The OHS Class of ’18 celebrated its Senior Prom last night in the Foothills Atrium, where they danced and enjoyed food and photo booths. Above, Nate Southwick and his date Kirsten Lester sway on the dance floor among their classmates to one of the evening’s slow songs. Later, students headed to the OHS Cafeteria where they played games of chance to win a wide selection of prizes and money. At right, Christian Holoquist and Danielle Basdekis, left, as they deal cards to Jada Fisher and Christina Mattocks. (Ian Austin/AllOTSEGO.com)
ONEONTA – Stand up comedian and “I Feel Pretty” star Amy Schumer announced that she will perform at Foothills on Tuesday, May 29.
According to New York Upstate, Schumer allegedly walked into Foothills on Friday and offered to perform. Tickets for the event at $20 and all proceeds will go to local charities.
At the first Otsego County Healthy Living Expo today, organizer Mathew Johnson, left, and Julie Dostal, right, look on as Bassett physician Richard Brown briefs state Sen. Jim Seward, R-Milford, on National Take Back Week, an initiative to collect outdated prescriptions. Inset photo, Allistair, left, and Alex Scorzafava, center, present Michael Gardner, Milford, with a brand new bicycle provided by New York Central Mutual; the company will be giving out another 25 bike tomorrow (Saturday), when the Expo resumes from 10 to 4 in Foothills’ Atrium. The event features 40 local organizations providing information on healthy living. Visitors can get information and resources, plus fresh produce courtesy of Pathfinder village. You can pet animals from the Utica Zoo, listen to guest speakers, or have your feet checked for weight distribution. (Ian Austin/AllOTSEGO.com)
Crowds flooded into the Foothills Atrium this morning to enjoy Breakfast with the Easter Bunny! Children and their families enjoyed pancakes, sausage and fruit, hunted for Easter eggs, decorated cookies, colored Easter pictures and or course, got their photo with the Easter Bunny! Above, Toni Goodrich, Otego and her daughter Page color an Easter themed picture for the coloring contest. At right, Brenna Byrnes, DuPont, gives the Easter Bunny a big, fluffy hug. The event was sponsored by Destination Oneonta and the Kiwanis Club as a fundraiser for their future family events. (Ian Austin/AllOTSEGO.com)
Above, members of OHS’s Uncle John and the Turtle Ella Pawkett, Ben Airhart and Gabe House belt out classic rock tunes in the Foothills atrium to close out the evening. Right: fireworks light up the night sky as Jessie Morville, spins fire with Cosmic Karma Fire outside of Foothills Preforming Arts Center as Otsego County heads into 2018. (Ian Austin/AllOTSEGO.com)
Above, Sensei Brooke Chilson, Oneonta, center, helps two of her students Oneonta’s Ethan Risley and Noah Harding, prepare for their demonstration this evening as they represent Harmony Martial Arts as part of the entertainment line-up at the 2018 First Night celebration at Foothills. At right, Raelyn Sinstack, Oneonta, dances with The Hill City Ice Queen to the sounds of the Realtime Dixieland Band in the mezzanine. Entertainment is ongoing throughout the building until the stroke of midnight, with a fireworks show at 10:18pm.(Ian Austin/AllOTSEGO.com)