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Meeting explores future of Oneonta Theatre
The viability of reopening the Oneonta Theatre was discussed Monday at Foothills Performing Arts and Civic Center. New York City-based consulting firm Webb Management Services and Evan Delli Paoli, principal architect with the firm Holzman Moss Bottino, addressed the public, Oneonta Mayor Gary Herzi
Oneonta man charged with attempted murder
An Oneonta man is facing charges of attempted murder after a domestic dispute Wednesday, according to Oneonta City Police Chief Douglas Brenner. David C. Thomas, 28, was charged with second-degree attempted murder, as well as first-degree assault, as well as first-degree strangulation.
Community Calendar: Dec.18-19, 2018
Book Club for Moms, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Christ Church Library, 69 Fair St. For info: 607-547-9555 or 315-415-8400. Open mic session, 7 p.m., Davenport Center for the Arts, Davenport Road and state Route 23. Listeners and players welcome. For info: 607-278-5277.
Delaware County Drug Investigations Lead To Indictments
DELHI, N.Y. - A Delaware County Grand Jury handed down several Sealed Indictments Thursday afternoon, December 13, after considering evidence relating to three separate narcotics trafficking investigations conducted in the Grand Gorge, Roxbury and the Village of Delhi areas by members of the Delawar
Backtracking: In Our Times: Impeachment offered real-life history lessons for local students in 1998
Impeachment seems to be a word gathering momentum in the present news cycle, just as it was 20 years ago this month for a sitting president. “As the Constitution becomes a living document, one that inhales and exhales with every new breath of news from the impeachment front,” The Daily Star reported
Deputies: Man jumped out window to avoid arrest during drug bust
Multiple law enforcement agencies participated in a “no knock” search warrant on East Main Street in the city of Norwich, resulting in a drug bust and the arrest of two people.
Oneonta falls to Seton Catholic
Seton Catholic got 44 combined points from Julia Hauer and Marina Maerkl to hold off Oneonta, 68-55, on Monday night in Oneonta. The Yellowjackets managed to stay within double digits through the third quarter, trailing 35-30 at halftime and 53-46 after three, but the Knights pulled away in the four
Meth, MDMA, LSD, cocaine seized in Norwich apartment raid
NORWICH, N.Y. (WBNG) — The Chenango County Sheriff’s Office announced two people are behind bars after the execution of a search warrant in Norwich led to the seizure of a large amount of crystal meth Monday morning.
One dies in two-car crash
Troopers from New York State Police Troop C are investigating a car crash in Chenango County Saturday morning that left one dead and two with injuries. According to a media release, state police were dispatched to county Road 25 near Columbus shortly after 1:30 a.m. Saturday, following reports of a
Deadline: Owner of former Oneonta Hotel has until mid-January to make repairs
Speech to Text for Deadline: Owner of former Oneonta Hotel has until mid-January to make repairs. Below is the closed-captioning text associated with this video. Since this uses automated speech to text spelling and grammar may not be accurate.
One Dead in Head-On Crash in Chenango County
New York State Police are investigating a deadly head-on crash in Chenango County. Authorities were called to County Road 25 in the Town of Columbus at 1:34 a.m. December 15. Troopers say a 27-year-old man from Sherburne was driving west when she crossed into the oncoming lane for unknown reasons, c
Community Calendar: Dec.17-18, 2018
Better Exchange thrift store, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Susquehanna SPCA, 4841 State Route 28. Last Days of the Last Tsar, 1 p.m., Russian History Museum, 1407 Robinson Road. City of the Hills Sweet Adelines Chorus Rehearsal, 7 to 9:30 p.m., Atonement Lutheran Church, 1 Center St. New singers welcome. For
Cuomo calls for legal recreational marijuana in NY State
ALBANY - Gov. Andrew Cuomo called Monday for the legalization of marijuana for recreational use in New York, saying it was beyond time for the state to deal with the "debilitating criminal stigma" of prior convictions related to the drug.
Drug suspect tries jumping through closed window to escape arrest in Chenango County
NORWICH N.Y. — Two people are facing drug charges in Chenango County following a “no knock” search warrant executed early Monday morning. The Chenango County Sheriff’s Office arrested 34-year-old Corey Weidman and 22-year-old Cheyanne Moore as part of a lengthy narcotics investigation involving the
SUNY Purchase student from Oneonta charged with hate crime for Nazi posters
HARRISON, N.Y. (AP/WBNG) — A student at SUNY Purchase College has been arrested for spreading Nazi-themed posters on campus. The Westchester County District Attorney says 18-year-old Gunnar Hassard of Oneonta was arraigned Tuesday on a charge of aggravated harassment, a hate crime.
Roblee: Central New York's special Greek Revival flavor
Last month, I touched briefly upon the prominence of the Greek Revival style of architecture throughout our region, a topic worth fleshing out further this month. The historic pathways along which architectural styles moved in New York state served to bring people and ideas to our area. The westward
Wintry mix ending, snow showers for Monday
A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect for Chenango, Delaware, Otsego, Sullivan, and Wayne PA Counties until 10 PM. Tonight: Cloudy with a 40% chance of scattered rain/snow showers. Ending from west to east through the night. Winds: NNW 5-10 mph, Low: 29 (27-31)
'Fill the Ambulance' replenishes local food pantry
There was an ambulance parked outside of the Price Chopper grocery store Saturday in Cooperstown — but not in response to an emergency. The ambulance was part of Cooperstown Emergency Squad’s “Fill the Ambulance” food drive to benefit the Cooperstown Food Pantry.
County board wraps up year, budget details
The Otsego County Board of Representatives met Friday to finish budgetary housekeeping before the end of the year. The board will hold its reorganization meeting Jan. 2, 2019, during which a chair and vice chair of the board will be elected and committee assignments made.
Cooperstown teacher allegedly had 50 images, videos of child pornography
An Otsego County teacher facing child porn charges could remain jailed while awaiting the outcome of his case. Justin Hobbie, 41, of Springfield Center, has been charged with receiving and distributing child pornography using an online peer-to-peer file sharing program from June to November of 2018.