AutoZone To Bring Stores To Oneonta & Delhi

Other business news… AutoZone has announced it’s adding two new stores… one in the town of Oneonta and the other in village of Delhi. The natuionwide auto parts and acessories retailer has been given permission by the Oneonta planning board to move into the former Aaron’s Rent To Own at 5071 Highway 23. The existing … Read more

Rome Looks To Bring Back 4th Of July Fireworks

The city of Rome is trying to launch it’s 4th of July fireworks for the first time in decades. On Wednesday, the Rome common council apprived two resolutions, accepting donations of 5-thousand dollars each from Revere Copper and Total Computer Solutions. The money is earmarked for Revere’s re-lighting ceremony for the iconic Paul Revere sign. … Read more

Otsego Land Trust To Receive $100K State Grant

New York Govenror Kathy Hochul has annoucned Conservation Partnership Program funding for 64 projects that focus on water quality, including the Otsego Land Trust, which will receive 100-thousand dollars. The state funding is designed to protect water quality and keep farmland intact, preventing development and boosting public access for outdoor recreation opportunities.

Oneonta Planning Board Delays Campground Vote Again

The planning board in Oneonta said Monday – that it would make a decision on a proposed campground at Clapper’s Maple Ridge Ranch – on May 20th. The campground proposal has brought controversy from neighboring property owners, who claim the plans would ruin the rural charm and lower their property values. After much opposition at … Read more

Bassett Healthcare To Expand Pediatric Fluoride Program

Bassett Healthcare Network is expanding a program to help kids keep healthy teeth. A preventative dental care program is now being offered through flouride varnish treatments. the treatments are being integrated into Bassett’s will-child checkups at it’s pediatric clinics. Flouride varnish is a protective coating that can be applied to teeth, which experts say significantly … Read more

Murphy To Resign From Oneonta Common Council

A shakeup with the Oneonta Common Council. Luke Murphy, who represents Ward 1 as a Democrat, has announced his resignation, effective June 1st. Murphy was elected to the post in 2019 as a write-0in candidate. He was then re-elected this past November after running unopposed. In a resignation letter, Murphy says he has plans to … Read more

CANO Receives Funding For 2024 Juneteenth Celebration

CANO, the Community Arts Network of Oneonta, has received a 50thousand dollar award from the Community Foundation of Otsego County. The money will be used to support the 2024 Juneteenth Celebration on Saturday, June 22nd on Field Number 5 in Neawha Park. The free event is a celebration of black joy and justice. This will … Read more

SUNY Cobleskill Opens Student Food Pantry

A new resource for students at SUNY Cobleskill. The university has officially opened an emergency food pantry. The funding for the pantry was provided last September, and SUNY Cobleskill immediately began renovations at a space in Bouck Hall to house the pantry. It opened to students last week and is stocked with donations from the … Read more