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Otsego County Man Arrested for Receipt and Distribution of Child Pornography
SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Justin Hobbie, age 41, of Springfield Center, New York, appeared today in federal court on charges that he received and distributed child pornography over the internet.
Awesome Delaware And Otsego County Winter Outdoor Events
If you live in Central New York, you are well aware that winters can be long with very little sunshine but it can also be beautiful and open up very fun outdoor opportunities! No matter your age, you're sure to find some outdoor fun this winter here in Delaware and Otsego Counties.
Community Calendar: Dec.18-19, 2018
Book Club for Moms, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Christ Church Library, 69 Fair St. For info: 607-547-9555 or 315-415-8400. Open mic session, 7 p.m., Davenport Center for the Arts, Davenport Road and state Route 23. Listeners and players welcome. For info: 607-278-5277.
Cooperstown remains perfect, dominates Sauquoit
Cooperstown boys basketball remains perfect. The Hawkeyes scored 32 points in the second quarter and never looked back, beating Sauquoit 81-53 on Monday night to improve to 7-0 on the season.
Castro sentenced to maximum for shooting, paralyzing neighbor
BALLSTON SPA — The Moreau man who was shot and paralyzed by a neighbor 14 months ago had five succinct words for his shooter Monday in Saratoga County Court. "You're not worth my time."
Otsego County passes budget, pay raises
In passing the 2019 budget Wednesday, the Otsego County Board of Representatives gave itself and other managers raises, with a measure of fairness tacked on. Rep. Ed Frazier, R-Unadilla, proposed doubling county representatives' contribution to their health insurance from 5 to 10 percent. The board
Man charged with sex abuse of girl
TOWN OF BROOKFIELD — A 44-year-old man was charged with sexually abusing a 14-year-old girl during the months of October and December. Madison County Sheriff’s investigators said Jason W. Edson, of Brookfield, had abused the girl on multiple occasions during both months in the Town of Brookfield and
Delaware County Drug Investigations Lead To Indictments
DELHI, N.Y. - A Delaware County Grand Jury handed down several Sealed Indictments Thursday afternoon, December 13, after considering evidence relating to three separate narcotics trafficking investigations conducted in the Grand Gorge, Roxbury and the Village of Delhi areas by members of the Delawar
Scenes: The Schoharie limo crash site memorial as seen Sunday
Messages include 'We will never forget you!' and small, individual wreaths and ornaments now honor those who died. The memorial at the site of the Oct. 6 crash as seen Sunday. The Schoharie limo tragedy: The victims, the investigation, the community outpouring.
Cuomo calls for legal recreational marijuana in NY State
ALBANY - Gov. Andrew Cuomo called Monday for the legalization of marijuana for recreational use in New York, saying it was beyond time for the state to deal with the "debilitating criminal stigma" of prior convictions related to the drug.
'Fill the Ambulance' replenishes local food pantry
There was an ambulance parked outside of the Price Chopper grocery store Saturday in Cooperstown — but not in response to an emergency. The ambulance was part of Cooperstown Emergency Squad’s “Fill the Ambulance” food drive to benefit the Cooperstown Food Pantry.
Cooperstown teacher allegedly had 50 images, videos of child pornography
An Otsego County teacher facing child porn charges could remain jailed while awaiting the outcome of his case. Justin Hobbie, 41, of Springfield Center, has been charged with receiving and distributing child pornography using an online peer-to-peer file sharing program from June to November of 2018.
Roblee: Central New York's special Greek Revival flavor
Last month, I touched briefly upon the prominence of the Greek Revival style of architecture throughout our region, a topic worth fleshing out further this month. The historic pathways along which architectural styles moved in New York state served to bring people and ideas to our area. The westward
HP girls hold on for win over Cooperstown
Oriskany downs M-E Oriskany got 18 points from Aeron Hamm and beat Morrisville-Eaton, 55-46. Oriskany held an 11-6 lead after the first quarter, then pushed the lead to 41-34 after the third quarter.
Chalmers project in Amsterdam set to apply for tax credits
AMSTERDAM -- Developers of the proposed $34 million Chalmers Mill Lofts apartment building project are set to submit their application for federal tax credits and gap loan funding from the state Division of Housing and Community Renewal on Wednesday.
Hobbie calls off hearing, opts to stay in jail
A federal court detention hearing for Cooperstown physical education teacher Justin Hobbie, slated to be held next week, has been canceled, authorities confirmed late Thursday.
New York State Police join Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign
The New York State Police announce they will participate in the national "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" initiative. The campaign started Thursday, December 13, and runs through the holidays until Tuesday, January 1, 2019.
Oneonta man charged with attempted murder
An Oneonta man is facing charges of attempted murder after a domestic dispute Wednesday, according to Oneonta City Police Chief Douglas Brenner. David C. Thomas, 28, was charged with second-degree attempted murder, as well as first-degree assault, as well as first-degree strangulation.
Giovagnoli leads Oneonta wrestling to win
Tony Giovagnoli got the night started for Oneonta wrestling with a pin of Unatego/Unadilla Valley's Travis Knapp at 160 pounds, and the Yellowjackets won, 63-15. Giovagnoli's win improves his record to 12-1. Teammate Richie Serafin took a forfeit at 220 pounds, making him 13-0 overall. Devin Gould w
Parents seek answers in the arrest of Cooperstown High School teacher
COOPERSTOWN -- The Cooperstown Central School District held a forum Wednesday night to discuss the arrest of a teacher. Parents and students came out seeking answers in the arrest of the Cooperstown Junior-Senior High School physical education teacher. Justin Hobbie is facing charges of receiving an