17-year-old Kobe Kimble of Oneonta was arrested Thursday for allegedly raping a victim under the age of 11, according to the Oneonta Police Department. Kimble was charged with the 1st degree Rape, plus Forcible Touching and Endangering the Welfare of a Child, following an investigation into a Child Abuse Hotline report. Kimble was held at the City of Oneonta Police Department pending arraignment in the City of Oneonta Court.
The Oneonta Police and Fire Departments responded to the area of 142 Chestnut Street Thursday afternoon, for a motor vehicle accident involving a school bus and 2 other vehicles. Police reported that an Oneonta City School bus with 22 children on board was struck from behind by a sedan that had been struck from behind by a pickup truck, at around 3:40 PM Thursday. The School bus had been stopped with its flashing lights activated when the accident occurred. No injuries were reported, another bus completed the transportation of the children, the investigation is continuing and tickets are pending.
Delaware Valley Humane Society currently has many dog & cats up for adoption at their Sidney facility. Shelter Manager Erin Johnson told WCDO news about the adoption process:
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Johnson also said that the Shelter is in need of Pine sol, as well as dog & cat food, more information is available at 563-7780, or at DVHSNY.ORG.
$2.5 Million Dollars in renovations are underway at NYSEG stadium in Binghamton, for the inaugural season as the “Binghamton Rumble Ponies”. Team Spokesman Ed Saunders explains:
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The team announced a full schedule of Promotional events at Nyseg Stadium this season, details are available at BINGRP.COM.
The Hartwick College Center for Craft Food & Beverage will host the Farmer Brewer Winter Weekend conference, this weekend. More than 100 farmers, brewers, will attend the 2-day conference , this year’s theme is “Everything in Modification,” More information is available at hartwick.edu
The annual Ice harvest festival will be held at the Hanford Mills in the town of Meredith on Saturday. Executive Director Liz Callahan said that the festival is a hands-on experience, to see how County Residence lived before electric refrigerators or freezer:
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the event runs from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM on Saturday at the facility on County Route 12 in East Meredith. More information is available at 278-5744.
Governor Cuomo reminded out-of-state and Canadian snowmobile enthusiasts that this weekend is New York’s annual Free Snowmobiling Weekend. State registration fees will be waived for properly registered and insured out-of-state snowmobilers, Snowmobile registration costs $100, but decreases to $45 if the snowmobiler is a member of a local snowmobile club. This fee will be waived for out-of-state and Canadian snowmobilers during the promotional weekend, provided they are properly registered and insured in another state or Canada.
For the 3rd time in the past 4 NFL seasons, football goal posts manufactured by Sportsfield Specialties in Delhi, will make an appearance framing the playing field at the Super Bowl. This year’s game will be hosted at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas on Sunday. Company officials reported that their goal posts were also used at MetLife Stadium in 2014 when the Seattle beat Denver & again in 2015 when the New England beat Seattle at University of Phoenix Stadium & also in 2008, when Sportsfield’s goal posts were 1st used in a Super Bowl as the New York Giants upset the New England Patriots.
State Police arrested 37-year-old Brian Strube of Norwich, for Criminal Possession of a Weapon and Unlawful Possession of Marijuana. Strube stopped by Police for a brake light that was not working, after smelling marijuana inside the vehicle a search was conducted, Strube was found to unlawfully possess about 2 grams of marijuana and an illegal dagger, he was issued tickets returnable to the Town of Norwich Court at a later date.
NYSEG is conducting a routine inspection of transmission lines by Drones this week. Inspections began last month in the Broome county area, they will begin in the Oneonta today through FEBRUARY 8th.
The Sidney Central School observatory will be open to the public tonight, Sidney High School Science Teacher Rich Townsend comments:
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The observatory will be open from 6:00 to 7:30 pm, the event is free to the public.