New York State troopers arrested David Hook, 42, in Delhi on three felony counts and one misdemeanor. Hook is charged with criminal mischief, auto stripping, falsifying business records, and criminal possession of stolen property. Hook has a scheduled appearance at Delhi Town Court on April 5th.

State troopers in Margaretville arrested Richard T. Hildebrandt Jr. on  multiple felony and misdemeanor charges including driving while impaired by drugs, grand larceny, criminal possession of stolen property, and petit larceny. Hildebrandt is scheduled to appear in Middletown Court on April 14th.

Kimberly A. Stack, 50, of Cooperstown was arrested March 28th by Otsego County deputies following a motor vehicle accident in the Town of Otsego. Stack was issued traffic tickets and released. The defendant is scheduled to appear in the Town of Otsego Court at a later date.

New York State Police are asking the public to help locate Jeffrey A. McGough, 18, of Schenectady. McGough is wanted on the charge of second-degree murder in connection with the death of Connor Delaney in late January. McGough is described as a Black male, 5’1” tall of average build with brown hair and eyes.

Otsego County District Attorney John Muehl said Andrew P. Amodeo of West Harrison was given one-year probation because of an error in arrest procedures. Amodeo was arrested in 2020 and accused of unlawfully using a spy camera in his Fly Creek vacation home bathroom. Amodeo admitted guilt to one charge of unlawful surveillance. He allegedly recorded videos of naked family members.

Oneonta police are investigating a March 21st burglary at the Oneonta KFC, 370 Main Street. The break-in and burglary happened sometime after the restaurant’s 10 p.m. closing. OPD said the investigation is in the early stages.

15 Of New York State's Most Wanted Criminals- April 2022

Below are individuals wanted by the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision's (DOCCS) Office of Special Investigations who have been designated as its Most Wanted Fugitives. They should be considered armed and dangerous. This list is current as of 04/01/2022:

NEVER attempt to apprehend a fugitive yourself. If you have information on the location of any of these fugitives, you can contact OSI 24 hours a day / 7 days a week to report it. All leads and tips are treated as confidential information.

If an immediate response is necessary, such as you see the wanted person at a location, please call “911” and report it to the police.

The Ten Most Dangerous Cities in New York, as Ranked by the FBI

The bigger the city, the higher the crime rate, and cities in New York state are no different. Here are the state's ten most dangerous, as ranked by the FBI.

Did You Know This? 11 Vintage Upstate General Stores and Five and Dime Stores

We all have memories of those great little five and dime stores and general stores of our youth. They were the heartbeat of our communities. They sold just about everything, you could get a pretty good meal in most of them, and of course the showstopper was always the rows of penny candies. Upstate still has plenty of these stores around (some of them 100, 150, 170 years old!). Here is a list to start you on your trip back to the general stores of your youth. They are all great!

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10 Of The Most Unique And Unusual Places to Stay Overnight in New York

Ready for an adventure? Here is a unique list of some unusual places to spend the night. Included are an Erie Canal boat, a former shirt factory, a hotel with TV-themed rooms, a treehouse in the woods, and the most haunted hotel in New York. Check it out.