COOPERSTOWN – The Village of Cooperstown is issuing a Snow Emergency effective AT 8 p.m. this evening through 6 p.m. Friday, DPW Superintendent Mitch Hotaling announced.
There is to be no parking on village streets during this time. Parking will be available in the Doubleday Parking Lot.
Drivers are reminded that anytime there is more than 2 1/2″ of snowfall, vehicles must be removed from city streets or they are subject to ticketing and/or towing at the vehicle owners expense.
SIDNEY – Alfred “Gilly” Gilbertsen 82, a retired Bendix machinist, passed away Monday, Nov. 12, 2018 at Fox Hospital in Oneonta.
He was born July 15, 1936, son of the late Alfred and Viola (Walsh) Gilbertsen in Brooklyn.
Al served in the Army in 1960-66. In 1965 He married Lillian O’Hara in the Rockdale Church in Guilford.
RICHFIELD SPRINGS – Frank Joseph Kranitz, 92, World War II veteran and owner of the Lake-n-Pines Motel on Otsego Lake for many years, passed away peacefully on Monday evening, Nov. 12, 2018, at the Saint Johnsville Rehabilitation Center in Montgomery County.
He was born on Oct. 12, 1926, in Woodside, Queens, son of the late Joseph and Mary Tones Kranitz. Frank was raised in Queens where he graduated high school.
After graduation, he answered the call of his country by enlisting in the Army during World War II.
Salka Beats Magee In 121st
By day’s end, canvassing underway at the Otsego County Board of Elections had counted all but 387 of the absentee and affidavit ballots, and found Devlin leads challenger Bob Fernandez, the retired state trooper, by 821 votes.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16
BENEFIT AUCTION – 5:30 p.m. Annual benefit for Greater Oneonta Historical Society features hundreds of items up for live, silent, bucket auctions. Kevin Herrick of Lettis Auction will be auctioneer. Quality Inn, 141 Courtyard Dr., Oneonta. 607-432-0960 or visit www.oneontahistory.org/upcomingevents.htm
UPSTAIR/DOWNSTAIRS TOUR – 10:30 a.m. 95 minute look into both sides of English Country Manor House through 5 generations of family, staff. Hyde Hall, 267 Glimmerglass State Park Road, Cooperstown. 607-547-5098 or visit hydehall.org/event/upstairs-downstairs-special-tours-nov-16-2018/
COOPERSTOWN – Paul G. Swinko, CFO at Hershey Medical Center in Pennsylvania, has been named Bassett Healthcare Network corporate chief financial officer, President/CEO Bill Streck announced today.
Swinko comes to Bassett from Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey where he has served as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for Hershey Medical Center and Vice President of Finance for Penn State Health. He will be starting in January.