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Oneonta YMCA To Host 50th Anniversary Open House

One of my earliest memories as a kid was coming up from Sidney with my Cub Scout group in the 1950s and going swimming at the indoor pool at the YMCA on Broad Street in Oneonta.  Do you remember that?

Well, the Y is now celebrating its 50th anniversary at their Ford Avenue location and they are having a big party!  Saturday June, 6 from 1-4 pm there is a big open house featuring food, treats, swimming, balloon animals for the little ones and more.  Stop by and c

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2015 Hot, Trending Dog Names

While Max (male) and Bella (female) remain the top names for American dogs this year, there are a bunch of new, creative (and weird) names that are coming on strong.  We'll check back at the end of the year and see if these names are really hot, or just a fad

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Schenevus Hosts JJ Weeks Band Concert [Video]

 

Here's a rare opportunity to see a top 10 Billboard charting Christian band close to home. Word of Faith Christian Family Center is bringing The JJ Weeks Band to Schenevus Central School tonight (May 6th) at 7pm (doors open at 6pm).

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Howe Caverns Opens Tour That Has Been Closed Since 1900

It was announced today that Howe Caverns has opened up its first new tour since 1900.  The tour comes at the end of the underground river boat ride.  Where the boat usually headed back to the starting point, now visitors are invited to exit the boat and walk through a newly opened stretch of the cavern

Those adventurous enough must don special clothing and boots to continue on and, since there are no lights, each guest will wear a hard hat with a light on it to guide their way

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5k on the Oneonta Airport Runway May 10th

There’s new race in town.  It’s Oneonta Job Corps Academy’s “5K Runway Run” coming up on Sunday, May 10th at 10am at the Oneonta Municipal Airport.  Proceeds will benefit programs of Oneonta Job Corps.

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High Fire Danger in the Twin Tiers

While investigators are looking into the cause of a huge brush fire that charred seven acres in the Town of Windsor over the weekend, the National Weather Service is issuing a Red Flag Warning for fire danger from 1 p

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Floyd Mayweather Beats Manny Pacquiao By Unanimous Decision

Floyd Mayweather relied on his defense to slip punches and beat Manny Pacquiao in 12 rounds via unanimous decision in their much-anticipated boxing match at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas late Saturday night.

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Oneonta Graduate Will Be Track Announcer at Today’s Kentucky Derby!

Travis Stone, a SUNY Oneonta graduate Class of 2006, will realize a dream today as he calls the legendary Kentucky Derby.  The upstate native (Schroon Lake) says he has always wanted to be a "big time" announcer and

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BREAKING NEWS: Charges Are Filed Against 6 Baltimore Cops

After a week of unrest following the death of Freddie Gray while he was in police custody, charges were filed today against 6 Baltimore police officers.

FOR DETAILS CLICK HERE.

 

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BABY BOOMER ALERT: R&B Hitmaker Ben E. King Dies at 76 (VIDEO)

Both as a solo artist and as the front man for the legendary group The Drifters, Ben E. King was one of the most recognized voices coming out of the radios, jukeboxes and record players of the late 1950s and 1960s

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