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Father and Son Accused of Fighting and Turning on Troopers in Otsego County

A Schoharie County father and son are accused of getting into a fist fight along Interstate 88 in the town of Worcester in Otsego County then attacking a New York State Trooper.

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Trailblazer catches fire in Otsego County, driver uninjured

LAURENS, N.Y. -- Crews made quick work of a car fire in Otsego County Thursday morning. State police from Oneonta responded to the scene on Highway 23 in the town of Laurens. The driver of the Trailblazer was able to escape the vehcile without injuries.

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WATCH: Sheriff briefs media on drug bust in Mt. Morris

MT. MORRIS, NY (WROC) - After an apparent drug bust in the Village of Mount Morris Wednesday evening, the sheriff's office is holding a news conference Thursday afternoon. Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty is expected to provide an update around 1 p.m.

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Upstate NY lawmakers rally public to save state prisons

A group of Upstate NY lawmakers has started a petition to rally the public against Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan for shutting down up to three state prisons by Labor Day. North Country Sen. Patty Ritchie is leading the online petition drive with Assemblymen Ken Blankenbush, of Carthage, and Mark Walczyk,

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New York State STAR program reimbursement by county

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The New York Department of Taxation released the latest data on the number of School Tax Relief (STAR) reimbursements by county. The latest data shows the number and amount of rebates for 2017. Hover over each county to see the number of basic exemptions, amount of basic reim

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Otsego County man arrested on DWI, other charges following four crashes

OTEGO, N.Y. -- An Otsego County man is facing charges for allegedly driving drunk and causing four separate crashes as a result on Wednesday. The sheriff’s office says they arrested Robert Braun, 53 of Otego, after several motor vehicle crashes that started in Oneonta, and ended in Otego.

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Some Otsego County residents blame Frontier for a lack of sleep

Otsego County, N.Y. - Imagine not being able to call 911 in an emergency. Sadly, it's a problem all too familiar for some residents in Otsego County and it's a problem so bad that many are blaming their landline service provider Frontier for their lack of sleep some nights.

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More Wind Farm Proposals Pitched to New York State

February 21, 2019 — New York State has received bids from four groups proposing new offshore wind farms to feed the state’s electrical grid, including a proposal from the companies behind the “South Fork Wind Farm,” which have proposed a new “Sunrise Wind” project that if selected would be sited ove

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Pop band Why Don’t We to perform at Chevy Court during NY State Fair

SYRACUSE, NY — Pop quintet Why Don’t We brings its harmonies and hits to a debut performance at Chevy Court during the 2019 Great New York State Fair’s Chevrolet Music Festival at 2 p.m. Thursday, August 29. All performances on Chevy Court are free with Fair admission.

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Four Mt. Morris residents arrested in cocaine bust

MT. MORRIS, NY (WROC) - Four people have been arrested after a cocaine bust in Mount Morris. Sheriff Thomas Dougherty says the four individuals were arrested after deputies, police and FBI members executed two search warrants in the village.

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Otsego County Highway Department staying on top of snowfall

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- In Otsego County Tuesday, the highway department is busy staying on top of the snowfall. Crews in Cooperstown were out clearing the streets and sidewalks and digging out cars.

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Upstate NY college to continue research on shipwreck-salvaged beer

COBLESKILL, NY -- The murky story of the effort to make a modern beer from the dregs of bottles that sank into the ocean in an 1886 shipwreck is taking another turn. There may now be two efforts to salvage some magic from the historic beer yeast. And there may an effort to answer the question: Who,

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New York State not giving up on future Amazon project, ESD chief says

New York State hasn’t given up on winning a future Amazon expansion project, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s economic development czar said Thursday. “We should never burn bridges,” said Howard Zemsky, CEO of Empire State Development, the state’s primary business-aid agency. “The governor is not burning any

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Chamber Connections: Need a job? Upcoming fairs offer opportunities

In working with area employers, I ask "What is one of the more common questions you ask at a job interview?" The No. 1 answer across all industries is “What are you passionate about?”

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Bad Company, Dropkick Murphys to Play New York State Fair

Live music acts are getting announced for the 2019 New York State Fair!. So far, you can already count on being able to see Bad Company and the Dropkick Murphys during the Fair. Bad Company will be kicking off the even on opening day, at 8 pm. As for Dropkick Murphys, you'll be able to catch them a

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Brewery Ommegang cancels popular summer beer fest for this year

COOPERSTOWN, NY -- Belgium Comes to Cooperstown, one of Upstate New York’s most prestigious and popular annual beer festivals, will take a year off in 2019 with plans to return in 2020.

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Livingston County Sheriff’s Department Arrest Blotter From February 4th Through 11th

Russell A. Rawleigh, 62, Mt. Morris, NY, was charged with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle 3rd degree and Operating a Motor Vehicle with a Suspended Registration on February 8 and was released on an appearance ticket to answer charges in Leicester Town Court on a later date.

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A warning from plow drivers following several serious accidents

Albany, N.Y. (News10) - New York Thruway Authority officials are warning drivers Wednesday after two serious crashes involving plows over the past week. On February 13th near Canajoharie, a truck smashed into the back of a plow. The cab of the truck was destroyed, and officials say the $225,000 plow

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Police probe pit bull death in Frankfort

TOWN OF FRANKFORT — Law enforcers in Herkimer County are searching for two men after a pit bull was found dead and emaciated at an old land fill on Saturday. Police said they were dispatched to the old land fill on South Side Road on Saturday after a dead pit bull was found in a cage. Police said th

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CNY high school basketball sectional semifinals schedule

5:30 p.m. - No. 2 Jamesville-DeWitt vs. No. 3 Central Square (Class A Boys) 7:15 p.m. - No. 1 Whitesboro/No. 8 Auburn vs. No. 4 Bishop Grimes (Class A Boys) 11 a.m. - No. 2 DeRuyter vs. No. 3 McGraw (Class D Boys)

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