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2 women in custody in death of 4-month-old boy at NYC hotel
NEW YORK (AP) — Two women are in police custody after the death of a 4-month-old boy who was found unconscious and unresponsive at a New York City hotel. Dominic Greene, of Wilmington, Delaware, was taken by ambulance from the Hotel Pennsylvania in midtown Manhattan around 1:10 a.m. Saturday.
New York State Police join Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign
The New York State Police announce they will participate in the national "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" initiative. The campaign started Thursday, December 13, and runs through the holidays until Tuesday, January 1, 2019.
Local sports datebook: Dec. 15-17
Delhi at Morrisville St., 2 p.m. Alfred at Cobleskill, 2 p.m. Franklin at South Kortright, 1 p.m. Oneonta at Unatego, 2:30 p.m. Unatego/Unadilla at Ravena-Coeymans, 9 a.m. Whitney Point, Sidney at Windham/Delhi, 9:30 p.m.
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.
Wooden, Oneonta run over Chenango Valley
Graham Wooden’s 19 points led five Oneonta players in double digits as the Yellowjackets topped Chenango Valley, 72-36, in Southern Tier Athletic Conference play at Drago Gymnasium.
DOT denies Schoharie Route 30-30A safety FOIL request
The state Department of Transportation has denied public access to records concerning internal deliberations about the safety of the Route 30-30A intersection in Schoharie, where an October stretch limousine crash killed 20 people.
Delaware County women become best friends after kidney transplant
ALBANY, N.Y. (WRGB) - It all started with a Facebook post - each year for three years. "This year, when I posted, she responded,” Vicki Tuttle said. The favor wasn't a simple one. Tuttle needed a new kidney -and Samantha Jankowski didn't bat an eye.
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.
Animal Adventure Park delivers statement on Canadian Lynx found
ASHLAND, N.Y. (WETM) - Animal Adventure Park, located in Harpursville, New York, is addressing the recent issue of a Canadian Lynx who was found inside a truck in Chemung County over the weekend.
New York contractor convicted of hiring hit men for killing
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) — A Schenectady contractor has been convicted of first-degree murder in a scheme to kill a man for life insurance money. A jury convicted 54-year-old Tarchand Lall on Wednesday for hiring hit men from Delaware to kill Charles Dembrosky, who did construction work for him. Dembr
Central Bridge man convicted in fatal stabbing of neighbor
A man from Central Bridge was found guilty of manslaughter on Thursday. A Schoharie County jury convicted Kevin Hodgins for the fatal stabbing of his neighbor, Zachary George. The two men got into an argument in their apartment house on Church Street, back in April. Hodgins pulled out a knife and st
Protests against Amazon's $3 billion deal with New York fall on deaf ears
On Wednesday, Amazon representatives attended a New York City Council hearing discussing the project. Concerned citizens and about 150 protesters were also in attendance. As expected one of the biggest concerns was the $3 billion in tax incentives.
Mid-Hudson clubs and cafés: Dec. 14 to 20, 2018
9 p.m. to midnight Friday, Nickel & Rose, and Malachi McElroy; 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Thursday, Open mic. 8 p.m. Saturday, Randy Hulse. Saturday, Live music; 7 p.m. Thursdays, Live jazz, no cover.
A Delaware County Cellist Brings His Ensemble from Montreal for a Visit
The Stamford Friends of Music welcome the Iceberg String Quartet for a concert of Beethoven, Webern, and Debussy. The cellist, Jacob Efthimiou, is a native of Delaware County and joins us to talk about the program, about forming and naming the quartet, and about his cello teacher who grew up in Bing
County updates loan policies to meet new standard
The Delaware County Board of Supervisors voted Wednesday to terminate the county’s revolving loan funds that were established through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program.
New York Attorney General's office files lawsuit against Target, Walmart and LaRose Industries
New York — The attorney general's office has filed a lawsuit against Target Corporation, Walmart Inc., and importer LaRose Industries, for allegedly committing thousands of violations of multiple New York laws governing the safety of children’s toys sold in the state.
Otsego veterans' bus cuts off service to Delaware County
At least three Delaware County veterans face lengthier and more expensive commutes to doctors’ appointments at the VA hospital in Albany because of a decision by the Otsego County Veterans Services to limit its shuttle operations exclusively to Otsego County veterans.
Family of Schoharie limo crash victim files another lawsuit
The family of Amanda Rivenburg has filed another lawsuit -- this time saying the state holds some responsibility for the October 6 limo crash in Schoharie. Rivenburg was one of 20 people killed in the limo crash at the intersection of State Route 30 and 30A.
Cobleskill man charged in meat cleaver attack
A Cobleskill man is in the Schoharie County Jail, accused of attacking another man with a meat cleaver. Shawn Stuber is charged with felony assault. The incident happened in March.
Cheers! Kelsey Grammer's Faith American Ale now available in New York state
It's here: Actor Kelsey Grammer's long-awaited Faith American Ale is now on the market across Upstate New York. The beer, described as "a Belgian style ale with the crisp refreshing taste of a lager," is available in cans and on tap in stores and bars from the Hudson Valley to the Adirondacks and Al