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Driver, two killed in Monday Schoharie County crash identified
Killed were passengers 11-year-old Elizabeth France, of Fort Plain, and Christina N. France, 37, of Cobleskill, state police confirmed.
Man charged with DWI after flipping pickup
A Stamford man has been arrested on drunken driving charges after state police at Margaretville investigated an incident involving an overturned pickup truck.James S. Stewart, 51, was charged at about 12:20 a.m. June 17 with the felonies of driving while intoxicated and first-degree aggravated unlic
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, JUNE 22
SUMMER KICK-OFF – 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Take a ride in a horse drawn carriage, get your face painted, enjoy food, a bouncy house, face painting, more. Admission by donation. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Call 607-547-1980 or visit
Mother, daughter die in Schoharie crash
A crash Monday afternoon in the Schoharie County town of Seward left two people dead.On Wednesday, state police at Latham released the identities of the passengers in the crash, which remains under investigation.
Trial to begin in Oneonta armed robbery case
A trial for a felon charged in an Oneonta burglary and robbery case will start in Otsego County Court on Monday, according to District Attorney John Muehl.Teddy Faison, 35, who faces first-degree burglary and first-degree robbery charges, was arrested by Monticello police July 1 on an Oneonta warran
Photography exhibit to open at WKC
A group photography show will open at the West Kortright Centre on Friday, with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. This event is free and open to the public, with refreshments provided by Brewery Ommegang and The WKC. The exhibit will run through July 24, viewable during West Kortright Centre events or by
Atwell to be featured at CANO
Jim Atwell, an author, a recorded Quaker minister and a longtime columnist for The Cooperstown Crier and occasional columnist for The Daily Star, will be the featured writer Thursday at the Writers Salon, presented by the Community Arts Network of Oneonta.This month’s salon will feature short storie
City: Scofflaw landlord refuses to obey law
The city of Oneonta has asked the State Supreme Court in Otsego County to enforce an order to vacate 195 Main St., which was declared unsafe more than a year ago.Property owner Melania Pervu not only has ignored the order to vacate the building of residents but also continues to collect rent from te
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, JUNE 21
SUNSET STROLL – 7 p.m. Walk through the forest and enjoy the views of Canadarago Lake this summer solstice. Fetterly Forest, 302 Roses Hill Road, Richfield Springs. Call 607-547-2366 or visit
State Police: Two fatalities in crash near Cobleskill.
COBLESKILL, NY (WRGB) State Police confirm there are two fatalities in a crash near Cobleskill.The crash occurred sometime after 6:00 PM on Monday on Route 145.At the time of this report, police were not able to release more details.CBS6 is working to learn more. Check back for updates.
Two die in Schoharie County crash
A crash Monday afternoon in the Schoharie County town of Seward left two people dead.State police responded to a single-car crash on state Route 145 at about 3:30. An investigation determined that a 2004 Honda operated by a 16-year-old of Fort Plain was traveling south, crossed over the center line
Police: Drunk driver had kids in vehicle
Richard R. Cole, 39, was located in the town of Milford after a citizen in Hartwick called police, according to Otsego County Sheriff Richard Devlin Jr. Cole is charged with felony aggravated driving while intoxicated with a child under the age of 16 in the vehicle, and had two previous DWI convicti
Fortina chef continues to compete on 'Food Network Star'
Petroni, who owns Fortina locations in Armonk, Rye Brook, Yonkers, Stamford and Brooklyn, started the challenge against 10 other contestants.
Teen dies in accident on Canadarago
A 19-year-old Richfield Springs man drowned in Canadarago Lake on Monday night after storms contributed to his kayak capsizing.Dustin N. Groat had been kayaking with a friend in separate boats from about 7:30 p.m., traveling from the boat launch to Deowongo Island when a storm approached.The teenage
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20
TALKING OPERA – 7 p.m. Director Tomer Zvulun and Conductor Nicole Paiement share perspectives on Pulitzer prize-winning opera “Silent Night.” Parish Hall, Christ Episcopal Church, 69 Fair St., Cooperstown. Call 607-547-2255 or visit
Deputies search for missing boater
Also, Cooperstown Fire Department crews and village police were checking Otsego Lake late Monday night after a report was received of a person calling for help, Devlin said.
Body of missing teen found in Canadarago Lake
Around 8-9 p.m. Monday, troopers responded to a report of a missing person in Canadarago Lake. State police and the Otsego County Sheriff’s Office conducted the search, and on Tuesday morning the body of a missing teen was found in the lake, near the 2100 block of County Route 22/East Lake Road in R
Guilderland middle school on lockout after bear sighting
School officials in Guilderland initiated a lockout at Farnsworth Middle School just after 1 p.m. after a bear was spotted in the area.School officials in Guilderland initiated a lockout at Farnsworth Middle School just after 1 p.m. on Tuesday after a bear was spotted on school grounds.The Guilderla
Local nursing student to follow two generations
The first class of the Oneonta School of Practical Nursing entered in November of 1962 and graduated in October the following year. Classroom and laboratory space was on the second floor of the oldest building in Fox Hospital, where students also completed their clinical training.While the location
2 dead, 1 injured in Schoharie County crash
The teenage driver, whose name has not been released, was taken to Albany Medical Center Hospital with injuries. Two passengers, who have also not yet been identified, died at the scene, troopers said.