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Community Calendar: May 14-15, 2019 | Community Calendar  Oneonta Daily Star

Tuesday. Afton. Afton Adult and Continuing Education program, 3:30 to 6:30 p.m., Afton Central School, 29 Academy St., Room 236. For info: 607-639-2811.

Allen Wamsley, 73; Vietnam Veteran, Reinhardt Retiree  AllOTSEGO

ONEONTA – Allen Wamsley, 73, a Vietnam veteran who retired from Reinhardt Home Heating, passed away on May 16, 2019, at Bassett Hospital, following an ...

Senior News: May 17, 2019 | Senior Citizens |  Oneonta Daily Star

Assistance available with phones, tablets. ONEONTA — Area seniors in need of technical assistance with smart phones and tablets can get it from 10 to 11 a.m. ...

Backtracking: The Early Years: Oneontan christened Doubleday Field with first home run in 1939  Oneonta Daily Star

For local trivia buffs, here's one you can store away for when you're asked this question in a possible contest. Who was the first baseball player, a local man, ...

Senior News: May 10, 2019 | Senior Citizens  Oneonta Daily Star

Plants requested for next meeting. MOUNT UPTON — The Mount Upton Senior Citizens group will meet at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 14, for its annual plant sale ...

Backtracking: The Early Years: Calls for new approaches to education made locally in 1949  Oneonta Daily Star

Education for the future, some new educational programs, and even a course in marriage were all making news in our local schools during May 1949.

Honor Roll: Oneonta High School | School News  Oneonta Daily Star

ONEONTA HIGH SCHOOL. ONEONTA — The following Oneonta High school students were named to the first-quarter honor roll: 12th grade. High honor: ...

Galena Growlers Sit High In Standings After Strong Showing At second Race Of Season  The Evening Sun

PEEKSKILL – The National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA) New York mountain bike league's second race was held on April 28 at the Blue Mountain ...

New faces, facilities greet Oneonta students | Local News  Oneonta Daily Star

The school year is not the only thing new in the Oneonta City School District.

OHS Class of 2018 graduates | Local News  Oneonta Daily Star

Oneonta High School graduated 119 students Saturday morning during the school's 149th annual commencement ceremony.

Backtracking: In Our Times: Cola wars contributed to Oneonta school upgrades in 1998  Oneonta Daily Star

It was makeover time for Oneonta's city schools in 1998, and the tax burden wasn't solely on the school taxpayers for this round.

OHS Alumni Weekend set | Community  Oneonta Daily Star

ONEONTA — The Oneonta High Alumni Association will host its annual homecoming weekend Oct. 5 to 7, with a number of events.

OHS AD Hughes announces retirement; Mackey to take over  Oneonta Daily Star

After 20 years as athletic director for Oneonta High School, Joe Hughes will be retiring from his position in June. OHS history teacher Jerry Mackey will replace ...

Community rallies for family of hero killed in weekend fire  Oneonta Daily Star

A community has come together to support those who were saved in a fire that took the life of John Heller, 38, a former Oneonta firefighter.

On the Bright Side: OHS freshman returns from elite summer dance program  Oneonta Daily Star

An incoming freshman at Oneonta High School just returned from a four-week intensive dance program through New York State Summer School of the Arts ...

Around Oneonta: April 19, 2019 | Community News  Oneonta Daily Star

Meeting to be held with OHS alumni. EAST STREET — The Oneonta High School Alumni Association has called a meeting with all interested OHS alumni for ...

Laurens Democrat to seek seat on county board  Oneonta Daily Star

A fourth candidate has announced a run for a seat on the Otsego County Board of Representatives this week.

Black History Month comes alive at SUNY Oneonta  Oneonta Daily Star

Video of Aretha Franklin and other famous black musicians beckoned SUNY Oneonta staff and students to view a collection celebrating black history on campus ...

Protests, SROs, shake-ups shaped schools in 2018 | Local News  Oneonta Daily Star

Editor's Note: This is the second in a series of stories about the major local news of 2018. Today, we look at public schools.

Backtracking: The Early Years: Oneonta City School District got its start 150 years ago  Oneonta Daily Star

Those who've come back to visit or are living in Oneonta have a little something extra to commemorate on Oneonta High School Alumni Weekend this year.

