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The Smithy will host its second opening reception of the season from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, June 17. The exhibit, “Picture This,” will be on display in The Smithy Gallery through July 19.


State police arrested a 15-year-old Cooperstown student earlier this month after responding to reports of a fight between two students at the school May 30.

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COOPERSTOWN — The Otsego County Board of Representatives narrowly approved a resolution last Wednesday opposing a proposed state law that would allow undocumented immigrants to legally apply for driver’s licenses.

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Cooptoberfest, after a four-year run as a fall event in the village of Cooperstown, and will not return in October.

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Twenty-three third-graders from Milford Central School clambered along the banks of a sunlit Elk Creek near Schenevus last week, trying to get a better look at the action below them.


A Maryland man was arrested Tuesday, May 28, in connection with more than 20 dead cows found on a town of Maryland farm the same day, according to a June 3 media release by the Otsego County Sheriff’s Office.


There was no winner of the rainy Girls on the Run of Central New York 5K held Sunday near Cooperstown, but organizers said that was the point.

There will be free concert by Upstate at The Farmers’ Museum’s Louis C. Jones Center from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, June 7. The band offers a blend of folk, R&B, jazz, gospel and rock ’n’ roll. Admission is free. Cash bar and snacks will be available.

The combination of flute and marimba is the focus of the Cooperstown Summer Music Festival’s second spring concert, featuring Festival Artistic Director Linda Chesis and percussionist Ian David Rosenbaum. The concert will take place at 5 p.m. Sunday, June 9, at Christ Episcopal Church  at 46…

Bassett Medical Center is accepting applications for its summer junior volunteer program which begins July 8 and runs through Aug. 22.

COOPERSTOWN — The Art Garage will launch its summer season Friday, May 31, with an opening reception for “Post Nature: our natural world at risk,” a two-person show at 689 Beaver Meadow Road.

Cooperstown Art Association will host opening receptions for three shows on Friday, May 24. 

A fire at approximately 5:45 p.m. Monday, May 20 at 920 Shady Acres, a mobile home complex on Silliman Cove Road in Milford, destroyed one trailer and displaced two people, according to Arthur Klingler, Otsego County emergency services coordinator.

Cooperstown Central School and Cooperstown Graduate Program graduate Rob Katz’s photograph has been selected as the winner of the Glimmerglass Film Days Poster Image Contest, according to a media release.

 U.S. Rep. Antonio Delgado has announced the creation of his 19th Congressional District Health Care Advisory Committee, including patients, providers, and health care advocates from every county in the district. The group will provide input to Delgado “on addressing the skyrocketing costs o…

The New York Planning Federation recently gave its Comprehensive Plan Award to the town of Richfield and the village of Richfield Springs for their Joint Comprehensive Plan Implementation Process.

The Cooperstown Summer Music Festival’s 2019 season will feature “an array of world-class artists spanning multiple genres,” presenters said in a media release.

The Guild of Glimmerglass Festival’s Talking Opera programs will offer insights into the Glimmerglass Festival’s 2019 season. This is the 18th year that the Guild has offered this series, which is free and open to the public.

With the National Baseball Hall of Fame beginning the “Yankee years” with the 2019 induction of Mariano Rivera, this year’s Cooperstown Rotary Foundation’s Amazing Autographed Baseball Raffle has an appropriate headline signature: New York Yankee legend Joe DiMaggio.

 A network of Catskills-based farms is reimagining the traditional Community Supported Agriculture model of local food production and distribution.

The village of Cooperstown will make its Arbor Day dedication in May this year to honor late resident Homer Osterhoudt, according to a media release.

More than 200 mayors, trustees and administrators from across the state convened at the Otesaga Resort Hotel in Cooperstown on Sunday for the 110th annual meeting of the New York State Conference of Mayors and Municipal Officials.

Cooperstown Central School’s quiz bowl team finished fifth among very small schools at the National Academic Quiz Tournaments’ Small School National Championship Tournament, a three-day competition Friday, May 3, through Sunday, May 5, in Rosemont, Illinois.

More than 30 local history enthusiasts packed the back room of Council Rock Brewery in Hartwick Seminary for a Sunday afternoon presentation by Otego resident and antiques expert Buzz Hesse on the local discovery of a cannon used in the Revolutionary War.

Hundreds of people attended Cooperstown Central School’s third annual Museum Night, an elementary-wide event that began with a conversation and has developed into a community-oriented learning opportunity.

COOPERSTOWN — Otsego County will not sell its building at 242 Main St. in Oneonta, Rep. Pete Oberacker told the Otsego County Board of Representatives at its May meeting Wednesday, May 1.

Otsego County officials have deliberately slowed down the process of changing the structure of county government, but they are still working on a plan, and are focusing on one option for change: a county administrator.

CHERRY VALLEY — The murder-mystery play “Masked for Murder” will be presented Saturday, May 11 in the Cherry Valley Community Center in Cherry Valley.

The 39th annual New York History Day competition brought more than 500 middle and high school students from all corners of the state to Cooperstown on Monday.

In Cooperstown, the influence of America’s pastime seems to permeate everything. Five and a half years ago, Gene Marra, owner of the Cooperstown Distillery and the Beverage Exchange, moved to the village to capture that influence — and blend it into his spirits.

Local initiatives by independent utility companies are on track to bring broadband service to homes and businesses in some of the most remote portions of Otsego and Delaware counties by the end of the year.

The Roseboom Historical Association will hold its opening meeting and first program of the 2019 season at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, at the association’s home building, the former Baptist Church on state Route 165 in the Roseboom.

The Smithy will have its first opening reception of the season from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, May 13. This first exhibit, titled and themed “Relatable,” will be on display in the gallery through June 9.