State Police are looking for the suspect who burned a pride flag at a Gilbertsville home. It happened sometime between Sept. 9 and 12. There was minor damage to the home’s porch. A similar flag and a lawn sign were stolen from the same home a few weeks earlier.
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The Garden Club of Richfield Springs is hosting their 10th Annual Plant Sale on Saturday between 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. in the parking lot of the Richfield Springs Public Library on Main St. There will be a seminar on growing roses and soil testing. The event is rain or shine.
Otsego County recorded its 67th COVID-19 related death on Thursday. The individual’s age and gender weren’t released and it’s not known if they were vaccinated. It’s the second COVID-19 death this week. 20 new COVID-19 cases were reported yesterday and there are now 173 active cases. 7 people are in the hospital.
Street sweepers will be out today in Oneonta. High St., Franklin St., Lawn Ave., Hill Pl., Reynolds Ave. and Washington St. Work is expected to wrap up by noon. Officials ask you to use caution and obey ant temporary traffic control devices.
The Delaware County Board of Supervisors responds to an allegation on social media that graves at the Poor House Cemetery in Delhi were being desecrated as preservation work was underway. In a statement the Board said it was misinformation that led to the assertion and no graves were desecrated.
Bassett Healthcare Network’s School-Based Health Centers are now offering telepulmonology services to connect its young patients with important sub-specialist care without having to leave a familiar setting. It’s the latest addition to the centers’ telehealth services which became more in demand since the pandemic started. Telepulmonology is available at all 23 centers.
SUNY Oneonta announces The College at Oneonta Foundation earned a four-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. This is the 10th consecutive time that the College Foundation has earned this distinction. The Foundation raises and administers gifts and grants to enhance the academic status of SUNY Oneonta through endowment, scholarships and institutional programs.
Thosee enrolled in the state’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program will receive the maximum allowable level of food benefits for September. Households already receiving the maximum monthly benefit, and those that had been receiving an emergency allotment of less than $95 per month, will receive a minimum supplement of $95. Payments will go directly on EBT cards.
A study on broadband internet from State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli confirms what many already know: Our area is well behind the rest of the state when it comes to high speed service. The region is in second place with only the North Country having poorer access. DiNapoli urges lawmakers to craft a plan to improve those numbers.
A Siena College poll finds New Yorkers are liking their new governor but just as many haven’t yet formed an opinion. more than half of respondents say Gov. Kathy Hochul has a more collaborative approach and three-quarters said they’re excited that New York has its first woman governor.