The Oneonta Police Department responded to the Tanning Bed at 76 Chestnut Street for a report of a patron discovering another patron filming them inside of a private tanning room. 31 year old Christopher Demarco of Otego is accused of using his cell phone to film another patron getting undressed, Demarco was charged with Unlawful Surveillance, he is being held pending arraignment in City of Oneonta Court.
The Delaware county board of supervisors announced this week that new County Recycling center is running debt free as the county received grants. The success at the county recycling center follows another success story with the county compost facility generating revenue generated by the facility exceeded initial expectations, according to County Solid Waste Coordinator Sue McIntyre:
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McIntyre said that Delaware County has traditionally acted ahead of the curve on recycling and composting issues, which helped lead to the higher revenue.
The Disabled American Veterans chapter #200 of Oneonta will be hosting a discussion on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder free Monday night. Chapter Secretary & Treasurer Mike Alvin explains:
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The discussion will begin at 7:00 PM Monday night at the Oneonta veterans club at 279 Chestnut Street; more information is available at 437-2028.
State Police at Oneonta arrested 41-year-old Amy Rezmerski of Binghamton for Unlawful Possession of Marihuana & speeding. The arrest was made after a vehicle stop for speeding over 80 miles an hour on I-88 in Otego, After detecting the odor of marihuana, the Trooper searched the vehicle and found 2 grams. Rezmerski was released after being issued tickets returnable to the Town of Otego Court on January 29th.
Municipalities and school districts face growing challenges to keep pace with increasing costs, according to New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli’s Annual Report on Local Governments. Property tax levy growth has slowed over the past several years, from 7.7% in 2003 to 2% increase in the fiscal year ending in 2013. Local government revenues increased in counties sales taxes in upstate counties was only 1.7%
If you were planning on heading to the Western Counties of new York state using the New York State Thruway, Governor Cuomo has ordered that highway closed from Rochester to Buffalo due to lake effect snow squalls. Road closures may also be in effect in the North Country, those planning to venture to ski resorts or other winter activities in those area are invited to call 511 or log on at 511NY.org to check on road conditions and closures