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Earlville man arrested for welfare fraud
Lenox, NY — An Earlville man was arrested for welfare fraud totaling $2,112.On Oct. 15, Madison County Sheriff's Office investigators arrested Justin T. Marris, 26, of Earlville, was charged with fourth-degree welfare fraud, fourth-degree grand larceny, first-degree offering a false instrument for f
45-year-old Walton woman dies in Oneonta crash
ONEONTA- A 45-year-old woman was killed in an accident on State Route 23 in the town of Oneonta on Saturday night.New York State Police said, Katy Doughty, 45 of Walton N.Y., was crossing State Route 23 near State Highway 28 and was hit by a vehicle traveling east on Route 23. Police said Doughty wa
Sheriff: Man fled crash, revealing stolen truck
A Davenport man was arrested Monday by the Delaware County Sheriff's Office on charges of stealing a truck earlier this year.Eric Rossman, 39, fled the scene of an accident in Delhi, according to police, and he was later located by deputies at his home in Davenport with the help of the Delhi Police
Police arrest teen for attempted murder
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Area Police Blotters – Week of Oct. 5-12
Found in the area of Kinney Drugs: Three pairs of sunglasses, fit bit, USB and four sets of keys. Contact the Cazenovia Police Department at (315) 655-3276 to claim.
Woman struck, killed while crossing street in upstate NY
ONEONTA, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a woman was hit by a car and killed in upstate New York.Authorities say 45-year-old Katy Doughty was crossing state Route 23 in Oneonta Saturday evening when she was struck and killed.A business owner tells The Daily Star that Doughty had been attending a birthday par
Concert to benefit victims, first responders of Schoharie limo crash
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (WRGB) - A benefit concert will be held for victims and responders to the recent Schoharie limo crash.The Oct. 6 crash killed all 18 people in the limousine and two bystanders.The benefit concert will be held Oct. 28 from noon to 4 p.m. at Mohawk Harbor. Local musical favorites Ske
One dead, more injured on Sunday night bus from Ithaca to NYC
A 33-year-old California woman is dead after a bus heading from Ithaca to New York City crashed along Interstate 380 in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, according toWNEP. We understand the bus was being operated by Big Red Bullet as part of their regular service. Big Red Bullet has not responded to
Walton Woman Killed Crossing Unlit Route 23
The victim was identified as Katy Doughty, 45, who was crossing the busy road at 8:18 p.m. when was was struck by an eastbound car. The driver was not identified.
Renovation work to affect entrance of A.O. Fox Hospital in Oneonta
ONEONTA – Renovation work at A.O. Fox Hospital in Oneonta will change the way you get in and out of the hospital.Beginning on Tuesday and for the next six weeks, the main entrance of the hospital will shift to the Norton Avenue side of the building.Hospital officials say that care for patients won’t
Former teacher gets probation for sexual relationship with 15-year-old
Timothy Lee, 47, pleaded guilty on Monday to third-degree criminal sex act, a class E felony.
Artspace Plans 3-Day Oneonta Exploration
ONEONTA – Artspace, which is considering creating affordable spaces for artists and creative businesses in Center City, will be holding “stakeholder meetings: in Oneonta next week.
Local firm gets funds for battery project
Otsego Now announced Monday that local manufacturer Custom Electronics Inc. will receive a substantial grant from the state.The $750,000 grant will help fund a new product line of smart batteries for use in hospitals, entertainment and disaster recovery efforts. The total cost of the product develop
Delaware County cracks down on dangerous vehicles
Since the partnership began in August, at least 13 vehicles have been taken off the road due to major safety violations, ranging from unregistered vehicles to inadequate brakes.
Paving, water work planned in city
Because of a rainout Monday, the city of Oneonta contractor, will pave West Broadway on Tuesday.According to a media release, work will occur between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. The street will be closed to traffic during paving operations. Driveway access will be limited.Beginning at 9 a.m. Wednesday, the co
3 CNY school districts among the highest teacher turnover rates in Upstate NY
Here are the three Central NY districts that made the list, including their turnover rates, and the rates of turnover for teachers who have been with the district for less than five years:
Nonprofit to add legal aid for crime victims
Julie Lewis | The Daily Star Alyssa Davis, intern at Opportunities for Otsego and senior at the State University College at Oneonta, staffs a booth for the OFO's Violence Intervention Program's Clothesline Project on Monday in the college's Hodgdon IRC building. The booth, to raise awareness during
Foothills to host forum on cleaner heat options
Residential and commercial building owners are invited to learn more about clean energy options through the Heat Smart Otsego campaign.A kickoff event organized by the Otsego County Conservation Association will be held Wednesday at the Foothills Performing Arts and Civic Center from 6:30 to 8:30 p.
Panel honors nine notable Oneonta properties
Julie Lewis | The Daily Star Property of Merit winners, top row, from left, residential city, 10 Walling Avenue; residential town, 179 Woodstream Lane; historic, 50 Center Street. Middle, from left, landscaping, 15 Cedar Street; most improved, 18 Walling Avenue; rental, 12 Tilton Avenue. Bottom, fro
Court to hear fire district case Thursday
The ongoing dispute between the town and city of Oneonta and the Oneonta Fire District will reach the court level on Thursday, as the two municipalities seek to stay the dissolution of the district.The hearing, in front of Michael Coccoma, will begin at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Otsego County Courth