Main Street and Lettis Highway Get Facelift

Main Street and Lettis Highway Get Facelift On Saturday, September 10, about a dozen SUNY Oneonta and Hartwick students joined several community volunteers in a long-overdue clean-up of the triangle at the intersection of Main Street and Lettis Highway in the City of Oneonta. “The city’s lack of funds and staffing had put the maintenance of this entrance to Oneonta on a backburner,” Mark Drnek, Mayor of Oneonta, said. “But a local resident, Wendy Slicer, saw an opportunity to engage…


Roadwork Can Mean Life, Death

Editorial for August 24, 2018  Roadwork Can Mean Life, Death The Good News: Oneonta, Cooperstown Projects Moving Forward If DOT engineer Peter Larson thought it was going to be a ho-hum hearing that Dec. 15, 2008, at Oneonta High School, Kay Stuligross quickly advised him otherwise. “My husband was killed right there,” the former county representative told Larson, pointing to a spot where Lettis Highway enters Southside, in front of McDonald’s. Stuligross’ husband, Jack, a retired Hartwick College economics professor,…