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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.
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
Former SUNY Oneonta student pleads guilty to stabbing girlfriend last year
COOPERSTOWN – The former SUNY Oneonta student who isaccused of stabbing his girlfriendin an Oneonta apartment last year has accepted a plea deal, according to the Otsego County District Attorney’s Office.In Otsego County Court on Tuesday, Julian Vancourt-Wels of Schenectady pleaded guilty to felony
Binghamton man accused of sexually abusing child in Endicott
Isaiah S. Eason, 22, of Broad Avenue, was charged Tuesday with a felony count of first-degree sexual abuse. Police said he subjected a girl under the age of 11 to sexual contact in June 2016.
Route 15 likely closed into weekend
WINFIELD — Widespread traffic congestion was expected into a busy weekend after a Central Susquehanna Valley Transportation (CSVT) project crane collapsed Tuesday night.The crane, and large steel beam, fell over and onto the right of way of Route 15. Though no injuries were reported, fuel was report
Electrical fire claims Norwich trailer; considered total loss
NORWICH ï¿½ A trailer fire on Horstman Lane in Norwich on Monday was considered a total loss for family members after first responders arrived to a fully involved fire.Norwich Fire Chief Jan Papelino said the fire at 132 Horstman Lane was electrical and originated by a panel box in the trailer.,
State of Emergency declared for Broome County due to flooding
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Watching Rising River Levels in Luzerne County
WEST PITTSTON, Pa. -- While most creeks and streams are starting to recede, concern is now shifting to the Susquehanna River which is near or past flood stage in some spots.
Flash Flooding: The latest on State of Emergency, road closures, water levels
TheState of Emergencyorders in Broome, Tioga, Schuyler, Chemung and other affected counties remain, with no unnecessary travel, especially in areas impacted by flash flooding.
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
Weather-Related Closings, Road Closures
For a Current List of Road Closures and Shelter locations please go to which will be updated as closures and shelters come into the Emergency Command Center.Route 26 will be closed from Powderhouse Road in the Town of Vestal to Pennsylvania State Line due to impassable roadways.There is aState of E
Flooding impacting low lying areas, Garden Drive-In | Times Leader
Just before 7 a.m. in ankle deep water, Barbacci and others pushed movie projectors, movie reels, DVD players and food machines out of the flooded building.
Heavy rain causes area flash flooding, State of Emergency
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Morris farmers' market to feature live music, festivities
“It's our biggest exposure to people in the area,” said Flo Loomis, a board member of the Butternut Valley Alliance, which organizes the festival.
Prior grand jury reports on clergy sex abuse of children detail history of problems
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Norwich man gets 20 years-to-life for rape and murder of young girl
NORWICH ï¿½ After accepting a plea deal, convicted rapist and murderer Tobias Rundstrom-Wooding was sentenced to 20 years-to-life on Monday, and court officials said they'll recommend to the parole board that he should never be released.
Binghamton man, 40, arrested for attempted murder in First Ward shooting
Man Receives 20 Year Sentence For Killing Norwich Girl
NORWICH, N.Y. (AP) — One of two men charged in the attempted rape and killing of an 11-year-old girl in New York has been sentenced to 20 years to life in prison.Tobias Rundstrom-Wooding was sentenced Monday after he pleaded guilty in June to felony murder and rape.Investigators say the 34-year-old
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
State of emergency declared for Bear Brook Road area of Town of Hancock
In a proclamation, posted on theTown of Hancock website, Town Supervisor W. Jerry Vernold declared a State of Emergency at noon on Monday.