Vulnerable Adult



ONEONTA MAN REPORTED MISSING COOPERSTOWN – A “vulnerable adult” was reported missing after he was last seen leaving Bassett Medical Center in Cooperstown in January. Chester S. Kucharski Jr, 67, Oneonta, was last seen leaving Bassett around 3:50 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 25. He was reported as a missing vulnerable adult and the Police Department is attempting to check his welfare. He is 5’11, 150lbs, Gray Hair, Hazel Eyes. Police say he had been evicted from his residence in Oneonta and…


Otsego Woman Still Missing After Storm

Otsego Woman Still Missing After Storm By LIBBY CUDMORE • Special to OTSEGO – Otsego County sheriff’s deputies are continuing their search for a 60-year-old woman who went missing from her Parslow Road home just before last week’s storms. Margaret R. Thayer was reported missing March 6 after a friend went over to plow her driveway and saw that she was not home. “Our concern was that she was last seen right before the snowstorm,” said Sheriff Richard J. Devlin…

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