Home › AllOTSEGO › $10 MILLION SLIDE SHOW $10 MILLION SLIDE SHOW 07/20/2016 AllOTSEGO $10 MILLION SLIDE SHOW Hartwick College Vice President/Advancement Greg Fort, left, greets Bob Hanft, the former Hartwick board chair and ex-chair of Otsego Now. Cooperstown Mayor Jeff Katz, right, greets county Rep. Andrew Marietta, who represents Cooperstown and the Town of Otsego on the county board. In the background is Oneonta City Attorney David Merzig. Jamie Reynolds, NBT Bank regional executive and Oneonta school board president, was among attendees. Waiting patiently for the program to begin are, from left, county Democratic Chair Richard Abbate and Cooperstown Village Trustee James Dean. Cheerfully awaiting the announcement are, from left, Otsego New President/CEO Sandy Mathes, Town of Oneonta Supervisor Bob Wood and Fox Hospital President/CEO Jeff Joyner. County Rep. Len Carson introduces his mother, Crystal Carson, Laurens, to Cooperstown Mayor Katz. When word arrived that Governor Cuomo had been diverted to Newburgh by a crane collapse at the Tappan Zee Bridge construction site, Oneonta Mayor Gary Herzig assumed the role of host, introducing Empire State Development Corp. President Howard Zemsky, who announced the good news. The crowd waits with anticipation as Empire State Development Corp. President Howard Zemsky begins to speak. Isn’t that Springbrook Executive Director Pat Kennedy in t he foregrouns? State Sen.Jim Seward, R-Milford, hails the good news. Cindy Struckle, incoming 2017-18 Oneonta Rotary president, smiles with satisfaction at the news. Fred Volpe, realtor and Town of Oneonta fire commissioner, and Town Board member Brett Holleran greets the good news. Bobby Sharp, the artist-entrepreneur, greets the welcome news. (His hand-crafted glasswork has just been picked up by the Beekman Boys’ marketing arm.) Among the applauding audience were, from left, Colleen Brannan, assistant to SUNY Oneonta President Kleniewski, Deb Marcus, director of Family Planning of South Central NY, and James Mackin, SUNY Oneonta interim provost. SUNY President Nancy Kleniewski, right, was joined by Cooperstown Mayor Katz, and Oneonta Common Council members Michelle Osterhoudt, David Rissberger, Melissa Nicosia and Paul van der Sommen. OJC Director Chris Kuhn and Adina Feliu, OJC’s business and community liaison, capture the spirit. Bob Harlem, president of Oneonta Ready Mix and a leader of Citizen Voices, and his sister, Rebecca Lloyd, an executive in the affiliated Picket Lumber, were among attendees. Behind Harlem is Oneonta Public Transit Director Paul Patterson. Who doesn’t want to hold a $10 million check? From left are Oneonta Council member Russ Southard, Zemsky, Council member John Rafter, Mayor Herzig, and Council members Joe Ficano and Dana Levinson. … and Otsego Now CEO and, from the county board: Reps. Kay Stuligross, D-Oneonta, Ed Frazier, R-Unadilla, Zemsky, county board Chair Kathy Clark, R-Otego, county Rep. Len Carson and Barbara Ann Heegan, president, Otsego Chamber of Commerce, and county Rep. Peter Oberacker, R-Maryland. and, from left, SUNY Polytechnic COO Robert Geer, Zemsky, Seward, Herzig and Assemblyman Bill Magee, D-Nelson.