Governor Cuomo announced actions to strengthen penalties for texting-while-driving that went into effect Saturday. The Governor has directed the State Police to increase enforcement of the texting-while-driving ban during the summer with more checkpoints and additional troopers on patrol. The new penalties can be viewed at governor.ny.gov.
The Oneonta parks & recreation commission will hold their next regular meeting today. The meeting will begin at 7:00 PM in the common council chambers in city hall.
NYSEG customers who recycle a working 2nd refrigerator or freezer now through August 31st will have the chance to win $250 prepaid debit cards, when they schedule a free home pick up this summer. NYSEG Customers could also receive a $30 incentive and could save up to $150 a year by unplugging the refrigerator or freezer. NYSEG customers can call 1-877-691-0021to arrange for a pickup of the inefficient old appliances.