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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.

Backtracking: The Early Years: Local new year greeted by snow, plans for year ahead in 1949  Oneonta Daily Star

Greetings to the new year. If you went to local gatherings on Monday, other than rain, there were no weather worries to slow anyone from getting from here to ...

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

Oneonta police have made an arrest in the fire that killed former firefighter John Heller.

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 ...

Henry Quackenbush, 82; After Retiring, Enjoyed Family 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.

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.

Eleanor M. Kerr, 90, of Fine  WWNY TV 7

FINE – Eleanor M. Kerr, age 90, passed away on January 5, 2019 at the Carthage Area Hospital. There will be a Celebration of Life held on Saturday, January ...

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.

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.

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 ...

OHS Wall Of Fame & Wall Of Distinction Inducted  AllOTSEGO

Friends an families gathered at Oneonta High School's Belden Auditorium this afternoon for the 2018 Induction Ceremony to the Wall of Distinction and the ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Entertainment Calendar: Dec. 8-14, 2018 | Entertainment News  Oneonta Daily Star

Events. Dec. 8. Music: Cherish the Ladies: A Celtic Christmas concert, 7:30 p.m., Walton Theatre, 31 Gardiner Place, Walton. For info:

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 ...

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 ...

Students flock to Oneonta for fall semester | Local News  Oneonta Daily Star

This week is back-to-school time for thousands of college students moving into campus and downtown Oneonta housing.

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, ...

New Year's festivities to be admission-free this year  Oneonta Daily Star

First Night Oneonta's New Year's Eve Celebration will return this year with fireworks, a parade and dancing, and for the first time, it will be free for all attendants.

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.

Workers charged with polluting creek | Local News  Oneonta Daily Star

Two workers who had been power cleaning the track at Oneonta Senior High School on Monday were charged with dumping the dirty solution into Oneonta ...

Backtracking: In Our Times: Impeachment offered real-life history lessons for local students in 1998  Oneonta Daily Star

Impeachment seems to be a word gathering momentum in the present news cycle, just as it was 20 years ago this month for a sitting president.

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.

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.

WDLA host Galley to retire after 47 years | Local News  Oneonta Daily Star

The voice of Walton's airwaves is ending his career in radio after 47 years.

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 ...

Oneonta Hotel court case decision  WKTV

Otsego County Supreme Court Judge John Lambert rendered a decision between The City of Oneonta, and the Owners of the Oneonta Hotel.

Michael Mongillo, 91; D&H Conductor, World War II Veteran  AllOTSEGO

ONEONTA – Michele (Michael) Mongillo, 91, Oneonta, a retired D&H conductor whose Navy *service* included an assignment to Tinian, where the U.S. detonated ...

Nick's Diner to reopen after owner secures grant  Oneonta Daily Star

After many years on hiatus, Nick's Diner will soon be serving up coffee and eggs to Oneonta diners again.

Outlaws begin season with players from near and far  Oneonta Daily Star

ONEONTA — A player sifted through official apparel in the Damaschke Field clubhouse as Joe Hughes shook his hand in an introductory hello.

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 ...

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 ...

Gebre, Scherf win 10K races at 25th Pit Run  Oneonta Daily Star

After a quarter century of existence, the Pit Run now attracts competitors from all over the northeast region and beyond. Sunday's 25th edition provided plenty of ...

District aims to sell ex-elementary school | Local News  Oneonta Daily Star

The Unatego Central School District will solicit proposals for repurposing the former Otego Elementary School in Otego, according to a media release from the ...

Speakers enlighten students on world religions | Local News  Oneonta Daily Star

Oneonta High School's freshman class, about 150 students, spent the last two and half hours of school Tuesday learning about world religions in an ...

Hello, I'm a Millennial: This holiday season, let's ditch the diet culture  Oneonta Daily Star

A packet of whole almonds, white cheddar smart-corn, a fiber brownie and a dash of starvation: these are a small variety of options for my morning routine.

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 ...

Robert H. Wood, 85, City Teacher Active In Oneonta Community Life  AllOTSEGO

ONEONTA – Robert H. Wood, 86, a career teacher in Oneonta schools, community leader and father of Town Supervisor Bob Wood, passed away Sept.

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.

Libertarian candidate for governor visits Oneonta | Local News  Oneonta Daily Star

Libertarian gubernatorial candidate Larry Sharpe wants a leaner government in New York state, he explained to about a dozen people who had gathered in the ...

Daily Star Focus: Dec. 8-9 | 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.

Roadwork Can Mean Life, Death  AllOTSEGO

If DOT engineer Peter Larson thought it was going to be a ho-hum hearing that Dec. 15, 2008, at Oneonta High School, Kay Stuligross quickly advised him ...

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.

