A narcotics investigation by the Chenango County Sheriff’s Office leads to a search warrant on Tuesday at a town of German home. In addition to methamphetamine deputies seized multiple loaded weapons and ammunition as well as over $3,600 in cash. A resident is now facing mulitple felony charges and was held pending arraignment.
The Chenango County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting a child car seat check event on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at Visions Federal Credit Union In Norwich. Experts will check to see if the seat is being installed properly and is the right size for your child.
The Chenango County Health Department reports an 83rd person died from COVID-19 related symptoms. The individual’s age and ggender weren’t released and it’s not known if they were vaccinated. The county has 123 active COVID-19 cases with 54 among those who were vaccinated. 6 people are hospitalized.
The SUNY Oneonta Pride Conference is returning for 2021 on Oct. 22 through 24. The theme is “Advocating with Change” and students, community members, resource professionals, junior and senior faculty, and administrators are invited to submit proposals for the conference. Submissions are due by Oct. 10. The conference is being held online.
There’s still time to apply for Small Business Administration low-interest loans for those sustaining property damage from the July storms and flooding. The SBA had been operating an office at the Morris Fire Department but closed it because of a steady decrease in activity. Go to disasterloadassistance.sba.gov to apply.
Former Congressman Sherwood Boehlert has died at the age of 84. The Republican who represented Chenango County during his 24-year career is known for his environmental protection work including the Clean Air Act passed in 1990. Boehlert is survived by his wife, Marianne, four children and their spouses, and several grandchildren.
New York is deploying 120 pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinics as part of its VaxToSchool campaign to increase vaccination rates among younger New Yorkers. Over the next 12 weeks, the State Department of Health will be working with localities, community-based organizations and healthcare centers on-the-ground to establish these new sites. Go to ny.gov/vaxtoschool for details.
The Schoharie Colonial Heritage Association presents its 45th annual Fall Antique Show this Saturday and Sunday at the Schoharie Valley Railroad Complex on Depot Lane. The event will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is $6 with proceeds benefiting the Association.
A Davenport man appeared in federal court on Monday on charges he sexually assaulted a child. Prosecutors say it happened last November and the man posted a photo and video online. The man is being held pending trial. If convictd the man could be in jail for up to 30 years.
A one-car crash in Jefferson results in a man facing felony charges after police find a loaded assault rifle in the vehicle. Investigators say the crash happened Saturday on State Route 10 and the 22-year-old man from Jefferson also had 2 large-capacity ammunition magazines. He is due back in court next month.