- Local News
- Tuesday, December 24, 2013
Glimmerglass announces 2014 shows
Since the appointment of Artistic and General Director Francesca Zambello in 2010, The Glimmerglass Festival has grown the number of events presented during its summer season, with concerts, lectures, question-and-answer sessions and more supplementing its core calendar of four mainstage productions.Continued ...
- Monday, December 23, 2013
Search on for man after shooting in Cooperstown
A shooting incident occurred this morning after a man in a ski mask allegedly menaced the owner of the Seventh Inning Stretch store in Cooperstown at 9 a.m. today, according to police.
Law enforcement sources told The Daily Star they are hunting for Barry Renert, a former employee of the Seventh Inning Stretch store, in connection with the shooting, in which no one was hurt.
Cooperstown Police Chief Mike Covert said Renert threatened Seven Inning Stretch owner Vincent Carfagno with a 9 mm Glock pistol, and Carfagno fired a weapon once at Renert, who fled.Continued ...
- Thursday, December 19, 2013
Village trustees proposing only small parking changes
After considering public feedback, the village Board of Trustees will not make any major changes to on-street paid parking for the 2014 season.Continued ...
CCS Quiz Team qualifies for multiple Nationals
The Cooperstown Quiz Team has qualified for three national championship tournaments, and has its eye on qualifying for a fourth.Continued ...
Programs on DeLancey-Cooper House to be broadcast
Two television programs on the DeLancey-Cooper House, and the efforts to save it, will be broadcast on television in Westchester County this month.Continued ...
Bassett holding 'Queen of Hearts' benefit
Proceeds from the 2013 Bassett New Year's Eve Gala, "Queen of Hearts," will benefit the Bassett Heart Care Institute.Continued ...
Groups protest Gibson's stance on immigration
Constituents of Rep. Chris Gibson, R-Kinderhook, held vigils and fasted outside all six of his New York offices yesterday, urging him to vote for immigration legislation that is "in limbo" in the House of Representatives.Continued ...
Fracking moratoriums continue in Otsego
Most Otsego County residents are now living in communities that have enacted bans or moratorium against gas drilling.Continued ...
Village issues winter weather reminders
With winter weather arriving ahead of winter, village restrictions are in effect for on-street parking, according to a media release.Continued ...
County cutting hot meals to seniors
Anita Cardinale is a 78-year-old retired nurse who had come to look forward to the hot meals delivered to her Springfield home on weekdays.Continued ...
- Thursday, December 12, 2013
Hartwick passes drilling ban
The Hartwick Town Board approved a moratorium on natural gas drilling by a 3-2 vote Monday after nearly 90 minutes of public comment.Continued ...
With a gutsy feat, Hovis wins spelling bee
After a thrilling 33 round contest, seventh grader Josephine Hovis emerged triumphant as the Cooperstown Middle School Scripps Spelling Bee Champion.Continued ...
For Haase, leaving Hall doesn't equal retirement
Bill Haase doesn't like the word retirement.Continued ...
Petersen wins Moe Prize for 21 years service
Barbara Petersen, R.N., an employee of Bassett for 21 years who currently works in the Intensive Care Unit at Bassett Medical Center, is the 2013 recipient of the Henry Allen Moe Prize in honor of Pearl F. Day.Continued ...
Sisters of murder victims find bond
Separated by a county border and 35 miles of roads, Patricia Berg of Norwich and Jennifer Kirkpatrick of Oneonta have bonded after both experienced the painful loss of a beloved sister as the result of a gruesome homicide.Continued ...
Accused killer makes court appearance
Michael Buck, who is accused of killing his father in the Middlefield home they shared, made an appearance in Otsego County Court on Monday.Continued ...
Glimmerglass Festival offers 2014 schedule
The Glimmerglass Festival has announced its schedule for 2014.Continued ...
CV-S completes Local Assistance Plan
A team of administrators and faculty members at Cherry Valley-Springfield Central School recently completed their Local Assistance Plan for meeting the needs of their special education students.Continued ...
Hyde Hall lights up covered bridge
Friends of Glimmerglass State park and the NY State Covered Bridge Society co-hosted the Christmas lighting of Historic Hyde Hall Covered Bridge for the first time at the Glimmerglass State Park this past Friday, December 6th, in conjunction with the 5th annual Festival of Trees.Continued ...
- Thursday, December 5, 2013
CCS officials address project questions
Only about 15 members of the public showed up Tuesday night at Cooperstown Central School to hear about the proposed $6.6 million construction project to be voted on Dec. 11, but the ones who spoke out appeared to be skeptical of the project.Continued ...