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HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, AUGUST 20

OPERA – 7:30 p.m. Mezzo soprano Samantha Malk perform’s Leo Hoiby’s Bon Appetit!, one woman opera show based on Julia Child’s cooking show, while baking a cake. Ticket’s, $25/adult. The Otesaga, Cooperstown. 800-838-3006 or visit

ALLOTSEGO.COM - 2018-08-19 21:00:25

UPDATE:Herkimer County man wanted for murder in Ohio, has been captured

UPDATE- According to the State Highway Patrol in Ohio, Paul Randall Jr., who has a Dolgeville mailing address has been captured.Officials with the Ohio State Highway Patrol said he was found in Guernsey County in Ohio about two hours away from Cleveland.

WKTV - 2018-08-18 16:23:00

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.

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DA: Gloversville sex offender convicted of sexually abusing child

Robert J. Velett, 44, of Gloversville, was found guilty of one count of first-degree sexual abuse, a felony, and endangering the welfare of a child, a misdemeanor.

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-08-19 00:00:00

After Decades Of Debate, Line Separating Hall Of Fame Worthiness Remains Blurry

Morris' 254-186 record was far from pedestrian, but others are better. His 3.90 earned run average is the highest among those enshrined. But he pitched an average of 242 innings per year, a level some future Hall of Fame pitchers will not reach during any season of their career.Morris also was an Op

PRESSBOXONLINE.COM - 2018-08-19 00:00:00

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.

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Kid Champions Named in Herkimer County Fair Power Wheels Derby

Not a weekend in the summer goes by without a full slate of events. This weekend one of those events was the Herkimer County Fair. A great feature of the fair is the Kids Power Wheels Derby.Young ones from two different age groups raced the classic motorized children's vehicles around the dirt track

WIBX950.COM - 2018-08-19 21:57:25

Utica Police Investigating Late Night Elizabeth Street Homicide

Utica Police are actively investigating a homicide that occurred late Sunday night on the 700 block of Elizabeth Street near Hubbell.According to UPD Lieutenant Bryan Coromato, officers arrived on the scene and found an injured male who was treated by Utica Fire and transported to a local hospital.T

WIBX950.COM - 2018-08-19 22:28:08

Two Schenevus teens earn Eagle Scout rank

On Friday night, two Schenevus teenagers received the honor of Eagle Scout, the highest rank in the Boy Scouts.T.J. Snyder, 18, and Michael Odell, 17, both recent graduates of Schenevus Central School and members of Troop 18, were honored with a ceremony and around 50 friends, family and fellow scou

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Backtracking: The Early Years:

Listening to the radio or going to a movie for entertainment was an inexpensive way of life for many in our region during the Great Depression.Most weren’t aware of it, but often coming from that radio speaker or the silver screen was a well-known entertainer, Niela Goodelle. Of interest to our area

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Rio 42 offers breakfast, lunch with local ingredients

Edwin and Andrea Vazquez, husband-and-wife owners of Rio 42 at 42 River St. in Oneonta, came a long way to bring Oneonta fresh, local breakfast and lunch options.After meeting on Long Island and spending nearly a decade in Georgia, Edwin said, he and his wife, a Hartwick native, opted to raise their

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HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, AUGUST 19

ANTIQUE TRACTORS – 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Antique tractors, engines, working exhibits on display. All brands, sizes, shapes, colors, conditions accepted. Fun for all. Roseboom. 607-264-9327 or visit

ALLOTSEGO.COM - 2018-08-18 21:00:06

'Speakeasy' troupe to perform in Mount Vision

“Speakeasy Social” celebrates the spirit of prohibition-era establishments using synchronized dancing, live music and comedy. Produced and directed by a female team, the show is described as “an extravaganza in which Great Gatsby meets Mad Men meets Video Vixens,” according to a media release.

DAILY STAR - 2018-08-18 10:00:00

Cooperstown, N.Y., a destination to root, root, root for

My son plays on a 12-and-under traveling baseball team, Michigan Blue Jays Treat, that wrapped up its season at Cooperstown Dreams Park. The sprawling and spectacular 165-acre facility is surrounded by lush forests providing a picturesque backdrop on any one of 20-plus fields enclosed by green, 8-fo

PUEBLO CHIEFTAIN - 2018-08-18 22:18:04

Don't expect more lanes in Northway's future

Traffic crawls northward at Exit 6 during rush hour on the Northway Friday August 3, 2018 in Colonie, NY. (John Carl D'Annibale/Times Union)

TIMES UNION - 2018-08-19 00:58:54

Free backpacks, haircuts get kids back-to-school ready in Ilion

ILION – It’s almost time for kids to head back to school, and with that comes getting students back-to-school ready.To celebrate National Health Center Week, Valley Family Health Center at the Arc Herkimer Mall in Ilion gave away backpacks to those in need.

WKTV

Man found guilty of sexual abuse

Robert J. Velett, 44, of 22 E Fulton St., was found guilty by a jury of first-degree sexual abuse, a Class D violent felony; and endangering the welfare of a child, a Class A misdemeanor.

LEADER-HERALD

High speed chase ends with officers saving infant’s life on side of Amsterdam road

“I thought the worst of the worst when I heard this, because I heard screaming on the radios,” said Police Chief Gregory Culick.

WRGB

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, AUGUST 18

HOPSEGO – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Family friendly festival featuring activities, fun, games, opportunities to learn local history and craft brewing. The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1450 or visit

ALLOTSEGO.COM

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

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