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Oneonta withdraws Neahwa Park permit for Saturday’s ‘OH Fest’ concert

ONEONTA, N.Y. (WBNG) — A much-anticipated concert for college students in Oneonta will no longer take place in Neahwa Park. Sean Kingston was slated to headline the “OH Fest” concert scheduled for 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday.


Listeria outbreak linked to deli meats spreads to N.J., N.Y., Pa. Fatal case reported in Michigan.

An outbreak of listeria linked to sliced deli meats has spread to four states including New Jersey, and one person has died from the infection in Michigan, according to the Centers for Disease Control.


Hotel Owner Discusses Intriguing History of The Westholm Hotel

Victoria Filonenko, owner of The Westholm Hotel, has plans of restoring the historic property to a healing center. In a recent interview, Filonenko discussed her initial interest in the property, namely the remarkable history which lead to her desire and willingness to restore it as the new owner. "


New Bacon Store Hits Upstate New York

Bacon, bacon, bacon. It's truly the ingredients of happiness. In New York, a whole new store is dedicated to bacon. According to the Times Union, For the Love of Bacon is set to open in Rotterdam. This store is a short drive from CNY, within a hour or so. It will be affiliated with local Mariaville


18 Delaware County employees to see salary increases

NY State Senate that could increase costs of farm production by as much as 101 percent, the Delaware County Board of Supervisors took a stand against it with a resolution passed at its regular meeting last Wednesday, April 10. The board also approved potential pay raises for 18 county officials, and


Worcester man arrested after allegedly poisoning cats with antifreeze

WORCESTER, N.Y.-- A Worcester man is arrested after allegedly poisoning cats with antifreeze. Antonio Fiorino, 52, is charged with two counts of the Agriculture and Markets Law of Overdriving, Torturing and Injuring Animals.


Mirabito employee arrested for not filling ATM while working

RICHFIELD SPRINGS, N.Y.-- A Richfield Springs Mirabito employee is charged for not filling an ATM while she was working. Amanda L. Gus, 33, of Hartwick, is charged with Grand Larceny in the third degree, a felony.


Delaware County Junior Holstein Students To Compete In National Contest

DELAWARE COUNTY - Delaware County students put their “agricultural brains” to the test. The Delaware County Dairy Bowl Team won the state competition at the New York State Junior Holstein Convention in Liverpool in January. The team is composed of Cornell University Sophomore from Hobart, Randall Re


Deal reached to keep Charter-Spectrum in New York state

NEW YORK (WKBW) — Charter-Spectrum and the state have reached a deal to keep the cable company up and running. Last year, the state moved to oust the cable company , claiming the company failed to serve customers and live up to promises.


Delaware County lifts road bans

The Delaware County Department of Public Works has lifted temporary weight limits on several county highways, effective immediately, according to a media release. • County Route 7, known as the Downsville-Rockland Road or Cat Hollow Road, from state Route 30 to the Sullivan County line.


N.Y. state population continues to decline

ALBANY (AP) — New numbers from the U.S. Census show New York state’s population continued to decline last year. According to figures released Thursday, the state’s total population dropped by more than 48,000 between July 1, 2017 and July 1, 2018, to a total of 19.5 million.


Max V. Shaul State Park to host I Love My Park Day event

FULTONHAM — Max V. Shaul State Park will host volunteers as part of more than 130 cleanup, improvement and beautification events happening statewide May 4. I Love My Park Day is an exciting statewide event to improve and enhance New York’s state parks and historic sites and bring visibility to the e


Cuomo: Netflix Expanding in NYC, Adding Jobs, Sound Stages

Netflix will expand its operations in New York City, adding 127 jobs in its Manhattan marketing and development office and building six sounds stages in Brooklyn where thousands of productions jobs will be located, New York officials announced Thursday.


Search underway for man accused in Oneonta fatal fire

ONEONTA, N.Y. -- The search is on for the man police say set the fire in Oneonta back in December that killed a former firefighter. According to AllOtsego.com, Gabriel Truitt, the brother of Terrence Truitt who was originally arrested for the crime but then cleared of those charges, has now been ind


N.J. man charged with arson attempt at St. Patrick’s Cathedral held for psychiatric evaluation at N.Y. hospital

The 37-year-old New Jersey man charged with attempted arson after police say he brought two gas containers, lighter fluid and lighters into St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City on Wednesday night has been sent to Bellevue Hospital for a psychiatric evaluation, his attorney said Friday.


Delhi native brings vast experience to new eatery

Delhi native Ken Bender tried nonprofit work, law school and finance before finding his passion in the food industry. Bender, 61, brings more than 30 years of restaurant management skills, honed in corporate and independent kitchens across America, to his Ken’s American Café, opened in Oneonta early


Upstate New York Dealing With Pop­u­lation Decline, Officials Concerned

It's become a common theme for upstate New York over the last several decades: More people moving out than moving in. "The Southern Tier is in the fastest state of decline. Northern New York, the Adirondacks, have been declining for quite a while. In the heart of New York, you see Chenango County lo


Worcester man arrested on charges of torturing and injuring animals

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. - A Worcester man has been arrested on charges of torturing and injuring animals. State Police at Oneonta were dispatched to 52 year-old Antonio Fiorino's address after receiving complaints that he had poisoned his cats.


Upstate NY fur trappers: It’s not about the money

Shawn Coston called it his “end of the line” photo. “Every trapper takes one,” he said. For Coston, who lives in Stamford, N.Y. in Delaware County, the 2018-19 New York trapping season was his best year ever.


N.Y. man admits to credit card fraud

PORTLAND — A New York man who used bogus driver’s licenses to open charge accounts at three Home Depot stores in Maine, and tried to open one in Auburn, pleaded guilty Thursday in U.S. District Court to one count of credit card fraud, according to court documents.