Cooperstown Crier - Your Source for Hometown News - Cooperstown, Baseball Hall of Fame


February 14, 2013

Our Readers' Opinions


Doug George-Kanentiio

Bear Clan, Akwesasne Mohawk

FOMA gives thanks 

Bravo! We would like to give a huge round of applause to all the wonderful volunteers, sponsors, dessert makers and auction donors who made FoMA’s Cabaret Night possible. Our 20th anniversary Cabaret was a tremendous success, raising a record $3,400 for music and arts education.

Thank you so much for your dedication and generosity. Your efforts are helping keep music and art vibrant in the lives of children throughout the Cooperstown school district.

Please take a bow...

Volunteers and Bakers: Eileen Anania, Babs Bayes, Leslie Boyle, Ann Brown, Elizabeth Burch, Matt Burch, Mary Harmon, Josie Hinrichs, Sue Hinrichs, Roberta Hohensee, Tom Hohensee, Georgia Hren-Saphier, Aaron Idelson, Erika Idelson, Jeff Idelson, Eric Knight, Susie Knight, Leo Club, Mary Marmorato, Joe Marmorato, Rich McCaffery, Lynne Mebust, Kurt Ofer, Peg Odell, David Pearlman, Nancy Potter, Jessie Ravage, Rebecca Roberts, Gail Sacchi, Brian Wrubleski and Amy Zoltick.

Donors: Mandy Robinson, Katie Boardman, Davidson’s Jewelry, Hanford Mills Museum, Cooperstown Family Chiropractic, Riverwood, NY Pizzeria, Nancy Clark Angerer, Vitullo, Sal’s Pizzeria, Ellsworth & Sill, Rich McCaffery, Safe Kids of Otsego County, National Baseball Hall of Fame, Erika Idelson, Little Bo’tique,Sam & Hilda Wilcox, Jive Cafe, Doubleday Cafe, Artists Off Main, karen katz studio, Cantina de Salsa, Bocca Osteria, Funnybone Toys, Amy Zoltick, Cooperstown Art Association, Gayle Smith, Cooperstown Wine & Spirits, Cooperstown Concert Series, Mohican Flowers, Mary Nolan, Cooperstown Music Festival, Glimmerglass Festival, Smithy Center for the Arts, Cooperstown Pottery Mom, Bijal Patel, May-Britt Joyce, Toscana Cucina Italiana, Alex & Ika Restaurant, Crowne Plaza Hotel, J & J Wine & Liquors, Lemon Tree Shop, Liane Hirabayash, Clark Sports Center, Council Rock Brewery, Russell Honicker, Big Apple Music, Oneonta Stallions, The Chocolate Studio, Lori Miller, A & D Courier Services and Alison Phillips.

And of course, the incomparable: Dave Burch

Nancy Tarr-Wager

On behalf of the FoMA Board

Text Only
  • Please Click Here

    August 7, 2014

  • Please Click Here

    June 12, 2014


    May 29, 2014

  • Please Click Here Thank you to all of the participants in the Paint the Town Purple event on Friday, May 9. You made Paint the Town Purple truly a message of hope!

    May 15, 2014

  • Please Click Here I have always gone to the library. When I was young, my mother took my siblings and me to our local library at least once a week to select books. I felt I had the world at my fingertips, so many books to explore!

    April 3, 2014

  • Please Click Here Never have I written back-to-back letters to the editor, but so many Cooperstown people have called our home or talked with me on the street to comment on my previous letter about the Furthur concert.

    July 25, 2013

  • Our Readers' Opinions Once again nature is wreaking havoc with our properties surrounding the lake! The amount of rain we have received in the last month is approximately 13 inches -- three times the normal amount!

    July 11, 2013

  • Honest Brook Music Festival to celebrate 25th anniversary The Honest Brook Music Festival has announced its 25th anniversary summer season classical concerts.

    July 4, 2013

  • Our Readers' Opinions After living in the western southern tier for 10 years, my wife and I decided to visit the Hall of Fame today, June 20, before moving out of the area in a few weeks. We enjoyed the museum, but parking in Cooperstown proved to be a formidable gauntlet.

    June 27, 2013

  • Our Readers' Opinions To Those members of the local government who care about the economic future of Cooperstown and the maintenance of its character: Has Town Hall gone mad here?

    June 13, 2013