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OJCA ‘Kicks B****’ At Health Fair

Job Corps ‘Kicks B****’

On Smoke-Free Campus

Lisa Luysic, Oneonta Family YMCA PiYo instructor, helps Oneonta Job Corps students Ramero Morris, Dwight Gordon and Vidmary Soto work on their flexibility and balance at the Health Fair this afternoon at the OJCA Campus on West Street. The event, held on National Kick B**** Day, celebrated OJCA’s first 100 days as a smoke- and tobacco-free campus. The event featured presentations and tabling by Fox Hospital, Cornell Cooperative Extension, the state Department of Health, the American Cancer Society, and the Oneonta Fire Department as well as an array of activities and door prizes. (Ian Austin/AllOTSEGO.com)

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ABC Dream Team Headed To Nationals in Oklahoma

ABC Dream Team Bound

For Nationals in Oklahoma

Linda Tremain, Richfield Springs, left, picked up some sweet Easter treats from Mackenzie Conklin, Davenport, and Jillian Hungerford, East Meredith, who were raising money for their Equestrian team to go to Nationals in June. The ABC Dream Team, a member of the Interscholastic Equestrian Association, recently won in the qualifying round on April 2nd under coach Lisa Avery- Burdick and are the only NY team to be going to the Nationals at the State Fair in Oklahoma City from June 30th-July 2nd. The team is trying to raise $7000 for flights, lodging, fees and horse feed. Donations can me made at
GoFundMe.com/p/ynsp. (Ian Austin/AllOTSEGO.com)

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Hunt’s On For Eggs At Bookout

 Hunt On For Eggs At Bookout

Oliver Wilson, Oneonta, gets a big, fluffy hug as he thanks the Easter Bunny for all the fun he had at the Bookout Funeral Home annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday where packed with children of all ages. Kids got their picture taken with the Easter bunny, had a chance to win raffle prizes and hunted for treat-filled eggs through several themed rooms. (Ian Austin/AllOTSEGO.com)

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Egg-Hunting Throngs Descend On Hyde Hall

Egg-Hunting Throngs

Descend On Hyde Hall

The Easter Bunny himself, top photo, greets hundreds of Easter-egg hunters – possibly a record turnout – at the Hyde Hall National Landmark mansion on Otsego Lake this morning for the annual Easter Egg hunt. In past years, staff received up to 500 advance queries; this year, it was 1,000. In bottom left photo, Hunter Pasek, Fly Creek, had filled his bucket with eggs in what seemed like seconds. Bottom right, two cousins, Max Horvath of Cooperstown and Marina Tompkins of Broadalbin, found the two huge prize Easter eggs. (Jim Kevlin/AllOTSEGO.com)
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Lawler Music Festival Brings Nashville to Worcester

Lawler Music Fest Brings

Nashville To Worcester

Kid Rock, Ted Nugent Due In County This Summer
Doug Lawler

WORCESTER – Musicians from Kid Rock, Tesla, Ted Nugent and other country bands will rock Otsego County as the Lawler Music Festival comes to Worcester June 30 – July 2.

The three day country, blues and rock music festival will feature “Still Got Most of it Left” singer Doug Lawler, Kid Rock guitarist Kenny Olson, Troy Luccketta and Dave Rude of Tesla and AC/DC tribute band Bon/Fire.

The three-day event will be held at 221 Brady Rd. in Worcester, and tickets are available here.

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On ’60 Minutes,’ Founder Recounts Chobani Story

On ’60 Minutes,’ Founder

Recounts Chobani Story

Hamdi Ulukaya recounts how he came to develop Chobani in New Berlin to “60 Minutes”‘ Steve Croft. The episode aired last evening on CBS.  Now a billionaire and living in Norwich, Ulukaya was living on Cooperstown’s Pioneer Street when he founded what became a yogurt-producing behemoth.
CLICK HERE FOR ’60 MINUTES’ TRANSCRIPT
WATCH EXCERPT OF INTERVIEW ON YOUTUBE
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Photographer, High-Tech Executive Honorees At Hartwick’s Graduation

Photographer, High-Tech Executive

Honorees At Hartwick’s Graduation

ONEONTA – Hartwick College’s 2017 Commencement speaker will be renowned professional photographer Hilary Duffy, ’91, and Dell Technologies’ Chief Integration Officer Rory Read, ’83, P’09, will be presented with an honorary doctor of laws degree.

The ceremony will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 20, on Elmore Field.

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ARC On A Roll At 3rd Annual Bowl-A-Thon

ARC Otsego On A Roll At

3rd Annual Bowl-A-Thon

Troy Thompson, Oneonta, a customer service rep at ARC Otsego, sends his bowling ball down the lane at the third annual ARC Bowl-A Thon this afternoon at Holiday Lanes, Southside Oneonta. In rear, caregiver Sue Barnes, left, and house manager Geoff Simmons, help Nicholas Cosica ready his throw. Guests enjoyed food, raffles, a silent auction and door prizes. (Ian Austin/AllOTSEGO.com)

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Red Cross Installs Smoke Alarms In Oneonta Homes

Red Cross Installing

Smoke Alarms In City

Twenty crews from the Red Cross Disaster Action Team went door to door this morning in Oneonta, installing free smoke alarms as part of a nationwide program. Each team – an educator, an installer and a recorder – spoke with homeowners and occupants about proper installation and the importance of having a planned escape route. Here, at Carol Quackenbush’s home, Americorps member Juli Ersfeld, Utica, hands Oneonta Firefighter Kevin Sweeney a fire alarm.  Steven Yearly, Oneonta code enforcement officer, looks on. (Ian Austin/AllOTSEGO.com)

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Easter Bunny Arrives At Southside Mall

Easter Bunny At Mall

Arriving to have her photo taken, Kaolynn McGrew, Oneonta, gets acquainted the Easter Bunny this afternoon at the Southside Mall. Children, and even pets, may also get their photo with the bunny from noon to 4 p.m. tomorrow, and next weekend, April 14-15. (Ian Austin/AllOTSEGO.com)
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