- Local News
- Thursday, March 20, 2014
Mayor, trustees re-elected
Turnout was low Tuesday for three unopposed village elections. Mayor Jeff Katz, Deputy Mayor Ellen Tillapaugh and Trustee Lou Allstadt were all re-elected.Continued ...
- Thursday, March 13, 2014
CCS project passes on second try, 404-278
When the vote is closed and the results are tabulated, it falls to Cooperstown Central School Superintendent C.J. Hebert to make calls to school board members, principals and other officials.Continued ...
Groundbreaking surgeon Frank Jobe fondly remembered
Dr. Frank Jobe, a physician whose work is responsible for saving the careers of numerous major league baseball players, died on March 6 at the age of 88.Continued ...
Mayor, trustees address small forum crowd
Candidates Night at the Cooperstown Village Library presented an image of a functional and responsive Cooperstown Village Board of Trustees that gets along very well with one another. It also saw a challenge to the established order.Continued ...
Brewery Ommegang show sells out in 10 minutes
If you want to get tickets for the May 24 Modest Mouse Concert featuring special guest Brand New at Brewery Ommegang you are probably out of luck. The show completely sold out May 7, with online tickets selling out within 10 minutes of going on sale, and paper tickets selling out within 2 hours of being delivered to the brewery around noon.Continued ...
Richfield man accused of kidnapping wife
A Richfield Springs man was charged with kidnapping after Ilion village police said he hid in his estranged wife's care and held her at knife-point.Continued ...
- Thursday, March 6, 2014
CCS project to get second chance Wednesday
Cooperstown Central School will try again to pass a referendum on a capital project on Wednesday.Continued ...
School officials renew criticism of Gap Elimination Adjustment
Local school districts are concerned about the continual lack of funding due to the Gap Elimination Adjustment plan.Continued ...
Village to hold town hall March 19
The village's Economic Development and Sustainability Committee will hold a town-hall style meeting at 7 p.m. on March 19 in the County Courthouse.Continued ...
CAA exhibit to feature student art
The Cooperstown Art Association will open a new reception tomorrow using the art of local students.Continued ...
Trustee critical of company's new CEO
Since joining the movement against the controversial gas drilling technique known as hydrofracking, retired Mobil Corp executive Lou Allstadthas been outspoken when it comes to challenging industry's assertions that shale gas can be extracted without serious risks to water supplies and the environment.Continued ...
CCS, Milford students win essay contest
Nine Otsego County students will be enjoying a week at a DEC camp this summer, thanks to an essay contest sponsored by the Otsego County Conservation Association.Continued ...
New superintendent positive about Cherry Valley-Springfield
Tim Ryan has served as the new superintendent for the Cherry Valley-Springfield School District for the past three months and he has nothing but positive things to say about the community.Continued ...
Fenimore to host summer Winslow Homer exhibit
Described by many art historians as perhaps the most important American painter of the 19th century, Winslow Homer was noted for rebelling against provincialism and using his skill with his brush to bring a fresh interpretation to nature and humanity.Continued ...
Store closings concern Richfield supervisor
The sluggish economy in and around the historic village of Richfield Springs has prompted the town of Richfeldâ€™s top official to begin organizing a brain-storming session aimed at luring new businesses to the community.Continued ...
- Friday, February 28, 2014
Meeting on CCS project to be March 5
The Cooperstown Central School District will host an informational meeting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday to learn about the $5.9 million Capital Project Referendum being held on March 12.Continued ...
- Thursday, February 27, 2014
Paul Simon joins HOF concert lineup
In honor of the 75th anniversary of the National Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown will host a concert this summer featuring renown musicians, entertainers and members of the Hall of Fame.Continued ...
Empty Bowls fills up new location
The Empty Bowls Luncheon has grown so large, it has moved to a new location for its 8th annual event.Continued ...
Village to address business issues in March
It will be all business at the Cooperstown Board of Trustees meeting in March.Continued ...
Farmers' Museum starts sugaring Sunday
Though winter's chill still fills the air; one telltale sign that spring on its way is the beginning of maple sugaring season.Continued ...