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  • STAFF REPORT

Cooperstown Crier Editor Greg Klein will be the featured writer tonight at the Writers Salon, presented by the Community Arts Network of Oneonta. 

Anderson Lee, the 27-year old charged with allegedly recording co-workers at Bassett Medical Hospital in January, has posted bail.

  • By Allison Collins Contributing Writer

The Cooperstown Chamber of Commerce announced its second annual Hall of Fame class yesterday, naming Brewery Ommegang, the Cooperstown Graduate Program, The Farmers’ Museum, Spurbeck’s Grocery and the Susquehanna Animal Shelter this year’s honorees.

  • By Erin Jerome Staff Writer

Slippery road conditions on Friday night caused an Xpress Gas truck to fail to crest a hill and slide off the road in the town of Otsego.

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  • By Greg Klein  THE COOPERSTOWN CRIER

After a week of big snow storms threatened the 51st annual Cooperstown Winter Carnival with nasty weather, spring-like temperatures and a renewed emphasis on family-friendly events made it a successful weekend, according to one organizer. 

  • By Whitney Bashaw THE DAILY STAR

Anderson W. Lee, 27, who was arrested in January for allegedly videotaping co-workers without their consent, is facing more charges for unlawful surveillance.

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Tickets for The Glimmerglass Festival’s 2018 season are now on sale. Each summer, the festival presents new productions of opera, musical theater and a wide range of events in Cooperstown.

The following students of Cooperstown Central School were named to the second-marking-period honor roll:

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  • By Chad Welch  CONTRIBUTING WRITER

Organizers said earlier this week they were hoping there is some snow and lots of fun this weekend at the 51st annual Cooperstown Winter Carnival.

  • By Whitney Bashaw THE DAILY STAR

On Jan. 31, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a few local recipients among the third and final round of grants for the New NY Broadband Program.

The Cooperstown Art Association will present the 28th annual Fenimore Quilt Club Show from Saturday, Feb. 10 through Sunday, Feb. 25.

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  • By Chad Welch Contributing Writer

More than 300 people packed the Anton Remy Jr. Gymnasium at Milford Central School on Sunday for the 2018 Goodyear Lake Polar Bear Jump auction.

  • By Greg Klein THE COOPERSTOWN CRIER

Cooperstown will have its first full slate of competitive village elections since 2011 and first contested mayor's race since 2010, after both parties nominated candidates this week. 

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The Otsego County Sheriff’s Department arrested seven teenagers for a fire that destroyed a rail car at the Leatherstocking Railway Historical Association in Milford on Oct. 3, a media release from the sheriff’s department stated.

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  • By Whitney Bashaw Staff Writer

Susquehanna Animal Shelter experienced an influx of dogs coming to the shelter this month, communications director Becca Daly said.

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A registered nurse at Bassett Medical Center has been placed on unpaid administrative leave following his arrest on two dozen charges of unlawful surveillance, according to the Cooperstown Police Department and Bassett.

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  • By Greg Klein THE COOPERSTOWN CRIER

FLY CREEK — About 50 people filled the Town of Otsego Building at 811 County Hwy. 26 on Jan. 25 to hear how to fight drug use in their homes and communities, and to listen to a panel of experts talk about the opioid epidemic. 

Cherry Valley-Springfield Central School, on county Route 54 in Cherry Valley, has announced its winter class schedule.

  • By Erin Jerome THE DAILY STAR

Dentist Leah Carpenter has seen hundreds of patients at Bassett Healthcare Network’s school-based health centers, but hundreds more area children are lacking in dental care, she said.

A Springfield Center man pleaded guilty to second-degree attempted arson in connection with a blaze last year that destroyed a Milford church, the district attorney said Tuesday.

  • By Allison Collins Contributing Writer

Kirsty Roefs, a Unadilla resident and owner of House of Consignment, has been hosting monthly charitable collection drives since November 2015.

  • By Denise Richardson THE DAILY STAR

From cows to robotics, Mark Boshnack has written about topics dear to Otsego County 4-H volunteers, and the organization will name him a “Friend of 4-H” at its annual luncheon in Oneonta on Saturday, an official said.

  • By Joe Mahoney CNHI State Reporter

ALBANY — In just a few months, Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s perspective on marijuana has evolved from arguing that pot is a “gateway drug” that should be banned to authorizing a state task force to evaluate whether it should be legalized.

  • By Greg Klein THE COOPERSTOWN CRIER

The Cooperstown Board of Trustees will hold a public hearing at 6:30 p.m. today to discuss a law concerning tourist accommodations.

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The Cooperstown Winter Carnival Committee will host two receptions this weekend for the public to learn more about the 2018 event, which takes place from Feb. 9 to 11.

  • By Greg Klein THE COOPERSTOWN CRIER

When Terry Burns and Ron Kristy take the stage Saturday for the Cooperstown Concert Series, they said they already know they will have some fans in attendance.

  • By Erin Jerome THE DAILY STAR

Focus Otsego nursing home has officially been taken over by Centers Health Care and will now be known as the Cooperstown Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing, a spokesperson for Centers confirmed Tuesday.

  • By Joe Mahoney CNHI State Reporter

ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo, saying he wants to protect New York from an “economic missile” fired by the Trump administration, Tuesday offered a $168 billion budget that includes hundreds of millions of dollars in new taxes and fees and opens the door to a payroll tax.

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  • By Greg Klein THE COOPERSTOWN CRIER

Cooperstown's Homer Osterhoudt turns 100 on Wednesday, but his friends and family couldn't wait to celebrate. 

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The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has refused to grant a ruling that would have paved the way for construction of the Constitution Pipeline — a proposed 124-mile natural gas line that would cross Broome, Chenango, Delaware and Schoharie counties.

  • By Denise Richardson THE DAILY STAR

NORWICH — A Greene man was acquitted Jan. 11 of all charges in an alleged hate-crime shooting case heard in Chenango County Court this week.

An Edmeston man has been arrested on felony charges for rape and the misdemeanor of endangering the welfare of a child, according to a media release from the New York State Police.

  • By Greg Klein THE COOPERSTOWN CRIER

Changes in Otsego County’s leadership structure would ultimately require voter approval, whether the county government switches to a county manager or county executive model.

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  • By Whitney Bashaw THE DAILY STAR

The Boy Scouts of America Leatherstocking Council recognized 63 new Eagle Scouts on Jan. 4, at a recognition dinner in Whitesboro. Of the 63, 13 of them were from the local Deerslayer and Foothills regions, including Cooperstown’s Blake Guzy and Milford’s Keenan Holliday.

  • By Greg Klein THE COOPERSTOWN CRIER

Fittingly for a game of statistics, the big question pre-announcement for Cooperstown in 2018 is one of numbers. Specifically, will the Baseball Ball Writers’ Association of America select three, four or five inductees to the National Baseball Hall of Fame?

  • By Denise Richardson THE DAILY STAR

The death of a Walton senior Tuesday was a shock, according to two friends who said the school community has lost a warm, helpful, smart and athletic student.

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Possible listeria contamination of tuna has sparked a recall by Price Chopper and Market 32 Supermarkets of packaged sushi. The voluntary manufacturer recall by AFC Sushi is all varieties of packaged sushi made with tuna, sold from the prepared foods case in the deli department at its Price …

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