Pathfinder Village Founder Dies At 91

The founding president and CEO of Pathfinder Village in Edmeston died on Sunday at the age of 91. According to All Otsego Marian Mullet is recognized as the driving force behind the internationally renowned residential campus and services provider for people with developmental disabilities. A celebration of Mrs. Mullet’s life will be held Sunday, April 7 at 1:00 p.m. in the Pathfinder Village Gymnasium, formally known as the Marian G. Mullet Sports & Recreation Center. Calling hours are at 11:00 a.m.

Source: www.allotsego.com/marian-g-mullet-91-pathfinder-villages-visionary-founder/

Hancock Traffic Stop Leads To Drug Bust

A traffic stop in Hancock on Tuesday results in a felony drug bust. Police say they stopped 24-year-old Mohammed Rahman, of Woodside, New York for speeding on State Highway 268 and a search of his vehicle resulted in the seizure of 10 pounds of marijuana along with other drugs. Rahman was booked into jail on $15,000 cash bail. Delaware County Sheriff’s K-9 Ozzie assisted in the drug search.

Source: www.facebook.com/DelawareCountySheriff/posts/1149757281863149

NY Counties Ranked For Healthiness

A new study by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute ranks the health outcomes of New York’s 67 counties. Delaware County ranked 25th while Otsego County came in at number 32. Chenango County was 46th. The survey used income, housing, environment and quality of life factors to create the rankings. Rockland County topped the list while Bronx County was in last place.

Source: www.pressconnects.com/story/news/local/2019/03/19/new-york-health-rankings-2019/3210356002/

Hartwick College Theatre Arts Presents An Evening of One Acts – Part 1

The Hartwick College Theatre Arts program presents “An Evening of One Acts – Part 1.” tonight in the Lab Theater, Bresee Hall, on the College campus. Performances are at 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public. It’s a show put together by the College’s Play Production class who get the opportunity to pick short plays, then cast, direct, design, and ultimately produce them for the public.

Source: www.hartwick.edu/news/hartwick-college-theatre-arts-presents-an-evening-of-one-acts-part-1-2/

Devlin Addresses SADD Conference

On Tuesday Otsego County Sheriff Richard J. Devlin, Jr. spoke to SADD students from schools across the county at the Otsego Northern Catskills BOCES campus for the annual SADD Conference. Sheriff Devlin spoke to the students about impaired driving, distracted driving and school safety tellingthem they are the eyes and ears of law enforcement in the schools so if they hear something or see something they should say something.

Source: Post at www.facebook.com/pg/OtsegoSheriff/posts/

Edmeston Museum Celebrates Maple Season

The Edmeston Museum is celebrating maple sap season with a special exhibit running the next two Saturdays and next Wednesday. Former local processors loaned the museum wooden pails syrup skimmers and other tools plus tags from former producers. You can see a cross-section of a tree and see where it was tapped for sap decades ago. There are photos of sugar bushes of the past and current sap houses.
Get more details on the exhibit including hours of operation at our website cnynews.com

SUNY Oneonta Students Take Spring Break Trips

Sixty-four SUNY Oneonta students participated in trips during spring break that took them across the world and back. Some were purely educational, one focused on networking, others were service-based, and several incorporated a little of each. The trips sought to broaden students’ perspectives, increase student engagement, strengthen student-faculty research and creative activities, and promote and support global connectedness at SUNY Oneonta. Non-credit international trips were funded by a generous gift from Class of 1953 alumna Caroline Turner.

Source: suny.oneonta.edu/news-events/spring-break-trips-take-students-near-and-far

NY Small Business Hiring Tops National Pace

A report from State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli’s office says small businesses across New York have increased employment slightly faster than the national pace. The report was based on U.S. Census Bureau data from 2011 through 2016. Small businesses provided more than 4.1 million jobs in the state in 2016 and that’s more than half of all private-sector jobs. Those positions generated over $210 billion in payroll which is around 40 percent of private sector wages.

Source: www.osc.state.ny.us/press/releases/mar19/031919.htm

NYSP Conducts Underage Drinker Initiative in Chenango and Otsego Counties

New York State Patrol Troop “C” conducted an Underage Drinker Initiative last Friday. 13 retail stores in Chenango and Otsego Counties were checked for potential sales to a minor. All 13 were found to be in compliance and no alcohol was sold to minors during the detail. Nine of the businesses were in Norwich while three were in Sherburne and one was in Morris. The State Police commends these businesses for their compliance.

Source: www.nyspnews.com/article_display.cfm?article_id=66971

Program Aims To Boost Faculty Diversity At NY State Colleges

The State University of New York is implementing a porogram to increase faculty diversity as a way to better reflect student diversity. The program called Promoting Recruitment, Opportunity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Growth – PRODIG – sets a goal of hiring 1,000 professors from underrepresented groups by 2030. This program is system-wide and is designed to leverage campus resources and build on campus strengths. As of Fall 2018, 28.5 percent of SUNY students are from underrepresented minority groups up from 15.4 percent in 2007.

Source: www.governor.ny.gov/news/governor-cuomo-launches-prodig-initiative-increase-faculty-diversity-all-suny-campuses