Local news feed from The Daily Star in Oneonta, New York. Covering local and breaking news for Oneonta and all of Otsego county, and surrounding areas.
Schenevus clinic vaccinates dozens
May 18, 2021, 3:12 am | Source
Nearly 100 local residents received their first doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine Monday, May 17, at Schenevus Central School.
Delhi delves into time capsule from 1939
May 18, 2021, 3:07 am | Source
The contents of an 82-year-old time capsule were unveiled Saturday, May 15, in the Delhi Courthouse Square as part of the yearlong celebration of the village’s bicentennial.
Sheriff: Man had $100,000 in drugs
May 17, 2021, 11:50 pm | Source
Chenango County's sheriff said a Smithville man was arrested on felony drug charges after he was found slumped over the steering wheel of a vehicle.
Schoharie County reports 17th COVID-19 death
May 17, 2021, 11:44 pm | Source
Schoharie County reported its 17th COVID-19 death over the weekend. The death is the 202nd across Chenango, Delaware, Otsego and Schoharie counties.
Man dies in Delaware County crash
May 17, 2021, 7:54 pm | Source
Police in Delaware County said a New Jersey man died over the weekend in a one-car crash on state Route 17.
Local School Elections 2021
May 15, 2021, 11:58 am | Source
The following school districts will be holding votes on Tuesday, May 18:
Public Meetings: Saturday-Tuesday, May 15-18, 2021
May 15, 2021, 10:00 am | Source
Call ahead in case a meeting listed here has been changed.
On the Bright Side: Afton historians use downtime to upgrade museum
May 15, 2021, 3:42 am | Source
Members of the Afton Historical Association took advantage of the many long, slow months of the coronavirus pandemic to make some much-needed upgrades and improvements on the Afton Museum, which reopens to the public after more than a yearlong closure…
Local schools to hold crucial Tuesday votes
May 15, 2021, 3:41 am | Source
In addition to proposed school budgets and school board elections, taxpayers in two local school districts will vote on proposed capital projects at the Tuesday, May 18, elections.
Hanford Mills Museum to open this weekend
May 15, 2021, 2:06 am | Source
Hanford Mills Museum in East Meredith will begin its 2021 season Saturday, May 15. The museum’s popular Independence Day celebration, however, has been canceled.
N.Y. nursing homes face decline in staffing, admissions
May 15, 2021, 1:21 am | Source
ALBANY — New York's long term care facilities have found themselves with acute staffing shortages while facing a sharp drop in admissions as the pandemic has motivated more families to choose other options for caring for frail relatives.
Four counties report 19 more virus cases
May 14, 2021, 11:56 pm | Source
Otsego County reported six new COVID-19 cases Friday.