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Otsego County Newswire

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  1. Otsego County man killed by falling treeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 24 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Otsego County man killed by falling tree A Town of Otsego Highway Department employee died Monday after he was struck by a falling tree. Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1jilPbp Adam C. Burgess, 27, of Laurens, was part of a three-man crew cutting and clearing roadside trees on Bissell Road in the Town of Otsego when the accident occurred, police said.


  2. Town of Laurens man has died following work-related injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 24 | WKTV

    On November 23, 2015, at about 9:44 a.m., New York State Police at Richfield Springs responded to an Otsego County 911 report of a fatal injury at a work site on Bissell Road in the Town of Otsego. The investigation determined that Adam C. Burgess, 27, of Laurens, was working as part of a three-man crew cutting and clearing roadside trees for the Town of Otsego Highway Department.


  3. Convicted felon arrested for contractor fraud in Otsego CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 19 | WKTV

    In September 2015, the Otsego County District Attorney's Office received a complaint from a Town of Maryland resident that Gary Robert Murphy, 65, 6717 State Highway 7, was paid $1,000 and given a $400 canoe in August in exchange for putting a metal roof on a garage. The resident claims Murphy never purchased materials nor did any work on the project nor did he return the money or canoe.


  4. Interstate 88 Rest Stops ReopenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 9 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    Motorists will be able to take a break again on Interstate 88 between Exits 18 and 19 in Otsego County with the reopening of the Worcester rest area. The facility had been closed for five years.


  5. N.Y. Appeals Court Reverses Conviction Of Insurance AgentRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 5 | Insurance News Net

    Nov. 05--A state appeals court has reversed a conviction and dismissed the indictment of an insurance agent accused in a fraud case in which a former president of the Otsego County Chamber of Commerce pleaded guilty. Agent Norman J. Michaels Jr. and Rob Robinson, former Chamber president, had been accused of fraud involving the sale of MVP Health Insurance Co.


  6. Ex-Parking Officer Charged With Stealing from Cooperstown ShopRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 3 | Sports Collectors Daily

    A 21-year-old former Cooperstown, NY parking enforcement officer has been charged with stealing more than $56,000 worth of cards from a local hobby shop. Ian Robert Turner, of Burlington Flats, NY, is facing second degree grand larceny charges after turning himself in to police on Monday according to Otsego County District Attorney John M. Muehl.


  7. Photos: 4-year-old made honorary Albany police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    ... city hall to make the event happen. (Paul Buckowski / Times Union) ALBANY - Evan Borggreen, 4, of Unadilla, Otsego County, was made an honorary Albany police officer Thursday at Albany Medical Center . Evan has been battling acute lymphoblastic ...


  8. Police: Burglar stole wine cooler from fridge, went to sleepRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    ... ly gave troopers a false name and date of birth. She was arraigned in the Town of Exeter Court and sent to the Otsego County Jail in lieu of bail.


  9. Genealogy Query - DUNNING : KARDYS : PETRIERead the original story

    Sep 26, 2015 | Cousinconnect.com

    ISO my mothers biological family. Born October 14th 1952 in Oneonta NY, Otsego County.


  10. Sicilia - MarchevRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2015 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    April Sicilia, the daughter of Joe Sicilia and Kathy McClary of Glenville and Debbie Sicilia and Rick Steele of Oppenheim, was united in marriage to Cassidy Marchev, the son of John and Terry Marchev and Robin Mott and Bub Crist, all of Springfield Center, Otsego County, at 3 p.m. July 25. The maid of honor was Kayla Gray of Little Falls, Herkimer County. The bridesmaids were Erin Perkins of Holmes, Dutchess County, Crystal Christman of Oppenheim, Samantha Johnson of Johnstown and Jen Hurley of Stratford.


  11. Canadian man charged in burglary, assault investigation in Sylvan BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2015 | WKTV

    ... the investigation, the Criminal Investigation Unit discovered that Purinton may be staying with relatives in Otsego County. The Otsego County Sheriff's Office located Purinton at a residence in the Town of Laurens, and he was taken into custody ...


  12. No deal for frat leaders in vandalism caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2015 | WXYZ

    The former Sigma Alpha Mu President Josh Kaplan and former frat Treasurer Zach Levin were accompanied by their fathers to Otsego County Court to try to resolve their criminal cases. Both are charged with misdemeanors of providing a place for minors to drink.


  13. Otego woman arrested for allegedly lying during a small claims hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2015 | WKTV

    Otsego County District Attorney John Muehl alleges that Gina L. Bostwick, 55, of 515 County Highway 48, lied during a small claims hearing in the Town of Otego Court. The D.A.'s Office received a complaint in late April that Bostwick lied while under oath in a small claims hearing on April 23. Bostwick was arrested for perjury in the first degree on July 29 after she surrendered herself.


  14. Hartwick man arrested for menacing Cooperstown police officers with knifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | WKTV

    According to Otsego County District Attorney John M. Muehl, the man menaced two Cooperstown officers with a knife during a 911 call. Cooperstown Police Department Chief Michael Covert and Patrolman Joshua Flint responded to the Schultz residence at 155 Greenough Road in the Town of Hartwick for a 911 call to assist EMS on April 27, 2015.


  15. Milford man arrested for stealing over $4000 worth of auto partsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | WKTV

    According to Otsego County District Attorney John M. Muehl, the District Attorney's Office received a complaint from a Town of Worcester auto parts store that Robert S. Wheeler, 45, of 136 Chlorinator Road, received two separate shipments of automobile parts in September 2014 and refused to pay for them. One order was for $3198.05 and the other order a week later was for $1,090.74.


  16. Here and NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    ... Heastie's upstate tour continues in Ithaca. Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan kicks off his upstate tour in Otsego County. It's National Chicken Wing Day. At 11 a.m., Hochul, legislators and women's advocacy organizations hold a press conference ...


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

    Jul 24, 2015 | 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 ...


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

    Jul 23, 2015 | 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 ...


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

    Jul 22, 2015 | 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.


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

    Jul 20, 2015 | 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.