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In Memoriam: Melissa A. Carvin

ONEONTA—Melissa A. Carvin, 54, passed away unexpectedly on December 17, 2023 at St. Peter’s Hospital in Albany.
She was born April 2, 1969 in Oneonta, the daughter of John and Frances (Beams) Mattice.
Melissa graduated from Oneonta High School, Class of 1987, and SUNY Delhi in 1989 with a degree in nursing. She worked on the maternity ward for 26 years at A.O. Fox Hospital, Oneonta, until the unit closed; at that time, she became a Women’s Health triage nurse at Bassett Hospital…


Locals-People & Businesses in the News: July 12, 2023

The Oneonta chapter of PEO (Philanthropic Educational Organization) celebrated the 60th anniversary of its founding on Thursday, June 8 at the First Presbyterian Church in Oneonta. PEO’s mission is helping women fulfill their educational goals through loans and scholarships. For further information, visit or call (607) 267-0539.…


Locals: 03/30/2023

Locals: People & BusinessesIn the News 03/30/2023 PROMISING POWERS: Maya Powers of Worcester was one of several students recently recognized by the Pi of New York chapter of Phi Beta Kappa at Elmira College. The Pi of New York chapter held its annual induction and banquet with nine newly-elected members of high scholarly attainment. Prizes were also awarded to five outstanding juniors and six promising sophomores, including Powers, a member of Elmira College’s Class of 2025. Phi Beta Kappa, the…


SUNY Delhi Unveils Land Acknowledgement Plaque

SUNY Delhi Unveils Land Acknowledgement Plaque DELHISUNY Delhi unveiled a plaque on campus recently to acknowledge that the college stands on the homeland of the Kanien’keha:ka, one of the five founding nations of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy. The plaque is dedicated to the past, present and future Indigenous people in the Delhi community.…


The Locals: December 15, 2022

The Locals December 15, 2022 THEY KILLED IT: Last month, Cooperstown Central School presented “She Kills Monsters,” a play “The New York Times” deemed “the hot school play” in 2020 and which reporter Elisabeth Vincentelli described as “… a story about kids who make up stories. This is a story in which girls wield swords, queer kids are cool and nerds rule the earth.” The play—by self-styled playwright, screenwriter and geek Qui Nguyen—tells the story of Agnes Evans, a young…

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