Oneonta Graduates Lauded For Care & Compassion  AllOTSEGO

Leroy Williams, Jr. embraces one of his teachers, Kelly Tavarone, as the Oneonta High School Class of 2018 exits the auditorium following the 149th annual ...

On the Bright Side: Elementary students compete in math tournament  Oneonta Daily Star

ONEONTA — Competition is the spice of life, Oneonta elementary schools learned Wednesday.

Local teen charged with Nazi posters on campus  Oneonta Daily Star

A 2018 Oneonta High School graduate has been charged with a hate crime after Nazi-themed posters were found on a downstate college campus during the ...

Suspect jailed on arson charge in blaze that killed former Oneonta firefighter John Heller  Press & Sun-Bulletin

The suspect accused of setting fire to a former Oneonta firefighter's home, a blaze that killed him after rushing his family to safety, has been arrested, and law ...

Street festival highlights OH-Fest | Local News  Oneonta Daily Star

A cancelled concert meant the street festival portion of the 14th annual OH-Fest took center stage Saturday in Oneonta.

SUNY Oneonta project aims to cut pollution, save energy  Oneonta Daily Star

SUNY Oneonta is exploring renewable energy options to retrofit a residence hall as a net-zero energy building.

Daily Star Focus: March 27, 2019 | Featured  Oneonta Daily Star

Each day, The Daily Star highlights photos from that day's edition, and sometimes, some photos that didn't make it into the print edition.

Pickup truck, school bus crash in Oneonta  WKTV

No injuries, but three kids were shaken up after a school bus collided with a pickup truck Monday evening.

Honor Roll: Gilboa-Conesville Central School | School News  Oneonta Daily Star

GILBOA-CONESVILLE CENTRAL SCHOOL. The following students at Gilboa-Conesville Central School were named to the second-quarter honor roll.

Senior News: April 19, 2019 | Senior Citizens  Oneonta Daily Star

Assistance available with tech devices. ONEONTA — Honor students from Oneonta High School's Youth to Alliance group will help seniors use their smart ...

Sunday makes for a calm St. Patrick's Day  Oneonta Daily Star

The streets of Oneonta were quiet on St. Patrick's Day except for a handful of green-clad, bar-bound college students trickling downtown.

Daily Star Focus: April 8, 2019 | Featured  Oneonta Daily Star

Each day, The Daily Star highlights photos from that day's edition, and sometimes, some photos that didn't make it into the print edition.

OHS senior aces speech, debate tournament | Local News  Oneonta Daily Star

Oneonta High School senior Jade Anderson took home a top honor from a statewide speech and debate tournament on April 7.

Cooperstown tennis ends remarkable perfect run | Local News  Oneonta Daily Star

Cooperstown is known worldwide for the National Baseball Hall of Fame and statewide for its boys and girls basketball Class C state titles this decade, but it is ...

First Night celebration is ingrained in community | Lifestyles  Oneonta Daily Star

According to, humans have, in various ways, been marking entry into the new year since the establishment of the Julian calendar in 45 B.C..

Senior News: April 12, 2019 | Senior Citizens |  Oneonta Daily Star

Health care topics to be discussed. SIDNEY — As part of the 25th annual statewide Mitchell Rabbino National Health Care Decision Day, topics relevant to older ...

SUNY Oneonta student director aims to diversify theater  Oneonta Daily Star

Nineteen-year-old Oneonta resident and SUNY Oneonta junior Sapphira Koerner is focused on creating opportunities for people of color in theater and, ...

Cooperstown carnival brings winter fun | Lifestyles  Oneonta Daily Star

It's that time of year again in central New York — the time when the initial wonder of snow and hopes for a fluffy snowfall for the holidays have faded.

Balanced attack leads Oneonta past Susquehanna Valley | Sports  Oneonta Daily Star

Oneonta opened play on its new turf field with a 7-0 win over Susquehanna Valley on Thursday. Six players scored in the game and five had assists.

Schenevus superintendent to leave for job in Pulaski  Oneonta Daily Star

Schenevus Central School District Superintendent Thomas Jennings will step down from his post effective July 9.

Donald A. Pidgeon, 35;OHS Grad, Hampshire House Employee  AllOTSEGO

DAVENPORT CENTER – Donald A. Pidgeon, 35, passed suddenly onto Heaven March 8, 2019. Don was born Nov. 14, 1983, in Oneonta, the son of Paul and ...

