Home › AllOTSEGO | Breaking News › Goodbye To All That! Goodbye To All That! 09/20/2017 AllOTSEGO, Breaking News Goodbye – For Now! Cooperstown’s Eric Pierce must have been among the last people to see the flagpole standing at Main and Pioneer. He snapped this on the way to work shortly before 8 a.m. today. Communication wires under the intersection required its removal as part of Pioneer Street reconstruction, but the Village Board may make a decision on a new, taller one Monday.