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  • Happy CYB has found a home Cooperstown Youth Baseball has finally found a home. However, it is a bit sad it could not be in the village that is often referred to as the "home of baseball."

    May 9, 2013

  • Change is never taken lightly We are glad the Cooperstown Central School Board finally chose a nickname, but were surprised by the plummeting attendance rate at meetings pertaining to the matter. What seemed to be a hot-button issue attracting nearly 100 people for and against a name change at initial meetings seemed to simmer to complete no shows toward the end.

    May 2, 2013

  • Tax cap is deceiving As if figuring out one's tax bill isn't mind boggling enough. In its second year of implantation, the 2 percent limit on property tax increases makes things all that more complicated. One cannot just assume his or her individual taxes will not increase more than the cap threshold.

    April 25, 2013

  • Earth Festival is a good start to spring We hope Mother Nature brings us some sunshine and spring weather this weekend. But if not, there is a predominantly inside event coming up that should help get visitors thinking about spring.

    April 11, 2013

  • Education heading in wrong direction It is good to see that with teachers changing their curriculums to teach for the Common Core State Standards that there is still some hands-on learning going on locally.

    April 4, 2013

  • Good luck, Tommy Perhaps the third time will be the "charm" for Cooperstown Central School seventh-grader Tommy Knight.

    March 28, 2013

  • Eliminate the gap elimination adjustment Despite Gov. Andrew Cuomo's promise in his budget address to increase funding for education, local school officials are saying they are not receiving enough state aid to fund even basic services.

    March 21, 2013

  • Groff is off to good start Former Cooperstown Central School student and athlete Sarah Groff visited Cooperstown in November to share her dream of making it to the Olympics. She had just missed the podium at the London Games.

    March 14, 2013

  • Blindsided by CV-S vote As we all know, school districts are facing financial insolvency and are being forced to reconsider the ways they do business. That includes mergers when fielding athletic teams.

    March 7, 2013

  • Roses Roses to the Cooperstown varsity girls basketball, the Polar Bear Jump and the Cooperstown Winter Carnival.

    February 28, 2013

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