Oneonta falls to Seton Catholic | Sports  Oneonta Daily Star

Seton Catholic got 44 combined points from Julia Hauer and Marina Maerkl to hold off Oneonta, 68-55, on Monday night in Oneonta. The Yellowjackets ...

Fire district votes to dissolve, sparks outcry | Local News  Oneonta Daily Star

Town of Oneonta Fire District commissioners voted Thursday night 3 to 2 for dissolution, turning the job of negotiating a fire protection contract over to the ...

Hartwick to welcome new provost in summer | Local News  Oneonta Daily Star

Hartwick College will have a new provost and vice president of academic affairs come summer.

Take Walk Down Memory Lane With Joe Campbell  AllOTSEGO

Editor's Note: This article recounting “Voice of Oneonta” Joe Campbell's career in radio appeared on Jan. 14, 2011, in Hometown Oneonta. A legend in his ...

Rock-climbing center offers unique path to physical fitness  Oneonta Daily Star

Retired aerospace engineer and Otego native Jay Shultis, 37, has his hands — and feet — in Oneonta's newest fitness venue.

Obama Cabinet alumnus to speak at SUNY Cobleskill  Oneonta Daily Star

SUNY Cobleskill announced Tuesday that Thomas J. Vilsack, former Secretary of Agriculture and current CEO of the U.S. Dairy Export Council, will deliver the ...

In Your Opinion: Schenevus should invest in solar energy  Oneonta Daily Star

There is a bright idea for addressing the Schenevus School District's financial woes and reduce the school's electric bills: invest in solar. Solar energy could help ...

Hartwick 4-H club takes the stage | Lifestyles  Oneonta Daily Star

Head, heart, hands and health are the four “H”s of 4-H Clubs. For many, 4-H conjures images of gymkhanas with a favorite childhood pony, learning how to raise ...

Indoor farm offers new life for ex-elementary school  Oneonta Daily Star

When the Unatego School District Board of Education voted to close the Otego Elementary School in February 2017, a committee formed to decide the fate of the ...

David Dean Erbe, 74; OHS Grad Signed With Minnesota Twins  AllOTSEGO

SIDNEY – David Dean Erbe, 74, who signed with the Minnesota Twins to play professional baseball after graduating from Oneonta High School, died April 8, ...

Ann Eckler, 66, Milford; Worked For Her Family's Oasis Restaurant  AllOTSEGO

MILFORD – Ann M. Eckler, 66, a waitress at her family's Oasis Restaurant in Oneonta and later a correctional officer, passed away peacefully on April 5, 2019, ...

6 cases of whooping cough confirmed at Oneonta High School  WKTV

Multiple cases of whooping cough have been confirmed at Oneonta High School, according to the Oneonta City School District.

Who's News: March 9-10, 2019 | People  Oneonta Daily Star

Jessica Moquin of Earlville is the new executive director for the Chenango County Historical Society in Norwich, which she describes as a “community treasure” ...

Henry Quackenbush, 82; After Retiring, Enjoyed Camp On Afton Lake  AllOTSEGO

ONEONTA – Henry L. Quackenbush, Jr., a New York Telephone employee who enjoyed retirement at his Afton Lake camp, passed away at home on Dec.

Glenn C. Bidwell, 72; Air Force Vet, Salesman, Dirt-Bike Fan  AllOTSEGO

ONEONTA – Glenn Charles Bidwell, 72, passed away Dec. 22, 2018, at the home of his daughter. Glenn had stopped laughing so we all knew it was time for ...

McGraw pitches, hits Green Wave past Hillcrest | Local Sports  Oneonta Daily Star

It didn't take much time for Oneonta Post 259 starting pitcher Teddy McGraw to find his groove this summer.

Economy, health care weigh on local voters | Local News  Oneonta Daily Star

COOPERSTOWN — A little more than two years after he cast his ballot in the 2016 presidential election, retired police officer Joe Marmorato says he has no ...

Farriers keep horses on even footing | Lifestyles  Oneonta Daily Star

Everyone knows the familiar “clip-clop” sound of a horse's hooves on hard ground, either from real life experiences or from films. Yet, many might be surprised to ...

Arrest made in BOCES threat; student suspended after threat at OHS  Oneonta Daily Star

A student from Unatego Central School District has been arrested in connection with an alleged bomb threat Tuesday at the DCMO BOCES campus between ...

