Archives for October 2019

Firefighters Remind Residents to Check Fire and CO Alarms

The Firefighters Association of the State of New York is putting out its twice-a-year reminder to check smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors as the clocks change this weekend back to standard time. The associaltion says detectors should also be tested once a month, units with removable batteries should have the batteries checked every six months and replaced every year. New York law now requires new detectors to have non-replacable batteries that last 10 years.

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Press release

ReCook Cafe Community Event at Cooperstown Conference

The New York State Association for Reduction, Reuse, and Recycling is hosting an event showing how to reduce wasted food in homes through preservation and creativity. The ReCook Café Community Event takes place at the association’s annual conference at the Otesaga Hotel in Cooperstown on Monday from 7:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and is open to the public. Otesaga Executive Chef Jim Perillo, will demonstrate how he uses miscellaneous pre-consumer leftovers to create tasty dishes. Light refreshments will be served.

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Press release

2019 USCTI Mini-Conference At Hartwick College

Hartwick College’s United States Colored Troops Institute for Local History & Family Research will welcome nearly 30 participants for its Student Mini-Conference on Friday and Saturday. It spotlights the U.S. and Bahamian connection to the Underground Railroad, as well as the intersection of domestic and international family research projects. Saturday evening will feature the official presentation of the USCTI’s American Society of Freedmen Descendants Gold Medal at an awards dinner.

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Press release

Otsego County Employee Cited For Underage Drinking Sales

New York State Police conducted an Underage Drinker Initiative detail last Thursday in Otsego and Delaware Counties. Retail establishments are checked utilizing a trooper in plain clothes and one or several underage operatives who cannot lie about their age or give a fake date of birth and when asked shows their real driver license. One person working at an Otsego County business was issued an appearance ticket for Unlawful Sale of Alcohol to a Minor. 12 other businesses were found to be compliance.

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www.nyspnews.com/article_display.cfm?article_id=69426

Southside Mall Craft Fair On Saturday

Southside Mall in Oneonta presents its six annual Craft and Vendor Fair this Saturday between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. The mall will be filled with local artisans, crafts, and other vendors offering unique gifts. This is the perfect time to come and check out the talent Oneonta has to offer and you can not only get a head start on holiday shopping but also help out the local community.

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www.facebook.com/events/1408115946017915/

Arc Otsego Hot Cocoa 5K Run & 1K Walk, Run & Roll Is Sunday

The ARC Otsego presents the annual Hot Cocoa 5K Run and 1K Walk, Run & Roll this Sunday at Neahwa Park. The 5k heads down down War Memorial Drive through the City of Oneonta, returning to end in Neahwa Park. Chip timing is provided by The Clark Sports Center. The untimed 1K Walk, Run and Roll takes place entirely within Neahwa Park. All event participants receive a cup of hot cocoa. 5K registration is $25 and the 1K is $15. Register at the event.

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www.itsyourrace.com/event.aspx?id=7922

Free Paint Now Available For Local Non-Profits

Otsego County is making free five-gallon pails of remixed exterior latex paint available beginning Monday, November 11 to non-profit agencies and residents. The paint was collected as part of the county’s annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day held this past September and was re-mixed and packaged for distribution by New Berlin-based Golden Artist Colors. We have more details posted at our website cnynews.com.

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cnynews.com/free-paint-now-available-for-local-non-profits

Early Intervention Council to Meet in Delhi

The Local Early Intervention Coordinating Council will meet today at 10:00 am in the Delaware County Public Health Services Building on Main Street in Delhi. Early Intervention is a state-wide program for infants and toddlers with disabilities and provides support for them and their families. A representative from the Oneonta Family Resource Network will be on hand to provide information on services that are available to residents of Delaware County.

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cnynews.com/early-intervention-council-to-meet-in-delhi-wednesday-oct-30

SUNY Oneonta Theatre Department Presents “Disgraced”

SUNY Oneonta’s Theatre Department and the Mask & Hammer Theatre Club will present the play “Disgraced” by Ayad Akhtar in the Fine Arts Center’s Goodrich Theatre. Performances are November 6 through 9 at 7:30 p.m., with a matinee on November 10 at 2 p.m. The play is centered on sociopolitical themes such as Islamophobia and the self-identity of Muslim-American citizens focusing on a dinner party between four people with very different backgrounds. Tickets are now on sale at the Hunt Union Box Office.

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Theatre Department, Mask & Hammer to present “Disgraced”

More Info In Death Of Hartwick Woman

New information is released in the death of a missing Hartwick woman. The Otsego County Sheriff’s Office says Roxanne Shipman-Hull was found in her car several hundred feet off the road in Plainfield and was likely there since about the time she went missing in late September. An autopsy is now completed but authorities haven’t released information on how Shipman-Hull died. According to investigators her death is not considered suspicious.

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www.wktv.com/content/news/Missing-Hartwick-woman-likely-had-been-in-the-spot-she-was-found-since-her-disappearance-564000911.html