Month: March 2021

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State Lawmakers Approve Pot Legalization

New York is fast-tracking recreational marijuana legalization with the Senate and House overwhelmingly approving it on Tuesday. The legislation taxes pot sales at 13% with the bulk of that going to the state. According to Governor Cuomo’s office sales of legal pot could result in $350 million of tax revenue per year once fully implemented … Continue Reading State Lawmakers Approve Pot Legalization

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State Senate Approves Pot Legalization

New York is fast-tracking recreational marijuana legalization with the Senate overwhelmingly approving it on Tuesday. The legislation taxes pot sales at 13% with the bulk of that going to the state. According to Governor Cuomo’s office sales of legal pot could result in $350 million of tax revenue per year once fully implemented. The bill … Continue Reading State Senate Approves Pot Legalization

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Brush Fire In Town of Oneonta Under Investigation

The Otsego County Sheriff’s Office along with State Police and multiple fire departments responded to a grass fire on Tuesday that extended to a vehicle and structures on NYS Route 205 in the Town of Oneonta. The preliminary investigation determined that the fire originated from a burn barrel. State Forest Rangers and fire department investigators … Continue Reading Brush Fire In Town of Oneonta Under Investigation

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COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic In Delhi On Thursday

Delaware County Public Health is conducting a first dose Moderna COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Thursday between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. at the former Decker Advertising/County Shopper building on Main St. in Delhi. This vaccination clinic is open to all New York state residents or people who work in New York State who presently qualify. … Continue Reading COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic In Delhi On Thursday

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COVID-19 Vaccination Clininc In Walton On Saturday

A COVID-19 vaccination clinic will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday at UHS Primary Care – Walton, located on the main campus of Delaware Valley Hospital. First doses of the Moderna vaccine will be given to those age 30 and over. Vaccine is available by appointment only and a link is … Continue Reading COVID-19 Vaccination Clininc In Walton On Saturday

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New Berlin Man Indicted For Setting Fire To His Own Home

A town of New Berlin man is indicted on charges he intentionally set fire to his home. Police say Kenneth Fink started the fire in the basement of the Town of Columbus home in March of 2020 and the indictment was handed down after a year-long investigation. Fink was apprehended on Friday then arraigned on … Continue Reading New Berlin Man Indicted For Setting Fire To His Own Home

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Those 30 Years Of Age And Older Can Now Receive COVID-19 Vaccine

Beginning today those 30 and older can get the COVID-19 vaccine. And on April 6, universal eligibility goes into effect so those 16 years of age and older will be eligible to receive the vaccine. Statewide more than 9 million total doses have been administered across all vaccination sites with more than 2 million doses … Continue Reading Those 30 Years Of Age And Older Can Now Receive COVID-19 Vaccine

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Oneonta Looking At Closing Main St. On Saturdays For Outdoor Dining

Oneonta’s planning committee is looking at shutting down Main Street on Saturdays during the summer in order to enable expanded outdoor dining. The idea was tried out last summer and buisiness owners said it was very beneficial during a time when customer traffic was way down. Currently restaurants are limited to 75% indoor dining capacity … Continue Reading Oneonta Looking At Closing Main St. On Saturdays For Outdoor Dining

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OCDOH Holding COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic In Cooperstown On Friday

The Otsego County Department of Health will be holding a COVID-19 vaccination clinic this Friday at the Meadows Office Complex on County Hwy 33 W in Cooperstown from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Registration is mandatory and a link is up on the Otsego County Department of Health Website. Anyone currently eligible to receive the … Continue Reading OCDOH Holding COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic In Cooperstown On Friday