Delay In Certifying NY22 Votes

It will be nearly a week at the soonest before we learn who won the 22nd District Congressional race now that a State Supreme Court Judge put ballot counting on hold. Justice Scott DelConte ordered an injunction on Tuesday from the ballot review process which will decide whether Claudia Tenney holds on to her very slim lead or if Anthony Brindisi is elected to a second term. DelConte says any new motions need to be filed by the end of Monday.

DCSO Participating In Toys For Tots

This year the Delaware County Sheriff’s Office is participating in the U.S. Marine Corps “Toys For Tots” campaign. From now through Dec. 3 new unwrapped toys can be dropped off at the Sheriff’s Office lobby on Phoebe Lane, Suite #1 in Delhi. Curbside drop off will be available by appointment Monday —Thursday between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m, Call (607) 832-5608 to schedule a time.


Teen Pleads Guilty In Worcester Slaying

One of the three teenagers charged in the 2019 robbery and murder of a Worcester man takes a plea deal. According to All Otsego 17-year-old Alex Borgreen pleaded guilty to first degree burglary in connection with the incident that occurred in the home of Kenneth Robinson. Prosecutors say Borgreen will be required to testify against the other teenagers. The only adult charged in the crime took a plea deal earlier this year.


Metzger Concedes Senate Race

Yesterday 42nd District State Sen. Jen Metzger conceded defeat to her Republican challenger Michael Martucci. In a news release Metzger said she is so grateful to have had the opportunity to bring about positive change that improves people’s lives in this unique place everyone loves. Metzger wished Martucci the best in his new position adding the people deserve good representation regardless of political point of view.


Metzger concedes in race for NY-42 Senate District

Family Resource Network Holding Virtual Duck Derby

This year the Family Resource Network’s Duck Derby is going virtual due to COVID-19. It takes place next Tuesday and virtual duck races will be held throughout the day so you can still cheer your Duck on! The Duck Derby will consist of multiple heats of duck races throughout the day with cash prizesto first place finishers in each race. Get more details on our website


SUNY Oneonta Music Department Holding Streamed Concerts

The SUNY Oneonta Music Department is holding a series of streamed concerts by students each evening at 8 p.m. from this Monday through Thursday. Students enrolled in individual lessons and musical ensembles will present works for voice, percussion, woodwinds, strings and piano from a wide range of styles and eras. The students take special satisfaction in bringing the joy and solace of music at a time when COVID prevents us from gathering in person. Go to for details.

Music Department to present virtual student recitals

O’Connor Hospital Hosting Drive-Through Parade

O’Connor Hospital in Delhi is hosting a drive-through parade for families to visit Santa, Mrs. Claus, and other friends from the North Pole on Saturday, December 5, from 11 a.m. to noon. The event features goodie bags, gifts, and other surprises for those who drive through. Children are asked to bring their Christmas wish lists for Santa to read when he gets back to the North Pole!

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DuMond Clarifies Police Reform Committee Information

Delaware County Sheriff Craig DuMond clarifies his role in the county’s police reform committee in a post on social media. DuMond says while he is on the committee he is not the chairperson as some have been led to believe. Every committee member is encouraged to be an active participant and contribute their views accordingly. DuMond also noted they will not have live audiences for meetings due to social distancing requirements, but there will be an online feed to view the proceedings live.


SUNY Oneonta Student Association Seeks Volunteers For Video

The SUNY Oneonta Student Association is creating a video as part of a campaign for coronavirus safety and they’re asking the community for help. The video starts with a student holding up a sign saying, “I wear my mask because…” and is then followed by a submitted video of an individual holding a piece of paper stating their reason for wearing a mask. Video submissions are due by Dec. 3 and more information is on the City of Oneonta’s Facebook page.


Suspects Apprehended In Sidney Postal Fraud

2 men are charged in a fraud attempt at the Sidney Federal Credit Union. Sidney Police say they began an investigation back in April when they learned of two incidents where a forged postal money order had been used or attempted to be used at the Credit Union’s Village of Sidney branch. Daron Bartholomew of Brooklyn and Anthony J. Someone from Merrick, N.Y. were arraigned then released on their own recognizance.