Mobile Cancer Screening Coach Coming To Cherry Valley

Bassett Medical’s Mobile’s Cancer Screening Coach will be in Cherry Valley next to the Post Office on Thursday, December 3 from 9:00 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. to provide no cost mammograms and Pap tests to women 40 and over who don’t have insurance. Colorectal cancer screening kits also available for men and women 50 and over. Insurance will be billed for those who are covered. Call the Cancer Services Program at 1-888-345-0225 to make an appointment.

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COVID-19 Update

The Otsego County Department of Health reports nearly 110 active COVID-19 cases with 5 people hospitalized. There’s a total of 1215 cases with 746 at SUNY Oneonta and 70 at Hartwick College. Delaware County has 46 active coronavirus cases with 4 patients hospitalized. Chenango County has 57 active COVID-19 cases with 411 people under active quarantine. 4 people are hospitalized.

COVID-19 Update

An increase in coronavirus case counts at SUNY Oneonta and Hartwick College pushes Otsego County’s total case count to nearly 1,200. The Health Department reported on Sunday there were close to 30 new cases county-wide since last Friday with 93 cases active and 4 people hospitalized. 7 new cases were reported in Delaware County on Sunday with the total now at 308 with 43 active and 5 people hospitalized. Chenango County reports 57 active cases with 4 people hospitalized.

Summit Man Faces Felony Burglary Charges

A Summit man faces felony charges from a business burglary that happened on Nov. 12. Police say an investigation identiied Timothy Joiret as the suspect and a search was conducted at his home last Wednesday. During the investigation numerous items stolen were recovered from multiple locations. Joiret was arraigned in the Town of Richmondville Court where he was placed on pretrial supervision through the Schoharie County Probation Department.

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www.nyspnews.com/state-police-arrest-summit-man-for-burglary.htm

Owl Found In Rockefeller Center Tree

An owl which involuntarily hitched a ride from Oneonta to Rockefeller Center is now back in the wild. The adult male Saw-whet owl was discovered Monday by a worker setting up the holiday tree in Manhattan that was trucked in from an Oneonta home. The owl now named Rockefeller had been without food and water for 3 days but was brought back to health. It was released in Oneonta.

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www.wktv.com/content/news/Owl-travels-from-Oneonta-to-NYC-in-Rockefeller-Christmas-tree-573140441.html

22nd District Congress Race Goes To Court

A judge may be the one who determines the winner in the 22nd District Congressional race between incumbent Anthony Brindisi and challenger Claudia Tenney. Board of Elections representatives as well as lawyers for Brindisi and Tenney will appear today before Oswego County Supreme Court Justice Scott DelConte who will rule on whether nearly 2,700 ballots can be counted. 73 of those ballots are absentee which have not been counted while the rest were rejected for one or more reasons.

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What happens next in the race for NY-22

Over 20 COVID-19 Casdes Linked To Oneonta Bar

The Otsego County Department of Health is investigating over 20 cases of the coronavirus which have been linked to a bar in Oneonta. All Otsego reports the Copper Fox has been linked to many reported positive COVID-19 cases. The DOH reported those going to the bar between November 12th through November 17th may have been exposed. If you were there officials say to monitor yourself for symptoms and if they develop get tested and isolate yourself.

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4 Hospitalized As COVID Rampages Through County

BMC Trains OCSO Deputies For “STOP THE BLEED” Program

Bassett Medical Center recently provided training to Otsego County Sheriff’s Office staffers on the National STOP THE BLEED program. Injury Prevention Coordinator and Trauma Program Assistant Becky-Ann Sears taught life threatening hemorrhage control techniques to recognize life-threatening bleeding and intervene effectively. The course is designed to empower the student to make a life or death difference when a bleeding emergency occurs. The program slogan is “STOP THE BLEED, Save A Life”.

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www.facebook.com/OtsegoSheriff/posts/3560764687339159

Sullivan Wins Livetime Recycling Award

An Otsego County Department of Solid Waste & Recycling.employee wins the Lifetime Recycling Leadership Award from the New York State Association for Reduction, Reuse and Recycling. Karen Sullivan was nominated for the award by the Arc Otsego and has a long history of working towards making Otsego County more environmentally friendly. Sullivan received her award on Thursday in a virual ceremony due to COVID-19.

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Press release

Two Charged In Colchester Accident

Delaware County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a two-car property damage accident on State Highway 206 in the Town of Colchester, at the intersection of Hill Top Drive. An invesitigation determined that Stephen Depuy of Downsville, was making a turn when his trailer was struck in the rear by Eugene Marner. Both drivers were released on traffic summonses directing them to appear in the Town of Colchester Courtto answer their charges.

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Press release