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Relive Inductees’ HoF Weekend Journey at Legends Roundtable

Less than 24 hours after receiving the greatest honor of their careers, Fred McGriff and Scott Rolen will share stories of a lifetime spent in baseball for fans in Cooperstown. McGriff and Rolen, the Hall of Fame’s Class of 2023, will spend the morning of their final day of their weekend in Cooperstown at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum’s Legends of the Game Roundtable, swapping stories of their baseball careers as well as recapping Induction Weekend.…

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Washed Out Section of Route 80 Reported

Full details are not yet known, but motorists traveling in and out of Cooperstown will want to avoid Route 80 (West Lake Road) where, approximately four miles north of the village, the road seems to be collapsing, presumably due to the recent heavy rains. At last report, both the Cooperstown Fire Department and New York State Department of Transportation had responded to the crisis. Thank you to Carina Franck for the photos and to Patrick Franck for alerting the public.…

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Sparkling Lion

Sparkling Lion COOPERSTOWN—Cooperstown resident Chip Northrup enjoyed one of the best seats in the house for last week’s July 4th fireworks over Glimmerglass State Park.…

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MLB Draft an Annual Showcase for Future Hall of Famers

COOPERSTOWN—Since 1965, 47 Hall of Famers have been chosen in the Major League Baseball Draft, which is currently underway. History says at least one future Hall of Famer will be selected this year. The identity of that player won’t be known for decades, but a journey to Cooperstown likely began on Sunday.…

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Fourth of July Memories

COOPERSTOWN—Fireworks lit up the night on Saturday, July 1 as the Cooperstown Fire Department presented its colorful annual display celebrating adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. (Photo by Kathleen Peters)…

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Next ‘Welcome Home’ Gathering is July 11

Welcome Home Cooperstown will host a Community Meet and Greet on Tuesday, July 11 at 5:30 p.m. at the Village Hall, 22 Main Street. This is the third in a series of monthly gatherings designed to bring together new area residents with longtime community members.…

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Public Participation in NY Forward Process Now Possible

The Village of Cooperstown held its first Local Planning Committee meeting on May 24 in conjunction with the $4.5 million NY Forward grant it was awarded on March 2. Building on the momentum of New York State’s successful Downtown Revitalization Initiative, the $100 million NY Forward program adopts the same “Plan-then-Act” strategy as the DRI to support a more equitable downtown recovery for New York’s smaller and rural communities.…

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Bassett, Hartwick Building Teamwork

Bassett Healthcare Net-work and Hartwick College are launching joint simulation labs for first-year Bassett residents and nursing students. This is the first time Bassett residents are partnering with Hartwick nursing students in simulation labs.…

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Village Trustees Approve Change in Zoning Law

The Village of Cooperstown Board of Trustees enjoyed an active meeting on Monday, June 26, touching on many issues and including two public hearings. The public hearing to approve Proposed Local Law No. 3, a change in the definition of “short-term rental” as used in the village zoning law, revealed uniform agreement for the proposed change.…