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 ...

Snow blankets region, halts schedules | Local News  Oneonta Daily Star

A winter storm warning for Wednesday granted a snow day and many people, not just students and teachers, took advantage of the weather to get outside.

Man suffers arrow wound | Local News  Oneonta Daily Star

A man was taken to Bassett Medical Center in Cooperstown on Friday after being accidentally shot with an arrow, according to police. The injury was not ...

'A Christmas Carol' This Weekend At OHS  AllOTSEGO

The Ghosts of Christmas Past (Ella Pawkett) Future (David Lincoln) and Present (Mikhail Griffiths) loom over Scrooge (Katie Capra) in hopes of saving her soul ...

Hello, I'm a Millennial:What 'living your best life' really means to millennials  Oneonta Daily Star

If you're a millennial on social media, its safe to say you use, or at least notice, the latest lingo.

SUNY Oneonta plans new police building | Local News  Oneonta Daily Star

Campus police and the Otsego County Law Enforcement Academy will soon have a new home at the State University College at Oneonta.

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 ...

Backtracking: The Early Years: Inflation controls, stories from the front seen locally in April 1943  Oneonta Daily Star

Area residents hadn't experienced much of it since the days before the Great Depression. A trade-off in a wartime economy was prosperity, but like the rest of the ...

Nonprofits, casinos spar over gaming law reform | Local News  Oneonta Daily Star

ALBANY — Behind the scenes at the New York statehouse, a battle is playing out over whether nonprofit clubs such as the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the ...

Hello, I'm a Millennial:Facebook divides us and makes us lazy  Oneonta Daily Star

Since Donald Trump coined the phrase “fake news,” it's been pretty hard to accurately decipher the difference between a story we don't agree with and a story ...

Police Blotter: June 14, 2018 | Police Blotter  Oneonta Daily Star

Area police reported the following charges: OTSEGO DEPUTIES. Christine J. Light, 52, Sidney, June 1, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor ...

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 ...

Man dies after kayak capsizes in storm | Local News  Oneonta Daily Star

A 19-year-old man drowned in Canadarago Lake on Monday night after his kayak capsized, according to a media release from State Police.

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, ...

WATCH: 2018 High School Football Preview Show  WKTV

With the regular season set to begin, the 2018 High School football Preview Show has everything you need to get caught up on what to know heading into the ...

Bernie Richardson, 81; Former Teacher At OHS, Businessman  AllOTSEGO

ONEONTA – Bernard F. “Bernie” Richardson, 81, retired Oneonta High School teacher and current owner of local businesses, died June 9, 2017, at Bassett ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

Halloween parade wows Main Street crowd | Local News  Oneonta Daily Star

ONEONTA — Little lizards mingled with princesses as ghouls and ghosts hovered on Main Street downtown Tuesday night in a traditional Halloween ...

Lakefront concerts scheduled in Cooperstown | Entertainment News  Oneonta Daily Star

The Cooperstown Lakefront Concert Series will open on July 3.

Teen accused of raping young girl | Local News  Oneonta Daily Star

An Oneonta teenager has been charged with raping a 7-year-old girl, authorities said Friday.

Express wrestlers capture second tourney title  Elmira Star-Gazette

Six wrestlers from Elmira High School captured championships Saturday as the Express finished first at the 10-team Ross Kordell Rotary Tournament at ...

Cody Bellinger follows in dad's footsteps | Local Sports  Oneonta Daily Star

The last time a member of the Bellinger family took the field in a World Series game it was in 2001, as Oneonta native Clay Bellinger stepped into the box.

Delaware County to buy ex-restaurant for business hub  Oneonta Daily Star

The Delaware County Industrial Development Agency announced Monday the pending purchase of the former Andel Inn on state Route 28 in Andes.

Film Days screens Ginsburg film, 'RBG' | Local News  Oneonta Daily Star

Glimmerglass Film Days honored the long-standing Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday night.

Cooperstown's Mebust closes in on state qualifying time  Oneonta Daily Star

Ted Mebust* took first place in the 100-yard backstroke, the 50-yard freestyle, and was on the first-place 200-yard medley relay team as Cooperstown (5-1) ...

Secret donor offers to match OHS pool giving  The Daily Star

An organizer of a campaign to raise private donations to fund repairs at the Oneonta High School pool said Wednesday that he's hopeful an anonymous ...

Hello, I'm a Millennial: Meghan Markle is not really a black princess  Oneonta Daily Star

I have a problem with the way the media portrays Meghan Markle.

On the Bright Side: 'The Nutcracker' returns for 29th year  Oneonta Daily Star

A holiday tradition will return to Oneonta this weekend for its 29th year.

