Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schoharie and Otsego Counties has kicked off a first phase of its Grow with Cornell Cooperative Extension fundraising campaign, to redevelop the grounds of its Education and Resource Center at 123 Lake St. in Cooperstown. The grounds will be developed into a …
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With about $20,000 in debt stemming from the coronavirus pandemic, Oneonta-based animal rescue Super Heroes in Ripped Jeans is eligible for some financial relief through the Staffworks Save-a-Life fundraiser.
The Arc Otsego has announced that Karen Sullivan of the Otsego County Department of Solid Waste and Recycling was awarded the Lifetime Recycling Leadership Award, given each year by the New York State Association for Reduction, Reuse and Recycling.
The first of three teenagers charged in connection with a murder, robbery and attempted arson last fall pleaded guilty Monday, Nov. 23, in Otsego County Court after accepting a plea bargain.
As the start of New York state’s most popular hunting seasons begins, supply-chain problems caused by the COVID-19 pandemic have led to shortages of ammunition and other goods at sporting goods stores.
Fenimore Art Museum’s Glimmer Globe Theatre recently announce the return of the NEXT! Readings of New Works by Regional Playwrights, this year paired with a new program "Write Out Loud." Together, these programs will be the main features of Fenimore’s Virtual Winter Performing Arts Series, t…
HARTWICK — The community food pantry serving Hartwick and Mount Vision will move to its new home at the Hartwick Community Center at the end of the month.
The Community Foundation of Otsego County has given away most of its first wave of funds, but the nonprofit charity has plans for more this winter and into 2021.
U.S. Rep. Antonio Delgado, D-Rhinebeck, has won a second term in Congress, defeating military veteran Kyle Van De Water in a district stretching from the Catskills and Hudson Valley to rural counties near Albany.
ALBANY — Upstate sheriffs who refuse to enforce a new executive order limiting attendance at Thanksgiving dinners and other gatherings are "arrogant" and violating their constitutional duties, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday.
State Sen.-elect Peter Oberacker Jr., R-Maryland, resigned his seat as the Otsego County Representative for District Six on Tuesday, Nov. 17.
The Cooperstown Art Association's Holiday Show and Sale is open through Dec. 23. The galleries at 22 Main St. in Cooperstown will be open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. The exhibit includes paintings, woodworking, jewelry and more from local and regional artists.
ALBANY — Hospitals across the upstate region experienced a sharp drop in revenue this year and any cuts to New York's Medicaid program would be potentially devastating, the head of a health care trade group said Monday.
ALBANY — With more than $270 million spent annually to promote the lottery and racinos in New York, state leaders should determine if the problem of compulsive gambling is getting enough attention, state Comptroller Tom DiNapoli said Thursday.
ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo's new pandemic mandate limiting household gatherings — including Thanksgiving dinners — relies on local governments to enforce the cap of no more than 10 people in a residence.
State Sen. James L. Seward, R-Milford, on Tuesday, Nov. 10, announced the late Cpl. Michael Mayne of Burlington Flats as the 2020 inductee to the New York State Senate Veterans’ Hall of Fame from the 51st Senate District.
With Otsego County Rep. Pete Oberacker designated the presumptive winner in the election to replace state Sen. James Seward, R-Milford, in Albany representing the 51st Senate District, the balance of power in the county’s Board of Representatives will narrow considerably. However, the ruling…
The Otsego County Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, Nov. 5, announced the recipients of its annual Small Business and Entrepreneurial Spirit awards, which will be presented during a virtual ceremony themed #TogetherWeThrive on Thursday, Nov. 12, at 4:30 p.m.
The Boy Scouts of America Leatherstocking Council will present its Community Leadership Award to state Sen. James L. Seward at its annual Leadership Dinner on Dec. 4 at the Otesaga Resort in Cooperstown.
Election night was good for Republican incumbents in the area, as three of them appeared to create insurmountable leads after early and Election Day balloting. Results are unofficial, as absentee ballots will be counted next week
Otsego County took the first step toward approving a dedicated business office Thursday, Oct. 22, when the idea was passed unanimously by the county’s Administration Committee.
COOPERSTOWN — Anthony J. Casale, a veteran of politics and government, has been appointed as a commissioner of the state Board of Elections, a four-member panel with oversight over balloting throughout the state.
Otsego County’s Office for the Aging has launched a pen-pal program to help keep local senior citizens from feeling isolated as the coronavirus pandemic extends into winter.
COOPERSTOWN — Nicolas Meridy received a sentence of 22 years to life in prison Monday, Oct. 26, at the Otsego County Courthouse, for the 2019 murder of Worcester resident Kenneth Robinson.
The candidates for the New York State Senate seat in the 51st district met for an online, hour-long debate Wednesday, Oct. 22, hosted by the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce.
Otsego County Public Defender Mike Trosset proposed a solution for his department’s lack of dedicated office space during two presentations to county committees Thursday, Oct. 15, but he admitted the proposal has one big drawback: Trosset and his family would be the landlords.
This Week's Circulars
COOPERSTOWN - Harold D. Balcom Sr., passed away on Dec. 15, 2019, in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. A resident of Roane County, Tennessee, he was predeceased by his parents, Harold L. and Gladys M. Balcom of Cooperstown; and sister, Mary Hansen of Milford. Harold graduated from Cooperstown High Schoo…
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- Cuomo rips sheriffs who rejected cap on gatherings
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