COOPERSTOWN — Otsego County needs to prepare now for its next flood, according to the local manager in charge of soil and water issues.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The village of Cooperstown Board of Trustees unanimously approved a new package of laws tightening short-term tourist accommodations at a short but packed special hearing on Thursday in the village meeting room at 22 Main St.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A new pediatric registry has been created by a Bassett Healthcare Network doctor to study health outcomes among transgender and gender nonconforming youth. It is believed to be the country’s first such registry based in a rural area.
District 7 Rep. Dave Bliss, a 1976 Cooperstown Central School graduate and longtime CCS softball coach, won election as the new chair of the Otsego County Board of Representatives on Wednesday, in a lopsided vote during the board's re-organizational meeting at 197 Main St. in Cooperstown.
District 7 Rep. Dave Bliss, a 1976 Cooperstown Central School graduate and longtime CCS softball coach, won election as the new chair of the Otsego County Board of Representatives on Wednesday in a close vote during the board's reorganizational meeting at 197 Main St. in Cooperstown.
Bassett Medical Center will study traffic patterns to see how a plan to add two parking lots and a two-story 200-car parking garage would impact the neighborhood.
State grants announced last week will soon benefit high school and adult learners in the region, and were the combined highest amount of funding provided that day to any BOCES region or school district in the state.
ONEONTA — A double-homicide case against Kevin A. Perry was held over for grand jury action after law enforcement officials and the victims’ daughter testified Monday during a felony hearing in Oneonta Town Court.
Local governance expert Dr. Gerald Benjamin spoke to Otsego County officials and the public Dec. 14, lending insight on options for establishing a full-time management position to help oversee county affairs.
The Cooperstown Chamber of Commerce will continue the renovation of its 100-plus year-old visitors’ center, Higgins Cottage, thanks to a $100,000 state grant.
Fenimore Art Museum will receive $70,000 in grants from the Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation, according to a media release announcing the grant last week.
Bassett Healthcare Network’s 20 school-based health centers recently received an accreditation that bolsters their credibility and should mean better reimbursement for the services they provide, according to the co-director of the program.
When the Fokine Ballet Company’s 30th annual performance of “The Nutcracker” opens next week in Oneonta, Cooperstown Central School sixth-grader Jill Lifgren will dance the title role.
“My mother was my moral compass and remains to be that,” said Donna Lucy, principal of Cooperstown Junior/Senior High School, during a talk that kicked off a round of storytelling from women connected to the village.
Tensions ran high as concerned residents of Otsego County gathered at Milford Central School on Nov. 16 for a community forum on natural gas trucks driving through the county.
After winning back-to-back Section Three Class C titles, Cooperstown boys basketball coach David Bertram will have to replace several key players this season. That’s including his son Tyler, who for the first time in 16 years, didn’t join his father when practice opened.