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Man accused of felony fraud

An Oneonta man has been arrested on felony counts in a fraud case, state police at Oneonta said. Paige A. Shaul, 30, was charged Jan. 10 with third-degree grand larceny and filing a false instrument with intent to defraud, troopers said in a media release. He was accused in an incident in the town o

DAILY STAR - 2018-01-17 11:00:00

First Baptist Church in Oneonta closing after 185 years

The church congregation which used to have hundreds of parishioners has dwindled to a total of around 15 members. Phil Hulbert is the Church Moderator. He believes an increase in other church congregations, past parishioners leaving the area, and the need to recruitment young people over time, all

WKTV - 2018-01-18 02:12:00

FBI holds Cobleskill man for porn

A 42-year-old Cobleskill man remains in federal custody after an investigation into possible child sexual abuse by the Cobleskill Police Department turned up more than 100 images of child pornography on his phone. Jason M. VanBuren was arrested January 5 and ordered detained on charges of receiving

TIMESJOURNALONLINE.COM - 2018-01-17 12:47:07

Group fighting removal of railroad tracks near Ashokan

KINGSTON - A local nonprofit has filed a petition with a federal railroad oversight board to keep Ulster County from removing railroad tracks near the Ashokan Reservoir. The group titles itself the U&D Railway Revitalization Corp. and is based in Phoenicia, it says in a press release. On Tuesday it

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2018-01-17 22:56:03

First of three sculptures installed

Artist Dimitar Lukanov poses next to the sculpture, "Mother and Child at the Mohawk River" he sculpted for the Mohawk Valley Gateway Overlook pedestrian bridge, which was installed on Thursday. (The Leader-Herald/Briana O'Hara) AMSTERDAM - Artist Dimitar Lukanov admired his art work that was created

LEADER-HERALD - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

NYC man had gun, a kilo of cocaine and 104 grams of crack, State Police say

ALBANY - A traffic stop resulted in State Troopers recovering a large amount of drugs and a loaded handgun. On Jan. 14, troopers stopped a car on the Thruway in Ravena for a suspended registration. During the investigation, police found Simon Goris, 49, of New York City had almost a kilo of cocaine

TIMES UNION - 2018-01-16 06:54:03

Homer at 100: Osterhoudt celebrated

Greg Klein | The Cooperstown Crier Cooperstown's Homer Osterhoudt celebrated his 100th birthday on Sunday at the First Baptist Church in Cooperstown. Osterhoudt worked on building the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1939, and he is famous for having attended every induction except for three when h

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2018-01-16 18:11:47

LETTER to the EDITOR: A stroll down Memory Lane

BETHLEHEM - The changing of the calendar to a new year turns many of us pensive and causes us to think back on auld lang syne. Such was the case for Ruth McDowell, a former longtime resident of Delmar, who was reflecting back on her days as a "blushing bride" in upstate New York in 1941 when she wro

SPOTLIGHTNEWS.COM - 2018-01-17 16:18:05

Police: Amsterdam man arrested for shoving, damaging airport Rent-A-Car kiosk

COLONIE, N.Y. (NEWS10) - An Amsterdam man was arrested Sunday after pushing over a car rental kiosk at the Albany International Airport, the Albany County Sheriff's Office says. The Sheriff's Office says Shawn Schaffer, 34, became and loud and irritated Sunday around 2:23 p.m. at an Enterprise Rent-

NEWS10 ABC - 2018-01-17 16:23:56

Fort Plain man charged following crash into Milford home

MILFORD - A Fort Plain man is facing several charges, including DWI, after his car crashed into a house in Milford over the weekend, according to the Otsego Count Sheriff's Office. Scroll for more content... Deputies say 63-year-old Ray Agard was driving northbound on State Route 28 on Sunday whe

WKTV - 2018-01-17 18:25:00

Crash shuts down Niskayuna's Route 7

NISKAYUNA - A crash along Route 7 in Niskayuna near Rosendale Road blocked the highway for several hours. Police radio reports said injuries resulted from the crash, which happened sometime before 7 p.m. Several news outlets are reporting that an SUV collided into a tractor plowing the roads and tha

TIMES UNION - 2018-01-17 21:20:08

Man in serious condition after snow plow hit by SUV

NISKAYUNA, N.Y. (NEWS10) - A man was taken to the hospital after an SUV and his snow plow collided. The man was ejected out of his snow plow after being hit by an SUV. He was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. Part of Route 7 in Niskayuna is closed. The driver of the SUV is in police custo

NEWS10 ABC - 2018-01-18 02:10:22

Police: Woman in custody after hitting man driving snow plow in Niskayuna

The crash, which happened just before 6 p.m., left Route 7 closed in both directions between Mohawk and Pearse roads. Photographer: PETER R. BARBER NISKAYUNA - A woman was in custody Wednesday night after police said her vehicle collided with a man plowing snow in a small farm tractor near Route 7 a

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

Ballston Spa man indicted on animal cruelty charges

BALLSTON SPA -- A man accused of beating and killing a Boston terrier in October has been indicted, Saratoga County District Attorney's officials said. Aaron Brinkley, 30, of Quiet Harbor Drive, faces one count of aggravated cruelty to animals, a felony. The grand jury handed up the indictment Wedne

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

Meco home saved from fire

Volunteer firefighters talk during a fire to the rear of a home at 185 County Highway 101 in Meco Tuesday afternoon. (The Leader-Herald/Michael Anich) MECO - Firefighters were able to contain an electrical fire at a home in this hamlet of the town of Johnstown Tuesday afternoon with no injuries repo

LEADER-HERALD - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

Man draws nine-year term for lying about fatal Schenectady fire

Schenectady firefighters carry a victim to an ambulance after being rescued from a burning fire at 428 Hulett St., May 2, 2013. Photographer: Peter R. Barber ALBANY -- The last defendant to be sentenced for perjury related to a fatal May 2013 Hulett Street arson fire drew a term of nine years in fed

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

Woman killed after exiting MARTA bus

ALPHARETTA, Ga. - A woman was struck by two vehicles after leaving a MARTA bus in the minutes before dawn Jan. 11, police said. Police said the woman attempted to cross North Point Parkway, south of Kimball Bridge Road shortly before 7 a.m. when she was struck by both a pickup truck and an SUV. It

FORSYTHHERALD.COM - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

Escaped convict from Connecticut located in Canton

Police have apprehended an escaped convict who has been on the run from law enforcement for two weeks, according to a news release. Jerry Mercado, 25, of Connecticut was captured by Canton Police after the agency was contacted by Connecticut State Police earlier today, according to Canton Police spo

TRIBUNELEDGERNEWS.COM - 2018-01-17 22:54:00

Connecticut escaped inmate captured in Georgia

CANTON, Ga. - Canton Police have arrested an escaped prisoner from Connecticut. According to police, 25-year-old Jerry Mercado had been on the run from a Connecticut prison for two weeks. Authorities managed to track him to Georgia based on a phone call he made from a gas station on Marietta Road. W

FOX10PHOENIX.COM - 2018-01-18 05:41:00

VIDEO: Good Samaritan helps driver on icy Atlanta road

MARIETTA, Ga. (WXIA) - When a woman's car kept sliding on an icy road in Atlanta, one friendly neighbor stepped in to help. A video shows the driver's wheels continuously spinning, going nowhere on the icy hill of US 41 on Wednesday morning. With a little help from the good Samaritan, the driver hel

WSAV-TV - 2018-01-17 22:42:14