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- Thursday, September 26, 2013
- Gala to save Cooper's house planned
Village share of sales tax revenues up in June
On-street paid parking may have hurt Main Street businesses in Cooperstown this summer -there is no reason to doubt any business owners who say their revenues were down - but Cooperstown's share of sales tax revenues was up 2 percent from 2012 for the month of June, the first full month of the new parking fees, according to village treasurer Ed Keator.Continued ...
- Still more to come on the railroad
Middlefield shooting being charged as second-degree murder
Michael Buck, 33, suffered a gunshot wound to his right cheek in a shooting incident in Middlefield that left Buck's father, Joseph A. Buck, 64, dead early Saturday morning in the house they shared, Otsego County Sheriff Richard Devlin Jr. said Monday.Continued ...
Pumpkin Regatta on Otsego Lake draws more of a 'local crowd'
The Cooperstown Chamber of Commerce hosted their annual Pumpkin Regatta at Lakefront Park on Sunday. Many people came to see the spectacle of people paddling oversize pumpkin "boats" on Otsego Lake.Continued ...
Edinburg man wins PumpkinFest
To get to the royal ball, Cinderella needed a fairy godmother to turn her pumpkin into a carriage. At the 10th annual "PumpkinFest" in Cooperstown, there were no fairy godmothers in attendance, but hard work and dedication resulted in pumpkins so enormous that a whole gang of Prince Charmings could have hitched a ride inside them.Continued ...
CV-S girl scout earns rare Gold Award
Sarah Mancuso, ambassador of the NY-PEN 967 troop in Cherry Valley-Springfield, has finished her requirements to receive the gold award in Girl Scouts.Continued ...
Garlic Festival crowded with people, bulbs
There wasn't any paparazzi at the 13th Annual Susquehanna Valley Garlic Festival in Milford on Saturday, but the bulbs sure were flashing, garlic bulbs that is.Continued ...
CV-S trying student member of Board of Education
For the first time ever, the Cherry Valley-Springfield Central School Board of Education has an appointed student representative attending their monthly meetings. Jessica Carson, a senior and the president of Student Council at CV-S, began attending BOE meetings in August.Continued ...
Enjem finally declared winner in Richfield
Richfield Town Supervisor Fran Enjem was declared the winner of the town's GOP primary Friday afternoon after he garnered the final paper ballot to be opened by Otsego County election officials, depriving challenger Nicholas Palevsky of his chance to finish with a tie.Continued ...
Eldridge announces run for Congress
Sean Eldridge, a wealthy investor who recently moved to the 19th Congressional District, announced Monday that he will seek the Democratic nomination for the House seat now occupied by Rep Chris Gibson, R-Kinderhook.Continued ...
Ross steps down as head of county GOP
COOPERSTOWN - Veteran Otsego County Republican Chairwoman Sheila Ross stepped down Thursday night from her leadership role over the county GOP committee, which installed political consultant Vince Casale of Cooperstown as her replacement.Continued ...
- Thursday, September 19, 2013
Committee considers lower rental fees at Doubleday Field
A special Doubleday Field committee meeting on Monday began with trustee Jim Dean's desire to lower rental fees, but ended 90 minutes later with the other members in agreement that it was a bad idea.Continued ...
Annual event features giant pumpkins
There are very few places one can go to see pumpkins that are actually large enough to be made into Cinderella's carriage.Continued ...
Cooperstown Concert Series provides brew of entertainment
The Cooperstown Concert Series kicked off its 44th season with a performance by Lake Street Dive at Brewery Ommagang on Saturday night.Continued ...
Bachman out, Crowell in for treasurer seat
The election for Otsego County treasurer in November will be a rematch of the contest in 2009, with incumbent Democrat Dan Crowell climbing back into the ring to face GOP-backed Edward Keator Jr. of West Oneonta.Continued ...
Sisters protect land in honor of their father
Two sisters have partnered with Otsego Land Trust to protect their 33.3-acre property in honor of their father, Dr. Edmund Kerper.Continued ...
Area church adds renovations, new pastor
The Fly Creek United Methodist Church has a new pastor and an upgrade to the front of its building.Continued ...
Texas singer to play solo show at Ommegang
Texas troubadour Walt Wilkins will have a special solo concert at Brewery Ommegang at 7 p.m. on Oct. 2.Continued ...
County eyes emergency radio upgrades
With an outdated emergency communications network that leaves first responders with large coverage gaps, Otsego County officials are hoping to upgrade the system in a way that will help emergency personnel to stay connected.Continued ...