Otsego County Newswire

Otsego County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Otsego County, NY.

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  1. NY: Oneonta Man: Medicaid Ride System is a 'Nightmare'Read the original story

    Friday Jul 24 | Mass Transit

    ... the move has created hardships in rural regions of New York, with many bus routes being slashed, including in Otsego County, as patients that were previously transported on bus systems are now ferried about in much more expensive taxis. "They kept ...

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  2. a oeThe Vatican Tapes,a directed by Watertown native Mark Neveldine, opens FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... and cutting-edge style to the film. Mr. Neveldine, in a phone interview Monday from his home near Cooperstown, Otsego County, said he was surprised initially when producers asked him to read the script for “The Vatican Tapes,” written ...

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  3. St. Lawrence Central School seeking new principal to replace DavisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Watertown Daily Times

    The St. Lawrence Central School District is hoping to have a new high school principal on board by the time school opens in September to replace Tracy A. Davison, who was selected for the superintendent's position in the Edmeston Central School District in Otsego County. “We just started advertising.

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  4. Troopers arrest Upstate NY man found sleeping in the wrong houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | The Post-Standard

    An Otsego County man who, after he'd been drinking, entered a neighbor's home and fell asleep on the sofa, is facing criminal charges, police said. Benjamin J. Stebbins, 22, of Gilbertsville, mistakenly broke into a home on Maple Street in his home village Saturday around 6 a.m., troopers said in a news release.

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  5. Jefferson County Fair opens TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 12 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... and stage areas turned out. The fair is renting the tents - and all the others - from Morris Tents Rentals, Otsego County. For the first time, fairgoers will be able to pay for entrance to the fair with a credit card. And paper tickets for rides are ...

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  6. Schenectady's overassessments highest New York's upstate regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | Albany Times Union

    ... group of other municipalities in upstate New York that have overassessed properties. The town of Plainfield, Otsego County, is the only other municipality with as high a disparity, at slightly more than 21 percent. Schenectady is the only city on ...

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  7. Brian Hunt returns to Voorheesville as school superintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | Albany Times Union

    ... job in another district. For the last four years, he has been superintendent of a tiny school district in Otsego County. Two years ago, he married Deb Hunt, a special education teacher in the Schalmont School District, and they have had a ...

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  8. Cuomo, Senate GOP suspend ammo databaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | Albany Times Union

    ... conceived, not to mention it infringes on the rights of lawful firearm owners," Sen. James Seward, R-Milford, Otsego County, said in a statement. The agreement will prevent the state from spending any further money on the database until a spending ...

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  9. Richfield Springs police investigate motorboat theft in Town of ExeterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | WKTV

    Police say the aluminum boat and motor were last seen June 21 at a seasonal home in the Town of Exeter, in Otsego County.

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  10. Pilot crash lands into Otsego County corn fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Pilot crash lands into Otsego County corn field The pilot experienced engine trouble and was hospitalized for injuries Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1IGZkXK An airplane pilot was injured after he was forced to land in a cornfield in Otsego County on Monday, state police said. Troopers responded to the area of South Martindale Road in the Town of Milford around 8 p.m., police said, and learned pilot Edward Schoene, 55, had experienced engine trouble during his flight after leaving Oneonta Municipal Airport.

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  11. Oneonta man facing burglary, criminal mischiefaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Oneonta man facing burglary, criminal mischief charges Troopers said Cuevas was linked to separate incidents Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1MaEgb4 An Oneonta man is facing a host of charges tied to an armed burglary and a separate domestic incident in Otsego County. Edward M. Cuevas, 28, unlawfully entered a home in the Town of Morris on Sunday while brandishing a handgun, state police said.

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  12. Worcester man faces 14-count indictment for allegedly raping 2 young girlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | WKTV

    ... o counts of course sexual conduct against a child. Feldman, of 350 Hill Road in Worcester is being held at the Otsego County Correctional Facility on $250,000 bail.

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

    Tuesday Jun 30 | 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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  14. Police: Man was drunk and driving wrong way when he hit busRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | 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. 2 comments

  15. 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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  16. Police brutality accuser in trouble with lawRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2015 | WKTV

    ... edly found inside the house, Shanks is charged with misdemeanor growing and possession. Shanks was sent to the Otsego County Jail with $10,000 bail. He's due back in court July 10.

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  17. Police: Man grew pot inside upstate monasterya s cabinRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    State police say a 31-year-old man overstayed his welcome at a monastery and spent the time growing marijuana. Troopers say they received a report of a man trespassing at a cabin at the Holy Myrrhbearers Monastery in the rural Otsego County town of Otego, 75 miles southwest of Albany.

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  18. Witness in murder for hire case disappearsRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2015 | WKTV

    One of the last things Yirosha Hamata, aka Tyrell Avery Rogers, of Morris, did before he went missing last week was help put away a man for up to 25 years in a murder for hire case out of Otsego County. Police found Hamata's abandoned car in New Berlin in Chenango County last week, a bloody knife and racist note inside.

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  19. Former postal employee sentenced for theft of money ordersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | WKTV

    SYRACUSE, NY On June 15, 2015, Penny Auerbach, 47, former Postmaster Relief at the Westford Post Office in Otsego County, New York, was sentenced in United States District Court after pleading guilty to one count of stealing money orders and cash from the United States Postal Service and one count of misappropriating postal funds. United States Magistrate Judge David E. Peebles sentenced Auerbach to four years of probation and 50 hours of community service. 1 comment

  20. Flash flood watch in effect for parts of CNYRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | WSTM-TV Syracuse

    ... Madison, Cortland, Tompkins, Seneca, Yates, Schuyler, Chenango and southern Cayuga counties until 2pm and for Otsego county until 4pm. Flash flood watches are issued to inform the public that the current and/or developing weather pattern is such ...

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