES-HERALD - 2017-11-20 19:00:00

State & Union: Turning Back the Clock in Olean

From a rousing revival to a centenarian wishing to fight, from Santa Claus coming to town to a push for a path, here's a look back on the week that was 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago on this edition of Turning Back the Clock. 1917 Nov. 20 - Locals suffer from a famine of coal, but why? It's not the la

TIMES-HERALD - 2017-11-20 18:00:00

From chasing subs to teaching kids, Cold War vet found success

As a youngster, Ronald Peoples stocked shelves at his family's East Side grocery store at Peckham and Monroe streets, but he also found time for sports. Raised across the street from Willert Park playground, he often joined in games of football on a gravel coated field - talk about a gridiron - and

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-11-19 15:17:41

Olean's weak anti-blight plan puts stress on rental housing

OLEAN - At 220 N. Seventh St., the roof is broken in patches and the outside second-floor stairs wobble under one person's weight. Bare light fixtures hang tenuously on loose planks inside the upstairs unit, close to where children are down for a nap. Downstairs, sunshine barely filters through unop

TIMES-HERALD - 2017-11-19 19:01:00

WRIGHT, Rose M. (Suto)

WRIGHT - Rose M. (nee Suto) Of Blasdell, NY, November 18, 2017 at the age of 99, beloved wife of the late John "Jiggs" Wright; loving mother of Mary Buckreis and Cathleen Wright; cherished grandmother of Lt. Col. John (Jaclyn) Buckreis and Elizabeth (Kevin) Schamberger; adored great-grandmother of

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-11-19 05:00:00

Allentown neighbors: No more bars, please

A group of residents and business owners in Allentown have an idea for curbing late-night raucous behavior in the neighborhood: No new bars. And when one closes, don't allow another to take its place. Their concerns over large crowds, fights and unruly behavior on late weekend nights were heightened


State and Union: More on 'Trolleys of the Oil Rich Enchanted Mountains'

This photo, from the collection of John Dean Wilkins, shows the intersection of Union and State streets in the early 1900s. Lincoln Park is to the right. In Friday's edition we introduced to you a great new book, "Trolleys of the Oil Rich Enchanted Mountains," published by trolley historian and auth


OHS English Department benefiting from statewide collaboration

OLEAN - The Olean High School English Department is reaping the benefits of collaborating and networking with other high schools across the state. Several OHS English teachers attended a conference last month in Albany hosted by the New York State English Council, the state affiliate of the National

TIMES-HERALD - 2017-11-19 18:00:00

Threat Found On Sharon High School Bathroom Stall

SHARON, MA - Police are investigating a threatening message written on a bathroom stall at Sharon High School, Superintendent Victoria Greer said Saturday. A student reported the threat Friday afternoon. It was also shared on a Snapchat group, according to Greer. A juvenile allegedly admitted to wr

PATCH - 2017-11-20 12:20:03

Brockton barroom disturbances result in weekend arrests

At two different bars on Montello Street in Brockton, two men were arrested after disturbing the peace and refusing to leave, police said. BROCKTON - Bar room disturbances became a theme for Brockton police over the weekend, after they were forced to arrest two men at two different Montello Street d

ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-20 17:35:01

Nodding off on heroin, police say, Brockton driver causes rollover

Police said that a 38-year-old Brockton man nodded off on heroin while driving, before smashing into a car in front of him at a red light in the city. As a result, Brockton police said, he was charged with OUI drugs. BROCKTON - A Brockton man had to be revived with naloxone after he caused a rollove

ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-20 16:11:44

Family wants answers in fatal fall from Brockton parking garage

The state's mental health system "failed" a Brockton native who died after falling from the second floor of a parking garage in the city. Marc Larocque Enterprise Staff Writer @Enterprise_Marc BROCKTON - The family of a Brockton native who died after a fall from the city's parking garage said that

ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-19 21:37:24