State Police from Deposit arrested 22-year-old Brookleyn Foster of Endicott, for Driving While Intoxicated with a BAC of .15%, along with other vehicle & traffic violations. The arrest resulted after Troopers responded to the report of a vehicle parked in the center median against the guide rail facing the wrong way on State Route 17 in Hancock. Foster was issued tickets returnable to the Village of Hancock Court on February 4th.
On January 7th Delaware County Deputies arrested Lee McDonald of Walton, for 2 counts of Issuing a Bad Check to a Deposit business, McDonald arrested on Saturday again & charged him with Issuing a Bad Check after receiving a bad check complaint from a Town of Kortright business. McDonald was issued an appearance in the Town of Kortright Court on February 17 to answer that charge.
The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a residential burglary that occurred on Sands Creek Road in the Town of Tompkins on December 5th. Guns and ammunition were taken from the residence and were recovered outside the home by the homeowner upon discovering the crime. Deputies are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the vehicle and person in these photos from one of the home’s surveillance camera. The vehicle appears to be a small, light color sport utility vehicle. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Delaware County Sheriff’s Office, (607) 746-2336, Extension 381. All calls will be returned and kept confidential.
The Unadilla Chamber of Commerce will host the Four Chamber Mixer meeting on Monday, January 26 6:00 pm, with the meeting at 7:00 PM at Green’s Long River Inn, on Route 357, Unadilla. RSVP’s to each Chamber Secretary by January 21 are requested.
The Disabled American Veterans chapter #200 of Oneonta will be hosting a discussion on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder tonight. The discussion will begin at 7:00 PM at the Oneonta Veterans Club at 279 Chestnut Street; more information is available at 437-2028.
The Otsego county health department is offering the Zostavax vaccine for shingles, for an administrative fee of $25 for those who meet certain requirement, shingles is a painful skin rash, often accompanied by blisters, fever, headaches, chills & upset stomach, it can sometimes lead to hearing loss, blindness, pneumonia brain inflammation or even death. More information about shingles or the county vaccination program is available at 547-4230.
Commerce Chenango & NBT Bank will host their annual Economic Forecast Breakfast on January 28th. The event will be held at the American Legion Post 189 at 29 Sheldon Street in Norwich, RSVP’s are requested by January 16th at 334-1402.
2 committees of the Oneonta Common Council will be meeting today at City Hall. The Facilities-Operations-Community Operations Improvement committee will meet at 5:00 pm, The Finance & Administration Committee will meet at 6:00 PM, and both meeting will be held at the Common Council Chamber on the 2nd floor of City Hall.
Audits of special education providers across New York State have uncovered mismanagement that cost taxpayers nearly $42 million in the last decade, including $20 million in 2014 alone, according to State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli. 11 audits identified more than $6.7 million in public funds that special education providers misspent or misused, including cases of possible fraud that have been referred to law enforcement for investigation. About 81,000 preschool students with disabilities receive services in New York annually at a cost of more than $1.4 billion to the state and localities.