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Business Beat: Roxbury business group plans networking event

The Greater Roxbury Business Association will have a networking event at the Barn at Headwaters at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26. The program Tuesday will be about event planning and consolidated marketing efforts to promote Roxbury, according to organizers who said they would reference "the great suc

DAILY STAR - 2017-09-22 21:11:36

Cauliflower festival brings crowds to Margaretville

The 14th Annual Cauliflower Festival took place in Margaretville on Saturday. Festival organizers speculated that some of the visitors present this year had come specifically for the small town's agricultural event from more than 150 miles away. "We have a lot of Connecticut people," said Carol O'Be

DAILY STAR - 2017-09-25 01:26:28

RAG to present local dancers

Local choreographer/dancers Victoria Lundell and David Capps will bring two shows of their dance theater work to the Roxbury Arts Center at 5025 Vega Mountain Road in Roxbury, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. The show will have "humor, pathos and mystery embodied in dance, movement and theat

DAILY STAR - 2017-09-22 23:00:00

Cider-maker puts down roots in Andes

That Alex Wilson would draw upon childhood memories of cideries in his native England as inspiration for Wayside Cider of Andes is unsurprising, given his throwback approach to business. Together with co-owner Irene Hussey, Wilson is crafting today's hard cider with a focus on farming practices of t

DAILY STAR - 2017-09-22 21:15:42

City to consider digital billboard request

Oneonta ZBA commissioners will consider a variance request for a proposed digital billboard on a Main Street building downtown, according to an agenda for a meeting Monday night, and the topic of short-term rentals. The Zoning and Housing Board of Appeals will meet at City Hall, 258 Main St., at 7 p

DAILY STAR - 2017-09-22 23:00:05

How one student outsmarted her teacher, was able to use tons of notes on test

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, Md. - Never underestimate the smarts of a determined college student. Tuesday was the first test day of the semester for assistant college professor Reb Beatty and his accounting class at Anne Arundel Community College in Maryland. As always, he let students cram as much informa

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 19:35:26

Middleburgh man faces child sex charges

State Police at Cobleskill announced Friday the arrest of a Middleburgh man on various charges associated with possession of and dissemination of child pornography. Michael G. Porter Jr., 37, was arrested after an investigation conducted by the State Police in conjunction with members of the state

DAILY STAR - 2017-09-22 21:43:05

As Trump campaigns for Strange in Alabama, he expresses some doubts: 'I might have made a mistake'

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - President Donald Trump campaigned on Friday night for Alabama Senate candidate Luther Strange, in a race that has pitted him against his most loyal supporters and that holds the potential to upend the political dynamics for Republicans facing election in 2018. The endorsement of '

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-09-23 14:48:00

Job Corps salutes graduates at ceremony

On a warm Friday, the sun bright in the September sky, students and family members gathered in Oneonta Job Corps Academy's gymnasium to celebrate graduates from the various programs throughout the year. "We do an annual graduation and we invite students who have graduated in the last year to walk,"

DAILY STAR - 2017-09-22 22:55:04

Backtracking: The Early Years: Local history lost during WW II scrap drives

File Readers of The Oneonta Star on Sept. 29, 1942, were encouraged to gather up scrap of all sorts and bring it to an official salvage depot for the war effort. Some have expressed concern, regarding the recent removal of statues and monuments in the South, that history may be lost. It wouldn't hav

DAILY STAR - 2017-09-22 21:30:00

Lakeside Farms rules in favorite cider doughnut poll

Clockwise from left: Larry Cheuk at Lakeside Farms; Meaghan Tubbs at The Carrot Barn; Snowtika Glover at Fo'Castle. Photographer: Marc Schultz Boston cream, glazed and jelly are on the doughnut team at Lakeside Farms in Ballston Lake. But they're all supporting players. Apple cider is the boss dough

DAILY GAZETTE - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Ulster County Legislator Jonathan Heppner running unopposed in District 23

KINGSTON, N.Y. >> Incumbent Ulster County Legislator Jonathan Heppner is running unopposed for a second two-year term as a county lawmaker for the Legislature's District 23. Heppner, a lifelong Woodstock resident, was first elected to the post 2015, in an uncontested bid to succeed Donald Gregorius,

DAILY FREEMAN - 2017-09-23 04:00:00

Resource fair draws veterans to Oneonta

Veterans, family members and caregivers of former servicemen and women came with questions to a resource fair for veterans, held at Foothills Performing Arts and Civic Center in Oneonta on Saturday. "These events are intended to address a major failing across the nation in access," said host Rep. Jo

DAILY STAR - 2017-09-25 00:27:49

Lucy Russo, Yonkers; Grandson, Others Survive In Oneonta

Lucy Russo ONEONTA - Lucy Russo of Yonkers, 93, passed away peacefully at home on Sept. 22, 2017. Survivors include a grandson in Oneonta. She was born on March 24, 1924, in Yonkers. During her working years, she was employed in the kitchen at Yonkers High School. Lucy loved spending time with her f

ALLOTSEGO.COM - 2017-09-24 18:27:40

Woodstock Senior Recreation Program offers writers workshop for seniors

WHAT: Writers workshop for seniors WHEN: Sept. 27, Oct. 11 and 25, Nov. 8 and 22, and Dec. 13 and 27 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. WHERE: Mescal Hornbeck Community Center, 56 Rock City Road, Woodstock DETAILS: Writers at all levels of experience, beginner to expert, are invited to join the Writers W

DAILY FREEMAN - 2017-09-24 04:00:00

Studying 1 million people to end cookie-cutter health care

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. researchers are getting ready to recruit more than 1 million people for an unprecedented study to learn how our genes, environments and lifestyles interact. Today, health care is based on averages, what worked best in short studies of a few hundred or thousand patients. The ma

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-09-25 07:35:19

Foss: Finding housing isn't easy when you're poor

Diana Robinson. Photographer: SARA FOSS When I first met Joe Lewis, he was living in a bed bug-infested studio apartment on Schenectady's Francis Ave. "I'm trying to get out of here," Lewis told me. "My light doesn't work. The bedbugs want my blood. I'm going to have to throw all my clothes away."

DAILY GAZETTE - 2017-09-23 07:00:00

New York moves to expand access to lawyers for poor people charged with crimes

ALBANY - Low-income New Yorkers who find themselves in handcuffs too often go without representation at arraignments or end up with undertrained, overloaded lawyers who have little time to advocate for their clients, legal experts say. It's a situation that officials with the State Office of Indigen

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-09-25 13:45:00

Trump praises fans who booed NFL players taking a knee

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Monday praised football fans who booed NFL players taking a knee during the national anthem on Sunday, as he continued for a fourth day his campaign to pressure team owners on the issue. The issue of kneeling has nothing to do with race. It is about respect for

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-09-25 13:31:00

Donnelly, Brooks say tax reform necessary for job growth, global competition

ANDERSON, Ind. - At its heart, the comprehensive tax reform message Vice President Mike Pence brought to Anderson Friday is that it's necessary for job creation, continued economic growth and rebuilding the nation's middle class. And the gleaming new Wylam Center of Flagship East served as an ideal

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-09-23 17:15:00