Flavored E-Cigs Banned

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Sunday he has signed an emergency executive action to ban the sale of flavored electronic cigarettes. Cuomo said in a news release that state Department of Health Commissioner Howard Zucker will hold a meeting with the Public Health and Health Planning Council this coming week that will formally put the ban in place. State Police is partnering with DOH to conduct undercover investigations across the state under The Adolescent Tobacco Use Prevention Act,


HFH Celebrates 30th Anniversary

On Sunday Habitat for Humanity of Otsego County celebrated its 30th anniversary. Their mission is to eliminate substandard and inadequate housing in Otsego County by helping to build homes for families who partner with the agency and put in their own sweat equity along with volunteers. Displays were set up to show all the homes Habitat built over the last 30 years and a ceremony was held to recognize long standing volunteers who have offered exceptional time and talent to the organization.

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Oneonta Pit Run Set For Oct. 6

The 26th annual Oneonta Pit Run is coming up on Sunday, October 6. The start line is on Main Street on the viaduct near the Neahwa Park entrance. The Run is in memory of State Trooper Ricky J. Parisian, an Oneonta native who died while trying to stop an armed robbery at an Oneonta grocery store in 1994. Proceeds benefit the Ricky J. Parisian Foundation. Get details and registration information at our website cnynews.com.



Law Firm Employee Accused Of Theft

A Norwich woman faces felony charges for stealing over $96,000 from her employer over a more-than-two-year period. Prosecutors say Andrea Pertilla took the money from a Norwich law firm by modifying the books along with forging signatures on checks. The Evening Sun reports Pertilla had similar incidents in Staten Island and Broome County. Pertilla is charged with second degree grand larceny, six counts of second degree forgery and first degree falsifying business records.


Man Charged With Assaulting Wife

Felony charges are brought against a Richfield Springs man in connection with a domestic assault incident on Wednesday. Police say they were called to a Little Lake Road home and an investigation determined 53-year-old Ronald Dingman choked his wife to the point she lost consciosness then he used an ax to damage her car. Dingman was arraigned in the town of Norway Court and jailed on $2,500 cash bail or $5,000 bond. The investigation is continuing.


Mindful Mile & Fight Hunger 5k On Sept. 29

The SUNY Oneonta Sodexo team has partnered with the Riverside Back Pack Program for the Mindful Mile & Fight Hunger 5k on September 29. All proceeds from the event benefit the Riverside Action Hero Backpack Program provides food for 107 Riverside children on the weekends. Nearly 50% of the Riverside families receive backpacks and the program is completely funded by donations from within the Oneonta community. Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. at the Alumni Field House.


Chenango Valley Technologies to Hold MFG Day

Chenango Valley Technologies is holding a Manufacturing Day event as part of a national effort to showcase the reality of modern manufacturing careers and connect with America’s future workforce – students. On Oct. 4 the company will open its doors for a tour to showcase the process of injection molding parts from start to finish along with an insight into the company’s role in the global 523 Billion dollar plastics industry. Chenango Valley Technologies is on Route 12B in Sherburne and the event begins at 9:30 a.m.

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OCSD Holding H.R. 218 Qualifications

The Otsego County Law Enforcement Academy is hosting the yearly H.R. 218 firearms qualifications for retired Law Enforcement personnel. Active firearms instructors from the Otsego County Sheriff’s Office will be on hand to conduct the qualifications and provide successful participants with signed and dated qualification cards. Sessions are scheduled for Septender 21 and October 12 with each running from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.


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Posted by Otsego County Sheriff's Office on Thursday, September 12, 2019

Workshops To Be Offered at DVH

Delaware Valley Hospital is offering a series of workshops entitled “Happy, Healthy and Wise” which will show how to reduce the fear, stress and pain associated with chronic conditions such as arthritis, heart or lung problems, diabetes, chronic pain, or stress and anxiety. Among the topics are dealing with fatigue, making better nutrition and exercise choices, and getting a better night’s sleep. The workshops start September 23 and we have more details posted at our website cnynews dot com.

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Plymouth Couple Face Felony Charges In Child Endangerment

An injured child brought to Chenango Memorial Hospital results in his parents being taken into custody. Chenango County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the hospital last Thursday after personnel determined the injuries to the five year old were of a suspicious nature. An investigation led to the arrest of the boy’s mother on felony charges and her boyfriend was apprehended on Wednesday. He too is facing felony charges. Both are from Plymouth. The child and his four-year-old sister are in the care of authorities.

Plymouth couple charged with endangering the welfare of a child