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Tour gives behind-the-scenes look at dairy
July 24, 2021, 12:54 am | Source
Several area farmers, retired farmers and people interested in the local dairy industry toured three area farms in Franklin during Cornell Cooperative Extension of Delaware County's 91st annual Dairy Tour.


Masonville plans to rejuvenate elementary school playground
July 24, 2021, 12:35 am | Source
Children in Masonville will soon have a refurbished basketball court to play on and now have field to play in behind the old Masonville Elementary School.


Bassett slated to get nearly $100K for COVID vaccination effort
July 23, 2021, 3:28 pm | Source
Bassett Hospital's COVID-19 vaccination efforts got a shot in the arm from a federal program, the Department of Health and Human Services announced in a media release Friday, July 23.


Public Meetings: Friday-Monday, July 23-26, 2021
July 23, 2021, 10:00 am | Source
Call ahead in case a meeting listed here has been changed.


Dogfighting defendant rejects plea deal
July 23, 2021, 3:45 am | Source
FRANKLIN — A former Delaware County resident charged in connection with a suspected dogfighting ring last year turned down a plea deal Thursday, July 22, in Franklin Town Court.


Four local counties report 19 COVID cases in past week
July 23, 2021, 3:23 am | Source
Nineteen new COVID cases, but no new deaths, were reported in the four-county region over the past week.


New law allows another insurance option for cell phones      
July 23, 2021, 2:09 am | Source
ALBANY — Insurance coverage for cell phones can be expensive, but large numbers of consumers buy the plans because the cost of replacing or repairing a device can be a budget buster.


Gun-rights suit from N.Y. gains backing of 25 senators    
July 23, 2021, 1:55 am | Source
ALBANY — A major gun-rights challenge originating in upstate New York and headed to the U.S. Supreme Court has drawn the backing of numerous Republican U.S. senators, House members and state attorneys general.


DEC issues emergency authorization following storms
July 22, 2021, 8:33 pm | Source
The state Department of Environmental Conservation has issued an emergency authorization to help communities in Delaware, Montgomery, Otsego, Rensselaer and Schoharie counties rebuild infrastructure after severe storms and flash flooding last week, the agency announced Thursday, July 22.


City gets grant to study heat pump project
July 22, 2021, 7:11 pm | Source
The City of Oneonta was awarded an up to $100,000 planning grant from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority to explore the possibility of setting up a geothermal district.


DWAI charges against Oneonta man dismissed
July 22, 2021, 4:09 pm | Source
A man who was charged more than four years with operating a motor vehicle while impaired by drugs has been cleared of the charges.


Chenango, Delaware/Otsego United Ways plan merger
July 22, 2021, 2:43 pm | Source
The boards of directors for the Chenango United Way Inc. and the United Way of Delaware and Otsego Counties Inc. unanimously approved the formal affiliation of the two agencies Thursday, July 23, with the intent to complete an application for…


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