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Traffic stop leads to discovery of Fentanyl, charges for 2 Utica people

Around 9:15 p.m. Saturday, troopers stopped a vehicle on I-87 in the town of Bethlehem for a vehicle and traffic violation. Police say while interviewing the driver, 27-year-old Davon Sanders of Utica, and his passenger, 20-year-old Shawntelle Spratt of Utica, there was probable cause for troopers

WKTV - 2018-03-19 16:51:00

Fire harm worker at nursing home

Someone cleaning in the kitchen at Cooperstown Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing was hurt when the cleaner ignited and caused a small fire on Saturday evening, the chief of the Cooperstown Fire Department said Monday. The man was taken by Cooperstown Medical Transport to Bassett Medical Center i

DAILY STAR - 2018-03-20 01:32:21

Police to announce major Schuylerville drug arrests today

The Saratoga County Sheriff's Office has scheduled a press conference for Monday morning to announce "major" drug arrests in the Schuylerville area in recent days. A half-dozen arrests occurred as investigators from a number of law enforcement agencies dismantled a drug network that had a link to a

POST-STAR - 2018-03-19 09:35:00

Middleville Garage Fire Destroys Home

"We got a call for a garage fire that extended to the house with possible explosions," said Asst. Chief Chris Conover, of the Middleville Fire Department. "I was the first on scene officer; we had a fully involved garage fire that went to the ground." According to fire officials, the garage burnt

WKTV - 2018-03-19 01:25:00

Pony delights Cooperstown nursing home residents

Cupid, born on Valentine's Day, is a 9-year-old therapy Shetland pony who came to visit residents at Cooperstown Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing through Center Health's Happy Horse Program. Bronx-based Centers Health Care began the Happy Horse Program in 2016. Now the program serves more than

DAILY STAR - 2018-03-20 00:12:43

Sidney's first St. Patrick's Day parade is a hit

Allison CollinsSidney resident Brianna Harper, 9, waves an Irish flag during the during the village's inaugural 'Irish for a Day' celebration Saturday. Allison CollinsOrganizers said hundreds lined Main Street in Sidney for the village's inaugural St. Patrick's Day parade, presented by the Sidney Ch

DAILY STAR - 2018-03-18 23:18:43

3 Seek 2 Trustee Spots In Cooperstown Election

COOPERSTOWN - Three candidates will be seeking two village trustee positions when polls open noon-9 p.m. tomorrow (Tuesday, March 20) at the fire house on Chestnut Street. The two Democratic incumbents, Cindy Falk and Jim Dean, are running for another term, challenged by Republican Fred Schneider. T

ALLOTSEGO.COM - 2018-03-20 00:30:38

Fort Plain violinist makes cut

SARATOGA SPRINGS - Jodi Dunn of Fort Plain, a violinist in the Empire State Youth Orchestra, will perform a movement from the "Bruch Concerto No.1" on May 5 at 3 p.m. at the ESYO Repertory and ESYO String Orchestra concert at Arthur Zankel Music Center. Dunn was the runner-up in ESYO's annual Lois L

LEADER-HERALD - 2018-03-19 07:00:00

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Sheriff: Gloversville man had cocaine, cash during traffic stop

CAROGA - A Gloversville man is facing drug charges after deputies discovered cocaine and cash on him during a traffic stop, the Fulton County Sheriff's Office said. Stephen E. Dingman, of Route 29A, was charged with third-degree criminal possession of controlled substances and fifth-degree criminal


Injuries reported in North Utica crash

UTICA - Injuries were reported in a motor vehicle accident Thursday night in North Utica. It happened around 8:30 p.m. near where Route 12 North and Horatio Street meet near Applebee's. No further information was immediately available. UTICA - Injuries were reported in a motor vehicle accident Thurs


Utica police: 2 injured in stabbing on John Street

UTICA - Two male victims were injured early Friday following a stabbing on John Street, according to the Utica Police Department. At about 6:08 a.m., police responded to the second floor at 705 John St. to a stabbing call, officials said. Upon arrival, officers said they found two male victims, one


1 person airlifted following crash off State Route 5S near Dyke Road

Just after 8 a.m. Thursday, emergency crews responded to the crash on the Dyke Road off-ramp from State Route 5S eastbound. When NEWSChannel 2 crews arrived, New York State Police and the Frankfort Police Department were on scene, along with firefighters. The driver of the vehicle was airlifted t


Child accused of threatening to kill Gloversville student

Gloversville High School Photographer: Google Maps GLOVERSVILLE - A 10-year-old child is facing charges after allegedly threatening to kill a Gloversville High School student and to "blow up the school," police said. According to police, on March 6, a student received messages on their phone asking


State Police: Fultonville woman accused of falsely reporting incident

FULTONVILLE, NY (WRGB) State Police in Fonda say a Fultonville woman is facing charges accused of falsely reporting an incident. State Police say back in October of 2017, 41 year old Jennifer Jones reported to police that she was forcibly touched by another person. Police say she provided a written


Business Beat: Veterinarian to retire after 40 years

Tentrr Inc., a consumer technology marketplace and outdoors company, will have a grand opening at 118 Commerce Drive in the Oneonta Business Park in the town of Oneonta, officials said. The event with Chief Executive Officer Michael D'Agostino will offer tours and be from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday,


Cops: Drunk driver had child, pot, hostility

A Cherry Valley woman was arrested this month for driving while intoxicated with a child. State Police at Richfield Springs arrested Rebecca A. Loucks, 23, for the felony of aggravated driving while intoxicated with a child after she was observed driving erratically on county Highway 54 in the town


Man indicted on heroin charges

A Mount Vision man has been arrested on a sealed indictment in a drug case, authorities said. Kenneth Upton, 47, was indicted in February on one count of third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance, a felony, and was arraigned in Otsego County Court on March 5 after his arrest by Oneonta ci


Hartwick fire drives family from home

American Red Cross volunteers from the Mohawk Valley provided emergency aid to a family of three after a furnace fire in the town of Hartwick on Tuesday night. The furnace fire in a home on state Route 28 made the residence uninhabitable under winter weather conditions, and the Red Cross has provide


Local students take part in gun violence protests

Organizers say nearly 3,000 walkouts were planned nationally for 10:00 a.m. Wednesday in the biggest demonstration yet of the student activism that has emerged following the massacre of 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Locally, school districts participating in either a walkout