Emergency housing


Police, advocates, hotels partner for emergency housing

Police, advocates, hotels partner for emergency housing Motel 88 in Oneonta does not have a happy history. Formerly known as the Oasis Motor Inn, the lodging saw drug busts and suicides, and carried a local reputation for a generally seedy atmosphere. To add to its unhappiness, a fire broke out last week, and it remains under investigation. But according to the Oneonta Police Department, the criminal element at Motel 88, and other motels like it, is related to the temporary…


Playground Rising At OFO Emergency Housing

OFO Emergency Housing Receives New Playground Steve Prichardt, left, enlists the help of Alan Little in leveling the marks for a ladder rung on a new children’s playground they are helping construct at the Opportunities For Otsego Emergency Housing building in Oneonta this afternoon. At right, the newly installed climbing wall is kid-tested and approved by Alexis Chan. The project is part of the Community Outreach Project put on by first Baptist Church. The new playground features a jungle gym,…