Michael Coccoma


Judge Coccoma Set To Retired June 30

Judge Coccoma Set To Retired June 30 Top Administrative Judge Outside NYC By LIBBY CUDMORE • Special to COOPERSTOWN – Whenever County Judge John Lambert had a question about the law, he knew he could turn to Judge Michael V. Coccoma, the county’s highest ranking jurist. “He was my mentor,” Lambert said. “There were times that a question would arise about how to handle something, he was a great person to bounce ethical questions of off. He was always willing…


City Takes Hotel Owners To Court

ONEONTA HOTEL CASE IN COURT Lawyer: City Hall Won’t Take Blame For Deaths By PARKER FISH • Special to COOPERSTOWN – In the first court hearing in City Hall efforts to evict tenants from the deteriorating former Oneonta Hotel building, City Attorney David Merzig made the city’s opinion very clear. “We’re at the end of our ropes,” Merzig said today in state Supreme Court here. “We are not going to be held responsible if there is a fire in…