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U.S. Rep. Antonio Delgado, D-Rhinebeck, held a roundtable discussion with local business owners, an educator and a union representative at the Cooperstown Bat Company in Hartwick on Thursday, Oct. 14, where he discussed new bipartisan legislation titled the MADE HERE Act.

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ALBANY — Otsego County District Attorney John Muehl says criminal justice policy in New York is now so stacked in favor of defendants that he has scratched plans to run for re-election when his term ends in December 2023.

In partnership with Five Star Subaru of Oneonta and Subaru of America, the Susquehanna Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals will offer half-price kitten and cat adoptions through October and adoption fees for shelter animals with special needs will be waived.

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An Otsego County sheriff’s deputy has been named as this year’s Boy Scouts of America, Leatherstocking Council’s Distinguished Citizen Community Leadership Award winner.

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The Otsego County Board of Representatives listened to updates by representatives from the county Soil and Water Conservation District, the Destination Marketing Corporation and the Susquehanna SPCA during a meeting Wednesday, Oct. 6.

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Dylan Robinson’s face mask and long bangs hid any reaction he had as Otsego County Judge John F. Lambert sentenced him to 20 years to life in prison Monday, Oct. 4.

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The Susquehanna Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is closer to establishing its own animal dental service program, thanks to Cooperstown Rotarians.

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The Susquehanna Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals announced it has created an annual fund donation tier: the Helping Paws Society.

A bat in Cooperstown tested positive for rabies in Cooperstown on Thursday, Sept. 16, Otsego County Public Health Department announced Friday. There was no human exposure.

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A local center for senior citizens has adapted to withstand the COVID-19 pandemic, offering the population most vulnerable to the disease a safe and fun respite from the isolation of COVID lockdowns.

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The Susquehanna Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals says it is in need of people to foster dogs displaced in Louisiana by Hurricane Ida and from an Otsego County hoarding case.

The Otsego County Board of Representatives appointed Joshua Beams as its county administrator and appointed Jeannette Pavlus as director of community services at a special meeting Tuesday, Sept. 7, and appointed Victor Jones as the emergency services coordinator at its Sept. 1 meeting.

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Baseball fans from across the United States ventured to Cooperstown to see Derek Jeter, Larry Walker and Ted Simmons inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Wednesday, Sept. 8.

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It was 13 months later than expected, but Derek Jeter, Larry Walker, Ted Simmons and Marvin Miller were enshrined Wednesday in the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown.

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The Otsego County Board of Representatives voted at a special meeting Tuesday to appoint a county administrator and a director of community services, and voted to hire 20 emergency medical technicians to staff two ambulances.

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After narrowly avoiding a second year without induction crowds because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Cooperstown business owners were cautiously optimistic Monday about the National Baseball Hall of Fame’s 2020 induction ceremony, scheduled for Wednesday.

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After a brief rain shower Monday, Sept. 6, the sky cleared so the village of Cooperstown could celebrate the 101st birthday of Doubleday Field.

SCHOHARIE — In a school building just a mile from one of the nation’s deadliest highway crashes, the manager of Prestige Limousine Company accepted a plea deal Thursday, Sept. 2, that puts him on probation for five years for a crime that claimed the lives of 20 people.

COOPERSTOWN — “Celebration of Autumn” will take the place of Harvest Festival this fall at The Farmers’ Museum.

A New York City man was arrested recently after attempting to pass a counterfeit bill at a Cooperstown business.

The Otsego County Department of Health reported the county’s second COVID-19 death of the week in a media release last week, and also reported 33 new cases — the highest number of cases reported in a day since March 2021.

The Community Foundation of Otsego County announced this week that it has made several grants and is seeking proposals from nonprofits operating in Otsego County for its 2021 awards cycle.

Jane Forbes Clark, president of The Clark Foundation, on Tuesday announced the winners of the 2021 Clark Foundation Cooperstown Beautification Contest.

The Appalachian Regional Commission has announced approval of a $150,000 grant to the Rural Health Network of South Central New York for its GetThere Transportation to Employment Program.

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COOPERSTOWN — Origins Café at 558 Beaver Meadow Road in Cooperstown will welcome Hyuna Park, Amadis Dunkel and band to the third event in its first Featured Artist Concert Series on Saturday, Aug. 28.

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More than 50 residents of Pathfinder Village recently practiced their throwing, fielding, and hitting with former Major League Baseball players and the staff of a nonprofit organization, Baseball Miracles, during a special skills camp at Doubleday Field in Cooperstown.

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When students return to school Sept. 7 at Pathfinder Village, they will be greeted with refurbished classrooms thanks to two anonymous donors.

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When the National Baseball Hall of Fame holds its 2021 Induction Ceremony on Sept. 8, a familiar face won’t be there for the first time in almost 30 years.

A New York State Comptroller’s Office audit of Otsego Northern Catskills Board of Cooperative Educational Services found the school did not properly monitor its fixed assets.

Otsego County is now at a high level of community transmission of COVID-19, according to a media release from the county Department of Health.

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 Hartwick Town Board members listened Monday night as part-time resident Sam Ross recalled what he described as disrespectful behavior from Town Highway Superintendent Fred Koffer.

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Excellus BlueCross BlueShield recently awarded Cooperstown Food Pantry a Community Health Award of $2,000 to support its Farmers’ Market Voucher program, according to a media release. The program, which began in 2009, provides vouchers to families who participate in the Cooperstown Food Pant…

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Imani Winds will perform at 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 15 at The Otesaga Resort Hotel Ballroom in Cooperstown, the second concert of the Cooperstown Summer Music Festival’s 23rd season.

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Bassett Healthcare Network has announced the 2021 recipients of its Walter A. Franck Physician Excellence Award and the Advanced Practice Clinical Award of Excellence. The awards are among the network’s highest honors, according to a media release.

The Otsego County Board of Representatives, at its Aug. 4 meeting, talked about the county’s plan for the work day during the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum’s upcoming induction ceremony.

The Arc Otsego recently announced the Price Chopper supermarket in Cooperstown is one of four statewide recipients of The Arc New York’s 2021 Employer Recognition Award.

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RICHFIELD SPRINGS — Small Town Big Band will perform at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 4, as part of the Summer Concert Series in Spring Park in Richfield Springs, sponsored by the Richfield Springs Area Chamber of Commerce.

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