Stabbing At Otselic Cell Phone Tower

A suspect is apprehended in a stabbing that happened Wednesday in the town of Otselic. Police say the victim and suspect were working on a Flanagan Road cell phone tower when the stabbing occurred. The victim was airlifted to SUNY Upstate Hospital in stable condition. The suspect identified as Howard Williams of the Bronx fled the area but was taken into custody at a town of McGraw hotel. He was booked into jail on $10,000 bond.

One in custody following stabbing at cell phone tower in Chenango County

Oneonta NAACP Screening “Delores” At Hunt Union

The Oneonta NAACP is screening the movie “Delores” at SUNY Oneonta Hunt Union tonight at 7:00 p.m. The movie is about a working-class wife and mother of eleven children in the 1950s who helps to establish a farmer’s union which later develops into a platform for feminism and gender equality. The movie series is also sponsored by the Oneonta Community Relations, Human Rights Commission, and the SUNY College Africana and Latina Students.

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2019 Pathfinder Village-Baseball Hall of Fame Golf Invitational Results

The results are in from the annual Pathfinder Village-Baseball Hall of Fame Golf Invitational, a charity event held at the Leatherstocking Golf Course last week. The team of Robert Schlather, Jeff Wait, Denny Mirabito, and Earle Hayford combined for a first-place win. The tournament is expected to raise $50,000 in support of scholarships at Pathfinder, a residential community and services provider that supports people with developmental disabilities along with $12,000 for the ongoing educational programs at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.

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Press release

Otego Elementary Back On The Block

The Unatego School board is again accepting bids for the former Otego Elementary School building after the buyer selected last year failed to complete the purchase. The district posted a request for proposals this week with a due date of October 7. The proposals need to indicate how the buyer plans to redevelop the property. District officials say they anticipate closing on the property and conveyance of title within sixty days of the date of award.

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www.unatego.org/otegorfp.aspx

Water Main Flushing Next Week

The Oneonta Department of Public Serivce will be flushing water mains in a portion of the low service area starting at 9:00 a.m. on Monday through next Friday. During flushing, water users may experience a change in water color, pressure and/or loss of water. This is a common, temporary occurrence and is not a cause for alarm. A full list of affected streets is posted at the city’s Facebook page.

Source:
local.nixle.com/alert/7524172

Aktar To Give Lecture

SUNY Oneonta has chosen “Disgraced” by Ayad Akhtar as its Common Read book for 2019. It’s the story of a successful Pakistani-American lawyer whose dinner party spins out of control amid a heated discussion of identity and religion.
As part of this honor, Akhtar will deliver the 2019 Mills Distinguished Lecture at 7 p.m. Sept. 23 in the Dewar Arena at the Alumni Field House. The event is free and we have more details posted at our website cnynews.com.

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Press release

Unitarian Universalist Society to Host Days for Girls Event

This Saturday the Unitarian Universalist Society of Oneonta will host the third event of sewing and assembling needed items for Days for Girls, a non-profit international service organization with an active branch in Unadilla. The event takes place from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at UUSO on Ford Ave. Volunteers prepare reusable feminine hygiene kits for girls in Africa who can’t afford or don’t have access to feminine hygiene products. We have more details on the event posted at our website cnynews.com.

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Press release

Out of the Darkness Walk

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention New York South Central Chapter is hosting Out Of The Darkness Community Walks in Oneonta and Delaware County. The Oneonta walk is Saturday, September 21 at the 6th Ward Booster Club Field beginning at 10:30 a.m. The Delaware County Walk is Saturday, September 28 at SUNY Delhi beginning at 12 p.m. Registration is free and details on how to register are posted at our website cnynews.com

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Press release

Akshar Sponsors New Legislation to Block License Plate Replacement Fees from Exceeding the Cost of Production

State Senator Fred Akshar is sponsoring a bill to cut the price of new license plates from $25 to what it actually costs to make them. It also prevents the NYS Department of Motor Vehicles from charging fees for keeping the same number. The recently announced license plate replacement program requires drivers to pay $25 for new license plates and an additional $20 to keep their current plate number.

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Press release

SUNY Oneonta Makes US News Best Colleges Ranking

SUNY Oneonta makes it into the top 5 New York public schools in the Northeast region according to the U.S. News and World Report’s 2020 rankings of Best Colleges released Monday. SUNY Oneonta came in at 52nd on the top 100 of all colleges in the Northeast. SUNY Oneonta President Barbara Jean Morris says these rankings and reviews affirm that SUNY Oneonta continues to provide students with an excellent educational experience and the support they need to succeed.

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www.wktv.com/content/news/SUNY-Oneonta-SUNY-Poly-make-Best-Regional-Universities-rankings-559858471.html