Hoffman’s coming to Oneonta

Hoffman’s coming to Oneonta A pair of dilapidated signs is all that remains of Christopher’s Restaurant and Lodge on Oneonta’s busy southside Route 23, but that’s due to change when Hoffman’s Car Wash comes to town. Town of Oneonta Supervisor Randy Mowers told The Freeman’s Journal / Hometown Oneonta he was excited to see the development. “You know what pays the bills? Commerce,” Mr. Mowers said. “We have to take care of the people and give them what they need…


2 OneontasDip Toe IntoGeothermal

2 Oneontas Dip Toe Into Geothermal Consultant Explores Applying Method To Main St., Southside By JENNIFER HILL • Hometown Oneonta & The Freeman’s Journal WEST ONEONTA – Geothermal energy fever is sweeping Greater Oneonta. First the city and now the town are “seriously considering” going geothermal, using heat from beneath the earth to warm above-earth homes. Jay Egg, a geothermal system consultant, met at length with City Manager George Korthauer and other staffers Tuesday, April 9, and is due back at…


Oneonta Man, 62, Airlifted From Walmart Parking Lot After Hit Crossing Route 23

Oneonta Man, 62, Airlifted From Walmart Parking Lot After Hit Crossing Route 23 ONEONTA – An Oneonta man with “serious injuries” was airlifted from the Walmart parking lot to a Binghamton area hospital last evening after he was struck by a car while crossing Route 23 on near the big box store, state police report. Steven A. Grant, 62, was reportedly injured at 6:54 p.m.…



$8.7 M. SOUGHT TO UPGRADE LETTIS ONEONTA – The city and town of Oneonta yesterday applied for an $8.7 million state DOT grant to make Lettis Highway safer and more attractive and to build sidewalks between Home Depot and Lowes on Southside. The grant application was approved at a special common council meeting Wednesday night to meet the deadline. Mayor Gary Herzig said he expects to hear on the application by January.…


Gas Line Leak Shuts Down Route 23

Gas Leak Shuts Down Route 23 ONEONTA – Route 23 near WalMart was shut down to traffic and residents were evacuated from the Lantern Hill trailer park after workers hit a 6–inch gas line that supplies Southside, Angel Heights and Davenport.…