On the Bright Side: Students become authors for OHS project  Oneonta Daily Star

In lieu of a traditional midterm exam, high school students in Oneonta will get a chance to be authors.

Hanford Mills braces for brisk 30th Ice Harvest Festival  Oneonta Daily Star

Hanford Mills Museum in East Meredith will hold its 30th annual Ice Harvest Festival from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Amphenol announces solar farm plan | Local News  Oneonta Daily Star

Amphenol Aerospace plans a multi-million dollar project to turn its former plant site in Sidney into a solar energy farm.

Denielle Ziemba: Only the scale has changed in school shootings  Oneonta Daily Star

Another school shooting. My first thought was: Not again. Then my mind went back to the first school shooting I remember. I was in 11th grade at Downsville ...

Jim Anderson, part of Syracuse football 1959 national title team, has died at 81

Jim Anderson, a running back for Syracuse football's 1959 national champion team, died earlier this month at the age of 81.

Bill would add eating disorders to curriculum | Local News  Oneonta Daily Star

Legislation to take the focus of nutrition education in schools off of weight control has been introduced in Congress.

HS Notebook: Andy Scott wins No. 300 at Horseheads  Elmira Star-Gazette

Andy Scott earns 300th career win at Horseheads; seniors from Elmira, Notre Dame, Corning sign with colleges.

Schenectady man convicted of selling cocaine | Local News  Oneonta Daily Star

Schenectady resident Duane D. Oates, 25, was convicted on Friday of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree, a B felony, ...

Belleayre resort to get $9 million renovation | Local News  Oneonta Daily Star

Belleayre Mountain Ski Resort is undergoing a $9.1 million facelift thanks to the state of New York.

Philip W. Bresee, 93, Oneonta; Department Store Executive  AllOTSEGO

ONEONTA – Philip Wade Bresee, our cherished father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and friend, passed peacefully Tuesday, July 24, 2018, from the life he ...

Tigers overcome Yellowjackets in fourth quarter | High School Sports  Oneonta Daily Star

Union-Endicott came back to defeat Oneonta, 62-59, in boys basketball action Saturday morning at Oneonta High School.

OHS principal: First day of classes went 'smoothly'  Oneonta Daily Star

The first day of school is typically protocol tinged with expectation. This year being no different, students at Oneonta High School and Oneonta Middle School are ...

Jo Scarzafava Terwilliger; 28-Year Volunteer At Saturday's Bread  AllOTSEGO

ONEONTA – Jo Anderson Scarzafava Terwilliger, 68, of Oneonta, a 28-year volunteer at Saturday's Bread, passed away on Aug. 15, 2018. Jo was born in ...

Around Oneonta: June 2-3, 2018 | Community News  Oneonta Daily Star

Charity awards funds to 14 local groups. A total of $600, the first of what will be annual donations from a charity established “in loving memory” of an Oneonta ...

Billy Joel tribute to take place in Bainbridge  Oneonta Daily Star

A Billy Joel tribute band, Storm Front, will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at the Bainbridge Town Hall Theatre in Bainbridge.

Week in Review: Dec. 17-21, 2018 | Local News  Oneonta Daily Star

This weekend feature offers a recap of the week's top local stories:

New farm bill boosts protection for dairy farms  Oneonta Daily Star

The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, also known as the farm bill, was passed last week with bipartisan support in both chambers of Congress.

Jaywalking: Remembering Howard Burns  The Recorder

I never met Howard Burns. Despite both of us being Greenfield natives, I wouldn't have known him if we bumped into each other on the street. The name didn't ...

Visiting the real places of 'The Bridges of Madison County'  Oneonta Daily Star

After reading “The Bridges of Madison County” in the early 1990s, we had the pleasure of meeting its author, Robert James Waller, at a book event.

Joe Hughes Honored as OHS Alumni of the Year  AllOTSEGO

Joe Hughes, '76, Oneonta High School athletic director and Oneonta Outlaws manager, basks in the crowd's applause as he is recognized as the OHS Alumnus ...

Week in Review: April 1-5, 2019 | Local News  Oneonta Daily Star

This weekend feature offers a recap of the week's top local stories:

Lapinel's 32 propel Jefferson to final | Sports  Oneonta Daily Star

Cole Lapinel scored 32 points and Byron Laubmeier scored his only two points at the overtime buzzer as Jefferson beat Unatego, 74-72, in the first round of the ...

