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Joe Campbell, Longtime Former WDOS-A/Oneonta, NY Host, Passes At 91  All Access Music Group

JOE CAMPBELL, longtime host of "SENTIMENTAL JOURNEY" on WDOS-A/ONEONTA, NY, died MARCH 6th in ONEONTA at 91 years old. CAMPBELL, a ...

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 ...

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 ...

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: ...

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.

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.

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: Elementary students compete in math tournament  Oneonta Daily Star

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

Norwich rolls past rival Oneonta  Spectrum News

The Purple Tornado scored early and often against the Yellow Jackets.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Debbi M. Barnes, 65; Retired Payroll Director, Fox Hospital  AllOTSEGO

ONEONTA – Debbi M. Barnes, 65, retired payroll director at Fox Hospital, passed away peacefully surrounded by her treasured family and friends on Jan.

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

This is the Syracuse University football team photo of 1959. Jim Anderson, a three-time letterwinner who was part of Syracuse football's only national ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

AllOTSEGO Reborn As 'Otsego County's Daily Newspaper/ONLINE'  AllOTSEGO

Editors with ink in their veins thrill at the news that traditional books are rebounding (10 percent as of mid-2018) and Kindle appears to have peaked, and is now ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

'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 ...

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 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 ...

Daily Star Focus: Jan. 31, 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.

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, ...

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.

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 ...

Walton High School Student Dies Suddenly  AllOTSEGO

WALTON – A senior at Walton High School died suddenly this morning, after she suffered a medical emergency in the hallways, according to a letter sent home ...

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.

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, ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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, ...

Area saw renewal, tragedy in '70s  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 ...

Mary A. Jones

Mary A. Jones, 88, of Jewell Drive passed away on February 17, 2018 at Samaritan Summit Village surrounded by loved ones. Her final illness brought her to ...

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 ...

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.

Measles outbreak reaches 68 confirmed cases in New York  WKTV

New York officials have confirmed 68 cases of measles in one county, making it the largest outbreak in the state in decades.

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, ...

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.

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.”

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 ...

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 ...

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) ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Scholarships and Funded Awards  Hartwick College

Nearly every Hartwick student, every Hartwick family, needs a degree of financial assistance, currently funded scholarships and awards are described here.

Area native makes it to Broadway in 'Hamilton'  The Daily Star

An Oneonta native is in the cast of the musical “Hamilton,” which opened Thursday on Broadway to the acclaim of many critics.

Hartwick's O'Connor Chair Lecture to Address Transgender Healthcare  Hartwick College

The Hartwick College Department of Nursing will present the 2017 O'Connor Chair Lecture at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 15 in Anderson Center for the ...

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.

Backtracking: In Our Times: Traditions ended and revisited in November 1984  Oneonta Daily Star

It was a sunset for a longtime Oneonta High School tradition, area businesses saw expansion and contraction, and Oneonta got a brief “blast from the past” in its ...

'A VERY SPECIAL MAN' | Local News  Oneonta Daily Star

As the newly appointed 53rd Adjutant General of New York, Major General Anthony P. German, 57, is responsible for the training and readiness of the 10300 ...

Class of 2016 Dances The Night Away At Prom  AllOTSEGO

Prom night finally arrived and the Oneonta High School Class of 2016 enjoyed every minute of it! Here Natasha Kashii, Tony Russo, Brittney Ngoyn, Bhanu Gaur ...

Area native has plans for ex-Ponderosa site  Oneonta Daily Star

ONEONTA — Steak cooked over a wood-burning grill, served at tables not far from a fireplace and ordered from a menu featuring New York meats cut on the ...

Senior's Army sash leads to graduation dispute | Local News  The Daily Star

An Oneonta High School senior who enlisted in the military said he was disappointed that school officials wouldn't let him wear an Army sash at his graduation ...

Lena Wells, 92; Worked At Homer Folks Hospital  AllOTSEGO

ONEONTA – Lena Belle Wells, 92, who worked at such local landmarks as Scintilla, local department stores and the Homer Folks TB Hospital in her 65 years in ...

Oneonta Teen Arrested On Robbery, Assault Charges  AllOTSEGO

ONEONTA – An 18-year-old was arrested Tuesday on charges of robbery and assault stemming from a home invasion in early January. Duquan Davis, 18, of ...

OHS boys basketball blown out by Seton Catholic  Oneonta Daily Star

Grahan Wooden led the Yellowjackets with 10 points, but Oneonta fell to visiting Seton Catholic 68-36 on Tuesday.

Little stars made huge impact in 1985 | Local Sports |  Oneonta Daily Star

A quarter-century has passed since 14 youngsters authored the most memorable chapter in Oneonta Little League history.

OHS lacrosse shut out by Chenango Forks | Sports  Oneonta Daily Star

On Wednesday, the Oneonta High School boys lacrosse team struggled in its league game against visiting Chenango Forks, losing, 25-0.

Dennis M. Carr, 54; OHS Teacher, Coach  AllOTSEGO

ONEONTA – Dennis M. Carr, 54, the OHS teacher and coach who received an outpouring of support in his fight against cancer, passed away peacefully at home ...

OHS Graduates Biggest Class In Otsego, Remembers Teacher  AllOTSEGO

On the lawn after Oneonta High School's commencement today, Zoë Akers, top photo, is embraced by friend Anna Harter. Lower right, from left, Nisha Labroo, ...

Hundreds gather to support Islamberg | Local News  Oneonta Daily Star

TOMPKINS — The voices of about 300 neighbors from near and far chanting messages of peace and unity overwhelmingly drowned out the low growl of five ...

Local singer gained fame performing commercial jingles | Columns  Oneonta Daily Star

The listening audience of WDOS radio heard a bit of local history being made on the afternoon of Saturday, March 13, 1948. A young boy of 6 had to stand.

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