Credit Card Theft Leads to Felony Charge

Delaware County Sheriff’s Deputies apprehend a suspect who was wanted for using a credit card stolen during a burglary of a Broome County residence in 2019. An investigation determined Dylan Katen of Windsor used the card last December at a Deposit convenience store and a warrant was issued for his arrest. Katen was taken into custody last Friday and charged with felony criminal possession of stolen property and petit larceny.

Tri-Town Coalition On Substance Abuse Prevention Meets Thursday

The Tri-Town Coalition on Substance Abuse Prevention invites community members to the organization’s next meeting, set to take place on Thursday at 6:00 p.m. via teleconference. Listeners will receive tools and mental health coping strategies to use during the coronavirus outbreak. Call 607-746-8300 for information on connecting to the teleconference or log on to tritowncosap.org for more information, support and resources.

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Press release

Delhi to Hold Online Forum for School Superintendent Finalists

The Delaware Academy School District announced that the Board of Education will hold online community forums so the public can meet the candidates for the open superintendent position.The sessions will be moderated by DCMO BOCES Superintendent Perry Dewey and will take place Wednesday and Thursday from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Advanced registration is required. Registration is required and we have details posted at our website cnynews.com

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Press release

UHS Primary Care in Walton Expanding Hours

UHS Delaware Valley Hospital announces it is resuming normal operational hours at its Primary Care office in Walton starting next Monsday. It will be open from 8 AM to 6 PM Monday through Thursday and from 8:30 AM to 5 PM on Friday and everyone must wear a mask while on the premises. To make an appointment call 607-865-2400.
Telehealth visits are still available for physical and mental health care.

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Press release

Free Rabies Clinics to Continue at SQSPCA

The Susquehanna Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is continuing their free weekly rabies vaccination clinics on-site for the foreseeable future in conjunction with the Otsego County Department of Health. Executive Director Stacie Haynes says the clinics are Wednesdays from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. and on Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. Appointments are required to allow for proper social distancing and we have details posted at our website cnynews.com

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cnynews.com/free-rabies-clinics-to-continue-at-sqspca/?utm_source=tsmclip&utm_medium=referral

Sidney COVID-19 Relief Fund Awards Money to Nine Nonprofits

The newly formed Sidney Area COVID-19 Relief Fund announced it made nine monetary awards. Among the recipients are: The Cullman Child Development Center, Catholic Charities of Delaware, Otsego and Schoharie Counties, St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Sidney,
Bainbridge Soup Kitchen, Delaware Valley Humane Society, the Salvation Army, and A. O. Fox Hospital Tri-Town Campus. To contribute visit www.sidneyunitedway.org and click on COVID-19 Relief Fund.

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cnynews.com/sidney-covid-19-relief-fund-awards-money-to-nine-nonprofits/?utm_source=tsmclip&utm_medium=referral

New COVID Case in Otsego County

The Otsego County Department of Health reported on Saturday there was one new confirmed positive case of COVID-19. All contacts have been notified and are on quarantine. This individual did NOT attend the Unadilla Livestock Auction on May 16 where officials say an attedee had contracted the coronavirus. There are now 63 total confirmed cases with all but 6 listed as recovered. 13 people are currently quarantined and five people died.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECOVID 19 UpdateOtsego County Department of HealthMay 23, 2020OCDOH has received notification…

Posted by Otsego County Department of Health on Saturday, May 23, 2020

Road Work On Rose Ave

With the warmer weather City of Oneonta staff will be out patching various road surfaces this week. Today workers will be repairing asphalt on Rose Ave near Main St concluding around 3:30pm. Rose Ave will be limited to one way traffic heading north with the southbound lane will be closed. Be aware of slow moving vehicles, signage and most importantly, flaggers.

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local.nixle.com/alert/8009294/

Brindisi Joins Nourish NY to Hand Out Locally Sourced Food Boxes

22nd District Congressman Anthony Brindisi visited the Chenango County Fairgrounds in Norwich to hand out locally sourced food boxes to families in need as part of the state’s “Nourist New York” Program. Brindisi spoke with volunteers, organizers, and families about the importance of banding together and supporting each other and local producers. He says it is great to see so many volunteers and local producers lending a helping hand right now.

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Press release

Delgado Pushes For IRS To Reopen Phone Line

19th District Congressman Antonio Delgado co-authored a letter petitioning the Internal Revenue Service to restore its telephone customer service operations and ensure Economic Impact Payments administered by the IRS, are efficiently distributed to working families who have been adversely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Following this letter, the IRS announced they will restore phone service to respond to stimulus check questions. The number to call is 800-919-9835.

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delgado.house.gov/sites/delgado.house.gov/files/EIPs%20Letter%20from%20Reps.%20Katko%20and%20Delgado.pdf