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HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, FEB.19
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, FEB.19

Songs Of Civil Rights

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SING-A-LONG – 5:30 p.m. Community sings spirituals and songs from the Civil Rights Movement. Led by Hartwick College Professor of Music Lee S. Wright. Music Circle, Anderson Center, Hartwick College, Oneonta. Call 607-431-4428 or visit www.hartwick.edu/news/hartwick-celebrate-african-american-history-month/

COMEDY – 9 p.m. SUNY O Activities council presents “Chilling w/BT Kingsley.” Admission, $3. Waterfront Room, Hunt Union, SUNY Oneonta. Visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/1752481

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HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, FEB.18
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, FEB.18

Freedom, Justice,

And Thurgood Marshall

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FILM SERIES – 7 p.m. The Freedom and Justice Series continues with a film charting the early legal career of Thurgood Marshall, the first African American justice on the US Supreme Court. Free, open to the public. Fellowship Hall, The First Baptist Church, 21 Elm St., Cooperstown. Call 607-547-9371 or visit www.facebook.com/ctownfirstbaptist/

ENGINEERING – Noon – 4 p.m. Kids explore a wide collection of engineering kits, activities, plus a thematic challenge. Admission, $5. Oneonta World of Learning, 167 Youngs Rd., Oneonta. Call 607-431-8543 or visit www.facebook.com/OneontaWorldofLearning/

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DOZENS PLUNGE FOR GOOD CAUSE

DOZENS PLUNGE

FOR GOOD CAUSE

Foot Of Ice Ideal For Goodyear Jump

Just because Mataiah Waters, daughter of Goodyear Polar Bear Jump founders Jamie and Brenda Waters, has been taking the plunge since age 3 doesn’t make the shock any less. She jumped today with boyfriend Mike Strenck of Milford. For more than a quarter-century, the annual jump has been raising funds for ailing children. Some 200 jumpers were prepared to take the leap today. (Jim Kevlin/AllOTSEGO.com)
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Local Collector Creates Black History Month Display

Local Collector Creates

Black History Month Display

“If it happened, I want to know about it,” said local American history collector Ed Leone, Oneonta, as he explained his love of collecting memorabilia. “If it existed, I want to own it. I just don’t have room for the pyramids.” Leone has spent the past 30 year collecting all sorts of artifacts and items relating to American history. In honor of Black History Month, Leone rented the display case in front of Community Bank on Main Street, Oneonta, and filled it with his collection of items relating to African American history in the United States. Pictured at right are Leone’s painting of boxing legend Muhammed Ali and a t-shirt featuring a picture of Martin Luther King Jr. “It’s an important part of our history,” said Leone. “I look at this as just another part of American History that needs to be preserved.” (Parker Fish/AllOTSEGO.com)

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HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, FEB.17
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, FEB.17

Frozen Fun

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POLAR BEAR JUMP – 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. Residents jump in a frozen lake to raise money to support local children, adults, organizations. This year the reciptient will be the Oneonta YMCA. Goodyear Lake, Portlandville. Call 607-432-4500 or visit www.facebook.com/TheOtsegoCountyChamber/

FROZEN TOES RACE – 10:30 a.m. Frozen Toes 5 mile race on the outdoor hiking trail. Cost, $20/person. Registration 9-10 a.m. Clark Sports Center, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-2800 or visit www.clarksportscenter.com/events/2018-frozen-toes-5-miler/

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Evelyn J. Gray, 78; Spent Career In Cooperstown Retail

IM MEMORIAM: Evelyn J. Gray, 78;

Spent Career In Cooperstown Retail

COOPERSTOWN – Evelyn J. Gray, 78, who spent her career in downtown retail in Coopertown, passed away late Monday night, Feb. 12, 2018, at Cooperstown Center for Rehabilitation & Nursing.

A native of Cooperstown, she was born March 15, 1939, one of 13 children of Orlando and Nellie M. (Page) Bridger.

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County Manager Idea Quickly Gains Traction

County Manager Idea

Quickly Gains Traction

The first formal discussion about hiring a county manager for Otsego County government was held Tuesday, Feb. 13, and the idea surfaced to get the question on the ballot by the Nov. 7 election. The county board’s IGA committee scheduled another meeting on just this topic for 9 a.m. Feb. 27. Read exclusive report in Hometown Oneonta and The Freeman’s Journal. Also, read an exclusive report on the interest of ArtSpace, a national arts-related developer, to creating a site in Oneonta that provides housing for artists AND studio space. In The Freeman’s, find out about the new owners of the venerable Spurbeck’s Grocery, which reopened Monday.
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HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, FEB.16
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, FEB.16

Cabin Fever Film Finale

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FILM SERIES – 7 – 9 p.m. Cabin Fever film festival presents “Iron Jawed Angels” (2004). Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Free, open to the public. Cooperstown Village Library. Call 607-547-8344 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org/calendar-a

MAKERSPACE – 3:30 p.m. Makers of all ages create, learn, experiment. Materials provided for many different hands on activities to inspire creative thinking and problem-solving. Everything from Crochet to coding, more. Arkell Museum, 2 Erie Boulevard, Canajoharie. Call 518-673-2314 or visit www.arkellmuseum.org/events-calendar

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On WAMC’s ‘Morning Headlines’, Editor Explores Otsego County Presidential Visits

On WAMC’s ‘Morning Headlines’, Editor

Explores Otsego County Presidential Visits

Gov. Charles Evans Hughes addresses throng at Central New York Fair in Oneonta in 2007. In 2016, he was Republican candidate for president vs. President Woodrow Wilson.

In today’s weekly “Morning Headlines” on WAMC/Northeast Public Radio, Jim Kevlin, editor/publisher of www.AllOTSEGO.com (and Hometown Oneonta & the Freeman’s Journal), details how four presidents from New York State visited Oneonta and Otsego County, but three did not, including – so far – Donald Trump.

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