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Family of Schoharie limo crash victim files another lawsuit
The family of Amanda Rivenburg has filed another lawsuit -- this time saying the state holds some responsibility for the October 6 limo crash in Schoharie. Rivenburg was one of 20 people killed in the limo crash at the intersection of State Route 30 and 30A.
NYS Police Seeking Oneonta Man
New York State Police are looking for the public’s assistance in locating James C. Sitts of Oneonta. He is wanted on an arrest warrant out of the town of Oneonta Court for two counts of Grand Larceny in the third degree. Sitts is a 39-year-old white man who’s approximately 5’10”, 164 pounds, with br
Area Arts Briefs: 37th anniversary concert in Worcester; holiday show in Stamford
WORCESTER — The Worcester Community Chorale will present its 37th annual Christmas concert at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Worcester United Methodist Church.
Three arrested in mass deer killing
Three Otsego County residents were arrested last week in connection with an incident of illegal poaching last month, according to officials from the Department of Environmental Conservation.
Teacher's arrest leaves Coop community stunned, angry
The arrest of a Cooperstown Central School physical education teacher last week on charges he received and distributed child pornography online has brought concern, confusion and anger to the school’s community, but some people said they were not completely surprised.
Delaware County buildings being torn down, residents feel relief
SIDNEY CENTER (WBNG) — Community members say three houses in the town will no longer be an eye sore with recent news of demolition.
New owner seeks to revive historic Stamford resort
Victoria Filonenko, of Greenport, said she purchased the Westholm Hotel, located on West Main Street in Stamford, in March 2016 for $58,000.
Ex-Springbrook employees plead guilty in Snapchat case
Two former Springbrook employees accused of recording residents without their knowledge appeared in court last Friday to answer felony charges of unlawful surveillance and endangerment.
Driver arrested after chase, crash
A Gilboa resident was arrested Saturday following an inter-county pursuit by deputies from the Delaware County Sheriff’s Office that resulted in the driver losing control of his vehicle.
Otsego veterans' bus cuts off service to Delaware County
At least three Delaware County veterans face lengthier and more expensive commutes to doctors’ appointments at the VA hospital in Albany because of a decision by the Otsego County Veterans Services to limit its shuttle operations exclusively to Otsego County veterans.
Driver ticketed for illegally transporting Canadian lynx to Upstate NY
ASHLAND, N.Y. -- It started off with a state trooper pulling over to help the driver of a pickup truck on I-86 who had a flat tire. When it was over, the driver was charged with illegally transporting a Canadian lynx that was in a dog cage in the back of the truck.
Oneonta Grand Larceny Suspect Sought
Authorities are looking for a man wanted in Oneonta for two counts of felony grand larceny. New York State Police say an arrest warrant has been issued out of Town of Oneonta Court for 39-year-old James Sitts.
Community Calendar: Dec.10-11, 2018
Lap swimming, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., SUNY Delhi Kunsela Pool, 454 Delhi Drive. For info: 607-746-4263, email@example.com. Meeting and Christmas party, 7:30 p.m., Butternut Valley Grange, 7 Bloom St.
Local spots nominated for historic registers
The New York State Board for Historic Preservation has recommended adding 16 properties, resources and districts to the State and National Registers of Historic Places. The nominations “reflect the striking diversity of New York State’s history and range from a rural one-room school house to the cou
Young finishes with triple-double in Downsville's win over Jefferson
Kaylee Young tallied a triple-double in Downsville’s 53-11 win over Jefferson on Friday. Young finished with a game-high 17 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists. Olivia Brunner had a double-double with 13 points and 12 rebounds, and Luccia Martucci scored 12.
Two escape Greene County blaze, home destroyed
EAST DURHAM, NY – Officials are investigating an early morning fire that destroyed a home on Jennings Road. Around midnight, firefighters responded to the home and found it fully involved. Two residents that were inside managed to escape with no injuries.
3 Capital Region Locations Added To Register Of Historic Places
The Capital Region along with New York as a whole is so rich in national history. 3 local places are to be added to the historical register. It really doesn't matter the exact area. You could look in Troy, Albany or even out in Schoharie and find so many historical locations.
Teacher charged with child pornography
A Cooperstown High School teacher has been charged with receiving and distributing child pornography over the internet by the federal government . Justin Hobbie, a 41-year-old physical education teacher and a former girls' soccer coach at the high school, was arrested at his home in Springfield Cent
Meeting Scheduled To Discuss Lake George Septic Study
A public workshop scheduled for Monday evening in Lake George is intended to address findings from a project that examined the town’s septic systems. Introduced in 2013, the Septic Initiative Program set out to map and inventory the wastewater infrastructure within the Town of Lake George. Officials
Police seek tips on wanted man
State police at Oneonta are looking for the public’s assistance in locating James C. Sitts, who is wanted on an arrest warrant issued by the town of Oneonta Court for two counts of grand larceny in the third degree, according to a media release.