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State Police: Cobleskill woman accused of hosting underage party

COBLESKILL, NY (WRGB) State Police say they have arrested a 53 year old Cobleskill woman, accused of hosting an underage party.

WRGB - 2018-08-16 13:23:38

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.

DAILY STAR - 2018-08-16 00:42:17

Motorcyclist killed in 3-vehicle crash in Greene County

NEW BALTIMORE, N.Y. >> A Coeymans Hollow man died in a three-vehicle crash on U.S. Route 9W near Flatbush Road, the Greene County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday.

DAILY FREEMAN - 2018-08-16 21:47:07

Police: Mother wrapped dead baby in plastic bags, hid him behind home

In documents filed in City Court, police accuse the 38-year-old woman of being too incapacitated by heroin to care for the baby during his final days. Police have not said when the boy died but court documents say the drug use occurred between July 17, the last day police and relatives say the baby

WBALTV.COM - 2018-08-16 15:18:00

Deadly waterfall in age of Instagram

Visitors come recklessly close to the edge of the Kaaterskill Falls, in Hunter, N.Y., Aug. 6, 2018. The last four people who died at Kaaterskill Falls in the Catskills were taking or posing for pictures, according to a New York forest ranger. Now the state is taking steps to make the site safer. (Pi

MYSANANTONIO - 2018-08-16 02:04:43

Pelosi faces threats within party

In perhaps the most serious test of her 15-year grip on the House Democratic caucus, Pelosi is facing unrest from older lawmakers critical of her style, younger Democrats demanding generational change and candidates across the party who have sought to inoculate themselves against Republican attacks

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-08-17 00:30:00

Schenectady Police arrest mother of missing 4-month-old

Schenectady, N.Y. (WRGB) Schenectady Police announced the arrest of Heaven Puleski after being interviewed by multiple law enforcement agencies Tuesday night.Police tell us Puleski was arrested and charged with the following:Tampering with Physical Evidence (Class E Felony)Concealment of a Human Cor


Cooperstown grad Lucy Ford ready for next chapter 

The list of accomplishments on the track runs long for Hartwick native Lucy Ford.Ford graduated from Cooperstown Central School in 2014 after winning a state title in the high jump during the 2013 season, setting the school record in the event by jumping 5-feet, 5-inches.She went on to compete at th

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2018-08-16 10:00:00

Bail reduced for man facing sex trafficking charge

James L. Williams, 35, of 260 North Pearl St. Apt. 6A, Albany, appeared Thursday afternoon before Amsterdam City Court Judge Lisa Lorman. Williams was charged last month with sex trafficking, a Class B felony.

RECORDERNEWS.COM - 2018-08-16 00:00:00

Melania Trump to Address Cyberbullying Summit in Maryland

WASHINGTON — Melania Trump plans to address a cyberbullying summit in Maryland next week.The White House says the first lady will deliver remarks "addressing the positive and negative effects of social media on youth." She'll also attend a panel discussion with representatives from various social me

NEW YORK TIMES - 2018-08-16 00:00:00

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


Overdose Awareness Day: Walkway event, others shine light without stigma

One lost her first grandson, her family’s shining light, who had been saved by rehab until one night, his last night, one year ago.

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-08-15 11:00:00

Police: Rotterdam man accused of raping teen

ROTTERDAM, NY (WRGB) Rotterdam Police have arrested a 35 year old man accused of rape involving a teen.Police say Gary Cherny, Jr. was charged after investigators say he had sexual intercourse with an unwilling 14 year old girl.Cherny was charged with rape first degree and rape second degree.He was

WRGB - 2018-08-15 11:38:00

Local man arrested for rape

ROTTERDAM, N.Y. (NEWS10) - Police in Rotterdam arrested a local man they say raped a young girl.Gary Cherny, 35, is accused of forcing a 14-year-old girl to have sex with him.He's charged with first-degree rape and is currently in jail.

NEWS10 ABC - 2018-08-15 19:48:30


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


Archives 2016: Gloversville escapee Heaven Puleski caught in Schenectady

Puleski, 36, was a passenger in a car that was pulled over Monday around 3 a.m. by Gloversville police officers. During the stop police discovered she had an active bench warrant in Saratoga County. Police said Puleski was taken into custody on the warrant, “but was subsequently able to escape from


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

WKTV - 2018-08-15 11:34:00

Defense Bill, Saving Joint Base, Signed Into Law | Jersey Shore Online

FORT DRUM, JEFFERSON, NY – President Donald Trump signed into law a $716 billion defense bill which removed the Base Realignment and Closure provisions for the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst.

JERSEYSHOREONLINE.COM - 2018-08-15 14:29:41

Heaven Puleski, mother of missing baby Rayen Puleski, charged

Heaven Puleski, mother of missing baby Rayen Puleski, charged by Schenectady Police. Puleski faces three charges: tampering with physical evidence, concealment of a human corpse, and endangering the welfare of a child.


Cooperstown stirs emotions for dad of young baseball player

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Two places have triggered tears of joy in my life: The Vatican and Cooperstown.I wasn't surprised when it happened in my mother's homeland while kneeling and praying in St. Peters as the nephew of a Roman Catholic priest and the great nephew of a Dominican nun.Even though I'