SUNY Delhi Police Officers Honored

Three SUNY Delhi University Police officers received awards from the SUNY Police Chiefs Association for their service during a situation in March involving a possible suicidal student. SUNY Campus Police Chief Martin Pettit gave Lieutenant Timothy Hess, Officer Jason Lonecke, and Officer David Vorisek a 2019 Police Award for defusing the situation. Pettit says all three went “above and beyond” to save the student and demonstrated exceptional professionalism and dedication to the campus community.

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Press release

DuMond Announces Bail Reform-Criminal Justice Press Conference

The New York State Sheriff’s Association in conjunction with the New York State District Attorney’s Association, Chiefs of Police Association and Probation Director’s Association is conducting regional press conferences on Thursday about concerns over the upcoming Bail Reform legislation taking effect January 1. Delaware County Sheriff Craig DuMond will host the southern-tier conference at the Sheriff’s Office in Delhi and will be joined by several area Sheriff’s, District Attorneys, Chiefs, Probation Directors and local and State elected-officials. The conference begins at 10:30 a.m.

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Press Release

$4 Million Available For Green and Clean Energy Solutions In Schools

New York makes $4 million available to reduce energy use in schools and assist with the conversion to carbon free energy solutions The “P-12 Schools: Green and Clean Energy Solutions” program offers up to $250,000 for energy studies to reduce energy loads as well as up to another $250,000 for design assistance for the installation of clean heating and cooling systems. Every year New York’s 6,000 public and private schools produce approximately 5.6 million metric tons of carbon dioxide or other harmful greenhouse gases.

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www.governor.ny.gov/news/governor-cuomo-announces-4-million-support-green-and-clean-energy-solutions-new-york-schools

SUNY Cobleskill & ESC Announce Agreement

SUNY Cobleskill and SUNY Empire State College announce a new partnership that means eligible bachelor’s degree graduates can get their masters in just one year. The agreement provides a streamlined path for those with degrees in one of three majors and all classes can be taken online. SUNY officials say on average having a master’s degree means earning over $17,000 a year more than those only obtaining a bachelor’s degree.

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SUNY Cobleskill and Empire State College Partner to Streamline Graduate School Opportunities for Students

SUNY Delhi to Air Free Screening of ‘A Fine Line’ Documentary

SUNY Delhi is holding a documentary screening & panel discussion on Wednesday in Alumni Hall. The movie “A Fine Line” will be screened at 4:00 p.m. It’s a documentary by Joanna James that explores inequality women may face as chefs in the culinary industry. The film features interviews with world-renowned female chefs that gets to the heart of what is needed to empower women across all industries.

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Press release.

Hartwick College to Screen ‘This Business of Autism’ And Hold Q&A

Hartwick College’s Center for Student Success will present a screening of the film “This Business of Autism” in the Celebration Room at Shineman Chapel House on the Hartwick College campus. The 4:00 p.m. screening on Thursday is a follow up to Wednesday’s presentation by Dr. Temple Grandin at SUNY Oneonta. Afterwards there will be a Q&A with the film’s Director Stephen W. Mackey and class of 1978 alumus Stella Spanakos who is the co-owner of Spectrum Designs.

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Press release.

DVHS Fundraising Campaign Scarts Dec. 3

The Delaware Valley Humane Society is kicking off its fundraising campaign next month and donations are being matched by the Staffworks Fund Save a Life campaign which is a donor-advised fund of the Community Foundation. The matching takes place between Dec. 3 and Dec. 31 and applies to donations made via check or credit card. Shelter officials say operational costs along with a higher than number of animals brought to the shelter has significantly impacted finances.

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‘Save a Life’ campaign to help raise money for local animal shelter

DCSO Warns Of Phone Scam

Delaware County Sheriff Craig DuMond issued a reminder to never give out personal information over the phone after he was made aware of a phone scam in Montgomery County where a man calls identifying himself as that county’s sheriff then says he has an arrest warrant that can be taken care of by purchasing various gift cards and read the cards’ numbers over the phone. DuMond says his office will never ask for financial information over the phone.

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Delaware County Sheriff: Be wary of phone scams, man claiming to be sheriff

State Police Investigating Car Break-Ins in Unadilla

New York State Police are investigating a rash of automobile break-ins in the Village of Unadilla. These took place sometime in the overnight hours from Thursday into Friday. A trooper is assigned to investigate these break-ins and will be conducting interviews so anyone with information is encouraged to call State Police at 607-561-7400. Authorities say to keep homes and cars locked when unattended and keep valuables out of sight.

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cnynews.com/state-police-investigating-car-break-ins-in-unadilla

Dr. Temple Grandin’s SUNY Oneonta Talk to Be Live Streamed

The upcoming talk at SUNY Oneonta featuring autism spokesperson, scientist and inventor Dr. Temple Grandin is to be live-streamed. Temple shares her valuable insights on all types of thinkers, why they are important, and ways young people can continue to think about and understand what it means to be innovative. The talk takes place Nov. 20 in the Alumni Field House at 6:30 p.m. We have the live stream link posted at our website cnynews.com.

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cnynews.com/dr-temple-grandins-suny-oneonta-talk-to-be-live-streamed/