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Let the Learning Begin!

Eleanor Spencer is greeted by Cooperstown Elementary School Principal Amy Malcuria on her first day of school as sister Meadow looks on. CCS students returned to school on Thursday, September 7. (Photo by Stacie Haynes)…


Arts, Music Event Is This Weekend

Presented by the Community Arts Network of Oneonta, the City of the Hills Festival will feature an artisan and maker’s market with more than 50 vendors on Main Street; a beer garden with local brews and live music; drag and burlesque at CANO; plus children’s activities, artist demonstrations, workshops, yoga, acoustic music, and more.…


Donor To Match Gifts To Chamber Orchestra

Donor To Match Gifts To Chamber Orchestra COOPERSTOWN—The Governing Board of Fenimore Chamber Orchestra has announced the launch of a Matching Gift Challenge, an initiative that promises to amplify the value of every contribution.Thomas Wolf, board chair of FCO, said, “Thanks to the generosity of an anonymous donor, every gift to Fenimore Chamber Orchestra will now be matched up to $25,000.00, effectively doubling the power of each gift. The deadline for the Matching Gift Challenge is October 15.…


Clark Foundation Announces Beautification Contest Winners

Since 1954, Village of Cooperstown residential and business properties are judged annually on their horticultural beautification efforts in three categories: Most Attractive Floral Display in a Business Setting; Most Effective Overall Planting Which Enhances a Residential Property, As Seen From the Street; and, Most Appropriate Residential or Business Window Box or Boxes and/or Hanging Basket or Baskets.…


Locals: People and Businesses in the News

Though the Fourth of July has come and gone, we wanted to share this wonderful photo by Andy Puritz (at right) of Stan Fox—this year’s City of Oneonta July 4 parade grand marshal—waving as he travelled down Main Street with John Brooks in his 1957 turquoise Chevy convertible.…

Putting the Community Back Into the Newspaper

Special Subscription Offer

Now through September 30, new annual subscribers to “The Freeman’s Journal” and have an opportunity to help their choice of one of four Otsego County Charitable organizations.

$5.00 of your subscription will be donated to the nonprofit of your choice:

Community Arts Network of Oneonta, Cooperstown Art Association, Helios Care or Susquehanna Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.