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HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, JULY 29
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, JULY 29

Awards At Doubleday

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AWARDS PRESENTATION – 4:30 p.m. Features the presentation of the Ford C. Frick award for baseball broadcasting excellence and the J.G. Taylor Spink Award for meritorious contributions to baseball writing. Gates open 3 p.m. Followed immediately by the Parade of Legends Doubleday Field, Cooperstown. baseballhall.org/events/Awards-Presentation-2017?date=0

PARADE OF LEGENDS – 6 p.m. The Legends of baseball ride down Main St. to the Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown. baseballhall.org/events/Parade-of-legends-17?date=0

Veterans Honored At Wall That Heals

Crowd Honors Vets

At Wall That Heals

Members of the Color Guard listen as Eugene Pigford, chaplain of Oneonta’s Salvation Army post, gives the blessing at the opening ceremonies of the Wall That Heals, a half-sized replica of the Vietnam Memorial on display in Neahwa Park, 24 hours a day, through 4 p.m. Memorial Day. With him is Gene Schmidt, who worked to bring the Wall to the park. (Ian Austin/AllOTSEGO.com)
Leslie A. Parshall, 90; Honored Fellow Veterans With Monument

   IN MEMORIAM: Leslie A. Parshall, 90;

Honored Fellow Veterans With Monument

Leslie A. Parshall

TODDSVILLE – Leslie A. Parshall, 90, a World War II veteran who in 2005  erected a monument honoring all veterans at his Greenough Road home, passed away Sunday afternoon, April 9, 2017, at Focus Rehabilitation & Nursing Center at Otsego.

He was born Nov. 16, 1926, in Saranac Lake, a son of Howard and Gladys (Gowett) Parshall.  He first attended a one-room schoolhouse and then continued his education in Cooperstown.  On Aug. 19, 1948, Les married Lois M. Harvey in Cooperstown.

Carson Offers Plan Of 2017 Priorities

 

COUNTY BOARD TO VOTE ON CHAIR

Carson Offers Plan

Of 2017 Priorities

County Rep. Len Carson, R-Oneonta, salutes during Veterans Day ceremonies in Oneonta. The commander of the Oneonta Veterans Club may be elected county board chair in the next hour. (Ian Austin/AllOTSEGO.com)

COOPERSTOWN – In asking his colleagues to elect him chairman of the county Board of Representatives, county Rep. Len Carson, R-Oneonta, laid out a detail plan of goals to strive for in 2017.

The county board is scheduled to vote on the chairmanship at its reorganizational meeting at 10 a.m. today.

Here is a copy of the the Carson plan.

Mass Planned For William Kraham, 94; Decorated Pilot, Expert In Aviation Law

IN MEMORIAM

Funeral Mass Planned

For William Kraham, 94;

Decorated Pilot, Lawyer

William R. Kraham, 94

COOPERSTOWN – A funeral mass is planned for William Rohan Kraham, 94, a decorated bomber pilot during the D-Day invasion who then pursued a legal career specializing in aviation, at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at St. Mary’s “Our Lady of the Lake” Catholic Church.

Interment will follow in the Kraham family plot at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Index.

Mr. Kraham, a Cooperstown native and longtime resident of Gaithersburg, Md., died of heart failure on Feb. 23, 2018, at the Charlotte Hall Veterans Home, St. Mary’s County, Md.

FULL OBITUARY Paul J. Lambert, 87, Cooperstown; Former Principal, Superintendent
IN MEMORIAM • FULL OBITUARY

Paul J. Lambert, 87, Cooperstown;

Former Principal, Superintendent

Paul J. Lambert

COOPERSTOWN – Paul J. Lambert, former Cooperstown Central School principal and superintendent of schools and later director of the Clark Foundation Scholarship Program, as well as a coach and well-respected member of the community, passed away late Wednesday night, Dec. 27, 2017, at Bassett Hospital.

A loving and supportive husband, father and grandfather, he was 87.

Born March 24, 1930, in Sayre, Pa., he was one of nine children of Harry F. and Mary A. (Murphy) Lambert.

A graduate of Athens High School, he attended Hartwick College, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in history.

Walter C. Eckler, 83; Business Owner Active In Community

IN MEMORIAM:  Walter C. Eckler, 83;

Business Owner Active In Community

Walter Eckler

MIDDLEFIELD – Walter Charles Eckler, 83, a 45-year firefighter, co-founder of the local 40 & 8 veterans organization and co-owner of a former local Chevrolet dealership, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, at his home in Phoenix Mills, surrounded by his family, following a long illness.

Walter was born on May 17, 1934, in Hyde Park (Otsego County), only two miles from his lifelong residence with his wife, Dorothy Ann (Robinson) Eckler.  He was an eighth-generation descendant of the Ecklers who immigrated to Herkimer County in the late 1600s from the Palatine Region of Germany.

Cooperstown Flagpole Rededicated Tomorrow

IT’S BACK!

Cooperstown Flagpole Rededicated Tomorrow

At noon tomorrow (Thursday), the Village of Cooperstown will rededicate the new 50-foot aluminum flagpole installed today at Main and Pioneer. The Cooperstown Veterans Club will participate in the dedication, and donors who contributed to the new staff will be honored, according to Village Administrator Teri Barown.  Public welcome to attend.  The 35-foot flagpole it replaces was removed on Sept. 20 to make way for the reconstruction of Pioneer Street, completed in recent days.  There’s been a flagpole at that site since 1917, when a wooden one was raised during World War I.  (Jim Kevlin/AllOTSEGO.com)
Steve O’Sullivan, 76; Accomplished Marine, Mason, Hunter

IN MEMORIAM: Steve O’Sullivan, 76;

Accomplished Marine, Mason, Hunter

Steve O’Sullivan

ONEONTA – Robert Steven “Steve” O’Sullivan, 76, a Marine and mason, passed away Nov. 3, 2013, at Bassett Hospital, due to complications from a head injury after a fall; his family was by his side. He is no longer in pain and is at peace.

He was born Oct. 17, 1941 in The Bronx, the son of the late Virginia (Tansy) and Robert William O’Sullivan. Steve was raised by his grandparents in Windham after his mother lost her life when he was 2. As a teenager, he moved to Stamford, and lived with his Aunt Laura and Uncle Holger Eklund while his father continued to work for the New York Telephone Company in the city.

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