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Mrs. Van Curen Marks 100th

Gracie Van Curen Marks 100th

Grace “Gracie” Van Curen, a Focus at Otsego resident who formerly resided in Oneonta, celebrates her 100th birthday Friday at the facility, surrounded by activities aides, from left, Steven Woodbeck, Sheila Steacy, Corinne Bowers and Renee Corish.  She was born on Oct. 14, 1917.
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Cooperstown General Store About To Close

Cooperstown General

Store About To Close

The Cooperstown General Store is closing, customers learned in letter that arrived in their mailboxes over the weekend declaring, “Everything must go!”  Ron Jex, the longtime manager here, and owner Fran Phelps of Unadilla, who also operates Unadilla Variety, are planning to retire. The windows were papered over at 43-47 Main this morning and the doors locked “to prepare for our biggest sale ever!” this Thursday.   (AllOTSEGO.com)
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Police: Man Pointed Loaded Shotgun At Girlfriend

Police: Man Pointed

Shotgun At Girlfriend

Steven Knauff

ONEONTA – Oneonta Police arrested a man following reports that he had pointed a loaded shotgun at his girlfriend during a dispute at their apartment on Main Street.

Steven J. Knauff, 35, was arrested Saturday evening after police responded to a call from 25 year old victim, who told them that earlier that evening, Knauff had allegedly pointed a loaded shotgun at her face. The victim was able to flee the apartment to a location on Chestnut Street, where she called police.

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Dogs On Parade To Benefit Susquehanna Animal Shelter

Dogs On Parade To Benefit

Susquehanna Animal Shelter

Gary Swan, Laurens, walks his three dogs, Baxter, Ali, and Tobias, down Main Street, Cooperstown, today at the second annual Doubleday Dog Walk, a fundraiser for the Susquehanna Animal Shelter.  At right, Caitlin Andrews, Cooperstown, accompanies her Boston terrier, Gwendolyn, in the stroll.  Participants were asked to raise $100 for the SAS, and received a T-shirt, a magnet and a bandanna for their dogs.  (Parker Fish/AllOTSEGO.com)

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William Barse, 66; Sidney Truck Driver Died In Crash

IN MEMORIAM: William Barse, 66;

Sidney Truck Driver Died In Crash

William Barse

SIDNEY – Funeral services are scheduled for William Barse, 66, Sidney, the truck driver who died in a truck accident Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, at a quarry in Deposit.

He was born Sept. 6, 1951, in Sidney, son of the late Benjamin and Isabel (Nichols) Barse.

Bill worked with his father and later owned Ben’s Mobile and Manufactured Homes in Unadilla. He was a truck driver, driving wide loads and over the road most of his life. For the last three years, he drove for Schaeffer Enterprises in Deposit to be closer to home.

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Donors Give Their All (All Their Hair) At St. Baldrick Day Anti-Cancer Benefit

Donors Give All (All Their Hair)

At St. Baldrick Anti-Cancer Benefit

Danielle Spindler, Oneonta, gave her all – or rather, all her hair – to benefit research into stemming childhood cancer at the annual St. Baldrick’s Day fundraiser Saturday at the Red Jug Pub in downtown Oneonta. Chris Thorington, Oneonta, wielded the clippers at the event. Spindler, the only women of the day to “Brave the Shave,” didn’t have the $20 base donation, but pub patrons pooled their money for her to make the cut. (Ian Austin/AllOTSEGO.com)
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HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, OCT. 16
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, OCT. 16

Scouts Spaghetti Dinner

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SPAGHETTI DINNER – 5-7 p.m. Enjoy homemade sauce, sausage, meatballs, bread, salad, drink, dessert. Support the Cooperstown Boy Scouts. Cost, $10 adults, $8 children 12 and under. Take out available. Cooperstown Vets Club, 60 Main St., Cooperstown.

POETRY WORKSHOP – 1:30-3 p.m. Write poetry, songs with John Michael Zov. The Turning Point, 22 Elm St., Oneonta. Call (607)267-4435, e-mail kyle@friendsofrecoverydo.org or visit www.friendsofrecoverydo.org/events

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Runners Support Young Athletes In Tailgate 5K

Running For Young Athletes

In Sixth Ward Tailgate 5K

From left: Steve Ickler, Franklin, Mark Andrews, Middlefield, Simon Mortimer, Australia, and Julie and Nate Gunlock, Mount Upton, take off with 120 other runners at the second annual Tailgate 5K run this morning at the Sixth Ward Athletic Club. Runners were encouraged to wear a jersey of their favorite football team.  Thomas Slicer, Oneonta, came in first place with a time of 19:06, followed by Simon Mortimer, Australia, and Frank Willsey, Cooperstown. All proceeds from the race go towards funding youth sports and athletics through the Sixth Ward Athletic Club. (Ian Austin/AllOTSEGO.com)

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HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, OCT. 15
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, OCT. 15

Dog Walk At Doubleday

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DOG WALK – 9 a.m. Animal lovers are invited for a walk around Doubleday Field and Cooperstown to support the Susquehanna Animal Shelter. Features music, activities, adoptable animals. Walk around Cooperstown leaves 10 a.m. Pre-registration preferred. Doubleday Field, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-8111 or visit susquehannaanimalshelter.org/dogs-diamond-walk/

ONEONTA DEVELOPMENT – 1 p.m. GOHS presents the Albert E. Morris award to Kitchen Table Conversations for their work preserving Oneonta oral histories. Followed by discussion of past/present economic development. Oneonta History Center, 183 Main St., Oneonta. Call 607-432-0960 or visit www.oneontahistory.org

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