Archives for May 2018

SUNY Oneonta Hosting Hugh O’Brian New York East Youth Leadership Seminar

The 2018 Hugh O’Brian New York East Youth Leadership Seminar will be held from Friday through Sunday on the campus of SUNY Oneonta. Founded in 1958, Hugh O’Brian Youth’s mission is to inspire and develop our global community of youth and volunteers to a life dedicated to leadership, service and innovation. This year’s seminar theme is “It Starts With You” and the program is designed to develop the students’ existing talents, nurture and discover their leadership potential, and challenge them to expand their comfort zone

Source: www.hobynye.org/program/

“Uptown Hoedown” Tonight In Cooperstown

The Cooperstown Chamber of Commerce presents its
2nd Annual Chamber Hall of Fame event at the Farmer’s Museum on State Highway 80 this evening at 6. This year the Chamber will induct Ommegang, Susquehanna Animal Shelter, Cooperstown Graduate Program, Spurbeck’s Grocery, and The Farmers’ Museum into the Hall of Fame. Also being honored are Mel’s at 22, Pathfinder Village, NYCM Insurance, Riverwood, and The Clark Sports Center. Tickets are $65.

Source: www.facebook.com/events/426868764438918/

Hartwick’s Yager Museum Opens Friday

Hartwick College’s Yager Museum of Art & Culture opens two new exhibitions and set its hours for the summer season. The exhibits are “Contested Identities: Images of Native Americans, 1880-1930” and “Black Lives at Hartwick Then and Now”. The museum opens for summer season on Friday and hours through July 31, it will be open Wednesday through Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Admission is free and parking is available near the entrance on the first floor of Yager Hall.

Source: www.hartwick.edu/news/hartwicks-yager-museum-opens-new-exhibits-sets-summer-hours/

Announces Program To Create Apprenticeships

The State University of New York and the State Department of Labor announced plans to partner with New York businesses on the development of registered apprenticeship positions that directly answer New York’s workforce needs. According to Governor Cuomo’s office $3 million is being invested in the program to create up to 2,000 new pre-apprenticeship and registered apprenticeship positions in advanced manufacturing and healthcare over the next four to six years. SUNY personnel met with employers to identify particular workforce needs and skills gaps to be filled through the registered apprenticeship program, and discuss how employers can become sponsors.

Source: www.governor.ny.gov/news/governor-cuomo-announces-3-million-support-new-york-states-workforce-needs

NYSP Holds Annual Awards Day Ceremony

On Wednesday the New York State Police held their Annual Awards Day Ceremony at the New York State Police Academy in Albany. 18 individuals and one Division unit for bravery, investigative persistence, police education, traffic safety, community service and overall exceptional contributions at the New York State Police. Prior to the ceremony the department honored the memory and service of Trooper Darryl J. Burroughs Sr., Trooper Joel R. Davis and Trooper Michael J. Anson whose names were added to the State Police memorial wall.

Source: www.nyspnews.com/article_display.cfm?article_id=62693

Norwich Woman Arrested For Selling Cocaine

An investigation into drug sales in Norwich leads to an arrest on Wednesday. Police say Rhonda Horton was selling cocaine and she now faces class B felony charges of criminal sale of a controlled substance. Horton was arraigned in Norwich City Court then booked into the Chenango County Correction Facility on $20,000 cash bail. The investigation was conducted by the Norwich Police Department and the Chenango County Sheriff’s Office.

Source: www.wbng.com/story/38312239/norwich-woman-arrested-following-cocaine-investigation

Oneonta Pridefest Is Saturday

The Otsego Pride Alliance holds its second annual Oneonta Pridefest this Saturday. Oneonta Pridefest, like its counterparts all over the world, is dedicated to providing a safe, supportive space for members of the LGBTQIA+ community, their friends, family and allies. Organizers say this year’s event features a rally and family-friendly festival in Neahwa Park, as well as a march through downtown Oneonta. You can learn more by logging on to otsegopridealliance.org

Source: otsegopridealliance.org

Woman Faces Felony Charges For Assaulting Officer

A town of Franklin woman is facing felony charges for assaulting a Delaware County Sheriff’s deputy. According to the department Connie Zachow was being arrested Monday for child welfare endangerment when she resisted arrest and then assaulted the officer. Zachow was arraigned in Town of Sidney Court then jailed on $15,000 cash bail or $30,000 secured bond. Her next court date is pending.

Source: www.facebook.com/DelawareCountySheriff/posts/941165959388950

Morris Man Facing Felony Assault Charges

A man is facing felony assault charges in connection with a Memorial Day incident in Chenango County. Police say Philip Cuda of Morris used a knife to assault the victim resulting in that person being taken first to Chenango Memorial Hospital then later transported to UHS Wilson Medical Center. There’s been no word on the victim’s condition. Cuda appeared in Town of Norwich court then was booked into jail on $10,000 cash bail. His next court date is pending.

Source: www.facebook.com/chenango.sheriff/posts/2079175219018270

“Pothole Killer” At Work In Oneonta

The City of Oneonta has brought in a machine called the Pothole Killer. According to officials the city rented the machine from a Pennsylvania company for two weeks and it only requires a single worker to get potholes filled. It can carry six tons of stone and fix a pothole in just minutes. It’s the first time the city has rented the machine and its two week visit here wraps up on Friday.

Source: www.wbng.com/story/38301309/pothole-killer-machine-paves-its-way-through-oneonta