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Paperkite Cuts Ribbon On New Headquarters

Paperkite Cuts Ribbon

On New Headquarters

Anders Green, with the help of brothers Henrik and Al, cuts the ribbon on Paperkite’s new headquarters at 218 Main St., Cooperstown. The marketing/creative agency is operated by Anders’ mom, Susan Green, who stands behind him with dad Will. Others, from left, are Cooperstown Chamber Executive Director Matt Hazzard, Deputy Mayor Ellen Tillapaugh, Art Director Jennifer Tesiero, Office Manager Veronica Pokorny with daughter Mariana, Megan Haggerty, Ali Harahan, Morgan Behnke, Katie Cotton and Elle Kenyon.
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HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, JULY 18
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, JULY 18

Toe Tapping Concert

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LAKEFRONT CONCERT – 7 p.m. Stoddard Hollow String Band performs a mix of Appalachian, traditional, original music and other tunes you might not expect. Toe tapping good times can be expected. Bandstand in the Lakefront Park, Cooperstown. richcooperstown.org/lakefront-concert-series/

HYDE HALL VIGNETTES – 6-9 p.m. Explore Clark family history through live vignettes. 1 hour tours, depart once every hour. Cost, $15. Hyde Hall, 267 Glimmerglass State Park Rd., Cooperstown. hydehall.org/event/explore-hyde-hall-history-with-live-vignettes/

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BROOKFIELD COUPLE KILLED IN ACCIDENT

BROOKFIELD COUPLE

KILLED IN ACCIDENT

Van Driver, Plus Cooperstown Man,

Transported To Bassett With Injuries

The accident occurred in the Route 20 hamlet of Warren east of Richfield Springs.

WARREN – A Brookfield couple was pronounced dead at the scene of a three-vehicle accident Sunday afternoon after the motorcycle they were riding on ran into the back of a van, state police at Troop D, Oneida, report.

Killed were Douglas and Theresa Woolsey, 50 and 46 respectively.

The eastbound van was stopped on Route 20, attempting to turn left into a driveway in this hamlet, when the collision occurred.

The van’s driver, Jonathan A. Neitzey, 23, of Bowie, Md., was transported to Bassett Hospital with minor injuries.

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IN MEMORIAM: Wava H. Cuyler, 91; Taught In Oneonta Schools 28 Years

IN MEMORIAM: Wava H. Cuyler, 91;

Taught In Oneonta Schools 28 Years

Wava H. Cuyler

ONEONTA – Wava Hatcher Cuyler, 91, who taught Oneonta children for 28 years, retiring in 1984 from Center Street School, passed away after a brief illness on Thursday July 13, 2017 in Oneonta. She was surrounded by a host of loving family members.

Wava was born in Oneonta on April 7, 1926, to Marvin and Edna (Lowe) Hatcher. She was educated at Bugbee School, Oneonta High School, and the State Teachers College at Old Main. She married George William Cuyler, Jr. on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 23, 1944, at St. James’ Episcopal Church.

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Sam Glanzman, 92, Maryland; Drew For Marvel, DC Comics
IN MEMORIAM

Sam Glanzman, 92, Maryland;

Drew For Marvel, DC Comics

An example of one of Sam Glanzman’s Hercules comics.

MARYLAND – Samuel (Sam) Joseph Glanzman, Town of Maryland,  a prize-winning American comics artist best known for his Charlton Comics series Hercules, and work for DC and Marvel Comics, passed away July 12, 2017, of natural causes.  He was 92.

Born in Baltimore, Md. On Dec. 5, 1924, to Gustave and Florence Glanzman, Sam was a professional illustrator and writer. Self-taught, Sam did free-lance work for such comic book companies as DC, Marvel and Charlton, Outdoor Life Magazine, and many others.

Titles he worked on throughout his more than 65-year career included G. I. Combat, Sgt. Rock, Hercules, Jonah Hex, Fightin’ Army, and Kona-Monarch of Monster Isle. His most recent work, published in 2016, “USS Stevens: The Collected Stories”, was nominated for the prestigious Eisner Award, the comics’ industry equivalent of the Oscar Awards.

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William ‘Jack’ Nagle, 84, Worcester; Schenevus, BOCES Superintendent
IN MEMORIAM

William ‘Jack’ Nagle, 84, Worcester;

Schenevus, BOCES Superintendent

WORCESTER – William “Jack” Nagle, former Schenevus Central superintendent and ONC BOCES assistant superintendent, passed away on July 14, 2017, in the presence of his immediate family.

Jack was born May 10, 1933, in Troy, to William “Bill” and Julia (Graney) Nagle. His brother Tom came five years later and now lives in Las Vegas.

Jack was a 1951 graduate of Schenevus Central School, and received a bachelor’s in education at SUNY Oneonta, followed by a master’s from Albany State.

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MOTORCYCLE CRASH KILLS 2 ON ROUTE 20

MOTORCYCLE CRASH

KILLS 2 ON ROUTE 20

Troopers investigate a motorcycle crash that resulted in two fatalities at noon today on Route 20 just west of the hamlet of Warren. The Troop D barracks at Herkimer is investigating, according to Richfield Springs Fire Chief Tom Hallock.   (John Vriesema photo for AllOTSEGO.com)
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HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, JULY 17
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, JULY 17

Discussing Art

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ARTIST TALK – 5:30 p.m. Music Director Joseph Colaneri and this years Artist in Residence William Burden who sings Justice Scalia in the opera ‘Scalia/Ginsburg’ will discuss Burden’s very successful career and his roles and the importance of the Artist in Residence Program. Reception will follow. Admission, free to members, non-members $5. Pavilion, Glimmerglass Festival Campus, Cooperstown. Reservation, Winnie Olsen @ (570)685-7204 or Rita Emanuel @ (607)286-9288 by 7/15

MEDIUMSHIP DEMONSTRATION – 6-8 p.m. Bring Questions, Learn to connect with Loved Ones. All Welcome, $25 admission. 404 Ed Herman Rd., Westford. RSVP storyducey@gmail.com call Rev. Story Lucile (607)638-5111 or visit www.darlinghillfarmretreat.com

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Skating Fans Pack Fenimore Symposium

Skating Fans Pack

Fenimore Symposium

Celebrated figure skating Olympians Jojo Starbuck, Dorothy Hamil and Dick Button, seen above with Todd Kenyon, Cooperstown,  shared their stories from the figure skating world in front of a packed house this afternoon at the Fenimore On Ice Symposium. The two-hour panel, featured clips of performances, commentary, and even Hamil’s ‘Short and Sassy’ conditioner commercial. Right, professional skating pair Erika Choi Smith and AJ Reiss  preform Tableaux Vivant on Glice in the Louis C. Jones Center at the Fenimore Art Museum thanks to a synthetic ice rink made of Glice. (Ian Austin/AllOTSGO.com)

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