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City of the Hills

February 22, 2019

Ian Austin/HOMETOWN ONEONTA –  Karen Lehr, left, visiting her mother Aleda Koehn, Oneonta, participated in her first Goodyear Lake Polar Bear Jump Saturday, Feb. 17. As she stepped on the block to jump, there was Karen Telarico, Maryland, a girlhood friend, ready to jump next to her.

Trooper Hurt In Fight Along Interstate 88

At least one state trooper was injured in an altercation that took place near the Schenevus exit on I-88, according to Aga Dembinska, Troop C public relations.
According to Rob O’Brien, director, Otsego County 911, a passerby called 911 to report what appeared to be two subjects fighting along the side of the highway. State Police were dispatched to the scene and it was believed that the trooper was injured at the scene.
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►CHRISTOPHER BELNAP, ’03, a researcher and co-founder/CEO of Resilient Biotics in San Francisco, will be the 2019 Commencement speaker, Hartwick College announced today.
►THE HUNTINGTON MEMORIAL Library is aiming to re-open this Thursday, Feb. 21, after being closed for renovations for a month.
►PAYLESS SHOESOURCE, which operates a store in Southside Mall, confirmed it will close all of its 2,100 stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. It started liquidation sales Sunday.




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