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The Cooperstown Art Association’s annual Fine Arts on the Lawn show will be held Labor Day Weekend, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 31 and Sept. 1. The event will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day on the lawn and front porch of the CAA building at 22 Main St. in Cooperstown. The annual exhibit, …

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ROSEBOOM — Hundreds of lawn chairs lined both sides of the street in front of the Roseboom Grange Hall as residents and farm equipment enthusiasts watched dozens of antique tractors rumble down the road Sunday, Aug. 18, during the 19th annual Roseboom Antique Power Days.

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The Susquehanna SPCA will host a public groundbreaking celebration for its new site Saturday at 5088 State Route 28 in Index.

The Delhi Telephone Company was awarded more than $2 million in federal funds to continue its expansion of rural broadband in Otsego, Delaware and Chenango counties.

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The Fenimore String Quartet, composed of members of the Glimmerglass Festival Orchestra  and led by Concert Master Ruotao Mao, will perform Beethoven’s "Piano Trio in D major," "The Ghost" and Schubert’s "String Quartet in D minor" and "Death and the Maiden" at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, at …

Bassett Medical Center and A.O. Fox Memorial Hospital are among 18 upstate New York hospitals and health centers collaborating with each other and Excellus BlueCross BlueShield to reduce the number of unnecessary opioid pill prescriptions after certain surgical procedures.

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At Escape to Serenity Hair Salon near Cooperstown, owner Kery Montana and manager Alexis Rogers say they aim to offer cutting-edge services in a spa-like environment.

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Escaped buffalo aren’t being very good neighbors, according to property owners who are now hosting the animals.

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MORRIS — Aside from the hum of generators, whining gears and the occasional hiss of a helium tank, the Otsego County Fairgrounds were quiet Wednesday afternoon, July 31.

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The award-winning Lysander Piano Trio will perform a program of chamber music at the Otesaga Resort Hotel ballroom at 7:30 p.m., Aug. 18. The performance is the third concert in the mainstage lineup of the Cooperstown Summer Music Festival.

Thornton Wilder’s classic play “Our Town” will open Aug. 7 in Cooperstown for a one-month run, set against the backdrop of  Otsego Lake at Fenimore Art Museum’s Lucy B. Hamilton Amphitheater.

COOPERSTOWN — When Tim Mead went to spring training in Arizona in February for the Los Angeles Angels, he said, he hoped the season would end in the playoffs, but had no idea he would detour mid-season to Cooperstown. 

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The Glimmerglass Festival will host best-selling author and journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates at the Alice Busch Opera Theater at 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2, in a discussion moderated by Teresa Miller, senior vice president for strategic initiatives and chief diversity officer for the State University …

MIDDLEFIELD — Induction Weekend fans endured high temperatures Sunday to see Harold Baines, Doc Halladay, Edgar Martinez, Mike Mussina, Mariano Rivera and Lee Smith initiated into the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, and they sat through a morning rain storm Monday in order to say …

The Smithy will host its third and final opening reception of the season from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, July 29. This exhibit, "Forged in History," will be on display through Aug. 30.

MIDDLEFIELD — Blues skies and occasional cloud cover graced the Clark Sports Center Sunday as an estimated 55,000 people watched the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum welcome six new members.

COOPERSTOWN — An estimated 55,000 were in attendance at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum’s 2019 Induction, surpassing last year’s crowd of 53,000 and ranking second to 2007’s record-breaking 82,000, according to HOF officials.

With Cooperstown expecting record crowds Sunday, July 21, for the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum induction of Harold Baines, Roy Halladay, Edgar Martinez, Mike Mussina, Mariano Rivera and Lee Smith, here are some helpful hints if you plan to attend:

Cooperstown village officials are preparing for record-breaking crowds at this year’s National Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony.

COOPERSTOWN — When Matt Hazzard pictured his dream job growing up, he said, he didn’t know it would include a trolley.

The village of Richfield Springs board of trustees recently voted to prohibit the use of tobacco products on any facilities and property, parks, recreation areas and shared public spaces under the jurisdiction of the village, according to a media release by Advancing Tobacco Free Communities…

Otsego Rural Housing Assistance Inc. celebrated 35 years of serving low- and moderate-income county residents and their communities Sunday, July 7.

With The Glimmerglass Festival’s 2019 season underway, the Cooperstown-based opera and musical theater company has announced programming for 2020, as well as the 2020 festival’s pair of Artists in Residence.

The Church artist residency and performance space will present “The Night They Lit Up Wrigley,” an original play written by Connie E. Lane

The preview party and awards ceremony to open the 84th Annual National Juried Art Exhibition at the Cooperstown Art Association galleries will take place Friday, July 12. The reception will be held from 5 to 7 p.m., with music by Tim Iversen and M.W. Degan. 

COOPERSTOWN — Despite finishing in record time, the July meeting of the Otsego County Board of Representatives dealt with substantial matters Wednesday, July 3, at the county building at 197 Main St. Business included active shooter training, bridges flagged by the state and the concern that…

The Bill Charlap Trio, a jazz ensemble, will perform at the Otesaga Resort Hotel ballroom at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 4. The performance will be the first in the Cooperstown Summer Music Festival’s 2019 mainstage lineup.

Otsego County is considering opting into a new state law that allows counties and other municipalities to charge a 5-cent fee for each paper bag given out at stores.

Pathfinder Village will host its 22nd annual Summer Concert Series this summer. The concerts feature free, live music performances at 7 p.m. Saturdays in July and August, starting on July 7. The event is open to the public

Fenimore Art Museum in partnership with WSKG will offer a sneak peek at the new multi-platform PBS series “Molly of Denali” on Sunday, July 7. WSKG will screen episodes from the upcoming series at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. followed by hands-on activities in the Study Center. Visitors will also be a…

ALBANY — The Trump administration is being urged by a group of New York county clerks to review the legality of a controversial new state law that makes undocumented immigrants eligible for driver’s licenses.

Fenimore Art Museum will host a panel discussion, moderated by Rock & Roll Hall of Fame President Greg Harris, focusing on Herb Ritts and the impact his iconic photographs of musicians had on the image of rock and pop music in the 1980s and ‘90s. Other panelists at the talk, which will b…