Otsego County Newswire

Otsego County Newswire

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

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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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. 1 comment

  4. 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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  5. Police brutality accuser in trouble with lawRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | 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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  6. Police: Man grew pot inside upstate monasterya s cabinRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | 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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  7. Witness in murder for hire case disappearsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | 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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  8. Former postal employee sentenced for theft of money ordersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | 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

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

    Tuesday Jun 16 | 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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  10. World War II veteran from Otsego County receives Bronze Star 70 years after he earned itRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 14 | WKTV

    William Brindle from Laurens in Otsego County is 90 years old. When he was was just 20, on March 8th, 1945, some 70 years ago, he was a sergeant in the U.S. Army leading a brigade of soldiers into battle in Geisbach, Germany during World War II.

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  11. WWII Vet from Otsego County will receive the Bronze Star on SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 13 | WKTV

    An incredible story 70 years in the making... A World War II veteran from Laurens in Otsego County is getting a long-awaited Bronze Star for bravery in battle tomorrow. William Brindle, 90, with his wife Betty, seen here, will receive the highly coveted medal for a key battle fought in Germany back in March 1945 against the Germans.

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  12. Upstate Ny Wwii veteran receiving long-delayed Bronze StarRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 13 | 13WHAM

    ... Star to William Brindle on Sunday morning at the American Legion post in Brindle's hometown of Laurens in Otsego County. Brindle was an infantryman serving in the 16th Regiment of the Army's 1st Division as it battled German troops after U.S. forces ...

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  13. Wonders of a family treeRead the original story

    Friday Jun 12 | Observer

    ... Katherine's death in 1844, Philip emigrated with his seven children from Mitchelstown, County Cork, Ireland to Otsego County, N.Y. We then walked to the Kiley family plot where I found that Mr. King had known my great-great-grandmother's sister ...

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

    Friday Jun 5 | Mass Transit

    June 04--A public hearing on moving an Otsego County bus stop and shelter area on Chestnut Street in Cooperstown caused unexpected controversy at the village's monthly board of trustees meeting, held on May 26. The hearing Katz thought would be a controversy, designating the parking area behind the village fire hall, which is also on Chestnut Street, as a fire department only parking area/tow-away zone, didn't draw any public comment. The trustees voted, 7-0, in favor of the change, which was preceded by years of negotiations with property owners and apartment tenants from buildings on upper Main Street, which share a back lot with the fire department.

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  15. Summer Times 2015: CooperstownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Syracuse New Times

    ... the Farmers' Museum and Fenimore Art Museum. Cooperstown is located about 100 miles southeast of Syracuse in Otsego County, making it an easy day trip for Central New Yorkers. Here's what you need to know if you're planning a trip to Cooperstown ...

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  16. Upstate man faces vehicular manslaughter other charges after a fatal crashRead the original story

    May 23, 2015 | Empire State News

    ... ing. Lane is charged vehicular manslaughter, a felony, and driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor. He is the Otsego County Jail with no bail set at this time. This investigation is ongoing.

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  17. Cooperstown Holds a Red, White & Blue WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | WGY-AM Albany

    ... Memorial Day Weekend also features two appearances by the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team in Otsego County. The Oneonta Police and Fire Departments will face off against the Wounded Warrior team at 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 23 at Damaschke Field ...

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  18. Richfield Springs Police Chief who was killed by a drunk driver decades ago, is honored todayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2015 | WKTV

    ... front of family, friends and colleagues. Today the Hannahs was honored with the dedication of a monument. The Otsego County Sheriff's Department, Village of Cooperstown Police Department and local officials were in attendance, along with Hannahs' ...

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  19. Sen. Seward: Flanagan choice based on agenda, not geographyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    Count Sen. James Seward among the upstate senators who supported Long Island Sen. John Flanagan's ascent to majority leader. Seward, R-Milford, Otsego County, said Monday that he decided to support Flanagan, R-Suffolk County, while Republicans heard from the two candidates during a closed-door meeting.

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  20. Simplifile Announces E-recording in Otsego CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | PRWeb

    Simplifile's e-recording service is now available in Otsego County, N.Y., enabling faster, more cost-effective recording of land documents. We're excited to bring this cost-effective and convenient service to Otsego County and help streamline the recording process for the county and its customers.

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