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Author to speak at SUNY Oneonta

Margot Lee Shetterly, author of "Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Who Helped Win the Space Race," will give a lecture and meet with students at SUNY Oneonta on Monday, Sept. 25. The college chose Shetterly's book for its 2017 Common Read, a diversity-related

DAILY STAR - 2017-09-21 00:12:22

Charity run, walk planned at SUNY Oneonta

State University College at Oneonta Sodexo Dining Services will hold a 5K run and one mile walk on campus Sunday to benefit people in the south affected by Hurricane Harvey and for a community outreach program in Oneonta. The Stop Hunger 5K and Mindful Mile will start at 9 a.m. and race day registr

DAILY STAR - 2017-09-19 00:21:55

Seward returns to Hartwick as adjunct

State Sen. James Seward, R-Milford is teaching a course at his alma mater, Hartwick College, as an adjunct professor for the fall 2017 semester. Hartwick College President Margaret Drugovich asked Seward this spring if he would be interested in teaching a course in the political science department,

DAILY STAR - 2017-09-21 00:25:05

Betty J. Wellman, 92; 50-Year Boy Scout Council Employee

Betty Jane Wellman LAURENS - Betty J. Wellman, 92, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, at Chestnut Park Nursing Home, Oneonta, after a long battle with dementia and Alzheimer's disease. During the last days she had the comfort and support of her family by her side. She was born Oct. 18, 1924, i

ALLOTSEGO.COM - 2017-09-19 01:32:33

Jury convicts man of killing wife in 2000

COOPERSTOWN - Casey James Callahan, 52, was found guilty Friday morning in Otsego County Court of second-degree murder in the death of his wife, Elizabeth Welsh Callahan 17 years ago. The jury began deliberating Thursday afternoon and announced its decision at about 11:30 a.m. Judge John F. Lambert

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-09-19 12:11:13

Kushner company buying apartment complex near Princeton, NJ

FILE - In this March 29, 2017, file photo, a man walks out of the 666 Fifth Avenue office tower owned by the Kushner Cos. in New York. Kushner Cos., the real estate company owned by the family of Jared Kushner, is expanding its garden apartments holdings with the purchase of the 1,032-unit Quail Rid

POST-STAR - 2017-09-18 15:43:52

Illinois student shoots classmate in high school cafeteria

The main entrance to Mattoon High School Wednesday afternoon after a shooting that left one student injured took place that morning. The suspected gunman was taken into custody by Mattoon Police.Keith Stewart An Illinois high school teacher subdued a school shooter who wounded a fellow student Wedne

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-09-21 00:37:00

COLUMN: How the latest effort to repeal Obamacare would affect millions

At the end of July, the nation held its collective breath as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) looked poised to achieve his most formidable parliamentary accomplishment: the repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act. But Republican hopes were dashed by one of their own, Sen. Joh

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-09-20 21:45:00

Lack of flood insurance leaves Texans high and dry

AUSTIN - Insurance may have covered only 25 to 45 percent of Houston houses flooded by Tropical Storm Harvey, but that's not because it wasn't available to homeowners The National Flood Insurance Program, or NFIP, a part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, underwrites most coverage and actu

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-09-20 21:39:00

Former players in NFL concussion settlement may be victimized by predatory practices

PHILADELPHIA - With six- and seven-figure payouts from the NFL concussion settlement starting to circulate, former football players have been approached by several entities trying to get a piece of the court-mandated rewards. They include lenders, lawyers and even fellow players. In an exploratory h

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-09-20 20:30:00

Equifax may be happy to spend $1 per customer for their trouble

Equifax could get away with paying a mere $1 per person after failing to protect almost half of America's credit data. While the 118-year-old credit-reporting firm has been hit with more than 100 consumer lawsuits over its massive security breach, legal experts say there's room for a deal because ne

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-09-20 16:15:00

Under latest health-care bill, red states would benefit disproportionately

WASHINGTON - The latest Republican proposal for curtailing the Affordable Care Act was assembled with such haste that it may get a vote before a full cost estimate is finished. But it is not a new idea. At its core, the bill introduced by Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., and Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., wo

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2017-09-20 19:00:00

America's opioid problem is so bad it's cutting into U.S. life expectancy

Prosecutors in New York announced this week that an August drug raid yielded 140 pounds of fentanyl, the most in the city's history and enough to kill 32 million people, they told New York 4. Those numbers underscore the dizzying size of the current opioid crisis, and the report of the New York bust

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-09-20 11:32:00

Raytheon workers picket, demand better benefits from billion-dollar corporation

ANDOVER, Mass. - Employees at one of the country's largest defense technology and innovation companies are making their voices heard in hopes of securing the benefits they believe they deserve ahead of an important deadline this weekend. Raytheon production employees, whose contract is due to expire

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-09-20 18:25:00

Hurricane Maria lashes Puerto Rico with force not seen in 'modern history'

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Hurricane Maria roared ashore on Puerto Rico on Wednesday as the strongest storm to strike the island in more than 80 years while panicked residents fled to high ground and huddled in shelters hoping to withstand powerhouse winds that have already left death and devastation a

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-09-20 11:40:00

Attorneys general in Appalachia pressure, sue health insurers over opioids

HUNTINGTON, W. Va. - The nation's advancing opioid epidemic has officials and lawmakers in the most impacted states taking on the entities they deem responsible for skyrocketing drug addiction and overdose numbers. Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear and West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Mor

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-09-19 19:55:00

Pet may help kid grow up, senior stay healthy

Furry friends can play a significant role in the lives of pet owners. Research verifies the old saying, "Dogs are man's best friend." For a long time, studies have shown that growing up with a pet encourages social skills and self-esteem in kids. Dogs and cats generally provide a higher level of int

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-09-19 19:30:00

'Genetic editing' seen as key for increased wheat yields, despite fewer acres

Rick Siemer admits that wheat isn't the easiest sell these days. The president of Siemer Milling in Teutopolis, Illinois, has seen the recent data showing the fewest number of planted wheat acres in U.S. history. On top of that, this year's harvest was the lowest since 2002. Nationwide, wheat produc

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-09-19 17:55:00

The Latest: Reports of 'widespread devastation' in Dominica

Click on the button below to set up your account or log in if you already have one. MIAMI (AP) - The Latest on tropical weather (all times local): 6:15 a.m. Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skeritt says there are initial reports of "widespread devastation" in the small island from Hurricane Marie.

POST-STAR - 2017-09-19 10:14:38

Area sports roundup for Tuesday, Sept. 19

Click here for the area sports roundup for Tuesday, Sept. 19. Upcoming schedule: Wednesday High school Boys soccer: Frankfort-Schuyler at Notre Dame, 4:15; Holland Patent at Clinton, 4:30; Sherburne-Earlville at Adirondack, 4:30; Herkimer at Little Falls, 4:30; West Canada Valley at Dolgeville, 4:30

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2017-09-20 03:46:27