HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, JANUARY 17
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT – 7 – 9 p.m. Join panel to discuss Economic development, renewable energy possibilities, existing conservation/renewable energy programs, more with Karl Seeley professor of economics at Hartwick, Dan Butterman candidate for NYS Assembly district 121, Leslie Orzetti executive director Otsego County Conservation Association. Followed by Q&A session. Elm Park Methodist Church, 401 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Visit www.facebook.com/Concerned-Citizens-of-Oneonta-196346611258936/
DAVENPORT – Peter John Evers, 87, a union iron worker in New York City who retired to Davenport 20 years ago, passed away at home on January 13, 2019.
He was born on July 8, 1931, on Long Island, the son of Peter Evers and Harriet Warner.
WORCESTER – Joseph Marsh, 92, a World War II Air Force veteran and bus mechanic for Worcester Central School, died Jan. 15, 2019. Born in Paterson, N.J., he was stationed in Wiesbaden, Germany.
He and his devoted wife, Dorothy (Duritzo) Marsh were married for 62 years until her death in April 2018; they moved to Worcester in 1957.
At first, he worked for Phillips Buick in Oneonta as an auto mechanic, then at Worcester Central School as the bus-garage mechanic and a bus driver for 23 years.
CHERRY VALLEY – Jane L. Wadkins, 96, of Cherry Valley, who will be buried in Arlington National Cemetery, died peacefully in her home on Jan. 13, 2019.
She was born Jan. 12, 1925, in Phenix City, Ala., to Daniel and Lucile Chappell.
ONEONTA – With the forecast still uncertain but containing the potential for a significant snowfall event over the weekend, City Hall is reminding citizens there is no parking on city streets after 2 1/2 inch of snow.
The National Weather Service is predicting a winter storm will arrive Saturday.
COOPERSTOWN – Raising more than $75,000 in donations as part of the Staffworks “Save a Life” campaign, the Susquehanna Animal Shelter was one of the top performers of the fund drive, receiving an additional $10,000 towards their capital project on top of the $10,000 in matching funding for a total of $95,949.
RICHFIELD SPRINGS – Laura J. Duncan-Bachanas, 39, of Bronner Street, passed away unexpectedly after a brief illness on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, at Bassett Hospital. She had the comfort of her loving family by her side at the time of passing.
Laura was born on Feb. 8, 1979, in Cooperstown. She was raised by her mother Peggy Roberts Dziadik and her step-father Thomas Dziadik. A lifelong area resident, she was educated in Richfield Springs Schools and she had attended Herkimer County Community College.
For the last 12 years Laura was a registration specialist at Bassett Hospital.
By PATRICK WAGER • Special to www.AllOTSEGO.com
COOPERSTOWN – The village Planning Board this afternoon set a public hearing for 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 19, at Village Hall on the proposed placement of a T-Mobile installation on the roof of the Main Street Key Bank building.
At today’s meeting, discussion covered the same issues reviewed by the Zoning Board of Appeals last.