Restoration Work Begins On Soldier’s Monument In Delhi

You may have noticed work beginning at the Solider’s Monument in Delhi’s Courthouse Square. The work started Monday and is being performed by Lupini Construction of Utica at a cost of around 500-thousand dollars. The initial work involves the removal of the four mortars and the fence around the monument. Those items will then be … Read more

Public Defender’s Office To Receive $3.4 Million Grant

The Otsego County Public Defender’s Office will use a 3.4 million dollar grant to help pay it’s staff and services. The acceptance of the grant was approved by the Otsego County Board of Representatives at their June 4th meeting. The public defender’s office provides legal representation to defendants who cannot afford a lawyer on their … Read more

Norwich Man Admits He Strangled Woman To Death

A Norwich man has pleaded guilty to allegations that he strangled a woman to death last year. 29 year old Caquasja Veale entered into a plea deal with prosecutors on Wednesday to manslaughter after he was initially charged with second degree murder. In July of 2023, 44 year old Alisa Ann Martin was found dead … Read more

Oneonta Common Council Approves Mosher Campoli Appointment

The Oneonta Common Council has a new member. After a unanimous vote of the sitting council members, Elayne Mosher Campoli was appointed to represent First Ward residents on Tuesday. Mayor Mark Drnek nominated the Democrat for the post after the recent resignation of Luke Murphy. Mosher Campoli will serve through the rest of this year … Read more

Norwich Man Admits He Killed Woman

In another murder case, a Norwich man has admitted his involvement in the killing of a Chenango County woman. Chaquasja M. Veale pleaded guilty on Monday to a charge of manslaughter in the 1st degree. In July of 2023, authorities performed a welfare check at a home on North Broad Street in Norwich, and found … Read more

Rabid Raccoon Found In Preston

Chenenago County health officials are putting out a rabies alert. A raccoon tested positive for the fatal disease on May 30th after the animal was found in the hamlet of Preston. A statement from the health department says residents are advised to take a few precautions, which include never coming into contact with any stray … Read more

Greene Man killed In UTV Crash

A Greene man has died of injuries he received in a UTV accident in the town of Smithville. New York State Police say Norwich troopers responded on May 29thth to the report of a crash involving a UTV on Waldon Road. Smithville EMS had already arrived and was rendering aid to the victim, who was … Read more

Sidney Man Accused Of Burglarizing Storage Unit

A Delaware Couty grand jury has indicated a Sidney man for burglary. District Attorney Shawn Smith saud 29 year old Peter. D. Puglisi is accused of illegally entering a storage unit in the village of Sidney on March 24th, with the intent of stealing the items inside the unit. Puglisi has already made an initial … Read more

Oneonta PrideFest Takes Place This Saturday

The annual Otsego Pride Alliance PrideFest will take place this Saturday in Oneonta. Activities will be held on Main Street, starting with a parade on Market Street, ending on Elm Street. Participants are asked to begin lining up for the parade at 1:00 p.m. This yera’s theme is “Follow The Rainbow Home.” The organization says … Read more