Delaware Engineering


Communities Unite To Save Lake

Communities Unite To Save Lake Engineers Recommend Low-pressure Septics By DAN SULLIVANRICHFIELD SPRINGS Early in 2023, a unique coalition of four Otsego municipalities and a citizen-led lake association joined in a Memorandum of Agreement to fund an engineering study. The purpose of the study was to determine what type of sewer system might best serve Canadarago Lake residents. The study, completed by Delaware Engineering of Albany and Oneonta, was ready for public presentation by mid-May. On Tuesday, May 23, a…


Common Council celebrates end of COVID restrictions, declining cases

Common Council celebrates end of COVID restrictions, declining cases By KEVIN LIMITI • Special to The Oneonta Common Council’s meeting Tuesday, June 15, began with a celebratory note, as a result of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s ending of most COVID restrictions Tuesday. A presentation was given by Dr. Diane Georgeson, who spoke about the improving situation in regards to COVID-19. While 53% of Oneonta residents were fully vaccinated, which is lower than the state average, the amount of cases have…


Oneonta Residents Weigh In On Environmental Impact of Rail Yard Development

Environmentalists Express Concerns On Railyards Plan ‘Eco Park’ Urged In Scene Setter For March 5 Public Hearing On Site By JENNIFER HILL • Special to ONEONTA – Though the formal public hearing on the Railyards Generic Environmental Statement isn’t until Tuesday, March 5, citizens told Common Council tonight that it doesn’t focus enough on used of renewables. “I would like to see us explore this idea of an ‘eco park,’ a net-zero eco park with wind and solar and geothermal…



HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1 Percussive Dance Of North America LECTURE – 7:30 p.m. Join Mick Moloney for 2018 Buckley Lecture. Learn about Percussive Dance Traditions in North America ranging from Appalachian, African American flat foot, clogging to Irish sean nos, step dance. Donations welcome. 607-547-2586. HISTORY SERIES – 7 p.m. “Scots-Irish Immigration and Defense of the Colonial New York Frontier including the Cherry Valley Massacre, 1740 to 1778” by Terry McMaster, independent historian whose research focuses on American Revolution…


Cooperstown Readies Pioneer Street Reconstruction

Pioneer Street Rebuilding Sparks Parking Concerns By LIBBY CUDMORE • COOPERSTOWN – After five years of saving paid parking revenue, the Village of Cooperstown is ready to start the $1.2 million Pioneer Street Reconstruction Project and pay for it with money set aside. “Some of these pipes date back to the 1890s,” Trustee Cindy Falk, who chairs the Village Board’s Streets Committee, told a public meeting tonight at the fire hall. “In 2014, during the Winter Carnival, we had…