Iconic NYC tree has another local connection | Local News  Oneonta Daily Star

Oneonta's 94-foot, 14-ton Norway spruce will be in good hands when it reaches its new home at Rockefeller Center this week, as a crane operator who grew up ...

Disney's 'High School Musical' Opens at OHS  AllOTSEGO

Ella Pawkett as Taylor McKenzie and Josette LaRocca as Gabriella Montez lead the rest of the cast in the opening number to Disney's “High School Musical” at ...

In Memoriam: Kevin Burnsworth, 53; Golf Professional  AllOTSEGO

ONEONTA – Kevin James Burnsworth, 53, son of Carole and Charles Burnsworth, died on June 2, 2017 in Lancaster, Mass. where he was working as a golf ...

Music festival's end saddens many | Local News  Oneonta Daily Star

Under different circumstances, the New York Summer Music Festival would be celebrating in a few short weeks the opening of its 10th season.

Oneonta man indicted, arrested on drug charges | Local News  Oneonta Daily Star

An Oneonta man was arrested for felony sale and distribution of cocaine, based on an indictment warrant from the early part of 2017, according to a media ...

5 dead, nearly 200 sickened in romaine lettuce outbreak  WKTV

Four more deaths have been linked to a national food poisoning outbreak blamed on tainted Arizona-grown romaine lettuce, bringing the total to five.

SUNY Oneonta students rally against Trump  Albany Times Union

ONEONTA – The election results did not surprise SUNY Oneonta student Kevin Torres. That's not to say he was happy about them. That night on Facebook, ...

Critics question planned downtown food hub | Local News  Oneonta Daily Star

An open letter opposing the proposed food and beverage innovation center downtown was sent Thursday to the Oneonta Common Council, according to critics ...

On the Bright Side: Oneonta-born actress gets spotlight in Broadway play  Oneonta Daily Star

Talent and hard work helped provide a lead opportunity on Broadway for a 2004 Oneonta High School graduate.

IN MEMORIAM: Dorothy Marie Smith Weir, 97; Organist For Milford Church  AllOTSEGO

MILFORD – Dorothy Marie Smith Weir, 97, the organist for 67 years at the Milford United Methodist Church, passed peacefully into the arms of the Lord Monday, ...

Oneonta native, 'Hamilton' performer visits White House | Local News  Oneonta Daily Star

Oneonta native Carleigh Bettiol was at the White House on Monday as a member of the cast of the Broadway musical “Hamilton.”

State, city honor longtime court clerk | Local News  Oneonta Daily Star

ONEONTA — A long-time city court clerk has been honored for superior work performance.

Backtracking: In Our Times: Old Main was sold in 1975, faced uncertain future  The Daily Star

Going once. Going twice. Sold — for $30,000. “It was a big event — at least for the 200 people who gathered at the front steps of Old Main yesterday,” The Daily ...

Hartwick College stages deadly DWI crash | Local News  Oneonta Daily Star

ONEONTA — True stories of loss from drunken-driving accidents punctuated a mock DWI crash at Hartwick College on Friday.

Sam Pollak: Retirement won't end my love affair with newspapers  Oneonta Daily Star

On my office wall, there's this quotation from 1932 by Stanley Walker, then-city editor of the New York Herald Tribune.

Area saw renewal, tragedy in '70s | Local News |  The Daily Star

Today, The Daily Star continues its year-long 125th Anniversary series featuring the newspaper's years of publication. This weekend highlights our local life and ...

Daily Star Editor Pollak to retire after 20 years  Oneonta Daily Star

After two decades following hard news and searching for local good-news stories to publish, editor Sam Pollak of Oneonta has decided to turn in his Daily Star ...

Teen Talk: Teenhood Today: Sexism is alive and well in America  Oneonta Daily Star

In a recent school project, we made up fake countries that modeled different forms of government. We had fun with this and created an imaginative collection of ...

Candor Girls Volleyball Tops Tioga In Tournament

Tioga high school hosted a 15-team varsity girls volleyball tournament on Sept. 15, featuring the likes of Trumansburg, Candor, Lansing, Spencer, Dryden and, ...

On the Bright Side: After 50 years, Coroner Hurley to call it a career  The Daily Star

After 50 years answering calls at all hours and traveling throughout Otsego County, James Hurley of Oneonta will retire as coroner at the end of this year.

Candor Girls Volleyball Tops Tioga

Tioga high school hosted a 15-team varsity girls volleyball tournament on Sept. 15, featuring the likes of Trumansburg, Candor, Lansing, Spencer, Dryden and, ...

Oneonta lawyer Scarzafava dies at 67 | Local News  Oneonta Daily Star

Oneonta lawyer John Scarzafava, 67, died Sunday after a long battle with lung cancer, his personal injury law partner Theo Basdekis said.

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