12th-seeded Milford upsets Number 3 Margaretville | Sports  Oneonta Daily Star

No. 11 Milford upset No. 3 Margaretville on the road in the Section IV Class D sectional quarterfinals.

Basketball Issue 2018-19: Albert Odero  Binghamton University Pipe Dream

As the Bearcats retool their roster heading into the 2018-19 season, a second-year player is expected to take a big leap. Sophomore guard Albert Odero enters ...

Ginsburg to headline 2019 Glimmerglass Festival | Entertainment News  Oneonta Daily Star

RBG is coming back to The Glimmerglass Festival. According to a media release, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will return to Otsego County in ...

State Senator suggests repealing statute of limitations on sexual abuse  Oneonta Daily Star

ALBANY — With New York's Catholic bishops grappling with a clergy sexual abuse crisis, an influential GOP state senator from Western New York is calling on ...

Mary Ellen Bellows, 92; Worked At Palace Theater, Scintilla In WWII  AllOTSEGO

MORRIS – Mary Ellen (Taber) Bellows, 92, passed away on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019 at Centers Cooperstown nursing home. Ellen was born in Herkimer, the ...

Host Oneonta finishes school-best 2nd at Ross Cordell  Oneonta Daily Star

The announcement of team awards at the 29th Annual Rotary Ross Cordell Tournament put other teams on notice: this Oneonta High School wrestling program ...

Cary Brunswick: Cody Bellinger is making his family proud with Dodgers  Oneonta Daily Star

When the Brooklyn Dodgers left Ebbets Field for Los Angeles 60 years ago, many of their fans stopped cheering for them and were pleased when in 1962 the ...

Devin Mahoney, 35, Vet, Musician, Dies In Accident In Baltimore, Md.  AllOTSEGO

ONEONTA – Devin Kobos Mahoney, 35, an 101st Airborne veteran and musician, passed away unexpectedly after an accident on May 30, 2018, in Baltimore, ...

Oneonta's Chris Catan begins quest for state tennis title Thursday (brackets)  Oneonta Daily Star

The NYSPHSAA boys tennis championships begin today at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing.

Local music pioneer Schneider to retire | Local News  Oneonta Daily Star

Oneonta and the surrounding area are rich with music, in large part because of the work of Maestro Charles Schneider, the founding music director of Catskill ...

Albany Academy, Schalmont, Shenendehowa help make up loaded hoops showcase field  The Daily Gazette

Seven Section II finalists from last season will be among 22 boys' basketball teams competing in the first ZG SLAM North South Classic later this month in Albany ...

Week in Review: Dec. 10-14, 2018 | Local News  Oneonta Daily Star

HAMDEN - Committal services for Jean Jester, 74, who passed away Dec. 24, 2018, will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, May 16, in Hamden Cemetery.

Oneonta's Michael Roda Wins SADD Run  AllOTSEGO

Runners take off up East Street in Oneonta this morning as the start annual SADD Run 5K. Mike Roda, Oneonta, in blue, finished in first place with a time of ...

Oneonta native takes helm as OPD chief | Local News  Oneonta Daily Star

ONEONTA — The Oneonta Police Department will continue reaching out to the community as officers aggressively fight crime and protect and help people, ...

Ellery Bostwick, 70; Dairy Farmer, Fireman, Town Justice  AllOTSEGO

MILFORD – Ellery F. Bostwick, 70, a dairy farmer, 39-year volunteer firefighter and town justice, passed away March 16, 2018, at Bassett Hospital in the ...

Oneonta baker's business booms | Business News  Oneonta Daily Star

When she's not busy working full-time as a nurse practitioner or managing the Oneonta Farmers' Market, Betty Lee is pursuing a passion that has permeated her ...

Honor Roll: Cooperstown Central School | School News  Oneonta Daily Star

COOPERSTOWN CENTRAL SCHOOL. The following students of Cooperstown Central School were named to the second marking period honor roll. 12th grade.

Section IV baseball tournament brackets | Sports  Oneonta Daily Star

CLASS B. May 17 First Round. 1-Seton Catholic (12-4) bye. 9-Norwich at 8-Owego Free Academy (1-13), 4:30 p.m.. 5-Union Springs/PB (13-4). 4- Chenango ...

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