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  1. Drunk wrong-way driver hits busRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | 13WHAM

    State police say a 28-year-old man was nearly three times over the legal limit for drunken driving when he sideswiped a bus while driving the wrong way on an upstate New York highway. Troopers say they received a report late Sunday night from Otsego County 911 dispatchers of a car being driven west in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 88 in the town of Oneonta, 65 miles southwest of Albany.

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  2. Police: Man was drunk and driving wrong way when he hit busRead the original story

    Tuesday | MyFoxNY

    State police say a 28-year-old man was nearly three times over the legal limit for drunken driving when he sideswiped a bus while driving the wrong way on an upstate New York highway. Troopers say they received a report late Sunday night from Otsego County 911 dispatchers of a car being driven west in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 88 in the town of Oneonta, 65 miles southwest of Albany. 1 comment

  3. Worcester man arrested after driving wrong way on I-88, side-swiping busRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WKTV

    ONEONTA, NY On June 28th, at 11:01 p.m., New York State Police at Oneonta arrested a Worcester man for driving while intoxicated. Andrew C. Scheiner, 28, had a BAC of .22 percent and was charged with several other vehicle and traffic law violations.

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  4. Police: Upstate NY man's abduction tale lands him in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | 13WHAM

    State police say a New York man who was the subject of a missing person investigation has been charged with making up a story about being abducted in a rural upstate town. Troopers say 31-year-old Yishiro Hamata of Morris in Oneonta County couldn't be found after his car was discovered June 18 on a road in the neighboring Chenango County town of New Berlin.

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  5. Man found safe after racist note, bloody knife found in abandoned carRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | WKTV

    Missing man Yishora Hamata, also known as Tyrell Rogers, has been located in good health, according to New York State Police. Hamata was last seen in the Oneonta area on June 16, shortly after he had testified in a murder-for-hire case in Otsego County that put another man away for 25 years.

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  6. Police brutality accuser in trouble with lawRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | WKTV

    A man who accused an Oneonta Police officer of police brutality, winning a $135,000 settlement, is now in trouble with the law. Bradford Shanks said Officer Michael Breen hit him over the head repeatedly following a traffic stop for cell phone use.

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  7. Troopers seek public's help locating missing Morris manRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | The Evening Sun

    ... as a gray 1995 Chrysler Cirrus. As determined by an investigation, Hamata may have last been seen in the area of Oneonta on June 16. If anyone has any information about Hamata's whereabouts or have seen Hamata please call the NewYork State Police at ...

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  8. New commander takes over for New York Air National GuardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | 13WHAM

    Officials at the state Division of Military and Naval Affairs based in suburban Albany say Maj. Gen. Anthony German of Oneonta has taken over command Monday of the Air Guard's nearly 6,000 members.

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  9. Hartwick cuts 23 positions to close $1.68 million deficitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | WKTV

    ONEONTA, NY Hartwick College announced that it is eliminating 23 non-faculty positions to close a $1.68 million deficit in the 2015-16 academic year. According to President Margaret Drugovich, of the 23 positions, five are vacant and 18 are filled.

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  10. Planners approve two of three Hartwick requests to raze housesRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 18 | Planning

    June 18 -- Oneonta planners approved Hartwick College's site plan Wednesday night to raze houses at 67 and 69 West St. but asked college officials to look into options other than demolition for 31 Clinton St. Hartwick College representatives agreed but requested that if options aren't identified quickly that the Oneonta Planning Commission review their request before next month's regularly scheduled meeting. "We'll get everybody together to do what we have to do," Dennis Finn , commission chairman, told Joseph Mack and George J. Elsbeck , college representatives, at the meeting in City Hall on Wednesday night.

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  11. The latest on NY Legislature: Senate OKs justice billRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | 13WHAM

    ... enrollment in commercial insurance plans either on or off New York's health exchange. Sen. James Seward, an Oneonta Republican, says quality prenatal care is vital for the mother and child, and prompt coverage for health care will help ensure their ...

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  12. SAFE Act Reforms Pass Senate, Enter AssemblyRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 11 | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

    ... one generation to the next. Support in the Assembly is in question, however. Sponsored by state Sen. James Seward, R-Oneonta, the bill passed via a 35 to 26 vote in the Senate and was delivered to the Assembly Codes Committee. State Sen. Cathy ...

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  13. Oneonta 3-star linebacker commits to AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | WTVM

    Cole played first team all-state at Oneonta High School. The 6'3", 210 pound player is ranked #662 in U.S. on 247Sports.com .

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  14. Long Island school graduates 9 pairs of twins, 1 set of tripletsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | MyFoxNY

    ... The twins, who have the same nickname Mattie, even play soccer together. Triplets Sydney and Matthew are going to Oneonta. Their brother Brandon will be a Buckeye at Ohio State. Sydney is thankful she's the only girl, and her brothers couldn't agree ...

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  15. State plans to end self-insurance for small firmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | Long Island Business News

    ... from continuing to self-fund their employees' health benefits with stop-loss protection. Sen. James Seward, R-C-I-Oneonta, and Assemblyman Kevin Cahill, D-Kingston, introduced legislation that would let firms with 51 to 100 employees keep or ...

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  16. NY: County Bus Stop Causes Cooperstown ControversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | Mass Transit

    ... that moving the shelter and stop to Main "is just going to be a nightmare." The public hearing was set because Oneonta Public Transit buses park at the shelter for about five minutes during each run. Sometimes there are two buses parked at the spot, ...

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  17. Stanley G. PierceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... from State University of New York; Cortland, and his Masters of Science Degree from State University of New York; Oneonta. His love of children was shown by his long time involvement with student athletics, as he coached football and baseball. ...

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  18. Pelham school board gives passing grades to Superintendent CoefieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | Alabama Live

    The Pelham Board of Education on April 22, 2014, hired Oneonta City Schools Superintendent Scott Coefield to be the municipal education system's first full-time superintendent. Pictured with Coefield are his wife, Tammy, and their daughter Grace.

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  19. Potential Soccer Hall of Fame Site in the Poconos?Read the original story

    May 26, 2015 | The Brotherly Game

    I spoke with the Director of the Monroe County Planning Commission about the potential new site of the Soccer Hall of Fame and what it would mean for this area in particular. The National Soccer Hall of Fame in Oneonta, New York, was once a place where fans could come and take in the sights and learn about the game's history.

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  20. Andrew G. Mahaffy, Sr.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    Andrew George Mahaffy, Sr., 68, of Murrells Inlet, SC, died Saturday, May 9, 2015 at home. He was born February 21, 1947 in Oneonta, NY, son of the late George Edward and Betty Perkins Mahaffy.

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