Month: April 2021

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SUNY Loosens Mask Requirements After New CDC Guidance

The State University of New York loosens masking policies to align with new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention which calls for fully vaccinated people not having to wear masks outdoors unless they’re in a crowded setting. So far SUNY officials haven’t decided if student vaccination will be mandatory for returning students … Continue Reading SUNY Loosens Mask Requirements After New CDC Guidance

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Knuth Retiring From Arc Otsego

The Arc Otsego announces the retirement of Executive Director Patricia Knuth. Pat started her career with The Arc Otsego in November of 1986. and became Executive Director in 2015, She is credited with making many positive changes within the community, including expansion of residential, day and employment opportunities to those with intellectual and developmental disabilities. … Continue Reading Knuth Retiring From Arc Otsego

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Injured Otsego County Sheriff’s Deputy Receives Award

An Otsego County Sheriff’s Deputy who was injured in the line of duty is given the 2019 Deputy of the Year award. In May of 2019 Deputy James Mateunas was pursing a suspect in a domestic vioolence incident when the suspect hit Mateunas’ cruiser with so much force that it went 200 feet before coming … Continue Reading Injured Otsego County Sheriff’s Deputy Receives Award

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Otsego Rally For Solidarity With Asian Americans On Sunday

On Sunday a group of students and community members will gather at the Otsego County Courthouse in Cooperstown to show their support for Asian-Americans and protest the recent increase in violence against those individuals. The event called the “Otsego Solidarity Rally for Asian Americans” will be held at 2:00 p.m. A number of digtnataries will … Continue Reading Otsego Rally For Solidarity With Asian Americans On Sunday

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SUNY Oneonta Beta Gamma Sigma Chapter Inducts New Members

The SUNY Oneonta chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma, International Business Honor Society inducted 27 students and 3 faculty in a virtual ceremony held last Friday. Beta Gamma Sigma is an international business honor society that has more than 830,000 members and 600 chapters throughout more than 190 countries worldwide. Students in the top 10 percent … Continue Reading SUNY Oneonta Beta Gamma Sigma Chapter Inducts New Members

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Pop-Up COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Today At Awestruck Tap Room In Sidney

UHS Chenango Memorial hospital is partering with the Awestruck Tap Room in Sidney for a pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinic taking place today from 10:00 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. The clinic will have the Moderna vaccine so it is open to those 18 and over. A second dose will be available at the same location on … Continue Reading Pop-Up COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Today At Awestruck Tap Room In Sidney

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Oberacker Supports Removing Governor’s COVID-19 Mandates

State Senator Peter Oberacker voted in favor of ending three COVID-19 directives put in place by the governor. Among those is a measure requiring patrons to purchase food with a drink at restaurants and bars. http://blogaudio.virtualnewscenter.com/WDOS-042921-OBERACKER-Beginning.mp3 Oberacker says residents and businesses have certainly done their part during COVID-19 and it is time to start reopening … Continue Reading Oberacker Supports Removing Governor’s COVID-19 Mandates

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SUNY Oneonta Science Discovery Center Hosting Trivia Night On May 3

SUNY Oneonta’s A.J. Read Science Discovery Center is hosting the last trivia night of the semester via online teleconference on May 3. You can play on a team of 2-5 people or play solo. Virtual teams can work together via text or messenger, and team captains will record answers and submit those to the quiz-masters. … Continue Reading SUNY Oneonta Science Discovery Center Hosting Trivia Night On May 3