The jaws of life, from Hurst Tools, will cost $5,400 after a $1,000 trade in on the old equipment. Cooperstown Fire Chief Jim Tallman told the board that a new jaws was needed because the old one is not strong enough to cut through newer-model cars.
It was also announced this week that The League of Women Voters of the Cooperstown Area will host a “Meet Your Candidates Night” from 7 to 9 p.m. on in the Middle/High School Cafeteria for the CCS Board of Education elections.
Timothy Hayes and David Petri will challenge incumbents Theresa Russo and Jean Schifano for two open seats.
In addition to voting on board members, district citizens will vote on the school budget, and two propositions, one of which focuses on funding the Cooperstown Village Library and the Kinney Memorial Library in Hartwick. The vote is Tuesday, May 20 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.