COOPERSTOWN – Douglas M. DeLong, MD, FACP, chief of internal medicine at Bassett Hospital, has been named chair-elect of the Board of Regents of the American College of Physicians (ACP), the national organization of internists.
His term began during Internal Medicine Meeting 2018, ACP’s annual scientific meeting held in New Orleans from April 19-21. The Board of Regents is the main policy-making body of the College.
A resident of Cherry Valley, Dr. DeLong is also an associate clinical professor of medicine in the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University.
CHERRY VALLEY – Jean Cobb Zellers Roy, who retired to Cherry Valley 30 years ago after a career in education, passed away peacefully on Feb. 22, 2018, in Utica.
She was born Aug. 20, 1930, in Washington Township, N.J., to George Byran Zellers and Jessie May Cobb, and grew up on her father’s farm outside of Hackettstown, N.J.
CHERRY VALLEY – Gerald H. Wilmot, 87, who served in the Army National Guard for almost three decades, passed away Feb. 4, 2018.
He was born Feb. 22, 1930, in Cooperstown to G. Hubert and Edith (Shepard) Wilmot.
COOPERSTOWN – Nationally renowned art collector Eugene Thaw, whose donation of his Native American art collection reinvented The Fenimore Art Museum in the 1990s, died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, at his home in Cherry Valley.
His wife and collaborator, Clare, a Cherry Valley native, passed away last June 29.
Eugene Thaw was also a foremost collector of European old master art, and a benefactor of the Morgan Library. His personal collection of more than 400 artworks includes works by Goya, Van Gogh and Rembrandt.
CHERRY VALLEY – Deanna Nicole Brown died unexpectedly at the young age of 21, on Nov. 24, 2017. Just 3 weeks shy of her 22nd birthday. Deanna fought a long, courageous battle with Type 1 diabetes, and a fairly recent diagnosis of Addison’s Disease.
Deanna was a truly amazing girl who had so much life ahead of her. She was one of the sweetest, most loving ladies and anyone who met her truly fell in love with her spunky sass and her strong willed attitude.
ONEONTA – The Cherry Valley man charged with hiring a hitman was looking to kill his estranged wife and her boyfriend, according to Otsego County District Attorney John Muehl.
Danny Baldwin, 56, was arrested Tuesday, March 21, on charges that he had allegedly paid a man $20,000 to murder his estranged wife, as well as her boyfriend. The man went to the State Police at Richfield Springs, and Baldwin was charged with Conspiracy in the second degree, a class B felony in the Town of Richfield court.
This afternoon, Baldwin’s case was transferred to Otsego County Court. No grand jury trial date has been set.