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Man arrested on way to mail marijuana

Morales MONTICELLO - A Wurtsboro man has been arrested after he was stopped for a traffic violation and told an Ulster County Sheriff's deputy that he was on the way to the post office to mail a package of marijuana. Hector Morales, Jr., 42, who was stopped in the Village of Ellenville, was taken

MID-HUDSON NEWS NETWORK - 2018-03-17 12:50:56

Business Beat: Veterinarian to retire after 40 years

Tentrr Inc., a consumer technology marketplace and outdoors company, will have a grand opening at 118 Commerce Drive in the Oneonta Business Park in the town of Oneonta, officials said. The event with Chief Executive Officer Michael D'Agostino will offer tours and be from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday,

DAILY STAR - 2018-03-16 22:17:13

OPD to beef up patrols for St. Patrick's Day

Saturday is St. Patrick's Day, and law enforcement coverage will be increased. Oneonta city police will have extra patrols working Saturday, according to Chief Douglas Brenner, who said officers also will be on the look out for college students celebrating "St. Oney's Day," an unofficial "holiday" i

DAILY STAR - 2018-03-17 01:00:04

Kingston couple charged with endangering welfare of child

ULSTER - The Ulster County Sheriff's office charged a Kingston couple with endangering the welfare of their child. According to the sheriff's office, deputies were attempting to serve an arrest warrant at a Town of Ulster residence on Saturday afternoon. While there, they found Candace S. Minervini,


Teen Talk: Activism is our only option, now

Seventeen people were ruthlessly murdered on Feb. 14. Nikolas Cruz, 19, allegedly used an AR-15 to massacre 17 people, including bright, innocent teenagers who attended Marjory Stoneman Douglas High school - students who lived lives strikingly similar to the children who attend schools across the e

DAILY STAR - 2018-03-16 16:00:00

Roxbury Arts Group to host film series

The Roxbury Arts Group will present "Frame of Mind," a film series focusing on the works of local filmmakers and their array of films based on topics "that evoke feeling and provoke discussion," according to a media release. Topics include bullying, mental health, autism, transgender violence, opioi

DAILY STAR - 2018-03-16 17:00:00

Sex Offender Convicted of Rape Moves Near Hudson Valley School

A sex offender who raped a teen is now living within walking distance of a Hudson Valley high school. Adam Nameth, 41, moved from Port Ewen to Staples Street in Kingston. In 1999, Nameth raped a 16-year-old girl in Ulster County. In 2000, he was convicted of rape and sentenced to 5 years in prison

HUDSONVALLEYPOST.COM - 2018-03-16 07:00:00

Man indicted on heroin charges

A Mount Vision man has been arrested on a sealed indictment in a drug case, authorities said. Kenneth Upton, 47, was indicted in February on one count of third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance, a felony, and was arraigned in Otsego County Court on March 5 after his arrest by Oneonta ci


Loch Sheldrake man charged with driving while impaired by drugs

THOMPSON - State police charged a Loch Sheldrake man with driving while he was impaired by drugs on Wednesday. State police said troopers stopped Christopher Pisanello, age not available, of Loch Sheldrake, for an expired inspection on Route 42 in the Town of Thompson at 11 a.m. Wednesday. Further i


Hartwick fire drives family from home

American Red Cross volunteers from the Mohawk Valley provided emergency aid to a family of three after a furnace fire in the town of Hartwick on Tuesday night. The furnace fire in a home on state Route 28 made the residence uninhabitable under winter weather conditions, and the Red Cross has provide


Arrests made in school threats

Teenagers from Otselic Valley School District and Worcester Central School District were arrested separately on Friday for allegedly making terroristic threats to their respective schools. A 17-year-old was arrested after allegedly making a threat toward the Otselic Valley School District that day,


Cops: Drunk driver had child, pot, hostility

A Cherry Valley woman was arrested this month for driving while intoxicated with a child. State Police at Richfield Springs arrested Rebecca A. Loucks, 23, for the felony of aggravated driving while intoxicated with a child after she was observed driving erratically on county Highway 54 in the town


Teenagers are fueling e-gaming tidal wave

Video games have come a long way since the days of Atari and Sega. Instead of pulling up a beanbag chair up to the tube TV in your parents' basement, now there are worldwide competitions among top-ranked gamers and players streaming their games to millions of subscribers on YouTube. But beyond serio


Local students join national gun protest

Protests against gun violence took place nationwide Wednesday in what historians are calling the largest event of its kind in the country's history, organized and executed by high school students collectively saying "enough." The walkouts were prompted by the most recent school shooting on Feb. 14,


Former Delaware County patrol sergeant sentenced for attacking wife

DELHI, N.Y. (WBNG) -- A former patrol sergeant with the Delaware County Sheriff's Office learned his punishment for attacking his wife in 2016. Theodore Tiska was sentenced on Monday in Delaware County Court to five years in prison with one and a half years of parole. The sentence stems from a domes


Cherry Valley woman charged with DWI with child in car

Rebecca Loucks, 23, is charged with felony of aggravated driving while intoxicated with a child, obstructing governmental administration, and unlawful possession of marihuana. Authorities said troopers saw Loucks driving erratically on County Highway 54 in the Otsego County village of Cherry Vall


Local students to walk out for Fla. victims

On Wednesday, high school students across the country are leading school walkouts, marking one month since the school shooting in Parkland, Florida. School officials in the four-county region are working to balance the student-led actions with minimal disruption to the school day. Nationwide, school


Forecasters: Brace for still more snow

Snow shed from tree branches and power lines in Oneonta on Tuesday as yet more fell in shifts through the day. About 8 to 10 inches of total accumulation is expected by Thursday morning, according to Binghamton National Weather Service meteorologist Brian Tentinger. The extended snowy weather is a r