Cooperstown Central School senior Caitlin Baker is the 2020 recipient of the Cooperstown Rotary Foundation’s Catherine Black Scholarship.

Nicole Dauchy of Leonardsville and Laura Meckel of Cooperstown were recently inducted into SUNY Delhi’s Chi Tau chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.

 COOPERSTOWN — Clark Foundation President Jane Forbes Clark, announced that the Board of Directors has approved first-year college scholarship grants to 188 students, totaling $740,700.

Ethan Freer, son of Russell and Melinda Freer, is valedictorian of the class of 2020 at Milford Central School. Freer was a member of the National Honor Society and is a Clark Scholarship recipient. He participated in Environmental Club, Student Government, Spanish Club and school musicals.

Cooperstown Central School senior Ellie Pink was chosen to be the fifth recipient of the Julia Alexandra Levandowski-Klix Memorial Award. She joins previous recipients Elizabeth Olmstead, Maria Noto, Mary Iversen and Nicole Lionetti.

COOPERSTOWN — The Cooperstown Food Pantry will extend its availability beyond Mondays and Wednesdays and be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays starting Friday, May 15. The food pantry at 25 Church St. in Cooperstown serves people in northern Otsego County.

The volunteer contributions of Diane Koffer of Cooperstown and Tom Landon of Oneonta are being recognized in May, Older Americans Month, by the Otsego County Office for the Aging.

Two local SUNY Oneonta students earned recognition from the history department for their entries in the Maynard Redfield History Essay Competition for undergraduate students. 

COOPERSTOWN — Gilbertsville-Mount Upton Elementary and Morris Middle/High Schools were the top recyclers of film plastic in this year’s Otsego County Plastic Film Recycling Challenge sponsored by the Otsego County Solid Waste Department and Otsego County Conservation Association.

Event registration and walk/run dates for the 2020 Virtual Cider Run have been extended through Saturday, May 2. The week-long event that began April 25 was originally scheduled for a single day.  

Frank J. King, board-certified physician assistant and a resident of Cooperstown, has been recognized as a Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. He is a senior physician assistant in the Department of Emergency and Trauma Services at Bassett Medical Center/Bas…

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Students of the month for March at Milford Central School include sixth-grader Issac Cotton and seventh-graders Lily Cohn and Kara Mertz along with high school junior Hailey Maison and high school senior Samantha Harvey.

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COOPERSTOWN - Giles E. Russell, 86, of Cooperstown, died on Wednesday, June 17, 2020. Born March 14, 1934, and raised in Eagle Bridge, Giles was the son of Giles Sr. and Kathryn (Mahar). He graduated from RPI in Troy with a degree in electrical engineering in 1955. He was an IBM engineer in …

WORCESTER - Patricia S. Hoye, 83, died Thursday May 28, 2020, at Valley Health Services in Herkimer. Pat was born on Sept. 2, 1936, in Cooperstown, the daughter of Gilbert F. Smith and Irene (DeLong) Smith and raised on the family dairy farm in Worcester. She was a graduate of Worcester Cent…