Funding Awarded to Libraries

Funding Awarded to Libraries By WRILEY NELSONOTSEGO COUNTY The New York State Education Department announced on August 16 that it would award $34 million in construction and restoration grants to 197 local libraries. The funds are intended to help libraries construct new buildings, update electrical and computer infrastructure, meet energy efficiency standards, im-prove accessibility, and provide meeting spaces.…


Theatre Fall Lineup Slated

The historic Worcester Wieting Theatre announ-ced the lineup for its Fall Film Festival on Wednesday, August 23. All shows start at 7 p.m. They are free and open to the public, and are shown in conjunction with the Worcester-Schenevus Library.…


Donated Building Will Be Home of Historical Society

The generous gift of a home for the Town of Maryland Historical Society has been accepted by a vote of the membership (53-2), at a special meeting of the historical society on Wednesday, August 16. The building, at 99 Main Street, Schenevus, is being given by the current owners and society members, Peter Oberacker and Ronald Wheeler, along with a gift of $35,000.00 to go toward the renovation of the mid-1800s, two-story building.…

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.