- Reporter's Notebook
- Jul 24, 2010
Reporter's Notebook: Delaware Co. lawman on 'Extreme Forensics'
Former Sidney Supervisor Joe Maddalone was startled to look up at his television at about midnight Thursday, July 15, and see Delaware County Undersheriff Doug Vredenburgh in an episode of Discovery Channel's "Extreme Forensics."Continued ...
- Jul 17, 2010
- Reporter's Notebook: Dairy farmers shed light on occupation
- Jul 3, 2010
Reporter's Notebook: Area colleges proud of students giving back
SUNY Oneonta and Hartwick College administrators seem proud of their students' volunteerism.Continued ...
- May 29, 2010
Reporter's Notebook: Photographer greets Hanna as old friend
Lady Ostapeck, a pictorial portrait photographer, greeted Richard Hanna as an old friend during the congressional candidates visit to Nader Towers in Oneonta on May 4 when he officially kicked off his campaign.Continued ...
- May 15, 2010
Reporter's Notebook: Return trip to 'Jeopardy' ends after first round
By Patricia Breakey The run of Walton's "Jeopardy!" champion came to an end Thursday during the quarter-final round of the 2010 Tournament of Champions.Continued ...
- Apr 24, 2010
Reporter's Notebook: Teens live in their own online world
The Internet and social networking websites have made it a lot easier for teens to cloister themselves, former Cooperstown High School Principal Gary Kuch said recently.Continued ...
- Apr 17, 2010
Reporter's Notebook: Supervisor's comment stuns others at meeting
The Delaware County Fair has been an area institution for 123 years, so when a Delaware County town supervisor admitted during a county board meeting that he didnt know what the fair was, it elicited an incredulous reaction from the other board members.Continued ...
Franklin Supervisor Don Smith proposed a resolution Wednesday to donate $5,000 to help rebuild the 4-H horse barn that the Delaware Valley Agricultural Society lost in an arson fire on the fairgrounds last fall.
- Mar 27, 2010
Reporter's Notebook: Scruffy memories of St. Mary's priest
By Denise RichardsonContinued ...
- Mar 20, 2010
Reporter's Notebook: It's clear co-owner is passionate about team
Oneonta Outlaws co-owner Keith Rogers came to the city Thursday with guns blazing to promote his New York Collegiate Baseball League team.Continued ...
The Outlaws are moving from Saratoga Springs for the team's inaugural season at Damaschke Field.
- Mar 6, 2010
Reporter's Notebook: ‘Kindness Project’ is inspiring
Colleen Andrew’s second-grade class is working on its kindness project. In December, students handed out Hannaford gift cards to people on Main Street telling them to “have a nice holiday and pay it forward,” Andrew said.Continued ...
- Feb 19, 2010
Reporter's Notebook: Anti-scam lessons are well worth repeating
By Denise RichardsonContinued ...
- Jan 30, 2010
Reporter's Notebook: Putting a face on tragedy
Life as a reporter means never really knowing what is going to be coming your way. The most ordinary day can become one that you will never forget. I was reminded of that again Jan. 20, when the first reports came over the newsroom scanner, shortly before 3 p.m., of an accident involving a tractor-trailer and a police vehicle.Continued ...
- Jan 23, 2010
Reporter's Notebook: Travel is one perk of my job
One of the great things about being a reporter for The Daily Star is the travel. Although I'm still waiting to be sent to cover the Mint 400 motorcycle race in Las Vegas or at least the Kentucky Derby, I do get to visit great little communities such as Davenport, Delhi, Laurens, Milford, Morris, Schenevus and Stamford.Continued ...
- Jan 9, 2010
Reporter's Notebook: Family proud of wounded soldier
Family and friends rallied to help Army Spc. Matthew Cooke and his wife, Sara, relatives said when sharing stories about the aftermath of the shooting rampage at Fort Hood in Texas last year.Continued ...
- Jan 1, 2010
Reporter's Notebook: Mayor Nader was rarely 'unplugged"
By Jake PalmateerContinued ...
- Dec 12, 2009
Reporter's Notebook: Colleges are proud of students
Faculty at the State University College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill seemed proud to tell of their students' successes. Two lists of some recent graduates show interesting opportunities with employers throughout the state and nation.Continued ...
- Dec 4, 2009
- Reporter's Notebook: Bitten by the news bug
- Nov 28, 2009
Reporter's Notebook: Bear lost during hunting season
On the opening day of big-game hunting season, a group of unidentified "hunters" bagged a 500-pound black bear in the village of Walton.Continued ...
- Nov 14, 2009
Reporter's Notebook: SUNY student voices heard in Albany
More than 14,000 students signed petitions opposing further cuts to the State University of New York system proposed in the state budget, student organizers said.Continued ...
- Nov 7, 2009
Reporter's Notebook: Fire chief leaves big shoes to be filled
When I asked Oneonta Fire Chief Robert Barnes if his role as the city's emergency coordinator was something that evolved over time after he became chief in 1991, he had a quick response.Continued ...