Archives for April 2020

Baseball Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony Postponed

The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum Board of Directors voted unanimously to cancel the 2020 Hall of Fame Induction Weekend events as a result of health and safety concerns associated with the coronavirus outbreak
This year’s class included Yankees legendary shortstop Derek Jeter and the ceremony was projected to draw as many as 100,000 attendees topping the 2007 class with Cal Ripken Jr. and Tony Gwynn. The 2000 class will be inducted with the class of 2021.

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Press release

SUNY Oneonta Named Top Music Business School

SUNY Oneonta is named on Billboard Magazine’s list of the “Top Music Business Schools” for the second year in a row. Oneonta joins 27 other colleges and universities that have been listed in what is considered one of the most reputable sources of music industry news. Adjunct lecturer Nancy Tarr says the college offers collaborative experiences where students work together as artists, producers, promoters and artist managers doing real work to create and market their product.

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Press release

SUNY Oneonta Named Top Muwsic Business School

SUNY Oneonta is named on Billboard Magazine’s list of the “Top Music Business Schools” for the second year in a row. Oneonta joins 27 other colleges and universities that have been listed in what is considered one of the most reputable sources of music industry news. Adjunct lecturer Nancy Tarr says the college offers collaborative experiences where students work together as artists, producers, promoters and artist managers doing real work to create and market their product.

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Press release

SUNY Students Represent Local Campuses In E-Sports Tournament

Teams from SUNY Oneonta and SUNY Delhi are competing in the SUNY Chancellor E-sports Challenge Co-Sponsored by Extreme Networks. Nearly 40 colleges signed up for the three-week event, with two teams from each school participating in each section of the competition. The top prize for each game is $2,000, which will be donated to the student emergency fund at the winners’ respective school. There will also be a $5,000 grand prize given to the college with the best overall score.

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Press release

CCE Says Be Safe Disinfecting Your Home

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Delaware County warns consumers that with the increased use of disinfectants and sanitizers during the COVID-19 outbreak there have been several fraudulent products claiming to protect against the virus that are being marketed in the US. The efficacy and safety of these products is unsubstantiated and their use is illegal. Officials say there has been an increase in adverse health effects from the use of these products.

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Press release

Elective Sxurgeries Not To Resume In Otsego County

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that elective surgeries can now be performed in Chenango, Delaware and Schoharie Counties but they are still not allowed in Otsego County. The counties authorities to resume surgeries need to keep at least 30% of their bed capacity open in their respective regions and see declining numbers of coronavirus cases for at least 14 days. Should the case numbers increase the restrictions could be reinstated.

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www.governor.ny.gov/news/amid-ongoing-covid-19-pandemic-governor-cuomo-announces-35-counties-approved-resume-elective

COVID-19 Cases In Otsego, Chanango & Delaware Counties

The Otsego County Department of Health announced Wednesday there is one new confirmed coronavirus case bringing the total to 62. 2 people are hospitalized, 46 have recovered from the illness, and there have been 4 deaths. There are 70 confirmed cases in Delaware County out of nearly 715 tests with 12 cases transferred to other jurisdictions. In Chenango County 95 cases are confirmed with 66 recoveries and three deaths.

Norwich Man Facing Federal Child Sex Abuse Charges

A Norwich man is facing federal charges of child sexual exploitation. According to the U.S. Attorney’s office for the Northern District of NY 33-year-old Patrick Kain sexually exploited a child under the age of 6 in February 2019 for the purpose of producing visual depictions of that abuse. Kain appeared in a Syracuse court on Tuesday and is detained pending further proceedings. The FBI along with State Police and the Chenango County District Attorney’s Office investigated.

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www.justice.gov/usao-ndny/pr/chenango-county-man-arrested-child-exploitation-charges

Construction of New SQSPCA Shelter Gets Green Light

The Susquehanna SPCA’s new shelter project received the official go-ahead from the Empire State Development Agency. State Senator Jim Seward advocated forcefully for this new shelter and says he is thrilled that construction will be moving forward immediately. The new shelter which is about 2 miles from the current location includes improved entrances for easy drop off and pick-up of animals along with a sterile surgery suite and a upgraded fresh air ventilation system.

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Press release

COVID-19 Cases In Otsego, Chenango & Delaware Counties

The Otsego County Department of Health announced Tuesday there are three additional confirmed coronavirus cases bringing the total to 61 cases. 3 people are hospitalized, 46 have recovered from the illness, and there have been 4 deaths. There are 69 confirmed cases in Delaware County out of close to 700 tests with 11 cases transferred to other jurisdictions. In Chenango County 95 cases are confirmed with 63 recoveries and three deaths.