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December 20, 2012

The Cooperstown Carol for 2012

Cooperstown Crier

---- — For a number of years now, we have faithfully penned, with apologies to any number of Christmas carols, a Cooperstown Carol in which we have included the seemingly important comings and goings of the village during the year. And this year will not be an exception to the tradition. Thus we offer the Cooperstown Carol for 2012.

This year at Christmas we think you just might get ...

Twelve Dreams Park weeks;

Eleven busloads of tourists;

Ten fewer county employees;

Nine bone-jarring potholes;

Eight demeaning comments;

Seven more CCS courses;

Six more zoning bans;

Five trillion more in debt;

Four sides of any issue;

Three local tax increases;

Two-hour paid parking;

And no whistle to blow at noon.

Wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas and the Happiest of New Years.

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