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For Fulfilling Twilight Years, Start Planning

SENIORITY PROFILE: TAMMY MACDONALD For Fulfilling Twilight Years, Start Planning By JENNIFER HILL • Special to COOPERTOWN – Our twilight years can be as fulfilling as our early ones. That is what Tamie MacDonald, Otsego County’s Office for Aging director, wants people of all ages to know, and that her office can help us realize it. “We can change our own story of what aging is,” MacDonald said. “No one wants to be frail or dependent on people. It’s…


Stars & Bars Can Be Sold At Delco Fair, But Cannot Be Displayed, Foes Assert

Delco Sheriff Vows Stars, Bars Display Ban Will Be Made To Stick Dumond Quoted Telling Coop Extension: Prohibition To Be ‘Aggressively Enforced’ DELHI – The Delaware County Fair Board has voted to allow vendors to continue to selling Confederate flags and related memorabilia , but will “aggressively enforce” a prohibition on their display, Fair For All announced today. As its source, Fair For All quoted statements by Delaware County Sheriff Craig Dumond at a May 20 meeting of the board…


Islamberg Issues Statement Thanking God For Protection

Islamberg Issues Statement Thanking God For Protection ISLAMBERG – The Muslims of America, Inc., this morning issued a statement expressing “our sincere gratitude to God Almighty” for his protection after the arrests of four young men in a Rochester suburb for allegedly planning to bomb this Muslim community in Delaware County. The statement continues:…


Four Men Arrested In Plot To Bomb Islamberg

4 Men Arrested In Bombing Plot Against Islamberg A group of high school students at Odyssey Academy in Greece, near Rochester, tipped off police that one of their classmates was allegedly part of a plot to bomb Islamberg, the small Muslim community in Delaware County. Officers with the Greece Police Department Saturday arrested Brian F. Colaneri, 20, and Vincent Vetromile, 19, both of Greece, and Andrew C. Crysel, 18, of East Rochester, as well as a 16-year-old student at Odyssey…


 Report Accuses Priests Of Abuse

CLICK HERE FOR FULL REPORT  REPORT ACCUSES PRIESTS OF ABUSE 42 Cases In Diocese Include 2 Locally  ALBANY – A few minutes ago a group of attorneys, Lawyers Helping Survivors of Child Sex Abuse, released a report, “Hidden Disgrace III,” containing the names of 42 priests in the Albany Diocese accused of child sex abuse. The report provides information about the allegations of abuse and the churches and schools where the priests worked.  Two priests named served in Otsego County, both…


Two Arrested For Making Threats Against Schools

Two Arrested For Making Threats Against Schools By LIBBY CUDMORE • Special to FRANKLIN – A 21 year old man was arrested and charged with making terroristic threats against Franklin Central School, just days after a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. left 17 dead. Aiden M. O’Day, Otego, was arrested by State Police Sunday, Feb. 18 after he allegedly made terroristic threats against Franklin Central School. Day was arrested without incident, and the investigation…


IN MEMORIAM: Kiley J. and Cody E. Sullivan, Victims of Davenport Fire

IN MEMORIAM Kiley and Cody Sullivan, Victims of Davenport Fire DAVENPORT – Kiley J. and Cody E. Sullivan passed away early Friday morning, Feb. 9, 2018, at their home in East Meredith, following injuries sustained in a tragic structure fire. Kiley was 3; Cody was 1. They are survived by their parents Adrian Beares and Carmen Sullivan; brother Anthony Sullivan; niece Raelynn Sullivan; grandparents Paulette and Paul Reynolds; great-grandparents Jim and Susan Evans, Loretta  Vitalie; aunts and uncles, Steven Reynolds, Mark…


Names Released In Fatal Davenport Fire

Names Released In Fatal Davenport Fire DAVENPORT – The names of the victims in Friday’s fatal apartment fire in Davenport have been released, according to state police. Kiley J. Sullivan, 3 and Cody E. Sullivan, 1, died as a result of the fire at 498 Dehning Rd., in the town of Davenport. Their father, Carmen E. Sullivan, 44, was taken to Upstate Medical in Syracuse for burn juries.…


Infant, 3-Year-Old Identified As Davenport Fire Victims

FIREFIGHTERS ARRIVED TO HOUSE AFLAME DAVENPORT VICTIMS INFANT, 3-YEAR-OLD By LIBBY CUDMORE • Special to DAVENPORT – Two children, ages one and 3, were identified as the victims in the fatal structure fire early this morning in the Town of Davenport. According to a release posted to the Delaware County Department of Emergency Services Facebook page, the 911 call was received this morning at 1:46 a.m. Arriving at the scene, responding units found the four-unit apartment building fully engulfed in…


2 Children Killed In Davenport Fire

2 Children Killed In Davenport Fire DAVENPORT – Two children were killed and one adult hospitalized with burn injuries after a house fire in in the Town of Davenport. According to a news release, State Police responded to a Delaware County 911 call at 1:46 a.m. reporting a structure fire at 435 Dehning Road.  The fire was extinguished by Davenport Fire Dept., Pindars Corners Fire Dept., Hobart Fire Dept., and Kortright Fire Dept, but an investigation determined that two children died…

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