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Omicron COVID-19 Variant Confirmed In NY

Governor Kathy Hochul confirmed there are five cases of the Omicron COVID-19 variant in New York. Other reported cases are in California, Colorado and Minnesota. Hochul posted on social media that residents should get vaccinated, get booster shots and be sure to wear a mask. A state of emergency was declared last Friday. Source: https://www.wicz.com/story/45358173/governor-hochul-confirms-five-cases-of-omicron-in-new-york

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Schenevus-Worcester School Merger Rejected

The Schenevus Central School district and the Worcester Central School district will not be merging after Schenevus voters rejected it this week. According to All Otsego Worcester voters voted in favor of combining the 2 districts. Schenevus school officials could hold a re-vote within a year’s time. Source: Schenevus-Worcester merger voted down in split vote

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Super Heroes In Ripped Jeans Has New ED

Jared Moore is the new executive director of animal welfare organization Super Heroes In Ripped Jeans. According to All Otsego Moore has over a decade of non-profit sector experience and most recently served as an assistant vice president with a human services organization. He will be at Sunday’s shelter warming event. Source: Super Heroes gets … Continue Reading Super Heroes In Ripped Jeans Has New ED

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NY Unveils ‘Ski for Free’ Vaccine Incentive

New York offers another incentive to get the COVID-19 vaccination. The “Ski For Free” program gives children and booster recipients an entry to a random drawing for free lift tickets to participating mountains. Kids and booster recipients who received their dose after Nov,. 3 are eligible to enter. Source: https://www.governor.ny.gov/programs/ski-free-vaccine-incentive

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SUNY Oneonta Science Discovery Center To Host Study Day Event

SUNY Oneonta’s Science Discovery Center will host a “Night At The Museum” event next Tuesday from 9:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m. Students will be able to compete in trivia contests for prizes, eat some sushi or warm up with hot cocoa, do some relaxing crafts or watch a planetarium show. Admission is free. Source: Science … Continue Reading SUNY Oneonta Science Discovery Center To Host Study Day Event

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Oxford Voters Choose To Op In For Cannibis Sales

Village of Oxford voters chose to allow marijuana sales and on-site consumption starting in January. According to the Evening Sun lawmakers decided to let residents decide on opting-in or out and a vote was held on Wednesday. New York gave municipalities until the end of the year to opt in or out. Source: https://www.evesun.com/news/stories/2021-12-02/35689/Oxford-votes-to-allow-cannabis-sales

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‘Historically Cooking Live’ Is Dec. 7

The Chenango County Historical Society and the Chenango Arts Council team up for an event called “Historically Cooking Live” taking place next Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. One item being presented is a 19th-century fruitcake recipe found in Sherburne. The event is both in-person and available via online teleconference. Source: https://www.facebook.com/events/2144626692362824/