Otsego County, New York Animal Shelter Closed to the Public
The Susquehanna SPCA has announced that they are closed to the public until further notice. Why is the shelter currently closed to the public?. According to a post on their Facebook page, "our animal shelter has taken in several cases of animals that are very ill with contagious diseases and/or are being quarantined due to the potential of one. We made the drastic decision to close after our most recent case today out of an abundance of caution, because our human resources are stretched too thin to be able to help sick animals and the public who visit."
42-Year-Old NY Woman Believed To Be Traveling Has Been Missing For 2 Weeks
Gabrielle B. Becker was last seen in her Delaware County hometown of Roxbury (outlined in red in the image above) on Friday, Nov. 24, according to New York State Police. "Her family has been unable to contact her since and is concerned for her safety," said police. "Gabrielle does not have a vehicle and may be utilizing public transportation."
8 Stocking Stuffers You Can Only Find in Oneonta, New York
Christmas stockings are an integral part of the holiday. Sometimes they're opened the night before to placate anxious kids, and sometimes on Christmas morning. Sometimes stocking stuffers are more meaningful than the larger gifts under the tree. Finding such gifts that are unique and impactful upon opening may seem difficult...
The Reporter Files First Amendment Suit Against Delaware County
Delhi-based news outlet The Reporter alleges Delaware County and its Board of Supervisors violated its constitutional rights in a complaint filed Monday in the Northern District of New York. According to the complaint, in 2022, County officials punished the paper for its coverage by revoking its designation as the official...
What the Buck?! 2 Hunters Caught Breaking Several Laws on New York State Land
Illegally hunting on state land was just one law two hunters broke in New York. New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Forest Rangers were called to the Town of Colchester about illegal ATV use and illegal tree stands in the Delaware Wild Forest. Illegal ATV's, Baiting & Tree...
Celebrating Hanukkah in Oneonta, New York
It's the first night of Hanukkah! The holiday is defined per Wikipedia as "a Jewish festival commemorating the recovery of Jerusalem and subsequent rededication of the Second Temple at the beginning of the Maccabean Revolt against the Seleucid Empire in the 2nd century BCE." Latkes and Schmaltz Oh My!. For...
Cooperstown's Italian Cuisine: 4 Unforgettable Dining Experiences
This article presents a guide to four exquisite Italian restaurants in Cooperstown. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments? If yes, we would love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below.
Powerball prize-winning ticket sold in Cooperstown
COOPERSTOWN — A lucky local shopper at the Stewart's Shop at 108 Chestnut St. in Cooperstown purchased one of four third-prize-winning tickets in New York in the December 4 Powerball drawing, according to an announcement Tuesday by the New York State Lottery. A third-prize-winning ticket was worth $50,000, lottery...
Varsity News Scoreboard for Thursday, December 7
It was a very busy night for sports last night across Central New York, and Eyewitness News has you covered with today’s version of the Varsity News Scoreboard! We have all the scores from high school and college action across Oneida, Herkimer and Otsego Counties! We are committed to bringing the Local Sports, Stats and Scores That Matter to you and the entire Mohawk Valley!
These cooperstown, NY based Puppies are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around cooperstown..
New York High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Otsego County Today - December 7
If you live in Otsego County, New York and like to stay in the loop regarding all of the local high school basketball action, we've got you covered. Below, we offer all the info you need for how to watch the games today. Follow high school basketball this season on...
Updates on Large Blaze in Stamford
There are updates on the large fire that broke out in Delaware County Friday night.
Police department reports road toll bill scam
SIDNEY -- The Sidney Police Department has been made aware of a mailer scam. The scam caller is portraying itself as a road toll bill from New York and can be very convincing. Authorities are asking everyone to exercise due diligence before paying a bill online, mail or by phone. Local authorities thank the individuals who came forward with this information.
Powerball Tickets Yield $50,000 Prizes in Four New York Cities
COOPERSTOWN, NY; NEWBURGH, NY; ROCHESTER, NY; YONKERS, NY – Four Powerball players in New York State have won third-prize amounts in the Dec 4 drawing, as announced by the New…
Holiday Spirit Fills Cooperstown Streets with Community Celebration
Experience the holiday spirit in Cooperstown! Join the residents as they stroll the beautifully lit Main Street, enjoy hot chocolate by the community fire pit, and visit Santa in his cottage. A special night of community celebration and festive cheer awaits you.
Wellness In Our Oneonta Community
As you all know, on November 15th, 2023, SUNY Oneonta held a Wellness Day, which meant that all classes were canceled to allow our campus community to support one another and reflect on the tragic events that occurred this semester. This was held to promote mental well-being. Some things one can do to take care of their mental well-being could be speaking to someone you trust, listening to music, watching a beloved movie, going on a walk, being amongst friends, or retail therapy- whether that be purchasing food, clothing, accessories, or miscellaneous goods.
Guthrie Clinic to Borrow $140 Million to Buy Lourdes Hospital
The planned sale of Binghamton-based Our Lady of Lourdes Memorial Hospital to Guthrie Clinic of Sayre, Pennsylvania is moving forward. Guthrie Clinic plans to borrow $140 million to acquire Lourdes and its affiliated facilities in Broome, Tioga and Delaware counties. The proposed sale of Lourdes from St. Louis-based Ascension was...
Oneonta, New York Weighs in on Holiday Movies
The yearly debate rages on. What makes a movie a holiday movie? There are movies that are ALL about Christmas from beginning to end, and there are some that are called "Christmas adjacent", meaning that Christmas may be in the background, and would still work if the holiday themes were removed. After talking with some people around town at random, I found that this rabbit hole goes pretty deep.
Who Makes the Best Cookies in Otsego County, New York?
Happy National Cookie Day! Whether you like chocolate chip, sugar, snickerdoodle, peanut butter or even oatmeal raisin cookie, this is your day. While the United States does not have an officially designated cookie, polling data shows that the chocolate chip cookie is America's overall favorite. Truth be told, it's my favorite too. Is there anything better than a warm cookie right from the oven? I think not.
The Sound of Music Presented in Oneonta, New York
The Sound of Music is a rare cocktail of music, powerful storytelling, and breathtaking visuals. It's so popular that most people can rattle off at least one of the songs from memory. Julie Andrews as Maria has even become a popular and often used meme online. On December 8th, 9th,...