As of yesterday and over a year and a half since the COVID-19 pandemic began, Chenango County has suffered more deaths at the hands of COVID-related complications than neighboring Delaware and Otsego Counties.
Yesterday, the New York State Police (NYSP) put out a warning to area residents specifically in Otsego County about this since reports of stolen packages have come to them from the towns of Hartwick, Garrettsville, and New Lisbon.
Yesterday, the announcement was made from Oberacker's office that Richard Scheiner, a Navy veteran who served as a member of the Naval Seabees from July 1979 to December 1994 would be inducted in the Veterans' Hall of Fame.
If you are a parent of a child aged 5 to 11 and you are eager to not only get your child vaccinated against COVID-19 with the CDC approved Pfizer vaccine not only for health reasons but also to take advantage of New York State's announcement yesterday about a great incentive, then you're in luck.
The Festival of Lights drive-thru will run daily from Dec. 18 through Jan. 3 in Neahwa Park, Oneonta and feature decorated trees, floating luminaries in Hodges pond, and other holiday light displays created by community members and organizations.