Breaking News from Roxbury
Find the latest Roxbury News from the most up to date source on all headlines and breaking stories from around the world.
Area schools name top students
DELAWARE ACADEMYJohn “Teddy” Vickers was named valedictorian of the Class of 2018 at Delaware Academy Central School. He plans to major in chemical engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy.Vickers, described as level-headed, focused and self-disciplined, completed several advanced pla
Two Schenevus teens earn Eagle Scout rank
On Friday night, two Schenevus teenagers received the honor of Eagle Scout, the highest rank in the Boy Scouts.T.J. Snyder, 18, and Michael Odell, 17, both recent graduates of Schenevus Central School and members of Troop 18, were honored with a ceremony and around 50 friends, family and fellow scou
Kingston police arrest two on drug charges
KINGSTON, N.Y. >> A city woman and New Windsor man were arrested after an investigation into narcotic sales and trafficking, police said.
Residents: Abandoned homes are hazardous
Three crumbling buildings in the heart of Sidney Center have residents worried for their safety.A group of Sidney Center residents started a civic action group, Sidney Center Improvement Group, in 2005 to address beautification in the hamlet, and one of the main drivers was the dilapidated houses.“W
Rio 42 offers breakfast, lunch with local ingredients
Edwin and Andrea Vazquez, husband-and-wife owners of Rio 42 at 42 River St. in Oneonta, came a long way to bring Oneonta fresh, local breakfast and lunch options.After meeting on Long Island and spending nearly a decade in Georgia, Edwin said, he and his wife, a Hartwick native, opted to raise their
OFD: Cigarette led to house fire
The fire was extinguished in about an hour by fire departments from Oneonta, Worcester, Franklin, Sidney and Otego. New York State Electric and Gas restored power to several streets after flames burned through wires and blew a transformer.
State Police: Cobleskill woman accused of hosting underage party
COBLESKILL, NY (WRGB) State Police say they have arrested a 53 year old Cobleskill woman, accused of hosting an underage party.
Arts Briefs: Fenimore to host da Vinci lecture
Fenimore to host lecture about da VinciFenimore Art Museum near Cooperstown will present a lecture about Leonardo da Vinci, “The Human Body, Earthly and Divine,” at 2 p.m. Sunday.Allison Hill-Edgar, a local artist, will present the lecture. She has studied drawing, painting, photography, sculpture a
HOUSE FIRE ON FORD AVENUE
Fire crews from the Oneonta and Sidney Fire Departments are on the scene of a house fire at 89 Ford Avenue in Oneonta. Though the fire has been contained, when crews responded to the call at 6:45 p.m., the black smoke could be seen from the bottom of Ford Avenue and the house was engulfed in flames
Man found with nearly 2 pounds of marijuana during Greene County traffic stop, state police charge
COXSACKIE, N.Y. >> A Long Island man who was allegedly transporting nearly two pounds of marijuana was arrested on the New York State Thruway after a traffic stop, state police said Tuesday.
Teen flips truck on Route 23 Friday
He was ejected from the vehicle and the truck came to rest on the passenger side in the westbound lane. The teenager was brought to Albany Medical Center by LifeNet helicopter with head and arm injuries, and was listed in stable condition as of Saturday afternoon, Dembinska said. Unsafe speed and dr
Middleburgh motorcycle crash leaves one dead, one hurt
MIDDLEBURGH -- State Police are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash that happened early Saturday,Police say following a crash at the intersection of State Route 145 and State Route 30, two men were transported to Albany medical Center by air.The say one of the men Spencer Sisson, 43, of Slingerla
Four hurt in two-car crash on Thruway in Catskill
CATSKILL, N.Y. >> A two-car crash on the New York state Thruway Saturday afternoon left four persons injured, according to the Thruway state police.
Man charged with assault, another hospitalized after Saugerties bar fight
SAUGERTIES, N.Y. >> A town man faces misdemeanor assault charges after a fight at a village bar that resulted in the hospitalization of another patron, authorities announced Sunday.
Fire guts home on Ford Avenue, kills dog
The front of the two-story building burned as firefighters arrived from Oneonta, then Worcester, Franklin, Sidney and Otego departments. Four fire trucks lined the street up the hill, and New York State Electric and Gas arrived to restore power to several streets after the flames burned through wire
Gary Herzig: Breaking eggs to make omelettes
I moved to Oneonta in 1975 at 25 years old. Growing up, my family relocated often. Having an adventurous entrepreneurial spirit, my father led our family to places that included Brooklyn, Los Angeles, Westchester, Pasadena and Queens. The place in which we lived the longest, and which I remember the
Delaware County Fair kicks off 132nd edition
Sam Benedict Dirk Schubert, left, judges goats Monday at the Delaware County Fair in Walton
Catskill Mountain Cycling Challenge set for Sept. 2
ARKVILLE, N.Y. >> Participants in the Catskill Mountain Cycling Challenge on Sunday, Sept. 2, will be pedaling to support recreational programming at the Catskill Recreation Center, 651 County Highway 38.
Drone instruction lifts off at Oneonta Municipal Airport
The skies around Oneonta are about to get busier, thanks to an innovative drone training program launched last week at the Oneonta Municipal Airport.The 300-hour course is the result of a $200,000 grant and collaboration between Oneonta Job Corps, Hudson Valley College and SkyOP LLC of Canandaigua.C
Mayor Will Lay Keel On USS Cooperstown
COOPERSTOWN – The Navy is planning a keel-laying ceremony for the USS Cooperstown this Tuesday in Marinette, Wisc., and Mayor Ellen Tillapaugh is planning to attend on behalf of her constituents.