The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum will honor the 2012 Oneonta High School Yellow Jackets for winning the school's first state baseball championship as part of the Hall of Fame Classic on Saturday.

Team members and coaches have been invited to participate in two events Saturday to recognize Oneonta High School's 24-2 season and New York State Public High School Athletic Association Class B title.

The Yellow Jackets will be a part of the Cooperstown Game Day Parade at noon on Main Street Saturday. The players will then be recognized on-field in the middle of the first inning of the Hall of Fame Classic.

Chenango County Offers Yellow Dot Program

The Chenango County sheriff’s office and over 30 other sheriffs across the state are partnering to offer the yellow dot program, a free program designed to help first responders provide lifesaving medical attention during the first critical hour after a crash or other emergency.

The yellow dot kit contains a medical information card for the glove compartment and a yellow dot decal to place on the rear window on the driver’s side.

At home, put the yellow dot near your front door and place the medical information card in the freezer of your refrigerator.

When responders arrive at an accident scene or home emergency, they will see the yellow dot, retrieve the medical card and send it with the patient to the hospital.

Yellow dot kits are free and available online at nysheriffs.Org /yellowdot.

Otsego Chamber Welcomes New Director

The Otsego County chamber will hold an official welcome reception for their new executive director Barbara Ann Heegan next Wednesday from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn on Southside Oneonta.

Roxana Hurlburt, 2012 Chamber Board Chairwoman says this reception will also be an opportunity to kick off their business anniversary celebration.

Let the chamber know today that you are planning to attend next Wednesday’s event by calling 432-4500.

ATV Accident Kills Two Gilboa-Conesville Students

Two Gilboa-Conesville Central School students died following an ATV accident Tuesday afternoon.

Officials say 16-year-old Jeffrey Jones and 12-year-old Brittany Paes were both pronounced dead at Margaretville Memorial Hospital at 2 p.m. Tuesday.

Jones was attempting to drive across State Route 30 on an ATV with Paes as a passenger when the ATV was struck by a dump truck.

Grand Gorge and Roxbury Fire and Rescue departments and Conesville ambulance were at the scene. The road was closed for a number of hours as the state police Troop G accident reconstruction team worked to determine exactly what happened. The truck driver was not injured.



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